Free Dump Day For Victorville Residents Saturday, July 20

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – Do you plan to spruce up your yard or neighborhood? The City of Victorville and Victorville Disposal are joining forces to host a Free Dump Day on Saturday, July 20. This event is free for all City of Victorville residents and will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), located at 17000 Abbey Lane in Victorville.

Residents, Business, & Officials/Take the High Desert Quality of Life Survey Aug. 1

Simone Graham – Editor: Yes, we are asking you to take another survey. Why take the survey? What you answer and the comments you make do make a difference. There is nothing like research and data to move decision-making at the state, county, and local levels to guide money for projects, programs, construction, and urban planning.

If you are a resident, this means that your life improves right where you live to make you and your family safer, your entertainment venues close to you, it provides an increase in education programs targeted to train your family members in today’s tech skills that are now needed in all trades. When all of those around you have training that gives them life-long support for their families, you benefit because they can buy homes in your neighborhood or new neighborhoods and take care of them.

City of Victorville Adopts New Operation Hours

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – The City of Victorville announced that in order to improve service and be more accessible to the community, City Hall will be open on Fridays beginning the week of July 15. The Victorville City Council approved the new operating hours during budget adoption last month.

“We are expanding operational hours to five days a week to improve customer service,” said Victorville Mayor, Gloria Garcia. “The new hours enable us to be more accessible in order to address the needs of our community.”

Starting Monday, July 15, ask “Alexa, What are My Prime Day Deals?”

SEATTLE, Calif – The big event for savvy shoppers around the world is almost here as Amazon prepares to kick off Prime Day at 12 am PT / 3:00 a.m. ET on July 15. For the first time ever, Prime members will enjoy a full 48 hours of epic fun on more than a million deals worldwide – giving them the best in shopping and savings. Throughout Prime Day 2019, new deals will launch as often as every five minutes, giving shoppers plenty of reasons to come back again and again. Anyone can shop and save this Prime Day by joining Prime or starting a free 30-day trial at

OC Fair Opens For 23-Day Run With More Thrill Rides Than Ever Before

COSTA MESA, Calif. – The gates swung open Friday at noon as the OC Fair welcomes guests in for Acres of Fun!

Titan, the largest traveling booster ride in the U.S., will make its California debut and 32 lucky fair-goers will get the chance to be the first riders. Special tickets will be handed out at Blue Gate as the Fair opens.

Titan rockets riders 17 stories into the air experiencing 4G acceleration and speeds of up to 60 mph, making it the most spectacular ride in the carnival. Now, the tallest ride in the Fair, it is 30 feet taller than La Grande Wheel XL, and it weighs 280,000 pounds.

Supervisor Lovingood: Trona Town Hall Meeting Update

TRONA, Calif. – Supervisor Lovingood: I joined the community of Trona for a Town Hall Meeting discussing the response and recovery efforts relating to the July 4 and 5 earthquakes. San Bernardino County agencies are on hand at the Local Assistance Center in Trona High School to assist residents with their needs. The Local Assistance Center is a one-stop location providing free resources to residents. Services include childcare, housing resources, clothing and food vouchers, counseling services,

Local Positions Hesperia, Victorville, Apple Valley, July Hiring Event, & SBC HR/ July

Hiring Event hosted by San Bernardino County HR,  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, 17310 Bear Valley Rd (Suite 109) Victorville. Workforce Development Board will be in attendance to answer any questions you may have about the application process or working for the County.

Community Invited Today/This Week For Input On Park Plan Grant

The Hesperia Recreation and Park District is applying for a Proposition 68 – Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program grant in hopes of obtaining funds to develop currently undeveloped space at Lime Street Park for the community. The District will host series of community input meetings to gather feedback on recreational amenities the community would like to see added to Lime Street Park. Community input meetings will be held at the following locations on the following dates and times:

Assemblyman Obernolte Announces Trona Earthquake Town Hall on Disaster Response

HESPERIA, Calif. – Today, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) announced he will be speaking at an Earthquake Town Hall in Trona tomorrow regarding disaster response. Elected officials and Public Safety personnel will speak to residents regarding recovery efforts and what they can expect next.

Other elected officials that will be present are State Senator Shannon Grove and San Bernardino County Supervisors Robert Lovingood and Curt Hagman. In addition, representatives from Senator Diane Feinstein, Senator Kamala Harris, Congressman Kevin McCarthy, Congressman Paul Cook, the California Office of

Trona Support Services: Supervisor Lovingood July 9 Update

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – On Wednesday, July 10, San Bernardino County will open a Local Assistance Center (LAC) at Trona High School located at 83600 Trona Rd. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The LAC is a one-stop location to access supportive services for residents affected by the earthquakes. Resources are provided free of charge.

The following agencies are scheduled to provide resources and/or services at the LAC: