APPRAISAL EVENT TO BENEFIT SKY'S THE LIMIT

That bauble you picked up at the local yard sale could be worth a lot of money. An appraisal event set for this weekend will benefit Sky’s the Limit. Reporter David Knutson has more… If you have any old antiques that you have wanted to get appraised, now is your

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley Lady Trojan basketball team picked up a 57-51 non-league win over San Jacinto last night in Trojan Gym. Coach Jess Geeson said sophomore Savannah Beasley led the Trojans with a game high 20 points and six steals. She was joined in double-figure scoring by sophomore Kloee Scaccionoce

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BREAKING NEWS: YUCCA VALLEY APPLEBEE'S RESTAURANT EVACUATED

Sheriff’s Deputies evacuated the Yucca Valley Applebee’s today choosing to take caution in what could have been a potentially dangerous situation. At 2:19 this afternoon a man, described by Restaurant employees as a transient, came into the lobby of the restaurant with two wheeled suitcases. The man then pushed them

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1 ARREST, 8 CITATIONS, IN YUCCA VALLEY COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL BROUHAHA

One juvenile was arrested, and 8 others were cited Tuesday following an incident Sheriff’s deputies called a “riot.” It started at 11:10 am when two students started fighting in class at the Yucca Valley Community Day School in the Green Building at Yucca Trail and Barberry Avenue. When Deputy Shaunna

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVES REVISED LANDSCAPE PLAN

Despite questions from the public and the planning commission about how the number of Joshua trees on a parcel of land on Sage and Golden Bee could fall by more than 500 tree between two census counts six years apart, the Yucca Valley Planning Commission, led by vice chair Steve

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YUCCA MESA HOUSE A TOTAL LOSS AFTER FIRE

A Yucca Mesa home is a total loss after it burned to the ground in a fire Tuesday. Firefighters from Yucca Mesa, Joshua Tree, and Calfire were called to the 1300 block of South Wamego Trail just after 11 am. When they arrived, they found flames pouring from windows, doors,

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT WITH INJURIES

YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT WITH INJURIES A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Monday evening, accused of assaulting a man. About 9 p.m., deputies were called to a business in the 55700 block of Highway 62 where they learned that Michelle Agobian, 48, had thrown a man to the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUNCIL HEARS “STATE OF CITY” FROM OUTGOING MAYOR KLINK

The Twentynine Palms City Council met in regular session last night. Reporter David Haldane said a state of the city address was followed by an expected reorganization… Twentynine Palms Mayor Joel Klink ended his term Tuesday night with a shaky rendition of “I Wish You a Merry Christmas” and a

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YUCCA VALLEY LIGHT PARADE THIS SATURDAY

The 18th annual Yucca Valley light parade is more than just lights. Santa Claus and his helper, Miss Becky the Puppet Lady, will be at the Hi-Desert Water District following the parade. Children can visit with Santa and watch a puppet show. Assignment Reporter Ashton Henry has more… The 18th

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COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will begin their monthly meeting with a closed session at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in which they will negotiate with the California School Employees Association. The regular meeting begins at 3 p.m. After the board re-organizes, it will hear reports from administration, faculty, and

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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, December 9), are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, California Special Districts Association Survey, notice to airman authorization. The board will go into closed session to discuss a real estate

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WONDER VALLEY FIRE TAX MEETING THIS SATURDAY

The community of Wonder Valley east of Twentynine Palms is part of San Bernardino County fire protection services, but tax revenues received are not nearly enough to cover the costs associated with either a two- or three-person fire crew at the Wonder Valley fire station. A county division chief will

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HI-DESERT CHORUS IN CONCERT THIS SATURDAY

The Hi Desert Chorus will perform its’ annual “Sounds of the Season” concert this Saturday December 12th and Sunday December 13th. Featured songs will include: A Jolly Holly Christmas; Christmas Polka; For to Us A Child is Born; Grandma’s Killer Fruitcake; Let’s Hear It for Mrs. Claus; May the Season

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YUCCA VALLEY SOROPTIMIST COLLECTING FOR GIFT BASKETS

For the last four years, the Soroptimist Club of Yucca Valley has been giving gift baskets at Christmas to residents of the Continuing Care Center in Joshua Tree. The club is soliciting donations of the following new items: pajamas and night gowns, fleece blankets, non-skid socks, windbreakers, sugar-free candy, and

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METEOR PRESENTATION AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TONIGHT

A fascinating look at meteors is being offered tonight at the Hi-Desert Nature museum in Yucca valley. Reporter David Knutson has your invitation……. Have you ever wondered about a meteor hitting Earth’s surface? Author Dr. Stephenie Slahor will present “Meteors” as part of the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday

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FINANCIAL AID NIGHT TONIGHT AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Yucca Valley High School will be hosting Brian Heinemann for Financial Aid Night this Wednesday, December 9 from 6-8 p.m. at the Yucca Valley High School Library.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms boys basketball team began their season with a 70-56 win over Southwest High School in El Centro as their first opponent in the Imperial Tiger Classic tournament Monday night. Coach Kevin Cole said D’Shaun Barrett led scorers with 24 points, followed by Abraham Bell with 14. Seniors

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LOCAL DEPUTY SAVES A JAIL INMATE ATTEMPTING SUICIDE

A Morongo Basin Sheriff’s deputy saved a Twentynine Palms man who attempted suicide in the Morongo Basin Jail November 30. According to a Sheriff’s press release, deputies made a traffic stop about 1:15 p.m. November 30 near Split Rock Avenue and Joshua Drive in Twentynine Palms. Inside the car was

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PALM TREE BLAZE COULD BE SEEN FOR MILES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MONDAY NIGHT

Flames from a Twentynine Palms tree fire could be seen from miles away Monday night. Fire Captain Matt Helmkamp said a couple of palm trees in the Blue Skies Mobile Home Park on Didsbury Drive caught on fire about 7:40 p.m. The fire started in the top of the trees,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY, WATER BOARD, REACH AGREEMENT ON FIRE DEPARTMENT

The Twentynine Palms City Council and Water District Board met in a joint session last night. Reporter David Haldane says it looks like they came to an agreement on how to meet the requirements to transfer the Fire Department to the County… Finally! That was the majority sentiment at Monday

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