MOON DRUM CIRCLE MONDAY

A new moon drum circle will be held 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, August 25. Facilitated by Sam Sloneker, the drum circle will be held on the patio of the sanctuary at Joshua Tree Retreat Center. Participants are encouraged to bring drums, shakers, and tambourines. The drum circle is free,

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE MAGIC CLASS

If you want to find an activity that will challenge your brain, activate your creativity, and amaze your friends then you should sign up for the Copper Mountain College “Bringing Wonder” Magic Class. This class is suitable for any age and will help build self-esteem and confidence. Students will learn

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SHERIFF’S CHECKPOINT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint this Saturday, August 23, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location. Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint and looking for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Officers will also

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DRUG RAID FOLLOWUP INFORMATION RELEASED

The Sheriff’s Department has released additional information about the drug raids in the Morongo Basin Wednesday. More than 5,500 marijuana plants and 14 people were arrested in two days in nine locations in Landers and Joshua Tree, with related search warrants issued in Bloomington and Helendale. The Sheriff’s Department reports

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SPOUSE ABUSE ARRESTS IN 29P

Two people were arrested Thursday in separate incidents for felony spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday, deputies were called to the 6600 block of Mojave Avenue in Twentynine Palms where they were told that James Bermudez, 36, had assaulted his fiancée on Wednesday. Deputies

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY

Sky’s the Limit observatory and Nature Center in Twentynine Palms invite you to enjoy the summer sky this Saturday night. Reporter Taylor Thacker gets out her celestron……

The public is invited to enjoy spectacles of the summer sky on Saturday, August 23 at Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center.

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LOCAL ROLLER DERBY TEAM IN HOME BOUT TONIGHT

Tonight, Saturday, August 23, the Mojave Rattle Skaters Women’s Roller Derby team will hold their very first HOME bout against the Wine Town Rollers, in a Snakepit Showdown! The bout will begin at 6:30 PM at the Rattle Skaters brand new skate track, located at Brehm Sports Park in Yucca

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LUAU DANCE IN YUCCA VALLEY

Say “aloha” to a special dance for seniors and adults in Yucca Valley tonight. Reporter Cara Conway gets out her ukulele……

Get a taste of tropical Hawaii on Saturday when you attend the Luau Dance held by The Senior Club and the Town of Yucca Valley. The event takes place

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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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COUNTY FIRE CAPTAIN WAYNE THOMPSON RETIRES

Fire captain and paramedic Wayne Thompson retired yesterday, August 22, from the San Bernardino County Fire Department. Captain Thompson’s interest in firefighting began in high school in Lake Arrowhead, with a ROP class in fire science. At the age of 50, he has 30 years of fire service credit, almost

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MORE CONCERTS ADDED AT TORTOISE ROCK

The summer ends next month, but the summer music doesn’t. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says that Tortoise Rock Casino has added more shows…

Live at the Rock, the free summer concert series at Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms, has been extended through October 4. The new concerts will include

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ANDY PATEL EARNS BROKER’S LICENSE

Jeffrey Poland, Broker at Coldwell Banker Roadrunner Realty announced that Andy Patel has earned Real Estate Broker’s License. He has fulfilled all qualification for Experience, Education, State Exam and California Bureau of Real Estate’s Licensing process. Patel has been affiliated with Coldwell Banker Roadrunner Realty since 2011. While at Roadrunner

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CORWIN MURDER SUSPECT WAIVES EXRADITION

Christopher Lee, who was in court in Alaska on Tuesday on charges of being a fugitive from justice, told a judge yesterday that he does not intend to fight extradition to California, where he will face a murder charge for killing 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms. County District Attorney

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DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR HOUSING IS MONDAY

As the new senior housing complex rises above Yucca Valley’s Town Hall, the deadline to apply to move into is fast approaching. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the deadline is this Monday…

Applications are now being taken for Dumosa Senior Village, the low-income senior apartments currently under construction in Yucca

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SHERIFF’S CHECKPOINT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Police Department will be conducting a DUI/drivers license checkpoint this Saturday, August 23, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location. Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint and looking for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Officers will also

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ST. JOSEPH’S PLAYERS “BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” AUDITIONS TOMORROW

Yucca Valley’s St. Joseph’s Players will hold auditions tomorrow for the classic play, “Brighton Beach Memoirs.” Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you when and where to try out….

Don’t forget to audition for the St. Joseph’s Players of Yucca Valley’s play “Brighton Beach Memoirs.” Auditions for this play are set for

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KUDOS FOR HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT

For the eighth consecutive year, the Hi-Desert Water District has been recognized for its financial reporting. The water district received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its Comprehensive Financial Report. The Certificate of Achievement

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER CALLS SPECIAL MEETING FOR MONDAY

The Joshua Basin Water District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting Monday, August 25. The directors will hold a strategic planning meeting and adopt the 2014-15 budget. The special meeting will be held from 9 to 4 at the Helen Gray Education Center on the Hi-Desert Medical Center

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RED HOT AUCTION TOMORROW AT OLD SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM

Art, artifacts, and more. Reporter Dan Stork says it’s all up for bid at the Twentynine Palms Historical Society Auction…

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society is having a fundraising auction this weekend. Among the dozens of items up for bid include Bev Doolittle prints, Simi Dabah sculptures, Twentynine Palms murals

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FOOD FOR LIFE LOOKING FOR DRIVERS

Food For Life, the faith-based non-profit that provides a hot meal to low income families and individuals, is looking for people interested in delivering meals to their shut-ins. If this Twentynine Palms based ministry touches your heart, call Linda Geddis at 760-362-4510 to volunteer. They are attempting to get a

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