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Hawkins arraigned for Barstow shooting death

VICTORVILLE — The man who allegedly shot a Barstow father during a botched burglary last month made his first court appearance Wednesday. Prosecutors charged Leslie Ray Hawkins with one count of murder and a count of first-degree burglary in connection to the shooting of Patrick Smith on Nov. 24.

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-12-14 00:19:00

A public servant steps down

BARSTOW — Beverly Lowry, a mainstay on the Mojave Water Agency Board of Directors since 1989, has retired after a 47-year career in public service during which she was a tireless champion of the High Desert and a catalyst for numerous projects that benefited local communities.

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-12-15 00:43:00

Kamala Harris’ DOJ received misconduct claim involving aide months before she left: report

Sen. Kamala Harris insisted earlier this month that she was “unaware” of the harassment allegations against her top aide during her time as California’s Attorney General, but the agency that she oversaw: California's Department of Justice was informed about the complaint three months before she exit

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-15 11:09:32

‘It won’t be long’: The 'Long Walk' for vets continues in Barstow

BARSTOW — The shouts of a U.S. Army cadence echoed from the Harvey House to the dark iron beams of the First Avenue Bridge. Soldiers were on the march along the streets of Barstow.

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-12-13 01:38:00

Barstow Man Arrested for Attempted Robbery and Assault

BARSTOW – A 37-year-old Barstow man was arrested after attempting to rob a victim early Sunday morning. The victim told authorities that he was sitting in his vehicle at around 6:45 A.M., after driving to the 1200 block of Barstow Road to visit his friend. A black male subject walked up to the drive

247HEADLINE.COM - 2018-12-11 22:48:11

After a storied career, Beverly Lowry retires from public service

BARSTOW — Beverly Lowry, a mainstay on the Mojave Water Agency Board of Directors since 1989, has retired after a 47-year career in public service during which she was a tireless champion of the High Desert and a catalyst for numerous projects that benefited local communities.

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-12-15 00:43:00

All Evacuation Orders Lifted in Deadly Camp Fire

The remaining residents who fled from the deadliest wildfire in California history were allowed to return to their home Saturday and assess the damage. All evacuation orders were lifted in Paradise more than a month after the fire broke out Nov. 8, killing at least 86 people and destroying 14,000 ho

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-12-15 18:44:38

Roaches, rodents, no hot water: Restaurant closures in San Bernardino County, Dec. 7-13

Here are the restaurants and other food facilities closed by health inspectors in San Bernardino County between Dec. 7 and 13, 2018, according to the county’s Department of Public Health. If no reopening date is mentioned, the department had not listed that facility as reopened as of this publicatio

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-12-14 19:57:29

Video shows suspects crash truck into California gas station, steal ATM

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Sheriff's detectives are looking for three men who stole an ATM from a Rancho Cordova gas station early Thursday morning and dramatic surveillance footage reveals how it all played out.

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-14 03:03:40

Settlement reached in San Bernardino County jail class-action lawsuit

A judge has approved a settlement agreement between San Bernardino County and county jail inmates in a class action lawsuit addressing medical and mental health care of inmates, restrictive housing practices, staffing levels, ADA compliance and use of force policies and procedures.

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUN - 2018-12-15 00:20:43

San Bernardino County property owners are urged to check for unclaimed refunds

Next week, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider moving more than $9 million in unclaimed property tax refunds -- including more than $1.2 million in 2nd District refunds -- into County coffers.

FONTANA HERALD NEWS - 2018-12-13 14:30:00

California’s Victor Valley Transit orders 7 New Flyer electric buses

The Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA), which serves Barstow and surrounding areas of San Bernardino County, California, has ordered seven 40-foot New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE electric buses.

CHARGEDEVS.COM - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

Local hospital part of nationwide bomb threat hoax

VICTORVILLE — Victor Valley Global Medical Center was one of many hospitals across the nation that received a hoax bomb threat via a spoofed email address. The medical center in Victorville was part of a wave of bomb threats sent Thursday, which triggered searches, evacuations and lockdowns at hundr

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-12-14 01:21:00

Northern California lawmaker arrested for child cruelty says he spanked daughter

SACRAMENTO, — A California lawmaker arrested on suspicion of child cruelty said Wednesday the allegation stemmed from spanking his 7-year-old daughter. Democratic Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula said he spanked his daughter Sunday night and it’s a punishment tool he rarely uses, the Fresno Bee newspape

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-12-13 16:48:05

Helendale girl to provide entertainment on BNSF's Santa Claus Express again this year

All aboard the Santa Claus Express. For the 28th consecutive year, the BNSF Railway will hold holiday-themed train rides for needy youngsters. The trains will depart from various locations in Southern California on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, and at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, the High Desert’s own

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-12-13 19:38:00

San Bernardino County supervisors postpone decision on vacant seat; will weigh Brown Act question

San Bernardino County is suspending its bid to fill the vacant seat for 3rd District supervisor, saying Thursday that county attorneys will assess an allegation that the hiring process has violated the state’s open meetings law.

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-12-13 23:41:53

Why former San Bernardino County assessor is headed to state prison — not county jail — for Colonies conviction

Former San Bernardino County Assessor and Colonies corruption figure Bill Postmus will be serving his three-year sentence in state prison after all, his attorney says. When Postmus surrendered to authorities Nov. 30 to begin serving his sentence, his attorney said he qualified under prison realignme

OCREGISTER - 2018-12-13 00:18:01

The ‘dirty’ secret behind autonomous machines

Fourteen years ago, the future of robotic warfare ground to a halt in the desert outside Barstow, California. During DARPA’s Grand Challenge, which sought to automate the task of driving long distances across rugged terrain, a converted Humvee ended its journey with a thud just 7.5 miles from the st

C4ISR & NETWORKS - 2018-12-13 20:32:00

Area Roundup 12-12-18: Granite Hills opens DSL play with shutout

APPLE VALLEY — Granite Hills started off it’s Desert Sky League title defense with a 4-0 victory at home against Barstow on Wednesday afternoon. Granite Hills took a 1-0 lead at halftime and then added three goals in the second half.

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-12-12 07:01:00

Grand Terrace extends San Bernardino County sheriff’s homeless outreach program

Grand Terrace will continue using a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department program to connect homeless individuals to services and support. After hearing how effective sheriff’s Deputy Michael Schlegel was addressing the issue this fall, city leaders on Tuesday, Dec. 11, agreed to use $19,000 in

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-12-12 21:28:57