EASTER SUNRISE SERVICES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, YUCCA VALLEY, AND JOSHUA TREE

Sky View Chapel will hold an Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 4, for children ages 2 to 12. The egg hunt will be held from 10 to noon at Joshua Tree’s Friendly Hills Park on Sunny Vista Road, just south of Alta Loma.

The Twentynine Palms Ministerial Association and local

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HI-DESERT WATER DISCUSSES BILLING FOR SEWER CHARGES

The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors spent more than an hour at its meeting last night discussing whether the monthly sewer service charges for Yucca Valley’s future sewer project should be placed on the property owners’ tax bills or included in the monthly water bill. Residents in the audience

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SANTA FE SOCIAL CLUB ACCEPTING RUMMAGE SALE DONATIONS

Your spring cleaning can benefit a local charity. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says donate your unneeded items to the Santa Fe Social Club rummage sale… Spring cleaning is just around the corner and the Santa Fe Social Club is here to help! The club is now accepting donations for their rummage

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School baseball teams hosted Sultana High School from Hesperia for their last preseason game. The varsity game got off to a fast start, but saw the game slip away with a final score Sultana 9, Trojans 7. Coach Brian Schoenborn said notables for the game were:

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SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVER HITS TWO CARS, HELD BY WITNESSES

A suspected drunk driver was arrested Monday morning after he hit two vehicles and attempted to flee. According to a Sheriff’s report, Alberto Jimenez, 54, of the 4300 block of Inez Avenue, was driving his silver Plymouth Voyager northbound on Acoma Trail about 10:30 a.m. when he collided with a

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the agenda will primarily tie up more sewer system details…. Among the items on tonight’s agenda for the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the directors will be asked to approve a contract template for

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MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICES AT DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will hold Maundy Thursday service in the fellowship hall at 5 p.m. April 2. An Easter meditation, led by Janice Pask, is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, April 4. Easter Sunday services will feature special music by the choir. Following the 10 a.m. service, hot cross

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STRONG-ARMED ROBBERY AT WAL-MART, JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Friday, accused of strong arm robbery at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, Wal-Mart loss prevention personnel observed Bruce Johnson, 46, of the 61900 block of Begonia, concealing items in his backpack. When security attempted to prevent Johnson from leaving the

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested after he beat up his girlfriend Friday. According to a Sheriff’s report, witnesses said Randy Camerer, 28, of the 7300 block of Sage Avenue, bit his girlfriend’s chin, and choked her in front of her young children about 8:30 a.m. Thursday. When deputies arrived,

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ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES AVAILABLE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

California Assemblyman Chad Mayes’ main office is in Palm Desert, where District 42 constituents can go for help or information about issues they may have. For residents who are not able to make the drive, his office will move to the Yucca Valley Community Services Department on Wednesday, April 1.

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KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP AT YUCCA VALLEY ELEMENTARY

If your child will be 5 on or before September 1, 2015, he or she is ready to enter kindergarten. Reporter Dan Stork says parents in the Yucca Valley Elementary area can do their part during April… During the month of April, Yucca Valley Elementary School will be having a

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports, the Yucca Valley High School softball and baseball teams will play the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagles at home tomorrow. Both games start at 3:30.

The Trojan tennis team will travel away to Rancho Mirage tomorrow; first serve is at 3:15.

The Twentynine Palms

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT MAILING OUT ASSESSMENT DISTRICT BALLOTS

The Hi-Desert Water District began mailing ballots Friday to all property owners in Yucca Valley for the sewer project’s assessment district vote. Property owners will have until May 13 to vote on whether or not to support the formation of assessment districts in the town for the sewer project. Approval

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, March 31, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 2 to 6. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be The Match bone marrow

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GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITS YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM

An upcoming golf tournament will raise funds for a special Yucca Valley high school program. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you how to tee-off at the event… On Friday, May 1, beginning at 8:00 a.m., the Yucca Valley High School Career Pathways Foundation will host their annual golf tournament to raise

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORE AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan baseball teams hosted the powerhouse Cajon Cowboys of San Bernardino Thursday afternoon. Coach Brian Schoenborn said senior Isaiah Kinder started and pitched six innings, striking out five Cowboys in the process. The final score saw a loss for the Trojans 10-0. The junior varsity

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SQUARE DANCING IN YUCCA VALLEY TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight at 55946 Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley. Rob Grigsby and Phil Farmer will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. Lines will be cued from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. and

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AN EDITORIAL OPINION, YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION CODES NOT ENFORCED FAIRLY AND EVENLY

An editorial opinion today…. Managing editor Tami Roleff thinks the Yucca Valley Planning Commission is not fairly or evenly enforcing their own building codes… Attention Yucca Valley business owners: Don’t like something in the Town’s development code? Don’t worry about it. The Yucca Valley Planning Commission is more concerned about

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MAN FOUND SLEEPING IN STOLEN VEHICLE IS ARRESTED

A Barstow man was arrested early Wednesday morning after he was found sleeping in a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, just before 1 a.m. a witness called to report that someone had stolen his vehicle from his driveway in Yucca Valley. Responding deputies located the empty vehicle on

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YUCCA VALLEY SEWER SYSTEM SUBJECT OF Z107-7 UP CLOSE SHOW

Representatives from Hi-Desert Water District will be the guests on the Up-Close show tomorrow. General Manager Ed Muzik and Assistant General Manager Mark Ban will be here to answer your questions about the upcoming sewer project and the assessment vote. They’ll be able to answer questions about who the sewer

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