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Herrera appointed as permanent city manager in Adelanto

ADELANTO — Interim City Manager Cindy Herrera has been named to the position on a permanent basis, several months after becoming the second city employee to assume the interim role following Jim Hart’s resignation early last year, city spokesman Michael Stevens said.The City Council approved the appointment last Wednesday.Herrera, who has served as the City Clerk, was appointed by a 4-0 vote, with Mayor Pro Tem Jermaine Wright absent. She was named interim city manager […]

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Man airlifted after early morning crash Sunday in Hesperia

HESPERIA — A man was airlifted after a crash early Sunday, authorities said.Reports of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Third and Sequoia avenues were received just before 5 a.m. Sunday. Hesperia Sheriff’s Station Sgt. Jose Avila said a Chevrolet Tahoe and a Chevy pickup truck were involved in the crash, but he did not know specifics. When deputies arrived, they found two victims, a man and a woman, one of whom appeared to have been ejected from a vehicle. […]

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Man killed in Hwy 138 crash Friday ID’d

PHELAN — Authorities have released the identity of the man killed after a crash on Highway 138 on Friday.The San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department said Justin Edward Tissot, 31, of Fontana, died after he was struck by a woman in a Saturn Aura on Highway 138 east of Kruse Road who was attempting to pass a Mack tractor-trailer headed west on the roadway at 12:21 a.m. Friday. The […]

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Exploring the region

The first day of Spring is right around the corner, and to prepare for the warmer weather, the Daily Press asked readers to share their favorite hiking trails. With its unique geographic diversity and an abundance of undeveloped land, the High Desert offers a range of natural territories to explore. Out of respect for the hikers who suggested their favorite trails, they ask that visitors “pack in and pack out” their belongings and respect the nature of the trails These five are […]

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When golf was king

Last month in the Feb. 8 edition of the Daily Press, I wrote about the Hesperia Inn sitting on the bluff overlooking Antelope Valley. The canyon’s name, as related to Hesperia, is strange to most of us. We think of Palmdale and Lancaster — our neighbors to the west — when we hear Antelope Valley. But on the maps, that’s the correct name. It makes a person wonder if the graceful, horned animals once bounded over rock, sand, and shrubs and called the […]

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Motorcyclist suffers major injuries in AV crash

APPLE VALLEY — A 28-year-old motorcyclist suffered major injuries Saturday afternoon in a crash at Ottawa and Navajo roads, authorities said.The incident was reported at 12:12 p.m.Matthew Tyler Briggs was on a black 2014 Yamaha motorcycle, traveling northbound on Navajo Road, when a white 2012 Hyundai Touring traveling eastbound on Ottawa Road reportedly pulled out in front of Briggs, according to a preliminary investigation by San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Major […]

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SUV crashes into Fratelli’s Pizzeria

HELENDALE — Fratelli’s Pizzeria owner Mike Bigler got the call from the alarm company at 10:15 p.m. Saturday. When he checked the security cameras, he saw pizza boxes “all over the place, on the floor.”A Chevrolet Suburban had crashed into the eatery’s storefront and when Bigler arrived at the location, 15065 Vista Road, the SUV’s lights were on and the motor still running.”Whoever was driving bailed,” he said by phone Sunday. “(The driver) took a pillar out and went […]

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Phelan teacher selected for NASA ambassadors program

PHELAN — For one lucky teacher in Phelan, her dream of soaring inside NASA’s flying telescope is about to become a reality.Heritage School seventh- and eighth-grade science teacher Wendi Rodriguez was one of 22 teachers across the country to be selected to participate in NASA’s 2016 Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program.”I think my parents knew when I was five (science) was my […]

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Steve Waddington’s tribute show coming to Apple Valley

Steve Waddington & The Retro-Rockin’ All-Stars will bring good, old-fashioned rock ‘n’ roll to Apple Valley next month.The concert is set for 7 p.m. April 8 at the Hi-Desert Center for Spiritual Living, 18575 Corwin Road.Waddington’s show has been hailed by critics as America’s No. 1 multi-artist tribute show. It features Waddington performing the hits of Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond, Dean […]

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County Workforce Development Board’s youth program helps local girl overcome obstacles

VICTORVILLE — For most people, the struggles of being a teenage mother are difficult enough. Add to that a childhood filled with family hardships that included being left to raise yourself at a young age, and the chances for success at school and in the workforce are greatly diminished.Yet for Shantrina Ealy, 17, of Victorville, those obstacles didn’t stop her from graduating early from high school, obtaining valuable work experience […]

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