LOCAL DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS MEETING

When the Morongo Basin Democratic Club meets this Saturday (June 13), members will consider a resolution in support of measure Y, the hospital’s ballot initiative on affiliation with Tenet Healthcare. A guest speaker will present the case for California Senate Bill 128, which would give terminally ill people the right

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board will meet tomorrow in closed and open session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda…

Following a 2 p.m. closed session for a president/superintendent performance evaluation and a matter of potential litigation, the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees convenes in regular open session at 3

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SUMMER PRE-SCHOOL DAY CAMP OFFERED IN JOSHUA TREE

Registrations are now being accepted for summer preschool day camp, sponsored by the Joshua Tree Recreation and Park District. All children who will eligible for preschool or first grade in the fall may enroll. Each week the children will explore a different theme, such as arts and crafts, music, stories,

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ICE CREAM SOCIAL TO BENEFIT HUMANE SOCIETY NO-KILL SHELTER

Some cool tasty fun for a good cause. An ice cream social Sunday will benefit the local no-kill animal shelter. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation…

The Morongo Basin Humane Society Board and the staff of the Joshua Tree no-kill shelter are hosting an ice cream social featuring angel food

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

May was another successful month for the Joshua Tree Clean Team with nineteen dedicated, hard-working volunteers in attendance May 27. The Joshua Tree Clean Team’s next scheduled clean up is tomorrow morning, June 10, on the northwest corner of Sunburst Avenue and Highway 62. The NEW summer meeting time is

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the hospital board’s agenda…

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board holds the regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. today. This is the last regular board meeting prior to the close of voting on Measure Y, the ballot

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VETERANS SERVICES AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE 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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THE DROUGHT CONTINUES, SOME WATER CONSERVATION TIPS

The water districts in the Morongo Basin area have all implemented regulations to reduce water consumption. Managing editor Tami Roleff says leaky plumbing can waste a lot of water…

The first thing you should do to conserve water is to check your water meter for leaky plumbing. Check it last

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT ON WARRANT

A Joshua Tree man was arrested at gunpoint on a warrant Thursday night, after he was found hiding in his girlfriend’s daughter’s bed. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 7500 block of Elwood Street in Joshua Tree about 11 p.m. with a warrant to

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MORONGO BASIN CHAPTER OF NEWBORNS IN NEED STARTS UP

Newborns in Need is a national charity that donates essential items to sick or needy babies. A local chapter has started in the Morongo Basin, and the charity is in need of volunteers who can sew, sort baby items, and make posters. In addition, donations of diapers, diaper bags, large

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JOSHUA TREE VFW WITH DINNER TONIGHT, BREAKFAST SUNDAY, TACOS WEDNESDAY

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

The Copper Mountain Mesa Community Association will be hosting its monthly first Saturday breakfast this Saturday, June 6, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The center is located at 65336 Winters Road in north Joshua Tree. Five bucks gets you a full breakfast, including fresh squeezed orange juice and a

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CALL FOR ART FOR JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART SHOW

The Third Annual Joshua Tree National Park Art show will open in November this year. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the call for art is out…

Submissions are now being accepted for the third annual juried Joshua Tree National Park art show. The art exhibition will be held at the

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JOSHUA TREE’S SECTION 6 ON WAY TO BEING A COMMUNITY PARK

Over 50 years ago, Section 6 in Joshua Tree was set aside for a community park. Reporter Dan Stork says that some concrete developments are bringing that goal into sight…

The awarding of a grant for the Desert View Conservation Area Park, planned for Section 6 in Joshua Tree, was

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFERS LOW-COST PET SERVICES LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in June for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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RETIRED TEACHERS MEET JUNE 12

The California Retired Teachers Association will hold its June meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 12. Members will meet at the home of Martha Snider, at the corner of Wesley and La Brisa, in Joshua Tree, and it will be a pot luck at which scholarship recipients will be

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GOATS KILLED IN JOSHUA TREE FIRE

Several goats were killed in a fire in Joshua Tree Tuesday afternoon. According to County Fire Captain Donnie Viloria, neighbors in the 64000 block of Moonlight Mesa Road smelled smoke about 3:45 p.m. and discovered a travel trailer and surrounding buildings were on fire and called 911. No one was

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD IN SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors will hold a special closed session meeting at 6:00 tonight (June 3) to discuss trade secrets with the Camden Group Healthcare Management and Consulting firm. The meeting will be held in the Helen Gray Education Center boardroom.

“BEAUTY AND THE BEAST” ON THE JOSHUA TREE ELEMENTARY STAGE TOMORROW

Be our guest. Joshua Tree Elementary School proudly presents Beauty and the Beast, Jr., this Thursday, June 4. The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. with the performance at 6 p.m. Admission is $3 per

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HI-DESERT AND JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARDS MEET TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water Board will meet tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board will focus on standby charges and water conservation…

The Joshua Basin Water District Board of Directors meets in regular session at 7 p.m. tonight. Issues related to water conservation will dominate the agenda following a public

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