SKULL FOUND IN JOSHUA TREE IDENTIFIED

We have more information about the human skull that was found by dogs in Joshua Tree Thursday. A woman called the Sheriff’s department shortly before noon Thursday to say that her dogs were playing with a human skull in her back yard in the 61400 block of DesertAir Road. Deputies

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FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday after he hit his wife. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, deputies were called to the 7300 block of Dumosa Avenue about 6:15 Thursday when a woman called to say he hit her in her face. Deputies found that the woman had visible

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JOINING THE MARINE CORPS

If you’re interested in joining the Marine Corps after high school, there are requirements you need to know. ROP broadcasting student Danielle Leon tells you what they are…

Many students in High School consider joining the military as an option. If you are looking to join the Marine Corps, you

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DOGS FIND SKULL IN DESERT THURSDAY

We have more information about the human skull that was found by dogs in Joshua Tree Thursday. A woman called the Sheriff’s department shortly before noon Thursday to say that her dogs were playing with a human skull in her back yard in the 61400 block of DesertAir Road. Deputies

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FIRE AT ROADRUNNER MOBILE HOME PARK IN MORONGO VALLEY THURSDAY

A faulty electrical panel is blamed for a fire at the Roadrunner Mobile Home Park in Morongo Valley yesterday. Fire fighters from Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, and CalFire responded to the fire called in at 11:44 a.m. By the time the homeowner had noticed the smoke, the fire had grown

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COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVES LANDERS SOLAR FIELD

On Thursday, the County Planning Commission gave the green light to a solar project in Landers for which some work has already been done in advance of permits. Reporter Dan Stork says the vote broke on regional lines… By a vote of 3-2, the San Bernardino County Planning Commission approved

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TWO CONVICTED FELONS ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

Two convicted felons were arrested Wednesday night when they were found in violation of their probation. According to a Sheriff’s report, when deputies went to a home in the 7500 block of Joshua Lane in Yucca Valley about 9 p.m. on a probation check, Ronald Sartain, 28, of Yucca Valley,

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ONE ARREST AFTER DEPUTY CATCHES MAN STEALING FURNITURE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday morning, after he was found in a condemned home with his ex-girlfriend’s belongings. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy escorted the woman to a home in the 57800 block of Joshua Drive about 9:30 a.m. for her to pick up her belongings.

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TWO BIG BIRD COUNTS PLANNED FOR THIS MONTH

Attention bird watchers and nature lovers, two big bird counts are set for this month. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up… Birdwatchers get your binoculars ready. There are two bird counts in the month of December that need people who love birdwatching. On Sunday, December 14, participants

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT FEDERAL LOBBYIST MONDAY

The Twentynine Palms City Council will hold a special, closed session meeting on Monday December 8 at 2 p.m., to discuss a contract for a federal lobbyist.

ENERGY ASSISTANCE MEETING IN JOSHUA TREE MONDAY

There will be two meetings in Joshua Tree on Monday, December 8, to help people apply for assistance with home fuel costs: gas, electric, or firewood. This is part of the Home Energy Assistance Program, sponsored by the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County. The meetings will be at

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, December 6, at Vons in Yucca Valley from 2 to 6 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening and a mini physical with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to

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TLC VOLUNTEERS MEET MONDAY

If you would like to help this year’s TLC effort for Christmas, volunteers are now meeting weekly. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says meetings will be Mondays… Tender Loving Cause, the all-volunteer organization that has put on Tender Loving Christmas for 30 years, meets every Monday night through December 15. Those

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TEEN AND ADULT CRAFTS AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

Teens and adults are invited to the Twentynine Palms Library Saturday, December 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. to make holiday crafts. Ingrid Johnson, young adult specialist will assist participants in making an Iris folded Christmas card and a candy cane mouse. Volunteer Dena Cox-Gleicher, retired nurse and craft enthusiast,

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TWO SALES IN LANDERS TOMORROW

For the first time in weeks, the Landers Thrift Shop will open its doors Saturday for its big Holiday Blow-Out Sale and Pickers’ Bazaar. Not only will shoppers be able to browse the overstocked shelves inside, but there will also be vendors on site who will offer new and nearly

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A BUSY KITCHEN AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW POST

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

BREAKFAST AT COPPER MOUNTIAN MESA TOMORROW

It is time once again for the First Saturday Breakfast at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Center located at 65336 Winters Road in North Joshua Tree. Join them from 8 to 11 a.m. for all your breakfast favorites for just $5 bucks; prepared and served with smiles by neighborly volunteers.

CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE AT UNITED METHODIST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The Women of the United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms on Mesquite Springs Road will be holding their Christmas Boutique on Saturday, December 6. The doors will open at 9 until 1. You’ll find handmade items, gently used items, Christmas decorations, cookies of all varieties, wreaths, and crafters’ tables. Come

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TO HOLD $49 ART SALE TOMORROW

An art sale tomorrow will benefit Copper Mountain College art students. Entertainment Reporter Rebecca Havely says it all just 49 bucks… The Copper Mountain College, Fine Arts Program is hosting the 49 Bucks Art Sale. There are over 100 pieces to choose from by artists across the basin and beyond,

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Girls’ Soccer team kicked off the 2014-15 season as they traveled to take on Silver Valley High School Wednesday. The Lady Trojans dominated the game and finished with a score of 14-0. Coach Scott Phillips said senior captains Karson Scaccianoce and Jennifer Luerson provided strong

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