YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TO NAME TOWN MANAGER TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight in regular session. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says traffic light synchronizing, acquiring Brehm Park and Black Canyon Road, and the naming of a town manager are all on the Agenda… The Yucca Valley Town Council will begin their regular meeting tonight with a

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MORONGO BASIN MAC CALLS FOR CITIZEN INPUT

Commercial solar energy development was an inescapable subject at the July meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council yesterday. Reporter Dan Stork reports that it came up in discussions of Land Use Services, the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, and a proposed scenic highway designation… San Bernardino County Planning

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TWO KILLED, TWO INJURED IN JOSHUA TREE CRASH FOLLOWING YUCCA VALLEY ARMED ROBBERY

Two people are dead and two critically injured from a high-speed crash following an armed robbery in Yucca Valley Saturday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies received a report about 3:15 p.m. Saturday that a home in the 7200 block of Palo Alto had been broken into. The victims called back shortly before

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SWEEPSTAKES SCAM VICTIMIZES A YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN

If you have to send money to win a prize, beware! Also, you cannot win a contest you did not enter! In spite of those two basic rules local residents continue to get scammed. Managing Editor Tami Roleff said one local woman lost nearly $20,000.00 in a common sweepstakes scam…

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SIDEWALK PROJECT ON SAGE IN YUCCA VALLEY STARTS TODAY

Construction is set to begin today, Monday, July 14, for the Safe Route to School Project on Sage Avenue between Onaga Trail and Highway 62 in Yucca Valley. The project includes curbs, gutters, and sidewalks on the west side of Sage Avenue from the Yucca Valley High School to the

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TWO DEAD, TWO INJURED, IN HIGH-SPEED ROLLOVER CRASH IN JOSHUA TREE FOLLOWING YUCCA VALLEY ROBBERY SATURDAY

Two men are dead and two people are critically injured from a high-speed crash following a robbery in Yucca Valley Saturday. Sheriff’s deputies received a report about 3:15 p.m. Saturday that a home in the 7200 block of Palo Alto had been broken into. The victims

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SUMMER MUSIC CONCERT FESTIVAL

Saturday is the first night of the Yucca Valley summer concert series. The six-week concert series will feature a variety of music. Reporter Taylor Thacker says Saturday’s concert will feature a popular swing group…

The Town of Yucca Valley’s Summer Music Festival kicks off on July 12th, with an exciting

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MORONGO BASIN DEMOCRATS MEET SATURDAY

At Saturday’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Democratic Club, staff from the Hi-Desert Water District will discuss the Yucca Valley sewer project and answer questions about its costs, construction and other concerns. The meeting will be held at Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen at Copper Mountain College in Joshua Tree. Fellowship and

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FAMILY FUN DAY AT PARADISE PARK

The Yucca Valley Parks and Rec Department is sponsoring a family fun day tomorrow. Reporter Diana Jones says all ages are welcome at the free family event …

It’s a family fun day at Paradise Park in Yucca Valley Saturday, July 12. The event will feature a climbing wall, inflatable

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YUCCA VALLEY AQUATIC PROGRAM

The Town of Yucca Valley holds a variety of aquatic programs Monday through Friday at the community pool at the high school on Sage Avenue. Swim lessons are held in the morning; each session is two weeks long, and costs $45 per session. Register in person at the community center,

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TEEN TENNIS AT JACOBS PARK IN YUCCA VALLEY

Teen tennis in Yucca Valley starts tomorrow, and will be held every Friday for seven weeks. Reporter Cara Conway says grab your racquet and have some fun with your friends…

Challenge your friends to teen tennis every Friday, from July 11 through August 22, at Jacobs Park in Yucca Valley.

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TO HOLD SOCCER CAMP

It’s that time of year again! Soccer will be starting soon and the Yucca Valley High School soccer team will hold a soccer camp. Designed for ages 4 to 14, this camp is organized to teach the basic skills that will help kids be successful. The camp will be held

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TRI-VALLEY ALL-STAR GIRLS WIN SECTION 9 CHAMPIONSHIP

The Tri-Valley All-Stars girls’ softball team won the Section 9 championship yesterday in Yucca Valley. The team, comprised of the top 9- and 10-year-old players from the four teams of the regular season, dominated their opponents from Jurupa, winning 25 to 4. The Yucca Valley Tri-Valley All-Stars took the District

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION RESTRICTS HOME OCCUPATION PERMITS, DISCUSSES NATIVE PLANT ORDINANCE

Entrepreneurs who live in multi-family housing or on a lot smaller than 18,000 square feet in the Town of Yucca Valley take note: the Planning Commission feels that many home occupations would generate too much traffic for the neighborhoods, and it proposes to prohibit them in those areas. Among the

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Z107.7 RADIO CELEBRATES 25 YEARS—AND YOU’RE INVITED

On July 15, 2014, KCDZ-FM radio, or Z107.7 FM, will celebrate an amazing 25 years of uninterrupted service. Since seven seconds after 1:07 p.m. July 15, 1989, Z107.7 has been continuously operating and has been an intrinsic part of the incredible changes, challenges, and progress in our beautiful, remarkable, and

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FIRE DESTROYS JOSHUA TREE HOME, RV TRAILERS, SHED

An extension cord being used to power a swamp cooler is blamed for a fire in Joshua Tree Sunday afternoon that completely destroyed a home, two travel trailers, a shed, and a vehicle. About 4 p.m., fire fighters from Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, Yucca Mesa, the Combat Center, and Morongo

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BONITA DOMES AT MORONGO BASIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY LECTURE

You may have seen some brilliant white domes in the desert south of the highway and just east of the Hi-Desert Medical Center. Reporter Cara Conway says the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s next Wednesday lecture will feature a guest speaker who will talk about the eco-friendly Bonita Domes…

Visit the

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. tonight in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. On the agenda, Copper Hills Homes is requesting a street vacation of 7 feet wide and 152 feet long on the southwest corner of Sage Avenue and Hidden Gold

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SERVICES SET FOR HELEN REED

Services have been set for long-time Yucca Valley resident Helen Dawn Reed, who passed away May 23 at her home. She was 90 years old. Helen Reed was the wife of the late Walter Reed, the first Yucca Valley council member. She was a strong supporter of many Morongo Basin

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PREPARE FOR TRY-OUTS AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMP

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans volleyball team is holding a volleyball camp for girls who are interested in try-outs for the team. Reporter Cara Conway has the details…

Girls in grades 6 through10 are encouraged to improve their skills and prepare for try-outs at the Lady Trojan Girls

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