Sign Up For Mojave Narrows Fishing Clinic Mar. 2: Fishing Derbies Mar. 16 & April 6

Simone Graham – Editor: MOJAVE NARROWS REGIONAL PARK – Want to fish, but don’t know how? Know the sport, but want to know more? Regional Parks invites you to participate in their award winning and nationally recognized Fishing Workshops. Whether you are a first time fisherman or already know the sport but would like a few extra tips, this program is for you!

Extra CHP Units Patrolling US-395 Starting Feb. 27

Simone Graham – Editor: Last year seemed to be epic for car accidents and fatalities on Highway 395.  This new detail is a good thing for everyone whether you drive the highway everyday or take it for a vacation trip once in awhile. It is frustrating to get behind the semi trucks when 395 is only two lanes; they are difficult to see around and hard to pass. CHP patrols are zeroing in on”primary collision factors” as described below. Here is a reminder of types of distracted driving that

SoCal Logistics Airport: Boeing Expands In Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – The City of Victorville announced that it has executed a lease agreement with The Boeing Company for an additional 85,000 square feet of hangar space at the City’s Southern California Logistics Airport. The additional space in SCLA hangar 676 will be used by The Boeing Company to expand its flight testing operation for new aircraft including the Boeing 737 Max and the yet-to-be-released, Boeing 777-X. Total leased space will generate more than $821,000 in annual gross revenue for SCLA.

Winter Weather Notice Issued For Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – The National Weather Service is predicting unusually cold temperatures for our area Wednesday through Thursday of this week. Snow levels could potentially reach as low as 1500 feet. This could impact commuters. You are advised to take precautions to protect yourself and your family.

If in doubt, wait out the storm if possible. But if you must travel make sure you share your travel plans and route with someone before you leave. Carry blankets and cold weather gear with you. If

All 2019 Apple Valley High graduates to receive $1,600 each to attend Victor Valley College

APPLE VALLEY – Every senior who graduates from Apple Valley High School and chooses to attend Victor Valley College this year will receive a $1,600 scholarship, courtesy of the new AVHS Alumni Scholarship. The class of 2019 was gathered in the school gymnasium Thursday morning for an assembly that announced the scholarship, featuring a lineup of guest speakers from VVC.

Thousands of students to learn about Manufacturing and Trade careers Thursday

Simone Graham – Editor: I once read in a newspaper article about elementary students taking a field trip to the Claremont Colleges. The idea behind getting them to tour colleges when they are kids is that children who started thinking about going to college in grade school years had a better chance of getting there by the time they are a high school senior. Events like Made in the High Desert 

Experience Calico Ghost Town Civil War Days Event Feb. 16 – 17

Imagine living under martial law in a town occupied by the Confederate army. Suddenly a cannon blasts, smoke fills the air, and a hundred Union soldiers come rushing in. Before anyone can turn to run, a battle is raging.

Calico Ghost Town will come alive with Civil War battles, the sounds of bugles, and the thunder of cannon and musket fire on Feb. 16 and 17. Calico, in partnership with the Union Army of the West, Inc., invite visitors to come and witness historic presentations, troop inspections,

VVC Graduates First Construction-Apprenticeship Readiness Program

VICTOR VALLEY COLLEGE – Eleven individuals in the High Desert recently became the first graduating cohort of Victor Valley College’s Construction-Apprenticeship Readiness Program, a grant-funded initiative aimed at helping students become competitive for trade careers.

The students were presented with certificates during a luncheon ceremony in VVC’s Student Activities Center on Thursday (Feb. 7), joined by representatives from the Riverside-San Bernardino Building and Construction Trades Councils. “We are proud of all of you — not only for

Arthropolooza At SB County And Victor Valley Museums Starting Saturday

Simone Graham – Editor: There are back to back weekends to enjoy this event; the weekend in Redlands and next weekend at our own Victor Valley Museum. VV Museum invites you to experience live bug encounters, hands-on activities for families to bug out, and more are planned for the museum’s second annual ARTHROPOLOOZA: The Ultimate Bugfest on Saturday, Feb.23, 12:00 -3:00 p.m. (admission: Victor Valley Museum).

HD Area Flash Flood Watch

Simone Graham – Editor: For those new to the area and as a reminder to those who have been here several years, there was a flash flood by the Victorville Green Tree Golf Course two seasons ago mid- February. The water had risen so high and the current so strong that it swept two cars off the road. One man lost his life in that incident.