Phat Cat Swinger kicks off annual series at Civic Center Park Amphitheater

June 30, 2015

From Staff Reports

Paul Riding and Gabrielle Angulo dance to Phat Cat Swinger during the Town of Apple Valley's first Sunset Concert of the season on Thursday night.

The concerts also feature an array of food choices, a beer garden and a sampling of farmers market vendors. The park has inclined lawn seating for more than 1,500 people, so concert goers should bring blankets or portable chairs.

AV students win in environmental competition

June 30, 2015

Three schools, 12 students win cash prizes

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

Keeping the High Desert clean and green long into the future all starts with educating children, according to Joseph Moon, environmental and transit services manager for the Town of Apple Valley.

To that end, the Town of Apple Valley and High Desert-based Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc. teamed up a few years ago and developed the Greener Way of Life Competition for students in the Apple Valley Unified School District.

Hi-Desert Dance Band lighting up senior citizen community

June 30, 2015

Group to take stage at Senior Citizen's Club on Sunday

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

The late Apple Valley resident Thaddeus Kowalksi left quite a legacy behind when he died in 2011 at the age of 100. In 2003, the visionary piano player founded the Hi-Desert Dance Band, which has become one of the area’s most popular musical groups, especially in the senior citizen community.

You can make a day of it

June 30, 2015

By Pat Orr
For the Apple Valley Review

No one can complain there's nothing to do in town this weekend.

To get your day rolling on Saturday, take the kiddos down to the Aquatic Center at Civic Center Park and register for the barbecue and swim party. The fee includes the barbecued food.

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Pup separates from Apple Valley family; Big Bear couple reunites them weeks later

June 23, 2015

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

If dogs could talk, 1 1/2-year-old Cassie Fent (a chihuahua/dachshund mix called a Chiweenie) would no doubt have quite a story to tell about being lost in the Mojave Desert for over a month earlier this year.

According to her owner Ted Fent, he and a friend took Cassie out to the target shooting range off of Johnson Road in Apple Valley one day in February. While they were busy firing at clay pigeons, the spirited little gal disappeared.

What's recyclable? What isn't?

June 23, 2015

Officials explain parameters of recycling programs

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

With all the efforts going on to clean up the High Desert, it’s important to understand what’s recyclable and what isn’t.

And with each local municipality varying in parameters, the "What Goes Where?" pamphlet provided by the City of Victorville's Curbside Recycling Program may be a good place to start for all residents of the Victor Valley.

Flag display a Optimist Club tradition

June 23, 2015

Flags posted several times a year in recognition of U.S.

By Sandy Cuttino
For the Apple Valley Review

The promotion of patriotism and respect for one’s country and heritage are key tenants of the Apple Valley Optimist Club, founded in March 1968.

The posting of the U.S. flag throughout the Apple Valley community on all national holidays is a long-standing tradition. The club's flag program began in the late 1960s, shortly after the club was founded.

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