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12/2/2016 1:07:53 PM
 

Ceremony to Unveil F-4 Phantom Fighter Jet:  Dec. 7

You're invited to join us as we unveil an F-4 Phantom Fighter Jet our employees and volunteers restored at Southern California Logistics Airport!  See our Event Announcement for more details. 

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12/1/2016 9:47:11 AM
 

Tree Lighting Festival:  Dec. 3

Hope you can join us for this festive kick-off to the holiday season that will feature a tree lighting, musical performances, vendors and a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus!  See our Press Release for more details. 

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11/29/2016 5:45:32 PM
 

Blue Jeans and Fundraising

Wearing jeans has become a charitable act in Victorville.  Learn how Victorville City Employees are raising hundreds of dollars per month to support local charities.  Press Release

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11/29/2016 5:25:15 PM
 

Blood Drive:  Dec. 14

Please join us for our Blood Drive with Lifestream, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Conference Room D at City Hall.  Blood donations usually drop during the holidays, so your donation is greatly needed.  See our Press Release for more information.  Call 1-800-879-4484 to make an appointment.    

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11/29/2016 5:11:09 PM
 

County Tax Deadline:  Dec. 12

Here's a friendly reminder that Dec. 12 is the last day to pay the first installment of San Bernardino County property taxes without penalty.  The County offers quick pay options in this Flyer.  Or visit www.mytaxcollector.com.                    

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11/29/2016 4:39:05 PM
 

Christmas Parade Street Closures:  Dec. 3

The Victorville Christmas Parade hosted by the Victorville Kiwanis and Victor Valley Medical Center is planned for Dec. 3 at 10 a.m..  See this Press Release for a full listing of street closures for the parade.  Hope to see you there!    

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11/23/2016 1:54:09 PM
 

Water Conservation Demonstration Garden at Center Street Park Now Open 

Our new demonstration garden was dedicated in October.  This is a beautiful display of desert-adaptive plants. To arrange a tour of the garden or to learn more, follow this link          

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11/17/2016 5:13:22 PM
 

Tree Lighting Festival:  Dec. 3

Hope you can join us for this festive kick-off to the holiday season!  Vendors are still needed.  See our Press Release and Vendor Application for more details. 

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11/16/2016 8:49:20 AM
 

FREE Dump & Recycle Day at the MRF:  Nov. 19

Victorville residents, need to off-load old furniture, mattresses, grass trimmings, scrap metal and more?  Join us at the Victor Valley Materials Recycling Facility from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19.  See our Press Release for more details.            

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11/15/2016 10:35:23 AM
 

Old Town Visioning Session:  Nov. 17

Please join us and share your thoughts as we develop a plan for Old Town's future.      

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11/10/2016 2:56:52 PM
 

Proposition 64 and it's Impact in Victorville

Following the passage of Proposition 64, you may have questions about what it means for Victorville.  Victorville Municipal Code prohibits the commercial cultivation, selling and dispensing of marijuana in Victorville.  To see the ordinance, click here:  Ordinance 2352

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11/10/2016 2:17:53 PM
 

Salute to Victorville Veterans 2016

Veterans Day Slide Show               Veterans Day Event Program

This Veterans day, we were honored to recognize our local heroes.  We hope you enjoy learning about 80 Victorville Veterans featured in the event program and slideshow from our recent Veterans Day Ceremony. 

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11/3/2016 4:03:29 PM
 

Traffic Alert:  Northbound I-15 Ramp Closure at Bear Valley Road, Nov. 4-6

Road crews will be paving portions of Bear Valley Road near the cross section with Mariposa Road.  No traffic will be permitted to use the ramps to/from the Northbound I-15 at Bear Valley Road from Nov. 4 through Nov. 6.  Read our Alert

                      

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11/3/2016 3:52:24 PM
 

Ballot Measure X

The Nov. 8 ballot will include Measure X, a ballot measure regarding the City of Victorville Charter.  Learn more by reviewing the ballot measure and impartial analysis below.   

Measure X                     Impartial Analysis

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11/2/2016 8:35:21 AM
 

Shred-Fest, Mulch Giveaway & Recycle Event at the MRF:  Nov. 5

Have some old appliances, mattresses and paperwork to off-load?  Join us for this free event at the Materials Recovery Facility.  See our Flyer and Press Releasefor more details.            

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11/2/2016 8:31:03 AM
 

Backyard Compost Training:  Nov. 19

Advance registration is required for this FREE Master Composter Training.  Learn more in our Press Release.                 

