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Valley teacher demands DSUSD update student disciplinary records
Valley teacher demands DSUSD update student disciplinary records. Natalie Brunell reports from the DSUSD board meeting.
21 Oct 2014 at 11:05pm






Update: Food bank to deliver food to high desert after dozens went home empty...
Imagine having to go without food for an entire month. That's what dozens of people living in the high desert were faced with Monday morning, when a food bank they depend on turned them away.
21 Oct 2014 at 7:56pm






Proposition 1 Could Help Salton Sea Restoration Project
There's new hope to restore the sea and it's called Proposition 1, a $7.5 Billion state water bond on the November 4th ballot, up to voters to pass.
21 Oct 2014 at 7:41pm






BMW to open road course, training facility near La Quinta
BMW is partnering with the Thermal Club to create a dedicated road course and training facility just a few minutes outside of La Quinta.
21 Oct 2014 at 4:42pm






Palm Desert man accused of trying to rob elderly woman in parking lot
A 38-year-old Palm Desert man was arrested Tuesday morning after police said he tried to rob an elderly woman who was getting into her vehicle while parked near Home Depot in Rancho Mirage.
21 Oct 2014 at 4:24pm






Palm Desert residents can get cash back for pet vaccinations & adoptions
The city of Palm Desert is now offering reimbursements to residents who vaccinate and spay or neuter their pets. Additionally, residents who adopt a new cat or dog from the city's animal shelter can get money back as well.
21 Oct 2014 at 4:13pm






Two dead, one hospitalized in domestic homicide
La Quinta police are investigating what they are calling a domestic homicide that left two males dead in a La Quinta home and sent one female to the hospital in critical but stable condition. 
21 Oct 2014 at 3:03pm






Indio officers plead not guilty to excessive force charges
Two Indio police officers pleaded not guilty Monday to criminal charges involving alleged excessive use of force during a Sept. 12 arrest.
21 Oct 2014 at 2:39pm






Suspect backs stolen vehicle into police car
A suspect backed a stolen vehicle into an Indio police car Tuesday afternoon while trying to elude officers.
21 Oct 2014 at 1:26pm






4 juveniles arrested following high-speed chase
Many viewers contacted our newsroom Monday night to report a high-speed chase that began in Palm Springs and ended with a crash in Desert Hot Springs.
21 Oct 2014 at 11:50am






Watch the World Series on 65-foot widescreen
Coachella Valley baseball fans can watch the San Francisco Giants take on the Kansas City Royals in the first two games of the World Series for free on the curved, 65-foot widescreen at Desert Cinemas Tuesday and Wednesday.
21 Oct 2014 at 11:31am






Firefighters to morn pilot who died at Yosemite National Park
Tuesday's memorial service for 52-year-old pilot Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt comes two weeks after the crash that killed him.
21 Oct 2014 at 7:06am






Meeting set for tonight to discuss driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants
New law set to go into effect in January allowing licenses for people who cannot prove legal U.S. Residency.
21 Oct 2014 at 6:23am






California nurses press governor to do more for Ebola safety
Deadly Ebola threat continues to concern nurses and those who would be on the front lines to stop it.
21 Oct 2014 at 5:59am






CSUN student killed after selling car on Craig's List
Alleged killer of CSUN student met him to buy car off Craig's List. Natalie Brunell reports.
20 Oct 2014 at 11:17pm




Victorville Daily Press


Man pleads not guilty to possessing explosives
VICTORVILLE — A homeless man accused of  carrying a military M115A2 Ground Burst Projectile Simulator in his backpack pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in a Victorville courtroom Tuesday. Ben Mora denied charges of possession of a destructive device on a public street or highway and possessi...
21 Oct 2014 at 1:36pm




Barstow college summer enrollment dips
BARSTOW — The unduplicated student headcount at Barstow Community College showed a 70 percent drop for the summer terms during the past five years, according to an annual fact book unveiled at the board of trustees’ meeting last week.While the fact book is supposed to be annual, Carl Yuan, dean o...
21 Oct 2014 at 1:29pm



