HAY TRUCK TIPS IN YUCCA VALLEY, ONE INJURED

A Joshua Tree man sitting at a stop sign in Yucca Valley was in the wrong place at the wrong time yesterday, when a trailer full of hay fell on his van and sent him to the hospital. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Adrian Garcia, Kenneth Sanderson, 58, newly arrived from

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WASHINGTON STATE FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A fugitive wanted in Seattle, Washington, was arrested in Yucca Valley early this morning. According to a Sheriff’s Department press release, Deputy Yu was patrolling near Barron and Camarilla Avenues about 3:10 Wednesday morning when he came across a man with a backpack on a skateboard, who said he was

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD MEET TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board will meet tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the agenda includes a closed and open session… The board of directors for the Hi-Desert Water District will hold a regular and closed-session meeting tonight. The board will be asked to authorize a contract for help in

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DOG LICENSING AND PET VACCINATION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley will host a dog licensing and pet vaccination clinic on Thursday, October 16, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Community Center courtyard. The clinic is offered to all Yucca Valley and San Bernardino County residents. Low-cost rabies vaccinations will be available for $6

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission meets in a routine meeting tonight. Managing Editor Tami gives details on what’s on the agenda… It’s a routine meeting for the planning commission tonight. The commissioners will be asked to approve the final amendment to revise the Town’s Development Code Regulations. The next item

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AFTER COURT FOR BURGLARY, MAN STEALS FROM WAL-MART

Less than a week after a Landers man was in court for burglary, he was arrested again Wednesday for stealing at Walmart. According to a Sheriff’s report, Walmart security called deputies about 2:50 p.m. to report that a man, later identified as Daniel Haverty, 18, was using a knife to

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GOURD ART FESTIVAL IN YUCCA VALLEY THIS WEEKEND

The annual Gourd Festival is going on in Yucca Valley this weekend. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has your invitation…

The 6th annual Gourd Art Festival is coming to Yucca Valley. The event, “Spirit of the West,” is sponsored by the Town of Yucca Valley and the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce

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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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