Press Room

The City of Victorville's Economic Development Department press room is designed to provide easy access to the latest developments within our city. Here you will find instant access to press releases, article reprints, awards, and logos.

For more information or to request print quality photos, please contact:
Tracy Foster
Management Technician, Marketing
Direct (760) 241-6425
Fax (760) 269-0086

Press Releases

California Energy Commission (CEC) Grants Extension of Permit to Construct Victorville 2 Hybrid Power Plant, June 19, 2013 (PDF-62kb)

Effects of Redevelopment Dissolution Prompt Guarantee of SCLAA Bonds to Sue the State of California
August 22, 2012 (PDF - 30kb)

Air National Guard Unveils a New $5 Million Hangar for the MQ-1 Predator at SCLA
June 15, 2012 (PDF - 30kb)

Boeing A-160 Hummingbird Flight Test Program Concludes Operations at SCLA
June 12, 2012 (PDF - 30kb)

PART and Boeing Announce Agreement on Goldcare Program at Southern California Logistics Airport
March 28, 2012 (PDF - 124kb)

400 New Jobs To Be Created in Victorville, CA
September 20, 2011 (PDF - 232kb)

Victorville Based 10 Tanker Services Threatened
August 2, 2011 (PDF - 36kb
Companies at SCLA Taking Full Advantage of LAMBRA Zone
July 28, 2011 (PDF - 35kb

Victorville and Apple Valley Partner to Provide Free Foreclosure Prevention Workshop
June 1, 2011 (PDF - 40kb)

SCLA School of Aviation Graduates Become Fully-Certified A&P Aircraft Mechanics
January 19, 2011 (PDF - 29kb)

Victorville and Apple Valley Partner to Provide Free Foreclosure Community Workshop
December 2, 2010 (PDF - 26kb)

Space is Limited for Victorville's School of Aviation Technology at SCLA
October 5, 2009 (PDF - 55kb)

Victorville Receives $5.3 Million Federal Grant to Purchase and Revitalize Foreclosed Homes
August 11, 2009 (PDF - 75kb)

Victorville City Council Approves Investor Visa Program to Spur Job Growth and Investment
July 22, 2009 (PDF - 74kb)

Careers in Aviation "Take Off" at Victorville's School of Aviation Technoloy at SCLA
July 15, 2009 (PDF -24kb)

First Wall of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Facility to Go Up in Victorville
July 8, 2009 (PDF - 79kb)

Victorville Continues Old Town Revitalization with Assessment of NuWay Site
April 6, 2009 (PDF - 39kb)

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Homeless Shelter
August 4, 2008 (PDF - 132kb)

City of Victorville 2nd Fastest Growing City in the U.S.
July 23, 2008 (PDF - 95kb)

Dr Pepper Snapple Announcement
June 26, 2008 (PDF - 99kb)

Southern California Logistics Airport (SCLA) Phase 1 Development
March 5, 2007 (PDF - 62kb)

Rubbermaid announces plans to locate to Southern California Logistics Airport
February 8,2007 (PDF - 57kb)

Southern California Logistics Airport (SCLA) Employment Training
February 23, 2007 (PDF - 48kb)

Article Reprints

June 18, 2008, Victorville Daily Press - Dr Pepper Snapple Plant to be Built at SCLA (PDF - 182kb)
April 12, 2007, Victorville Daily Press - Victorville Power Plant Clears New Hurdle (PDF - 74kb)

April 6, 2007, Victorville Daily Press - Rubbermaid Comes to Victorville (PDF - 74kb)

April 5, 2007, The San Bernardino Sun - Bush Talks to Fort Irwin Troops (PDF - 70kb)

March 26, 2007, The Business Press - Aircraft Training Boosted (PDF - 61kb)

March 21, 2007, Victorville Daily Press - County Gives $500,000 to SCLA (PDF - 84kb)

March 21, 2007, The San Bernardino Sun - On the Right Track (PDF - 160kb)

February 28, 2007, Victorville Daily Press - Turning 66 on the 66 (PDF - 165kb)

January 19, 2007, Victorville Daily Press - Extreme Makeover (PDF - 73kb)

January 18, 2007, Victorville Daily Press - Victorville Migh Get Rail Hub (PDF - 77kb)

June 11, 2006, Victorville Daily Press - Cost Plus Brings World to Victorville (PDF - 127kb)

June 11, 2003, Victorville Daily Press - Victorville Project Could Bring 450 Jobs (PDF - 169kb)

July 2, 2001, The San Bernardino Sun - Victorville Sweet on M&Ms (PDF - 183kb)


The City of Victorville’s Economic Development Department has been acknowledged locally and nationally for several projects throughout the city.  Most recently, Victorville was awarded the California Redevelopment Association's (CRA) 2011 Awards of Excellence Commercial/Industrial development award.  Addtionally, the department was bestowed the Grand Prize Award for Economic Development Partnership by the California Association of Local Economic Developers (CALED), and named finalists for the CoreNet Global Economic Development Leadership Awards for it's Foxborough Industrial Park development through public-private partnerships.  

2011 CRA Awards of Excellence - Commerical/Industrial Award - Read More
Press Release - Victorville Economic Development Receives Double Recognition (PDF - 563kb)
2006 CoreNet Finalist - Read More
2006 CALED Grand Prize Winner - Read More