VICTORVILLE — An early childhood education center has found that a more personalized approach to educating preschool children lays a better foundation for future academic success.La Petite Academy, which has school sites across the country, including one in Victorville, released data showing that a “customized learning experience” is best when it comes to preparing children for kindergarten.“We know that children develop at their own pace and learn […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160808/personalized-preschool-lessons-show-better-results-local-educators-say?rssfeed=true
HESPERIA — Daily Press chief photographer James Quigg is no stranger to covering fires, estimating that he has shot photos at “hundreds or thousands” in his 30-year career.But in terms of covering large brush fires, Quigg said Sunday’s Pilot Fire probably ranks in his top four of the “dozens” of brush fires he has shot.Quigg said he rolled on the Pilot Fire after getting a text message around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. He shot photos and videos until about 5 p.m., then took a […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160808/daily-press-photographer-recounts-hectic-day-on-fire-line?rssfeed=true
HESPERIA — The Pilot Fire apparently took an ominous turn late this afternoon, forcing authorities to order mandatory evacuations for all Hesperia residents who live east of Santa Fe Avenue and south of Ranchero Road.The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department tweeted out the news, which will add hundreds of residents to the growing list of those forced from their homes by a wildfire that started Sunday afternoon. The Pilot Fire, which started near Silverwood Lake, is still […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160808/pilot-fire-update-hundreds-subjected-to-mandatory-evacuations-in-hesperia?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — The High Desert Event Center’s transformation into a full-fledged command post for the Pilot Fire began late Monday morning.Trailers were hauled in to be temporary administrative offices, portable cell towers were likely next and a mobile kitchen staffed by inmate fire crews would serve firefighters the right amount of calories for proper nutrition.There’s a shower unit, a formula for how many toilets are appropriate (one toilet for every 10 people), […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160808/at-fairgrounds-command-post-for-pilot-fire-emerges?rssfeed=true
APPLE VALLEY — Army veteran Donald Harris said he doesn’t know if it was coincidence or divine intervention that brought him and his cousin together after almost seven decades.The 83-year-old Harris told the Daily Press that he met his long-lost cousin, Harvey Stanley, 79, about two weeks ago at Mega Tom’s restaurant on Bear Valley Road in Apple Valley.“We were both born in Starks, Louisiana, a very small town with about 40 to 50 folks,” said […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160808/long-lost-cousins-reunited-after-70-years?rssfeed=true
An eye-catching Queen Anne-style home in Costa Mesa, with turrets and stained glass windows, has sold for $1.35 million.
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For 15 years, Judy Johnson planned to get a reverse mortgage when she retired, supplementing her Social Security with proceeds from her San Clemente condo.
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Many communities have adopted some form of rental housing regulation, and many more are rushing to implement ordinances in response to the boom in short-term rental markets. Understanding the implications of these regulations will help you to help your clients.
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VICTORVILLE — A residential shooting left one person dead Saturday evening, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Cindy Bachman said.The incident was reported at 7:38 p.m. in the 13900 block of Palomino Court, Bachman said.On Sunday morning, homicide detectives were still in the neighborhood, but appeared to be wrapping up the investigation. A sheriff’s deputy was removing caution tape used to cordon off the scene at roughly 10 a.m.Detectives referred […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160807/authorities-investigating-victorville-shooting-that-left-1-dead?rssfeed=true