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5/25/2017 4:49:06 PM

Pool at Doris Davies Park Opens on Memorial Day 

We will open the pool at Doris Davies Park on May 29 with Recreation Swim from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  For pool hours and to learn about swim classes, read our Press Release

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5/25/2017 8:48:09 AM

City Headlines:  Fourth Graders Get Up-Close View on Public Works Day

We recently hosted nearly 300 fourth graders from Victor Elementary School District for our 17th Annual Public Works Day at Sunset Ridge Park.  Click here  to view a photo and article about Public Works Day that appeared in the Daily Press on May 25. 

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5/24/2017 8:40:45 AM

City Announces Summer Recreation Programs and Activities

Did you know that we offer hundreds of summer programs, classes and activities for youth, teens and adults? A full list of our Recreation offerings is available in the new Summer Rec Pages & City Guide. 

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5/15/2017 12:14:07 PM

Landscape Rehabilitation at Transportation Center to Begin May 18

The City will replace landscaping at the Victor Valley Transportation Center with drought-tolerant plants and water-wise irrigation.  As a result, parking at the Center may be reduced.  Commuters are encouraged to park in the dirt lot just east of the Center if needed.  Learn more in our Press Release.

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5/11/2017 3:50:36 PM

City Awards $1.6 M in HUD Grants to Improve Local Community 

The grants were awarded to local programs designed to increase economic opportunities, improve living conditions, and expand fair housing for Victorville citizens.  Learn more in our Press Release

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5/11/2017 3:40:23 PM

FREE Landscape Conversion Class

Learn how to create a drought-tolerant landscape of your very own.  Join us at City Hall, June 10 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Call (760) 955-2016 to register today!  Following the class, participants will be invited to tour our Center Street Demonstration Garden.  Learn more in our Event Flyer.

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4/27/2017 4:17:02 PM

Join us for Earth Day at the MRF

Hope you can come out to the Materials Recovery Facility on May 6 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for our FREE event featuring tire amnesty, a shred fest, compost and mulch giveaway, tours, raffle prizes and more!  Learn more in our Event Flyer and Press Release

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4/27/2017 12:31:12 PM

City to Rehabilitate Portions of La Mesa, Nisqualli & Amethyst Roads

On May 8, the City will launch an $11.3 M project to rehabilitate 9.6 miles of heavily-traveled roadways as well as other improvements such as adding bike lanes and pedestrian access.  Learn more by viewing our Press Release and Project Map.      

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4/13/2017 4:42:52 PM

FREE Drip Irrigation Class

If you'd like to learn more about drip irrigation systems, join us for our FREE class, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at City Hall.  See our Flyer and Press Release for more details.     

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4/10/2017 11:41:01 AM

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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4/10/2017 11:35:30 AM

Spring Festival & Egg Hunt

Hope you can join us for this year's Spring Festival & Egg Hunt, April 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hook Park.  With a bunny trail, egg hunts, Kids Zone, food and vendors; there's something for everyone!    See our Event Flyer for more details.  

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4/10/2017 8:31:24 AM

New Industrial Facility Under Construction at SCLA

City officials joined with Stirling Development to celebrate the wall raising on a new 370,023-square-foot industrial facility at Victorville's Southern California Logistics Airport.  The new facility is expected to generate 200 new jobs.  Learn more in this Press Release.    

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3/27/2017 9:20:46 AM

Neighborhood Watch Informational Meeting

Interested in participating in or starting a Neighborhood Watch?  An informational meeting will be held at Victorville City Hall, April 5.  Learn more in this Flyer.

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3/23/2017 9:40:31 AM

Homebuyer Workshop Planned

Dream of owning your own home and need some tips?  Join us for our Homebuyer Workshop on April 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Conference Room D at City Hall.  Learn more in our Event Flyer and Press Release.      

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3/20/2017 5:12:50 PM


Low-Cost Dog Vaccination Clinic & Adoption Event

Need to get your dog vaccinated?  Looking for a new "fur-ever" friend?  Come out to our Low-Cost Dog Vaccination Clinic & Adoption Event.  The event will be held April 8 in the parking lot on the south side of Victorville City Hall.  See the details in our Press Release  and Event Flyer.  

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3/20/2017 4:52:23 PM

Free Irrigation Troubleshooting Class

High Desert Residents are invited to attend a FREE class to learn more about irrigation systems.  The event will be held at Victorville City Hall on March 24.  Learn more in our Press Release and Event Flyer.  

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3/15/2017 9:56:22 AM

Volunteers Needed for Community Clean Up Day:  April 8

We could use your help with our Community Clean Up.  Click here for our new online registration.  More information is available in our Press Release.

