BREAKING NEWS: YUCCA VALLEY APPLEBEE'S RESTAURANT EVACUATED

Sheriff’s Deputies evacuated the Yucca Valley Applebee’s today choosing to take caution in what could have been a potentially dangerous situation. At 2:19 this afternoon a man, described by Restaurant employees as a transient, came into the lobby of the restaurant with two wheeled suitcases. The man then pushed them

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1 ARREST, 8 CITATIONS, IN YUCCA VALLEY COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL BROUHAHA

One juvenile was arrested, and 8 others were cited Tuesday following an incident Sheriff’s deputies called a “riot.” It started at 11:10 am when two students started fighting in class at the Yucca Valley Community Day School in the Green Building at Yucca Trail and Barberry Avenue. When Deputy Shaunna

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVES REVISED LANDSCAPE PLAN

Despite questions from the public and the planning commission about how the number of Joshua trees on a parcel of land on Sage and Golden Bee could fall by more than 500 tree between two census counts six years apart, the Yucca Valley Planning Commission, led by vice chair Steve

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT WITH INJURIES

YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT WITH INJURIES A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Monday evening, accused of assaulting a man. About 9 p.m., deputies were called to a business in the 55700 block of Highway 62 where they learned that Michelle Agobian, 48, had thrown a man to the

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YUCCA VALLEY LIGHT PARADE THIS SATURDAY

The 18th annual Yucca Valley light parade is more than just lights. Santa Claus and his helper, Miss Becky the Puppet Lady, will be at the Hi-Desert Water District following the parade. Children can visit with Santa and watch a puppet show. Assignment Reporter Ashton Henry has more… The 18th

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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 tonight, (Wednesday, December 9), are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, California Special Districts Association Survey, notice to airman authorization. The board will go into closed session to discuss a real estate

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HI-DESERT CHORUS IN CONCERT THIS SATURDAY

The Hi Desert Chorus will perform its’ annual “Sounds of the Season” concert this Saturday December 12th and Sunday December 13th. Featured songs will include: A Jolly Holly Christmas; Christmas Polka; For to Us A Child is Born; Grandma’s Killer Fruitcake; Let’s Hear It for Mrs. Claus; May the Season

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YUCCA VALLEY SOROPTIMIST COLLECTING FOR GIFT BASKETS

For the last four years, the Soroptimist Club of Yucca Valley has been giving gift baskets at Christmas to residents of the Continuing Care Center in Joshua Tree. The club is soliciting donations of the following new items: pajamas and night gowns, fleece blankets, non-skid socks, windbreakers, sugar-free candy, and

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METEOR PRESENTATION AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TONIGHT

A fascinating look at meteors is being offered tonight at the Hi-Desert Nature museum in Yucca valley. Reporter David Knutson has your invitation……. Have you ever wondered about a meteor hitting Earth’s surface? Author Dr. Stephenie Slahor will present “Meteors” as part of the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday

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FINANCIAL AID NIGHT TONIGHT AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Yucca Valley High School will be hosting Brian Heinemann for Financial Aid Night this Wednesday, December 9 from 6-8 p.m. at the Yucca Valley High School Library.

PICK-UP DRIVER WHO HIT WHEELCHAIR SOUGHT FOR HIT AND RUN

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of hit and run involving a wheelchair and a pick-up truck. According to a Sheriff’s report, a disabled Yucca Valley man was riding his motorized wheelchair eastbound on Sunnyslope Drive near Hilton Road when he was struck from behind by a white truck

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WALKER STOLEN FROM DISABLED ELDERLY WOMAN AT WAL-MART

A disabled and elderly woman had her walker stolen while she shopped at Walmart Friday. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman had just had open heart surgery and uses a wheeled walker to help with getting around. On Friday, she left the walker at the entrance with the store

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL VOTES TO SUPPORT BOTH COMPETING DESERT PROTECTION BILLS

More than 30 people sent letters and spoke before a special meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council Monday night about desert conservation bills sponsored by Senator Dianne Feinstein and Congressman Paul Cook. The council met to consider approving a resolution to support one or the other or both bills,

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION TO HEAR REQUEST TO REVISE LANDSCAPE PLAN REQUIREMENTS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will hear a request to revise native plant requirements tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has more… Many Yucca Valley residents were outraged earlier this year when the developer of Sage Estates began mass grading the site at Golden Bee and Sage, and removed hundreds of

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports today, the Yucca Valley boys basketball team will travel away to Arrowhead Christian. Tip off is at 6 p.m.

The Twentynine Palms boys’ basketball team will host Hemet High School at home. Tip off is at 6.

The LadyCat girls’ basketball team will travel

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING ON COMPETING DESERT PROTECTION BILLS

The Yucca Valley Town Council has called a special meeting for tonight (Monday, December 7), to approve a resolution in support of either Congressman Paul Cook’s California Minerals, Off-Road Recreation, and Desert conservation act, or Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Wilderness, Wild and Scenic Rivers, National Park and Preserve Additions in the

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REMEMBRANCE SERVICE AT WIEFEL'S MORTUARY IN YUCCA VALLEY FRIDAY

A holiday remembrance service will be held this Friday at the Yucca Valley Wiefel’s Mortuary. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The Second Annual Holiday Remembrance service to honor loved ones who have died will be held Friday, December 11, at Wiefels Mortuary in Yucca Valley. Families and friends

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB LOOKING FOR A TEEN DIRECTOR

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert is seeking a new teen director, working 25 hours per week beginning January 4. Experience working with youth, especially teens, is desired. Applicants must be caring, goal-oriented, and able to multitask. Food handler’s license and CPR/First-Aid training is a plus, and will

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TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE HOSTS ADULT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT SATURDAY

The Tri-Valley Little League will host a co-ed softball tournament for adults, 18 and over this Saturday, December 12. The Winter Classic Tournament is one pitch, double elimination at the Tri-Valley Little League fields on Little League Drive in Yucca Valley. The games will start at 9 a.m. The tournament

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TENDER LOVING CHRISTMAS TO OFFER HOLIDAY MEAL CHRISTMAS DAY

The annual Tender Loving Christmas event is set for Christmas Day in Yucca Valley. Reporter David Knutson explains… Every year, Tender Loving Christmas hosts a holiday meal for those who found themselves alone or not with those they want to celebrate Christmas with. For 32 years now, TLC has provided

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