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Man wanted for arson
Officials from the San Diego arson strike team are asking for help finding a man wanted for arson.
20 Apr 2015 at 11:22pm






Family confirms teen skateboarder hit by car last week has died
The Teen who was seriously injured after being hit by a car while riding his skateboard near Indio Middle School last Monday has died.  His family confirms to KESQ/CBS Local 2.
20 Apr 2015 at 8:19pm






Tighter water restrictions could be flowing down the pipe
Proposed water restrictions across the state could be changing, and cities across the Coachella valley will have to save more water or pay the price.
20 Apr 2015 at 5:47pm






Passenger in suspect's vehicle dies after 3-vehicle crash in Palm Springs
The passenger who was riding in a wanted suspect's car during a three-vehicle crash in Palm Springs last Thursday died at the hospital from injuries sustained in the collision, according to police.
20 Apr 2015 at 5:43pm






Residents displaced after 2 homes catch fire in La Quinta
Cal Fire has contained a fire in La Quinta that charred two homes Monday afternoon. The fire ignited around 3:05 p.m. in the 52-400 block of Avenida Diaz, near Calle Sonora, according to fire officials.
20 Apr 2015 at 4:53pm






Man arrested for stealing woman's cell phone at gunpoint
A 32-year-old Coachella man was arrested over the weekend on accusations of robbing a woman at gunpoint.
20 Apr 2015 at 2:54pm






Prado Fire prompts air quality advisory
A wildfire that sparked near the Prado Dam, north of Corona, Saturday, is sending smoke and a strong smell into the Coachella Valley.
20 Apr 2015 at 2:33pm






Border Patrol finds meth taped to bus passenger's body
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station were conducting an immigration check on a commercial passenger bus Friday morning when they found a 19-year-old man with six pounds of methamphetamine taped to his body.
20 Apr 2015 at 12:14pm






Cathedral City selects new fire chief
Cathedral City has selected a new chief to lead its fire department. Officials said Chief Paul Wilson began his service Monday morning.
20 Apr 2015 at 11:31am






Plane crash strikes fear in residents nearby
Even after a plane crash on a golf course, advertising banners are still circling around the Coachella Music and Arts Festival Sunday. 
20 Apr 2015 at 10:54am






Caltrans advises drivers to avoid I-10 as Coachella Fest wraps up
Officials with Caltrans are warning local commuters and those traveling from the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival that traffic delays are expected to be lengthy on I-10 from Beaumont to Indio on Monday.
20 Apr 2015 at 9:32am






Tour bus engulfed in flames
A tour bus caught fire in Needles, prompting the driver and 52 passengers to evacuate before the bus became engulfed in flames.
19 Apr 2015 at 10:10pm






Unattended cooking fire cause of Highway fire
Fire officials say an unattended cooking fire sparked a wildfire that had threatened hundreds of homes near a Southern California dam.
19 Apr 2015 at 7:14pm






Man found shot, dead in car in Indio
Police are looking for a suspect after finding one man dead in a car in Indio early Sunday morning.
19 Apr 2015 at 2:07pm






Desert Hot Springs man dies after being hit by car
A man has died after being hit by car in Desert Hot Springs Friday night.
19 Apr 2015 at 9:36am




Victorville Daily Press


Today in the News: Migrants drown when boat bound for Europe capsizes
Officials in Europe estimate that as many as 700 migrants — mostly from African and Asian nations — drowned over the weekend when the boat they were on capsized in the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and Libya.
20 Apr 2015 at 8:00am




College expected to get larger system at lower cost
BARSTOW — Barstow Community College should get a larger solar system than originally proposed to power its campus at a lower cost, according to a consultant.Clyde S. Murley, solar program managing consultant with the Community College League of California returned Wednesday nine months after givi...
20 Apr 2015 at 4:36am



Sixth grader headed to state science fair
BARSTOW — One local student punched his ticket to the state science fair next month after claiming a gold medal at the annual Riverside, Inyo, Mono and San Bernardino Inland Area Science and Engineering Fair on April 7.Barstow Christian School sixth grader Jonathan Daniels won first place, advanc...
20 Apr 2015 at 3:23am



