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!”

Pasadena Police and Fire Depts. : 2019 Rose Parade Safety Tips

Pasadena, Calif.: The Rose Parade approaches on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, Pasadena’s Fire and Police departments are issuing the following safety tips for the thousands of overnight campers who will line the route on New Year’s Eve. The parade route will be a safer place if everyone follows the rules and regulations intended for the safety of all parade-goers.

Rose Parade: Viewing Events And Volunteer Float Decorating

Simone Graham – Editor: Look for more HDG articles this weekend for information on safety do’s and don’ts, TV broadcasts, parade route, map, etc. This is one of our favorite times of the year and we hope it is for you, too. The Rose Parade is a proud Southern California tradition enjoyed worldwide. Use this information to jump in and get involved now or consider volunteering, viewing events, or New Year’s Day attendance for your family for next year.

Vacancy On Hesperia Area Recreation District Foundation Board

Hesperia: Notice is hereby given that the Hesperia Recreation and Park District (DISTRICT) Board of Directors invites residents within the DISTRICT to submit applications to fill one (1) vacancy on the Hesperia Area Recreation District Foundation (HARD) Board of Directors. This would be a commitment to serve a two (2) year term as a Board Member on the HARD Foundation (at the discretion of the DISTRICT Board of Directors).