The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Apple Valley Station along with the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station will be hosting the Winter 2016 Sheriff’s Citizen Academy for residents. The free event will provide citizens with useful information that will help make their home, neighborhood and community a safer place to live and work. A dispatch tour is scheduled and will include a department overview and history, law and citations, how a 911 call is processed, […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161002/sheriffs-departments-to-host-citizen-academy-oct-12-13?rssfeed=true
Local housing agencies handle several Section 8 rental assistance programs, the most common of which is the “housing choice” voucher.
Under this program, a qualifying household is free to choose any dwelling that meets program requirements and…
The Salvation Army Social Service office is looking for volunteers to assist in its food pantry, senior services and homeless services between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Volunteers do general office duties, assist clients, sort donations, maintain the pantry, make take-out lunches and more. Call 760-245-2545 or apply in person between 9 a.m. and noon at 14585 La Paz Drive in Victorville.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161001/salvation-army?rssfeed=true
The Mojave River Valley Museum in Barstow needs volunteers to man the front desk as a docent at least one day a month; catalog the reference library; catalog photo archives; help in the yard with watering and clean-up. Contact the museum at 270 E. Virginia Way, Barstow, CA 92311, email email@example.com or cal Pat Schoffstall at 760-256-0006.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161001/mojave-river-valley-museum?rssfeed=true
The Victor Valley Rescue Mission is seeking volunteers to help with emergency food pantries, community dinners, hot shower programs and clothing giveaways. Those who are interested in volunteering should fill out a volunteer application, found on the VVRM website, www.vvrescuemission.org, under the Volunteer Information section. After emailing the completed application, volunteers can register for each individual date and ministry that will fit interests and schedules. For more information […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161001/victor-valley-rescue-mission?rssfeed=true
HESPERIA — A portion of Ranchero Road was temporarily shut down early Saturday morning after a cement truck crashed and overturned on its side.Just after 7 a.m., deputies from the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a single vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of Ranchero Road and Maple Avenue in Hesperia. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a Hi-Grade Materials cement truck overturned.According to Deputy Derek Zane, the driver of the truck […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161001/overturned-cement-truck-causes-ranchero-road-closure?rssfeed=true
YERMO — In the 1880s, hidden between the rocky hills of Yermo, stood a small town bustling with life as it enjoyed the largest silver strike in the state history. Today, Calico celebrates its rich history and proudly displays its traditions.Men and women dressed in 1800s period costumes embraced their inner cowboy and farm hand while towns folk far and wide ventured their way over to the old silver-mining town to celebrate the 50th annual Calico Days on Saturday. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161001/sharing-bit-of-history?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — With a cool breeze in the air and pumpkin spice lattes in hand, residents all over the High Desert welcomed the first day of October and got into the fall season at the 15th annual Fall Festival on Saturday.The street fair offered family entertainment for all ages with two stages set up for live performances, music and dancing. A variety of food and merchandise vendors, educational vendors, service organizations and informational booths were also available for […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20161001/fall-is-in-air?rssfeed=true
Sandra Campos was on a mission.
Monday through Friday, she’d drop her grandson off at school then hit the phones for the rest of the day, hunting for a new apartment.
Number after number, call after call, 50 apartments a day.
“Hi, do you take…
Tucked within a curtain of tropical landscaping, this gated estate in Holmby Hills appears right at home in its park-like surroundings.
Holmby Park, a celebrity favorite over the years, fronts the entrance to the refined French Regency, designed by Caspar Ehmcke and built in 1966. At the other…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-hp-home-20161001-snap-story.html