RADIOTHON NETS OVER $16,000 FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SELECT CHOIR

A fund-raising five-hour “Radiothon” here on Z107.7 Saturday raised a substantial amount of funds for travel expenses to send the Twentynine Palms Select Choir to a prestigious three-day workshop in New York, culminating in a performance at Carnegie hall. The five-hour event, with volunteers from the Select Choir and their

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY NEEDS DECORATIONS REMOVED

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery reminds residents that any holiday decorations left on grave sites will be removed and disposed of by the staff on January 31. If the families want to keep them they will need to come retrieve them prior to that date.

AUDITIONS TONIGHT FOR FARNDALE COMEDY AT THEATRE 29

No sooner does one play get on the boards at Theatre 29, then it’s time to gear up for the next production. Dan Stork has the audition call for “Murder at Checkmate Manor”… Director Marty Neider has announced auditions are set for Theatre 29’s second show of the 2014 season.

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JOSHUA TREE RECREATION REGISTERING FOR YOUTH BASKETBALL

Registration for the Joshua Tree Youth Basketball Program is now being accepted online and at the Joshua Tree Community Center Office. Cost is $48 until January 24, and then the fee increases to $55. Price includes a jersey and shorts, and registration is open for ages 4 to 14 years.

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CAST ANNOUNCED FOR “ON GOLDEN POND” AT ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH IN YUCCA VALLEY

The St. Joseph’s Players of Yucca Valley are getting ready for their next production, “On Golden Pond.” Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the cast has just been announced… The St. Joseph’s Players are in rehearsals for their second production, “On Golden Pond,” directed by Rebecca Havely, which is scheduled to

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Twentynine Palms girls’ basketball raised their record to 11 and 4 on Friday, January 10, with a win over visiting Palm Springs 41 to 39. Leading scorers were Andrileah Lee and Nokomis Cabrera. The ’Cats start league play on Wednesday, January 15, at Shadow Hills.

Yucca Valley High School junior

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WILDLIFE IN THE NATIONAL PARK

On a recent hike on Ryan Mountain in Joshua Tree National Park, a friend of mine saw and photographed big horn sheep right on the trail! Ranger Pam Tripp describes some other wildlife you might see…

Bighorn sheep posing on the Ryan Mountain trail in Joshua Tree National Park

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FARNDALE MURDER MYSTERY AUDITIONS AT THEATRE 29

Director Marty Neider has announced auditions are set for Theatre 29’s second show of the 2014 season. A Farndale Murder Mystery, “Murder at Checkmate Manor.” Auditions are on Monday, January 13th at 6 pm at Theatre 29 at 73637 Sullivan Road, Twentynine Palms. This play is a fast-paced (at times)

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FOOD BANK DISTRIBUTIONS MONDAY

The second Monday of January is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Sara Snyder 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,

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CHP START SMART CLASSES

The Morongo Basin CHP is offering another FREE Start Smart class for teen drivers and new drivers. These classes provide valuable safety information, and classroom instruction on collision avoidance techniques, collision-causing elements, and driver responsibilities. The class will be held on Tuesday, January 21, in the CHP offices on the

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MATURE DRIVER EDUCATION CLASS IN 29 PALMS

The Twentynine Palms Library will offer a FREE mature driver education class every Wednesday from 2 to 3:30 p.m., beginning January 8. This continuous class will cover everything needed to pass the DMV written exam over any given six-week period. Seniors can join the class at any time during the

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LOW COST VACCINE, SPAY AND NEUTER SERVICES

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine clinics in January for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Clinics will be held in Joshua Tree, behind the dinosaurs on Highway 62,

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JOSHUA TREE COMMUNITY JAZZ BAND LOOKING FOR PLAYERS

The Joshua Tree Community Jazz band is still in need of some key players. The fun group is looking for sax, trumpet, trombone and guitar players who can read music. For more information contact Jesse Henry at 760-574-5212, or via Facebook at Jazzband page. Rehearsals are every Sunday from 2

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FIRE SAFETY ADVICE

A fire in Yucca Valley Thursday evening was caused when the residents kept combustible items too close to a water heater in their garage. Flames quickly spread to the items around the water heater. The San Bernardino County Fire Department reminds residents to be aware of fire safety when storing

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AMBER ALERT AWARENESS DAY

Monday is Amber Alert Awareness Day. The day was created to raise public awareness of the nationwide Amber Alert program, which enlists the public’s help in the search for and rescue of abducted children. The public can get involved during an AMBER Alert by listening to television and radio reports,

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“THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST” AT THEATRE 29

The first production of 2014 opened last night at Theatre 29. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells us who’s who in the cast of “The Importance of Being Ernest”…

Theatre 29 veteran director Butch Pelfry said he knew his cast of the Oscar Wilde comedy of errors, “The Importance of Being

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SATURDAY NIGHT CHURCH

Desert Congregational Church in Twentynine Palms will hold a Saturday Night Church Saturday, January 11, at 7 p.m. Musicians of all types are invited to come and play country, bluegrass, and gospel music. The church is located at 5688 Sunrise Road. Call 760-361-0086 for a free ride to the church,

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TWO PERFORMANCES OF THREE PLAYS AT YVHS TODAY

Theater students at Yucca Valley High School conclude a run of three plays with two performances today. Diana Jones says, don’t miss your last chance to see them…

Today is your last chance to see three plays directed and performed by the Yucca Valley High School Theatre Company. The triple

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BINGO TO BENEFIT YVHS SWIM TEAM

Bingo at the Sportsman’s Club in Joshua Tree will benefit the Yucca Valley High School swim team on Sunday, January 19. There will also be a silent auction. Money raised from the bingo and silent auction event will go toward paying the team’s bill for use of the pool. Doors

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JOSHUA TREE RECREATION YOUTH BASKETBALL

Registration for the Joshua Tree Youth Basketball Program is now being accepted online and at the Joshua Tree Community Center Office. Cost is $48 until January 24th, and then the fees increases to $55. Price includes a jersey and shorts, and registration is open for ages 4 to 14 years.

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