“CASH FOR GRASS” PROGRAM WANTS TO BUY YOUR LAWN

As the California drought continues, the Mojave Water Agency offers residents a “Cash for Grass” program to tear out water-guzzling turf. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get paid for getting rid of the lawn…

High Desert residents continue to embrace water conservation as a way of life.

…View Full Story…

STATE WATER QUALITY BOARD MEETS IN YUCCA VALLEY THURSDAY

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 will discuss revising the waste water discharge requirements for the Combat Center’s fire department training facility. The board will also hear an update on

…View Full Story…

MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS TONIGHT

The informational presentation at the Morongo Basin MAC meeting tonight is about the drought. Reporter Dan Stork says burglaries will be emphasized in a public safety report, too…

The June 8 agenda of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council features “Drought 101,” an informational presentation by Big Horn Desert View

…View Full Story…

VETERANS SERVICES AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

…View Full Story…

SWIM LESSON REGISTRATION OPEN TODAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Swim lesson registration opens today for Yucca Valley Recreation. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to get the kids signed up…

Registration is underway for the Town of Yucca Valley’s swim lessons. Early registration is encouraged and the fee is $45. For proper class placement and maximum opportunity to learn,

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARY COLLECTING ELECTRONIC WASTE

Twentynine Palms Rotary Club is collecting electronic waste. If 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

…View Full Story…

NO REMOTE CONTROL TOYS IN THE NATIONAL PARK, PLEASE

Remote control toys are great fun. Ranger Pam Tripp says that the Desert is not the place for them…

Kids of all ages love to play with toys, and visitors to Joshua Tree National Park are no exception. There are restrictions, however, to what can be used in the park.

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS BASKETBALL CAMP

Registrations are now being accepted for the Twentynine Palms basketball camp. The week-long camp runs Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms High School gym. The basketball camp is open to boys and girls between the ages of 8 to

…View Full Story…

4TH OF JULY FIREWORK SHOW IN YUCCA VALLEY

The annual 4th of July Fireworks show in Yucca Valley is drawing near. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has the where, when, and what…

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley and Burrtec Waste & Recycling have joined together to produce the annual 4th of July fireworks show in Yucca Valley. This huge

…View Full Story…

YOUTH OUTREACH COALITION TO MEET

Reach Out Yucca Valley the Morongo Basin Community Coalition and the Twentynine Palms Advocates for Social Change work to reduce youth access to alcohol and drugs. The groups plan to hold a joint meeting to discuss how they can collaborate together on outreach, policy, and prevention. The organizations may change

…View Full Story…

YOUTH SUMMER CAMP IN YUCCA VALLEY

A local summer camp experience will be about more than fun and games. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells about what’s in story

This year, the Town of Yucca Valley is offering a youth summer camp themed around the Museum’s Eat Well, Play Well Exhibit. This camp is offered to youth

…View Full Story…

YUCCA VALLEY MAYOR OFFICE HOURS

Yucca Valley Mayor George Huntington holds “office hours” at the Town Hall every Monday from 4 to 5 p.m. This is an opportunity for residents to meet with the mayor to discuss concerns, ideas for the community, or to learn more about the activities going on in the town. Meetings

…View Full Story…

BROADWAY MUSICAL “MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD” AT THEATRE 29

The comedic musical whodunit “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” is now playing at Theatre 29 through June 27. Based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” recreates the lively, bawdy world of a Victorian-era British music hall. A distinguished company of actors attempts to tell the story

…View Full Story…

SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TO VIEW SATURN

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, June 6. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 9 p.m. and end about 11:30 p.m. The highlight of the evening will be Saturn and its moons and rings. Bring water, snacks, chairs, and dress for cold

…View Full Story…

BOXOHOUSE EXHIBIT ON THE SALTON SEA

The Salton sea was once a sea of dreams. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells about a local reception tomorrow for an exhibit that examines those dreams…

The Salton Sea is animated by an ongoing sedimentation of dreams and their disrepair. On Sunday, June 7, from 2 to 5 p.m., there will

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS TARGET FLUSHED OUT WITH PEPPER SPRAY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested and sprayed with pepper spray after he failed to come out of his hiding spot in an attic. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 6400 block of Mesquite Avenue about 4 p.m. to follow up a report that

…View Full Story…

BILOXI BLUES FINAL WEEKEND OF RUN

If you haven’t seen “Biloxi Blues” at St. Joseph’s in Yucca Valley, this weekend is your last chance. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how to get tickets…

The St. Joseph’s Players production of “Biloxi Blues” is one third of a play trilogy by Neil Simon called “The Eugene Trilogy.” The

…View Full Story…

BURN PERMITS SUSPENDED IN SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

The County Fire Marshall has suspended all burn permits in unincorporated parts of San Bernardino county, as well as in Yucca Valley. Covered barbecues, recreational fires fueled solely by natural gas or propane, recreational and cooking fires within organized campgrounds and on private property that are otherwise permitted are

…View Full Story…

NAVY CAREERS

If you’re thinking about career possibilities, ROP broadcasting student Gunter Morris says the Navy may be the place to start…

Is the military a good career for you? Well the US Navy is looking for new recruits everyday. You could become a public affairs officer to inform the country of

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS GRANDFATHER ACCUSED OF FELONY CHILD ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday evening, accused of child cruelty when he disciplined his grandchild. According to a Sheriff’s report, Robert Feskanich, 47, in the 6400 block of Mariposa Avenue was supposed to babysit his three-year-old grandson about 6:30 p.m. The report states Feskanich called his son to

…View Full Story…