Legally Blonde: Lively, smart

July 28, 2015

Show ends run this weekend at High Desert Center for the Arts

By Jeff Cooper
Staff Writer

Director Robert Blomker has a secret about his latest show: "Legally Blonde: The Musical" is a ton of fun. The musical director said he found himself in an ideal situation where energetic material meets an energetic and talented cast.

AV girl to get singing wish granted

July 28, 2015

Victoria Venegas to make Anaheim House of Blues debut

From staff reports

Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire on Aug. 8 is set to grant the wish of 15-year-old Victoria "Vicky" Venegas with the help of Los Rios Rock School.

Venegas will make her debut at the Anaheim House of Blues, playing alongside 85 other aspiring musicians ranging in age from 6 to 18 from the Los Rios Rock School.

Venegas, a native of Apple Valley, was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease in May 2013 and has been fighting a tough battle ever since.

Personal trainer, puny price

July 28, 2015

Online company brings personalized fitness to the masses

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

Unless you’re oozing disposable income, hiring a personal trainer to help you achieve your fitness goals is probably out of the question. Sessions are typically very costly, even here in the High Desert.

Thanks to a new, online fitness company called Core Elementz, now just about anyone can have access to a personal trainer in the comfort of their own home.

Danger can lurk in salons, barbershops

July 28, 2015

Campaign aims to educate consumers about toxics

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

Beauty has always come at a price but it may be even higher than anyone has ever imagined. According to Kristy Underwood, executive officer of the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (BBC), there are myriad potential dangers lurking in hair and nail salons and barbershops.

Toll lanes, part two

July 28, 2015

By Patt Orr
For the Apple Valley Review

Last week at the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, a nice man from the San Bernardino Associated Governments presented information on the future of our Interstates 10 and 15 corridors.

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Second scoping meeting

July 21, 2015

By Staff Reports
For the Apple Valley Review

The Town of Apple Valley has scheduled a second scoping meeting under the California Environmental Quality Act to provide the public with another opportunity to comment on the Environmental Impact Report process related to a potential acquisition of the Apple Valley Ranchos water system. Additionally, the Town has made an Amended Notice of Preparation and associated Initial Study available for public review, as well as extended the public comment period on those documents.

Illegal dumper caught in act

July 21, 2015

By Staff Reports
For the Apple Valley Review

Illegal dumping in the High Desert is not only a nuisance, it's illegal, and can be punishable with fines, and vehicle impoundment.

Such was the case on Wednesday afternoon when Apple Valley Code Enforcement Officers cited and towed a vehicle driven by Hesperia resident Ryan Hodak after witnessing him dump several large piles of dirt and concrete in an undeveloped housing track near Kiowa and Sequoia roads, Town officials said.

'Phoenix' rises to Civic Center Park stage

July 21, 2015

By Staff Reports
For the Apple Valley Review

Variety truly is the spice of the life for Phoenix Rising, the Inland Empire-based band that has become one of the High Desert’s most popular acts. Its founder and lead vocalist, Arturo Espinoza said his group’s success has been built on its ability to perform music in genres across the board.

Armed with its diverse talents, Phoenix Rising will showcase at the Town of Apple Valley’s Sunset Concert series from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway.

15 year old saves senior neighbor from swamp cooler predicament

July 21, 2015

By L.J. Gambone
For the Apple Valley Review

Like it or not, high winds are a fact of life in the High Desert. Other than messing up your hairdo or blowing trash all over your yard, they typically aren’t much cause for concern.

At least that’s what 73-year-old Apple Valley resident Linda Root thought until earlier this month when an extremely windy day almost did her in. Around 3:30 p.m. on July 12, Root went out to her yard to hose down her swamp cooler’s motor in an effort to increase its effectiveness.

Reseach warns dangers of polypharmacy

July 21, 2015

By L.J. Gambone
For The Apple Valley Review

Prescription drugs may have their benefits but taking a combination of five or more of them has proven to be dangerous and even deadly, according to Health Research Funding. This seems to be especially true among senior citizens, who are likely to be prescribed several different drugs for a multitude of health issues.

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