OPEN HOUSE AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT, YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Back to School night will be held at both Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley High Schools this week.

For Twentynine Palms the event is tonight. Parents/guardians and students are asked to meet in the multi-purpose room at 6:00. After a short presentation they are invited to go to individual classrooms

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MANDATORY WATER CONSERVATION REGULATIONS NOW IN AFFECT

In July, the State Water Resources Control Board formally adopted emergency regulations as a result of one of the worst droughts in California history. These regulations went into effect on July 28, 2014, and will remain in effect for 270 days. All state water suppliers must enact their own emergency

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AGE WELL, DRIVE SMART CLASSES, OFFERRED BY THE CHP

If you are over 65 years old, the local CHP wants to help you brush up on your driving skills. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says attend the “Age Well, Drive Smart” classes offered in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms…

Morongo Basin area drivers age 65 and older are invited to attend

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GIRLS CLUB MEMBERS SOUGHT BY YUCCA VALLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Girls in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to join the girls’ club at the United Methodist Church in Yucca Valley. The club, Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior, or GEMS, meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday evenings. The kick-off party is Tuesday, September 9,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL HOLDS ON FOR FIRST SEASON WIN

The Yucca Valley High School Trojans fought hard against Rowland High School and improved on all aspects of game from two weeks ago, said Coach Andrew Amosa. The offense was led by Creston Cole with 20 carries for 120 yards and a touchdown. Tommy Gieger added 26 yards of rushing

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FOUR PEOPLE ARRESTED IN THREE UNRELATED CHILD ABUSE CASES

Four people were arrested in three unrelated child abuse cases yesterday. According to Sheriff reports, Allison Feldman, 25, of the 6500 block of Sierra Avenue in Joshua Tree, is accused of hitting her husband and child Wednesday night, causing minor injuries. Allison Feldman was arrested for investigation of cruelty to

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING TO KILL HIS BROTHER WITH A KNIFE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday evening after he threatened to kill his brother with a knife. According to the Sheriff’s department, Albert Runyon, 43, was trying to break into a home in the 55300 block of Santa Fe Trail about 6:45 p.m. yesterday. The brother told police that

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WE CORRECT A STORY ABOUT AN ARREST

This correction today: On September 2nd, Z107.7 news reported that Michael Martin, 24, of Joshua Tree, was arrested for driving on a suspended license at a Sheriff’s checkpoint and booked into the Morongo Basin jail. That information supplied to Z107.7 was incorrect; while Martin was cited and detained, he was

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY LOOKING FOR YOUTH COMMISSIONERS

The Town of Yucca Valley is recruiting for their Youth Commission. Assignment Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you how to apply…..

Did you know that the Town of Yucca Valley has a Youth Commission? Students in grades 7 through 12 who attend school in Yucca Valley are eligible to serve on

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CACTUS SEWABLE QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will meet on Monday, September 8, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. They will be enjoying a luncheon together to celebrate the birthday of the Guild. Bring items you have worked on during the summer for the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ACTION

Wednesday, the Twentynine Palms High School Lady Cats Volleyball team won against Cathedral City in three sets. Standouts in the game were Latasia Benevente with seven kills and two ace serves; Courtney Stanford had six kills, two ace serves, and Tatiyanna Mackall had four kills, two blocks, and three ace

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CAST FOR “BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” ANNOUNCED

The St. Joseph’s Players of Yucca Valley announce the cast for their next production: Neil Simon’s highly acclaimed semi-autobiographical comedy/drama, “Brighton Beach Memoirs.” The coming-of-age play centers on the Polish-Jewish Jerome family of Brooklyn, New York, in late depression era 1937. This realistic story about the strength of family is

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT NOT HAPPY WITH MANDATORY WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES

Earlier this year, Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought state of emergency for the entire state of California. Water districts were directed to adopt emergency regulations to encourage their customers to conserve water by prohibiting activities such as hosing down sidewalks and driveways, regulating when lawns and vegetation could be

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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Friday, September 5, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL AND TENNIS RESULTS

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan volleyball teams hosted the Lady Tigers from San Jacinto Wednesday in a pre-season match. The varsity team lost 0-3 sets. Coach Matt Jennings said the team put up some impressive numbers being led by senior Ashley Priest with two kills and three blocks;

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LANDERS MAN ARRESTED AFTER YUCCA VALLEY PURSUIT

A Landers man was arrested Saturday evening after a short pursuit through Yucca Valley. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Rick Millard, deputies received a tip that Brett Schmidt, 51, who had several felony warrants out for his arrest, was driving a blue Ford Astro minivan eastbound on Highway 62 through Morongo

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL OKS DUMOSA TRAFFIC SIGNAL, DECLARES PLASTIC BAGS A BLIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council met in regular session last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says a new traffic signal was approved and plastic bags were called a blight… After recognizing Shelly Eich, a code compliance officer with the Town, as the Yucca Valley Employee of the Quarter, the Town

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COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM CLASSES START TOMORROW

Morongo Basin Community Emergency Response Team, CERT, has a new training academy starting tomorrow, Thursday evening September 4, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. There are seven weekly classes. The final exam, practical, and graduation will be on Saturday, October 18. All classes will be held at the Senior Center

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BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT AT LA CONTENTA MIDDLE SCHOOL TOMORROW

La Contenta Middle School has scheduled their back-to-school night for tomorrow, Thursday, September 4, from 6:00 to 7:45 p.m. Parents should bring their child’s schedule. The evening is designed to give parents a chance to visit their child’s classrooms and meet their teachers. Parents will be given an overview of

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT TO ADOPT STRICT MANDATORY WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES

Hi-Desert Water will hold a public hearing on new water conservation measures tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… Among the items on tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the directors will hold a public hearing about adopting mandatory water conservation measures to comply with

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