YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT WITH INJURIES

YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT WITH INJURIES A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Monday evening, accused of assaulting a man. About 9 p.m., deputies were called to a business in the 55700 block of Highway 62 where they learned that Michelle Agobian, 48, had thrown a man to the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUNCIL HEARS “STATE OF CITY” FROM OUTGOING MAYOR KLINK

The Twentynine Palms City Council met in regular session last night. Reporter David Haldane said a state of the city address was followed by an expected reorganization… Twentynine Palms Mayor Joel Klink ended his term Tuesday night with a shaky rendition of “I Wish You a Merry Christmas” and a

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YUCCA VALLEY LIGHT PARADE THIS SATURDAY

The 18th annual Yucca Valley light parade is more than just lights. Santa Claus and his helper, Miss Becky the Puppet Lady, will be at the Hi-Desert Water District following the parade. Children can visit with Santa and watch a puppet show. Assignment Reporter Ashton Henry has more… The 18th

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COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will begin their monthly meeting with a closed session at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in which they will negotiate with the California School Employees Association. The regular meeting begins at 3 p.m. After the board re-organizes, it will hear reports from administration, faculty, and

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight, (Wednesday, December 9), are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, California Special Districts Association Survey, notice to airman authorization. The board will go into closed session to discuss a real estate

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WONDER VALLEY FIRE TAX MEETING THIS SATURDAY

The community of Wonder Valley east of Twentynine Palms is part of San Bernardino County fire protection services, but tax revenues received are not nearly enough to cover the costs associated with either a two- or three-person fire crew at the Wonder Valley fire station. A county division chief will

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HI-DESERT CHORUS IN CONCERT THIS SATURDAY

The Hi Desert Chorus will perform its’ annual “Sounds of the Season” concert this Saturday December 12th and Sunday December 13th. Featured songs will include: A Jolly Holly Christmas; Christmas Polka; For to Us A Child is Born; Grandma’s Killer Fruitcake; Let’s Hear It for Mrs. Claus; May the Season

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YUCCA VALLEY SOROPTIMIST COLLECTING FOR GIFT BASKETS

For the last four years, the Soroptimist Club of Yucca Valley has been giving gift baskets at Christmas to residents of the Continuing Care Center in Joshua Tree. The club is soliciting donations of the following new items: pajamas and night gowns, fleece blankets, non-skid socks, windbreakers, sugar-free candy, and

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METEOR PRESENTATION AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TONIGHT

A fascinating look at meteors is being offered tonight at the Hi-Desert Nature museum in Yucca valley. Reporter David Knutson has your invitation……. Have you ever wondered about a meteor hitting Earth’s surface? Author Dr. Stephenie Slahor will present “Meteors” as part of the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday

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FINANCIAL AID NIGHT TONIGHT AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Yucca Valley High School will be hosting Brian Heinemann for Financial Aid Night this Wednesday, December 9 from 6-8 p.m. at the Yucca Valley High School Library.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms boys basketball team began their season with a 70-56 win over Southwest High School in El Centro as their first opponent in the Imperial Tiger Classic tournament Monday night. Coach Kevin Cole said D’Shaun Barrett led scorers with 24 points, followed by Abraham Bell with 14. Seniors

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LOCAL DEPUTY SAVES A JAIL INMATE ATTEMPTING SUICIDE

A Morongo Basin Sheriff’s deputy saved a Twentynine Palms man who attempted suicide in the Morongo Basin Jail November 30. According to a Sheriff’s press release, deputies made a traffic stop about 1:15 p.m. November 30 near Split Rock Avenue and Joshua Drive in Twentynine Palms. Inside the car was

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PALM TREE BLAZE COULD BE SEEN FOR MILES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MONDAY NIGHT

Flames from a Twentynine Palms tree fire could be seen from miles away Monday night. Fire Captain Matt Helmkamp said a couple of palm trees in the Blue Skies Mobile Home Park on Didsbury Drive caught on fire about 7:40 p.m. The fire started in the top of the trees,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY, WATER BOARD, REACH AGREEMENT ON FIRE DEPARTMENT

The Twentynine Palms City Council and Water District Board met in a joint session last night. Reporter David Haldane says it looks like they came to an agreement on how to meet the requirements to transfer the Fire Department to the County… Finally! That was the majority sentiment at Monday

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PICK-UP DRIVER WHO HIT WHEELCHAIR SOUGHT FOR HIT AND RUN

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of hit and run involving a wheelchair and a pick-up truck. According to a Sheriff’s report, a disabled Yucca Valley man was riding his motorized wheelchair eastbound on Sunnyslope Drive near Hilton Road when he was struck from behind by a white truck

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WALKER STOLEN FROM DISABLED ELDERLY WOMAN AT WAL-MART

A disabled and elderly woman had her walker stolen while she shopped at Walmart Friday. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman had just had open heart surgery and uses a wheeled walker to help with getting around. On Friday, she left the walker at the entrance with the store

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ARSON SUSPECTED IN MORONGO VALLEY CAR FIRE

Arson is suspected in a car fire in Morongo Valley early Saturday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor in the 4900 block of Visnaga Avenue was awakened about 1 a.m. when he heard a loud explosion outside his home. When he looked outside, he saw a vehicle on

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL VOTES TO SUPPORT BOTH COMPETING DESERT PROTECTION BILLS

More than 30 people sent letters and spoke before a special meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council Monday night about desert conservation bills sponsored by Senator Dianne Feinstein and Congressman Paul Cook. The council met to consider approving a resolution to support one or the other or both bills,

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REACH-OUT AWARDED AN MBTA GRANT

Reach Out Morongo Basin received a $20,000 transportation assistance grant Friday from Morongo Basin Transit Authority. This is the fourth year that Reach Out has received this grant from MBTA. The grant is available to local government agencies and non-profits to help with unmet transportation needs or to access or

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO NAME NEW MAYOR TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the selection of a new mayor is the prime action on the agenda… The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight to select its new mayor and mayor pro tem for the coming year. According to tradition, Council members ascend

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