City Council honors Blue Jays pitcher
BARSTOW — The baseball season may be over for the Blue Jays, but pitcher Aaron Sanchez was once again summoned to deliver his best pitch.This time the call didn’t come from Manager John Gibbons in Toronto. It came from Mayor Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre in Barstow."We are here to present a proclamati...
21 Oct 2014 at 1:05pm



Transit authority votes to replace old buses
HESPERIA — Larger, longer-range replacement buses are coming to some Victor Valley Transit Authority county routes.The VVTA’s directors voted Monday to replace four well-used Class E, 30-passenger buses with Class H buses that can seat 46 or 35, depending on the route. All are fueled by compresse...
21 Oct 2014 at 11:17am



Barstow man finds grenade in a front yard
BARSTOW — The Barstow Police Department continues to investigate how a hand grenade came to be placed in the front yard of residence in the 500 block of Muriel Drive.Lt. Mike Hunter said police received a call from a man doing yard work at his home at 3:43 p.m. Monday. Police arrived, took photos...
21 Oct 2014 at 11:09am



Man out on bail after controlled substance, reckless driving arrest
BARSTOW — A Victorville man suspected of reckless driving and transporting a controlled substance was arrested last week and released on bail Sunday, booking records show.Ryan Robertson posted bail after San Bernardino County Sheriffs arrested him Oct. 16 on suspicion of reckless driving through ...
21 Oct 2014 at 3:25am




Barstow Desert Dispatch


Man pleads not guilty to possessing explosives
VICTORVILLE — A homeless man accused of  carrying a military M115A2 Ground Burst Projectile Simulator in his backpack pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in a Victorville courtroom Tuesday. Ben Mora denied charges of possession of a destructive device on a public street or highway and possessi...
21 Oct 2014 at 1:36pm




Barstow college summer enrollment dips
BARSTOW — The unduplicated student headcount at Barstow Community College showed a 70 percent drop for the summer terms during the past five years, according to an annual fact book unveiled at the board of trustees’ meeting last week.While the fact book is supposed to be annual, Carl Yuan, dean o...
21 Oct 2014 at 1:29pm



City Council honors Blue Jays pitcher
BARSTOW — The baseball season may be over for the Blue Jays, but pitcher Aaron Sanchez was once again summoned to deliver his best pitch.This time the call didn’t come from Manager John Gibbons in Toronto. It came from Mayor Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre in Barstow."We are here to present a proclamati...
21 Oct 2014 at 1:05pm



Transit authority votes to replace old buses
HESPERIA — Larger, longer-range replacement buses are coming to some Victor Valley Transit Authority county routes.The VVTA’s directors voted Monday to replace four well-used Class E, 30-passenger buses with Class H buses that can seat 46 or 35, depending on the route. All are fueled by compresse...
21 Oct 2014 at 11:17am



Barstow man finds grenade in a front yard
BARSTOW — The Barstow Police Department continues to investigate how a hand grenade came to be placed in the front yard of residence in the 500 block of Muriel Drive.Lt. Mike Hunter said police received a call from a man doing yard work at his home at 3:43 p.m. Monday. Police arrived, took photos...
21 Oct 2014 at 11:09am



Man out on bail after controlled substance, reckless driving arrest
BARSTOW — A Victorville man suspected of reckless driving and transporting a controlled substance was arrested last week and released on bail Sunday, booking records show.Ryan Robertson posted bail after San Bernardino County Sheriffs arrested him Oct. 16 on suspicion of reckless driving through ...
21 Oct 2014 at 3:25am



Man accused of assaulting man with shovel
BARSTOW — A man accused of assaulting another man with a shovel is due in court Tuesday to answer to a charge of assault with a deadly weapon other than a firearm, court records show. Wilber Elgin Millner, 58, is scheduled to answer to the charge after San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies arr...
21 Oct 2014 at 3:20am



College joins Career Pathways partnership
BARSTOW — The college has officially joined a $250 million partnership program to provide students in the region a pathway to careers.The Barstow Community College board of trustees heard a report Wednesday from Stephen Eaton, vice president of academic affairs, and Sandi Thomas, director of care...
21 Oct 2014 at 2:36am



Decision to try to elude police nets man 16 months in prison
BARSTOW — A man sentenced to prison in 2000 for voluntary manslaughter was sentenced to more prison time in a Victorville courtroom Monday, court records show. Judge Dwight W. Moore sentenced Dupree Steele to one year and four months in state prison for felony attempted obstruction of an executiv...
21 Oct 2014 at 2:27am



