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Barstow Desert Dispatch (Newspaper) - July 11, 2015, Barstow, California Screen legend Sharif passes away news a2 Good morning Barstow amp High desert serving our communities since 1910 $1 plus tax today Sun Mon 95767 97 an 100770 Complete forecast. A6 Barstow solar cooker workshop offered today the desert discovery Center solar cooker workshop will be held today 1 30 to 3 30 . Cost is $8 per person. Join Bill Smith a local solar cooker enthusiast to learn How to master the Art of solar cooking. The two hour class will offer instruction on constructing a solar cooker using a simple design that is inexpensive using items most people have on hand around the House. For More information Call 760-252-6060. Region fundraiser set for family of Barstow boy a carwash and fundraiser will be held at Dis and Dat soul food restaurant and More this weekend for the family of a 12-year-old Barstow boy who committed suicide this week. Donations can be left at the restaurant in the designated donation Jar and a carwash will be held from 8 . To 5 . On sunday. Dis and Dat soul food and More is located at 14747 Bear Valley Road Hesperia. For information Call Johnny at 760-244-3355 or visit Mia to hold landscaping session the Mojave water Agency will hold a presentation called putting your landscape on life support from 5 30 to 7 . July 28 at 13846 conference Center drive Apple Valley. The hands on session will offer help in learning How to program your irrigation controller. In addition the regions conservation expert team will be on hand to answer questions on a variety of topics including water audits and the Cash for grass program. A staff reports around town a5 lottery. A California. At nation. At classified. Is opinion. A4 comics. B4 sports. I dear Abby As weather. Aft Contact us Home delivery 760-241-7755 news tips.760-256-4124 volume 105, Issue 317 05105 48323 Public safety body found in Hinkley authorities conduct a death investigation after a body was found in a desert area just off Hinkley Road on Friday morning. The car found at the scene matches that of a missing Barstow woman. Min Lamb desert info h Uncial car located at scene matches no sing woman by Jose Quintero and Mike Lamb staff writers Hinkley the san Bernardino county sheriff s department conducted a death investigation after finding a body Friday morning in a dirt area near Hinkley and Iron Mountain roads officials said. Authorities said the body was found in the Vicinity of a 1996 Nissan 200 so which matches the description of car related to a missing persons Case. Evangeline a Van Gie Chavez of Barstow was last seen in the car hut sheriff s officials could not confirm Friday if t he body was Chavez a. They also did not disclose whether the body was in the car or near it. The car was located in the Remote area Early Friday morn ing by a sheriffs departments search and Rescue helicopter according to by. Manny Mendoza of the Barstow sheriffs station. Sheriffs spokeswoman Cindy Bachman said a death investigation was initiated. Barstow police detectives began investigating the missing persons Case earlier this week after Chavez s sister reported her missing on july 2. Chavez was last seen in Barstow on june 28 after a family gathering. Barstow police it. Andy Espinoza or. Said if the body found in Hinkley is confirmed to be Chavez tile investigation would he handed Over to the sheriffs department because the body was found in its jurisdiction. On thursday Espinoza said foul play was not suspected in Chavez s disappearance. See body a2 Timm Hinkley cleanup consensus language released Barstow workshop to he held in August w ill review new draft if order by Mike Lamb staff writer proposed consensus language for the proposed cleanup and abatement order for Pacific Gas amp electric in i link Ley has been released. The Lahonta regional water control Board prosecution team and Pacific Gas amp electric both released documents on Friday. The moves came after the boards executive officer Patty Kouyoumdjian extended the deadline for additional consensus in the proposed language to last wednesday. According to sue Genera Kouyoumdjian a executive assistant the water boards advisers will now review the proposed language and provide a revised cleanup and abatement order for pm amp a. A workshop on the new draft will be held at the sept 16-17 Board meeting in Barstow. After a Public comment period on the new draft the water Board plans to consider adoption of a final Cao at its nov. 4-5 Board meeting which also will be held in Barstow. A final schedule including the comment period on the revised draft will be released with the revised draft in see cleanup a2 transportation Gas Price Spike causes commuter concern experts say no Relief in sight increases could surpass fat cents a gallon education acc Vic hold joint talks in ceding is a first for regions not Manmit colleges by Rene Ray de la Cruz staff writer Victorville Friday morning commuters noticed that Gas prices were beginning to Rise again after the state reduced its excise tax 011 gasoline. But even after the California Board of equalization announced the states 36-cent fuel tax dropped 6 cents on july 1, said extraordinary convergence of fuel Supply problems this week in California prompted severe spikes in wholesale gasoline prices with no immediate Relief in sight a a we re anticipating increases that could surpass 50 cents a gallon in Southern California and up to 20 cents a gallon in Northern California by next week a Patrick Dehaan senior Petroleum analyst for Gas buddy said. A a that a Why we re asking governor Brown to intercede and Issue a waiver in the Public Gas buddy is asking motorists to sign its petition aiming to bring Gas Price Relief. On june 23, local commuters were seeing prices As Low As $3.15 per gallon in Hesperia and Victorville. On Friday those prices had jumped by As much As 10 cents. Refinery problems in the Spring new reports on inventory decreases and a reduction of imports triggered a Spike in wholesale gasoline prices wednesday a s b u d d y reported. Dehaan cited the Federal see Gas a2 by Charity Lindsey staff writer Apple Valley for the first time Ever in the Over 50 years since the colleges were founded Barstow Community College and Victor Valley Community College held a joint study session t thursday evening. The two College boards gathered together along with other members of administration at the Vic Public safety Center Iii Apple Valley to discuss current and future collaboration Between their schools. Vic trustee Joseph w. Brady said the first meeting Between the boards was a huge Success a far exceeding the a it was my proudest moment As president of the Board a Brady said. A i think that the meeting allowed both our boards to better understand what both schools Are doing behind the scenes in collaboration Vic superintendent Roger Wagner and acc superintendent Deborah Dithomas worked together to create a presentation at the meeting to give an overview of the colleges and Spur further discussion on current and future joint projects. A the most important outcome is that both boards concurred that the outcomes we decided we should focus on Are Good collaborative efforts a Wagner said a and that we should continue discussion in those three those three areas As listed Iii the presentation Are the Public safety Center a sub High desert education degree and professional development. Professional development seemed to be the hot topic of discussion As Wagner see talks a2join your neighbors and police officers for Coffee and conversation july 15, 2015 a 8am 10am Del Taco 1310 e Mountain View St. Barsto no Agenda or speeches just a Chance to ask questions voice concerns and get to know the officers in your neighbourhood

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