YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL, WRESTLING PULLS OUT A CLOSE WIN

Yucca Valley High School wrestlers won a close match against Cathedral City, breaking the tie of 36 to 36 yesterday. Coach Larry Giron said the tie was broken with pins from Timothy Harris, Malaky Chiu, Browdie Williams and Onkar Sandhu. Browdie had the fastest pin of the night in 26

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SMALL VEGETATION FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY TUESDAY MORNING

Yucca Valley firefighters responded to a small vegetation fire alongside Yucca Mesa Road early Tuesday morning. County Battalion Chief Mike Snow said firefighters were called about 7 a.m. to two 5-foot-by-5-foot fires near Security and Yucca Mesa Road. The cause was determined to be an open flame, but it’s not

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A STATE OF THE TOWN ADDRESS AT TONIGHT’S YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council will begin with a State of the Town address by Mayor Merl Abel, followed by recognition of California Highway Patrol Lieutenant Eric Robles, who is retiring after 29 years of service. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the rest of the agenda…

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CHAD MAYES STAFF HOLDS YUCCA VALLEY OFFICE HOURS TOMORROW

District staff representatives for Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Wednesday, December 6. Staff representatives will be available from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government.

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A TREASURE SALE AT THE YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CENTER TODAY

The Yucca Valley Senior Center will hold a “treasure sale” tomorrow, December 6. There will be crafts, baked goods, jewelry, and a little of this and that for sale. The sale will be at the senior center next to the soccer field at the Yucca Valley Community Center. To set

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YUCCA VALLEY ELKS HONOR ESSAY WINNER

The Yucca Valley Elks Lodge honored a sixth grader at a dinner last week for his winning essay on how drugs can affect your life. Jesse Pratt, who attends Yucca Valley Elementary School, was this year’s winner of the Elks-sponsored essay contest on “Why I Choose to Be Drug Free.”

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ basketball team will host Arroyo Valley High School from San Bernardino. Tip-off is at 5 p.m. Also today, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball team will participate in the Rancho Verde Tournament through Saturday. And the

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LEARN ABOUT ESSENTIAL OILS AT RAINBOW STEW TOMORROW

If you are wondering what essential oils are all about, Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley will hold free informational introduction classes. You’ll be able to experience the oils and see for yourself how many uses they have. Classes will be held Tuesday, December 5, 12, and 19 at 1 p.m.,

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YUCCA V ALLEY HIGH SCHOOL WASHINGTON D.C. BENEFIT CONCERT

Yucca Valley High School will host a benefit concert today, December 2 with singer/songwriter Gene Evaro Jr. to raise money for the high school select choir’s trip to Washington, D.C. A community arts and crafts fair will take place at 3 p.m. before the concert. Here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman with

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IMPROV COMEDY WORKSHOP AT RAINBOW STEW SUNDAY

An improv comedy workshop will be held 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, December 3, at Rainbow Stew. Presented by Tami Wood and Bob Rufer, participants will explore self-awareness through improv tools, games, and exercises. The cost is $20 and reservations are required. Call 760-774-2553 for more information.

CRAFTS, SANTA, AND REAL SNOW AT THE YUCCA VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER TOMORROW

Enjoy real snow, visits with Santa, and holiday craft fair shopping, at the Yucca Valley Community Center on Saturday, December 2. Reporter Eric Knabe has all the details…

Catch the spirit of the season at the Town of Yucca Valley’s Holiday Craft Faire, December 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00

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YUCCA VALLEY SENIORS HOSTS YUCCA VALLEY ELEMENTARY TALENT SHOW TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Senior Club is sponsoring a fundraiser for the music department of the Yucca Valley Elementary School. The Yucca Valley Elementary Holiday Talent Show is tomorrow, Saturday, December 2, at the Yucca Valley Senior Center from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free for children 10 and

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CAR FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY THURSDAY

Yucca Valley firefighters were called to a car fire just before noon, Friday, at Highway 62 and Shaftner Avenue. The occupants were able to safely escape from the car, but the car is a total loss. The cause is unknown.

CAR WASH WILL BENEFIT MARA’S CHRISTMAS WISH

With the passing of Mara Cantelo earlier this year, volunteers have stepped up to ensure that her free Christmas dinner tradition continues under the name of Mara’s Christmas Wish. The volunteers are holding a car wash this weekend. With the details, here’s reporter Tanisha Cureton…

Mara’s Christmas Wish volunteers are

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school news, last night the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan basketball team ran into a powerful Valley View squad from Moreno Valley and took a 75-35 loss in a third-round game in the West Valley tournament. Coach Jess Geeson said junior Angie Reutgen led the Lady Trojans

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SEX OFFENDER WITH MULTIPLE ADDRESSES ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A convicted sex offender with multiple addresses was arrested in Yucca Valley Tuesday, accused of failing to register as a sex offender. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident called deputies about 1 p.m. Tuesday to report that two men, who were camping in the desert behind Walmart in Yucca

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED WITH A STOLEN CAR

A Yucca valley man was arrested Tuesday, accused of being in possession of a stolen car. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, about 9:30 a.m., Joel Gomez, 56, was arrested by the Auto Theft Task Force for investigation of possession of a stolen 2000 BMW, and on warrants

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EMPOWERMENT COACH AT RAINBOW STEW TONIGHT

An empowerment coach who will help you identify your dreams and life’s purpose will be at Rainbow Stew Thursday. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get tickets… Dr. Dream is an empowerment coach who will give a presentation on Tibetan healing bowls, essential oils, and raw chocolate at

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION MOVING ON ACCESSORY STRUCTURES

The Town of Yucca Valley has recently received requests to build guest houses and casitas on residential properties with single family homes, as well as to build garages between the house and the street. Because the town’s development code does not address any of the issues associated with the number

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BLOOD DRIVE AT HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT OFFICE TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Thursday, November 30, at Hi-Desert Water District, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Due to a nationwide blood shortage, all blood types and all types of blood donations are needed. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors

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