YUCCA VALLEY GETS COMPLETED PETITION FOR PRO-MARIJUANA BALLOT PROPOSAL

The Yucca Valley Town Clerk received a completed petition regarding the “Town of Yucca Valley Exemption of State Licensed Commercial Cannabis Operations from Town Prohibition on Commercial Marijuana Activities” from the proponents of the voter initiative. Proponents received approval to circulate the petition among local voters April 9. Yucca Valley

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CORONER INVESTIGATION BODY FOUND IN A WASH NEAR THE HIGHWAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

The County Coroner is trying to determine the cause of death after the body of a man was found in Yucca Valley Monday evening. A resident had driven by the wash area in the 57500 block of State Route 62, just West of Rite-Aid in Yucca Valley Saturday, and saw

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FOSTER PARENT EDUCATION AND RECRUITMENT SATURDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Foster parent recruitment education support services will be offered this Saturday, September 30, from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. at One Stop Tay Center, 58471 Twentynine Palms Hwy., Suite 102 in Yucca Valley. To register call Lifeway Church at 909-948-5557. Bring your questions and concerns. Information and assistance will be provided

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MINI-FESTIVAL HONORS WARRIOR WOMEN AT RAINBOW STEW SATURDAY

A mini festival honoring warrior woman, past and present, will be presented Saturday, September 30, by the Women’s Heritage Project. The all-day event is open to everyone from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley. Rainbow Stew is located on the south side of Highway 62

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Lady Trojans Volleyball squad beat Desert Hot Springs in three sets last night. Coach Darrell Sterling said, “We played at our speed, passing the ball to our setters who were running our systems. The girls ran the plays they’ve been working hard on in practice and executed them well.

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DEPUTY CHECKS RESULT IN TWO ARRESTS

According to a sheriff’s report, a 22-year-old Yucca Valley man is in jail today following a pedestrian check early Monday morning. A sheriff’s deputy conducted the check of William Phillips shortly after 5:17 a.m. near Highway 62 and Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms. A records check showed Phillips was out

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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARD DISCUSSES DRUGS AND CELL PHONES TONIGHT

Drugs and cell phones are among the topics on the agenda at tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education. Reporter David Haldane explains… Thirty-two years ago, a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent named Enrique Camarena was tortured to death by a drug lord in Mexico. Tonight,

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HEARTS OF YUCCA VALLEY FUND-RAISER AT LAS PALMS RESTAURANT TONIGHT

The Hearts of Yucca Valley invite you to join them this evening, Tuesday, September 26, between 4 and 8 p.m. at Las Palmas Restaurant in Yucca Valley. A portion of the evening receipts will be donated to Hearts. For over 50 years the Hearts of Yucca Valley have been donating

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ tennis and volleyball teams will host Desert Hot Springs at home. Tennis is at 3:15 p.m.; volleyball at 4:30 p.m. The Twentynine Palms High School girls’ tennis and volleyball teams will travel away to Rancho Mirage High

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ON BICYCLE WITH LARGE AMOUNT OF METHAMPHETAMINE

According to a sheriff’s report, a Yucca Valley woman who caught the attention of deputies for creating a traffic hazard was arrested for investigation of methamphetamine for sale. Sheriffs indicate a traffic stop was made about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on Condalia Avenue near Pueblo Trail where Kimberly Hunter, 38, was

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REMAINS UNDEFEATED WITH 48-6 WIN OVER PALO VERDE

By Coach Andrew Amosa Varsity Trojan Football beat Palo Verde High School 48-6 to also continue their win streak to 5-0. Coach Andrew Amosa said the offense had 336 yards on the ground for five touchdowns and 196 receiving yards for a total of 532 yards of offense for the

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JOSHUA SPRINGS LOSES NON-CONFERENCE GAME

Joshua Springs Christian Football lost Friday night’s home, non-conference prep game16-0 to Mission College Prep from San Luis Obispo. It was the team’s fourth loss, but they have played one of the toughest schedules out there. Senior captain Sean Wallace led the offense with 56 yards against one of the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS AND SCHEDULE

Yucca Valley hosted the 23rd Annual Hi-Desert Classic Cross Country Invitational at Machris Park. The varsity boys successfully defended their title for the third year in a row. The boys were led by Isaiah Wilson in third (16:44), Jorge Diaz in sixth (17:02), and Andy Tamayo in 10th (17:35). The

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CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR MARA CANTELO SET FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

A Celebration of Life is set for Mara Cantelo, founder of the annual “Tender Loving Christmas” event. Rebecca Havely has the service details…

A life so beautifully lived deserves to be beautifully remembered. All are welcome to attend the service, “Christmas in September.” To honor her favorite time of year,

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HAM DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT AT DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN TONIGHT

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church on Mountain Trail in Yucca Valley is breaking out the fine china and serving up ham and all the fixings, dessert, and beverage beginning tonight at 5:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by the church choir with a special appearance by “F Troop.” Pastor Wayne Morrow

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SUNDAY SOUND BATH AT RAINBOW STEW

Feel good from the inside out with a sound bath. Rainbow Stew will hold a sound bath using quartz crystal bowls, Tibetan prayer bells, and more. Bring a pad, pillow, and water; please, no small children, pets, or cell phones. A suggested donation is $10. The sound bath will be

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HAM DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT AT DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN TOMORROW

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church on Mountain Trail in Yucca Valley is breaking out the fine china and serving up ham and all the fixings, dessert, and beverage beginning tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by the church choir with a special appearance by “F Troop.” Pastor Wayne Morrow

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YUCCA VALLEY RECRUITING YOUTH COMMISSIONERS

The Town of Yucca Valley is recruiting for their youth commission. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to apply…

The Yucca Valley Youth Commission is made up of students in grades seven through 12 who attend school in Yucca Valley. Youth commissioners produce informative video programs, present forums to

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TRAINING AT THE YUCCA VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER TOMORROW

Due to an all staff training day, the Yucca Valley Animal Shelter will be closed for adoptions and visitations on Friday, September 22. The Animal Shelter lobby will be open from noon to 5 p.m. for the acceptance of stray animals and animal license sales. The Animal Shelter will resume

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APPLICATIONS BEING TAKEN FOR THE MISS YUCCA VALLEY SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT

Even though two orientation meetings have been held, there’s still time to sign up for the Miss Yucca Valley scholarship pageant. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get involved… It’s not too late for Yucca Valley High School junior girls to sign up to participate in the Miss

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