STILL NO TOWN MANAGER AFTER LAST NIGHT YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

The Town of Yucca Valley still has no Manager, Managing Editor Tami Roleff waited for the results of last night’s 1 ½-hour meeting and two-hour closed session meeting and files this report…

The Yucca Valley Town Council and members of the Town’s Park and Receation Commission gather at Paradise

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS CITY OFFICIAL ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND JOSHUA TREE WARRANT

Desert Hot Springs Planning Commissioner Dean Gray, 62, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic assault and on a warrant out of Joshua Tree that accused him of driving on a suspended license, according to Desert Hot Springs police. Gray was detained at Correctional Facility in Banning, according to

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TRAFFIC STOP RESULTS IN TWO ARRESTS

A traffic stop for expired license plate tags resulted in the arrest of two men Monday. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Mojave Avenue and 29 Palms Highway about 2:45 Monday for having expired tags. The driver, Daniel Weber, 33, was arrested

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SCHOOL BOARD HEARS MATH OVERHAUL, LABOR NEGOTIATION PROGRESS

An overhaul of the math program, community service at Black Rock High School, and labor negotiation progress were on the floor at the regular meeting of the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education. Reporter Dan Stork was there and hits the high points…

A tag team of administrators, curriculum

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD APPOINTS JOE SULLIVAN TO EMPTY BOARD SEAT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors voted Tuesday to appoint Joseph Sullivan to fill the board vacancy left when Paul Hoffman resigned in January. Sullivan is retired from the Morongo Unified School District, where he was Director of Facilities, Planning, and Risk Management, a post he held for 15

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2014 BOYS STATE REPRESENTATIVES NAMED

The Joshua Tree American Legion Post 761 recently announced that seven area juniors have been named as the 2014 Boys’ State delegates. Delegates from Twentynine Palms High School are Jared Burks, Dylan Martinez and Francisco Romo, with Vincent Thomas as an alternate. From Joshua Springs Christian School is Eddie Costello,

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more…

Tonight in Marengo Valley, the regular meeting of the Community Services District kicks off at 7 p.m. It is to be the first for Donna Munoz in her new position as the District’s General Manager. Among

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MOTORCYCLE RUN SATURDAY TO BENEFIT HOMELESS VETERANS

Vets Cruzin’ for a Cause will hold its first Poker Run fundraiser for homeless veterans this Saturday, March 22. All are welcome. Start time is 7 a.m. at the Change for Vets Thrift Store, 5758 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms. The poker run will make three stops in Joshua Tree

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DRUM CIRCLE TOMORROW TO CELEBRATE BEGINNING OF SPRING

The Joshua Tree Retreat Center’s open Community Drum Circle for March celebrates the beginning of spring tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. in the sanctuary. Well-known Marengo Basin percussionist Sam Sloneker will facilitate the gathering. Participants are encouraged to bring drums, shakers, tambourines, etc.; a number of instruments will also

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SKY’S THE LIMIT EVENING WITH THE COSMOS SATURDAY NIGHT

The Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold “An Evening with the Cosmos” this Saturday night. Reporter Taylor Thacker gets out her telescope…

The public is invited for an evening with the cosmos on Saturday, March 22 starting at 7 p.m. at Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature

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DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN MONTHLY DINNER TONIGHT

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church has changed the date of its monthly dinner and family game night. The new date is now the third Wednesday of the month, and will start at 6 p.m. March 19. The church is located at 56750 Mountain View Trail in Yucca Valley. For more information,

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL ROCK-OFF SATURDAY NIGHT

Join the Yucca Valley High School staff and students for a night of fun at the annual Rock Off, Saturday, March 22, 7 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Yucca Valley High School. Performances will include lip singing to the Bangles, Beatles, David Bowie, and the Supremes just to name

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT MEETS TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District will meet tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz said the District will question a proposed solar project…

At tonight’s regular board meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District directors will consider a letter to the County’s Land Use Services department to register a “Standing Objection” to the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat Golf Team is 0-3 in preseason play. The ’Cats traveled to Apple Valley and Maywood Palm Valley last week and lost both matches. On Monday, the ’Cats hosted Apple Valley and suffered their first home loss. Coach Grant Whipple said the ’Cats played hard

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25 ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY WARRANT SWEEP

About 25 people were arrested in Yucca Valley Sunday during an arrest warrant sweep. Some of the people arrested and booked at the Morongo Basin Jail during the 10-hour operation were: Jackie Singer, 57, on a misdemeanor traffic warrant, with his bail set at $50,000; Stoney Thomas, 27, on a

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MORE ON FELONY CHILD ENDAGERMENT INVESTIGATION

The Sheriff’s Department has released more information about a Yucca Valley woman who was arrested last week, accused of child endangerment. Jacqueline Noonan, 40, who is on probation for a prior narcotics conviction, was sitting in her car in the 7300 block of Dumosa Avenue about 3 p.m. Thursday with

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TO CONSIDER APPOINTING EMPLOYEE AS TOWN MANAGER

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in regular session and may decide to promote an existing employee to Town Manager. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has a closer look…

Among the items on the consent agenda at tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the Council will be asked

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NEW SHERIFF’S CAPTAIN A FAMILIAR FACE, MORE SHERIFF MOVES MADE

A familiar face will be coming back to the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station. Captain Dale Mondary will take over as commander for the Morongo Basin Sheriff Station effective April 19, As station commander, Mondary will also serve as the Chief of Police for the Town of Yucca Valley and City

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SCHOOL BOARD TAKES UP SOLAR ENERGY AND MATH

Solar energy possibilities and integrated mathematics; Reporter Dan Stork invites you to come and be educated along with the Board of Education of the Morongo Unified School District…

Following a closed session 5:30 pm to deal with pupil personnel and employee bargaining issues, the Board of Education of the Marengo

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COUNTY OFFERING VETERANS SERVICES LOCALLY

The County Veterans Affairs Office in San Bernardino sends a service representative to the Morongo Basin two days a week. Misty Taylor is at the County Building, 56357 Pima Trail, in Yucca Valley every Tuesday from 9 to 3. Taylor visits Twentynine Palms on Wednesdays. She is at 73629 Sun

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