CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will celebrate their 30th birthday with a catered lunch and gifts for all members at their general meeting on September 12, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Highway. Doors open at 12:30 and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00

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FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL SATURDAY TO SUPPORT YVHS MUSIC DEPARTMENT

A food and music festival at Yucca Valley’s Golf Course Saturday will benefit the Yucca Valley High School music department. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to Hawk’s Landing… It’ll be an evening of music and international delights, all to support the Yucca Valley High School music program. The Joshua

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan volleyball team won their match last night in four sets. Coach Darrell Sterling said the team is starting to communicate and work well together. They won in 25-23, 19-25, 25-19 and 25-18. Emily Vigrass led the kills with 11 attempts, one error, and

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CONTROVERSIAL JOSHUA TREE CONCERT RESULTS IN ONLY TWO ARRESTS

The three-day concert at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center last weekend was relatively quiet and peaceful. The Sheriff’s Department reports that only two arrests were made during the event. Daniel Cruz, 22, of Anaheim, allegedly approached security guards about 9:30 p.m. Sunday and asked if they had any drugs for

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL: POOLS, GRUBSTAKE DAYS, AND A NEW STOP SIGN

Only a handful of residents showed up last night to hear a presentation about Measure Y and Measure Z—the proposed tax measures on the November ballot—prior to last night’s Yucca Valley Town Council meeting. The half-cent tax measures would each add about $1.5 million to the town’s coffers, to be

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COUNCIL CANDIDATE CLAIMS 5 FALSE NON-PROFITS, 2 FAKE TITLES

Town and city council candidates ask for the public’s trust to control millions of dollars in public funds that affects thousands of lives and one Yucca Valley Candidate has violated that trust. As a result of an investigation, Z107.7 News discovered that candidate Eric Quander has fraudulently claimed non-profit status

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS TAKING PUBLIC INPUT ON PROJECT PHOENIX TOMORROW

Residents of the City of Twentynine Palms are invited to find out what Project Phoenix is all about, and give their suggestions as well. Reporter David Haldane says the meeting is tomorrow evening… Wondering what all the fuss is about in downtown Twentynine Palms? If so, you can find out

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT NETS 28 CITATIONS, NO DUI DRIVERS

No drunk or drugged drivers were arrested during the Desert Hot Springs Police Department DUI/driver’s license checkpoint Friday night. Police screened 605 vehicles between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. in the 13700 block of Palm Avenue; of those vehicles, police cited or arrested 14 drivers for driving with a suspended

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FINAL LINE-UP FOR THIS WEEKEND’S “TASTE OF MORONGO”

This Saturday is the 9th annual “Taste of Morongo Basin” event, giving attendees a chance to taste the best of area restaurants. Reporter Edica Gonzales says the line-up has been set… Come hungry to the ninth annual Taste of Morongo this Saturday, September 10, starting at 6 p.m. at the

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20TH ANNUAL STARRY NIGHTS FESTIVAL IN YUCCA MESA SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin is known for its dark skies, and the Andromeda Society’s 20th annual Starry Nights Festival will take full advantage of the billions of stars on view. The festival is Saturday, September 10, from noon to midnight, but come early for the pancake breakfast from 8 to 11,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM BACK TO REGULAR HOURS

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society Old Schoolhouse Museum has returned to its regular hours. The schoolhouse will now be open Wednesdays through Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The museum’s library and archives are open for those wishing to do research on Wednesday mornings between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. For

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD CONSIDERS ASSISTANCE POLICY

The Joshua Basin Water District board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board will look at their assistance policy and capacity fee… At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board will consider an adjustment to the district’s policy for assisting customers who experience

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT MAY APPOINT NEW MEMBER TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District board will convene in special session today at 6 p.m. today. On the agenda, the board is expected to select a new director to finish out the term of Chancy Chambers who resigned last month. Also tonight, the water board will consider revisions to the

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HI-DESERT WATER LOOKS AT THREE SEWER-RELATED CONTRACTS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District board will look at three contracts relating to sewer system construction tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors will be asked to award three contracts at its meeting tonight. The first contract is for the construction of the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TAKES A LOSS

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team lost to the Knights of Shadow Hills last night. Coach Missy Bond said The Ladycats were led by junior Lindsey Scamman who had four kills, four blocks, and one ace serve. Senior Tatiyanna Mackall had two blocks and three ace serves. The

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN KILLED IN I-10 CRASH IN WHITEWATER SUNDAY

A 75-year-old Yucca Valley man has been identified as the fatal victim in a collision on the 10 freeway in Whitewater early Sunday. Paul James Preshaw was driving eastbound in a 2015 Dodge van in the slow lane approaching the Highway 62 interchange about 12:30 a.m. when he collided with

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN ACCIDENTLY SHOOTS HIMSELF WITH HOMEMADE GUN

A Morongo Valley man shot himself in the leg Sunday with a homemade shotgun. According to Sheriff’s reports, Michael Oneal, 31, of the 11000 block of Cholla Avenue, was making the shotgun out of pipes in his garage about 1:30 p.m. While trying to see if the pipes would fit,

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the council will hear reports and look at traffic at La Contenta and Yucca Trails… After a routine consent agenda, the Yucca Valley Town Council will hear reports about Grubstake Days, and a traffic and

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TWO BURGLARIES AT JOSHUA TREE MINI STORAGE

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating at least two burglaries at the Joshua Tree Mini Storage facility. According to Sheriff’s reports, two people reported similar burglaries at the storage facility in the 61300 block of 29 Palms Highway Saturday afternoon, in which the padlocks to their units had been removed sometime

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LAFCO SCRUTINIZING MORONGO VALLEY CSD

Morongo Valley’s Community Services District is a county-sanctioned form of local government in charge of street lights, parks, and the fire department in this unincorporated area, services that would otherwise be provided by the county. Compared to the county, the CSD is thought to offer more consistent, more responsive service,

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