YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION TO DISCUSS ADULT BUSINESSES TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will look at the rules for adult-oriented businesses tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda…

At tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Planning Commission, the commissioners will discuss the Town’s ordinance regarding adult-oriented business, and provide direction to staff. The Commission will then hold

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM WEDNESDAY LECTURE ON PIONEER BILL KEYS

Pioneer William Keys will be the subject of the Wednesday Lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation…

Join Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture series on September 10 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. The topic

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, is a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, will hold its meeting at the Helen Gray Education Center located on the campus of

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OPEN HOUSE AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT, YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Back to School night will be held at both Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley High Schools this week.

For Twentynine Palms the event is tonight. Parents/guardians and students are asked to meet in the multi-purpose room at 6:00. After a short presentation they are invited to go to individual classrooms

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School freshman volleyball team travelled to Valley View High School in Moreno valley Monday. In the team’s first contest of the season they came out with a win. Head Coach Beth Harmon is looking forward to seeing them improve as the season goes on.

Coming up

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HIKERS FIND BODY IN DESERT IN JOSHUA TREE

Hikers found a body in the desert in Joshua Tree late Saturday morning. About 9:30, hikers were walking near Rice Road, directly across from the Hi-Desert Medical Center, when they came across a body. Engineer Brooks from the County fire station in Joshua Tree said the body, which had been

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL, WATER DISTRICT, TO HOLD JOINT WORKSHOP TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council and Water District Board of Directors will hold a joint workshop at 6 p.m. tonight. The City Council and Water Board will discuss an agenda for a subsequent joint meeting. The agenda doesn’t indicate the topic of interest, but the future and financial support of

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MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS, ALTA MIRA HOUSING DEVELOPERS TO BE IN ATTENDANCE

Membership changes, bullying, representatives from a Joshua Tree residential project, and renewable energy siting are all on the agenda of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council. Reporter Dan Stork has the details…

In the featured informational presentation at the September 8 meeting of the Morongo Basin MAC, Sheriff’s Captain Dale

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ENTERTAINMENT SOUGHT FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS’ PIONEER DAYS

Entertainers are being sought for this year’s Twentynine Palms Pioneer Days Z107.7 entertainment stage. Pioneer Days is a yearly celebration hosted by the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. It will be held from Thursday, October 16, through Sunday, October 19, on the grounds of the scenic and historic Luckie Park,

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MANDATORY WATER CONSERVATION REGULATIONS NOW IN AFFECT

In July, the State Water Resources Control Board formally adopted emergency regulations as a result of one of the worst droughts in California history. These regulations went into effect on July 28, 2014, and will remain in effect for 270 days. All state water suppliers must enact their own emergency

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VETERAN’S SERVICES AB VAILABLE TOMORROW

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to Veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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AGE WELL, DRIVE SMART CLASSES, OFFERRED BY THE CHP

If you are over 65 years old, the local CHP wants to help you brush up on your driving skills. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says attend the “Age Well, Drive Smart” classes offered in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms…

Morongo Basin area drivers age 65 and older are invited to attend

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GIRLS CLUB MEMBERS SOUGHT BY YUCCA VALLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Girls in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to join the girls’ club at the United Methodist Church in Yucca Valley. The club, Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior, or GEMS, meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday evenings. The kick-off party is Tuesday, September 9,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH CLUB INVITES YOU TO DINNER WITH THE MAYOR

You can help out a good cause while enjoying a good meal and great company. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to “Dinner with the Mayor” this coming Saturday evening…

The Twentynine Palms Youth Club is giving you a chance to have dinner with Mayor Mintz of Twentynine Palms. On Saturday,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL HOLDS ON FOR FIRST SEASON WIN

The Yucca Valley High School Trojans fought hard against Rowland High School and improved on all aspects of game from two weeks ago, said Coach Andrew Amosa. The offense was led by Creston Cole with 20 carries for 120 yards and a touchdown. Tommy Gieger added 26 yards of rushing

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ASSOCIATION

Volunteers are an important part of serving the public at Joshua Tree National Park. Ranger Pam Tripp tells about the scope of what the JTNP Association does…

Since 1962, the Joshua Tree National Park Association has been supporting preservation, scientific research and education at Joshua Tree National Park. As the

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TASTE OF MORONGO

The 7th Annual Taste of Morongo will be held on Saturday, September 13, from 6 to 8 pm at the Bell Center on the Copper Mountain College campus. The cost is $20 per person. Participating Restaurants Include: Applebee’s, Bruce’s Place, Gonzo Taco’s, J.T. Saloon, Las Palmas, Louisiana Fish & Chicken,

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SERENITY PATIO AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 has big plans for their new Serenity Patio being constructed to the East of the theater building. This area will include a giant sculpture, reminiscent of the iconic Comedy and Drama masks, a beautiful garden, and seating area. Theatre-goers will be able to enjoy the peaceful seating area

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GEOLOGY COURSES OFFERED

There’s an opportunity to learn about the unique geology of Joshua Tree National Park. Reporter Cara Conway rocks it out…

The natural architecture, scenery, and landscapes in Joshua Tree National Park become more magnificent when explained first hand. Explore the creation of the Joshua Tree Landscape, the history of the

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DRIVING DURING MONSOON SEASON

The Morongo Basin is in the tail end of the monsoon season. And with monsoons, comes the very real threat of flash flooding. When rain threatens, the National Weather Service may issue flood watches or flood warnings. A flood watch means a flood is possible, while

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