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Check out final scores & highlights from Week 8 HS football
We're now entering the eighth week of the high school football season and the action begins with Coachella Valley High School visiting La Quinta High School Thursday night.
24 Oct 2014 at 11:09pm






Vote for your favorite play from Week 8 high school football
It's that time of the week! We've narrowed down the top plays from the eighth week of the high school football season. Here are our top three candidates, now we need you to vote for your favorite to determine who takes home top honors as our Play of the Week!
24 Oct 2014 at 11:06pm






Loma Linda Graduate Working in Liberia Updates Ebola Situation
Dr. Gillian Seton Talks About Ebola in West Africa and in the States.  Simply put the general public is not at risk for Ebola.  "The best thing for people to do is to be aware of Ebola, not freak out."
24 Oct 2014 at 6:07pm






Motorcyclist killed in HWY 74 crash
Roads are back open after a motorcyclist was killed in a wreck on Highway 74 in Palm Desert Friday morning.
24 Oct 2014 at 5:00pm






Cathedral City man dies after hit & run collision, CHP investigating
CHP continues to investigate Cathedral City hit and run, looks to security camera. Natalie Brunell talks to local business owners.
24 Oct 2014 at 4:59pm






80-year-old Indio woman frustrated with closet door in her brand new home at ...
A media relations representative for Pulte Homes doesn't believe woman's concerns are worthy of media attention;  Good Samaritan contractor offers services free of charge to address woman's concerns.
24 Oct 2014 at 1:42pm






Early voting available for Nov. 4 General Election
Early voting for the Nov. 4 Consolidated General Election will be available at four locations in Riverside County.
24 Oct 2014 at 12:42pm






Tons of Halloween fun planned around Coachella Valley
Whether you're looking for a creepy haunted house, zombies in the street, fun for the whole family, or to just dress up and party with friends, there's a way for everyone in the Coachella Valley to celebrate Halloween this year.
24 Oct 2014 at 11:47am






Humana Challenge supports east valley 5K Run
The 2nd annual Run with Los Muertos will be held on the evening of Day of the Dead, Nov.1.
24 Oct 2014 at 11:24am






Spooky zoo adventure at the Living Desert
The event called "Howl-o-ween" is happening Saturday and Sunday.
24 Oct 2014 at 6:54am






Adrian Grajeda one year after the accident
Adrian Grajeda one year after the accident that claimed part of his leg.  A year of recovery and opportunities. Natalie Brunell has the story.
23 Oct 2014 at 10:18pm






Riverside County sends condolences to Prime Minister of Canada
The Riverside County Board of Supervisors sent a letter expressing its condolences to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
23 Oct 2014 at 8:17pm






Three-feet law gaining attention after accident
Local law enforcements failed to enforce the Three-Feet Safety Act on Saturday after a bicyclist was rear-ended by a car on Saturday. According to cyclists at the scene, officers did not know of the three-feet law.
23 Oct 2014 at 6:39pm






New app for a safer Halloween
Trick or Treating is going high tech.  A neighborhood social media app is now mapping which houses will be giving out candy for Halloween.
23 Oct 2014 at 6:00pm






Scammers target Valley power company customer's home and business
Scammers, pretending to represent utility companies, are targeting people in the Valley again. One man says he's getting harassed at home and at his business.
23 Oct 2014 at 5:32pm




Victorville Daily Press


Hisquierdo resigns from Chamber
BARSTOW — Joseph Hisquierdo, a candidate for City Council, resigned from his deputy executive director position at the Barstow Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 17.Hisquierdo, who was promoted to his position in July, said he was given the option to either resign or be fired. The resignation came one d...
24 Oct 2014 at 11:49am




Barstow police investigating teacher
BARSTOW — The Barstow Police Department is investigating a case involving a Barstow Unified School District teacher who allegedly grabbed and pushed a student’s head into a book last week.Lt. Mike Hunter confirmed Wednesday that police are currently investigating the allegations but said immediat...
24 Oct 2014 at 11:45am



