SHREDDING EVENT IN YUCCA VALLEY BENEFITS LOCAL CHARITIES

The Basin Wide Foundation will hold a “Shredding Event” tomorrow, from 11:00 to 1:00 in the parking lot of Legacy Office Products in Yucca Valley. The cost is 50 cents per pound or $4 for a letter-size storage box. There is no limit to the amount of paper and documents

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DRUM CIRCLE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Nationally known Joshua Tree percussionist Sam Sloneker will facilitate a community drum circle Thursday, October 24, in the Fellowship Hall of St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church in Yucca Valley. The drum circle starts at 10 a.m. The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be

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TLC VOLUNTEERS MEET TONIGHT

Volunteers are needed for TLC. TLC invites all interested people to the meetings held every Wednesday at the Yucca Valley Community Center at 6:00 p.m. This year marks the 30th anniversary that Tender Loveing Christmas (TLC) will provide a free Christmas Day dinner, Santa, toys, clothes, and food boxes to

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ALCOHOL SUSPECTED IN FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH SUNDAY

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in a motorcycle crash that killed a Yucca Valley man Sunday evening. According to a CHP press release, Jay Lewis, 51, was riding his new custom “chopper”-style motorcycle southbound on Pioneertown Road, north of Skyline Ranch Road, about 8 p.m. Domenic Provenzano, 43,

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY PLANS TWO MORE MEDIAN WORKSHOPS, FIRST TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley plans to hold two more workshops to hear from business owners and residents about the upcoming raised medians and sidewalk projects along Highway 62. The next meeting will be Wednesday, October 23, from 7 to 8 a.m., and then Wednesday, October 30, from noon to

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION SET TO BAN COMMERCIAL WIND AND SOLAR

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission is poised to ban commercial wind and solar operations in the Town. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks tonight’s agenda… The sole item on the agenda for the Yucca Valley Planning Commission’s regular meeting tonight is a proposed amendment to the Town’s development code that would

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK REOPENS JUMBO ROCKS CAMPGROUND

Joshua Tree National Park announced Jumbo Rocks Campground is open after extensive repairs due to a September storm. A Park Spokesman said Maintenance crews worked around the clock to mitigate damage and reopen the popular area for the busy season. Work continues on the section of road from the north

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VENDORS SOUGHT FOR HUMANE SOCIETY BENEFIT GARAGE SALE

Make money for the holidays, and help our communities’ homeless pets too, by reserving a space at a garage sale to benefit the basin’s no-kill shelter in Joshua Tree. The garage sale takes place Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27, in the Elks Lodge parking lot on Yucca Trail

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KIDS’ HALLOWEEN DANCE SATURDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Attention elementary age kids: The Town of Yucca Valley will have a kids’ Halloween dance this Saturday featuring the Z107.7 Mobile DJ. ROP Broadcast student Marcella Cruz has your invitation… There will be a Kids’ Halloween Dance on Saturday, October 26. It will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at

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CHURCH PLANS EXCURSION TO PUMPKIN PATCH

A family excursion to Los Rios Rancho Pumpkin Patch is being planned for Sunday, October 27, to pick pumpkins and wander through the corn maze, along with other fall activities. The trip is sponsored by Desert Hills Presbyterian Church. Participants will leave the church about 11:30 a.m. Bring a sack

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN DIES IN PIONEERTOWN MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

A Yucca Valley motorcyclist was killed in a Pioneertown crash yesterday. According to the county coroner, at 7:58 p.m., Troy (Jay) Lewis, 51, was traveling southbound on Pioneertown Road when he collided head on with a northbound 2012 Mazda. Lewis was wearing his helmet. Troy Lewis was declared dead at

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ROBBERY AT A YUCCA VALLEY STORE SATURDAY NIGHT

A Yucca Valley store was robbed Saturday evening. According to a Sheriff’s report, the robber, identified only as a black male, came into a store in the 56100 block of 29 Palms Highway shortly before 6 p.m. The robber covered his face with a black jacket, then demanded the clerk

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YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION OFFERING TABLE TENNIS

Yucca Valley recreation is offering some fun and good recreation as they offer table tennis classes. ROP Broadcast student Jerrod Edmonds tells you how to sign up… Whether you call it table tennis or ping pong, it is a game enjoyed all over the world! Develop skills, enjoy the friendly

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GOES TO 7-0

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team moved to a perfect 7-0 as they beat Desert Mirage 60-16 Friday night. Sixty points are the most points scored by a Trojan team since 2005. Coach Tim Cannavo said both Josh Tierney and Rene Gamboa led the defense with 10 tackles

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ volleyball team travels away to play the Desert Mirage Rams in Thermal. The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycat volleyball and tennis teams travel away to play the Big Bear Bears. Tennis starts at 3:15; volleyball at 4:30. The Joshua

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK REOPENS TO VISITORS

Joshua Tree National Park is open, most public areas and roads are accessible while facilities and other public services are brought back online. Joshua Tree National Park has been closed since October 1, due to the lapse in Congressional appropriations. Interpretive programs will resume on Saturday, October 26. Keys Ranch

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY; WHEN AND WHERE

The third Monday of the month 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,

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YUCCA VALLEY TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT TO FOCUS ON SPEEDING

Yucca Valley traffic enforcement officers will be looking for speeding and other vehicle code violations on Highway 62 between Trojan Lane and Church Street. Motorists are reminded to obey posted speed limit signs.

HWY 62 ART TOURS START TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert’s best visual and performing artists will be a part of the 12th Annual Hwy 62 Art Tours, set for this and next weekend. The art tour is a self-guided tour of more than 200 galleries, shops, homes, and private studios from Morongo Valley to Wonder Valley. The tour

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SCIENCE SATURDAY AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley will host their ongoing science Saturday event tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to learn about our spectacular night sky… One of the many joys of the desert is observing the night sky. The vast black sky is dotted with awe-inspiring sparkling stars

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