YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED IN STABBING WEDNESDAY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of stabbing a woman during an argument. According to a Sheriff’s report, Earnest Finister, 53, was arguing with the woman about 1 p.m. in the 56600 block of Mountain View Trail when he allegedly stabbed her multiple times in both arms with

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YUCCA VALLEY NOON ROTARY WELCOMES FOUR NEW MEMBERS

The Yucca Valley Noon Rotary club recently welcomed four new members to the club. The recent inductees are Jilyn Crawford of American Family Funding; Jennifer Cusack of Southern California Edison; Tom Marshall, South Desert assistant chief for County Fire; and Carol Colgrove, with Miracle Ear. The club has been providing

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High school cross-country team will participate in the High Desert Classic meet, at home in Yucca Valley.

YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL FOCUSES ON DISASTER PREPARATION

A hazard mitigation plan helps communities lessen the impact of disasters by identifying the risks associated with natural disasters. The plan also provides strategies for protecting people and property from events such as fires, floods, and earthquakes. Managing editor Tami Roleff says at its meeting last night the Yucca Valley

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD MEETING CANCELED

The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors meeting scheduled for Wednesday, September 21, has been cancelled.

SAVE THE DATE: BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB BLUE AND WHITE AUCTION NOVEMBER 5

Save the date: The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert is holding their third annual “Blue and White” gala, live and silent auction fundraiser on Saturday, November 5, at 5 p.m. The event will be held at the Boys and Girls Club in Yucca Valley. One of the great

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YUCCA VALLEY STABBING VICTIM IDENTIFIED

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has named the man who was killed in a stabbing in Yucca Valley last week. A woman called 911 about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, to report that her boyfriend, identified as Luis Arroyo, 49, had been stabbed in the 7600 block of Cibola

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the routine agenda… After hearing a presentation from the California Highway Patrol, the Yucca Valley Town Council’s meeting tonight looks to be pretty routine. The council will be asked to approve a contract for consultants to update the

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SIGN UP FOR SQUARE DANCE CLASSES BY THURSDAY

The last night for new dancers to sign up for line and square dance classes is Thursday, September 22. The first class is free; additional classes are $5 each for square dancing and $3 for line dancing. Line dance classes are from 6 to 7 p.m.; square dance classes run

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SIGN UP NOW FOR CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

A charity golf tournament will benefit a local non-profit youth dance program. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to sign up to tee off for the StarStruck Dance Studio… StarStruck Dance Studio will hold a golf tournament fundraiser Saturday, October 8 at Hawk’s Landing golf course in Yucca Valley. The

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, cross-basin rivals Yucca Valley High School and Twentynine Palms High School will play each other in tennis and volleyball in Yucca Valley. The tennis match begins at 3:15; first serve for volleyball is at 4:30 p.m.

MEETING ON PROPOSED YUCCA VALLEY TAX MEASURES TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley will hold informational sessions for the two tax measures placed on the November ballot for Yucca Valley voters. Measure Y would provide local funds (that are protected by law from the state), for local town services, including public safety and street and pothole repair. Measure

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School varsity Trojans football team came away with an impressive Homecoming victory over Western Christian on Friday under the lights. The Trojans dominated with a final score of 85-0 with Elijah Lynch starting as quarterback and Jake Moore finishing. This win improved their record to an

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HOME ENERGY WORKSHOP IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY  

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free home energy education workshop Monday, September 19. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held 9:30 to 3:30 at Reach Out, 7255 Joshua Lane, Suite C in Yucca Valley. Call 909-723-1500 for an appointment.

YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1976 PLANNING 40TH REUNION

The Yucca Valley High School Class of 1976 will be holding their 40-year reunion on Saturday, September 17 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the Hawk’s Landing Golf Resort in Yucca Valley. The evening will include dinner and dancing, with music provided by the Z107.7 Mobile DJ. All members

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OPEN BASKETBALL STARTS SUNDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Yucca Valley Recreation Department will offer adult open gym basketball on Sundays beginning Sunday, September 18. The drop-in style program is for adults only and will feature two co-ed sessions. Ages 30 and up will play from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., and ages 18 to 29 will play from

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SUSPECT IN CUSTODY IN STABBING DEATH OF MAN IN YUCCA VALLEY

A man was stabbed to death in Yucca Valley Wednesday morning, and Sheriff’s deputies have a man in custody. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman called 911 at 7:37 Wednesday morning to report her boyfriend had been stabbed in the 7600 block of Cibola Trail. Responding paramedics pronounced the

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CAR CRASHES INTO YUCCA VALLEY RESTAURANT

A man was hospitalized Thursday night following a crash into a Yucca Valley restaurant. According to Deputy Troy Kaukani, just before 10 p.m., Dioga Almeida was driving an Audi A4 eastbound on Highway 62 when for unknown reasons, Almeida’s Audi crossed the median and westbound lanes just east of

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, September 17, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow

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OPEN BASKETBALL SESSION START SUNDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will open the Boys and Girls Club Gymnasium for adult open gym basketball beginning Sunday, September 18. The drop-in style program is for adults only and will feature two co-ed sessions. Ages 30 and up will play from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., and

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