LOCAL CANDIDIATES POLITICAL POP-UP EVENT SET FOR NEXT WEEK

Attention local candidates for non-partisan offices. A political pop-up event is being sponsored by Z107.7 Radio and the Joshua Tree Sportsman’s Club. The public is invited to come and meet the candidates for Yucca Valley Town Council, Twentynine Palms City Council, Morongo Unified School Board, Joshua Basin Water District, Hi-Desert

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT BOARD IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board meets tonight. Reporter Caitlin Logan checks the agenda… The Joshua Basin Water District will have their regular meeting on Wednesday, October 15, starting at 7:00 p.m. During this meeting, it will be recommended that the board approves the acquisition of two new vehicles. They

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SUPERVISOR RAMOS HEARS JOSHUA TREE FLOODING COMPLAINTS

A large turnout at the Joshua Tree Community Center listened to Supervisor James Ramos, and told him plenty about flood control concerns. Reporter Dan Stork says that housing planning, unhappiness about block grant funding, and help for the homeless were other subjects at the meeting… The October meeting of the

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SCHOOL BOARD IN A SPECIAL SOLAR WORKSHOP MEETING TONIGHT

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education has called a special meeting for tonight, October 14. It will be an open workshop on the solar energy project, about which it heard presentations last week. The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. at Joshua Tree Elementary School.

WORLD FAMOUS TAP DANCER AT HARRISON HOUSE THURSDAY

A tap dancer who has performed around the world and with such greats as Gregory Hines, Jimmy Slyde, and Savion Glover, will be performing at Harrison House in Joshua Tree. Joe Orrach, along with two critically acclaimed New York tap dancers, Andrew J. Nemr and Alexandro Pizzo, will present a

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board meets tonight with an update on the search for a partner to merge with. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… At tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Medical Center’s Board of Directors, directors will hear an update from the consulting firm that is helping them

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER CANDIDATE FORUM TOMORROW NIGHT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center will host a candidate forum for their own Board election Tomorrow night. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has your invitation… Come to the Helen Gray Education Center in Joshua Tree on Wednesday, October 15, at 6:00 for the Hi-Desert Medical Center Board Candidate Forum. This forum will feature

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SUPERVISOR RAMOS TO ADDRESS MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETING TONIGHT

Third District Supervisor James Ramos pays a visit to the Morongo Basin MAC this week. Reporter Dan Stork tells what the supervisor will talk about, and what else is planned for the meeting… The featured speaker at the October 13 meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council will be

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FAIR HOUSING BOARD MEETS IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

Race, disability, or other personal characteristics should not limit your options when choosing a place to live. Join the Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board tomorrow, Tuesday, October 14, from 10 to noon for a free informative workshop. The workshop will be held at the Morongo Basin station of the

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MORONGO BASIN UNITY HOME MASQUERADE BALL THIS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Unity Home will hold a masquerade party Saturday, October 18. The event includes food, drinks, contests, a silent auction, and a chance to win prizes. The John Waybrant Band will provide music. Tickets are $20. The masquerade party will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at

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STROKE AWARENESS SEMINAR TUESDAY AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER

The danger of stroke is persistent and knowing what to do is important. The Hi-Desert Medical Center will present a free stroke awareness seminar Thursday. Reporter Caitlin Logan tells you how to register… When a stroke occurs, seconds matter. That’s why it’s good to know that Hi-Desert Medical Center has

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AN ARREST FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Joshua Tree man was arrested late Wednesday night after threatening his mother and his ex-girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 5 p.m. deputies were called about an argument in the 4500 block of Avenida del Sol. The caller said Thomas Pratt, 20, was angry and yelling and grabbed

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A NEW ART EXHIBIT AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY

Her work has been on display at the Joshua Tree Library since the beginning of the month, and now it’s time for Janis Commentz to talk about it. Reporter Dan Stork invites you to the reception…

The Friends of the Joshua Tree Library are hosting a reception and artist talk

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MEALS AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will serve up a taste of Germany tonight with its Oktoberfest. Come enjoy bratwurst, German potato salad, sauerkraut, rye bread, and apple crisp from 4 to 6 p.m. for only $8. No Sunday breakfast is scheduled, but don’t forget Taco Wednesday from

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LOCAL DEMOCRATS MEET SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will gather for campaign updates and a presentation from the California League of Conservation Voters. Fellowship and a $10 breakfast begin at 9 a.m.; the meeting and presentation begin at 10 a.m. It all happens at Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College campus

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CRAFT AND BAKE SALE AT JOSHUA TREE 1ST BAPTIST CHURCH

Joshua Tree First Baptist Church is hosting its annual craft and bake sale 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Friday and Saturday at 6740 Sunset Road, on the south side, up from the Farmers Market. All proceeds are donated to local charities. For further information please contact Claudette McIntosh at

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees meets tomorrow afternoon. Reporter Cassie Zimarik checks the agenda…

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will meet in a closed session meeting tomorrow, October 9, at 2:00 p.m. to discuss the employment and recruitment of the superintendant and president. The regular meeting

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SOLAR ENERGY, TRANSPORTATION, RECOGNITION AT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING TONIGHT

Solar energy, transportation and student recognitions head the agenda of tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education. Reporter Dan Stork tells what else the Board will consider… The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will begin its October 7 meeting with a work/study session on

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW

The next Joshua Tree Clean Team clean-up will be held tomorrow on Alta Loma and Sherwood, just west of Friendly Hills Elementary School. Volunteers can park along Sherwood at 7 a.m. and work for one short hour until 8 a.m. There will be trash bags, grabber sticks and gloves available

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JOSHUA BASIN TO START ACCEPTING STATE WATER THURSDAY

After three years of planning, design, and construction, the Joshua Basin Water District recharge facility is finally ready to accept water from the Mojave Water Agency. The public is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. Thursday, October 9, as the board of directors turns on the tap

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