Paula Vidad eyes senior women's bowling triple crown
BARSTOW — There is a saying in bowling that goes, "call me butter because we’re on a roll."Although you will never hear Paula Vidad ever utter those words, the silly cliché can be applied to her recent feats.Vidad, co-owner of Revolutions Barstow Bowl, defended her title at the Bowling Senior Wom...
21 Oct 2014 at 2:12am




Antelope Valley Times


Antonovich press conference calls on Governor to keep Kinkisharyo in Palmdale
LOS ANGELES – Business leaders and elected officials from the Antelope Valley met with Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on Monday to ask for the Governor’s help to prevent the loss of a $60 million rail plant in Palmdale. Kinkisharyo International announced last week that it wa...
21 Oct 2014 at 2:56pm


Most Wanted AV Parolees
The Antelope Valley Parole Office is seeking your help in locating the following wanted parolees. If you recognize these parolees and know where they might be hiding, contact the Antelope Valley Parole Office at 661-729-0530, ext. 272. You may also contact their 24-hour hotline at 661-524-4492. R...
21 Oct 2014 at 2:55pm


Tip-A-Cop brings in $2,700 for Special Olympics
PALMDALE ? Law enforcement officers and personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Department worked the tables at Red Robin last week to raise money for the Special Olympics Antelope Valley Chapter. The ?Tip-A-Cop? fundraiser brought in $2,707.60, according to organizers. ?Tip-A-Cop? is an ...
21 Oct 2014 at 2:19pm


Joe Walker hosts VEX Jets Skyrise Competition
LANCASTER ? The VEX Robotics Team at Joe Walker Middle School took home three notable honors at the 2nd Annual Joe Walker Middle School Stealth Academy Skyrise Robotics Tournament on Saturday at the home of the Jets in Lancaster. The team, made entirely of junior high school students at Joe Walke...
21 Oct 2014 at 2:02pm


So-Cal Solar donates solar system to disabled AV veteran
LANCASTER ? A public hearing in Palmdale earlier this month allowed local residents to weigh in on Southern California Edison?s rate increases. Kiesha Jackson spoke at that hearing, explaining that the rate hike would be especially difficult for her because she is a disabled veteran on a fixed in...
20 Oct 2014 at 5:47pm


AVC Anthropology Expo set for Oct. 24
LANCASTER ?  The third annual Anthropology Expo has been set for Friday, October 24.  This year?s theme is ?Anthropology in the Real World,? focusing on what students can do with a degree in Anthropology. The afternoon event from noon to 4 p.m. features guest speakers discussing their anthropolog...
20 Oct 2014 at 5:30pm


Missing Palmdale man found dead near wrecked car
PALMDALE ? A 34-year-old Palmdale man reported missing by family members was found dead Sunday afternoon near a damaged vehicle off the side of a mountain road, authorities said. Damien Sisley was found shortly after 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, in a ravine off Mount Emma Road, just east of Angeles...
20 Oct 2014 at 3:35pm


Who got arrested in Lancaster? SUN 10/12 to SAT 10/18/14
List of arrests made by the Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Department?s Lancaster Station. An arrest does not imply someone is guilty of any wrongdoing. Individuals are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. These arrests occurred from midnight on SUNDAY, October 12 to 11:59 p.m. on SATURD...
19 Oct 2014 at 8:00pm


Updated: Man killed, woman injured in Palmdale house party shooting
PALMDALE ? A 24-year-old man was killed and a woman was injured early Sunday morning when a fight escalated into a shooting at a birthday party in Palmdale, authorities said. The fatal shooting happened around 12:20 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 19 at a residence in the 1600 block of East Avenue Q-6 in Palm...
19 Oct 2014 at 6:50pm


UAV founders continue to give back to alma mater
LANCASTER ? During half-time ceremonies at the Lopes? homecoming football game Friday night, University of Antelope Valley founders Marco and Sandra Johnson presented a $10,000 check to Antelope Valley High School. The donation marks the sixth annual installment of a 10-year, $100,000 commitment ...
18 Oct 2014 at 11:58pm



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