A.V. woman stuffs her bra on TV for cancer

October 11, 2011

Julie Gilmer helps raise $2,500 for foundation

By Rene De La Cruz
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

With a hot pink bra dangling from her neck, Julie Gilmer frantically grabbed handfuls of cash as it swirled in the air and stuffed it in the bra and other parts of her clothing.

Moments earlier, TV host Ellen DeGeneres had selected Gilmer out of her studio audience to play “Stuff Your Cups” in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Around Town: Wanna horse around?

October 11, 2011

By Pat Orr
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

Have your heard of the Apple Valley Equine Festival? Well it has nothing to do with alcohol on the Internet — that’s the “e-wine festival.”

This is all about horses. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, get yourself over to the Horsemen’s Center just off Highway 18 on the way out to Lucerne Valley and you’ll be in horse heaven. There will be demonstrations, seminars about horse care, training and a whole lot more.

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Around Town: Wanna horse around?

October 11, 2011

By Pat Orr
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

Have your heard of the Apple Valley Equine Festival? Well it has nothing to do with alcohol on the Internet — that’s the “e-wine festival.”

This is all about horses. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, get yourself over to the Horsemen’s Center just off Highway 18 on the way out to Lucerne Valley and you’ll be in horse heaven. There will be demonstrations, seminars about horse care, training and a whole lot more.

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Meet local authors

October 11, 2011

Local authors from the High Desert Branch of the California Writers Club will be participating in Authors’ Alley on Thursday at the High Desert Farmer’s Market held every Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon at Victor Valley College Lower Campus, 18422 Bear Valley Road in Victorville. The event will feature members Thomas Kier of Apple Valley, John Kizziar, Madeline M. Gornell, Mary D. Scott, and Roberta Smith who will be on hand for book signings.

For more information, visit www.hdcwc.org or call (760) 868-5778.

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AVPAL seeking community support

October 11, 2011

The Apple Valley Police Activities League is reaching out to residents to garner support for its programs. Window decals with the AVPAL logo are available through the league for $10.

The AVPAL offers several programs free to the youth of Apple Valley, including after-school programs at the youth center, a boxing gym promoting health and exercise and a juvenile intervention program called SHOCK. The league is funded by fundraisers, donations and support from the community.

To purchase a decal and support the AVPAL, call Trish Hill at (760) 240-7428.

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Arts, crafts boutique at Sun City

October 11, 2011

An arts and crafts boutique will be held Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Aspen Clubhouse, 10741 Lakeshore Drive in Apple Valley in Del Webb’s Sun City.

More than 40 vendors will be selling unique hand-crafted gift items, including many holiday crafts. The event is free and open to the public.

Food and beverages will be available.

For more information, call (760) 247-9195.

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Equine Festival at Horsemen’s Center

October 11, 2011

The fourth annual Equine Festival of Apple Valley will gallop into town Saturday at Horsemen’s Center in Apple Valley.

The festival is open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This one-of-a-kind event features a multitude of horse-related activities including showmanship demonstrations, vendors and seminars.

Admission and parking are free. Horsemen’s Center is at 24320 Highway 18. For more information, click on www.AppleValley

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Arrest Logs

October 11, 2011

All names listed are residents of Apple Valley, and all suspected crimes were committed in San Bernardino County unless otherwise stated, as reported by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

Oct. 5
Westly Skiles was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Raymond Gonzales was arrested on misdemeanor charges.

Richard Flores was arrested on suspicion of motor vehicle theft.

Oct. 4
Allen Smith was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Thomas Perez was arrested on suspicion of sex crimes.

Arrest Logs

October 11, 2011

All names listed are residents of Apple Valley, and all suspected crimes were committed in San Bernardino County unless otherwise stated, as reported by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

Oct. 5
Westly Skiles was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Raymond Gonzales was arrested on misdemeanor charges.

Richard Flores was arrested on suspicion of motor vehicle theft.

Oct. 4
Allen Smith was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Thomas Perez was arrested on suspicion of sex crimes.

Basketball star, AV High School alumnus coming home

October 4, 2011

Felecity Willis returns to her alma mater to conduct basketball camp

By Rene De La Cruz
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

APPLE VALLEY • During the 1998 NCAA Women’s Tournament, Felecity Willis and her Arizona Wildcats scratched and clawed their way to college basketball’s “Sweet Sixteen.”

When the buzzer sounded, Willis’ team was eliminated by the University of Connecticut Huskies, but Willis was excited just to be there.

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