YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PREFERS MUNICIPAL USE FOR PFF BUILDING

With not even a dozen residents in attendance, the Yucca Valley Town Council discussed options of how to use the abandoned PFF Bank building that was purchased for $1.6 million by the town’s redevelopment agency in 2009. Due to the state’s forced dissolution of the town’s redevelopment agency in 2011,

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TO DISCUSS FORMER PFF BUILDING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight. Among items of interest is a discussion of the future plans for the eyesore former PFF building which has been sitting empty in the busiest intersection of the town since the Town bought it for $1.3 million in October of 2009. In April

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CONGRESSMAN PAUL COOK UPDATES YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL

Former mayor, California Assemblyman, and now Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley addressed the Yucca Valley Town Council at its Tuesday night meeting. Managing editor Tami Roleff says some of the issues he addressed during his 20-minutes talk were bills that outlawed privately owned drones in fire zones, increased penalties

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SHERIFF'S CAPTAIN TALKS ABOUT “PROBLEM-ORIENTED POLICING”

When Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Joling addressed the Yucca Valley Town Council Tuesday night, he discussed a recent problem-oriented policing project that resulted in several arrests. Problem-oriented policing focuses on “quality of life” issues, such as drug possession and panhandling, that adversely affect people who live, work, and visit in Yucca

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT

The Yucca Valley Town Council dealt with routine business during its regular meeting last night. Then, following the open session, the council went into closed session for a performance evaluation of Town Manager Curtis Yakimow. A report released after the meeting states that Yakimow received a positive performance evaluation for

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TO HEAR FROM CONGRESSMAN COOK TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight. Congressman Cook, risk sharing and Public safety will be heard from and about tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look…

Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley will give a presentation at the Yucca Valley Town Council meeting tonight. After a routine

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY SETTLES DEVELOPERS LAWSUIT

More than a year and a half after a lawsuit was filed by a development company against the town of Yucca Valley, the town council agreed to a settlement in a closed session meeting Tuesday night. After Mirage Front Properties bought a parcel subdivided into 17 home lots, the town

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A WIN AND A LOSS FOR LOCAL BUSINESS AT LAST NIGHT’S YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Local businesses found out you win some and you lose some at last night’s Yucca Valley Town Council meeting. Managing editor Tami Roleff was at that meeting and files this report…

It was a win and a loss for two local area businesses, when the Yucca Valley Town Council awarded

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT WITH A FULL AGENDA

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says full agenda includes a public hearing for infrastructure assessments, hiring a traffic analyst, and fast tracking residential solar… After being off for a month, the Yucca Valley Town Council has a busy agenda for its

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL CALLED OUT ON MASS GRADING SUBDIVISION

Even though the project was approved some years ago, the recent mass grading for a new Yucca Valley subdivision is causing a lot of controversy. Strong public reaction led to what amounts to a public shaming of the Yucca Valley Town Council at their Tuesday meeting. Managing Editor Tami Roleff

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES ARTISTS EXCEPTION TO HOME PERMIT REQUIREMENT

The Yucca Valley Town Council met in regular session last night. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the meeting had hellos, farewells, and a break for local artists…

The Yucca Valley Town Council opened its meeting last night welcoming new Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Joling, and closed it by saying farewell to

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL CONSIDERS LETTING ARTISTS WORK FROM HOME WITHOUT PERMITS

The Yucca Valley Town Council will consider allowing artists to work in their homes without a home occupations permit tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks tonight’s council agenda…

Among the items on the consent agenda of tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, council members will be asked to

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY SETTLES CHILD MOLESTER’S LAWSUIT

The Yucca Valley Town Council voted in closed session Tuesday night to settle a case with a convicted child molester in exchange for his dismissal of a lawsuit against the town. Frank Lindsay, 62, of San Luis Obispo, has sued at least 19 municipalities in California, ranging from Stockton to

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS BIKE PATH VISION

The Morongo Basin is connected by Highway 62, but one local resident is hoping that a bike path may one day connect the communities from Morongo Valley to Twentynine Palms and Joshua Tree National Park. Managing editor Tami Roleff said last night, Yucca Valley Town Council members heard about a

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS, LOOKS AT NUISANCE PROPERTIES

The Yucca Valley Town Council will formally certify the election results for Measure X, hold a hearing on public nuisance properties in the town, and more, at its meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the order of the agenda…

Among the items the Yucca Valley Town Council will consider

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS, CHANNEL 10 EYED FOR TAKEOVER

The Yucca Valley Town Council meeting began last night with a presentation on the Marine base’s economic effects on the Morongo Basin and recognition of Diane Olsen and Al Arrowood as the full- and part-time employees of the year. Also recognized were Sheriff’s Captain Dale Mondary—who will be leaving next

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT, WE CHECK THE AGENDA

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks a full Council agenda…

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in a regular meeting at 6:00 tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the council will hear a presentation about projects on the Marine

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS, FAULTY SALES TAX INITIATIVE WITHDRAWN

Yucca Valley town staff and council members stressed at Tuesday’s meeting that the proposed citizen’s initiative for a half-cent sales tax for the sewer project is premature and needs major revisions. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains… The sales tax initiative proposes to lower the cost of the sewer assessments for

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS, 107-HOME SUBDIVISION ON THE AGENDA

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Approval of a housing project, volunteers and a proposed half-cent sales tax are all on the agenda. Managing Editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… At its meeting tonight, the Yucca Valley Town Council will be asked to approve permits

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HIRES FIRM TO ASSESS PFF BUILDING; REVISES SEX OFFENDER ORDINANCE

The Yucca Valley Town Council agreed at its meeting last night to hire an architectural firm—at a cost not to exceed $60,600—to perform a property assessment on the old PFF Bank building at the intersection of the highway and Joshua Lane. The firm will come up with different ideas of

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