IT’S AN ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT WEEKEND AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW POST

The Joshua Tree VFW Post on Veterans Way will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner with salad and garlic bread tonight from 4:30 to 6:30 for $5. Sunday breakfast is all-you-can-eat pancakes from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

NO PARKING TODAY IN DOWNTOWN JOSHUA TREE

And this reminder, there’ll be no parking today in downtown Joshua Tree from 6 to 6 as CalTrans finishes its repaving.

MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETS THIS AFTERNOON

Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 27 at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. Among the items on the consent agenda are treasurer, ridership, operations, administrative and financial reports. Under new business, the MBTA Board will hold a

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED FOR FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested early Tuesday morning, after his girlfriend said he hit her. According to a Sheriff’s report, Cody Tinsley, 24, was arguing with his girlfriend in the 61400 block of Verbena shortly after 5 a.m. when he hit her in the face with the back of

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EXTREME HEAT ADVISORY THIS WEEKEND

The County has issued an extreme heat advisory due to high temperatures. Residents should take precautions to prevent heat-related illness. Most vulnerable are the elderly, those who work or exercise outdoors, infants and children, the homeless or poor, and people with a chronic medical condition. Locally, air-conditioned Cooling Centers are

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT: COURT SERVICE WORRIES, CITY BUDGET

Closed session discussions of the city attorney’s performance sandwiched a brisk open session of the Twentynine Palms City Council that featured public comment on Project Leatherneck, court service worries, a business permit, and the city budget. Reporter Dan Stork examines the meat in the sandwich… At the outset of the

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WOMAN CARJACKED IN INDIAN COVE AREA OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Beaumont man was arrested in Joshua Tree Monday afternoon, accused of carjacking a car in the Indian Cove area of Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, an unidentified woman was driving her car westbound on the highway just west of Indian Cove about 5 p.m. when Nicholas Boland,

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JOSHUA TREE RECREATION OFFERS SUMMER DAY CAMP PROGRAM

The Joshua Tree Recreation and Park District has launched their six-week-long summer day camp for preschool-aged children. This week is the always popular Ooey Gooey week, which starts off with the mixing of silly putty and fake mud. It’s a time for all to have fun while getting messy and

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM IN ACTION TOMORROW MORNING

The Joshua Tree Clean Team is gathering 2.5 tons of trash each year! The next Team pickup will be tomorrow, Wednesday, June 26, at Chollita and Reposo. The Team will start at 7 a.m. and work for one short hour. Afterward, the team will meet for optional coffee and conversation

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested after his girlfriend said he broke her nose. According to a Sheriff’s report, an employee at the Stater Brothers West store called police about 3 a.m. Sunday after a woman came to the store and said her boyfriend had broken her nose. After an

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MOTORHOME AND CAR FIRE CAUSE POWER OUTAGE SATURDAY

A motorhome and the car it was towing are a total loss after a fire Saturday in Joshua Tree. According to Joshua Tree Fire Captain Dave Tuttle, about 12:45 Saturday afternoon, the driver of a 1985 motorhome started spraying some accelerant into the carburetor of the motorhome on Desert Trail

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SPORTSMAN’S CLUB BINGO SUNDAY TO BENEFIT UNITY HOME

You can play some fun family bingo this Sunday at the Sportsman’s Club in Joshua and support a very worthy cause. Reporter and Landers honorary Mayor Mike Lipsitz gets out his dauber… Bingo enthusiasts can play the game and help Unity Home this Sunday, June 23, at the Sportsman’s Club

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FREE BREAKFAST IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

Joshua Tree Community United Methodist Church will provide a free community breakfast buffet Saturday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. Used clothing, shoes, coats and blankets are free to those in need as supplies last. The community is invited. The church is located at 6213 East Parkway.

DINNER TONIGHT, NO SUNDAY BREAKFAST AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post on Veterans Way is serving up a fish and shrimp dinner tonight from 4:30 to 6:30. There will be no Sunday breakfast, but don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

A REMINDER ABOUT BEES WHILE IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Hardy Summer Visitors to Joshua Tree National Park are being given some suggestions on how to avoid being annoyed by bees while camping and hiking. Park Ranger Pat Pilcher joins us… As the temperature rises and natural water sources dry up, many desert animals suffer from dehydration. Some creatures, such

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A REMINDER THAT FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL IN SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

With the 4th of July not that far off, County authorities are reminding residents that they face steep fines and arrest for illegal fireworks. Managing editor Tami Roleff has details… Many people have fond memories of celebrating the Fourth of July by twirling sparklers, watching firework fountains, and snakes. But

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WE CLARIFY CURRENT GUN LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PARK

This clarification today, as this story broke yesterday, we quoted a paramedic who was told by a ranger that hiking with a gun in a National Park was legal. In fact, carrying a loaded handgun is NOT permitted in the Park. According to Joshua Tree National Park Chief Ranger Jeff

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INVESTIGATORS SAY SHOOTING IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK WAS ATTEMPTED SUICIDE

Investigators say what was first reported as an accidental shooting was actually an attempted suicide Tuesday when a man shot himself through the chest in Joshua Tree National Park. 51-year-old Patrick Martin of Rancho Palos Verdes was in the Keys View area of the park when the incident occurred around

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SPORTSMAN’S CLUB BINGO SUNDAY TO BENEFIT UNITY HOME

You can play some fun family bingo this Sunday at the Sportsman’s Club in Joshua and support a very worthy cause. Reporter and Landers honorary Mayor Mike Lipsitz gets out his dauber… Bingo enthusiasts can play the game and help Unity Home this Sunday, June 23, at the Sportsman’s Club

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT TO LOOK AT BOUNDARY CHANGE TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board of Directors meets tonight. In addition to committee reports, the board will likely discuss an update of the Mojave Water Agency’s water plan for the region, including a proposed boundary change, and likely amend the rules and regulations to eliminate the remote meter front

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