SBC Museum Redlands Old West Days: Great for Kids

Simone Graham – Editor: Celebrate the rich, diverse history of the old west, San Bernardino County style. The event takes place at the SBC Museum on 2014 Orange Tree Lane in Redlands on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to $:00 p.m. Churn butter, create quilt squares, make 1800’s toys, get close with mini horses and sheep, pan for gold and more! All included with regular museum admission.

Supervisor Lovingood Elected LAFCO Chair/What Is LAFCO To You?

Simone Graham – Editor: San Bernardino County Supervisor Robert A. Lovingood was unanimously elected chair of the Local Agency Formation Commission, the primary agency that encourages orderly growth in the County.

“Supervisor Lovingood’s ability to breakdown complex issues and get to the meat of the matter make him a natural leader, and LAFCO will benefit greatly from his common-sense approach to

Kennedy Family Made Money in Bootlegging: Never happened!

Simone Graham – Editor: I was preparing a Facebook post for National Bootlegger’s Day when I remembered that Joe Kennedy, President Kennedy’s father was supposed to have made money in bootlegging.  I was looking for a few lines about this juicy urban myth to spice up the post. It turns out he did not make his money in spirits by bootlegging! Yes, he was in involved with the liquor industry, but not according to present day rumor. Noah Rathaus’, Daily Beast writer, research gives the facts below.

AV Town Clerk’s Office Offers Extended Hours For Passport Processing

Simone Graham – Editor: If you are working, these early evening appointments are now an option for you. Take advantage of services that make life a bit easier for you. The Clerk’s office is highly rated for it’s service and has processed thousands of passports in the last 15 years. Read on for details on days and hours of operation, cost, and phone contact to make your appointment.

The California Boater Card: See Requirements From 2018-2025

Simone Graham – Editor: Now is a good time to prepare for the next recreation season and fun in the water. Whether you are a fisherman, water skier, or wake boarder, this information is for you or someone in your family. The link below takes you to the registration information, classes, frequently asked questions, and more. Be forewarned; the fine for not having the card in your

Rep. Cook Bipartisan Bill: Conservation of Off-road Recreation in the CA Desert

Washington- Jan. 9, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) joined with Reps. Juan Vargas (D-Imperial Valley) and Pete Aguilar (D-Redlands) in introducing the California Desert Protection and Recreation Act. This bill is an updated version of Cook’s California Off-road Recreation and Conservation Act that passed the House in the last Congress, but ultimately never received a final vote in the Senate. The bill has widespread support from local governments,

AV Weight Loss Challenge: See The Plan/Organize One For Your City

Apple Valley: The goal of the Town of Apple Valley Mayor’s Weight Loss Challenge is to provide a fun and friendly competition to encourage citizens to lose weight, while establishing healthy eating and fitness habits. Under the umbrella of Healthy Apple Valley, and with the support of St. Joseph Health, St. Mary, and Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group, the program will include monthly weigh-ins as well

Mojave Narrows Fish Stocked Jan. 3: Take a Look!

Simone Graham – Editor: Spring Valley Lake and Pelican Lake, at the Mojave Narrows, trout stocking took place in December (Guasti and Glen Helen Regional Park lakes were also stocked in December). Hesperia Lake and Horseshoe Lake were both stocked this Thursday and fisherman are posting some photos of beautiful catches. We are lucky to have so many fishing areas close by us! Take advantage of the trout fishing this winter and make sure to introduce your kids to the skill when the Fishing Derby comes to the Narrows March 16th. 

2019 New Laws: Road Way Safety

California Highway Patrol: New laws approved by the California Legislature in 2018 will affect Roadway Safety in several ways, including helmet use on bicycles and motorized scooters, hit-and-run on bicycle paths, modified exhaust systems, and enhanced safety for refuse collection vehicles. To support its mission of providing the highest levels of Safety, Service, and Security, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is highlighting several of these new laws.

2019 Tournament of Roses: TV or Stream, Where to Drive and Stand

Simone Graham – Editor: If you have not been to the Rose parade before, this is the year to go. Why? Rose Parade President, Gerald Freeny, interviewed this morning in front of Pasadena’s Wrigley Mansion by two of KTLA’s Sunday morning team, Lynette Romero and Dayna Devon, explained, “Many of the floats are going to have live music and the parade’s Grand Marshall, Chaka Khan, will perform at the beginning of the parade!”