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Desert Dispatch
Barstow man charged with felony, faces possible second strikehas been charged with a felony stemming from a burglary reported at a local hot
Barstow man charged with felony, faces possible second strike
Desert Dispatch / Posted 6 minutes ago
has been charged with a felony stemming from a burglary reported at a local hotel and was scheduled to be arraigned in a Victorville courtroom Tuesday, authorities said.But court records did not immediately show if Mike Lee Wilson, 35, was... Read more
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Reality TV World
'So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation' determines the Top 10 kidsis the list of this season's talented Top 10 contestants: - Tahani Anderson, a
'So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation' determines the Top 10 kids
Reality TV World / Posted 9 hours ago
is the list of this season's talented Top 10 contestants: - Tahani Anderson, a 13-year-old hip-hop dancer from Victorville, CA (Paired with All-Star Comfort Fedoke) - Daniella Avanzini, an 11-year-old ballroom dancer from Atlanta, GA... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Desert dwellers need to practice fire safety tooof more than 2,000 residents as it quickly grew to more than 19,000 acres. And
Desert dwellers need to practice fire safety too
Desert Dispatch / Posted yesterday
of more than 2,000 residents as it quickly grew to more than 19,000 acres. And even though Lake Isabella is 141 miles from Victorville, smoke from the Erskine Fire blew into the region on Friday afternoon.We're used to fires in Southern California,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Hundreds of thousands in Orange County are struggling financiallywho was pumping concrete at a luxury development in Yorba Linda last week, make
Hundreds of thousands in Orange County are struggling financially
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
who was pumping concrete at a luxury development in Yorba Linda last week, makes $30 an hour. He commutes to work from Victorville, 60 miles away. “It takes me three hours to get home,” he said. REFORMS TAKE EFFECT New laws have improved the... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Baby Shower, Kids Expo at fairgroundsbounce houses, a petting zoo, bike rodeo, princesses and super heroes, a critte
Baby Shower, Kids Expo at fairgrounds
Desert Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
bounce houses, a petting zoo, bike rodeo, princesses and super heroes, a critter show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Home Depot craft area, games for prizes at every booth and more. Admission is free. The Event Center is at 14800 Seventh St. in Victorvi... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Father Accused of Causing Baby Severe Brain InjuryA 23-year-old Victorville man was set to be arraigned Thursday on charges that
Father Accused of Causing Baby Severe Brain Injury
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
A 23-year-old Victorville man was set to be arraigned Thursday on charges that he shook his 4-month-old baby so forcefully the infant suffered severe brain injuries, sheriff's officials said. James Wright, who has been jailed since Monday on... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
UPDATE: Former Serrano football player pleads not guilty to rape charges in two casesreported by an 18-year-old victim on June 8, according to a statement released
UPDATE: Former Serrano football player pleads not guilty to rape charges in two cases
Desert Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
reported by an 18-year-old victim on June 8, according to a statement released by San Bernardino County Sheriff’s officials.Victorville Sheriff’s Station spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez confirmed on Wednesday that Bradford, 24, was also booked on rape... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:created if the Yucca Loma Bridge is not opened?" Let me suggest that those of u
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
created if the Yucca Loma Bridge is not opened?" Let me suggest that those of us who provide services to the east side of Victorville will have more ready access to the writer and his friends and neighbors in Spring Valley Lake. Maybe they will... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
State DOJ probing county's Children and Family ServicesJack H. Anthony, who has sued the county and others in October in a case involv
State DOJ probing county's Children and Family Services
Desert Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Jack H. Anthony, who has sued the county and others in October in a case involving two allegedly abusive foster parents in Victorville, told the Daily Press on Wednesday that he deposed a former county social worker who had been assigned to... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Man Accused of Raping Women He Met on Dating Site330 in Highland. After Bradford was identified as the suspect, detectives lear
Man Accused of Raping Women He Met on Dating Site
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
330 in Highland. After Bradford was identified as the suspect, detectives learned of a similar case being investigated in Victorville. In that incident, detectives said Bradford met the victim through a dating website, he if she wanted to "hang... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Former football player accused of 2 rapes, 1 in Victorvillefor information on that case was not immediately returned.Bradford, 24, is also
Former football player accused of 2 rapes, 1 in Victorville
Desert Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
for information on that case was not immediately returned.Bradford, 24, is also accused of a separate rape allegation in Victorville last year and if charged is expected to appear in a Victorville courtroom Wednesday for arraignment, booking... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Man charged in connection with Calico Ghost Town burglaryStreet in Barstow on Sunday after making contact with him regarding the theft.J
