TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERY HOLIDAYS ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR THIS SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Artists’ Guild will hold a Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair this Saturday, November 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., inside and on the patio of the Historic Twentynine Palms Art Gallery, located at 74055 Cottonwood Drive in Twentynine Palms. This annual event is a fundraiser for

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NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL HALL OF FAME

Yucca Valley High School is looking for nominations to the school’s Hall of Fame. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to propose someone for the honor….. The Yucca Valley High School Hall of Fame committee is currently accepting nominations for the Third Annual Yucca Valley High School Hall of Fame

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS PANCAKE BREAKFAST SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends will be holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser at the Yucca Mesa Community Center Saturday, November 23, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Baked goods and gift items will be available for purchase. Opportunity tickets will be available for four gift baskets. All

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY FOR LA QUINTA BANK ROBBERY

A Joshua Tree man was arrested in Yucca Valley Sunday for investigation of a bank robbery in La Quinta earlier this month. Deputies from the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s station arrested Harold Ghaemmaghami, 50, from Joshua Tree, at a residence at 5741 Primrose Drive, in Yucca Valley on suspicion of an

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AVIATION MONTH EVENT AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE THURSDAY

This is Aviation Month and Copper Mountain College is inviting you to a special presentation this Thursday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation… Copper Mountain College commemorates National Aviation Month with a lecture from retired Col. Dr. Dean Hunter on Thursday, November 21 from noon to 1 p.m. in the

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SENATE BILL WOULD TAKE JOHNSON VALLEY FOR MARINE EXPANSION

A Senate committee gave unanimous approval to expand the use of public lands for military training, passing three bills that attempt to reach agreements on conflicts involving mining, wilderness trails and private development. The bills include one for expansion of Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. Sen. Ron

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST HOSTING SECTION 33 CLEAN-UP SATURDAY

Mojave Desert Land Trust invites you to come join fellow land stewards for a fun day of cleanup in the Gateway Parcel Section 33 in Joshua Tree. The conservation groups said they have an opportunity to continue their cleanup efforts in this wildlife linkage area. Please invite any family and

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NATURE PHOTGRAPHER RECEPTION AT JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY TOMORROW

The Joshua Tree Branch Library has a new exhibit of art. Dan Stork says, come see David Jesse McChesney present his new calendar of local nature photographs… The local artist whose work is currently on display at the Joshua Tree Branch Library is David Jesse McChesney. McChesney is a nature

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WHERE WERE YOU ON NOVEMBER 22, 1963?

Where were you on November 22, 1963? The Morongo Basin Historical Society is presenting the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Project at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum Yucca Valley on Wednesday November 20 at 5:30. Due to popular demand, the Historical Society is expanding its search for people with memories about the Kennedy

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ANNUAL COMMUNITY PRAYER BREAKFAST FRIDAY

The Annual Community Prayer Breakfast, a long-time Morongo Basin tradition, has been set for Friday, November 22, in conjunction with the Thanksgiving holiday. This year’s keynote speaker is Deputy Alex Collins, who will share his story, and the story of other heroes, during the now famous shoot-out in the San

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YUCCA VALLEY YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE REGISTRATIONS

It is time for the Youth Basketball season in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up the kids… Basketball season is approaching and registration for the Town of Yucca Valley Youth Basketball League is underway and will continue through November 21. The league fee is $60

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THE END OF THE SEASON FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

The Twentynine Palms High School Football team’s three-game winning streak came to an end at the hands of the #2 overall seeded Tartans from St. Margaret’s 49-6 Friday night in San Juan Capistrano. The game was close early, as the Wildcats had two opportunities to tie the game at 7

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR VARSITY ENDS EXTRAORDINARY SEASON

With their last game last week, the Twentynine Palms High School Junior Varsity ends a very successful season. ROP Broadcast Student Malachi Palmer talked with JV Coaches… Twentynine Palms High School Junior Varsity football team has had an extraordinary season this year. The team started off with a four win

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EMPLOYMENT COMPLIANCE POSTERS AVAILABLE AT CHAMBER

Employers are reminded that they are required by law to post a compliant employment poster in a conspicuous place in the workplace where all employees and applicants can see it. The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce offers these posters at a discounted rate to its members. To order a poster,

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HOMESTEADVALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Homestead Valley Community Council will hold its regular meeting 3 p.m. Monday, November 18 at the Yucca Mesa Community Center. The HVCC is a coalition of the community organizations of Yucca Mesa, Landers, Flamingo Heights and Johnson Valley. The Council will once again take up the issue of industrial

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TAKE ONLY PHOTOS, LEAVE ONLY FOOTPRINTS IN JOSHUATREENATIONAL PARK

More than a million people visit Joshua Tree National Park each year. Park Ranger Pam Tripp explains why visitors are encouraged to take only photos and leave only footprints…

Joshua Tree National Park offers many different ways to enjoy the desert. Amazing rock formations, unique desert plants and wildlife are

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LOW-INCOME FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of the month 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,

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GET TICKETS FOR BOB BURKE PRAYER BREAKFAST ON FRIDAY

The annual Community Prayer Breakfast has been set and reservations are now being taken. Assignment reporter Taylor Thacker had details…

The Morongo Basin Bob Burke Prayer Breakfast is scheduled for Friday, November 22, 2013 and will feature an exciting local hero, Deputy Alex Collins of San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

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TWENTYNINEPALMSHIGH SCHOOL SELECT CHOIR CONCERT CANCELLED

The Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir was to have given performances tonight at Smith’s Ranch in Twentynine Palms. The performance has been cancelled. The Select Choir will hold other fundraising efforts later to raise the money they need for their trip in April to New York City and Carnegie

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AUDITIONS SUNDAY FOR THEATRE 29’S “IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST”

Theatre 29 will be busy this weekend. Tonight’s performance of “A Christmas Carol” will be followed tomorrow by auditions for its first production of 2014, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” by famed playwright Oscar Wilde. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to come and try out…

At Theatre 29 the

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