MOTHER ARRESTED AFTER CHILD FOUND ALONE IN YUCCA VALLEY PARK

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested after her young child was found alone in a park Sunday evening. According to a Sheriff’s report, a park visitor reported about 6 p.m. that a 4-year-old had been at Jacob’s Park, at the corner of Hopi and Onaga Trails, for over an hour;

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YUCCA VALLEY POST OFFICE HAS 11 WINDOWS SHOT WITH BB’S

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating vandalism at the Yucca Valley post office Sunday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, an employee was working in the back of the post office when he heard a loud crash at the front of the building about 5:30 p.m. When he came out to

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DEPUTIES “ESCORT A MAN TO THE GROUND” AFTER BASEBALL BAT INCIDENT

Yucca Valley deputies “escorted” a man to the ground Saturday morning, when he refused to follow their orders. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies responded to a home in the 6400 block of Hermosa Avenue for a vehicle burglary report. While there, David Scott, 24, of the 58500 block of

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WEDNESDAY DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS ON YUCCA VALLEY TAX MEASURES

If you want to make a written ballot comment, for or against, the proposed Yucca Valley sales tax measures, Wednesday is the deadline. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to submit…

Yucca Valley residents will vote on two tax measures in November. Measure Y will enact a ½ percent

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ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD

CalTrans has announced that it will be performing road maintenance on Old Woman Springs Road Monday, August 28. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., lanes will be temporarily closed between Marmac Road in Landers to Midway Avenue in Lucerne Valley.

YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL 40TH YEAR REUNION SET

Attention Yucca Valley High School Class of 1976: The class will hold its 40-year reunion Saturday, September 17 at the Hawk’s Landing Golf Resort in Yucca Valley from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The evening will include dinner and dancing, with music provided by the Z107.7 Mobile DJ. Not a

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GLOW RUN IN YUCCA VALLEY TONIGHT (KD 11)

Some fun and exercise in the dark next weekend for area runners. Reporter Kirby Davis says it is time to sign up for Yucca Valley’s 5K Glow Run… Runners of all ages are invited to wear their best glow-in-the-dark gear for a 5K night run. The Light the Night 5K

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FEDERAL COURT OF APPEALS DISMISSES LAWSUIT AGAINST TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY

The Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision by the lower District Court that the Town of Yucca Valley did not violate a resident’s First Amendment rights by limiting the information town staff included in staff reports to the planning commission and town council. In June 2014, the

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SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will hold a distribution of federal surplus food 10 to noon, Friday, August 19, at the Church of the Nazarene, 56248 Buena Vista Drive in Yucca Valley.

YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS PLANS FOR RESIDENTIAL SEWER CONNECTIONS

The Yucca Valley Town Council heard a presentation last night about what residents will need to do with their septic tanks when the sewer project is completed. Residents of single family homes will need to get a permit, estimated to cost about $180, for the lateral pipe that will connect

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ADD EMERGENCY CONTACTS TO YOUR CELL PHONE

Adding an In Case of Emergency, or ICE, contact to your cell phone can help emergency personnel contact your friends or loved ones if you are badly injured in an accident, or become unconscious due to heat stroke, and can’t speak for yourself. Reporter Edica Gonzalez explains this simple idea…

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD MOLESTATION

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Friday morning, accused of molesting a child and spouse abuse. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, a woman called for deputies about 2 a.m. Friday morning. Dispatchers could hear the woman telling a man to stay away from her daughter, and

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BIZARRE ROAD RAGE IN YUCCA VALLEY FRIDAY  

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a bizarre assault in Yucca Valley Friday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, a man riding a Yamaha motorcycle stopped for a traffic light on eastbound Highway 62 at Old Woman Springs Road about 1:30 p.m. The driver next to him in the number 2

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MULTIPLE VEHICLE THEFTS, BURGLARIES IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating multiple vehicle thefts and burglaries in Yucca Valley from the weekend. On Friday, a white Kia Optima was reported stolen from a driveway in the 8500 block of San Vicente Drive, a utility trailer was reported stolen from the 58700 block of Barron Drive, and

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

After a routine consent agenda, the Yucca Valley Town Council will be asked to repeal regulations the town inherited from the county concerning roads. Then the council will hear information about the town’s upcoming plans for whether permits will be required for residents who have to hook up to the

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YUCCA VALLEY CHAMBER INSTALLS NEW OFFICER

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce installed its newest officer, Tom Huls, owner of Big O Tires. Sharon Cisneros performed the installation at the latest board of directors meeting at Pacific Western Bank. Huls will serve a three-year term as director and chairman of the marketing committee.

CANDIDATES FOR YUCCA VALLEY, SCHOOL BOARD, HEALTHCARE DISTRICT, COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The deadline to file for a seat on the Yucca Valley Town Council has also been extended, since incumbent George Huntington is not seeking re-election. So far, four candidates have filed papers with the county elections office to run for two open seats on the Yucca Valley Town Council. Those

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REGISTRATION BEGINS AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL 

Registration for students enrolled at Yucca Valley High School begins today. Monday, August 15, is for freshmen only; all grade levels may register Tuesday and Wednesday. Registration hours for all three days are 7 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. There is not a late registration time. New

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REGISTRATION BEGINS AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Registration for students enrolled at Yucca Valley High School begins Monday, August 15, for freshmen only. Enrolled freshmen should bring their completed paperwork to the high school library between 7 and 11 a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. New students who have not enrolled yet should call and make an

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ST. JOSEPH’S PLAYERS OPEN AUDITIONS TONIGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY

The St. Joseph’s Players Community Theatre of Yucca Valley are holding open auditions for two productions tonight Saturday, August 13, at 6 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church 56312 Church Street in Yucca Valley. Directors Rebecca Havely and Abe Daniels will cast the comedy, “Kitchen Witches” and the drama “A Few

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