YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL SPRING MUSICAL. “BROADCAST” OPENS TUESDAY

The Yucca Valley High School Theatre Company spring musical is “Broadcast,” an original 1940s style musical comedy. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… You’re invited to take a sentimental journey with the Yucca Valley High School Theatre Company. To get you “In the Mood,” swing era attire is encouraged. Their

…View Full Story…

DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN ANNUAL LUNCH AND FASHION SHOW SATURDAY

Tickets are now available for Desert Hills Presbyterian Church women’s group’s annual luncheon and fashion show. The event is set for Saturday, May 7, at 11:30. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. Along with desert fashions by Draper’s and Damon’s, there will be raffles. The menu includes tomato stuffed with chicken

…View Full Story…

RETIRED TEACHERS MEET NEXT WEEK

California Retired Teachers Association will meet Friday, May 13, at 10:00 a.m. at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Members will enjoy a presentation by their own Michelle Stoops, who will speak about the founding and history of Hi-Desert Division 62. Lunch will be provided at

…View Full Story…

DOG LICENSING AND PET VACCINATION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Pet owners may want to take advantage of a licensing and vaccination clinic in Yucca Valley tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff gets out the leashes and carriers… The Town of Yucca Valley will host a dog licensing and pet vaccination clinic on Thursday May 5, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GOLF IN DEANZA LEAGUE FINALS

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats golf team participated Tuesday in the De Anza league finals. The seven teams in the league gathered at Rancho Mirage to compete for individual honors, and to decide which of the three co-championship teams would represent the league at the CIF team championships. Coach

…View Full Story…

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley high school baseball and softball teams will host Rancho Mirage High School at home. Both games start at 3:15. Also tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School baseball and softball teams will travel away to Big Bear High School. First pitch for both

…View Full Story…

FIRE IN JOHNSON VALLEY DESTROYS GARAGE, HOUSE PARTIALLY SAVED

Firefighters from Yucca Mesa, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, and a water tender from Lucerne Valley were able to save a Johnson Valley home from being a total loss, although the detached garage burned to the ground Monday morning. County Fire Captain Trent Blanchard said that firefighters were called to the

…View Full Story…

OVER 1,000 POUNDS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS COLLECTED IN TAKE BACK DAY EVENT

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s department and the Drug Enforcement Administration took in 1,049 pounds of expired or unused and unwanted prescription drugs during the nationwide prescription drug take-back day on Saturday, April 30. The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s station took in 33 pounds of prescription drugs during the free and

…View Full Story…

YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS: PUBLIC HEARING ON DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. A renewal of development impact fees and a report on special revenue funds are on the agenda. Managing editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… Among the items on tonight’s agenda of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council will

…View Full Story…

VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS FOUND ABANDONED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

An employee at the Motel 6 in Twentynine Palms found partially completed voter registration forms next to a dumpster at the motel Saturday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 11:30 p.m. the employee notified the motel manager about finding the 67 partially completed voter registration forms, and the manager

…View Full Story…

BICYCLING UNDER THE INFLUENCE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Bicycling under the influence? A Twentynine Palms man discovered Monday afternoon that California laws against driving under the influence also apply to bicycling under the influence. According to a Sheriff’s report, Raymond Espinoza, 39, was riding his bicycle on Aztec Avenue near Twentynine Palms Junior High School shortly before 3

…View Full Story…

SCHOOL BOARD MEETS, TEACHERS DAY, TEACHERS SOUGHT, AND MEALS MAY GO UP

The Morongo Unified School Board meets in regular session. Reporter David Haldane says a day to honor teachers, a call for more teachers, and an increase in the price of meals are all on the agenda… Teachers in the Morongo Unified School District may soon have a day set aside

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER MACHETE ATTACK

A Twentynine Palm man was arrested late Friday night after his roommate said he slashed his hand with a machete. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim said about 11:40 p.m., Daniel Dominguez, 32, cut his hand using a machete. The victim then ran from the home in the 72300

…View Full Story…

YUCCA VALLEY MEN ACCUSED OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Yucca Valley man was arrested early Saturday morning, accused of hitting his common-law wife. According to a Sheriff’s report, Donovan Archer, 38, was arguing with the woman just after midnight in their home in the 7300 block of Hermosa Avenue. The report states he threw a chair at her, and

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY BOOK SALE STARTS THURSDAY

The Twentynine Palms Library book sale kicks of this Thursday. Reporter Rebecca Havely checks out the book sale schedule… The Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library is holding a spring book sale. Members will have first choice of the selection on Thursday, May 5, between 3 and 5 p.m. and

…View Full Story…

FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free distribution of federal food from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 4. The distribution will be held at Pacific Clinics, 56020 Santa Fe Trail, Suite M, in Yucca Valley.

ASSEMBLYMAN MAYES TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Wednesday, May 4. Staff representatives will be available from 10 until 2 in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government. Mayes encourages residents who are not

…View Full Story…

HISTORICAL SOCIETY YARD SALE IN LANDERS THIS WEEKEND

A yard sale this weekend in Landers will benefit the Morongo Basin Historical Society. Reporter David Knutson says the sale will have items of interest for cooks… Calling all cooks: The Morongo Basin Historical Society is having a marketplace yard sale and will have a collection of cookbooks from down

…View Full Story…

RATTLESNAKE AVERSION TRAINING FOR DOGS OFFERED

The Morongo Basin Humane Society is sponsoring rattlesnake aversion training on Saturday, May 7. The training will be done by experienced dog trainers and naturalists from Natural Solutions Wildlife Enterprises. Each dog is trained individually to avoid rattlesnakes that are native to our desert region. The cost is $75 per

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SWIM TEAM IN LEAGUE FINALS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms High School swim team will participate in the DeAnza League finals tomorrow in Desert Hot Springs.