Arrest Logs

August 28, 2012

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.

Aug. 22
John Huerta was arrested on suspicion of selected traffic violations.
Dennis Fernandez was arrested on a narcotics charge.
Vivian Goodpasture was arrested on suspicion of assault.
Cheri Solwick was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Jonathan Huerta was arrested on suspicion of trespassing.

A.V. native to represent town at statewide pageant

August 21, 2012

BY RENE DE LA CRUZ
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

When she’s not displaying her beauty on a pageant stage, Bianca Johnson, 22, is usually engrossed in either classical Greek literature or one of her law books.

“I’m a deep thinker and reader, and I’m always pondering the human condition and the philosophical aspects of our lives,” said Johnson. “I’m just not into trendy books.”

‘State of the Town’ presentation goes frugal

August 21, 2012

BY RENE DE LA CRUZ
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

Last year, the town of Apple Valley laid out $16,000 to produce its annual State of the Town address, but this year the town tightened its belt.

“We only paid $1,800, and look at everything we’re getting,” said Mayor Barb Stanton, as she rehearsed her presentation before Wednesday afternoon’s
AV Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

Granite grad helps in major cocaine bust

August 21, 2012

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Little more than a year ago, Steven Stockman graduated from Granite Hills High School and promptly joined the Coast Guard.

In November, he graduated from boot camp at Cape May, N.J. and was assigned to the Cutter Morgenthau based in Alameda.

Then three weeks ago while on patrol aboard in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Stockman was part of the Morgenthau crew that seized more than 4,000 pounds of cocaine from a go-fast boat and apprehended four suspects.

Roy Rogers and Dale Evans museum rides back into town

August 21, 2012

BY RENE DE LA CRUZ
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

Thirty six years after Apple Valley waved goodbye to the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum, one local businessman is bringing those memories back to town.

In September, Sunset Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary will unveil its mini-museum which will be home to hundreds of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans vintage collectables from the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s.

Marcella Taylor, chairman of the Dale Evans Centennial Celebration Committee, plans to give tours of the museum during the special weekend which will honor Evans next month.

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Q & A with Erin Rose: A fresh perspective

August 21, 2012

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Erin Rose, 12, is a lifelong resident of Apple Valley. She enjoys living in Apple Valley because of all the great people here.

“For my early life I enjoyed seeing and hanging out with my uncle and grandpa,” she said. “For my education I attended Victor Valley Christian School from preschool to fifth grade.”

She started to attend the Lewis Center this last school year for sixth grade which she enjoyed greatly.

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Golden State pours $830k into pipeline projects

August 21, 2012

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Golden State Water Company is preparing to replace approximately 1,700 feet of water main on Quinalt Road from Miramot Road to Pahute Road in Apple Valley to reduce leaks, improve water flow and enhance fire protection for customers in the area.

The project, estimated at $350,000, is scheduled to begin this week and be completed in the fall. The existing 8-inch steel pipeline is 52 years old, the company said in a press release.

Around Town: One-party rule — or dictatorship

August 21, 2012

By Pat Orr
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

Last week, Senate Pro Tem Darrel Steinberg decided to order the regular cable television broadcast of Senate Hearings cut off just as public testimony on the four tax increase propositions was to begin. His excuse: “He didn’t want any of the comments or testimony to be used in political commercials by either side.” His authority to censor this public access — he speaks for the majority party and no one can overrule him.

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