E-WASTE COLLECTION SUNDAY IN JOSHUA TREE

Help keep electronic items out of landfills by bringing them to a free e-waste recycling event Sunday. Area residents and businesses are welcome to bring their televisions, computers and components, cameras, cell phones, DVDs, and VCRs to the drop-off point, the parking lot north of the Joshua Tree Chamber of

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“NUNSET BOULEVARD” AT THEATRE 29

NUNSET BOULEVARD, the latest in the “Nunsense” franchise of musical comedies, began its run at Theatre 29 last night. Productions continue weekends (Friday and Saturday evenings) at 7 p.m. beginning April 25th through May 24th, with two Sunday Matinees May 4 and 18 at 2:30 p.m.

NUNSET BOULEVARD follows the

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“A DOLL’S HOUSE” AUDITIONS AT THEATRE 29

As soon as one production at Theatre 29 opens to the public, rehearsals start for the next. Mike Lipsitz has the auditions call for “A Doll’s House”…

Actors of all ages are needed for the Theatre 29 production of “A Doll’s House,” Kurt Schauppner directs the show which runs from

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HARRISON HOUSE CONCERTS

Harrison House Music and Arts in Joshua Tree will present a concert of original music featuring acoustic instruments and percussion this weekend. Maxime de la Rochefoucauld is the Samuel H. Scripps artist-in-residence at Harrison House for two weeks, and during his residency, he will create an original composition using an

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RATTLESNAKE TRAINING FOR DOGS

The Morongo Basin Humane Society is sponsoring rattlesnake aversion training on May 10, 2014. The training will be done by experienced dog trainers from Natural Solutions Wildlife Enterprises. Each dog is trained individually to avoid rattlesnakes that are native to our desert region. The training cost is $75 per dog

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PROPOSED NEW LAW WOULD ALLOW CITIES TO REGULATE MASSAGE PARLORS

State lawmakers proposed new legislation on Wednesday for the regulation of massage therapy in California that would give cities more power to regulate massage parlors. Cities have complained for years that the 2008 Massage Therapy Law prohibited them from enacting laws to regulate massage parlors, and since the law went

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TWO MOTORCYCLE RIDERS KILLED ON AMBOY ROAD IN SEPARATE CRASHES

Two motorcycle riders were killed in separate accidents on Amboy Road Thursday afternoon. According to the County coroner, Jerry Douglas, 63, of Hernando, Mississippi, was riding his motorcycle with friends on Amboy Road between Twentynine Palms and Amboy when his motorcycle left the road and overturned on the sand shoulder

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COUNTY FIRE CAPTAIN IN JOSHUA TREE PROMOTED TO BATTALION CHIEF

County Fire Captain Steve Lasiter, who helms Station 36 in Joshua Tree, was promoted to Battalion Chief Wednesday. Lasiter started his 22-year-career as a paid-call fire fighter in Yucca Valley in 1992, and has worked at the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree, Arrowhead, and Fontana, before returning to

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“NUNSET BLVD” OPENS TONIGHT

Opening night for “Nunset Boulevard,” the latest in the blockbuster “Nunsense” franchise of musical comedies, is tonight at Theatre 29, and is sponsored by the Twentynine Palms Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT. For the opening night performance only, the doors open at 6 p.m. with light hors d’oeuvres, and

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FREE SOLAR EXPO FOR HOMEOWNERS SATURDAY

The County is sponsoring a free public expo on solar options for homeowners. The Solar Options for Homeowners expo aims to bring area property owners together with solar power companies, contractors, installers, consultants, and lenders. Energy consultants will discuss whether buying or leasing a solar energy system is the most

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COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

Saturday, April 26, is a day of community service to clean up Twentynine Palms. Volunteers will meet at 8 a.m. at the Rotary shelter picnic area in Luckie Park. Volunteers should bring a hat, gloves, and water. Following the clean-up, a hot dog and potluck lunch will be served for

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ELECTRONIC WASTE DROP-OFF TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Help keep electronic items out of landfills by bringing them to free e-waste recycling events Saturday and Sunday. The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club is sponsoring a free collection of your electronic waste tomorrow. On Saturday, April 26, from 10 to 1, you can drop off—for free—your televisions; computers, laptops, and

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MOJAVE RATTLESKATERS RUMMAGE SALE TOMORROW

The Mojave Rattleskaters women’s roller derby team has spent the last month collecting items for its rummage sale to raise funds to build an outdoor roller rink in Yucca Valley. Reporter Diana Jones has the scoop on where to go to get some bargains, and help the Morongo Basin’s roller

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SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION MEETING MONDAY AT HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT

The Hi-Desert Water District will hold a special closed-session meeting Monday for a performance evaluation of the general manager. The meeting will start at 5 p.m. at district offices on Inca Trail and the highway in Yucca Valley.

STAR TWIRLERS DANCING TONIGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. Andy Allemao will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Lines will take place from 7 to 7:30 and between tips. For more information, call Dennis at 760-366-8626.

CONCERT AT HARRISON HOUSE THIS WEEKEND

Harrison House Music and Arts in Joshua Tree will present a concert of original music featuring acoustic instruments and percussion this weekend. Maxime de la Rochefoucauld is the Samuel H. Scripps artist-in-residence at Harrison House for two weeks, and during his residency, he will create an original composition, using an

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REGISTER NOW FOR ONAGA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

There’s still a little time left to get kindergarten preregistration packets at Onaga Elementary School. Reporter Dan Stork tells what materials you’ll need to bring with you when you register… Onaga Elementary School will be holding kindergarten rre-registration during the month of April. Packets for kindergartners may be picked up

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VFW KITCHEN

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will offer an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner tonight, from 4 to 6, complete with salad and garlic bread, for only $6. There is no Sunday breakfast this week. But don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY TOMORROW

The Sheriff’s Department will take all of your unused and unwanted prescription drugs tomorrow. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz has the details…

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration offer the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of

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MOJAVE VIPERS YOUNG MARINES CAR WASH SATURDAY

The Mojave Vipers Young Marines will hold a car wash on the Marine base at building 1102 on Friday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds will go toward sending the Young Marines to a national encampment in Oklahoma during the summer.