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I-15 Freeway thru Cajon Pass remains open during snow fall

CAJON PASS, Calif. (VVNG.com) — As forecasted snow fell overnight and into the Thursday morning prompting the California Highway Patrol to run traffic breaks and escorts through the Cajon Pass.


Apple Valley Police searching for 2 men after racking up charges on stolen credit cards

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Detectives are searching for two men accused of stealing credit cards and racking up thousands of dollars in purchases, officials said. The first reported incident happened on January 24, 2019 at the 24 Hour Fitness in the 18800 block of Bear Valley Road in Apple Va


Apple Valley church to participate in 'Day of Mourning' over abortion law

“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” — Thomas Jefferson. In protest against the recent passing of legislation in New York to allow the termination of babies right up to the time of birth, a group of pro-life activists wil


California sheriff releases graphic video of deadly police shooting

A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows.


Victorville Man Arrested for Attempting to Meet Minor for Sex

VICTORVILLE, Calif. – A Victorville business owner was arrested for arranging to meet with a minor for sex according to arrest records. Dalsukh Kumbhani, 42, of Victorville, was arrested at the Plum Tree Luxury Apartments located at 14344 McArt at around 3:30 p.m., on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Kum


San Bernardino County to pay $1 million to LGBTQI inmates held in cells 23 hours a day, federal judge rules

San Bernardino County is to pay about $1 million to gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex inmates who were incarcerated in a so-called Alternative Lifestyle Tank at the West Valley Detention Center from 2012 to 2018, a U.S. District Court judge ruled this month.


Apple Valley Town Council meeting roundup

APPLE VALLEY — The Town Council last week approved a resolution that all but finalizes its annexation of more than 1,300 acres north of Bell Mountain. The resolution commits Apple Valley to file a second application for an “island” of about 1,470 unincorporated acres left out of the current annexati


California student challenges school over not being allowed to wear 'MAGA' hat

FRESNO (KSEE) - A politically active Central Valley student is told she can't wear her "Make American Great Again" hat on campus. She's now challenging the school district's decision, saying her first amendment right is being violated.


California prosecutors will hit legal roadblock in seeking death penalty against suspect in 1973 murder

California prosecutors have said they're weighing capital punishment for the man accused of strangling an 11-year-old girl in 1973 — but legal experts insisted Thursday that's not possible.


Victor Valley awakes to snow

Many Victor Valley residents awoke to snow across region on Thursday morning. Snow fell in Hesperia, Apple Valley, Victorville and throughout the mountain communities overnight, leaving a dusting in some areas, but measureable snowfall in others.


All three routes to Big Bear are closed as of 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21

UPDATE: Highway 330 has reopened. All other roads remain closed. The snow is piling up on the roads to Big Bear, and so are the cars. All three routes to Big Bear are closed as of 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, because of deep snow or traffic collisions.


Dan Flores launches campaign for San Bernardino County Supervisor

Dan Flores, a Colton Joint Unified School Board Member and the current Chief of Staff for departing San Bernardino County Supervisor Josie Gonzales, announced Tuesday that he is running for Fifth District Supervisor in 2020.


Can Gavin Newsom put California high-speed rail back on track? It may be up to Trump

It’s survived cost overruns, lengthy delays and a public scolding from the new governor. Now California’s controversial high-speed rail project faces what may be its toughest test yet: presidential opposition.


Snow brings Southern California to a halt

A weather system that originated in the Gulf of Alaska has slammed into Southern California with heavy snow as low as the 1,500 and 2,000 foot level early Thursday, Feb. 21. For Big Bear, at least 7 to 8 inches of snow have fallen since Wednesday night, with more than a foot of snow recorded at the


Family of ‘ER’ actress Vanessa Marquez files $20 million wrongful death claim against Southern California city

Attorneys representing the mother of actress Vanessa Marquez, who police shot and killed in August 2018, filed a $20 million wrongful death claim against South Pasadena on Wednesday, alleging that officers acted negligently and unlawfully during the incident that began as a welfare check call. Autho


Cold snap: Snow flurries possible for all of Southern California except coast

PALMDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- Low-lying regions of Southern California may see some rare snow Thursday as a big blast of cold air moves into the region. The cold front is moving down from Nevada, and it could mean snow could fall anywhere in the Southland, except for the coastline, which is a very rare


California prisons to drop $5 fee they charge to inmates for doctor visits

Starting in March, California inmates will no longer need to make copayments when they go in for medical help. The payments are no longer necessary, as they offer “minimal fiscal benefit” and “may hinder patients from seeking care,” according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilit


White House Breaks Off Talks With California Over Mileage Standard Dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration broke off vehicle mileage standards talks with California on Thursday, moving the two closer to a possible court battle that threatens to unsettle the auto industry.


Wet February causes big dent in California drought conditions

LOS ANGELES -- February storms have caused a significant dent in California's drought conditions. The U.S. Drought Monitor said Thursday that just over 67 percent of the state is totally free of any level of dryness.


California lawmakers propose soda tax, banning cola at checkout areas

Lawmakers in California are aiming to curb the state’s consumption of sodas and other sugary beverages with a variety of proposed legislation announced on Wednesday. The bills, spearheaded by five state lawmakers, include measures that would require health warnings on sugary soft drinks, and proposa