Residents Invited To Hesperia Community Consolidated Plan Meetings 9/21 & 25

The City is preparing the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants. Residents and stakeholders are invited to attend a Community Meeting and/or complete a brief survey to provide their opinion.

Enter Apple Valley Annual Reverse Triathlon

The Apple Valley Reverse Triathlon will be held at the beautiful Civic Center Park, and Aquatic Center. The Reverse Triathlon will start with a 5k run and transition into a 12 mile flat road course and finish with a 150 yd. pool swim. The Apple Valley kid’s triathlon will consist of a .75 mile run, 1 mile bike ride, and a 50 yard swim. Last, but not least, the event will also include a 5K for runners.

Hesperia Shakespeare in the Park 2019 – Twelfth Night

The Hesperia Recreation and Park District is proud to host a presentation by Martin Gonzalez. Enjoy one, or all three performances of outdoor theater in the pleasant evening air. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to Hesperia Civic Plaza Park, 15833 Smoketree Street. Each showing will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Inland Empire Job Corps Openings

Inland Empire Job Corps has immediate openings for youth ages 16-24 seeking free career training in the nation’s leading industries, including construction, finance/business, health care, hospitality, and renewable resources/energy.

Assemblyman Obernolte On Passage of Assembly Bill that Limits Independent Contracting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Assemblyman Obernolte (R-Hesperia) issued the following statement on Assembly Bill 5, which severely limits independent contracting in California.

“This bill will negatively impact Californians across our state as many of them will lose work opportunities because of its overly restrictive nature. It will ultimately put the livelihood of millions of hard-working Californians at risk. It is unevenly applied and arbitrarily picks winners and losers based on which industry could afford to pay a lobbyist to get their interests exempted. There’s absolutely no justifiable reason that all professions aren’t being treated equally.”

Two Days Left To Register Float Entries In Hesperia Days Parade

HESPERIA, Calif  — The Hesperia Days Parade is scheduled to cruise down Main Street on the morning of Sept. 21 and local groups, organizations and businesses are invited to participate. The Hesperia Centennial Lions Club, which organizes the annual parade, is seeking float participants to join the fun for only $25 per entry. The parade welcomes more than 100 entries each year along with thousands of spectators who line Main Street between E and I avenues to watch the action.

The event is a prime opportunity for local groups and organizations to showcase their community spirit, increase public awareness and advertise their mission in front of numerous residents, families and community leaders. This year’s parade, themed “Under the Big Top,” will feature Grand Marshall Bruce Henderson, also known locally as “#BH29,” a star Sultana High School athlete who suffered a traumatic brain injury during a football game in September 2016.

‘Keeping The Memory Alive’: VVC Flags of Honor & Public Invite To Morning Ceremony on 9/11

VICTORVILLE, Calif  — On Labor Day, 3,000 American flags were placed on the hillside beside the Victor Valley College (VVC) Library. More than 200 students, college staff members and volunteers gathered at 7 a.m. to create the display. All of the flags have a paper card attached, each one with a different name hand-written on it. They are the names of those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001.

High Desert Survey Deadline Extended

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – The deadline to submit responses to the High Desert Survey has been extended to September 15, according to Joseph W. Brady, CCIM, SIOR, initiator of the survey and one of its key sponsors. The extension is intended to allow a key regional public service entity, with nearly 10,000 clients, to include notification of the survey in its current billing cycle and to provide residents who have not yet completed it more time to do so.

‘Friends’ Of VVC Library Support Student Success

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – Victor Valley College’s Friends of the Library program, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, recently received a $1,000 donation from the VVC Associated Student Body.

Friends of the Library is a non-profit subsidiary under the VVC Foundation that allows special funding for events and items not generally covered within the library’s general budget.

Battery Minerals Resources California Inc. Cleared To Drill For “Critical Minerals” In Panamint

BLM, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management today issued a Finding of No Significant Impact for the Panamint Valley Lithium Exploration Project in Inyo County, north of Trona. This authorizes Battery Minerals Resources California Inc. to drill at four exploration sites on mining claims adjacent to designated roads.