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CHP RECRUITING FOR NEW OFFICERS

The California Highway Patrol is hiring and has begun recruitment. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to apply…
The California Highway Patrol is looking for men and women from diverse communities to provide the highest levels of safety, service, and security. Each candidate must be 20 to 35 years old,...
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LOU GERHARDT’S 9-WEEK SEMINAR SERIES STARTS THURSDAY

“Honest Answers to Tough Questions” is the title of the Rev. Dr. Lou Gerhardt’s nine week seminar beginning this Thursday, March 5, 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church, at the corner of Onaga and Church Streets in Yucca Valley. Each unit is self-contained. This not a...
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AREA PILOTS INVITED TO LEARN HOW TO AVOID MILITARY AIRCRAFT

Local pilots are invited to learn how to avoid military aircraft in the area. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the details…
When you’re flying, it’s not a good idea for one plane to be in another plane’s airspace. The Combat Center and Copper Mountain College will hold a Mid-Air Avoidance...
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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRL WRESTLER FIFTH IN STATE CIF RANKINGS

California has more female wrestlers than any other state so Yucca Valley High School’s Vanessa Contreras accomplished something very special this past weekend. Contreras placed fifth overall—for the entire state of California—at 116 pounds at the CIF State Championships Friday and Saturday in Visalia. On behalf of the Yucca Valley...
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YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION OFFERS SPRING ADULT SOFTBALL

The Town of Yucca Valley is offering four adult Spring slow pitch softball leagues. Teams will play an average of ten games followed by playoffs and a championship game; league play begins the week of March 23. Teams may choose from men’s league, ladies league and two coed leagues. Games...
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"SNOWBIRDS"

We camped at Jumbo Rock mid-week in mid-February, and marveled at the influx of wildlife.  Ranger Pam Tripp says watch out for the snowbirds…

The Snowbird is a common winter migrant easily recognized by its lightly covered, bright colored plumage. Traveling in well-appointed nests, they usually arrive in early January to...
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CACTUS SEW-ABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

The general meeting of the Cactus Sew-ables Quilt Guild will take place this Monday, on March 2, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Program for the afternoon will be “a Moo-ving Experience,” a...
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HIGH DESERT WATER SUMMIT

The undersecretary for the California Environmental Protection Agency will be the keynote speaker at the second annual High Desert Water Summit in Victorville. Gordon Burns will talk about “Science: the Key to Managing Water in a Changing World” and the state’s recent legislation groundwater legislation. The event will be held...
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YUCCA VALLEY MAYOR OFFICE HOURS

Yucca Valley Mayor George Huntington holds “office hours” at the Town Hall every Monday from 4 to 5 p.m. This is an opportunity for residents to meet with the mayor to discuss concerns, ideas for the community, or to learn more about the activities going on in the town. Meetings...
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LOW-COST PET VACCINES, MICROCHIP, AND SPAY/NEUTER

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in March for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you...
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URINETOWN THE MUSICAL NOW PLAYING AT THEATRE 29

The first Broadway musical production of the Theater 29 2015 season opened last night and runs through March. Directed by Desert Theatre League “Best Director, Musical” Award winner Gary Daigneault, with musical direction by Ed Will, and choreography by Mandi Pushkar, “Urinetown the Musical” is a hilarious tale of greed,...
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SNOW SHOEING TRIP CANCELLED

The Desert Hills Presbyterian Church’s trip to Big Bear to go snow- shoeing on Sunday has been cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather. Apparently, it’s going to snow.

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FREE GARDEN SEED EXCHANGE

If you’ve got extra garden seeds, Reporter Taylor Thacker says you can trade them tomorrow…

The 29 Palms Inn is holding a free Garden Seed Exchange event where participants will be able to trade their extra garden seeds with other participants. On March 1st, from 10:00am to 3:00pm, gardeners of all...
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JUPITER AND A WAXING MOON

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, February 28. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 6:30 p.m. and end about 11:00 p.m. A waxing gibbous moon will be near Jupiter and will dominate the sky, offering the opportunity to observe dramatic craters and...
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JOSHUA TREE LOCAL FOOD PROGRAM

Locally-grown food and helping local families — that’s the dual objective of the Joshua Tree Local Food Program Reporter Sara Snyder says that two organizations are jointly sponsoring a fundraiser for the program…

 Transition Joshua Tree and the Community United Methodist Church of Joshua Tree want to provide organic food from...
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OLD WEST MOVIES AT BOXOHOUSE IN JOSHUA TREE

Examining the myths of the Old West starts with a look at Old time Western movies. BoxoHouse will be screening those films. The second movie in the series is Sunday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you where to bring the popcorn…

BoxoHouse will host a series of movie screenings of old...
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TPHS CLASS OF ’65 REUNION

Are you a member of the Twentynine Palms High School Class of 1965? Or do you know someone who is? The Class of ’65 will hold its 50-year reunion the weekend of June 12 and 13 at Pappy and Harriets in Pioneertown. For more information, check out wildcats1965.com.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERY RECEPTION SUNDAY

There’s a new exhibit being readied for the Twentynine Palms Art Gallery. Reporter Diana Medley sketches what will be on view…

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will open its March exhibition with a reception on Sunday, March 1, from 12 to 3 p.m. at the gallery.

Chuck Caplinger ‘s “Big Skies,” is...
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MBTA MANAGER TO STEP DOWN JULY 1

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority’s general manager has announced he will be stepping down this summer. Joe Meer, who has been with the MBTA since 2002 and its general manager since 2006, said he plans to resign as of July 1 in order to pursue his graduate studies. During the...
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STANDING ROOM ONLY AT SCHOOL DISTRICT SCIENCE FAIR, 11 WINNERS NAMED

Twentynine Palms Junior High School hosted a standing-room-only crowd for the annual Morongo Unified School District Science Fair Tuesday night. Reporter Dan Stork celebrates the winners…
Megan Pfau and Lori Anderson, the MUSD Science Fair coordinators, presented the medals and ribbons to the Science Fair contestants on Tuesday, February 24....
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