High Desert issues

Rabid Bats Confirmed in SB County

Jul 30, 2020
Northern Long-eared Bat
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On Thursday it was confirmed that rabid bats in San Bernardino County including four within the past two weeks had been identified in in the communities of Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana and Apple Valley. Confirmation is determined based on testing that's done at the public health lab. San Bernardino County Public Health is urging the public to protect themselves and their pets from interactions with unfamiliar, stray or wild animals.

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In the San Bernardino County High Desert, they're removing tumbleweeds by the truckfull in Victorville.  As Danielle Karson reports, strong winds piled them up.

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Has one of the Inland Empire's Republican members of Congress gone missing?  That's what the political activist group called "Indivisible" would lead you to believe.  In an interview with her colleague - Victor Valley Daily Press political reporter Shea Johnson - Daily Press reporter and KVCR contributor Charity Lindsey explains the regional impact of this political trend.

The crash of an ultralight plane in Hesperia yesterday (Tuesday) resulted in the death of the pilot.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

In the High Desert last month, the Victor Valley College board discussed offering marijuana research as a subject for students.  The Mayor of Adelanto attended the meeting to make what college board members called, "a pretty unbelieveable offer."  Charity Lindsey broke the story for the Victor Valley Daily Press, and has a report from KVCR.

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The Adelanto Elementary School District has identified more than 170 of its employees as possible victims of a clerical error, meaning the district could owe millions of dollars to its classified employees.  Reporter Charity Lindsey broke the story for the Victor Valley Daily Press last week, and now brings her report to KVCR.