25 ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY WARRANT SWEEP

About 25 people were arrested in Yucca Valley Sunday during an arrest warrant sweep. Some of the people arrested and booked at the Morongo Basin Jail during the 10-hour operation were: Jackie Singer, 57, on a misdemeanor traffic warrant, with his bail set at $50,000; Stoney Thomas, 27, on a

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NEW SHERIFF’S CAPTAIN A FAMILIAR FACE, MORE SHERIFF MOVES MADE

A familiar face will be coming back to the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station. Captain Dale Mondary will take over as commander for the Morongo Basin Sheriff Station effective April 19, As station commander, Mondary will also serve as the Chief of Police for the Town of Yucca Valley and City

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SCHOOL BOARD TAKES UP SOLAR ENERGY AND MATH

Solar energy possibilities and integrated mathematics; Reporter Dan Stork invites you to come and be educated along with the Board of Education of the Morongo Unified School District…

Following a closed session 5:30 pm to deal with pupil personnel and employee bargaining issues, the Board of Education of the Marengo

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE OFFERING STEM SCHOLARSHIPS

The Copper Mountain College Foundation is offering a special scholarship. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on the opportunity…

College-bound local high school seniors may be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship from the Copper Mountain College Foundation. Multiple scholarships are available for what are called “STEM” fields … Science, Technology, Engineering

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MORONGO BASIN MAC IN SPECIAL MEETING TODAY

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council will gather for a special meeting on Tuesday, March 18, in the County Government Center on Whitefeather Road, at 11 a.m. During that meaning, the MAC will be treated to an overview of the Brown Act, and training in its application, compliments of the

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SOCCER CLUB FORMING IN THE HI-DESERT

Desert United Soccer Club is forming teams in the high desert for U10 boys and girls, and U14 girls. Free clinics will be held Tuesday and Thursday night, March 18 and 20, at 6 p.m. at the Yucca Valley High School. Players from Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley

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BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP IN JOSHUA TREE

A bereavement support group meets twice a month to help those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. The free meetings provide a safe and comfortable setting to help heal and recover after a loved one’s death. Gloria Beatle, a hospice social worker with the Hi-Desert Home Care

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VISIT JTNP

ROP Broadcasting student Jean Dizon emphasizes the attractions of Joshua Tree National Park… Have a little extra time on your hands? Do you love spending time outdoors and enjoying nature itself? Come visit the Joshua Tree National Park today and experience the many attractions and beautiful views Joshua Tree has

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JOSHUA TREE VFW FOOD SCHEDULE

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will not be serving Sunday breakfast. But don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. The post is located at 6402 Veterans Way in downtown JT.

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. Managing editor Tami Roleff 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,

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SEES EASTER CANDY AT JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY

Available for purchase beginning March 17 at the Joshua Tree Library will be a variety of See’s candy. In addition, through April 1, the Friends will be accepting orders for several types of candy. All order selections can be seen on the Friends of the Library webpage at www.joshuatreefol.org/events.htm or

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE PLANS “IDES OF MARCH” EVENT

The students of Copper Mountain College will celebrate the Ides of March. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation… Celebrate the Ides of March at Copper Mountain College with a Roman Banquet and entertainment fundraiser on March 15. Be transported to ancient Rome with food, drink, theater, raffles, costume contest, and

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ROTARY CLUB SPEECH CONTEST

Students from all local high schools are invited to participate in the 2014 Four-Way Test Speech Contest, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley. Students must be high school students or home study students at high school level and live within Rotary District 5330. Prizes will be awarded for

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FIVE STARS FOR THE CONTINUING CARE CENTER

The local Continuing Care Center, part of Hi-Desert Medical Center, was singled out for excellence recently. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says it is five stars for the CCC… The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded the Hi-Desert Medical Center’s Continuing Care Center Five Stars, its highest rating. The rating

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JOSHUA TREE VFW SERVING UP FOOD THIS WEEK

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a corned beef and cabbage dinner, 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.

FREE FEDERAL FOOD TO BE DISTRIBUTED 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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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Surplus food will be distributed to low-income residents of 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 at the Waystation, 61722 Commercial Street in Joshua Tree, on Friday March

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CLIMATE MARCHERS COMING THOUGH OUR MORONGO BASIN

You may see a large group of people marching eastbound along the highway in the Morongo Basin during next day or two. The marchers are part of the Great March for Climate Action, a group trying to inspire political leaders to act now to address climate warming. According to the

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD LOOKING AT PURSUING HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board met in regular session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board is looking at the process for affiliating, letting an outside organization in, to run the financially troubled hospital… At last night’s Board meeting of the Hi-Desert Medical Center, Directors heard results of a

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board meets in regular session tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the college board’s agenda… The regular monthly meeting of the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees begins at 3 p.m. tomorrow following a 2:30 p.m. closed session in connection with labor contract negotiations. Once in open

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