HEAT IS ON, WATCH YOUR DOGS ON HOT PAVEMENT

Most people are aware that they shouldn’t leave their dogs in cars during hot weather. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has this reminder about another danger for dogs in the heat…

If it’s too hot for you to walk barefoot on pavement—and it’s been plenty hot recently—then it’s too hot for

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, June 2, at Jack in the Box in Yucca Valley from 10-2. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be The Match bone

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SUMMER CLOSURES START TODAY IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Summer is the slow season at Joshua Tree National Park, and several campgrounds in the park will close today (June 1). Ryan campground will close at the access road. Partial closures include the east side of Black Rock campground will close (the west side will remain open); the “B” loop

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KUDOS FOR THE BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency—the water supplier for the Landers area—recently received recognition from the state. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the kudos…

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency was recently honored at the Association of California Water Agencies Spring Conference in Sacramento. The Agency received the prestigious Clair A. Hill Water

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PIONEER WOMEN SCULPTURE COMMISSIONED BY CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

The City of Twentynine Palms Public Arts Advisory Committee has approved the commissioning of Ricardo Breceda to create a sculpture of pioneer women to be placed on National Park Drive. Breceda is the same artist whose metal sculptures dot that median already. There will be a 10-day period for the

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BASIN-WIDE FOUNDATION BREAKFAST FEATURES 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

This Thursday’s Basin Wide Foundation breakfast meeting will feature the 29 Palms Art Galley. The breakfast meeting—sponsored by Copper Mountain College—will be Thursday, June 4, at the Helen Gray Center on the Hi-Desert Medical Center campus on White Feather Road in Joshua Tree. The meeting starts at 7:00 a.m. For

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SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM OFFERED AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery is offering a summer youth program for June. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has details and how to register…

As a part of the 29 Palms Art Gallery Summer Youth Program, the gallery is offering a sketchbook camp in the month of June. This program is open

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OFFERS SUMMER PROGRAM

The Boys and Girls Club of the High Desert has released details about its summer program. The club offers recreational activities, sports, movies, arts and crafts, cooking classes, reading programs, and water games for children ages 5 to 18. In addition, the club will offer a teen Community Emergency Response

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YUCCA VALLEY ADULT SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUES FORMING

Get your teams ready for the upcoming adult slow-pitch softball season in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up…

Gather your family, friends or co-workers and enter your team for the adult slow pitch softball summer session, organized by the town of Yucca Valley. The maximum

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DOG LICENSING AND PET VACCINATIONS IN YUCCA VALLEY THURSDAY

The Town of Yucca Valley will host a dog licensing and pet vaccination clinic on Thursday, June 4, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Community Center courtyard. The clinic is offered to all Yucca Valley and San Bernardino County residents. Low-cost rabies vaccinations will be available for $6

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TWO STATE AWARDS FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Twentynine Palms Junior High School is the recipient of two recent state awards. Reporter Dan Stork tells how the recognition was earned…

On May 22, Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, presented a four-member team from Twentynine Palms Junior High School with two prestigious awards. Twentynine Palms Junior High

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BATS

It flies in the National Park, but it’s not a bird or an insect. Ranger Pam Tripp tells where the bats are, and how to act around them…

When visiting Joshua Tree National Park during the warmer months, keep an eye out for the only flying mammal in the world

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MEDITATION CLASSES AT DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will offer a free introductory class on mindfulness meditation on Saturday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m. In addition, a four-class introductory series will be offered beginning Monday, June 8, at 9:30 a.m. The classes will be led by Janice Pask, who also offers continuing classes through

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DON’T WALK DOGS ON HOT PAVEMENT

Most people are aware that they shouldn’t leave their dogs in cars during hot weather. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has this reminder about another danger for dogs in the heat…

If it’s too hot for you to walk barefoot on pavement—and it’s been plenty hot recently—then it’s too hot for

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARY TAKES JUNK VEHICLES

If you have an old junk vehicle and want to get rid of it, the Twentynine Palms Rotary Club will tow it away for you at no charge. Vehicles do not need to be operational, but easy access is required. All proceeds from the sale of junked vehicles will be

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YUCCA VALLEY SWIM LESSONS

The weather is hot and it’s time to get in the pool. You can’t swim? ROP broadcasting student Cortni Rahn tells how to fix that…

Yucca Valley Recreation is holding swim lessons. Registration opens Monday, June 8, beginning at noon. You can register online at www.yucca-valley.org or in person at

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TENNIS FOR ADULTS

The Morongo Basin Tennis Association has announced the start of a new tennis program for adults. Adult drop-in tennis will start Friday night, starting June 5, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Jacobs Park in Yucca Valley. No pre-registration is required; just show up with a can of tennis balls.

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB SUMMER PROGRAMS

The Boys and Girls Club of the High Desert has released details about its summer program. The club offers recreational activities, sports, movies, arts and crafts, cooking classes, reading programs, and water games for children ages 5 to 18. In addition, the club will offer a teen Community Emergency Response

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CACTUS SEWABLES MEET MONDAY

The general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place on June 1, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Hwy. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Program for the afternoon will be a fun

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DONNA MUNOZ ANNOUNCES RUN FOR COUNTY SUPERVISOR

In a stunning, live announcement on Friday’s Z107.7 Up Close Show long-time community activist and civic leader Donna Munoz told host Gary Daigneault she aims to win the County Board of Supervisor’s 3rd District seat currently held by James Ramos in the November 2016 election. Reporter Mike Lipsitz spoke to

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