TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER REQUEST TO CHANGE ELECTIONS DENIED

At Wednesday’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors, the Directors learned that the Water District’s request to move their elections to even years had been denied, so the elections will continue to take place on odd years. On the Fire side, there were 158 calls for

…View Full Story…

ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFERING LOW-COST VACCINES AND MICROCHIPPING

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

…View Full Story…

A BUSY KITCHEN AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a pulled pork dinner with potato salad, tonight from 4:00 to 6:00, for a $7 donation. No Sunday breakfast is scheduled. But don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

TRUE VINE CAR WASH TOMORRROW

The True Vine Fellowship Ministry will hold a carwash fundraiser tomorrow to support its youth and community outreach program. The carwash will be from 9 to 2 in the Santana’s parking lot (73680 Sun Valley Drive) in Twentynine Palms.

MORONGO VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF CRIMINAL NEGLECT OF HIS MOTHER

A Morongo Valley man was arrested early Tuesday morning, accused of severely neglecting his elderly mother. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Wilson, Neville Chung, 58, and his sister brought their 93-year-old mother to the emergency room at Hi-Desert Medical Center about 9 p.m. Monday night because she was unresponsive. After

…View Full Story…

ALMOST 100 ATTEND JOSHUA TREE LAND USE MEETING

A full house was on hand last night as the County hosted a meeting about Land Use Issues in Joshua Tree. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and files this report……

Nearly 100 people turned out for last night’s County-sponsored Community Open House in Joshua Tree. The meeting was a follow-up

…View Full Story…

PROTEST AGAINST COMMERCIAL SOLAR SATURDAY IN JOSHUA TREE

Opponents of big solar are planning a protest Saturday afternoon in Joshua Tree. Opponents cite the threat to desert vistas, the demand on local water supplies, and the negative impact on tourism. The protest was originally conceived by members of the Morongo Basin Democratic Club, but was expanded to include

…View Full Story…

INVESTIGATORS HAVE MORE ON TWO OHV CRASHES LAST WEEKEND

The CHP has released details of two off-highway vehicle crashes last weekend. Sunday, at 11:40 a.m., Gene Ciampa, 34, of Joshua Tree, was driving a 1976 dune buggy westbound in the open desert on BLM land east of Coyote Lake dry lake bed. Ciampa and passenger, Alisabeth Girten, 35, also

…View Full Story…

DOOLITTLE HOME IN JOSHUA TREE SOLD

Earlier this year, we reported that the spectacular and unique Doolittle home in Joshua Tree was up for sale. Dan Stork says, you’ve missed your chance…

At the end of January, it became know that the home of artist Beverly Doolittle and her husband Jay was on the market, priced

…View Full Story…

YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT NAMED FOR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE GREENLEAF SCHOLARSHIP

A Yucca Valley High School senior has been named the recipient of Copper Mountain College’s 2014 Greenleaf Scholarship. Timothy Hesse of Joshua Tree was chosen to receive the all-inclusive scholarship, which pays tuition, books, fees, and living expenses while he is a student at Copper Mountain College. The scholarship will

…View Full Story…

56TH ANNUAL TWENTYNINE PALMS BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT THIS WEEKEND

This weekend will mark the 56th annual Twentynine Palms Boys basketball tournament. Fourth through eighth-grade teams from all over the region will be playing Friday through Sunday at Twentynine Palms Junior and Senior High Schools and at the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College. A list of first games for

…View Full Story…

COUNTY HOSTS MEETING ABOUT JOSHUA TREE LAND USE TONIGHT

The County will hold a second Joshua Tree community meeting tonight. Topics will include the desired character of the community of Joshua Tree, environmental concerns, renewable energy, transportation, bike and pedestrian facilities, tourism, housing, and incorporation. The community is invited to participate from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March

…View Full Story…

UNITY HOME ASKS PUBLIC FOR HELP

Morongo Basin Unity Home Domestic Violence Shelter, Outreach and Thrift Store is once again in need of household donations of any kind. Donations and proceeds from the shelter’s thrift store go directly to support their clients. Especially needed now is a small pick-up truck to transport donations within the community.

…View Full Story…

JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

At the last Joshua Tree Clean Team efforts, the up-to-20-volunteer workers picked up 206 and 201 pounds respectively for an annual haul of 3 tons. The next regular Joshua Tree Clean Team pickup will be held tomorrow at Highway 62 and Sunny Vista. The team will start at 8 a.m.

…View Full Story…

BASIN-WIDE FOUNDATION TAKING NOMINATIONS FOR ANNUAL AWARDS

The 18th Annual Basin Wide Foundation Gala Celebration Awards dinner and meeting is set for Saturday, June 7, 5 p.m. at the Helen Gray Center, in Joshua Tree. Basin Wide Foundation is now accepting award nominees. Award categories are: Together We Can (person or organization that best display the BWF

…View Full Story…

SEE’S CANDY AVAILABLE AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY

Wildflowers and See’s candy at the Joshua Tree Library: the sure signs of springs in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork licks his lips over the possibilities…

You can enjoy delicious See’s Easter Candy, save the cost of gas to drive ‘down below’ and support the library by purchasing your

…View Full Story…

FOUR INJURED IN TWO OFF-ROAD VEHICLE CRASHES

Two people were injured when their off-road vehicle went over a cliff in Joshua Tree Sunday afternoon. About 12:40 p.m., rescue personnel were called after the sand rail went over a 40-foot vertical cliff and rolled over in the hills east of the Joshua Tree dry lake bed. The female

…View Full Story…

COUNTY LAND USE MEETING IN JOSHUA TREE WEDNESDAY

Although the County’s Land Use Services department has stood up the Morongo MAC a couple of times in recent months, LUS representatives are coming soon in another forum. Reporter Dan Stork has the topics for a community open house…

The San Bernardino Land Use Services department will hold a community

…View Full Story…

MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST DIRECTOR RESIGNS

After nearly seven years at the helm of the Mojave Desert Land Trust, the executive director is resigning. Under the stewardship of Nancy Karl, the MDLT has acquired and preserved 47,114 acres of desert land. She led efforts to save the 955 acres bordering Joshua Tree National Park known as

…View Full Story…

VOLUNTEER AT THE HOSPICE THRIFT STORE IN JOSHUA TREE

Discover why some of the richest people in the world are not millionaires, by becoming a volunteer. The Morongo Basin Ambulance is now accepting applications for volunteers to sort and price goods at the hospice thrift store in Joshua Tree. For more information, call Morongo Basin Ambulance at 760-366-8474 option

…View Full Story…

Page 4 of 53« First...23456...102030...Last »