SPARSE TURNOUT FOR YUCCA VALLEY BUDGET WORKSHOP

Suppose the Town threw a budget party and no one showed up. That is almost what happened Saturday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was among the very few who did show up, and files this report……

Despite the lure of donuts and snacks, only 10 residents showed up Saturday for a

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SCAT, TRACKS AND ANIMAL FACTS AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM WEDNESDAY

The Morongo Basin Historical Society has announced it has a new speaker for its Wednesday night lecture, May 14. Carolyn Mead is a docent and past Director of Environmental Education Development at the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve. Mead will discuss “Scat, Tracks, and Animal Facts,” 5:30 p.m. at the Hi-Desert

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL THEATER COMPANY TO OPEN “HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL” WEDNESDAY

The Yucca Valley High School Theater Company is ready to put on its spring production. Reporter Dan Stork says get in line for “High School Musical”…

This spring’s high school musical at Yucca Valley High is: “High School Musical,” the wildly popular Disney musical. Directed by Scott Phillips, with musical

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan baseball and softball teams will host the Big Bear Bears at home. First pitch is at 3:15 p.m.

 

The Twentynine Palms High School baseball and softball teams will host the Shadow Hill Knights of Indio at

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HOUSE FIRE IN LANDERS THURSDAY

Landers residents were surprised to see fire engines in their yard when they returned home after a short trip to town yesterday. According to County Fire Captain Trent Blanchard, fire fighters from Yucca Mesa, Yucca Valley, and Joshua Tree were called to a house fire in the 5200 block of

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BEHAVIORAL SERVICES FOR YOUNG ADULTS AVAILABLE

Help for those coping with behavioral problems is available locally. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you where to go for help… Therapeutic Behavioral Services is designed to provide help and support to children and young adults, up to age 21, who exhibit moderate to severe behavioral problems. Clients learn coping

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LOCAL LETTER CARRIERS COLLECTING FOOD

On Saturday, letter carriers across the Morongo Basin will be collecting food for families in need. Collect and bag non-perishable food items like canned meats, soups, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter, and rice. Place the bag of food by your mail box Saturday for your mail carrier to deliver

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WATER-THEMED ART SOUGHT AT HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT

All artists from the Morongo Basin are invited to submit an artwork for a water-themed show at the Hi-Desert Water District in Yucca Valley. Turn-in for entries is May 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Water District’s lobby. All art must reflect the theme of Water-Water, and must

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCING AT YUCCA VALLEY ELKS TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a Plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. Cliff Simpson will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:30. Bob Paull will be cueing Rounds from 7:00 to 7:30 and between tips. For further information contact Dennis at 760-366-8626.

TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY TO HOLD BUDGET WORKSHOPS

The Town of Yucca Valley is looking for input from their residents as they prepare their budgets for the next two years. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation…

The Town of Yucca Valley has released its proposed two-year budget covering fiscal years 2014-15 and 2015-16. The Town will hold

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LEARN ABOUT THE WEATHER SATURDAY AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Science Saturday program at Hi-Desert Nature Museum is getting more popular each week. Reporter Taylor Thacker says this Saturday learn about what caused our weather……

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum continues their popular education program, Science Saturdays, with exciting topics in May. On Saturday, May 10, the topic will be

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YUCCA VALLEY CHAMBER MIXER FEATURES HOME-BASED BUSINESS

Home-based and small businesses will be the focus of the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce mixer tonight, May 8, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Yucca Room of the Community Center. For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 760-365-6323.

FASHION SHOW AND LUNCH AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH SATURDAY

The Desert Hills Presbyterian Women will hold their annual Fashion Show and Luncheon Saturday, May 10, in Fellowship Hall. The doors will open at 11:00 am and the event will begin at 11:30 a.m. Musical entertainment will be provided. Tickets are $15 per person for this major fund raiser sponsored

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TAKES ON BREHM PARK, MAYBE BLACK ROCK ROAD

The Yucca Valley Town Council officially took responsibility for the Brehm Youth Park last night, and may take on Black Rock Canyon Road. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there at a very busy meeting and files this report…

The Yucca Valley Town Council agreed at its meeting last night to

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MARINES, BLM, AND OFF-ROADERS TO MEET REGARDING JOHNSON VALLEY

Representatives from the Marine Corps and the Bureau of Land Management will host an informational meeting about the changes in land use in the Johnson Valley area at the Yucca Valley Community Center May 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. State agencies, off-highway vehicle interest groups, and environmental advocacy groups

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN DRIVES INTO BUSINESS MONDAY

A woman was arrested Monday afternoon after Sheriff deputies say she drove her car into a building in Yucca Valley. About 5 p.m., Heidi Kelly, 28, of Yucca Valley, is alleged to have driven her car from the parking lot of Crown Contracting, in the 7300 block of Hopi Trail,

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says rejected sidewalk bids, a charging station, and Brehm Park are all on the agenda…

Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, Council members will be asked to

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TONIGHT’S HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT CANCELED

There will be no regular meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District. Tonight’s meeting has been canceled.

HOUSE AND SHED IN YUCCA VALLEY DESTROYED BY FIRE

A house and shed were completely destroyed by a fire in Yucca Valley fire Saturday afternoon. When fire fighters from Yucca Mesa, Yucca Valley, and Cal Fire arrived at Aberdeen Drive at Melody Lane shortly before 1 p.m., heavy black smoke and flames were visible from the mobile home and

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION AT TWO LOCATIONS THIS WEEK

Two distributions of surplus Federal food take place this week. 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 at two locations this week. They are:

Wednesday, May 7, from 3 p.m. to

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