APPLE VALLEY — As Americans continue to fight off excess pounds added over the holidays, one agency has revealed that many pets are also dealing with major weight issues.According to several pet experts and owners, the High Desert is not immune from the problem of overweight and unhealthy pets.Nationwide, the country’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, recently reported that the pet obesity rate has risen the last two years, with insurance […]
MORONGO VALLEY — Members of the Morongo Valley Chamber of Commerce, along with other regional, local leaders and residents, celebrated President Barack Obama’s designation last week of three new national monuments in the California desert by dedicating a new community sign welcoming visitors to “The Home of the Sand to Snow National Monument” on Tuesday.The designation of Sand to Snow, in the Sonoran Desert, and Mojave Trails and […]
Tip of the WeekFrom complicated passwords to smart home security systems, it seems like everyone these days is coming up with novel ways to protect themselves and their family and keep their valuables secure.We all want to feel safe. However, almost 60 percent of adults believe the overall level of risk facing their family – whether to personal safety or financial assets – is increasing, according to Travelers 2015 Consumer Risk Index.With so many creative and often confusing ways […]
HESPERIA — Deputies arrested a 26-year-old man Saturday morning on suspicion of attempted murder after someone fired shots at a vehicle occupied by a man and his child, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department told the Daily Press on Tuesday afternoon.Authorities said deputies were dispatched at approximately 1:50 a.m. to a report of an attempted murder at the 16000 block of Orange Street in Hesperia. The victim was able to call officials from a safe location and […]
The switch turned.And Levontay Ott wasn’t expecting the reaction he got. In his first couple weeks with the Hesperia boys basketball team the junior felt like he’d gotten a good sense of his new head coach, Calvin Tang. The Excelsior transfer already respected Tang. Ott could tell he knew what he was talking about and having credentials of being an assistant coach at an […]
HESPERIA — Calling them the “pillars of the community,” a group of individuals and businesses were recognized during the Hesperia Chamber of Commerce Award Luncheon on Tuesday.”Today, we get to recognize some of our members and what they’ve done for our community,” said Jay Jeffress, who served as master of ceremonies. “I could nominate and elect every single person in this room, but unfortunately I can’t so we get to […]
APPLE VALLEY — Community leader Joseph W. Brady said he’s honored to be the host of the inaugural Unforgettable Heart Awards luncheon, which will recognize those who have made the most impact in the lives of others.Brady, president of the Bradco Companies, said Friday’s event will be presented by The Unforgettables Foundation and will feature Rep. Paul Cook, R-Apple Valley, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia, and 3rd District Supervisor James Ramos as the […]
SANTA ANA – The Santa Ana City Council made the rare move Tuesday of rezoning an 18-acre parcel of industrial land for what would be the city’s largest mixed-use development to help solve housing needs in the densely populated community.
Orange County’s housing market started 2016 strongly with the record-high selling price for January as house hunters rushed to buy at a pace near the post-recession peak.
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The March 2 deadline to apply for federal student aid is looming over students, and local schools are busy making efforts to encourage them to act as soon as possible.Experts advise that the sooner students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the more likely they will get the most aid available to them.In an effort to provide incentive for filling out the FAFSA, Sen. Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster, […]