CELEBRATE DR. SEUSS AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY TOMORROW

He’s not promising green eggs and ham, but reporter Dan Stork says there’ll be a good time to be had at Dr. Seuss’ birthday party at the Joshua Tree Library…

The Joshua Tree Library invites families to the library to celebrate the birthday of legendary children’s author Dr. Seuss. The

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SPORTSMAN CLUB SWAPMEET TOMORROW IN JOSHUA TREE

The Sportsman Club in Joshua Tree will hold its monthly swap meet tomorrow, March 1. Shop for great bargains on new and used items, crafts and collectibles, books, and eclectic artworks. Admission is free, and vendors are always welcome. Spaces rent for just $20; for non-profit organizations, the space is

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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will meet this Monday in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1 p.m. Guests are welcome. Quilters will be submitting their challenges for voting by the guild. These challenges will then be

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APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR GLADYS CAROL SCOLARSHIP

Applications are being taken for a scholarship for high school or college students. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to apply…

High school seniors and current college students in the STEM fields of study are encouraged to apply for a scholarship from the Gladys Carol Scholarship Program. STEM studies

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A BUSY KITCHEN AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will offer an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner tonight, from 4 to 6, complete with salad and garlic bread, for only $5. Sunday morning is an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, plus bacon, sausage, burritos, and quesadillas, from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday

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BREAKFAST AT COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA TOMORROW MORNING

Saturday is already the first of March and time for the First Saturday Breakfast at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Center, located at 65336 Winters Road in North Joshua Tree. The friendliest volunteers serve from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., dishing up the best breakfast in the Basin for five

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TRYOUTS MONDAY FOR “NUNSET BLVD” AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 will hold auditions Monday for the musical, “Nunset Blvd.” Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how you can be a star…

Theater auditions are Monday for “Nunset Boulevard,” the latest in the hilarious musical comedy series. If you’re interested in being in the Theatre 29 production, be at the

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STAR TWIRLERS DANCE TONIGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a Plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. Bill (Tex) Gipson will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Bob Paull will be cueing rounds from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. and between tips. For more information contact Dennis

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AREA 62 DAYS AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM IN LANDERS

Back by popular demand, the Morongo Basin Historical Society will hold Area 62 Days every Saturday and Sunday through April. This event will have fun for the entire family as participants will be able to learn about the history and legends of Giant Rock and UFOs, see a crashed UFO

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SEED EXCHANGE TOMORROW PART OF LANDERS MARKETPLACE EVENT

Seedling is believing at a Saturday Marketplace sale in Landers. So says reporter Dan Stork…

On Saturday, March 1, come and shop at “The Marketplace,” a huge sale sponsored by the Morongo Basin Historical Society in Landers at 632 Landers Lane, a block and a half south of Reche Rd.

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IMPROV SHOW AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms High School Drama Club will hold its monthly Improv Show Friday, February 28, in the school’s multi-purpose room. The doors open at 6:30; the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are only $3 at the door.

TWENTYNINE PALMS LITTLE LEAGUE AND PONY LEAGUE OFFER LAST CHANCE TRYOUTS

Last chance tryouts and evaluations are being held by both the Hi-Desert Pony League and Twentynine Palms Little League in Twentynine Palms. Hi-Desert Pony League Baseball will hold last chance evaluations at Knott’s Sky Park Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. Registrations will also be taken

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SPEED AND INATTENTION CAUSE OF CRASH OF TWO SHERIFF’S PATROL CARS

Speed and inattention are responsible for a crash last month involving two Sheriff’s deputies, according to a story published by the Hi-Desert Star Wednesday. On January 1, Deputies Brandon Abell and Scott Andrews were returning to the Sheriff’s station about 6:30 p.m. They were both driving westbound on Highway 62,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF TORTURE AFTER THROWING HOT LIQUID

An 18-year-old Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday, accused of deliberately burning his sister’s boyfriend. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Ericson Dominick, last week, a 17-year-old boy went to visit his girlfriend in the 2100 block of Bullion Drive in Twentynine Palms. While waiting outside, his girlfriend’s brother, Clay Henderson, came

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL: PART 2 OF 2, DOG PARK AND DIRECTIONAL SIGNS

Budgetary issues dominated discussions at the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting Tuesday night. Reporter Dan Stork broke his report into two parts. Today: Dog park status, the Development Director position, directional signs, and Veterans’ Park rehab…

After a staff opinion that Knott’s Sky Park is the only remaining alternative for

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MARINES CAN ROLL THEIR SLEEVES UP STARTING MARCH 9

The Marine Corps’ two-year-old “sleeves down” policy ended with an announcement Tuesday night on the Marines’ official social media platforms. The change takes effect March 9 and affects Marines wearing their desert camouflage utilities in noncombat areas. A Marine administrative message was published Wednesday formalizing the move.

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT MET LAST NIGHT, FIRE CALL INTERRUPTS MEETING

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors decided to send Suzi Horn and Chancey Chambers to the ACWA spring conference. The Water District will also be present at the Twentynine Palms High School Career Day. On the Fire Department side, the board renewed the agreement with the

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WE REVIEW ST. JOSPEPH’S PLAYERS “ON GOLDEN POND” IN YUCCA VALLEY

The newly formed St. Joseph’s players in Yucca Valley opened a three-week run of the popular play “On Golden Pond” last weekend. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was in the audience and offer this review of the show…..

“On Golden Pond,” now playing at St. Joseph of Arimathea Church in Yucca

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LOCAL PHOGRAPHER’S IMAGE REPRESENTS JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK IN WASHINGTON

A photograph by a noted local photographer has been added to the National Park Service’s collection of images depicting the country’s national parks. When David McChesney of Joshua Tree was in Washington, DC, last year, he visited the Park Service’s headquarters and realized there was no photo of Joshua Tree

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RECEPTION SUNDAY FOR NEW EXHIBITS AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The Twentynine Palms Art Gallery is hosting a reception Sunday for two new exhibitions of artists Janis Commentz and Olive Toscani. Commentz, who recently retired as a high school art and English teacher, founded the Morongo Basin Life Drawing League seven years ago. Her artwork of watercolors, pastels, acrylic, and

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