FRIDAY NIGHT ADULT DROP-IN TENNIS IN YUCCA VALLEY STARTS FRIDAY

The Morongo Basin Tennis Association announces the start of a new adult tennis program, Friday night adult drop-in tennis, June 5 through June 26, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., at Jacobs Park in Yucca Valley. No pre-registration is required, just show up with a can of tennis balls. The format of

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FIREFIGHTERS SAVE YUCCA VALLEY HOUSE, FAMILY CAT KILLED

Fast work by county firefighters Friday afternoon saved a Yucca Valley residence; the family cat was killed. Fire Captain Donnie Viloria said firefighters responded to a residential structure fire in a residence on the 58000 block of Barron Drive in Yucca Valley at 5:45 p.m. Emergency crews arrived on scene

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, June 2, at Jack in the Box in Yucca Valley from 10-2. 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

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OFFERS SUMMER PROGRAM

The Boys and Girls Club of the High Desert has released details about its summer program. The club offers recreational activities, sports, movies, arts and crafts, cooking classes, reading programs, and water games for children ages 5 to 18. In addition, the club will offer a teen Community Emergency Response

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YUCCA VALLEY ADULT SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUES FORMING

Get your teams ready for the upcoming adult slow-pitch softball season in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up…

Gather your family, friends or co-workers and enter your team for the adult slow pitch softball summer session, organized by the town of Yucca Valley. The maximum

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DOG LICENSING AND PET VACCINATIONS IN YUCCA VALLEY THURSDAY

The Town of Yucca Valley will host a dog licensing and pet vaccination clinic on Thursday, June 4, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Community Center courtyard. The clinic is offered to all Yucca Valley and San Bernardino County residents. Low-cost rabies vaccinations will be available for $6

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN FOUND IN POSSESSION OF HEROIN AT WAL-MART

A Yucca Valley man was arrested at Wal-Mart Wednesday, suspected of being in possession of heroin. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley about 3 p.m., where they found Perry Belden, 24, in the parking lot outside the store. After a short foot pursuit,

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HEAT IS GOING UP, DON’T LEAVE DOGS IN HOT CARS

The weather is heating up as summer approaches; temperatures are expected to be in the 100s this weekend. Managing editor Tami Roleff has this urgent reminder about leaving dogs in a hot car…

On a hot day, temperatures inside of a vehicle can quickly rise to dangerous levels. The temperature

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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW AT WAL-MART

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, May 30, 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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YUCCA MESA SWAP MEET TOMORROW

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold a mini outdoor swap meet and bake sale Saturday, May 30, from 8 to 1. Vendors may start setting up at 7 a.m. Vendor spaces are $20. The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association is located at 3133 Balsa Avenue, just north of Aberdeen Drive.

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CACTUS SEWABLES MEET MONDAY

The general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place on June 1, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Hwy. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Program for the afternoon will be a fun

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FREE GOSPEL CONCERT TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

A free gospel concert will be held Saturday, May 30, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Yucca Valley. The concert begins at 6 p.m. and will feature local talent as well as Pastor Curtis Wright, who plays the banjo, violin, mandolin, harmonica, guitar, and Indian flute. Wright has performed

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN HELD AFTER GIVING FALSE NAME TO SHERIFF’S DEPUTY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday morning after he gave a false name to a Sheriff’s deputy. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a man, identified as Ryan Knutson, 26, near Papago Trail and Church Street about 10:15 a.m., who was determined to be under the influence

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ONE ARREST AFTER YUCCA VALLEY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Monday, accused of hitting his girlfriend in the head. According to a Sheriff’s report, Edy Morales, 28, was arguing with his girlfriend in the 57000 block of Campanula Street in Yucca Valley about 8 a.m. Monday morning. The woman told deputies Morales hit her

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YUCCA VALLEY OFFERING SPAY/NEUTER VOUCHERS

The Town of Yucca Valley is now offering vouchers to get your pets spayed and neutered. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to apply…

The Town of Yucca Valley continues to offer its voucher program for spaying and neutering dogs and cats. There are no income restrictions for the

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GRUBSTAKE DAYS PARADE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

More than 75 entries took part in the 65th annual Grubstake Day parade, held on the highway in Yucca Valley Saturday. The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the parade entries. First place in dance was the California Youth Spirit Corps All Stars. The Youth category

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REGIONAL COUNCIL ON AGING MEETS TOMORROW

The Regional Council on Aging will have its next meeting on Thursday, May 28, at 1 p.m. in the Yucca Valley Nutrition Center. Questions answered, solutions found for “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.” The speakers are Cindy Lopez, Helping Hand Kinship Support Services and Damian Wright, Supervisor of Children/Family Services. Everyone is

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LA CONTENTA MIDDLE SCHOOL LION SHOWCASE TOMORROW

Check out the diverse talents of students at the Third Annual La Contenta Lion Showcase on Thursday, May 28. Watch students perform on stage and enjoy displayed student work all on the same night. Admission is free, and doors open at 5 p.m. in the multi-purpose room. Refreshments will be

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL RENAISSANCE ACADEMIC AWARDS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley High School’s Annual Renaissance Academic Awards Night will be held tonight, Wednesday, May 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the Yucca Valley High School Trojan Gymnasium. The Jazz Band, under the direction of Bill Barrett, will perform at 6:00 p.m. The award program will begin promptly at 6:30

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF STRONG AM ROBBERY

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Sunday evening, accused of strong arm robbery after a dispute at a storage locker facility. According to a Sheriff’s report, Suzanna Schroeder, 37, went to a storage facility in the 7300 block of Hopi Trail in Yucca Valley shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday, and

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