SPONSORSHIPS SOUGHT FOR YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY FIREWORKS SHOW

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley is already planning this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says sponsorships for the event are being offered…

For more than 27 years, the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley has produced the free Fourth of July community fair and celebration, but

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FINAL PHASE ON DUMOSA TRAFFIC LIGHT STARTS TOMORROW

The final phase of construction on the traffic signal at Dumosa Avenue and Highway 62 in Yucca Valley is expected to start tomorrow, Tuesday, May 5. Still waiting to be completed are the installation of the signal light poles, electrical wiring, and final street striping. It’s unknown when the signal

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HI-DESERT ROCKHOUNDS MEET WEDNESDAY

Learn about rocks, minerals, and gems with the Hi-Desert Rockhounds. The rockhounds will hold their last meeting of the year before the summer break on Wednesday, May 6. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph of Arimathea Church, 56312 Onaga Trail, in Yucca Valley.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

It was a tough Big Bear offense Friday afternoon that took down the Yucca Valley High School Trojan’s baseball team. Coach Brian Schoenborn said the Bears scored three runs in the first inning and never looked back. The Trojans managed four runs in the fifth, with singles by freshman Desmond

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WOMAN STARTS FURNITURE ON FIRE, BURNS YUCCA VALLEY HOME

Arson is the cause of a fire in a Yucca Valley home early this morning. According to County Fire Captain Donnie Viloria, firefighters from Yucca Valley, Yucca Mesa, Joshua Tree, and CalFire received multiple calls of a house fire in the 7500 block of Cherokee Trail just after 2 a.m.

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STREET BRAWL IN YUCCA VALLEY

Sheriff’s deputies were called to a street brawl in Yucca Valley Thursday evening. Shortly before 7 p.m., two groups of people in the 6400 block of Goleta Avenue began arguing. According to a Sheriff’s report, witnesses said one woman had a gun and was chasing people. Some people thought a

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MAYES BILL WOULD CUT SOME STATE FIRE FEES

State Assemblyman Chad Mayes of Yucca Valley has introduced legislation that may take some of the bite from the controversial State Fire Prevention Fee. Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains… California’s $150-per-dwelling Fire Prevention Fee, or SRA Fee, has been vigorously opposed by affected property owners since 2011 when it went into

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STUDENTS AND GRADUATES INVITED TO GRUBSTAKE DAY PARADE

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce is inviting students and graduates to march in this year’s Grubstake Day Parade. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign-up… Our community’s annual Grubstakes Day is fast approaching and this year’s theme for the parade is “Patriotic Parade – Celebrating the Past, Present

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YUCCA VALLEY MAYOR HOLDING OFFICE HOURS MONDAYS

Yucca Valley Mayor George Huntington holds “office hours” at the Town Hall every Monday from 4 to 5 p.m. This is an opportunity for residents to meet with the mayor to discuss concerns, ideas for the community, or to learn more about the activities going on in the town. Meetings

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INITIATIVE PETITION STARTED FOR HALF-PERCENT SALES TAX FOR YUCCA VALLEY SEWER SYSTEM

A committee of Yucca Valley residents has started an initiative petition for a half-percent sales tax that would be used to reduce the costs associated with the proposed sewer project. The initiative proponents-Lori Herbel, Sabrina Peukert, and Nancy Haynych-say that the half-percent sales tax would generate $80 million over 30

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CHILD DEVELOPMENT EVENT IN YUCCA VALLEY SATURDAY

A special event in Yucca Valley this Saturday will celebrate child development. Reporter Taylor Thacker has the invitation for parents of kids up to 5 years old….. The Family Service Association will host a spring event on Saturday, May 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., to promote and celebrate

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THIRD ANNUAL EXTRAVAGANZA AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL SATURDAY

Make plans to support the talented and hard-working students of Yucca Valley High School this Saturday. Reporter Diana Medley invites you to the third annual extravaganza… The Yucca Valley High School will present its Third Annual Extravaganza, an event designed to showcase the talents of the visual and performing arts

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SENDS VICTIM TO THE HOSPITAL

A Yucca Valley man was arrested after his ex-girlfriend went to the hospital for injuries she sustained during an argument. According to a Sheriff’s report, Jason Crepeau, 34, went to his girlfriend’s home Monday morning. The woman told deputies that during an argument, Crepeau punched and kicked her, giving her

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YUCCA VALLEY FIRE KILLS DOG, CAT; ONE DOG RESCUED

A dog and a cat were killed, and one dog was rescued, in a fire in Yucca Valley Tuesday night. According to County Fire Captain Donnie Viloria, residents of a duplex in the 7100 block of Murray Lane smelled smoke about 9:45 p.m. and discovered a fire and heavy smoke

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STOLEN VEHICLE SET ON FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A stolen vehicle was found burned in the desert in Yucca Valley Tuesday evening. According to County Fire Captain Jay Dimoff, at 8:12 p.m., firefighters were called to a vegetation fire in the desert south of Golden Bee and Acoma. In the middle of the 100-foot-by-200-foot fire was a burned

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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS NEXT WEEK

The general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place on May 4, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Program for the afternoon will be a showing and discussion of members’

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL ROCK-OFF FRIDAY

Yucca Valley High School will host its annual Rock Off this Friday, May 1, at the Yucca Valley High School multipurpose room. The Rock off is a senior scholarship fundraiser that will showcase student acts and teacher acts lip-syncing and rocking out on stage to their favorite songs. The event

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MENTAL HEALTH WORKER STABBED IN THE NECK WITH A PEN AT YUCCA VALLEY WALK-IN

A Yucca Valley girl was arrested early Sunday morning after she stabbed a nurse at mental health walk-in clinic in Yucca Valley. The 17-year-old girl, whose name was not released by the Sheriff’s Department, told the deputy she went to the Crisis Walk-In Center in the 55400 block of Santa

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WE ANSWER FAQ’S ABOUT YUCCA VALLEY’S MEDICAL MARIJUANA INITIATIVE

Yucca Valley residents will be able to vote on a June 2 ballot measure that if passed, would change the town’s ordinance concerning medical marijuana dispensaries in the town limits. Managing editor Tami Roleff answers some frequently asked questions about Measure X…

Measure X would allow one dispensary for every

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YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION BUS TO VISIT HUELL HOWSER EXHIBIT

The late Huell Howser was a resident of Twentynine Palms and a good friend to our Morongo Basin Communities. The Town of Yucca Valley will be taking a bus to a new exhibit honoring him. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to be on that bus…

The Town of Yucca

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