This Christmas (and New Years) will be very different: no Momma, no big family gathering, none of the usual crowds, unfortunately no spending time together, which has always been traditional for the holidays, especially at Christmas. The pandemic will not call a ceasefire and we cannot afford to make mistakes. Every single thing that could…

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I’m feeling blessed as we head to the finish line in my bid for Mayor for the City of Barstow. It has been an amazing journey, and I want to thank my family, my friends and our community for their continued support. We’ve reached the finish line! We will know the outcome soon, however, no-matter…

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( Posted by Mr. Ron Beardshear on “rants and raves” to all candidates seeking an elected office in the City of Barstow. ) The question? “Who have you met with and what promises have you made during your campaign?” My ANSWER: Seeking the office of Mayor/2020 City of Barstow, I have talked to and shared…

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My dear friends and residents in the wake of the Mayor, Council and City Manager criticizing our Barstow Firefighters (See last council meeting) for not taking a pay freeze or potential pay cut, let us remind them that the voters approved Measure Q, the 1% sales tax increase to “save the Fire Dept” and to…

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The rally to save the Barstow Veteran’s Home was an encouraging show of support. With Veterans and supporters coming from all over we were proud to show our love and support. Save the Veterans Home because our Veterans matter to us in this wonderful community of ours, Barstow CA 92311. +1

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As Mayor, I want to help create a climate that encourages businesses and entrepreneurs to follow their ingenuity and invest in their ideas in Barstow. I propose newly formed small businesses receive a 50% reduction in City of Barstow required start-up fees and costs during the 1st full year of doing business. What do you…

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As Mayor, I propose that the city-owned Community Center be open daily for extended hours to support a city directed “after school” Student Success Enhancement Services Programs, i.e.: homework, tutoring assistance, recreational activities, as well as an after school “safe-place” for our children to go after school. What do you think? Share your thoughts below.…

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As Mayor, I propose a goal of fifty police officers on our streets, supported by the highest quality training and the best in new technology. Additional funding would come from the passing of Measure Q, re-prioritizing categorical available funds and partnering with outside law enforcement agencies in the County-wide and State-wide illegal drug trafficking intervention…

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