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Barstow Desert Dispatch (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Barstow, California Venus loses in first round at French Ope sports a. Good morning Barstow amp High desert serving our communities since 1910 $1 plus tax tuesday May 26,2915 today wed thu i a a qt�/f�7� qrf0/0 Complete forecast As desert dispatch Region fort Irwin student to compete in spelling Bee this years Scripps National spelling Bee will feature fort Irwin Middle school seventh grader Kaylee Erin Kim. Kim 12, won first place and her trip to Washington . For the Bee at the 12th annual daily press and desert dispatch spelling Bee in february. She is speller no. 22 of 285 in this year s National Bee. Kaylee previously competed in the Scripps National spelling Bee in 2013, according to the online Scripps speller roster. The Competition schedule is As follows preliminaries 5 . To 1 45 . Wednesday on esp semifinals 7 to i . On esp 2 championship finals 5 to 7 . Thursday on esp. Barstow emergency response training to be offered the Barstow fire Protection District City of Barstow and san Bernardino county office of emergency services will present a free Basic Community emergency response team training on june 13, 20 and 27. The sessions will be held from 8 . To 5 . Each Day at the Barstow fire Protection District Headquarters building station 361, at 861 Barstow Road. The class is limited to 25 people who reside within the District. For additional information Call Cert coordinator Dale f. Milligan at 760-985-5513 or City clerk Joanne Cousino at 760-255-5122. Council to hold youth cultural festival on july 18 the Barstow youth cultural festival hosted by the Barstow youth advisory Council will be held la . To 8 30 . July 18 at Fogelsong Park 300 s. Avenue a Barstow. Activities will include a unicycle contest auction carnival games Box car contest raffle and vendors. For More information Call 760-256-3531. Around town. A8 dear abby.a5 California a3 lottery.a2 classified Alo opinion.a4 comics a6-7 sports.a12contact us homa datively.760-241-7755 Haws tip___________________760-256-4124 volume 105, Issue 2787 105105 48323 California drought water users face 24 percent reduction Golden state water company sends out notices of restrictions by Mike Lamb staff writer Barstow unique landscaping owner John Hall says business is booming. Quot we Are going crazy Quot Hall said Friday after taking More estimates to put in desert landscaping in for homeowners. Hall said Many homeowners Are taking advantage of Golden state water company s grass removal rebate program. The program gives homeowners businesses and Public agencies the Opportunity to convert grass into desert adaptive and water smart landscaping and receive a rebate. Hall expects business to to get even hotter As the drought continues and As Golden state water customers grab notices out of mailboxes. Golden state water company sent the notices out last week to All Barstow customers to explain new water restrictions. The notice states that Golden state water company customers reduced their usages in 2014, but will need to achieve additional water conservation in 2015-16 to achieve the statewide goal. Golden state water company also will hold a Public meeting at 6 . June 3 at the Hampton inn amp suites 2710 Lenwood Road Barstow. The meeting according to the notice is intended to help customers understand the restrictions associated enforcement mechanisms and provide information on conservation rebates programs and other tools offered to customers to help them reduce water use. Quot the annual mandated reduction for this area is 24 percent Quot the notice reads. Quot each stage will be implemented As needed to achieve the annual mandated reduction. The Utility May implement stage 2 and the associated drought emergency surcharge without first implementing stage 1 if warranted by the mandated Perry Dahlstrom general manager of the Mountain desert District for Golden state water company said customers Are already stopping by the see drought a2 memorial Day honouring Freedom s defenders mayor dignitaries take part in ceremony at Mountain View cemetery from staff reports Barstow mayor Jullie Hackbarth Mcintyre fort Irwin Post Garrison commander col. Jonathan p. Braga and Marine corps logistics base commander col. Michael l. Scalise All spoke during the memorial Day ceremony held monday at the Mountain View memorial Park. The event sponsored by Bill Collins Post 2143, veterans of foreign wars also featured the fort Irwin Rifle team and the Milb color guard. The memorial Day ceremony honoured the countless thousands who have died in the cause of Freedom. Navy Petty officer 1st class Steven Phillip Daugherty army sgt. Guadalupe Cervantes Ramirez and army 1st class James f. Hayes Are among those from the Barstow area who died fighting for their country in the Middle fast in the past decade. Daugherty from Barstow died in Baghdad Iraq on july 6, 2007. Cervantes Ramirez from fort Irwin died april 23, 2008 in Camp Arifian Kuwait and Hayes from Barstow died nov. 6, 2005 in Taji Iraq. High desert Vietnam veterans from left to right Bobby Poole Don Vanhook dirty Jack Brumit and Dennis Strickland Salute the various Flower wreaths in Honor of fallen veterans during the memorial Day ceremony at Mountain View memorial Park in Barstow Cost Huerta daily pm is at Barstow Community College to Victor Valley College Victorville authorities 8 of la retailers willing to sell alcohol to minors from staff reports Victorville after a sting operation conducted by the High desert Community coalition authorities said the majority of alcohol retailers in the City who were subjects of the sting were willing to sell alcohol to minors. In a Friday news release from the county department of behavioural health it was reported that the group deployed Quot Youthful looking Quot volunteers Over the age of 21 toll liquor stores in Victorville this week. Of the la eight reportedly agreed to sell alcohol to the volunteers without checking their identification. The percentage is an increase from december s sting where six of 10 reportedly agreed to sell without checking id. A getting alcohol is definitely not a problem for kids around Here Quot a Volunteer Angel Gunn said in the Friday release. A i personally have underage friends that have purchased alcohol from liquor san Bernardino county sheriff s department Victorville station capt. Sam Lucia said in the release that deputies crack Down during graduation time to combat underage drinking and he reminded residents not to provide alcohol to minors. A summer is just around the Corner Quot Lucia said. A Many of us will be celebrating graduations and there a More potential for underage drinking. Please done to be a Parent or adult that accepts underage drinking by providing alcohol at underage parties or simply not addressing the the Victorville sting was in conjunction with operations in Barstow and san Bernardino and in two other Southern California counties. In the three cities a total of 50 percent of alcohol retailers failed to ask volunteers to present id before a Purchase. This is a higher percentage than los Angeles county which had 45 percent and san Diego county with 19 percent. The release stated that the alcohol retailers visited during operation Safe Sale faced no immediate Legal consequences but the Effort was intended to warn them of the Legal ramifications ii caught by Law enforcement Selling alcohol to minors. Alcohol retailers can face a minimum $1,000 Fine 24 hours Community service As Well As possible License suspension and jail time. Earn your associates degree. Then bachelors with Park University

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