YUCCA VALLEY COUNCIL AND PLANNING COMMISSION DISCUSS WILDLIFE CORRIDORS

The Yucca Valley Town Council and Planning Commission spent nearly three hours last night discussing wildlife corridors, or, more specifically, whether a map showing wildlife corridors should be included in the Town’s General Plan Update. Arguments ranged from lowering property values to scaring off developers to Big Government sticking its

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLOSED PART OF TOMORROW

Copper Mountain College will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for staff training and development. If you have any questions please feel free to call and leave a message; all messages will be returned when the campus re-opens. The General Ernie Reid Bookstore will be open for students

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT PRODUCTIONS OPEN TONIGHT

It’s opening night for the theater students of Yucca Valley high School. Reporter Taylor Thacker says “Break a Leg”…

The Yucca Valley High School Theatre Company presents their student-directed productions of “Happy Birthday, Heather Bigby”, “Flash Mob”, and “We’re Your Friends.” The shows are directed by Hunter Stepp and Cassandre

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DOG OBEDIENCE CLASSES OFERRED IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Town of Yucca Valley is offering two dog obedience classes, both of which start this week. A basic obedience class will be held Fridays, starting January 10, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Community Center. The six-week course will cover sit, stay, down, come, heal, and

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JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY OFFERS CHILDRENS PROGRAMS

With the new year, the children’s programs at the Joshua Tree Branch Library are back in swing. Dan Stork reviews all that’s in store…

The Joshua Tree Branch Library will be offering Preschool story time every Tuesday and Toddler Boot Camp every Wednesday. During preschool story time kids will be

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TODDLER BOOT CAMP STARTS TOMORROW AT TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

A new Toddler Boot Camp Program is starting up tomorrow in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells how to enlist your little one…

There is a new program at the Twentynine Palms Library. Every Thursday, starting January 9, and ending February 13, at 10:00 a.m., the Twentynine Palms Library will

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LITTLE LEAGUE EARLY REGISTRATION THIS SATURDAY

Twentynine Palms Little League will offer an early bird registration fee of $40 this Saturday, January 11. Sign-ups will take place at Twentynine Palms Jr. High School on the stage from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Individuals who have completed volunteer applications and a photocopy of their ID will also

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WINTER LECTURE SERIES KICKS OFF AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The noon lecture series kicks off again tomorrow at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. Managing editor Tami Roleff says come learn more about meteors…

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s winter lecture series kicks off Thursday, January 9, with a noon lecture on meteorites by Dr. Stephenie Slahor. Dr. Slahor will discuss meteor

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BINGO AND SILENT AUCTION TO BENEFIT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL SWIM TEAM

Bingo at the Sportsman’s Club in Joshua Tree will benefit the Yucca Valley High School swim team on Sunday, January 19. There will also be a silent auction. Money raised from the bingo and silent auction event will go toward paying the team’s bill for use of the pool. Doors

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

This afternoon, the Twentynine Palms High School Girls Soccer team will take on Cajon High School at home this afternoon. The JV game starts at 315 p.m. and the varsity at 5 p.m.

 

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan wrestling team takes

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YUCCA VALLEY COUNCIL AND PLANNING COMMISSION IN JOINT SESSION TONIGHT

Work on the Yucca Valley Community plan continues tonight as the Town Council and Planning Commission meets together. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda…..

The Yucca Valley Town Council and Planning Commission will meet in a joint session for the third time tonight. On the agenda again tonight, the

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YUCCA VALLEY TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT FOCUSING ON SPEEDING

This week, traffic enforcement officers in Yucca Valley will focus on speeding and other violations on Highway 62 between Hilton and Airway Avenues. The Sheriff’s Department reminds motorists to wear their seatbelts and use their cell phones in hands-free mode only.

LANDERS MAN HELD FOR FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Landers man was arrested Friday after his girlfriend said he beat her up. According to a Sheriff’s report, Kirt Hanson, 50, went to his girlfriend’s home in the 5900 block of Mitch Lane in Landers and woke up his girlfriend by stomping on her and hitting her. Kirt Hanson

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LEARN ABOUT METEORITES FOR THURSDAY LUNCH AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

Our Morongo Basin treats us to celestial phenomena unlike any other place on earth. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to attend a lunchtime lecture Thursday to learn more about the meteorites that sparkle in our desert nights……

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is kicking off their Winter Lecture Series on Thursday,

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BLOOD DRIVE AT YUCCA VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, January 8, at the Yucca Valley Community Center in Yucca Valley from 12 to 4 p.m. Donors will receive incentives, including a ticket to the 2014 Humana Challenge golf tournament. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT ON ALTA LOMA TOMORROW MORNING

Start the new year out by pledging to join the Joshua Tree Clean Team every second, fourth, and fifth Wednesday of the month with their goal to keep the community clean. The first scheduled clean-up in 2014 will be held tomorrow morning. Clean Team members will meet at the Rock

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS TONIGHT

The first meeting of the new year finds the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission with a familiar agenda. Reporter Dan Stork summarizes the status of the long-running Development Code update…

The only item on the agenda of the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission for its January 7 meeting is the 32nd study

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JOSHUA TREE COMMUNITY JAZZ BAND LOOKING FOR PLAYERS

The Joshua Tree Community Jazz band is still in need of some key players. The fun group is looking for sax, trumpet, trombone and guitar players who can read music. For more information contact Jesse Henry at 760-574-5212, or via Facebook at Jazzband page. Rehearsals are every Sunday from 2

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE COMPANY PLAYS OPEN TOMORROW

The curtain opens tomorrow on three plays being put on by the theater students at Yucca Valley High School. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the production is a triple treat…….

The Yucca Valley High School Theatre Company will present a triple feature in January. The three plays, “Happy Birthday, Heather

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PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME STARTS THURSDAY AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

The Twentynine Palms Library is offering their popular pre-school story time program. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the program starts Thursday…

Pre-school story time is beginning again at the Twentynine Palms Library! Three-, four-, and five-year olds are invited to attend these programs are held on Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. starting

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