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Victorville officials warn about water bill scam

The City of Victorville on Wednesday released a public warning about a potential scam reportedly being perpetrated on Victorville residents regarding their water bills.The city’s Wednesday news release said someone falsely claiming to be with “Victorville Water” is contacting residents by phone or in person and asking them to pay their water bills or risk having their water service shutoff.City […]

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This Desert Life: Walking among Victorville’s tombstones

My greatest fear has never been of death — on which I’ve previously written — but of my inability to fathom the eternity that presumably accompanies it.When I was young, I’d stay up all hours of many nights attempting to wrap my brain around the concept of eternity, and fear crippled me each time I failed to find a conclusion to something that, by definition, has no […]

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Silverado seeking support for handicapped student

VICTORVILLE — The staff and students at Silverado High School are seeking to rally support for a severely handicapped student who is competing to win a special adaptive bicycle that will help her physical development.Camille Martinez has been at Silverado for eight years, but because she is 21 years old, she will be too old to attend after this school year due to state law’s age limit.This means […]

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Missing Victorville man found

VICTORVILLE — A man reported missing last weekend has safely returned home, authorities said.Wardell Guidry, 73, of Victorville, was reported missing after he was last seen getting on a bus to San Manuel Casino last Friday, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said in a Monday news release. He reportedly contacted a friend Monday morning and said he was in […]

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Prep Softball: Granite Hills takes advantage of shorthanded Serrano

APPLE VALLEY — Granite Hills took down a shorthanded Serrano softball team 9-2 on Wednesday, giving the Cougars a sloppy nonleague win. The errors and base running mistakes won’t be long remembered by the Cougars, who persevered to take down the flu-stricken Diamondbacks.Granite Hills softball won just a single game last year in 28 tries. The Cougars lost to Serrano 27-1 in their only meeting. So it seems new head coach Shane […]

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Apple Valley church takes passion play to another level

APPLE VALLEY — Kristy Beserra said the focus at the Church for Whosoever won’t be candy and Easter eggs this weekend, but rather its annual stage-production of “The Whip, The Hammer & The Cross,” with the redemptive work of Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection taking center stage.Beserra, who is the director of the Apple Valley church’s drama ministry, Forever His Productions, said her team has worked hard to prepare for this year’s play, where […]

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Egg-Stravaganza kicks off Easter weekend

VICTORVILLE —As Easter weekend approaches, churches and other groups throughout the High Desert are hosting various events to celebrate the religious holiday.Center Street Park was party central as the Victor Valley Rescue Mission hosted its “Easter Egg-Stravaganza,” with treats, music, raffles, kid’s activities and a Dr. Seuss-themed drama on Wednesday afternoon.Rescue Mission Volunteer Coordinator Jeremy George told the Daily Press that nearly 1,000 […]

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Our View: Adelanto living a transparency lie

In early February we wrote an editorial lamenting the lack of transparency we’ve seen in Adelanto. Specifically, we called out the city for failing to hand over public records to Staff Writer Shea Johnson.Last July, Johnson submitted a Public Records Act request to the city for all of the emails of Mayor Rich Kerr and then City Manager Tom Thornton between March 1 and July 14 of 2015. Johnson made his request to try to see if he could verify […]

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Family struggles as toddler fights cancer

HESPERIA — Jessica and Peter “PJ” Salazar said they haven’t seen their “real” son ever since he began intensive rounds of treatment for cancer last month.Dominic Salazar, 3, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and the weekly chemo treatments, spinal taps and various medical procedures have drained the joy and energy out of him, according to his mother.“There is no is trace of our son and what he used to be — that’s […]

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