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Police arrested two men who allegedly threatened a smoke shop clerk with a gun Friday morning.Keith Lamont Smith, 19, of Moreno Valley, and Tarrance Pearie Raullerson,... [Read More]
Barstow High School plans to host its first benefit concert Wednesday night, raising money for the American Red Cross as well as the Humane Society of the United States.The... [Read More]
Kudos to Rep. Paul Cook and his staff for taking up the cause of Barstow resident Cathy Williams, who found herself without any income when... [Read More]
Editor's note: this is the first in an occasional series.VICTORVILLE — The sixth-plate daguerreotype, presumably from the 19th Century, seemed inconsequential at first.At center, a... [Read More]
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1. 'Tarzan'Hannett Thorn Productions presents the musical version of "Tarzan" at the High Desert Center for the Arts. The local theater troupe will bring one... [Read More]
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Robert and Lois Burkhardt of Barstow celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Aug. 30 with their family in La Jolla.The couple married in Jackson, Michigan in 1947... [Read More]
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William Carl Schick, 54, appeared in a Victorville courtroom Thursday in connection to the 2011 murder of Lisa Marie Talarico, whose body was found in... [Read More]
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Residents and students all over the High Desert gathered for tributes on Monday morning to remember the nearly 3,000 Americans who perished during the Sept.... [Read More]
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The city and its residents paid tribute to victims and first-responders during a September 11 Memorial event at the Barstow Fire Station on Monday morning.Members of... [Read More]
Pumping large amounts water out of our beloved Mojave Desert seems like a strange concept, especially if the water is going to be sent to... [Read More]
Sixteen years ago today, the High Desert awoke to learn America was under attack. Nineteen al-Qaida terrorists had hijacked commercial airliners and crashed them into... [Read More]
Pumping large amounts water out of our beloved Mojave Desert seems like a strange concept, especially if the water is going to be sent to... [Read More]
The Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee from Barstow Community College and the Barstow Chamber of Commerce are set to hold their second biennial Barstow... [Read More]
Eighty-nine years of a life well lived through incredible ups and downs are chronicled in author Rosemary Primont Okun's new book, "Days: A Memoir of... [Read More]
Columbia Sportswear recently opened its newest retail location at the Outlets at Barstow where discounts and free tote bags were offered to shoppers in celebration of their grand opening.The popular... [Read More]
As the school district here embarks on "phase two" of its plans for the Barstow Fine Arts Academy, administrators are warning that the intended August... [Read More]
Dear Rusty:My wife is 66 and not collecting S.S. She wants to wait until age 70 to collect the larger benefit, but I know she... [Read More]
Pull out the ole cowboy garb and travel on down to United States Marine Corps Yermo Annex Stables for MCLB's annual rodeo.Marine Community Services will be taking the reigns... [Read More]
The United States Marine Corps' last remaining mounted color guard celebrates their 50th year in service this year — attending rodeos, parades and other events across... [Read More]
Hello fellow campers. How about these recent temperatures? These hot temperatures have gotten Russ and Lori email with some questions and concerns from our readers.... [Read More]
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