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  1. Reading on the rise at Adelanto Elementary, which sees revamped library

    With rigorous Common Core State Standards, Rizo said it was imperative that school administrators and teachers get the school's nearly 400 students — spanning pre-kindergarten through fifth grade — adequately prepared.

  2. Adelanto Council meeting: What to watch

    ADELANTO — The City Council will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday for a special workshop and again at 7 p.m. for a regularly scheduled meeting, both inside council chambers at City Hall, 11600 Air Expressway.The workshop will feature a City Council...

  3. If Adelanto Council handpicks Wright replacement, 6 candidates want in

    The candidate list offers a mix of the politically connected and newcomers.

  4. Area Roundup 1-18-18: Taylor leads Barstow in high-scoring game against Adelanto

    ADELANTO — The Barstow and Adelanto boys basketball teams put on show Thursday night and when the dust settled the Aztecs claimed first place in the Desert Sky League all to themselves.Barstow won 98-86 to improve to 6-1 in league play....

  5. Local riders fare well at Adelanto Grand Prix

    Hundreds of racers and thousands of spectators, many bringing their dogs, turned out on Saturday and Sunday for the Adelanto Grand Prix.A number of High Desert riders put in impressive performances during the first round of the 2018 District 37 Big 6...

  6. In Adelanto, marijuana businesses balk on early tax payment pledge

    ADELANTO — It was a crucial incentive to propel the city's adopted budget, after years in the hole, into plus territory: Offer marijuana cultivators a discount if they agreed to pay taxes early.Eleven businesses last July made the pledge to...

  7. In Woodard appointment, Adelanto takes step to put Wright in rear view

    "This challenge was the biggest challenge of all. How am I going to fix a city that's broken? And I figured out the puzzle."

  8. Adelanto re-thinking decision to bypass voters, appoint Wright replacement

    It would seem potentially self-destructive that the Council would push ahead with an appointment, which would inevitably only invite doubts on the process, particularly as the city is already facing a string of bitter controversies.

  9. Area Roundup 1-9-18: Hawks rally to top Saints

    VICTORVILLE — The Silverado boys soccer team battled rain and a second-half deficit to top Adelanto 3-2 on Tuesday afternoon.Jared Willcot scored two goals in the victory. Abner Arita added a goal and Rudy Garcia had an assist. Goalkeeper Kevin...

  10. Year In Review: A year of highs and lows in Adelanto

    ADELANTO — In 2017, the city passed its first surplus budget in eight years behind projected tax revenues from its commercial cannabis industry and ushered in several other non-marijuana-related efforts with publicized ribbon-cutting...

  11. Kerr accused of sexual harassment

    With investigations now open against the city's top elected official and highest-ranking employee, Adelanto is effectively snarled in controversy, still stinging from the fresh blow of its mayor pro tem's indictment on federal charges.

  12. For Adelanto man, calling NBA game Sunday a slam dunk to end the year

    "You're here in Staples Center, L.A. Clippers. This is what it is, so show me what you got."

  13. Adelanto city manager suspended amid sexual harassment claims

    Two women have accused Elliott of sexual harassment. They and others have also charged a hostile work environment created by City Clerk Cindy Herrera and other employees, potentially including City Attorney Ruben Duran.

  14. Area Roundup 12-21-17: Saints' Acevedo hits go-ahead FT to top Cougars

    ADELANTO — Marcell Elijah Acevedo hit a go-ahead free throw with 6 seconds left to lift the Adelanto boys basketball team against Granite Hills on Thursday night.Granite Hills missed a layup at the buzzer to give the Saints a 67-66 victory to...

  15. Area Roundup 12-19-17: Barstow tops Adelanto, creates early tie atop DSL

    BARSTOW — There is a three-way tie for first place in the Desert Sky League after the Barstow boys basketball team knocked off two-time defending champs Adelanto on Tuesday 82-72.Barstow, Adelanto and Silverado, which also won Tuesday, all...

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