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Parade of Planes a spectacle to see
Hundreds gathered on Thursday to watch the Parade of Planes. The spectacle started at Palm Springs International and ended at the Palm Springs Convention Center.
30 Oct 2014 at 7:33pm






Surveillance video shows Cathedral City man hit three times by hit-and-run dr...
Surveillance video shows 51-year old Teodoro Torres was hit three times, twice by cars and once by an ambulance in less than a minute in Cathedral City.
30 Oct 2014 at 6:29pm






Flooring Innovations uses TV spot to promote local charities
Flooring Innovations uses TV spot to promote local charities. Bianca Rae reports. 
30 Oct 2014 at 5:53pm






Millennials are a must have to boost Coachella Valley economy
Business is booming and prospects are high according to hundreds of business owners who made it out to the Coachella Valley Economic Summit today.
30 Oct 2014 at 5:32pm






Father accidentally shoots self & son in DHS
Desert Hot Springs Police arrest a father for being a felon in possession of a gun after he allegedly shoots himself and his son by accident.
30 Oct 2014 at 4:56pm






Thursday night high school football kicks off Week 9
It's Week 9 of the high school football season and the action starts Thursday night with Desert Christian visiting Desert Chapel.
30 Oct 2014 at 4:01pm






PSPD officers won't face charges in deadly shooting of Marine
The Riverside County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday that no charges will be filed against two Palm Springs police officers involved in the deadly shooting of a Marine in the downtown parking garage in November of 2012.
30 Oct 2014 at 2:36pm






3 hit & run crashes in Cathedral City in 1 week
Three hit and run crashes in just one week in one valley city. The latest happening Tuesday night when a driver struck a woman on Date Palm Drive near Olancha Road in Cathedral City and then drove off.
30 Oct 2014 at 12:23pm






'Parade of Planes' takes over streets of Palm Springs
Thousands of pilots and flying enthusiasts have landed in Palm Springs for the 2014 Flying Aviation Expo and the highly anticipated Parade of Planes.
30 Oct 2014 at 12:00pm






All power restored in La Quinta area
Thousands of people in the Rancho La Quinta area woke up without power Thursday morning. Officials with the Imperial Irrigation District said all power was restored at about 8:30 a.m.
30 Oct 2014 at 9:35am






Man killed in hit and run was actually hit by 3 vehicles
The California Highway Patrol released new information Thursday morning regarding a deadly hit and run crash in Cathedral City that happened Wednesday, October 22.
30 Oct 2014 at 9:05am






Teen arrested in threat at Sacramento school
Authorities say a 14-year-old girl who wanted a day off from school has been arrested for allegedly making a shooting threat at her Sacramento campus.
30 Oct 2014 at 8:30am






US voters to decide on billions for conservation
It adds up to nearly $16 billion in tax and bond measures, more money than in any previous election for the last quarter century.
30 Oct 2014 at 8:20am






Cathedral City hit-and-runs leave some demanding more city lights
Cathedral City hit and runs leave some demanding more city lights. Natalie Brunell looks into the issue.
29 Oct 2014 at 11:53pm






Crash happened in Ventura County
A military jet has crashed into a field near a naval base in Southern California, killing the pilot.  News Channel 3 brought you live, breaking news coverage at 6:00 p.m..
29 Oct 2014 at 10:05pm




Victorville Daily Press


Early voting sites available throughout county
Registered voters are reminded that Election Day for the statewide 2014 General Election is Tuesday, and early voting is already available.Early voting centers are open at the Hesperia Branch Library and the Montclair Branch Library, and an early voting center at the Elections Office of the Regis...
30 Oct 2014 at 11:06am




Man found with destructive device takes plea deal
VICTORVILLE — A man arrested for carrying a military M115A2 Ground Burst Projectile Simulator in his backpack has entered into a plea bargain. Ben Mora was sentenced to 36 months of conditional and revocable release and 180 days in county jail, court records show. Mora, who had 11 days knocked of...
30 Oct 2014 at 11:02am



