Gunner's mates roll it up

May 28, 2013

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Devin Wray
Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Joseph Janelle, left, from Apple Valley, and Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Brittany Grace, from Livermore, roll up a shot line in the hangar bay after a replenishment at sea aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) on May 21. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts.

Op-ed: Obama’s mounting articles of impeachment

May 28, 2013

By Daniel B. Jeffs
For the Apple Valley Review

It’s already obvious that the Sept. 11 anniversary Benghazi, Libya terrorist attack costing the lives of our ambassador and three security personnel was the result of intentional malfeasance by President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton.

Worse, the deceitful cover-up is tantamount to giving aid and comfort to our Islamic jihadist terrorist enemy to further a re-election campaign and to protect Obama and Clinton at any cost.

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Around Town: Remembering

May 28, 2013

By Pat Orr
Apple Valley Review

Monday was Memorial Day — a day, sadly, when more Americans think about barbecue than they think about sacrifice.

More than a dozen cities and towns claim they were the birthplace of this holiday which began when Civil War widows in the South decorated Confederate graves. The holiday eventually came to honor all who have sacrificed in service to our country.

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Arrest logs for May 28, 2013

May 28, 2013

Editor’s note:
Due to space restraints, arrest logs for May 9 to 15 were not included in the May 21 edition of the Apple Valley Review. Those logs are printed here. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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.

Feeding the needy one pet dish at a time

May 21, 2013

Pantry at AV animal shelter offers pet food to low-income families

BY AMY ZILLNER
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

What began as a Girl Scout project for one local 12-year-old turned into a effort to give back to local families — and their pets — who are in need.

Apple Valley Animal Services’ Pet Pantry provides pet food for needy families so they don’t have to give up their pet because of lack of food.

Q&A with Patricia Johnson: Shooting straight

May 21, 2013

Local gun enthusiast Patricia Johnson was born in Torrance and grew up around the beach cities. She worked various jobs such as a production assistant at what was then UPN 13, an assistant at an interior design firm and then retail management for about nine years.

She met who would become her husband around that time through a mutual friend and it was by pure chance since she was invited last minute to a group outing to Disneyland.

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From a cage to Colorado Boulevard

May 21, 2013

Editor’s note: Granite Hills High School senior Jungwha “Sophia” Park recently won a San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools contest for an essay she wrote. Park was one of many eligible English Language Learners in San Bernardino County to compete in the essay contest.

She read her essay at the 26th Annual Multilingual Recognition Award Dinner in early May. The following is her essay, reprinted in full.

By Jungwha ‘Sophia’ Park
For the Apple Valley Review

Around Town: Another one bites the dust

May 21, 2013

By Pat Orr
Apple Valley Review

I have now either “retired” or chased out-of-state five or six pastors in my adult life. The latest, Frank “Butch” Fahnestock, announced recently he is retiring this July from his position as the founding senior pastor of the Community Church at Jess Ranch.

I have observed that there are a few distinguishable styles among those who take up the calling to minister:

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