MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS, ALTA MIRA HOUSING DEVELOPERS TO BE IN ATTENDANCE

Membership changes, bullying, representatives from a Joshua Tree residential project, and renewable energy siting are all on the agenda of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council. Reporter Dan Stork has the details…

In the featured informational presentation at the September 8 meeting of the Morongo Basin MAC, Sheriff’s Captain Dale

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ENTERTAINMENT SOUGHT FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS’ PIONEER DAYS

Entertainers are being sought for this year’s Twentynine Palms Pioneer Days Z107.7 entertainment stage. Pioneer Days is a yearly celebration hosted by the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. It will be held from Thursday, October 16, through Sunday, October 19, on the grounds of the scenic and historic Luckie Park,

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MANDATORY WATER CONSERVATION REGULATIONS NOW IN AFFECT

In July, the State Water Resources Control Board formally adopted emergency regulations as a result of one of the worst droughts in California history. These regulations went into effect on July 28, 2014, and will remain in effect for 270 days. All state water suppliers must enact their own emergency

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VETERAN’S SERVICES AB VAILABLE TOMORROW

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to Veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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AGE WELL, DRIVE SMART CLASSES, OFFERRED BY THE CHP

If you are over 65 years old, the local CHP wants to help you brush up on your driving skills. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says attend the “Age Well, Drive Smart” classes offered in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms…

Morongo Basin area drivers age 65 and older are invited to attend

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GIRLS CLUB MEMBERS SOUGHT BY YUCCA VALLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Girls in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to join the girls’ club at the United Methodist Church in Yucca Valley. The club, Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior, or GEMS, meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday evenings. The kick-off party is Tuesday, September 9,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH CLUB INVITES YOU TO DINNER WITH THE MAYOR

You can help out a good cause while enjoying a good meal and great company. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to “Dinner with the Mayor” this coming Saturday evening…

The Twentynine Palms Youth Club is giving you a chance to have dinner with Mayor Mintz of Twentynine Palms. On Saturday,

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STATE APPEALS DECISION FAVORING TWENTYNINE PALMS’ PROJECT PHOENIX BONDS

This past April, the City of Twentynine Palms won a round in its legal struggle with the California Department of Finance over the proceeds of bonds that the City issued to finance the Project Phoenix development effort. At that time, a judge ruled “that nothing in the redevelopment laws preclude[d

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL AND WATER DISTRICT WILL MEET TO MEET

Continuing the dance that began when the Twentynine Palms Water District abandoned a plan to pass control of the local fire department to San Bernardino County, the Water District and the City Council have agreed to meet. Reporter Dan Stork says that first, they will talk about what to talk

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FOUR PEOPLE ARRESTED IN THREE UNRELATED CHILD ABUSE CASES

Four people were arrested in three unrelated child abuse cases yesterday. According to Sheriff reports, Allison Feldman, 25, of the 6500 block of Sierra Avenue in Joshua Tree, is accused of hitting her husband and child Wednesday night, causing minor injuries. Allison Feldman was arrested for investigation of cruelty to

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING TO KILL HIS BROTHER WITH A KNIFE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday evening after he threatened to kill his brother with a knife. According to the Sheriff’s department, Albert Runyon, 43, was trying to break into a home in the 55300 block of Santa Fe Trail about 6:45 p.m. yesterday. The brother told police that

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY LOOKING FOR YOUTH COMMISSIONERS

The Town of Yucca Valley is recruiting for their Youth Commission. Assignment Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you how to apply…..

Did you know that the Town of Yucca Valley has a Youth Commission? Students in grades 7 through 12 who attend school in Yucca Valley are eligible to serve on

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UNITY HOME “GRILL AND CHILL” FUNDRAISER TOMORROW

Tomorrow, Saturday, September 6, Morongo Basin Unity Home is hosting its first annual “Grill and Chill” fundraiser. Come out to the Joshua Tree Sportsman’s Club on Sunburst from 4-8 p.m. for food, games, and a special appearance by The Mane Street Stampede. Come watch these gunslingers, enjoy some great food,

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FOOD AND SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR LOCAL HOMELESS VETERANS

There are many homeless veterans in the Morongo Basin who are lacking the necessities to keep warm and fed. A new organization, Vets Cruzin for a Cause, is collecting jackets, blankets, and food to distribute to these homeless vets. If you have old jackets, blankets, and food you can spare,

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NEW WEBSITE IS A VETERANS PROGRAMS CLEARING HOUSE

Trying to get focused information on veterans’ programs from a general-purpose Internet search engine can be like getting a sip of water from a fire hose. Reporter Dan Stork describes a web-based start-up that seeks to control the flow…

Purportedly, there are over 50,000 organizations that provide services to veterans

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JOSHUA TREE VFW OFFERING MEALS, CASINO NIGHT TICKETS, AND A POKER RUN

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a fish and shrimp dinner tonight from 4:00 to 6:00. Sunday breakfast is chicken fried steak from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. And while you’re at the VFW, buy your tickets

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COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA BREAKFAST TOMORROW

Welcome the new month at the First Saturday Breakfast at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Center located at 65336 Winters Road in North Joshua Tree tomorrow. The Best $5 Breakfast is served from 8 am to 11 a.m. Come out to visit with your mesa neighbors and enjoy a good

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RECEPTION FOR FOUR ARTISTS AT THE GLASS OUTHOUSE SATURDAY

Four artists will be featured at the Glass Outhouse Gallery east of Twentynine Palms. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation to the reception…..

Four artists will be exhibiting at the Glass Outhouse Art Gallery in Wonder Valley in September. An opening reception is set for Saturday, September 6, from

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A SPUDTACULAR DINNER SUNDAY AT UNITED METHDIST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will hold a “Spudtacular” baked potato dinner, Sunday, September 7, starting at 5 p.m. Load up your potato with mild chili, real bacon bits and all the extras, all for only $5. Fix a salad with a variety of dressings and choose from

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CACTUS SEWABLE QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will meet on Monday, September 8, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. They will be enjoying a luncheon together to celebrate the birthday of the Guild. Bring items you have worked on during the summer for the

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