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11/24/2015 3:45:52 PM

Are You Prepared for El Nino?

El Nino Storms are estimated to be their strongest in decades and the potential for flooding is great.  Visit our new resource page to learn how you can Prepare for El Nino and learn about the resources we have available to help you.  


11/18/2015 4:23:25 PM

Spring Valley Parkway Reconstruction Project

We recently broke ground on our Spring Valley Parkway Reconstruction Project.  Work is scheduled to begin on Nov. 30.  Please see our press release for more information about this project.


11/5/2015 4:25:38 PM

Annual Tree Lighting Festival

Everyone is invited to Victorville City Hall on Saturday, December 5th for the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Festival.  Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for Christmas Carols, Holiday Karaoke,  vendors, free hot chocolate & cookies and the lighting of the Christmas Tree!  Vendors can participate by submitting the application by December 1st.  

Xmas Tree 2015

11/3/2015 7:15:51 AM


Victorville Kiwanis Club Presents: The City of Victorville & Victor Valley Global Medical Center Christmas Parade

The Annual Children's Christmas Parade is taking place Saturday, December 5th at 10am.  The parade route starts at 7th St. and Plaza Drive ends at Mojave Dr.  See the float and parade application for more details

 2015 Xmas Parade

9/21/2015 1:36:09 PM

Desert Friendly Plants for Victorville Landscapes

Desert-Friendly Plants for Victorville Landscapes is a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to selecting and growing the best water-efficient plants for your region.  

For more information click here:

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9/16/2015 12:55:10 PM

Financial Transparency Tool - OpenGov

The City of Victorville is pleased to announce our new OpenGov financial transparency tool. Residents now have unprecedented access to five years of financial data in a web-based, interactive format. We're proud to be the first city in our region to offer this level of data accessibility, and we welcome residents to start exploring our OpenGov site: 

 Press release     Learn More

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8/27/2015 9:11:37 AM

 Victorville Water District Adopts Water Conservation Ordinance and Resolution

On May 19, 2015, the Victorville Water District Board of Directors adopted Ordinance VWD-012 and Resolution VWD 15-006. These actions were taken in response to regulations adopted by the California State Water Resources Control Boards mandating all water suppliers to conserve. Read the press release here:

Mandatory Stage 2 Water Restrictions

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8/27/2015 8:55:43 AM

 Volunteers and Sponsors are needed for Community Cleanup Day

"Pitch in" and show your community pride!  Sign up today for the Victorville Community Cleanup Day taking place Saturday, October 24.  Volunteers, please send in the Volunteer Registration and Waiver Form by October 8 to receive a free T-Shirt.  For Sponsorship opportunities, please see the Community Cleanup Sponsorship form.   

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8/17/2015 12:15:05 PM

SAVE THE DATE!  The City of Victorville is seeking Sponsors and Vendors to join the 14th Annual Fall Festival!

Preparations are underway for the next Fall Festival on Saturday, October 3rd, at Victorville City Hall.  Join us for another fun family event!  Interested Sponsors and Vendors, please return your applications early!

Sponsor Application    Vendor Application

Fall Festival

7/23/2015 7:55:29 AM

 FREE Shred-Fest event open to all residents of the HD!!

Shred-Fest, Mulch Giveaway, & FREE Waste and Appliance Disposal at the Victor Valley MRF on Saturday , August 1st.  Get all the details here:

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7/7/2015 9:59:34 AM

Help Build a Stronger and Safer Community by Attending National Night Out

The Victorville Police Department will be hosting the 32nd Annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 4th, at Victorville City Hall.  All are invited to this free event for an evening of games, fun and getting acquainted with local law enforcement.  Check out the details here:

 National Night Out 2015

7/7/2015 8:58:30 AM

 Sign up for Automatic Payments to pay your City of Victorville invoice hassle free!

City of Victorville General Invoices can now be automatically paid via Electronic Fund Transfer from your checking or savings account.  It's easy and convenient to sign up!  Simply follow the instructions on this form, and return it to us via email, fax or in person.

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6/30/2015 10:14:10 AM

  Celebrate the 4th of July in Victorville

Bring the family out for the biggest and most spectacular fireworks show in the High Desert. Fireworks start at 9 pm at the Fairgrounds. Admission and parking are free! Click here for the details.


