$10,000 BURGLARY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a commercial burglary in which about $10,000 worth of jewelry and jewelry supplies were stolen. According to a Sheriff’s report, the owner of the store, Findings to Fuse, in the 55200 block of 29 Palms Highway, called Monday to report her business had been

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN WHO LEFT CHILDREN ALONE ACCUSED OF CHILD NEGLECT

A Yucca Valley man who left his children home alone while he went to go buy beer was arrested Monday. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to make a welfare check on three children in a home in the 6300 block of Dumosa Avenue about noon. The deputy

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CONGRESSMAN’S COOK’S VETERAN’S EMPLOYMENT BILL SIGNED INTO LAW

Unemployed veterans, listen up: a new bill authored by Congressman Paul Cook and signed into law Friday by President Trump, may help you earn a paycheck. Reporter David Haldane tells us what’s up… If you’re a U.S. military veteran having a hard time finding a job, you may be about

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DOG LICENSING AND PET VACCINATION CLINIC IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley will host a dog licensing and pet vaccination clinic on Thursday, May 11, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Community Center courtyard. The clinic is offered to all Yucca Valley and San Bernardino County residents. Low-cost rabies vaccinations will be available for $10

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will meet tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what’s on the agenda… Following a 2:30 closed session on contract renewal for President/ Superintendent Jeff Cummings, the CMC board of trustees will reconvene to open session at 3 p.m. Then following a public hearing on

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley airport board of directors will meet Wednesday, May 10, despite lacking a quorum. Those directors who are there will hear reports from the treasurer and the airport manager. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Mesquite Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center.

CINCO DE MAYO ICE CREAM SOCIAL AT THE YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CENTER TODAY

Come join us for a Cinco de Mayo sing-along and ice cream social May 10, from 1 to 2:15 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Senior Center. On May 12, Jacqueline will be singing your favorites with a free performance at 1:00 at the Yucca Valley Senior Center. Admission is free

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COWBOY POETRY AND HUMOR AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TONIGHT

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday lecture series continues with “Cowboy Poetry and Humor.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… The guest for the next second Wednesday lecture is Richard Brewer, a Morongo Basin cowboy. He’s also an auctioneer and square dance caller, a poet and humorist. Join Brewer for

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL DRUM LINE TAKES COMPETITION KUDOS

The Yucca Valley High School Winter Percussion Ensemble placed ninth at the American Drum Line Association’s championships in Long Beach. The drumline competed against 14 other drumlines in the Scholastic A division. Congratulations to Yucca Valley High School.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports today, the Twentynine Palms High School baseball team will host Rancho Mirage High School at home; the game starts at 3:15.

MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST “RALLY FOR THE MONUMENTS” SEES 160 PARTICIPANTS

A group calling itself “Desert Defenders” rallied at the Mojave Desert Land Trust offices in Joshua Tree yesterday. In April, President Trump signed an executive order directing the Secretary of the Interior to review all national monuments over 100,000 acres that were created between 1996 and 2016 by the Antiquities

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A WARM RECEPTION TO CALTRANS DOWNTOWN JOSHUA TREE TRAFFIC PLANS

At last night’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council in Joshua Tree, representatives from Caltrans held a final presentation on their pilot plan for more safely moving vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists through the Joshua Tree business district. And for an audience not known for cordiality, the plan was

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SEX TRAFFICKERS SENTENCED FRIDAY

The Twentynine Palms residents who were convicted last month on sex trafficking charges were sentenced Friday in Joshua Tree Superior Court. Kevin Akins, 28, was sentenced by Judge Rodney Cortez to 20 years in state prison at Chino for pandering. In addition, he was sentenced to eight years for causing

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ROCK CLIMBER BREAKS LEG IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK FALL

A woman climbing the rocks in Joshua Tree National Park fell and broke her leg Monday. The woman, who was described only as being in her 20s, was climbing on Dairy Queen Wall near Hemingway when she fell and broke her lower left leg. Joshua Tree Search and Rescue, along

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION HEARING ON BANNING MARIJUANA TONIGHT

Acting at the direction of the Town Council, the Yucca Valley Planning Commission will hold their second public hearing tonight as they come up with an ordinance that would ban marijuana in the town limits. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has more… At tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Planning Commission,

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ATTACKS ANOTHER WITH LIQUOR BOTTLE

A Joshua Tree man who hit another man with a liquor bottle because the victim refused to give him a ride and had no work for him to do, was arrested Sunday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, Quincy Arredondo, 23, approached a resident who was working in his front

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Saturday morning, accused of attempting to burglarize a Twentynine Palms home. According to a Sheriff’s report, the resident of a home in the 6500 block of Cholla Avenue called deputies at 2:30 a.m. to report someone was trying to break into the house.

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YUCCA VALLEY MEN ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Friday, accused of beating up another person. According to a Sheriff’s report, neighbors called deputies about 8:30 p.m. Friday about a fight in the 7100 block of Cherokee Trail. Jermain LaCour, 44, was arrested for investigation of spouse abuse. Jermain LaCour was booked into

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSES RENTALS AND REVENUE TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight in regular session. Reporter David Haldane says the agenda is dominated by the two big R’s… Rentals and revenues. That’s what’s on tonight’s Twentynine Palms City Council agenda. Specifically, the city’s proposed preliminary special fund budget for the next two years and a

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, will meet tomorrow and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm The meeting will be held at the Helen Gray Education Center located on

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