ST. MARY’S SPRING FASHION SHOW SATURDAY

St. Mary’s Altar guild will hold their annual Spring Fashion show this Saturday. Social hour and tea start at 1 p.m. with fashions to follow at 2 p.m. in the parish hall at 7495 Church Street in Yucca Valley. Wear your best hat as prizes will be awarded for various

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EVERY 15 MINUTES PROGRAM AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Given the almost weekly horrors on our local roads and highways so far this year, there just can’t be too strong of a reminder of the dangers of driving, particularly for young motorists. Reporter Dan Stork has the schedule for this week’s “Every 15 minutes” program at Yucca Valley High

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School golf team will host the Shadow Hills Knights at home. Tee time is 2:45. Also tomorrow, the Wildcat baseball and softball teams will host the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagles at home; first pitch for both teams is at 3:30.

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TWO FIRES BACK-TO-BACK IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY

Yucca Valley fire fighters were called to two fires Monday afternoon. County Fire Captain Rick Denison said shortly before 1 p.m., shelving units, cabinets, and electronic equipment were burning in a large pile in a back yard of a home in the 6100 block of Mandarin Road. Neighbors were attempting

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NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER EVENT THURSDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

“One Voice, United in Prayer” is the theme of this year’s National Day of Prayer, to be celebrated Thursday, May 1, at the Brehm Sports Park in Yucca Valley. Representatives from local churches and organizations will offer prayers for educators, the local communities, churches, and the armed forces. The celebration

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DROUGHT SUBJECT OF BASIN-WIDE FOUNDATION MEETING THURSDAY

Even though the state is in a drought condition, recent rains will be seeing some state project water released to the Yucca Valley area. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says conservation is still being urged….

Due to the statewide drought, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), announced that none of

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GRUBSTAKE DAYS PARADE APPLICATIONS DUE BY THIS FRIDAY

The deadline for applications for the 2014 Grubstakes Day Parade is 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 2 at the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce. Application are available online at the Yucca Valley Chamber website, www.yuccavalley.org. For more information or to receive an application by mail, call 760-365-6323.

SANTA FE SOCIAL CLUB RUMMAGE SALE LATER THIS WEEK, ITEMS WANTED

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will be having a rummage sale on Thursday May 1 and Friday May 2, from 9 to 5. Donations are now being accepted. If you need to have something picked up please call the Clubhouse at 760-369-4057. Talk to Phebe or Susie If we are

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat golf team will host the Big Bear Bears at home. Tee time is 2:45. The Wildcat baseball and softball teams will travel away to Desert Hot Springs to play the Golden Eagles. First pitch for both games

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PROPOSED NEW LAW WOULD ALLOW CITIES TO REGULATE MASSAGE PARLORS

State lawmakers proposed new legislation on Wednesday for the regulation of massage therapy in California that would give cities more power to regulate massage parlors. Cities have complained for years that the 2008 Massage Therapy Law prohibited them from enacting laws to regulate massage parlors, and since the law went

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COUNTY FIRE CAPTAIN IN JOSHUA TREE PROMOTED TO BATTALION CHIEF

County Fire Captain Steve Lasiter, who helms Station 36 in Joshua Tree, was promoted to Battalion Chief Wednesday. Lasiter started his 22-year-career as a paid-call fire fighter in Yucca Valley in 1992, and has worked at the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree, Arrowhead, and Fontana, before returning to

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MOJAVE RATTLESKATERS RUMMAGE SALE TOMORROW

The Mojave Rattleskaters women’s roller derby team has spent the last month collecting items for its rummage sale to raise funds to build an outdoor roller rink in Yucca Valley. Reporter Diana Jones has the scoop on where to go to get some bargains, and help the Morongo Basin’s roller

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SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION MEETING MONDAY AT HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT

The Hi-Desert Water District will hold a special closed-session meeting Monday for a performance evaluation of the general manager. The meeting will start at 5 p.m. at district offices on Inca Trail and the highway in Yucca Valley.

STAR TWIRLERS DANCING TONIGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. Andy Allemao will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Lines will take place from 7 to 7:30 and between tips. For more information, call Dennis at 760-366-8626.

REGISTER NOW FOR ONAGA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

There’s still a little time left to get kindergarten preregistration packets at Onaga Elementary School. Reporter Dan Stork tells what materials you’ll need to bring with you when you register… Onaga Elementary School will be holding kindergarten rre-registration during the month of April. Packets for kindergartners may be picked up

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School track team will travel away to Vista Murrieta. The event starts at 8 a.m.

HOW WATER IN YUCCA VALLEY AFFECTS GROUNDWATER RECHARGE

US Geological Survey scientists, who educated a large group in Joshua Tree about aquifers last Friday afternoon, touched upon how a water treatment plant in Yucca Valley might affect groundwater in Joshua Basin. Reporter Dan Stork says it sounds like good news for Joshua Tree…

During the lively Q&A that

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ROTARY SEEKING COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS SHOW

The Yucca Valley Rotary club is making plans for its annual 4th of July celebration, including a community fair and fireworks show. Plans for the day include a community fair with vendors, children’s activities, great food, music and other great entertainment. Local residents and businesses are asked help support the

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN FORMALLY CHARGED IN CLAREMONT RAPE

A 34-year-old Yucca Valley man was formally charged by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office with multiple sex crimes against children. Joseph Davall is charged with seven felony counts, including four charges of sexual assault, two burglary charges, and making criminal threats. According to Claremont police, Davall broke into

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THIEVES STEAL CABLE FROM YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

The Yucca Valley High School was burglarized over the weekend. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 1,000 feet of black power cable was stolen from the school’s construction site. The cable, which was attached to wooden poles, is valued at about $4,000. The Sheriff’s Department is investigating.