6/30/2015 9:13:29 AM

Summer Reading Program

Looking for a summer activity the entire family can do? The Victorville City Library is holding it's Summer Reading Program. Follow the link for more information:

Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

6/8/2015 4:47:15 PM

City to Host Dog Licensing & Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, June 13

The City of Victorville Animal Care and Control division is hosting a dog licensing and low-cost vaccination clinic on Saturday,  June 13th.  The event will take place from 8 am to noon at the City of Victorville Public Works Yard located at 14177 McArt Rd, Victoville.  Get the details in the press release. 


6/8/2015 8:43:51 AM

"Friends of the Victorville City Library" are hosting a Bookfair at Barnes & Noble

Support the Friends of the Victorville City Library by shopping at Barnes & Noble in the Mall of Victor Valley between June 16th through 21st.  A portion of your purchase will be donated to the Victorville City Library.  Get the details on the event flier here:

Book Fair

6/3/2015 4:11:44 PM

Free Cleanup & Recycle Day

The City of Victorville will host a Free Cleanup & Recycle Day for City of Victorville residents on Saturday, June 6.  Read the press release here for details.  See the event flyer here.  View the map of the exact location here

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5/26/2015 4:37:05 PM

E-Billing Insert

Click here to view the latest E-billing Insert.  Get the dates for upcoming City sponsored Dog Licensing and Low-Cost Vaccination Clinics, see where to drop off used motor oil and filters, and the Free Dump Day Special Event for Victorville residents. 


5/21/2015 4:27:55 PM

Volunteers Needed for Mojave River Cleanup Campaign

The City of Victorville is teaming up with San Bernardino County Sheriff's Project H.O.P.E, for a one day cleanup effort of the Mojave River.  The date is Saturday, June 13 from 7:30 am to 12:00pm.  All volunteers must complete and return this waiver. 

Read the press release here:    Waiver Form

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5/20/2015 2:02:03 PM

Public Works Day

We are excited to announce that we are celebrating the City of Victorville's 14th Annual Public Works Day on Thursday, May 21st.


5/19/2015 7:38:55 AM

Stay Cool at Doris Davis Park Pool this Memorial Day!

Doris Davies Park Pool will be open on Monday, May 25th for two swim sessions.  Beginning June 6th, the pool will be open weekends and holidays. 

Get the full schedule here:

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5/14/2015 10:52:09 AM

Paint Drop-off Event for all Victor Valley Residents

Attention businesses, contractors, & households!  Bring your paint, stain and varnish to this FREE Paint Drop-off event at Mavericks Stadium on Saturday, May 30th from 9 am - 1 pm.  Get all the details here.

Paint Drop Off

5/14/2015 10:41:07 AM

Attention Sponsors and Vendors!  Please join us for another successful event at Victorville City Hall

The City of Victorville Fall Festival is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 3rd at Victorville City Hall.  We are looking for Sponsors and Vendors!  Send your application in today, as spots are sure to fill up fast!

Sponsor Application     Vendor Application

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5/12/2015 8:20:46 AM

Summer Edition of Victorville Rec Pages & City Guide Now Available

The Summer guide has something for just about everyone!  Check out the "Rec Pages" here for information about City of Victorville services, parks, facilities, summer pool hours, upcoming special events and more!

Rec Pages

5/5/2015 9:47:29 AM

The need is constant.  The gratification is instant.  Give blood.

The City of Victorville will be hosting a Blood Drive at City Hall on Wednesday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked in the Victorville City Hall parking lot at 14343 Civic Drive.  Call now to schedule your appointment: 1-800-Red-Cross.  Check the event poster here

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4/30/2015 4:35:52 PM

The City Manager responds to the recently released Audit Report of Water Rates

Open letter to the California State Auditor:

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4/28/2015 11:03:58 AM

Biking & Walking Survey

The City of Victorville is looking to garner opinions on biking and walking in the city.   We ask for constituent's assistance in answering a survey which will help the City develop priorities for bike and pedestrian improvements in the future.  Proceed to the survey

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4/28/2015 9:47:30 AM

Used Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event

San Bernardino County residents can bring up to 3 used oil filters to recycle, and exchange for new oil filters for free.  Get details for this one day event

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4/23/2015 4:17:22 PM

Victorville Community Cleanup Day A Huge Success!

