Category: Oak Hills

Oak Hills is an unincorporated community in the high desert of San Bernardino County, located west of U.S. Route 395.

From the Tanning Bed to the Hospital Bed

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. People who use tanning beds raise their risk of skin cancer, including deadly melanoma. But some people don’t have to…

Is Running Out of Gas a Thing of the Past?

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) — Once a futuristic idea, electric vehicles are now very real. According to GreenTechMedia.com, the United States reported having the largest fleet of plug-in electric vehicles in the world as of September 2014—about 260,000 of them. The…

Lovingood Backs Prime Healthcare Rescue Plan

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– First District Supervisor Robert A. Lovingood Monday testified before a California Attorney General’s panel in support of Dr. Prem Reddy and Prime Healthcare’s proposed purchase of six troubled hospitals around the state. Lovingood was among…

Museum Curator to Discuss Ice Age Horses

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Horses are icons of the American west. Whether it’s prospectors, cowboys, natives, or settlers in their covered wagons, one can’t help but imagine horses alongside them all. But horses have a connection with the west…

Falls, Assaults, Sports and Crashes

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. An in-depth collaborative study on how young people get head injuries shows a lot of difference. Washington University’s Kimberly Quayle,…

Registration Open for County Museum Volunteer Training

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Museum has several openings for weekday volunteers in the Education Division beginning in January 2015. Those interested in volunteering can fill out an application online at the museum’s website, www.sbcounty.gov/museum, or…

Why Turtles Don’t Get Sick or Fat

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) — Here in America, because so many people are overweight, the word “diet” has become synonymous with a specific way of eating to lose weight.  It is also seen as something temporary, which is implemented only…

Death on Duty

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. A study finds that, during stressful situations such as suspect pursuits and altercations, police officers have about 30 to 70…