GRUBSTAKE DAYS ENTERTAINERS SOUGHT

Entertainers young and old, large and small are being sought for this year’s “Grubstake Days Community Fair.” The event is set for Saturday, May 24, at the Hi-Desert Boys and Girls Club and Boehm Youth Park grounds on Little League Drive in Yucca Valley. The outside booths and entertainment area

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT HEARS SEWER PRESENTATIONS

The Hi-Desert Water District is wrestling with a decision: to build the sewer system themselves over 5 years or hire a contractor to do it in two years, but for more money. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was with them last night as it was discussed…

The main trunk of

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KIDS CRAFTS AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM SATURDAY

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is offering spring-time crafting fun for kids Saturday, April 5, from 11 to noon. Children will have the opportunity to make up to six spring-themed crafts. All materials are provided, but space is limited, so pre-registration is required. The cost is $2 per child. Sign up

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED FOR ELDER ABUSE, IDENTITY THEFT

A Joshua Tree man was arrested late Monday night, suspected of stealing his father’s credit and debit cards. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim, an elderly man in the 7300 block of Valley Vista Avenue in Yucca Valley, told Sheriff’s deputies four of his credit and debit cards were

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS PRELIMINARY BUDGET, SALES TAX IS UP

The Yucca Valley Town council heard some good financial news last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was at that meeting and files this report…

The Yucca Valley Town Council heard some mostly encouraging news at its meeting Tuesday night. Sales tax revenues, which have been mostly flat in previous years,

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CHARLES MCHENRY ANNOUNCES RUN FOR YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL

Another resident has announced he intends to run for a seat on the Yucca Valley Town Council. Charles McHenry told Z107.7 news Tuesday that he is declaring his candidacy for one of the three seats that will be up for election this November. Council members Dawn Rowe and Merl Abel

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT TO WEIGH CONTRACTOR VERSUS IN-HOUSE FOR SEWER CONSTRUCTION

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in a special meeting tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tell us why…

The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will begin its regular meeting Wednesday with a closed session, starting at 5:30, to discuss potential litigation. The open session will begin at 6. After

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms Wildcat golf team hosted Desert Mirage yesterday at Desert Winds Golf Course aboard the Marine Base and won their DeAnza League opener, 245-275. The ’Cats are now 1-0 in league play. Coach Grant Whipple said Brandon Steffins led the way with a solid 38, followed by Ty

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight, managing editor Tami Roleff says among some routine items, the council will discuss commission appointments…

After a routine consent agenda, the Yucca Valley Town Council will be asked to approve the plans and specifications for the Town-wide slurry seal project, and open the

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FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will have a USDA Food Distribution on Wednesday, April 2, at 3:00 p.m. as long as supplies last. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Please wear proper attire for the weather and remember there are

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HI-DESERT SAND SHARKS SWIM TEAM SIGN-UPS AND TRYOUTS THIS WEEK

The Hi-Desert Sand Sharks swim team will hold try-outs and sign-ups Wednesdays, April 2, and Thursday, April 3, for all children ages 4 to 18. Try-outs will be held at the Yucca Valley High School pool, 7600 Sage Avenue, starting at 4:30 p.m. Children must bring their birth certificate with

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCEDULES

Yesterday the Wildcat’s boys’ tennis team played host to the Desert Mirage High School Rams and won 12-6. Coach Larry Battle said in doubles, Edgar Sosa with partner Brian Gaddis won two out of three sets. Marcus Simon with partner Scott Clinkscales swept in doubles winning three out of three.

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LOCAL ROLLER DERBY TEAM PLANS GARAGE SALE

The “Mojave Rattleskaters,” our hometown Roller Derby team, is planning a fundraising garage sale. Reporter Dan Stork gets out his skate keys…

The Mojave Rattle Skaters women’s roller derby team is asking for donations of gently used, vintage and other sellable items for a fundraiser rummage sale Saturday, April 26.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULE

The Twentynine Palms Wildcat Golf Team hosted Xavier Prep Friday in a pre-season match; the Cats played hard but lost 247-200. Coach Grant Whipple said, Brandon Steffins was a stand out for the cats with a 38 and tied Xavier Prep’s best score.

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow,

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THREE TWENTYNINE PALMS RESIDENTS MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAJOR CRIME SPREE

Sheriff’s investigators may have broken a major regional crime spree. Three Twentynine Palms residents were arrested Tuesday, accused of stealing merchandise and attempting to return it for a refund. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Suzanne Torres, 32, Patrick Wunderlee, 30, and Scott Downen, 61, went to the Food for Less

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COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS TRAIN IN YUCCA VALLEY

Local county firefighters are constantly training to keep their skills sharp. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells us how… During the month of February, Yucca Valley firefighters responded to only four fires. In order to keep their skills sharp, County Fire Captain Steve Lasiter says they have to practice and train

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INDOOR AND OUTDOOR GRUBSTAKE DAYS BOOTHS NOW AVAILABLE

It is springtime, and that means it is time to start planning for the Annual Grubstake Days Community Fair in Yucca Valley. Reporter Dan Stork says it is time to reserve your booth… The Yucca Valley Grubstakes Days event, on Saturday May 24, will include a Home and Craft show,

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TAY CENTER OFFERS YOUNG HOMELESS SERVICES

Pacific Clinic’s TAY Center offers young adults a safe and comfortable place to define and accomplish their life goals. Clients can come to the TAY Center to meet their basic needs such as a meal, shower and a place to do laundry. Once they become drop-in clients they can utilize

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. John Walter will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Lines will be cued from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. and between tips. For more information contact Dennis at 366-8626.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULE

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

Also tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan swim team will travel to Hemet to participate in the Hemet Invitational Meet.

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