NEW COOK BILL PRIORITIZES VETERAN’S CLAIMS

A backlog of veterans’ claims led Congressman Paul Cook to introduce a measure to expedite the most urgent cases. Reporter Dan Stork describes the new bill…

Representative Paul Cook of Yucca Valley has presented the Prioritizing Urgent Claims for Veterans Act, H.R. 2382, to the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on

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COUNTY FIRE INCREASING AMBULANCE SERVICE IN YUCCA VALLEY

San Bernardino County Fire announced that effective July 6, Yucca Valley and adjacent unincorporated areas will once again have 24-hour paramedic ambulance service with three fully staffed paramedic ambulances. County Fire Division Chief Don Trapp said Yucca Valley’s Station 41 is the third busiest station in County Fire, with approximately

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KEEP YOUR DOGS SAFE DURING 4TH OF JULY FESTIVITIES

When the fireworks boom for the Independence Day celebration, it’s a lot of fun for people, but not for your dogs. Managing editor Tami Roleff says keep your dogs safe during the Third and Fourth of July events… While most people love the fireworks on the Fourth of July, the

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FIREWORKS SHOWS SET FOR LANDERS, YUCCA VALLEY, AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

Third of July festivities are planned today at Homestead Valley Park in Landers. The gates open at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy tasty food, beer and margaritas; stroll among the vendors and displays, and move to music by the Big Fat Steve Band and Henry Fencepost. Following a presentation by the Marine

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SOCCER CAMP OFFERED IN YUCCA VALLEY

Attention Soccer players, a chance to get a head-start on the season will be offered with a Soccer Camp set for Yucca Valley. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to sign up… It’s that time of year again! Soccer will be starting soon and Yucca Valley High School has

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY CLUB INDUCTS NEW PRESIDENT, OFFICERS

The Yucca Valley Rotary Club recently held their annual “Demotion Party” where a farewell was given to outgoing President John Babrowski who served two terms as the service club’s president. Rotary Region 5330 past assistant governor Sandy Smith then did the honors of installing the new President, Ignazio Ficara and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS, DOLLAR GENERAL LIQUOR LICENSE ON THE AGENDA

A permit to sell alcohol at the Dollar General is up for consideration by the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission. Reporter Dan Stork has the whole agenda… The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on a Conditional Use Permit application to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at

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CONGRESSMAN COOK TO HONOR OUTSTANDING WOMEN

Representative Paul Cook of Yucca Valley has announced he is accepting nominations to honor women from his Congressional district. Cook is asking residents to nominate deserving women who have given back to their community. Cook said, “There are many accomplished women in this district who don’t get the recognition they

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OPENING OF “STEEL MAGNOLIAS” IN YUCCA VALLEY FRIDAY

A new Yucca Valley Theater Company will open their first production this Friday Night. Special Correspondent Les Taylor says the gala for “Steel Magnolias” will benefit Reach-Out Morongo Basin… Area theatre goers have a rare opportunity this Friday, July 5, when “Steel Magnolias” opens in Yucca Valley. Not only is

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USDA FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse in Yucca Valley will have a free USDA food distribution on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 from 3 p.m. until they run out of food. The distribution will take place at the back of the building where there is sufficient parking. Please bring proper attire for

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AN ARREST FOR A WEAPONS AND ELDER ABUSE IN JOSHUA TREE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday night on multiple charges after deputies served a search warrant on his home. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Wilson, deputies went to the home of Joseph Hudspeth, 36, in the 4700 block of Avenida del Sol, about 8 p.m. Saturday to search for

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER SHOTS ARE FIRED IN LANDERS

A report of shots fired in Landers led to the arrest of two people Sunday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 600 block of North Phillips Road about 10:10 after neighbors reported hearing gunshots. During the investigation, deputies contacted Brian Watson, 39, who told them

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PROPERTY VALUES UP IN THE COUNTY, DOWN IN YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

Assessed property values are trending up for San Bernardino County as a whole, but have decreased for municipalities in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork breaks down the numbers… According to figures released on July 1 by the office of San Bernardino County Assessor David Draeger, the more than 800,000

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MORONGO VALLEY PEDESTRIAN HIT AND KILLED CROSSING HIGHWAY

A Morongo Valley man was hit and killed while trying to walk across the highway last night. According to the California Highway Patrol, Gerald Cross, 64, was crossing State Route 62 northbound at Lanning Lane, toward the Country Market, in Morongo Valley at 9:45 p.m. Melvin Smith Jr., 50, of

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FRIDAY NIGHT TEEN TENNIS KICKS OF THIS FRIDAY

Friday Night Teen Tennis kicks off July 5, 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Jacobs Park in Yucca Valley, and runs each Friday evening through August 23. The informal program features summer tennis fun with friends under the lights with jock jams and pizza. No pre-registration required. Just show up. A

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A SECOND LOOK AT THOSE SUMMER CLOUDS

While we due endure the summer heat, our desert rewards us with world-class views and spectacular summer skies. Joshua National Park Ranger Pam Tripp says take a closer look at those summer clouds… They gently move in, sometimes from the east, sometimes from the west. And sometimes they just seem

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AMERICAN LEGION HONORS YUCCA VALLEY HEROES

Henry and Wanda Sandoz of Yucca Valley got a standing ovation Saturday afternoon at the American Legion Department of California’s 95th annual convention in Palm Springs. The couple was acknowledged for keeping a war memorial cross in the Mojave Desert. The battle between the couple and the American Civil Liberties

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COUNTY GRAND JURY QUESTIONS SHERIFF’S TASER USE

A grand jury report released Friday, recommends that the County Sheriff’s Department review its training and documentation of taser use to make sure they’re not overused by deputies. The grand jury also suggested improvements in the way the agency handles citizen complaints and that it limit prisoner information available to

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SKY'S THE LIMIT OBSERVATION DOME PUT IN PLACE THIS MORNING

If you drive by Sky’s the Limit, you’ll notice a new feature at the observatory and nature center. Cody Joseph scopes out the details… At about 8 a.m. this morning, the observatory dome was permanently placed at Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature Center in Twentynine Palms, just outside the

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COUNTY WILL ISSUE SAME-SEX COUPLES MARRIAGE LICENSES

Sunday Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy denied a last-ditch request from the sponsors of California’s now-overturned gay marriage ban to halt the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses. The Supreme Court cleared the way for the marriages to resume for the first time in 4 ½ years, when it ruled Wednesday

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