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2014-02-15 23:03:19

"Dalai Lama Awakening" a film that explores the spiritual and life-changing journeys of innovative Western thinkers who have met with the Dalai Lama. Narrated by Harrison Ford, this film reflects the inner transformation of these travelers. Apple Valley, California (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 The Hi-Desert Center for Spiritual Living in Apple Valley, California and Wakan films presents a Preview Screening of Director Khashyar Darvich's documentary film, Dalai Lama Awakening,...

2012-11-06 08:25:24

Forward Jabari Parker of Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) and guard Kasey Hill of Monteverde Academy (Fla.) are lone ALL-USA returnees --Point guard Tyus Jones of Apple Valley (Minn.) and center Jahlil Okafor of Whitney Young (Chicago, Ill.) Debut on Team as Juniors-- MCLEAN, Va. , Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY High School Sports, the nation's leading source for high school sports news and information, today unveiled the 2012 Preseason American Family Insurance ALL-USA High School...

2012-06-07 14:21:23

APPLE VALLEY, Calif., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company (AVR) announced today that Antonio "Tony" Penna Jr. will serve as the company's newly appointed Assistant General Manager. Penna brings an acute understanding of project management and construction in water and energy facilities. Prior to joining AVR, Penna served as the Construction and Energy Efficiency Manager for Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority where he was responsible for...

2012-05-24 14:20:21

APPLE VALLEY, Calif., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of people showed up to Mojave Water Agency on Saturday, May 12 to celebrate water awareness month at Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company's (AVR) first annual Spring Conservation Fair. The event boasted dozens of booths, workshops, landscape demonstrations, children's activities, awards, and more. Local businesses and organizations sponsored the event donating thousands of dollars in prizes. This year, the fair served as voting...

2008-10-14 12:00:19

Apple Corps Ltd./Cirque du Soleil, The Bigger Picture, an AccessIT company, AEG Network LIVE and Carmike Cinemas present the highly acclaimed feature-length documentary All Together Now to digital cinema audiences on October 20th. This one night only event follows well-received film festival screenings across North America, including a sold out opening night U.S. premiere at the Silverdocs Festival in Washington D.C. where the Washington Post observed that All Together Now "cuts into the...

2008-08-04 06:00:00

By David Peterson, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Aug. 4--"Get closer than nature intended." That's the Minnesota Zoo's playful come-on this summer, drawing swarms of people to a new exhibit designed to bring your nose to within inches of a massive grizzly with horror-movie claws. The $30 million Russia's Grizzly Coast addition has fast-forwarded the Apple Valley zoo into a 21st-century world of barrier-free immersive exhibits, aimed at creating the feeling of entering the animals' own...

2008-08-03 12:00:17

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) -- Three rare fisher kits born at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley, about 20 miles south of Minneapolis, are now on display. The animals, which resemble weasels, were nearly extinct because of trapping and logging practices but are now doing well in mixed wooded and heavily forested areas. The kits two males and one female were born March 23. Fishers are known for tree-climbing, hunting and agility. The Minnesota Zoo is one of just four nationally accredited...

2005-08-25 12:58:17

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Teen actress Scout Taylor-Compton, who disappeared from her home more than two weeks ago, has been found at a friend's house, police said on Thursday. Taylor-Compton, 16, star of the 2004 teen comedy "Sleepover," was last seen at her home in the Southern California community of Apple Valley on August 12 and was considered a runaway. "We received a tip from the Apple Valley School Police that she was at a house in Apple Valley," San Bernardino County Sheriff's...