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YUCCA VALLEY MARIJUANA ORDINANCE ON UP CLOSE SHOW TOMORROW

The owner of the Yucca Valley Medical Marijuana Resource Group, Jason Elsasser, will be on the Z107.7 Up Close show tomorrow (November 21). Elsasser is also the sponsor of the ordinance petition that would require the Town of Yucca Valley to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in Town limits. This is...
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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD TABLES AFFILIATION SELECTION

The Hi-Desert Medical Center came awfully close to choosing an affiliation partner at last night’s special board of directors meeting. A vote between Strategic Global Management and Tenet Healthcare Group was on the meeting’s agenda, but due to a lack of unanswered questions, the motion was made to table the...
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TWO ARRESTED IN TWO SEPARATE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENTS

Two Twentynine Palms men were arrested Tuesday in separate incidents for felony spouse abuse. About 8 a.m., a woman in the 7400 block of Saladin called police to report her boyfriend, Michael Bylund, 50, had beat her up. According to the Sheriff’s report, Bylund hit her, kicked her, and dragged...
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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY LIGHT PARADE SET FOR DECEMBER 13

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley has set Saturday, December 13, for this year’s Festival of Lights Parade. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign-up to be in it…
The annual Festival of Lights parade is set to “Light Up the World.” The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley has...
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HOLIDAY BUSINESS DECORATING CONTEST TAKING FREE SIGN UPS

To encourage area businesses to get into the spirit and to encourage shopping locally, Hi-Desert Publishing Company and Z107.7 Radio have teamed up to co-sponsor a free holiday decorating contest for all businesses located in the Morongo Basin. Winners get hundreds of dollars in local advertising, very cool plaques, and...
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Twentynine Palms Cemetery District Cancels Meeting for Tonight

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District’s board of directors’ special meeting for tonight has been cancelled due to a lack of a quorum. The Board has not set a date yet for a rescheduled meeting.

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ARTS AND CRAFTS AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM SATURDAY

Kids from 5 to 12 years old will have some fun with arts and crafts at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum Saturday. Reporter Caitlin Logan has your invitation…
The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is giving kids an opportunity to express their creativity through arts and crafts. On Saturday, November 22, from 10:00...
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MANE STREET STAMPEDE LOOKING FOR RE-ENACTMENT PERFORMERS

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show needs spirited volunteer actors and actresses to perform in their comedy western, family shows Saturday afternoons in Pioneertown. Shows run from April to October. Proceeds benefit local organizations. They will professionally train you. Call Phil for more details at 760-366-3333. The next membership...
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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, November 22. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:20 p.m. and end with moonrise about 1 a.m. The focus of the star party will be globular clusters and planetary nebulae. Bring binoculars, telescopes, water, snacks, chairs,...
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AUDITONS FOR “THE IDEAL HUSBAND” AT THEATRE 29 SUNDAY

Auditions for the classic farce “An Ideal Husband” by Oscar Wilde are scheduled this Sunday afternoon. This will be the first show of the 2015 season at Theater 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details…
Theater 29 veteran director Butch Pelfrey seeks eight men and six woman for the cast...
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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING BLACK AND GOLD SCRIMMAGE TONIGHT

Yucca Valley High School Trojan wrestling will host the annual Black and Gold Scrimmage Thursday night, November 20, at Yucca Valley High School to determine the varsity and junior varsity lineup. The public is invited, admission is free. The event starts at 6 p.m. in the gym. A snack bar...
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GIRL SCOUT YARD SALE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Yucca Valley Girl Scout Troop 791 will be having a yard sale Friday and Saturday, on November 21 and 22. The troop is trying to raise funds for a trip to San Francisco in May where they will get to cross the Golden Gate Bridge with thousands of other Girl...
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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL DRAWS FIRE ON NATIVE PLANT REQUIREMENTS, ADULT BUSINESSES

During a marathon four-hour meeting last night, the Yucca Valley Town Council faced a packed house and residents who were passionate about changes to the development code concerning the native plant ordinance and changes to the code that affect adult-oriented businesses. Town staff repeatedly told the council the town did...
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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TO CHOOSE AFFILIATE TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors will hear from the two organizations tonight that are courting the hospital with affiliation proposals: Tenet Healthcare, and Strategic Global Management. Following the presentation, the board will vote on which organization to partner with. The board will then go into closed session to...
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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER HOSTING COVERED CALIFORNIA ENROLLMENT SATURDAY

Under the Affordable Care Act, all Americans are required to have health insurance. Open enrollment for obtaining insurance coverage for 2015 in California’s insurance marketplace, Covered California, began Saturday, November 15. Hi-Desert Medical Center is hosting a Covered California enrollment drive Saturday, November 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
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SCHOOL BOARD FINALIZES SOLAR CONTRACT

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education stuck to its timeline and finalized an agreement with its selected solar contractor at its meeting last night. Reporter Dan Stork tells what comes next…
At the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education meeting, the Board heard a recap of the...
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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY SEEKING CDBG GRANT APPLICATIONS

The Town of Yucca Valley is soliciting applications from community organizations for the 2015-16 community development block grant. All proposals and applications must be submitted by 4 p.m. Friday, December 4. The Town anticipates a 10 percent reduction in its overall grant amount; due to minimal funding, only four grant...
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APPLICATIONS BEING TAKEN FOR YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR HOUSING

Applications are still being accepted for rentals in Phase 2 of the Dumosa Senior Village in Yucca Valley. Residents have moved into Phase 1 of the low-income senior housing next to the Yucca Valley Town Hall. Rents for Phase 2 range between $504 and $629, depending on income, and residents...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS, RATE STUDY AND CITY TERMINATION CLAUSE ON TAP

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board meets tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the board will look at water and fire business…
The Twentynine Palms Water District will have their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 19, starting at 6:00 p.m. At this meeting, the water district will continue to receive recommendations...
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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD MAY SET WATER ASSESSMENT VOTE DATE TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board may set a date for sewer assessment vote tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look…
The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will hold their regular meeting tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will be asked to schedule a date...
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