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Orange County Register
OC Watchdog: Weak audits endanger public purseof “audit-within-the-audit is very unique,” said Rod Foster, Laguna Niguel’s ci
OC Watchdog: Weak audits endanger public purse
Orange County Register / Posted 11 hours ago
of “audit-within-the-audit is very unique,” said Rod Foster, Laguna Niguel’s city manager, who has worked inColton, Chino, Hesperia and Upland. “I don’t even know what those are until the report comes out.” The city also changes audit firms every... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:in the Helendale area, in which taxpayers are taxed almost $150 per year for ba
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 15 hours ago
in the Helendale area, in which taxpayers are taxed almost $150 per year for barren desert land which could not burn. Hesperia is next on the list for such a confiscatory parcel tax. In other words, taxpayers, most of whom live far outside of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Teacher Scott Wietecha wins 4th straight Nashville marathonthe women's marathon in 2:59:12 with Megan Hovis of Charlotte, North Carolina,
Teacher Scott Wietecha wins 4th straight Nashville marathon
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 20 hours ago
the women's marathon in 2:59:12 with Megan Hovis of Charlotte, North Carolina, was second in 3:04:52. Roosevelt Cook of Hesperia, California, won the men's half marathon in 1:11:15. Julie Stackhouse of Jacksonville, Florida, won the women's half... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Husband jumped to death from truck 'to escape his nagging wife'Pider, 33, was reportedly driving the pickup truck during an argument with her
Husband jumped to death from truck 'to escape his nagging wife'
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Pider, 33, was reportedly driving the pickup truck during an argument with her husband Donald Pider, 34. The couple, from Hesperia, US, had been at a party and the husband wanted to return but his wife refused, so he jumped from the truck, the... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Assemblymen Obernolte blasts legislative shell gameAssembly Budget Committee Vice Chair Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia, who represents
Assemblymen Obernolte blasts legislative shell game
Desert Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Assembly Budget Committee Vice Chair Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia, who represents Barstow, on Friday blasted the state Assembly for its passage of 40 empty budget spot bills. “Earlier this month, California received a failing grade for spending... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Wife faces charges after husband fatally jumps from trucknear Bartlett Road following a disagreement with his wife, said Lt. Craig Mast
Wife faces charges after husband fatally jumps from truck
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
near Bartlett Road following a disagreement with his wife, said Lt. Craig Mast of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office. The Hesperia couple was at a party, and Donald wanted to return but his wife did not, so he jumped from the truck, Mast said. The... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Wife of man who died jumping from truck faces drunk driving chargenear Bartlett Road following a disagreement with his wife, said Lt. Craig Mast
Wife of man who died jumping from truck faces drunk driving charge
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
near Bartlett Road following a disagreement with his wife, said Lt. Craig Mast of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office. The Hesperia couple was at a party, and Donald wanted to return but his wife did not, so he jumped from the truck, Mast said. The... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:I only go to Victorville when I have no choice. It doesn’t have the desert life
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
I only go to Victorville when I have no choice. It doesn’t have the desert lifestyle feel and it’s all about fighting Hesperia and Apple Valley over business locations (the preferred place being along the freeway). I’m very thankful that I... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Donnelly event to feature Rob SchneiderTwo tickets are $50, with kids admitted free when accompanied by adults. RSVP b
Donnelly event to feature Rob Schneider
Desert Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Two tickets are $50, with kids admitted free when accompanied by adults. RSVP by calling 760-933-8460 and leaving a voicemail or sending an email to Dawn@DonnellyforCongress.com. Drop off a payment with Becky Utwell at 14411 Main St.,... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
5 Things to do this weekend: April 29 to May 1kids. When: 8 a.m. Saturday (registration check-in from 6:30 to 7:15 a.m.) Wh
5 Things to do this weekend: April 29 to May 1
Desert Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
kids. When: 8 a.m. Saturday (registration check-in from 6:30 to 7:15 a.m.) Where: Civic Plaza Park, 15833 Smoke Tree St., Hesperia Cost: Call 760-981-7077 for prices or information 5. ‘Mona Lisa is Missing’: The final installment of the 2016... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Noah's Ark replica could travel to Brazil this yearwife arrested for OWIHusband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for
Noah's Ark replica could travel to Brazil this year
KCEN-TV / Posted 4 days ago
wife arrested for OWIHusband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. ROTHBURY,... Read more
