“A FEW GOOD MEN” PERFORMS FINAL WEEKEND

The St. Joseph’s Players will end their run of “A Few Good Men” with two performances this weekend. Saturday evening at 7 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. Staff reporter Sara Snyder says tickets are still available… This dramatic courtroom thriller follows a Navy lawyer who has never seen

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SIGN UP TODAY FOR YUCCA VALLEY LOBOS AND CHEER TEAMS

The Yucca Valley Lobos and youth tackle football and cheer teams will hold their final early registration day on Saturday, March 25. Players who sign up will receive an early bird discount of $25 on the registration fee. Registration is from 5 to 7 p.m. at Papa’s Smoke House, 5609

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GET JUNGLE FEVER AT STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club will hold a dance Saturday, March 11. The theme is “Jungle Fever.” Line dancing will be held 7 to 7:30 p.m. and between tips; square dancing is 7:30 to 10 p.m. Bill “Tex” Gipson will be calling squares; Linda Sande will be cueing lines.

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WATER EDUCATION DAY

Think you can’t you wash your car with just a half gallon of water? Well you can. Learn how at the fourth annual Water Education Day. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says there’s a lot more to know about water and where you can soak it all up … Sunday, March 26,

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PAVING UNDERWAY IN YUCCA VALLEY SEWER PROJECT PHASE 1, AREA A

A milestone in the Yucca Valley Sewer project: The Hi-Desert Water District has started paving streets in Phase 1, Area A, in the east section of Paradise Valley neighborhood of Yucca Valley. The street paving of Area A is expected to be completed by the end of this week, weather

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IRS TELEPHONE SCAM ACTIVE IN OUR MORONGO BASIN

Now that tax season is here, federal officials are warning about scammers posing as IRS agents. The IRS says the tax scam is the most common tax scam, with victims losing more than $26 million. The most important thing to be aware of is that the IRS never makes its

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HAWK’S LANDING HOSTS QUALIFYING ROUNDS FOR WORLD LONG DRIVE CHAMPIONSHIP

The Golf Channel will be taping this weekend as Hawk’s Landing Golf Club in Yucca Valley will host the opening qualifying rounds for the World Long Drive championship. The competition, held today and tomorrow, March 24 and 25, will give qualifying long drivers the chance to see how they stack

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FREE TAX PREPARATION OFFERED FOR LOW-INCOME CALIFORNIANS 

In the final weeks before the April 18 tax deadline, Californians are reminded of free tax preparation centers and tax credits. Thousands of California families are unaware they are eligible for an even larger tax refund by claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit. Kirby Davis has more about how you

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN, ON PROBATION, FOUND WITH CANE-SWORD

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Sunday night, accused of possessing a cane sword while on probation. A Sheriff’s report said a deputy made a pedestrian check on Kenneth Ames, 40, about 11 p.m. at Linda Lee Drive and David Avenue. A records check showed that Ames was on felony

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BLOOD DRIVE AT WAL-MART TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, March 25, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. 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 donors free

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WOOF WALK, PET FASHION SHOW IN YUCCA VALLEY

The sixth annual Woof Walk in the Morongo Basin Humane Society’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The event features raffles, door prizes, auctions, vendors, pet contests, and of course, a dog parade. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneertown. A blessing of the animals will

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STAR TWIRLERS “JUNGLE FEVER” SQUARE AND LINE DANCE TOMORROW

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club will hold a dance Saturday, March 25. The theme is “Jungle Fever.” Line dancing will be held 7 to 7:30 p.m. and between tips; square dancing is 7:30 to 10 p.m. Bill “Tex” Gipson will be calling squares; Linda Sande will be cueing lines.

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FREE TEEN TECH HELP IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

If you are struggling with those new-fangled electronic devices, the Yucca Valley Youth Commission is ready give you a hand. Managing editor Tami Roleff says free teen tech help will be available tomorrow in Yucca Valley… Need help setting up your cell phone, tablet or other electronic device? Want to

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TODAY’S HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports today, the Joshua Springs baseball team will host Temecula Prep at home. First pitch is at 3:15.

INVESTIGATION OF A FAKE BOMB LEFT IN YUCCA VALLEY IS ONGOING

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fake bomb that was left in front of a Yucca Valley business Monday. About 6 p.m., deputies were called to JT Cross Fit, in the 58900 block of Business Center Drive for a suspicious gray box that had what appeared to be homemade pipe bombs

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YUCCA VALLEY COUNCIL HONORS LAW ENFORCEMENT, GETS GOOD NEWS ABOUT CRIME

Prior to the Yucca Valley Town Council meeting, council members, and planning and parks commissioners, led by Mayor Merl Abel, dedicated the newly remodeled Sheriff’s substation and a “blue line of support” that had been painted on the road leading to the substation. Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Joling said those who

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FREE TENNIS LESSONS OFFERED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A special cooperative program will provide free tennis lessons in Yucca Valley. Reporter Kirby Davis tells you how to sign up… The Morongo Basin Tennis Association will offer lessons for adults, beginning April 1. The first four lessons are free and lessons for the next eight weeks are at low

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS, SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ varsity tennis team hosted the Rams of Desert Mirage on Monday and came away with a 15 to 3 win. In singles, the Wildcats were led by Ben Pressnall and Nathan Thomas, who swept all three sets. In doubles, the Wildcats were led by

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FAKE BOMB SCARE IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fake bomb that was left in front of a Yucca Valley business Monday. About 6 p.m., deputies were called to JT Cross Fit, in the 58900 block of Business Center Drive for a suspicious gray box that had what appeared to be homemade pipe bombs

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TO HEAR A PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says an annual report on public safety in the Town will dominate the meeting… Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Joling will present his annual public safety report to the Yucca Valley Town Council at its meeting tonight. The

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