REACHOUT MORONGO BASIN AUCTION

You can support the good works of Reach Out Morongo Basin and enjoy yourself in the process. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells what’s in store at the ReachOut Holiday Art auction next weekend…

Mark your calendars for December 14, for the Second Annual Desert Holiday Art Auction. It’s a way

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HOSPICE TREE LIGHTING AT BELL CENTER

Light up a life Saturday, December 14, at the Annual Hospice Tree dedication ceremony at Copper Mountain College. Individuals or organizations may make a $10 donation for a light on the Hospice Holiday tree in memory of, or in honor of a loved one. Hospice will an acknowledgement card to

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NATIONAL HONORS SOCIETY

Membership in the National Honor Society gives high-GPA students opportunities for community service. ROP Broadcasting student Brianna Jillson tells what the group is, and what it does…

Twentynine Palms High School has a group called National Honor Society. I asked National Honor Society adviser Mrs. Wilson a couple of questions

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HOLIDAY CRAFTS AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

Holiday crafts will be on tap at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley this Wednesday. Reporter Taylor Thacker gets out her hot glue gun…

Take some time out of your busy holiday schedule for some holiday-themed craft fun at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is offering

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RETIRED TEACHERS MEET NEXT WEEK

The California Retired Teachers Association will meet Friday, December 13, at 10:00 a.m. at the Helen Gray Center on White Feather Road. Entertainment will be provided by the Condor Elementary School Choir. Members wishing to reserve lunch should call Sherry Craft, at 760-881-5275, no later than Monday, December 9.

ART FAIRE IN THE NATIONAL PARK

The Joshua Tree National Park Art Faire, which began yesterday, has events scheduled through this weekend. Ranger Pam Tripp tells what’s in store…

Joshua Tree National Park staff, along with the town of 29 Palms will host the first Joshua Tree NP Art Show and Faire on December 7 and

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AVOID FROZEN PIPES

With freezing overnight temperatures forecast for the weekend and through most of next week,Joshua Basin Water District reminds its customers that a few simple steps will help to avoid breaks and flooding that can occur when water pipes freeze. Standing water in pipes and hoses expands as it freezes; this

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FIRST SATURDAY IN OLD TOWN

Come out tonight to First Saturday in Old Town Yucca Valley. First Saturday is a late-night shopping event in which 25 businesses will stay open late, until 9 p.m. Open businesses include consignment shops, home décor, arts and antiques, vintage and new clothing, restaurants, and the brand new Rose and

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FIREFIGHTER AND CHP TOY COLLECTION

Morongo Basin firefighters and the California Highway Patrol will be collecting toys to distribute to needy children. Boxes where residents can drop off toys will be in local businesses, banks, and mobile home parks, including at the Z107.7 studio in Joshua Tree. In addition, Walmart will host a “stuff the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL HOLIDAY CONCERT

ROP Broadcasting student Nina Dizon has your invitation for a musical treat at Twentynine Palms High School this week…

The holidays are here, and so is the Twentynine Palms High School Annual Holiday Concert! The Holiday Concert will be held Thursday, December 12, at the Twentynine Palms High School Gymnasium

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER ATTACKING HIS HUSBAND

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday evening, accused of attacking his spouse. According to a Sheriff’s report, Adolfo Alban-Cardenas, 19, hit his husband with a belt. The report also states that Alban-Cardenas pulled a large kitchen knife on him. After an investigation, Adolfo Alban-Cardenas was arrested on suspicion of

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CONSTRUCTION ON YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR HOUSING TO AFFECT TRAFFIC

Street improvements, including storm drains and other utility work for the Senior Housing Project are scheduled to begin Monday December 9. The first phase of work will include the installation of flood control facilities on Dumosa Avenue, north of Antelope Trail. This work will take about 60 days to complete,

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OVER 100 ATTEND DRUG COURT GRADUATION

The Joshua Tree Drug Court held its 19th semi-annual graduation at the Yucca Valley Community Center. Reporter Dan Stork observed the celebration… Before a packed room of well over 100 family, friends, and well-wishers at the Yucca Valley Community Center, Judge Rod Cortez handed out diplomas to the latest graduates

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART FAIRE AND SHOW OPENS TONIGHT

The Joshua Tree National Park Art Show and Fair opens tonight with a reception and award ceremony at 5 p.m. at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. The show and fair continues through the weekend at five venues in Twentynine Palms, the Joshua Tree National Park Oasis Visitor Center headquarters, 29

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SANTA CLAUS COMING TO YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Santa Claus is coming to Yucca Valley. The San Bernardino County Fire Department will chauffeur Santa Claus in a fire engine tour of the town on Saturday, December 7. The event will begin with Santa boarding the “big red sleigh” for a stop at Jacobs Park (Onaga Trail at Hopi

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YUCCA VALLEY BUSINESSMAN’S ATTORNEY DEMANDS TOWN HALT MEDIAN PROJECT

A Yucca Valley businessman has hired an attorney to formally request that the Town Council reconsider its approval of the median and sidewalk project in the west end of town. The project, known as PLHDP, will install medians from Apache Trail to just east of Palm Avenue, to prevent vehicles

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FATHER ARRESTED FOR CHILD CRUELTY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested for child abuse Wednesday after a school principal noticed the man’s son had been injured. According to a Sheriff’s report, the principal at Condor Elementary was talking with the boy at school when the boy told him his jaw hurt because his father grabbed

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART SHOW AND FAIRE THIS WEEKEND

The inaugural Joshua Tree national Park Art Show and Faire kicks off Friday in Twentynine Palms. Joshua Tree National Park Ranger Pam Tripp says the event is a team effort…. Joshua Tree National Park staff, along with the town of Twentynine Palms will host the first Joshua Tree NP Art

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MARIJUANA ANTI-PROHIBITON PROJECT MEETS SATURDAY IN JOSHUA TREE

Recent court decisions affecting access to medical marijuana dispensaries and personal cultivation will be the subject of this month’s meeting of the Marijuana Anti-Prohibition Project. The featured speaker will be marijuana advocate Lanny Swerdlow. The meeting is set for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, December 7, at the Listening Lounge in downtown

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HOSPITAL BOARD MEETS TOMORROW IN CLOSED SESSION

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors will hold a special closed session meeting 11 a.m. Friday in the Helen Gray Education Center, on the hospital campus in Joshua Tree. The sole item on the agenda is a discussion concerning personnel and benefits.