HI-DESERT WATER MEETS, FOCUSING ON THE SEWER SYSTEM

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says a busy session includes a lot of sewer planning… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will meet in a regular meeting tonight for the third week in a row. Among the items on the agenda, the directors

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QUICK FIRE ATTACK ON A GARAGE SAVES A YUCCA VALLEY HOME

A quick attack on a garage fire Sunday saved a Yucca Valley home. County Fire Captain Rick Denison said firefighters responded to a residential structure fire in the 58500 block of San Andreas Road in Yucca Valley shortly after 4:00 p.m. Arriving units found heavy smoke and fire showing from

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RAFFLE TO BENEFIT DESERT CHRIST PARK IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Desert Christ Park Foundation is holding a raffle to raise money for the park in Yucca Valley. A matted, framed, and signed black-and-white photo of one of the statues in the park, “Suffer the Children,” by photographer Phil Dunham will be won in a raffle drawing, set for November

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TWO ARRESTED, 11 CITED IN YUCCA VALLEY DUI/DRIVERS LICENSE CHECKPOINT

Yucca Valley Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint Friday at Twentynine Palms Hwy and Church Street between 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Robin Osip, 36 years old residing in Indio was arrested for suspected DUI. Eric Ramos, 42, was found to have a felony warrant out of

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY SEEKS OKTOBERFEST SPONSORS

The Yucca Valley Oktoberfest event is set for October 25. The event is being put on by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says even though the event is a way off, they are now looking for sponsors…. The Yucca Valley Rotary and Chamber of Commerce are

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MILD EARTHQUAKE RATTLES THE LANDERS AREA LAST NIGHT

A light earthquake rattled the Landers area last night. Sheriff’s dispatchers said there were no reports of damage or other problems. The magnitude-3.8 quake struck at 8:57 p.m. Thursday, in a sparsely settled area near Happy Trail and Adams Road, roughly 1 1/2 miles northeast of 247 and Linn Road,

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YUCCA VALLEY CHECKPOINT TONIGHT

And this reminder, the Yucca Valley Police Department will conduct a DUI/drivers’ license checkpoint tonight, Friday, August 15, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location.

FINAL YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT TOMORROW NIGHT

Tomorrow night’s Yucca Valley summer concert will be the final of this 20th season. Managing Editor Tami Roleff invites you to enjoy the sounds of the New Sensations Band… Join M.C. Pat Michaels of Z107.7 at the final concert of Yucca Valley’s Summer Music Festival, which will feature the New

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FREE FAMILY FUN DAY IN PARADISE PARK TOMORROW

Some free family fun is being offered by Yucca Valley recreation tomorrow. Reporter Diana Jones invites you to Paradise Park.. It’s back to school time, and the Town of Yucca Valley is holding a family fun day tomorrow to get kids and parents in the mood. The event will include

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of August is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. 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 Monday, August

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD SEES LIGHT AT THE END OF THE SEWER

The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors has been anxiously awaiting to hear when their waste water project’s assessment report will be heard by the State Water Quality Control Board for its approval, and to hear what interest rate the water district will receive for the $146 million project. Managing

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DUI/DRIVERS LICENSE CHECKPOINT IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Police Department will conduct a DUI/drivers’ license checkpoint Friday, August 15, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol or drug impairment, and will also be checking drivers for proper licensing. Drivers caught driving

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN IN MOTORYCLE CRASH WEDNESDAY

A Yucca Valley man suffered minor injuries in a motorcycle crash Wednesday afternoon. About 5:40 p.m., Jason Russell, 34, was riding his 2014 Yamaha eastbound in the number 2 lane, or the slow lane, on the highway in front of Carla’s Route 62 Diner, when, according to the Sheriff’s Department,

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TIME TO REGISTER FOR OLD CAR CLUB CAR SHOW IN SEPTEMBER

That classic car, truck, or motorcycle you have lovingly been shining up needs to be shown off. Reporter Cara Conway says it’s time to register your vehicle for the 19th annual old car club charity car show… The Morongo Basin Old Car Club, 19th Annual Charity Car Show is at

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REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

It’s time to start thinking about school again. Reporter Dan Stork has the registration schedule for Yucca Valley High School… Yucca Valley High School Registration begins Monday, August 18. The process starts in the YVHS Library. If you received a notice from the library, please bring your books to turn

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS CAR WASH AND RUMMAGE SALE SATURDAY

The Yucca Valley High School Varsity Cheerleading Team’s Booster Club will hold a car wash and rummage sale from 9 to 4 on Saturday, August 16, at The Estate Sale Marketplace, located on the corner of Kickapoo Trail and Twentynine Palms Highway (across from 7-11). Car wash tickets are available

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVES HOOKAH LOUNGE, LIMITS HOME FIREARMS SALES

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission met in regular session last night, an approval for a hookah lounge and limits on home firearms businesses were discussed. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report… Most of the public comment during the Yucca Valley Planning Commission meeting last night about

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT TO CONSIDER POSTPONING ASSESSMENT BALLOT TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board will consider putting off the mail-in ballot for the sewer system assessment district tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors special meeting held last Thursday is continued to another special meeting tonight. Among the items on

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting Wednesday, August 13, are correspondence from the Local Agency Formation Commission, airport use and aircraft tie-down agreements, and the report about the TSA airport inspection. The meeting will start at 6:30 in the

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MORONGO BASIN MAC SUPPORTS HIGHWAY 247 AS SCENIC HIGHWAY

What’s special about special districts, and what is to be gained from declaring Highway 247 a scenic road? Reporter Dan Stork heard some answers at the Morongo Basic Municipal Advisory Council meeting… In the featured informational presentation at the Monday, August 11, meeting of the Morongo Basin MAC, County Special

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