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KCEN-TV
33 teens charged in adult-hosted post-prom keggerwife arrested for OWIHusband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for
33 teens charged in adult-hosted post-prom kegger
KCEN-TV / Posted 4 days ago
wife arrested for OWIHusband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. ROTHBURY,... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Felon Arrested In Moody SWAT Raid Allegedly Belongs To Aryan Brotherhoodwife arrested for OWIHusband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for
Felon Arrested In Moody SWAT Raid Allegedly Belongs To Aryan Brotherhood
KCEN-TV / Posted 4 days ago
wife arrested for OWIHusband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. ROTHBURY,... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWIROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after j
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. The man, whose name is not being released pending full notification of family members, jumped from the... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Midwife rides inflatable swan during storm to birthwife arrested for OWIHusband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for
Midwife rides inflatable swan during storm to birth
KCEN-TV / Posted 4 days ago
wife arrested for OWIHusband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. ROTHBURY,... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWIROTHBURY, MICH. (Oceana County Press , WZZM) - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI
KCEN-TV / Posted 4 days ago
ROTHBURY, MICH. (Oceana County Press , WZZM) - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. The man, whose name is not being released pending full notification of... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWIROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after j
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. The man, whose name is not being released pending full notification of family members, jumped from the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWIROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after j
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. The man, whose name is not being released pending full notification of family members, jumped from the... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWIROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after j
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. The man, whose name is not being released pending full notification of family members, jumped from the... Read more
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11 News Houston
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWIROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after j
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. The man, whose name is not being released pending full notification of family members, jumped from the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWIROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after j
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. The man, whose name is not being released pending full notification of family members, jumped from the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWIROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after j
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. The man, whose name is not being released pending full notification of family members, jumped from the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWIROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after j
Husband dies after jumping from vehicle, wife arrested for OWI
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
ROTHBURY, MICH. - A 34-year-old Hesperia man died early Tuesday morning after jumping from a moving vehicle on Winston Road near Bartlett Road. The man, whose name is not being released pending full notification of family members, jumped from the... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Local water polo players set for next step in Olympics questparticipation while in high school or at summer camp. It is virtually a lost ar
Local water polo players set for next step in Olympics quest
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 5 days ago
participation while in high school or at summer camp. It is virtually a lost art for most of the public. But not in Hesperia. For the second straight year, Sultana High School’s team won the California National Archery in the Schools... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:ValleyTapestry travestySome weeks ago I submitted several key points (as did ot
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
ValleyTapestry travestySome weeks ago I submitted several key points (as did others) about the "de merits" of the Hesperia City Council approving the addition of 16,000 homes and the associated population increase and imposition on social... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:ValleyTapestry travestySome weeks ago I submitted several key points (as did ot
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
ValleyTapestry travestySome weeks ago I submitted several key points (as did others) about the "de merits" of the Hesperia City Council approving the addition of 16,000 homes and the associated population increase and imposition on social... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Patterson crowned 2016 'Man About Town'out about who we are and what we do to help families in the High Desert.”This y
Patterson crowned 2016 'Man About Town'
Desert Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
