ADULT CRAFTS THIS SATURDAY AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

Adult Craft Classes will be offered at the Twentynine Palms Library. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the monthly class is this Saturday… The Twentynine Palms Library will hold its monthly adult craft class on Saturday, September 6, starting at 1:00 p.m. In this class, participants will have the opportunity to design

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PIONEER DAYS JUDGES AND SHERIFF CONTESTANTS WANTED

The Twentynine palms Chamber of Commerce is looking for partners to take on the roll of this year’s Pioneer Days Judge and Sheriff. Do you think your business, club, or organization has what it takes to be branded the ones in charge of this year’s festivities? The only way to

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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Other than restoring one previously-eliminated classified position, the Board of Education of the Morongo Unified School District will tend mostly to adjustments of wording and amounts in assorted documents when they meet tonight. Reporter Dan Stork has more details… The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will begin its

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PARENT VISITATION AT LA CONTENTA MIDDLE SCHOOL TOMORROW

La Contenta Middle School invites all parents to visit the school for their first monthly parent visitation day tomorrow, Wednesday, September 3. Parents may come for all day or part of the day and may also stay for lunch. School hours are 7:09 -1:51. Seventh grade lunch is at 10:00

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DEADLINE TODAY TO SIGN UP FOR YUCCA VALLEY SOFTBALL LEAGUES

Today is the deadline to sign up for Yucca Valley recreation adult softball leagues. Reporter Taylor Thacker steps up to the plate… Have fun with friends and family or meet new people by joining one of four adult slow pitch softball leagues offered by the Town of Yucca Valley. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL IN SCRIMMAGE GAME

In high school football, the Twentynine Palms Varsity Wildcats football team traveled to Temple City High School Friday night to participate in a scrimmage event. The two team event lasted for an hour and a half, with both teams running approximately 35 offensive plays. The Wildcats will now prepare for

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan volleyball team will host San Jacinto High School Tigers at home. First serve is at 4:30.

REMOTE CONTROL TOYS

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.

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HOLIDAY OPERATIONS FOR BUS AND TRASH

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day and will resume its regularly scheduled service on Tuesday, September 2nd. Burrtec trash pickups normally scheduled for Mondays will be done on Tuesday this week.

SHATTERED CEILINGS

Only two percent of persons named in our high school history books are women, and very little of our national dramatic literature celebrates their contribution. Taylor Thacker heralds a limited local run of a play that works at changing that…

Theatre 29 celebrates American women with a touring play called

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THE WAY REVEREND LOU GERHARDT SEES IT

“The Way I See It At 89 Years of Age” is the title of the Rev. Dr. Lou Gerhardt’s nine week seminar beginning Sept.4, at St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church. The free sessions will be held at 10 a.m. Thursdays at the church, which is at the corner of

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MORONGO BASIN OLD CAR SHOW

Show off your classic car for a good cause. The 19th Annual Morongo Basin Old Car Club Charity Car Show is taking registrations. The car show will be September 20 at the Town Center Mall in Yucca Valley, starting at 9 a.m. This show is open to all makes and

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SIGN-UP TIME FOR THE ORCHID FESTIVAL

The Yucca Valley Sunset Rotary Club is now accepting applications from local, non-political, secular, 501(c)3 charities who would like to either have an information booth or a fundraising booth at the Orchid Festival October 4th and 5th. The is no charge for non-profit booth space, which is limited to the

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DESERT INSTITUTE OFFERS FAMILY ACTIVITIES

It’s never too early to learn how to handle yourself in the desert. Reporter Cara Conway surveys course offerings of the Desert Institute designed for families…

Learn the in’s and out’s of the Joshua Tree National Park from the Desert Institute by bringing the whole family to guided activities on

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS AND VOLLEYBALL

Coming up in high school sports Tuesday, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ tennis team will hold Cathedral City at homE, with first serve at 3:15. The Lady Cat volleyball team will host the Cathedral City Lions at home, starting at 4:30.

SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, August 30. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:00 p.m. and end about 1 a.m. Bring binoculars, telescopes, water, snacks, chairs, and dress for unpredictable weather. For more information, call 760-367-7222. Sky’s The Limit Observatory and

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“39 STEPS” CONTINUES AT THEATRE 29

A veteran director and actor has brought the madcap “The 39 Steps” to Theatre 29. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the hilarious, high-energy comedy is running weekends through September 13… Theatre 29’s latest production, “The 39 Steps,” a manic mad-cap murderously funny spy caper, is directed by veteran Theatre 29

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CERT TRAINING IN YUCCA VALLEY

The County Fire Department is offering a free course in Community Emergency Response Team training. It meets 6-9 pm on Thursday evenings from September 4th to October 18th, at the Yucca Valley Senior Center. The CERT class consists of 8 modules containing informative sessions that will help you to be

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PIONEER DAYS ARTWORK SOUGHT

Only a few days remain for planning stages for this year’s Twentynine Palms “Pioneer Days event.” It’s the final call for this year’s Pioneer Days Grand Marshal nominees and button artwork. The public is asked to nominate a community leader and submit artwork. The design should include the phrase “Pioneers

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HELP NEEDED FOR VETS

Sword of the Lord Ministries, a non-denominational church near Twentynine Palms, is in need of your help. Kevin Fish, founder and military veteran, is on the mission to provide shelter, food, clothing, and even ministry, to the homeless in order to get them back on their feet. A particular need

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