RETAIL MARIJUANA ON THE AGENDA FOR THE YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council has a full agenda for tonight’s meeting. After approving agreements and authorizations for the new Measure Y and Measure Z sales tax measures, the council will be asked to increase the street sweeping contract to $135,000, and to approve $17,000 to refurbish the softball infield

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FREE, FAST HIV TESTING IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Family Health Clinic is partnering with the County of San Bernardino’s Public Health HIV Prevention program to bring their mobile HIV testing vehicle to Yucca Valley tomorrow. Reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details… Start the New Year off right by knowing your HIV status. A mobile test

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Congratulations to Sequoia Barrera of Yucca Valley. The Yucca Valley Crossfit athlete placed first in the final event with a 165-pound weight maneuver and finished in seventh place overall at the Wodapalooza Miami Fitness Festival! She will now try to place top 10 in the CrossFit Open this March with

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

This past Saturday at the Trojan War Wrestling Tournament, Yucca Valley High School wrestler Fernanda Macias placed first and Cheyenne Hallabrin placed third. Coach Larry Giron said 207 wrestlers competed at Yucca Valley High School. Coming up in high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ and girls’

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CLOSURES FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Government offices, banks, schools, and post offices will be closed Monday, January 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Junior Day.

ASSEMBLE AN EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS KIT

The Morongo Basin is near several major earthquake faults, and wildfires and flash flooding are also threats to our area. Prepare yourself by putting together an emergency supply kit and keep it easily accessible so you can take it with you if you have to evacuate. Managing editor Tami Roleff

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APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR GLADYS CAROL SCHOLARSHIP

Applications are now being taken for the Gladys Carol Scholarship program. The scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates, and undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a full-time science, technology, engineering or math field of study. The scholarship, which is awarded based on merit and financial need,

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RETURN ENGAGEMENT FOR THE LUMINATORS

Mark Ross and The Luminators will present a return engagement for the Community Concert Series at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church Sunday, January 15 at 3:00 p.m. This popular group will once again entertain with bluegrass and gospel favorites. Admission is $5 at the door. Light refreshments will be served following

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF THREATENING HIS PARENTS WITH A KNIFE

A 29-year-old Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday after his parents said he threatened them with a knife. According to a Sheriff’s report, Christopher Williams was arguing with his parents about 7 p.m. in the 55200 block of Airlane Drive in Yucca Valley because he refused to his chores. Williams

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CLOSURES FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Government offices, banks, schools, and post offices will be closed Monday, January 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Junior Day.

FREE CLASS ON GROWING HERBS AT HOME TOMORROW AT RAINBOW STEW

Herbalist and nutritional consultant Charla Shamhart will present a class, “Growing Herbs for the Home Garden,” from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, January 14 at Rainbow Stew. This class will include information about how to use and cook with 13 of the best, easiest-to-grow, most health-giving garden herbs, their antioxident

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AREA MUSIC STUDENTS SOUGHT FOR YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY MUSIC COMPETITION

Area music students are being invited participate in the Yucca Valley Noon Rotary Club’s annual music competition. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains who can register… High School music students are invited to compete in the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley’s annual music competition, set for 7 p.m. Saturday, February 18,

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THEFT FROM A YUCCA VALLEY COMMUNITY THEATER

The community theatre troupe, The St. Joseph’s Players of Yucca Valley, were the victims of a burglary. The Players perform in the parish hall at St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church at Church Street and Onaga Trail. About 12:30 p.m. Sunday, troupe members went behind the church to their storage

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HI-DESERT WATER ELECTS OFFICERS

The board of directors for the Hi-Desert Water District re-elected Bob Stadum as board president for the third year in a row at a recent meeting. Sarann Graham was selected as vice president.

YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight (Wednesday, January 11) are notifications from the town of Yucca Valley; correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission; airport use agreements, and runway maintenance. Under new business, directors will choose new officers,

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER A HI-SPEED CHASE FROM LANDERS TO YUCCA VALLEY

At least two men were arrested early Monday morning following a high-speed chase that started in Landers and ended in a residential neighborhood in Yucca Valley. Just after 10 p.m. Sunday night, a man called deputies to report he had been robbed by an armed suspect. The man said his

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FREE HIV TESTING COMING TO YUCCA VALLEY NEXT WEEK

Free HIV testing will be available in Yucca Valley next week. The Yucca Valley Family Health Clinic, is partnering with the County’s Public Health HIV Prevention program to bring their mobile HIV testing vehicle to the clinic, Wednesday, January 18, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. The clinic is located

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM LECTURE TO FOCUS ON THE ANTIQUITIES ACT

The Morongo Basin Historical Society continues its second Wednesday lecture series. With all the details here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… “The Antiquities Act and Our New Desert National Monuments” is the next lecture scheduled for Wednesday, January 11. Many of our nation’s stunning landscapes and archaeological sites have been protected through

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FREE VEGAN DINNER AND SHOW TONIGHT

Cookbook author and noted vegan chef Mark Anthony will come to Yucca Valley for one night only tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the event will include a free vegan meal and presentation… Noted vegan chef Mark Anthony will present a free dinner and presentation Tuesday, January 10 in Yucca

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YUCCA VALLEY CROSS FIT ATHLETE IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Yucca Valley teen athlete Sequoia Barrera is on her way to Miami Wodapalooza Fitness Festival this weekend to compete among 1,500 elite athletes representing 30 countries from around the world. She placed fifth worldwide in her age division and will go on to represent the town of Yucca Valley and

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