COOK VETERANS’ BILLS PASS COMMITTEE

Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) today had two bills pass out of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs by unanimous votes. The bills will be considered on the floor of the House after summer recess. “Prioritizing Urgent Claims for Veterans Act” requires the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to give priority

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DOGS, CARS AND HOT WEATHER

A closed car on a hot day is a dangerous place for pets. Managing Editor and passionate dog-lover Tami Roleff warns of the hazards… On a hot day, temperatures inside of a vehicle can quickly rise to dangerous levels. The temperature inside a car can reach 120 degrees in minutes,

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ROUTE 62 ROADWORK

CalTrans is continuing its repaving of Highway 62 this week, from Yucca Valley to Twentynine Palms, and in a new project, east of Twentynine Palms. Through next Friday, August 9, workers will be grinding, paving, and restriping the highway in unspecified locations between Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms. The same

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MONSOON SEASON

Although we’ve experienced a little bit of rain in July this year, August is the more usual time for summer cloudbursts. Ranger Pam Tripp welcomes the monsoons… The word “monsoon” refers to a weather system that often brings storms with moisture to the dry, hot, summer desert. Visitors to Joshua

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MONSOON SEASON

Although we’ve experienced a little bit of rain in July this year, August is the more usual time for summer cloudbursts. Ranger Pam Tripp welcomes the monsoons… The word “monsoon” refers to a weather system that often brings storms with moisture to the dry, hot, summer desert. Visitors to Joshua

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ROUTE 62 ROADWORK

CalTrans is continuing its repaving of Highway 62 this week, from Yucca Valley to Twentynine Palms, and in a new project, east of Twentynine Palms. Through next Friday, August 9, workers will be grinding, paving, and restriping the highway in unspecified locations between Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms. The same

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DOGS, CARS AND HOT WEATHER

A closed car on a hot day is a dangerous place for pets. Managing Editor and passionate dog-lover Tami Roleff warns of the hazards… On a hot day, temperatures inside of a vehicle can quickly rise to dangerous levels. The temperature inside a car can reach 120 degrees in minutes,

…View Full Story…

COOK VETERANS’ BILLS PASS COMMITTEE

Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) today had two bills pass out of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs by unanimous votes. The bills will be considered on the floor of the House after summer recess. “Prioritizing Urgent Claims for Veterans Act” requires the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to give priority

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PIONEER PASS GOLF CHALLENGE

It’s one of the most unique golf tournaments you’ll ever play. The Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge is seeking golfers, experts and duffers alike. It’s the golf experience you won’t forget: golf down the mountain from Big Bear to Pioneertown. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the Yucca Valley Rotary Club is accepting

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AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR GROVES CABIN THEATRE

Groves Cabin, the intimate theater in Morongo Valley, more than held its own in the Desert Theatre League nominations. Four productions at Groves have 24 nominations among them. “Georgia O’Keeffe” is up for drama awards for Director , Original Writing, and Props and Special Effects for Dolores Becker-Trost, Lead Actor

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YUCCA VALLEY OKTOBERFEST TICKETS

Staying ahead of the pack, Yucca Valley brings October to the area in September. Managing Editor Tami Roleff lists Oktoberfest events… Time to dig out the lederhosen and dirndls. Oktoberfest is returning to Yucca Valley. The day-long event will feature live music, dancing, food, and contests, including a contest for

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OPENING NIGHT GALA FOR THEATRE 29’S “SPAMALOT”

The opening night gala for Theatre 29’s next production, “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” directed by Kathryn Ferguson, is sponsored by Reach Out Morongo Basin. Not only will the evening feature the hilarious Broadway smash musical that is lovingly ripped off from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” but it will include

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SILVERADO AT YV SUMMER CONCERTS

Bring your family and friends down to the Yucca Valley Community Center ball field tonight to enjoy the Summer Music Festival, sponsored by Better Sound Audiology, Big O Tires, and Z107.7. Chanda-Lyn Fraschetti has the details… Silverados are tonight’s entertainment that will bring a spiced up version of country music

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SILVERADO AT YV SUMMER CONCERTS

Bring your family and friends down to the Yucca Valley Community Center ball field tonight to enjoy the Summer Music Festival, sponsored by Better Sound Audiology, Big O Tires, and Z107.7. Chanda-Lyn Fraschetti has the details… Silverados are tonight’s entertainment that will bring a spiced up version of country music

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OPENING NIGHT GALA FOR THEATRE 29’S “SPAMALOT”

The opening night gala for Theatre 29’s next production, “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” directed by Kathryn Ferguson, is sponsored by Reach Out Morongo Basin. Not only will the evening feature the hilarious Broadway smash musical that is lovingly ripped off from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” but it will include

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YUCCA VALLEY OKTOBERFEST TICKETS

Staying ahead of the pack, Yucca Valley brings October to the area in September. Managing Editor Tami Roleff lists Oktoberfest events… Time to dig out the lederhosen and dirndls. Oktoberfest is returning to Yucca Valley. The day-long event will feature live music, dancing, food, and contests, including a contest for

…View Full Story…

AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR GROVES CABIN THEATRE

Groves Cabin, the intimate theater in Morongo Valley, more than held its own in the Desert Theatre League nominations. Four productions at Groves have 24 nominations among them. “Georgia O’Keeffe” is up for drama awards for Director , Original Writing, and Props and Special Effects for Dolores Becker-Trost, Lead Actor

…View Full Story…

PIONEER PASS GOLF CHALLENGE

It’s one of the most unique golf tournaments you’ll ever play. The Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge is seeking golfers, experts and duffers alike. It’s the golf experience you won’t forget: golf down the mountain from Big Bear to Pioneertown. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the Yucca Valley Rotary Club is accepting

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food for Life is a non-profit ministry feeding the hungry in Twentynine Palms. The meals are served at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall from 3 to 5 p.m. each Saturday. Tomorrow, volunteers from Reach Out Morongo Basin will serve up a special casserole.

LANDERS ELEMENTARY CAR WASH SATURDAY WILL RAISE FUNDS FOR SCIENCE CAMP

Landers Elementary School is getting a head start on its fundraising by hosting a car wash on Saturday. The car wash will be from 10 to 2 at Ultimate Motors in Yucca Valley. Money raised from the fund-raiser will go toward the upcoming sixth graders’ Science Camp. Be sure to

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