YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TAKES ON BREHM PARK, MAYBE BLACK ROCK ROAD

The Yucca Valley Town Council officially took responsibility for the Brehm Youth Park last night, and may take on Black Rock Canyon Road. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there at a very busy meeting and files this report…

The Yucca Valley Town Council agreed at its meeting last night to

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MARINES, BLM, AND OFF-ROADERS TO MEET REGARDING JOHNSON VALLEY

Representatives from the Marine Corps and the Bureau of Land Management will host an informational meeting about the changes in land use in the Johnson Valley area at the Yucca Valley Community Center May 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. State agencies, off-highway vehicle interest groups, and environmental advocacy groups

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN DRIVES INTO BUSINESS MONDAY

A woman was arrested Monday afternoon after Sheriff deputies say she drove her car into a building in Yucca Valley. About 5 p.m., Heidi Kelly, 28, of Yucca Valley, is alleged to have driven her car from the parking lot of Crown Contracting, in the 7300 block of Hopi Trail,

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says rejected sidewalk bids, a charging station, and Brehm Park are all on the agenda…

Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, Council members will be asked to

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TONIGHT’S HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT CANCELED

There will be no regular meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District. Tonight’s meeting has been canceled.

HOUSE AND SHED IN YUCCA VALLEY DESTROYED BY FIRE

A house and shed were completely destroyed by a fire in Yucca Valley fire Saturday afternoon. When fire fighters from Yucca Mesa, Yucca Valley, and Cal Fire arrived at Aberdeen Drive at Melody Lane shortly before 1 p.m., heavy black smoke and flames were visible from the mobile home and

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION AT TWO LOCATIONS THIS WEEK

Two distributions of surplus Federal food take place this week. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin at two locations this week. They are:

Wednesday, May 7, from 3 p.m. to

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Swim Team faced Shadow Hills Wednesday. The girls won the meet and the League Title going undefeated for the year with a 107 to 60 score. Boys lost 64 to 106. Jacob Bell got CIF time for the 500-yard freestyle, Spencer Walton got CIF time

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT SPLITS SEWER CONSTRUCTION INTO FOUR PROJECTS FOR BIDDING

At last night’s special meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District’s Board of Directors, the directors agreed to split up the construction of the sewer project into four construction packages. By doing so, the directors believe more contractors, and possibly local sub-contractors, will be able to bid on the $25-million- to

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VENDORS SOUGHT FOR GRUBSTAKE DAYS COMMUNITY FAIR

Yucca Valley’s traditional Grubstake Days is coming up Saturday, May 24, at the Hi-Desert Boys and Girls Club and Brehm Youth Park grounds on Little League Drive in Yucca Valley. Vendors and non-profit groups who would like to have an outside booth offering games, food, fun, and information at the

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REACH OUT INVITES SUPPORTERS TO AN EVENING AT THE RUIN

Reach-Out Morongo Basin has scheduled a very unique experience to help with their valuable Neighbors Helping Neighbors program. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to attend, “An Evening at the Ruin”…

A dinner fundraiser to benefit Reach Out Morongo Basin, “An Evening at The Ruin,” will be held Saturday

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YUCCA MESA CELEBRATES CINCO DE MAYO TOMORROW

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Saturday, May 3. The event will be a celebration of Mexican food and drinks, live music by Roger Arnold and Bobby Furgo, and a piñata. The fiesta runs from 4 to 7, with the piñata at 5:30.

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HI-DESERT CHORUS CONCERT IS IN TWO WEEKS

The performance dates of May 4 and 5, listed for the Hi-Desert Chorus’s spring concert in the Yucca Valley Activity and Events Guide, are incorrect. The chorus will perform its “Keep the Music Alive” concert at the Yucca Valley Community Center in the Yucca Room Saturday, May 17 and Sunday,

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CACTUS SEWABLES MEET MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will meet on Monday, May 5, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Hwy. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.; the meeting begins at 1 p.m. Guests are welcome. The speaker this month will be quilt designer DeBorah Yeboah, who will

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YUCCA VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SILENT AUCTION TOMORROW

Yucca Valley Elementary School will hold a fun fund-raiser tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation… The Yucca Valley Elementary School Family Faculty Association will be hosting its Annual Dessert and Auction on Saturday, May 3. Dessert will begin at 5pm, with an ongoing raffle and the live auction beginning

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YUCCA VALLEY LOBOS TAKING REGISTRATION TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Lobos youth tackle football and cheer teams will accept registrations Saturday, May 3, in the Joshua Tree room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Registration will be held from 10 to 2. Discounts are available for those who pay in full at the time of registration, and

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LOCAL FIRE CREWS BATTLING ETIWANDA FIRE

Fire crews from the Yucca Valley Fire Station 41 and Yucca Mesa Station 42 have been sent to help fight the Etiwanda fire, near Rancho Cucamonga. The wildfire, which started about 8 a.m. Wednesday in the foothills north of the 210 freeway, quickly spread to 200 acres in just two

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AN ARREST FOR ARMED ROBBERY AFTER A BEER RUN

Two Joshua Tree men on a beer run Tuesday evening were arrested after they allegedly stole a bottle of booze. According to a Sheriff’s report, Bradley Fraser, 26, and Kevin Spruell, 41, went to Stater Brothers East in Yucca Valley about 6:30 p.m. for a beer run. An employee told

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WALK-IN CRISIS MENTAL HEALTH CENTER IN YUCCA VALLEY

A walk-in Mental Health Crisis Center is now operating in Yucca Valley. ROP Broadcast student Syril Miller has details… In need of Mental Health Care but unsure on whether or not to go to a hospital? The Telecare Corporation of California has been running a mental health and psychiatry clinic

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PLANS UDERWAY FOR 64TH ANNUAL GRUBSTAKE DAYS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley’s annual Grubstake Days celebration is set for May 24. Reporter Mike Lipsitz gives us an early view of the planned activities… The 64th annual celebration of the rich pioneering, ranching, and mining history of Yucca Valley known as Grubstake Days takes place Saturday, May 24, 2014. This year’s

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