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Prep Boys Soccer Playoffs: Slow start costs Adelanto

ADELANTO — The Adelanto boys soccer team collected its first playoff victory before its first league title with a first-round win last year.Now they will have a chance for a second league title before that second playoff victory after losing to San Jacinto 3-2 in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 5 playoffs on Friday.Adelanto faced an uphill climb for almost the entire game despite being the […]

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Woman killed in crash remembered as ‘happy, dedicated to family’

APPLE VALLEY — The family of a woman killed in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday said although her passing has been very difficult, they aim to remember her as the positive, caring person she was.Heather Hackett, 41, of Hesperia, died when a man in a gold Subaru struck her red Mitsubishi Mirage at the intersection of Bear Valley and Central roads Wednesday afternoon, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said. Hackett […]

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Organizations, charities honored at awards luncheon

APPLE VALLEY — The event was so important that even Rep. Paul Cook, R-Apple Valley, said that he had to be there. Assemblyman Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia, agreed.The Redlands-based Unforgettables Foundation hosted a luncheon Friday afternoon to honor local businesses and charities who have given time and money to the mission of assisting families with limited resources who have lost a child. […]

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Liberty requests revenue-loss surcharge from CPUC

APPLE VALLEY — Liberty Utilities, Apple Valley filed an advice letter with its regulatory body this week in an effort to recover nearly $3 million in revenue lost between January and November of 2015, a move town officials say wouldn’t occur under public ownership.The purpose of the filing with the California Public Utilities Commission is to recover revenue losses incurred between interim rates established on Jan. 1 and June 1 of 2015 and final rates established Nov. 24, […]

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Logan Swank sentenced to life in prison for killing Barstow soldier

VICTORVILLE — A judge on Friday sentenced one of two brothers accused of killing a National Guard soldier from Barstow to collect on his life insurance policy.Logan Anderson Swank, 21, received life in prison without the possibility of parole for the shotgun murder of Daniel Yarbrough, according to a San Bernardino District Attorney social media post.Swank was convicted of murder and attempted murder in November during the jury’s second day of deliberations and the sixth […]

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Pursuit to stay current at Victorville City Library

VICTORVILLE — A few minutes after sing-along and book time at the Victorville City Library, 10 preschool-aged children shifted with their caretakers to an arts and crafts table. Children’s Coordinator Laura Comstock turned on a small gold and white stereo that could pass for a Star Wars droid and a cloying tune emerged as background noise.Victorville resident Cindy Strollo supervised her daughter […]

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Authorities: Possible shooting, kidnapping ‘unfounded’

VICTORVILLE — Authorities said Friday an alleged shooting and kidnapping reported Thursday afternoon turned out to be unfounded.Victorville Sheriff’s station spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez told the Daily Press Friday the call appeared to be unfounded as no victims were located.Calls reporting a possible shooting and kidnapping were […]

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Cajon Pass Commuter: Alternate route proves challenging

It looks like some folks beat me to the punch in trying out a possible alternative to Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass. You’ll remember last week I wrote about a route, mostly via dirt road, from Lytle Creek to Lone Pine Canyon up to Highway 138 in the Cajon Pass.I got a call from reader Scott of Oak Hills saying he gave it a try last week and the route was rougher than he expected. […]

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Prep Girls Basketball Playoffs: Sultana upsets Victor Valley in first round

VICTORVILLE — Sultana’s selection as an at-large team raised some eyebrows when CIF released the Division 3AA brackets.That suited Sultana just fine. Coach Dean Serbus thought his team, which went 4-6 in the Mojave River League, was peaking at the right time.Sultana proved it belonged on Thursday, defeating Desert Sky League champion Victor Valley 56-47 on the Jackrabbits’ floor. […]

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Authorities: 2 dead after rollover crash in Hesperia desert area

HESPERIA — Authorities are investigating a fatal crash that claimed the lives of a Hesperia man and woman Wednesday afternoon.James Gregory Crick, 31, and Melissa Ann Hall, 34, died in a rollover crash on a remote desert road four miles east of Deep Creek and Powerline roads Wednesday, the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department said Thursday.California Highway Patrol officials received reports of a rollover crash in the area from a Bureau of Land Management […]

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