FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms High School Interact Club will serve a Tamale Pie and Dessert for the Food for Life meal at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms from 3 to 5 p.m. tomorrow. There is no charge.

SATURDAY NIGHT CHURCH HAS COUNTRY, BLUEGRASS, AND GOSPEL MUSIC

Desert Congregational Church in Twentynine Palms will hold a Saturday Night Church tomorrow night at 7 p.m. Musicians of all types are invited to come and play country, bluegrass, and gospel music. The church is located at 5688 Sunrise Road. Call 760-361-0086 for a free ride to the church, or

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SCIENCE SATURDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY FEATURES ROCKS AND MINERALS

Science Saturdays continues tomorrow at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker joins us once again with details…..

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum continues their popular education program, Science Saturdays, with exciting topics to start off the new year. On Saturday, January 11, from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.,

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JOSHUA SPRINGS GIRLS BASKETBALL ACTION TONIGHT

In high school sports tonight, the Joshua Springs High School girls’ basketball team hosts Palm Springs High School at home. Tipoff is at 6:30 p.m.

SIX ARRESTED IN MAJOR MORONGO BASIN-WIDE DRUG BUST

Six men were arrested Tuesday in a major drug bust that ranged from Landers to Morongo Valley. According to a Sheriff’s press release, about 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sheriff’s detectives served a search warrant at a home in the 2700 block of Shawnee Trail in Landers. During a search of the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SELECT CHOIR TO CARNEGIE HALL: PART 1

In an unprecedented honor, the Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir was recognized for excellence and invited to go to New York City and perform at Carnegie Hall. A Radiothon here on Z107.7 from noon to five this Saturday will help raise the transportation funds needed. In part 1 of

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LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR 2014 COACHELLA MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL

OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire will headline the 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, set for April 11-13 and April 18-20 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. Desert rockers Queens of the Stone Age, radio-friendly teen sensation Lorde, metalhead veterans Motorhead and ’90s alt-icon Beck are among more

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IT’S COLD; WINTER HEATING REMINDERS FROM COUNTY FIRE

We’re fortunate in the desert to have a limited indoor heating season. Reporter Dan Stork passes along ways to be careful when using fireplaces and other heating devices…

Here are some winter heating tips from the San Bernardino County Fire Department: Change furnace filters early in the season. Keep space

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT DISTRICT AND TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD MEET TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District will hold a new board member workshop on Thursday, January 9, at 4:00 p.m. This workshop will take place at 72401 Hatch Rd in Twentynine Palms. For more information call 760-367-7546.

 

The Yucca Valley Airport Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting tonight, Thursday,

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SOME EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY

Energy costs are eating up more and more of household budgets. Assignment Reporter Katie Baker says a few easy things can help you save money…

With skyrocketing energy costs, understanding how much energy you use in your home can help you make better energy saving decisions. To get started, here

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MORONGO BASIN DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club meets Saturday, January 11, at Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College campus in Joshua Tree. Fellowship and a $10 full breakfast begin at 9 a.m.; the meeting begins at 10 a.m. Following a brief presentation, the Club will consider a resolution opposing plans

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“THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST” OPENS AT THEATRE 29

The 15th season for Theatre 29 opens tomorrow with seven productions planned for the 2014 year. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says tickets can be reserved on-line for “The Importance of being Earnest”…

Theatre 29 veteran director Butch Pelfry said he knew his cast of the Oscar Wilde comedy of errors,

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FAMILY DINNER AND GAME NIGHT AT DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN

Desert Hill Presbyterian Church will hold a family dinner and game night, starting at 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, January 9) at the church, 56750 Mountain View Trail, in Yucca Valley. Call the church office at 760-365-6331 to reserve your spot.

“MOJAVE DESERT, THE LAST FRONTIER,” LECTURE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS FRIDAY NIGHT

A fascinating look back at the forces that brought the early Pioneers to our desert is being offered by the Twentynine Palms Historical Society. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to this Friday evening’s lecture…

In the 1890’s, historian Frederick Jackson Turner lamented that the frontier was gone, and with it

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERING CLASSES

Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Department is currently offering several instructor classes. If you are looking to get fit or just want to try something new here are some of the classes that are currently being offered: Hot Hula Fitness, Dance, Yoga, Mixed Martial Arts, Karate, Kung Fu, Jui Jitsu

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS TONIGHT

In high school sports tonight, the Joshua Springs High School Boys basketball team will travel away to play the Academy for Academic Excellence. Tip-off is at 6:30 p.m.

CRASH KNOCKS OUT POWER ON YUCCA MESA FOR HOURS LAST NIGHT

A man talking on his cell phone while driving knocked out power in Yucca Mesa yesterday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, Greg Han, 52, was driving westbound on Buena Vista in his 2013 Toyota Corolla while talking on the phone traveling at a high rate of speed about 4

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CONTROVERSIAL SOLAR DEVELOPMENT IN JOSHUA TREE TAKING PUBLIC COMMENTS

Now that the moratorium by San Bernardino County on solar development projects has been lifted, previously-announced plans are moving forward. Dan Stork has the notice for public comments on one controversial development in Joshua Tree…

Parcel map showing location of proposed solar energy generating facility in Joshua Tree, between

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TWENTYNINE PALMS POLICE FOCUSING ON SPEEDING AND CELL PHONES

This week in Twentynine Palms, police will be focusing on speed and cell phone violations, and on drivers who are “impeding” traffic, as this often causes other drivers to tailgate. Several crashes have been caused by drivers following too closely. Don’t forget, speeding and distracted driving are a major cause

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YUCCA VALLEY COUNCIL AND PLANNING COMMISSION DISCUSS WILDLIFE CORRIDORS

The Yucca Valley Town Council and Planning Commission spent nearly three hours last night discussing wildlife corridors, or, more specifically, whether a map showing wildlife corridors should be included in the Town’s General Plan Update. Arguments ranged from lowering property values to scaring off developers to Big Government sticking its

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