out about who we are and what we do to help families in the High Desert.”This year's Man About Town candidates included Hesperia City Councilman Russ Blewett, Bounce Realty owner Richard Bounce, Barstow community leader Paul Courtney, Daily... Read more
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examiner.com
SBCo. rabies report shows overall decline in euthanasia over three yearswere killed. These would be animals from areas such as Lucerne Valley, unincorp
SBCo. rabies report shows overall decline in euthanasia over three years
examiner.com / Posted 10 days ago
were killed. These would be animals from areas such as Lucerne Valley, unincorporated Apple Valley, and unincorporated Hesperia. Rounding out the high desert statistics, Apple Valley killed 40.38 percent of the town’s animals; Hesperia killed... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Jimmy Hopper to perform at PACcan purchase them in person at either of the following;— Titan Carpet Care, loc
Jimmy Hopper to perform at PAC
Desert Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
can purchase them in person at either of the following;— Titan Carpet Care, located at 200 South 2nd Street in Barstow— Nick’s Computer Works, located at 25434 West Main Street in Barstow— Desperado’s Leather Apparel, 9648 9th Street #6 in He... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Non-violent crime falls, buoying decline in overall figures in High Desertpercent in the unincorporated Victor Valley; 31 percent in Needles; 29 percent
Non-violent crime falls, buoying decline in overall figures in High Desert
Desert Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
percent in the unincorporated Victor Valley; 31 percent in Needles; 29 percent in both Adelanto and Barstow; 22 percent in Hesperia; 18 percent in Victorville; 17 percent in Apple Valley; and 12 percent at the Colorado River Station.Part I crimes... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Armed Robber Targeted Hesperia Liquor Store Twice: OwnerPolice were seeking a man who robbed a Hesperia liquor store at gunpoint Friday
Armed Robber Targeted Hesperia Liquor Store Twice: Owner
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 15 days ago
Police were seeking a man who robbed a Hesperia liquor store at gunpoint Friday morning, and the owner believes this was the same gunman who robbed her store last week. The incident occurred just before 11:30 a.m. at the Applejack Liquor on Main... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Detectives search for woman suspected in Oceana Co. assaultreports police have little information about the suspect. The attack happened
Detectives search for woman suspected in Oceana Co. assault
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 15 days ago
reports police have little information about the suspect. The attack happened outside the victim's home on East Baker Street near Hesperia. Anyone with information should call the Oceana County Sheriff's Department at (231) 873-2121. (© 2016 W... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
State, region water use decreasing, population risingValley, was the essay contest winner. Arcilla, who beat out other finalists Gen
State, region water use decreasing, population rising
Desert Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
Valley, was the essay contest winner. Arcilla, who beat out other finalists Geng-Wei Lee of Barstow, Emilia Cloutman of Hesperia, Nolan Serumaga of Victorville and Raeven Jones of Apple, read his winning entry to the audience during the... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:from the bigots and religious zealots that want to force their ignorance and pr
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
from the bigots and religious zealots that want to force their ignorance and prejudices on the rest of us.— Donna Pelonis HesperiaWage increaseIn a “Minimum wage increase” letter on April 7, the writer mentioned Basic Economics 101 and stated that... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Obernolte's roads budget plan killedtop aide for Assemblyman Jay Obernolte said Tuesday.The legislation, Assembly B
Obernolte's roads budget plan killed
Desert Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
top aide for Assemblyman Jay Obernolte said Tuesday.The legislation, Assembly Bill 2094, had been authored by Obernolte, R-Hesperia. According to a statement issued by his legislative director Joshua Hoover, the bill would have backfilled those... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:have the opposite effect from what the proponents intend to accomplish. As a fo
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
have the opposite effect from what the proponents intend to accomplish. As a former councilmember, mayor and resident of Hesperia, I offer to the proponents of “districting,” the community of Hesperia, and the council as well, some points to... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Newaygo County declared a promise zonebook costs and fees. Students in six districts will be eligible for the assist
Newaygo County declared a promise zone
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 19 days ago
book costs and fees. Students in six districts will be eligible for the assistance. They are Newaygo, Grant, Fremont, Hesperia, White Cloud and Big Jackson. Leaders say the program is a powerful tool to take charge of their economic... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Is Common Core past its prime?bring “a significant learning curve,” the district is now “seeing greater stude
Is Common Core past its prime?
