YUCCA VALLEY MAN GETS SIX YEARS IN PRISON FOR ASSAULTING DEPUTY

A Yucca Valley man who has a rap sheet going back to 1998 was sentenced to six years in state prison recently for assaulting a police officer. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Derek Garvin, about 2 p.m. on May 17, Deputy Sean Tabor recognized two men–at least one of whom was

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER VIOLENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN YUCCA VALLEY

Two people were arrested for felony spouse abuse after a fight in Yucca Valley early Monday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, Anissa Noriega, 20, of the 7700 block of Victor Vista Avenue, started screaming at her boyfriend, Oscar Huerta, 40, when he took her children to a relative’s house

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN INJURED IN SINGLE-CAR ROLLOVER CRASH

A Yucca Valley man was injured during a single-vehicle roll-over crash Saturday. According to the California Highway Patrol, James McCain, 51, was driving a gray Toyota Tundra northbound on Old Woman Springs Road shortly before 6 p.m. when he leaned over to pick up something. When he looked up, he

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD CALLS SPECIAL MEETING FOR TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting at 6:00 tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the Board will be asked to adopt a resolution establishing water stand-by assessments, and will review the engineer’s preliminary report on the wastewater reclamation project’s draft assessment, as well

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM LECTURE TOMORROW, “UNIVITED GUESTS”

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum kicks off its Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series tomorrow, Thursday, July 31, with a lecture entitled “Uninvited Guests.” Are you under the impression that you know everybody who lives in your house? Museum Biologist Stefanie Ritter will introduce you to your unknown roommates. Besides Fido the

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TWO ARRESTED RUMMAGING IN VEHICLES IN YUCCA VALLEY

Two men were arrested Thursday afternoon rummaging around abandoned vehicles in Yucca Valley. About 1:30 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 3500 block of Condalia Avenue when three men were seen going through abandoned cars on the property. After investigation, Mitchell Richmond, 22, of Sutherland, was arrested for investigation

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LORI HERBEL ANNOUNCES RUN FOR YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL

Former Yucca Valley Town Council member and Mayor Pro-Tem Lori Herbel announced she is running for Yucca Valley Town Council. Herbel says she is running to address the concerns of the people and the business community by holding quarterly open Town Hall community meetings.

She also said she would

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VISIT KENYA TOMORROW AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

You can take a trip to Africa tomorrow at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to discover Kenya… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is traveling to Kenya during tomorrow’s Art and Culture program. Children will learn about Kenya through pictures, music, and hands-on crafts.

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1,307 CARS STOPPED, THREE TICKETS WRITTEN, IN SUNDAY’S YUCCA VALLEY CHECKPOINT

The Yucca Valley Police Department conducted a DUI/drivers’ license checkpoint Sunday night in Yucca Valley at State Route 62 and Prescott Avenue between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMP OFERRED IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Town of Yucca Valley and Yucca Valley High School are offering a youth volleyball camp next week. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up… The Town of Yucca Valley has joined with the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan Volleyball Team to present a thrilling summer youth

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STILL NO EVIDENCE OF A CRIME IN ERIN CORWIN DISAPPEARANCE

Twenty-seven days after Erin Corwin, 20, the wife of a Twentynine Palms Marine, was reported missing, specialized Sheriff’s investigators are still trying to find out what may have happened on June 28th, the day she told her husband she was going to Joshua Tree National Park. Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Captain

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN HELD FOR ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY 2X4

A Yucca Valley man was held yesterday after Sheriff’s Deputies say he hit another man with a 2×4, sending the victim to the hospital. Deputies responded to a 911 call at about 3:30 Thursday afternoon reporting an assault in the 7400 block of Deer Trail to find the victim, Roy

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DUI/DRIVERS LICENSE CHECKPOINT IN YUCCA VALLEY SUNDAY

The Yucca Valley Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint this Sunday, July 27 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location. Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint and looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment. Officers will also

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“PACIFIC ROSE” AT THE YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT TOMORROW

Z107.7’s Pat Michaels will be the host for tomorrow night’s Yucca Valley Summer Concert. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says hitch the horses up and come on down to hear “Pacific Rose”……. The third concert of Yucca Valley’s Summer Music Festival will feature the Pacific Rose Band. The Pacific Rose Band

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11TH ANNUAL FULL MOON RUN IN YUCCA VALLEY AUGUST 8TH

Attention runners, mark your calendar for the 11th annual Full Moon run, set for August 8th. Reporter Cara Conway tells you how to sign up… Experience Yucca Valley’s beautiful vistas during the 11th annual Full Moon Run, Friday, August 8. The moderate 5K course at Machris Park invites all ages.

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TAY CENTER OFFERS SERVICES FOR HOMELESS YOUTH

Pacific Clinic’s TAY Center offers young adults a safe and comfortable place to define and accomplish their life goals. Clients can come to the TAY Center to meet their basic needs such as a meal, shower and a place to do laundry. Once they become drop-in clients they can utilize

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CAR WASH TOMORROW BENEFITS THE AWARD-WINNING YVHS BAND

The award winning Yucca Valley High School Trojan band will be hosting a car wash at Tiles and More next to the Yucca Valley Fire Department tomorrow, Saturday July 26, from 8-2. The cost is 5 dollars for car and 10 dollars for truck. They will also have a food

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SEARCH WARRANT FILINGS REVEAL MORE IN CORWIN CASE

The wife of a former Marine suspected of having an affair with Erin Corwin–the missing pregnant wife of another Marine– told a witness “detectives would never find her body.” Search warrants made public reveal Nichole Lee, 24, the wife of Christopher Lee–who may have been with Corwin on the day

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REMINDER OF LOCAL COOLING LOCATIONS FOR HEAT RELEIF

The Morongo Basin is currently experiencing hot days, often into the triple digits. Residents are being reminded of cooling options during these long summer days. Residents are encouraged to stay cool by seeking air conditioned buildings, drinking plenty of water and limiting outdoor activities during the hottest time of the

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YVHS STUDENT GETS FULL-RIDE ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP

A talented local student-athlete accepted a post-graduate gift from a big Southern California state university. Dan Stork shines the spotlight on Trevor Gorwin… On July 15, 2014 Yucca Valley High School graduate Trevor Gorwin accepted a full scholarship at Cal State Fullerton, where he will compete in Track & Field.

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