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  1. Officials: Vehicle break-in suspects shot owner three times

    ADELANTO — The search continues for two men suspected of shooting an Adelanto man who allegedly caught them trying to break into his car early Tuesday morning.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said they’re...

  2. Area Roundup 8-17-18: Adelanto rallies past Hesperia in Wadood's debut

    HESPERIA — With 47 seconds remaining in the game and down 27-20, the Adelanto football team scored 10 points in less than 40 seconds to shock Hesperia 30-27 in the season opener for both schools.After a few long pass plays...

  3. Adelanto voters will be asked to OK new pot tax

    ADELANTO — A new measure to tax commercial cannabis developers will appear on the November ballot, but two other proposed city tax initiatives aimed at property owners and gas buyers were scrapped.The cannabis tax — its measure letter...

  4. Moderate rate increases passed in Adelanto for new recycling programs

    ADELANTO — The City Council has approved moderate rate increases to solid waste services in order to meet new CalRecycle expectations on mandatory organics recycling.The hikes, passed on Aug. 8, will result in the average residential customer...

  5. Community Day helps keep Adelanto connected

    ADELANTO — City and community leaders had a little fun while sharing valuable information about local resources with more than 400 Adelanto and other High Desert residents during the second annual Community Day on Saturday at the...

  6. Missing financials, Adelanto officials worried of 'cooling effect' over shrinking sphere of ...

    Ed. note: This story was updated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20 to reflect the accurate year of the last completed APUA audit. It was fiscal year 2016-17, not 2015-16.ADELANTO — Behind years on city and public utility audits, top officials are...

  7. Traffic stop leads to meth, Adelanto man's arrest

    ADELANTO — Authorities arrested a man allegedly in possession of methamphetamine who tried to run from a traffic stop on Highway 395 here early Thursday.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said Gerardo Vargas, 26, of...

  8. Four qualify for Adelanto mayoral race, nine others for Council

    ADELANTO — Four candidates have qualified for the mayoral race in November, while another nine will grind it out in efforts to join the city council, which has two available seats.Mayor Rich Kerr will face competition from Councilman Ed...

  9. Authorities: Victorville man broke co-worker's jaw with punch

    ADELANTO — A 30-year-old man was arrested after authorities say he broke a co-worker's jaw during an altercation Monday.San Bernardino County Sheriff's Victor Valley Station deputies responded to a report of an assault at a business in the...

  10. Flores gets contract as interim Adelanto city manager

    ADELANTO — Former economic development consultant Jessie Flores is officially the new interim city manager after his contract was approved last week by the majority City Council. It will pay $10,400 monthly and offer no other benefits to the...

  11. Granted two-year extension, proposed Adelanto jail no longer near high school

    ADELANTO — Approved two years ago, a proposed lucrative 1,000-bed jail near the city's lone high school will now be constructed away from it on the east side of Highway 395 and south of the federal prison in Victorville.The alternative site, 77...

  12. Adelanto Council meeting: What to watch for

    ADELANTO — The City Council will convene for its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday inside council chambers in City Hall, 11600 Air Expressway. Notable items on the agenda include:Public hearing and adoption of sewer rate hike to...

  13. Adelanto to ask voters to simplify marijuana tax

    The new measure would roll into it the framework of Measure R, as well as a later-added voluntary tax option offered to cultivators.

  14. Who's next?: After unceremonious departures, Adelanto embarks on search for 8th city manager in ...

    ADELANTO — City officials will circle back to the drawing board to find a city manager they hope might be the one to break an extraordinary carousel within the administration office.The ultimately hand-picked candidate will become the eighth...

  15. Despite abrupt end to tenure in Adelanto, Letner still sees 'mission accomplished'

    ADELANTO — Two days before Brad Letner's contract was terminated by the Council, the former interim city manager outlined milestones accomplished during his brief tenure in a letter to elected officials.They included a timeline to catch up on...

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