Victim detains alleged burglar
VICTORVILLE — A man arrested on suspicion of burglary did not appear for a video arraignment in a Victorville courtroom Thursday, court records show.Barstow police arrested Dejonte Lavon Smith, 18, Tuesday after receiving a call of two men fighting in the 800 block of East Virginia Way, Lt. Mike ...
30 Oct 2014 at 10:58am



One dead in Newberry Springs rollover
NEWBERRY SPRINGS — One person was pronounced dead at the scene of a rollover collision on Interstate 15 in the Newberry Springs area, authorities said. California Highway Patrol responded to a call of a single vehicle rollover at approximately 11:02 a.m. Thursday, approximately 25 miles north of ...
30 Oct 2014 at 4:46am



Morning Jolt: Nervous 'Chevy Guy' is one of best World Series highlights
Social media was abuzz with news that the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series last night, but another moment exploded on social media as well - “Chevy Guy.” Chevrolet rep Rikk Wilde presented the World Series MVP award and a Chevy Colorado to Giants pitcher Ma...
29 Oct 2014 at 11:27pm



Candidates spar over minimum wage
BARSTOW — A question on raising the minimum wage became a lightning rod for reaction during a meet the candidates forum at the Barstow Senior Center on Monday.Heather Obernolte, representing her husband Jay, drew sharp words from three Democrat candidates over the issue. Republican Jay Obernolte,...
29 Oct 2014 at 2:26pm




Barstow Desert Dispatch


Early voting sites available throughout county
Registered voters are reminded that Election Day for the statewide 2014 General Election is Tuesday, and early voting is already available.Early voting centers are open at the Hesperia Branch Library and the Montclair Branch Library, and an early voting center at the Elections Office of the Regis...
30 Oct 2014 at 11:06am




Man found with destructive device takes plea deal
VICTORVILLE — A man arrested for carrying a military M115A2 Ground Burst Projectile Simulator in his backpack has entered into a plea bargain. Ben Mora was sentenced to 36 months of conditional and revocable release and 180 days in county jail, court records show. Mora, who had 11 days knocked of...
30 Oct 2014 at 11:02am



Victim detains alleged burglar
VICTORVILLE — A man arrested on suspicion of burglary did not appear for a video arraignment in a Victorville courtroom Thursday, court records show.Barstow police arrested Dejonte Lavon Smith, 18, Tuesday after receiving a call of two men fighting in the 800 block of East Virginia Way, Lt. Mike ...
30 Oct 2014 at 10:58am



One dead in Newberry Springs rollover
NEWBERRY SPRINGS — One person was pronounced dead at the scene of a rollover collision on Interstate 15 in the Newberry Springs area, authorities said. California Highway Patrol responded to a call of a single vehicle rollover at approximately 11:02 a.m. Thursday, approximately 25 miles north of ...
30 Oct 2014 at 4:46am



Morning Jolt: Nervous 'Chevy Guy' is one of best World Series highlights
Social media was abuzz with news that the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series last night, but another moment exploded on social media as well - “Chevy Guy.” Chevrolet rep Rikk Wilde presented the World Series MVP award and a Chevy Colorado to Giants pitcher Ma...
29 Oct 2014 at 11:27pm



Candidates spar over minimum wage
BARSTOW — A question on raising the minimum wage became a lightning rod for reaction during a meet the candidates forum at the Barstow Senior Center on Monday.Heather Obernolte, representing her husband Jay, drew sharp words from three Democrat candidates over the issue. Republican Jay Obernolte,...
29 Oct 2014 at 2:26pm



High Desert residents ask for more time to review, comment on draft DRECP
VICTORVILLE — Scores of High Desert residents applauded calls Wednesday for state and federal officials to allow more time for public review and comment on the draft master plan for Southern California desert lands use. The 8,000-page Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan overview presentatio...
29 Oct 2014 at 1:48pm



Benson hopes to crank up shoe drive efforts
BARSTOW — Nick Benson Sr. is in the midst of serious competition with the San Diego area. Benson and the rest of the High Desert were challenged by his buddies, who sponsor the San Diego Harley-Davidson dealership and Pro Train Dog Trainers, to see who would collect more pairs of old shoes to be ...
29 Oct 2014 at 10:48am



