COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board will meet in closed, study, and regular session tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agendas…

Following a 12:30 p.m. study session and 2:00 closed session, the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees begins the regular open session meeting at 3:00 tomorrow in the Bell Center’s

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight, (Wednesday, March 11), is correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission. Under old business, the directors will discuss Forms 700 are due, airport use agreements, and airport aircraft tie-down rental agreements. The

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DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING FEATURES DOCUMENTARY

At Saturday morning’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Democratic Club, film maker Dave Miller will present his eye opening short documentary, “Solar Revolution: A Changing Paradigm.” The film offers a different look at the opportunity facing us in the pursuit for renewable energy across our desert. Following the film, a

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CPR CLASSES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Little Church of the Desert will offer a CPR class Saturday, March 14, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. To register for the class, call 567-245-0045, or email support@zoomsafety.org.

TWENTYNINE PALMS BASEBALL STARTS 2015 SEASON

With spring comes the high school baseball season. ROP broadcast student Don Ketcham says the Twentynine Palms High School season is off to a great start…

The Twentynine Palms High School baseball team has just started their 2015 season. For varsity, with an early season win against Indian Springs High,

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms Wildcat varsity golf team kicked off the preseason yesterday at Roadrunner Dunes Golf Course hosting Palm Valley High School. Coach Grant Whipple said the ’Cats fought hard and were able to scratch out a win 267-272. Standouts were Brandon Steffins, 40, Justin Delarosa, 48, and Anthony Gutierrez,

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER BITING A CHILD

A Joshua Tree man who was arrested Friday for child abuse said he was just horsing around when he bit a young boy. According to the Sheriff’s report, Jacob Rushlow, 18, was babysitting the boy and four other children, last week in the 61200 block of Navajo in Joshua Tree,

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A STREET BRAWL IN YUCCA VALLEY

A speeding car and a thrown cigarette led to a large street brawl and two arrests in Yucca Valley Saturday night. Sheriff’s Sergeant Matthew Yost said, shortly before 11, about a dozen people were outside near Deer and Onaga Trails when a red SUV went speeding by and someone threw

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GRAFFITI VANDALISM IN FRIENDLY HILLS AREA OF JOSHUA TREE

 

In greener places, some people memorialize their infatuations by savaging trees with hearts and initials. Here, they paint on rocks. Reporter Dan Stork tells about a recent spate of vandalism on private property in Joshua Tree… When returning home on March 5, Joshua Tree resident Christine Pfranger noticed extensive

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WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER RAMMING HER BOYFRIEND’S CAR WITH HERS

A phone call from an ex led to a fight Saturday night in which a Yucca Valley woman rammed her boyfriend’s car. According to a Sheriff’s report, Jessica Hanksley, 27, became angry at her boyfriend after he received a phone call from his ex-girlfriend about 10 p.m. According to the

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REQUIRES STITCHES, ONE ARRESTED

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Friday, accused of spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report Tyrone Lopez, 38, had fought with a woman on Sunday, March 1. The woman received injuries to her back that needed stitches. Tyrone Lopez was arrested for investigation of felony spouse abuse Friday morning

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION GETS A REPORT AND UPDATES

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission meets tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says an annual report and development updates will be heard… The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will hear an annual report on the 2014 general plan at its meeting tonight. Afterward, the commission will discuss implementation strategies of the general

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NO TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT

The regular Twentynine Palms City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday March 10 at 6 p.m. will not be held. The next regular City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 24, at 6 p.m.

NEW BATTALION STANDING UP ABOARD 29 PALMS MARINE BASE

A new battalion is standing up at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Thursday. Prior to standing up the Communication Training Battalion, all Marine officers with a communications military occupational specialty were trained in Quantico, Virginia. Now both Marine officers and enlisted personnel in tactical communications will be trained at

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MORONGO BASIN MAC TALKS HIGHWAYS, SOLAR FIELDS, OHV ENFORCEMENT

At the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council meeting Monday night, a wide range of topics was addressed. Reporter Dan Stork says they included highway projects, solar fields, OHV policing, and more…

In the first informational presentation at the Morongo Basin MAC meeting, Haissam Yahya of Caltrans described the continuous left

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The next scheduled Joshua tree Clean Team pickup will be tomorrow morning At the Joshua Tree Library. The team will start at 8 a.m. and work for one hour. Afterwards, the team will meet for coffee and conversation at the Park Rock Café. The volunteers are have been working every

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HOSPITAL BOARD MEETS TODAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board meets this afternoon. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says litigation, donor recognition, and yet another closed session are on the docket… The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors today convenes a 4:30 p.m. closed session meeting with legal counsel in connection with the Dennis Wilcox suit. Wilcox

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SUPPORT FOR GRIEVING PARENTS OFFERED

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child meets tomorrow and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Helen Gray Education Center on the campus of Hi Desert Medical. The

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE PRODUCTION OF “FRANK’S LIFE” OPENS TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley High School theater company is rehearsing its next production, “Frank’s Life.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… “Frank’s Life,” by Mark Dunn, is a dark comedy about Frank, a man who discovers his entire life has actually been filmed as a soap opera. His family and friends

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat golf team will host the Apple Valley High School Sun Devils at home. Tee off is at 2:45.

Also tomorrow, the Wildcat tennis team will travel away to San Bernardino to play the Indian Springs High School Coyotes. First

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