Victorville Seeking Participation In New Homelessness Solutions Task Force

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – The City of Victorville is seeking community members to serve on its newly-created Homelessness Solutions Task Force. The purpose of the task force, which was approved by the Victorville City Council on Feb. 5, is to develop strategies, programs, funding sources, and policies to prevent homelessness in the City of Victorville.

VA To Launch New Program Aimed At Getting Vets IT Jobs

The Department of Veterans Affairs is planning the April launch of a new program aimed at placing vets in high-paying information technology (IT) jobs, with the department picking up the full tab for training and fees once the vet actually gets employment.

The Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) program will work through what the VA is calling an “incentivized payment structure” to encourage the veteran to stay

Apple Valley High School Celebrates Groundbreaking Of “The Barn”

Simone Graham – Editor:  This is a good opportunity for the high school to partner with Cal Poly Pomona and San Luis Obispo, Fresno State etc. in mentoring and promoting AVUSD’s FFA program. What can these institutions do for them and with them? Well, you never know unless you ask!

Students, staff, industry partners, and community members gathered at Apple Valley High School on Wednesday, March 6 to

This Be The Port For The 4th Annual HD Pirate Renaissance Faire

HESPERIA, Calif: the whole family to Hesperia Lake Park on March 16 and 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the 2019 High Desert Pirate Renaissance Faire. The Pirate Faire will be celebrating the Golden Age of Pirates, with much Revelry & Merry Making. Fun for all ages from the littlest Powder Monkey to the oldest Captain. Face painting, games to play, stage acts to enjoy, battles between pirates, food from the four corners of the known  world, Ale, Wine and Mead, and there may even be a Pirate Trial.

Rain And Heavy Winds In Desert Areas/Sandbag Stations

VICTORVILLE: The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the desert areas including the City of Victorville, March 5 through March 7. Rain is also predicted.

The strongest winds are predicted for mid-morning on Wednesday, March 6. Strong winds can reduce visibility and make driving conditions difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles. Beware of objects blowing across roads, fallen trees, etc. Avoid downed power lines and report them to 911.

DO NOT cross flooded roads. Turn around, don’t drown.

Sandbags are available at Victorville fire stations 311, 312, 313, 314, and the Victorville Public Works yard on McArt. Sand is available at fire stations 312, 313, and 314.

For additional information, visit the National Weather Service website or your local news station.

SB County Positions Open, Job Fairs, SVL Summer Jobs, VVC Training This Week March 2 – 8

New jobs open now! Apply for an opportunity to make a difference with San Bernardino County.  Position openings are listed alphabetically http://www.sbcounty.gov/jobs

SBV College Employment Fair: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 9 AM – 2 PM, 701 S Mt Vernon Ave, San Bernardino Location: SBVC Business Building Room 100.

Adventure Forward!: VVC Students Explore Panama, Costa Rica

VICTOR VALLEY COLLEGE, Calif.: In just 36 hours, eight Victor Valley College students went from their normal urban environment to having monkeys climbing all over them while aboard a float on the Panama canal.

The students left for a trip to Central America on January 18 and spent 16 days in the countries of Panama and Costa Rica. The expedition, led by VVC biology professor Dr. Hinrich Kaiser, was made possible through the college’s Tropical Research Initiative.

Court Date Set In Town’s Water Acquisition Efforts

APPLE VALLEY, Calif: Judge Donald R. Alvarez has set trial for Sept. 30 on Liberty Utilities’ challenge to the Town’s right to acquire the Apple Valley Ranchos Water System by eminent domain.

The trial by judge will be conducted in San Bernardino County Superior Court in downtown San Bernardino and may last for several weeks. The legal question before the judge is whether the

More Snow Expected In The Mountains This Weekend: Avoid Citations If You Visit

CHP VICTORVILLE – We are expecting snow in our local mountains this weekend. We want to remind the visitors who plan on playing in the snow or going to the ski resorts of the following:

– Do not trespass onto private property. We are in close contact with the property owners who have been advised to contact Law Enforcement immediately of trespassers. The CHP and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department will respond in

Sign Up For Mojave Narrows Fishing Clinic Mar. 2: Fishing Derbies Mar. 16 & April 6

Simone Graham – Editor: MOJAVE NARROWS REGIONAL PARK – Want to fish, but don’t know how? Know the sport, but want to know more? Regional Parks invites you to participate in their award winning and nationally recognized Fishing Workshops. Whether you are a first time fisherman or already know the sport but would like a few extra tips, this program is for you!