TWO YUCCA VALLEY RESIDENTS FACE CHILD ABUSE CHARGES

Two Yucca Valley residents were arrested Tuesday and are facing possible child endangerment charges. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a home in the 7800 block of Valley Vista Avenue about 2 p.m. for a report of a man and woman fighting. During a parole compliance check

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MISS YUCCA VALLEY PAGEANT APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

The Yucca Valley Rotary Club has applications available now for the annual Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant. Reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details… The annual Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant is seeking applicants. The pageant will be held on February 6, 2016. Any Yucca Valley area high school junior

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Friday, August 28, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow

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FULL MOON 5K RUN IN YUCCA VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT

Under a magnificent night sky, the Full Moon 5k Run is tomorrow night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz laces up his running shoes… Runners of all ages, Yucca Valley’s 12th annual Full Moon 5K Run is this Friday, August 28, at 7:00 p.m. at Machris Park on Santa Barbara Drive in Yucca

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HEARING SET FOR DOGS WHO KILLED NEIGHBORS PUPPY

A public hearing will be held in Yucca Valley Tuesday, September 1, to determine if three boxers should be declared potentially dangerous dogs. On Friday, August 21, three boxers owned by Keith and Michelle Squires got into the back yard of Jacqueline Ratliff of the 57400 block of St. Mary’s

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MORE LOCAL BUSINESSES SUED FOR ADA NON-COMPLIANCE

At least five more businesses, most in Yucca Valley, have been sued by a man who claims they are not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. Some of the violations include not having proper handicap-accessible parking spaces, lack of signage for the parking spaces, and faded paint

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WARREN VALLEY BASIN WATERMASTER BOARD TO MEET TODAY

The Warren Valley Basin Watermaster board of directors will meet today. The board will approve a budget for 2015-2016, and will hear the annual report. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the board room of the Hi-Desert Water District at Inca Trail and the Highway in Yucca

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UNEVEN PAVEMENT BLAMED FOR ROLL-OVER CRASH IN YUCCA VALLEY

A rollover crash on Old Woman Springs Road Monday afternoon is being blamed on uneven pavement. Just about noon, a woman was driving on Old Woman Springs Road just south of Sunset Drive when she said the wheels of her car got caught on the lip of the pavement on

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YUCCA VALLEY ANIMAL CONTROL INVESTIGATING PUPPY KILLED BY NEIGHBORS DOGS

A Yucca Valley animal control officer is investigating a case in which three dogs dug under a fence and killed a puppy inside the yard. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 8 a.m. Friday morning, three boxers dug under a 6-foot chain-link fence into the yard of a home in

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COUNTERFEIT BILLS REPORTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of counterfeit bills in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, a man walked into the 7-11 store at Kickapoo Trail and the highway about 3 p.m. Saturday and bought a soda and a bag of chips with a $50 bill. The clerk

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FIREFIGHTERS HOST A YUCCA VALLEY BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, August 26, at the Yucca Valley Community Center from 8 to 1 p.m. The blood drive is hosted by the San Bernardino County firefighters. Donors will receive incentives. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB LAS PALMAS FUND-RAISER TONIGHT

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert will be hosting a fundraiser at Las Palmas Restaurant today, Tuesday, August 25, from 4 to 9 p.m. Bring your children in for some great Mexican food—the more the merrier. All you have to do is come and eat. A portion of

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OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION THIS WEEK

Old Woman Springs Road, also known as State Route 247, will be under construction all this week through Friday morning. The highway will have lane closures between El Cortez Road and Handley Road between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. each night. Motorists are urged to use caution in the area

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YUCCA VALLEY HOMEOWNER ALMOST THE VICTIM OF A RENTAL SCAM

A homeowner was almost the victim of a rental scam. She had listed the home in Yucca Valley for sale, and saw that her home was also being listed online as a home for rent. Managing editor Tami Roleff offers the following tips to help you avoid being the victim

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FOUR CITED FOR BUYING ALCOHOL FOR MINORS

Four people were cited in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms Friday, accused of purchasing alcohol for minors, and three others were arrested or cited on other charges. During a shoulder-tap sting operation, minors—under the supervision of Sheriff’s deputies—visited several liquor and convenience stores and asked strangers to buy alcohol or

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SCHOOL STARTS MONDAY, TIPS ON GETTING THERE SAFELY

Schools in the Morongo Unified School District open Monday after a long summer vacation. Whether you are walking to school or taking the bus, Z107.7 News wants you to get there safely. Reporters Mike Lipsitz and Rebecca Havely have some safety tips. We start with Mike Lipsitz on school bus

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SAVE OCTOBER 10TH FOR THE YUCCA VALLEY OKTOBERFEST

Mark your calendars and save the date for the third annual Oktoberfest and fall festival in Yucca Valley. Set for Saturday, October 10, the festival will feature a the American Bavarian Brass Band out of Beaumont, who will play polkas, marches, waltzes, schottisches, and Rheinlanders. Master of ceremonies and bergermeister

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YUCCA VALLEY MAYOR HOLDING MONDAY OFFICE HOURS

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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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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