Blogging for fashion

April 23, 2014

Apple Valley sisters blog about stylish wardrobes on a budget

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

As a rule, personal stylists are a luxury only celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kristin Stewart can afford. But thanks to www.polyvore.com, a free website designed to help people piece together trend-setting outfits online, anyone can dress like a million bucks.

Opinion: Medicare advantage for all

April 23, 2014

By Daniel B. Jeffs
Apple Valley Review

Democrats fighting Obama over Medicare are up for re-election as compared to Democrats who continue to support Obamacare talking points designed to eliminate Medicare Advantage to help pay for the Unaffordable Careless Act. Indeed, president and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans, Karen Ignagni correctly points out that repeating the 1997 Medicare Advantage cuts would cause more millions of seniors to lose their health care coverage.

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Local musical acts to fill up Courtyard

April 15, 2014

Concert series to run through May

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

Fun, food and the finest live music the High Desert has to offer are on the bill at the Town of Apple Valley’s Concerts in the Courtyard Series set for May 1 to 29. The free event, which is co-sponsored by Lewis Retail Centers and Apple Valley Commons, will be held on Thursday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. at Apple Valley Commons shopping center. It is located at the intersection of Highway 18 and Dale Evans Parkway.

Local nonprofit group to host shooting fair

April 15, 2014

Happy Trails Children’s Foundation, Lucerne Valley Lions Club Foundation to benefit

From Staff Reports

LUCERNE VALLEY • A local nonprofit group is planning a day of family fun early next month.

The Happy Trails Children’s Foundation will put on the High Desert Shooting Fun Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3 at Lions Pride Park and Shooting Range in Lucerne Valley.

The event is designed to benefit the Apple Valley-based Happy Trails and the Lucerne Valley Lions Club Foundation.

Signs of the times

April 15, 2014

By Pat Orr
Apple Valley Review

Spring is in the air and you know every year that June is approaching as you see political sign sprouting up throughout our communities. This year there’s been some grumbling among local candidates because a few just aren’t paying any attention to the regulations about when you can put the signs up.

High Desert friends open antique shop at Historic AV Inn

April 8, 2014

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

Carving out a dream business has taken High Desert couple Tim and LeAnn Sluder and their friend Leigh Anne Callaway down many dusty, desert roads. Twenty years ago, the trio began traipsing through junk piles and yard sales in the area, collecting antiques made from worn out wood and battered tin.

According to LeAnn, the budding entrepreneurs envisioned setting up a store at some point in the future but it was only recently they set plans in motion to make it happen.

Concerts in the Courtyard returning to AV in May

April 8, 2014

‘Time Bombs’ classic rock group to kick off series

From Staff Reports

Town officials announced in a news release last week the return of the locally popular Concerts in the Courtyard program will return in May.

The free music performances, hosted by the town and sponsored by Lewis Retail Centers, are perfect opportunities to connect with friends, family members and neighbors. Acoustic rock, jazz, folk and classic rock concerts will be presented from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays.

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