Calico Early Man Site to celebrate 50th anniversary
YERMO — The 50th anniversary of the Calico Mountains Archaeological Excavation, formally known as the Calico Early Man Site, will continue to be celebrated through Nov. 9. Calico Mountains Archaeological Site is set to host a 50-year celebration Saturday and Sunday. The celebration kicks off at t...
29 Oct 2014 at 10:40am



Newberry Springs set to celebrate pistachios
NEWBERRY SPRINGS — The Newberry Springs Chamber of Commerce is set to host its 17th annual Pistachio Festival on Saturday. The festival will celebrate the nut and the large number of the farms in the community. The festival will see various food and specialty item vendors, live music, face painti...
29 Oct 2014 at 10:36am




Antelope Valley Times


Man charged with murder for fiery crash, victim?s family pleads for justice
A 23-year-old Lancaster man has been charged with murder for causing a fiery crash last month that killed a Palmdale man. Jeffrey Cole Brooks was charged in connection with the Sept. 27 crash that claimed the life of 21-year-old Daniel Orellana, according to court records. Brooks appeared in an A...
30 Oct 2014 at 7:53pm


Man gets double life sentence for robbery, murder of Lancaster store owner
LANCASTER ? A 26-year-old man was handed two life sentences in connection with a robbery that turned into a homicide at a Lancaster computer store two years ago. Timothy Jerode Johnson was sentenced in an Antelope Valley courtroom Thursday for robbing and killing 59-year-old Reed Keith at his e-C...
30 Oct 2014 at 2:23pm


3 arrested in local AB 109 sweep
LANCASTER ? Multiple firearms, several hundred rounds of ammunition and drugs were seized Wednesday during a local operation that targeted AB 109 offenders. ?Multiple teams hit 15 different locations looking for 10 absconders,? said Lancaster Community Relations deputy Miguel Ruiz. He said abscon...
29 Oct 2014 at 9:30pm


Public forum set for Nov. 5 to weigh-in on Metrolink station closure
LANCASTER ? The public is invited to a scoping meeting next week on the proposed closure of the Lancaster Metrolink station. Lancaster city officials are hoping to receive public input regarding environmental concerns associated with closing the station as the city’s prepares an Initial Study and...
29 Oct 2014 at 3:14pm


Two electric buses added to AVTA fleet
Lancaster ? The Antelope Valley Transit Authority?s two new electric buses are ready to ?POWER ON?! Both buses joined their diesel counterparts in providing service to Antelope Valley residents on Wednesday following a ribbon cutting ceremony at Los Angeles County Fire Station 129. AVTA Board Mem...
29 Oct 2014 at 3:11pm


Palmdale Station?s Most Wanted
PALMDALE ? Palmdale Sheriff?s Station detectives are seeking your help in locating a forgery suspect and a suspect wanted for indecent exposure, both 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...
29 Oct 2014 at 3:03pm


AV Wall returns to Palmdale Amphitheater next week
PALMDALE ? The City of Palmdale and Point Man Antelope Valley are preparing to host the 5th annual display of the Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall for the Antelope Valley (AV Wall). The AV Wall will be on display from 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6 through 11 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Palmdale...
28 Oct 2014 at 8:25pm


Sentencing delayed for convicted child molester
LANCASTER ? The sentencing of a convicted child molester, who sexually abused a  Lancaster girl for seven years upon his release from prison, has been postponed to allow for a mental competency evaluation. Greg Anthony Adrian was expected to be sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in state priso...
28 Oct 2014 at 4:51pm


AVC Foundation to award $200,000 in scholarships
LANCASTER ?Antelope Valley College Foundation is busy preparing for the 2015-16 Scholarship season. Approximately 275 scholarships will be awarded to students continuing at AVC, transferring to a four-year university, or high school students attending AVC in fall 2015. Scholarships awarded are ex...
28 Oct 2014 at 4:50pm


Dog shot, man placed on psychiatric hold after standoff
LITTLEROCK ? A local military veteran was placed on a 72-hour psychiatric hold Monday after barricading himself in a bedroom for more than an hour. The man was upset because deputies responding to a domestic dispute shot the man?s dog, authorities said. ?We?re dealing with a man who’s spent 15 ye...
28 Oct 2014 at 8:31am



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