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Barstow man, 85, shares family’s story, local history in book

BARSTOW — A lifelong Barstow resident is celebrating the release of his book that tells the story of his father fleeing his home in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution and eventually settling in Hinkley.Ruben “Benny” Arredondo said it was his dream to pen a book, titled “From the Heart of Mexico to the Heart of the Mojave Desert,” and honor his father. The book shares the story of his father Jose, who left Mexico in 1910 and began working on the […]

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Date: 1464608327

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Citizen patrols, seniors get funding boosts as County Supervisors approve $83K in discretionary money

SAN BERNARDINO — County Supervisors approved $83,000 in total discretionary funding this week for 11 local organizations, pushing up the proposed allocations from next quarter to benefit citizen patrols, interns, seniors and other groups.San Bernardino County CEO Greg Devereaux “has determined that it would not be in the best interest of the County and the community partners,” a county staff report said, “to wait for the next quarterly report to consider the proposed allocation. […]

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Date: 1464608326

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Our View: Remembering our fallen military heroes

This country was founded on freedom, yet from the outset Americans have known that most precious of all God-given rights often carries a steep price.When our forefathers fought in the Revolutionary War to free themselves from the bondage of England, they did so risking life, limb and property. Many of our first true veterans did not live to see the freedom they valued so much.And so it has been throughout America’s history. Members of our military saw action several […]

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Date: 1464608325

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County, city, financial offices, schools closed for Memorial Day

HOLIDAY CLOSURESToday is Memorial Day and many places will be closed in observance. The following will be closed or not in service today:— the Daily Press and Desert Dispatch offices (papers will be delivered);— local transit system;— trash pickup service (routes will be one day later for the rest of the week);— banks;— post offices;— mail delivery;— city offices […]

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Date: 1464608324

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County Fair’s final day to feature Rock Revival Tribute

The 2016 San Bernardino County Fair opens for its final day from noon to 10 p.m. today at the High Desert Event Center, 14800 Seventh St., Victorville. Featured entertainment today is the Rock Revival Tribute Concert, with more than six hours of music from three of the top classic rock tribute bands in the country, including Tom Petty cover band the Petty Breakers, Creedance Clearwater Revival cover band Fortunate Son, and the ultimate ZZ Top cover band, Fandango. […]

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Date: 1464608324

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Foghat rocks County Fair

VICTORVILLE — Rock band Foghat was already a couple of songs into its guitar-wailing show Sunday evening by the time the sun set.For those in the east side of the San Bernardino County Fair grandstand, a glimpse far past the stage at around 8:15 p.m. would reveal the the familiar pink and orange horizon of summer.The British rockers, maybe best known for their hit “Slow Ride,” concluded a four-day period that saw the Fair draw thousands to listen to Canaan Smith, Warrant […]

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Date: 1464608323

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Palm Springs home seen in James Bond’s ‘Diamonds are Forever’ is foreclosed, asks $8 million

Police Activities League golf tourney is June 6

The 13th annual Apple Valley Police Activities League golf tournament will be held at 7 a.m. (registration) June 6 at Apple Valley Golf Course, 15200 Rancherias Road, Apple Valley. Cost is $400 per foursome and includes 18 holes with cart, raffle prizes and a lunch banquet. There also will be a putting challenge on the practice green, men’s and women’s longest drive contests and a closest to the pin contest. For more information, call Trish Hill at 760-240-7428 or email her at thill@sbcsd. […]

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Date: 1464521103

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Brookdale hosting Memorial Day ceremony, barbecue

Brookdale Apple Valley Assisted Living is planning to host a ceremony for its residents, their families and resident spouses whose husbands and wives never returned from war on Monday. The Apple Valley High School ROTC is scheduled to attend to salute all veterans at Brookdale; the Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct a “Building the Flag” ceremony; and one of the Brookdale residents will recite a poem and sing the Star Spangled Banner. The event is open to the public. Lunch, […]

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Date: 1464521102

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For Bernie Sanders supporters still packing rallies, it’s about the experience, not the math