BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB LOOKING FOR A TEEN DIRECTOR

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert is seeking a new teen director, working 25 hours per week beginning January 4. Experience working with youth, especially teens, is desired. Applicants must be caring, goal-oriented, and able to multitask. Food handler’s license and CPR/First-Aid training is a plus, and will

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TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE HOSTS ADULT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT SATURDAY

The Tri-Valley Little League will host a co-ed softball tournament for adults, 18 and over this Saturday, December 12. The Winter Classic Tournament is one pitch, double elimination at the Tri-Valley Little League fields on Little League Drive in Yucca Valley. The games will start at 9 a.m. The tournament

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TENDER LOVING CHRISTMAS TO OFFER HOLIDAY MEAL CHRISTMAS DAY

The annual Tender Loving Christmas event is set for Christmas Day in Yucca Valley. Reporter David Knutson explains… Every year, Tender Loving Christmas hosts a holiday meal for those who found themselves alone or not with those they want to celebrate Christmas with. For 32 years now, TLC has provided

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CACTUS SEWABLE QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

The annual Christmas potluck party and general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place on December 7, 2015, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Hwy. Doors open at 12:30 pm and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 pm.

WIEFEL’S TO HOLD REMEMBRANCE SERVICE

A remembrance service is planned at Wiefel’s Mortuary. Managing editor Tammi Rolloff has more… The Second Annual Holiday Remembrance service to honor loved ones who have died will be held Friday, December 11, at Wiefels Mortuary in Yucca Valley. Families and friends who wish to remember their loved ones are

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TENDER LOVING CHRISTMAS NEEDS SALAD SPONSORS

Salad sponsors are needed for the Tender Loving Christmas party. Assignment reporter David Knudsen shares how you can help… Tender Loving Christmas Director Mara Cantelo is seeking salad sponsors for the TLC Christmas Day event at the Yucca Valley Community Center. Each year, 5,000 pounds of 22 different salads are

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, December 5. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about5:30 p.m. and end about 10:30 p.m. The highlight of the evening will be the galaxies, clusters, and nebula. Check Sky’s The Limit’s Facebook page to learn the latest

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LOOK FOR METEOR SHOWERS STARTING TONIGHT

Star gazers will look for meteor showers starting tonight. Staff reporter Sara Snyder has more… Star gazers will have a treat in store as the Geminid meteor showers make their appearance again, starting now through December 17. The Geminid meteor shower will peak Sunday, December 13, into the early morning

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PALM SPRINGS MAN SOUGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY SHOOTING

A Palm Springs man is wanted in connection with an attempted murder in Yucca Valley early Thursday morning. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Derek Garvin, Gary Clayton, 27, was visiting his girlfriend at her apartment in the 54600 block of 29 Palms Highway when they began to argue. Clayton left the

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NO ARRESTS MADE IN SPECIAL HOLIDAY ORV PATROL

The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Department conducted off-highway vehicle enforcement last Friday and Saturday during the Thanksgiving Day weekend. Over the course of the two days, deputies contacted 250 people and responded to four calls for service, but made no arrests and issued no citations. They handed out pamphlets outlining rules

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TLC LOOKING FOR GIFT BAG DONATIONS

The hard-working volunteers of Tender Loving Christmas want help with gift bags. Reporter David Knutson tells you how… Every year, Tender Loving Christmas (TLC) puts together gift bags to give to homeless people and those in coalescent homes. Ideal items include toiletries, playing cards, candy, crossword puzzles, and stuffed animals.

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HUMANE SOCIETY HOLIDAY PARTY IN JOSHUA TREE SUNDAY

The Morongo Basin Humane Society is sponsoring a Fur-Ever Home for the Holidays party to benefit the Joshua Tree no-kill animal shelter. The party will include wine and appetizers, along with a live auction on Sunday, December 6, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Sacred Sands, 63155 Quail Springs Road,

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FREE NATIONAL PARK PASSES FOR ALL FOURTH GRADERS Attention fourth graders: You can now get free admission to federal recreation

Attention fourth graders: You can now get free admission to federal recreation sites. Joshua Tree National Park ranger Pam Tripp tells you how…

There is exciting news for all fourth graders. You are eligible for a free annual pass to all National Parks, National Forests, and Bureau of Land Management

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CACTUS SEWABLE QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

The annual Christmas potluck party and general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place on December 7, 2015, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Hwy. Doors open at 12:30 pm and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 pm.

A BUZZER-BEATING VICTORY FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL

The Yucca Valley Lady Trojan basketball team pulled out a 38-36 buzzer-beating victory over Serrano High School last night in a consolation semifinal in the Mustang Tip-Off tournament in Hemet. Coach Jess Geson said with 2.7 seconds left in the game, senior Annika Dendekker scored the game-winning basket on a

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HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR IN YUCCA VALLEY

Holiday shopping from local craft vendors is available this Saturday. Reporter David Knutson says many vendors will be at the Yucca Valley Community Center… Tackle your holiday shopping and get unique gifts for friends and family at the Town of Yucca Valley’s Holiday Craft Faire. You will find new gift

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LETTERS TO SANTA DUE FRIDAY AT THE YUCCA VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER

Yucca Valley Recreation is helping Santa Claus this year by collecting letters for Santa. Reporter Ashton Henry says those letters need to be in by Friday afternoon… Santa’s elves will be in Yucca Valley to pick up children’s Christmas letters to Santa Claus. Friday, December 4th is the last day

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ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO WARRANT ARREST

A fugitive who was arrested in February, and again in September, accused of possessing stolen property, was arrested again Tuesday on a routine traffic stop. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a white Chevy S10 truck about 1 a.m. Tuesday morning near Coyote Trail and Cherokee Trail in

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EXPIRED REGISTRATION LEADS TO DRUG ARREST

An expired license registration led to an arrest of a Joshua Tree who was found with drugs early Sunday morning. About 1 a.m., a deputy stopped a 2001 Ford with expired tags near Mountain View Trail and Amador Trail in Yucca Valley. Driving the vehicle was Michael Holland, 58, who

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OPEN HOUSE AT THE YUCCA VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER, NEW MANAGER NAMED

The Yucca Valley animal shelter will hold an open house Saturday, December 5, from 11 to 5. Tours of the animal shelter will be offered, along with refreshments. In addition, the open house kicks off a week-long low-cost adoption event through December 12, in which adoption fees for dogs and

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