Assemblyman Obernolte Responds to Governor Newsom’s State of the State Address

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) issued the following statement in in response to the Governor’s State of the State:

“In Governor Newsom’s first State of the State address, he outlined some ambitious goals for our state, including tackling affordable housing, homelessness, education, and rising healthcare costs. I agree that we need to work together to solve these significant

AV Offers Lifeguard Training Deadline 2/27 – Swim Lesson Registration Starts 5/4

APPLE VALLEY RECREATION: Every summer the Town of Apple Valley hires a crew of lifeguards to supervise swimmers, teach lessons and more. Become eligible for one of these valuable positions this spring at one of two Lifeguard Training sessions. The knowledge and skills taught in this course will teach participants everything they need to keep themselves and others safe in and around any aquatic environment. The course covers

Assemblyman Obernolte: Bill to Fast-Track Fire Safety Escape Routes

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblyman Obernolte (R-Hesperia) announced introducing a bill that will streamline urgent safety projects in high-risk fire areas that have insufficient egress (exit) routes.

“During a time when our state is experiencing unprecedented wildfires, it’s paramount that we provide our local agencies with the

William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar At Victor Valley College Feb. 8 – 10

Beware the Ides of March!

The VVC Off Broadway Performing Arts Club proudly presents William Shakespeare’s classic tale of ambition and tragedy set against the backdrop of ancient Rome. Rome teeters on the brink of civil war as Caesar’s ambition for a crown threatens the stability of the Republic. Part ghost story, part political thriller, ancient Rome comes to vivid life in this mounting of one of the greatest hits of the Elizabethan stage.

U.S. Forest Service – SBNF/Advice On Road and Snowplay Safety and Trespassing

SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST: So you may have heard it snowed this week! And more is on the way. Before you head up, some logistical notes to make your visit much more enjoyable:

1. Traffic becomes extremely congested after snowfall. Everyone wants to play, be that skiing, sledding, snowshoeing, etc. If you can, consider arriving early or visiting on a weekday or be prepared for sometimes hours-long delays.

Hesperia Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Courses/Registration Feb. 22


Hesperia Recreation and Park District will be offering an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course at Spring Valley Lake Country Club Pool, 13229 Spring Valley Lake Pwky., Victorville. Candidates must be 15 years of age or older by the last day of class. Candidates will be admitted into the class after a pre-course assessment on Saturday, March 16th. Participants must be pre-

How To Contact Your Members of Congress Concerning The Government Shutdown

Simone Graham – Editor: One of our local nonprofits, California Association of Nonprofits, is providing information and links to California representatives so that we can express our concern or opinions about the impending government shut-down. This is their February 5, 2019 notice to the public.

CalNonprofits: You probably know that if Congress and the White House don’t reach an agreement by February 15, 2019, the federal

Off-Highway Vehicle Grants Open House/Forest Officials Want Your Input

For over 20 years, San Bernardino National Forest has been a recipient of over ten million dollars from California’s Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) grants. The money has gone to creating and maintaining OHV staging areas and trails, route monitoring and education, enforcing OHV regulations and restoring lands damaged by OHV use. The forest has 65 miles of green sticker trails, 169 miles of green sticker roads and an additional 734 miles of level 2 roads open to SUV/4WD use, of which 104 miles are 4WD routes.

Apple Valley welcomes Corky’s Homestyle Kitchen and Bakery

Apple Valley, CA – February 4, 2019: Twenty years after opening their first restaurant, Mike and Jennifer Towles are bringing Corky’s Homestyle Kitchen and Bakery to Apple Valley. Inspired by Grandma Corky herself, the restaurant serves a wide variety of homestyle entrees and fresh bakery items. The Apple Valley

Commemorating Black History Month

Simone Graham – Editor: This week U.S. Senator for California, Kamala Harris, is addressing Black History Month in a letter to constituents reminding us all that freedom is not free. The cost can be high, but the result is worth the price and must be guarded and earned with each generation. Whether fighting on foreign soil or in our own communities for freedom and equal rights, it is worth the fight and is the measure of who we are as a people.