Man charged in connection with Calico Ghost Town burglary
Desert Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Street in Barstow on Sunday after making contact with him regarding the theft.Joyner, 33, was scheduled to appear in a Victorville courtroom Tuesday afternoon for arraignment after he was charged with felony burglary and knowingly buying,... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Amy Pack hired as Desert Dispatch publisherVICTORVILLE — GateHouse Media announced Monday that Amy Pack has been hired as
Amy Pack hired as Desert Dispatch publisher
Desert Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
VICTORVILLE — GateHouse Media announced Monday that Amy Pack has been hired as publisher of the Daily Press and Desert Dispatch and associated weeklies and websites.Pack succeeds Donnie Welch, who departed in early June to take a new position with... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Worry-free getaway: 5 tips on keeping homes safe while on vacationmay arise while they are gone, it also lets people know someone is at the house
Worry-free getaway: 5 tips on keeping homes safe while on vacation
Desert Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
may arise while they are gone, it also lets people know someone is at the house and this is not an easy target for them,” Victorville Sheriff’s Station spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez said. Even something as simple as asking a neighbor to pick up mail... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:in North Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Great Britain, and now what we are be
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
in North Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Great Britain, and now what we are beginning to experience here. William CashVictorvilleTrumps ralliesTwice a writer has asked how many people were punched at Donald Trump events? The answer is about... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Palmdale Road closure inconvenient, but necessaryand particularly commuters, should be forewarned: Caltrans will be shutting dow
Palmdale Road closure inconvenient, but necessary
Desert Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
and particularly commuters, should be forewarned: Caltrans will be shutting down a 1.5-mile stretch of Palmdale Road in Victorville on Tuesday to perform much-needed pavement work. The closure will be from El Evado Road to Green Tree Boulevard... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Former Serrano, UNLV running back charged with rapeand a new date was not set.A Sheriff’s official said Monday morning the alleged
Former Serrano, UNLV running back charged with rape
Desert Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
and a new date was not set.A Sheriff’s official said Monday morning the alleged rape was reported to authorities in Victorville on Oct. 19. But further information of the rape was not immediately available. A media inquiry for information on... Read more
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Orange County Register
Placentia woman gets eight years for healthcare fraudwho were, in reality, not dying. Priscilla Villabroza -- who recently complete
Placentia woman gets eight years for healthcare fraud
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
who were, in reality, not dying. Priscilla Villabroza -- who recently completed a 4 1/2-year term at a federal prison in Victorville for running a separate fraud scheme -- pleaded guilty in December to a felony health care fraud count before U.S.... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Heat warning deserves your attentionof the next nine days and nine of the next 11. The highs Monday and Tuesday are
Heat warning deserves your attention
Desert Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
of the next nine days and nine of the next 11. The highs Monday and Tuesday are expected to at or above 106 degrees in Victorville. Barstow likely will have it even worse. That city will likely see highs of 111 on Monday and Tuesday, and 113 on... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
High Desert graduates from foster families receive a greater hope for the future Posted Jun. 17, 2016 at 5:38 PM VICTORVILLE — A celebratory atmosphere fille
High Desert graduates from foster families receive a greater hope for the future
Desert Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
Posted Jun. 17, 2016 at 5:38 PM VICTORVILLE — A celebratory atmosphere filled the air at Red Robin restaurant as the Greater Hope Foundation recognized several... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
High levels of arsenic found in Hinkley wellsa lot of metals in the groundwater that are naturally occurring. It's very comm
High levels of arsenic found in Hinkley wells
Desert Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
a lot of metals in the groundwater that are naturally occurring. It's very common in our service area."Eckhart said even Victorville has high levels of arsenic, which the water system has to thin out. That is why Eckhart recommends regular... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
In Sniper-Style Killing of Clerk, Man Gets Life SentenceDaniel Olivera was wrapping up a late shift at a Victorville gas sation when su
In Sniper-Style Killing of Clerk, Man Gets Life Sentence
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
Daniel Olivera was wrapping up a late shift at a Victorville gas sation when suddenly a single gunshot rang out and struck him in the chest. The Arco AMPM was teeming with customers pumping gas that Sunday night — but witnesses were baffled. They... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Police search for 2 men accused of Barstow home invasion robberynot guilty to robbery earlier this week. Court records show Tevin Antonio Rayvo
