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VICTORVILLE — An Omega Air Refueling tanker safely made an emergency landing at the Southern California Logistics Airport on Thursday afternoon. A call was received just after 3 p.m. of a Boeing 707 with one engine that had failed and was roughly 15 minutes from the SCLA runway.San Bernardino County Fire Department officials said the plane was carrying five people and had five hours of fuel left to fly on. Numerous first responders were dispatched to the...

Updated Jul 31, 2014 at 7:31 AM

One recent letter and one article need commenting. First, the article on the BUSD dress code ("Barstow Unified dress code needs alterations" Desert Dispatch, July 23), a comment was made that there is no mention of the...

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 6:25 PM

VICTORVILLE — The trial against Jeff Eason Sr. for alleged embezzlement of Barstow Senior Center funds may come to a close this week.In testimony he gave at the Victorville courthouse as the trial reached its sixth day on...

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 6:13 PM

 Despite the sobering setting in a German POW camp, "Hogan’s Heroes" became a popular comedy when it aired on CBS in 1965.  "I didn’t have any problem when my agent told me I was wanted for a...

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 5:26 PM

SAN BERNARDINO — San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos lauded his office’s progress in the fight against gangs on Wednesday with the release of quarterly gang statistics.Stats from April 1 through June...

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 5:20 PM

VICTORVILLE — Air quality is forecast to be "good" throughout the High Desert after smoke from central California fires drifted into the area earlier this week.The Mojave Air Quality Management District, the...

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 5:13 PM

HINKLEY — Pacific Gas and Electric sent letters to Hinkley residents Wednesday announcing its decision to phase out bottled water deliveries and maintenance of whole house water units by Nov. 1.Jeff Smith, executive...

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 5:01 PM

BARSTOW — City Council members where pleased to hear the city will be able to carry forward an estimated $304,334 in local transportation funds from fiscal year 2013-14 into fiscal year 2014-15.Assistant City Manager Oliver...

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 4:48 PM

WASHINGTON - The House voted 225-201 Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama for exceeding his executive authority, launching an unprecedented legal challenge by a congressional body against a president.GOP leaders say the lawsuit...

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 7:30 AM

W hen what historian Barbara Tuchman called "The Guns of August" began to fire 100 years ago, most Americans saw merely another European war that we should avoid. The modern equivalent of ancient Greek cities were, like their...

Updated Jul 29, 2014 at 10:03 PM

BARSTOW — A man arrested in June on suspicion of threatening to kill his supervisor, co-workers and himself has been charged with making a criminal threat, court records show. Matthew Peyton Meugniot is scheduled to answer to...

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