MISS YUCCA VALLEY 2015 AND HER COURT NAMED

A 16-year-old junior from Yucca Valley High School was crowned as “Miss Yucca Valley” Saturday night at the annual pageant sponsored by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club. Sarah Webb was selected by the judges after a long pageant process. The pageant is not a beauty contest and does not include

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YUCCA VALLEY TO HOST VALENTINE’S DINNER-DANCE

The Town of Yucca Valley is sponsoring a Valentine’s Day dinner and dance this Saturday. Managing editor Tami Roleff puts on her dancing shoes… Enjoy live entertainment featuring hits from Elvis to Pharrel at a Valentine’s Day dinner and dance on Saturday, February 14. The dinner dance takes place in

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SHERIFF AND FIRE OFFICIALS SAY “KING OF THE HAMMERS” SAFE, SUCCESSFUL

The “King of the Hammers” off-road competition came to close yesterday. Some 35,000 to 40,000 spectators came to “Hammertown” at the Johnson Valley off-road area north of Yucca Valley to see more than 415 teams race in a variety of competitions. The event saw praise from law enforcement and safety

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LECTURE ON GOLD PROSPECTING WEDNESDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

A hands-on lecture about prospecting for gold in Southern California will be offered at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum this week. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you how to be a real gold digger… The Morongo Basin Historical Society continues its Second Wednesday Lecture Series with “Gold: Prospecting in Southern California.” A

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TIME TO SIGN UP FOR THE HEALTHY HEARTS RUN

The Annual Healthy Hearts Run is set for later this month. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells area runners how to sign-up… Personal health and fitness are the themes of the Town of Yucca Valley’s annual Healthy Hearts 5K Run and 2K Family Health Walk. The event is scheduled for Saturday, February

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MISTRIAL FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER ACCUSED OF SEX WITH A STUDENT

A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday morning in the case of a Yucca Valley High School teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. After four days of testimony, the jury deliberated for about 12 hours over 3 days before telling Judge Bert Swift Wednesday that they

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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, February 7, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. 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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MISTRIAL IN CASE OF YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER

A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the case against a Yucca Valley teacher who is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. When the jury came back into court Wednesday morning and said they could not reach a unanimous verdict, Judge Bert Swift declared a mistrial

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PART 2: GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS ON TOWN CRIME RATES

The Yucca Valley Town Council heard good news and bad news on serious crime statistics at their meeting Tuesday night. Managing editor Tami Roleff files Part 2 of her two-part report… Sheriff’s Captain Dale Mondary gave his annual safety report to the Yucca Valley Town Council Tuesday night, noting that

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FAMILY FUN AND PUBLIC INPUT AT PARADISE PARK SATURDAY

This Saturday, February 7, the Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will host a family fun day at the Paradise Park playground located on Barron Drive in Yucca Valley. The event will feature crafts, a bounce house for kids, music and refreshments. The focus of the event will be to

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE ROSIE LEMM

Twelve Yucca Valley Junior girls, from three area High Schools, will compete this Saturday night at 6:00 p.m. in the Miss Yucca Valley Pageant, sponsored by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club. The event starts at 6:00 p.m. and tickets are available at the door. Z107.7 has been introducing you to

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Tuesday night, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ varsity basketball team raised their record to 9 and 0 in league with a win over Shadow Hills High School, 57-to-29. Coach Michael Schneider said all 10 varsity players saw significant playing time. Defense was the star of the game. Leading the

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EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM TRAINING STARTS NEXT WEEK

Morongo Basin Community Emergency Response Team, CERT, has a new training academy starting Thursday evening, February 12, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. There are eight weekly classes. The final exam, practical, and graduation will be on April 9. All classes will be held at the Senior Center at the

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL ALLOTS GRANTS, GETS DUMOSA STOPLIGHT UPDATE

The Yucca Valley Town Council met last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and breaks her report into two parts. Today, Part 1: block grants and traffic lights…. With little discussion from the council, and no public comment during its meeting last night, the Yucca Valley Town Council unanimously

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD ASKS FOR TRAINING, GET UPDATES TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the board will ask for emergency training and get a series of updates…. Among the items on tonight’s agenda for the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the board will be asked to approve a

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE JORDAN EDWARDS

This Saturday is the annual Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley. Z107.7’s own Gary and Cindy Daigneault will serve as the Masters of Ceremonies for the event. Today we meet contestant Jordan Edwards… Today we visit with Jordan Edwards, from Hope Academy Charter

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat boys’ basketball team faced the reigning De Anza league champions, Shadow Hills High School, last night in Wildcat Gymnasium. Coach Michael Schneider said, “From the tip off, the ’Cats played aggressively on both offense and defense; they finished with a decisive 62-29 victory.” This

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A “KING OF THE HAMMERS” REMINDER FROM THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

The Sheriff’s Department would like to remind everyone that the King of the Hammers off-road event in Johnson Valley is in full swing. OHV riders should ride in designated riding areas and trails only and respect private lands. Several law enforcement agencies to include the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department,

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARING ON CDBG GRANTS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says community development block grants will be on the docket… Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the Council will hold a public hearing to prioritize the town’s

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FREE FOOD FOR THE LOW-INCOME IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will have a USDA Food Distribution on Wednesday, February 4, 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 there

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