On a chilly Wednesday morning at Oasis HD Church, a line of people waited for The Green Board food pantry to open up so they could feed their families.
For a $25 donation, people were given a bin of food that included potatoes, zucchini, pasta, chips, rice, beans, bread, eggs, onions, salsa, a case of pancake batter, soda and several wat
With big box stores and other retail locations gearing up for the holiday shopping season, a local library group said consumers may find what they’re looking for — and for low prices.
The Hesperia Friends of the Library group will hold its regular “Last Saturday of the Month Sale” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at
The City of Hesperia is joining the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International. The Hesperia Lions Club will join the more than 46,000 Lions clubs making a difference in communities around the world, according to a news release.
The new club is now seeking civic-minded men and women to join them in working toge
They may have come up short, but the Hesperia Trojans didn’t stop fighting until the final seconds fell off the clock.
The 2013 season for the youth football program was a strong one despite playoff losses and program officials said they’re proud of the boys’ efforts.
Up against a tough team in the Corona Gold,
State Sen. Steve Knight addressed approximately 40 residents from throughout the High Desert on Tuesday night at the Hesperia Golf and Country Club.
As Knight began his presentation, he emphasized that his office keeps their focus on business, veterans and school kids. The senator focused his remarks on highlighting three bills in partic
Its beginning in 2009 was somewhat modest: stay-at-home moms in founder Deborah Torres’ garage, serving 30 families.
Now, the non-profit Kid2Kid Closet is run by volunteers serving 1,060 families with semi-monthly swaps.
“All the stuff is free, (so) we ask them to keep the supply up so we can keep helping more and mor
Carriage House Antiques offers unique gifts for shoppers in an environment that seems to exude peace and leisure with soft music, sweet smells — and even a cup of tea.
“Everything is always different, it’s nice and tranquil,” customer Michelle Rainwater said. “I can just walk around and it’s beautiful
Hello, Hesperia! Seven years ago, I started writing articles for the Hesperia Star. I kept thinking about what to write about this time and … bingo! I remembered it’s Hesperia’s 25th anniversary of becoming a city. It was officially in June, but what’s four months later?
Our first council consisted of Mayor Bruce
The Hesperia Recreation and Park District and AMVETS will host a ceremony of rememberance in honor of Veterans Day at 11 a.m. Monday.
The public, veterans and their families are encouraged to attend and take part in this special ceremony commemorating the men and women who gave their lives in time of war and all past and present military
Suzanne de Board has published seven books in one year and readers of all ages can purchase those books, hear excerpts and ask questions Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hesperia Library.
“I love writing, I love kids, I love people — I wanted to get these out,” de Board said.
“Almost everyone I know,
As giggling teenagers in costumes competed for prizes, Hesperia Options for Youth students and staff collected 81 hygiene items for the Thanks 4 Serving non-profit organization to assist active and retired military personnel.
“We always have the fall festival to give the kids a break from homework,” said Mike Phillips, an OFY
A “blue star mother” with a love for veterans, family and cooking, and a Hesperia resident for more than 35 years, Harriet Watters died on Oct. 27 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She was 92.
“She loved all the veterans — anybody that served for the country, she loved them all,” son Earl Watters s
It’s time again for some of our best night shows! Mid-evening heralds the return of the Pleiades (the “seven sisters”), followed closely by the constellation of Taurus (the bull), the second in the Zodiac, and the conspicuous star Aldebaran (the “eye” of the bull). And a little later, the giant planet Jupiter peaks
While Halloween may come and go officially on Thursday, many local residents will find it’s not over just yet — at least not at Hesperia Lake Park.
The Route 103.1 Hot Rod Halloween Fall Fest will bring a combination of classic cars, carnival games, Halloween candy and a special treat — fireworks.
A haunted house awaits those who dare to enter, where rooms are filled with horrors once only alive in nightmares at the fifth annual Hesperia Haunted House on Halloween night, hosted by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Hesperia Explorer Post #505.
This year’s house is bigger with a total of nine rooms to walk t
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s stations in Apple Valley and Hesperia are planning to join forces in an effort to relaunch local Neighborhood Watch programs.
“We’ve noticed it’s kind of gone by the wayside,” Karen Hunt, spokeswoman and crime prevention officer for the Apple Valley station, said by phone
Peach orchard owner Ken Decker, 73, sells peaches on Ranchero Road in Oak Hills and time is almost up for people to enjoy the daily picked sweet fruit.
“Day by day, depending on how good the crop is, I leave them on the bushes as long as I can,” Decker said, with the availability of the peaches varying and only for sale in Oc
Oak Hills resident Maylee Hornak, 8, is on fire in the Pokémon video gaming world, holding fast to her Autumn Regional Champion title two weekends in a row with a first place win in the junior division in the 2014 Pokémon Video Game Championship Series.
She competed in Pleasanton at the first regional games on Oct. 13, as w
Eucalyptus Elementary School students and staff alike saw an extraordinary sight in September: Principal Craig Gunter duct-taped to a wall.
“(You) just have to see it to believe it,” School Administrative Secretary Karen Mendoza said. “I wouldn’t have even thought of it.”
“I’m willing to
East Hesperia will come alive this month beginning Saturday as the Boulder Creek Harvest Festival, an annual tradition, opens to families, chili and music enthusiasts and pumpkin shoppers.
From fishing to costume contests, a battle of the bands and a chili cook-off, there seems to be something for everyone in October at Boulder Creek Ran
The Hesperia Unified School District is holding their fourth annual “Fall Back to School” parent night on Thursday. HUSD parents and guardians are encouraged to attend at Hesperia Junior High School, 10275 Cypress Avenue. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the main event starting at 6 p.m. Parents will gain knowledge of th
The High Desert’s longest running art show, “Art at the Aspen,” kicks off Saturday and will feature the work of six Hesperia resident artists, according to American Association University member Beverly Kennell.
The Victor Valley branch of the AAUW originally staged the show 17 years ago under the guidance of renowned d
Travelers may rediscover a long lost memory as they travel down the top of the Cajon Pass on Historic Route 66 if they stop off the Oak Hills exit and visit Summit Station Antiques.
“It’s like a trip down memory lane,” office manager Linda Pierce said, with people saying, “Grandma had that.”
By the end of this month, we lose Saturn as an evening “star.” But Venus, slowly inching higher and brighter, is the most brilliant evening object. Jupiter (in Taurus) and Mars remain morning “stars.”
There are two meteor showers this month: The Draconid occurs late evening on Oct. 9. The more remarkable Orionid o
Cooking Divas for Seniors provide much more than a meal for residents at The Villa in Hesperia — they give care, attention, respect and connection.
Former Salon Diva business owner Sandra Ganis was motivated to take action to provide food for seniors when she read about the local Meals On Wheels program’s cut funding.