BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will meet tomorrow afternoon in two meeting. Reporter Cassie Zimarik checks the agendas… The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will meet tomorrow on Tuesday, October 28, in two separate meetings. At 5:15, the Board of Directors will meet for a Special Board Workshop and

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MILITARY FAMILY TO GET HOUSE BUILT IN THREE DAYS

The Tilch family of Twentynine Palms will receive a new home, with an interest-free mortgage, courtesy of the Desert Communities Fuller Center for Housing. The Fuller Center plans to build the home on Serrano Drive, off Utah Trail and Baseline in Twentynine Palms, in three days November 14 through 16.

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SENIOR WII OFFERED IN YUCCA VALLEY

Some great exercise combined with fun is available to seniors at The Yucca Valley Senior Center. ROP Broadcasting Student Michael DeLacey invites you to play Senior Wii… Yucca Valley senior citizens are being given the opportunity to exercise while having some fun by playing sports on the Wii. Participation doesn’t

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COUNTY VITAL SIGNS FORUM SET IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

A Community Vital Signs forum, with Supervisor James Ramos in attendance, will be held in Joshua Tree tomorrow, Tuesday October 28. Community Vital Signs is an ongoing County program whose goal is to establish a health improvement framework, using community input about desired health services. The Third District Community Forum

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PIONEER DAYS AFTER-EVENT MEETING WEDNESDAY

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce is thanking and recognizing all of the sponsors, volunteers, participants, and attendees for helping to make this year’s Pioneer Days event a huge success. The number of people that committed their time, energy, money, and expertise is greatly appreciated. An after-action meeting will be

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WILD WEST FALL FEST AT 1ST ASSEMBLY OF GOD FRIDAY

A wild west fun fest this Friday night will feature a Western reenactment performance. Reporter Caitlin Logan has your invitation… Round up your friends and family for Wild West Fall Fest! There will be special guests from Pioneer Town’s Gunfighters for Hire show! Join them for a hootin’ good time

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Varsity Trojan football team lost 27-48 to Rancho Mirage Friday night. Coach Andrew Amosa said the Trojans were led by William Perrance with 141 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Creston Cole also had 141 yards rushing with a touchdown, and Tommy Geiger had a rush

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24 LOCAL CANDIDATES TO BE AT POLITICAL POP-UP TOMORROW

Z107.7 Radio and the Sportsman’s Club are sponsoring a non-partisan office political pop-up event Saturday morning from 9 to 11 a.m.; 24 local candidates have now confirmed they will be in attendance. The free event is designed to give residents a chance to talk with the candidates prior to the

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COMMUNITY HEALTH FORUM SET FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28

Community Vital Signs is an effort aimed at a comprehensive county health care that been going on for over three years. Reporter Dan Stork says a forum to gather community input is coming to Joshua Tree… A Community Vital Signs forum, with Supervisor James Ramos in attendance, will be held

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK A VICTIM OF VANDAL PAINTING ACRYLIC IN NATIONAL PARKS

The National Park Service is investigating reports of vandalism — acrylic painting on rocks — in Joshua Tree and at least ten national parks in Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon, and Utah. Details are not yet available because the case is under investigation, but the vandalism is believed to have occurred

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COTTONWOOD SPRING TRAILS NOW OPEN IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The trails at the Cottonwood Spring area in Joshua Tree National Park finally reopened Thursday after being closed for more than a year. Last September, a flash flood in the park wiped out sections of the road and trails and campground in the Cottonwood Spring area. The re-opened trails include

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“BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” AT ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Neil Simon play, “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” will present two matinee shows this weekend at the St. Joseph of Arimathea Church in Yucca Valley. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… Get your tickets now for “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” the first in a three-play series by Neil Simon, currently playing

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ACTING CLASSES OFFERED AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 will offer on-going weekly acting classes for those who want to study and learn more about acting. The classes will be led by Abe Daniels, who has 30 years of acting experience and has received several awards from the Desert Theatre League. Students will explore acting techniques using

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HALLOWEEN SPOOK-TACULAR TOMORROW AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

A Halloween Spook-tacular event is planned for the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tomorrow. Reporter Caitlin Logan has more… On Saturday, October 25, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum and the Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will host a Halloween Spooktacular at the Yucca Valley Community Center from 10:00 a.m.

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PARTIAL SOLAR ECLIPSE AWES LOCAL RESIDENTS

From local schools, National Park Service, Sky’s the Limit and more, hundreds of local residents gathered to safely view a partial solar eclipse visible in our Morongo Basin yesterday. Starting at 2:07, the moon traveled between the Earth and the sun, and cast its shadow on the sun. In the

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2ND ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The 2nd Annual Oktoberfest will oom-pah its way into Yucca Valley with our own Pat Michaels handling the emcee duties. Reporter Dan Stork has your invitation… The Yucca Valley Rotary’s 2nd Annual Oktoberfest and Fall Festival on Saturday, October 25, will feature the Poland Brothers and the Warsaw Group with

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN MORONGO VALLEY MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership had a problem delivering surplus food for local food banks to distribute to low-income residents in the Morongo Basin on Monday. Food will be distributed in Morongo Valley on Monday, October 27, at Church of the Lighted Cross, 11518 Elbow Lane, from 8 to 10 a.m.

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ART EXHIBITION AT BOXOHOUSE THIS WEEKEND

An artist who created artwork as she traveled around the United States on her way to an artist’s residency in Joshua Tree, will hold an exhibition of her completed art this weekend. BoxoHouse in Joshua Tree will feature Heather L. Johnson’s show, “In Search of the Frightening and Beautiful: A

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DESERT RUN FUNDRAISER A HUGE SUCCESS

The recent Desert Run, a fundraiser for the local Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team, was a huge success. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells us who the winners were… The 35th Annual Desert Run, held earlier this month, is a fundraiser than raises money for the Morongo Basin Search and Rescue

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PRIME RIB DINNER AT JOSHUA TREE VFW

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will hold a prime rib dinner Saturday, October 25, to celebrate the post’s 36th birthday. Tickets are $15 and are only available in advance at the canteen. Prime rib will be served from 1 to 4 p.m. There is no Sunday breakfast

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