YUCCA VALLEY JUVENILES ARRESTED FOR VANDALIZING CARS

Two Yucca Valley juveniles were arrested Saturday night, accused of vandalizing vehicles. According to a Sheriff’s report, shortly before 10:30 p.m., a resident in the 7500 block of Fox Trail heard his car alarm go off and saw two suspects get out of his car and run off. After an

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WE REVIEW “URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL” AT THEATRE 29

Urinetown the Musical is about a time in the not-too-distant future during a 20-year-drought. In order to conserve water, private toilets are banned, and everyone must pay to use the public amenities. The Urine Good Company runs the public toilets with an iron fist; anyone caught relieving themselves anywhere else

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY MUSIC CONTEST WINNERS

The Yucca Valley Rotary Club held its annual music competition Saturday, February 28, and selected its top three winners to advance to the regional competition. The annual competition is open to all high school students who perform one or two songs by singing or playing an instrument. This year, nine

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COMBINED MUSIC CONCERT AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Chapter two of a two-part combined music concert involving both Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley High schools takes place this Thursday night. To get all the details, reporter Rebecca Havely interviewed Yucca Valley High Music Director Bill Barrett… Last week Twentynine Palms High hosted a combined music concert. This week

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A BIG WIN FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS

Twentynine Palms High School Boys varsity tennis defeated Coachella Valley High School, 10 to 8, yesterday. Coach Bill Shay said Jarod Burks led the Wildcats in single play by sweeping all three sets, and John Lanza won two out of three sets. In doubles action, the Wildcats were led by

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A TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN HAS DIED FROM A FEBRUARY 18 CRASH

The elderly Twentynine Palms man who made a U-turn on Adobe Road causing a crash February 18 has died. Lewis Roller, 91, passed away Sunday at a skilled nursing facility in Palms Springs. Roller was driving a 2000 silver Suzuki north on Adobe Road about 4:30 p.m. when he made

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TO SET DATE FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA VOTE

The Yucca valley Town Council meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the council will set a date to vote on an ordinance legalizing medical marijuana negotiated after a successful citizen’s initiative effort forced their hand… After being introduced to new firefighters working for the town and hearing an update

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN HELD AFTER TAKING ANOTHER MAN’S WALKER

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested for robbery after he stole another man’s walker. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, the victim, who lives in the 6500 block of Yucca Avenue in Twentynine Palms, called police just after noon Friday to report that a man he identified as Clark Cravey,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT BREAKING INTO HOME

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested at gunpoint Sunday afternoon after a woman said he tried to break into her home. According to a Sheriff’s report, Anthony Pitts, 33, and his brother Joshua Pitts, 25, went to a home in the 6700 block of Sage Avenue in Twentynine Palms about

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SCHOOL BOARD MEETS IN TWO SESSIONS TODAY AND TONIGHT

A long Morongo Unified School District Board of Education meeting tonight deals mainly with tuning board policies. Reporter Dan Stork lists the affected policies, and the other items on the agenda… The March 3 meeting of the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education gets off to an early start

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JOSHUA TREE MAN HELD AFTER MACHETE ATTACK

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Friday, accused of attacking another man with a machete. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matthew Yost, three men lived in separate residences on the same property in the 66500 block of Daisy Lane in Joshua Tree and were arguing. About 3 a.m., Matthew Snedeker, 46,

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MARINE ACCUSED OF FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Marine was arrested Friday morning, accused of beating up his wife. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, Michael Carradine, 28, a sergeant with Communications and Electronics School Headquarters Company, was arguing with his wife in the 8000 block of Sandhill in Twentynine Palms about 11:30 when the argument turned

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY PLANNING FIELD TRIP TO GOFFS

The nearby little town of Goffs, east of Amboy, has a fascinating history. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you on a field trip to find out more… The Morongo Basin Historical Society will host an all-day field trip to historic town of Goffs. On March 14, participants will experience the town

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DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS CHAPTER MEETS SATURDAY

The DAV Morongo Basin Chapter #60 will hold their next scheduled monthly meeting on March 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Eagles Aerie at 67330 29 Palms Highway in Twentynine Palms. All veterans and their guests are cordially invited to attend.

REMEMBER TO SPRING FORWARD THIS WEEKEND

This reminder, Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour Saturday night before you go to bed as we spring forward into Daylight Saving Time. And with the time change, your local fire stations remind you to change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS WITH 3 AGENDA ITEMS

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission has three topics on its March 3 meeting agenda. Reporter Dan Stork lists them… An addition to the City Development Code of procedures for dealing with the California Environmental Quality Act will be the topic of a public hearing at the meeting of the Twentynine

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JOSHUA SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CIF RUN COMES TO AN END

Joshua Springs Lightning of Yucca Valley ended their season Monday night, losing the CIF Division 6 semifinal contest to Orangewood Academy, 64-41, at home. Spokesman Adam Everhart said the number 4 seed Lightning were underdogs to the number 1 seed Spartans. Tyler Pascale led the team in scoring, like he

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL IN ACTION TOMORROW

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School baseball team will travel away to San Bernardino to play Indian Springs High School. First pitch is at 3:15.

PARISIAN STREET ARTIST ACCUSED OF VANDALIZING JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Vandalism in the form of spray painting on rocks is becoming a scourge in Joshua Tree and other national parks. A well-known international street artist appears to have vandalized Joshua Tree National Park last week. According to the blog Modern Hiker, Andre Saraiva, also known as Mr. Andre, posted a

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COUNTY LISTENING ON RENEWABLE ENERGY THURSDAY

San Bernardino County is revising its General Plan for renewable energy projects in unincorporated areas. Reporter Dan Stork says that the county has scheduled an event to get public input… County Land Use staff will conduct a listening session on plans for the County General Plan renewable energy element on

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