FALL CHOIR CONCERT AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT

Your opportunity to hear the much-celebrated Twentynine Palms High School choir and band in concert tonight. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has details… The public is invited to Twentynine Palms High School on Thursday, October 16 for the Music Department’s Annual Fall Concert. The event takes place inside the gymnasium and begins

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Big Bear High School Lady Bears came to Trojan gym at Yucca Valley High School to begin the second round of De Anza League volleyball play. Coach Matt Jennings said the varsity team fell 0-3. Standouts were Becky Messaros, 10 for 10 serving with three aces, and seven assists;

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HAY TRUCK TIPS IN YUCCA VALLEY, ONE INJURED

A Joshua Tree man sitting at a stop sign in Yucca Valley was in the wrong place at the wrong time yesterday, when a trailer full of hay fell on his van and sent him to the hospital. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Adrian Garcia, Kenneth Sanderson, 58, newly arrived from

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WASHINGTON STATE FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A fugitive wanted in Seattle, Washington, was arrested in Yucca Valley early this morning. According to a Sheriff’s Department press release, Deputy Yu was patrolling near Barron and Camarilla Avenues about 3:10 Wednesday morning when he came across a man with a backpack on a skateboard, who said he was

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STATE-WIDE EARTHQUAKE DRILL TOMORROW

A statewide earthquake drill will be held tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says join in “The Great California Shakeout” at 10:16 on 10/16… The earth starts shaking. It could be “The Big One.” Do you know what to do the moment the shaking starts? Your instinctive actions can save you

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PIONEER DAYS EVENTS START TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The schedule has been set for Pioneer Days in Twentynine Palms. The carnival in Luckie Park will open 4 p.m. Thursday, October 16, and Friday, October 17. The Little Miss and Master will be held at the Elk’s Lodge at 6 p.m. Thursday. Theatre 29’s presentation of “Young Frankenstein” plays

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SCHOOL BOARD SOLAR WORKSHOP GETS SOMEWHAT HEATED

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education met in a special study/workshop session Tuesday evening, to review the three proposals for solar energy electricity generation that were presented to it last week. Most of the audience were members of the solar advisory committee. Reporter Dan Stork reviews how discussions

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LOCAL CANDIDIATES POLITICAL POP-UP EVENT SET FOR NEXT WEEK

Attention local candidates for non-partisan offices. A political pop-up event is being sponsored by Z107.7 Radio and the Joshua Tree Sportsman’s Club. The public is invited to come and meet the candidates for Yucca Valley Town Council, Twentynine Palms City Council, Morongo Unified School Board, Joshua Basin Water District, Hi-Desert

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT BOARD IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board meets tonight. Reporter Caitlin Logan checks the agenda… The Joshua Basin Water District will have their regular meeting on Wednesday, October 15, starting at 7:00 p.m. During this meeting, it will be recommended that the board approves the acquisition of two new vehicles. They

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD MEET TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board will meet tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the agenda includes a closed and open session… The board of directors for the Hi-Desert Water District will hold a regular and closed-session meeting tonight. The board will be asked to authorize a contract for help in

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DOG LICENSING AND PET VACCINATION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley will host a dog licensing and pet vaccination clinic on Thursday, October 16, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Community Center courtyard. The clinic is offered to all Yucca Valley and San Bernardino County residents. Low-cost rabies vaccinations will be available for $6

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD has a full agenda when they meet tonight. Reporter Dan Stork lists the topics… At its October 15 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Morongo Valley Community Services District will hear a Citizens’ Patrol presentation, adopt the final audit for the fiscal year ended this

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOK SALE STARTS TOMORROW

Stock up on inexpensive reading and entertainment materials at the Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library book sale. The fall book sale begins on Thursday, October 16, for members only and Saturday, October 18, for the general public. Thursday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Friends of the Twentynine Palms

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PALM VISTA ELEMENTARY BOOK FAIR NEXT WEEK

A book fair will be held next week at Palm Vista Elementary School. ROP Broadcast Student Opal Belisle has details…

Palm Vista Elementary School PTO is having a scholastic book fair on October 20 to October 24. The book fair will be open that week during lunch on the lawn

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ varsity tennis team stayed undefeated with their win over Twentynine Palms Monday by a score 12-6. In doubles action, Aimee Frank and Cionne Lonergan were 3-0; Dawn Rich and Moriah Goddard went 3-0; and Aislinn Gultzow and Christa Jenkins 1-2. In singles, Carrie Scofield

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Z107.7’S MAYES VERSUS HARGROVE DEBATE NOW AVAILABLE ON ITUNES

The only debate in the race for 42nd State Assembly District is now available as a podcast. The October 10 face-off on the Z107.7 “Up Close Show” was the only debate of the race between Chad Mayes of Yucca Valley and Karalee Hargrove of Twentynine Palms. During the on-air debate,

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NO TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT

The regular Twentynine Palms City Council meeting scheduled for October 14 will not be held. The next City Council meeting will be October 28.

HOUSING PLANNING MEETING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The federal government requires communities to have plans for affordable housing. The City of Twentynine Palms will hold a community meeting on Wednesday October 15 to solicit public input on two projects mandated by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. In one effort, the City will work with

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SUPERVISOR RAMOS HEARS JOSHUA TREE FLOODING COMPLAINTS

A large turnout at the Joshua Tree Community Center listened to Supervisor James Ramos, and told him plenty about flood control concerns. Reporter Dan Stork says that housing planning, unhappiness about block grant funding, and help for the homeless were other subjects at the meeting… The October meeting of the

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SCHOOL BOARD IN A SPECIAL SOLAR WORKSHOP MEETING TONIGHT

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education has called a special meeting for tonight, October 14. It will be an open workshop on the solar energy project, about which it heard presentations last week. The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. at Joshua Tree Elementary School.