YUCCA VALLEY MARIJUANA INITIATIVE MOVING FORWARD

One of the issues in the recent contest for vacancies on Yucca Valley Town Council was whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the town. With the election over, Dan Stork asked the leading proponent of an enabling ordinance to assess its prospects… With the results in for the Yucca

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HI-DESERT WATER INCREASES THREE CONTRACTS

When the Hi-Desert Water District asked the sewer project’s engineers to eliminate the grinder pumps for 79 property owners, the engineers had to reconfigure the collection system, and that new design led to the water district needing easements—and appraisals—from an additional 117 properties. The appraiser also had to go back

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT, PART 1 OF 2

The Yucca Valley Town Council met in a busy session last night, Managing Editor Tami Roleff breaks her report into two parts. Today, in the first part, she focuses on an appeal of a Planning Commission ruling… After considerable discussion, and some hard questions of Town staff and the business

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT GETS $7.2 MILLION GRANT

The Hi-Desert Water District learned that it was awarded a $7.2 million grant through the Mojave Water Agency that it will use to replace water mains. The grant was awarded by the Department of Water Resource’s Integrated Regional Water Management, and was part of $221 million awarded to 27 projects,

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board will look at paying more for services related to the sewer project tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks that agenda… Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the directors will be asked to increase the

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HUMANE SOCIETY FUND-RAISER THIS SATURDAY

Morongo Basin residents can help the animals at the Morongo Basin Humane Society’s no-kill animal shelter during a fund-raising event Saturday, November 8. For a $10 donation, you can learn to make pet beds which will be donated to the shelter. For an additional $5, you can make a bed

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YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CLUB MEETS FRIDAY

The Yucca Valley Senior Club will hold their monthly meeting this Friday, November 7, at 10 a.m. at the Yucca Valley Senior Center located at the Community Center. All 60 years and above seniors and those interested in helping seniors, or are involved with seniors are welcome.

16 GRADAUTE JOSHUA TREE DRUG COURT

Twice a year, the Joshua Tree Drug Court celebrates the successes of another class of graduates. Reporter Dan Stork was at the Yucca Valley Senior Center to witness the jubilation surrounding the latest group of 16…

Selected local drug offenders are given the opportunity to enter the Joshua Tree Drug

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT

A Yucca Valley man was arrested at gunpoint Saturday night after his girlfriend passed a note to a store clerk asking for help. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman came in to the Circle K in Joshua Tree about 10 p.m. Saturday and handed the clerk a note which

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT, BREHM SPORTS PARK AGREEMENT ON THE AGENDA

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight, among items of interest is an agreement to acquire the Brehm Sports Park. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the Council’s Agenda…

The Yucca Valley Town Council will start off their meeting tonight with a closed session at 5:30, in which

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will have a USDA Food Distribution on Wednesday November 5, at 3:00 p.m. until they run out of food. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Please wear proper attire for the weather and remember there

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL LOOKING FOR BASEBALL AND TENNIS COACHES

Yucca Valley High School is now accepting letters of interest for the vacant head varsity baseball coach and boys’ tennis coach positions. Interested candidates should contact Yucca Valley High School Athletic Director Larry Thomas at 760-365-3391 or Lthomas@yvhs.net.

AN UPDATE ON YUCCA VALLEY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

The Town of Yucca Valley is seeing a lot of activity in construction on civic, retail, and recreational projects. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has the status of those projects…

One of the two buildings of the new Yucca Valley senior housing complex has been completed and residents are starting to

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY HOLDING MEETING ON HOUSING NEEDS TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley will hold a community workshop on community development planning and affordable housing needs. The plans will identify community development and affordable housing needs, and assess the current housing market, discuss characteristics of the county population, identify community improvement priorities, and outline a plan to fund

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FREE TENT REVIVAL IN YUCCA VALLEY THIS WEEK

The Door Christian Fellowship is holding a free tent revival with international guest speaker Evangelist Artie Aragon. Services with be conducted Monday, November 3, through Friday, November 7, at 7 p.m. each night. The tent revival is open to the public and is located at the corner lot of 29

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ATTEMPTED CAR-JACKING AT WALMART THURSDAY

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating an attempted carjacking in the Walmart parking lot in Yucca Valley Thursday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, an unknown man approached the victim about 7:30 Thursday and demanded the keys to the car, and then began to punch and kick the victim. When the

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LAST CHANCE FOR DESERT CHRIST RAFFLE

Today is the last day to buy a raffle ticket for a matted and framed black-and-white photo by Phil Dunham. The raffle will benefit the Desert Christ Park in Yucca Valley. The photo is of one of the statues in the park, “Suffer the Children.” The drawing will be held

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LOBOS FINAL GAMES TODAY

The final two games of the Yucca Valley Lobos Youth tackle football and cheer season are today, Saturday, November 1. The games are held at the Yucca Valley High School and admission is free. The Micros (ages 9 to 10 years old) play Desert Hot Springs at 10 a.m., followed

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TWO MATINEES THIS WEEKEND FOR “BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS’

The hilarious comedy “Brighton Beach Memoris” by Neil Simon closes this weekend in Yucca Valley. Reporter Diana Jones joins us again about how you can catch the last two performances… This is the last weekend for “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” the first in a three-play series by Neil Simon, currently playing

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Z107.7 ENDORSEMENTS FOR LOCAL ELECTIONS

With the election just a few days away, Z107.7 News makes its endorsements for the local political offices. These endorsements represent the views of the entire Z107.7 editorial board, and are not just mine or news director. For Congress: Paul Cook. For State Assembly: Chad Mayes. For Yucca Valley Town

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