YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS IN A WIDE-RANGING SESSION TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight for the first time this year. Managing editor Tami Roleff the agenda is full of a variety of items ranging from abandoned shopping carts to budget allocations… Among the items on the consent agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town council,

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Among the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight (Wednesday, January 10) are correspondence from LAFCO, the Town of Yucca Valley, and the Registrar of Voters. Next up are progress reports on accounts receivable and fencing. Under new business, directors will discuss

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TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL REGISTRATION STARTS SATURDAY

Tri-Valley Little League will hold registration for baseball and softball. Early registration will be held Saturday, January 6, from 9 to 3 in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, and Wednesday, January 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge. Regular registration will

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HUNDREDS COME OUT FOR “MARA’S CHRISTMAS WISH” CHRISTMAS DAY

Hundreds of people began lining up early Christmas Day at the Yucca Valley Community Center for “Mara’s Christmas Wish,” an enthusiastic volunteer effort to continue the selfless work of Mara Cantelo’s “Tender Loving Christmas” event. Mara was lost to the communities of the Morongo Basin earlier this year; dozens of

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YOU’RE INVITED TO MARA’S CHRISTMAS WISH DINNER

With the passing of Mara Cantelo earlier this year, the fate of the annual Christmas Day feast was in doubt. Some volunteers have stepped up, though, to ensure that the event goes on. With your invitation, here’s managing editor Tami Roleff…

For a variety of reasons, many Morongo Basin neighbors

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YOU’RE INVITED TO “MARA’S CHRISTMAS WISH” DINNER CHRISTMAS DAY

With the passing of Mara Cantelo earlier this year, the fate of the annual Christmas Day feast, formerly TLC, was in doubt. Some volunteers have stepped up, though, to ensure that the event goes on as Mara’s Christmas Wish. With your invitation, here’s managing editor Tami Roleff… For a variety

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TO CLOSE FOR RENOVATIONS IN JANUARY

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will be closing due to renovation and maintenance projects. Here’s reporter Tanisha Cureton has the details…

Beginning January 1, 2018 until January 31, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum will be closed to finish renovations and maintenance projects to reorganize permanent exhibitions and a new temporary exhibit. The

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT DISTRICT MEETS TONIGHT

Among the old business items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight (Wednesday, December 13) are a progress report on the consultant, and fencing on the east end of the airport to stop runway infractions. Under new business, directors will discuss new fence

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LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS COLLECTING TOYS FOR “MARA’S CHRISTMAS WISH”

Southern California Firefighters are celebrating their 25th anniversary of the Spark of Love Toy Drive. The campaign collects new, unwrapped toys to help our local children in need. Here’s Tanisha Cureton with the details… During the last 25 years, the Spark of Love Toy Drive, sponsored by county firefighters, has

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HI-DESERT CHORUS WINTER CONCERTS THIS WEEKEND

Come listen to the sounds of the season this weekend with the Hi-Desert Chorus. Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… The Hi-Desert Chorus is again presenting its annual “Sounds of the Season” concert. The choral concert is scheduled for two performances this weekend at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, December

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A STATE OF THE TOWN ADDRESS AT TONIGHT’S YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council will begin with a State of the Town address by Mayor Merl Abel, followed by recognition of California Highway Patrol Lieutenant Eric Robles, who is retiring after 29 years of service. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the rest of the agenda…

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CHAD MAYES STAFF HOLDS YUCCA VALLEY OFFICE HOURS TOMORROW

District staff representatives for Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Wednesday, December 6. Staff representatives will be available from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government.

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CRAFTS, SANTA, AND REAL SNOW AT THE YUCCA VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER TOMORROW

Enjoy real snow, visits with Santa, and holiday craft fair shopping, at the Yucca Valley Community Center on Saturday, December 2. Reporter Eric Knabe has all the details…

Catch the spirit of the season at the Town of Yucca Valley’s Holiday Craft Faire, December 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00

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FORMERLY TLC, “MARA”S WISH” GROUP TO MEET THIS AND EVERY FRIDAY

Approximately 75 volunteers met last week to determine if Tender Loving Christmas would continue after the passing of its founder, Mara Cantelo. The group unanimously agreed to continue the program under a new name, “Mara’s Christmas Wish.” With more here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… For 30 years Mara Cantelo made sure

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD TO DISCUSS FENCING AND A SPECIAL EVENT

Among the old business items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight (Wednesday, November 8) are a progress report on the consultant, and fencing on the east end of the airport to stop runway infractions. Under new business, directors will discuss an inspection

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TAKES UP MARIJUANA AND SHORT-TERM RENTALS TONIGHT

Tonight’s regular meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council will be preceded by a strategic plan workshop at 5 p.m. The workshop is an opportunity for residents and the town council to identify, discuss, and prioritize key concerns, and to develop strategies for addressing the most important issues. Managing editor

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THE FUTURE OF THE TENDER LOVING CHRISTMAS (TLC) PROGRAM

The future of the Tender Loving Christmas program was decided by members of the program Friday night at the Yucca Valley Community Center. Reporter Andrew Dieleman was there to hear the decision… Mara Cantelo founded the Tender Loving Christmas program with the goal of ensuring that no one had to

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MEETING ON FUTURE OF TLC THIS FRIDAY

For many, the Christmas holidays hardly seem possible without a list. There are gift lists, grocery lists, and card lists to name a few. The recent and untimely passing of Mara Cantelo makes necessary another holiday list relevant to thousands across our Morongo Basin. Reporter Mike Lipsitz pulls out his

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OFFICE HOURS FOR ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES TOMORROW

District staff representatives for Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Wednesday, November 1. Staff representatives will be available from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government.

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SWING AND BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Town of Yucca Valley is offering ballroom and swing dance classes. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the specifics…

The Town of Yucca Valley Community Services Department presents another session of ballroom dancing and swing dancing classes for participants ages 14 and over. Learn to cha cha, rumba, tango and foxtrot

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