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Victorville, California is located in San Bernardino County. Zip codes in Victorville, CA include 92395, 92394, and 92393. The median home price in Victorville is $189,000 which is roughly $97/per square foot. More Victorville information.

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E-cigarette industry booming in region, U.S.

The number of "vape" shops in the High Desert has taken off over the last year as smokers have laid down their traditional cigarettes and turned to personal vaporizers and e-cigarettes. The trend has fueled new shops across the Victor Valley and the nation, but it also has drawn the consternation of many health and government agencies.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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Families attend life-size dinosaur exhibit

"Jurassic Quest" is a national traveling dinosaur exhibit on display at the High Desert Events Center this weekend that transports visitors to a scene akin to a Hollywood movie. Organizers boast that its the largest dinosaur show in North America with more than 50 life-size animatronic creatures to see.

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Editor's Notebook: Some people are starting to show pride

As I have written about the plight - and blight - of our desert, I have touched a nerve with readers and residents, city officials and community leaders. I continue to be contacted by people willing to step up and do something to change the High Desert for the better.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

'Cleanup Crew' mans busiest sheriff's station

"Most nights we're going from a reported shooting, to a stabbing, to a fire, to a traffic collision," 25-year-old San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department deputy Mark Reynoso said. "This shift, it's like go, go, go."

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Tax Fraud Blotter: Quest's End

Santa Ana, Calif.: Preparer Alma M. Wilbur, 40, of Victorville, Calif., has pleaded guilty to filing more than $41 million worth of false claims against the U.S., making her the 53rd and final defendant linked to the quarter-billion-dollar 'Old Quest' tax refund scheme to be convicted. Wilbur admitted that in May 2009 she filed a false federal return in her name that sought a refund of $281,146, and that she prepared more than 70 returns that fraudulently claimed more than $41 million in bogus tax refunds.

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Victorville man arrested after Marijuana, gun found in car Updated at

A 55-year-old Victorville man was arrested Thursday night after deputies allegedly found him possession of five pounds of Marijuana, methamphetamine, a loaded handgun and cash in his vehicle during a traffic stop, San Bernardino County Sheriff's officials said. Sheriff's officials said Gabriel Ramirez was arrested around 10 p.m. Thursday after a deputy stopped his car for Vehicle Code violations in the area of Seneca Road and Bellflower Street.

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Victorville man pleads guilty to assault on elder Updated at

A 32-year-old Victorville man was sentenced to three years of probation and 270 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to inflicting "major trauma" to an elderly man during an assault, according to authorities and court records. Nicholas Crimi was arrested Aug. 31 after San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call from the victim's wife that two men had beat up her 74-year-old husband, authorities said.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Victorville continues discussion of 'problematic' businesses

The majority of the Planning Commission appears supportive of slowing down a swell of "problematic" businesses throughout the city, such as massage parlors and Internet cafes that offer sweepstakes games similar to gambling. As the city vows to clean up its image, a focal point of the effort is on the overabundance of these kinds of establishments, also including tattoo parlors, smoke shops and gold exchange businesses.

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New family restaurant approved with conditions Updated at

A new family restaurant will call Victor Plaza Shopping Center on Seventh Street home after the Planning Commission and lawyers for the proposed establishment agreed this week on 12 conditions to its license that are intended to keep it from straying into nightclub-type activities. Broken Saddle Saloon & Steakhouse, to be located at 14562 Seventh Street, was granted a business license during a hearing Wednesday in which the restaurant was appealing an earlier decision by the Commission to deny its application.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

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Vegetation fire breaks out in field, possible homeless encampment

A fire in a empty field near Cottonwood Avenue and Mariposa Road broke out on Wednesday afternoon, San Bernardino County Fire Department Capt. Jay Hausman said.

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Future meetings to begin with invocation Updated at

The Victor Valley College Board of Trustees voted 3-2 this week to approve a policy that would allow college board meetings to begin with a religious invocation. The legislation was first proposed by Trustee Joseph W. Brady in May and received support from fellow Trustees Lorrie Denson and John Pinkerton.

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County comes to nonprofit's rescue

Some 50 women and children under the care of A Better Way Domestic Violence Shelter can rest easy after San Bernardino County and other government officials came to their financial rescue. Margaret Diaz, executive director for A Better Way, said the county's Housing Authority will now cover the cost of sheltering families after Diaz discovered in July that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development left the Victorville nonprofit off its funding list "The people that made this happen were 1st District Supervisor Robert Lovingood, his field representative Regina Weatherspoon-Bell and Sen. Dianne Feinstein," Diaz said.

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Warden aims to make a difference with inmate work

From Swedish chair companies to police patrol vehicles, Victorville Federal Correctional Complex warden Richard Ives said he is making it possible for inmates to try their hand at an array of jobs in an effort to keep them busy and to prepare them for life on the other side of the bars. At this week's Victorville Rotary Club meeting, Ives spoke about his commitment to helping "prepare them for life outside the jail" and the importance of making a difference in inmates' lives.

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Uber Sued Over Allegations Of Discrimination, Harassment Against Blind Riders With Guide Dogs

A blind author and the National Federation of the Blind sued ridesharing company Uber in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday, alleging that it discriminates against blind riders with guide dogs. The lawsuit alleges that some Uber drivers have refused to give rides to blind people with service dogs and that others have mishandled the dogs or harassed their owners.

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Toastmaster forming new club in Victorville

The Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Properties of Victorville, 14014 Bear Valley Road, invites the community to join the launch of a new Toastmasters Club today from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. An organization's success depends on communication.

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Sierra Club to show wilderness film at next meeting

The Mojave Group of the Sierra Club will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The wilderness episode of the Smithsonian show "Aerial America" will be shown, and there will be sharing of photos from hikes in nearby wilderness-designated areas such as Pleasant View Ridge, Rodman Mountains Wilderness and some areas proposed as wilderness areas.

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LifeStream to hold Patriot Day blood drives

LifeStream is planning to host blood drives throughout the county in honor of Patriot Day on Thursday, including one in Victorville at 12520 Business Center Drive, Building G. On Sept. 11, donors at LifeStream donor centers and community drives will receive a special edition 9/11 remembrance T-shirt commemorating the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

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3 Apple Valley women accused of abusing boy Updated at

Three Apple Valley women who were arrested after Sheriff's Department officials said they beat up their 12-year-old nephew at a birthday party are scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday in Victorville. San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Trish Hill said the boy's mother, Stephanie Blevins, 30, was arrested Monday in the 21000 block of Arapahoe Street.

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Adelanto man accused of rape in Barstow Updated at

An Adelanto man accused of raping a woman while she baby-sat at his friend's Barstow home over the weekend was facing felony charges in a Victorville courtroom this week. Nedron Lavoy Green pleaded not guilty Tuesday to rape by force or fear charge, a felony, court records show.

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What's Up? 09/09/2014 Updated at

Residents of Apple Valley can turn in their tires free of charge during Tire Amnesty Day, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lion's Park in Apple Valley. Passenger car and light truck tires without rims will be accepted with proof of address within the Town of Apple Valley.

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