Town Of Apple Valley’s New Voting Districts/5-District Maps

Apple Valley, Calif – Based on comments received at recent public hearings and workshops, new and revised maps have been drawn. The five-district maps include revisions of the Green, Purple and Tan maps which add recently annexed areas and demographic information. A new five-district map has been introduced, “Olive”, that modifies the Green map.

In addition to the five-district maps, a new four-district map is also presented that will allow for an at-large Mayor. This map, identified as “Grape”, also uses the major roadways as the other maps and includes commercial development in all districts.

Victorville Hosts Workshop About Free Honor Flight Program For Veterans

Victorville, Calif. – To our military Veterans, you have sacrificed for our country and now we want to honor you! The City of Victorville will be hosting a community workshop with Honor Flight Inland Empire that will showcase opportunities for local Veterans to visit the war memorials that were designated to honor their heroism.

Victor Valley College Graduates Record Number Of Rams

The Victor Valley College 2019 commencement ceremony was the largest in its 58-year history, celebrating more than 1,330 graduates who’ve earned associate degrees. As such, the event was held at America’s largest outdoor music venue, Glen Helen Amphitheater, for the first time ever to accommodate the near-600 graduates who walked and more than 7,000 guests on Friday.

‘Mojave Green’ Gas Station Awards to Seven Local Businesses

It’s arguably one of the tougher feats in operating a gas station, but seven facilities in the Mojave Desert Air Basin recently were honored as Mojave Green Gas Stations to help celebrate Air Quality Awareness Week (April 29 to May 3 in 2019) and Clean Air Month (May). Refueling stations located within the boundaries of the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District (MDAQMD) that meet the District’s regulations during the facilities’ annual compliance inspections for at least three years consecutively are eligible for the award.

Victor Valley College celebrates Spring 2019 Nursing Graduates

Victorville, Calif. — Victor Valley College celebrated the graduation of 34 nursing students during a pinning and candlelight ceremony at High Desert Church Friday evening, May 31. The nursing Class of Spring 2019 was dressed in traditional white uniforms as they recited the International Nursing Pledge, promising to care for the sick and uphold the integrity of the professional nurse.

College leaders, staff, family members, and friends all gathered together to commemorate the graduates’ completion of one of the nation’s most elite nursing programs. Katherine Shields, president of the VVC chapter of the California Student Nursing Association, shared with guests her experiences in the program.

Vets Turn Out For Sixth Veterans Resource Fair Hosted By Supervisor Lovingood

A 90-year-old Army veteran is now on track to receive the benefits he earned more than half a century ago. A Navy veteran of Operation Desert Storm is now connecting with fellow veterans to talk about issues they have in common; a female Marine met face-to-face with Veterans Administration officials to cut through the bureaucracy and solve problems.

Big Bear National Trails Day June 1

Simone Graham – Editor: I did not know this is a thing until I logged on to the National Day Calendar to see what special occasions are observed today. It is National Trails Day and, yes, our local mountain city trail foundation is celebrating with a full day of activities. So, hikers and nature enthusiasts read on and prepare for next year; put this on your calendar to register early and be a part of the trail restoration detail or the trail hiking and runners events.

Assemblyman Obernolte Recognizes El Dorado Broadcasters as Small Business of the Month

Hesperia, Calif. – Today, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) honored El Dorado Broadcasters in Victorville as Outstanding Small Business of the Month.

El Dorado Broadcasters in Victorville is the largest radio broadcaster in the High Desert. It has five stations that entertain listeners with Country, Classic Rock, Adult Contemporary, Hip Hop, and talk radio. Each one of their stations prides themselves on providing both entertainment and information for the communities

Victor Valley Graduation Check Deadline & Student Study-a-thon May 31

Study-a-thon: The semester is nearing the end. VVC can help prepare you for that final exam.

The Math, English and academic tutoring center with the support of the ASB and donation from the foundation with prizes will be offering different sessions related to Math, English, Writing, Biology and Psychology to help students study and prepare for their final exams.

The VV Museum 2019 Summer Explorers Camps

The Victor Valley Museum, a branch of the San Bernardino County Museum invites children ages 7-10 to join us for our first 2019 Summer Explorers Camps. This year features a series of two-day immersive experiences, themed around science, history, art, and anthropology. During each camp session, summer explorers will be introduced to real-world topics as they will dig up clues from the past in a mock excavation, discover local cultures, conduct their