Governor’s revised budget would send extra $2.9 billion to schools
More money for schools with an emphasis on English-learning and lower-income students highlight Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised budget, which was met with optimism by both local superintendents.
“It levels the playing field,” Silver Val... Full story
Veterans with ‘Run for the Wall’ to raise awareness
BARSTOW • Scores of motorcyclists zipped through Joseph Boll Avenue at the Marine Corps Logistics Base on Wednesday en route to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C.
The “Run for the Wall” riders hope to raise awareness about pris... Full story
FORT IRWIN • U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday in a Department of Defense memo that unpaid time off would in fact be required for about 680,000 civilian employees — including workers at local bases — ... Full story
BARSTOW • East Main Street at the intersection of Yucca Avenue buzzed with construction projects Monday afternoon.
On the north side of the intersection, telecommunications contractor SECC Corporation blocked off the center lane in order to rep... Full story
Influx of caseloads, new staff present learning curve for Victorville court officials first week
VICTORVILLE • Dealing with a long-anticipated influx of caseloads and new personnel due to closed courtrooms around the county, Victorville courthouse officials said that the first full week of transition went as smoothly as it could have, but t... Full story
BARSTOW • It’s been a few months since I’ve done any sort of serious running.
Right after New Years I fell into that stereotypical group that has high hopes of accomplishing regular fitness goals, the kind who join a new gym, and th... Full story
BARSTOW • The Barstow Motorcycle Center made a short move up Main Street to the former H&E and True Value Hardware building, quadrupling its space from about 10,000 square feet to 40,000.
The shop, now more like a warehouse, has been in bus... Full story
Red poppies handed out to remember fallen veterans
BARSTOW • Angie Acosta, 73, stood outside Stater Bros. market Thursday morning in her American Legion jean jacket handing out crepe paper red poppies to passersby.
The flower is a symbol of the military’s war dead, originating from a Worl... Full story
Ted Quiroz is part of the Barstow Relay for Life team, "Team Unforgettable."
To raise money, the team thought of the idea of "flocking" — where someone pays to have a flock of flamingos placed in the yard of a friend, family member or neighbor... Full story
Event to raise funds for Kiwanis Club and Veterans Home
BARSTOW • Organizers of the Barstow Mud Run are busy completing last-minute touches to the deliberately dirty race scheduled for this Saturday at the Robert A. Sessions Memorial Sports Park.
DeeDe Crigler, Secretary of the Barstow Kiwanis Club,... Full story