THREE PEOPLE INJURED IN JOSHUA TREE CRASH SUNDAY NIGHT

Three people were injured, two critically, during a roll-over crash in Joshua Tree Sunday night. According to the California Highway Patrol, an 80-year-old man from Twentynine Palms, who was not identified, was driving a 2007 Ford F150 pickup truck eastbound on Highway 62, just east of Juniper Road in Joshua

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MEASURE Y WOULD AFFILIATE HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER WITH TENET HEALTHCARE

You will be seeing and hearing a lot about Measure Y in the next few weeks. Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains what the measures is and what your vote means…

The fate of Morongo Basin’s only acute-care hospital and affiliated facilities is about to be decided in a special mail-ballot election.

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VETERAN’S DISABILITY CLINIC PLANNED FOR THIS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Veterans’ Disability Clinic will hold a free clinic May 23 to help veterans complete and submit disability claims to the Veterans’ Administration. The clinic will be held from 10 to 4 at the Hi-Desert Medical Center’s Helen Gray Education Center. Veterans can also receive help for claims

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FREE LECTURE ON HIP HEALTH TOMORROW

Learn more about the care and maintenance of your hips. A free lecture will be given tomorrow at Hi-Desert Medical Center. Reporter Taylor Thacker reminds you to sign up ahead of time…

The Hi-Desert Medical Center’s community health education program presents “Be Hip About Hip Health,” on Tuesday, May 19,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARY CLUB COLLECTING E-WASTE

Do you have an old TV or computer and are wondering how to dispose of those items? The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club is accepting electronic waste on an ongoing basis at Cardinal Van and storage in Twentynine Palms, located at 73873 Calle Todd Road Monday through Friday between 9 a.m.

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HUMANE SOCIETY SHELTER REDUCING ADOPTION FEES FOR MAY

The Morongo Basin Humane Society shelter in Joshua Tree is celebrating Shelter Pet Month by reducing their adoption fees. Reporter Diana Medley tells you how to adopt your next forever friend…

The Morongo Basin Humane Society will celebrate Shelter Pet Month by lowering adoption prices through May on all dogs

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MANE STREET STAMPEDE WILD WEST SHOW LOOKING FOR PERFORMERS

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show of Pioneertown, is looking for a few good volunteer ladies and gentlemen actors to perform with them through October from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Pioneertown. They are an all-volunteer, family-oriented, professional gunfight reenactment group, dedicated to family values. Proceeds from the

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INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED YUCCA MESA MUSICIAN GOING ON U.K. TOUR

Derwood Andrews of Yucca Mesa has been playing guitar for more than 45 years, and has played in several influential bands, including Generation X, Westworld, Moondogg, and Speed Twin. In 1998, Andrews left England for the United States. After a few years in Arizona and Los Angeles, he moved to

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan baseball team traveled to Shadow Hills Friday to play their last league game. Coach Brian Schoenborn said the Knights put up three runs in the first inning. The Trojans managed one run in the third inning, with sacrifice bunts by junior Dovian Delgado and

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BEE AWARE IN THE DESERT

As the weather warm, the desert and its creatures begin to change as they prepare for the summer heat. Joshua Tree National park Ranger Pam Tripp has tips on avoiding some of the more bothersome…

As the temperature rises and natural water sources dry up, many desert animals suffer from

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NAVY AND MARINES ANNOUNCE NEW WOMEN-ORIENTED CAMPAIGN

Fair fitness standards, less online training, more educational opportunities and a better balance of work and family life. Those hot-button issues for sailors and Marines are now at the forefront of a new campaign by the Navy’s top civilian to boost quality of life and recruit more women into the

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LOCAL AUTHOR BOOK SIGNING AT 29 PALMS INN

Two local authors showcase their latest works today. Reporter Diana Medley tells about the signing…

The 29 Palms Inn will hold a book signing for two authors today. Mari Collier of Twentynine Palms and Carmen Mendoza, a graduate of Twentynine Palms High School who currently lives in Fort Collins, Colorado,

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LOCAL REPUBLICANS MEET MONDAY

The Morongo Basin Republicans will meet Monday, May 18, at 9:30 AM at the Evangelical Free Church, 6804 Mohawk Trail, Yucca Valley. Light Refreshments will be served. Guest speakers are Superintendent of Morongo Unified School District, Tom Baumgarten, Hi Desert Water District Director Sarann Graham, Twentynine Palms City Manager Frank

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FOOD DISTRIBUTIONS MONDAY

The third Monday of May is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday,

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SATURN’S ON VIEW AT SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, May 16. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:45 p.m. and end about 1:30 a.m. Saturn is as bright as it will be year and five or six of its moons will be visible. Bring water,

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YVHS BAND IN JAZZ CONCERT

It’s an evening of jazz at the Yucca Valley High School Saturday, May 16. The high school band will play different types of jazz music in the multi-purpose room. The event includes a dinner of pulled pork or chicken sandwiches. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; dinner and the concert start

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HI-DESERT CHORUS SPRING CONCERTS

The Hi-Desert Chorus will holds its two spring concerts this weekend – May 16 and 17 in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. The doors open at 2, with the concert starting at 2:30. Directed by Jeff Lantz, the concert will feature old favorites, as well as

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JUVENILE ARRESTED FOR CAR THEFT

A juvenile was arrested Thursday, accused of stealing a car twice for joy rides. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor in the 8100 block of Cholla Avenue in Yucca Valley called deputies about 12:40 Thursday afternoon to report seeing a boy, about 14 or 15 years old, riding a

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ROLLOVER ACCIDENT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A man suffered minor injuries after he rolled his car in Twentynine Palms Thursday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 9:30 a.m., the unidentified man was driving westbound on Highway 62 about 55 to 60 miles per hour near Indian Cove. The report states the man saw a bag

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DESSERT SOIREE

The sweetest event in the desert, the 13th Annual Dessert Soiree, is tonight, with fabulous food, wine, and auctions. The highlight of the tonight’s evening will be the popular $1,000 Deal or No Deal game, will be expanded to include an auction of four of the

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