DEATH CAFÉ AT YUCCA MESA COMMUNITY CENTER

The Death Café is back. Reporter Dan Stork tells where to go for a lively discussion…

The Transition Joshua Tree Heart and Soul team invites the public to the Death Café. At Death Cafés, people drink coffee, eat cake, and discuss death. The aim is to increase awareness of death

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ONE INJURY IN ROLLOVER CRASH ON LEAR AVENUE

A man suffered moderate injuries yesterday when his truck rolled over following a collision in Twentynine Palms. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, a 2015 Chevy Silverado and a 1998 Nissan Frontier pick-up truck—registered to Steven Finley of Joshua Tree—were both traveling northbound on Lear Avenue about 3:40 p.m. Yost

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81-YEAR-OLD SEVERELY BURNED

A Twentynine Palms woman was flown to a burn hospital with second-degree burns Wednesday morning. According to Fire Captain Robert Marquez, the unidentified 81-year-old woman, who lives in the 6000 block of Morongo Road, spilled hot liquid on both her forearms about 10:15 this morning. The woman was flown to

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MENTAL HEATH AWARENESS CELEBRATION RESERVATIONS BEING TAKEN

A special celebration of mental health awareness month is set for next week. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says make your reservation by tomorrow…

The Sante Fe Social Club is recognizing Mental Health Awareness month by hosting a celebration on May 20. This is an open house celebration in which you can

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SUMMER YOUTH THEATER APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

Applications are now available for the 2015 Theatre 29 summer youth theater program. The program will run Monday through Friday, from July 6 through July 30, with four performances of “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” July 31 and August 1. The program will break into two age groups of 30 students

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LOCAL AUTHORS BOOK SIGNING AT THE 29 PALMS INN SATURDAY

Two local authors will sign their new books at the 29 Palms Inn this Sunday. Reporter Diana Medley has your invitation…

The 29 Palms Inn will hold a book signing for two authors Sunday. Mari Collier of Twentynine Palms and Carmen Mendoza, a graduate of Twentynine Palms High School who

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LOCAL REPUBLICANS MEET MONDAY

The Morongo Basin Republicans will meet Monday, May 18, at 9:30 a.m. at the Evangelical Free Church, 6804 Mohawk Trail, Yucca Valley. Light refreshments will be served. Guest speakers are Superintendent of Morongo Unified School District Tom Baumgarten; Hi-Desert Water District Director Sarann Graham; Twentynine Palms City Manager Frank Luckino;

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ANNUAL GRUBSTAKE DAYS RUN APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE

The annual Grubstake run and walk is set for Sunday, May 24, in Yucca Valley. ROP Broadcasting Student Tyler Simmering tells you how to get registered…

Join the Grubstake 10k, 5k run and 2k walk. On Sunday, May 24, the town of Yucca Valley will be hosting the celebration of

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats tennis team played their first game of the CIF playoffs on Tuesday. The Wildcats hosted the San Bernardino Cardinals for the wildcard round. The Wildcats were defeated 11-7 by the Cardinals. The Wildcats were led by John Lanza, sweeping all three sets.

The Yucca

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council pondered the west Mojave route plan, heard another installment in the budgeting process, considered a potential breach in checks and balances, and tweaked a parking ordinance at its meeting last night. Reporter Dan Stork has details…

A BLM representative explained that the west Mojave route

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YUCCA VALLEY WORKSHOP ON SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOLS, PARADISE PARK

A joint meeting of two Yucca Valley town commissions last night focused on planning for two specific projects. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report…..

At a joint workshop between the Yucca Valley Planning Commission and the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Commission, town staff reviewed the Active

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COLLEGE BOARD IN REGULAR, SPECIAL, AND JOINT SESSIONS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board has set a full day of meetings for tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz gets out the score card…

An ambitious day lies ahead for the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees, with three back-to-back meetings planned for tomorrow (Thursday). First meeting is a 2 p.m. closed

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TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL PLAY OPENS

The Twentynine Palms Junior High School drama club presents its spring play. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details…

Cindy Ross directs a play by Jen McVetty, “Little Red and Her Riding Hoods,” a motorcycle gang made up of angry stage hands at a local theater. The gang decides they’ve

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ CONCERT SATURDAY

It’s an evening of jazz at the Yucca Valley High School Saturday, May 16. The high school band will play different types of jazz music in the multi-purpose room. The event includes a dinner of pulled pork or chicken sandwiches. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; dinner and the concert start

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1965 PLANS REUNION

The Twentynine Palms High School Class of 1965 is looking for alumni and people interested in their 50 year reunion. The event is set for the weekend of June 12 and 13 at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneertown. If you want to go or know of someone, or for more

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13TH YUCCA VALLEY SUNSET ROTARY DESERT SOIREE SATURDAY NIGHT

The sweetest event in the desert, the 13th Annual Dessert Soiree, will be a night of fabulous food, wine, and auctions. The highlight of the evening, the popular $1,000 Deal or No Deal game, will be expanded to include an auction of four of the 10 cases. The Sunset Rotary

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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 tonight are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, airport agreements, and airport aircraft tie-down rental agreements. Under new business, the directors will discuss the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems, and notice

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ANIMAL ADOPTION DAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

Find your next forever friend at a special animal adoption event in Twentynine Palms Saturday. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to the second annual adoption day…

The Palms-N-Paws Animal Shelter is giving you a chance to save a life by adopting a pet. The shelter will host its second annual

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SIGN UP FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH CLUB SUMMER PROGRAM

Twentynine Palms Youth Club’s summer program sign ups are here. Remember last summer’s field trips, swimming, arts, movies, games, sports, etc.? Well, they have added even more to summer schedule this year. The program runs from June 15 thru August. Daily hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday

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LEARN THE ART OF FLINT KNAPPING AT A LECTURE TONIGHT

A fascinating lecture on an ancient Native American craft will be given at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tonight. Reporter Cassie Zimarik invites you to learn about flint knapping…

As part of the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture Series, Tony Soares, a flint knapper, potter, and

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