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10/24/2016 4:41:56 PM
 

Veterans Day Events:  Nov. 11

Please join us for our Veterans Day Parade, Ceremony and Freedom Mile Run.  Learn more in our Press Release.               

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10/24/2016 9:08:03 AM
 

Old Town Visioning Session:  Nov. 17

Please join us and share your thoughts as we develop a plan for Old Town's future.      

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10/24/2016 8:55:16 AM
 

New Water Conservation Garden at Center Street Park

Learn more about how we transformed this area using water-wise landscaping that will save us 975,000 gallons of water per year.  Read our press release.   

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10/13/2016 3:23:57 PM
 

Entries Sought for Veterans Day Parade

Want to be a part of our Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11?  The application deadline has been extended to Nov. 3.     

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10/12/2016 5:05:18 PM
 

Dog Licensing & Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic:  Oct. 15

Need to license or vaccinate that cute pooch of yours?  Join us Oct. 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

 Flyer          Press Release

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10/12/2016 4:52:43 PM
 

Ballot Measure X

The Nov. 8 ballot will include Measure X, a ballot measure regarding the City of Victorville Charter.  Learn more by reviewing the ballot measure and impartial analysis below.   

Measure X                     Impartial Analysis

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9/28/2016 10:47:22 AM
 

Construction on Bear Valley & Amargosa Roads to Begin:  Oct. 3

The City of Victorville is making improvements to portions of Bear Valley & Amargosa Roads.  Learn more in our Press Release.   

                                 

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8/31/2016 8:37:48 AM
 

Salute to Victorville Veterans

Victorville Veterans, we want to honor you this Veterans Day!  Please complete our Veteran Information Form so we can recognize you at our Veterans Day Ceremony, and in the event program and slideshow.  Submission Deadline is Oct. 15.  Victorville's 20th Anniversary Veterans Day Ceremony is planned for Nov. 11.    

Veteran Information Form            Event Flyer       Press Release              

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8/29/2016 9:38:05 AM
 

Community Clean Up Day, Oct. 22:  Volunteers & Sponsors Needed

Please consider helping us with our Community Clean Up Day, Oct. 22!  We need volunteers and sponsors.  Volunteers must complete the mandatory Waiver Form by Oct. 3 to receive the free t-shirt.   

Press Release             Waiver Form

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8/23/2016 10:41:49 AM
 

15th Annual Fall Festival:  Oct. 1, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at City Hall

Please join us for the High Desert's largest community festival!  We'll have live entertainment, children's rides and activities, food vendors, craft booths, and a book festival.  Read the press release to see the great entertainment lineup and more details. 

Press Release      Sponsor Application     Vendor Application

 

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8/23/2016 10:21:07 AM
 

 Please take our Opinion Survey!

We want to hear what you think!  Take our "Your Opinion Counts Survey" and be entered to win a prize!  Deadline is Oct. 3.  Go to victorvillerec.com to take the survey or follow this link:  http://bit.ly/29PyYpU Learn more by reading the Press Release

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8/23/2016 9:49:57 AM
 

Blue Cut Fire:  Recovery Services Information Line

A Recovery Services Information Line has been established to assist people affected by the Blue Cut Fire.  The phone number is:  (877) 410-8829.  Recovery Services Phone List

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8/23/2016 9:03:22 AM
 

Blue Cut Fire:  Public Health Advisories

The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health has issued the following advisories following the Blue Cut Fire: 

Private Well & Septic Systems           Fire Ash     Food & Fire Safety                 

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8/10/2016 2:11:18 PM
 

 Meeting Cancellation Notice

The City Council Meeting scheduled for Aug. 16 has been cancelled.  Our next Council Meeting will be Sept. 6.  Click here to read the official Meeting Cancellation Notice

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8/4/2016 11:09:13 AM
 

Information Session about Improvements to Bear Valley & Amargosa Roads:  Aug. 17!

You're invited to join us for this Information Session at 5:30 p.m., Aug. 17 at City Hall in Conference Room D. 

Event Announcement      Event Flyer      

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7/19/2016 4:25:31 PM
 

 

SAVE THE DATE!  The City of Victorville is seeking Sponsors and Vendors to join our 15th Annual Fall Festival!

We hope you will join us for our Fall Festival, Oct. 1  at Victorville City Hall.  This will be another fun, family event!  Interested Sponsors and Vendors, please return your applications early!

