Victor Valley Bicycle Tour draws hundreds to High Desert roadways

  • The 5th annual event, which played out Saturday, included locals and professionals who rode to promote bicycle safety.

APPLE VALLEY — On a warm Saturday morning, resident Ryan Jastrab, 19, decided to return to the roots of his professional cycling career to help raise awareness for road safety.

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Mojave Riverwalk Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Inaugural Bike Ride

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — The City of Victorville will host an event to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Victorville Mojave Riverwalk on Nov. 2.

The Fun Run/Walk will begin at 9 a.m., the Ribbon Cutting will take place at 10 a.m., and the Inaugural Bike Ride will immediately follow the Ceremony.

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Caltrans settles environment lawsuit, cancels high desert freeway project

A recent court settlement spells the end for the planned High Desert Corridor Freeway. Bryn Lindblad, deputy director of Climate Resolve – one of the plaintiffs – calls the settlement “a victory for smart planning [and against] climate change.” Climate Resolve estimates that the freeway would have resulted in four million additional miles being driven every day. Those tailpipes would have contributed major greenhouse gas emissions, exacerbating the planet’s climate emergency.

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