YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. tonight in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. On the agenda, Copper Hills Homes is requesting a street vacation of 7 feet wide and 152 feet long on the southwest corner of Sage Avenue and Hidden Gold

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SERVICES SET FOR HELEN REED

Services have been set for long-time Yucca Valley resident Helen Dawn Reed, who passed away May 23 at her home. She was 90 years old. Helen Reed was the wife of the late Walter Reed, the first Yucca Valley council member. She was a strong supporter of many Morongo Basin

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PREPARE FOR TRY-OUTS AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMP

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans volleyball team is holding a volleyball camp for girls who are interested in try-outs for the team. Reporter Cara Conway has the details…

Girls in grades 6 through10 are encouraged to improve their skills and prepare for try-outs at the Lady Trojan Girls

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YUCCA VALLEY CHAMBER ANNUAL INSTALLATION DINNER NEXT WEEK

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce will honor outstanding residents during its annual installation dinner of new Chamber officers. Named as 2014 Chamber Member of the Year is Jennifer Collins of Farmers Insurance Agency. The Morongo Basin Heart and Soul Award goes to Lynne Vest of Citizens on Patrol. Pacific

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TWO INJURED IN THREE-VEHICLE CRASH IN YUCCA VALLEY

Two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash in Yucca Valley yesterday. About 5:45 p.m., Will Garcia of Twentynine Palms was driving a 2006 Suzuki eastbound in the number 2 lane of Highway 62, when he drove through the red light at Avalon Avenue. Garcia’s Suzuki crashed into 2013 Toyota

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FIREWORKS JULY 3 IN LANDERS, JULY 4 IN YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

Get warmed up for the Fourth of July fireworks by going to see the Third of July fireworks in Landers. The fireworks will be held at Homestead Valley Park. Gates open at 5 p.m. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Preferred parking is $5. No outside food or beverages

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD LOOKS AT WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says electronic communication and whistleblower protection are on the agenda, along with other items… The Board of Directors of the Hi-Desert Water District will hold its regular meeting at 6:00 tonight. Among the items on tonight’s

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY STARTS MAJOR ROAD SLURRY SEAL PROJECT TOMORROW

Road maintenance will start tomorrow Wednesday, July 2, on some streets in Yucca Valley and continue for the next week. A maintenance slurry seal will be applied in stages on Joshua Lane from San Marino north to Onaga Trail, and on Joshua Drive from Joshua Lane west to Church Street.

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COUNTY OFFERS FREE BEHAVIORAL SERVICES FOR MILITARY

A San Bernardino County program offers free behavioral heath services for military service members and their families. All active duty and retired military personnel, reservists, or National Guard who have served on or after September 11, 2001, and their families are eligible. Services include confidential behavioral health assessments, rehabilitative support,

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will have a USDA Food Distribution on Wednesday July 2, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. until they run out of food. 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

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NINE-WEEK SEMINAR STARTS WEDNESDAY AT ST. JOSEPH’S IN YUCCA VALLEY

“Mind, Heart, Soul and Just Plain GUTS” is the title of the Rev. Dr. Lou Gerhardt’s nine-week seminar beginning July 3, at St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church. The free sessions will be held at 10 a.m. Thursdays at the church, which is at the corner of Onaga and Church

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VANDALISM IN OLD TOWN YUCCA VALLEY

Vandals have been making their obscene marks on the Old Town area of Yucca Valley business district, popular with visitors. Over the weekend, in two separate attacks, they targeted the east facing wall of Ma Rouge coffee house, Past Times Antiques, and Hoof and Horn at Pioneertown Road and the

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STAR TWIRLERS DOH-SEE-DOH TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a Plus level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. The lodge is located at 55946 Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley. Gene Arnold will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Lines will be cued from 7:00 to 7:30

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FORMER YUCCA VALLEY RESIDENT KILLED IN LAUGHLIN; LOCAL FUNDRAISER PLANNED

A Yucca Valley man, who had moved to Laughlin, Nevada, just three weeks ago, was killed in a fight with a neighbor June 21. According to the Laughlin Times, Frederick Meyer, 27, was arguing with his neighbor when he was hit with a beer bottle and then stabbed with the

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ANY AND ALL FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL HERE IN OUR MORONGO BASIN

While you are planning your family get together for the Independence Day celebration, remember all fireworks, including the so-called safe and sane type, are strictly prohibited in this county. Reporter Diana Jones reminds you the cost of illegal fireworks can be high…

Many people have fond memories of celebrating the

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YUCCA VALLEY CERT CLASSES IN NEW LOCATION AND TIME

The Morongo Basin Community Emergency Response Team class for teens at the Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert in Yucca Valley has been changed to a new location and time. As of Friday, June 27, the class will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., and the class will

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TAY CENTER OFFERS DROP-IN SERVICES FOR YOUNG HOMELESS

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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DRIVERS AND PASSENGERS IDENTIFIED IN MONDAY’S TWENTYNINE PALMS CRASH THAT CLOSED HWY 62

The Sheriff’s Department has identified the drivers and passengers involved in a crash Monday afternoon that shut down Highway 62 for an hour in Twentynine Palms. Thomas Ehret, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was driving a white VW Jetta northbound on Peterson Avenue, making a left turn onto westbound Highway 62

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION SETS UP CLASSES OF HOME OCCUPATION

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission met last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the meeting was dominated by discussion of classes of Home Occupation Permits…

At last night’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Planning Commission, commissioners were agreeable to developing different categories, or classes, for home occupation permits. The classes

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD IN SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. tonight. Among the items on the consent agenda is a resolution recognizing Z107.7 FM for its 25 years of community service. On the action agenda, the directors will be asked to approve four resolutions: employee

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