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San Manuel Charity Golf Tourney planned

The San Manuel Charity Golf Tournament will be held July 19 or 20 at Pelican Hill Golf Club, 22800 S. Pelican Hill Road, Newport Beach. The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has sponsorship opportunities available starting at $1,000.Call Kevin Shaw at 909-838-3159 or email kshaw@sanmanuel.com for more information.Last year’s tournament raised $186,000 for charitable groups, including the High Desert Child Adolescent Family Center, San Bernardino Sexual Assault Services […]

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Date: 1498124232

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Sterling Commons sponsors fundraiser

As many as 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and nearly 15 million more are faced with the financial and emotional challenges of caring for a loved with the disease.Sterling Commons is sponsoring a fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Los Angeles, which provides care, support, information and research efforts for the local community.  You can help this worthy cause and also have the chance to win great […]

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Date: 1498124225

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Cannabis community holds court at Victorville City Council meeting

VICTORVILLE — The city’s cannabis community turned out in full force Tuesday night to protest an urgency ordinance of the City Council that, if approved by four of the five Council members, would amend the Municipal Code to regulate the “personal, medical and commercial use of marijuana” within city limits.The ordinance was brought to the Council in response to Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), which more than 57 percent of California […]

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Date: 1498124219

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‘The Sounds’ to play at Green Tree Inn

AVFPD adopts ordinance that raises fireworks fine amounts

APPLE VALLEY — The use of fireworks here just got a lot more expensive.With a unanimous 5-0 vote at their meeting Tuesday evening, the Apple Valley Fire Protection District board of directors adopted an administrative citation ordinance that raises the amount investigators are able to fine residents within the district for the discharge of fireworks of any kind.”We’ve had an ordinance for illegal fireworks for more than 20 years, but this will hopefully help deter people […]

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Date: 1498124103

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Apple Valley Unified approves LCAP and 2017-18 budget of $135.4 million

APPLE VALLEY — The Apple Valley Unified School District’s projected budget for 2017-18 was approved by the Board of Trustees last week with an ending balance $7 million less than that of this year’s.The budget was approved along with the district’s 2017-2020 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) during its June 15 meeting.The 2017-18 budget shows revenues of $129.7 million, expenditures of $135.4 million […]

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Date: 1498124097

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Apple Valley Super Target shooting suspect pleads not guilty

APPLE VALLEY — Criminal charges were filed against a man shot and wounded by authorities following his alleged involvement in a Memorial Day shooting, court records show.Dearld Edward Wicker is facing counts of attempted murder, assault with a firearm on a person and being a felon or addict in possession of a firearm after prosecutors filed criminal charges against him on June 5.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials previously said Wicker shot a man […]

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Date: 1498124091

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Tragic toll: Phoenix Foundation trying to keep up with area’s mounting need

APPLE VALLEY — Julie Norton said the rash of tragedies this year in the High Desert have kept her organization very busy serving local families.“It seems like there’s a tragedy nearly every week and this year seems to be worse than others,” said Norton, the founder of the High Desert Phoenix Foundation, a nonprofit that helps those who have lost relatives and loved ones to crime and accidents.“We’re responding to more suicides, […]

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Date: 1498124084

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Two community blood drives planned

A community blood drive will be Tuesday at the following locations:From 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Apple Valley Animal Hospital, 18107 Highway 18, Apple Valley;and from 11:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Starbucks, 14880 Dale Evans Parkway, Apple Valley.Donors will receive coupons for four free tacos, courtesy of Jack in the Box, at the Apple Valley Animal Hospital location and donors at the Starbucks location will receive a free tall coffee. All donors are eligible to win […]

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Date: 1498124078

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Punishing speech is wrong

Harvard University violated one of the most basic tenets of freedom of speech when it revoked the admission of 10 students for their offensive Facebook posts: speech should not be punished by a campus just because it is offensive, even deeply offensive.

In early June, it was widely reported that the university rescinded the acceptances of 10 students who had been accepted for the Class of 2021 because they had traded messages that were in very poor taste. But the fact that they had not yet enrolled should not matter; they wrongly suffered serious consequences entirely because administrators didn’t like

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Date: 1498123142

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