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Digital Provocateur: ‘Resident troll’ gets town’s attention with YouTube videos

APPLE VALLEY — He calls himself the “Trump of Apple Valley.”Like the president, Kerry Henard is brash and unapologetic. Unlike Donald Trump, who primarily uses Twitter, the town resident prefers YouTube and, more recently, Facebook to convey his message.Since March 2016, Henard has posted 179 videos to his YouTube channel that document what he sees as municipal ineptitude and hypocrisy. He has filmed everything from gushing sprinklers to “disgusting” park […]

Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170624/digital-provocateur-resident-troll-gets-towns-attention-with-youtube-videos?rssfeed=true
Date: 1498385187

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Protect your pets: Fireworks, heat among summertime dangers for animals

APPLE VALLEY — Every summer, local pet owners face the challenge of keeping their animals safe as temperatures rise and illegal fireworks echo across the Victor Valley.Pet owners have reported their dogs cowered in fear or escaped yards and ran away as the sound of illegal fireworks began the weeks preceding and following the Fourth of July.Gina Whiteside, animal services manager for the Town of Apple Valley Animal Services Department, told the Daily Press nearly 90 […]

Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170623/protect-your-pets-fireworks-heat-among-summertime-dangers-for-animals?rssfeed=true
Date: 1498298252

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Two High Desert Payless shoes stores closing

VICTORVILLE — Nearly three months after Payless ShoeSource reported hundreds of stores would be shuttered across the nation, two local stores recently announced they’ll also close their doors.Four Payless shoe stores in the Victor Valley escaped the chopping block earlier this year, but the dreaded “Store Closing” bullet recently found its mark at stores located at the Victor Valley Town Center in Victorville and the Jess Ranch Marketplace in Apple Valley. […]

Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170623/two-high-desert-payless-shoes-stores-closing?rssfeed=true
Date: 1498298246

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Authorities: Baby found in car of armed suspects attempting to rob liquor store in Apple Valley

APPLE VALLEY — A baby was found in the vehicle of three men who were arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and possession of a firearm Wednesday, authorities said.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Apple Valley Station deputies were flagged down at approximately 6:06 p.m. regarding three black male adults who were reportedly armed in front of Grand Liquor, 15355 Rancherias Road.According to authorities, several deputies and detectives responded to the scene and located […]

Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170622/authorities-baby-found-in-car-of-armed-suspects-attempting-to-rob-liquor-store-in-apple-valley?rssfeed=true
Date: 1498211231

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Apple Valley fire district adopts ordinance that raises fireworks fine to $1,000

APPLE VALLEY — The use of fireworks here just got a lot more expensive.With a unanimous 5-0 vote at their meeting Tuesday evening, the Apple Valley Fire Protection District Board of Directors adopted an administrative citation ordinance that raises the amount investigators are able to fine residents within the district for the discharge of fireworks of any kind.”We’ve had an ordinance for illegal fireworks for more than 20 years, but this will hopefully help deter people […]

Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170621/apple-valley-fire-district-adopts-ordinance-that-raises-fireworks-fine-to-1000?rssfeed=true
Date: 1498211225

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This Desert Life: Mural mystery at the Apple Valley Inn

Last week, Apple Valley Legacy Museum founder Marcy Taylor tipped me off to a troubling bit of public safety news.“We’re going to arrest Bob Tinsley at the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce meeting next week,” she said.“But Marcy, for what would you arrest the Chamber chairman?” I asked.“Stealing a mural from the Apple Valley Inn,” she said.Sure enough, Bob wound up in handcuffs on Wednesday, carted off by none other […]

Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170622/this-desert-life-mural-mystery-at-apple-valley-inn?rssfeed=true
Date: 1498211220

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Public invited to view space objects

The Lewis Center is inviting the public to view astronomical objects in space through its large telescopes from 8:30 to 11 p.m. tonight inside the Lewis Center Observatory, 20702 Thunderbird Road, Apple Valley.  Spectacular objects in the spring/summer constellations such as galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, and double stars will be visible in the night sky. The largest planet, Jupiter with its four large moons, will be visible along with the great ringed planet, Saturn. […]

Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170622/public-invited-to-view-space-objects?rssfeed=true
Date: 1498211213

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AVFPD adopts ordinance that raises fireworks fine amounts

APPLE VALLEY — The use of fireworks here just got a lot more expensive.With a unanimous 5-0 vote at their meeting Tuesday evening, the Apple Valley Fire Protection District board of directors adopted an administrative citation ordinance that raises the amount investigators are able to fine residents within the district for the discharge of fireworks of any kind.”We’ve had an ordinance for illegal fireworks for more than 20 years, but this will hopefully help deter people […]

Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170621/avfpd-adopts-ordinance-that-raises-fireworks-fine-amounts?rssfeed=true
Date: 1498124103

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Apple Valley Unified approves LCAP and 2017-18 budget of $135.4 million

APPLE VALLEY — The Apple Valley Unified School District’s projected budget for 2017-18 was approved by the Board of Trustees last week with an ending balance $7 million less than that of this year’s.The budget was approved along with the district’s 2017-2020 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) during its June 15 meeting.The 2017-18 budget shows revenues of $129.7 million, expenditures of $135.4 million […]

Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170621/apple-valley-unified-approves-lcap-and-2017-18-budget-of-1354-million?rssfeed=true
Date: 1498124097

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Apple Valley Super Target shooting suspect pleads not guilty

APPLE VALLEY — Criminal charges were filed against a man shot and wounded by authorities following his alleged involvement in a Memorial Day shooting, court records show.Dearld Edward Wicker is facing counts of attempted murder, assault with a firearm on a person and being a felon or addict in possession of a firearm after prosecutors filed criminal charges against him on June 5.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials previously said Wicker shot a man […]

Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20170621/apple-valley-super-target-shooting-suspect-pleads-not-guilty?rssfeed=true
Date: 1498124091

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