MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD MEET TONIGHT, BUDGET PUBLIC HEARINGS ON AGENDA

The Morongo Unified School Board is having a meeting tonight discussing budget proposals for the 2013-2014 school year. Chanda-Lyn Fraschetti has the information… The community is invited to attend this evening’s public hearings concerning the budgets for the 2013-2014 school year. The first will be the proposed budget for Morongo

…View Full Story…

HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TO PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES TO MORONGO BASIN

Hi-Desert Medical Center’s behavioral health program has been awarded several contracts with the County to provide mental health services in the Morongo Basin. The former provider, Morongo Basin Mental Health Association, announced in April it was “financially unable to continue,” and would be closing June 30. The services to be

…View Full Story…

SUPER SUMMER SQUAD ACTIVITIES START TODAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Town of Yucca Valley is offering a variety of fun summer activities for the kids on summer vacation. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the Super Summer Squad Mobile Fun Truck will be making the rounds starting today… This summer, fun is coming to a park near you! The Town of

…View Full Story…

NATIONAL JUNIOR TENNIS AND LEARNING RETURNS

The Morongo Basin Tennis Association’s six-week, 2013 National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) will start July 2, at Jacobs Park, in Yucca Valley. The summer schedule is: July 2 through August 8, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8 to 10 a.m. Sign up on-site with the Morongo Basin Tennis Association, 760-365-3851.

…View Full Story…

PROTECT YOUR CREDIT CARDS FROM THIEVES

With a spate of credit card crimes occurring here in our Morongo basin, the Sheriff’s Department is offering some tips on how to protect yourself and your family. Managing editor Tami Roleff joins us… Several residents of the Morongo Basin have had their credit or debit card information stolen recently.

…View Full Story…

REACH OUT HOSTS EDISON TALK WEDNESDAY

This Wednesday, June 26, at 10:30 a.m., Reach Out Morongo Basin will be hosting a free seminar presented by Southern California Edison at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center, 6539 Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms. Bureau speaker Anna Johnson-Earls will provide information on SCE’s CARE/FERA low-income qualified programs and energy efficiency

…View Full Story…

TRAFFIC SAFETY TIPS FROM THE CHP

In the wake of recent fatal and major injury crashes here in our Morongo basin, the California Highway patrol is offering some traffic safety tips. CHP Public Information Officer Alex Scott joins us…… The Morongo Basin has experienced several recent traffic collisions in which people have been tragically killed. Several

…View Full Story…

YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Friday after he got into a fight with his daughter’s mother. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman in the 6900 block of Mohawk Trail in Yucca Valley called her ex-boyfriend, Gregory Cowdry, 29, to babysit her children while she went to work. Cowdry

…View Full Story…

TWO CRASHES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THIS WEEKEND

Sketchy details on two crashes in Twentynine Palms this weekend. Saturday afternoon about 3:10, a motorcycle rider suffered major injuries after a crash with a Ford Expedition at Utah Trail and the Highway. According to a Sheriff’s report, the female driver of the Expedition was driving north on Utah Trail

…View Full Story…

MOTORHOME AND CAR FIRE CAUSE POWER OUTAGE SATURDAY

A motorhome and the car it was towing are a total loss after a fire Saturday in Joshua Tree. According to Joshua Tree Fire Captain Dave Tuttle, about 12:45 Saturday afternoon, the driver of a 1985 motorhome started spraying some accelerant into the carburetor of the motorhome on Desert Trail

…View Full Story…

3RD OF JULY FIREWORKS SET FOR HOMESTEAD PARK IN LANDERS

After a brief hiatus, the Third of July festivities are once again planned for the Homestead Valley Park in Landers. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says lots of community activities will end with a big fireworks show… Make plans now to join friends and family at the Homestead Valley Park Third of

…View Full Story…

YUCCA VALLEY FIREWORKS AT A NEW LOCATION FOR 2013

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley has announced that due to an unforeseen issue with the Yucca Valley High School football field, they have moved the 30th annual Fourth of July Fireworks show and Community Fair to a new location. The fireworks show has been held for the last 29

…View Full Story…

REGISTER FOR STORM YOUTH FOOTBALL

The High Desert Storm youth football league is taking registrations for the 2013 football season. Players ages 7 to 14 are urged to come out and participate in tackle football. Registration has already begun and will continue until all spots are filled. Get your registration forms at 4 Sports N

…View Full Story…

CHILD SAFETY TIP

It’s scary, but it happens: You’re out in a crowded place, with kids, and you lose track of one of them. Jessica Jean has a great precautionary tip… Before departing for any event with children or grandchildren, take a second, pull out your cell phone and take individual pictures of

…View Full Story…

CALL FOR ART AT TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITOR’S CENTER

“It’s Gonna Be a Scorcher! – Impressions of Summer Heat” is the theme for the Art in Public Places summer exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Gallery in downtown Twentynine Palms. The show will be on display July, August, and September. Artists are invited to submit one piece

…View Full Story…

BEE AWARE IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Hardy Summer Visitors to Joshua Tree National Park are being given some suggestions on how to avoid being annoyed by bees while camping and hiking. Park Ranger Pat Pilcher joins us… As the temperature rises and natural water sources dry up, many desert animals suffer from dehydration. Some creatures, such

…View Full Story…

HIGHWAY 62 ROADWORK

A project to rehabilitate the pavement on Highway 62 in Yucca Valley to Twentynine Palms from Yucca Mesa Road to Bermuda Avenue will continue this week with lane closures. The project will grind the existing roadway and replace with new asphalt. This week, the lane closures are east- and westbound

…View Full Story…

YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERTS START SATURDAY

Yucca Valley’s popular summer concerts in the park starts this Saturday evening, June 29. For eight Saturday evenings, Morongo Basin residents can relax on the Community Center’s ball field and listen to a variety of music. Managing editor Tami Roleff gives us the line-up of musical acts… The 19th annual

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL 40-YEAR REUNION SET

Calling all Wildcats: The Twentynine Palms High School Alumni are having a “Twentynine Palms 40 year (And Then Some!) Reunion in Twentynine Palms during the weekend of September 27-29. Friday night will have individual class get-togethers for the classes of 1970 through 1975. Saturday night, alumni are invited to The

…View Full Story…

A REMINDER ABOUT HAVING A HOME ESCAPE PLAN

You never know when a fire, flood, or other emergency may strike your home and family. Assignment reporter Taylor Thacker urges you to make a home escape plan… You may think a house fire won’t happen to you. But statistics show that thousands of people die each year because of

…View Full Story…

Page 163 of 228« First...102030...161162163164165...170180190...Last »