YUCCA VALLEY FIRE KILLS DOG, CAT; ONE DOG RESCUED

A dog and a cat were killed, and one dog was rescued, in a fire in Yucca Valley Tuesday night. According to County Fire Captain Donnie Viloria, residents of a duplex in the 7100 block of Murray Lane smelled smoke about 9:45 p.m. and discovered a fire and heavy smoke

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STOLEN VEHICLE SET ON FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A stolen vehicle was found burned in the desert in Yucca Valley Tuesday evening. According to County Fire Captain Jay Dimoff, at 8:12 p.m., firefighters were called to a vegetation fire in the desert south of Golden Bee and Acoma. In the middle of the 100-foot-by-200-foot fire was a burned

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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS NEXT WEEK

The general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place on May 4, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Program for the afternoon will be a showing and discussion of members’

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL ROCK-OFF FRIDAY

Yucca Valley High School will host its annual Rock Off this Friday, May 1, at the Yucca Valley High School multipurpose room. The Rock off is a senior scholarship fundraiser that will showcase student acts and teacher acts lip-syncing and rocking out on stage to their favorite songs. The event

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MENTAL HEALTH WORKER STABBED IN THE NECK WITH A PEN AT YUCCA VALLEY WALK-IN

A Yucca Valley girl was arrested early Sunday morning after she stabbed a nurse at mental health walk-in clinic in Yucca Valley. The 17-year-old girl, whose name was not released by the Sheriff’s Department, told the deputy she went to the Crisis Walk-In Center in the 55400 block of Santa

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WE ANSWER FAQ’S ABOUT YUCCA VALLEY’S MEDICAL MARIJUANA INITIATIVE

Yucca Valley residents will be able to vote on a June 2 ballot measure that if passed, would change the town’s ordinance concerning medical marijuana dispensaries in the town limits. Managing editor Tami Roleff answers some frequently asked questions about Measure X…

Measure X would allow one dispensary for every

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YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION BUS TO VISIT HUELL HOWSER EXHIBIT

The late Huell Howser was a resident of Twentynine Palms and a good friend to our Morongo Basin Communities. The Town of Yucca Valley will be taking a bus to a new exhibit honoring him. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to be on that bus…

The Town of Yucca

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY LOOKING FOR 4TH OF JULY ENTERTAINERS

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley will once again host the annual fireworks show on Saturday, July 4, and is seeking entertainers and vendors to add to the festivities. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more details…

Are you a singer, a juggler, a comic? Are you in a band or a

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan baseball team come up short against Desert Hot Springs Friday. Coach Brian Schoenborn said the game was tied 1-1 in the first inning on a hit by freshman Desmond Delgado and an RBI single by senior Isaiah Kinder. The Desert Hot Springs Eagles managed

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YUCCA VALLEY SEWER PLANT WILL RECHARGE GROUNDWATER

Hi-Desert Water District water customers use about 3,000 acre-feet of water every year. The water district must buy most of that water from the State Water Project. Once the wastewater treatment project (the sewer) is built in Yucca Valley, district officials estimate that the amount of water the water district

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School golf team will play Rancho Mirage High School at home. Tee time is at 2:45. Also tomorrow, the Joshua Springs Lightning baseball team will play Desert Chapel at home, starting at 3:15.

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR ART DONATIONS FOR REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN BENEFIT AUCTION

The deadline to make a donation for the Third Annual Art Action to benefit Reach Out Morongo Basin, set for May 2, has been extended. Reporter Diana Medley says even if you’re not an artist, you can still donate…

Donations are still being accepted for the Third Annual Art Auction

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING CAR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested at gunpoint late Thursday night, accused of stealing a vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, the owner of the vehicle called deputies shortly before 8:30 p.m. Thursday to report his 1991 Honda had just been stolen from his home in the 73500 block of

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TEA AND FASHION SHOW IN YUCCA VALLEY SUNDAY

The St. Mary’s of the Valley Alter Guilds will hold their annual tea and fashion show tomorrow. Reporter Diana Medley tells you how to get tickets…

Put on your best party hat to attend St. Mary’s of the Valley Altar Guilds annual tea and fashion show April 25. The tea

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CONCERT AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH SUNDAY

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will offer a free concert 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26. John Yonushonis will report on the delivery and acceptance of gifts and money to students at St. Michael’s School on the Navajo reservation at Window Rock, Arizona. The presentation will be followed by a concert featuring

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LAST CHANCE TO ENTER YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GOLF TOURNAMENT

A golf tournament in Yucca Valley is for a good cause, raising funds that allows high school students to job shadow, participate in internships, and earn a scholarship worth $1,000. Tax-deductible contributions for sponsorships are available. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more information about the Yucca Valley High School Career

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PURSUIT ENDS UP IN HILLS OF NORTH JOSHUA TREE

A routine traffic stop led to a pursuit that ended in the hills in north Joshua Tree Thursday afternoon. About 3:18, Sheriff’s deputies Bruce Southworth and Erikson saw an older model Jeep Cherokee with an expired registration at the Circle K gas station in Joshua Tree. When the deputies attempted

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT AWARDED $500 SCHOLARSHIP

A Yucca Valley High School senior has been named the recipient of a $500 Gladys Carol Scholarship this year. Bryant Pahl of Yucca Valley was chosen to receive the scholarship while he pursues his STEM degree in Physics at UC Santa Barbara. Pahl was selected due to his academic excellence

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FREE CONCERT AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH SUNDAY

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will offer a free concert 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26. John Yonushonis will report on the delivery and acceptance of gifts and money to students at St. Michael’s School on the Navajo reservation at Window Rock, Arizona. The presentation will be followed by a concert featuring

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. Bill (Tex) Gipson will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. Lines will be cued from 7:00 to 7:30 and between tips. The lodge is located at 55946 Yucca Trail

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