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Barstow Desert Dispatch (Newspaper) - August 22, 2015, Barstow, California Saturday August 22,2015 today Sun Mon 1% i 106 /74 107 /76 Complete forecast a6 local education trustees approve College pay increases the Barstow Community College Board of trustees voted 5-0 wednesday to approve pay increases for All ranges and Steps on the management and confidential salary schedule for All management and confidential employees who Are actively rendering service or who Are on sick leave on effective dates. A 2 percent raise will take effect sept. I followed by a i percent raise on july 1,2016 and another i percent raise on july 1,2017. Entertainment murder mystery dinner theater planned a murder mystery dinner theater Quot death by desert Quot will be held sept. 11-12 at Rosita a restaurant Sao w. Main St. In Barstow. Both shows will Start at 7 . With doors opening at 6 . Tickets Are $30 per person for the Chicken fettuccine dinner. Dessert will be provided by Sweet to treats. Proceeds will Benefit item Mojave up logistics Academy at Barstow High school. Tickets can be purchased at printing solutions studio 841 and Rosita a restaurant. Nation world mama Bear 5 cubs beat the heat in new Jersey family spool Rockaway township. No. A mama Bear and her five cubs decided to beat the heat in a new Jersey backyard Pool. Tim Basso posted a video online showing the bears climbing into his family a above ground Pool tumbling out of it dragging around Pool toys and climbing on a slide and swing set. Basso tells news 12 new Jersey his 3 and 5-year-old daughters weren to eager to share their toys. One of the girls can be heard on the video crying out a no a a As a cub grabs an inflatable toy. The family watched the bears from inside the safety of their Rockaway township Home. Thief makes Entrance like a dog then lives High on the hog Arlington a. Police say a burglar broke into a Virginia Home through a dog door then raided the Freezer and then played with pokemon cards. Arlington county police say the break in happened Between aug. 9 and aug. 12 in Arlington. A the associated press around town a5 lottery. A California. Al nation. Al classified. Is religion. A4 comics. ,b4 sports. By dear Abby. A5 weather. Aft Contact us Home delivery news tips. 760-241-7755 760-256-4124 volume 105, Issue 353 05105 483 Good morning Barstow amp High desert serving our communities since 1910 $1 plus tax terror attack americans subdue gunman on train i to passengers believed to be military members the associated press Paris a a gunman opened fire on a High Speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday wounding two people before two american passengers subdued him officials said. French Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve speaking in Arras in Northern France where the suspected was detained said one of the americans was hospitalized with serious wounds. Their names were not immediately released. Philippe Lorthioir an official with the Alliance police Union said on i Tele that the two americans were soldiers. In Washington the Pentagon said it Quot can Only confirm that one . Military member was injured in the incident. The injury is not the White House issued a statement saying that president Barack Obama was briefed on the shooting and said Quot while the investigation into the attack is in its Early stages it is Clear that their heroic actions May have pre vented a far worse contrary to Early reports Lorthioir said the attacker did not fire his automatic weapon but wounded one Man with a handgun and the other with a Blade of some kind. See gunman a2 Wall Street stocks Tumble on global slowdown fears by Bernard Condon and Matthew Craft the associated press new York growing concerns about a slowdown in China Shook markets around the world on Friday driving the . Stock Market to its biggest drop in nearly four years. The rout started in Asia and quickly spread to Europe battering major markets in Germany and France. In the ., the Selling started Early and never let up. Investors ditched beaten Down Oil companies As Well As Netflix Apple and other technology Darlings. Oil plunged below $40 for the first time since the financial crisis and government Bonds rallied As investors raced into hiding spots. A investors Are wondering if growth Isnit coming from the . Or China where is it going to come from Quot said Tim Courtney Cio of Exen Cial wealth advisors. A this is about by the time it was Over the Standard and poor a 500 Index had lost 5.8 percent for the week its worst weekly slump since 2011. That leaves the main Benchmark for . Investments 7.7 percent below its All thine High within shooting Range of what traders Call a a correction Quot a to percent drop from a Peak. Markets began falling last week after China announced a Surprise devaluation of its currency the Yuan. Investors have interpreted China s move As a sign that flagging growth in worlds second largest Economy could be worse than government reports suggest. On Friday they got More bad news a private Survey showed another drop in manufacturing on the Mainland. The Standard amp poor a 500 Index dropped 64.84 Points or 3.2 percent to close at 1,970.89. The Dow Jones Industrial average fell 530.94 Points or 3-1 percent to 16,459.75. That so percent off its High a correction. The Nash a Slid 171.45 Points or 3.5 percent to 4,706.04. A concerns about slowing growth in China Are certainly valid Quot said Jeremy Zirin head of investment strategy at us wealth management. See stocks a2 transportation Bridge of Hope Cajon pass commuter metro link dreams and train songs i have had a couple of inquiries lately from Cajon pass commuters admittedly growing tired of the construction on interstate 15, who wondered if the Mojave River Valley would Ever have metro link service. Its a Good question. I noticed on a recent trip to Lancaster that the metro link reaches that part of the High desert with its Antelope Steve Hunt Valley line which serves both Lancaster and Palmdale and will take riders All the Way to Union station in los Angeles according to metro link spokesman Scott Johnson. For those commuters from Palmdale or Lancaster who grow tired of driving the 14, the ability to hop on a metro link train and relax while going to work has to be enticing. Well the same would be True of our Region. Can you imagine see Hunt a2 Barstow mayor Julie Hackbarth Mcintyre picks up sensors to Cut the ribbon for the Lenwood Road Grade separation project on Friday morning. San bag president Ryan Mceachron right of Victorville and several other Community and government leaders participated in the ceremony photos by James Quigg desert dispatch Barstow leaders say project could spark Industrial Park development by Jose Quintero staff writer Barstow spokesman Anthony Riley left talks with Hiep bul the sandbag construction manager for the Lenwood Road Grade separation project As a train passes under the new overpass on Friday morning. Local government Lenwood from the time mayor Julie Hackbarth Mclntyre arrived at the newly constructed Lenwood Road Grade separation on Friday morning she began keeping track of How Many trains rolled on the a psf Railroad tracks below the ground. By the time she began Emce eing the Lenwood Road Grade separation project ribbon cutting ceremony she had counted seven trains that had passed under the Bridge. No More than to minutes into the ceremony two More trains passed. Barstow unveiled the completed $31 million project which features a Bridge elevating Lenwood Road approximately 35 feet Over the a psf Railroad tracks. The Lenwood Road and main Street intersection also was elevated by to feet. Lenwood Road was widened to two lanes in officials formally opened the Bridge. Each direction with the aim of improving traffic flow and accommodating future traffic demands. According to san Bernardino associated governments Lenwood Road currently carries approximately 4,200 vehicles per Day including a High percentage of heavy trucks serving commercial Light Industrial and residential developments. Sandbag said the Bridge is scheduled to open to traffic by the Middle of next week. See Bridge a2 no re it

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