ONE ARRESTED AFTER THREATS AT BLACK ROCK HIGH SCHOOL

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday after he threatened to shoot up a school and threatened teachers. According to a Sheriff’s press release, deputies were notified about noon Wednesday that Matthew Ross, 18, a student at Black Rock High School, located in the 59200 block of Sunnyslope Drive in

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“BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” OPENS IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

“Brighton Beach Memoirs,” the second in a three-play series by Neil Simon, opens Friday at St. Joseph of Arimathea Church in Yucca Valley. After opening night, the show will run 7 p.m. Saturdays on October 11 and 18, and November 1. Matinee performances at 2:00 p.m. will be on Saturday,

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MARINES HELP DESERT CHRIST PARK, HELP SOUGHT FOR SATURDAY

Marines from the Twentynine Palms Combat Center spent Saturday, October 4, working at Desert Christ Park in Yucca Valley painting the fence and performing other chores to help spruce up the park. More volunteers are needed this Saturday, October 11, to finish the clean-up projects. If you would like to

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TWO JUVENILES ARRETED WITH STOLEN GO-CART

Two juveniles were arrested Saturday after they were found with a stolen go-cart in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy performed a vehicle check on a go-cart being driven on Cherokee Trail at 29 Palms Highway about 2:40 a.m. Saturday morning. The 13-year-old juvenile driving the go-cart

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENT PAVEMENT WORK STARTS TOMORROW

The highway improvement project in Yucca Valley is nearing completion. The sidewalks, curbs, gutters, handicap ramps, and raised medians have all been completed. On Thursday and Friday, October 9 and 10, pavement work will begin, starting with the westbound outside lane, then the eastbound outside lane, before moving to the

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YOUNG TEEN KILLED ON THE HIGHWAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

A young teenager was struck and killed by a car that ran a red light on the highway in Yucca Valley last night. Early information from the Sheriff’s Department is that Owen McNichols, 13, of Morongo Valley, was crossing the highway southbound in a marked crosswalk on a Razor scooter

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ONE HOSPITALIZED AFTER HOUSE FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY LAST NIGHT

A resident was hospitalized with smoke inhalation following a fire in Yucca Valley last night. Fire officials say that about 11:30, a neighbor called to report smoke and flames coming from the rear of a home in the 8500 block of San Vincente. Yucca Valley fire fighters, along with fire

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight in regular session. Managing editor Tami Roleff says Black Rock Canyon Road and the medical marijuana initiative will be discussed… The Yucca Valley Town Council will hold a fairly routine meeting tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the council will hear a

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RUN FOR LIFE TO SPONSOR “BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” OPENING FRIDAY

Relay for Life of Morongo Basin will host the opening night gala of Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” by the St. Joseph’s Players on Friday, October 10. The play will be performed at St. Joseph of Arimathea Church on the corner of Church Street and Onaga Trail in Yucca Valley.

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SPECIAL LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Learn about an early “Indiana Jones” at a special lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tomorrow evening. Reporter Caitlin Logan has details. Morongo Basin Historical Society presents “The Life and Times of Archaeologist Mark Harrington – an early Indiana Jones”. John Hale, Ph.D. from the Marine Air

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SIGN UP TODAY FOR A PHOTO PRESERVATION WORKSHOP OCTOBER 29

The deadline is today to sign up for a photo preservation workshop October 29. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents a photograph preservation workshop on Wednesday, October 29, at 10:00 a.m. until noon. Learn how to preserve your treasured family photographs. Museum Registrar Vanessa Cantu will

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A STRANGE CASE OF MUSICAL STOLEN CARS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Sheriff’s investigators are scratching their heads over a strange case of musical stolen cars in Yucca Valley Wednesday. From what deputies have been able to piece together, the thief tried to steal a black 1993 Honda Civic from the parking lot in the Dollar Tree store in the 58600 block

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATES FORUM: PART 3 OF 3

All nine candidates for the Yucca Valley Town Council took part in a forum Tuesday night, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Candidates answered a variety of questions, ranging from their views on medical marijuana dispensaries in the town, and on development impact fees; the wastewater treatment project; and a

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SUSPECTED BURGLAR AND GANG MEMBER ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY TUESDAY NIGHT

A suspected burglar and gang member was arrested late Tuesday night after witnesses spotted him trying to break into a truck. According to a Sheriff’s report, a man was in the back yard of his condo in the 56200 block of Buena Vista in Yucca Valley about 9:10 p.m. Tuesday

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATES, PART 2 OF 3

All nine candidates for the Yucca Valley Town Council took part in a forum Tuesday night, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Candidates answered a variety of questions, ranging from their views on medical marijuana dispensaries in the town, and on development impact fees; the wastewater treatment project; and

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Friday, October 3, at Vons in Yucca Valley from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening and a mini physical with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to

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YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY BOOKSALE TODAY THROUGH MONDAY

The Friends of the Yucca Valley Library will have a book sale this weekend. The preview starts Thursday, October 2, and will run through Monday, October 6. All books are priced for a quarter to a dollar each. Fill a bag with books on Saturday for only $5.

CHURCH FAMILY OUTING PLANNED FOR SUNDAY

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will sponsor a family outing Sunday, October 5, to Los Rios Rancho, a historic apple farm in Oak Glen. Meet at the church at 11:30 to carpool, or meet at the site at 12:45 if you drive yourself. Bring a lunch from home or enjoy barbecue

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATES, PART 1 OF 3

All nine candidates for the Yucca Valley Town Council took part in a forum last night, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. During the two-hour event, the candidates were asked a variety of questions, such as how they would they would promote the town to businesses; what experience they had

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN CANDIDATES’ FORUM TONIGHT

The nine candidates for Yucca Valley Town Council will have a chance to be seen and heard tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff has details on tonight’s candidates’ forum… The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates’ forum for the nine residents who are running for the Yucca Valley

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