ROBIN MAXWELL READING

Best-selling author and local resident Robin Maxwell will be holding book reading Sunday, February 8, at Rose & Buster’s Wine Tasting room. Maxwell will be reading excerpts from some of her most recent and soon-to-be-published works. The doors open at noon, with the book reading at 2. Rose & Busters

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JOSHUA TREE VFW SUNDAY BREAKFAST

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a Sunday breakfast of chicken fried steak, from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday, when the Post will serve chicken and beef tacos February 11, from 11 to 1.

PONY LEAGUE REGISTRATION

Hi Desert Pony League Baseball would like to remind parents that it isn’t too late to register their child for the Spring 2015 season. Registration will continue during evaluations this Sunday, February 8th , plus Feb 22nd , at Luckie Park from 11am-2pm. Look for Pony’s banner as you enter

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LADY WILDCATS DEFEAT RANCHO MIRAGE IN BASKETBALL

Thursday night, February 5, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Rancho Mirage High School 65 to 17. Lindsey Scamman had 19 points, Hanna Beard had 10 points, and Nokomis Cabrera had 13 points.

Wildcats of the week for girls’ basketball are Adriann Miller and Jaedeen Laranang.

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COUNTY SUPERVISOR’S FIELD REP. FOR THE MORONGO BASIN ARRESTED

The field representative to Third County Supervisor James Ramos was arrested Wednesday evening, after Sheriff’s deputies said he brought drugs to a jail inmate. According to a Sheriff’s Department press release, deputies began an investigation after they discovered that narcotics were being brought into the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center in

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COUNTY TO HOLD TWO RENEWABLE ENERGY MEETINGS

The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan is about the siting of renewable energy projects in seven southern California counties. San Bernardino County is independently revising its General Plan for such projects in unincorporated areas. Reporter Dan Stork says that the County will be holding public meetings on both efforts… On

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MISTRIAL FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER ACCUSED OF SEX WITH A STUDENT

A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday morning in the case of a Yucca Valley High School teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. After four days of testimony, the jury deliberated for about 12 hours over 3 days before telling Judge Bert Swift Wednesday that they

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SHERIFF WATCHING OHV LAWS DURING “KING OF THE HAMMERS”

The Sheriff’s Department would like to remind everyone that the King of the Hammers off-road event in Johnson Valley is in full swing. Sheriffs, BLM, CHP, and County Code Enforcement, will be enforcing OHV violations during this event. Please report OHV violations by calling the Sheriff’s Department at 760-956-5001.

MUSEUM MARKETPLACE IN LANDERS TOMORROW

A special museum marketplace in Landers tomorrow. Managing editor Tami Roleff says….. Love is in the air at the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Museum Marketplace on Saturday, February 7. With Valentine’s Day coming up, the marketplace has glassware for your romantic evening at home—wine, brandy, parfait and chocolate sundaes. Get

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ALANIZ OUT, KOLISZ IN AS TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT GENERAL MANAGER

The Twentynine Palms Water District has a new general manager as of Wednesday. At the conclusion of its special meeting—which was legally agendized to discuss potential litigation, not personnel issues—an announcement was made that the board and General Manager Tamara Alaniz had agreed to let her contract expire so that

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “AN IDEAL HUSBAND” AT THEATRE 29

Theater 29’s first show of the season nears the end of its run. Don’t miss your chance to see, “An Ideal Husband.” Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely with your invitation… No plans tonight? Well, here’s an ideal solution, go see “An Ideal Husband,” the Oscar Wilde comedy running now at Theatre

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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, February 7, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be The Match bone marrow

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MORONGO VALLEY ART COLONY CELEBRATES GIFT SHOP TOMORROW

The Morongo Valley Art Colony will honor their own gift shop tomorrow. Managing Editor Tamil Roleff explains… The Art Colony of the Morongo Valley will celebrate the first anniversary of its gift shop—and 51st anniversary of the Art Colony— at a special event Saturday, February 7. There will be a

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JOSHUA TREE VFW BUSY TONIGHT, SUNDAY, WEDNESDAY

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a fish and shrimp dinner tonight from 4:00 to 6:00. The Sunday breakfast is chicken fried steak, from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA BREAKFAST TOMORROW

Saturday, February 7, is the First Saturday Breakfast at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Center, located on Winters Road in North Joshua Tree, serving all your breakfast favorites from 8 am to 11 am for just $5 bucks. Good old fashioned neighborliness is included at no charge.

WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE JULIE MARTINEZ

The Annual Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant, sponsored by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club, will be held tomorrow evening at 6:00 at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Tickets are available at the door. Today we meet contestant Julia Martinez….. Today we visit with Julia Martinez, a junior at Yucca Valley High

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball team took to the court last night against the De Anza league first-place team, Rancho Mirage High School. Coach Michael Schneider said they clawed and fought after a bad first half and finished with a nail-biter of a victory, 62-59. Kyle Hope and

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CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR RYAN SNIFFIN TOMORROW

Ryan Sniffin, a resident of Yucca Valley his entire life, was murdered January 20 over $20. He was 20 years old. Ryan Sniffin is survived by his fiancée, Amanda Lopez, his parents, Mike and Paula Sniffin, and brothers, Cody Sniffin and Chris Sniffin, all of Yucca Valley. He was a

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COUNTY FIELD REP ARRESTED FOR BRINGING DRUGS INTO JAIL

The field representative to Third County Supervisor James Ramos was arrested Wednesday evening, after Sheriff’s deputies said he brought drugs to a jail inmate. According to a Sheriff’s Department press release, deputies began an investigation after they discovered that narcotics were being brought into the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center in

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MISTRIAL IN CASE OF YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER

A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the case against a Yucca Valley teacher who is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. When the jury came back into court Wednesday morning and said they could not reach a unanimous verdict, Judge Bert Swift declared a mistrial

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