Police search for 2 men accused of Barstow home invasion robbery
Desert Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
not guilty to robbery earlier this week. Court records show Tevin Antonio Rayvon Tharpe answered the criminal charge in a Victorville courtroom on Tuesday.Police arrested Tharpe, 23, after he, along with the two outstanding suspects, fled from the... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
NASCAR Southwest Tour returns with Irwindale rivalryPankratz took the Focus Midgets main. • Chris Southern of Hesperia had a big n
NASCAR Southwest Tour returns with Irwindale rivalry
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
Pankratz took the Focus Midgets main. • Chris Southern of Hesperia had a big night Saturday at Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville. He won his fourth straight KT100 main event and came back to also win in the So Cal Oval Karters Open Class. It... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
NASCAR Southwest Tour returns with Irwindale rivalryPankratz took the Focus Midgets main. • Chris Southern of Hesperia had a big n
NASCAR Southwest Tour returns with Irwindale rivalry
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Pankratz took the Focus Midgets main. • Chris Southern of Hesperia had a big night Saturday at Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville. He won his fourth straight KT100 main event and came back to also win in the So Cal Oval Karters Open Class. It... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
NASCAR Southwest Tour returns with Irwindale rivalryPankratz took the Focus Midgets main. • Chris Southern of Hesperia had a big n
NASCAR Southwest Tour returns with Irwindale rivalry
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Pankratz took the Focus Midgets main. • Chris Southern of Hesperia had a big night Saturday at Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville. He won his fourth straight KT100 main event and came back to also win in the So Cal Oval Karters Open Class. It... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
NASCAR Southwest Tour returns with Irwindale rivalryPankratz took the Focus Midgets main. • Chris Southern of Hesperia had a big n
NASCAR Southwest Tour returns with Irwindale rivalry
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 12 days ago
Pankratz took the Focus Midgets main. • Chris Southern of Hesperia had a big night Saturday at Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville. He won his fourth straight KT100 main event and came back to also win in the So Cal Oval Karters Open Class. It... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
NASCAR Southwest Tour returns with Irwindale rivalryPankratz took the Focus Midgets main. • Chris Southern of Hesperia had a big n
NASCAR Southwest Tour returns with Irwindale rivalry
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Pankratz took the Focus Midgets main. • Chris Southern of Hesperia had a big night Saturday at Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville. He won his fourth straight KT100 main event and came back to also win in the So Cal Oval Karters Open Class. It... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the editor:the SANDBAG loan to complete the Yucca Loma/Nisqualli Road project. The argumen
Letters to the editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
the SANDBAG loan to complete the Yucca Loma/Nisqualli Road project. The argument should always be that the City of Victorville has an obligation to honor its promises to the entire Victor Valley to complete this very important... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Victorville Council should approve SANBAG loanAt a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, the Victorville City Council could vote
Victorville Council should approve SANBAG loan
Desert Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
At a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, the Victorville City Council could vote on a $12.5 million loan from San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) that would aid speedy completion of the Green Tree Extension transportation project.After the... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Greater Hope to hold job and career fairThe Greater Hope Foundation will hold a job and career fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p
Greater Hope to hold job and career fair
Desert Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
The Greater Hope Foundation will hold a job and career fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 30 at 14344 Ave., Suite 103, Victorville. Positions include licensed clinical therapists, clinical social workers, social workers aides and Medi-Cal biller. For... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
New VVTA route links Needles residents to Barstow, Victorville— Victor Valley Transit Authority is now offering bus service on Fridays from N
New VVTA route links Needles residents to Barstow, Victorville
Desert Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
— Victor Valley Transit Authority is now offering bus service on Fridays from Needles to both courthouses in Barstow and Victorville, allowing residents to attend Friday court hearings.The VVTA Route 200 came about as a collaboration between... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
High Desert Corridor environmental docs to be released June 20attached to the project, including the state Department of Transportation, Sout
High Desert Corridor environmental docs to be released June 20
Desert Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
attached to the project, including the state Department of Transportation, Southern California Association of Governments, Victorville, Palmdale, Adelanto, Lancaster, Apple Valley and others.Earlier this month, Metro deferred questions about the... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
No known local threats, sheriff says after Orlando massacretweeted that the "horrifying assault in Orlando was an act of hate and terror."
