DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN JUNE THIRD ELECTION TODAY

What is the voter registration deadline? Where can you drop off a mail ballot? Reporter Dan Stork has the answers… The deadline for voter registration for the June 3 primary election is today, May 19. Mailed registration forms must be postmarked no later than May 19, 2014 in order to

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MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR MUFFIN HILL THIS SATURDAY

Margaret “Muffin” Hill died peacefully at her home Friday, May 16. She was 83 years old. Muffin Hill was an art impresario for many years in the Hi-Desert. She was a 2013 recipient of the 8th Congressional District’s Women of Distinction Award, and a member of the Self-Realization Fellowship, Theatre

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LANDERS ELEMENTARY KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

Registration for kindergarten at Landers Elementary School will take place 9:30 to 2:30, May 20 through May 29 at the school, 56450 Reche Road. Children must be 5 years old by September 1, 2014, in order to register. Parents must bring the child’s birth certificate and immunization records to the

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ONLINE

If you want to know what’s going on in Joshua Tree National Park, look no further than your computer or smartphone. Ranger Pam Tripp says, “check us out”…

Today’s social media sites allow us to look up and even discuss the latest trends and current events, while gathering information on

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FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of May is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Diana Jones 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, May

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TWENTYINE PALMS TEEN BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION

The Twentynine Palms Teen book club will discuss “The Goose Girl” by Shannon Hale at its next meeting, 4 p.m. Thursday May 29. “The Goose Girl” is a re-telling of the Grimm fairy tale. Princess Ani is a princess who is more at home in the casual outdoors than in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT

The Twentynine Palms Junior High School music department will put on its spring concert 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 21. The event is free and open to the public. This concert is the final concert of the school year.

TWENTYNINE PALMS INTERIM CITY MANAGER APPOINTMENT MEETING

A reminder for Twentynine Palms residents: The Twentynine Palms City Council will re-convene its meeting of last Tuesday, at which it fired City Manager Joe Guzetta, at 5 pm Monday May 19. Monday’s meeting will start with a closed session on the appointment of a City Manager, and will follow

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

At the next meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council, the Council will provide updates on the shared use of the Johnson Valley Recreational Area by the public and the Marine Corps. Also on the agenda is the Council’s opposition to industrial-scale wind and solar projects, and the Council’s communications

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“NUNSET BOULEVARD” MATINEE SUNDAY

We’ve already seen “Nunset Boulevard” at Theatre 29. Have you? Lights go on at 7 pm tonight and Friday and Saturday next weekend. Plus, there’s a matinee performance tomorrow, Sunday May 18 at 2:30. There are a very few seats left for tonight’s and tomorrow’s performances. If you miss out

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CASINO NIGHT TO BENEFIT MORONGO VALLEY FIRE

Gambling on fire protection? Not a good idea, unless it’s to help support a local fire department. Reporter Sara Snyder invites you to Casino Night in Morongo Valley…

 

Black Jack, Craps, Poker and Roulette: if you like gaming place your bets on Saturday, June 7th and the Morongo Valley

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HIGH DESERT CHORUS CONCERTS THIS WEEKEND

The Hi Desert Chorus, directed by Bill Barrett and accompanied by, local composer Clyde Grabski, will perform its annual spring concerts this weekend Saturday May 17 and Sunday, May 18. The “Keep the Music Alive” concert will be held at the Yucca Valley Community. Doors open at 2:00 p.m. and

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CELEBRATING MUFFIN HILL

Muffin Hill

Margarett Hill, 84, died peacefully at her home in Twentynine Palms on Friday morning, May 16, 2014. Affectionately known as Muffin, Ms. Hill was widely recognized as a booster for local artists and the art community, animal rights and environmental causes. She was an avid photographer in

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SPOUSE ABUSE ARREST IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday morning after his girlfriend said he broke her ankle. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman called at 10:40 to report that Katreal Hunter, 22, had broken her ankle, given her two black eyes, taken their daughter and then left her home in

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BECOMING A MARINE

After high school graduation, ROP Broadcasting student James Cosgriff knows what he wants to do. He passes along what he’s learned about becoming a Marine…

High schoolers have many different career choices out of high school; mine is enlisting in the Marine Corps. According the Marine Corps website, In order

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SANTA FE SOCIAL CLUB PROGRAMS

As part of a series of public service announcements about behavioral services in the Morongo Basin, Managing Editor Tami Roleff describes programs offered by the Santa Fe Social Club…

The Santa Fe Social Club is a social center for adult clients of mental health clinics. The Clubhouse offers recreational activities,

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IMMIGRATION DETAINER PROGRAM SUSPENDED

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is suspending its participation in the Immigration and Nationality Act, 287g program. The 287g program was named for a specific section of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and was implemented in San Bernardino County detention facilities to work in conjunction with Immigration and Customs

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JOSHUA TREE SUMMER SPLASH VENDORS WANTED

Vendors are needed for the Joshua Tree Community Days Summer Splash program. The Splash runs from 9 to 3 June 21 at the community center, 6171 Sunburst Avenue. The Splash will have vendor booths, games for children and adults, music, dance demonstrations, dunk tank, cake walk, cowboy poetry, car and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PARK AND REC SUMMER OFFERINGS

The Twentynine Palms Park and Rec Department will offer summer and basketball and soccer camps. The basketball camp is for boys and girls aged 8 to 14. The camp runs from June 16 to June 20, from 9:30 to 2 each day at the Twentynine Palms High School gym. Registrations

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“HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL” AT YVHS

This spring’s high school musical at Yucca Valley High is: “High School Musical”, the wildly popular Disney musical. Directed by Scott Phillips, with musical direction by Teresa McClintock, the final performances of “High School Musical” goes on at 1 p.m. this afternoon and 6 pm tonight. Tickets will be available

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