Event Announcement      Sponsor Application     Vendor Application

 

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7/18/2016 2:14:26 PM
 

 

 Please take our Opinion Survey!

We want to hear what you think!  Take our "Your Opinion Counts Survey" and be entered to win a prize!  Deadline is Oct. 3.  Go to victorvillerec.com to take the survey or follow this link:  http://bit.ly/29PyYpU Learn more by reading the Press Release

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7/14/2016 5:02:48 PM
 

 

Help Build a Stronger and Safer Community by Attending National Night Out

The Victorville Police Department will be hosting the 33rd Annual National Night Out on Aug. 2 at Victorville City Hall.  Learn about keeping your family and home safe while enjoying great food and fun.  

Click here to see the event flyer public service announcement

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6/20/2016 1:41:04 PM
 

 

City of Victorville Announces Winners of Public Works Essay Contest

From the nearly 300 essays submitted by local fourth graders, the essays written by Carley Lawhead, Aaron Hanson and Madison Young were selected the winners!  Click here to read the press release.

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6/20/2016 10:20:20 AM
 

 

Celebrate the 4th of July in Victorville

Bring the family out for the biggest and most spectacular fireworks show in the High Desert. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. at the Fairgrounds. Admission and parking are free!  No pets, alcohol or BBQ's permitted. Tune into the Route 103.1 FM to hear the show!

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6/15/2016 2:20:48 PM
 

 

SAVE THE DATE!  The City of Victorville is seeking Sponsors and Vendors to join the 15th Annual Fall Festival!

Preparations are underway for the next Fall Festival on Saturday, October 1st, at Victorville City Hall.  Join us for another fun family event!  Interested Sponsors and Vendors, please return your applications early!

 Event Announcement      Sponsor Application        Vendor Application

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6/15/2016 2:15:06 PM
 

 

Summer Reading Program Soars with Popularity

Don't miss out on the Summer Reading Program at the Victorville City Library! Sign ups are being accepted now.  Follow the link for more information:

Summer Reading Program

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6/9/2016 3:47:12 PM
 

 

Road Work on Palmdale Road Planned for June 21 - 23

Caltrans (lead agency) and the City of Victorville are collaborating on a project to slurry seal Palmdale Road from El Evado Road to Green Tree Boulevard that necessitates a full road closure on June 21 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and lane closures June 22 & 23.  You are invited to learn more at an Information Session, June 15 at 6 p.m. in Conference Room D at City Hall.  Please click here to read the press release, and click here for the event flyer.

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6/8/2016 5:10:35 PM
 

 

City of Victorville Receives Excellence Award

We won the 2016 Tyler Public Sector Excellence Award for using technology to improve our efficiency!  Click here to see the press release. 

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6/8/2016 11:39:10 AM
 

 

You're Invited to Our Community Blood Drive

The City of Victorville will host a blood drive with the American Red Cross, June 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at City Hall.  Please consider becoming a donor.  You can make an appointment with the Red Cross.  Click here to see the details.  Together, we can save a life!

 

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6/6/2016 4:02:33 PM
 

 

Victorville Water District 2015 Urban Water Management Plan Available

Click here to view a copy of the planThere will be a public hearing on Tuesday, June 21 at 6 p.m. at Victorville City Hall to receive public comments regarding the plan.  Following the hearing, the plan will be considered for adoption, subject to any recommended modifications.   

 

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6/3/2016 10:18:48 AM
 

 

City of Victorville Hosts Community Workshop about "Complete Streets" Project:  June 8

Interested in bicycling and safe streets?  You're invited to share your ideas for our "Complete Streets" Improvement Project for Arrowhead Drive and Seventh Avenue.  Please attend our Community Workshop.  Click here for the details.

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6/1/2016 5:44:17 PM
 

Sponsors and Vendors Sought for 15th Annual Fall Festival!  SAVE THE DATE!  

We invite you to be a part of our annual Fall Festival, which is a family-friendly, street fair that attracts thousands of visitors each year.   This year's festival will be Oct. 1 at Victorville City Hall.  Interested Sponsors and Vendors, please return your applications early!

Sponsor Application    Vendor Application    Press Release

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6/1/2016 5:07:54 PM
 

 

 Water & Sanitation Bill Insert

 Click here to view the most recent insert from our Water & Sanitation Billing!  Get information about upcoming City events, water conservation updates, and clean up programs. 

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