BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, September 3, 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 with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will have a USDA Food Distribution on Wednesday, September 3, at 3:00pm until they run out of food. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Please wear proper attire for the weather and remember there are

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PARENT VISITATION AT LA CONTENTA MIDDLE SCHOOL TOMORROW

La Contenta Middle School invites all parents to visit the school for their first monthly parent visitation day tomorrow, Wednesday, September 3. Parents may come for all day or part of the day and may also stay for lunch. School hours are 7:09 -1:51. Seventh grade lunch is at 10:00

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DEADLINE TODAY TO SIGN UP FOR YUCCA VALLEY SOFTBALL LEAGUES

Today is the deadline to sign up for Yucca Valley recreation adult softball leagues. Reporter Taylor Thacker steps up to the plate… Have fun with friends and family or meet new people by joining one of four adult slow pitch softball leagues offered by the Town of Yucca Valley. The

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan volleyball team will host San Jacinto High School Tigers at home. First serve is at 4:30.

BROKEN POWER LINE CAUSES POWER OUTAGE ON THE MESA

A power line on the mesa broke yesterday evening, causing a power outage for eight to 10 hours from Yucca Valley to Pioneertown. According to County Fire Captain Trent Blanchard, the line broke on Alta Avenue, north of Aberdeen Drive, about 5:30 p.m. About five or six small fires were

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SHERIFF’S DUI CHECKPOINT IN YUCCA VALLEY TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint this Friday, August 29, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location. Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint and looking for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Officers will also

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AS YOU REQUESTED: A CLOSE LOOK AT LOCAL TRASH SERVICES

During the Z107.7 “Up Close” show recently, listeners had a lot of questions about how trash pick-up is done in our local municipalities, as well as county areas. In response to our listeners’ requests, reporter Dan Stork did the homework to answer those questions…

Each year in June, residents of

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“HATCHING THE PAST” AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is featuring an exhibit called, “Hatching The Past.” Reporter Taylor Thacker has more…

Don’t forget that the Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s exhibit “Hatching the Past” that starting in May is still on display! This exhibit takes a rare and exciting look at the life of dinosaurs through

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LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS FACE MORE COMPETITION, LESS PLAYOFF BERTHS

As our local high school football season gets underway, the De Anza League is expanding with a new team, but fewer play-off berths. Rancho Mirage is joining Twentynine Palms, Yucca Valley, Big Bear, Shadow Hills, Desert Hot Springs and Desert Mirage in a scramble for just two automatic play-off berths

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ADULT SOFTBALL SEASON IS BACK IN YUCCA VALLEY

It’s softball season in the Town of Yucca Valley. Reporter Cara Conway says sign-ups are now being taken for slow-pitch softball leagues…

Grab your friends and sign up for a season of slow pitch adult softball! With the opportunity to play for a men’s league, women’s league, or one of

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tonight, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat football team will travel away to Temple City. The Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team will travel to Granite Hills; kickoff is at 7 p.m.

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley cross-country team will

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ROLLS HIS CAR NEAR IDYLLWILD

A Yucca Valley man and three passengers were not injured in a roll-over crash on a mountain Road near Idyllwild Monday at about 3:20 p.m. A CHP spokesman said Marco Cervantes, 42, of Yucca Valley was driving the gray 2000 Toyota Tundra truck on Highway 243 when it rolled over

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CLASSES TO START FOR FREE EMERGENCY RESPONSE TRAINING

Free classes in preparing for an emergency are being offered. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get training to be a Community Emergency Response team member… Would you know what to do in case of a disaster? The Morongo Basin Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will hold seven

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tonight, the Joshua Springs Lightning football team will host Spring Mountain School at home tonight. Kick off is at 7 p.m.

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley cross-country team will participate in the UCSB Invitational meet.

AN EARLY TUESDAY MORNING MURDER IN THE YUCCA VALLEY HOME DEPOT PARKING LOT

A suspect is in custody following an early morning murder in the Home Depot parking lot in Yucca Valley yesterday. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a 77-year-old man, whose name has not yet been released, was stabbed in a recreational vehicle in the parking lot about 4 a.m. Tuesday.

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SERVICES OFFERED FOR THE YOUNG HOMELESS

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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DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN PIANO CONCERT SATURDAY

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will present a concert Saturday, August 30, by pianist Bruce Mangum. Mangum will play inspirational, gospel, and classical music, starting at 2 p.m. The suggested ticket price is $5; tickets are available at the door or the church office, with all proceeds going to Unity Home.

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UPDATE IN YUCCA VALLEY MURDER

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a murder early this morning in a motor home in the Home Depot parking lot in Yucca Valley. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the latest…

A suspect is in custody following an early morning murder in the Home Depot parking lot in Yucca Valley. According to

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EARLY MORNING MURDER IN HOME DEPOT PARKING LOT

Sheriff detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred in the Home Depot parking lot in Yucca Valley early this morning. About 4 a.m., an unidentified man was killed in an recreational vehicle in the parking lot. Another RV in the Walmart parking lot is somehow connected to the homicide. Investigators

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