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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YUCCA MESA STRUCTURE FIRE SENDS UP LARGE PLUME OF SMOKE

Yucca Mesa and Joshua Tree firefighters, along with a water tender from Morongo Valley, were called to a structure fire about 6 p.m. Thursday. The 1,200 square-foot triple-wide mobile home was in a remote area on Ducor Avenue, off Security Drive just east of Yucca Mesa Road, on the border

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of March is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, March

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OPEN HOUSE/RECEPTION AT BOXOHOUSE SATURDAY

An open house and reception are planned tomorrow at a unique art destination in Joshua Tree. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to BoxoHouse … BoxoHouse will hold an open house and reception for its artist-in-residence Saturday afternoon. Olivia Parkes is a British-American artist who works primarily with painting and

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DEATH CAFE IN JOSHUA TREE SUNDAY

For a lively talk, try the Death Café. Reporter Dan Stork resolves the paradox… The Transition Joshua Tree Heart & Soul Team invites the public to the Death Café. At Death Cafes, people drink coffee, eat cake, and discuss death. The aim is to increase awareness of death to help

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JOSHUA TREE VFW ST. PADDY’S DAY BASH TONIGHT

The Joshua Tree Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a St Patty’s Day Bash 4:00 to 6:00 tonight at the post on Veteran’s Way in Joshua Tree. They’ll be serving up a corned beef and cabbage dinner for an $8 donation. No Sunday breakfast is scheduled. But

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SHERIFF’S SERGEANTS TALK ABOUT CHALLENGES IN ORV ENFORCEMENT

Sheriff’s Sergeant Rick Millard told the Morongo Basin MAC and those at its Monday night meeting about the off-highway vehicle enforcement program of the Sheriff’s Department. Reporter Dan Stork says that the resources, methods, and challenges facing law enforcement were described…

Sergeant Millard explained that, given that OHV offenses are

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BABY GIRL MAKES EARLY ARRIVAL IN JOSHUA TREE

A baby girl couldn’t wait to make her entrance into the world yesterday. According to County Fire Captain Donnie Viloria, Joshua Tree firefighters were called to the 60100 block of Adobe at 10:18 Wednesday morning for a woman who was delivering a baby, but the woman delivered her first baby

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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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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER BITING A CHILD

A Joshua Tree man who was arrested Friday for child abuse said he was just horsing around when he bit a young boy. According to the Sheriff’s report, Jacob Rushlow, 18, was babysitting the boy and four other children, last week in the 61200 block of Navajo in Joshua Tree,

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GRAFFITI VANDALISM IN FRIENDLY HILLS AREA OF JOSHUA TREE

 

In greener places, some people memorialize their infatuations by savaging trees with hearts and initials. Here, they paint on rocks. Reporter Dan Stork tells about a recent spate of vandalism on private property in Joshua Tree… When returning home on March 5, Joshua Tree resident Christine Pfranger noticed extensive

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REQUIRES STITCHES, ONE ARRESTED

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Friday, accused of spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report Tyrone Lopez, 38, had fought with a woman on Sunday, March 1. The woman received injuries to her back that needed stitches. Tyrone Lopez was arrested for investigation of felony spouse abuse Friday morning

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The next scheduled Joshua tree Clean Team pickup will be tomorrow morning At the Joshua Tree Library. The team will start at 8 a.m. and work for one hour. Afterwards, the team will meet for coffee and conversation at the Park Rock Café. The volunteers are have been working every

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HOSPITAL BOARD MEETS TODAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board meets this afternoon. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says litigation, donor recognition, and yet another closed session are on the docket… The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors today convenes a 4:30 p.m. closed session meeting with legal counsel in connection with the Dennis Wilcox suit. Wilcox

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SUPPORT FOR GRIEVING PARENTS OFFERED

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child meets tomorrow and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Helen Gray Education Center on the campus of Hi Desert Medical. The

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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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JOSHUA TREE VFW HAS A BUSY KITCHEN THIS WEEK

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

COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA BREAKFAST TOMORROW

A new month means it’s time for the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Association First Saturday Breakfast on Winters Road in North Joshua Tree. The happy volunteers are serving this Saturday from 8 am to 11 a.m., “the best dang 5-buck breakfast ever!” Treat yourself and your friends to some good

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SEE’S CANDY AVAILABLE AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY

It’s candy fundraiser time at the Joshua Tree Library. Reporter Dan Stork tells how you can get your goodies and support the Friends of the Library… You can fill your Easter basket with See’s Candy and support the Friends of the Library by purchasing See’s Candy from the Joshua Tree

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