YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION HOSTS MOM, DAD, AND ME CLASSES

Social Interaction is a big part of child development. Yucca Valley Recreation will be hosting Mom, Dad, and Me classes. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has details… The Town of Yucca Valley is hosting a weekly Mom, Dad and Me class that is to be held at the Yucca Valley Community Center

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EARLY REGISTRATION SET FOR TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE

Early registration for the 2016 Tri-Valley Little League baseball and softball seasons will be held Saturday, January 16, from 9 to 3 in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. The cost is $75 per child; for three or more children in the same family, the registration cost

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LOW-COST PET SERVICES OFFERED LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in January 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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LAST SHOW AT GALLERY 62 OPENS TODAY

Gallery 62 in Joshua Tree will open their final exhibit today. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… “Clay Artists of the Desert” will be the last exhibit at Gallery 62 in downtown Joshua Tree. The first 3-dimensional show for the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council opens Friday, January 8,

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH PRESENTS “THE LOSERS CLUB”

The Yucca Valley High School drama department presents its winter production in a one-night only performance tonight. “The Losers Club” written by Jonathan Turner Smith, and directed by Scott Phillips, is about a group of high school outcasts who have formed a club. The group of “losers” kidnaps the star

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MULTIPLE BURGLARIES REPORTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS AND YUCCA VALLEY

More burglaries and attempted burglaries were reported in Twentynine Palms Thursday. According to Sheriff’s reports, a resident in the 6600 block of Sherman Hoyt Avenue reported that a surveillance camera taped a suspect who looked into the windows of her vehicle parked in her driveway just after 1 a.m. When

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SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SEEKS WHEREABOUTS OF YUCCA VALLEY MAN WANTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY

The Sheriff’s Department has identified one of the men suspected of robbing the Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley last week. The Sheriff’s Department says Christian Trujillo, 29, of Yucca Valley, went to the “new” Stater Brothers grocery store on the east end of Yucca Valley on New Year’s Eve about

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR SPOUSE ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of beating up his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Douglas Eubanks, 59, had been drinking and arguing with his girlfriend in the 6900 block of Pawnee Avenue in Yucca Valley about 9 p.m. Wednesday. During the argument, the woman told deputies

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SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SEEKS WHEREABOUTS OF YUCCA VALLEY MAN WANTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY

The Sheriff’s Department has identified one of the men suspected of robbing the Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley last week. The Sheriff’s Department says Christian Trujillo, 29, of Yucca Valley, went to the “new” Stater Brothers grocery store on the east end of Yucca Valley on New Year’s Eve about

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VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR “POINT IN TIME” HOMELESS COUNT

The county is looking for local volunteers to participate in a count of the homeless population later this month. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the details… Later this month, the third annual census of local homeless people, known as the “Point-in-Time Count,” takes place. The results will be used in a

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CHAPARRAL ARTISTS OPENING RECEPTION SATURDAY

Chaparral Artists will hold an opening reception Sunday, January 10, for its “The Same, but Different” Show at Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley. The idea behind “The Same, but Different” is to show the same object depicted by different artists. Visitors can meet the artists from 1:00 until 3:00 Sunday.

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PUBLIC COMMENTS SOUGHT ON CHANGES IN SEPTIC TANK DISCHARGE IN YUCCA VALLEY

The California Regional Water Quality Control Board will hold a public hearing to receive comments on, and consider the adoption of, a revised amendment for the septic tank discharge prohibition for Yucca Valley. The amendment would, among other things, extend the deadline for Phase 1 of the completion of the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Today in high school sports, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ wrestling team will travel to Desert Mirage for their meet against Desert Mirage High School. Meet begins at 6 p.m. Tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ soccer team will host Shadow Hills High School at home and the

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HELP AVAILABLE LOCALLY FOR POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

Both the Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley areas have contacts offering help for veterans who may be feeling the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Reporter David Knutson has details…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, can affect people who have gone through life-threatening events, such as military combat, natural disasters, serious

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TWO DETAINED FOR STOLEN CAR AND DRUG POSSESSION

Two people were arrested early Monday morning following a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a 2000 Ford just after 3 a.m. near Baseline Road and Desert Knoll Avenue in Twentynine Palms. After determining the vehicle had been reported stolen in November,

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YUCCA VALLEY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CLOSING TOMORROW THROUGH MONDAY

The Yucca Valley Community Development Department will close at noon Thursday, January 7. The closure affects the planning, building and safety, public works, code compliance, and engineering divisions. All other departments will remain open. The Community Development Department will re-open 7:30 a.m., Monday, January 11.

8-WEEK SELF IMPROVEMENT SEMINAR STARTS TOMORROW

“An Optimistic Stoic Embraces 2016” is the title of the Reverend Dr. Lou Gerhardt’s eight- week seminar beginning Thursday, January 7, 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church at the corner of Onaga and Church Streets in Yucca Valley. The dates and topics are: January 7, “Christopher and

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOFTBALL MEETS TOMORROW

A meeting will be held 11:15 a.m. Thursday, January 7, for girls who are interested in playing softball for Yucca Valley High School. The meeting will be held in Room H3. Girls who are currently playing in a winter sport need to attend this meeting as well. Home-schooled girls are

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THREE SUSPECTS SOUGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY HOME-INVASION ROBBERY

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for three people who forced their way into an elderly woman’s home and robbed her New Year’s Day. According to a Sheriff’s press release, the 71-year-old woman was confronted by two men and a woman outside her home in the 7500 block of Palm Avenue about

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ANOTHER INCIDENT AT THE YUCCA VALLEY BEST WESTERN

Sheriff’s deputies were called for a second time in two days to the Best Western Hotel in Yucca Valley last week. According to the Sheriff’s Department, James Spencer, 30, of Yucca Valley, entered the hotel lobby in the 56500 block of 29 Palms Highway about 9:40 a.m., went over to

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