TWO FREE HOME ENERGY WORKSHOPS MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold two free home energy education workshops Monday, June 27. The workshops about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held at the Reach Out Yucca Valley office, 7255 Joshua Lane, Suite C, and at the Wonder Valley Community Center on

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SKETCHY INFORMATION ON A ROBBERY BY TASER IN YUCCA VALLEY

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for two men who allegedly robbed another man after threatening him with a taser in Yucca Valley late Monday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim told deputies that he met the two men about 10:30 p.m. at a nearby motel. The suspects told him

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL GIVES GO-AHEAD TO SALES TAX MEASURES

Earlier this year, more than 300 Yucca Valley residents participated in a telephone survey about whether they would support two separate half-cent sales tax measures that would reduce the cost of the sewer assessments, and support infrastructure in the town. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the council heard the results

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YUCCA VALLEY OVERSIGHT BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The oversight board to the successor agency of the Yucca Valley Redevelopment Agency will hold its regular quarterly meeting 8 a.m. Thursday, June 23. On the agenda, the board will be asked to approve an agreement between the town and the successor agency, concerning the expenditure of excess bond proceeds.

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YUCCA VALLEY FIREWORKS PLANNING MOVING INTO HIGH GEAR

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley and the Town of Yucca Valley are moving into high gear with plans for the Fourth of July fireworks and community fair. Held at the Brehm Sports Park at Little League Drive and Palm Avenue in Yucca Valley, this year’s event will include food,

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL IN A WIDE RANGING MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in a busy and wide ranging meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff takes a close look at the council’s agenda… After recognizing Sheriff’s Sergeant Rick Millard for 20 years of service, the Yucca Valley Town Council will be asked to approve the consent agenda,

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Friday morning, accused of beating up his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, an argument between Gerald Russomano, 27, became physical and the woman ended up with a bloody nose and a lump on her forehead. After an investigation, Gerald Russomano was arrested on

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HEAT WAVE WILL PEAK TODAY AND TOMORROW, COOLING CENTERS OPEN

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning through 9 p.m. Wednesday night, with the hottest days expected to be Monday and Tuesday. Temperatures throughout the Morongo Basin are expected to reach up to 110 in Yucca Valley to 118 degrees in Twentynine Palms today. Heat-related illnesses such

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YUCCA VALLEY POOL OPENS TODAY

As we note the official beginning of summer here ins our Morongo Basin, just in time the Yucca Valley pool opens today. Reporter David Knutson says the pool offers many opportunities to cool down… The Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will begin their summer aquatics programs on June 20

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COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR THIS WEDNESDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley Mayor Bob Leone will hold “coffee with the mayor” on Wednesday, June 22, and every fourth Wednesday of the month, in the Mesquite Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Join the mayor and town staff for coffee and donuts from 8 to 9 a.m., and discuss your

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YUCCA VALLEY POOL OPENS

Fitness is part of the fun this summer at Yucca Valley High School. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has the schedule for their pool programs… The Yucca Valley High School pool will be open for water fun and fitness programs throughout the summer. These drop-in style programs do not require registration;

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COUNTY APPROVES MEALS ON WHEELS FOR YUCCA VALLEY, TWENTYNINE PALMS, AND JOSHUA TREE

During its regular meeting Tuesday, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors approved a $9 million contract extension with Family Service Association to provide elderly nutrition program services in the Morongo Basin. FSA will continue to provide in-home meals to seniors in Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, and Twentynine Palms and

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YUCCA VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS HELP MOVE RV STUCK AT BLACK ROCK CANYON CAMPGROUND

Yucca Valley firefighters went above and beyond the call of duty to help a family whose recreational vehicle got wedged next to a Joshua Tree in Black Rock Canyon campground in Joshua Tree National Park Wednesday night. According to County Probationary Firefighter Justin Hashimoto, the family from Northern California had

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN MANAGER TO BE GUEST ON UP CLOSE SHOW FRIDAY

Yucca Valley Town Manager Curtis Yakimow will be the guest on the Up Close Show tomorrow. Call in with your questions and comments about anything related to the Town of Yucca Valley: the potential sales tax proposal, town activities such as the summer concert series or the pool, new business

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free distribution of federal food from 10 to noon Friday, June 17. The distribution will be held at the Church of the Nazarene, 56248 Buena Vista Drive in Yucca Valley.

“THE NERD” OPENS NEXT WEEK IN YUCCA VALLEY

The St. Joseph’s Players is in rehearsals now for “The Nerd.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… The cast and crew of “The Nerd” is finding it hard to get through rehearsals without pausing for fits of laughter. The comedy, written by Larry Shue, is a laugh-out loud comedy. The talented

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WARREN VALLEY WATERMASTER MEETS TOMORROW

The Warren Valley Basin Watermaster board will hold its quarterly meeting Thursday, June 16. The board will vote on its budget for 2016/17. The meeting is set for 6 p.m. in the offices of the Hi-Desert Water District at Inca Trail and Highway 62 in Yucca Valley.

MEALS ON WHEELS MAY EXPAND TO JOSHUA TREE

The Meals on Wheels program in Yucca Valley is conducting a survey to see if the program should be expanded outside of Yucca Valley. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… The Meals on Wheels program in Yucca Valley is conducting a survey to determine if there is a

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HI-DESERT WATER EXPECTED TO APPROVE 5-YEAR PLAN AND BUDGETS TONIGHT

Hi-Desert Water District board members will look at a five-year plan and budgets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff rakes a closer look… Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of directors, the directors will be asked to approve the final draft of

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY ANNOUNCES SUMMER CONCERT SERIES SCHEDULE

The Town of Yucca Valley has announced its schedule for its 22 nd annual summer music festival, co-sponsored by Z107.7. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the line-up for the six-week concert series… The 22nd annual summer music festival sponsored by the Town of Yucca Valley begins July 9 with the

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