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  1. Missing financials, Adelanto officials worried of 'cooling effect' over shrinking sphere of ...

    ADELANTO — Behind years on city and public utility audits, top officials are now worried that a threat to shrink the city's sphere of influence could drastically cool interest among developers who are considering locating in Adelanto.On...

  2. Area Roundup 8-17-18: Adelanto rallies past Hesperia in Wadood's debut

    HESPERIA — With 47 seconds remaining in the game and down 27-20, the Adelanto football team scored 10 points in less than 40 seconds to shock Hesperia 30-27 in the season opener for both schools.After a few long pass plays...

  3. Traffic stop leads to meth, Adelanto man's arrest

    ADELANTO — Authorities arrested a man allegedly in possession of methamphetamine who tried to run from a traffic stop on Highway 395 here early Thursday.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said Gerardo Vargas, 26, of...

  4. Four qualify for Adelanto mayoral race, nine others for Council

    ADELANTO — Four candidates have qualified for the mayoral race in November, while another nine will grind it out in efforts to join the city council, which has two available seats.Mayor Rich Kerr will face competition from Councilman Ed...

  5. Authorities: Victorville man broke co-worker's jaw with punch

    ADELANTO — A 30-year-old man was arrested after authorities say he broke a co-worker's jaw during an altercation Monday.San Bernardino County Sheriff's Victor Valley Station deputies responded to a report of an assault at a business in the...

  6. Flores gets contract as interim Adelanto city manager

    ADELANTO — Former economic development consultant Jessie Flores is officially the new interim city manager after his contract was approved last week by the majority City Council. It will pay $10,400 monthly and offer no other benefits to the...

  7. Granted two-year extension, proposed Adelanto jail no longer near high school

    ADELANTO — Approved two years ago, a proposed lucrative 1,000-bed jail near the city's lone high school will now be constructed away from it on the east side of Highway 395 and south of the federal prison in Victorville.The alternative site, 77...

  8. Adelanto Council meeting: What to watch for

    ADELANTO — The City Council will convene for its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday inside council chambers in City Hall, 11600 Air Expressway. Notable items on the agenda include:Public hearing and adoption of sewer rate hike to...

  9. Adelanto to ask voters to simplify marijuana tax

    The new measure would roll into it the framework of Measure R, as well as a later-added voluntary tax option offered to cultivators.

  10. Who's next?: After unceremonious departures, Adelanto embarks on search for 8th city manager in ...

    ADELANTO — City officials will circle back to the drawing board to find a city manager they hope might be the one to break an extraordinary carousel within the administration office.The ultimately hand-picked candidate will become the eighth...

  11. Despite abrupt end to tenure in Adelanto, Letner still sees 'mission accomplished'

    ADELANTO — Two days before Brad Letner's contract was terminated by the Council, the former interim city manager outlined milestones accomplished during his brief tenure in a letter to elected officials.They included a timeline to catch up on...

  12. Adelanto Stadium prepares to sizzle with free 'Hot Summer Nights' concert series

    ADELANTO — Kicking off this Saturday, Adelanto Stadium welcomes its new "Hot Summer Nights" concert series, featuring three genre-specific shows that will be free to the public."Jazz, Blues & Classic Rock Night" is scheduled for 6 p.m....

  13. As a top priority, Flores plans review of 'bloated' city spending to include salaries

    ADELANTO — Jessie Flores, the newly named interim city manager, will use the authority of the position to first review city spending, including any potentially "bloated" salaries within administrative services, in an effort, he said, to ensure...

  14. Adelanto eyes longer-term deal for stadium manager

    ADELANTO — City officials want to keep on the manager of Adelanto Stadium for at least two more years, seeking long-term stability for its prized asset off Highway 395.Aaron Korn, a partner in the Adelanto Grand Prix, was hired to oversee...

  15. Letner out, Flores in as interim Adelanto city manager

    ADELANTO — Interim City Manager Brad Letner was fired Friday in favor of Jessie Flores, the city's economic development consultant who Mayor Rich Kerr had championed for the position unsuccessfully in November.Letner was hired only two short...

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