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Check out Week 3 HS Football rundown
The Best Local Sports Show will bring you all of the scores and highlights from the gridiron as high school football enters Week 3.
19 Sep 2014 at 12:59pm






Hundreds wait for new iPhone in Palm Desert
Nearly 350 people waited for the doors to open at the Apple Store, El Paseo Village, in Palm Desert early Friday morning.
19 Sep 2014 at 12:45pm






Local cyclists make it to Ground Zero after traveling from Indio
Local cyclist Tim Esser and his daughter have made the ride from Indio to Ground Zero to raise awareness and appreciation for first responders.
19 Sep 2014 at 12:03pm






Man arrested in connection to deadly hit and run in Cathedral City
A 79 year old Rancho Mirage man has been arrested in connection to a deadly hit and run that occurred in Cathedral City on Friday, September 12.
19 Sep 2014 at 11:10am






Court rescheduled for former Palm Springs Power baseball player accused of rape
Trent Pell, 21, pleaded not guilty last month to several charges -- including two counts of rape.
19 Sep 2014 at 10:53am






Animal Control rescues dog stuck in a jug
U.S. Marines are often referred to as jarheads, but on Thursday, a dog in the Sky Valley area must have taken the nickname literally as animal control officers had to rescue him from a tight spot.
19 Sep 2014 at 10:42am






Missing Palm Desert man found safe
A 58 year old Palm Desert man who was reported missing on Thursday was found safe around 11 a.m. Friday. 
19 Sep 2014 at 10:36am






California wildfire grows more slowly
Authorities have accused a man of deliberately starting the blaze. Thirty-seven-year-old Wayne Allen Huntsman is scheduled to be arraigned Friday afternoon on an arson charge.
19 Sep 2014 at 7:13am






Persistent dust storms pose risks to you and your pet's health
Persistent dust storms pose risks to your and your pet's health. Natalie Brunell reports
18 Sep 2014 at 11:55pm






Two men injured in late night shooting in Palm Springs
Two people were wounded in a shooting in downtown Palm Springs shortly after 10:00 p.m. Thursday as Village Fest was coming to a close.
18 Sep 2014 at 10:35pm






Two Indio police officers under investigation
Two Indio Police officers are on paid administrative leave and are being investigated for their roles in an early morning arrest on September 12th.
18 Sep 2014 at 9:59pm






Local Coach Reacts to NFL Abuse Allegations
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer became the the 4th NFL player Thursday to be recently charged with abusing a woman or child.
18 Sep 2014 at 6:56pm






Cal/OSHA investigate drowning at PGA West
PGA West confirms that Cal/OSHA is now investigating the death of a 45 year-old Hispanic man who was pulled from a lake at the PGA West Country Club in La Quinta Tuesday night.
18 Sep 2014 at 5:39pm






Man suspected of starting King Fire arrested
A Pollock Pines man has been arrested on suspicion of starting a fire in El Dorado County that has destroyed nearly 71,000 acres and forced the evacuation of 3,000 people.
18 Sep 2014 at 3:41pm






Man arrested after elderly couple robbed at knife-point
Authorities have caught up with a man accused of stealing an elderly couple's car in Palm Springs after threatening them with a knife on August 26.
18 Sep 2014 at 2:47pm




Victorville Daily Press


Exit exam scores up for local schools
BARSTOW — Both the Barstow Unified and Silver Valley Unified school districts saw improvements in their sophomores’ California High School Exit Exam passage rates in 2014.Data released by the California Department of Education Friday shows the San Bernardino County sophomore passage rate of the m...
19 Sep 2014 at 4:23am




Highway 395 lanes open after single-vehicle rollover
KRAMER JUNCTION  — All northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 395 north of Kramer Junction were closed for a vehicle that rolled off of the roadway Friday morning, California Highway Patrol logs show.CHP logs also report a helicopter has also been called.The vehicle rollover was reported in C...
19 Sep 2014 at 3:32am



