TWO PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED AFTER MORONGO VALLEY CRASH

Two people were hospitalized after a traffic collision in Morongo Valley last night. About 11:15 p.m. a vehicle traveling westbound on the highway and a vehicle pulling out of the Valero gas station were in a T-bone collision. A man and a woman in the van were taken to Desert

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD GENERAL MANAGER CUTS HER OWN SALARY

The Morongo Valley Community Services District will be paying its new general manager less than originally planned. Reporter Dan Stork explains how this happened… At the Wednesday night meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District, the Board of Directors approved a one-year compensation package for General Manager Donna Munoz.

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MORONGO VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICE DISTRICT MEETS: COMPENSATION, BUDGET, AND A FIRE LEVY

The June 18 Morongo Valley CSD meeting will deal with a variety of mostly financial matters. Reporter Dan Stork says it includes general manager compensation, next year’s budget, and the fire levy… The June 18 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District Board of Directors starts at 7 p.m.

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CASINO NIGHT TONIGHT IN MORONGO VALLEY

Practice your poker face and your dice-throwing. It’s Casino Night in Morongo Valley. Reporter Diana Jones tells you how you can be a part of a fund raiser for the Fire Fighter’s Auxiliary… Black Jack, Craps, Poker and Roulette: if you like gaming place your bets on Saturday, June 7th

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CASINO NIGHT THIS SATURDAY IN MORONGO VALLEY

Get your tickets early for this weekend’s fund-raising Casino Night in Morongo Valley. Reporter Sara Snyder tells you how to get advanced tickets…

Black Jack, craps, poker and roulette; if you like gaming, place your bets on Saturday, June 7, and the Morongo Valley Firefighters Auxiliary’s Casino Night at Covington

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD IN SPECIAL MEETING TOMORROW

The Morongo Valley CSD has called a special meeting for tomorrow, Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells us why….. The Morongo Valley Community Services District will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 31. The directors will be asked to approve the hiring of a law firm to act

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD OFFERS FREE LUNCH FOR SENIORS TOMORROW

The Morongo Valley Community Services District and Fire Department will sponsor a hot dog cook-out for the Senior Moments Lunch Bunch. Fire fighters will cook hot dogs in the Covington Park pavilion Thursday, May 29, at 11:30 a.m. Representatives from Reach Out Morongo Basin will talk about the Neighbors Helping

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD EXTENDS MUNOZ, GET FIRE PRESENTATION

The highlights of the Morongo Valley CSD meeting Wednesday night were the first report card for the new General Manager Donna Munoz, and an equipment description by the Fire Chief. Dan Stork spoke with Munoz and Board President Tolbert the morning after the meeting, and filed this report… Donna Munoz,

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT, WE CHECK THE AGENDA

The Morongo Valley CSD meeting tonight has a diverse agenda. Reporter Dan Stork says it covers fire protection, fundraising, audit and budget, building maintenance, and legal representation…

The May 21 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District Board of Directors starts at 6 p.m., at Covington Park. Following a

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FREE SURPLUS FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of May 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, May

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DEADLINE FOR OPEN STUDIO ARTISTS TO SIGN UP THURSDAY

This Thursday, May 15, is the deadline to turn in artist applications for the Highway 62 Open Studio Art Tours, sponsored by the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council. Studios on the east end of the Morongo Basin —Twentynine Palms to Joshua Tree—will be open October 25-26. West-end studios—Morongo Valley to

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BEHAVIORAL SERVICES FOR YOUNG ADULTS AVAILABLE

Help for those coping with behavioral problems is available locally. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you where to go for help… Therapeutic Behavioral Services is designed to provide help and support to children and young adults, up to age 21, who exhibit moderate to severe behavioral problems. Clients learn coping

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LOCAL LETTER CARRIERS COLLECTING FOOD

On Saturday, letter carriers across the Morongo Basin will be collecting food for families in need. Collect and bag non-perishable food items like canned meats, soups, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter, and rice. Place the bag of food by your mail box Saturday for your mail carrier to deliver

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFERS LOW-COST SERVICES IN MAY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in May for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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PEDESTRIAN KILLED IN MORONGO VALLEY CRASH LAST NIGHT

A 54-year-old woman was killed in Morongo Valley last night when she was struck by a car on the highway. According to the California Highway Patrol, Geraldine Willis, 46, of Twentynine Palms, was driving a 2014 Dodge Avenger eastbound on Highway 62 about 8:30 p.m. when the still-unidentified woman attempted

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AN EVENING WITH GEORGE WASHINGTON AT GROVES THEATER IN MAY

A special show at the Grove’s Cabin Theatre in Morongo Valley for the entire month of May. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get tickets to “An Evening With George Washington…

Groves Cabin Theatre in Morongo Valley will present Frederick T. Alexander in “An Evening with George Washington”

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of April 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, April

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CRASH CLOSES THE GRADE LAST NIGHT

A two-vehicle crash on the Morongo Grade closed Highway 62 for about two hours Wednesday night. About 9:20, two cars collided in the steep, winding section of the westbound highway just north of Indian Canyon. The roads were closed at Hess Boulevard in Morongo Valley and re-opened about 11:20. One

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD UNVEILS DEFIBRILLATOR

The Morongo Valley CSD Board met last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and says the board saw the results of community support and put off an inspection…

At last night’s meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District, Fire Chief Jock Johnson unveiled a new state-of-the-art defibrillator that the

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD Board will meet tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says surplus items and selection of new legal counsel are all on the agenda…

Morongo Valley seniors are invited to a brown bag lunch in Covington Park at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow. The Morongo Valley Community Services District will provide

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