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Will celebrities flock to Adelanto medical marijuana industry?

ADELANTO — The budding medical marijuana industry that has been tied to a multi-million dollar rejuvenation in Adelanto could also become an enterprise for entertainers, City Councilman John “Bug” Woodard hinted at Wednesday.Speaking as a guest on KCRW 89.9’s “Press Play” with Madeleine Brand, Woodard said rapper Snoop Dogg would be a player in the city’s cultivation industry and that singer Willie Nelson was also supposedly involved.”They have a lot of people from the […]

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Prep Boys Basketball Playoffs: Balanced Silverado downs Apple Valley

VICTORVILLE — Silverado ran out to a quick start offensively on Wednesday, but don’t let that distract you from the Hawks’ suffocating defense.While Silverado scored nine fast points against Apple Valley, equally notable was the goose egg on the other side of the scoreboard. In Silverado’s 65-53 win over Apple Valley in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section […]

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Fatal hit-and-run

APPLE VALLEY — A 40-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash at the intersection of Bear Valley and Central roads Wednesday, authorities said.According to Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station spokeswoman Trish Hill, the victim was headed north on Central Road in a red Mitsubishi Mirage when a gold Subaru, headed east on Bear Valley Road, ran a red light and struck the Mitsubishi. The driver of the Subaru then exited the vehicle and fled.Sheriff’s deputies are still […]

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Victorville City Council recommends rate increases

VICTORVILLE — After a 90-minute special session Tuesday, the City Council recommended raising water rates 6.25 percent for four straight years beginning July 1, 2017. Under the plan, however, about 91 percent of the city’s water district customers will see lower bills, according to a consultant.The reduction was a focal point for city officials, who credit underway rate restructuring for the majority bill decrease despite the proposed […]

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Cal State students try to shed light on issue

VICTORVILLE — A group of five students from California State University, San Bernardino are working together to try to brighten Mountain View Acres area streets — and bring some empowerment to the community in the process.Mountain View Acres, an area located east of Amethyst Road, west of Interstate 15, south of Palmdale Road and north of La Mesa Road and overseen by San Bernardino County, has no street lights along its roads. That’s something Maria Ceja, 31, of Fontana, […]

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FAFSA workshops help students prepare for looming deadline

The March 2 deadline to apply for federal student aid is looming over students, and local schools are busy making efforts to encourage them to act as soon as possible.Experts advise that the sooner students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the more likely they will get the most aid available to them.In an effort to provide incentive for filling out the FAFSA, Sen. Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster, […]

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Meetings and events around town

Hi-Desert Genealogical Society meetingThe Hi-Desert Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Family History Center, 12100 Ridgecrest Road, Victorville. Guest speaker this month will be Gregg Legutki. He will be presenting a workshop, Creating Google Maps for Genealogy. Please bring your computer.If you need help with a genealogical problem, a member is available at 6:30 p. […]

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Fat pets on the rise

APPLE VALLEY — As Americans continue to fight off excess pounds added over the holidays, one agency has revealed that many pets are also dealing with major weight issues.According to several pet experts and owners, the High Desert is not immune from the problem of overweight and unhealthy pets.Nationwide, the country’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, recently reported that the pet obesity rate has risen the last two years, with insurance […]

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Morongo Valley dedicates sign to new Sand to Snow National Monument

MORONGO VALLEY — Members of the Morongo Valley Chamber of Commerce, along with other regional, local leaders and residents, celebrated President Barack Obama’s designation last week of three new national monuments in the California desert by dedicating a new community sign welcoming visitors to “The Home of the Sand to Snow National Monument” on Tuesday.The designation of Sand to Snow, in the Sonoran Desert, and Mojave Trails and […]

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Biz Bits: Think ‘inside the box’ to protect your financial well-being

Tip of the WeekFrom complicated passwords to smart home security systems, it seems like everyone these days is coming up with novel ways to protect themselves and their family and keep their valuables secure.We all want to feel safe. However, almost 60 percent of adults believe the overall level of risk facing their family – whether to personal safety or financial assets – is increasing, according to Travelers 2015 Consumer Risk Index.With so many creative and often confusing ways […]

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