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BLUEGRASS IN JOSHUA TREE TONIGHT

The JT Trading Post in Joshua Tree is hosting a bluegrass jam tonight at 6 p.m. It’s in the building a couple doors up from Pie for the People. Please bring your acoustic instruments and pick with them, or just come to enjoy the music.

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STAR PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT SATURDAY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, September 27. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 7:15 p.m. and end about 2:30 a.m. In the sky will be a crescent moon, next to Saturn, along with the vibrant Mars and Antares, as well as...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CROSS-COUNTRY MAKES GOOD SHOWING IN A RECENT MEET

The Twentynine Palms Wildcat cross-country teams had a great showing at last weekend’s meet. ROP Broadcast student Garrett Schrepfer has the results…

On Saturday, September 20, the Twentynine Palms High School cross country team hosted a home invitational meet. The varsity boys’ team came in second to Xavier Preparatory High school...
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans Volleyball team travelled to Desert Hot Springs Wednesday to take on the Lady Eagles. The varsity team lost 1-3. Coach Matt Jennings said leading the team were Ashely Priest with 12 kills, seven blocks; Haley Rayburn with four kills, three blocks; and Chloe Smith with...
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SHERIFF CAUTIONS ABOUT MOUNTAIN LION SPOTTED IN YUCCA MESA

The Sheriff’s Department is letting residents of the Yucca Mesa area know of multiple sightings of a mountain lion in the area. Deputy Jacob Naylor said wildlife officials think the recent rains and subsequent floods may have displaced the mountain lion from its regular territory and into the populated area....
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COUNTY APPROVES WONDER VALLEY ROAD MAINTENANCE TAX

At its meeting Tuesday, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on the formation of a sub-zone within the Wonder Valley special district for road maintenance services. They approved the zone formation, and also declared official the favorable results of a vote for a special tax...
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AFTER JOSHUA TREE FLOODS, COUNTY NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DIRT ROADS

Many Joshua Tree Residents sustained serious property damage during the recent flash flooding. Those waiting for the county fix their dirt roads are finding out the county does not take responsibility for those roads. Managing Editor Tami Roleff explains…
Many Joshua Tree residents discovered that their roads had been washed...
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TWO ARRESTED OUTSIDE CASINO FOR INSIDE CASINO DRUG SALES

Two Twentynine Palms residents were arrested after a suspected drug sale inside the Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms. The Sheriff’s Department said on September 13, about 11:21 p.m., deputies contacted Kenneth Crockett, 57, and Toni Cagle at Baseline and Desert Knoll Roads, outside of the Tortoise Rock Casino, after...
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AN ARREST FOR CHECK FRAUD IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms woman was taken into custody, accused of cashing stolen checks. Tuesday, September 23, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Navy Federal Credit Union in Twentynine Palms in response to a report of a woman attempting to cash a stolen check. Deputies made contact at the bank with Myra...
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A ROUTINE MEETING FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL

The Twentynine Palms City Council treated one issue in a very brief meeting. Reporter Dan Stork tells how they decided to proceed in finding a permanent City Manager…
At the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting on Tuesday, Interim City Manager Andy Takata recommended to the Council that it seek a...
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CHP DOES SURPRISE INSPECTION OF JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TOUR BUSSES

The California Highway Patrol held an unannounced inspection of all commercial tour buses going in to Joshua Tree National Park Friday, September 19. The inspection was to ensure visitor safety, reducing chances of crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving tour buses bringing passengers into the park. Inspections are designed to determine...
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CELEBRATE NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SATURDAY

This Saturday is National Public Lands Day. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says volunteers are sought…
Volunteers are invited to Joshua Tree National Park to participate in the 21st annual National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 27th, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. In cooperation with the National Environmental Education Foundation,...
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MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, September 25, at Helen Gray Education Center at the hospital campus on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Among the items on the consent agenda are recognition of employee of the quarter, followed by a public hearing on...
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CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District Board of Directors will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will discuss the rehabilitation of a water well, and vote on a resolution to establish a revolving fund and then an acquisition of a bond...
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NEW GRAVESITE RULES FROM TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY DISTRICT

In order to enhance a serene environment, the Twentynine Palms Cemetery has issued a set of gravesite compliance procedures. Reporter Dan Stork has the rules…
The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board would like to remind everyone of the rules regarding their loved one’s graves at the Twentynine Palms Public Cemetery. Cemetery...
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TEEN BOOK CLUB MEETS AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms teen book club will meet Tomorrow to discuss Enna Burning, by Shannon Hale. Enna Burning is the follow-up to Goose Girl, a fantasy novel for young adults. Enna discovers she has the special gift of being able to start fires at will, but she soon loses control,...
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29 PALMS ART GALLERY APPRECIATES THEIR VOLUNTEERS

A “Rise-and-Shine” volunteer appreciation breakfast was held at the 29 Palms Art Gallery on Saturday, September 20. The event celebrated nearly 30 volunteers and docents who help to keep the doors open at the gallery and gift shop throughout the year. A Founders Award was presented to board member Vickie...
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53rd YUCCA MESA BIRTHDAY POTLUCK FRIDAY

This Friday, September 26, starting promptly at 6:00 p.m., the Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will celebrate their 53rd Birthday potluck dinner. If you would like to participate please bring a dish to serve 6-8 as well as your plates and flat wear. Birthday cake will be provided by YMIA so...
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18TH ANNUAL STARRY NIGHTS FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND

The annual Starry Nights Festival is this weekend in the Yucca Mesa area. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has your invitation…
The 18th annual Starry Nights Festival is set to take place on Friday, September 26, and Saturday, September 27. On Friday, join the Yucca Mesa Improvement Association for the celebration of...
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Joshua Springs Lightning girls’ volleyball team will host Desert Christian School tomorrow at home. First serve is at 5:30.

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