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Scandinavians make stop in Victorville during tour of America’s Mother Road

VICTORVILLE — A group of motorists from Europe made the Holiday Inn their home as their Route 66 journey took them through the High Desert.Driver Oisteim Kjensli said about 20 cars were shipped to the U.S. from Scandinavia to take part in the eight-week Route 66 90th Anniversary Tour of America.“There is a magic about Route 66 that draws people from all over the world, including our group of 58 from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden,” Kjensli told the […]

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Date: 1468615335

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This Desert Life: Apple Valley’s cinematic masterpiece?

Not only is “Saturday Night Bath in Apple Valley” the funniest movie ever filmed in the High Desert, it’s the only comedy ever filmed in the High Desert.Now, truthfully, I can’t make that claim with any degree of certainty, but that doesn’t really matter because an absurd movie deserves an equally absurd introduction.Chances are most people haven’t heard of “Saturday Night Bath in Apple Valley.” That’s OK. I hadn’t […]

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Date: 1468615333

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James Woody Park gym in Apple Valley to be renamed in honor of ‘Big’ Mike Martin

APPLE VALLEY — The gymnasium at James Woody Park will soon be named in honor of Mike Martin, who died suddenly on Dec. 31 at the age of 52.Martin — known as “Big” Mike to those whose lives he touched — was a 15-year employee of the the former Apple Valley Parks and Recreation District, served as a Parks and Recreation commissioner for more than 10 years and was […]

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Date: 1468615332

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Apple Valley chapter of Mended Hearts celebrates second anniversary

VICTORVILLE — “So, I mean, we’re talking about mortality,” Dr. Rahul Doshi said. “We’re talking about death.”The director of electrophysiology at University of Southern California’s Keck Medical Center, Doshi was discussing heart failure at a gathering of Apple Valley Chapter 395 of Mended Hearts, a nationwide charity whose volunteers visit patients with various heart ailments.But many members of the nonprofit have gone […]

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Date: 1468615331

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‘Pokemon’ to go: Put these 5 local and historic areas on your list

In just one week, 10 million people have caught “Pokemon Go” fever, and High Desert residents are not immune.As local players of all ages are enjoying the new app and bonding over their love for the small cartoon characters, others try to seek out the best spots to capture new Pokemon and collect items. Several Facebook groups specific to “Pokemon Go” players in the High Desert have cropped up, the largest of which topped 1,000 members in less than 72 hours, group […]

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Date: 1468615330

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Adelanto to send proposed medical marijuana tax to voters

ADELANTO — The City Council agreed Wednesday night to put a proposed medical marijuana tax in the hands of voters, an easy decision for city leaders that could ultimately have long-lasting reverberations for Adelanto’s economic future.The up-to 5 percent excise tax on all medical marijuana activity within city limits will be decided by voters in November; it’s a ballot measure that, if passed, will essentially escort the city’s marijuana revenue mechanism into reality. […]

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Date: 1468615327

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Disastrous start derails High Desert Mavericks against Stockton Ports

STOCKTON — A disastrous start by Adam Quintana ended the Mavericks’ four-game winning streak on Thursday. Stockton scored eight times in three innings and topped High Desert 10-5.Quintana (3-4, 5.12 ERA) made his ninth start of the season and did not record an out in the third inning. In two-plus innings of work he gave up eight runs on eight hits while walking two and striking out two. Stockton (36-55, 8-12 second half) scored six runs in the second and tacked on two […]

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Date: 1468615326

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Beware of mortgage ‘gotcha’ charges

Frontier shifting away more quickly from off-shore customer service

SAN BERNARDINO — Frontier Communications Corporation has “rapidly accelerated” plans to return temporary off-shore customer service to the U.S. after finding the overseas performance “extremely disappointing” in the wake of the April 1 buyout of Verizon’s voice, video, data and FiOS network.The telecommunications company, which has been scrutinized over issues experienced by customers during the transition, will conclude its relationship by the end of this month with an off- […]

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Date: 1468528349

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Reports: Donald Trump to select Mike Pence as VP choice