TEMPERS FLARE, VOICES RAISED AT YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION

Voices were raised and tempers were flaring at last night’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Planning Commission. A few of the 30 residents present were angry that the commissioners held a public hearing, rather than a workshop as discussed at an earlier meeting on home occupation permits. About an hour

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT HOLDING NEIGHBORHOOD MEETINGS, TWO THIS WEEK

Hi-Desert Water District will host a series of neighborhood meetings about the proposed sewer project to collect community input and answer questions. Two meetings will be scheduled for each neighborhood in Yucca Valley. Meetings for the Old Town area will be held Thursday, May 15 at 2:30 and 5 p.m.

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FREE HI-DESERT CHORUS CONCERT IN YUCCA VALLEY THIS WEEKEND

The Hi-Desert Chorus, directed by Bill Barrett and accompanied by, local composer Clyde Grabski will perform its’ annual “Keep the Music Alive” concert. Featured songs will include “God Bless the USA,” “Always,” “All Things Bright and Beautiful,” “On My Own,” “Route 66,” Take Me Out To The Ball Game,” “It

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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, April 9, are correspondence from the Local Agency Formation Commission, airport use agreements, and transient parking fees and facilities. The meeting will start at 6:30 in the Mesquite Room of the Yucca

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HOME OCCUPATION PERMITS AT TONIGHT’S YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will focus on home occupations permits tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… At tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Planning Commission, the commissioners will hold a public hearing to discuss regulations for home occupations or home-based businesses. The Planning Commission will discuss a

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DRIVING CLASSES FOR SENIORS SCHEDULED

A special driving class for seniors is being offered by the CHP in 29 Palms. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up… Morongo Basin Area drivers age 65 and older are invited to attend one of the upcoming Age Well, Drive Smart classes offered by the California Highway

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A STABBING IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Saturday morning, accused of a stabbing another man with a knife. According to a Sheriff’s report, during an argument with the victim in the 6800 block of Center Lane in Joshua Tree, Fredick McElroy, 28, is alleged to have pulled a knife and cut

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TWO HELD AFTER ALLEGED GUN THREAT IN YUCCA VALLEY

Two Yucca Valley men were arrested Friday afternoon after another man said they threatened him with a gun. According to a Sheriff’s report, Mario Rabanales, 32, and Joey Arredondo, 21, went to a home in the 6400 block of Goleta Avenue in Yucca Valley shortly before 3:30 p.m. and confronted

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YUCCA VALLEY 4TH OF JULY VENDORS SOUGHT

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley is seeking vendors for its upcoming 4thof July community fair, on Friday, July 4, 2014 at the Brehm Youth Park from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Vendors can reserve a 10-by-10 foot booth space for only $25. Vendors must provide their own tables, chairs

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SPARSE TURNOUT FOR YUCCA VALLEY BUDGET WORKSHOP

Suppose the Town threw a budget party and no one showed up. That is almost what happened Saturday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was among the very few who did show up, and files this report……

Despite the lure of donuts and snacks, only 10 residents showed up Saturday for a

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SCAT, TRACKS AND ANIMAL FACTS AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM WEDNESDAY

The Morongo Basin Historical Society has announced it has a new speaker for its Wednesday night lecture, May 14. Carolyn Mead is a docent and past Director of Environmental Education Development at the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve. Mead will discuss “Scat, Tracks, and Animal Facts,” 5:30 p.m. at the Hi-Desert

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL THEATER COMPANY TO OPEN “HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL” WEDNESDAY

The Yucca Valley High School Theater Company is ready to put on its spring production. Reporter Dan Stork says get in line for “High School Musical”…

This spring’s high school musical at Yucca Valley High is: “High School Musical,” the wildly popular Disney musical. Directed by Scott Phillips, with musical

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan baseball and softball teams will host the Big Bear Bears at home. First pitch is at 3:15 p.m.

 

The Twentynine Palms High School baseball and softball teams will host the Shadow Hill Knights of Indio at

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HOUSE FIRE IN LANDERS THURSDAY

Landers residents were surprised to see fire engines in their yard when they returned home after a short trip to town yesterday. According to County Fire Captain Trent Blanchard, fire fighters from Yucca Mesa, Yucca Valley, and Joshua Tree were called to a house fire in the 5200 block of

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BEHAVIORAL SERVICES FOR YOUNG ADULTS AVAILABLE

Help for those coping with behavioral problems is available locally. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you where to go for help… Therapeutic Behavioral Services is designed to provide help and support to children and young adults, up to age 21, who exhibit moderate to severe behavioral problems. Clients learn coping

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LOCAL LETTER CARRIERS COLLECTING FOOD

On Saturday, letter carriers across the Morongo Basin will be collecting food for families in need. Collect and bag non-perishable food items like canned meats, soups, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter, and rice. Place the bag of food by your mail box Saturday for your mail carrier to deliver

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WATER-THEMED ART SOUGHT AT HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT

All artists from the Morongo Basin are invited to submit an artwork for a water-themed show at the Hi-Desert Water District in Yucca Valley. Turn-in for entries is May 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Water District’s lobby. All art must reflect the theme of Water-Water, and must

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCING AT YUCCA VALLEY ELKS TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a Plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. Cliff Simpson will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:30. Bob Paull will be cueing Rounds from 7:00 to 7:30 and between tips. For further information contact Dennis at 760-366-8626.

TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY TO HOLD BUDGET WORKSHOPS

The Town of Yucca Valley is looking for input from their residents as they prepare their budgets for the next two years. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation…

The Town of Yucca Valley has released its proposed two-year budget covering fiscal years 2014-15 and 2015-16. The Town will hold

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LEARN ABOUT THE WEATHER SATURDAY AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Science Saturday program at Hi-Desert Nature Museum is getting more popular each week. Reporter Taylor Thacker says this Saturday learn about what caused our weather……

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum continues their popular education program, Science Saturdays, with exciting topics in May. On Saturday, May 10, the topic will be

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