Lenwood Grade separation amendment on agenda
BARSTOW — The City Council will be looking at an amendment to the Lenwood Grade Separation project that will extend the completion date to June 30, 2017, when it meets at 7 p.m. tonight.Initially, the Council approved an agreement between the city, San Bernardino County and the San Bernardino Ass...
20 Apr 2015 at 3:21am



Veterans honored for service, sacrifice
FORT IRWIN NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER — As each Vietnam veteran filed into the large tent-like structure, the cheers grew louder and louder.The clapping never wavered until the last Vietnam veteran had arrived for the 50th Vietnam Veterans' Commemoration at the Fort Irwin National Training Center o...
20 Apr 2015 at 2:36am



Measure I spurs road upgrades
Local officials appointed to represent their communities at the county transportation authority say Measure I funding is a critical component in improving High Desert roadways.Seated as directors of San Bernardino Associated Governments, a joint-powers agency, they agree the Measure I half-cent s...
18 Apr 2015 at 9:40am




Barstow Desert Dispatch


Today in the News: Migrants drown when boat bound for Europe capsizes
Officials in Europe estimate that as many as 700 migrants — mostly from African and Asian nations — drowned over the weekend when the boat they were on capsized in the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and Libya.
20 Apr 2015 at 8:00am




College expected to get larger system at lower cost
BARSTOW — Barstow Community College should get a larger solar system than originally proposed to power its campus at a lower cost, according to a consultant.Clyde S. Murley, solar program managing consultant with the Community College League of California returned Wednesday nine months after givi...
20 Apr 2015 at 4:36am



Sixth grader headed to state science fair
BARSTOW — One local student punched his ticket to the state science fair next month after claiming a gold medal at the annual Riverside, Inyo, Mono and San Bernardino Inland Area Science and Engineering Fair on April 7.Barstow Christian School sixth grader Jonathan Daniels won first place, advanc...
20 Apr 2015 at 3:23am



Lenwood Grade separation amendment on agenda
BARSTOW — The City Council will be looking at an amendment to the Lenwood Grade Separation project that will extend the completion date to June 30, 2017, when it meets at 7 p.m. tonight.Initially, the Council approved an agreement between the city, San Bernardino County and the San Bernardino Ass...
20 Apr 2015 at 3:21am



Veterans honored for service, sacrifice
FORT IRWIN NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER — As each Vietnam veteran filed into the large tent-like structure, the cheers grew louder and louder.The clapping never wavered until the last Vietnam veteran had arrived for the 50th Vietnam Veterans' Commemoration at the Fort Irwin National Training Center o...
20 Apr 2015 at 2:36am



Measure I spurs road upgrades
Local officials appointed to represent their communities at the county transportation authority say Measure I funding is a critical component in improving High Desert roadways.Seated as directors of San Bernardino Associated Governments, a joint-powers agency, they agree the Measure I half-cent s...
18 Apr 2015 at 9:40am



Grandview Baptist Church needs volunteers
Grandview Baptist Church, 25285 Jade Road in Barstow, is in need of volunteers on Sunday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. to help with snack preparation, games, music, and story time for their Youth In Action.The church also could use volunteer help in beautifying and cleaning church grounds on church w...
18 Apr 2015 at 8:49am



Truancy sweep nets 27 citations, 2 arrests
BARSTOW — Two parents or guardians were arrested and 27 citations were issued during a multi-agency truancy sweep Thursday, police said.Barstow police said 39 homes in the Barstow Unified School District enrollment area were visited. The citations were issued for violating the California Educatio...
17 Apr 2015 at 3:42pm



Unemployment still falling
VICTORVILLE — Local unemployment rates continued to plummet last month as the state's jobless rate dropped to its lowest point in nearly seven years, the California Employment Development Department reported Friday.All local cites and towns saw their unemployment rates fall from February to March...
17 Apr 2015 at 12:15pm



