YUCCA VALLEY REC DEPARTMENT OFFERS CLASSES FOR TODDLERS AND LINE DANCING

The Yucca Valley Recreation Department is offering classes for all ages. Mom, Dad & Me is back at the Yucca Valley Community Center. This playful and active class, for toddlers ages 2 to 5, is held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Get moving with popular

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YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY TO HOLD SPRING BOOK SALE

Friends of the Yucca Valley Library is holding its annual spring book sale. Reporter Tanisha Cureton has the details for the Yucca Valley events…

The Yucca Valley Library will hold its annual spring book sales starting Tuesday, April 17. Members of the Yucca Valley Library will be get an early

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION ON MONDAY

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday.

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TAX RALLY SUNDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will hold a tax rally Sunday, April 15, at the corner of Old Woman Springs Road and Highway 62. The rally will be held from noon to 2 p.m.

DROP-IN TO LINE DANCING CLASS IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY NIGHT

The Yucca Valley Recreation Department is offering line dancing classes on Monday nights. Learn to dance to a wide mix of music, including country, pop, and Big Band. You never need a partner in line dancing, but feel free to bring along friends. There is a $3 drop-in fee; no

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WATERCOLOR PAINTER IS ARTIST OF THE MONTH AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH

Deane Locke, a watercolor painter, is the artist of the month at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church in Yucca Valley. Her show, “March Showers Bring April Flowers,” hangs all this month in Room 1 just off the fellowship hall. The show can be viewed Sunday mornings between 11 a.m. and 12:30

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FAMILY MOVIE AT THE YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY TOMORROW

This Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., the Yucca Valley library will play a free movie as part of its family movie program. With the cinematic details, here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman…

This week’s family film at the Yucca Valley library: “Despicable Me Presents: Minion Madness.” See the hilarious antics of the

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTIONS THIS MONDAY

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday.

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FOOD AS MEDICINE TO BE DISCUSSED AT RAINBOW STEW TOMORROW

Herbalist Charla Shamhart will present a lecture on using traditional foods as medicine. The lecture is from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Rainbow Stew. A suggested donation is $10. Rainbow Stew is located on the south side of the highway in Old Town Yucca Valley. For more

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School golf team will host Shadow Hills High School at home, starting at 3 p.m.

The Trojan swim team will travel away to Twentynine Palms High School; the meet starts at 3:15.

And in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley

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CALTRANS TO INSTALL DELINEATORS ON DANGEROUS STRETCH OF HIGHWAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

UPDATED 12:56 with comments from CalTrans UPDATED 4-16- 6:45 a.m. with photos

The driveway into the AM/PM and Sonic parking lots, just east of Balsa Avenue in Yucca Valley, has been the scene of two fatal motorcycle crashes in just three months this year. Wednesday, Caltrans notified the county that

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WALK FOR LIFE RAISES $20,000

More than 150 people turned out for the High Desert Pregnancy Clinic’s Walk for Life March 17. The walk raised more than $20,000 for the clinic, with the highest donations from Crown Contracting and Valley Community Chapel. The High Desert Pregnancy Clinic offers free parenting classes, support groups for single

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GENTLEMAN, START YOUR BEARDS FOR THE GRUBSTAKE DAYS BEARD CONTEST

Grubstake Days are coming soon and with it, the Grubstake Days beard contest. If you have a special talent for growing a beard, reporter Eric Knabe tells you how you can sign up… Do you think your beard is special? Enter it, and yourself, in the Yucca Valley Grubstake Days

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DEMOCRATIC CLUB TO RALLY SUNDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will hold a tax rally Sunday, April 15, at the corner of Old Woman Springs Road and Highway 62. The rally will be held from noon to 2 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms Lady Wildcat softball team went up the hill to play the Big Bear Bears and came away with a 8-7 win. The Wildcats are now 10-6 on the season.

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ varsity tennis team traveled to Rancho Mirage on Wednesday to face the

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Among the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight (Wednesday, April 11) are fraud detections and prevention, a committee report on the Yucca Valley Airport Day and a continuation of the discussion on use of land owned by the airport district.

Under

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ tennis team will travel away to Thermal to play Coachella Valley High School. First serve is at 3:15 p.m.

Also today, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ tennis team will travel away to play Rancho Mirage High School, starting

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FORMER RESIDENT, TED MICHAL, DIES AT 60

Ted Michal, a 30-year-resident of Yucca Valley, died April 4 in Antlers, Oklahoma. He was 60 years old. Ted Michal is survived by his fiancé, Shari Dillon of Antlers; his children Kylie Michal of Oklahoma and Jamie Michal of Ohio; his brothers Ronald Michal of Wrightwood; Jeff Michal of Johnson

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL ADOPTS DISTRICT VOTING MAP

The Yucca Valley Town Council chose a map for district elections at its special meeting last night. Managing editor Tami Roleff was at the meeting, and files this report… After requesting the demographer to prepare a revised version of a district map known as Yellow at its March 26 meeting,

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HISTORICAL LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Join the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday lecture series at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. Reporter Tanisha Cureton has your invitation… Marshal South was a desert writer who lived an isolated life with his family on Ghost Mountain. South’s writings won him worldwide recognition, including praise from Theodore Roosevelt. Diana

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