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Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 5:58 PM

BARSTOW — Close to 100 Barstow Community College students were recipients of scholarships Thursday at the annual Honors Day scholarships awards event. Students, parents, businesses and organizations packed the James R. Parks gymnasium Thursday as $46,275 in scholarships were awarded, BCC spokeswoman Maureen Stokes said. The annual event was hosted by the Barstow College Foundation. The foundation goes out into the community and solicits organizations that want to...

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 5:43 PM

HINKLEY — Twenty-one years after Erin Brockovich discovered the city’s water contained high levels of hexavalent chromium (chromium-6), the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Hinkley residents their...

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 4:31 PM

BARSTOW — The City Council on Monday approved final acceptance of a bus stop/shelters project that cost the city $147,160.In a project awarded on Feb. 3, James DeArmond Construction, Inc. installed 24 new pieces of bus stop...

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 3:19 PM

VICTORVILLE — A former Nevada Assemblyman who led Barstow Police and California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase last year was sentenced at the Victorville courthouse on Friday and may soon be extradited to Nevada to face...

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:58 PM

HINKLEY — More than 50 residents showed up at the former Hinkley School on Thursday night to eat pizza and share their concerns with the Community Advisory Committee and PG&E officials.Concerns ranged from the progress...

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 7:22 PM

BARSTOW — The $7.8 million Rimrock Road project is officially completed, but not without concerns about a small cost overrun and a delay in finishing the work.The Barstow City Council on Monday voted 5-0 to approve the final...

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 7:15 PM

VICTORVILLE — A man accused of driving under the influence and striking and killing a 17-year-old pedestrian this week answered to a felony charge in a Victorville courtroom Thursday. Lloyd Anthony Fish pleaded not guilty to...

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 7:08 PM

VICTORVILLE • With daytime high temperatures expected to remain in triple digits Friday, San Bernardino County Health Officer Maxwell Ohikhuare has issued a heat advisory for county residents. High temperatures for the inland...

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 7:01 PM

SAN BERNARDINO — Supervisors James Ramos and Robert A. Lovingood submitted a joint letter to the Bureau of Land Management on Thursday strongly opposing the North Peak Wind Project planned for 16.4 square miles of mountain ridges...

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 10:48 AM

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali during a rainstorm, officials said. France deployed fighter jets to...

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 10:38 PM

TORONTO — Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Tuesday that fresh call-up Aaron Sanchez would be "in the fire" coming out of the bullpen for Wednesday’s game.Well, Sanchez was pure flame retardant in...

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