COLLEGE BOARD MEETS THIS AFTERNOON

The Copper Mountain College Board will meet in open and closed session this afternoon. Reporter Caitlin Logan checks the agenda… Copper Mountain College’s regular board meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month. The board oversees the educational programs, policies, and financial matters of the college. The meeting

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A GUIDED HIKE TOMORROW ON QUAIL MOUNTAIN

You are invited to take a hike tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says it is a chance to see Quail Mountain…

On Friday, November 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. there will be a guided hike on the Mojave Desert Land Trust’s Quail Mountain property in Joshua Tree. The hike has

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VENDORS SOUGHT FOR ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OPENING NEXT WEEKEND

Animal Action League will hold a grand opening celebration at its Joshua Tree location on Saturday, November 22, and is looking for vendors. The event will be from 10 to 3, and will feature children’s activities, food, pet contests, and pet adoptions from local rescue organizations. All proceeds will benefit

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD TO REVIEW EBOLA PROCEDURES

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board will hear options on affiliation partners tonight. Reporter Cassie Zimarik also says they will talk about Ebola procedures… On Wednesday, November 12, the Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors will have its regular meeting. On the agenda, the board will receive a presentation from Morongo

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CDPA ANNIVERSARY ART EXHIBIT OPENS IN JOSHUA TREE FRIDAY

An art exhibit will mark the 20th anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act. Reporter Cassie Zimarik invites you to Joshua Tree Friday evening… On Friday, November 14, there will be an opening reception for the CDPA 20th Anniversary Exhibit. The exhibit will feature artwork from Joshua Tree National Park

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MUSIC AND MEDITATION AT HARRISON HOUSE IN JOSHUA TREE

A unique experience of music and meditation this week in Joshua Tree. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more on the workshop and performance at Harrison House… The Harrison House of Joshua Tree presents Tara Komungo. This unique event combines a three-day music and meditation workshop with a final live performance. Komungo

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends meets Wednesday November 12 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Helen Gray Education Center on the campus of Hi-Desert Medical Center. Joshua Tree Compassionate Friends is a national support organization reaching out to parents grieving the death of a child.

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MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS TONIGHT, RENEWABLE ENERGY AND BLOCK GRANTS

Renewable energy and block grants are on the agenda of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council. Reporter Dan Stork has the details… In the featured informational presentation at the November meeting of the Morongo Basin MAC, Erin Adams will talk about sustainable energy production at the Marine Corps Air Ground

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A CLEBRATION OF THE DESERT PROTECTION ACT IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

Twenty years ago this fall, the California Desert Protection Act enlarged and re-designated Joshua Tree and Death Valley national monuments as national parks, established the Mojave National Preserve, and designated 69 new Bureau of Land Management wilderness areas. Reporter Caitlin Logan says the 20th anniversary of the California Desert protection

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE SOLAR POTLUCK TOMORROW

Transition Joshua Tree is having a weekend potluck that focuses on “The New Economy.” Reporter Dan Stork says bring your solar cooker… Transition Joshua Tree will have a solar-powered potluck on Saturday November 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Joshua Tree Trading Post, 61716 Twentynine Palms Highway.

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DINNER AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW TONIGHT

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 Saturday Marine Birthday barbecue has been cancelled, as well as Sunday breakfast. But don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

LOCAL DEMOCRATS MEET SATURDAY

At Saturday morning’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Democratic Club, top executives from Hi-Desert Medical Center will speak to the Club about the future of the institution which has been courting affiliation with another health care group. Also Saturday, the Club will acknowledge and celebrate all the Democratic candidates; please

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CRAFTS AND BAKED GOODS AT THREE LOCAL CHURCHES THIS WEEKEND

Immanuel Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Twentynine Palms will hold its annual craft fair on Saturday, November 8, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There will be handmade gift items, fall decorations, Christmas items, soup mixes and baked goods. The church is located at 6450 Stardune Avenue just off

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OPEN HOUSE AT BOXO HOUSE SATURDAY

An artist open house is set for this Saturday in Joshua Tree. Reporter Rebecca Havely invites you BOXO HOUSE… An open house for an artist in residence is offered by Boxo HOUSE in Joshua Tree this Saturday November 8 from 2 to 5 p.m. The artist, Eliza Kentridge, based in

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN KILLED IN JOSHUA TREE CAR VERSUS PEDESTRIAN CRASH IDENTIFIED

The Coroner’s office has identified the Yucca Valley woman who was killed as she tried to cross the highway in Joshua Tree Saturday morning. Brenna Hampson, 20, was standing in the fast lane of eastbound Highway 62 about 6:15 a.m., east of Whitefeather Road. Hampson was attempting to cross the

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WORRIES OVER FLOOD CONTROL IN JOSHUA TREE

In the wake of September’s flash floods in Joshua Tree, the County’s Department of Public Works movement of dirt left some locals unsatisfied. Reporter Dan Stork describes the bureaucratic cracks into which further improvements are falling… At October’s Morongo Basin MAC meeting, local residents complained to Supervisor James Ramos about

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT MEETS TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Caitlin Logan checks the agenda… The Joshua Basin Water District will have their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 5, starting at 7:00 p.m. This meeting takes place at 61750 Chollita Road in Joshua Tree. During this meeting, the

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF CHILD MOLESTATION

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday morning, accused of sexually molesting a young girl. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman called 911 shortly before 2 a.m. to report that her sister had been molested by a man across the street in the 62100 block of Crestview Drive in

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT

A Yucca Valley man was arrested at gunpoint Saturday night after his girlfriend passed a note to a store clerk asking for help. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman came in to the Circle K in Joshua Tree about 10 p.m. Saturday and handed the clerk a note which

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SCHOOL BOARD MEETS ONE DAY LATER, TOMORROW

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education is moving its first regular meeting for November by one day, to Wednesday of this week. Reporter Dan Stork has the agenda…

On November 5, the MUSD Board of Education will hold an open session discussion of Hope Academy Charter School at

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