HINKLEY • Years of groundwater cleanup still lie ahead in the tiny desert community of Hinkley, made famous by a contaminated water supply that was the subject of the Hollywood film “Erin Brockovich.”
But a key final environmental i... Full story
Woman allegedly flees scene, nearly hits good Samaritan
BARSTOW • A Barstow woman allegedly nearly hit a good Samaritan with her vehicle as she fled the scene where one of her dogs attacked a juvenile only moments before, authorities said.
Cheryl Morrow, 51, is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday a... Full story
Federal agency expected to file injunction against BCH
BARSTOW • The National Labor Relations Board is expected to file an injunction in federal court against Barstow Community Hospital regarding its alleged bargaining tactics with the California Nurses Association, according to a CNA news release.
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Man tied up and stripped nearly naked, authorities say
BARSTOW • Three men are at large following a robbery where a man was forced into an apartment at knifepoint, tied up and stripped of most his clothing, authorities said.
Demetrius “Panic” Porter, 22, Andrew Peterson, 21, and an unid... Full story
BARSTOW • Plata’s Mexican food is as connected to the history of Barstow as the BNSF Railroad and Marine Corps Logistics Base, said Armando Gonzalez.
True to its roots in Lenwood, the restaurant serves up authentic Mexican food to much of... Full story
BARSTOW • Pink rifles and a kid’s miniature LEGO table at the entrance of Route 66 Guns and Ammo indicate that owners Lorren and Susan Schendel are hoping to appeal to a wider customer demographic and deter negative stereotypes of gun owne... Full story
FORT IRWIN • Fort Irwin will host its 3rd Annual “Cali Swag Car Show” on June 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The event is hosted by the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers and base Morale, Welfare and Recreation.
Grammy-Award winnin... Full story
BARSTOW • An 82-year-old man was killed after he was run over by a pickup truck in a traffic collision Friday night, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner.
At 8:15 p.m., the Barstow Police Department responded to a report that ... Full story
Degree, certificate-earners recognized at 52nd ceremony
BARSTOW • Approximately 242 students, a majority from Barstow Community College and others from Park University campuses, earned degrees and certificates during a joint graduation ceremony at the college Friday night.
“It’s been a g... Full story
The Daily Press and Desert Dispatch made a big change in our Customer Service Department at 7:30 a.m. Friday, flipping the switch on a new phone system that brings all of our customer service calls home to the Victor Valley.
Until Friday, customer s... Full story