Category: Apple Valley

The Town of Apple Valley was incorporated on November 14, 1988, and is one of the twenty-two incorporated municipalities in California that uses “town” in its name instead of “city.” As of 2006, the population was estimated to be 67,507. The town is 10 miles (20 km) east of neighboring Victorville, 37 miles (60 km) south of Barstow and 46 miles (74 km) north of San Bernardino through the Cajon Pass.

Apple Valley is governed by a town council, whose current mayor is Peter Allan. The Mayor changes each December by a vote of the five-member Council.

Apple Valley was home to Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, whose museum was first established in Apple Valley (in 1967) before the museum was relocated to Victorville in 1976. Since 2003, the museum has been in Branson, Missouri. The move was made in hopes of reaching more fans;[6] however, the museum closed for financial reasons on December 12, 2009.

Apple Valley is the final resting place for both Roy and Dale. There are reminders of the Rogers family everywhere including roads and highways. Roy and Dale created St. Hillary’s Episcopal Church, founded a home for boys, and took in some 20-40 children and raised them as their own.

Enchanted Summer Reading Program Goes Digital

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Library invites residents to celebrate the summer season with the Tales of Enchantment Library Summer Reading Program. Enjoy an amazing fairytale-themed experience, meet some favorite characters, and earn some awesome rewards…

Veterans Resource Fair Set for May 30th

By Staff Reports (Apple Valley)– Did you know that the San Bernardino Department of County Veterans Affairs served 34,100 veterans and family members in fiscal year 2017/2018? The Department filed service connected disability claims which resulted in veterans receiving over…