Fate of Village District to be revealed Tuesday night

August 14, 2012

Coleman’s seat up also for discussion again


The Town Council Tuesday night will discover if Village property owners voted to renew the special Property Business Improvement District, or to end the association that was created five years ago to improve the historic area.

After Tuesday night’s scheduled public hearing, the council will take a recess while the town clerk will oversee the ballot tabulation. The PBID needs 50 percent “weighted yes votes” to continue the district for five more years.

Ranchos installs booster pumps to improve water supply reliability

August 14, 2012


Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company is installing a $915,000 booster pump station to enhance water system reliability, the company announced.

Booster pumps will allow water from large-capacity wells in the southwest of Ranchos’ system to be supplied into the higher pressure Main Pressure Zone, helping to delay costs of drilling new and replacement wells in that zone, according to a company press release.

Q & A with Thomas Kier: Satisfaction in writing

August 14, 2012

Thomas Kier has lived in Southern California his entire life, but he says don’t hold that against him.

Since he was very young, his family traveled and camped out a lot, as they had all summer free and relatives who lived in Florida. Kier’s parents taught him that a stranger was just a friend he hadn’t met yet, and while he believes people are more fearful of each other now than they used to be, he says he still thinks they are basically honest.


‘Concerts in the Courtyard’ start Sept. 6

August 14, 2012


The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of the entertainment season in Apple Valley.

The Town and Lewis Retail Centers are pleased to welcome back Concerts in The Courtyard at Apple Valley Commons. The series features acoustic rock, Top 40, oldies and classic rock from 6 to 8 p.m. at the northwest corner of Highway 18 and Dale Evans Parkway. Please bring chairs.

• Sept. 6: Jaye Sooter (acoustic rock)
• Sept. 13: 5th Dementia (rock)
• Sept. 20: Under Construction (Top 40)
• Sept. 27: Mojave Yacht Club (classic rock & oldies)

Hometown photos wanted for town calendar

August 14, 2012


Local amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit photos for the 2013 Apple Valley Community Calendar marking the town's 25th anniversary.

Entries showcasing the following themes are encouraged:

• What makes Apple Valley the best place to live
• Why do you love Apple Valley
• Your favorite Apple Valley Event
• Your favorite season in Apple Valley
• Apple Valley's healthy way of life
• Apple Valley's awesome animals
• Water conservation practices
• Apple Valley's green way of life

Lewis Center: Calling all High Desert artists

August 14, 2012


The Lewis Center’s Foundation is requesting all High Desert artists to enter its annual “Festival of the Arts” Show and Sale Sept. 15 at the Mojave River Campus.

There is no entry fee for artists or visitors on Sept. 15. Artists may enter in the professional, amateur or student categories. Residents from all communities and ages are welcome to attend the show.

Sponsorships open for Dale Evans Centennial Celebration

August 14, 2012


To commemorate what would have been the 100th birthday of Dale Evans, organizers are looking for sponsors to support a weekend filled with events in her honor.

The event will kick off Sept. 29 at Sunset Hills Memorial Park in Apple Valley, where Evans and her husband, Roy Rogers, are laid to rest. There the public will be able visit the new Roy and Dale Museum and the original Rogers’ residence, with a dinner and concert that evening.

The celebration will continue Sept. 30 at the Roy Rogers Double R Bar Ranch in Oro Grande.


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