HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GET ORIENTATION AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Area high school students recently visited Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the students who participated will have an advantage when it comes time to register… Copper Mountain College counselors and staff recently went to area high schools with an assessment test as part of CMC’s pre-registration process. Students

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EARTH DAY PRESENTATION TOMORROW AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Earth Day celebrations and programs are going on across the Morongo Basin all week. Reporter Mike Lipsitz joins us again with a program by the Mojave Desert Land Trust at Copper Mountain College… The Mojave Desert Land Trust, through able leadership and a program of strategic land acquisition, has perfected

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE NARROWS PRESIDENT CANDIDATES TO FOUR

The Copper Mountain Community College Board of Trustees has narrowed the field down to four finalists for the superintendent/president position The board will hold a special closed session meeting at 8 a.m. tomorrow in the library meeting room to discuss the candidates. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the public can meet

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BLOOD DRIVE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT INFORMATION AT CMC TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, April 15, at Copper Mountain College on Rotary Way in Joshua Tree from 10 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for

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OPERATION TAKE CHARGE AT CMC BENEFITS VETERANS

“Operation Take Charge” at Copper Mountain College tomorrow is offering a wide range of veteran’s services. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… All veterans, active duty military, and dependents who find VA benefits and services can be confusing will want to attend Operation Take Charge! this Friday at Copper Mountain College.

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DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

Democrats from assembly districts 42, 56, 67, and 71 will meet Saturday during the Morongo Basin Democratic Club’s monthly meeting, to hear convention updates from Regional Director Suzan Wilkinson. Also Saturday, the club’s nominating committee will announce a slate of candidates for next month’s election of officers. Members will also

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board meets tomorrow with a busy agenda. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a closer look… The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees convenes in regular open session at 3:00 tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room on the Joshua Tree campus. Near the top of tomorrow’s agenda,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WINS GREENLEAF SCHOLARSHIP

A Twentynine Palms High School senior has been named the recipient of Copper Mountain College’s 2015 Greenleaf Scholarship. Kamaljot Singh is no stranger to Copper Mountain College, as he has been taking classes there since his freshman year in high school. The all-inclusive scholarship will pay Singh’s tuition, books, fees,

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POT DEALER ARRESTED AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday afternoon, accused of selling marijuana at Copper Mountain College. According to a Sheriff’s report, witnesses called the Sheriff’s Department about 12:40 p.m. to report suspicious activity surrounding a vehicle in the parking lot at Copper Mountain College. Deputies noticed multiple people coming to

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SCHOOL BOARD MEETING DOMINATED BY LARGE TEACHER TURNOUT

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education meeting was split between workshops and regular business. Today, reporter Dan Stork tells about the regular meetings, which was dominated by a large teacher turnout intent on impressing the Board during contract negotiations…

Morongo Teachers Association members turned out in the largest

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VETERAN COUNSELING AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to Veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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COLLEGE TO HOST WOMEN’S HISTORY CELEBRATION

Copper Mountain College will celebrate National Women’s History Month this week. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to the 3rd Thursday Cultural series event……

Copper Mountain College’s Cultural Education Enhancement Committee continues their 3rd Thursday Cultural Series with a celebration of National Women’s History Month. On Thursday, March 19th, from 12

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE NURSING STUDENTS CAR WASH TOMORROW

Copper Mountain College’s registered nursing class of 2016 is holding a car wash and bake sale Saturday, March 14, to raise money to cover graduation expenses. The car wash will be held from 8 to 1 at the Tractor Supply Company parking lot in Yucca Valley. For more information, or

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board will meet in closed, study, and regular session tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agendas…

Following a 12:30 p.m. study session and 2:00 closed session, the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees begins the regular open session meeting at 3:00 tomorrow in the Bell Center’s

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DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING FEATURES DOCUMENTARY

At Saturday morning’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Democratic Club, film maker Dave Miller will present his eye opening short documentary, “Solar Revolution: A Changing Paradigm.” The film offers a different look at the opportunity facing us in the pursuit for renewable energy across our desert. Following the film, a

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STEM SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Scholarships in technical fields are being offered by Copper Mountain College. Reporter Taylor Thacker has more the STEM scholarships available…

Copper Mountain College Foundation in partnership with Southern California Edison is encouraging students to pursue careers in STEM fields. Several $1,000 scholarships are available to students pursuing an Associate degree

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COLLEGE BOARD IN CLOSED SESSION

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees meets in closed session at 9:00 tomorrow morning. The single item of business concerns recruitment of the school’s president/superintendent. Following the meeting, which takes place in Quad 1, Room 101, Trustees will announce action taken, if any.

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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NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCE OPEN HOUSE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SATURDAY

The Nursing and Health Services program at Copper Mountain College will hold an open house this Saturday. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has your invitation….. The Health Sciences and Nursing Department of Copper Mountain College will be hosting an Open House on February 28, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in

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LECTURE ON COUNTY RENEWABLE ENERGY CODE TOMORROW

San Bernardino County is updating its General Plan on the subject of renewable energy development. Reporter Dan Stork says you can learn about the status of the effort at a local lecture… On February 20, as part of the Desert Institute’s Black Rock Lecture Series, there will be a presentation

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