County: Temporary facility to open April 30

April 19, 2016

Event planned to kick off makeshift library

From Staff Reports

Face painting, a balloon artist, crafts and a children's performer are scheduled to greet guests at the opening of temporary library space at the Newton T. Bass Branch Library on April 30, county officials announced last week.

The event is set to begin at 10:30 a.m. with a special kickoff and dedication with guest speakers, a bag giveaway and light refreshments. Every guest who checks out 15 items from the library during the event becomes eligible for a prize drawing at 1 p.m.

Random thoughts about California

April 19, 2016

By Pat Orr
For the Apple Valley Review

We are entering the fifth year of a drought and new numbers from last year show that the water cut backs in 2015 caused $2.7 billion in economic damage to the state, not the least of which were the contributing factors of 640,000 acres of farm land going fallow and the loss of 117,000 agricultural jobs.

Yet, we see no plans for new dams or infrastructure to capture or route our water around the highly prized (by some) Delta Smelt as it flows into the sea in Northern California, which, by the way, has plenty of water.

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Respect for safety

April 13, 2016

From Staff Reports

Apple Valley Fire Protection District officials and personnel on Wednesday night attended the Respect For Law and Public Safety awards dinner sponsored by the Optimist Club of Apple Valley.

AVFPD firefighter James Lyons was honored as the Firefighter of the Year for his professionalism, commitment and dedication to the community.

Zakary Grounds was awarded the Fire Explorer Scout of the year for his involvement in the community which included helping the homeless and supporting the Homes for Troops program.

AV detailer selected for Air Force One team

April 13, 2016

Ryan Rehart newest member of group detailing president's original Boeing

From Staff Reports

An Apple Valley man is set to join an elite team to detail the U.S. President's original mode of air transportation.

Ryan Rehart of Executive Auto Detail, who is also a San Bernardino EMS and firefighter, has been selected as the newest member of the elite Air Force One Detailing Team, who is also the 2016 Museum of Flight Detailing Team.

Gettin' down with legacy

April 5, 2016

AV Legacy Museum hosts Hoedown event

From Staff Reports

The Apple Valley Legacy Museum hosted a Hoedown on Thursday. The fun-filled evening included a narrated hayride, the Southwest Bluegrass Association student band ("SWBA Kids"), "Swing Your Partner" with Jim Brown, and a performance by the High Desert Jammers.

Hesperia singer to take part in April 8 concert

April 5, 2016

Acclaimed country/folk artist Luanne Hunt joins Steve Waddington show

By Martial Haprov
Weeklies Editor

More world-class entertainment is slated to grace a Victor Valley stage with the appearance of an award-winning singer/songwriter next month.

Country/folk artist Luanne Hunt of Hesperia is scheduled to make a rare live appearance at 6:45 p.m. April 8 at the Hi-Desert Center for Spiritual Living in Apple Valley. Hunt will open Steve Waddington’s Retro-Rockin’ All-Stars show, which also will feature Susan Ritter.

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