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3/13/2017 1:23:57 PM

City of Victorville Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey & Workshop

We are in the process of updating our hazard mitigation plan and we invite your input.  The goal of the plan is to reduce the risk of injury and damage to property from future events like wildfires, floods and earthquakes.  Please take our survey and plan to join us for a Stakeholders Meeting, March 16.  Learn more in our Press Release

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3/8/2017 3:48:25 PM

Victorville State Of The City 2017: We have a story to tell! 

 At this year's State of the City presentation, our Council Members shared the defining stories of 2016 in key areas such as economic growth, retail expansion, improved infrastructure and community strength that foretell a promising future for Victorville!  We invite you to watch this video of our State of the City presentation and to view our Storybook.   

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3/7/2017 3:21:35 PM

Test Your Smoke Alarms

While you are adjusting your clocks for daylight saving time, please take a moment to replace the batteries in your smoke alarms and to test that your smoke alarms are functioning properly.  Learn more in our Public Service Announcement.

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2/28/2017 11:43:11 AM

FREE Neighborhood Clean Up/Dump Day:  March 4

Victorville residents are invited to join us for this free event designed to help you with neighborhood and yard clean ups.  Bring your yard trimmings, broken fences and old appliances and dispose of them for free between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.!  For more information, see our Press Release.

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2/27/2017 5:35:45 PM

City of Victorville Launches Sewer Inspection Project

We have contracted with ProPipe to inspect 440 miles of sewer pipelines throughout the City.  The project is expected to last until the end of December 2017.  Learn more in our Press Release

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2/22/2017 2:44:04 PM

Volunteers Needed for Community Clean Up Day:  April 8

We could use your help with our Community Clean Up.  Click here for our new online registration.  More information is available in our Press Release.

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2/22/2017 11:30:50 AM

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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2/16/2017 7:10:33 PM

Cracker Barrel Submits Plans for First California Location in Victorville

Southern-themed restaurant and country store will expand Victorville's Restaurant Row.  Learn more in our Press Release

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2/15/2017 12:09:45 PM

Planning Commission to Host Workshop in Old Town

On Feb. 23, our Planning Commission will host the second of three workshops regarding the City's Old Town Specific Plan.  This workshop will focus on land use, development standards, and design guidelines.  We invite you to join us.  Learn more details in our Flyer.  

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2/15/2017 10:31:14 AM

American Red Cross to Host Home Fire Campaign in Victorville

On Feb. 18, American Red Cross Volunteers will install free smoke detectors and provide fire safety tips in the Victor Villa Mobile Home Park.  The effort is being supported by San Bernardino County Fire and the City of Victorville.  To volunteer or to learn more, see our Press Release.  

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2/2/2017 5:54:51 PM

Road Improvements to LaMesa & Amethyst Roads Planned

The City of Victorville will improve 7.3 miles of LaMesa and Amethyst Roads.  Work is expected to begin no later than the end of April and finish by the end of July.  Please see our Press Release  for more information. 

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2/1/2017 5:19:15 PM

FREE Shred Fest, Mulch Giveaway & Disposal Event:  Feb. 4

Have some documents to shred?  Need to dispose of old TVs or mattresses?  Please take advantage of this free event for all High Desert residents at the Materials Recovery Facility, Feb. 4 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Read our Press Release for more information.

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1/26/2017 3:45:02 PM

Interested in Serving on a City Committee?

We are seeking applications for our Legislative Review Committee and our Community Services Advisory Council.  Click here to learn more.  

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1/26/2017 3:37:44 PM

Sponsors Needed for Community Clean Up, April 8

We Have your logo appear on t-shirts worn by hundreds of volunteers and support a great cause.  Call (760) 955-3306 or read our Press Release  to learn more.    

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1/26/2017 3:16:01 PM

City Library Now a Passport Acceptance Agency

U.S. Residents can now apply for their passports at the Victorville City Library.  Make an appointment by calling (760) 245-4222, ext. 3.  View the Press Release 

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1/26/2017 3:01:00 PM

Civil Rights Essay Contest Winner Announced

Local student, Diego LeComte won the City of Victorville's Civil Rights Essay Contest.  Diego's winning essay about Civil Rights Leader, Frederick Douglass is now on display in our Civil Rights Memorial.  Read our Press Release  to learn more.    

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1/5/2017 3:58:37 PM

Volunteers Needed for American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign

The City of Victorville is collaborating with the American Red Cross and San Bernardino County Fire to promote fire safety in our community.  We need volunteers to help with our Home Fire Campaign on Feb. 18.  Please read our Press Release and Flyer for more information.   

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