YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR DRUG SALES, WARRANT

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday afternoon, accused of selling drugs, and on a DUI warrant. According to a Sheriff’s warrant, deputies went to a home in the 7400 block of Church Street about 1:30 to arrest Michael Bagshaw, 55, who has a $100,000 warrant for his arrest for

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ST. JOSEPH PLAYERS FUND-RAISING BARBECUE SATURDAY

Yucca Valley’s St. Joseph’s players, now in rehearsal for “Brighton Beach Memoirs” will serve up some good food as a fund-raiser Saturday. Reporter Cassie Zimarik gets out the napkins… On Saturday, September 13, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. the cast of “Brighton Beach Memoirs” will serve a BBQ Dinner to

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APPLICATIONS STILL AVAILABLE FOR YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR HOUSING

The organization behind the new low-income senior housing is still taking applications for apartments in the Dumosa Senior Village in Yucca Valley. The very-low rent apartments have already been leased; the apartments that are still available rent for between $567 and $629 monthly, depending on the applicant’s income. Interested seniors

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YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CLUB MEETS FRIDAY

The Yucca Valley Senior Club will resume their monthly meetings this Friday, September 12, at 10 a.m. at the Yucca Valley Senior Center located at the Community Center. All seniors and those interested in helping seniors are welcome.

YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL POTATO BAR MONDAY

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ volleyball team will hold a potato bar dinner Monday, September 15, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. An auction will be held for a variety of decadent desserts. The potato dinner and auction will be held in the high school gym, at 7600 Sage Avenue

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD CRUELTY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday afternoon, accused of punching his daughter. According to a Sheriff’s report, two girls, 10-year-old and 15-year-old sisters, were fighting at a home in the 58800 block of Barron Avenue about 3:30 yesterday. After the 15-year-old hit the 10-year-old, the report states that Russell

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YUCCA VALLEY LOOKS AT TOUGH RULES FOR ADULT ORIENTED BUSINESSES

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission discussed tightening the rules for operating and adult-oriented business in the Town last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was at that meeting and files this report… Technically, the Town of Yucca Valley doesn’t have any adult businesses, because under the Town’s code, an adult business

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting Wednesday, September 10, are correspondence from the Local Agency Formation Commission and an audit from the county treasurer/tax collector, and airport use and aircraft tie-down agreements. Under new business, the directors will discuss

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CUB SCOUT PACK 903 OF YUCCA VALLEY RECRUITING NIGHT SATURDAY

Cub Scout Pack 903 in Yucca Valley is holding their annual recruitment night this Saturday September 13, at the Yucca Valley Senior center. Cub Scouts is a non-profit organization whose goal is to guide boys from 1st through 5th grade into smart, thoughtful young teens and then ultimately into responsible

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BROWN BAG LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum continues its Brown Bag Lunch lecture series on Thursday, September 11, with a lecture on gold, presented by Dee Trent. Trent will talk about the deepest and oldest gold mines in California, as well as well as what types of rocks contain gold and silver, and

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL BACK-TO-SCHOOL-NIGHT TONIGHT

Yucca Valley High School has moved Back-to-School Night to tonight, Wednesday, September 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The activities will begin at 6:00 in the gymnasium, and classroom visitations will take place from 6:30 to 8:00. Please come and meet the teachers and staff and visit our new

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION TO DISCUSS ADULT BUSINESSES TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will look at the rules for adult-oriented businesses tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda…

At tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Planning Commission, the commissioners will discuss the Town’s ordinance regarding adult-oriented business, and provide direction to staff. The Commission will then hold

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM WEDNESDAY LECTURE ON PIONEER BILL KEYS

Pioneer William Keys will be the subject of the Wednesday Lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation…

Join Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture series on September 10 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. The topic

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OPEN HOUSE AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT, YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Back to School night will be held at both Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley High Schools this week.

For Twentynine Palms the event is tonight. Parents/guardians and students are asked to meet in the multi-purpose room at 6:00. After a short presentation they are invited to go to individual classrooms

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MANDATORY WATER CONSERVATION REGULATIONS NOW IN AFFECT

In July, the State Water Resources Control Board formally adopted emergency regulations as a result of one of the worst droughts in California history. These regulations went into effect on July 28, 2014, and will remain in effect for 270 days. All state water suppliers must enact their own emergency

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AGE WELL, DRIVE SMART CLASSES, OFFERRED BY THE CHP

If you are over 65 years old, the local CHP wants to help you brush up on your driving skills. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says attend the “Age Well, Drive Smart” classes offered in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms…

Morongo Basin area drivers age 65 and older are invited to attend

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GIRLS CLUB MEMBERS SOUGHT BY YUCCA VALLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Girls in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to join the girls’ club at the United Methodist Church in Yucca Valley. The club, Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior, or GEMS, meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday evenings. The kick-off party is Tuesday, September 9,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL HOLDS ON FOR FIRST SEASON WIN

The Yucca Valley High School Trojans fought hard against Rowland High School and improved on all aspects of game from two weeks ago, said Coach Andrew Amosa. The offense was led by Creston Cole with 20 carries for 120 yards and a touchdown. Tommy Gieger added 26 yards of rushing

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FOUR PEOPLE ARRESTED IN THREE UNRELATED CHILD ABUSE CASES

Four people were arrested in three unrelated child abuse cases yesterday. According to Sheriff reports, Allison Feldman, 25, of the 6500 block of Sierra Avenue in Joshua Tree, is accused of hitting her husband and child Wednesday night, causing minor injuries. Allison Feldman was arrested for investigation of cruelty to

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING TO KILL HIS BROTHER WITH A KNIFE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday evening after he threatened to kill his brother with a knife. According to the Sheriff’s department, Albert Runyon, 43, was trying to break into a home in the 55300 block of Santa Fe Trail about 6:45 p.m. yesterday. The brother told police that

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