CMC FOUNDATION TO RAFFLE OFF NEW HARLEY DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE

A brand new 2013 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail motorcycle will be raffled off, with the proceeds going to the newly named, but still-not-built, Christine Proudfoot Student Activity Center at Copper Mountain College. The Rotary Clubs of Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms, and Yucca Valley have launched a campaign by selling raffle tickets

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WHAT IS CALLED A “MIRACLE” BRINGS A JOSHUA TREE WOMAN HOME

Doctors, nurses, caregivers, and family all say it’s a miracle. A Joshua Tree woman who’s been on hospice care for most of the year, and wasn’t expected to live, is going home today. Managing editor Tami Roleff met with Julie Cassle yesterday, who talked about her struggle with liver failure,

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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

The Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will meet Monday, October 7, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30; the meeting begins promptly at 1 p.m. The afternoon will begin with a live auction of hand-made, finished and unfinished quilts, and other miscellaneous quilting items.

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JOSHUA TREE VFW OFFERING A BUSY KITCHEN

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a fish and shrimp dinner, tonight from 4:30 to 6:30. Sunday breakfast is chicken fried steak from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

DESERT STORM FOOTBALL HAS A GAME TOMMOROW

The Hi-Desert Storm Youth Football league continues their season with a game tonight. ROB Broadcast Student Malachi Palms says come see some great young athletes… Twentynine Palms High Desert Storm Football program is a non-profit organization founded in 1999. Their focus is on teaching kids the basics of hard work,

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WINS FOR BOTH YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TEAMS

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan varsity girls’ volleyball team beat Desert Mirage last night at Trojan gym. Highlights of the match Chelsea LeBoutillier, 17 kills, 20 for 20 serves; Ashley Priest, 13 kills; Chelsea Mondary, 31 assists; Cassidy Sterling, 16 for 16 serves, Sarah Jennings, 17 for 17

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TOMORROW’S HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team will host the Rosamond High School Road Runners at home. The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat football team will travel away to Cathedral City. Kick off for both games is at 7 p.m.

TWO ARRESTED AFTER HIGH SPEED MOTORCYCLE PURSUIT AND CRASH

Two Twentynine Palms residents were arrested Wednesday morning following a high-speed chase on Highway 62 and through Yucca Valley neighborhoods at speeds of up to 120 miles per hour. According to CHP and Sheriff reports, shortly before 7 a.m. yesterday, Jason Yoho, 31, was riding a Suzuki GSXR 750 motorcycle

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PART 2: COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP ALLOCATIONS

The Yucca Valley Town Council met in regular session. Managing Editor Tami Roleff broke her report into two parts, yesterday mandatory spay and neuter for pit bull dogs; today in part 2, community partnerships…

Yucca Valley Mayor Merl Abel cuts the ribbon officially opening the new playground equipment at

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LOW-COST RABIES CLINIC IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

The City of Twentynine Palms Palms-N-Paws Animal Shelter will be conducting a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs this Saturday, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the shelter, at 7086 Bullion Road, one block south of Sullivan Road, in Twentynine Palms. The cost is $6 per vaccination (cash

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SCHOOL DISTRICT WEIGHS PROS AND CONS OF SOLAR ENERGY

Solar-generated electricity is good thing, right? Maybe not for the local school district, says Morongo Unified staff. Dan Stork reviews some considerations… The prospects for substantial solar energy usage by the Morongo Unified School District are less than rosy, but conservation measures are a promising way to save on electricity

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA MEEETING IN JOSHUA TREE SATURDAY

The latest developments in medical marijuana and marijuana legalization issues will be the topic at the Marijuana Anti-Prohibition Project’s meeting Saturday, October 5. The meeting starts at 2:30 at the Red Arrow Art Gallery, 61597 29 Palms Highway in Joshua Tree. The meeting is free and the public is invited

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SHERIFF’S DESERT RUN KICKS OFF TOMORROW IN JOHNSON VALLEY

The Annual “Desert Run” benefiting our local Sheriff’s Search and Rescue starts tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says fire up your off-road vehicles and come play… Morongo Basin Search and Rescue’s Desert Run Fundraiser kicks off tomorrow, Friday, October 4, at 4 p.m. at the Means Dry Lake at the Johnson

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TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITOR’S CENTER RECEPTION TONIGHT

A reception will be held tonight, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. for the autumn Art in Public Places exhibition titled “Recollections: The 20th Century in the Morongo Basin.” The reception will be held in the gallery at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce downtown Twentynine Palms. The

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GLASS OUTHOUSE GALLERY RECEPTION SATURDAY

The Glass Outhouse Gallery is hosting an opening reception Saturday for an exhibit of contemporary quilts of Diane Mooradian. The reception will feature food and music from 5 to 9 p.m. The quilt exhibit will run October 5 through 27; the Glass Outhouse will be open both weekends of the

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HWY 62 ARTS TOURS COLLECTIVE SHOW RECEPTION TOMORROW

The collective exhibit for the 2013 Hwy. 62 Art Tours is open at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. Reporter Taylor Thacker says an artist’s reception is set for tomorrow … The 12th annual Hwy 62 Art Tours returns to the Morongo Basin to showcase at first in Landers, Yucca Valley,

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FREE GARDENING CLASS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

St. Martin in the Fields Church will host a free gardening class Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon at 72348 Larrea Avenue in Twentynine Palms. Tera Bottorff will teach some basics of composting and desert gardening. There will be a discussion about starting a community garden at St Martin’s. All

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WEED SHOW WORKSHOP NEXT WEEK

If you’d like to create an entry for the traditional Weed Show in Twentynine Palms in November, there’s help available in getting started. Dan Stork describes the Weed Show Workshop… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society is offering a hands-on workshop on October 12 for adults and children to learn how

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL WORKING FOR SUCCESFUL SEASON

The 29 Palms High School Girls Volleyball team is on track for success this season/ ROP Broadcast student and player Tusia Brown says the team is looking good… Twentynine Palms High School volleyball team finished their season last year with a record of 12-7. Returning this year as seniors are

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NO JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Unfortunately, there will be no junior varsity football game as part of this Friday’s Homecoming at Yucca Valley High School. Due to a rash of injuries and a shortage of players, Rosamond High School will not have a JV team available for this week’s game. The undefeated Trojan varsity’s game

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