We’re lucky enough here at the Desert Dispatch that our office is within walking distance of Lola’s Kitchen. Located in the Vons shopping center in the 1200 block of East Main Street, the Mexican restaurant is one of my favorites for lunc... Full story
FORT IRWIN • The official theme for Women’s History Month is “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment.”
The National Training Center at Fort Irwin celebrated Women’s History Month on Wednesday with a... Full story
City could be on hook for $1.5 million if proposal falls apart
Shea Johnson, Staff Writer
BARSTOW • City leaders plan to meet with Gov. Jerry Brown’s office later this month regarding a proposed $1.5 billion aluminum production facility that the developer says could create at least 2,000 highly-skilled manufacturing jobs.
Cali... Full story
BARSTOW • City officials will travel to Washington, D.C., next week to attend meetings, where the future of the proposed Barstow Casino will be discussed.
The Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians has requested a meeting with the U.S.... Full story
BARSTOW • A man saved a sleeping woman from a burning home on Colonial Drive early Thursday morning, according to a news release from the Barstow Fire Protection District.
BFPD responded to the incident at 2:24 a.m., as a single-story home in t... Full story
BARSTOW • Authorities say a convicted felon lied on a concealed carry permit application and was arrested when he showed up to the police department to check on the status of the permit.
Barstow Police arrested Thomas Wills at approximately 3:0... Full story
BARSTOW • The City Council’s unanimous approval late Monday night of an exclusive negotiating agreement with Scuderia Development ranks as the first step in a process that has historic implications for Barstow.
The city and Newport Beac... Full story
VICTORVILLE • A man will stand trial on allegations he held his ex-girlfriend inside a home for more than two hours last year, choking and threatening to kill her.
David Chavez pleaded not guilty to nine charges in a Victorville court house on ... Full story
BARSTOW • A No. 8 ranking in the CIF-Southern Section Division 5 poll doesn’t mean much for the Barstow High School softball team.
At least not to coach Richard Johannsen.
Even though Desert Sky League rival Silverado is third, Johannsen... Full story
VICTORVILLE • The two remaining suspects in a 2012 Del Taco robbery accepted plea bargains on Monday in a Victorville court.
Joel Salcedo and Thomas Strong each pleaded guilty to robbery in exchange for charges of conspiracy to commit a crime b... Full story