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Turning the desert into an ‘oasis of healthy eating’

APPLE VALLEY — Mark Foster said his small, hydroponic garden does more than wave the banner of smart sustainability, it also offers him a quiet refuge, a place to relax and to ponder the important things in life.The 52-year-old Foster, who spent most of his career in the technology industry selling computer hardware and accessories, told the Daily Press that he found the world of plant science and sustainability after he suffered a stroke about six years ago. […]

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Timeline of alleged serial burglar, murderer Keon Bailey’s 17-day crime spree

APPLE VALLEY — San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said last week that a Lancaster man, Keon Bailey, had been positively identified as the sole suspect involved in the murders of an elderly couple.The DNA and other evidence recovered showed that Bailey, who was out on parole after his release from state prison, was involved in several other crimes over a 17- […]

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Date: 1463127666

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Area Roundup 5-13-16: Tiebreaker lifts Sultana baseball to MRL’s No. 1 seed

The Mojave River League baseball title race needed one more twist before it was finally determined that Sultana is the league’s No. 1 seed.Sultana, Apple Valley and Serrano all earned a share of the league title with wins Wednesday and finished the regular season tied with 6-4 records.The league’s six athletic directors met Thursday at the MRL awards banquet and determined Sultana was the […]

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Apple Valley considering installing metal detectors at Council Chambers

APPLE VALLEY — The Town Council on Tuesday discussed a perceived need for increased security at town facilities for the second time since the Dec. 2 terrorist attack in San Bernardino.Mayor Barb Stanton previously asked for the discussion — specifically in the way of metal detectors at the entrance of the Council Chambers — and Capt. Lana Tomlin, commander of the Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station, presented the Council with a report on potential security measures in […]

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Date: 1463040100

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Prep Baseball: Apple Valley crowned MRL champs with wild win against Oak Hills

OAK HILLS — Perhaps in some weird way this was the ending to the Mojave River League season we deserved.It certainly wasn’t the one Oak Hills wanted. But it was thrilling, controversial and unpredictable.In a league defined by tight margins, Wednesday’s Apple Valley vs. Oak Hills game was another wild ending. The six-team league was deadlocked in a five-way tie for first place heading […]

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Date: 1463040099

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Prep Softball: Oak Hills shuts out Apple Valley for Mojave River League title

APPLE VALLEY — The Mojave River League softball title is staying with the Bulldogs.Oak Hills beat Apple Valley 6-0 on the road Wednesday to win its second straight MRL title.The Bulldogs (16-11, 8-2 MRL) were able to solve Apple Valley ace Kendra O’Cull throughout the day. O’Cull, who piled up more than 200 strikeouts this season, had just three while Oak Hills’ Vanessa Garica […]

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Date: 1463040098

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Blaze erupts at Apple Valley Cemex plant; 2 firefighters injured

APPLE VALLEY — A blaze that erupted at a local cement plant injured two firefighters before it was extinguished early Tuesday morning.Apple Valley Fire Protection District Fire Marshal Jason Nailon told the Daily Press the flames took about an hour to extinguish. The fire was believed to have been caused by possible static or dust explosions at the plant, but remains under investigation.Reports of a blaze at a building in the Cemex plant in the 25200 block of Black […]

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Date: 1462952783

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Apple Valley public debt voting rights initiative headed to ballot?

APPLE VALLEY — More than 5,000 signatures in support of a petition that would allow residents to vote on public debt were turned into the town clerk Tuesday.Informally dubbed the “Right to Vote on Debt Act,” the initiative would amend the Apple Valley municipal code to add a requirement that voters approve by a majority vote “any public debt over $10 million” that provides funds for the acquisition of an enterprise.That “public […]

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Date: 1462952782

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Athletes of the Week: Oak Hills’ Nate Mendoza and Apple Valley’s Kendra O’Cull

Area Roundup 5-9-16: Apple Valley creates MRL logjam with shutout victory vs. Oak Hills