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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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF METHAMPHETAMINE SALES

Sheriff Deputies arrested a 26-year-old Yucca Valley man late Sunday afternoon for suspected felony possession of methamphetamine for sale. Joel Minasian was stopped at Paxton and Fortuna Avenue in Yucca Valley and was found to have outstanding warrants. A search revealed a quantity of suspected methamphetamine and paraphernalia. After investigation.

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LECTURE ON ACCESS TO PUBLIC LANDS THURSDAY

The Morongo Basin is surrounded by public lands: Joshua Tree National Park, the Sand to Snow and Mojave Trails National Monuments, Bureau of Land Management lands, as well as preserves and municipal parks. But some people contend that not everyone has equal access to public lands. Managing editor Tami Roleff

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THREE-SESSION CLASS ON MAKING YOUR CHILD A GOOD EATER STARTS TONIGHT

Is feeding your child more difficult that you thought it would be? Do you have a picky eater? Are you getting into food struggles at the table with your children? Do you want to learn what helps a child be a good eater? Come to Raising Good Eaters with registered

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MAJOR ROAD PAVING DELAYS IN YUCCA VALLEY TODAY AND TOMORROW

Motorists will experience major road delays in Yucca Valley due to road paving for the sewer project. Paving will take place Monday and Tuesday (September 18 and 19) on Yucca Trail, and drivers should expect major delays. Detour signs will be posted.

TONIGHT IS THE LAST NIGHT TO SIGN UP FOR HI-DESERT CHORUS

The Hi-Desert Chorus is looking for singers who want to sing the songs of the season. The chorus, under the direction of Bill Barrett, will perform two concerts in December with songs relating to spring, summer, fall, and winter. All voices are needed, but especially alto, bass, and tenor. Singers

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FREE BREAD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TODAY

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse is holding a bread distribution in Yucca Valley every Monday from 11a.m. until we run out. They are at 56020 Santa Fe Trail in Yucca Valley.

NIGHT UNDER THE STARS FOR HIGH DESERT PREGNANCY CLINIC FUNDRAISER

Mark your calendar for a night under the stars to benefit the High Desert Pregnancy Clinic. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details…

The High Desert Pregnancy Clinic’s biggest fundraiser of the year, “A Night for Life Under the Stars,” will feature a Hollywood actor as the guest speaker. Rusty Joiner

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR FAILING TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Monday after deputies determined he was an out-of-compliance sex offender. Deputies contacted Justin Howe, 28, at the Food 4 Less grocery store about 1:45 p.m. After an investigation, Justin Howe was arrested on suspicion of failing to register as a sex offender every 30

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BOOK SIGNING AT RAINBOW STEW SUNDAY

A Yucca Valley author will hold a book signing Sunday, September 17, at Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley. Yasmine Anne Fernandez will sign copies of her book, “Moonlight ’pon the Wire: A True Circle about Coming Full Circle” from 1 to 3 p.m. The story follows a young girl from

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FRIDAY’S FUGITIVE FINALLY FINGERED

A sharp-eyed deputy arrested 24-year-old Autumn Harris on Wednesday. Harris caught the deputy’s attention as she walked down the middle of Apache Trail near Santa Fe Trail in Yucca Valley. The officer recognized Harris from a recent “Fugitive Friday” poster at the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station. When the officer attempted

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MISS YUCCA VALLEY PAGEANT CONTESTANTS MEET MONDAY

Attention high school junior girls in Yucca Valley as well the unincorporated areas of Morongo Valley, Yucca Mesa, Landers, and Joshua Tree. The Miss Yucca Valley scholarship orientation is this Monday at 6 p.m. at Joshua Springs school in room f-5. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Applications are

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HI-DESERT CHORUS LOOKING FOR SINGERS

The Hi-Desert Chorus is looking for singers who want to sing the songs of the season. The chorus, under the direction of Bill Barrett, will perform two concerts in December with songs relating to spring, summer, fall, and winter. All voices are needed, but especially alto, bass, and tenor. Singers

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LIBRARIES OFFERING PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

The Yucca Valley library holds an adult book club at 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays where readers can discuss a great new book they’ve read, or get suggestions for new books. And both the Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms libraries offer computer classes. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details…

The Yucca Valley

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YUCCA VALLEY UNITED METHODIST CRAFT FAIR TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley United Methodist Church women will hold a craft fair Saturday, September 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Besides crafters, there will be a bake sale and food vendors. Proceeds will benefit charities for women and children. The church is located at 57273 Onaga Trail in Yucca

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FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FOR TWO UNDEFEATED HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS

In high school sports today, the undefeated Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team will travel away to Temecula to battle the 2-1 Linfield Christian Lions.

And the undefeated Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats will host the Coyotes of Indian Springs High School from San Bernardino. The Coyotes are 1-2

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER TWO STUDENTS CONSUME POT BROWNIES

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, after two middle school students were found to be under the influence of pot brownies. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to La Contenta Middle School about 9:21 a.m. by the principal after school staff noticed that two students were exhibiting

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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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YUCCA VALLEY MAN FOUND WITH A STOLEN TRAILER

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Saturday after deputies found him with a stolen trailer. About 10 a.m. Saturday, the owner of the trailer called Sheriff’s deputies to report that his stolen trailer was in a yard in the 3800 block of Balsa Avenue in Yucca Valley. When the deputy

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