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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS MONDAY

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Wildcat tennis team will host the Desert Mirage Rams at home. First serve is at 3:15.

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SHERIFF DEPUTIES AID IN CAPTURE OF WANTED SEX OFFENDER

Composite sketch of assailant on 12-year old girl in Claremont. Joseph Davall was arrested in Yucca Valley on April 18.

The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Department assisted in the arrest and capture of a man wanted for sexual assault on a 12-year old Claremont girl...
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NATIONAL PARK WEEK

National Park Week begins April 19, and Joshua Tree National Park will join the celebration. The National Park Service is waiving park entrance fees Saturday and Sunday, April 19 and 20, although camping fees and fees for Keys ranch tours will still be collected. April 22 is Earth Day, and...
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DESERT-WISE LANDSCAPE TOUR

More than 20 Morongo Basin gardens will be open to the public for the annual Desert-Wise Landscape Tour on Saturday, April 26. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz has the details…

This popular, self-guided tour, sponsored by the Morongo Basin Conservation Association, lasts from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It features beautiful water-wise...
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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY

Sky’s the Limit will host an evening with the cosmos Saturday, April 19. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 7:30 p.m. and end about midnight when the moon rises. Observers will be able to focus telescopes on the galaxies in Ursa Major, also known as...
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ONE 80 MINISTRIES JOSHUA TREE EASTER SERVICE

One 80 Ministries of Joshua Tree will hold an Easter service 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 20. Following the service, there will be a free barbecue with music and other activities. The public is invited. Childcare will be provided. One 80 Ministries is located at 61858 29 Palms Highway in Joshua...
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DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN EASTER EVENTS

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church’s Easter service April 20 will include special music by the choir, which will perform “World of Love,” a composition written by music director Clyde Grabski. The children’s choir will also perform. Following the 10 a.m. service there will be two Easter egg hunts (by age) and face...
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EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE AT DESERT CHRIST PARK

An Easter Sunrise Service is planned for 6 a.m. April 20 in the amphitheater at Desert Christ Park in Yucca Valley. Hosted by the Evangelical Free Church, the service will be followed by a pancake breakfast and regular church service at 10:15 a.m. Desert Christ Park is located at 56200...
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EASTER EGG HUNT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SUNDAY

The Twentynine Palms Fire Department and Fire Department Explorers will host their Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday, April 20, at 1:00 p.m. at the Little League fields in Luckie Park. It is open to children through age seven. Children will be placed in two age groups, walking to 3 years old, and...
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JOSHUA TREE VFW EASTER SUNDAY BREAKFAST

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up an Easter Sunday breakfast — a ham steak special for $7. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

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SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES AT GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP

ROP Broadcasting student Chris Hasley has a suggestions for teenagers with time on their hands during spring break…

Don’t have anything to do this spring break gospel fellowship Christian Center Church, located at 5898 Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms, is having a teen lock-in. I interviewed their first lady, Gerry Washington....
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APPLICATIONS FOR STUDIO ART TOURS

Applications are available now for the Highway 62 Open Studio Art Tours, sponsored by the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council. Studios on the east end of the Morongo Basin—Twentynine Palms to Joshua Tree—will be open October 25-26. West end studios—Morongo Valley to Joshua Tree—will be open November 1 and 2....
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GRUBSTAKES DAY PARADE APPLICATION DEADLINE

The deadline for applications for the 2014 Grubstakes Day Parade is 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 2 at the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce. Application are available online at the Yucca Valley Chamber website, www.yuccavalley.org. For more information or to receive an application by mail, call 760-365-6323.

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EXTENDED MIRACLE LEAGUE REGISTRATION OPEN

Dodger, Angels, Giants and A’s fans get ready, because the Miracle League is ready to play ball! Due to the overwhelmingly positive response, Miracle League Baseball is anticipating extending its league from two to four teams this season. Two games will be played each Monday evening starting April 28th through...
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LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION IN YUCCA VALLEY

Lifeguarding is a great summer job for young people.  Reporter Taylor Thacker tells how to get your certification…

Registration is underway for the Town of Yucca Valley Lifeguard Certification Course. This course will provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic...
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MAN EJECTED IN ROLL-OVER CRASH IN PIONEERTOWN THURSDAY NIGHT

Yucca Valley fire fighters said just after 9 p.m. Thursday night, a car missed a curve in the 5100 block of Pioneertown Road and drove off into the desert, rolling over several times. The driver was ejected during the roll-over. He was taken to Desert Hospital in Palm Springs with...
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CHP LOOKING FOR HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER WHO HIT BICYCLIST IN JOSHUA TREE

The California Highway Patrol is searching for a driver who hit a bicyclist in downtown Joshua Tree and then fled the scene. According to the CHP, Johnathan Cozart, 22, of Joshua Tree was riding his bicycle northbound on Park Boulevard at 5:07 p.m. Wednesday. As Cozart entered the intersection of...
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MAN ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT IN STOLEN BIG RIG CAB

Sheriff Deputies arrested a man who was driving a stolen semi-trailer truck cab at gunpoint Thursday afternoon. Shortly before 3:30 p.m., the Sheriff’s Department was notified that a stolen big rig was being driven southbound on Old Woman Springs Road. Deputies tracked the stolen truck as it turned eastbound on...
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EASTER FUN IN YUCCA VALLEY, TWENTYNINE PALMS, JOSHUA TREE, AND MORONGO VALLEY

Easter hunts and activities are planned all over the communities of our Morongo Basin this weekend. Tomorrow, events will be held in Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, and Morongo Valley, then on Sunday in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells us what is going on in Yucca Valley tomorrow…
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ABOUT 50 ATTEND COUNTY ENERGY WORKSHOP

A county renewable energy workshop was held in Yucca Valley last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and says the turnout was pretty good……
About 50 people turned out for last night’s renewable energy workshop in Yucca Valley. Sponsored by the San Bernardino County Partnership for Renewable Energy and Conservation,...
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