Annual craft fair coming to Town Hall Conference Center

November 5, 2014

Event planned for Saturday, Sunday

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

Holiday time is almost here again and folks will soon be on the hunt for the perfect gifts to present to their loved ones. As an alternative to the crowded malls and shopping centers, the town will offer its annual Holiday Craft Fair from 9 a.m. on 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

It’s set for the conference center at Town Hall, 14975 Dale Evans Parkway.

Granite Hills grad lands dream Google job

November 5, 2014

Scott Loenhorst joins Googleplex ranks in Mountain View

By Rene Ray De La Cruz
Staff Writer

APPLE VALLEY — After years of honing his political activism skills in Orange County, one Granite Hills High School graduate is now working for Internet giant Google Inc.
About two months ago, Scott Loenhorst, 25, joined the ranks of about 48,000 Google employees at the Googleplex in Mountain View where he serves as a recruiting coordinator for the Internet-based company.

Heather Wylie named AV Employee of the Quarter

November 4, 2014

Housing specialist previously interned, was nominated by current intern

From Staff Reports

Heather Wylie has come a long way since she started as a part-time, student intern at Town Hall in October 2008. Six years later, not only is she a full-time, valued member of staff, but she is now training her own intern, who nominated her as Employee of the Quarter. Wylie was honored at Tuesday’s Town Council Meeting for her exemplary work on the Town’s housing programs.

Women of Distinction

October 28, 2014

Lisa Lawrence, who serves on the Apple Valley Unified School District Board, was one of 22 women from the 8th Congressional District to be honored Friday by Rep. Paul Cook, R-Apple Valley, right, for service to their communities. Cook was joined in making presentations by San Bernardino County Supervisors Janice Rutherford and Robert Lovingood. The second annual event was hosted at the Town of Apple Valley Conference Center on Friday morning and drew honorees from throughout the Victor Valley and High Desert communities in the district.

Volunteering in the zone

October 28, 2014
A group of local girls volunteer their time and efforts at the Squash4Friends farm in Apple Valley. The volunteers are part of the town's Teen Zone, a volunteer organization for teens aged 13 to 17. Volunteers earn their hours by donating their time to working recreation programs such as Adventures in Pee Wee Sports and Day Camp and special events such as the Easter Eggstravaganza and this Friday's Kiddie Carnival. (Photo courtesy of Alicia Dannelley)

Local teens donate time to community

By Martial Haprov

When the doors fly open on Friday afternoon to welcome families and little ones to the James Woody Community Center, the annual Kiddie Carnival’s games and activities will have been the work of local dedicated teens.

Study to purchase AV Ranchos released

October 28, 2014

From Staff Reports

A study commissioned to explore various financing options for the town’s purchase of Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company was released last week.

The Apple Valley Town Council authorized the release of its “Financial Feasibility Analysis for the Acquisition of the Apple Valley Ranchos Water System.”

The town is pursuing the purchase of AVR in order to gain local control over the town’s water resource and stabilize the ever-rising rates the town has experienced over the last decade, according to a news release.


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