Morning Jolt: What's next for Scotland?
After Scotland voters approved staying in the United Kingdom yesterday (55 percent supported the move), what comes next? For the moment, not much will change, but British Prime Minister David Cameron promised more autonomy to Scotland. Among his pledges were more local control over taxes and spen...
18 Sep 2014 at 11:25pm



Obernolte, Coffey make case at VVC forum
VICTORVILLE — Big Bear Lake Mayor Jay Obernolte and educator John Coffey disagreed on high-speed rail and a fire prevention fee Thursday night during a 33rd Assembly District candidate forum at Victor Valley College.The candidates also had differing opinions on whether a citizens oversight commit...
18 Sep 2014 at 2:39pm



Young scientists get hands-on experience tracking tortoises
BARSTOW — How do you become a scientist? The Desert Discovery Center is helping children ages 8 to 14 interested in science answer that question.On Wednesday, geologists from the United States Geological Survey and Penn State University traveled from Las Vegas to teach Barstow’s young scientists ...
18 Sep 2014 at 11:02am



Bus service dealing with transition issues
BARSTOW — Barstow Area Transit’s operational transition to the Victor Valley Transit Authority "is going really well," despite a few issues, according to a report delivered to the City Council this week.VVTA Executive Director Kevin Kane pointed out a few problems that need to be worked out since...
18 Sep 2014 at 10:34am




Barstow Desert Dispatch


Exit exam scores up for local schools
BARSTOW — Both the Barstow Unified and Silver Valley Unified school districts saw improvements in their sophomores’ California High School Exit Exam passage rates in 2014.Data released by the California Department of Education Friday shows the San Bernardino County sophomore passage rate of the m...
19 Sep 2014 at 4:23am




Highway 395 lanes open after single-vehicle rollover
KRAMER JUNCTION  — All northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 395 north of Kramer Junction were closed for a vehicle that rolled off of the roadway Friday morning, California Highway Patrol logs show.CHP logs also report a helicopter has also been called.The vehicle rollover was reported in C...
19 Sep 2014 at 3:32am



Morning Jolt: What's next for Scotland?
After Scotland voters approved staying in the United Kingdom yesterday (55 percent supported the move), what comes next? For the moment, not much will change, but British Prime Minister David Cameron promised more autonomy to Scotland. Among his pledges were more local control over taxes and spen...
18 Sep 2014 at 11:25pm



Obernolte, Coffey make case at VVC forum
VICTORVILLE — Big Bear Lake Mayor Jay Obernolte and educator John Coffey disagreed on high-speed rail and a fire prevention fee Thursday night during a 33rd Assembly District candidate forum at Victor Valley College.The candidates also had differing opinions on whether a citizens oversight commit...
18 Sep 2014 at 2:39pm



Young scientists get hands-on experience tracking tortoises
BARSTOW — How do you become a scientist? The Desert Discovery Center is helping children ages 8 to 14 interested in science answer that question.On Wednesday, geologists from the United States Geological Survey and Penn State University traveled from Las Vegas to teach Barstow’s young scientists ...
18 Sep 2014 at 11:02am



Bus service dealing with transition issues
BARSTOW — Barstow Area Transit’s operational transition to the Victor Valley Transit Authority "is going really well," despite a few issues, according to a report delivered to the City Council this week.VVTA Executive Director Kevin Kane pointed out a few problems that need to be worked out since...
18 Sep 2014 at 10:34am



Four arrested in Newberry Springs pot bust
NEWBERRY SPRINGS — A French national was among four people arrested in a marijuana cultivation bust in Newberry Springs Wednesday, officials said. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies and the Marijuana Enforcement Team arrested Frederick Thongsythavong, 34, of Lyon, France, along with Ginger ...
18 Sep 2014 at 10:23am



Today in the News: This summer was Earth's hottest since at least 1880
According to NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center, this summer was the hottest one since records began in 1880. The global average temperature for June-August was 1.28 degrees above the average, and the hottest ever.
18 Sep 2014 at 8:10am



