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Listen To Your News Wednesday, February 15, 2012 News Archive
     

NEW COUNTY CENTER BUILDING TO BE NAMED AFTER BOB BURKE
The new county government building in Joshua Tree will be named after a Yucca Valley man who was a tireless advocate for the Morongo Basin...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL SAYS NO TO ZONING FOR NEW CONCRETE PLANT
A very long meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council dealt with a prezoning request, alternative energy projects, Community Development Block Grants, and the successor to the Redevelopment Agency. Reporter Dan Stork was there, and breaks his report into two parts. Today, the debate on pre-zoning for a concrete plant...
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THREE ARRESTED IN TWO PAROLE SEARCHES
Two early morning parole searches resulted in the arrests of three area men Monday...
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SHARP-EYED DEPUTY MAKES ARREST FOR DRUGS AND WEAPONS
A sharp-eyed deputy recognized a man driving in Joshua Tree Monday, who he knew had had his driver's license suspended...
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MORONGO VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT MEETS IN CLOSED, SPECIAL, AND REGULAR MEETINGS
The Morongo Valley CSD Board, still reeling from strong public reaction to the recent firing of their General manger, has scheduled three meetings for today. The first, a closed session, starts at 10:30 in the Senior nutrition dining room in Covington Park to hire a new General manger, then they will adjourn to a special meeting in the Multi-purpose room to announce the results. The regular meeting of the Morongo valley CSD starts at 7:00 tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks a controversial agenda...
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ROCK CLIMBER SURVIVES 50-FOOT FALL IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK
A rock climber was extremely lucky yesterday afternoon when he fell about 50 feet in the Outer Mongolia area of Joshua Tree National Park, but suffered only bangs and bruises...
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JOSHUA TREE AS A HISTORIC RESERVE: PART 3 OF 3
A National Historic Reserve (or NHR) is being proposed for the Village of Joshua Tree. Reporter Dan Stork sat down with local resident Tom O'Key and National Park Conservation Association representative Seth Shteir. In the last part of a 3-part report, the steps toward an NHR are sketched...
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SUPERVISORS APPROVE VETERANS MENTOR PROGRAM
The County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a program to train veterans, military family members and other personnel to assist veterans in dealing with the emotional and mental health issues experienced by some former military personnel...
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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT
The Hi-Desert Water District will meet Miss Yucca Valley tonight. Reporter Derwood Andrews gets out his tiara...
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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT
The Joshua Basin Water Board meets tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says they will look for an auditor and a workshop coordinator...
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YOUNG ARTISTS INVITED TO ELEMENTARY AGE ART SHOW
All K-8 grade students in the Morongo Basin are invited to enter 2- and 3-dimensional art works, matted and framed if possible, in a Youth Art month show...
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COLLAGE WORKSHOP FOR KIDS 8-17 AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY
Youth ages 8 -17 are invited to a collage workshop at the 29 palms Art Gallery this Saturday, February 18 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. with Bonnie Brady...
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NATIONAL HONORS SOCIETY BUSY AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL
Students involved in the National Honors society at Twentynine Palms High School have been busy. ROP Broadcast Student Alan Vander Maas joins us...
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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTICT ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO MEET THURSDAY
Morongo Unified School District Advisory Committee will meet tomorrow...
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JOSHUA SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL IN CIF 1ST ROUND PLAY THIS EVENING
Joshua Springs Lightning (15-6) host the Apple Valley Christian Warriors (8-11) Wednesday at 5:30 pm in the first round of the CIF Division 6 Playoffs...
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