7TH ANNUAL “TASTE OF MORONGO” THIS SATURDAY NIGHT

The 7th annual “Taste of Morongo” will be this Saturday evening. Reporter Taylor Thacker gets out her utensils… Joshua Tree Rotary Club presents the 7th Annual Taste of Morongo on Saturday, September 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. This event takes place at the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting Wednesday, September 10, are correspondence from the Local Agency Formation Commission and an audit from the county treasurer/tax collector, and airport use and aircraft tie-down agreements. Under new business, the directors will discuss

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TWENTYNINE PALMS OLD SCHOOL HOUSE LECTURE FRIDAY NIGHT

The Old Schoolhouse Museum Friday Night lecture series continues this week. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says you can even dine with the guest before the lecture… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will be continuing its Friday Lecture Series on September 12th with “Harlem Rides the Range”. The guest speaker will be

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CUB SCOUT PACK 903 OF YUCCA VALLEY RECRUITING NIGHT SATURDAY

Cub Scout Pack 903 in Yucca Valley is holding their annual recruitment night this Saturday September 13, at the Yucca Valley Senior center. Cub Scouts is a non-profit organization whose goal is to guide boys from 1st through 5th grade into smart, thoughtful young teens and then ultimately into responsible

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IRS PHONE SCAM TARGETING LOCAL RESIDENTS

Con men are posing as the IRS in the latest phone scam victimizing local residents. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you what to be careful of… The scammers are still trying to separate you from your money. Last week, another Morongo Basin resident received a phone call from a man

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BROWN BAG LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum continues its Brown Bag Lunch lecture series on Thursday, September 11, with a lecture on gold, presented by Dee Trent. Trent will talk about the deepest and oldest gold mines in California, as well as well as what types of rocks contain gold and silver, and

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HIGH HOLY DAYS SERVICES IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Rosh Hashanah—the Jewish New Year—falls this year in the fourth week of September. Reporter Dan Stork urges Jewish residents of the Morongo Basin to reserve their places at the High Holy Day services offered by the Jewish Federation…

Religious services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and for Yom

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL BACK-TO-SCHOOL-NIGHT TONIGHT

Yucca Valley High School has moved Back-to-School Night to tonight, Wednesday, September 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The activities will begin at 6:00 in the gymnasium, and classroom visitations will take place from 6:30 to 8:00. Please come and meet the teachers and staff and visit our new

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FORMER TWENTYNINE PALMS MAYOR, COUNTY OFFICIAL, HURT IN PLANE CRASH

A former Twentynine Palms Mayor and San Bernardino County official has been badly injured in a freak plane crash in San Diego County. Jim Bagley is at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido with fractured vertebrae and for pain management. Bagley told Z107.7 News he was working as a tow pilot

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

A statue unveiling, Redevelopment Agency fallout, City Manager evaluation, and a request for fee waivers all figure on the Twentynine Palms City Council agenda for tonight. Reporter Dan Stork has the order of events… The Twentynine Palms City Council will gather at 5 p.m. at Theatre 29 on Sullivan Road,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RESIDENTS ARRESTED FOR CHILD CRUELTY

A Twentynine Palms mother and her roommate were arrested Saturday morning for investigation of child cruelty. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman, identified as Jennifer Landers, 28, brought her 2-year-old son to her parents’ home in Pioneertown Saturday morning. The boy’s grandparent noticed that the toddler had large bruises

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MORONGO BASIN MAC REQUESTS EXTENSION FOR ALTA MIRA PROJECT COMMENTS

Developers are eyeing San Bernardino County for large-scale solar projects that will scrape the desert bare and place huge transmission towers across the desert wilderness. At last night’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council, the MAC passed a resolution asking the County Board of Supervisors to establish guidelines

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The Joshua Tree Clean Team is a group of volunteers that for the last eight years have been consistently cleaning up well traveled areas of Joshua Tree on the second, fourth, and fifth Wednesday of the month. The next regular clean-up for the Joshua Tree Clean Team will be tomorrow,

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board will meet tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker checks the agenda…

The Hi-Desert Medical Center will have their regular meeting on Tuesday, September 9, starting at 6:00 p.m. During this meeting, the Board will consider amending the conflict of interest code on the medical center, have a

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ENERGY USE KUDOS FOR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Copper Mountain College was one of the colleges selected by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors as a winner of the annual Energy and Sustainability Awards competition. The awards are presented to community colleges or districts that promote energy efficiency and sustainability on their campuses. Over 300 community college

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LOCAL REALTORS PLAN 21ST ANNUAL CASINO NGHT

The 21st Annual Casino Night, sponsored by the Desert Communities Association of Realtors, will be held September 20, starting at 6 p.m., at the Helen Gray Education Center at the hospital in Joshua Tree. Tickets are $30 and include $200 in gambling chips, and a buffet dinner. Proceeds from Casino

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION TO DISCUSS ADULT BUSINESSES TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will look at the rules for adult-oriented businesses tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda…

At tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Planning Commission, the commissioners will discuss the Town’s ordinance regarding adult-oriented business, and provide direction to staff. The Commission will then hold

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM WEDNESDAY LECTURE ON PIONEER BILL KEYS

Pioneer William Keys will be the subject of the Wednesday Lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation…

Join Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture series on September 10 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. The topic

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, is a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, will hold its meeting at the Helen Gray Education Center located on the campus of

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OPEN HOUSE AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT, YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Back to School night will be held at both Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley High Schools this week.

For Twentynine Palms the event is tonight. Parents/guardians and students are asked to meet in the multi-purpose room at 6:00. After a short presentation they are invited to go to individual classrooms

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