HAVOC LEADS TO A WOMAN’S ARREST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early Wednesday morning, accused of beating up a man and wreaking havoc on his vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday by a man in the 74200 block of Pinon Drive in Twentynine Palms, who said that Shaunte

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SOLAR DEVELOPERS TO MEET WITH LANDERS RESIDENTS TOMORROW

A meeting has been set up between developers of a solar project in Landers and community residents. Reporter Dan Stork describes how it came about and when and where it will be…

In the wake of the December 4 approval by the San Bernardino County Planning Commission of a permit

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ANNUAL YUCCA VALLEY LIGHT PARADE TOMORROW NIGHT

The Annual Light Parade will be held tomorrow evening in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker says bring the whole family, come see the parade and stay for the fun after…

The Annual Festival of Lights Parade is set to LIGHT UP THE WORLD Saturday, December 13, at 5:30 p.m. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS POST OFFICE OPEN TWO SUNDAYS

The Twentynine Palms Post Office will be open an additional two Sundays, December 14 and 21, from 10 to 2. No other post office in the Morongo Basin will be open on Sunday. The post office is located at 73839 Gorgonio Drive in Twentynine Palms. For more information, call 760-367-1161.

HI-DESERT CHORUS HOLIDAY CONCERTS THIS WEEKEND

A Morongo Basin holiday favorite—the annual Hi-Desert Chorus Holiday concert and sing-a-long—is this Saturday and Sunday. ROP Broadcast student Brendan Nguyen has your invitation…

According to the town of Yucca Valley, the Hi-Desert chorus is going to showcase a special holiday concert at the Yucca Valley Community Center’s Yucca Room

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TWENTYNINE PALMS’ FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH PUPPET SHOP TOMORROW

First Baptist Church of Twentynine Palms will hold a puppet show and demonstration Saturday, December 13, at 11 a.m. The event includes a potluck lunch and guest speaker Pastor Garry Brooks of Wonder Valley Community Church.

SPONSORS, HOME, SOUGHT FOR REACH OUT PARADE OF HOMES

The 11th Annual Reach out fund-raiser “Parade of Homes” is looking for sponsors and participation. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to help…

Reach Out Morongo Basin has selected five homes for its 11th annual Parade of Homes tour, set for February 15, and is searching for one more

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE IN YUCCA VALLEY TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. The lodge is located at 55946 Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley. This dance will be in celebration of the 53rd Anniversary of the Star Twirlers Square Dance Club. Pat Carnathan will

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of December is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, December

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PLEIN AIR PAINTING CLASS OFFERED BY COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Newly arrived resident artist Art Mortimer is wasting no time in sharing his talent with his new community. The nationally recognized painter and muralist will be teaching a “plein air” painting class. Entertainment Reporter Rebecca Havely gets out her easel and a French dictionary… In French the phrase, “en plein

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan basketball team beat University Prep of Victorville last night in the first round of the Hesperia Christian Holiday Classic tournament by the score of 57-34. Coach Jess Geeson said sophomore Taylor Spitz led the team with 19 points. Senior Ashley Priest added 17

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16-YEAR-OLD STRUCK BY A CAR IN JOSHUA TREE

A juvenile on foot was hit and badly injured by a car in Joshua Tree Tuesday night. According to the California Highway Patrol, Beverly Walker, 41, of Joshua Tree, was driving a 2002 Honda eastbound on Alta Loma Drive about 7 p.m. As she neared Olympic Drive, she struck a

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

There will be a distribution of surplus federal food at The Way Station, 61722 Commercial Street, Joshua Tree, from 10:00 a.m. to noon, on Friday, December 12.

CHRISTMAS LIGHTING SAFETY TIPS

’Tis the season to decorate your houses and businesses with holiday lighting. Assignment Reporter Cassie Zimarik has some important lighting safety tips… With the Christmas season, here comes quite a bit of holiday decorating. One thing that you should be careful about is Christmas lights. While the twinkly lights seem

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CHP COLLECTING TOYS

The Morongo Basin station of the California Highway Patrol is collecting toys for its CHiPs 4 Kids Toy Drive. Toys can be brought to the CHP station in Joshua Tree anytime during business hours. For more information about the CHiPs 4 Kids Toy Drive, call Officer Joan Griffin at 760-366-3707.

TWENTYNINE PALMS ANIMAL SHELTER NEEDS PET FOOD DONATIONS

The Twentynine Palms animal shelter is launching a pet food drive. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to participate… The Twentynine Palms animal shelter is hosting a food drive for its animals. The Palms-n-Paws animal shelter currently houses nearly 100 dogs and 14 cats. Bags of dry dog and

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YUCCA VALLEY SHELTER HOLDING CAT ADOPT-A-THON

The Yucca Valley animal shelter is holding an adopt-a-thon for cats. All cat and kitten adoptions through December 23 are $15. The fee includes vaccinations and the cost of spaying and neutering. For more information, call 760-365-3111.

KIDS’ WINTER CRAFTS AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM SATURDAY

Kids’ winter crafts at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum Saturday. Reporter Taylor Thacker gets out the glue gun… Kids, ages 5 to 12, are welcome to join museum staff to make winter- themed crafts and homemade gifts for friends and family this holiday season. The program is offered at the Hi-Desert

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KIDS CRAFT PROGRAM AT TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

School-aged children are invited to attend the kids craft program at the Twentynine Palms Library on Saturday, December 13. Beginning at 2:30 p.m., children will have the opportunity to create Popsicle stick ornaments! Make a reindeer, Santa or snowman ornament or all three! All supplies are provided and no reservations

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ELKS HOOP SHOOT CONTEST SUNDAY

The Twentynine Palms competition for the annual Elks National Free Throw Shooting contest for youngsters age 8 through 13 will be held at the Twentynine Palms Junior High School gym this Sunday, December 14, at 12:30. Over three million youngsters from throughout the country entered last year’s competition for boys

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