BPD says rifle-wielding robber on the loose
BARSTOW — A man accused of sticking up a Radio Shack employee remained on the loose Thursday along with two possible accomplices, authorities said. Barstow police describe the rifle-brandishing suspect as a black man approximately 30 years old with a slim build who was last seen wearing a yellow ...
18 Sep 2014 at 7:22am



Morning Jolt: 97 percent participation expected in Scotland independence vote
Today is the day. Scotland will decide if it wants to be an independent nation or stay a part of Great Britain. USA Today reported that 97 percent of eligible voters are expected to cast ballots on the issue, which could have wide implications for Europe and the U.S. as well. A poll taken before ...
17 Sep 2014 at 11:29pm




Antelope Valley Times


UPDATED: Suspect arrested, charged in Palmdale robbery spree
PALMDALE ? A 21-year-old transient suspected of robbing more than a half-dozen people since the Labor Day holiday weekend was captured this week and charged with multiple felonies Thursday. Niko Kymonte McClaren is charged with nine felony counts that include robbery and attempted robbery, accord...
18 Sep 2014 at 6:41pm


Local toddler to be featured in Times Square video!
LANCASTER ? Two-year-old Jordyn has a smile that brings joy to nearly everyone she meets, according to her mom, Crysteena Paez. ?We take her everywhere and she waves and smiles at everyone she sees. Sometimes we get stopped by people who tell us that she just made their day by smiling and waving ...
18 Sep 2014 at 1:55pm


Benefit concert for Wounded Warrior Project set for Oct. 4
PALMDALE ? G-Com Services will present its 2nd annual concert to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Palmdale Amphitheater, located at 2723 Rancho Vista Boulevard. ?This will be a family friendly event that will include a variety of great live music by local bands,? sa...
18 Sep 2014 at 1:28pm


AVTA expands its commuter service
LANCASTER ? The commute into the Los Angeles basin will soon be more convenient thanks to the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA), which is planning to increase its commuter service. AVTA intends to add another roundtrip on two of its three commuter routes starting October 6 in an effort to ...
18 Sep 2014 at 12:00pm


CHP to host child safety seat event Friday
PALMDALE  ? Collisions are the leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. An appropriate and correctly installed child passenger safety seat may be the one thing that makes the difference between life and death for a chi...
17 Sep 2014 at 5:15pm


Domestic violence prevention workshop in Lancaster this Saturday
LANCASTER ? A domestic violence education and prevention workshop, titled ?Pain No More,? will take place in Lancaster this Saturday, Sept. 20. The free event is scheduled for  11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 43145 Business Center Parkway (next to Charter College). The workshop is being presented by New Lif...
17 Sep 2014 at 3:59pm


Lancaster?s So Cal Terror dominates Cooperstown Classic in NY!
By Heather Wygant, Team Mom The Lancaster-based So Cal Terror 12U baseball team played at Cooperstown Dream Park in Milford New York, from Aug. 23-29, for the ?Cooperstown Classic?. So Cal Terror was 6-0 during regular game play and seeded 10th out of 104 teams. The single elimination games start...
17 Sep 2014 at 3:07pm


Grandparents? visitation rights bill signed into law
SACRAMENTO ? Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that grants the grandparents of children with incarcerated parents the right to petition to visit with the children. The Grandparents Visitation Rights Bill, AB 1628, received unanimous bipartisan support in the legislature and will tak...
17 Sep 2014 at 1:02pm


Palmdale Station?s Most Wanted
PALMDALE ? Palmdale Sheriff?s Station detectives are seeking your help in locating mail thieves believed to be in the Antelope Valley area. If you recognize them or know where they might be hiding, contact detectives using the information next to the photos or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). At...
17 Sep 2014 at 1:00pm


AV Hospital, union officials to host events addressing layoffs
LANCASTER – Antelope Valley Hospital officials are hosting information sessions for employees, volunteers, physicians and members of the community this Friday to address the health care facility’s recently announced layoffs. The hospital’s outside public relations firm, Kevin/Ross Public Relation...
16 Sep 2014 at 9:28pm



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