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  1. Adelanto planners approve 88 homes on 25-acre lot

    Officials view interest from the residential real estate sector as a sign of the industrial market boom's positive residual impacts.

  2. Adelanto legalizes medical cannabis dispensaries

    Mayor Rich Kerr alluded to an intent to ultimately house more dispensaries as time passes.

  3. 'Green rush' effect on Adelanto: Enormous jump in land values

    Land values have increased an unbelievable 1,286 percent in 18 months, according to Jason Lamoreaux, the president/broker of Coldwell Banker Commercial in Victorville.

  4. Credited for economic boom in Adelanto, mayor-backed consultant gets pay raise

    On Wednesday, a fresh contract for consultant Jessie Flores came before the dais and it included a substantial pay raise. Mayor Rich Kerr strongly went to bat for it.

  5. Adelanto grounds crew pulls double duty for Yardbirds baseball

    ADELANTO — Adelanto Stadium groundskeeper Dave Gross said he’ll have his hands full before the High Desert Yardbirds take the field for spring training this week.Gross and his team unloaded 2,500 pounds of material by hand at the...

  6. Adelanto permits growers to sidestep tax

    After the coming fiscal year is over, Mayor Rich Kerr, "low-balling" his expectations, believes the city's annual revenue could hit $30 million.

  7. Adelanto Councilman walks back 'simple-minded' comments

    Councilman John "Bug" Woodard on Wednesday appeared to walk back earlier comments in which he referred to most constituents as "pretty simple-minded people," saying the intention behind his words were misrepresented.

  8. Adelanto event to spotlight need for improved internet service in region

    City officials seek to raise awareness about low-cost computers and affordable high-speed broadband internet service available to eligible residents — an acknowledgment that Adelanto is digitally underserved.

  9. Adelanto man accused of attempting to set wife on fire arrested

    ADELANTO — Authorities arrested a 44-year-old Adelanto man accused of attempting to light his wife on fire during an argument on Saturday.Jesse Jacob Yorke was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and aiding in arson following the...

  10. Tech fair Saturday to address internet needs

    City officials will seek to raise awareness about low-cost computers and affordable high-speed broadband Internet service available to eligible residents — an acknowledgment that Adelanto is digitally underserved.Adelanto and greater High...

  11. Adelanto Council meeting: What to watch

    ADELANTO — The City Council will commence its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday inside council chambers at City Hall, 11600 Air Expressway. Items on the agenda include:Receive and file reports on Adelanto Stadium events and...

  12. In Adelanto, Richardson Park to get quarter-mile walking trail

    Officially dubbed the Richardson Park Walking Trail, it will circle the soccer field at the park and be bordered by concrete, city officials said.

  13. Rejecting earlier warnings, Adelanto now faces hefty water rate hike

    It was a sound-the-alarm revelation that required much massaging, while also acting as a bitter pill for city leaders who were now faced with the prospect they waited too long to pull the trigger.

  14. Adelanto commences annual water flushing

    The city started its annual water flushing program this week, a regular effort to improve water quality by removing harmless mineral and sediment deposits that tend to accumulate in the system, officials said.

  15. High Desert residents take part in National Day of Prayer

    From flagpoles outside various City Halls to the Barstow Community College Performing Arts Center, High Desert residents gathered together in prayer Thursday.An annual event held on the first Thursday of May, the National Day of Prayer invites people...

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