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Bull’s-eye: A first-time shooter’s account

VICTORVILLE — Guns aren’t an unusual topic in journalism. Even as a reporter who covers mainly education at the Daily Press, I’ve written about gun laws, reported on kids bringing guns to school and covered drills to prepare campuses for a mass shooting threat. I also contributed to articles covering the San Bernardino tragedy. And not long after that, I covered a “Community Training Day” hosted by the Apple Valley Gun Club. […]

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VVUHSD Board Member Lisa Crosby steps down

VICTORVILLE — It was announced at the last Victor Valley Union High School District Board meeting that Lisa Crosby has resigned from her seat on the board, stating that the move “is best at this time for my family.””It is an extremely tough and emotional decision, but I feel it is best at this time for my family that I resign my position on the school board,” Crosby said in a written statement on Friday. “Being […]

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Adelanto man fatally shot in Hawthorne early Sunday

HAWTHORNE — An Adelanto man was killed during a shooting in Hawthorne early Sunday, authorities said.William Fifita, 20, was identified by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner as the man who was shot and killed in a vehicle during a drive-by shooting early Sunday. L.A. County Sheriff’s officials said in a Sunday news release the shooting occurred at the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and Rosecrans Avenue in the city of Hawthorne. Two other men were wounded […]

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City subpoenas Mavericks owner to produce records

ADELANTO — The city has subpoenaed Main Street California LLC to produce records relating to the number of its employees and the amount provided to Adelanto in parking and conference room revenues, according to documents made public by the city.The records, the city says, will reveal whether the High Desert Mavericks owner has “accurately reported the numbers of full-time and part-time employees” for purposes in connection with economic development subsidies and complied with […]

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Woman assaulted in Skyline Drive-in restroom

A woman was assaulted in a restroom at the Skyline Drive-in on Saturday night, resulting in a temporary lock down of the parking lot as authorities responded to the scene, according to information provided by a sheriff’s official and the business.The incident was reported at 8:53 p.m. Saturday, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Jodi Miller said.”The call indicated an assault occurred in the restroom,” Miller said in an email. “Female transported to local area hospital. […]

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Veterans urged to keep fighting

FORT IRWIN NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER — Rep. Paul Cook, R-Apple Valley, joined Vietnam-era war correspondent Joseph Galloway on Saturday in warning politicians that there will be a price to pay in allowing military budget cuts and not supporting the nation’s veterans.”We are going to win the battles, like every battle we fought in Vietnam,” Galloway said. He was the guest speaker at the 50th Commemoration of Vietnam Welcome Home Vietnam […]

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AVHS host sceond annual Science Olympiad

APPLE VALLEY — Teams of one or two students worked together to demonstrate the hard work they put into their projects at the second annual Apple Valley High School region Science Olympiad tournament Saturday morning.Hosted at AVHS, teams from three local schools, including Sultana High School and Academy for Academic Excellence in Apple Valley competed in eight STEM-aligned events, including bridge construction, bottle rocket […]

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Authorities investigating homicide in Hesperia

HESPERIA — San Bernardino County Sheriff’s officials on Sunday morning were continuing to investigate a late Saturday night homicide in the vicinity of Xhale Hookah Lounge in the 11000 block of Hesperia Road.”(D)eceased adult male, investigation ongoing — updates to follow,” the sheriff’s department posted on its official Twitter account.Spokeswoman Jodi Miller referred to the tweet when asked for details, adding that no further information was available for […]

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5 mountain biking tips

Mountain biking has gained in popularity in recent years, especially here in the High Desert. It’s easy to understand why. There is a lot of natural beauty in the desert, along with easy access to trails, hills and yes, even mountains.Here are five tips or things to remember when participating in mountain biking here in the region:1. There are great trails and trail systems in the Victor Valley and throughout the High Desert. There is a wide range of trails for all skill […]

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Young ambition

VICTORVILLE — Community leaders were recently afforded an up-close peek of Lakeview Leadership Academy’s “Leader in Me” philosophy in action, touring the school and meeting with students.The academy, which is part of the Victor Valley Union High School District and teaches seventh and eighth graders, practices the philosophy based on Sean Covey’s book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens.” The school extended an invite to community members to see for themselves how […]

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