EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

An excessive heat warning is in place for temperatures up to 117 this weekend. An excessive heat warning is issued when temperatures are forecast to reach dangerous levels that will stress the body if precautions are not taken. Cooling centers are: Yucca Valley Town offices normal business hours. The Yucca

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM OFFERS YOUTH CAMP

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum of Yucca Valley is offering a summer fun and fitness youth camp that encourages healthy eating and exercise. Reporter Rebecca Havely describes the four weeks of fun… New topics are offered each week of this four-week youth camp which begins June 23, and runs Tuesdays through

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EXTREME HEAT OPENS COOLING CENTERS LOCALLY

An excessive heat watch is in place for temperatures up to 117 this weekend. Cooling centers have been designated. Yucca Valley Town offices are open normal business hours. The Yucca Valley Community Center is open five days a week during the hottest part of the day; Hi-Desert Nature Museum is

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EXTREME HEAT WARNINGS ISSUED, COOLING CENTERS OPENED

The Morongo Basin is currently experiencing its hottest days so far, with temps in the triple digits. The National Weather service has issued an excessive heat watch for temperatures ranging from 110 today to 117 this weekend. Several buildings have been designated as cooling centers where you can get out

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“EAT WELL, PLAY WELL” AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

Nutrition and fitness will be explored in the Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s newest exhibit, “Eat Well, Play Well.” The hands-on exhibit encourages healthy living by teaching the science of making healthy food choices, showing what an appropriate serving size looks like, see first hand what it takes to burn off calories,

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LECTURE ON ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING TOMORROW

Tomorrow’s Brown Bag lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum is all about organic vegetable gardening. Reporter Taylor Thacker gets out the compost…

Throughout the year, the monthly Brown Bag Lecture Series presented by the Hi-Desert Nature Museum features a wide variety of speakers who present topics of special interest for

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LEARN THE ART OF FLINT KNAPPING AT A LECTURE TONIGHT

A fascinating lecture on an ancient Native American craft will be given at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tonight. Reporter Cassie Zimarik invites you to learn about flint knapping…

As part of the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture Series, Tony Soares, a flint knapper, potter, and

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AREA FLORA THE SUBJECT OF WEDNESDAY LECTURE

Learn more about our local desert flora during a lecture tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to the Hi-Desert Nature Museum… The Morongo Basin Historical Society is scheduled to have their second Wednesday lecture series on Wednesday, April 8, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This lecture is about the flora

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BUTTERFLIES FEATURED AT BROWN BAG LUNCH LECTURE TOMORROW

It will be all about the Butterflies at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff invites you to the Brown Bag Lecture…..

Butterflies will be the topic at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch Lecture, Thursday, March 19. Former Joshua Tree National Park Ranger Joe Zarki will

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KIDS CAN LEARN GARDENING AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents its next exciting edition of Kid EdVentures, exploring the wonderful world of gardening. Future gardeners will be introduced to the very basics of vegetable and herb gardening, including composting and container gardens. Children will create a take-home container garden to begin their own green space.

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REUSED OR RECYCLED ART SOUGHT FOR EARTH DAY EXHIBIT

Local artists who have used recycled or reused items for their pieces are being sought by the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. Reporter Taylor Thacker put out the call… As part of the Town of Yucca Valley’s annual Earth Day celebration, local residents are invited to contribute artwork made from recycled and

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL ACCEPTS BREHM PARK, MARIJUANA INITIATIVE SET FOR MARCH 17TH

The Yucca Valley Town Council met in a busy regular session last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report… The Yucca Valley Town Council burned through a lot of business in short order during its regular meeting last night. Council members agreed the town was getting

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BROWN BAG LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Tomorrow Brown Bag Lunch at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley focuses on Native Plant use. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents February’s Brown Bag Lunch Lecture focused on the topic of traditional native plant use. In conjunction with the California Indian Feast Exhibit, Leslie

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LECTURE ON GOLD PROSPECTING WEDNESDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

A hands-on lecture about prospecting for gold in Southern California will be offered at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum this week. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you how to be a real gold digger… The Morongo Basin Historical Society continues its Second Wednesday Lecture Series with “Gold: Prospecting in Southern California.” A

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NEW EXHIBIT AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM IS A CALIFORNIA FEAST

A new traveling exhibit has just opened at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker says it includes historic and contemporary Indian artifacts and more… A new exhibit called “Seaweed, Salmon, and Manzanita Cider: A California Indian Feast” is now open at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. The

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WEDNESDAY LECTURE SERIES STARTING UP AGAIN NEXT WEEK

The Historical Society Wednesday Lecture Series kicks off next week in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells us what the offering will be… Join the Morongo Basin Historical Society for their first Wednesday Lecture Series of the year. On Wednesday, January 14, the topic will be “Joshua Trees: History and

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KIDS’ WINTER CRAFTS AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM SATURDAY

Kids’ winter crafts at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum Saturday. Reporter Taylor Thacker gets out the glue gun… Kids, ages 5 to 12, are welcome to join museum staff to make winter- themed crafts and homemade gifts for friends and family this holiday season. The program is offered at the Hi-Desert

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WINTER CRAFTS AND A HISTORICAL LECTURE AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture Series is scheduled for December 10, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. The topic of this month’s lecture will be “Homesteading: The Free Land Idea” by Lorna Shuman, a 25-year veteran of the National Park Service, Education Specialist

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WINTER CRAFTS AND A HISTORICAL LECTURE AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

There will be an adult holiday craft session at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up… Join the Hi-Desert Nature Museum for a special holiday adult craft program on Wednesday, December 10, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Participants will

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LECTURE ON CHRISTMAS FOOD AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

A look at Holiday foods from around the world will be given at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff invites you to the noon Brown Bag Lecture…. Most of us serve the same foods for Thanksgiving and Christmas: roast turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and pumpkin

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