SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES KEPT VERY BUSY MONDAY

From a shot-out window to stolen ceramic yard art, Sheriff’s deputies were busy Monday. In Twentynine Palms, about 7 a.m., a resident in the 6300 block of Desert Queen Avenue called to report he was woken up by the sound of a loud pop. When he got up to investigate,

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TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS MEN HELD AFTER THEFT FROM HOME DEPOT

Two Twentynine Palms men were arrested, after they tried to steal flooring from Home Depot. According to a Sheriff’s report, Daryll Speer, 22, and a woman are remodeling their home in the 5900 block of Baileya and had torn up their floor. They contacted Thomas Higgins, 34, and asked him

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REPTILES AND RATTLESNAKE SAFETY LECTURE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is offering another brown bag lunch lecture. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more details…

Have you ever stumbled upon a baby snake curled up under the bushes? Been surprised by a rattler on your porch? The next brown bag lunch lecture, Reptiles of the Mojave Desert and

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN YUCCA VALLEY AND JOSHUA TREE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Sunday, after his ex-girlfriend said he pushed and punched her. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 6300 block of Richard Drive in Yucca Valley about 10:40 p.m. Sunday. The victim said Aiden Stockman, 20, was arguing with her, and when

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HEALING CIRCLE AT RAINBOW STEW TONIGHT

Rainbow Stew will hold an energy healing circle on Wednesday, August 16. The healing circle is open to the public and no appointment is necessary. The event is free, although donations are acceptable. The healing circle will be held between 6 and 8:45 p.m. Rainbow Stew is located on the

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LOCAL ARTISTS COMPLETE DRAMATIC VIETNAM WAR MURAL

Visitors to Menteca, California – located in the Central Valley about 76 miles east of San Francisco – may notice a large mural in one of the town’s main intersections depicting gut-wrenching scenes from the Vietnam War. It’s the work of two Yucca Valley artists who say they were deeply

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF IDENTITY THEFT

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested, accused of identity theft. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy Chris Jones made a traffic stop for a broken brake light just near Yucca Trail and Alta Avenue in Joshua Tree. The driver and sole occupant of the car Jilleen Davidson, 26, said she

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YUCCA VALLEY’S FOOD 4 LESS STORE IS CLOSING

After having a presence in Yucca Valley for more than 15 years, Food 4 Less grocery store is calling it quits. The low-price grocery store told its employees Thursday that the store would be closing in 60 days. Its employees will have the option of transferring to another Food 4

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANS SUNSET 5K RUN AUGUST 25TH

Yucca Valley recreation has a great way end the work week and start the weekend. Reporter Eric Knabe fills us in… Yucca Valley Recreation announces a Sunset 5K fun run Friday, August 25. Early bird registration is $20 through August 15 and includes a themed race shirt, souvenir gift and

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY LOBSTERFEST

Enjoy a lobster dinner under the stars during the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley’s second annual lobsterfest in Pioneertown in September. Managing editor Tami Roleff says pass the butter… Tickets are now available for the second annual lobsterfest, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley. The event, which sold

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FREE BREAD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TODAY

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse in Yucca Valley will distribute bread today and every Monday starting at 11 a.m. until the bread is gone. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Wear proper attire for the weather and remember there are

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REGISTER NOW FOR AGE WELL, DRIVE SMART CLASS

The Morongo Basin Area CHP will be hosting a “Drive Smart” class. Reporter Eric Knabe says one will be held this August 31…

The Morongo Basin CHP will host a Age Well, Drive Smart older driver program later this month. Join the CHP for the keys to driving safer and

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF HAVING EXPIRED VEHICLE REGISTRATION TABS

A Landers man was arrested Tuesday morning, accused of having expired registration tabs on his Jeep Cherokee. About 6:40 a.m., Michael Garcia, 35, was stopped near Avalon and Drexel Roads in Yucca Valley. The deputy determined that the registration tabs on the vehicle had expired in 2012, and that Garcia

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED ON SEARCH WARRANT FOR VEHICLE THEFT

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for vehicle theft. According to Sheriff’s records, deputies went to a home in the 55500 block of Iona Lane just before 4 p.m. with a search warrant, where they arrested Marlton Forest, 27. Marlton Forest was booked into the Morongo

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR IDENTITY THEFT

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested late Tuesday night, accused of identity theft. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy Chris Jones made a traffic stop for a broken brake light just before midnight near Yucca Trail and Alta Avenue in Joshua Tree. The driver and sole occupant of the car

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YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT SATURDAY

The Yucca Valley Summer Concert Series will present its final concert of the series Saturday night. Sara Snyder says the popular band, “The Answer,” will be featured…

The last concert of the 23rd annual Yucca Valley summer concert series is Saturday, August 12, with the classic rock band, The Answer.

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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT CHANGES LOCATION OF STAFF DEVELOPMENT SESSION

In an update to a story we aired Wednesday about the Morongo Unified School District holding a half-day staff development session August 17 in the Thunderdome at Joshua Springs Calvary Chapel in Yucca Valley, Tom Baumgarten told Z107.7 News that the training session has been moved to Yucca Valley High

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ARREST MADE IN CASE OF BODY FOUND SUNDAY IN PIONEERTOWN

A 23-year-old man was arrested late last night, accused of murdering a Yucca Valley man and leaving his body in a parked car in Pioneertown. About 9:15 p.m. Thursday night, Sheriff’s deputies went to the 7100 block of Barberry Avenue in Yucca Valley with a search warrant. After an investigation,

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ARREST FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER MADE FOR TWO STABBINGS LAST WEEK

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Thursday, accused of trying to kill two people last week. On Tuesday, August 1, deputies were called to the 55300 block of Santa Fe Trail when a woman said Ronnie Zink, 21, came to their home about 6:30 p.m. and stabbed Desiree Ramirez, 37,

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CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

A registered sex offender who was arrested Thursday, accused of giving two teenage girls alcohol and drugs. About 5:30 p.m. Child Protective Services learned that Randy Myers, 58, a registered sex offender, had given two 14-year-old runaway girls alcohol, marijuana, and methamphetamine over two days at his home in the

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