Two distributions of surplus Federal food take place this week. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places…
The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin at two locations this week. They are:
- Wednesday, May 7, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Pacific Clinics, 56020 Santa Fe Trail, Suite M, in Yucca Valley; and
- Friday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to noon, at The Way Station, 61722 Commercial Street in Joshua Tree.
Recipients are requested to bring their own paper or plastic bags. For more information, call 909-723-1580.
Three career educators, one from the Morongo basin, are vying to be the top educational official in San Bernardino County in the June 3 election. The current County Superintendent of Schools, Gary Thomas, is retiring. His replacement will be elected to a four-year term. Rita Ramirez, 71, of Twentynine Palms, a retired community college professor and former Copper Mountain College Board member who failed in her re-election bid, Rialto high counselor Frank Garza, 56, of San Bernardino, and Ted Alejandre, 49, of Yucaipa, have filed for the office.
Transition Joshua Tree is branching out—from growing plants to growing brains. Reporter Dan Stork tells about three-brain facilitation…
It’s an intriguing title: “The Three-Brained Facilitator,” further explained as “a full-day workshop to develop facilitation skills to guide collaborative groups.” The hands-on workshop will offer practical information and techniques for staying connected to purpose, being aware of group processes and making meetings more effective. Participants will learn to draw on three different modes: thinking, feeling and doing. It’s being offered by the Transition Joshua Tree Heart & Soul Team on Saturday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at a location that will be disclosed when you register. Workshop presenters include Eva Montville, Bernard Leibov and Susan Jordan. The sponsor will supply soup, and each participant is asked to bring their own bowl, spoon, and sandwich. A donation of $20 is suggested. To register, email email@example.com, or call 760-401-0809.
The Twentynine Palms High School Swim Team faced Shadow Hills Wednesday. The girls won the meet and the League Title going undefeated for the year with a 107 to 60 score. Boys lost 64 to 106. Jacob Bell got CIF time for the 500-yard freestyle, Spencer Walton got CIF time for the 100-yard breaststroke, and Lexi Wade got CIF time in 100-yard backstroke. Next meet is De Anza League Championships in Desert Mirage next Wednesday, May 7, at 2 p.m.
Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School softball and baseball teams will host the Desert Mirage Rams at home. First pitch is at 3:15.
The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats baseball and softball teams will travel away to Big Bear. First pitch is at 3:30.
Also tomorrow, the Joshua Springs softball and baseball teams will travel away to play Desert Christian Academy. First pitch is at 3:15 p.m.