JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF CHILD MOLESTATION

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday morning, accused of sexually molesting a young girl. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman called 911 shortly before 2 a.m. to report that her sister had been molested by a man across the street in the 62100 block of Crestview Drive in

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PUBLIC’S HELP NEEDED TO FIND CRITICAL MISSING PERSON

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man. On Sunday, November 2, at about 3:30 in the afternoon, William Starr, 65 years old, a white male adult, 5 feet 6 inches, 195 pounds, left his residence 58000 block Stearman Road, Landers, in his 1986

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16 GRADAUTE JOSHUA TREE DRUG COURT

Twice a year, the Joshua Tree Drug Court celebrates the successes of another class of graduates. Reporter Dan Stork was at the Yucca Valley Senior Center to witness the jubilation surrounding the latest group of 16…

Selected local drug offenders are given the opportunity to enter the Joshua Tree Drug

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN ASSAULTS GIRLFRIEND WITH A GUN

A Morongo Valley man was arrested Saturday morning, accused of hitting his girlfriend with a gun. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman called the Sheriff’s Department about 12:30 a.m. Saturday to report that her boyfriend had hit her in the face with a pellet rifle. When deputies arrived at

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT

A Yucca Valley man was arrested at gunpoint Saturday night after his girlfriend passed a note to a store clerk asking for help. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman came in to the Circle K in Joshua Tree about 10 p.m. Saturday and handed the clerk a note which

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT, BREHM SPORTS PARK AGREEMENT ON THE AGENDA

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight, among items of interest is an agreement to acquire the Brehm Sports Park. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the Council’s Agenda…

The Yucca Valley Town Council will start off their meeting tonight with a closed session at 5:30, in which

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TODAY IS ELECTION DAY

Tuesday is Election Day. There are 851,684 voters in San Bernardino County who are eligible to vote in the election, according to the county Registrar of Voters. Here are some things you may need to know before going to the polls: San Bernardino County has 413 polling places that will

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will have a USDA Food Distribution on Wednesday November 5, at 3:00 p.m. until they run out of food. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Please wear proper attire for the weather and remember there

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SCHOOL BOARD MEETS ONE DAY LATER, TOMORROW

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education is moving its first regular meeting for November by one day, to Wednesday of this week. Reporter Dan Stork has the agenda…

On November 5, the MUSD Board of Education will hold an open session discussion of Hope Academy Charter School at

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CAR SHOW PLANNING MEETING TOMORROW

Plans are already in the works for the 2015 Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce Car Show and Street Fair. If you have ideas and suggestions on ways to make next year’s event even better, or if you are simply looking to get involved, please attend the Chamber’s planning meeting Wednesday,

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FRIDAY

Our local Community College will honor this nation’s veterans this Friday. Reporter Caitlin Logan has your invitation…

Copper Mountain College is holding a Veterans Day of Remembrance on Friday, November 7, at 10:00 a.m., in the 300 Quad on the main campus in Joshua Tree. Included will be a brief

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL LOOKING FOR BASEBALL AND TENNIS COACHES

Yucca Valley High School is now accepting letters of interest for the vacant head varsity baseball coach and boys’ tennis coach positions. Interested candidates should contact Yucca Valley High School Athletic Director Larry Thomas at 760-365-3391 or Lthomas@yvhs.net.

TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION LOOKS AT HOTEL WANTING TO ADD A RESTAURANT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will deal with a permit for a motel restaurant at its next meeting. Reporter Dan Stork previews the agenda…

The lone discussion item on the agenda of the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission for November 4 is an update about conditions of approval for the Conditional

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School and Yucca Valley High School girls’ volleyball teams will play each other in Yucca Valley. First serve is at 4:30.

 

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ varsity tennis team will start their playoff run tomorrow, on Wednesday,

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DRIVERS HIT TWO PEDESTRIANS SATURDAY IN SEPARATE CRASHES; ONE KILLED, ONE INJURED

Drivers hit two pedestrians in separate crashes Saturday, and one was killed in the collision. At 6:15 a.m., Raymond Walls, 67, of Cabazon, was driving his 2004 Ford F-150 pick-up truck eastbound on the highway near Whitefeather Road about 6:15 a.m. Just east of Whitefeather Road, a still-unidentified 20-year-old woman

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WOMAN ARRESTED: CHASED AND HIT, ANOTHER WOMAN WITH HER CAR

A Twentynine Palms woman is behind bars, accused of deliberately hitting another woman with her car Saturday. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Alyssa Streets, 24, and Brittany Williams were at a party in Twentynine Palms when Williams allegedly took Streets’ cell phone and left the party shortly before 3 a.m.

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BODY FOUND WEST OF YUCCA VALLEY

Hikers reported finding a man’s dead body in the mountains west of Yucca Valley near Desert Hot Springs, sheriff’s officials say. A 911 caller told dispatchers of their find at 10:32 a.m. Sunday, roughly seven miles east of Desert Hot Springs in the mountains north of Dillon and Aqueduct Roads.

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AN UPDATE ON YUCCA VALLEY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

The Town of Yucca Valley is seeing a lot of activity in construction on civic, retail, and recreational projects. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has the status of those projects…

One of the two buildings of the new Yucca Valley senior housing complex has been completed and residents are starting to

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY HOLDING MEETING ON HOUSING NEEDS TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley will hold a community workshop on community development planning and affordable housing needs. The plans will identify community development and affordable housing needs, and assess the current housing market, discuss characteristics of the county population, identify community improvement priorities, and outline a plan to fund

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LOW-COST PET VACCINES AND MICROCHIP CLINIC LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in November for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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