Spring Valley Lake Road Resurfacing Approved By SBC Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – Following Supervisor Lovingood’s motion, the County Board of Supervisors approved a $12.4 million contract with Sully-Miller Contracting Company to rehabilitate about 30 miles of roads in Spring Valley Lake. The details of the work to be done on each group of roads vary related to initial phases of conventional asphalt leveling course and stress absorbing material interlayer, but all roads will receive a new rubberized asphalt concrete surface.

ComAv Purchases New Low Emission Airliner Tugs With MDAQMD $500K Grant

VICTORVILLE, Calif. — New airliner tug vehicles purchased with a Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District (MDAQMD) grant will allow local business, ComAv, to operate more efficiently, while cutting more than 2.5 tons per year of emissions.

Thanks to Carl Moyer funding provided by MDAQMD, ComAv (Commercial Aviation Services) – which handles premier airliner asset management and technical services – replaced two 1976 International Diesel Tugs with two 2019 Towbar Tractor B950s, reducing emissions by 96%. MDAQMD’s funds covered 71.5% of the cost of the new equipment.

Nominations Open for Mojave Desert AQMD Annual Exemplar Award

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – MDAQMD: The Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District is now accepting nominations for its 2018-2019 Exemplar Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions toward the prevention or control of air pollution in the Mojave Desert Air Basin.

Eligible candidates include local businesses, industries, schools, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to clean air through the development of voluntary air pollution reduction and/or prevention programs.

New 4 Way Stop in AV Coming In August

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. – Town of Apple Valley: The Town Council unanimously voted to add an all-way (four-way) stop at the intersection of Tonawanda Road and Shoshonee/ Flathead roads in response to public concern about speed and safety in the area made at the May 14 Town Council meeting.

Per the Town Manager’s direction, Engineering staff evaluated speed limits, collision history, and overall traffic control measures in the area and determined that the existing traffic control measures in place are correct.

36th Annual National Night Out/Apple Valley, Hesperia, Victorville

SAN BERNARDINO CO., Calif. – Supervisor Lovingood: Residents around San Bernardino County will come together on the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 6, for the 36th annual National Night Out.

National Night Out is a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law

Shred Fest Compost/Mulch Giveaway Free To All Victor Valley Residents

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – Victor Valley Recycling Center, 17000 Abbey Lane: The Shred Fest is held four times a year, (the first Saturday in February, May, August, and November) from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon or until the shred truck is full. Get the current Shred Fest Flier here. The Shred Fest is free to all Victor Valley residents. Bring up to four (4) 20-pound boxes of paper documents to shred for FREE. No business materials. Documents are shredded on site by All Purpose Document Destruction.

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.