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Barstow Desert Dispatch (Newspaper) - June 8, 2015, Barstow, California Cars eve finals be Lebron sports by Good morning Barstow amp High desert serving our communities since 1910 $1 plus tax monday Lune 8,2015 today tue wed 102771� 90767� 96770� Complete forecast a6 local school Board to hold Public hearing the Barstow unified school District Board of trustees will be holding a Public hearing for the local control accountability plan when it meets tuesday. The local control funding formula is a new funding formula that directs More resources to californians highest needs students. It leaves significant spending decisions to local discretion and Calls for parents and local communities to have a voice in How funds Are used. The Cap will be open for Public comment through june 22 and will be presented to the Board june 23 for approval. Desert manna distributing commodities desert manna will be distributing commodities Between 9 . And 2 . Thursday at desert manna201 n. First Avenue suite a through the Back Entrance. Distribution is organized on a first come first served basis while supplies last. Commodities consist of canned and other self stable foods. City government Council budget is balanced City recovers from property tax reassessments by Mike Lamb staff writer Barstow a the City operating budget has recovered from property tax reassessments that occurred in previous years according to finance director Cindy Prothro. A the budget is balanced a Prothro declared As she began the general fund review for the City Council on monday. Pro throws report projected revenues at $19,714 million and operating expenditures at $19,701 million. As part of the proposed budget Prothro said there is a proposed Transfer of $1,100,579 to fund capital expenditures. A we Are seeing some signs of rebound there a she said of the property tax. A last year we took a big hit because of reassessments and devaluing of see budget a2 capital project highlights a August storm cleanup $677,498 a streets and maintenance Striper truck $250,000 a citywide it upgrades $154,542 a City Section i targeted maintenance $100,000 a Harvey House evaporation coolers $40,000 a recreation facility skate Park lights $32502 a Public works storage Container $7,200 major revenues in thousands a sales tax $7,970 a property tax $3,936 a transient occupancy tax $2,900 a franchise fees $961 a other revenues $3,934 nation world a United front on Russia sanctions German Chancellor Angela Merkel said sunday she expects a meeting of the group of seven industrialized democracies to produce a a United signal that sanctions against Russia can Only be softened if a february peace Accord for Ukraine is fully implemented. Even before the Issue was brought to the table most of the leaders had already expressed their support for the idea. This years meeting of the leading industrialized democracies was the second in a Row without Russia which was ejected from what was the g-8 last year Over its actions in Ukraine. Steering youths away from jihad he Learned warfare in an Al Aida training Camp did time at Guantanamo and More time in a French prison. With such a resume Mourad Benche Llali May seem an unlikely youth counsellor a but he is telling his Story to Young europeans warning them against the lure of jihad. The 33-year-old Frenchman is one of a Small number of europeans presenting their jihad past As an example for others not to follow. Many see men like him As a powerful tool to deter youth from heading to Syria a while Western governments Are wary of them. Around town a5 lottery. .a2 California. .a3 opinion. A4 classifieds .b6 sports. By comics. .b4 weather. .a6 dear Abby. .b5 Contact us Home delivery �?760-241-7755 news tips 760-256-4124 volume 105, Issue 289 05105 4832 music Wayne eyes grammy by Jose Quintero staff writer Barstow Clinton Wayne has been waiting for his official crowning moment Ever since turning his life around and focus ing on making an Impact in the music Industry. Over the past decade the Barstow native has seen his fan base increase and his name has become known in the business. Wayne is a rapper who does not have a stage name or goes by an alias. He is simply known As Clinton Wayne. But the a King of the desert has been a nickname that has stuck with him since he has always represented his Barstow roots. A a in a from the High desert and that a Clinton Wayne a Barstow native and rapper signed his first recording contract at the age of 12. Photo submitted by Clinton Wayne something i am proud of a Wayne said. A i was born in Apple Valley and was brought Home to Barstow from the Hospital. I love my City and every Chance i will Tell someone that Barstow is not just a Little rest Stop Between Las vegas and los Angeles. It s a Beautiful City. Ifs but Barstow Wasny to always Home for Wayne. See Wayne a2 scams and swindles is there any Way to report these Crooks one of the questions i often get when someone asks me about a scam is Quot How do i report this Quot that s not an easy question to answer. As i wrote last week scammers might be overseas or right next door. When someone in your Hometown is trying to victimize you visiting you at your door or calling you from a High desert number the response is simple. Call your local sheriff s station. But when someone is calling you from out of state or even out of the country ifs difficult to know who to Call. Local authorities will do their Best to assist you if you be been the victim of a crime but our local deputies Are More worried about the burglar in your neighbourhood than a scam caller in new Delhi. This week i m going to look at two of the More common phone scams a the Quot irs Quot and Quot Treasury Quot schemes and see if see Reilly a2 Chi i Idwyl tues june 9,2015 1 00 . To 6 30 . Cora Harper fitness Center j 841 Barstow Road Barstow \ for More information Cal Marl Mack a 760 256-6556 Barstow a message through music Barstow stages local Talent Christian Rock Competition by Jeff Cooper staff writer Barstow warm temperatures did t deter scores of music lovers from dancing along to a hefty Christian Rock lineup at the desert Talent Competition and Rock show at the sport spark on sunday. The first part of the show began in the afternoon and featured local Faith based bands some of them new to a stage in a nine act Talent Competition for $500 and a Chance to perform in a similar show in the fall. A five member band project a from Barstow walked off the stage drenched in sweat but grinning from ear to ear. Quot it was Cool to be on a big stage Quot Max Cordova said. Quot this is our first gig and i was amazed at How big the sound another member of project a Matthew Jaimes said the band has a life saving message in mind. Quot i Felt like we had a Mission to celebrity judge Dave Yaden right and emcee Dave Gross talk Between bands of the desert Talent Competition and Rock show at the sport spark on sunday James Quigg daily press Tell Young people something Quot Jamies said. Quot that if they Are being bullied they Don t have to end their life. That they Are not another band in the Competition that was waiting nervously to go on stage Day s Eye said their message was also spiritual but in a different Way. Quot we just want to have fun Quot drummer Alex Peacock said. Quot for us it s not really about the Competition. Ifs about getting people involved and having Day s Eye Lead Singer Travis schooler said he was Happy to bring his band so far in a Short amount of time. Quot we be been through some hoops Quot schooler said. Quot it s Only been a year and a half but this moment feels a Small panel of judges watched on from a Short Crow s nest in the audience including celebrity judge Dave Yaden who is an Active see music a2

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