HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ soccer team traveled to Big Bear for a De Anza League game yesterday. Coach Scott Phillips said the Lady Trojans jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but were unable to keep it losing by the score of 3-2. Senior Teresa Nava had one goal,

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MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS TONIGHT AT JOSHUA TREE COMMUNITY CENTER

Solar fields, retail stores, housing developments—it’s all about land use. And so is the special report and the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council meeting tonight, says Dan Stork…

The featured Special Report at the February 10 meeting of the Morongo Basin MAC has the two top aides to Third District

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YUCCA VALLEY TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT

Yucca Valley traffic enforcement officers will be patrolling Highway 62 this week between Trojan Lane and Church Street, focusing primarily on speeding and other vehicle code violations. Motorists are also reminded that making a left turn from westbound Highway 62 into the AM/PM is illegal; there are two sets of

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LECTURE ON THE INVASIVE SAHARA MUSTARD TUESDAY AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

Invasive species are considered the largest threat to biodiversity, second only to habitat loss. Joshua Tree National Park is threatened by the invasive Sahara mustard plant. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more on the annual kick-off event for the “Hold the Mustard” campaign…

According to Park Officials, the non-native Sahara

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLERS SPAGHETTI DINNER FUND-RAISER TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley High School Wrestling Booster Club will host a spaghetti dinner and auction. The wrestlers will bake cakes that will be auctioned off at the dinner tomorrow at 6:30 p.m., in the Yucca Valley High School multi-purpose room. Funds raised will go toward the team’s end of season

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM CLINCHES DE ANZA LEAGUE TITLE

Twentynine Palms High School Girls’ basketball team clinched the De Anza League title and a home playoff game Friday, February 7, at Yucca Valley High School with a 37-to-25 win over the Trojans. Coach Tim Stanford said Nokomis Cabrera scored a game high 14 points. Tusia Brown continued playing well

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YUCCA VALLEY GIRLS’ SOCCER WINS ‘BATTLE OF THE CUP’ AGAINST TWENTYNINE PALMS

In the inaugural “Battle of the Cup,” the Yucca Valley High School Girls Soccer team hosted the Wildcats from Twentynine Palms High School. Coach Scott Philips said the Lady Trojans controlled the game and prevailed with a 7-0 score. Sophomore goalie Nikole Cody tie the record for shutouts in a

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TWO KILLED IN YUCCA VALLEY CRASH

Two people were killed in Yucca Valley Thursday afternoon when their SUV was broadsided on Yucca Trail. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Wayne Greer, at 1:09 p.m., a 1984 red Bronco was traveling northbound on Warren Vista and was creeping into the intersection when it was broadsided on the passenger side

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STATE ASKS FOR A 20 PERCENT REDUCTION IN WATER USE, SOME TIPS

According to California Governor Jerry Brown, the state is in a “mega drought,” perhaps the worst dry spell the California has ever known. The governor and state and local water officials are calling on residents to voluntarily reduce their water consumption by 20 percent. Managing editor Tami Roleff has some

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AREA ROTARY CLUBS BAND TOGETHER TO COLLECT FOOD

In an effort that reaches out to all the communities of the Morongo basin, four Rotary Clubs are working together to help replenish our area’s food banks. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to help……. The four Rotary Clubs of the Morongo Basin have banded together to have a huge

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The second Monday of February is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, February

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CHAPARRAL ARTISTS MEET MONDAY

The Chaparral Artists Guild will hold their monthly meeting Monday, February 10 at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church in Yucca Valley. The meeting starts at 1 with a potluck lunch and will be followed by a demonstration by artist Snake Jagger. The church is located at 56750 Mountain View Trail in

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CHILDREN’S DANCE SUNDAY

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church in Yucca Valley will hold a children’s dance this Sunday, February 9, starting at12:30 p.m. The dance will feature dancing to the Wii! Brush up on dancing to the “Limbo” and “The Chicken,” as they will be included. The church is located at 56750 Mountain View

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball team extended their undefeated league record Wednesday, beating Desert Mirage 65-24; Coach Tim Stanford said leading scorers were Andraliah Lee with 18, Tusia Brown with 16, Tatiyanna Mackall, 12, and Adrianne Miller, 8. The Wildcats record now stands at 19-4 overall and 7-0

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACUSED OF STEALING CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday, accused of stealing remodeling supplies from a residence. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Rick Millard, a resident in the 6300 block of Palo Alto Avenue in Yucca Valley was walking his dog about 6:30 a.m. when he noticed a silver pick up truck circling

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HI-DESERT WATER SAYS IT IS HAS PLENTY OF RESERVES

California Governor Jerry Brown declared California was officially in a drought last month, and the Mojave Water Agency, which provides state water to Hi-Desert Water District, will not be receiving any water from its water supplier. This means that Hi-Desert Water District, along with Joshua Basin Water District and Bighorn-Desert

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TOWN PLANS BUS TRIP TO LINCOLN SHRINE IN REDLANDS

Join the Town of Yucca Valley on Wednesday, February 19th for a day trip to the Lincoln Shrine, located at the A.K. Smiley Library in Redlands, for a guided tour. Departure time is 8:45 a.m. at the Community Center and will return at 4:30 p.m. The cost is $70 per

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PART 2 OF 2: SOLAR AND GRADING REGULATIONS

After meeting in joint session with the Planning Commission Tuesday night, managing editor Tami Roleff says the Town Council held its regular meeting to vote on more routine matters. Yesterday, in the first part of a two-part story, wildlife corridors and the General Plan Update. Today, solar fields, grading permits,

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LECTURE ON “CHEMICAL REACTIONS” SATURDAY AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is offering a series of “Science Saturday” lectures. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to learn about chemical reactions…

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum continues their popular education program, Science Saturdays, with exciting topics for the month of February. On Saturday, February 8, from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.,

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan basketball team scored a 46-36 win last night over Desert Hot Springs in Trojan Gym. Coach Jess Geeson said the team was led by junior Ashley Priest who scored 20 points and pulled down 15 rebounds. She was followed by senior Hannah Hughes

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