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Animal control, firearm vote spurs confusion in Adelanto

ADELANTO — The City Council this week passed an ordinance to authorize the city’s animal control officers to carry firearms, or at least it would appear that they did.”The city has no immediate plans to arm their officers,” city spokesman Michael Stevens said Thursday, a day after a vote on the first reading of a municipal code amendment that seemed to confuse just about everyone inside City Chambers.The fog even led to City Councilman Charley Glasper suggesting he would […]

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Kaiser building evacuated due to ‘unknown’ source of smoke

VICTORVILLE — An unknown source of smoke prompted a response from San Bernardino County Fire Department personnel and a full evacuation of the Kaiser Permanente Victorville office late Thursday afternoon.County Fire Battalion Chief Dan Mejia told the Daily Press the building was evacuated after a report of a possible fire was received just before 4:15 p.m. While no fire was found, a strong smell of smoke was detected to be coming from the third floor with some light smoke […]

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Community rallies in firefighter’s fight against cancer

The San Bernardino County Fire Department has come together with the community to support a local firefighter who’s received a devastating diagnosis.County Fire Engineer/Paramedic Cory Norton, 29, has served the department for more than 10 years, starting as a paid-call firefighter in 2005. Norton, a High Desert resident, became a paramedic in 2007 after graduating from the program at Victor Valley College and was promoted to the rank of engineer in 2013. Norton has served several […]

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Cajon Pass Commuter: More changes coming on Interstate 15

I’ve got to say it’s been very pleasant driving on Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass recently. Though Caltrans has had lane splits in place both northbound and southbound, neither have presented any major issues for me when I’ve been on the road on the weekends.That said, there are some changes coming that all Cajon Pass commuters should be aware of.I touched base on Wednesday with Caltrans District 8 Chief of Public and Media Affairs Terri Kasinga to see what’s on the horizon […]

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Prep Girls Soccer: Apple Valley spoils Oak Hills’ shot at title

APPLE VALLEY — Don’t tell Apple Valley girls soccer it had nothing to play for against Oak Hills on Wednesday.With mere minutes remaining, Juliana Drevdahl received a perfect pass from Taylor Valdes and buried a rare scoring chance for Apple Valley to spoil the Bulldogs’ chance at their first Mojave River League title. The game ended 1-1, but you’d be forgiven […]

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Area Roundup 2-9-16: Barstow girls soccer captures first DSL title

BARSTOW — For the first time since the program’s inception, the Barstow girls soccer team can call itself champions. A 3-0 victory over longtime powerhouse Granite Hills on Tuesday clinched a Desert Sky League title for the cardinal and gold of Barstow.It’s the first league title of any kind for Barstow girls soccer, said coach Frank Maldonado, who has been involved with the program in one form or another since its inception. […]

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Apple Valley official claims some residents bought by Liberty

APPLE VALLEY — A top town official is accusing Apple Valley’s water supplier of paying off six residents to inundate town staff with Public Records Act requests, a charge that threatens to escalate tensions amid the town’s takeover attempt of Liberty Utilities, Apple Valley — formerly Apple Valley Ranchos.Assistant Town Manager Marc Puckett provided a copy of the requests during the Jan. 26 Town Council meeting.“What we’ve seen happen, […]

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Woman extricated after Apple Valley crash

APPLE VALLEY — Authorities successfully extricated a woman trapped in her vehicle after a crash left two people injured Tuesday afternoon, officials said.The extrication took approximately 15 minutes, AVFPD officials said, and the woman was airlifted by Mercy Air for medical treatment.A crash involving a gray Honda Accord and a maroon Nissan Altima was first reported at 12:41 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 18 and Dale Evans Parkway. Apple Valley […]

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