YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES SHORT-TERM RENTAL CODE

Last night in Yucca Valley the Town Council amended their development code, adding an entirely new chapter. And with that action, a comprehensive set of requirements governing most every aspect of short-term vacation rentals in the town limits will go into effect in 30 days. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there…

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TAKES UP SHORT-TERM VACATION RENTALS TONIGHT

At the last Yucca Valley Town Council meeting, the council voted to sell an easement to the Hi-Desert Water District for $28,000. Managing editor Tami Roleff says at tonight’s meeting, the council will reconsider the issue, among other items…

At tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT TO LOOK INTO BUYING WATER FROM OLD WOMAN SPRINGS RANCH

The Hi-Desert Water District, which currently buys its water from Mojave Water Agency, is always looking for new sources of water. Managing editor Tami Roleff says last night, the board agreed to look into buying some water from a new source… The Hi-Desert Water District said it was approached by

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REGISTER BY TODAY FOR A YUCCA VALLEY SEWER TOUR

The Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board will hold its quarterly meeting at the Hi-Desert Water District’s office in Yucca Valley Thursday, September 21. The board will receive an update on the status of the sewer project. The water district will also provide a free tour of its

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HI-DESERT WATER CONSIDERS OLD WOMAN SPRING RANCH AS A WATER SOURCE

The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors meets in regular session tonight. A potential new water supply source is just one items on tonight’s agenda. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains… Among the items on tonight’s agenda of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors, the board will be given a

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HI-DESERT WATER LOOKS AT LOW-INTEREST LOANS TO HELP WITH SEWER COSTS

The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors gave direction to staff at its meeting last night to begin an analysis to determine the extent of the need for low-interest loans to help customers pay the sewer assessments. Managing editor Tami Roleff was at the meeting and files this report… The

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HI-DESERT WATER LOOKS AT SEWER COST RELIEF FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS

Yucca Valley residents face a number of costs to hook up to the upcoming sewer: annual assessments, maintenance fees, and the cost to build a connecting pipe from their homes to the sewer collection pipes. Managing editor Tami Roleff says tonight the Hi-Desert Water District’s board of directors will discuss

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT DISCUSSES LOW-INTEREST LOAN CUSTOMER SEWER HOOK-UPS

The Hi-Desert Water District had a preliminary discussion at its regular meeting last night about how the district would secure a low-interest loan from the State Revolving Fund, that would go to Yucca Valley residents to help them connect to the sewer system. The loan will go directly to the

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

At tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the board will hold a workshop to discuss loan requirements for a low-interest loan from the State Revolving Fund for customers to use to connect their homes and businesses to the new sewer project. Other items on the agenda

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PORTION OF HIGHWAY 62 CLOSED IN AUGUST FOR WATER MAIN WORK

The Hi-Desert Water District will be replacing a water main on Highway 62 this month. The far right eastbound lane will be closed between Camino del Cielo and Kickapoo Trail from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until August 31.

BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW AT HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive in Yucca Valley on Tuesday, August 1, at Hi-Desert Water District, from 9 to 1. Due to a nationwide blood shortage, all blood types and all types of blood donations are needed. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD GETS A RAISE, SEWER PLANT UNDER BUDGET

Inflation—whether it was for directors’ compensation, or water rates—and saving money, were popular topics at Wednesday’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there and explains… The board of directors of the Hi-Desert Water District receive $125 per meeting, an amount that hasn’t

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HI-DESERT AND TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARDS MEET TONIGHT

Coming up on tonight’s agenda of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, another contract for the wastewater treatment facility, purchase of a vehicle, directors’ compensation, and lobbying services. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… The Board of Directors of the Hi-Desert Water District will be presented at

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PAY RAISE FOR THE BOARD ON TONIGHT’S HI-DESERT WATER AGENDA

A pay raise for the board of directors is on tonight’s agenda for the Hi-Desert Water District. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills us in on the details…

Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District, directors will vote on raising their compensation from $125

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TWENTYNINE PALMS AND HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARDS MEET TONIGHT

At tonight’s water board meeting in Twentynine Palms, directors will take up a number of items. Reporter Mike Lipsitz fills us in… Tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District will start with a public hearing and board vote on the continuation of standby and availability fees in the district;

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says sewer engineering and a closed session to evaluate district management are on the agenda… Among the items on the agenda of tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District’s board of directors is a contract agreement

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BLOOD DRIVES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TODAY, YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct two community blood drives Tuesday and tomorrow. The first blood drive, set for 2 to 6 p.m. today, will be at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms. Tomorrow’s blood drive is from 9 to 1 at Hi-Desert Water District in Yucca Valley.

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AVOID CONSTRUCTION ZONES IN YUCCA VALLEY

Several roads in Yucca Valley are under construction due to the sewer project in Yucca Valley. The Hi-Desert Water District is asking Memorial Day weekend travelers to avoid using Balsa Avenue and Avalon Avenue, north of the highway. On the south side of the highway, avoid Balsa and Hanford, Avalon

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WARREN VALLEY WATERMASTER SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board will put on their Warren Valley Watermaster hats for a special meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… The Warren Valley Basin Watermaster board of directors will hold a special meeting Wednesday, May 24. On the agenda, the board will be asked

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HI-DESERT WATER IN SPECIAL AND REGULAR MEETINGS TONIGHT

Prior to tonight’s regular meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors, the directors will hold a special meeting at 5:15 to approve a resolution supporting a policy statement issued by the Association of California Water Agencies’ on the Bay-Delta water flow requirements. ACWA is against a proposal by

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