HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, in a lead-up to the big Battle of the Bell football game Friday night, the Yucca Valley High School and Twentynine Palms High School volleyball teams will play each other in Yucca Valley. First serve is at 4:30 p.m.

Also tomorrow, the Joshua

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE MEETS SUNDAY

The Transition Joshua Tree general membership meeting will be Sunday, November 1, at the Yucca Mesa Community Center, 3133 Balsa Avenue in Yucca Valley. Note this is a change of location. The meeting is from 5 to 8 p.m. and will include a potluck dinner and food demonstrations, team reports,

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO HOLD HOLIDAY SALE NEXT WEEKEND

Morongo Basin Historical Society is having a fall and holiday marketplace/yard sale Friday, November 6, and Saturday, November 7. There will be a selection of holiday decorations and artificial Xmas trees, along with outdoor games, furniture, jewelry, kitchen items, and more. Artisan breads, fruit tarts, and desserts will also be

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CHP OFFERING START SMART CLASSES

The Morongo Basin CHP is offering another free Start Smart class for teen drivers and new drivers. These classes provide valuable safety information, and classroom instruction on collision avoidance techniques, collision-causing elements, and driver responsibilities. The material has been updated, so even if you have been before, drivers can benefit

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STATE OF MORONGO BASIN: EDUCATION

The superintendent of the Morongo Unified School District, and Copper Mountain College, both spoke at the State of the Morongo Basin event Thursday afternoon. Managing editor Tami Roleff says both men stressed the importance of education for students… Morongo Unified School District Superintendent Tom Baumgarten said the most critical thing

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FALL BACK SUNDAY; DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS TONIGHT

Spring forward, fall back. Yes, it’s that time again. Managing editor Tami Roleff reminds us to not only change our clocks tonight, but also smoke alarm batteries… Daylight Saving Time ends tonight, which means it’s time to change our clocks again. In March, we “spring” forward one hour, so on

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THREE MEN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH YUCCA VALLEY BURGLARIES; DETECTIVES SEARCHING FOR ONE MORE

Three Yucca Valley men were arrested Wednesday, and Sheriff’s deputies are searching for one more, following a burglary and drug lab investigation in Yucca Valley. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Wilson, a Sheriff’s task force served two search warrants at 9:42 a.m. at homes in the 5200 block of Warren

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SUPERVISOR GIVES STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS

Following a presentation by Yucca Valley Mayor George Huntington who gave a State of Yucca Valley address on Thursday, Third District County Supervisor James Ramos gave an overview of some county accomplishments. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report… Third District County Supervisor James Ramos said the

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HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS

Stay safe with your little trick-or-treaters tonight. Here’s assignment reporter David Knutson with some safety tips… Tonight is the night. Trick-or-treating, jack-o-lanterns, scary decorations, and dressing up. Although Halloween is a fun holiday, you should make a few important safety precautions. Trick-or-treating is never as safe as a Halloween party,

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SIGN UP NOW FOR YUCCA VALLEY YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAM

Boys and girls ages 6 to 14 can sign up now for basketball through the Town of Yucca Valley. Program offerings include a new pee-wee division for children in first and second grades. The six-week program offers a choice of Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday sessions, beginning January 11. The cost is

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STAR PARTY SATURDAY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, October 31. The star party will start about 7:10 p.m. and end about 10 p.m. The highlight of the evening will be clusters and nebulae in the Milky Way, the outer planets and later on the Andromeda Galaxy. Guests may bring

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THREE MEN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH YUCCA VALLEY BURGLARIES; DETECTIVES SEARCHING FOR ONE MORE

Three Yucca Valley men were arrested Wednesday, and Sheriff’s deputies are searching for one more, following a burglary and drug lab investigation in Yucca Valley. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Wilson, a Sheriff’s task force served two search warrants at 9:42 a.m. at homes in the 5200 block of Warren

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YUCCA VALLEY MAYOR NOTES PROGRESS IN HIS STATE OF THE TOWN REMARKS

Representatives from 10 government agencies, educational and health care organizations, as well as from the Twentynine Palms Marine Base and Joshua Tree National Park gathered Thursday afternoon to present a State of the Morongo Basin to about 200 people at the Yucca Valley Community Center. Yucca Valley Mayor George Huntington

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DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS SUNDAY MORNING

Daylight Saving Time ends Saturday night, which means it’s time to change our clocks again. In March, we “spring” forward one hour, so on the first Sunday in November, we “fall” back, gaining that hour we “lost” eight months ago. The official time change is 2 a.m. Sunday, but for

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HALLOWEEN EVENTS IN YUCCA VALLEY, TWENTYNINE PALMS, JOSHUA TREE, AND MORONGO VALLEY

Get your scariest, funniest, and most original costumes and pumpkins ready for the Halloween Spooktacular, sponsored by the Town of Yucca Valley and the Hi-Desert Nature Museum on Saturday, October 31. The costume contest will be divided into age groups. Registration begins at 1 p.m. in the Yucca Room at

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC DEPARTMENT CHILI DINNER TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley High School music booster club is hosting a chili dinner fund-raiser Friday, October 30. Admission is $5. The dinner will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Yucca Valley High School multi-purpose room. The school is located at 7600 Sage Avenue in Yucca Valley.

YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL DOES WELL IN CIF TENNIS INDIVIDUALS

In the DeAnza League individual tennis finals tournament, Yucca Valley High School’s Katie Brattain took second place and Carrie Scofield third place. In doubles, Dawn Rich and Moriah Goddard are back-to-back doubles champions.

In the second tournament, in doubles, Nikole Cody and Alli Koedel took first place and Liviya Osborne

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Also tonight, the Joshua Springs Lightning football team will travel away to Rancho Mirage to play Palm Valley High School.

Kick off for both games is at 7 p.m.

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School and Twentynine Palms High School cross country teams will participate in

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED ON WARRANTS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday morning on several warrants. According to a Sheriff’s report, motorcycle officer Jimmy Delgado stopped a vehicle near Deer Trail and Santa Fe Trail about 11:25 a.m. When checking the driver’s identity, Delgado determined that Richard Salazar, 21, had a felony warrant for possession

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7TH ANNUAL GOURD FESTIVAL PLANNED FOR YUCCA VALLEY

Plans are being made for the seventh annual Yucca Valley gourd festival, coming up November 21 and 22. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how top sign up for classes… The seventh annual gourd festival will feature Santa Claus, gourd classes, and holiday shopping. Local, regional, and international gourd artists

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