JOSHUA SPRINGS IN CHAMPIONSHIP GAME THIS WEEKEND

Joshua Springs Lightning football will travel to Lancaster Baptist High School on Saturday night in a bid to win their sixth CIF Championship in the last eight years.

Joshua Springs (11-1), ranked No. 1 in California 8-Man football, will take on the Eagles (7-5), ranked No. 7 in California, in

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REMINDERS TO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE USERS FROM THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Although many think the desert is the perfect place to ride their off-highway vehicles into the sunset, there are many laws governing where OHVs can be ridden. With some important reminders about land-use issues and off-highway vehicles in the Morongo Basin, here is Sheriff’s Service Specialist Anita Northcutt…

The San

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MORONGO VALLEY TREE LIGHTING

Morongo Valley will hold a community tree lighting ceremony Sunday, November 30. Ed Will, with help from members of the Church of the Lighted Cross, will lead some old-fashioned carol singing. Cookies and hot chocolate will be available, and Sparky will have treats for the kids. Morongo Valley Community Serivces

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SKY PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, November 29. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:15 p.m. and end about midnight. The focus of the star party will be the first quarter moon, a carbon star, and double stars. Bring binoculars, telescopes, water,

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAREERS

Blacksmithing jobs may be hard to find, but the 21st century offers alternatives. ROP Broadcasting student Cole Subriar opens the door to careers in Information Technology…

Do you know what you want to pursue for a career? If you are interested in computers, Technology, or want to learn about it,

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FREE ACTING CLASSES AT THEATRE 29

Free acting classes will be held at Theatre 29 through December 7. The free classes will give attendees from beginners to experienced actors a chance to see how the classes work and what they offer. Actors ages 16 and up are welcome; the class size is limited in order to

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PET VACCINE AND NEUTER CLINICS FOR DECEMBER

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in December for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

If you’re looking for a different family experience for next month’s holiday week, reporter Cara Conway suggests courses at the Desert Institute…

The Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park is offering educational holiday programs to keep the entire family busy this season! Join instructors as you learn point and

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FALL VISITORS TO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Joshua Tree National Park is a popular place this weekend. Ranger Pat Pilcher advises visitors on how to get the most out of it…

The Thanksgiving Holiday is upon us, and, the staff at Joshua Tree National Park is expecting a very busy weekend. Campgrounds will fill with climbers, hikers,

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PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW AT GALLERY 62

A new show opens today at Gallery 62 in Joshua Tree. “Through the Lenz” features photography by Georgia Toney, Ellie Tyler, Vera Topinka, Michael Gerry, and Tami Roleff. An artists’ reception will be held during the Second Saturday Art Crawl, December 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. The show will

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JOSHUA TREE HOLIDAY MARKET

The Second Annual Joshua Tree Holiday Market is being held November 28, 29 & 30th on Park Blvd across from the JTNP Visitor Center, next to Coyote Corner. The Market will run start at noon Friday until 10 pm and startup at 10 am on Saturday and Sunday. There will

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STAR LIGHTING IN DOWNTOWN JOSHUA TREE

It’s time to fill the beautiful night skies of Joshua Tree with more stars. For seven years in a row, businesses in Joshua Tree have displayed the lighted stars in front of their shops from Black Friday into January. This year, the six-foot, lighted stars will be sold at the

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OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE USE DURING HOLIDAY WEEK

With the long Thanksgiving holiday coming up, many residents and visitors will be out riding their off-highway vehicles in the desert. Sheriff’s Safety Specialist Anita Northcutt has these reminders for off-highway enthusiasts… The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Morongo Basin Station, would like to remind OHV enthusiasts of some safety

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“SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD” AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29’s final production of 2014, “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” is a hilarious comedy-farce. It’s 1934, and Shakespeare’s most famous fairies, Oberon and Puck, have magically appeared on the Hollywood set for the filming of a big-budget feature film based on Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” “Shakespeare In Hollywood” will run

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY SATURDAY

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, November 29, at Walmart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for

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MORONGO VALLEY TREE LIGHTING

Morongo Valley will hold a community tree lighting ceremony Sunday, November 30. Ed Will, with help from members of the Church of the Lighted Cross, will lead some old-fashioned carol singing. Cookies and hot chocolate will be available, and Sparky will have treats for the kids. Morongo Valley Community Serivces

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TWENTYNINE PALM CHAMBER OFFERS 2015 COMPLIANCE POSTERS

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce reminds merchants to protect their business and livelihood. State and federal law requires that you maintain compliance regarding employment regulations every year. The Chamber of Commerce offers these 2015 California and Federal Employment Compliance materials to help serve you and your business. Orders are

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THE COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FOUNDATION

Our local community college has an auxiliary organization that is a vital contributor to its programs. ROP Broadcasting student Heather Adamsen describes the Copper Mountain College Foundation… Copper Mountain College has been supported by their Foundation for a number of years. According to Sandy Smith, the executive director, the foundation

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF FRAUDULENTLY RAISING FUNDS

A Joshua Tree man is being accused of fraud after using fake pictures to claim bone cancer in a fund-raiser. Kevin Fish started the fundraiser earlier this month to raise $4,000 for what he described as his “final trip home” to Louisiana before he succumbs of cancer. Palm Springs television

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CHP ON MAXIMUM ENFORCEMENT FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND

The extended Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest travel periods of the year. According to the California Highway Patrol, 33 people were killed on state roads last year during the Thanksgiving holiday, down from 44 in 2012. Most of the people killed in 2013—88 percent—were not wearing their seatbelt

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