YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT SATURDAY NIGHT

For the 20th year, Saturday nights in the summer means music in Yucca Valley. Dan Stork says, come out and listen to Adrianna Marie… The Yucca Valley Summer Concert for July 19 features Adrianna Marie and the Groovecutters. Adrianna Marie vocalizes R&B, jazz, folk, and blues with a voice and

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BOY SCOUT CAR WASH IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Boy Scout Troup 309 is having a car wash this Saturday, the 19th, from 9am to 2pm at Ultimte Motors, next to Sue’s Health Food, across from Big Lots, in Yucca Valley.

Y.V. TOWN COUNCIL VOTES TO PATCH AND PAVE BLACK ROCK CANYON ROAD

Everyone knows that Black Rock Canyon Road in Yucca Valley that leads to Joshua Tree National Park is in terrible shape, and everyone agrees that something must be done about it. At Tuesday’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, Managing editor Tami Roleff says the Council discussed what should

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STATE TO ENFORCE WATER CONSERVATION, HDWD OFFERS TIPS

With no relief in sight for the ongoing severe drought, yesterday the California Water Resources Control Board approved an emergency conservation regulation which will go into effect on August 1st. In January, Governor Jerry Brown declared a statewide drought and urged Californians to reduce their water use by 20%. As

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DETAILS INTO SATURDAY JOSHUA TREE FATAL CRASH AFTER A YUCCA VALLEY ARMED ROBBERY

The Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol have completed their reports on the armed robbery and fatal crash in Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree Saturday. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, Scott Grogins, 25, went to a home in the 7200 block of Palo Alto in Yucca Valley about 3

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PART 1: A TOWN MANAGER, TOMORROW PART 2: BLACK ROCK ROAD

The Yucca Valley Town Council met last night and finally named a town manager. Managing Editor Tami Roleff breaks her report into two parts. In part 1 today, name and terms for a manager, tomorrow, in part 2, Black Rock Canyon Road…

Director of Administrative Services Curtis Yakimow was

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HI-DESERT AND JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARDS MEET TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the Board will look at reimbursing themselves for their medical expenses…. The Board of Directors of the Hi-Desert Water District will meet at 6:00 tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will hear

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YUCCA VALLEY CHAMBER BOARD ENDORSES YES VOTE FOR

The Board of Directors at the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce voted to support a yes vote for the Wastewater Treatment Project’s upcoming assessment district.

YUCCA VALLEY NOON ROTARY INSTALLS NEW OFFICERS

The Yucca Valley Noon Rotary Club is in its 56th year, and installed its new Board of Directors recently. This year’s officers and directors are: President Cynthia Kraemer; President-elect Jill Akalski; Treasurer Ellin Loveless; Secretary Jill Akalski. Serving as public relations chair is Cynthia Kraemer; Sheldon Hough is Rotary Foundation

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CACTUS SEWABLES REWARDS LOCAL CHARITIES

In keeping with their community outreach programs, Cactus Sewables has given checks of $500 to each of the following groups: Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert; Boys and Girls Club of the Coachella Valley; the Twentynine Palms Youth Club; Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms and Desert Hot Springs libraries; the

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TO NAME TOWN MANAGER TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight in regular session. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says traffic light synchronizing, acquiring Brehm Park and Black Canyon Road, and the naming of a town manager are all on the Agenda… The Yucca Valley Town Council will begin their regular meeting tonight with a

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MORONGO BASIN MAC CALLS FOR CITIZEN INPUT

Commercial solar energy development was an inescapable subject at the July meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council yesterday. Reporter Dan Stork reports that it came up in discussions of Land Use Services, the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, and a proposed scenic highway designation… San Bernardino County Planning

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TWO KILLED, TWO INJURED IN JOSHUA TREE CRASH FOLLOWING YUCCA VALLEY ARMED ROBBERY

Two people are dead and two critically injured from a high-speed crash following an armed robbery in Yucca Valley Saturday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies received a report about 3:15 p.m. Saturday that a home in the 7200 block of Palo Alto had been broken into. The victims called back shortly before

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SWEEPSTAKES SCAM VICTIMIZES A YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN

If you have to send money to win a prize, beware! Also, you cannot win a contest you did not enter! In spite of those two basic rules local residents continue to get scammed. Managing Editor Tami Roleff said one local woman lost nearly $20,000.00 in a common sweepstakes scam…

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SIDEWALK PROJECT ON SAGE IN YUCCA VALLEY STARTS TODAY

Construction is set to begin today, Monday, July 14, for the Safe Route to School Project on Sage Avenue between Onaga Trail and Highway 62 in Yucca Valley. The project includes curbs, gutters, and sidewalks on the west side of Sage Avenue from the Yucca Valley High School to the

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TWO DEAD, TWO INJURED, IN HIGH-SPEED ROLLOVER CRASH IN JOSHUA TREE FOLLOWING YUCCA VALLEY ROBBERY SATURDAY

Two men are dead and two people are critically injured from a high-speed crash following a robbery in Yucca Valley Saturday. Sheriff’s deputies received a report about 3:15 p.m. Saturday that a home in the 7200 block of Palo Alto had been broken into. The victims

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SUMMER MUSIC CONCERT FESTIVAL

Saturday is the first night of the Yucca Valley summer concert series. The six-week concert series will feature a variety of music. Reporter Taylor Thacker says Saturday’s concert will feature a popular swing group…

The Town of Yucca Valley’s Summer Music Festival kicks off on July 12th, with an exciting

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MORONGO BASIN DEMOCRATS MEET SATURDAY

At Saturday’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Democratic Club, staff from the Hi-Desert Water District will discuss the Yucca Valley sewer project and answer questions about its costs, construction and other concerns. The meeting will be held at Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen at Copper Mountain College in Joshua Tree. Fellowship and

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FAMILY FUN DAY AT PARADISE PARK

The Yucca Valley Parks and Rec Department is sponsoring a family fun day tomorrow. Reporter Diana Jones says all ages are welcome at the free family event …

It’s a family fun day at Paradise Park in Yucca Valley Saturday, July 12. The event will feature a climbing wall, inflatable

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YUCCA VALLEY AQUATIC PROGRAM

The Town of Yucca Valley holds a variety of aquatic programs Monday through Friday at the community pool at the high school on Sage Avenue. Swim lessons are held in the morning; each session is two weeks long, and costs $45 per session. Register in person at the community center,

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