YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL APPOINTS COMMISSION MEMBERS

The Yucca Valley Town Council appointed four members to the town’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Commission at its meeting last night. Council member Bob Leone appointed Eric Quander; appointed by Robert Lombardo was Ed Keesling. Merl Abel appointed Randy Eigner, and Rick Denison appointed Gregory Hill. All nominations were passed

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

After recognizing County Fire Division Chief Dave Benfield, who is retiring, and hearing an update from the town’s animal shelter, the Yucca Valley Town Council will get down to business at its meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff lists some of the items on its agenda…

Among the items on

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YUCCA VALLEY RESIDENTS TO VOTE ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA JUNE 2

The Yucca Valley Town Council said good-bye to County Fire Division Chief Dave Benfield at its meeting last night, and welcomed Division Chief John Chamberlin who will be taking his place. Benfield, who will be retiring March 20, has been division chief of the South Desert Region for about 1

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TO SET DATE FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA VOTE

The Yucca valley Town Council meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the council will set a date to vote on an ordinance legalizing medical marijuana negotiated after a successful citizen’s initiative effort forced their hand… After being introduced to new firefighters working for the town and hearing an update

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL ACCEPTS BREHM PARK, MARIJUANA INITIATIVE SET FOR MARCH 17TH

The Yucca Valley Town Council met in a busy regular session last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report… The Yucca Valley Town Council burned through a lot of business in short order during its regular meeting last night. Council members agreed the town was getting

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS, REPORT ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA CITIZENS’ INITIATIVE ON AGENDA

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the council will hear the impact report on the citizen’s initiative for medical marijuana dispensaries in the town… The Yucca Valley Town Council will begin its meeting tonight with a closed session at 5:30 at

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL EXTENDS TIME FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA NEGOTIATION

With a legal deadline approaching, the Yucca Valley Town Council got more time from the proponents who successfully petitioned for an ordinance allowing medical marijuana. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was at a special council meeting on the matter last night… As expected, the Yucca Valley Town Council approved an agreement

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL WANTS MORE TIME ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA ORDINANCE

The Yucca Valley Town Council will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. today. The sole item on the agenda is to approve an agreement with the proponents of the medical marijuana dispensary initiative. The agreement would buy more time for the council to continue its negotiations with the proponents

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PART 2: GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS ON TOWN CRIME RATES

The Yucca Valley Town Council heard good news and bad news on serious crime statistics at their meeting Tuesday night. Managing editor Tami Roleff files Part 2 of her two-part report… Sheriff’s Captain Dale Mondary gave his annual safety report to the Yucca Valley Town Council Tuesday night, noting that

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL ALLOTS GRANTS, GETS DUMOSA STOPLIGHT UPDATE

The Yucca Valley Town Council met last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and breaks her report into two parts. Today, Part 1: block grants and traffic lights…. With little discussion from the council, and no public comment during its meeting last night, the Yucca Valley Town Council unanimously

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARING ON CDBG GRANTS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says community development block grants will be on the docket… Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the Council will hold a public hearing to prioritize the town’s

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL DELAYS ACTION ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA INITIATIVE

Faced with the choice of acting immediately to adopt a citizen’s initiative to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the town, setting a date for a special election for the residents to vote on the issue, or delaying their decision for 30 days, the Yucca Valley Town Council voted for delay

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA INITIATIVE ON YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL AGENDA TONIGHT

After hearing presentations from the Chamber of Commerce and receiving an update on the homeless point-in-time count, the Yucca Valley Town Council will be asked to approve the consent agenda, which includes a bequest of $50,000 from the Charles C. May Trust to be used for the animal shelter; and

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YUCCA VALLEY MEDICAL MARIJUANA PETITION SIGNATURES VERIFIED

The San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters has determined that there are more than enough signatures on the petition to change a Yucca Valley ordinance to allow medical marijuana dispensaries within town limits. More than 2,000 people signed the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Authorization and Regulation Initiative, and the Registrar determined

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES PARK SIGNAGE

The Yucca Valley Town Council met in regular session last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says park signage dominated the meeting… A routine item on last night’s agenda of the Yucca Valley Town Council prompted the only real discussion of the meeting. The town’s Park and Recreation Commission had presented

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council looks fairly routine. The Council will hear a presentation from Hi-Desert Medical Center, presumably on its affiliations plans. Among the items on the consent agenda,

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL SWEARS IN MEMBERS, NAMES NEW MAYOR

The Yucca Valley Town Council met last night, swearing in council members, naming a mayor and mayor pro tem. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there, and files this report…

Robert Lombardo closed out his term as mayor of Yucca Valley by giving a State of the Town address, in which

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL SWEARS IN MEMBERS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in a relatively brief meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says swearing-in is the main order of the day… The Yucca Valley Town Council should have a short meeting tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the Council will recognize the employee of

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA PETITIONS DELIVERED TO YUCCA VALLEY TOWN HALL

Yucca Valley’s only medical marijuana dispensary was forced to shut down last December by a town ordinance that prohibited its operation in the town limits. Since then, residents have been trying to convince the Town Council to repeal its ban on dispensaries. Yesterday, representatives from the Alliance 4 Safe Access

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL DRAWS FIRE ON NATIVE PLANT REQUIREMENTS, ADULT BUSINESSES

During a marathon four-hour meeting last night, the Yucca Valley Town Council faced a packed house and residents who were passionate about changes to the development code concerning the native plant ordinance and changes to the code that affect adult-oriented businesses. Town staff repeatedly told the council the town did

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