The American Red Cross is seeking blood donations during the month of December. Donors of all blood types are needed this holiday season to help ensure an adequate supply for hospital patients. The blood drive will be held Tuesday from noon to 6 p.m. at the American Red Cross at 17199 Yuma St., in Victorville. Participants who donate will receive a free Red Cross T-shirt, while supplies last. To donate, download the Red Cross App and visit their website at www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800- […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161224/red-cross-blood-drive-scheduled-tuesday?rssfeed=true
The City of Victorville will be offering residents a free Christmas tree pickup service from Jan. 2 to 13. Victorville Disposal will pick up all natural, flocked and artificial trees that are placed curbside. In order for the trees to be picked up, they must be free of all stands, plastic bags and ornaments. If trees are over 6 feet tall, they must be cut in half. All trees will be picked up on customer’s’ regular trash days. After Jan. 13, residents of single-family homes can dispose […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161224/city-offering-free-christmas-tree-pickup?rssfeed=true
The Alzheimer’s Association will present three consecutive classes for their “Virtual Dementia” series. The classes are designed to guide participants through a virtual dementia experience for a hands-on experience in order to understand the challenges and obstacles of living with dementia and memory impairments. Classes will be held at Sterling Commons Memory Care located at 17797 Lindero St., in Victorville on Jan. 11, 18 and 25 at 1 p.m. Those who wish to take the class must RSVP as […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161224/alzheimers-association-presents-virtual-dementia-classes?rssfeed=true
Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary will be accepting old Christmas tree donations for animal enrichment purposes on Jan. 1 between noon and 5 p.m. Those wishing to donate their old tree must abide by the following: all trees must be a fresh cut/live tree, and trees must be free of any decorations and must not be flocked under any circumstances. Any tree not properly donated to the sanctuary will not be accepted by staff members. The sanctuary will also offer attendees the chance to […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161224/forever-wild-animal-sanctuary-accepting-old-christmas-tree-donations?rssfeed=true
A house dubbed Casa Dall’ Oceano listed at just under $23.5 million has closed sale after it was snatched up at an auction.
The sale price: $10 million.
But the 10,279-square-foot, oceanfront house at The Strand at Headlands in Dana Point is…
Role: Executive director for the nonprofit Kennedy Commission, affordable housing advocates.
Bio: Covarrubias has risen through the ranks, from working on affordable housing policy and strategies with communities to directing advocacy,…
There’s an admittedly weird cadence to an escrow.
In the beginning, there’s a flurry of paperwork, albeit now mostly electronic, with contracts whizzing across the internet and being signed on smartphones and iPads.
Once the deal is actually…
Don’t call it a rerun. Celebrated television producer Norman Lear and his wife, Lyn, have relisted their estate in Brentwood for $39.95 million, or about $15 million less than the original listing.
The property originally came on the market last year at $55 million, but with additional acreage…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-hp-hotprop-20161224-story.html
It could be a national catastrophe. No “first pet” in the White House? Come on, Donald Trump!The businessman (turned president) keeps no dog, kitten or even a snake in his company — even though his son Barron is still in grade school, and can grow up having pretty much anything his heart desires.Could a puppy be in the cards?Looks that […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/zz/elections/20161223/will-trump-have-presidential-pet-heres-list-of-past-furry-first-critters/1?rssfeed=true
PHELAN — Although people all across the High Desert travel to the depths of Phelan to see the Mistletoe Light Show each holiday season, few know who’s behind the dazzling display — which is how the family of decorators has kept it for 19 years.The home that turns into a winter wonderland every year, decked with thousands of multicolored lights and themed sections like Disney’s Frozen, Starwars and Finding Nemo, belongs […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161223/mistletoe-magic-phelan-display-gift-from-rothwell-family?rssfeed=true