No known local threats, sheriff says after Orlando massacre
Desert Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
tweeted that the "horrifying assault in Orlando was an act of hate and terror."LGBT-friendly Ricky's Bar, located in Victorville, announced it would hold a candlelight vigil at 9 p.m. Sunday in "remembrance and support for all of the fallen... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Locals voice doubts over new California smoking ageby veterans groups, who contended that people old enough to serve in the U.S. m
Locals voice doubts over new California smoking age
Desert Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
by veterans groups, who contended that people old enough to serve in the U.S. military should be old enough to smoke too.Victorville resident Kimberly Barnes Munoz also raised this argument.“If you can choose to die for your country you should be... Read more
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The Signal
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, June 10, 2016date: 06/09/2016 2002 Charge description: POSSESSION NARCOTIC CONTROLLED SUBST
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, June 10, 2016
The Signal / Posted 18 days ago
date: 06/09/2016 2002 Charge description: POSSESSION NARCOTIC CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE Name: CABRERA , PAUL Home town: VICTORVILLE Occupation: LABORER Arrest date: 06/09/2016 2225 Charge description: POSSESSION NARCOTIC CONTROLLED... Read more
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Philboxing
PABLO CESAR CANO TAKES ON KEANDRE GIBSON ON JULY 15 AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORTdebut in a scheduled four-round super bantamweight fight. Undefeated prospect R
PABLO CESAR CANO TAKES ON KEANDRE GIBSON ON JULY 15 AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT
Philboxing / Posted 18 days ago
debut in a scheduled four-round super bantamweight fight. Undefeated prospect Rigoberto Hermosillo (5-0-1, 3 KOs) of Victorville, Calif. will participate in a six-round featherweight fight and Jhon Leon of Los Angeles will also make his... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
China out in Vegas-to-L.A. high-speed rail lineXpressWest pledges to forge ahead with project, which would have stop in Victor
China out in Vegas-to-L.A. high-speed rail line
Desert Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
XpressWest pledges to forge ahead with project, which would have stop in Victorville Posted Jun. 9, 2016 at 4:53 PM Posted Jun. 9, 2016 at 4:53 PM XpressWest has announced the end to its Chinese partnership to develop a high-speed rail line... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino hosts boxing matchdebut in a scheduled four-round super bantamweight fight. Undefeated prospect R
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino hosts boxing match
Rolling Good Times / Posted 19 days ago
debut in a scheduled four-round super bantamweight fight. Undefeated prospect Rigoberto Hermosillo (5-0-1, 3 KOs) of Victorville, Calif. will participate in a six-round featherweight fight and Jhon Leon of Los Angeles will also make his... Read more
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The Columbian
Vegas firm with fast railway hopes breaks with China companyhasn’t broken ground. But it has regulatory approval to cover about 190 miles f
Vegas firm with fast railway hopes breaks with China company
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
hasn’t broken ground. But it has regulatory approval to cover about 190 miles from Las Vegas to the Mojave Desert city of Victorville, California. That’s about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Cost estimates for the project have topped $7... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Vegas firm wanting to build fast railway to California breaks with China companyhasn't broken ground. But it has regulatory approval to cover about 190 miles f
Vegas firm wanting to build fast railway to California breaks with China company
Silicon Valley / Posted 19 days ago
hasn't broken ground. But it has regulatory approval to cover about 190 miles from Las Vegas to the Mojave Desert city of Victorville, California. That's about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Cost estimates for the project have topped $7... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Crashes point to need for safety measuresCaltrans recently announced plans for a $9.7 million raised curb median project
Crashes point to need for safety measures
Desert Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Caltrans recently announced plans for a $9.7 million raised curb median project on Palmdale Road in Victorville, specifically designed to lower the number of head-on collisions on the busy thoroughfare between Highway 395 and Cobalt Road.Though the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Vegas firm with fast railway hopes breaks with China companyhasn't broken ground. But it has regulatory approval to cover about 190 miles f
