KING OF THE HAMMERS COMING TO JOHNSON VALLEY JANUARY 30

One of the major off-road events in the country, “The King of the Hammers,” will be held in the nearby Johnson Valley off-road area. The ninth running of the King of the Hammers desert race and rock crawl takes place Friday, January 30, to Friday, February 6, at Means Dry

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION GETS UPDATE ON PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission eased their way into the new year with a short and routine meeting last night. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the commissioners were given an update on private land development projects in the town… At its first meeting of 2015, the Yucca Valley Planning Commission

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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 tonight, (Wednesday, January 14), are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, airport agreements, and a letter from Hi-Desert Water District. Under new business, the directors will discuss sponsoring a Morongo Basin pilots

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District will meet in Regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says an update on the sewer system and its funding are on the agenda… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will meet for the first time in 2015 in a special meeting tonight. Among the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan basketball team used a hot shooting fourth quarter to a 61-50 win at Desert Hot Springs. Coach Jess Geeson said sophomore Taylor Spitz led the scoring with 20 points, while Ashley Priest hit for 19 and Annika Dendekker added 12 points. With the

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WE MARK THE PASSING OF EMMA REMMERS

Emma Remmers, a 26-year resident of Yucca Valley, died January 5. She was 86 years old. Emma Remmers is survived by her brother, Chuck Tellis of Kentucky; daughter, Debra Remmers of Landers; and seven grandchildren: Rick Remmers of Yucca Valley; Robert Remmers, Thomas Remmers, and Daniel Remmers of Hemet; Jennifer

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COUPLE ARRESTED FOR THEFT FROM WAL-MART

A couple involved in a car crash in Yucca Valley two weeks ago that sent a 7-year-old girl to the hospital, were arrested in Wal-Mart Friday for shoplifting. Sheriff’s reports that Wal-Mart security reported that Eleanora Woods and Paul Maki, 34, had allegedly hidden $40 worth of DVDs in their

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STATE LOANS AVAILABLE FOR SEWER CONNECTION

The Hi-Desert Water District has recently released information about state loans that are available for Yucca Valley residents to help pay for their connection to the town’s sewer system. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the details… The State Water Resources Control Board is a state agency will offer an expanded

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL MURDER MYSTERY OPENS THIS WEEK

The Yucca Valley High School theatre company presents a murder mystery. The play is student directed and opens Wednesday. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the specifics… News anchor Cassandra Dumont had made enough enemies to fill a phone book. Everyone who knew her had a motive for her murder. But just

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will hold its first meeting of 2015 tonight. On the agenda, the commission will be asked to approve a 10-by-13-foot street vacation at the southwest corner of Sage Avenue and Hidden

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School boys and girls basketball teams will travel away to Desert Hot Springs to play the Golden Eagles. Tip-off for the girls is at 6; boys start at 7:30.

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will travel

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ACCUSED YUCCA VALLEY HOME DEPOT MURDERER REFUSES TO GO TO COURT

The Yucca Valley man accused of killing a man in an RV in the Home Depot parking lot in August refused to leave the jail for a court appearance Friday. James Webb, 34, who is being held at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, was due in court

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SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION TOMORROW

The third Monday of the month is the usual day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin, but in January, the food will be distributed tomorrow. Reporter Diana Jones has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute

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SIGN-UPS BEGIN FOR LITTLE LEAGUE, PONY LEAGUE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, YUCCA VALLEY

Even though it’s still winter, it’s time to start thinking about baseball and softball. ROP student Latasia Benavente has more… Do you like baseball, softball or T-ball? Sign-up for Twentynine Palms Little League, TPLL. According to League President Ronda Morton They’re accepting anyone from ages 4-17; 18-year-olds are also allowed

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TWO YUCCA VALLEY MEN ARRESTED FOR VANDALISM AT YUCCA VALLEY CAR DEALERSHIP

Two Yucca Valley men have been arrested for causing nearly $50,000 in damages to cars at a car dealership. According to a Sheriff’s press release, on November 26, the general manager of the Yucca Valley Ford dealership reported that someone had thrown rocks at new and used vehicles on the

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR BILLY CLUB AND DRUGS

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after she was found with a billy club following a traffic stop in Landers. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy saw a black sedan driving erratically southbound on Belfield Boulevard about 3:30 p.m. The deputy stopped the car at Belfield and

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FREE SURPLUS FEDERAL FOOD TO BE DISTRIBUTED MONDAY

The third Monday of the month is the usual day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin, but in January, the food will be distributed on the second Monday. Reporter Diana Jones has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San

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12 CONTESTANTS IN MISS YUCCA VALLEY PAGEANT NEXT MONTH

Next week, Z107.7 will start airing interviews with the 12 contestants vying for the title of Miss Yucca Valley. From Yucca Valley High School are Carmen Alvarez, Amanda Cruz, Rosie Lemm, Julia Martinez, Olivia Paul, Sydney Rieman Sara Webb, and Katlynne Wells. From Joshua Springs Christian School are Dani Enos,

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WEDNESDAY LECTURE SERIES STARTING UP AGAIN NEXT WEEK

The Historical Society Wednesday Lecture Series kicks off next week in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells us what the offering will be… Join the Morongo Basin Historical Society for their first Wednesday Lecture Series of the year. On Wednesday, January 14, the topic will be “Joshua Trees: History and

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MAN ESCAPES INJURY IN SPECTACULAR CRASH IN YUCCA VALLEY WEDNESDAY

A man escaped injury Wednesday morning when he crashed his car in Yucca Valley and it flipped onto its roof and slid about 500 feet. According to a Sheriff’s report, the unidentified driver told Sheriff’s deputies that about 5:20, he was driving eastbound on Highway 62 just east of Sage

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