College students rush to get float ready
BARSTOW — Each swipe of the paint brush is a step closer. But the clock is ticking.Associated Student Government students on the Barstow Community College campus were busy Thursday afternoon working on their float for the  82nd Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday night."It’s been sleepless nights," sai...
24 Oct 2014 at 11:29am



Sixth-graders chosen as Mardi Gras Parade king and queen
BARSTOW — It’s not easy being a king and queen.Just ask Rashan Williams and Diana Olivares. The two sixth-graders at Montara Elementary were chosen to not only represent their school at Saturday’s Mardi Gras Parade, but also all of Barstow."I’m nervous," Olivares said."I’m not nervous or anything...
24 Oct 2014 at 11:21am



Morning Jolt: J.K. Rowling to release 'Harry Potter' story on Halloween
J.K. Rowling announced she is releasing a story set in the “Harry Potter” universe on Halloween. The story will be focused on the nasty Dolores Umbridge, who first appeared in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” the fifth book of the series. Learn more at Rowling’s site Pottermore.
23 Oct 2014 at 11:18pm



Residents invited to get rid of junk on Free Dump Day
BARSTOW — Let’s face it, junk piles up.That’s why the City of Barstow is offering a Free Dump Day event on Saturday at the Barstow landfill at 32553 Barstow Road. On the same day, the city is also offering a Free-Shred Fest event at 900 South H Street."These are events that really meet the public...
23 Oct 2014 at 10:59am




Barstow Desert Dispatch


Hisquierdo resigns from Chamber
BARSTOW — Joseph Hisquierdo, a candidate for City Council, resigned from his deputy executive director position at the Barstow Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 17.Hisquierdo, who was promoted to his position in July, said he was given the option to either resign or be fired. The resignation came one d...
24 Oct 2014 at 11:49am




Barstow police investigating teacher
BARSTOW — The Barstow Police Department is investigating a case involving a Barstow Unified School District teacher who allegedly grabbed and pushed a student’s head into a book last week.Lt. Mike Hunter confirmed Wednesday that police are currently investigating the allegations but said immediat...
24 Oct 2014 at 11:45am



College students rush to get float ready
BARSTOW — Each swipe of the paint brush is a step closer. But the clock is ticking.Associated Student Government students on the Barstow Community College campus were busy Thursday afternoon working on their float for the  82nd Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday night."It’s been sleepless nights," sai...
24 Oct 2014 at 11:29am



Sixth-graders chosen as Mardi Gras Parade king and queen
BARSTOW — It’s not easy being a king and queen.Just ask Rashan Williams and Diana Olivares. The two sixth-graders at Montara Elementary were chosen to not only represent their school at Saturday’s Mardi Gras Parade, but also all of Barstow."I’m nervous," Olivares said."I’m not nervous or anything...
24 Oct 2014 at 11:21am



Morning Jolt: J.K. Rowling to release 'Harry Potter' story on Halloween
J.K. Rowling announced she is releasing a story set in the “Harry Potter” universe on Halloween. The story will be focused on the nasty Dolores Umbridge, who first appeared in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” the fifth book of the series. Learn more at Rowling’s site Pottermore.
23 Oct 2014 at 11:18pm



Residents invited to get rid of junk on Free Dump Day
BARSTOW — Let’s face it, junk piles up.That’s why the City of Barstow is offering a Free Dump Day event on Saturday at the Barstow landfill at 32553 Barstow Road. On the same day, the city is also offering a Free-Shred Fest event at 900 South H Street."These are events that really meet the public...
23 Oct 2014 at 10:59am



Traffic restrictions set for Saturday during parade
BARSTOW — Vehicles on the southbound exit of Interstate 15 at East Main Street will have limited turning movements upon exiting the freeway from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday.The city of Barstow announced planned traffic restrictions during the 82nd annual Mardi Gras Parade. Drivers will be unable to mak...
23 Oct 2014 at 10:56am



Truck stop employee allegedly whacks trucker with broomstick
BARSTOW — A Pilot Travel Center employee was behind bars Thursday for allegedly assaulting a trucker with a broomstick, authorities said.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kristopher Conrad Oliver on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon other than a firearm at approximately 5:...
23 Oct 2014 at 10:45am



