YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL ADOPTS NEW DISTRICT VOTING MAP

The Yucca Valley Town Council held a special meeting last night at which it discussed adopting a new district map for the November election. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the council heard from an attorney who specializes in the Voting Rights Act who soothed any fears the council may have

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors will meet tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in some of the items on the board’s agenda… Among the items on tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the directors will be asked to approve stucco work on the administration

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports today, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats tennis team will host Desert Hot Springs at home. The match begins at 3:15 p.m.

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan boys’ tennis team will host Rancho Mirage at home. The match begins at 3:15 p.m.

Finally, the

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council will take the final step tonight in selecting a map for electoral districts in the town. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more… A final public hearing will be held on district maps at tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council. Members of the public

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JOSHUA TREE BURGLARY STOPPED BY SHARP-EYED NEIGHBOR

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday after a sharp-eyed neighbor noticed a man going back and forth into a house where he didn’t belong. According to a Sheriff’s report, the neighbor called deputies just after 4 p.m. Saturday to report he saw a man allegedly burglarizing a home in

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YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY LOOKING FOR ADULT LITERACY VOLUNTEERS

Do you have a desire to give back to your community? The Yucca Valley library is looking for tutors for its adult literacy program. Reporter Tanisha Cureton tells you how to start giving back… Make a better tomorrow by becoming a tutor for the Yucca Valley library adult literacy program.

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VENDORS SOUGHT FOR UPCOMING HEALTH FAIR

The Morongo Basin Healthcare District and the Town of Yucca Valley will hold a community health fair Saturday, May 12. Managing editor Tami Roleff says nonprofit, health-oriented vendors are encouraged to participate… The Town of Yucca Valley and the Morongo Basin Healthcare District are sponsoring a community health fair Saturday,

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YUCCA VALLEY BEATS TWENTYNINE PALMS IN BOYS’ TENNIS

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ varsity tennis team traveled to Yucca Valley on Monday to face the Trojans. It was a very tough battle with both teams taking nine sets a piece. The games were counted and Yucca Valley came out on top, 90 to 76.

In singles action,

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan softball team will host Rancho Mirage at home. First pitch is at 3:30 p.m. The Yucca Valley High School Trojan baseball team will also host Rancho Mirage at home. First pitch is at 3:15 p.m.

Also today, the Twentynine

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER SHE PUNCHES ELDERLY WOMAN

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested Friday accused of punching an elderly woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy was called just before 5 p.m. Thursday to the 55400 block of 29 Palms Highway in Yucca Valley. The victim told deputies that she was arguing with the husband of

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LITERACY PROGRAM OFFERED AT YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY

The Yucca Valley library is offering a flexible-hours literacy program for anyone looking to improve their literacy skills. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has the details… The San Bernardino County library system strives to help every member of the community develop a passion for reading. If you, or someone you know, struggles

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JOSHUA TREE AND YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARIES OFFER CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

For the next month, the Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley Libraries are offering programs for children up to age 5. On Tuesday mornings at 11 a.m. at both the Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree libraries is preschool story time for children ages 3 to 5. The story time promotes a

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TOURS OF HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT OFFERED

Hi-Desert Water District will host a series of free tours of the water district and sewer project. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to sign up… The Hi-Desert Water District’s World of Water tour will provide the public with the insight as to what it takes to deliver water

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YUCCA VALLEY GIRL COMPETING IN 2018 CROSSFIT REGIONALS

Yucca Valley teen athlete Sequoia Barrera has qualified to compete in the 2018 CrossFit West Regionals at the Del Mar Arena May 27-29. She will be competing among the world’s fittest athletes in the west coast region including Alaska and Canada. She looks forward to stepping onto the big stage

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY INVITES YOU TO THEIR BARBEQUE JUBILEE

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley sponsors many youth-based programs each year; chief among them is the Boys and Girls Club of the High Desert. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us of a delicious way you can help the Rotary fund some those programs… You take one star-filled sky, add dash

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan boys’ tennis team will host a rivalry game against the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats at home. The match begins at 3:15 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan Boy’s tennis team will host a rivalry game against the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats at home. The match begins at 3:15 p.m.

TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR CERT SPAGHETTI FUNDRAISER

The Morongo Basin Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a volunteer organization whose mission is to provide assistance to the community in the event of a catastrophic emergency. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the CERT volunteers will be holding a spaghetti dinner to raise money for firefighting rehabilitation equipment… Volunteers

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HESPERIA MAN WANTED ON WARRANTS ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Hesperia man with multiple out-of-county warrants for his arrest was arrested in Yucca Valley Wednesday. About noon on Wednesday, a deputy stopped a blue Volkswagen about noon near Yucca Mesa Road and Highway 62 for failure to display a rear license plate. A records check determined that the driver,

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PORTLAND WOMAN ACCUSED OF SPOUSAL ABUSE

An Oregon woman was arrested early Sunday morning, April 15, after her boyfriend said she attacked him. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a motel in the 57400 block of Primrose Drive in Yucca Valley about 2:15 a.m. for a domestic disturbance. The victim told deputies that

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