SHRINER’S, ROTARY, OFFER HEALTH SCREENINGS FOR CHILDREN

The Yucca Valley Rotary Club is teaming up with the Hi-Desert Shrine club to screen local children for a variety of conditions and possible admission to a Shriner’s Children’s hospital. Those hospitals are free for their patients. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says the screening will be held this Saturday… On Saturday,

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JOSHUA TREE MAN SEEN BURGLARIZING A HOUSE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Sunday after he was seen burglarizing a residence. According to a Sheriff’s report, a man went to a relative’s home in the 7000 block of Outpost Road in Joshua Tree shortly before 9 a.m. The witness saw another man removing items from the home

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FATHER AND SON LEFT HOMELESS AFTER FRIDAY FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A father and son are homeless after a Friday morning fire in Yucca Valley. Firefighters were called to the 57400 block of Lupine Avenue just before 9 a.m. There were no flames showing when firefighters arrive, but the windows in the second story apartment were black with smoke. The two

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WORKSHOP SET FOR NEW YUCCA VALLEY SEWER DEADLINES

Late last year, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board extended the deadline for when Yucca Valley homes and businesses must stop using their septic systems, from 2016 to 2021 for Phase 1, and to 2025 for Phases 2 and 3. Managing editor says the board will hold a workshop

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK HONORS DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING TODAY

Today, Joshua Tree National Park will join in commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contribution to civil rights in this country, by waiving entrance fees to the park. Fees for activities such as camping, reservations, tours, or concessions will still be collected as normal. January 18 will be

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AUDITIONS TONIGHT FOR “LITTLE MERMAID” AT THEATRE 29 TONIGHT

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” auditions are tonight at Theater 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details…

Tonight Director Gary Daigneault and Musical Director Ed Will will cast the musical, “Disney’s,THE LITTLE MERMAID” at Theater 29 at 6 p.m. They are seeking singers for the roles of Ariel, the Little

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS TO HOLD STRATEGIC PLANNING WORKSHOPS

The City of Twentynine Palms urges the community to attend a series of Strategic Planning Workshops Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening January 26, 27, and 28, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, on Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms.

Topics of discussion will be the City’s Mission and

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY

The City of Twentynine Palms will be closed Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Offices will re-open 7 a.m. Tuesday, January 19.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR DAY CELEBRATED MONDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. will be held Monday, January 18, in Twentynine Palms. The theme this year is the Black National Anthem, “Life Every Voice and Sing.” The day will start with a walk at 8 a.m. from Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road, to

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AUDITIONS MONDAY FOR “DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID” AT THEATER 29

Auditions for “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” will be held 6 p.m. tomorrow at Theater 29 by director Gary Daigneault and musical director Ed Will. They are seeking male and female performers ranging in age from 15 to 50. Some ensemble roles for children 8 to 15 are also available. Rehearsals

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FEE FREE DAYS AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

On Monday, January 18, Joshua Tree National Park will join in commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contribution to civil rights in this country, by waiving entrance fees to the park. Fees for activities such as camping, reservations, tours, or concessions will still be collected as normal. January

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

Hear from Fire and Sheriff’s Department officials. Talk to the field rep for State Senator Jean Fuller. Hear about developments in the campaign for Scenic Highway status for Hwy 247. Guest comments are first on the agenda at the monthly public meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council. Make your

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Tomorrow in high school sports, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball jv and varsity teams will travel to Los Osos High School to compete in their Martin Luther King Jr. Tournament.

FAMILY DISPLACED AFTER FRIDAY MORNING APARTMENT FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY  

A father and son are homeless after a Friday morning fire in Yucca Valley. Firefighters were called to the 57400 block of Lupine Avenue just before 9 a.m. There were no flames showing when firefighters arrive, but the windows in the second story apartment were black with smoke. The two

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

We have very few details about a Yucca Valley woman who was arrested Thursday morning, accused of child abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 55600 block of Pueblo Trail just before 8 a.m. Thursday. After an investigation, Katherine Edgerton was arrested on suspicion of cruelty

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR DEALING METH

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday afternoon, accused of dealing methamphetamine. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 73800 block of Baseline Road in Twentynine Palms about 1:45 to take into custody Jeremy Shannon, 23, who was wanted on a felony arrest warrant. After Shannon was

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YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH TO HOLD CONCERT SUNDAY

“Just Like That” will be the next featured artists of the Desert Hills Presbyterian Church’s community concert series on Sunday, January 17 at 2:00 p.m. The show consists of the talented trio Teresa McClintock, Hillary Slotta and Ann Barnes with a vocal style reflecting that of harmony groups in the

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PERFORMANCE AT HARRISON HOUSE TONIGHT

An interactive concert is set for tonight at Harrison House. Assignment Reporter Ashton Henry has more… On Saturday, January 16th at 7:00 p.m., The Harrison House Music, Arts, and Ecology is proudly presenting “Lineage and Legacy: The Remy Charlip Project”. This is an interactive and performative artist talk and musical

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER HOSTING AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT ENROLLMENT

Hi-Desert Medical Center is conducting open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act health insurance. Two enrollment sessions are scheduled this weekend. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us how to find out more and sign up… Open enrollment for Covered California and the Affordable Care Act ends January 31. If you’ve not

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FAMILY DISPLACED AFTER FRIDAY MORNING APARTMENT FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A father and son are homeless after a Friday morning fire in Yucca Valley. Firefighters were called to the 57400 block of Lupine Avenue just before 9 a.m. There were no flames showing when firefighters arrive, but the windows in the second story apartment were black with smoke. The two

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