Vegas firm with fast railway hopes breaks with China company
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 days ago
hasn't broken ground. But it has regulatory approval to cover about 190 miles from Las Vegas to the Mojave Desert city of Victorville, California. That's about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Cost estimates for the project have topped $7... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Vegas firm with fast railway hopes breaks with China companyhasn't broken ground., But it has regulatory approval to cover about 190 miles
Vegas firm with fast railway hopes breaks with China company
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 19 days ago
hasn't broken ground., But it has regulatory approval to cover about 190 miles from Las Vegas to the Mojave Desert city of Victorville, California. That's about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Cost estimates for the project have topped $7... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Barstow Motorcycle Center closes after 22 yearsVictorville location also shut down, owner says Posted Jun. 8, 2016 at 6:57 PM
Barstow Motorcycle Center closes after 22 years
Desert Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Victorville location also shut down, owner says Posted Jun. 8, 2016 at 6:57 PM Posted Jun. 8, 2016 at 6:57 PM BARSTOW — Three years after moving into the former H&E and True Value Hardware building on West Main Street, Barstow Motorcycle Center... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
High-speed L.A.-to-Vegas train plan continues without Chinese partnerdeal with the Chinese provided for CRI to assist develop, finance, build and po
High-speed L.A.-to-Vegas train plan continues without Chinese partner
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
deal with the Chinese provided for CRI to assist develop, finance, build and potentially operate the XpressWest rail project connecting Las Vegas to Los Angeles, with stations in Las Vegas, Victorville and Palmdale, and service throughout Los Angel... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
High-speed L.A.-to-Vegas train plan continues without Chinese partnerdeal with the Chinese provided for CRI to assist develop, finance, build and po
High-speed L.A.-to-Vegas train plan continues without Chinese partner
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 19 days ago
deal with the Chinese provided for CRI to assist develop, finance, build and potentially operate the XpressWest rail project connecting Las Vegas to Los Angeles, with stations in Las Vegas, Victorville and Palmdale, and service throughout Los Angel... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Las Vegas High-Speed Rail Deal Called Offbuild and potentially operate the XpressWest rail project connecting Las Vegas
Las Vegas High-Speed Rail Deal Called Off
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 19 days ago
build and potentially operate the XpressWest rail project connecting Las Vegas to Los Angeles, with stations in Las Vegas, Victorville and Palmdale, and service throughout Los Angeles. China launched its own domestic high-speed rail service in... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Early results: Lovingood, Valles appear headed to November showdown in 1st District supervisor's racerace Roelle in third, followed by Holland, Russ San Bernardino County 1st Dis
Early results: Lovingood, Valles appear headed to November showdown in 1st District supervisor's race
Desert Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
race Roelle in third, followed by Holland, Russ San Bernardino County 1st District Supervisor Robert Lovingood and former Victorville City Councilwoman Angela Valles appear on track for a November run-off.Lovingood was leading early in his bid for... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
With team doing well, John Force sets sights on first NHRA win of seasonfull program Saturday night at Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the eighth-mile banked tr
With team doing well, John Force sets sights on first NHRA win of season
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 20 days ago
full program Saturday night at Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the eighth-mile banked track at San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville. Gates open at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 6. At the last race, Chris Southern of Hesperia beat son Thomas to... Read more
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