SENIOR NIGHT FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL AT HOME TONIGHT

In high school sports today, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will play Shadow Hills High School. The boys will play at home in a game honoring their seniors. The girls will travel away to Indio. Both games start at 6 p.m.

YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL INVESTS FOR A FUTURE SALES TAX MEASURE TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. In the consent agenda is a considerable investment in planning for a future sales tax initiative. Managing Editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… Tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council will begin with an update from the county

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WONDER VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED ON WARRANT

A Wonder Valley woman suspected of forgery was arrested on a warrant Saturday. According to a Sheriff’s press release, when deputies arrived at a home in the 76300 block of Raymond Drive about 8:20 with a warrant to arrest Teala Campbell, 29, a woman matching Campbell’s description looked out the

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A 33-year-old Yucca Valley man was arrested Saturday night, accused of beating his wife. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman contacted deputies about 9 p.m. Saturday to say that Aaron Hancock, of the 7900 block of Hopi Trail, had beat her two days earlier, and then had left the

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SEEKS SEARCH AND RESCUE VOLUNTEERS

Joshua Tree National Park is recruiting new volunteers for their search and rescue team. Reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details… If you enjoy teamwork, helping others and the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park this opportunity may be for you. The Joshua Tree National Park Search and Rescue team

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KING OF THE HAMMERS POLARIS RZR UTV RACE TOMORROW

The 2016 King of the Hammers off-road competitions continue. In the Vision X SRRS versus the Ultra4 Shootout yesterday at King of the Hammers, Scott GoForth, representing SRRS, was the overall winner, at 38.343, with Jason Bartram representing Ultra4, was the fastest Ultra4 winner, at 40.237. Coming up at the

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SCHOOL BOARD MEETS IN CLOSED AND OPEN SESSION

The Morongo Unified School Board will meet in closed and open sessions tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks their agenda… Board members will receive an update on negotiations between the Morongo Unified School District and teachers’ union. In other business, the school board will consider a resolution guaranteeing equal educational

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ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Wednesday, February 3. Staff representatives will be available from 10 until 2 in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government. Mayes encourages residents who are not

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A SHUFFLE IN THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD, TWO SOUGHT

At its meeting last week, the Twentynine Palms Cemetery District board of trustees selected the new chair and vice chair, and said good-bye to two board members. Carey Alderson was named the new chair and Rebeca Rinkes is the new vice chair. Leaving the board are April Gibson and Betty

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WE MEETS MISS YUCCA VALLEY CONTESTANT SHELBY CLOW

The Miss Yucca Valley Pageant, sponsored by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club, will be this Saturday evening at 6:00 p.m. at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Today Z107.7 reporter David Knutson introduces you to contestant Shelby Clow… Who is the prominent woman you interviewed, and what did you learn from her?

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will distribute surplus food Wednesday, February 3, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Pacific Clinics, 56020 Santa Fe Trail, Suite M, in Yucca Valley.

25TH ANNUAL KIWANIS SPELL-A-THON PLANNED

The Kiwanis Club of Twentynine Palms has announced the date of its 25th annual spell-a-thon. The spelling bee for adults will be held from 9 to noon March 12 at the Helen Gray Education Center on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree. Teams of three people

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TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE SIGN-UP DEADLINE TOMORROW

The last date to register for Tri-Valley Little League is Wednesday, February 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Senior Center. The cost is $85 per child. Family discount are available for three or more children at $65 each. For more information, see a website in this

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION RELEASES DEVELOPMENT CODE UPDATE

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will reveal the results of a long project updating the city’s development code tonight. Reporter David Haldane takes a close look… The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meets tonight with just one thing in mind: The release of a comprehensive update and replacement of the city’s

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School boys’ wrestling team took third place at the De Anza league finals Saturday in Rancho Mirage. Jake Merritt won first place and lower weight MVP of the tournament. Placing third, and qualifying for CIF competition were Damian Vasquez, Trevor Scott, Andrew Reyes, Julian Henretty, and

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SCHOOL DISTRICT, TEACHERS, AT AN IMPASSE IN CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

Local teachers have reached an impasse in their contract with the Morongo Unified School District. Reporter David Haldane says a statement from the district outlines the two side’s positions… Contract negotiations between the Morongo Unified School District and the union representing its teachers have ended in an apparent impasse, according

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VICTORVILLE MAN ARRESTED AFTER HIGH-SPEED CHASE TO FLAMINGO HEIGHTS

A Victorville man was arrested in the Landers area late Thursday night following a high-speed chase that originated in Hesperia. According to a Sheriff’s press release, a Sheriff’s deputy attempted a traffic stop at 11:39 p.m. in the area of Eucalyptus Street and I Avenue in Hesperia. The driver, later

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SMALL CAR FIRE IN MORONGO VALLEY SUNDAY

Morongo Valley firefighters put out a small car fire Sunday evening. Fire Engineer Mark Murphy said a Chevy Impala’s engine caught fire about 5:45 p.m. as the motorist was traveling eastbound on Highway 62 at Livingston Drive. Murphy said the fire was contained to the engine compartment, and the fire

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SEX TRAFFICKING ARRESTS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS PUT THE CRIME IN THE SPOTLIGHT

The recent bust of three Twentynine Palms residents for human sex trafficking and pimping, has brought human trafficking in the spotlight. California has the biggest problem of human trafficking in the nation, judging from the number of calls to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline. In 2015, the hotline

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DOCUMENTARY ABOUT BLACK ROCK CONTINUATION SCHOOL GETS SUNDANCE AWARD

A documentary about students at a Yucca Valley alternative high school was named the winner Saturday of the Special Jury Award for Vérité Filmmaking at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Directors Keith Fulton and Lou Pepe focus their film on the problems of three students at Black Rock

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