FREE SURPLUS FOOD TO BE DISTRIBUTED THIS MONDAY

The third Monday of June 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, June

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YOU CAN GET $1,000 FOR YOUR OLD CAR

The Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District will pay you $1,000 for your 1995 and older vehicle. To qualify, your car, truck or van must be currently registered and in operating condition. Vehicles within 60 days of required smog check must pass the test. To find out if your vehicle

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JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY OFFERS SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Again this year, the summer reading program brings prizes and performances to the Joshua Tree library. Reporter Dan Stork outlines the incentives and the schedule…

The summer reading program at the Joshua Tree Branch Library will begin a kick-off registration day Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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FLAG RETIREMENT DAY SET FOR THIS SATURDAY IN JOSHUA TREE

In honor of Flag Day, a flag retirement ceremony will be held Saturday, June 13, at the Joshua Tree Memorial Park. Torn or tattered American or POW flags may be dropped off at the cemetery or the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 6402 Veterans Way, in Joshua Tree. Flags may

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SALVAGE SATURDAY AT MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST

When the Mojave Desert Land Trust cleans up properties it acquires, it also acquires a lot of stuff—some of it very neat, in a desert-y sort of way. Reporter Dan Stork welcomes you to Salvage Saturdays…

The Mojave Desert Land Trust inaugurates “Salvage Saturdays” with a sale of treasures mined

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

There will be a distribution of surplus food at The Way Station, 61722 Commercial Street in Joshua Tree, from 10 to noon on Friday, June 12.

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JOSHUA TREE ART GALLERY SHOW HIGHLIGHTS CLIMATE CHANGE

The second Saturday of the month is the time for Joshua Tree Art Crawl. Reporter Dan Stork says a local gallery is coupling it with an environmental presentation…

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will be sponsoring a presentation on climate change in Joshua Tree. It will take place at the

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NEW SHERIFF’S CAPTAIN A FAMILIAR FACE IN THE MORONGO BASIN

County Sheriff John McMahon promoted Lieutenant Jeff Joling to the rank of captain yesterday. Captain Joling will take over as commander of the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s station June 27. He takes over from Captain Dale Mondary who is leaving June 12 to serve as the chief of police in nearby

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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.

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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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