Close to 800 Volunteers participated in the event and collected close to 10 tons of litter!  Get the results for the event here

Community Cleanup Day

4/22/2015 11:54:59 AM

Earth Day at the MRF!

Celebrate Earth Day at the MRF on Saturday, May 2nd.  Take a tour of the MRF, Free Compost & Mulch Giveaway, Free Shred Fest and Tire Reycling, Door Prizes and Giveaways.  Join the celebration from 8 am to noon.  Get the location and details here:

Earth Day

4/21/2015 7:44:40 AM

Master Composter Training Set For Saturday, April 25

Learn how to make valuable compost for your garden.  This FREE class will be taught by the Master Composter Coordinator Mr. Don Woo.  Get the details here

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4/15/2015 12:52:46 PM

Money Smart Week at the Victorville City Library

A series of FREE workshops will take place the week of April 20th.  Each workshop has limited space, so be sure to reserve your spot.    Check out the week long series here:

Money Smart

4/7/2015 8:25:55 AM

Make it a "Clean Sweep Weekend" at the City of Victorville Recycling Drop-off Center on Anacapa Rd.

Make your weekend of April 18 your weekend for Spring Cleaning.  Bring your surplus shoes and clothes to the Recycling Drop-off Center for a chance to win great prizes.  Event is from 8 am to noon.  Check out the event flyer for details.   Click here for the Press Release:

Clean Sweep

3/31/2015 1:28:42 PM

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center Closed April 5th 

In observance of Easter Sunday, the City of Victorville Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center (HHWCC) will be closed on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Press Release.

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3/26/2015 4:28:47 PM

E-Billing Insert

Click here to view the latest E-billing Insert.


3/23/2015 4:01:53 PM

Spring Festival & Egg Hunt is on its way

Hook Community Center is hosting the Spring Festival Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 4th from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Hook Park.  Bring your own basket and enjoy the vendor fair, bounce houses, carnival games, and more.  Tickets are $5.00 the day of the event.  Click here for details...

2015 Easter Egg Hunt

3/23/2015 3:38:45 PM

Get "Fit in the Park" at Doris Davies Park

The City of Victorville held a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open a new work out area at Doris Davies Park.  Read the press release here.  Click here to see the ribbon cutting photo


3/5/2015 1:23:54 PM

Save Money and Water at the Water Conservation Plant Fair

March 14, 2015 from 9am to 12pm

The City of Victorville's Water Conservation Team has partnered with the Home Depot to bring customers great discounts on select varieties of low water use plants.  There will also be Kids' Workshops designed for children ages 5-12.  See the event flyer here

Desert Plant Sale

2/12/2015 2:49:26 PM

Show Your Community Pride and Join Community Cleanup Day

The City is seeking sponsors and volunteers for the upcoming April 11th Community Cleanup Day.  Together we can make a difference!     

Business Community Sponsorship Form    Waiver Form       Press Release

Community Cleanup Day

2/11/2015 1:57:52 PM

2015 State Of The City

On Wednesday, February 4th, Mayor Garcia and the City Council delivered the 2015 State of the City Address. The presentation provided an overview of progress made toward “Elevating the Quality of Life” in Victorville during 2014, as well as plans for 2015 and beyond.

View the 2015 State of the City Address here.

Elevate Victorville

2/5/2015 4:02:43 PM

Used Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event

San Bernardino County residents can bring up to 3 used oil filters to recycle, and exchange for new oil filters for free.  Get details for this one day event here

Oil Filter

2/5/2015 3:51:59 PM

Mark your calendars to attend the City of Victorville's Shred Fests!

The City of Victorville has announced the dates for all Shred Fest events for 2015.  The first event is this Saturday, February 7, at 8 am.


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2/4/2015 12:06:32 PM

E-Billing Insert

Click here to view the latest E-billing Insert.


2/4/2015 11:31:54 AM

Sign up for Automatic Payments and never miss your Due Date!

Your utility bill can now be automatically paid via Electronic Fund Transfer from your checking or savings account. It’s easy to sign up, simply bring or mail your completed, signed form to the City of Victorville Customer Service Department. For more details or to obtain the form, click here:

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1/7/2015 4:47:24 PM

Weather Based Irrigation Controller Class

Sign up today to attend one of two free classes to obtain a Weather Based Irrigation Controller designed to help water customers save water and money.  Space is limited so call now to reserve your spot.  Get the details here

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