TAY CENTER OFFERS SERVICES FOR YOUNG ADULTS

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, laundry, enrichment groups, job training, housing referrals, and a place to meet new people.

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BOXOHOUSE FEATURING OLD WESTERN MOVIES STARTING TONIGHT

Examining the myths of the Old West starts with a look at Old time Western movies. BoxoHouse will be screening those films, starting tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you where to bring the popcorn… BoxoHouse will host a series of movie screenings of old Westerns in conjunction with an

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HOPE ACADEMY ART AUCTION TOMORROW

Hope Academy will hold its second annual student art auction Tuesday, February 24. Registration begins at 6; bidding begins at 6:30. Trinkets and other art pieces will be available for purchase as well. Hope Academy is located in the Town Center Mall on the highway in Yucca Valley. For more

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JOSHUA TREE LOCAL FOOD PROGRAM RAISING FUNDS

Locally grown food and helping local families: that’s the dual objective of the Joshua Tree Local Food Program. Reporter Dan Stork says that two organizations are jointly sponsoring a fundraiser for the program… Transition Joshua Tree and the Community United Methodist Church of Joshua Tree want to provide organic food

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CIF PLAYOFF WINS FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS, JOSHUA SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL

Saturday night, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball team won their second round playoff game against Flintridge Sacred Heart from Pasadena, 55-50. Coach Tim Stanford said the ’Cats came out playing outstanding defense in the first quarter, holding the Tologs to 6 points. A furious second quarter left the

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HISTORIC SITES IN THE NATIONAL PARK

Joshua Tree National Park celebrates and preserves human history as well as nature. Ranger Pam Tripp asks visitors to be respectful of historic sites…

Here at Joshua Tree NP there are numerous historic sites near trails, roads, and campgrounds Places such as Ryan Ranch, Wonderland Ranch, and other remnants of

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CAPTAIN MONDARY TO ADDRESS MB REPUBLICANS

Sheriff’s Captain Dale Mondary will be the featured speaker at the Morongo Basin Republicans dinner Monday, February 23. Mondary will discuss Proposition 47—which reclassified many felony drug charges to misdemeanors—and A.B.60, which allowed undocumented residents to apply for drivers’ licenses. The dinner meeting starts at 5:30 at Evangelical Free Church,

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CONDOR ELEMENTARY TO HOLD 5k COLOR RUN

What’s a “color run”? Managing Editor Tami Roleff answers that question, and says it will serve a good cause…

Condor Elementary School will hold a 5K Color Run Saturday, February 28. A color run is where the runners are showered with colored powder during the race. Registration is $20 for

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MEET WITH THE YUCCA VALLEY MAYOR

Yucca Valley Mayor George Huntington holds “office hours” at the Town Hall every Monday from 4 to 5 p.m. This is an opportunity for residents to meet with the mayor to discuss concerns, ideas for the community, or to learn more about the activities going on in the town. Meetings

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ABC’S OF WATER

Water management can be a career path in our drought-stricken state. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells about learning opportunity offered by the Mojave Water Agency…

The Mojave Water Agency will be hosting an ABC’s of Water educational session for anyone interested in the water industry. This opportunity can be beneficial whether

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2 GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAMS IN CIF PLAYOFFS TONIGHT

Both Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms High Schools girls’ basketball teams will be competing in CIF play-off games tonight. The Yucca Valley Lady Trojans are 20-7 overall, 9-and-7 in DeAnza League play. They won their first play-off game Thursday night against San Dimas High School, 51-38. They will travel away

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BOOK LAUNCH FUNDRAISER

There’s a party tonight at The Palms restaurant. Reporter Rebecca Havely says it’s to help an artist raise funds for a project…

A book launch party/fundraiser is planned for Saturday, February 21, at 7 p.m. at The Palms restaurant. The book: “In Search of the Frightening and Beautiful” is the

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DRUG ARREST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday morning after deputies said they found drugs during a probation compliance check. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 72600 block of Sunnyslope Drive in Twentynine Palms about 11:30 Thursday morning to ensure that Marcela Ramos, 41, was

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MDAQMD CAR BUY-BACK PROGRAM

Do you own a clunker that’s fouling the air? Reporter Cassie Zimarik says there’s a government program that might pay you to get rid of it…

Local owners of older vehicles made in 1995 or earlier are now eligible to receive $1,000 for scraping their operable cars, vans and light

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EXHIBIT CHANGE AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

In-and-out day for 29 Palms Art Gallery guild members is Monday, February 23. Guild members may submit up to two pieces of art between 9 and 11:30. The featured artists in March are Chuck Caplinger and Vann Nguyen, and guild members in the Pickering Room. An opening reception will be

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STUDENT ART PROGRAM AT DESERT HILLS

A student art program is in the works at a local church. Managing Editor Tami Roleff relays the call for submissions from Desert Hills Presbyterian…

Students are invited to submit original artwork by February 28 for display at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church March 8. Submission of art earns the student

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NEW “EVERY KID IN A PARK” INITIATIVE WILL IMPACT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Starting this fall, fourth graders and their families can visit Joshua Tree National Park–and any of the other national park–for free. President Barack Obama unveiled his Every Kid in a Park initiative yesterday in an effort to get more young people out into the great outdoors. All fourth grade students

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LANDERS AREA RESIDENTS MEET TOMORROW FOR NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH

Landers area residents interested in forming a Neighborhood Watch are urged to attend a meeting tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz, the Honorary Mayor of Landers, puts out the call… Neighborhood Watch is the topic at a special meeting this Saturday in Landers. Sheriff Service Specialist Bob Anderson and Citizen Patrol Agent

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BLOOD DRIVE IN LANDERS TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, February 21, at the Moose Lodge in Landers, from noon to 5:30. The Moose Lodge is located at 58266 Reche Road. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. All

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DRUG AND SHARPS DROP-OFF AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

Protect yourself and the environment by taking old drugs and needles to the Hi-Desert Medical center tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has more on the free drop-ff event… Each year, thousands of pounds of prescription drugs end up in landfills, endangering the environment. Medicines are a special type of hazardous chemical

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