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.

Feeling Groovy At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Registration is now open for a family workshop, “Feeling Groovy,” at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands on Sunday, August 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. Workshop activities are designed for families with children ages…

Breaking News: County Issues Extreme Heat Warning For High Desert

By Nikki Garret Metzger High Desert Daily (Victor Valley) – San Bernardino Public Health Officer Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare has issued an extreme heat advisory for San Bernardino County, due to high temperature forecasts for the inland and desert regions. Extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. Those most…

Mom’s Heaven-Sent Song

By Holli Bridges, As appeared on Guideposts.com (Victor Valley)–I wandered the aisles of the music store, combing through stacks of CDs and cassettes. My nine-year-old daughter, Hatti, loved to sing and I was searching for the perfect song for her…

Supervisors Oppose Fire Tax Imposed by Legislature

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted a resolution calling for the state Legislature to rescind the fire fee it imposed on residents who live in areas served by Cal Fire, the state’s fire protection…