JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The Joshua Tree Clean Team is a group of volunteers that for the last eight years have been consistently cleaning up well traveled areas of Joshua Tree on the second, fourth, and fifth Wednesday of the month. The next regular clean-up for the Joshua Tree Clean Team will be tomorrow,

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board will meet tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker checks the agenda…

The Hi-Desert Medical Center will have their regular meeting on Tuesday, September 9, starting at 6:00 p.m. During this meeting, the Board will consider amending the conflict of interest code on the medical center, have a

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ENERGY USE KUDOS FOR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Copper Mountain College was one of the colleges selected by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors as a winner of the annual Energy and Sustainability Awards competition. The awards are presented to community colleges or districts that promote energy efficiency and sustainability on their campuses. Over 300 community college

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LOCAL REALTORS PLAN 21ST ANNUAL CASINO NGHT

The 21st Annual Casino Night, sponsored by the Desert Communities Association of Realtors, will be held September 20, starting at 6 p.m., at the Helen Gray Education Center at the hospital in Joshua Tree. Tickets are $30 and include $200 in gambling chips, and a buffet dinner. Proceeds from Casino

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, is a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, will hold its meeting at the Helen Gray Education Center located on the campus of

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HIKERS FIND BODY IN DESERT IN JOSHUA TREE

Hikers found a body in the desert in Joshua Tree late Saturday morning. About 9:30, hikers were walking near Rice Road, directly across from the Hi-Desert Medical Center, when they came across a body. Engineer Brooks from the County fire station in Joshua Tree said the body, which had been

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MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS, ALTA MIRA HOUSING DEVELOPERS TO BE IN ATTENDANCE

Membership changes, bullying, representatives from a Joshua Tree residential project, and renewable energy siting are all on the agenda of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council. Reporter Dan Stork has the details…

In the featured informational presentation at the September 8 meeting of the Morongo Basin MAC, Sheriff’s Captain Dale

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VETERAN’S SERVICES AB VAILABLE 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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FOUR PEOPLE ARRESTED IN THREE UNRELATED CHILD ABUSE CASES

Four people were arrested in three unrelated child abuse cases yesterday. According to Sheriff reports, Allison Feldman, 25, of the 6500 block of Sierra Avenue in Joshua Tree, is accused of hitting her husband and child Wednesday night, causing minor injuries. Allison Feldman was arrested for investigation of cruelty to

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WE CORRECT A STORY ABOUT AN ARREST

This correction today: On September 2nd, Z107.7 news reported that Michael Martin, 24, of Joshua Tree, was arrested for driving on a suspended license at a Sheriff’s checkpoint and booked into the Morongo Basin jail. That information supplied to Z107.7 was incorrect; while Martin was cited and detained, he was

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UNITY HOME “GRILL AND CHILL” FUNDRAISER TOMORROW

Tomorrow, Saturday, September 6, Morongo Basin Unity Home is hosting its first annual “Grill and Chill” fundraiser. Come out to the Joshua Tree Sportsman’s Club on Sunburst from 4-8 p.m. for food, games, and a special appearance by The Mane Street Stampede. Come watch these gunslingers, enjoy some great food,

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JOSHUA TREE VFW OFFERING MEALS, CASINO NIGHT TICKETS, AND A POKER RUN

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a fish and shrimp dinner tonight from 4:00 to 6:00. Sunday breakfast is chicken fried steak from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. And while you’re at the VFW, buy your tickets

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COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA BREAKFAST TOMORROW

Welcome the new month at the First Saturday Breakfast at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Center located at 65336 Winters Road in North Joshua Tree tomorrow. The Best $5 Breakfast is served from 8 am to 11 a.m. Come out to visit with your mesa neighbors and enjoy a good

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN HELD AFTER BEATING TWO PEOPLE IN JOSHUA TREE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday morning for beating up two people. According to a Sheriff’s report, a witness called authorities about 11 a.m. to report that a man was hitting a woman inside a vehicle at Hill View Road at Division Street in Joshua Tree, and he threw

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THEATRE 29, THREE CHAMBERS, HOST 2015 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT EVENT

Only those in attendance will get the first chance to get season tickets for the 2015 Theatre 29 season when it is unveiled. Reporter Cara Conway invites you to the three-chamber hosted season announcement event… Theatre 29 and the three Morongo Basin Chambers of Commerce are joining forces! Attend the

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RETIRED TEACHERS MEET NEXT WEEK

The California Retired Teachers’ Association will kick off its 2014-15 calendar at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 13. The meeting will be held at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Robin Schlosser, representing Reach Out Morongo Basin, will be the guest speaker. Please call Gay Smith

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SCHOOL BOARD HEARS OF LOWER ENROLLMENT THAN ANTICIPATED

As is so often the case, the most interesting parts of the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education meetings lay in staff reports. Reporter Dan Stork summarizes what was said about enrollment numbers last night and helping students apply to college… Assistant Superintendent Sharon Flores told the Morongo Unified

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COLLEGE BOARD IN SPECIAL SESSION TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will meet in a closed session at 9:00 tomorrow, Thursday, September 4, for a self-evaluation and goal-setting for the trustees. The closed session will be followed by a board study session at 10 a.m. concerning new board goals and possible changes to the

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT TO CONSIDER MEETING JUST ONCE A MONTH

The Joshua Basin Water District Board will consider having fewer meetings tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker checks tonight’s meeting agenda… The Joshua Basin Water District will have their regular meeting on Wednesday, September 3, starting at 7:00 p.m. During this meeting, the Board will have a public hearing to fix a

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JOSHUA TREE MAN KILLED MONDAY WHEN CAR FALLS ON HIM

A Joshua Tree man was killed Monday afternoon after his car fell on him. According to a Sheriff’s report, Jeremy Porter was working on his car in the 6200 block of Verbena Road when his car fell off the jack and pinned him underneath it. A maintenance worker for the

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