BUY RED DRESS PINS TO SUPPORT WOMEN’S HEART HEALTH

Heart disease is the number-one killer of women in the United States. Hearts of Yucca Valley has been raising funds since 1966 that go to first responders and community heart-health support groups in the Morongo Basin. Managing editor Tami Roleff says that during the month of February, which is American

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REGISTRATION OPENS SOON FOR SWIM TEAM

Mark your calendars to register for the Hi-Desert Aquatics swim team.

Registration is set for March 15 and 16 from 4 to 6 p.m., and March 19 and 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Yucca Valley High School pool. The swim season runs from March 19 through June

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY PLANS GUIDED TOUR OF PETERSON AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM

The Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will host a trip to the Petersen Automotive Museum on Saturday, March 24. With camera in-hand, here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman… The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles features three floors of exhibits dedicated to the history and artistry of the automobile, with 25

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REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN CAN HELP WITH MINOR HOME REPAIRS

Reach Out Morongo Basin is looking for residents it can help. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more information about how you can get assistance with minor home repairs… Seniors and the disabled in Twentynine Palms can get help with yard work and minor home repairs, thanks to a joint project between

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ARRESTED AFTER SHOOTING THREAT

A 16-year-old Yucca Valley High School student was arrested yesterday after allegedly threatening to carry out a school shooting. Sheriff’s Deputy Armando Cantu said at 12:25 p.m. yesterday (Thursday, February 22, 2018) Yucca Valley High School received information a male student made threats to carry out a school shooting. Cantu,

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BLOOD DRIVE AT WALMART IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive at Walmart in Yucca Valley on Saturday, February 24, from 10 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, LifeStream offers donors free cholesterol screening with

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HERBS, SPICES, AND FLUTES AT RAINBOW STEW TOMORROW

A busy day at Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley tomorrow (Saturday, Feb. 24). Herbalist Charla Shamhart will present The ABCs of Kitchen Medicine, herbs and spices used in cooking that can enhance health from 1:30 to 3:30. For more information call or text 760-401-0689.

The Yucca Valley Flute Circle meets

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports today, the Twentynine Palms boys’ tennis team will travel away to Cathedral City to play the Lions. First serve is at 3:15 p.m.

And in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan track and field team will participate in the Buena-Foothill

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PAST LIFE WORKSHOP AT RAINBOW STEW TONIGHT

Travel to the past at a class at Rainbow Stew. A past life regression workshop, presented by hypnotherapist John Till, will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, February 22. Learn about reincarnation and how hypnosis is used to experience past lives. Participants will then experience a group regression. The class fee

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL VOTES TO SUPPORT PROP. 68

A proposition that will be on the June ballot is a $4 billion bond measure that has a provision that will directly benefit the residents of Yucca Valley and the Morongo Basin. Managing editor Tami Roleff says Assemblyman Chad Mayes of Yucca Valley was instrumental in designating some of that

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TWO JOSHUA TREE RESIDENTS ARRESTED AFTER A PURSUIT

Two Joshua Tree residents, accused of conspiracy and identity theft, were arrested Sunday following a pursuit. According to a Sheriff’s report, the California Highway Patrol requested assistance with a vehicle pursuit about 10 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle was traveling southbound on Pawnee Avenue in Yucca Valley when it crashed south

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JOSHUA TREE MAN FOUND TRANSPORTING HEROIN

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday night, accused of transporting heroin. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 11 p.m. Saturday, a deputy spotted a vehicle matching the description of a strong-armed robbery and made a high-risk traffic stop at the Circle K gas station on Old Woman Springs Road.

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN HELD FOR WAL-MART GRAND THEFT

A Desert Hot Springs man was arrested Friday, accused of felony theft from Walmart. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the Walmart in Yucca Valley about 7 p.m. about a man, later identified as Jacob Patellis, 40, who had walked out of the store without paying for

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL GETS DOWN TO BUSINESS TONIGHT

After recognizing the town’s new attorneys, the Miss Yucca Valley Court, and Paul Hoffman for his work in pulling off Mara’s Christmas Wish, the Yucca Valley Town Council will get down to business at its meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the rest of the agenda… Among the

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ENERGY CIRCLE AT RAINBOW STEW TOMORROW

Rainbow Stew will hold an energy healing circle tomorrow (Wednesday, February 21). The healing circle is open to the public and no appointment is necessary. The event is free, although donations are accepted. The healing circle will be held from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Rainbow Stew is located on the

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ACADEMY OF COLLEGE AND CAREER EXCELLENCE OPEN HOUSE WEDNESDAY

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will hold an open house Wednesday, February 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for its new Academy of College and Career Excellence. The Academy will use space in the Yucca Valley Town Center Mall to train students and community members for careers

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WARRANT SWEEP IN YUCCA VALLEY, TWENTYNINE PALMS, RESULTS IN 31 ARRESTS

Morongo Basin Sheriff’s deputies participated in a warrant sweep between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms. During the sweep of 179 warrants, deputies conducted 87 field interviews and made 31 arrests for felony and misdemeanor warrants, parole and probation violations, narcotic offenses, and vehicle

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DEADLINE NEAR FOR GREENLEAF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

The deadline to apply for the Greenleaf Scholarship at Copper Mountain College is fast approaching. Reporter Tanisha Cureton has more on the scholarship that pays for a student’s tuition fees, books, and living expenses…

Applications for the Greenleaf scholarship at Copper Mountain College are now available for high school seniors

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REACH OUT’S PARADE OF HOMES IS TOMORROW

The annual Parade of Homes tour is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Reach Out Morongo Basin. The annual fundraiser supports services for local seniors and disabled residents. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says six unique homes in the Morongo Basin will be open to visitors tomorrow, February 18…

The 14th

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HI-DESERT CHAMBER MUSIC

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents its first chamber music concert of the 2018. Reporter Eric Knabe fills us in…

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents the Encelia Chamber Ensemble with guest artist Frank Martinez on Saturday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday, February 18 at 2:00 p.m. Martinez is

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