RECEPTION FOR JOSHUA HIGHLANDS ARTIST IN RESIDENCY

The Joshua Tree Highlands Artist-in-Residence program will hold a reception Saturday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… A New York artist has returned to Joshua Tree. Saul Melman, who was an artist in residence with BoxoHouse, will hold a reception for the Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency Exhbition. Melman

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RUMMAGE SALE AT LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN CENTER

The Women’s Ministries of the Lighthouse Christian Center at 5475 Sunburst Ave., Joshua Tree will hold a rummage sale from 8 to 3 this Friday and 8 to 2 Saturday.

TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH CLUB “KICKIN’ IT WITH THE MAYOR” EVENT SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Youth Club does great things for the kids of Twentynine Palms. Reporter Dan Stork says you have a chance to help the club, and get a great meal while doing it… Come to “Kickin’ It with the Mayor” on September 13, and support the programs of the

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LANDERS ELEMENTARY BACK-TO-SCHOOL MONTH TONIGHT

Landers Elementary School will hold a back-to-school night Thursday, September 11, from 6 to 7 p.m. Parents are encouraged to come meet their children’s teachers and see their classrooms. The sixth graders will hold a bake sale to raise money to send them to Science Camp.

YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL POTATO BAR MONDAY

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ volleyball team will hold a potato bar dinner Monday, September 15, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. An auction will be held for a variety of decadent desserts. The potato dinner and auction will be held in the high school gym, at 7600 Sage Avenue

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD CRUELTY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday afternoon, accused of punching his daughter. According to a Sheriff’s report, two girls, 10-year-old and 15-year-old sisters, were fighting at a home in the 58800 block of Barron Avenue about 3:30 yesterday. After the 15-year-old hit the 10-year-old, the report states that Russell

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YUCCA VALLEY LOOKS AT TOUGH RULES FOR ADULT ORIENTED BUSINESSES

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission discussed tightening the rules for operating and adult-oriented business in the Town last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was at that meeting and files this report… Technically, the Town of Yucca Valley doesn’t have any adult businesses, because under the Town’s code, an adult business

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL WAIVES FEES FOR NON-PROFIT HOUSE BUILDING PROJECTS

Prior to last night’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council, the Council traveled to Theatre 29 and dedicated a new Simi Dabah metal sculpture. The sculpture, which brings to mind the “Comedy” and “Tragedy” theater masks, is the centerpiece of the theater’s new Serenity Garden. Following the dedication, council

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD HEARS THEIR FISCAL STATUS IS BEING MONITORED FOR RISK

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will meet in a closed session meeting 2:00 Thursday, September 11, to continue its discussion of the employment of a superintendent/president. The board will also negotiate with the College’s Faculty Association. The open session will begin at 3. First up on the agenda,

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7TH ANNUAL “TASTE OF MORONGO” THIS SATURDAY NIGHT

The 7th annual “Taste of Morongo” will be this Saturday evening. Reporter Taylor Thacker gets out her utensils… Joshua Tree Rotary Club presents the 7th Annual Taste of Morongo on Saturday, September 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. This event takes place at the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College

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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 Wednesday, September 10, are correspondence from the Local Agency Formation Commission and an audit from the county treasurer/tax collector, and airport use and aircraft tie-down agreements. Under new business, the directors will discuss

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TWENTYNINE PALMS OLD SCHOOL HOUSE LECTURE FRIDAY NIGHT

The Old Schoolhouse Museum Friday Night lecture series continues this week. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says you can even dine with the guest before the lecture… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will be continuing its Friday Lecture Series on September 12th with “Harlem Rides the Range”. The guest speaker will be

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CUB SCOUT PACK 903 OF YUCCA VALLEY RECRUITING NIGHT SATURDAY

Cub Scout Pack 903 in Yucca Valley is holding their annual recruitment night this Saturday September 13, at the Yucca Valley Senior center. Cub Scouts is a non-profit organization whose goal is to guide boys from 1st through 5th grade into smart, thoughtful young teens and then ultimately into responsible

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IRS PHONE SCAM TARGETING LOCAL RESIDENTS

Con men are posing as the IRS in the latest phone scam victimizing local residents. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you what to be careful of… The scammers are still trying to separate you from your money. Last week, another Morongo Basin resident received a phone call from a man

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BROWN BAG LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum continues its Brown Bag Lunch lecture series on Thursday, September 11, with a lecture on gold, presented by Dee Trent. Trent will talk about the deepest and oldest gold mines in California, as well as well as what types of rocks contain gold and silver, and

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HIGH HOLY DAYS SERVICES IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Rosh Hashanah—the Jewish New Year—falls this year in the fourth week of September. Reporter Dan Stork urges Jewish residents of the Morongo Basin to reserve their places at the High Holy Day services offered by the Jewish Federation…

Religious services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and for Yom

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL BACK-TO-SCHOOL-NIGHT TONIGHT

Yucca Valley High School has moved Back-to-School Night to tonight, Wednesday, September 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The activities will begin at 6:00 in the gymnasium, and classroom visitations will take place from 6:30 to 8:00. Please come and meet the teachers and staff and visit our new

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FORMER TWENTYNINE PALMS MAYOR, COUNTY OFFICIAL, HURT IN PLANE CRASH

A former Twentynine Palms Mayor and San Bernardino County official has been badly injured in a freak plane crash in San Diego County. Jim Bagley is at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido with fractured vertebrae and for pain management. Bagley told Z107.7 News he was working as a tow pilot

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

A statue unveiling, Redevelopment Agency fallout, City Manager evaluation, and a request for fee waivers all figure on the Twentynine Palms City Council agenda for tonight. Reporter Dan Stork has the order of events… The Twentynine Palms City Council will gather at 5 p.m. at Theatre 29 on Sullivan Road,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RESIDENTS ARRESTED FOR CHILD CRUELTY

A Twentynine Palms mother and her roommate were arrested Saturday morning for investigation of child cruelty. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman, identified as Jennifer Landers, 28, brought her 2-year-old son to her parents’ home in Pioneertown Saturday morning. The boy’s grandparent noticed that the toddler had large bruises

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