FIREFIGHTERS RESCUE YUCCA VALLEY PUPPY

You’ve heard of firefighters rescuing kittens from trees, but Tuesday morning, Yucca Valley firefighters rescued a puppy from under a shed. About 7:30 a.m., a family in the 6300 block of Del Monte Avenue searched for 15 to 20 minutes for their 6-month old pit bull puppy before discovering she

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free distribution of federal food from 10 to noon Friday, May 20. The distribution will be held at the Church of the Nazarene, 56248 Buena Vista Drive in Yucca Valley.

YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS ON ROADS

The Yucca Valley Town Council got some good news and some bad news about the condition of its roads at its meeting Tuesday night during a report on the town’s capital improvement project five-year plan. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains in the first part of a three-part report… During the

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TWO INJURED IN REAR-END CRASH IN YUCCA VALLEY TUESDAY NIGHT

Two people were injured in a rear-end crash in Yucca Valley Tuesday night. Just after 11 p.m., a Jeep crashed into the rear end of another vehicle on westbound Highway 62 near Ronald Drive. The collision started a small fire in the engine compartment of the Jeep, which was quickly

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WE REVIEW THE ST. JOSEPH’S PLAYERS, “BROADWAY BOUND”

“Broadway Bound” is a semi-autographical play by Neil Simon, and is the last chapter in his “Eugene” trilogy, that follows Eugene Jerome from his teenage years in “Brighton Beach Memoirs” to “Biloxi Blues” as he joins the Army, to his attempt to become a comedy writer for radio and television.

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WILD WEST BINGO BENEFITS BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB SATURDAY

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert will hold its second annual bingo fundraiser Saturday, May 21, and players have the chance to win up to $500 in cash prizes. This year’s theme is Wild West Bingo. Along with bingo will be a wild west dinner, specialty drinks, and

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Among the items on tonight’s meeting (Wednesday, May 18) of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the directors will continue its discussions on the local hazard mitigation plan and its strategic plan update. The board will also be asked to approve agreements for professional auditing services and with the

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS FROM JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK IN BUSY SESSION

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says a very busy session will hear presentation from Joshua Tree National Park, approval of some projects, and a look at a two-year budget… The Yucca Valley Town Council will hear a presentation from Joshua Tree National Park Superintendent

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48TH ANNUAL YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP NIGHT TOMORROW

Yucca Valley High School will hold its 48th annual senior awards and scholarship night tomorrow. Reporter David Knutson invites parent, friends and supporters to support these deserving students… Yucca Valley High School seniors will be honored with scholarships and awards from representatives from many local organizations, clubs, and businesses on

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF ILLEGALLY SELLING MARIJUANA

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Friday morning, accused of being a marijuana dealer. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies served a search warrant on a home in the 6300 block of Hermosa Avenue in Yucca Valley about 11:30 a.m. Friday morning. During the search, deputies found evidence that marijuana

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LECTURE THURSDAY ON “THE IMPORTANCE OF ART” AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

This week’s Brown Bag Lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum is about the importance of art. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on the Thursday event… Art is sharing. Art is inspiring. Art is essential. “The Importance of Art” is the topic of this Thursday’s Brown Bag Lunch Lecture at the

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CONCERT AT DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN IN YUCCA VALLEY SUNDAY

Mark Ross and The Luminators will perform for the Community Concert Series at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church Sunday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. The Luminators will entertain with bluegrass and gospel favorites for a $5 donation at the door. Light refreshments will be served following the concert, and all are

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OPENING RECEPTION SATURDAY AT GALLERY 62

An opening reception tomorrow at Gallery 62 in Joshua Tree. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details on the artists and the exhibit… Gallery 62 in Joshua Tree will hold an opening reception for its new exhibit Saturday, May 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. The May exhibit, “In Hexie’s Shadow,”

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CONCERT AT DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN IN YUCCA VALLEY SUNDAY

Mark Ross and The Luminators will perform for the Community Concert Series at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church Sunday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. The Luminators will entertain with bluegrass and gospel favorites for a $5 donation at the door. Light refreshments will be served following the concert, and all are

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A CRASH ON THE HIGHWAY AT LA CONTENTA SNARLS TRAFFIC

About 2:20 p.m., Stephanie Brophy, 38, of Yucca Valley, was in her 2004 Nissan and had stopped at the westbound traffic light at La Contenta Road. Behind Brophy was Francisco Rodriguez, 27, of Palm Springs in a 2005 Dodge. After the light turned green, Rodriguez, expecting Brophy to start driving,

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“BROADWAY BOUND” OPENS IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The final chapter in Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical trilogy of plays, “Broadway Bound,” opens Saturday, May 15, by the St. Joseph’s Players in Yucca Valley, and runs for four weeks. Managing editor Tami Roleff says buy your tickets now at a discounted rate… The St. Joseph’s Players in Yucca Valley will

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YOGA SELF-HELP CLASS OFFERED IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley Recreation is offering a special yoga class. Reporter David Knutson tells you how to sign up for self-help yoga… The Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department offers over twenty leisure and enrichment classes throughout the year. One of the classes offered is yoga self-help. This class is offered

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SERVICES SET FOR IRVING MCWILLIAMS

Irving H. McWilliams, a native of Saginaw, Michigan, and eight-year-resident of Yucca Valley, died Saturday, May 7. He was 84 years old. Irving McWilliams is survived by three daughters, Rebecca Havely of Twentynine Palms; Shannon McWilliams of Yucca Valley; and Wendy McWilliams of Los Angeles; and grandchildren Jericho McWilliams and

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight, Wednesday, May 11, are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, airport use agreements, and an update on the gate and fencing. Under new business, directors will discuss fees for parking non-flyable

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TAI CHI CLASS OFFERED BY YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION

The Town of Yucca Valley is offering tai chi classes. Reporter David Knutson tells you more about the health benefits and how to sign up… The Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department offers over twenty leisure and enrichment classes throughout the year. One of the classes offered is tai chi.

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