Report: Officers cleared in 2012 killing of Hesperia man
BARSTOW — The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday cleared authorities of any wrongdoing in the 2012 death of a Hesperia man who was stunned multiple times with a Taser in Barstow.According to a report released by the DA’s office, officers were justified in the use of "les...
23 Oct 2014 at 10:41am



Four deputies placed on paid leave in jail probe
RANCHO CUCAMONGA — Four San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the West Valley Detention Center have been placed on paid administrative leave in wake of a seven-month internal probe into allegations of inmate abuse there, the department announced.Officials said the four deputies, wh...
23 Oct 2014 at 9:53am




Antelope Valley Times


BooLVD Halloween Festival set for Saturday
LANCASTER ? It?s that time of year again? The BooLVD Halloween and Harvest Festival will be held this Saturday, October 25, from 5 to 9 p.m., on Lancaster Boulevard, between Beech and Gadsden Avenue. The fifth annual celebration will feature live entertainment on two stages and many family-friend...
24 Oct 2014 at 3:27pm


CHP Red Ribbon event this Saturday
PALMDALE ? Red Ribbon Week, which runs from Oct. 23-31, is a national campaign that creates awareness about the dangers of drugs and encourages young people to commit to a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Antelope Valley area office of the California Highway Patrol will be promoting Red Ribbon W...
24 Oct 2014 at 1:48pm


Local officials offer Halloween safety tips
LANCASTER ? Lancaster Sheriff?s Station officials are again reminding everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Halloween this year and have issued the following tips to help ensure a safe trick-or-treat: Walk safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right ...
24 Oct 2014 at 1:27pm


Lancaster Station?s Most Wanted
The Lancaster Sheriff?s Station is seeking your help in locating the following suspect. If you recognize him and know where he might be hiding, contact detectives using the information next to the suspect’s photo or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). Gary William Boyd Gary Boyd was featured on the...
24 Oct 2014 at 12:31pm


2 big rigs, BMW collide on Pearblossom Hwy
Firefighters had to remove a 57-year-old woman trapped inside her car after the vehicle collided with two big rigs Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Patricia L. Socha of Henderson, NV, was extricated from her 2014 BMW following a multi-vehicle crash, which occurred around 2:12 p.m. on Pearblo...
23 Oct 2014 at 7:34pm


Volunteer chaplains honored
LANCASTER ? Antelope Valley Hospital?s Pastoral Care Department recognized 34 chaplains during its 24th Annual Volunteer Chaplains Banquet last week. The volunteer chaplains were commended for their hours of ministering to the spiritual needs of patients, family and staff at the hospital. As part...
23 Oct 2014 at 4:24pm


Drugs and guns seized in Llano raid, 1 arrested
LLANO ? A 54-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning after authorities raided a Llano property and found drugs, weapons and evidence to suggest the resident was manufacturing explosives, according to a press release from the Sheriff?s Department Information Bureau. ?In the early morning hours ...
23 Oct 2014 at 3:07pm


Lancaster teen killed in fiery wrong-way crash
RANCHO CUCAMONGA ? An 18-year-old Lancaster resident was killed early Wednesday morning after he drove his Toyota Prius in the wrong direction on the 15 Freeway and crashed head-on into a semi-tractor trailer, authorities said. Liam Niemeyer was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision, acco...
23 Oct 2014 at 1:21pm


Four gang members arrested in morning raid
LANCASTER ? Four known gang members were arrested Wednesday morning when authorities simultaneously executed search warrants at a dozen Lancaster locations. The operation was conducted around 5 a.m. by detectives with the Lancaster Operation Safe Streets gang unit and was ?related to ongoing inve...
22 Oct 2014 at 2:10pm


Updated: Local substitute teacher accused of sexually assaulting special need...
PALMDALE ? A long-term substitute teacher at Highland High School in Palmdale is accused of sexually assaulting a special needs male student at the school, authorities said. Aaron Alvidrez, 28, of Lancaster, is charged with seven felony counts, including multiple counts of committing sodomy on a ...
22 Oct 2014 at 12:15pm



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