YUCCA VALLEY TO HOLD KID’S VALENTINE’S DANCE THIS SATURDAY

The Town of Yucca Valley will hold a kid’s Valentine’s dance this Saturday. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation…

Love is in the air. The Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will host a Kid’s Valentine’s Day Dance on Saturday, February 8, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Yucca

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Basketball is the sport of the day today for our local high schools. The Yucca Valley High School boys and girls basketball teams will host the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagles at home tonight. The girls start at 6; boys at 7:30.

 

Twentynine Palms High School boys’ and girls’

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL AND PLANNING COMMISSION IN JOINT MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council and Planning Commission will meet in joint session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the Agenda…

The Yucca Valley Town Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday for the fourth time, to discuss and possibly approve a revised and updated

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MAKE YOUR SMARTPHONE PART OF YOUR DISASTER PLAN

Your Smartphone, now almost ubiquitous in our culture, can be a lifeline in a disaster or emergency. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says make it part of your disaster plan…

For Smartphone users, incorporating the devices into emergency plans can save lives. If you don’t use texting regularly, familiarize yourself with your

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DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN DINNER AND FAMILY GAME NIGHT TOMORROW

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church in Yucca Valley will feature a dinner and family game night Wednesday, February 5 at 6:00 p.m. RSVP to the church office at 760-365-6331. The church is located at 56750 Mountain View Trail.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports today, the Joshua Springs Lightning boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will travel to Riverside to play La Sierra Academy. The girls’ game starts at 5:30; tip-off for the boys is at 7.

 

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’

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MARIAH MUCHTAR NAMED MISS YUCCA VALLEY IN SATURDAY PAGEANT

The 47th Miss Yucca Valley Pageant was held Saturday night featuring 10 high school junior candidates. Yucca Valley High School student Mariah Muchtar was named Miss Yucca Valley 2014 and received the sash and crown from the 2013 Miss Yucca Valley Kelli King. The court will consist of 1st Princess,

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STATE WATER EMERGENCY WILL DIRECTLY IMPACT THE MORONGO BASIN

The Governor’s declaration of a water emergency is trickling down to local levels. Dan Stork surveys the local impact of drastic measures by the state’s Department of Water Resources…

The California State Water Project (SWP) supplies water from the Feather River watershed and the Sacramento Delta water distribution area to

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CHIMNEY FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY

Old age and earthquakes are believed to be responsible for a chimney fire in Yucca Valley early Monday morning. According to County Fire Captain Rick Denison, the mortar and bricks of a chimney in a home in the 56000 block of Sunset Avenue were cracked, probably from earthquakes and old

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR SPOUSE ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of spousal abuse after his wife of five years was admitted to the hospital for emergency surgery. According to a Sheriff’s report, David Flaningam, 27, of the 59100 block of Wilcox Lane, struck his wife with a closed fist on her

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ROAD CONSTRUCTION FROM PALM TO DUMOSA STARTS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Installation of sidewalks, curbs and gutters, and handicap ramps in Yucca Valley is scheduled to begin Monday, February 3, along Highway 62, from Palm Avenue to Dumosa Ave. Traffic striping will begin Tuesday. This portion of the highway construction is expected to be substantially complete by March.

GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CAREER PROGRAM

The 8th Annual Yucca Valley High School Career Pathways Golf Tournament is coming up and taking registrations. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to be on the tee…

Attention all golfers! The Yucca Valley High School Career Pathways Foundation is hosting their Eight Annual Golf Tournament Four Person Scramble. On

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COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM TRAINING STARTS THIS WEEK

A group of local volunteers stands ready to help the community in the face of the unforeseen. Reporter Dan Stork tells how you can get on the team…

If an earthquake, flash flood, fire, or other disaster was to hit the High Desert, would you know how to help your

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES

The Twentynine Palms High School Girls Basketball team competed in the Play 4 Kay tournament in San Juan Capistrano Saturday. Top Division 4 teams competed in 10 different games to raise money for breast cancer. Twentynine Palms beat Cantwell Sacred Heart 54-39. Twentynine Palms’ record is now: 18-and-4 overall, 6-and-0

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YUCCA VALLEY POLICE FOCUSSING ON SPEEDING ON S.R. 62

This week, traffic enforcement officers in Yucca Valley will focus on speeding and other violations on Highway 62 between Apache Trail and Hopi Trail. The Sheriff’s Department reminds motorists the speed limit in the construction zone on the west end of Yucca Valley is 35 miles per hour and to

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MBTA GIVES $18,000 TO REACH OUT FOR TRANSPORTATION

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority donated $18,000 to Reach-Out Morongo Basin last week. Reach Out’s Executive Director Robin Schlosser said the donation will be used for the charity’s transportation program to provide rides for low-income, senior, and disabled neighbors in the Morongo Basin to health care providers and services in

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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS TONIGHT

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will meet Monday, February 3, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.; the meeting begins promptly at 1 p.m. Scheduled guest speaker is Mike McNamara who will talk about new techniques, including curved piecing, as well as show

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE SOPHIE WARGO

After months of hard work and preparation, the 2014 Miss Yucca Valley Pageant is this Saturday at 6:00 p.m. at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Tickets are available at the door. For the past two weeks, we have been introducing you to the 10 candidates; today we meet Sophie Wargo…

Today

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SOFTBALL TEAM CAR WASH IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Rolling Thunder travel softball team will hold a car wash at Ultimate Motors in Yucca Valley Saturday, February 1, from 9 to 3. The car wash is a fundraiser to offset the cost of equipment and tournament play.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Lady Cats basketball squad travelled up the mountain Wednesday to Big Bear and came back with a 65 – 24 win. Coach Tim Stanford said top scorers were Andrileah Lee, 14 points; Nokomis Cabrera, 11 points; Cherokee Turner, nine points and nine rebounds; and Tatiyanna

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