SALVAGE SATURDAY AT MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST

When the Mojave Desert Land Trust cleans up properties it acquires, it also acquires a lot of stuff—some of it very neat, in a desert-y sort of way. Reporter Dan Stork welcomes you to Salvage Saturdays…

The Mojave Desert Land Trust inaugurates “Salvage Saturdays” with a sale of treasures mined

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HIT BROADWAY MUSICAL, “MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD” AT THEATRE 29

The comedic musical, who-done-it, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” continues its run at Theatre 29 this weekend. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how you can help solve the mystery…

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” is the winner of the Tony “Triple Crown”: Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score! A distinguished

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TAY CENTER OFFERS LOCAL SERVICES FOR HOMELESS YOUNG ADULTS

Pacific Clinic’s TAY Center offers young adults a safe and comfortable place to define and accomplish their life goals. Clients can come to the TAY Center to meet their basic needs such as a meal, shower, laundry, enrichment groups, job training, housing referrals, and a place to meet new people.

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

There will be a distribution of surplus food at The Way Station, 61722 Commercial Street in Joshua Tree, from 10 to noon on Friday, June 12.

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DEATH CAFÉ AT YUCCA MESA COMMUNITY CENTER SUNDAY

The Death Café is back. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains that it’s not a dangerous place, but somewhere to go for a lively discussion…

The Transition Joshua Tree Heart and Soul Team invites the public to the Death Café. At Death Cafes, people drink coffee, eat cake, and discuss death.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MOVIES IN THE PARK SERIES OPENS TONIGHT WITH “FROZEN”

The “Summer Movies at Luckie Park” season begins tonight. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a movie with the family underneath the stars. Movies will show Thursday evenings beginning tonight, at approximately 8:30 p.m. Tonight the kids favorite, Disney’s “Big Hero 6”, will be shown on the outdoor

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JOSHUA TREE ART GALLERY SHOW HIGHLIGHTS CLIMATE CHANGE

The second Saturday of the month is the time for Joshua Tree Art Crawl. Reporter Dan Stork says a local gallery is coupling it with an environmental presentation…

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will be sponsoring a presentation on climate change in Joshua Tree. It will take place at the

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YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER SOFTBALL LEAGUES REGISTRATION EXTENDED

Summer adult slow pitch softball registration has been extended in Yucca Valley. Four adult slow pitch softball leagues are being offered by the town. Teams will play an average of ten games, followed by playoffs and a championship game. League play begins the week of June 22. Teams may choose

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL: WATER CONSERVATION, FIRE, AGENDA SETTING AND EXTRA FUNDS

The Twentynine Palms City Council said goodbye to Captain Dale Mondary and hello to his successor last night. Reporter Dan Stork says it also called a halt to further turf removal, selected members for the ad hoc Fire Committee, kept agenda-setting rules as-is, and approved the Special Funds Budget…

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NEW SHERIFF’S CAPTAIN A FAMILIAR FACE IN THE MORONGO BASIN

County Sheriff John McMahon promoted Lieutenant Jeff Joling to the rank of captain yesterday. Captain Joling will take over as commander of the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s station June 27. He takes over from Captain Dale Mondary who is leaving June 12 to serve as the chief of police in nearby

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION AGREES WITH ART EXEMPTION

It was a packed Yucca Valley Planning Commission meeting last night, as commissioners discussed several issues during their three-hour-long meeting. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells us what piqued the public’s interest…

More than 40 people were at last night’s Yucca Valley Planning Commission meeting, in which commissioners discussed exemptions from

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LOCAL DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS MEETING

When the Morongo Basin Democratic Club meets this Saturday (June 13), members will consider a resolution in support of measure Y, the hospital’s ballot initiative on affiliation with Tenet Healthcare. A guest speaker will present the case for California Senate Bill 128, which would give terminally ill people the right

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board will meet tomorrow in closed and open session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda…

Following a 2 p.m. closed session for a president/superintendent performance evaluation and a matter of potential litigation, the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees convenes in regular open session at 3

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight (Wednesday, June 10), are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, airport agreements, and airport aircraft tie-down rental agreements. Under new business, the directors will discuss the 2-on-2 meeting with the Hi-Desert

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REGIONAL WATER QUALITY CONTROL BOARD MEETS LOCALLY TOMORROW

A rare local meeting of a powerful state water regulatory board will be held in Yucca Valley tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details…

The Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board will hold a public meeting in Yucca Valley Thursday, June 11. Among items of interest, board members

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SUMMER PRE-SCHOOL DAY CAMP OFFERED IN JOSHUA TREE

Registrations are now being accepted for summer preschool day camp, sponsored by the Joshua Tree Recreation and Park District. All children who will eligible for preschool or first grade in the fall may enroll. Each week the children will explore a different theme, such as arts and crafts, music, stories,

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ICE CREAM SOCIAL TO BENEFIT HUMANE SOCIETY NO-KILL SHELTER

Some cool tasty fun for a good cause. An ice cream social Sunday will benefit the local no-kill animal shelter. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation…

The Morongo Basin Humane Society Board and the staff of the Joshua Tree no-kill shelter are hosting an ice cream social featuring angel food

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERING BASKETBALL CAMP

The City of Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for Coach Schneider’s Basketball Camp. The weeklong camp will run from Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19, from 9:30 am to 2:00 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms High School Gymnasium. Enrollment is open to girls and

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MEASURE X DEFEAT IS NOW OFFICIAL

It’s official: Yucca Valley residents decidedly voted against a ballot measure that would have allowed up to two medical marijuana dispensaries in the town. The County Registrar of Voters released the official election results yesterday. With 38 percent of the town’s voters casting ballots, Measure X was defeated 56.5 percent

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: FIRE DEPARTMENT, GRASS REMOVAL, SPECIAL FUNDS

It’s déjà vu all over again at the Twentynine Palms City Council—twice. Reporter Dan Stork previews yet-another fire department task force, agenda-setting criteria, and several other items scheduled for tonight’s meeting…

The June 9 meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council starts off with a closed session at 5:30 to

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