SACRAMENTO — Chad Mayes, a former Yucca Valley mayor who has been serving in the state Assembly since 2014, left the Republican Party this week.
YUCCA VALLEY — On Christmas Day, a massive volunteer effort will continue the labor of love started by the late Mara Cantelo three decades ago when she vowed no one in the Morongo Basin would have to be hungry or alone on Christmas.
YUCCA VALLEY — Kenzie’s Christmas Kart proprietor Mackenzie Johnson, now 13, will return this season to sell holiday treats to raise money for Toys For Tots.
YUCCA VALLEY — The Town Council agreed Tuesday night to sell an abandoned gas station to HiRoad owners Terry Madden and Jason Taylor for $205,000.
YUCCA VALLEY — Outgoing Mayor Robert Lombardo introduced a new slogan for Yucca Valley, “Our Town, Our Home,” during the 2019 State of the Town address Tuesday in the community center.
YUCCA VALLEY — Small businesses come in all shapes and sizes, from locally run tattoo studios and coffee houses to art galleries and florists.
Artist and choreographer Ana Sanchez has been working with 11 Latin women, telling their stories through her BoxoHOUSE Project exhibit “Materiality of Exile” and with her performances.
YUCCA VALLEY — A 52-year-old man was found dead apparently of suicide at the end of a standoff with the Sheriff’s Department in a Yucca Mesa home early Sunday morning.
YUCCA VALLEY — Veteran Clarence E. Lux, a Pearl Harbor survivor who has called the Morongo Basin home for more than four decades, celebrates his 99th birthday this year.
JOSHUA TREE — The bids flew fast and furious at the 10th annual Festival of Wreaths Sunday and in the end, the foundation that helps Copper Mountain College students pay for tuition, food and bus rides came away $13,841 richer.
YUCCA VALLEY — The 11th annual Gourd Art Festival returned to Yucca Valley this weekend at the community center and Hi-Desert Nature Museum. Artists from across the world participated in contests and displayed their artwork.
JOSHUA TREE — The Way Station ministry is dedicated to making sure that no family in the Morongo Basin goes hungry on Thanksgiving. They continued a Thanksgiving tradition that stretches back 33 years by providing turkeys and fixings to help families in need.
SAN BERNARDINO — Dan Munsey, a Yucca Valley local who is president of Hi-Desert Water District, was appointed fire chief for San Bernardino County this week.