Desert News Post

The Shortest Commentary In America On Syrian Bombing

The end of toleration is fully understood. The reaction from the USA is understood. What escapes a conscionable citizenry is why 435 members of the House of Representatives have neither the fortitude nor diligence of duty to vote on the War Powers Act. History will surely record this as cowardly. Please advise […] Read More

Transportation to Loma Linda VA free for Vets

Beginning Monday, January 9th, 2017 veterans who reside in the Victorville vicinity and who have a scheduled appointment at the Loma Linda VA will now have the opportunity for a free bus ride to Loma Linda. The program is called Veterans Express Transportation System. The pickup and drop off is on Lorene Drive behind Costco […] Read More

Sterling Inn Is Growing Again in the High Desert

Koelsch Senior Communities is growing again in the High Desert. Sterling Inn, located in Victorville, is scheduled for a $9 million enhancement to its already illustrious community in the beautiful High Desert. Set to begin in September 2016, this new construction project will include an additional 37 units. Also included will be enhancements and upgrades […] Read More

California Commentary: Tax vs. Fee

By John Coupal President of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association In its 38-year history, Proposition 13 has been under constant assault. The attacks have come from the Legislature, the media and especially the courts. After initially being upheld against a myriad of constitutional challenges, the California Supreme Court then began punching loopholes in the landmark tax reform measure. […] Read More

You Can Prevent or Reverse Cardio Vascular Disease

Dr. Joel Wallach, nationally known author of the book and CD, “Dead Doctors Don’t Lie” speaks often about cardio-vascular disease, including congestive heart failure, thrombotic stroke, pulmonary embolism, vericose veins, aneurisms in the head or aeorta. None of these have anything to do with genetics or cholesterol, according to Wallach. A veterinarian, naturopathic physician, author [...]

CA Board of Equalization Selects New Chair and Vice Chair

At the Board of Equalization (BOE) February meeting in Culver City, the Board selected Member Fiona Ma as its new Chair and Member Diaane Harkey as Vice Chair. “Congratulations to Fiona Ma and Diane Harkey on being voted Chair and Vice Chair,” said Board of Equalization Member George Runner. “They do great work on behalf [...]

A rather short heads up for current news on veterans affairs as it relates to the transition process for returning combat veterans. This radio program is clearly in the vanguard for an open dialogue about the nuances of the residuals of war. Should you have the time go to the podcast interview with Navy Cross […]
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Lovingood Funds High Desert Economic Development Efforts

First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood is funding key economic development efforts aimed at drawing major retailers and other employers to High Desert cities. The $75,000 allocation will enable representatives of Apple Valley, Adelanto, Barstow, Hesperia and Victorville to attend International Council of Shopping Centers conferences and to promote ongoing regional economic development. The effort is […]
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Preliminary Findings Indicate 12% Decrease in Homelessness

San Bernardino County has seen a 12 percent decrease in homelessness during the past year, according to the results of the San Bernardino County 2016 Homeless Count and Subpopulation Survey: Executive Summary released by the San Bernardino County Homeless Partnership. “San Bernardino County continues to make impressive progress in reducing homelessness in our County,” said […]
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Victor Valley Animal Protective League in the News

Dogs on the Go Pet Adoption Vehicle The Victor Valley Animal Protective League (VVAPL) humane society introduced its first mobile adoption vehicle to the public on February 13. Called “Dogs On the Go,” the vehicle can showcase 25 pets, it’s debut took place at PetSmart in Apple Valley during Pet Smart Charities’ National Adoption Weekend. […]
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WWII Hero to be Honored at April 22 Film Screening

Baseball, history and a living hero from World War II will all come together April 22 for one special night. The critically acclaimed film “American Pastime” tells the story of Japanese-Americans interned in a relocation camp during World War II.  A special viewing of the film will be held Friday, April 22 at the Serrano Performing Arts Center […]
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