Desert Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
bring “a significant learning curve,” the district is now “seeing greater student engagement and rigor in the classroom.”Hesperia Unified School District is also noticing greater student engagement and “excitement in the classrooms, both from... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:I’d like to register just this one minor objection to your weather plans: Often
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
I’d like to register just this one minor objection to your weather plans: Often when you’re floating cars down the road in Hesperia, southeast Apple Valley remains dry as the proverbial bone. So appreciate if you could make this upcoming one the... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
2-Old Girl Identified After Being Killed in Suspected DUI Crash in HesperiaA 2-year-old girl has been identified days after being killed in a rollover cra
2-Old Girl Identified After Being Killed in Suspected DUI Crash in Hesperia
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 25 days ago
A 2-year-old girl has been identified days after being killed in a rollover crash in Hesperia, and fundraisers for her funeral expenses continued on Tuesday. Aalyah Zuniga is seen in a photo published on a GoFundMe page after her death in a Hesperia... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:No on Tapestry!The Tapestry Project should not be built in Hesperia! The Tapest
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
No on Tapestry!The Tapestry Project should not be built in Hesperia! The Tapestry Project is a bad thing, because the effects of it are bad. These effects can lead to bankruptcy, higher crime, and lack of water. All of these effects will cause... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lady Gaga played a killer jazz gig at a house in Beverly Hillsthe arts,” according to the Grammy Museum. An eighth-grade English teacher, Jon
Lady Gaga played a killer jazz gig at a house in Beverly Hills
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
the arts,” according to the Grammy Museum. An eighth-grade English teacher, Jonathan Bernal of Topaz Preparatory Academy in Hesperia, was toasted as well by the small crowd of education advocates and entertainment-industry types. But if the ritzy... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Lady Gaga Disses Fame, Money, Celebrity in Favor of Music: "That Stuff Ain't S--- Compared to Records"Kovac/WireImage) The day's other honoree — eighth grade English teacher Jonath
Lady Gaga Disses Fame, Money, Celebrity in Favor of Music: "That Stuff Ain't S--- Compared to Records"
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
Kovac/WireImage) The day's other honoree — eighth grade English teacher Jonathan Bernal of Topaz Preparatory Academy in Hesperia, Calif. — accepted his award from Ortner's husband, Chuck. Also present on Monday were CAA's Bryan Lourd and Bob... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
2-Old Killed in Rollover Crashmother of the 2-year-old was devastated Monday after her investigators said her
2-Old Killed in Rollover Crash
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 26 days ago
mother of the 2-year-old was devastated Monday after her investigators said her daughter was killed in a rollover wreck in Hesperia with the child's father behind the wheel. Investigators said on Saturday, David Zuniga was driving with his four... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Certified state, county candidate lists releasedsmall businessman Mark Westwood in the state 23rd Senate District.Incumbent 33r
Certified state, county candidate lists released
Desert Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
small businessman Mark Westwood in the state 23rd Senate District.Incumbent 33rd District Assemblyman Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia, is facing a challenge from licensed building contractor Scott Markovich, a Democrat who ran for the seat on a GOP... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Mother Arrested After Infant Daughter Goes Missing in Hesperia: Sheriff’s Dept.disappearance of her 2-month-old daughter, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s
Mother Arrested After Infant Daughter Goes Missing in Hesperia: Sheriff’s Dept.
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 28 days ago
disappearance of her 2-month-old daughter, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said Sunday. Deputies with the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a missing infant shortly before 7:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a news... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Valley Voices: Minimum wage increase treats symptom, not diseasecancer of income inequality. Unfortunately, this misguided proposal treats just
Valley Voices: Minimum wage increase treats symptom, not disease
Desert Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
cancer of income inequality. Unfortunately, this misguided proposal treats just the symptom and thereby unintentionally makes the problem much worse. Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia, represents the High Desert and the 33rd District in the state Asse... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Daily News publisher says OC Register, Riverside Press-Enterprise will remain ‘local and independent’were slashing staff and closing up shop. Freedom sold off its smaller newspape
Daily News publisher says OC Register, Riverside Press-Enterprise will remain ‘local and independent’
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
were slashing staff and closing up shop. Freedom sold off its smaller newspapers, including ones in Victorville, Hesperia and Barstow, and more than doubled The Register’s staff of journalists. Kushner opened Register newspapers in Long... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Sun publisher says OC Register, Riverside Press-Enterprise will remain ‘local and independent’were slashing staff and closing up shop. Freedom sold off its smaller newspape
Sun publisher says OC Register, Riverside Press-Enterprise will remain ‘local and independent’
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 28 days ago
were slashing staff and closing up shop. Freedom sold off its smaller newspapers, including ones in Victorville, Hesperia and Barstow, and more than doubled The Register’s staff of journalists. Kushner opened Register newspapers in Long... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Southern California agencies prepare for upcoming fire season amid continuing droughtFuel Reduction Crew remove branches from a dead tree before cutting it down Fri
Southern California agencies prepare for upcoming fire season amid continuing drought
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
Fuel Reduction Crew remove branches from a dead tree before cutting it down Friday in the Silverwood Lake campgrounds in Hesperia. JENNIFER CAPPUCCIO MAHER — STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Crestline homeowner Bill Kirschner remembers well the devastation of... Read more
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