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Updated at 6:48 PM

San Bernardino County law enforcement agencies have been the beneficiary of more than $5.8 million worth of surplus military equipment since 2006, including rifles, firearm silencers, bayonet knives and a mine-resistant vehicle, according to recently-released data that details such transfers by a federal program to U.S. counties.Released last week by the New York Times via its GitHub page, the report shines a spotlight on a program that has sparked a national debate recently...

Updated at 6:44 PM

A gentleman from Adelanto named Mike Rodriguez wrote a letter to the editor the other day in which he took the city to task for "streets  ... littered with shopping carts, furniture, trash, baby car seats, television sets and...

Updated at 5:26 PM

PHELAN — Abandoned boats in rural neighborhoods are starting to irk some residents and recreationists, who wonder why "Noah’s Ark" has landed in their neighborhood.Stephanie Kyer, a Phelan resident, said she...

Updated Aug 30, 2014 at 1:13 AM

BARSTOW — The turning point in Barstow’s season-opening 40-6 victory over Miller was the coin toss.The Aztecs won and elected to receive. Dion Brown returned the opening kickoff 47 yards to Miller’s 43-yard line.

Updated Aug 29, 2014 at 6:02 PM

RED MOUNTAIN — Highway 395 was closed for several hours Friday after a car hit a utility pole, leaving live power lines in the roadway. The crash did not cause any major injuries but forced a full closure of the road from...

Updated Aug 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Interstate 15 is expected to be free of road work for the Labor Day weekend, officials said."We’re trying to minimize impacts on traffic as much as possible," Caltrans spokesman Philip Havins said.He said...

Updated Aug 29, 2014 at 5:28 PM

VICTORVILLE — A Barstow man police linked to several burglaries at a Barstow apartment complex will face three criminal charges, including two felonies. Frankie Juanito Arellano pleaded not guilty to two counts of burglary...

Updated Aug 29, 2014 at 4:41 PM

BARSTOW — Local business owners are hopeful a busy summer trend will continue through Labor Day weekend. Ben Rosenberg, whose family owns Barstow Station, expects Labor Day weekend to be a busy one for the High Desert.

Updated Aug 29, 2014 at 3:58 PM

I’ve lived in Barstow. I love the people and I am devoted to the community. I’ve even walked door­to- door in this community to help pass a bond for the college.I’m proud of all that we have in Barstow —...

Posted Aug 29, 2014 at 9:00 AM

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