24-HOUR CELEBRATION OF LOU HARRISON’S CENTENNIAL STARTS AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT

A special day is planned at Harrison House Music, Arts, and Ecology in Joshua Tree. The 24-hour event started at midnight Saturday and will continue all day Sunday until midnight. Reporter Kirby Davis says the 24-hour event will celebrate the 100th birthday of the California composer Lou Harrison… Harrison House

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED ON WARRANTS FOLLOWING FIGHT THURSDAY

A Yucca Valley man who was involved in a fight with another man was arrested on his warrants Thursday. According to a Sheriff’s report, Anthony Garcia, 27, was at a home in the 7200 block of Palo Alto Road and had been drinking, when another man arrived on his motorcycle

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GALLERY 62 EXHIBIT OPENING TONIGHT

Gallery 62 in Joshua Tree will hold an opening reception tonight Saturday, May 13, for its new art show, “Women’s Empowerment: Nasty Women.” The show features the artworks of 33 local artists, both women and men, along with signature artist Casey Kiernan with a video installation and photography. The opening

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SELF-WORTH EXPLORED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

Discoveries about developing a healthy sense of self-worth will be explored at Lifetree Café on Sunday, May 14 at 4 p.m.… The program, titled “What’s Wrong Right With You? The Surprising Truth About Self-Worth,” features an exclusive documentary film about a skid-row project that provides makeovers for homeless mothers. Lifetree

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TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR GRUBSTAKE DAYS CARNIVAL

Discount tickets for the Grubstake Days carnival are now available. Discount tickets are 10 for $6 until May 25. Tickets may be purchased at the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce, Yucca Valley Boys and Girls Club, and in front of Vons in Yucca Valley from 9 to 1 Saturday, May

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HARRISON’S 100TH BIRTHDAY

Starting at midnight Saturday, Harrison House Music, Arts and Ecology will celebrate the life and legacy of its namesake composer with a full 24 hours of creativity and conservation in Joshua Tree and around the world. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says organizers aim to unite people across borders… On May 14,

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BLOOD DRIVE IS PART OF TOMORROW’S HEALTH FAIR IN YUCCA VALLEY

As part of tomorrow’s Health Fair, LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, May 13, at the Yucca Valley Community Center, from 9 to 2. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. All prospective donors should

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FOURTH ANNUAL RAINBOW STEW ART FAIR TOMORROW

An artist’s fair will be held in Yucca Valley tomorrow. Reporter Edica Gonzales invites you to the fourth annual Rainbow Stew event… Rainbow Stew will hold its fourth annual artists’ fair Saturday, May 13, from 10 to 5:30 p.m. Come meet some of the artists whose work in gourd art,

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WOMAN LOSES CASH BACK TO THIEF AT WAL-MART

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of petty theft at Walmart Wednesday evening. According to a report, the victim was using the self-checkout register about 4:30 p.m. and requested $100 in cash back. The register did not dispense the $100, and so the woman left the cash register to

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GRUBSTAKE DAYS RODEO QUEEN CORONATION AND SPAGHETTI DINNER TOMORROW

The Grubstake Days rodeo fundraiser dinner is planned for tomorrow night. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation…

Rustle up a posse and get ready for some great grub at the spaghetti dinner and rodeo queen coronation fundraiser dinner set for Saturday, May 13. A spaghetti dinner will be served from

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HEALTH AND RESOURCE FAIR THIS SATURDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Young and old, students, veterans, kids, and seniors will all discover something of value at an upcoming free event. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to take advantage… You’re invited for fun and information at the Health and Community Resource Fair, Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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CAR STOLEN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS STOPPED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Desert Hot Springs man in a stolen car was arrested at gunpoint in Yucca Valley early Tuesday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, an employee at the Twentynine Palms Holiday Inn called deputies at 1:54 a.m. because she just saw someone driving her 2005 black Monte Carlo out of

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STILL TIME FOR PRE-REGISTRATION FOR ROUTE 62 CRUISERS CAR SHOW

The Route 62 Cruisers Car Show is set for next weekend, Saturday, May 20. Reporter Eric Knabe says there is still time to register your ride for the show… Rev up your engine; it’s time to register your vehicle for Route 62 Cruisers 10th annual car show, held May 20

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GOLF 4 LIFE TOURNAMENT SATURDAY, MAY 20

The High Desert Pregnancy Clinic announces their third annual Golf 4 Life fundraiser event. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… The Golf 4 Life event is a great day of fun for all golfers, men, women and kids, Saturday, May 20, at Hawks Landing Golf Course. Registration starts at 7 a.m.

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LUNCH AND FASHION SHOW AT DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN SATURDAY

Desert Hills Presbyterian Women’s Gathering will hold its annual luncheon and fashion show Saturday, May 13, at 11:30 a.m. Lemon chicken will be served. Raffle prizes will be awarded. Tickets are $15 and are available through the church or at the door. The church is located 56750 Mountain View Trail,

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION HEARS MORE ABOUT MARIJUANA

Yucca Valley’s Planning Commission heard from more than two dozen people last night about an ordinance that would prohibit all personal and commercial uses of marijuana in town limits, but would allow residents to grow six plants indoors. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there, and files this report…

“I would

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$10,000 BURGLARY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a commercial burglary in which about $10,000 worth of jewelry and jewelry supplies were stolen. According to a Sheriff’s report, the owner of the store, Findings to Fuse, in the 55200 block of 29 Palms Highway, called Monday to report her business had been

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN WHO LEFT CHILDREN ALONE ACCUSED OF CHILD NEGLECT

A Yucca Valley man who left his children home alone while he went to go buy beer was arrested Monday. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to make a welfare check on three children in a home in the 6300 block of Dumosa Avenue about noon. The deputy

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DOG LICENSING AND PET VACCINATION CLINIC IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley will host a dog licensing and pet vaccination clinic on Thursday, May 11, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Community Center courtyard. The clinic is offered to all Yucca Valley and San Bernardino County residents. Low-cost rabies vaccinations will be available for $10

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley airport board of directors will meet Wednesday, May 10, despite lacking a quorum. Those directors who are there will hear reports from the treasurer and the airport manager. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Mesquite Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center.