ROBBERY AT A YUCCA VALLEY STORE SATURDAY NIGHT

A Yucca Valley store was robbed Saturday evening. According to a Sheriff’s report, the robber, identified only as a black male, came into a store in the 56100 block of 29 Palms Highway shortly before 6 p.m. The robber covered his face with a black jacket, then demanded the clerk

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“DEATH CAFÉ” AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FRIDAY

A fascinating look at heath and dying is planned for this week at Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the “Death Café” opens Friday…. The Copper Mountain College course, “Perspectives on Death and Dying” has been enlivened by a guests including coroners, funeral directors, embalmers, florists, musicians, chaplains, counselors,

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REACH OUT TO EXPLAIN SENIOR HEALTH BENEFITS TOMORROW

Are you a “new” senior looking into your Medicare options, or are you interested in looking at other plans from your current one? Reach Out Morongo Basin will host AGA Medicare Options on October 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center, 6539 Adobe Road, Twentynine

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YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION OFFERING TABLE TENNIS

Yucca Valley recreation is offering some fun and good recreation as they offer table tennis classes. ROP Broadcast student Jerrod Edmonds tells you how to sign up… Whether you call it table tennis or ping pong, it is a game enjoyed all over the world! Develop skills, enjoy the friendly

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GOES TO 7-0

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team moved to a perfect 7-0 as they beat Desert Mirage 60-16 Friday night. Sixty points are the most points scored by a Trojan team since 2005. Coach Tim Cannavo said both Josh Tierney and Rene Gamboa led the defense with 10 tackles

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL LOSES ON FINAL DRIVE

The Twentynine Palms Varsity Wildcats played an outstanding game, but eventually fell in the final minutes to visiting Shadow Hills 21-14. The Wildcats defense played one of their best games early as they tallied four quarterback sacks on the game. Senior tackle David Falefitu had two sacks, and junior Dylan

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ volleyball team travels away to play the Desert Mirage Rams in Thermal. The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycat volleyball and tennis teams travel away to play the Big Bear Bears. Tennis starts at 3:15; volleyball at 4:30. The Joshua

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UKELELE GROUP FORMED AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

Students at Twentynine Palms High School are having fun with their ukuleles and the school’s recording studio, ROP Broadcast Student Nathaniel Thomas explains… A group of students at Twentynine Palms High School have been using the school’s state-of-the-art recording studio to record their personal music. On ukulele, we have Violeti

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MORONGO BASIN SPECIAL OLYMPIC PLACE WELL IN BOWLING TOURNAMENT

On Saturday, October 19, Morongo Basin Special Olympics Green Mojaves traveled to Moreno Valley for their Regional Bowling Tournament. Twenty athletes represented their community by bringing home six gold medals, seven silvers, four bronzes and three fourth-place medals. A few of the gold medalists were Tyler Brayley, James Neal—and winning

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KEYS RANCH TOURS

With the reopening of Joshua Tree National Park, Keys Ranch tours are back on. Ranger Pam Tripp tells how to join the tour…

 

Joshua Tree National Park is pleased to announce our Keys Ranch tours for the 2013 through 2014 season. Beginning October 4, tours of the historic ranch

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FOOD BANK DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, October 21st. The locations and times are:

The Church of the Lighted Cross, at 11518 Elbow Lane in MorongoValley, from 8 to 10 Belfield Hall, on Reche Road in Landers, 8:30

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GUITAR LESSONS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Whether you hope to play with a group, or just want to relax with music that pleases you, a guitar is so satisfying. ROP Broadcasting student Justin Vreeken tells where you can get started…

Yucca Valley Recreation Center is offering beginning guitar lessons. This 6 Week class will give you

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YUCCA VALLEY YOUTH COMMISSION MEETS MONDAY

The Yucca Valley Youth Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Ocotillo Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Among the items on the agenda, the commissioners will discuss Halloween activities, including the candy scramble, dance, and Spooktacular, set for October 25 and 26.

CMC FOUNDATION DINNER AND QUILT RAFFLE

An annual dinner is part of the Copper Mountain College Foundation’s fundraising program. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells about the success of this year’s dinner…

At its annual fall dinner earlier this month, the Copper Mountain College Foundation hosted 85 supporters and keynote speaker Chief Glenna Wallace of the Eastern Shawnee

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports Tuesday, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ volleyball team travels away to play the Desert Mirage Rams in Thermal. The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycat volleyball and tennis teams travel away to play the Big Bear Bears. Tennis starts at 3:15; volleyball at 4:30.

The Joshua

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NEW CFO AT HIGH DESERT WATER DISTRICT

Hi-Desert Water District has named Rochelle Clayton as Chief Financial Officer. Clayton most recently was the Finance Director at the City of La Habra Heights. She also served in the accounting department for the County of San Bernardino for 15 years. Clayton holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business

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HWY. 62 ART TOURS EVENTS

The Hwy 62 Art Tours happens the last two weekends in October when some 8,000 visitors are expected to visit the Basin for self-guided tours of more than 200 sites. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us about some of the many sponsored events happening in conjunction with this year’s Art

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TEEN GOLF CLINIC

The Road Runner Dunes Golf Course in Twentynine Palms is sponsoring a free golf clinic Sunday, October 20. The clinic will introduce junior and senior high students to golf. Interested students who have not yet signed up in school’s ASB office, should call the golf course at 760-367-5770 to reserve

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY WINE AND CHEESE TONIGHT

The Homestead Valley Community Council will hold its annual Wine and Cheese Party, Saturday, evening, October 19, in Flamingo Heights. Doug Anderson will supply the music. Heavy hors d’ouevres, along with wine and cheese, will be available. Tickets are $10. The event begins at 5 p.m. at the Flamingo Heights

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan and the county’s solar moratorium will be among the topics discussed at Monday’s meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council. Omar Castro, field representative for County Supervisor Janice Rutherford, is planning to attend the meeting. The meeting will be held 5 p.m. Monday, October

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