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.

County Sends Aid Workers to Hurricane Victims

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– San Bernardino County is sending up to 18 mental health professionals to communities devastated by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, under an action by the Board of Supervisors. The Supervisors’ approval ratifies an action taken by Chairman…

Foster Parents Needed at VVAPL

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– “It’s so exciting to raise them up and send them to good homes,” said long-time VVAPL Humane Society dog foster Christine Meyers about the many puppies and their moms she’s cared for over the past…

County Launches New EZ Online Permitting System

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The County of San Bernardino is making it more convenient for homeowners and professional builders to submit, track, and monitor projects through the new EZ Online Permitting system, a web-based portal that can be accessed…

Ontario Airport Posts August 2017 Statistics

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 By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Airline passenger traffic at Ontario International Airport (ONT) increased 8.2 percent in August 2017 compared with the same month in 2016. In August 2017, the airport served a total of 387,351 passengers compared with 357,854…

Mojave Flick Review: It

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Editor’s note: We all love movies, but rather than ask a syndicated columnist who has never visited our beautiful High Desert, we commissioned our own local movie critic: Nolan P. Smith to review films and give us a local perspective.…

Board Appoints New Director of Regional Parks

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Beahta Davis, an experienced parks and recreation professional, was appointed director of San Bernardino County Regional Parks by the Board of Supervisors. Davis comes to the County of San Bernardino from Baltimore County, Maryland where…