HI-DESERT WATER IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… It looks to be a fairly routine meeting for the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the board will be asked to hire a firm to perform an organizational

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS, LOOKS AT NUISANCE PROPERTIES

The Yucca Valley Town Council will formally certify the election results for Measure X, hold a hearing on public nuisance properties in the town, and more, at its meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the order of the agenda…

Among the items the Yucca Valley Town Council will consider

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TWO ARRESTED, ONE HOSPITALIZED, AFTER YUCCA VALLEY STABBING

Two men were arrested, and a third was hospitalized, following a fight and stabbing in Yucca Valley Sunday evening. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Derek Garvin, about 5:20 p.m., Demietreas Phillips, 33, of Yucca Valley, and Bryan Olson, 28, of Palm Springs, went to a home in the 7100 block of

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ONE ARREST AFTER YUCCA VALLEY MACHETE THREATS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Sunday, accused of terrorizing his stepfather with a machete. According to a Sheriff’s report, Michael Segura, 41, was arguing with his stepfather in the 57300 block of Yucca Trail all day Sunday. About 12:30 p.m., Segura is accused of trying to break down his

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TWO COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVES TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct two community blood drives on Wednesday, June 17. Residents may donate blood at Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree from 10 to 2, and at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every

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WATER FUN AND FITNESS IN YUCCA VALLEY

A great way to stay cool and fit is being offered by Yucca Valley Recreation. Reporter Taylor Thacker says water fun and fitness is available…

Summer aquatics fun and fitness programs are offered regularly by the Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department at the Yucca Valley High School pool throughout

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER OFFER SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM

Hi-Desert Medical Center will partner up with other area agencies to administer a summer food service program. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

Hi-Desert Medical Center’s Family Health Clinics are partnering with the US Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program and the Morongo Unified School District to offer free lunches

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NEW PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT AT JACOB’S PARK IN YUCCA VALLEY

The new playground equipment project at Jacob’s Park was recently completed. Using more than $89,000 in Community Development Block Grants, the old playground equipment was replaced. In addition, wood chips replaced the sand for improved disability access. The playground equipment is designed for both the 2-to-5 and 5-to-12 year-old age

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FIREWORKS PLANNED IN YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

This is the last year the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley plans to sponsor the annual Fourth of July fireworks show in Yucca Valley, before passing the torch to another organization to carry on the tradition. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the club plans to go out with a bang…

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SWIM LESSON START NEXT MONDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Summer aquatics kick off for Yucca Valley Recreation next Monday. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to register for swim lessons…

The Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will begin its summer aquatics program on June 22 at the community pool located at Yucca Valley High School. Swim lessons are

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WATER QUALITY BOARD TO EXTEND YUCCA VALLEY SEPTIC DEADLINE

Four years ago, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board issued a septic tank discharge prohibition of May 2016 for Yucca Valley residents. However, the Hi-Desert Water District estimates that the waste water treatment facility won’t be operational until the end of 2018, which means that town residents would be

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD TO BE DISTRIBUTED THIS MONDAY

The third Monday of June is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, June

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YOU CAN GET $1,000 FOR YOUR OLD CAR

The Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District will pay you $1,000 for your 1995 and older vehicle. To qualify, your car, truck or van must be currently registered and in operating condition. Vehicles within 60 days of required smog check must pass the test. To find out if your vehicle

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCERS DO-SI-DO 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. John Walter will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. Bob Paull will be cueing rounds from 7:00 to

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TAY CENTER OFFERS LOCAL SERVICES FOR HOMELESS YOUNG ADULTS

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, laundry, enrichment groups, job training, housing referrals, and a place to meet new people.

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YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER SOFTBALL LEAGUES REGISTRATION EXTENDED

Summer adult slow pitch softball registration has been extended in Yucca Valley. Four adult slow pitch softball leagues are being offered by the town. Teams will play an average of ten games, followed by playoffs and a championship game. League play begins the week of June 22. Teams may choose

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION AGREES WITH ART EXEMPTION

It was a packed Yucca Valley Planning Commission meeting last night, as commissioners discussed several issues during their three-hour-long meeting. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells us what piqued the public’s interest…

More than 40 people were at last night’s Yucca Valley Planning Commission meeting, in which commissioners discussed exemptions from

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LOCAL DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS MEETING

When the Morongo Basin Democratic Club meets this Saturday (June 13), members will consider a resolution in support of measure Y, the hospital’s ballot initiative on affiliation with Tenet Healthcare. A guest speaker will present the case for California Senate Bill 128, which would give terminally ill people the right

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight (Wednesday, June 10), are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, airport agreements, and airport aircraft tie-down rental agreements. Under new business, the directors will discuss the 2-on-2 meeting with the Hi-Desert

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REGIONAL WATER QUALITY CONTROL BOARD MEETS LOCALLY TOMORROW

A rare local meeting of a powerful state water regulatory board will be held in Yucca Valley tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details…

The Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board will hold a public meeting in Yucca Valley Thursday, June 11. Among items of interest, board members

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