San Bernardino County’s child welfare agency is marred by significant under-staffing and a disconnect with law enforcement assigned to investigate crimes involving children, the county’s grand jury says in its recently released annual report.Results of the year-long investigation Friday come about two weeks after the state Department of Justice announced it was also investigating […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160705/grand-jury-county-child-welfare-agency-turnover-problematic?rssfeed=true
The Victorville Elks Lodge #1877 and Exalted Ruler Ralph Wareing are excited to announce the 2016 California-Hawaii Elks Major Project Theme Children.This year’s CHEA Theme Children are brothers Emilio and Marcos.Emilio and Marcos were born with a rare genetic disorder. So rare, that the name/label or DNA address of the disorder has not been identified to date. Both boys have hypotonia, low muscle tone. Emilio has apraxia of speech, he says just a few words, but […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160706/youngsters-with-genetic-disorder-named-elks-theme-children?rssfeed=true
Silver Lakes Post 855 of the American Legion installed its 2016-17 officers at the June 27 meeting in the Terrace Room of the Inn at Silver Lakes.The new officers are Richard Reeb, commander; Robert Fortune, first vice commander; second vice commander (vacant); Bob Hanson, adjutant, judge advocate; Pat Ochsner, finance officer; chaplain (vacant); Shawn Crosby, historian; Miguel Guerrero, sergeant-at-arms; service officer (vacant); Ronald McDonald, three -ear trustee; John Caplinger, […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160706/american-legion-officers-installed-yard-sale-nets-798?rssfeed=true
Under a proposal rolled out by the Clinton campaign on Wednesday that’s sounding a lot like what came out of the megaphone in front of Bernie Sanders during primary season, Americans from families earning $125,000 or less would have access to public universities for no cost at all.Original Article: http://elections.gatehousemedia.com/hillary-clinton-7-chance-getting-indicted-thats-stat-week/?sitename=VVdailypress?rssfeed=true
Dr. Rita Ramirez’ second-place standing over former Assemblyman Tim Donnelly in the 8th Congressional District race grew by a percentage point following Friday’s release of final certified election results in San Bernardino County.A one-time Copper Mountain College board member, Ramirez, a Democrat, continued to widen a tight lead immediately following the statewide primary June 7, never looked back and will face off against Rep. Paul Cook, R-Apple Valley, in the November general […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160705/cook-ramirez-in-8th-congressional-run-off-after-certified-election-results-roll-in?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — After news spread about JuneBug, the white poodle who was discovered abandoned on the street with a bullet in her neck last week, someone claiming to be the owner has come forward.Employees and volunteers of the Last Call K-9 Rescue Project and ARK Animal Hospital are continuing to treat the tiny white poodle after she was found shot and abandoned in a cardboard box on the side of the road last Monday morning on Village Drive and Amargosa Road in Victorville. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160705/person-claiming-to-be-junebug-poodles-owner-comes-forward?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — A group of angry protesters gathered outside of the High Desert Tire shop Thursday morning claiming the company has stolen their dog and is trying to sell it, but owner Salvador Desantiago says otherwise.“I don’t know anything at all about this dog. If I had two dogs I would gladly give it to these people, but as far as I’m aware I don’t know where the dog is or who has it,” said Desantiago, store owner.According to […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160705/protesters-claim-high-desert-tire-is-trying-to-sell-stolen-dog?rssfeed=true
BAKERSFIELD — There was no late comeback magic for the Mavericks on Tuesday night. High Desert saw its five-game winning streak come to a close in an 8-0 loss to the resurgent Bakersfield Blaze.The Mavericks (50-33, 7-6 second half) were shut out for the first time this season against a Blaze (47-36, 10-3) team that has turned things around in the second half. Bakersfield took a 3-0 lead early and poured on runs late to down High Desert in the […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/sports/20160705/high-desert-mavericks-bats-go-silent-in-loss-to-bakersfield-blaze?rssfeed=true
The holiday weekend brought barbecues, fireworks shows and everything red, white and blue to the Victor Valley— but also came with illegal fireworks set off throughout the region.“It was ridiculous. It was so loud,” Cathy Hicks, who lives in Victorville, told the Daily Press on Tuesday. “It felt like being caught in the middle of a war zone.”Some residents in Victorville, Hesperia, Apple Valley and Adelanto agreed with Hicks, stating that the […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160706/are-illegal-fireworks-hazardous-or-just-holiday-fun?rssfeed=true
Is there a summertime chill for Orange County’s upper crust?
ReportsOnHousing says the local resale housing market is going through a pretty typical post-spring cooling, but its most dramatic slowing is for the pricier homes listed.
As of June 30,…