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).

County Supervisor Lovingood: Looking back at 2018

By Robert A. Lovingood: As we look to the start of a new year, it’s good to take a look back at 2018 and recap some of the year’s highlights. There are a lot of great things going on in San Bernardino County. Here are some of the projects that are making a difference for constituents in the First District and around the County. Best wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous 2019.

Assemblyman Obernolte Responds to DMV’s Lack of Transparency in Using Flawed REAL ID Process

Sacramento: Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) has issued the following statement in response to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) waiting one month to notify Californians that the federal government has rejected the state’s REAL ID residency verification process and has still continued to issue cards that are not compliant:

Mojave Air District Set To Unveil New Logo

VICTORVILLE — Moving into its 26th year of service to the region, the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District (MDAQMD) has updated its logo and branding to reflect the organization’s mission going forward. The new logo will be featured on all agency materials in print and digital starting on Jan. 1, 2019. Brad Poiriez is the executive director and air pollution control officer for the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District. Poiriez is shown above

City Offices Take a Holiday: Check Here For Services Open and Closed

Simone Graham – Editor:  If you have any business with your local town or city office, you had better get it done today. Here is a round-up of vacation breaks for you local offices.

Apple Valley: Apple Valley Town Hall will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 1 for the holiday season. Town Hall will reopen on Jan. 2. See here for city services open during this time: AV Holiday Services

Caltrans District 8: Holiday Mountain-Getaway Tips For The Road

Simone Graham – Editor: The lane closures on Highway 18 are on the opposite side of the mountain from our area. But, it is good to keep the information below in mind in case you are meeting friends or family in the Inland Empire for a day trip to the snow. Better to have them come up our way and take the back way on Highway 18 through Lucerne as this is the busiest time of year for Big Bear skiers to take some of their vacation time to get on the mountain. 

Victorville Planning and Community Services Committees: Openings for Interested Citizens

Victorville: The City of Victorville is seeking applicants to fill vacancies on two committees, the City of Victorville Legislative Review Committee and the City of Victorville Community Services Advisory Committee.

Planning Commissioners serve at the pleasure of the City Council and attend monthly public hearings to review matters related to

Message From U.S. Forest Service – SBNF: Visitor’s Broken Sleds Litter the Mountains

U. S. Forest Service: Managing recreation on a national forest comes with many challenges. Litter is no exception and last weekend showed why. Pictured here is the Diamondbacks Conservation Crew, a partnership with San Bernardino County, worked with Forest Service staff on Dec. 12 to clean up snow play trash on Highway 18.