WORKSHOP SET FOR NEW YUCCA VALLEY SEWER DEADLINES

Late last year, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board extended the deadline for when Yucca Valley homes and businesses must stop using their septic systems, from 2016 to 2021 for Phase 1, and to 2025 for Phases 2 and 3. Managing editor says the board will hold a workshop

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“LOVE STRUCK” MUSICIANS SOUGHT FOR YUCCA VALLEY CONCERT

Local Musician and Composer Clyde Grabski is looking for some “love struck” musicians”. Reporter David Knutson explains…

Clyde Grabski has scheduled Saturday morning rehearsals for his choral and instrumental presentation of “Love Struck” scheduled to play on Valentine’s Day at 2:30 p.m. The show will be held at Desert Hills

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FAMILY DISPLACED AFTER FRIDAY MORNING APARTMENT FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY  

A father and son are homeless after a Friday morning fire in Yucca Valley. Firefighters were called to the 57400 block of Lupine Avenue just before 9 a.m. There were no flames showing when firefighters arrive, but the windows in the second story apartment were black with smoke. The two

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

We have very few details about a Yucca Valley woman who was arrested Thursday morning, accused of child abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 55600 block of Pueblo Trail just before 8 a.m. Thursday. After an investigation, Katherine Edgerton was arrested on suspicion of cruelty

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ROTARY, SHRINERS TO TEAM OFFER FREE HEALTH SCREENING FOR KIDS

A rare and special service is coming to our Morongo Basin soon. The Yucca Valley Rotary club is partnering with the Shriner’s to conduct a free health screening for kids who have bone, muscle, or joint problems, or conditions that need reconstructive surgery. Assignment Reporter Cassie Zimarik says mark January

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YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH TO HOLD CONCERT SUNDAY

“Just Like That” will be the next featured artists of the Desert Hills Presbyterian Church’s community concert series on Sunday, January 17 at 2:00 p.m. The show consists of the talented trio Teresa McClintock, Hillary Slotta and Ann Barnes with a vocal style reflecting that of harmony groups in the

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FAMILY DISPLACED AFTER FRIDAY MORNING APARTMENT FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A father and son are homeless after a Friday morning fire in Yucca Valley. Firefighters were called to the 57400 block of Lupine Avenue just before 9 a.m. There were no flames showing when firefighters arrive, but the windows in the second story apartment were black with smoke. The two

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MOJAVE VIPERS RECRUITING YOUNG MARINES

The Mojave Viper Young Marine Program is recruiting. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has more about children who want to earn the title… The Mojave Viper Young Marine Program is looking for a few good children who want to join their ranks as Young Marines. The program is for children who are

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SIGN UP FOR LITTLE LEAGUE AND SOFTBALL TOMORROW

Tri-Valley Little League will hold early registration for baseball and softball tomorrow, Saturday, January 16, from 9 to 3 in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. The cost for early registration is $75 per child, with a family discount for three children or more of $55 each.

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NEW FOUR-WAY STOP AT WARREN VISTA AND YUCCA TRAIL INSTALLED

At the Yucca Valley Town Council’s last meeting in December, council members were presented with some problem intersections that needed improvements. One of those intersections was Yucca Trail and Warren Vista, which has been the scene of several serious crashes. Council members directed staff to install a four-way stop sign

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED WHEN TWO STOLEN VEHICLES ARE FOUND

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Monday after two stolen vehicles were located on his property. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a home in the 56500 block of Sunset Avenue in Yucca Valley about 12:40 p.m. Monday afternoon. When they arrived, they determined that two vehicles

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION OK’S SHAKE-N-STEAK, POSTPONES CELL TOWER DECISION

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission approved a new Restaurant and postponed a cell tower decision last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report… Yucca Valley planning commissioners were practically giddy with excitement over the prospect of having a Steak-n-Shake restaurant open in Yucca Valley. At their

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight, (Wednesday, January 13), are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, sewer easements, and a budget review. The board will go into closed session to discuss a real estate proposal. Under new

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LOCAL DEMOCRATS MEET FRIDAY

Join the Morongo Basin Democratic Club for its annual free potluck and auction Friday, January 15, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. You don’t have to be a Democrat to take part in the potluck or auction. The potluck and silent auction begins at 5:30; the live auction starts at 6:30.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Last night, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ varsity basketball team won their game with Desert Hot Springs to raise their record in league to 2 and 0 by the score of 68 to 36. Leading scorers were Lindsey Scamman with 20 points and 10 rebounds, Tatiyanna Mackall with 13

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EQUESTRIAN ACCIDENT KILLS YUCCA VALLEY VICAR

A tragedy for a beloved member of the Morongo Basin Clergy. Vicar Jane Lieberg Crase of St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church in Yucca Valley suffered fatal injuries in an equestrian accident Sunday. Friends tell Z107.7 News Crase was riding one of her horses at her home in the Yucca Mesa area

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION EXPECTED TO APPROVE A NEW RESTAURANT

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says they will hold a public hearing on a new restaurant… Two public hearings will be held during tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Planning Commission. The first hearing will be to approve a conditional use permit and environmental

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Twentynine Palms Wildcats boys’ basketball played an aggressive game against the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagle’s team last night in the Richard Casey Gymnasium and came away with a victory, 65-56. Abraham Bell led all scoring with 23 points, Andrew Wilson 11 points and Elijah Jones put in seven points.

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SHERIFF IDENTIFIES MAN WANTED FOR ROBBERY AT STATER’S BROTHERS

The Sheriff’s Department has identified one of the men suspected of robbing the Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley last week. The Sheriff’s Department says Christian Trujillo, 29, of Yucca Valley, went to the “new” Stater Brothers grocery store on the east end of Yucca Valley on New Year’s Eve about

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms Wildcats boys’ basketball team hosted the Big Bear Bears on Friday, January 8, and came away with a huge victory 87-32. D’Shaun Barrett lead the scoring with 14 points, Kyle Hope 13 points and Adam Bell put in nine points. Andrew Wilson hit the boards with 11

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