BURGLARS HIT YUCCA VALLEY

Burglars have been hitting Yucca Valley again. At least four burglaries were reported Monday. A resident in the 56400 block of Cedarbird Road told deputies that sometime between July 30 and August 6, someone broke in through the garage and stole guns and electronics. A house sitter in the 7400

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YUCCA VALLEY SQUATTERS ARRESTED

Three people were arrested Monday night on various charges, after they were found squatting in someone’s Yucca Valley home. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were asked to check a home in the 7400 block of Alaba Avenue for squatters. When deputies arrived about 8:30 p.m., they found Shalom Wellong,

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

At tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the board will hold a workshop to discuss loan requirements for a low-interest loan from the State Revolving Fund for customers to use to connect their homes and businesses to the new sewer project. Other items on the agenda

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT AGENDA

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight are a progress report on the consultant’s report and noise abatement rules. Under new business, directors will approve payment for cleaning up the weeds and new fencing. The meeting starts at 6:30

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PEACE CHANTING AT RAINBOW STEW TONIGHT

Rainbow Stew invites the public to an evening of peace chanting. Reporter Eric Knabe provides the details…

Come to Rainbow Stew the evening of Wednesday, August 9, at 7 p.m. for an evening of peace chanting. Plan on arriving no later than 6:50 p.m. The doors are locked and chanting

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR 2ND ANNUAL LOBSTERFEST

Enjoy a lobster dinner under the stars during the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley’s second annual lobsterfest near Pioneertown in April. Sara Snyder says pass the butter…

Tickets are now available for the second annual lobsterfest, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley. The event, which sold out last

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TWO MEN ACCUSED OF SPOUSE ABUSE

A San Bernardino man was arrested early Saturday morning, accused of punching his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Christopher Wharry, 26, was arguing with a woman in the 7400 block of North Star Trail in Twentynine Palms about 1 a.m. The woman told deputies the argument escalated and Wharry

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YUCCA VALLEY TEEN PLACES 8TH IN NATIONAL CROSSFIT GAMES

A Yucca Valley teen who competed last weekend at a CrossFit competition in Wisconsin didn’t medal, but she was in the top 10 for her age group. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more…

The CrossFit Games are equivalent to the Olympics in the sport of fitness, and a Yucca Valley teen

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SING-A-LONG AT YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CLUB TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Senior Club will hold a Dog Day Afternoon sing-along tomorrow. The theme will be songs about, or with, dogs in them, as well as the old stand-bys from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. All ages are welcome to this free event. The Yucca Valley Senior

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HOMICIDE SUSPECTED IN DEATH OF MAN FOUND IN PIONEERTOWN

A man was found dead Sunday morning inside a vehicle in Pioneertown, and Sheriff’s deputies suspect foul play. According to the Sheriff’s department, authorities were called about 9:10 a.m. to the area of Skyline Ranch Road and Pioneertown Road. Deputies found Charles Brown, 63, of Yucca Valley, dead inside a

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SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES SEEK WOMAN FOR CHILD ENDANGERMENT

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a woman after the children she was babysitting became ill from illegal drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, firefighters were called to a home in the 7300 block of Cibola Trail in Yucca Valley about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday to help two toddlers, a 3-year-old and

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BUYS NEW WEATHER SYSTEM

The Yucca Valley Airport has a new weather reporting system. The airport’s board of directors recently purchased and installed the “Say Weather” reporting station, which will provide on-demand, and up-to-the minute weather advisory information to pilots in the air. The system will also publish weather advisory information to a web-based

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FREE BREAD IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will distribute bread every Monday at 11 a.m. until the bread is gone. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Wear proper attire for the weather and remember there are no public restrooms. The Social Club

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR PROBATION VIOLATIONS

A Yucca Valley woman who pleaded guilty to a strong arm robbery earlier this year was arrested Thursday for violating her probation. Sandra Shorer, 30, went to the Stater Brothers grocery story February 1, and attempted to leave the store without paying for items she had concealed in her backpack.

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YUCCA VALLEY TEEN TO COMPETE IN CROSSFIT GAMES IN WISCONSIN

A Yucca Valley teen is one of the most physically fit girls in the nation. She is competing this weekend at a CrossFit competition in Wisconsin. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more…

A Yucca Valley teenager is competing at the 2017 CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin today and tomorrow. Entering

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ENJOY BIG BAND MUSIC AT YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT

Enjoy the sounds of Big Band music at Saturday’s concert in the park in Yucca Valley. Reporter Sara Snyder says this weekend’s band is the Ted Herman Orchestra, all the way from Palm Springs…

Saturday’s band at the Yucca Valley summer concert series features the Big Band sounds of the

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF BURGLARIZING HIS NEIGHBOR’S HOUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of burglarizing his neighbor’s home. According to a Sheriff’s report, the resident of a home in the 57400 block of Hillcrest Drive came home from vacation and realized his house had been burglarized while he was gone. The resident checked his security

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PORTION OF HIGHWAY 62 CLOSED IN AUGUST FOR WATER MAIN WORK

The Hi-Desert Water District will be replacing a water main on Highway 62 this month. The far right eastbound lane will be closed between Camino del Cielo and Kickapoo Trail from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until August 31.

BIG BAND CONCERT IN YUCCA VALLEY SATURDAY

Enjoy the sounds of Big Band music at Saturday’s concert in the park in Yucca Valley. Reporter Sara Snyder says this weekend’s band is the Ted Herman Orchestra, all the way from Palm Springs…

Saturday’s band at the Yucca Valley summer concert series features the Big Band sounds of the

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FUTURE OF THE GODDESS MOVEMENT AT RAINBOW STEW TOMORROW

A cross-cultural presentation about the future of the goddess movement is the final class in a series in the Women’s Heritage Project. Led by docu-filmmaker Meloney Hudson, the class will be held at Rainbow Stew on Saturday, August 5, starting at 10:30 a.m. A donation of $25 is requested, but

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