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Barstow Desert Dispatch (Newspaper) - August 14, 2015, Barstow, California This Jaal weekends Best bets weekender Magarin. Inside a Good morning Barstow amp High desert serving our communities since 1910 $1 plus tax is Patch Friday August 14,2015 desert dispatch today sat Sun 107 /78 108 /81� 111/81 Complete forecast country team gets athletic gear the Barstow unified school District Board of trustees approved the acceptance of 30 athletic gear sets valued at $12,000 and $2,000 Cash from Brooks running company to the High school Cross country team. The gear includes Warmup jackets warm up pants singlets shorts training shoes and Competition Way holding school Supply drive the Mojave Valley United Way is holding a school Supply drive for 3,500 children in the Barstow area. The drive is collecting pencils pens crayons spiral notebooks Loose Leaf paper and backpacks. Donations can be dropped off at the office at 210. E. Williams st., Barstow. For More information Call 760-256-8789.nation/worldfire preparedness raised to highest level authorities announced on thursday that in Light of the severity of current fire activity nationwide the National Multi Agency coordinating group has raised the National fire preparedness level to 5 the highest readiness level for wild land fire operations. The group consists of top Federal and state fire managers and the decision to raise the level was because there Are 60 Large Active wildfires burning across 13 states. Authorities said More than 19,000 inter Agency personnel have been deployed to fight them. The National weather service on thursday also issued red Flag and severe fire weather warnings for several states across the West including Many that Are already experiencing fires and the a severe conditions Quot Are expected to continue for at least a few Days. Around town.a5 lottery.a2 California.a3 nation.a3 classified.b6 opinion.a4 comics.b4 dear weather.b5contact us Home delivery___760-241-7755 news tips____760-256-4124 volume 105, Issue 246 i 105105 48323 a weather record High Temps on horizon news predicts 106 degrees today and sunday 108 on saturday by Jose Quintero staff writer Barstow an excessive heat watch will be in effect sunday As High pressure will continue making its Way into the area causing dry and hot temperatures officials said. According to Chris Outler of the National weather service the Strong High pressure will bring hot temperatures that could approach records. Fridays predicted High is 106 degrees increasing to 108 degrees on saturday. The record High for aug. 15 of 112 degrees was set in 2002. While the predicted High is 108, Outler said the High pressure could bring higher temperatures than expected. Sundays High is expected to to reach 106 degrees. The record High on aug. 16 was 114 degrees in 1994, according to Outler. Night time temperatures Are also expected to be in the upper 70s Over the weekend. A the temperatures should come close to the record numbers but they should be a Little shy especially on sunday a Outler said. A a it a hard to say sometimes with the High pressure but it will be hot. The heat see Temps a2education Barstow enrolment up As school begins scams and swindles f a i Kris Reilly a to if a students make their Way into the Barstow Stem Academy on the first Day of school thursday morning. Barstow High school graduate and former teacher Vinney Williams returns to the Barstow unified school District As principal of the Stem Academy Jose Quintero desert dispatch District introduces new principals at Stem Academy Cameron elementary by Jose Quintero staff writer Barstow As the first Bells of the school year rang around the City thursday morning some Barstow unified school District students were greeted by new principals. Vinney Williams was transportation named principal of the Barstow science technology engineering and mathematics Academy and Deborah Hayes becomes the principal of Cameron elementary school. Williams the son of current Barstow High school assistant principal and athletic director Vince Williams returns to the District from the Victor Valley Union High school District according to superintendent Jeff Malan. Williams is a bus graduate and previously worked with the District As a teacher at the High school before accepting a position with Vav Uhd Malan said. See school a2 android gets a Case of stage fright android the most widely used Mobile operating system in the world has been making the wrong kind of headlines this week. A cube Security research firm called imperium recently reported that nearly All android phones Are at risk due to the so called stage fright vulnerability. Hackers can infect your phone through a picture or video message sent to your cell number gaining Access to All the data on your device including financial and identity information. You Freak out just yet there Are no reported cases of infection that i could find but the vulnerability is there. For those who Arentt up on the world of Mobile operating systems Here a a Quick primer android is the system used by Samsung la Etc Motorola Sony and a slew of other smartphone manufacturers. Just about anything that a not an iphone runs on android with Only a tiny portion of the Market using windows or Blackberry. The bad news is that imperium says some 9so million phones Are vulnerable to this see scams a2 Gas prices settling Down but still highest in nation two Barstow stations Selling unleaded for $8.47 per gallon by Bene Ray do la Cruz staff writer Barstow though California still has the highest Gas prices in the country local Drivers and others across the nation Are enjoying better value after seeing prices drop every Day for nearly a month. The average Price for regular unleaded gasoline nationally fell for 26 consecutive Days until seeing a slight Rise the past two Days. Thursdays National average was $2,618 per gallon the automobile association of America reported two cents higher than the weeks lowest average. The 26-Day decrease was the longest Streak of consecutive declines since january with pump prices moving lower by 19 cents per gallon Over this period aaa said. Nationally Drivers Are saving 1s-2 cents per gallon month Over month. At $3.59 per gallon California is currently the nations most expensive Market for retail gasoline though prices in the state have fallen 12 cents in the past month. The average Price for san Bernardino county came in at just under $3.78 per gallon. The lowest Price for Gas found in Barstow on thursday was $3.47 at the food 4 less station at Soo e. Virginia Way and also see Oas a2 switch to or install a water free landscape licensed insured a bonded Visk us at rom and Csc pc out our gems miss a of 10081 ii 8 fv0w in Wal

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