CHP OFFERING “AGE WELL, DRIVE SMART” CLASSES FOR SENIORS

The California Highway Patrol is offering classes in Yucca Valley for drivers age 55 and older. Reporter Kirby Davis has all the details… “Age Well, Drive Smart” are free classes being offered by the California Highway Patrol. The goal is to help seniors maintain their driving independence for as long

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will hold a distribution of federal surplus food 10 to noon, tomorrow, Friday, September 16, at the Church of the Nazarene, 56248 Buena Vista Drive in Yucca Valley.

FREE HEALTH SEMINAR SATURDAY AT YUCCA VALLEY SDA CHURCH

The Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Yucca Valley will hold a free health seminar, “Curing the Incurable” Saturday, September 17. The presentation by Dr. Dan Rogers will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a vegetarian lunch at 12:15, and a question-and-answer session at 1:15. Rogers follows the Gerson therapy in Mexico,

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PICK UP TRUCK VERSUS SCHOOL BUS CRASH SNARLS TRAFFIC; TWO MINOR INJURIES

A crash between a school bus and a pick-up truck snarled traffic on Highway 62 during the morning commute today. There were no children on the school bus, and two minor injuries. Thomas Knie, 69, of El Toro, was driving his 2002 Chevy pick-up truck eastbound on Highway 62. A

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BIG RIG HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT THROUGH YUCCA VALLEY; DRIVER ARRESTED NEAR WHITEWATER

A Victorville man driving a stolen tractor-trailer led Sheriff’s deputies and CHP officers on a pursuit for more than three hours Tuesday afternoon, including through Morongo Valley and Yucca Valley. According to the trucking company, ACT enviro, the truck had been parked overnight in Barstow on its way to Nevada

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MISS YUCCA VALLEY SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley is looking for Yucca Valley area high school girl juniors to participate in the annual 2017 Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant. The applications with the policies and procedures are available at www.yvrotary.org or on the Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant on Facebook. You can

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight, (Wednesday, September 14), are notifications from the town of Yucca Valley; correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission; airport use agreements, and an update on the entry gate. Under new business, directors

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YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CLUB SINGALONG AND ICE CREAM SOCIAL TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Senior Club will be doing a sing-along once a month, the second Wednesday of every month from 1:15 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Tomorrow, sing along with Cat and enjoy an ice cream social. Join veteran pro keyboard wizard Cat Cohen as he turns his Casio synthesizer into

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS “STORIES OF WILLIE BOY” TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society presents the legacy of Willie Boy in their second Wednesday lecture series tomorrow. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… Wednesday, September 14 at 5:30 p.m., join the Morongo Basin Historical Society as they present “Stories of Willie Boy: A Lasting Desert Legacy.” Presented by Ruth

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COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM SPAGHETTI DINNER SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, will hold a fund-raising spaghetti dinner September 17 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for children for spaghetti with meatballs, garlic bread and salad. The Elks will have a

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YUCCA VALLEY GIRLS WINS INTERNATIONAL FITNESS COMPETITION

Yucca Valley athlete Sequoia Barrera, 16, who had qualified to compete at the 2016 Kill Cliff Granite Games in St. Cloud, Minnesota, took first place in the fitness event over the weekend. Approximately 1,000 athletes from around the globe made the trip to Minnesota to compete in the Kill Cliff

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BUY TICKETS NOW FOR BLUE AND WHITE GALA FOR BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert will hold their annual live and silent auction fund-raiser Saturday, November 5. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details and your invitation… The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert is now selling tickets for its third annual “Blue and White” gala. This

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TWO ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY FOR ALTERED WEAPON

Two Yucca Valley residents were arrested Wednesday afternoon when they were found with a gun that had its serial number filed off. According to a Sheriff’s report, an absentee homeowner in the 58100 block of Pueblo Trail in Yucca Valley asked for a check on her home. When deputies arrived

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FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL SATURDAY TO SUPPORT YVHS MUSIC DEPARTMENT

A food and music festival at Yucca Valley’s Golf Course tonight will benefit the Yucca Valley High School music department. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to Hawk’s Landing… It’ll be an evening of music and international delights, all to support the Yucca Valley High School music program. The Joshua

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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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EIGHT MEN ARRESTED FOLLOWING MARIJUANA RAIDS IN MORONGO BASIN WEDNESDAY

DEPUTIES RAID EIGHT PROPERTIES, ARREST EIGHT, IN MARIJUANA ERADICATION SWEEP Sheriff’s deputies raided eight properties in Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, and Landers Wednesday, seizing more than 1,800 marijuana plants and arresting eight people. According to Sheriff’s reports, starting about 8:30 a.m., deputies from the specialized Marijuana Enforcement Team went to

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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will celebrate their 30th birthday with a catered lunch and gifts for all members at their general meeting on September 12, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Highway. Doors open at 12:30 and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00

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FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL SATURDAY TO SUPPORT YVHS MUSIC DEPARTMENT

A food and music festival at Yucca Valley’s Golf Course Saturday will benefit the Yucca Valley High School music department. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to Hawk’s Landing… It’ll be an evening of music and international delights, all to support the Yucca Valley High School music program. The Joshua

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan volleyball team won their match last night in four sets. Coach Darrell Sterling said the team is starting to communicate and work well together. They won in 25-23, 19-25, 25-19 and 25-18. Emily Vigrass led the kills with 11 attempts, one error, and

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL: POOLS, GRUBSTAKE DAYS, AND A NEW STOP SIGN

Only a handful of residents showed up last night to hear a presentation about Measure Y and Measure Z—the proposed tax measures on the November ballot—prior to last night’s Yucca Valley Town Council meeting. The half-cent tax measures would each add about $1.5 million to the town’s coffers, to be

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