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  1. Gearing for goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Hesperia Star

    Y. That's what cheerleaders from High Desert Cheer, LLC/Home of Spirit Athletics are hoping for when they compete at the United States All Star Federation's Cheerleading Worlds competition April 25 to 27 at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, Florida. According to High Desert Cheer co-owner Tracy Grafton, the organization's Senior5 Legacy team will represent the cheerleading company United Spirit Association, which provided them with the funds to attend the event.

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  2. Experts: Not enough industrial space in High DesertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Hesperia Star

    A lack of industrial space is pegged by some industry observers and participants as a major factor in holding back the High Desert's economic progress. "That's one of the the bigger issues holding us down," said Joseph W. Brady, principal of The Bradco Companies.

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  3. HOPE Team working to house homeless before Monday deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Hesperia Star

    A deadline for the homeless to leave their encampments near the Mojave River has been set for Monday - three weeks later than authorities initially planned for the population to be gone. Notices from the city of Victorville and the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department informing the homeless population of the "closure and abatement" of the area have been posted on trees along the riverbed between the Iron Bridge and Stoddard Wells Road.

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  4. Man About Town needs your help Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Hesperia Star

    I have never considered myself a "Man About Town." Not even close. I'm just a regular guy, the only difference is I happen to be a newspaper editor.

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  5. Victorville girl, 13, among two killed in head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Hesperia Star

    San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner's Office officials on Monday night said a 13-year-old Victorville girl was one of two people killed in a head-on traffic collision on Highway 395 on Sunday afternoon. Dana Rivera, 13, was declared dead at the scene along with a 26-year-old San Diego woman, according to authorities.

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  6. The five worst intersections in the Victor ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Hesperia Star

    There are some intersections that local motorists will only drive through if they absolutely have to. Whether it's snarled traffic, a confusing layout or bewildering traffic signals, some local intersections should be avoided like the plague.

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  7. Toll-lane opponents speak out Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Hesperia Star

    A recently formed coalition opposed to toll roads unveiled their message with signs, cameras and sometimes shouts at last week's county transportation agency meeting, upsetting San Bernardino Associated Governments assembly decorum. Organizer Tressy Capps said the Facebook group Toll Free IE is less than two weeks old and includes the High Desert in its quest to keep all of San Bernardino County free of toll lanes on roadways.

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  8. Volunteer ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Hesperia Star

    Community Hospice of Victor Valley seeks volunteers for patient visits, office work, community events and much more. The group is a nonprofit organization that's able to offer its patients and volunteers above and beyond what they ever expect to receive.

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  9. Community rallies around young girl's family Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Hesperia Star

    Many of those who know Terryn Irvin say the 11-year-old has carried the weight of the world on her shoulders for the majority of her life. Between watching out for her 7-year-old sister, Kassidy, doing homework and taking care of household chores, Terryn spends her time comforting her ailing mother, Tanya Maxwell.

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  10. Mall's parent company rejects takeover bid Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Hesperia Star

    The Mall of Victor Valley won't be changing hands anytime soon after the Macerich Company, the mall's parent company, this week rejected a bid of about $16 billion from Simon Property Group Inc. "After careful consideration," the bid "fails to reflect the full value of our portfolio of unique and irreplaceable assets and our positive growth prospects," Arthur Coppola, Macerich's chairman and chief executive officer, told Bloomberg. Buying Macerich, which owns or has stakes in more nearly 60 malls, would have expanded the Indianapolis-based Simon's reach at a time when high-quality retail centers rarely come up for sale.

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  11. Singing group brings proof of victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Hesperia Star

    Triumphing over tragedy is something all three members of the High Desert-based vocal trio Living Proof are very well-versed in. Carlotta Diggs, Candace Lindo and Paul Peterson are cancer survivors who credit their love of music and performing for helping them get through some of the darkest moments of their lives.

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  12. Aboard the USS New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Hesperia Star

    A 2009 Hesperia High School graduate and Victorville native is serving aboard USS New Orleans , one of the Navy's newest and most advanced amphibious ships, designed to deliver Marines and their equipment to and from war zones. Petty Officer 2nd Class Jaron White is an engineman aboard the San Diego-based San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship.

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  13. Cross pulled down, put back upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Hesperia Star

    On Thursday, several local residents called the Daily Press to report that the cross on the rocky hill that faces Victorville had been pulled down and then put back up. Eric Stanton, who said he drives the D Street and Highway 18 loop almost every day, said he first noticed the large white cross laying a few feet from its rocky perch on Wednesday.

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  14. Editor's Notebook: Stirring up a hornet's nestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Hesperia Star

    I guess the Victorville resident named Daniel who I quoted last week helped me stir up quite a hornet's nest. Our city leaders don't take kindly to being called out.

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  15. High-speed chase ends near Seventh St.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Hesperia Star

    San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man after he led them on a high-speed chase through downtown Victorville on Friday afternoon, authorities said.  The incident started with a carjacking at the Cinemark movie theater on Mariposa Road at about 11:15 a.m. Two men allegedly pointed a gun at the victim and stole a black Ford Mustang. That car was recovered about ten minutes later in the parking lot of Food 4 Less on Bear Valley Road near Fifth Avenue.

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  16. Prison donates computers to Apple Valley schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Hesperia Star

    Students and staff at Desert Knolls Elementary School are excited after representatives from the Federal Correctional Complex and the Federal Bureau of Prisons recently visited the campus and donated more than four dozen computers. According to Kristin Hernandez, spokeswoman for the Apple Valley Unified School District, the FCC in Victorville donated "50 gently-used computers" to the school, along with a new keyboard and mouse for each computer.

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  17. Cross pulled down, put back upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Hesperia Star

    On Thursday, several local residents called the Daily Press to report that the cross on the rocky hill that faces Victorville had been pulled down and then put back up. Eric Stanton, who said he drives the D Street and Highway 18 loop almost every day, said he first noticed the large white cross laying a few feet from its rocky perch on Wednesday.

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  18. Victorville man pleads not guilty in nightclub shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Hesperia Star

    A 30-year-old Victorville man accused of murder in connection to the San Bernardino nightclub shootings that left three men dead pleaded not guilty Thursday, court records show. Richard Allen Wynne denied charges that he shot to death Petetrial Michael Terry Scott, 28, of Victorville, at an Arco gas station in the 300 block of East Redlands Boulevard on March 4, and that he attempted to kill 28-year-old Richard Ford, also from Victorville.

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  19. Our view: Turnout for special election proves dismalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Hesperia Star

    The final numbers are in: 844 registered voters out of more than 136,000 who were eligible in San Bernardino County actually went to a polling place last Tuesday to cast a ballot in the 21st state Senate District special election. Another 10,480 submitted mail-in ballots to select a replacement for former state senator Steve Knight, who was elected to Congress last November.

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  20. Acclaimed Air Force band to perform tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Hesperia Star

    A swinging good time is sure to be had by all when the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West delivers its high-energy music in a free show at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Granite Hills High School. Tickets are free and can be obtained at the Daily Press office, 13891 Park Ave., Victorville, or High Desert Community Foundation, 16000 Apple Valley Road, Suite 3, Apple Valley.

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