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The ritual of gobbling up turkey dinners on Thanksgiving became commonplace in the U.S. in the early 1600s. The holiday’s inaugural celebration came in 1621. That first meal was held in Plymouth, Massachusetts and was shared by the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians.According to historical accounts, Pilgrims’ chronicler Edward Winslow wrote in his journal that the colony’s governor, William Bradford, sent four men on a mission to hunt fowl several days...

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The Melody Makers of the High Desert has been on a mission since 2006.That mission, according to June Wood, a member of the 18-member ensemble, is to brighten the lives of High Desert seniors who are living in care facilities.

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Located just north of Main Street and west of C Avenue sits the oldest building in Hesperia — in fact, more than 30 years older than the next oldest building.Constructed out of red fire bricks, Hesperia’s first school...

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The Little Country Christian Church on Main Street in Hesperia may be small but its mission for youth is mighty, according to its pastor, Mandy Blanc.Blanc, who has been leading her congregation since 2012, said that along with the...

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Is Red Band Society close to flat-lining?The acclaimed Fox medical drama about a...

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In our picky, fickle youth, most of us became all too familiar with the phrase, "waste not, want not," when we refused to eat what Mom put on the dinner table. My parents, like many others, would attempt to put a guilt trip...

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MasterChef is losing one of its own.Longtime judge

Posted Nov 26, 2014 at 2:06 PM

Tom Hanks and

Posted Nov 26, 2014 at 2:06 PM

American Horror Story: Coven is giving a whole new meaning to the nightmare...

Posted Nov 26, 2014 at 2:05 PM

James Corden doesn't officially take the reins as the new host of

Posted Nov 26, 2014 at 12:00 PM

This Thanksgiving, betwixt turkey, football and circuitous political squabbles with your least-favorite aunt, you may be tempted to glance under the food-laden table and sneak a glimpse at your cellphone.

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