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High Desert Food Fest at SBC Fairgrounds in Victorville this weekend!

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VICTORVILLE, Calif – The SBC Fair will host the best food vendors, caterers, and restaurants in the region this weekend, June 22 and 23, with two days packed full of culinary faire, live music, a farmers market and so much more at the 2019 High Desert Food, Music and Arts Festival. 

Dozens of vendors will serve up sample portions of their food to all attendees. Gridiron Pizza, Italist Vegan Cuisine, Junior’s Holy Tacos and Frozone Nitrogen Ice Cream are just a few of the countless options that will be doling out their culinary delights. 

The festival also includes demonstrations from local chefs. Workshops and presentations include everything from hand drum clinics to art classes, martial arts and live music. Boutique and artisan merchants offer a range of products for purchase. This is the most dynamic family-friendly event in San Bernardino County, showing off the best talent the High Desert has to offer. 

“The SBC Fair is often best known for its food, so this is a perfect venue for such a great, culinary-focused event,” said Jennifer Monter, SBC Fair Events Director. “The number of food vendors alone is worth a visit, not to mention the array of clinics and live acts.” 

There’s something for everyone at the High Desert Food Festival, which will also include a kid’s area, as well as a beer garden. 

Event hours are Saturday, June 22 from 11am to 8pm and Sunday, June 23, from 11am to 6pm. 

Adult admission is just $3.00 per person while food sampling tickets range, increasing in value depending on the number purchased. The SBC Fairgrounds are at 14800 7th St, Victorville, CA 92395. 

For more information visit www.sbcfair.com or www.highdesertfoodfestival.com or call 760/951.2200. 

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Motorcyclist airlifted after crash on Pawnee Rd and Highway 18 in Apple Valley

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A motorcyclist was critically injured in a Tuesday night crash on Highway 18. (Hugo C. Mary's Valdez, VVNG.com)
A motorcyclist was critically injured in a Tuesday night crash on Highway 18. (Hugo C. Mary's Valdez, VVNG.com)

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A motorcycle rider was airlifted following a crash Tuesday in Apple Valley.

It happened at the intersection of Pawnee Road and Highway 18 at 7:35 p.m. and involved a minivan and black 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

When firefighters from the Apple Valley Fire Protection District arrived on scene they requested one airship to land at St. Mary’s Medical Center for the motorcycle rider, who sustained major injuries. Witnesses reported the rider suffered a serious leg injury.

The rider was subsequently airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, and a second ground ambulance was requested to the scene.

Westbound lanes of Highway 18 at Pawnee Ridge were shut down as authorities investigated the crash. Additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

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Downed Power Lines Blocking Arrowhead Lake Rd in Hesperia

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HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Downed power lines are blocking a stretch of busy Arrowhead Lake Road near Randall Road in Hesperia.

At about 5:22 PM on August 11th San Bernardino County Fire responded to the scene and located the snapped utility pole with low hanging high-tension wires across the roadway. Firefighters requested law enforcement to expedite to the scene and shut down the roadway

Southern California Edison will respond to complete the repairs and at this time it’s unknown how long the roadway will remain closed for. According to CHP incident logs, officials are providing traffic control.

Additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

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Rollover crash in Hesperia shuts down 15 freeway Tuesday, 2 airlifted

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HESPERIA, Calif.(VVNG.com) — Traffic along the northbound I-15 freeway remains jammed after it was briefly shutdown to land two helicopters Tuesday.

It was reported at 11:53 a.m. on August 11, 2020, about a mile before Main Street in Hesperia.

For reasons still unknown, the four-door sedan rolled over and landed on it’s roof in a drainage ditch along the right shoulder of the freeway.

San Bernardino County Fire responded to the incident and located two people with critical injuries inside the tan colored vehicle.

Firefighters requested that the California Highway Patrol shut down traffic in order to allow the two helicopters to land on the freeway.

A Mercy Air helicopter landed first followed by a Reach helicopter and both occupants were airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

The Victorville CHP is handling the investigation and anyone with information is asked to call 760-241-1186.

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