MAN EJECTED IN ROLL-OVER CRASH IN PIONEERTOWN THURSDAY NIGHT

Yucca Valley fire fighters said just after 9 p.m. Thursday night, a car missed a curve in the 5100 block of Pioneertown Road and drove off into the desert, rolling over several times. The driver was ejected during the roll-over. He was taken to Desert Hospital in Palm Springs with

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CHP LOOKING FOR HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER WHO HIT BICYCLIST IN JOSHUA TREE

The California Highway Patrol is searching for a driver who hit a bicyclist in downtown Joshua Tree and then fled the scene. According to the CHP, Johnathan Cozart, 22, of Joshua Tree was riding his bicycle northbound on Park Boulevard at 5:07 p.m. Wednesday. As Cozart entered the intersection of

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MAN ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT IN STOLEN BIG RIG CAB

Sheriff Deputies arrested a man who was driving a stolen semi-trailer truck cab at gunpoint Thursday afternoon. Shortly before 3:30 p.m., the Sheriff’s Department was notified that a stolen big rig was being driven southbound on Old Woman Springs Road. Deputies tracked the stolen truck as it turned eastbound on

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EASTER FUN IN YUCCA VALLEY, TWENTYNINE PALMS, JOSHUA TREE, AND MORONGO VALLEY

Easter hunts and activities are planned all over the communities of our Morongo Basin this weekend. Tomorrow, events will be held in Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, and Morongo Valley, then on Sunday in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells us what is going on in Yucca Valley tomorrow… The Town

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ABOUT 50 ATTEND COUNTY ENERGY WORKSHOP

A county renewable energy workshop was held in Yucca Valley last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and says the turnout was pretty good…… About 50 people turned out for last night’s renewable energy workshop in Yucca Valley. Sponsored by the San Bernardino County Partnership for Renewable Energy and Conservation,

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MERL ABEL ANNOUNCES RUN FOR REELECTION TO YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL

Former mayor and current Yucca Valley Town Councilmember Merl Abel has announced his intention to seek another Council term in the November election. Abel has served since June 2011 when he was appointed to fill a vacant Council seat. Having previously served on the Town’s Planning Commission, Traffic Commission, and

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING COMMISSION

Applications are now being accepted for a vacancy on the City of Twentynine Palms Planning Commission. Citizens residing within the city limits of Twentynine Palms who are registered voters and are interested in serving on the Planning Commission may submit a completed application to the City Clerk’s office at City

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of April is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. 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 Monday, April

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NEW 45,000 SQUARE FOOT MEDICAL CENTER GROUND-BREAKING ON MARINE BASE

The Marine Corps will hold a ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday, April 22, for a 45,000-square foot, two-story Adult Medical Care Clinic aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms. The $18.7-million project will house the Deployment Health and Mental Health clinics, as well as audiology, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory

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COUNTY SHERIFF TO TALK TO LOCAL REPUBLICANS

San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon will be the guest speaker Monday, April 21 at a dinner hosted by the Morongo Basin Republicans. Sheriff McMahon will share information that affects the Morongo Basin. Also on the agenda is our newly formed Local Activism Committee. Dinner is $12, at the Evangelical

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EARTH DAY CELEBRATION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The annual Earth Day Celebration will be held tomorrow in Yucca Valley. ROP Broadcast student Nick Ortega has some of the features…… The Hi-Desert Nature museum is honoring Earth Day by celebrating and offering a day of activities for friends and families that will educate and entertain visitors. Local experts

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY SPEECH CONTEST WINNERS

The Yucca Valley Rotary Club held their annual speech contest earlier this month. Twelve high school students wrote a speech about a subject they felt strongly about while incorporating the four Rotary core values into their speech: Is it true? Is it fair? Will it build good will and better

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YUCCA VALLEY SUNSET ROTARY SHREDDING EVENT TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Sunset Rotary Club will sponsor a shredding event Saturday, from 9 to 1 in the Legacy Office Products parking lot. All papers will be shredded on site for a cost of $5 per box of 50 cents a pound. The proceeds from the shredding event will benefit

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SIGN UP TO TOUR LOCAL DESERT-WISE LANDSCAPES

More than 20 Morongo Basin gardens will be open to the public for the annual Desert-Wise Landscape Tour on Saturday, April 26. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz has the details… This popular, self-guided tour, sponsored by the Morongo Basin Conservation Association, lasts from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It features beautiful

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JOSHUA TREE VFW BUSY THIS WEEK

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a fish and shrimp dinner, tonight from 4:00 to 6:00. Easter Sunday breakfast is ham steak special for $7. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

SEE’S EASTER CANDY AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY

Got chocolate? Reporter Dan Stork says there’s still time left to get your Easter candy at the Joshua Tree Library… Now through April 19 the Friends of the Joshua Tree Library have See’s Easter Candy available for purchase at the library in Joshua Tree. In addition to Easter specialties, the

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MAJOR EXERCISE ABOARD THE MARINE BASE TOMORROW

The Marine Corps will be practicing a drill to evacuate civilians during a training exercise on board the CombatCenter Friday, April 18. In this exercise, Marines will simulate real-life scenarios where non-combatants need to be evacuated from a potentially hostile area. The “civilians” will be evacuated using helicopters and Osprey

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SKELETON CREW BATTLES A WONDER VALLEY FIRE

A skeleton crew of firefighters battled a fire in Wonder Valley yesterday. Wednesday morning at 9:50 the crew assigned to Medic Brush Patrol 45 in Wonder Valley received a call for a structure fire a few miles east of their station and firefighters could see heavy smoke coming from the

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT TO HIRE SEWER CONTRACTOR, STATE APPLICATION CLOSE

The Yucca Valley proposed sewer project is estimated to cost about $140 million. So far, the Hi-Desert Water District has received grants totaling $7 million. The water district hopes to get more grants and a low-interest loan from the State Revolving Fund for the remaining $133 million. Managing editor Tami

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CRASH CLOSES THE GRADE LAST NIGHT

A two-vehicle crash on the Morongo Grade closed Highway 62 for about two hours Wednesday night. About 9:20, two cars collided in the steep, winding section of the westbound highway just north of Indian Canyon. The roads were closed at Hess Boulevard in Morongo Valley and re-opened about 11:20. One

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