SOME YUCCA VALLEY TOWN OFFICES CLOSE FOR TRAINING

The Yucca Valley Community Development and Public Works offices will be closed for a few hours Monday, April 3, and Wednesday, April 5 for staff training. The closed hours are Monday, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Yucca Valley Town Hall and

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YUCCA VALLEY SCULPTORS TAKE FIRST AND THIRD IN INDIAN WELLS ART FESTIVAL

Two Yucca Valley residents won first and third place for their stone sculptures at the Indian Wells Arts Festival over the weekend. David Falossi won first place for his 8,000-pound sculpture of a mountain lion in a cave entitled “The Guardian.” His 17-year-old son, Christopher, won third place for his

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ANOTHER IRS TAX SCAM

Now that the end of tax season is here, federal officials are warning about scammers posing as IRS agents. The IRS imposter scam tops the list of tax scams to be on the lookout for this year, according to law enforcement officials. Managing editor Tami Roleff gives tips on how

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ASSEMBLYMAN MAYES STAFF TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY

District staff representatives for Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Monday, April 3. Staff representatives will be available from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government.

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GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The annual golf tournament to benefit the Yucca Valley High School Career Pathways scholarship program is April 7 at Hawks Landing Golf Club. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says there’s no greater time to T-off than when it supports local students … The annual Yucca Valley High School Career Pathways Foundation Golf

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RELAY FOR LIFE THIS WEEKEND

The annual “Relay for Life” event, benefiting the American Cancer Society, is set today. Edica Gonzalez has more on the 12-hour fundraiser… Hundreds of local residents will join the fight against cancer in the Morongo Basin’s Relay for Life event, a 12-hour walkathon to raise money for the American Cancer

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FOOD DRIVE TODAY AT ALL STATER BROTHERS GROCERY STORES

The Rotary Clubs of the Morongo Basin are once again partnering for a Basin-wide food drive. Rotarians will be at all three Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All monetary or non-perishable food donations are welcome. Donations will go

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LOW-COST VACCINE CLINICS FOR DOGS, CATS

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in April for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CLUB COMEDY NIGHT SATURDAY

First Saturday events presented by the Yucca Valley Senior Club start this Saturday, April 1 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Senior Center. Admission is free for age 55+, $5 for under 55. To start off April Fool’s Day, they are hosting comedy night with a

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CRESCENT MOON AND JUPITER

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, April 1. The event begins at 7:45 p.m. and will end about 11 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Late March is great time to view the

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOLLOWING HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT THURSDAY MORNING

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested early Thursday morning after leading deputies on a high-speed chase through Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Deputy Alex Millan saw a reckless driver near Avalon Avenue and Highway 62 and attempted to make a traffic stop just after 2

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MORONGO BASIN ROTARY CLUBS FOOD DRIVE TOMORROW

The Rotary Clubs of the Morongo Basin are once again partnering for a Basin-wide food drive. Rotarians will be at all three Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All monetary or non-perishable food donations are welcome. Donations will go

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ANNUAL RELAY FOR LIFE TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

Hundreds of local residents will join the fight against cancer this weekend in the Morongo Basin’s Relay for Life event, a 12-hour walkathon to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Yucca Valley High School track with a survivors’ lap,

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ASSEMBLYMAN MAYES STAFF TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY

District staff representatives for Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Monday, April 3. Staff representatives will be available from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government.

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CONGRESSMAN COOK’S VETERAN’S EMPLOYMENT BILL EXPECTED TO BECOME LAW

Unemployed veterans, listen up: A new bill, about to become law, may help you earn a paycheck. Reporter David Haldane tells us what’s up… If you’re a U.S. military veteran having a hard time finding a job, you may be about to get some help; a new bill by Congressman

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HUMANE SOCIETY ADOPTION EVENT IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Humane Society no-kill animal shelter will hold an adoption event Saturday, April 1, at ArtFx and Furnishings in Old Town Yucca Valley. Along with the adoption event will be a class demonstrating the use of stones and crystals to help pets. The adoption event is from noon

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FREE TENNIS LESSONS START TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Morongo Basin Tennis Association will offer lessons for adults, beginning April 1. The first four lessons are free and lessons for the next eight weeks are at low cost. Lessons will be taught Saturdays from 9 to 10 a.m., or Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. All lessons will

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YUCCA VALLEY LOBOS HOSTING YOUTH FOOTBALL AND CHEER CAMPS

The Yucca Valley Lobos will hold three youth football and cheer camps in Yucca Valley. Football is open to children ages 7 to 14; cheer is for children 4 to 14. A football only camp is set for April 3 through 7. Football and cheer camps will be held May

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SATURDAY’S RELAY FOR LIFE TO FEATURE LUMINARIA CEREMONY

The annual Relay For Life event features a luminary ceremony to commemorate people who have passed from cancer, give hope to those suffering with it, and to celebrate those who have overcome the disease. Here with more is reporter Rebecca Havely… The Relay for Life event will take place April

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YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CLUB COMEDY NIGHT SATURDAY

First Saturday events presented by the Yucca Valley Senior Club start this Saturday, April 1 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Senior Center. Admission is free for age 55+, $5 for under 55. To start off April Fool’s Day, they are hosting comedy night with a

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