YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR MAKING TERRORIST THREATS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested late Tuesday night after his girlfriend said he threatened to kill her. According to a Sheriff’s report, dispatchers could hear a woman on an open phone line about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday night asking someone if he was going to shoot her. Later the woman

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BLOOD DRIVE AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Friday, September 19, at the Yucca Valley High School, 7600 Sage Avenue, from 8:30 to 2:30 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services offers donors a mini-physical and free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. All prospective

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HI-DESERT WATER WORKS OUT SEWER SYSTEM DETAILS

The Hi-Desert Water District Board met last night in regular session. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the meeting was to work out details of Yucca Valley’s sewer project… A change made by the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors at its meeting last night concerning the future sewer plant’s treatment

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PETITION TO PERMIT MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES IN YUCCA VALLEY STARTING

When the Yucca Valley Town Council refused to extend the permit to allow California Medicinal Solutions to remain in business last year, the Morongo Basin lost its only legal medical marijuana dispensary. Some residents plan to circulate a petition for a proposed ordinance that would allow a limited number of

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YUCCA VALLEY PREPARING FOR MORE THUNDERSTORMS

The Town of Yucca Valley is preparing for thunderstorms expected to move through this week. The heaviest rain is forecast to occur today and evening bringing increasing chances of flash flooding. Residents are advised to take precautions and avoid unnecessary travel when possible. The Town’s Public Works crews are preparing

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HI-DESERT WATER MEETS: SEWER PROJECT DETAILS DOMINATE

Technical details about Yucca Valley’s wastewater treatment project will be decided at tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District’s Board of Directors. Managing editor Tami Roleff gives the run-down on some of the questions to be decided tonight… The question of whether to hire a program manager for Yucca Valley’s

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans Volleyball Team hosted the Lady Rajas from Indio High School Tuesday. The varsity team won 3 sets to 1 Coach Matt Jennings said the attack was led by senior Ashley Priest with 16 kills and seven blocks; senior Haley Rayburn added four kills

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT, EXCESS REVENUE TO BE ALLOCATED

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in regular session tonight. Among items on the agenda is what to do with excess revenue. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the Council’s agenda…

The Yucca Valley Town Council will hold its regular meeting tonight. Among the items on the consent agenda, the

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TWO ARRESTED FOR BREAKING INTO A JOSHUA TREE HOME

Two men were arrested early Saturday morning after they broke into a home in Joshua Tree. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor called 911 about 1:15 a.m. to report that someone had broken into a home in the 61700 block of Oleander Drive. He said he saw lights on

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, September 17, at Vons in Yucca Valley from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening and a mini physical with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to

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DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN FAMILY DINNER TOMORROW

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will hold a family dinner and game night Wednesday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m. The church is located at 56750 Mountain View Trail in Yucca Valley. Presbyterian Men will meet for breakfast 8:30 a.m. Saturday, September 20, at a new location, the 62 Diner in Yucca

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ varsity tennis team beat Twentynine Palms yesterday, 10-8. Girls’ varsity tennis Coach Cindy Miller said outstanding players in doubles were Aimee Frank and Cionne Lonergan; Dawn Rich and Moriah Goddard; and Christa Jenkins and Aislinn Gueltzow. In singles, Carrie Scofield

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FIREFIGHTERS HOLD RESCUE DRILL LAST WEEK

Last Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, nearly two dozen fire fighters from San Bernardino County, the Combat Center, CalFire, and Morongo Valley gathered behind the old Walmart building in Yucca Valley to practice how to rescue a fire fighter who’s fallen through a roof. Managing editor Tami Roleff was at the

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL STARTING PARENT AMBASSADOR PROGRAM WEDNESDAY

Yucca Valley High School is sponsoring a new program for parents of students at the school. Parents are a child’s most influential teacher, and a positive relationship between parents and their children’s schools can enhance the success of students. The Parent Ambassador Program will help parents establish a working relationship

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION TOMORROW

The third Monday of September 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, September

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ST. JOSEPH PLAYERS FUND-RAISING BARBECUE TONIGHT

Yucca Valley’s St. Joseph’s players, now in rehearsal for “Brighton Beach Memoirs” will serve up some good food as a fund-raiser tonight. Reporter Cassie Zimarik gets out the napkins…

On Saturday, September 13, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. the cast of “Brighton Beach Memoirs” will serve a BBQ Dinner to

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, September 13, at Walmart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of September 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, September

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS; SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Lady ’Cats Volleyball team lost to the Lions in three sets Wednesday. Coach Missy Franz said the team was lead by sophomore Tatiyanna Mackall with four kills and two blocks. Senior Hanna Beard and junior Courtney Stanford had three kills each. Koko Caberera had eight

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR DRUG SALES, WARRANT

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday afternoon, accused of selling drugs, and on a DUI warrant. According to a Sheriff’s warrant, deputies went to a home in the 7400 block of Church Street about 1:30 to arrest Michael Bagshaw, 55, who has a $100,000 warrant for his arrest for

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