ONE 80 MINISTRIES JOSHUA TREE EASTER SERVICE

One 80 Ministries of Joshua Tree will hold an Easter service 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 20. Following the service, there will be a free barbecue with music and other activities. The public is invited. Childcare will be provided. One 80 Ministries is located at 61858 29 Palms Highway in Joshua

…View Full Story…

DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN EASTER EVENTS

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church’s Easter service April 20 will include special music by the choir, which will perform “World of Love,” a composition written by music director Clyde Grabski. The children’s choir will also perform. Following the 10 a.m. service there will be two Easter egg hunts (by age) and

…View Full Story…

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE AT DESERT CHRIST PARK

An Easter Sunrise Service is planned for 6 a.m. April 20 in the amphitheater at Desert Christ Park in Yucca Valley. Hosted by the Evangelical Free Church, the service will be followed by a pancake breakfast and regular church service at 10:15 a.m. Desert Christ Park is located at 56200

…View Full Story…

EASTER EGG HUNT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SUNDAY

The Twentynine Palms Fire Department and Fire Department Explorers will host their Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday, April 20, at 1:00 p.m. at the Little League fields in Luckie Park. It is open to children through age seven. Children will be placed in two age groups, walking to

…View Full Story…

JOSHUA TREE VFW EASTER SUNDAY BREAKFAST

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up an Easter Sunday breakfast — a ham steak special for $7. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES AT GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP

ROP Broadcasting student Chris Hasley has a suggestions for teenagers with time on their hands during spring break…

Don’t have anything to do this spring break gospel fellowship Christian Center Church, located at 5898 Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms, is having a teen lock-in. I interviewed their first lady, Gerry

…View Full Story…

APPLICATIONS FOR STUDIO ART TOURS

Applications are available now for the Highway 62 Open Studio Art Tours, sponsored by the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council. Studios on the east end of the Morongo Basin—Twentynine Palms to Joshua Tree—will be open October 25-26. West end studios—Morongo Valley to Joshua Tree—will be open November 1 and 2.

…View Full Story…

GRUBSTAKES DAY PARADE APPLICATION DEADLINE

The deadline for applications for the 2014 Grubstakes Day Parade is 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 2 at the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce. Application are available online at the Yucca Valley Chamber website, www.yuccavalley.org. For more information or to receive an application by mail, call 760-365-6323.

EXTENDED MIRACLE LEAGUE REGISTRATION OPEN

Dodger, Angels, Giants and A’s fans get ready, because the Miracle League is ready to play ball! Due to the overwhelmingly positive response, Miracle League Baseball is anticipating extending its league from two to four teams this season. Two games will be played each Monday evening starting April 28th through

…View Full Story…

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION IN YUCCA VALLEY

Lifeguarding is a great summer job for young people. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells how to get your certification…

Registration is underway for the Town of Yucca Valley Lifeguard Certification Course. This course will provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to

…View Full Story…

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

…View Full Story…

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

…View Full Story…

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

…View Full Story…

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

…View Full Story…

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,

…View Full Story…

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

…View Full Story…

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

…View Full Story…

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

…View Full Story…

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

…View Full Story…

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

…View Full Story…