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Clark Pacific Opens New Fabrication Facility in Adelanto

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ADELANTO, CA – September 29, 2017 – Clark Pacific, one of the nation’s leading design-build manufacturers of prefabricated building systems, yesterday announced the opening of its newest fabrication facility, located at 9367 Holly Road in Adelanto, CA.

This new, state-of-the-art facility significantly expands Clark Pacific’s Southern California fabrication capacity from 45 to over 135 acres, and will serve the region’s growing demand for high-quality prefabricated building systems, including student housing, parking structures, and office buildings.

There is a significant labor shortage in today’s growing construction market—even well-managed projects are regularly over budget and over schedule. Clark Pacific’s prefabricated building systems provide cost and schedule certainty for projects, reduce overall costs, and deliver a resilient, higher-quality building for owners.

“Our new Adelanto plant expands our capacity and allows us to better serve the Southern California market with our singular approach to construction,” says Donald Clark, President of Clark Pacific. “We are changing the face of construction by moving work that is normally done at the project site to our nearby factories, where we can safely produce high-quality building products for projects throughout the region.”

Clark Pacific brings finished products to erect at the job site, which greatly reduces both project risks and the impacts on campuses and neighborhoods caused by traditional construction methods. The firm partners with construction owners and design-build teams to develop and deliver prefabricated building systems strategies for commercial and institutional projects of any size and complexity across California.

(L to R: Donald Clark, President and Owner, Clark Pacific; Terry Street, General Manager ofGeneral Contracting Division, Clark Pacific; and Robert A. Lovingood, First District Supervisor, San Bernardino County. Photo credit: Clark Pacific)

“The City of Adelanto is honored to have Clark Pacific call Adelanto home,” says Mayor Richard Kerr. “Clark Pacific recognizes that Adelanto is a community that welcomes businesses and manufacturers alike and is a place where businesses can thrive.”

Clark Pacific has been a leading manufacturer of prefabricated building systems for over 50 years, providing leading-edge solutions for owners and developers as they face the latest challenges in developing and delivering new projects.

“We are proud to be a part of the Adelanto community,” says Donald Clark. “The city has been extremely welcoming, supportive, and appreciative of the many jobs we’re bringing to the community.”

In launching its new facility, Clark Pacific has already brought 40 new manufacturing and engineering jobs to the Adelanto community—most of which are union—and it plans to hire 30 more employees by the end of the year. Combined with an existing plant in Fontana, the new Adelanto plant significantly expands Clark Pacific’s capacity to deliver prefabricated architectural, structural, and modular systems and components for projects throughout the Southern California market. The company now has over 300 industrial acres and employs over 900 in California dedicated to prefabricated building systems market throughout the region.

Brad Williams, Clark Pacific Plant Manager, leads a tour of the company’s new fabrication facility in Adelanto, CA. Photo credit: Clark Pacific

[box type=”info” align=”aligncenter” class=”” width=””]Clark Pacific is one of the nation’s leading design-build manufacturers of prefabricated building systems. Driven to deliver better buildings, the company has paved the way for prefabrication in the marketplace, bridging the gap between manufacturing and construction to deliver high quality, cost-effective buildings on budget and on time. Clark Pacific’s approach provides owners and design-build teams greater schedule and cost certainty, cleaner and safer jobsites, higher quality systems and more resilient structures than conventional construction. For more information, visit www.clarkpacific.com [/box]

(Adelanto Mayor Richard Kerr and Terry Street Photo credit: Clark Pacific)

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Adelanto man asleep in Del Taco drive-thru arrested on weapon and drug violations

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After responding to a medical aid call, deputies arrested Leon Earl for weapon and narcotics violations

ADELANTO, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities arrested a previously convicted felon after they found him passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle at a fast-food restaurant, officials said.

It happened on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at about 1:00 AM at the Del Taco on Highway 395, near Palmdale Road in Adelanto.

Deputies Mora and Lopez from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station responded and located the suspect, later identified as 30-year-old Leon Earl, a resident of Adelanto, in the drive-through, asleep, and foaming at the mouth.

Officials said Leon appeared to be in distress and was woken by deputies to have him checked out by medical personnel.

“During the investigation, deputies searched his vehicle and located a loaded Glock handgun, high capacity magazine and a large amount of cash,” stated a sheriff’s news release. “Leon was found to be an ex-felon who is a documented gang member.”

Leon was arrested and booked at the High Desert Detention Center for the weapons violations. 

Deputy Mora authored a search warrant for his residence which was served later the same day. “During the execution of the warrant, deputies located narcotics for sale including suspected cocaine, packaging, scales, ammunition and an additional high capacity drum magazine were located,” stated authorities.

It was also discovered Leon was a wanted person by Corona Police for Assault with a Deadly Weapon with great bodily injury. Leon had bailed out of custody for the weapon violation but was arrested by Corona Police at the jail. 

After responding to a medical aid call, deputies arrested Leon Earl for weapon and narcotics violations
(Photo courtesy of Victor Valley Sheriff’s Department)

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6800. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at www.wetip.com

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Adelanto man arrested for alleged child abuse of 3-month-old

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ADELANTO, Calif. (VVNG.com) — An Adelanto man is facing child abuse charges after detectives say he caused multiple injuries to a 3-month old.

25-year-old Jose Aragon, was arrested at his home in the 10500 block of Florence Court in the city of Adelanto and charged with PC 273a(a)- Willful Cruelty to a Child on Tuesday, July 21st.

According to a sheriff’s news release, detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children (CAC) Detail were notified of a three-month-old victim who was admitted to Victor Valley Hospital with multiple injuries. 

Through the investigation, detectives learned the victim was in the care of Jose Aragon, and while under his care, the victim sustained multiple injuries consistent with child abuse caused by Aragon, officials said.

The suspect was arrested and booked into the Central Detention Center in San Bernardino and is currently being held in lieu of $100,000 bond. Officials said the case will be submitted to the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s office for review. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Jonathan Cavender or Deputy Shelly Ponce at the San Bernardino County Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463).

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Monday night rollover crash in Adelanto claims life of 47-year-old man from Coalinga

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A 47-year-old man from Coalinga, CA died as a result of his injuries in a Monday night crash. (google maps)

ADELANTO, Calif. (VVNG.com) —  A Monday night rollover crash in Adelanto claimed the life of a 47-year-old man from Coalinga, CA.

It happened at about 10:55 PM on July 13, 2020, in the area of Bellflower Street near Pansy Road in Adelanto.

San Bernardino County Fire responded to the incident and located a 2008 Ford Pickup truck approximately 30-50 feet off the roadway. The driver was trapped in the mangled wreck and required major extrication.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Lora Way told VVNG the pickup truck was traveling northbound on Bellflower, north of Pansy when it collided with the dirt embankment and rolled several times into the vacant field.

Way said the male was extricated and transported to Victor Valley Global Medical Center where he passed away. The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle.

The identity of the deceased male will be released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station at 760-552-6800.

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