DESERT CHRIST PARK TREASURE HUNT SATURDAY

Come hunt for Christmas ornaments, toys, candy canes and more during a treasure hunt sponsored by the Desert Christ Park Foundation Saturday, December 6. There will be a treasure hunt, hot cocoa and cookies, and a photographer will be available for Christmas photos. Stop by anytime between 2 and 4

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LECTURE ON CHRISTMAS FOOD AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

A look at Holiday foods from around the world will be given at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff invites you to the noon Brown Bag Lecture…. Most of us serve the same foods for Thanksgiving and Christmas: roast turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and pumpkin

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Saturday morning, accused of selling drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, Larry Ellis, 60, was stopped near the Food 4 Less in Yucca Valley about 11:30 a.m. for having an obstructed windshield. During the traffic stop, the deputy determined that Ellis was under the

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission meets in a special meeting tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… Tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council has been changed to next Tuesday, December 9. But the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center won’t be empty tonight as the

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EDISON WORK IN YUCCA VALLEY TO DISRUPT TRAFFIC, CAUSE POWER OUTAGES

Yucca Valley residents and drivers should expect some disruption during the coming week as Southern California Edison performs some work on Sage Avenue Edison plans to excavate a large underground vault in the southbound lane of Sage Avenue, south of Onaga, Wednesday, December 3. A power outage will occur Saturday

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ENTRIES SOUGHT FOR YUCCA VALLEY CHRISTMAS LIGHT PARADE

The annual Christmas Light Parade is coming up December 13 in Yucca Valley. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says applications are now being taken… “Light Up the World” with the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley at their annual Christmas Light Parade. The parade is on Saturday, December 13 at 5:30 p.m. and

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse in Yucca Valley will have a USDA Food Distribution tomorrow, Wednesday, December 3, 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

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TLC SEEKING MEAT SPONSORS

Tender Loving Christmas (TLC) is seeking meat sponsors for the TLC Christmas Day event, to be held from 12:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Community Center. Each year, 1,200 pounds of turkeys and hams must be purchased for this event, which typically costs around $3,000 each. TLC is

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School wrestling team will hold a home dual meet against Palm Desert High School, starting at 4 p.m.

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School boys and girls soccer teams will travel away to Silver Valley.

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN BRANDISHES A GUN

A Yucca Valley woman is behind bars after brandishing a gun on Thanksgiving. According to a Sheriff’s report, someone called 911 and immediately hung up about 12:13 p.m. Thursday. Deputies responded to the 7600 block of Warren Vista where they saw Tara Landers, 43, holding a silver-colored revolver in her

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN HELD FOR FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday, accused of assaulting his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman called 911 about 12:15 a.m. Thursday crying, and saying her boyfriend was trying to hurt her in the 1500 block of Old Woman Springs Road in the Flamingo Heights area of

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT OFFER REBATES FOR LOW-FLOW TOILETS

Here is a great opportunity to save water and money. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get a Hi-Desert Water district rebate for a low-flow toilet… Hi-Desert Water District is offering a rebate to Yucca Valley customers who replace old toilets that use 3.5 gallons per flush or

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TWO ARRESTED UNDER YUCCA VALLEY’S SOCIAL HOST ORDINANCE

Two Yucca Valley women were arrested Monday night for allowing minors to drink alcohol in their home. About 10 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies Shauna Ables and Ericson Dominick found a boy on Pueblo Trail who had just left a home in the 7400 block of Fox Trail. The boy was obviously

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CAR DESTROYED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A car is a total loss following a car fire in Yucca Valley Tuesday morning. Shortly after 11 a.m., a woman was driving in the 7600 block of Rockaway when she smelled something burning. After she got her child out of the Buick Riviera, the car’s engine erupted in flames.

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CHRISTMAS LIGHTINGS PLANNED IN JOSHUA TREE, MORONGO VALLEY, TWENTYNINE PALMS, AND YUCCA VALLEY

Holidays lightings are being planned in communities all around our Morongo Basin. The Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to help light up their village and kick off the winter holidays in their seventh annual “The Stars Come Out in Joshua Tree” promotion. The merchants and any other star

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SATURDAY DEADLINE TO SIGN-UP FOR YUCCA VALLEY’S GOT TALENT

This Saturday is the deadline to apply for the 2015 “Yucca Valley’s got Talent” competition. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up… The Town of Yucca Valley is seeking talented performers for the upcoming Yucca Valley’s Got Talent event. Those with unique or even not so unique talents

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN FOUND MURDERED IN TENT BEHIND WAL-MART

A Yucca Valley man was found murdered in a makeshift tent behind Wal-Mart Sunday afternoon. A release from the Sheriff’s homicide detail said at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, deputies from the Yucca Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a deceased man, later identified as Jackie Singer, 58, of

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AN ARREST FOR FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Saturday morning after his wife said he choked her. According to a Sheriff’s report, Randall Garrett, 27, was arguing with his wife shortly before 3 a.m. in the 58600 block of Sunflower Drive when the woman said the argument turned physical. The woman

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TWO ARRESTED FOR CAR THEFT IN YUCCA VALLEY

Two men were arrested in the wee hours of Saturday morning after they were seen trying to steal a vehicle in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, Michael Paaverud, 28, and Glen Stephens, 25, and two others, were in the 3500 block of Condalia Avenue about 4:45 a.m. when

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ADOPT A CAT FROM THE YUCCA VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER

This is a great time to adopt a cat from the Yucca Valley Animal Shelter. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says a donor is paying for most of the fees… Make your Christmas a “Meow-y” one by adopting a cat from the Yucca Valley Animal Shelter. Due to generous donations to

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