NO OPEN MIC AT 180 MINISTRIES TONIGHT

The weekly OPEN MIKE hosted by One 80 Ministries in Joshua Tree will be cancelled this Friday due to Church programs. OPEN MIKE Will resume next Friday at its regularly scheduled time of 6pm.

WITNESS COMES FORWARD, WARRANTS SERVED IN CORWIN INVESTIGATION

A Twentynine Palms man claims to have seen Erin Corwin on the day of her disappearance. Corwin, a 20-year old pregnant Twentynine Palms woman, has been the object of an extensive search since she was reported missing on June 29, one day after she left her home aboard the Marine

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Y.V. TOWN COUNCIL VOTES TO PATCH AND PAVE BLACK ROCK CANYON ROAD

Everyone knows that Black Rock Canyon Road in Yucca Valley that leads to Joshua Tree National Park is in terrible shape, and everyone agrees that something must be done about it. At Tuesday’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, Managing editor Tami Roleff says the Council discussed what should

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29 PALMS MAN SUSPECTED OF NUMEROUS “DOOR-KICK” BURGLARIES

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man who is suspected to be responsible for up to 20 residential burglaries. Deputy Scott Andrews said during the past month, multiple “door kick” style residential burglaries and attempted burglaries have occurred within the City of Twentynine Palms. The suspect would kick open the front

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KEEP YOUR KIDS SAFE IN A SWIMMING POOL

With the warmer weather, kids are heading to swimming pools. Reporter Cara Conway offers these pool safety tips…..

Keep children safe while enjoying time at the pool. Drowning accidents can be easily prevented and Safekids.org suggests steps toward accident prevention.

Constant adult supervision and teaching your child how to swim

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STATE TO ENFORCE WATER CONSERVATION, HDWD OFFERS TIPS

With no relief in sight for the ongoing severe drought, yesterday the California Water Resources Control Board approved an emergency conservation regulation which will go into effect on August 1st. In January, Governor Jerry Brown declared a statewide drought and urged Californians to reduce their water use by 20%. As

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SCHOOL BOARD MEETS THIS AFTERNOON

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education has called a special meeting for this afternoon, July 17, at 5 pm. A single open agenda item, dealing with a piggyback contract for fuel, is sandwiched between two closed sessions — one on employee issues (including the employment of an Assistant

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PACIFIC RIM PLAYING AT “MOVIES IN THE PARK” IN 29 PALMS TONIGHT

The “Movies in the Park” series continues tonight at Luckie Park in 29 Palms. Reporter Taylor Thacker says grab a blanket or a lawn chair for the outside showing of “Pacific Rim”…….

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department continues their free event, “Movies in Luckie Park,” with Pacific Rim

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “A DOLL’S HOUSE” AT THEATRE 29

The riveting drama, “A Doll’s House”, directed by Kurt Schauppner, will have its final performances this weekend at Theatre 29. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get tickets……

Regular tickets are now available for the fourth production of the Theatre 29 season, the classic “A Doll’s House,” a

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DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR HOMELESS VETERANS IN THE MORONGO BASIN

There are many homeless veterans in the Morongo Basin who are lacking the necessities to keep warm and fed. A new organization, Vets Cruzin for a Cause, is collecting jackets, blankets, and food to distribute to these homeless vets. If you have old jackets, blankets, and food you can spare,

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WITNESS CLAIMS TO HAVE SEEN ERIN CORWIN

A Twentynine Palms man claims to have seen Erin Corwin on the day of her disappearance. Corwin, a 20-year old pregnant Twentynine Palms woman, has been the object of an extensive search since she was reported missing on June 29, one day after she left her home aboard the Marine

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DETAILS INTO SATURDAY JOSHUA TREE FATAL CRASH AFTER A YUCCA VALLEY ARMED ROBBERY

The Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol have completed their reports on the armed robbery and fatal crash in Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree Saturday. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, Scott Grogins, 25, went to a home in the 7200 block of Palo Alto in Yucca Valley about 3

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LANDERS MAN HELD FOR ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON

A Landers man is behind bars, accused of assaulting an acquaintance early Tuesday morning. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, Daniel Grebic, 27, met a transient woman at a methadone clinic in Palm Springs. The woman spent the night at an RV trailer at Grebic’s home in the 1500 block

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PART 1: A TOWN MANAGER, TOMORROW PART 2: BLACK ROCK ROAD

The Yucca Valley Town Council met last night and finally named a town manager. Managing Editor Tami Roleff breaks her report into two parts. In part 1 today, name and terms for a manager, tomorrow, in part 2, Black Rock Canyon Road…

Director of Administrative Services Curtis Yakimow was

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MORONGO BASIN HORSEMAN’S ASSOCIATION GYMKHANA THIS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Horsemen’s Association will hold a Gymkhana Saturday in Twentynine Palms. The event will feature events on horseback such as cloverleaf barrels, pole bending, cat’s cradle, flag race, and a mystery horsemanship drill. The public is invited to attend. Registration begins at 5 p.m., with the games starting

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION CONSIDERS VACATION HOME RENTALS

After quickly agreeing to recommend to the City Council that it consider amending the city code to allow permanent ambulance staging areas in commercial zones, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission devoted its July 15 meeting to a workshop on vacation home rentals. Reporter Dan Stork reports that that work is

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ANIMAL MAGIC AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Library invites children of all ages to travel back to the dinosaur days with their summer reading program. The performance for children this week is John Abrams animal magic show, the only magic show with live exotic pets in all of Southern California. John doesn’t just show

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HI-DESERT AND JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARDS MEET TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the Board will look at reimbursing themselves for their medical expenses…. The Board of Directors of the Hi-Desert Water District will meet at 6:00 tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will hear

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YUCCA VALLEY CHAMBER BOARD ENDORSES YES VOTE FOR

The Board of Directors at the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce voted to support a yes vote for the Wastewater Treatment Project’s upcoming assessment district.

MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD monthly meeting is scheduled for July 16. Dan Stork says it deals with the annual budget and fire reports, and the Cal Fire fee… The July 16 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District Board of Directors starts at 7 p.m., at Covington Park. In

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