Latest Hesperia Star Stories

2008-06-24 15:03:08

By Beau Yarbrough, Hesperia Star, Calif. Jun. 20--Officials have issued an extreme heat advisory. Temperatures this weekend are expected to exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health is warning the public to take steps to avoid heat-related illness.

2008-06-17 15:00:18

By Peter Day, Hesperia Star, Calif. Jun. 16--For years, members of the Hesperia Chamber of Commerce have been networking through the weekly Coffee Club and the monthly luncheon and mixer events. Now, thanks to a complete overhall of its Web site, members can more easily connect in cyberspace.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.