MORONGO BASIN HEALTHCARE DISTRICT: A COMMUNITY UPDATE

A year and a half ago, the Hi-Desert Memorial Healthcare District leased the hospital to Tenet Healthcare, which is now responsible for the operation of the hospital and its satellite facilities. The district changed its name to Morongo Basin Healthcare District, and besides serving as Tenet’s landlord, it operates the

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS REPORTS AND SPENDS MONEY LAST NIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council began its meeting last night with an introduction of Miss Yucca Valley and her court, followed by a report by Jackie Combs of the Morongo Basin Healthcare District. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the rest of the meeting was about spending money… The Yucca Valley

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT IN WIDE RANGING SESSION

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in two sessions tonight. The council will first meet in a workshop meeting and then move on to the regular session. Managing editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look at tonight’s agenda… Tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council will start with a

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council met in regular session last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report… In a 45-minute meeting that had little discussion, the Yucca Valley Town Council zipped through its short agenda last night. It authorized spending up to $125,000 to demolish six

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT: DEMOLITION AND SALES TAX REVIEW

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. The demolition of multiple structures, and guidelines for the upcoming sales tax 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 be

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YUCCA VALLEY COUNCIL SAYS NO TO MARIJUANA RETAIL

One of the first items of business at last night’s Yucca Valley Town Council was appointing commissioners to the Planning Commission and Parks and Rec Commission. Council member Jeff Drozd appointed Johnny Terfehr, and Council member Robert Lombardo re-appointed Charles McHenry for the Planning Commission. For the Parks and Rec

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RETAIL MARIJUANA ON THE AGENDA FOR THE YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council has a full agenda for tonight’s meeting. After approving agreements and authorizations for the new Measure Y and Measure Z sales tax measures, the council will be asked to increase the street sweeping contract to $135,000, and to approve $17,000 to refurbish the softball infield

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MOVES TO PUT LIBRARY IN FORMER PFF BUILDING

The Yucca Valley Redevelopment Agency purchased the PFF Bank building for $1.6 million in October 2009, and the building has become an eyesore by sitting vacant ever since. In part two of a two-part report, managing editor Tami Roleff says the Yucca Valley Town Council held a special workshop Tuesday

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL SAYS GOODBYE, HELLO, AND OK’S IMPACT FEES

The Town of Yucca Valley said good-bye to two long-time public servants last night. In the first of a two-part report, managing editor Tami Roleff says a full house was at the meeting to thank Laurine Silver and George Huntington for their decades of service. Tomorrow, in part two, we’ll

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT IN A BUSY REORGANIZATION SESSION

Following a special workshop at 4:30 p.m., Yucca Valley council members will hear an update from staff concerning negotiations with the county for the proposed replacement of the Yucca Valley library in the old PFF Bank Building, on the corner of Joshua Lane and Highway 62. Managing editor Tami Roleff

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COUNCIL GIVES YUCCA VALLEY TOWN MANAGER A RAISE, HEARS STATE OF THE TOWN

The Yucca Valley Town Council gave their town manager a raise last night before hearing the Mayor outline the state of the Town. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and filed this report… With no public comment, the Yucca Valley Town Council approved a raise and a 3-year contract extension

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL GETS “STATE OF THE TOWN” AND TOWN MANAGER RAISE

The Yucca Valley Town Council meeting will begin its meeting tonight with a State of the Town address by Mayor Bob Leone. Leone will give an update on the highlights of the past year as well as a look ahead. Managing editor Tami Roleff hits the highlights of the other

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL LAYS DOWN NEW CONDITIONS FOR TLC

The Yucca Valley Town Council unanimously voted at its meeting last night to provide symbolic recognition of the town’s appreciation for local law enforcement by holding a dedication ceremony at the newly renovated Sheriff’s substation, and to paint a blue line in between double yellow lines on the road leading

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda of the routine meeting… The Yucca Valley Town Council will have lots of routine business during its regular meeting tonight. First, it will recognize the Community Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster. The

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS GOOD NEWS ABOUT CRIME

After appointing 20 Yucca Valley students to the town’s Youth Commission, the Yucca Valley Town Council agreed to add two more students as alternates during their meeting last night. Morongo Unified School District Superintendent Tom Baumgarten gave the council an update on projects in the school district and a preview

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS: STOP LIGHT BATTERIES AND PUBLIC SAFETY

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight. Batteries for stop lights, a public safety report and a closed session are on the agenda. Managing editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… Among the items on tonight’s consent agenda for the Yucca Valley Town Council, council members will be asked to

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OUR ENDORSEMENTS FOR THE YUCCA VALLEY AND 29 PALMS COUNCILS

Today Z107.7 begins a series of endorsements for local offices and untangling the crowded state ballot. We begin the series with the Z107.7 News Editorial Board’s endorsements for the Yucca Valley Town Council and the Twentynine Palms City Council. For the Yucca Valley Council, we are endorsing incumbent Robert Lombardo

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TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATE UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR CAMPAIGN VIOLATION

A candidate for Yucca Valley Town Council is under investigation by the California State Fair Political Practices Commission. After a query by Z107.7 News, Eric Quander confirmed he was under investigation for starting an on-line fundraising effort before he had filed the proper forms with the commission. Teri Rindahl from

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATES FORUM TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a town council candidates’ forum tomorrow evening. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells us when and where those who want to be informed voters should be… Yucca Valley residents are invited to a candidates’ forum Thursday, September 29. Each candidate running for Yucca

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM THIS THURSDAY

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a town council candidates’ forum this week. Managing editor Tami Roleff says you send your questions in advance… If you have a question you’d like to ask the candidates for the Yucca Valley Town Council, then the Chamber of Commerce wants to

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