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She sneaks off to other counties with her Victorville City Council badge on. She shows up at the Fairgrounds and starts meddling in the housing of the homeless during cold weather until they had to call the police to get her out! How embarrassing! What must others think of our community! She needs to be ...
Authorities responded to the crash scene at the intersection of Highway 395 and Seneca Road, on the border of Adelanto and Victorville, around 11:20 p.m. that night and determined Fernando Pantoja Jr. was heading east on Seneca Road when he failed to halt at a stop sign, the Sheriff's Department said ...

VICTORVILLE — Keith Metzler, the interim city manager, was named the permanent top administrator on Tuesday evening by the majority Council, officially replacing Doug Robertson who left Jan. 2 to assume the same role in Apple Valley. By a 3-1 margin, with Mayor Gloria Garcia absent and ...
Howling wind and tumbleweeds wreak havoc in Victorville. Javier Panzar ... She could already hear them scratching against the second-story windows of her Victorville home. ... About 100 homeowners needed assistance clearing the mess from their property, said Victorville spokeswoman Sue Jones.
Two people have been arrested in connection to the stabbing of a Victorville man on April 10. According to authorities, Samuel Monroy, 35, of Calimesa, and Kathryn Chatham, 25, of Victorville, were arrested after being identified as the two suspects in the stabbing at a home in the 12300 block of ...
The heavy winds sent an onslaught of tumbleweeds into the High Desert, virtually burying some homes in the community. Residents in Victorville say it's unlike anything they've seen before, describing it as an "invasion" of tumbleweeds. Monday, hundreds of the wind-tossed bushes piled up on the yards of ...

VICTORVILLE — Officials have expanded the recruitment of its City Fire Department by releasing applications for captains, engineers and firefighter/paramedics. The move comes less than a month after the city announced the hiring of Greg Benson, a former fire chief in Illinois with more than 30 years of ...
VICTORVILLE — High winds brought unwelcome visitors to one isolated neighborhood here Monday in the form of hundreds and hundred of tumbleweeds. A mass invasion by the High Desert's infamous rolling hazards besieged a series of home in southwest Victorville that left some residents calling the ...
VICTORVILLE — The City Council will convene 6 p.m. Tuesday for its regularly scheduled meeting inside council chambers at City Hall, 14343 Civic Drive. Notable items on the agenda include: — Proposed three-year contract for interim City Manager Keith Metzler to make him the permanent top ...
VICTORVILLE — Authorities arrested a 26-year-old man who they say was intoxicated when he ran a stop sign and crashed into a vehicle here Saturday evening, resulting in the death of the driver. San Bernardino County Sheriff's Victorville Station deputies arrested Fernando Pantoja Jr. following a ...
APPLE VALLEY — Authorities placed a 32-year-old Apple Valley man behind bars allegedly responsible for shooting and injuring another man with a pellet gun on March 24. Garrett Lee Dimond was arrested on suspicion of felony assault following the incident, which San Bernardino County Sheriff's ...
VICTORVILLE — A fire at the Wendy's in Dunia Plaza forced employees to evacuate the restaurant Wednesday evening, fire officials said. The fire was reported at 10:26 a.m. at the Wendy's in the 14300 block of Bear Valley Road, according to San Bernardino County Fire Department spokesman Eric ...
Thanks to Staff Writer Paola Baker for the excellent front-page story "Time to make some hard decisions," March 24, harking to my youth when Barstow was laughingly used as a synonym for remote. Trouble with all mod reporters is, they proceed from an assumption we know everything they do; whereas ...
VICTORVILLE — Community leaders will spearhead the inaugural Cesar Chavez Commemorative Peace March and plaque unveiling at City Hall this weekend. Mayor Gloria Garcia will help unveil a bronze plaque in honor of labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez after the march on Saturday at ...
A nighttime knock at the door has escalated to an investigation into how a man inside his own Victorville home was shot in the leg, San Bernardino County sheriff's officials said Tuesday. Around 8:15 p.m. Monday, deputies from the Victorville station were called to a home in the 12800 block of Pacoima ...
ADELANTO — Authorities have released the identities of the woman and man killed in a head-on crash on Highway 395 on March 20. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Coroner's division said Leslie Doss, 39, of Victorville, and Timothy Ellis, 36, of Helendale, died in the crash, which ...
VICTORVILLE — When Greg Benson discusses the new fire department he will soon lead here, he's quick to mark engaging with the community as a top priority. “I always say, you don't want to be apart from the community, you want to be a part of your community,” Benson said Monday. “A firefighter ...

