MEDITATION CLASS AT DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Desert Hill Presbyterian Church is offering a meditation talk tomorrow (Sunday, January 18). Reporter Taylor Thacker has the details… Learn how to clear your mind with Mindfulness Meditation. On Sunday, January 18, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., there will be a free introductory talk about Mindfulness Meditation at Desert Hills

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REGISTER FOR TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE

Registration has been set for Tri-Valley Little League’s 2015 baseball and softball season. All registrations will be taken at the Yucca Valley Community Center. Registration will be held today, from 9 to 1. Registration is $85, with a discount for multiple children from the same household. After today, the registration

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SHOPLIFTING LEADS TO $100,000 ARREST WARRANT

A Yucca Valley woman accused of shoplifting was arrested Wednesday on a $100,000 warrant for drug charges. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman, later identified as Rachel Margolies, 35, was in the check-out line at Dollar General in Yucca Valley shortly before 9 p.m. when the clerk said she

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YUCCA VALLEY SEWER SYSTEM COSTS GO DOWN

With changes in sizes of pipes, the numbers and sizes of manhole covers, and project and construction management costs, the estimate for the Yucca Valley sewer project’s final cost has changed again. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the total cost of the wastewater project has decreased slightly… With the Yucca

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WE REVIEW “NO CRIME LIKE THE PRESENT” AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

The Yucca Valley High School theatre company presents, “No Crime Like the Present,” a murder mystery by Bill Gleason. Reporter Rebecca Havely offers this review of the production… Private eye Mavis Davis searches for the killer of a woman who everyone wanted dead. The smooth-talking Mariah Muchtar plays Mavis Davis

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PERMITS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR YUCCA VALLEY SEWER HOOK UP

When the Town of Yucca Valley builds its sewer, property owners will be responsible for connecting their homes to the main sewer line in the street. Not only will residents have to pay for the lateral connection line, but they will have to obtain permits from the Town for it.

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MINDFULNESS MEDITATION THIS SUNDAY

Desert Hills Presbyterian is offering a meditation talk this Sunday. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details… Learn how to clear your mind with mindfulness meditation. On Sunday, January 18, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., there will be a free introductory talk about mindfulness meditation at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church in Yucca

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BURNING CAR BRIEFLY SHUTS DOWN YUCCA GRADE

A car fire yesterday afternoon briefly closed the Yucca Grade for about 15 minutes. County Fire said the fire broke out in a vehicle going up the grade at about 4:30. The occupants, a man and wife and their child, unidentified, said the car they were in began to have

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KING OF THE HAMMERS COMING TO JOHNSON VALLEY JANUARY 30

One of the major off-road events in the country, “The King of the Hammers,” will be held in the nearby Johnson Valley off-road area. The ninth running of the King of the Hammers desert race and rock crawl takes place Friday, January 30, to Friday, February 6, at Means Dry

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION GETS UPDATE ON PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission eased their way into the new year with a short and routine meeting last night. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the commissioners were given an update on private land development projects in the town… At its first meeting of 2015, the Yucca Valley Planning Commission

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight, (Wednesday, January 14), are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, airport agreements, and a letter from Hi-Desert Water District. Under new business, the directors will discuss sponsoring a Morongo Basin pilots

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District will meet in Regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says an update on the sewer system and its funding are on the agenda… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will meet for the first time in 2015 in a special meeting tonight. Among the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan basketball team used a hot shooting fourth quarter to a 61-50 win at Desert Hot Springs. Coach Jess Geeson said sophomore Taylor Spitz led the scoring with 20 points, while Ashley Priest hit for 19 and Annika Dendekker added 12 points. With the

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WE MARK THE PASSING OF EMMA REMMERS

Emma Remmers, a 26-year resident of Yucca Valley, died January 5. She was 86 years old. Emma Remmers is survived by her brother, Chuck Tellis of Kentucky; daughter, Debra Remmers of Landers; and seven grandchildren: Rick Remmers of Yucca Valley; Robert Remmers, Thomas Remmers, and Daniel Remmers of Hemet; Jennifer

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COUPLE ARRESTED FOR THEFT FROM WAL-MART

A couple involved in a car crash in Yucca Valley two weeks ago that sent a 7-year-old girl to the hospital, were arrested in Wal-Mart Friday for shoplifting. Sheriff’s reports that Wal-Mart security reported that Eleanora Woods and Paul Maki, 34, had allegedly hidden $40 worth of DVDs in their

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STATE LOANS AVAILABLE FOR SEWER CONNECTION

The Hi-Desert Water District has recently released information about state loans that are available for Yucca Valley residents to help pay for their connection to the town’s sewer system. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the details… The State Water Resources Control Board is a state agency will offer an expanded

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL MURDER MYSTERY OPENS THIS WEEK

The Yucca Valley High School theatre company presents a murder mystery. The play is student directed and opens Wednesday. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the specifics… News anchor Cassandra Dumont had made enough enemies to fill a phone book. Everyone who knew her had a motive for her murder. But just

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will hold its first meeting of 2015 tonight. On the agenda, the commission will be asked to approve a 10-by-13-foot street vacation at the southwest corner of Sage Avenue and Hidden

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School boys and girls basketball teams will travel away to Desert Hot Springs to play the Golden Eagles. Tip-off for the girls is at 6; boys start at 7:30.

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will travel

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ACCUSED YUCCA VALLEY HOME DEPOT MURDERER REFUSES TO GO TO COURT

The Yucca Valley man accused of killing a man in an RV in the Home Depot parking lot in August refused to leave the jail for a court appearance Friday. James Webb, 34, who is being held at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, was due in court

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