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City Audit Reveals General Fund of only $7,600 Cash for Fiscal 2012

By   /  February 11, 2013  /  General Posts, News  /  2 Comments

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Ridgecrest, Ca.-Town and Cities across the state are facing financial woes as they scramble to backfill and borrow internally to close the deficit gaps in their budget.  Following the City of Ridgecrest located north of Yucca Valley in Kern County with similar demographics and a budget of $10 million, their latest audit presentation shows a […]

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Measure L Tax Oversight Committee Wrangles with City Attorney

By   /  February 2, 2013  /  News  /  Comments Off


Ridgecrest, Ca.- Following the progress, or lack of progress of Measure L, a 3/4 cent  for five years General fund tax barely passed last June by the voters of Ridgecrest, may give some insight of what to expect if Yucca Valley passes a General Fund tax.  The demographics of Ridgecrest are similar to Yucca Valley […]

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Ooops! Fallout on Palm Springs General Fund Tax- Measure J

By   /  January 24, 2013  /  News, Riverside Co, Yucca Valley  /  1 Comment


Palm Springs, Ca,- On November 8, 2011, the voters approved Measure J, a 1% sales General Fund tax increase to “improve the quality of life, fix potholes and save 911″ and other promises actually geared to pay for part of the Desert Fashion Plaza. This 25 year tax Measure is expected to generate $8 million […]

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Ridgecrest Oversight Committee Brou-ha-ha Regarding Measure L

By   /  January 24, 2013  /  News, Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off


Ridgecrest, Ca., A small rural City north of Yucca Valley with similar demographics, with the exception they have a sewer system, had been struggling to pass a sales tax measure for the last five years.  Each attempt has divided the community with the elected council members unable or unwilling to sign any pledges where the […]

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No kidding…. Project Phoenix Funding is Taken By State, Its Over it is Dead

By   /  June 1, 2012  /  29 Palms, Project Phoenix  /  4 Comments


No matter what the City Manager is going to tell you next week as he attempts to put the best spin on this humiliating defeat of the City of Twentynine Palms’ plans of a grandiose Taj Mahal and  socialist “Workforce” Housing, the city got their clock cleaned. For once and for all time the State […]

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City of 29 Palms Denied – Again!

By   /  June 1, 2012  /  29 Palms, News, Project Phoenix  /  10 Comments


As soon as we can we will publish the most recent letter from the State of California to the city of 29 Palms that again tells the city “No” to Project Phoenix. This letter is dated May 26, 2012 and has been in the possession of city staff since Tuesday, May 29, 2012 and no […]

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