WINE AND CHEESE SOCIAL BENEFITS TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

A Wine and Cheese social Saturday will benefit the Twentynine Palms Historical Society. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has your invitation… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society invites members and non-members to their second annual Desert Chic Wine and Cheese Social to be hosted on Saturday, April 11, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Yesterday, the Twentynine Palms High School swim team traveled to Desert Hot Springs High School for their second league meet of the season. The boys’ team won with a score of 110 to 54. This makes the boys team 1-1 in league and 3-2 overall. The Wildcat girls remained undefeated

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HUMAN BONES FOUND IN THE DESERT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Human bones were found in the desert in Twentynine Palms Monday morning. According to Sheriff officials, the bones were spotted in the desert just east of Kern Boulevard, north of Highway 62, by a resident who was driving to work about 9 a.m. Officials say the bones appear to be

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CHP TO ENFORCE ZERO TOLERANCE FOR DISTRACTED DRIVING

The California Highway Patrol will enforce “zero tolerance” during April for Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving is any activity that diverts a driver’s attention away from driving. Several common distractions include using cell phones, iPods, and GPS; eating, reading, shaving or putting on make-up; or anything that causes drivers

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL KEEPS CURRENT DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES

The Yucca Valley Town Council voted to maintain its current development impact fees. Managing editor Tami Roleff says there were some objections… Despite public comment from two developers who said the public facilities development impact fees were too high and made housing unaffordable in Yucca Valley, the Yucca Valley Town

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JOSHUA TREE ARRESTS FOR DUI, DRUGS, WEAPONS, AND STOLEN CHECKS

A Joshua Tree man was arrested early Saturday morning, accused of driving under the influence with a dangerous weapon in his vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, Timothy Baragona, 51, was stopped near Reche Road and North Vans Ranch Boulevard in Landers on a traffic violation about 12:30 Saturday morning.

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MORONGO BASIN MAC LAND USE COMMITTEE MEETS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin MAC is crafting an official response to the proposed 248-unit Alta Mira project. Reporter Dan Stork says that’s one of the items under consideration by the MAC’s Land Use Committee… The Land Use Study Committee of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council will meet in open session

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MARINE BAND TO PLAY IN GRUBSTAKE DAYS PARADE, ASSISTANCE SOUGHT

In keeping with the theme of “patriotic parade,” the grand marshal for the 65th annual Grubstake Days parade is the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center. Numerous entries from the Marine Corps base will participate in the parade. In addition, the Marine Corps Band-San Diego will be marching in the parade.

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board meets tomorrow with a busy agenda. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a closer look… The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees convenes in regular open session at 3:00 tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room on the Joshua Tree campus. Near the top of tomorrow’s agenda,

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight, (Wednesday, April 8), are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, airport agreements, airport use agreements, and airport aircraft tie-down rental agreements. The meeting starts at 6:30 in the Mesquite Room of

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HI-DESERT WATER IN SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board will hold a special session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells us why… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. tonight. The sole item on the agenda is a two-hour training session on the Federal Emergency Management

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY SPEECH CONTEST WINNERS NAMED

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley held its annual speech contest March 26 for high school students. The speech contest centers around Rotary’s “Four-Way Test,” which focuses on whether things are true, fair, build better relationships, and are beneficial. Students spoke on any subject of their choice between five and

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“MURAL IN A DAY” AT ONAGA ELEMENTARY SATURDAY

The public is invited to watch the GATE class at Onaga Elementary School paint a “mural-in-a-day Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on the school campus. The “Discover Our Desert” mural project was conceived by teacher Heather Possehl as part of an effort to create an outdoor

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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE REACH-OUT BENEFIT ART AUCTION

Reach out Morongo Basin will benefit from a gala art auction event next month. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says… Mark your calendars for May 2, for the third annual art auction benefit for Reach Out Morongo Basin. Not only will there be an opportunity to collect art, jewelry, and cards

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL DRUM LINE WILL PERFORM TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley High School winter drum line will compete in the American Drum Line Association semi-finals at Martin Luther King High School in Riverside Saturday. The Trojan drum line will be competing against 30 other school in its division. To prepare and get revved up for the competition, the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats boys’ varsity tennis team hosted Yucca Valley Monday in conference play. The Wildcats came away with the victory 14-4. Coach William Shay said the Wildcats were led by John Lanza, sweeping all three of his sets, and Sam Choi and Jarod Burks, each winning

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HOLDS PUBLIC FACILITY DEVELOPMENT FEES HEARING

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in regular session tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says a public hearing on a specific development impact fee and a look at some financial policies are on the agenda… Among the items on tonight’s agenda of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council

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TWO ARRESTS FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Thursday morning, accused of attacking his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, residents near the movie theater in Yucca Valley called police just after midnight Thursday to report they heard a man and a woman yelling and shouting behind the theater’s parking lot

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN HELD FOR SUSPECTED DRUG SALES

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Thursday morning accused of possessing drugs for sale. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy attempted to stop Charles Perez, 25, riding his bicycle near Tamarisk Avenue and 29 Palms Highway about 2 a.m. in Twentynine Palms. Perez fled from deputies, but was

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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD FACES A LONG AGENDA TONIGHT

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education has an exceptionally long agenda for its next regular meeting tonight. Reporter Dan Stork breaks it down…

The April 7 meeting of the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education has a 23-item action agenda, including:

the meeting calendar for next year;

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