Arrest Logs

January 10, 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.

Jan. 4
Kimberly Arnold was arrested on suspicion of burglary.

Connecting rural Apple Valley to the world

January 3, 2012

A.V. resident owns, runs local high-speed internet connection service

By Rene De La Cruz and Kris Reilly
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW
 
The screeching sound of dial-up modems can still be heard in some remote areas of Apple Valley, as frustrated computer users attempt to connect to the Internet.

“Do you know how long it takes to download a document or photo?” asked Dan Duffy, who lives in the eastern part of town. “We have to go to Starbucks just to get on Facebook. What a joke.”

New enrichment programs may be on the way to Granite Hills

January 3, 2012

BY Gretchen Losi
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

APPLE VALLEY • Granite Hills High School is working on an after school grant that will help enhance programs for students and extend their day.

Landing the $290,000 a year grant will be a welcome bonus for the school amid the statewide budget crunch, said teacher Marty Ellingsen.

“We've been wanting after school programs for so long. There are no funds and we are not able to reach a lot of kids,” said Ellingsen.

Quilt of Valor

January 3, 2012

Photo courtesy of Brooke Compton

HANDMADE: Jim Compton, of Apple Valley, a paraplegic who was wounded in the Vietnam war, was one of 125 veterans chosen to receive a homemade quilt in December at the Veterans Holiday Tribute sponsored by Don Ferrarese Charitable Foundation. The quilts were assembled and quilted by volunteers of the Quilts of Valor program, as a small token of thanks to the veterans. Visit the foundation website at www.don-frse.com or call (760) 951-8003.

Around Town: Here comes trouble

January 3, 2012

By Pat Orr
APPLE VALLEY REVIEW

A short “blurb” last week quoted Gov. Sunspot’s Office as saying the “leadership of California” is behind the governor’s plan to increase sales and income taxes. The release then quoted the Gov. who lamented; “the cuts will be very, very drastic. They are going to be unpleasant any way you look at it” … if voters reject the tax hikes. The campaign to justify this outrageous money grab to put California further in the economic hole has started full time.

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