YUCCA MESA ASSOCIATION LOOKING FOR VENDORS FOR SATURDAY SWAP MEET

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association is soliciting vendors for its first Saturday swap meet this Saturday, December 5. Vendors start setting up at 7 a.m. and the swap meet is from 8 to 2. Vendor spaces are available for $15 each. A minimum of 10 vendors are needed for the

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Homestead Valley Community Council will meet 3 p.m. Monday, November 16, at a new location—the Johnson Valley Community Center, at the corner of Larrea Road and Quailbush Road, about 1 1/4 miles south of Highway 247. The Homestead Valley Community Council brings the concerns of residents of Landers, Johnson

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Homestead Valley Community Council will meet 3 p.m. Monday, November 16, at a new location—the Johnson Valley Community Center, at the corner of Larrea Road and Quailbush Road, about 1 1/4 miles south of Highway 247. The Homestead Valley Community Council brings the concerns of residents of Landers, Johnson

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A SHOOTING LEAVES ONE DEAD IN YUCCA MESA SATURDAY MORNING

Update 4:42 p.m.

The San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office has ruled the death suicide.

 

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Homicide Division is investigating the death of a Yucca Mesa man who was shot early Saturday morning.” According to Sheriff’s Homicide Sergeant Greg Myler, deputies were called to the 57700

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE MEETS SUNDAY

The Transition Joshua Tree general membership meeting will be Sunday, November 1, at the Yucca Mesa Community Center, 3133 Balsa Avenue in Yucca Valley. Note this is a change of location. The meeting is from 5 to 8 p.m. and will include a potluck dinner and food demonstrations, team reports,

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YUCCA MESA HAUNTED HOUSE TOMORROW, FESTIVAL SATURDAY

Yucca Mesa Elementary School will hold a haunted house on Friday, October 16, from 6:30 to 8. Then on Saturday is its fall festival, from 10 to 2, with traditional carnival games, trick or treating, a giant hay maze, haunted house, and antique tractor show. All proceeds will go toward

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YUCCA MESA CLEAN UP SATURDAY

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold a community clean-up day Saturday, October 10. The county will provide four large trash bins at the Yucca Mesa Community Center, 3133 Balsa Avenue, from 8 to noon. Residents may drop off rubber tires (no rims). For large items that need to be

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ANDROMEDA SOCIETY STAR PARTY AT YUCCA MESA FRIDAY

Enjoy a free star party with the Andromeda Society Friday, October 9. Marvel at the billions of stars in the dark sky with the naked eye or binoculars. Telescopes will be provided, or bring your own. The star party will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yucca

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YUCCA MESA IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION SWAP MEET SATURDAY

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold a community swap meet Saturday, October 3. The swap meet will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Yucca Mesa Community Center on Balsa Avenue, just north of Aberdeen. Vendor spaces are $15 and vendor set-up begins at 6 a.m.

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WE PROFILE MORONGO BASIN MAC MEMBER TOM ZIEGERT

The members of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council are not elected, but are appointed by the District Supervisor. Since they hadn’t been subject to voter scrutiny, we thought Morongo Basin residents should know something about the people representing the unincorporated areas of the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork asked

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STARRY NIGHTS FESTIVAL AT YUCCA MESA COMMUNITY CENTER SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin has some of the darkest skies, and the Starry Nights Festival Saturday, September 19, takes full advantage of the billions of stars on view. The day begins with a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11, put on by the Yucca Mesa science camp. The Starry Nights Festival

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OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION THIS WEEK

Old Woman Springs Road, also known as State Route 247, will be under construction all this week through Friday morning. The highway will have lane closures between El Cortez Road and Handley Road between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. each night. Motorists are urged to use caution in the area

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SUPERVISOR RAMOS NAMES MARK LUNDQUIST MORONGO BASIN FIELD REP.

Third District County Supervisor James Ramos addressed yesterday’s meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council in Yucca Mesa. In a surprise, but long overdue, announcement, Ramos introduced 33-year Joshua Tree resident, Mark Lundquist, as his new field representative here. Lundquist is chairman of the Municipal Advisory Council, sits on the

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YUCCA MESA GROUP TO GO ON FIELD TRIP TO “SKY'S THE LIMIT”

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold a field trip to Sky’s the Limit Observatory in Twentynine Palms on Saturday, August 15. Bring chairs, drinks, jackets, snacks, and flashlights. A suggested donation of $5 for members, $10 for non-members is requested. Meet at the Yucca Mesa Community Center and be

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE SPONSORS HEALING CHANTS TOMORROW

Sound healing circles employ sound to enhance emotional and physical health, and personal development and well-being. Reporter Dan Stork says there’s a local group that is sponsoring a circle… The Heart and Soul Team of Transition Joshua Tree will sponsor a Sound Healing Circle on July 31. Leader Karen Soriano

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NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME WATCH MEETING AT YUCCA MESA IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold a neighborhood crime watch meeting tonight, (Tuesday, July 28) at 6 p.m. Community members will discuss issues, concerns, and possible solutions to neighborhood safety. Call Dominique at 503-267-6861 for more information.

YUCCA MESA ASSOCIATION HOSTS TRIP TO WHITEWATER TOMORROW

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association is hosting a trip to Whitewater Tuesday, July 28. Meet at the Yucca Mesa Community Center at 9 a.m. and the Kickapoo Park and Ride in Yucca Valley at 9:30. Cost is a $5 donation for members, $10 for non-members. To sign up, call Dion

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LOCAL POULTRY OWNERS MEET TONIGHT

High Desert Homegrown Poultry Association meets at 6 p.m. this Wednesday, July 22 at Yucca Mesa Community Center at 3133 Balsa Avenue, 10 minutes north of Yucca Valley off of Aberdeen Avenue. Association founder Charla Shamhart is bringing live baby chicks for show and tell. She will also bring fresh

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ROAD WORK ON STATE ROUTE 247 THIS WEEK

CalTrans has announced that Highway 247—Old Woman Springs Road—will be under construction this week. Both north- and southbound lanes will be under construction from El Cortez Road to Handley Road from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday night through Friday morning.

HAM RADIO OPERATORS FIELD EXERCISE THIS WEEKEND

Local ham radio operators will join others around the nation for their annual field day exercise this weekend. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to see the invaluable service they provide…

You may think that your cell phone or smart phone is all you need to communicate with others these

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