VICTORVILLE — One man was arrested and another is being sought after in connection to a shooting at a house party here early Saturday morning, authorities said. Deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Victorville Station responded to a disturbance call in the 15500 block of Fresno Street at ...
City officials said his experience leading the establishment of a new department and his focus on community engagement were major factors in their decision. VICTORVILLE — The city has tapped Greg Benson, a former fire chief with more than 35 years of public safety experience, to serve as the head of ...
VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — Traffic on the I-15 freeway through Victorville remains at a crawl after the driver of a semi fell asleep behind the wheel early Sunday morning, officials said. At 5:20 am, Officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to the northbound 15 freeway, south of Bear ...
VICTORVILLE — Retro clothes and shoes lined the walkway through the Dead Celeb's vintage clothing store as live music and incense filled the three building shop Saturday as the quarterly Art Crawl brought the local artist community together for an evening of food and culture in Victorville's Old Town on ...
VICTORVILLE — Councilman Jim Kennedy, reviewing an auditor's report this week on the city's finances, offered a grim observation. “The public has got to know that the pension obligation is threatening the existence of this city,” he said. Mushrooming pensions, in fact, are hurting cities everywhere across ...
VICTORVILLE — A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on Village Drive early Friday morning. A call for a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision was received at 4:17 a.m., according to San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Cindy Bachman, in the area of Village Drive between Vasquez ...
VICTORVILLE — Children are often asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Fifth-graders in the Victor Elementary School District got the chance to contemplate their answers after attending the 11th annual Maintenance and Grounds Career Fair, which began its four-day run on ...
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A group of demonstrators gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday in support of a street vendor and mother of five who was being held at an immigration detention center near Victorville. (KABC). KABC. By Miriam Hernandez and staff. Thursday, March 01, 2018 01:27PM. DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES ...
VICTORVILLE — Authorities said two men were hospitalized after a head-on crash on Highway 395 late Wednesday evening. The crash occurred on Highway 395, north of Sycamore Street, at 8:25 p.m. Wednesday, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department officials. It shut down a stretch of ...
An indoor marijuana grow of more than 1,400 plants was found Sunday, Feb. 25, during service of a search warrant at a Victorville residence, according to a San Bernardino County Sheriff's news release. Deputies also seized more than 30 pounds of processed marijuana in the residence in the 13700 ...
Residents pay their respects at a memorial at the California Aqueduct after a tragic crash a year ago involving a mother and three sons. [Daily Press File Photo]. By Paola Baker Staff Writer. Thursday. Posted at 12:01 AM. Share. HESPERIA — For Carlota Estrada, the night her daughter and two grandsons ...
VICTORVILLE — County Fire Chief Mark Hartwig recently said the department was “discouraged” over the city's seemingly unstoppable course toward an in-house option. It's a route, now, with little to no room for re-direction. “We have been most recently, I would say, discouraged that the conversations ...
VICTORVILLE — The High Desert Real Estate Symposium will draw business leaders, real estate professionals and those interested in the local and commercial markets. Hosted by Coldwell Bank Commercial, the symposium is scheduled for Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in ...
VICTORVILLE — The city's plan for a skate park recently changed a bit, preemptively addressing likely noise complaints and scrapping an old concept in favor of a more conservative, cost-controlled approach. The Council on Feb. 20 unanimously approved a $42,000 contract with consultant Spohn Ranch, ...
VICTORVILLE — City officials recently publicized a slew of new or expanded programs aimed at curtailing illegal dumping, a problem unanimously agreed to be widespread and difficult to control. “I was astounded a little bit about how big it really is throughout the entire area,” resident Gene Ullrich, who ...
VICTORVILLE — A 31-year-old man was arrested after leading deputies on a pursuit through the city and on Interstate 15 Friday evening, authorities said. San Bernardino County Sheriff's Victorville Station Deputies F. Demara and A. Arreola attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a 2001 Nissan Altima after it ...
ComAv employees asserted that being locked up in courts was not only a waste of time and energy, but also at odds with the city's efforts to build an economic base at its airport. VICTORVILLE — In a sign of solidarity, at least three dozen ComAv employees packed Council chambers earlier this week to ...
A consultant/professional services provider agreement with David Evans and Associates Inc. for amount not to exceed $45,900 for preparing sewer feasibility studies and sewer engineering services. Meetings can be viewed live online at or watched later as archived versions.
For Victorville, that impact is nearly $3.5 million annually, according to an analysis conducted by City Engineer Brian Gengler, who found that approximately 40 percent of yearly road damage in the city — costing $8.8 million in total to maintain — is associated with trash or recycling collection vehicles.
VICTORVILLE — Sponsors and volunteers are being sought for the city's Community Cleanup Day scheduled April 14, the first of its biannual initiative to encourage locals to reduce waste, prevent litter and beautify the city. The second event is held every October. Businesses interested in sponsoring the ...
A 14-year-old boy was arrested in Victorville on Tuesday on suspicion of impersonating a San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputy on at least three occasions. (KABC). KABC. By Rob McMillan. Wednesday, March 07, 2018 05:29PM. VICTORVILLE, Calif. (KABC) --. A 14-year-old boy was arrested in Victorville Tuesday on ...


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