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VVC Opening Night: You Can’t Take It With You

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – Victor Valley Community College: Friday, Aug. 2 is opening day for VVC’s newest production. You Can’t Take It With You is a madcap, idealistic comedy that reinforces the idea that you can only live life to the fullest by doing whatever makes you happy.

Grandpa Vanderhof and his quirky family, the Sycamores, and their friends are a madcap group of eccentrics, marching to the beat of their own drum. When practical young Alice Sycamore becomes engaged to Tony Kirby, the Vanderhof and Sycamore clans must straighten up to meet the new in-laws.

San Bernardino Express Lanes 10 Freeway Construction July 29 – Aug. 3

UPLAND, Calif. – As the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) begins construction of Express Lanes on I-10 between the Los Angeles/San Bernardino County Line and I-15, crews will continue fieldwork investigations the week of July 29. Please remember all construction is dynamic and the schedule is weather-permitting and subject to change.

Check Your Mirrors: Victorville PD Citing Crash-Risk Violations Saturday, July 27

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – Victorville Police Department will have extra deputies out on patrol this Saturday, July 27, looking for violations that increase the risk of crashes. The motorcycle safety enforcement operation aims at educating both motorcyclists and drivers on the rules of the road.

Motorcycle fatalities have jumped dramatically in California over the past decade. In 2017, there were 576 people killed in motorcycle crashes statewide, up nearly 17 percent from 494 in 2015.

Silverwood Lake Algal Bloom at Danger Level

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) urged people to avoid physical contact with the water at Silverwood Lake in San Bernardino County until further notice and avoid eating fish from the lake due to the presence of blue-green algae.

Boating is allowed, but swimming and other water-contact recreation and sporting activities are not considered safe under the danger advisory due to potential adverse health effects. The danger advisory is in effect for the entire lake.

City of Hesperia SCE Public Safety Power Shutoffs In Effect: Cooling Centers Near You

HESPERIA, Calif. – Southern California has experienced devastating wildfires for many years and in response to these tragedies Southern California Edison (SCE) has begun implementing Public Safety Power Shutoffs.

Public Safety Power Shutoffs are undertaken by SCE when potentially dangerous weather conditions arise. During these

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 amazon.com/primeday.

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.