HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ varsity tennis team hosted the Arabs of Coachella Valley High School on Monday. The Wildcats came away with the win 14 to 4.

In singles action, the Wildcats were led by Brett Hope, Ben Pressnall, and Johnathan Simmons, who swept all three of

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BOND REFINANCING TO SAVE TOWN $143,000.00 A YEARS FOR 20 YEARS

At last week’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council, acting as a successor agency to the dissolved redevelopment agency, approved an action that will save the town $143,000 a year for the next 20 years. Managing editor Tami Roleff says that action now goes to another agency

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT ELECTIONS HEARING TONIGHT

In special session, the Yucca Valley Town Council will hold another public hearing tonight on plans to establish voting districts. At the last public hearing concerning establishing districts for the Yucca Valley Town Council, council members were presented with four maps of how the town could be divided into districts.

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TAROT CARD CLASS AT RAINBOW STEW

Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley will host a series of classes on taking the mystery out of tarot card readings. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has the details… Tarot card reader and teacher Phyllis Lyte will be teaching a series of classes on the meaning behind tarot cards and how people can

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats track team hosted its first meet of the season against De Anza League foe Rancho Mirage Thursday. Coach Ronda Lockett-Morton said the team fell short to the Rattlers: varsity boys, 71-37, junior varsity boys, 68-36, and varsity girls 69-50, but had numerous outstanding individual

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PROPERTY TAXES DUE TUESDAY

Have you made your property tax payment yet? Managing editor Tami Roleff says time’s running out…

Tuesday, April 10, is the last day to pay the second installment of property taxes to avoid a penalty. You can pay your property tax in any of several ways: In person, by mail,

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PREPARE FOR END OF LIFE CARE WITH AN ADVANCE DIRECTIVE

More than 90 percent of people think it’s important to have conversations about end-of-life care with their loved ones, yet fewer than 30 percent have done so. Reporter Rebecca Havely offers some tips on how to get started…

Planning for accidents or a sudden illness may feel awkward, but conversations

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STATE PROGRAM HELPS FINANCE HOME RENOVATIONS

A state-enabled financing program helps homeowners pay for expensive improvements to their homes, such as new windows doors, solar, and heating and air conditioning systems. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more about the HERO program…

Since 2013, more than 200 Yucca Valley homeowners have taken advantage of the Home Energy

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports Monday, the Yucca Valley High School baseball team hosts Coachella Valley High School at home. First pitch is at 3:30 p.m. The Yucca Valley High School softball game against Coachella Valley that was originally scheduled for March 22 has been changed to tomorrow, starting at 3:30

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB CHARITY DESSERT PARTY AND AUCTION TOMORROW

The Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Desert will host its 16 th Annual Dessert Soiree charity benefit party and auction at 6 p.m. tomorrow night. Here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman with details on the sweetest event in the desert…

The 16th Annual Dessert Soiree will feature a delicious selection of

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WITH A NATIONWIDE BLOOD SHORTAGE, BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, April 7, at Vons in Yucca Valley from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All blood types and all types of blood donations are needed. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. All

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REGGAE MUSIC TOMORROW AT THE YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CENTER

Come enjoy the happy sounds of reggae music at the Yucca Valley Senior Center Saturday. Managing editor Tami Roleff says “let’s get together and feel alright”…

Be prepared to stand up and dance Saturday night to the reggae music of the dynamic group Lamour and the Mystik Band, as they

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FAMILY MOVIE AT THE YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY

This Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., the Yucca Valley library will play a free movie as part of its family movie program. With his big bucket of popcorn, here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman…

This week’s family film at the Yucca Valley library: “The Emoji Movie.” Phone emoji Gene is capable of

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT-ATHLETES RECOGNIZED

Yucca Valley High School student athletes and three sports teams are being honored by the CIF. Every year, the California Interscholastic Federation honors high school students and teams for academic achievement. To qualify, the team’s average GPA by the end of the first semester must be a 3.0 or higher.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS RESULTS

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan track team went against Coachella Valley High School at home yesterday. The boys battled until the end but came up short 75-52. Girls won big, 86-32, and remain undefeated in league competition.

Trojan golf beat Beaumont High School Thursday, 218 to 232. Coaches says

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YUCCA VALLEY SEWER PROJECT MOVING TO THE CENTER OF TOWN

Construction crews for the Yucca Valley sewer project have started laying pipe in and around the center of Yucca Valley. Areas affected by the construction in Phase 1-Area C include neighborhoods north of Highway 62 surrounding the airport and from Hilton Avenue west to Sage Avenue. The water district is

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APPLY NOW FOR YUCCA VALLEY PARTNERSHIP FUNDS

Applications are now available for a partnership funding program through the Town of Yucca Valley. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the details… The Town of Yucca Valley has announced that it is now accepting applications for funding from organizations and entities that enhance the quality of life in Yucca Valley.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Twentynine Palms High School swim team hosted Rancho Mirage High School yesterday (April 4) with the Wildcat ladies winning by ONE point, 87 to 86. The men took a bite out of the Rattlers, winning 123 to 40. Coach Michelle Minatrea-Teo said the swim team’s record is 5-0.

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL GETS A LESSON IN LOCAL ECONOMICS

The Yucca Valley Town Council received a comprehensive economic study last night from Dr. John Husing, a research economist who has specialized in the study of Southern California’s economy since 1964. Managing editor Tami Roleff says Husing went into detail about how Yucca Valley is doing compared to seven other

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GRUBSTAKE DAYS BUSINESS DECORATING CONTEST TAKING ENTRIES

Get into the Grubstake Days spirit by entering a business decorating contest sponsored by Z107.7. Here to tell you how to enter is reporter Rebecca Havely… The 68th annual Grubstake Days theme is “Celebrating Life in the Desert with Non-Profit Organizations.” It has a red, white, and blue color theme

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