Mutt-struttin'

November 11, 2014

Jason Rae, owner of Inside Out Dog Training, sits beside his four year old Border Collie, Whiskey. According to Rae, Whiskey was a difficult dog to deal with when Rae first adopted him, but the pup has come a long way since they began training. (Photo by Sarah Alvarado, Apple Valley Review)

AV man runs dog training company, online courses

By L.J. GAMBONE
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

Pizza Factory offers free lunches for veterans on Veterans Day

November 11, 2014

From Staff Reports

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but on Tuesday, Pizza Factory is changing all that.

“We appreciate everything our veterans have done for our country and want to honor their service,” says Mary Jane Riva, chief executive officer of Pizza Factory, which has stores throughout California, Nevada, Idaho, Washington, and Arizona.

In Apple Valley, Pizza Factory is located at 12275 Apple Valley Road.

“They’ve done so much to help protect our freedom and keep us safe,” Riva said.”Now, it’s our turn to give them something in return.”

Local businesses part of 'Be a Santa to a Senior' program

November 11, 2014

Kicking off the Be A Santa for Senior program at Greiner Buick GMC on Thursday morning were, from left to right, Connie Nutter of Seasons Hospice in Victorville, Beverly Lacey of Home Instead Senior Care, Brandi Johnson of Home Instead Senior Care and Pam Gray of Home Instead Senior Care. (Photo by Steve Hunt, Apple Valley Review)

From Staff Reports

Fair trade market to showcase handmade works

November 11, 2014

From Staff Reports

Hundreds of handcrafted gifts, jewelry, statues, boxes, baskets, clothing and more will be on sale this weekend at the 11th annual International Fair Trade Market and Dinner at Our Lady of the Desert Church on Saturday and Sunday.

In addition to the handmade works there will be fair trade chocolates, coffees, teas and more as well as a variety of freshly roasted fair trade coffees from Tonyan Coffee to drink for free while attendees shop. There will also be Ben & Jerry’s ice cream coupon giveaways.

Club planning gem, mineral show for Saturday

November 11, 2014

From Staff Reports

The Victor Valley Gem and Mineral Club’s gem and mineral show, themed, “Treasures of the Victor Valley,” is planned for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Admission and parking are free.

There will be cases of gems and minerals on display, as well as raffle tickets, a silent auction, spin-the-wheel, grab bags, gold mining, jewelry, slabs, rocks, crystals, opals, beads and more.

Down the town's equestrian trails

November 11, 2014

Committee created ‘Rider Challenge’ to encourage enhanced equestrian usage in open land areas

By L.J. GAMBONE
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

As the High Desert continues to expand with people and new businesses, it’s becoming much more difficult for horse owners to find placesto ride, according to Ray Sims, chairman of the Town of Apple Valley’s Equestrian Advisory Committee (EAC).

Thank you, vets!

November 11, 2014
Pat Orr.

by PAT ORR
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the fighting stopped marking the “unofficial” end of World War I. A year later President Woodrow Wilson declared Nov. 11 a day of national remembrance, aptly named “Armistice Day.”

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AV incumbents retain their seats

November 5, 2014

By GARY BRODEUR
STAFF WRITER

APPLE VALLEY — Voters signaled their approval with the status quo in final Election Night returns early Wednesday morning, re-electing incumbents Barb Stanton, Scott Nassif and Curt Emick.

Rick Roelle, a former councilman and mayor, finished in fourth place, about two percentage points behind Emick. Roelle garnered 16.55 percent to Emick’s 18.62 percent. Out of 29,736 votes cast, they finished about 600 votes apart.

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