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2008-06-16 09:00:57

By Tom Risen, Daily Press, Victorville, Calif. Jun. 16--ADELANTO -- Students will be testing a new reading program this summer in Adelanto. The Adelanto School District will use the summer school curriculum designed by an educational research company to help middle and elementary school students read better. "We invited about 1,800 students from all 12 schools in the district and we expect to see about 1,000 students participate since it's free for students," said Maria Welbourne,...

2008-06-14 09:00:17

By Daily Press, Victorville, Calif. Jun. 14--VICTORVILLE -- With its live drama production entitled "Blood In, Blood Out," Victory Outreach International Church set a goal to demonstrate what God can do and how lives can be changed when it comes to gang activity in the community. "The response of the community was tremendous," said Pastor Rick Zamorano. "The needs are evident with hurting families and the lifestyles they want help to change." The true story of Art Blajos, a former member...

2007-12-22 12:00:12

By Katherine Rosenberg, Daily Press, Victorville, Calif. Dec. 22--VICTORVILLE -- A lawyer and another man were arrested late Thursday night on suspicion of possession of rock cocaine for sale, authorities said Friday. The two men, lawyer Daniel Foley, 59, and paralegal Bradley Faber, 42, were arrested following the service o f a s e a rch warrant in the 14800 block of Seneca Road in the Victor i a n Ap a r t -- ment complex, s a i d D e p u t y Jorge Lozano o f t h e S a n B e r n a rd i...

2007-01-05 12:00:50

By Hillary Borrud, Daily Press, Victorville, Calif. Jan. 5--CAJON PASS -- Motorists headed nor thbound on Interstate 15 near Devore willsee brake lights lining the freeway this weekend if two major closures at the interchange with Interstate 215 cause the heavy traffic delays that Caltrans expects. Caltrans will close the connector from northbound I-15 to southbound I-215 from 8 a.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Monday for work on the Devore 2 pavement rehabilitation project. Meanwhile, only one...

2006-10-24 15:01:07

By Tatiana Prophet, Daily Press, Victorville, Calif. Oct. 24--VICTORVILLE -- Critically injured patients might need to be transported by helicopter out of the Victor Valley, but mothers-to-be can feel secure about giving birth at a hospital in the area. Victor Valley Community Hospital was rated in the top 5 percent in the nation for maternity care by HealthGrades, an independent health care research firm based in Golden, Colo. The rating also included five stars for Victor Valley's...

2005-12-21 01:14:19

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - San Diego Gas & Electric will use solar energy generated from dishes in the Imperial Valley east of San Diego that could eventually power more than a half million homes, the company announced on Tuesday. SDG&E's contracts to buy 300 megawatts of solar-generated electricity during peak -- sunny -- hours from Stirling Energy Systems of Phoenix, Arizona were approved last Thursday by the California Public Utilities Commission. If two more phases of the...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'