YUCCA VALLEY MAN FOUND IN POSSESSION OF HEROIN AT WAL-MART

A Yucca Valley man was arrested at Wal-Mart Wednesday, suspected of being in possession of heroin. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley about 3 p.m., where they found Perry Belden, 24, in the parking lot outside the store. After a short foot pursuit,

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HEAT IS GOING UP, DON’T LEAVE DOGS IN HOT CARS

The weather is heating up as summer approaches; temperatures are expected to be in the 100s this weekend. Managing editor Tami Roleff has this urgent reminder about leaving dogs in a hot car…

On a hot day, temperatures inside of a vehicle can quickly rise to dangerous levels. The temperature

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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW AT WAL-MART

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, May 30, 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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YUCCA MESA SWAP MEET TOMORROW

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold a mini outdoor swap meet and bake sale Saturday, May 30, from 8 to 1. Vendors may start setting up at 7 a.m. Vendor spaces are $20. The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association is located at 3133 Balsa Avenue, just north of Aberdeen Drive.

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CACTUS SEWABLES MEET MONDAY

The general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place on June 1, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Hwy. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Program for the afternoon will be a fun

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FREE GOSPEL CONCERT TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

A free gospel concert will be held Saturday, May 30, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Yucca Valley. The concert begins at 6 p.m. and will feature local talent as well as Pastor Curtis Wright, who plays the banjo, violin, mandolin, harmonica, guitar, and Indian flute. Wright has performed

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN HELD AFTER GIVING FALSE NAME TO SHERIFF’S DEPUTY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday morning after he gave a false name to a Sheriff’s deputy. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a man, identified as Ryan Knutson, 26, near Papago Trail and Church Street about 10:15 a.m., who was determined to be under the influence

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ONE ARREST AFTER YUCCA VALLEY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Monday, accused of hitting his girlfriend in the head. According to a Sheriff’s report, Edy Morales, 28, was arguing with his girlfriend in the 57000 block of Campanula Street in Yucca Valley about 8 a.m. Monday morning. The woman told deputies Morales hit her

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YUCCA VALLEY OFFERING SPAY/NEUTER VOUCHERS

The Town of Yucca Valley is now offering vouchers to get your pets spayed and neutered. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to apply…

The Town of Yucca Valley continues to offer its voucher program for spaying and neutering dogs and cats. There are no income restrictions for the

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GRUBSTAKE DAYS PARADE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

More than 75 entries took part in the 65th annual Grubstake Day parade, held on the highway in Yucca Valley Saturday. The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the parade entries. First place in dance was the California Youth Spirit Corps All Stars. The Youth category

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REGIONAL COUNCIL ON AGING MEETS TOMORROW

The Regional Council on Aging will have its next meeting on Thursday, May 28, at 1 p.m. in the Yucca Valley Nutrition Center. Questions answered, solutions found for “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.” The speakers are Cindy Lopez, Helping Hand Kinship Support Services and Damian Wright, Supervisor of Children/Family Services. Everyone is

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LA CONTENTA MIDDLE SCHOOL LION SHOWCASE TOMORROW

Check out the diverse talents of students at the Third Annual La Contenta Lion Showcase on Thursday, May 28. Watch students perform on stage and enjoy displayed student work all on the same night. Admission is free, and doors open at 5 p.m. in the multi-purpose room. Refreshments will be

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL RENAISSANCE ACADEMIC AWARDS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley High School’s Annual Renaissance Academic Awards Night will be held tonight, Wednesday, May 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the Yucca Valley High School Trojan Gymnasium. The Jazz Band, under the direction of Bill Barrett, will perform at 6:00 p.m. The award program will begin promptly at 6:30

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF STRONG AM ROBBERY

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Sunday evening, accused of strong arm robbery after a dispute at a storage locker facility. According to a Sheriff’s report, Suzanna Schroeder, 37, went to a storage facility in the 7300 block of Hopi Trail in Yucca Valley shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday, and

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WE REVIEW “LEGALLY BLONDE” PLAYING AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Yucca Valley High School opens “Legally Blonde, the Musical” tonight in the high school’s lecture hall. The award-winning musical is based on the beloved movie “Legally Blonde.” Reporter Rebecca Havely attended a dress rehearsal and offers this review… Elle Woods is dumped by boyfriend Warner, played by Aaron Ahmadi who

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FREE SHOWING OF VEGETARIAN DOCUMENTARY TONIGHT

The Seventh-Day Adventist Church will host a free showing of the film “Plan-eat” tonight, starting at 6 p.m., along with a free vegetarian meal. The documentary explores food choices that can protect the environment and make the planet sustainable, while celebrating the joys of food. The Seventh-Day Adventist Church is

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65TH ANNUAL GRUBSTAKE DAY PARADE TOMORROW MORNING

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce 65th Annual Grubstake Days parade will take place on Saturday, May 23, of Memorial Day Weekend,. The grand marshal for this year’s parade is the United States Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. This year’s theme is “Patriotic Parade: Celebrating the Past, Present and

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YUCCA VALLEY TRIPLE MURDER TO BE FEATURED ON TV SHOW

A Yucca Valley triple homicide will be featured Sunday on a television show about couples who murder. In January 2004, Jimmy Dale Kelly and Kimberly Michaud went to a home on Joshua View Drive in Yucca Valley to rob Patty Crevoisier, 44, and ended up murdering her and two men—William

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“BILOXI BLUES” AT ST. JOSEPH’S THIS WEEKEND

The St. Joseph’s Players of Yucca Valley opened “Biloxi Blues” last Friday night with a gala fundraiser benefiting two charities: The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, and the Gladys Carol Scholarship Program. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares the fundraiser’s success… The “Biloxi Blues” audience arrived last Friday night and enjoyed

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight at 55946 Yucca Trail. Brent Lively will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. Lines will be cued from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. and between tips. For further information contact

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