Granite Hills to host free e-waste recycling event

February 26, 2013

Granite Hills High School will host a free electronic waste recycling event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 9 and 10. Items they’ll accept include computer monitors, television sets, PC systems, printers, laptops, copiers, scanners, fax machines, toner cartridges, UPS, cellular phones, PDAs, power supplies, main frame units, networking equipments, circuit boards, VCR/VCD/DVD players, home entertainment systems, phone sets, lab testing equipments and other small portable devices. Microwave ovens will also be accepted for a $5 processing fee.

Seats available for Bishop roast on March 9

February 26, 2013

The Apple Valley Optimist Club is gearing up for a March 9 awards dinner to toast Phyllis Papen, a past governor of the club and long-time member — followed by a roast of Apple Valley Mayor Pro Tem Art Bishop.

Happy hour starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by a sit-down dinner catered by Outback Steakhouse at 7 p.m. and served by scouts from Boy Scout Troop 256.

The festivities will take place at the Apple Valley Conference Center, 14955 Dale Evans Road. Tickets are $50. For reservations, call club member Vicki Murray at (760) 954-6606.

Dog obedience courses begin Thursday, Saturday

February 26, 2013

From Staff Reports

Two separate multi-week courses to help dogs and their owners learn obedience and training skills will begin this week.

In this basic obedience course, dogs will learn to walk on a leash, sit, lay down, stay, come when called and stand still for grooming and exams.

Dogs must be current on all vaccines, including rabies. Owners must bring the vaccination record and registration receipt to the first class.

One course begins on Thursday and will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through April 11.

The process begins

February 26, 2013

By Pat Orr
Apple Valley Review

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly has begun the process to run for Governor of California in 2014.

He is moving up and down the state holding small “get to know you” meetings. Based on his Facebook page, he already has a campaign logo and is working on a few themes.

Arrest logs for Feb. 19, 2013

February 26, 2013

All names listed are residents of Apple Valley, and all suspected crimes were committed in San Bernardino County unless otherwise stated, as reported by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

Feb. 20
Timothy Sherod was arrested on suspicion of drunkenness.

Christopher Conrad was arrested on suspicion of petty theft.

Kevin Kirkwood was arrested on suspicion of burglary.

Adam Birchprice was arrested on a narcotics charge.

Ryan Lambert was arrested on suspicion of burglary.

William Conditt was arrested on suspicion of burglary.

Repaving work delays traffic, improves roadway

February 20, 2013

By Martial Haprov and Kris Reilly
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

Motorists traveling Dale Evans Parkway or Joshua Road last week had to deal with brief delays as crews worked to repave portions of the streets, according to town officials.

The repaving work was underway Wednesday and Thursday on Dale Evans Parkway from Interstate 15 to Johnson Road, and Friday on Joshua Road from Highway 18 to Standing Rock Road.

Crews will perform shoulder grading and striping over the next two weeks and are expected to complete the work by the first week of March.

Kids keep busy at pet keeper’s camps

February 20, 2013

By Martial Haprov
EDITOR

Kids who need something to do during spring break can learn about taking care of pets at a week-long course, according to a town news release.

The town will host its Junior Pet Keeper program in March. The spring session will focus on reptile and small animal care. Courses include live animal encounters, basic animal responsibility, pet health care, arts, crafts and games, according to the news release.

Students who wish to participate can choose from two spring break sessions: March 11 to 15, or March 18 to 22.

Around Town: Why is poo important to our future?

February 20, 2013

By Pat Orr
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

Of all the things we might consider important to the future of our town, one might be puzzled to know that poo is one of them. But why? To find out the answer to that probing question, come by the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce Luncheon tomorrow and hear Victor Valley Wastewater Authority head honcho Logan Olds describe the plans for the Apple Valley wastewater plant and how that impacts our town and our region.

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