ED-VENTURES IN BAKING AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Kids will have fun baking at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Reporter Caitlin Logan heats up the oven… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is hosting the next edition of Kids Ed-Ventures this Saturday, November 15, at 10:00 a.m., showcasing the wonderful world of baking. Just in time for the holidays, children

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SHERIFF SEARCHING FOR MISSING 12-YEAR-OLD YUCCA VALLEY BOY

Edward Lockhart, the 12-year-old Yucca Valley boy who had been missing since 2 p.m. yesterday afternoon, has been found safe and sound and is now home. No further information on his return is available at this time.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AT BLACK ROCK CAMPGROUND

An Oceanside man was arrested early Sunday morning, accused of beating up his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Jared Watts, 28, was camping with his girlfriend at Black Rock Canyon campground in Yucca Valley, when the woman called to report that he was hitting her. The report states that

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WINDOWS SHOT AT YUCCA VALLEY STORE

Someone shot at the windows of the Yucca Valley Liquor store late Sunday night. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Robert Warrick, about 10:40 p.m., a clerk inside the store behind the cash register heard three “clicks” and then noticed three bullet holes in the south-facing windows of the store, which were

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting Wednesday, November 12, are correspondence from the Local Agency Formation Commission. Under old business, they will discuss airport use tie-down agreements. Under new business is a letter from the Hi-Desert Water District, land

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HEAR ABOUT MIGRATORY BIRDS AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will host a lecture Thursday, November 13, on bird migration. The Morongo Basin has a large number of birds that stop during their migratory journeys. Each species has a different, but equally interesting migration story. This presentation starts at noon; admission is $5 for the general

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ATTEMPTED ROBBERY OF YUCCA VALLEY TACO SHOP BY FINGERPOINT

A Los Angeles man was arrested Monday night after he attempted to rob a taco shop with his finger. Shortly after closing, at 10:12 p.m., Michael Clark, 21, walked into Algoberto’s Taco Shop in the 56100 block of 29 Palms Highway, with his face covered and his hand under his

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER EVADING DEPUITES

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Friday night after he fled from a Sheriff’s deputy in Landers. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Robert Warrick, a deputy tried to stop a blue pick-up truck about 11:35 p.m. near Reche Road and Belfield Boulevard for equipment violations. The driver sped off and turned

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A SPATE OF VANDALISM IN YUCCA VALLEY

Numerous Yucca Valley homes were vandalized during the night Sunday. According to Sheriff’s reports, a home in the 7700 block of Inca Trail reported graffiti spray painted on a wall behind the residence. A home in the 58000 block of Hidden Gold had its outside lights smashed during the night;

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DECORATED FIGHTER PILOT AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

A decorated fighter pilot will be the guest for the Wednesday lecture series at Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details… A Vietnam-era fighter pilot will be the guest speaker at the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture Series. Retired Colonel Dr. Dean Hunter flew 166

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MORONGO BASIN VETERANS DAY TRIBUTE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin’s Veterans’ Day tribute alternates between Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley each year. This year, the ceremony will be held in Yucca Valley Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 11, at the Yucca Valley Community Center. Attendees are invited to arrive at 10 a.m., with the formal program beginning at 11

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SMALL VEGETATION FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY EARLY MONDAY

Yucca Valley firefighters responded to a small vegetation fire northwest of Paradise Park early this morning that is “suspicious in origin.” About 3 a.m., a fire, less than a quarter acre in size, was burning trash, weeds, and grass about a couple hundred yards off the road near Balsa and

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BLUE AND WHITE GALA AT THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB FRIDAY

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert will hold their annual live and silent auction fund-raiser this Friday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details and your invitation… “Blue and White” is the theme of this year’s annual live and silent auction for the Boys and Girls Club of the

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11-YEAR-OLD BRINGS KNIFE TO SCHOOL, THREATENS OTHER STUDENTS

An 11-year-old boy who threatened to stab another student at school was arrested in Yucca Valley Wednesday afternoon. The boy, who was not identified because of his age, brought a miniature, 5 ½-inch sword to Yucca Valley Elementary School Wednesday morning and threatened to stab the other student “a million

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ALCOHOL SUSPECTED IN CRASH OF VEHICLE INTO A BUILDING

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash in Yucca Valley early Thursday morning. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matthew Yost, Richard Sanchez, 27, of Yucca Valley, was driving his 1995 Lexus northbound on Avalon Avenue about 2:18 a.m. when he lost control of the car rounding a curve.

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TWO SUSPICIOUS FIRES IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Sheriff’s arson squad is investigating two suspicious fires in Yucca Valley Thursday. About 5:45 p.m., fire fighters from Joshua Tree were on a medical aid call in Yucca Valley when they saw smoke coming from behind the Airway Medical Center. They arrived to find a dumpster fully involved in

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TLC VOLUNTEEERS TO MEET ON MONDAYS

The volunteers that put on the annual Tender Loving Cause events for the holidays will start meeting regularly next week. Managing editor Tami Roleff says mark Mondays on your calendar if you want to help… Tender Loving Cause, the all-volunteer organization that has put on Tender Loving Christmas for 30

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, November 8, 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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BICYCLE RODEO IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley, in conjunction with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, will host a “State Safe Routes to School Program” and bicycle rodeo for Yucca Valley students on Saturday, November 8, at the Yucca Valley Community Center. The event kicks off at 9:00 a.m. in the Yucca

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CAR ROLLS OVER INTO HOUSE IN YUCCA VALLEY THIS MORNING

We have sketchy information about an early morning traffic crash in Yucca Valley. About 2:18, an unidentified male driver was traveling on Palomar Avenue near Onaga Trail when he lost control of his car, which overturned and rolled into a house on the west side of the street. The driver

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