Last weekend of 'Gypsy'
The Barstow Community College Theater Arts Department will put on its final two performances of "Gypsy" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the college's Performing Arts Center, 2700 Barstow Road, Barstow.Tickets are $14 general admission, $12 for students, seniors and children. No childre...
17 Apr 2015 at 11:13am




Antelope Valley Times


Free resource fair for seniors this Tuesday
PALMDALE ? The city of Palmdale?s Legacy Commons for Active Seniors will host a Resource Fair this Tuesday, April 21, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Legacy Commons, 930 East Avenue Q-9 in Palmdale. Admission is free and there will be raffles and door prizes given away. ?Representatives from organizations t...
20 Apr 2015 at 4:09pm


West Nile Virus and Mosquito & Vector Control Awareness Week
LANCASTER ? The California State Assembly recently passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 51 (ACR 51) and declared the week of April 19-25 as West Nile Virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week. The Antelope Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District is reminding residents to do their ...
20 Apr 2015 at 9:53am


Spots still available for April 22 ?Start Smart? class
LANCASTER ?More than a dozen spots are still available for the California Highway Patrol?s next local “Start Smart” class, scheduled for 6 p.m. this Wednesday, April 22 at the CHP Office in Lancaster, located at 2041 West Avenue I. Parents and their new teen drivers can sign up for this free clas...
20 Apr 2015 at 9:32am


Motorcyclist killed in Lancaster crash, driver arrested for DUI
LANCASTER ? A Lancaster man was killed Sunday afternoon when the motorcycle he was riding was rear-ended by a pickup driven by an alleged drunken driver, authorities said. Glenn Arnold Grimm, 69, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to coroner?s Assistant Chief Ed Winter. The fatal crash w...
20 Apr 2015 at 9:05am


Man hit, killed by train in Lancaster
LANCASTER ? A 22-year-old man was struck and killed by a freight train in Lancaster early Saturday morning, authorities said. Richard Kevin Baldwin III of Lancaster was pronounced dead at the scene, according to coroner?s Assistant Chief Ed Winter. He was struck around 1:55 a.m. Saturday, April 1...
20 Apr 2015 at 8:50am


Man ordered to trial in Lancaster bow and arrow killing
LANCASTER ? A man ran down the street screaming after being shot with a bow and arrow outside a Lancaster home, and then his assailant went to the house next door and said, ?This nig**r went in my house and I shot him,? according to testimony at a court hearing Friday. The testimony came during…
17 Apr 2015 at 11:16pm


Palmdale couple charged with felony child abuse, infant in critical condition
PALMDALE ? A Palmdale infant remains in critical condition and his parents are facing child abuse charges in connection with an April 1 incident, authorities said. George Zachary Prime, 30, and Sahar Anita Prime, 31, aka Sahar Anita Rodriguez, are each charged with felony child abuse, and the com...
17 Apr 2015 at 4:32pm


Palmdale wins CalRecycle Program Innovation Award
PALMDALE ? The city of Palmdale won the California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery?s (CalRecycle) Program Innovation ? Large Jurisdiction Annual Award for its use of the innovative MyWaste smartphone/tablet app. The award was presented this month at the Statewide Used Oil and Hous...
17 Apr 2015 at 2:30pm


Anaverde to hold yard sale to benefit SAVES
PALMDALE ? A community-wide yard sale in the Anaverde community in Palmdale will take place this Saturday, April 18, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with proceeds being donated to the South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES) food and shelter program. Anaverde is located on and around Avenue S, wes...
17 Apr 2015 at 2:25pm


Suspected scam artist arrested, more victims sought
LANCASTER ? Authorities are searching for additional victims of a 62-year-old Lancaster woman suspected in a wide range of scams, including identity theft and fraudulent fundraising. Katherine Gonsalves was arrested March 18 for ?multiple charges of identity theft? and she is currently being held...
16 Apr 2015 at 7:34pm



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