SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL MEETING ON ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY TONIGHT

A special meeting has been called to deal with the athletic eligibility issue in the Morongo Unified School District. Dan Stork has the meeting notice…

The Morongo Unified School District has scheduled a special meeting for a work and study session on board policy and administrative regulation 6145 (which deals

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ARTIST RECEPTION FOR CHAPARRAL ARTISTS’ NEW SHOW IS SUNDAY

“Sunny Day” is the theme of the Chaparral Artists’ Guild’s new show, featuring the art of Ray Lamb. An opening reception will be held Sunday, September 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at A Roadside Attraction, 69197 29 Palms Highway, in Twentynine Palms. Light refreshments will be served.

THEATRE 29, 3 CHAMBERS, 2014 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT GALA TODAY

The long-awaited announcement of the Theatre 29 2014 season will be made tonight and season tickets will officially go on sale. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the Season Announcement Gala is hosted as a special tri-chamber mixer at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center from 5 to 7 p.m. …

The

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YUCCA VALLEY CHAMBER GIVING UP GRUBSTAKE DAYS PARADE, SEEKING SUCCESOR

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is searching for another organization to take over the Yucca Valley Grubstake Day parade. As a result of the goals set and the limited resources available to the Chamber it was decided to find another organization to take on the parade.

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MORONGO VALLEY FIESTA DAYS TO FEATURE LOHN LINN BAND

This weekend is the annual Fiesta Days celebration in Morongo Valley. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says special entertainment will headline the event…

Morongo Valley’s big Fiesta Days event is this Friday and Saturday with non-stop events and surprises that will appeal to young and old. Many will be surprised to learn

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COUNTY TO GIVE UP ROADS IN MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE

San Bernardino County turned over about a dozen roads in the Mojave Preserve to the National Parks Service this week. The county had sued in 2006 over its rights to the roads because county crews had been maintaining them for decades before the preserve was created as part of the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL PART 2 OF 3: CODES, TOURISM, NATIONAL PARK DRIVE CATCH-22

The Twentynine Palms City Council covered a wide range of topics in its meeting this week. Dan Stork broke his report into three parts. Today: Building codes, the strategic plan Workshop, the tourism group report, and a Catch-22 on National Park Drive…

Building codes: In a pro forma vote needed

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COLLEGE FOUNDATION RE-AWARDS GREENLEAF SCHOLARHIP

The Copper Mountain College Foundation’s Board of Directors has rescinded its offer of the Greenleaf Scholarship to Aiden Blake Smith, 19, at the board’s August meeting. In May, Smith was arrested for assault with serious injuries after he punched a 15-year-old student in the face at Twentynine Palms High School.

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SHERIFF'S TEAM RAIDS SIX MARIJUANA GROWS IN LANDERS, 17 ARRESTED

Acting on tips from neighbors, aerial patrols, and other sources, about 20 Sheriff’s deputies raided six marijuana grows in Landers yesterday, arrested 17 people, and seized almost 2,000 mature marijuana plants. Deputies raided a residence in the 1200 block of Goat Mountain Road, where 421 plants were seized and two

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JOSHUA SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL LOOKING FOR A BASKETBALL COACH

Joshua Springs Christian School needs a varsity basketball coach. Contact Israel Hagerman at 760-365-3599 by October 1 for more information.

TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES IN ACTION

Yesterday, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ varsity tennis team lost to Palm Springs High School by a score of 6 to 12.

Twentynine Palms High School girls’ tennis team will host San Jacinto High School at home tomorrow. The match begins at 3:15. Also tomorrow, the Ladycat volleyball team

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT CITIZENS FIRE DEPARTMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District citizens committee meets tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker explains…

The Citizen’s Advisory Committee, designated for coming up with ideas for the Fire Department, will have its usual meeting tonight at 6:00 p.m. During this meeting, the directors will review cost projections for preferred service level model

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GOSPEL EXTRAVAGANZA IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

A Gospel Extravaganza in Twentynine Palms will benefit local food pantries and family development programs. The event will be held at Palm Baptist Church, 4973 Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms, Saturday, September 14, from 5 to 9 p.m. The extravaganza will feature praise dancers, teams, choirs, and prayers. Raffle tickets

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TAY CENTER CAR WASH IN YUCCA VALLEY FRIDAY

Support Pacific Clinics’ non-profit Yucca Valley Transitional Age Youth Center by getting your car washed at Applebee’s parking lot Friday, September 13, between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Proceeds from the car wash will support the center’s programs. Pacific Clinics’ Yucca Valley Tay Center offers a variety of services for

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD IN CLOSED AND OPEN SESSION TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board will meet in a closed and open session tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda…

Following a 1:30 p.m. closed session meeting, the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will convene in open session at 3 p.m. tomorrow. On the action agenda, trustees will likely

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FOUNDATION PARKING LOT SALE SATURDAY

Copper Mountain College Foundation is hosting a parking lot sale on Saturday, September 14, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Bell Center parking lot at Copper Mountain College in Joshua Tree. Vendors are welcome for a $5 donation to the Christine Proudfoot Student Activity Center. No advanced registration

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IT’S RUBBER DUCKY TIME

It is Rubber Ducky time again! Come help the Center for Healthy Generations’ celebrate their new beginning with an old but very popular event. This year our auctioneer will again be Jack Pope and our Master of Ceremonies is our Congressman, Paul Cook. We have many goodies for our silent

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL, PART 1, PROJECT PHOENIX

The Twentynine Palms City Council covered a wide range of topics in its meeting last night. Dan Stork broke his report into three parts. Today: Status of Project Phoenix bonds and storm damage…

Bond status: The Twentynine Palms City Council began its meeting with a presentation on the status of

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER CEO/ADMINSTARTOR TO TALK ABOUT AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act begins October 1 with coverage to begin January 1, 2014. For the thousands of Morongo Basin residents who are uninsured or under-insured, Obamacare will offer expanded access to health insurance and health care benefits. Find out what the new law

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TO START PROCESS TO PUT TAX ON 2014 BALLOT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board met last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz said they are eyeing a new tax on the 2014 ballot…

Last night at Hi-Desert Medical Center the Board of Directors voted to begin the process to place a tax initiative on the November 2014 ballot. Far from a

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