A San Bernardino Superior Court judge has made a ruling against the Town of Apple Valley in its attempt to take over its largest supplier of water.Continue reading
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The court finds for Liberty Apple Valley
On May 7th, Superior Court Judge Donald Alvarez ruled in the eminent domain case of Town of Apple Valley vs. Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company (now Liberty) in an exhaustive 84-page tentative decision that supports free enterprise and private ownership over ever-increasing government.Continue reading
Facing a looming deficit, Apple Valley seeks members for budget advisory committee
Two months after announcing budget-related cuts to services and staffing following the defeat of Measure O on the Nov. 3 ballot, Apple Valley officials are looking to increase community involvement in the town’s budgeting process.Continue reading
Liberty argues Apple Valley not ready to run utility
SAN BERNARDINO — An attorney for Apple Valley’s largest water provider says the town is “unprepared and unequipped” to operate Liberty Utilities.Continue reading
State fines Apple Valley firefighters union $13,000 for violating state election law
APPLE VALLEY — The state’s political watchdog agency said the town’s firefighters union violated state election law during its 2016 efforts to support a ballot measure aimed at increasing funding for the fire district.Continue reading
Town of Apple Valley likely to settle in trash rate lawsuit
APPLE VALLEY — Residents using the town’s trash collection service will likely see some savings on upcoming bills due to a proposed settlement of a lawsuit.
The lawsuit alleged Apple Valley officials overcharged customers and used some of the excess money to fund other government services.Continue reading
Class action suit filed against Apple Valley
SAN BERNARDINO — A class action lawsuit [CIVDS1725027] filed here against the Town of Apple Valley alleges Proposition 218 violations in the form of unlawful monetary transfers, a complaint obtained by the Daily Press shows.
Town Hall position not a factor in Puckett’s custody status, attorney says
RANCHO CUCAMONGA — The attorney for Marc Puckett, while fielding questions related to a court ruling that kept the Apple Valley finance director out of custody, said his client’s standing in Town Hall did not provide the defense a “leg up” in successfully motioning for the decision.
I-15 crash victim seeks $2M in damages from Apple Valley
APPLE VALLEY — The victim of a July crash on Interstate 15 that was first reported by the Daily Press and resulted in a felony hit-and-run charge against Apple Valley’s finance director is seeking millions in damages from the town, according to a claim filed by her attorney.
Apple Valley Finance Director Marc Puckett pleads not guilty to felony hit-and-run charge
RANCHO CUCAMONGA — Marc Puckett, the Apple Valley finance director who has been on paid administrative leave from his Town Hall position since Dec. 7, has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge filed against him earlier this month, San Bernardino County court records show.