JOSHUA TREE MAN KILLED MONDAY WHEN CAR FALLS ON HIM

A Joshua Tree man was killed Monday afternoon after his car fell on him. According to a Sheriff’s report, Jeremy Porter was working on his car in the 6200 block of Verbena Road when his car fell off the jack and pinned him underneath it. A maintenance worker for the

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Sunday after his girlfriend said he punched her in the face. According to a Sheriff’s report, Steven Slack, 40, and his girlfriend were returning from a party shortly before 11 p.m. when they began arguing. When they returned to their home in the 2600

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YUCCA VALLEY CHECKPOINT NETS SIX ARRESTS

The Yucca Valley Police Department conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint Friday at Twentynine Palms Hwy and Balsa Ave between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Michael Martin, 24, of Joshua Tree, was arrested for driving on a suspended license and booked into the Morongo Basin jail. David Shaub,

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT: NEW TRAFFIC LIGHT, PLASTIC BAG BAN ON AGENDA

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff that includes yet another traffic light and a ban on plastic bags… Among the items on tonight’s agenda of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the Council will recognize the employee of the quarter, award additional pay

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, September 3, at Vons in Yucca Valley from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION VACATION HOME RENTAL WORKSHOP MEETING TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will concentrate once again on vacation home rentals. Reporter Dan Stork has the full agenda… At its September 2 meeting, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission picks up its consideration of a vacation home rental chapter for the City’s Development Code. This will be done in

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will have a USDA Food Distribution on Wednesday, September 3, at 3:00pm until they run out of food. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Please wear proper attire for the weather and remember there are

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ADULT CRAFTS THIS SATURDAY AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

Adult Craft Classes will be offered at the Twentynine Palms Library. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the monthly class is this Saturday… The Twentynine Palms Library will hold its monthly adult craft class on Saturday, September 6, starting at 1:00 p.m. In this class, participants will have the opportunity to design

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PIONEER DAYS JUDGES AND SHERIFF CONTESTANTS WANTED

The Twentynine palms Chamber of Commerce is looking for partners to take on the roll of this year’s Pioneer Days Judge and Sheriff. Do you think your business, club, or organization has what it takes to be branded the ones in charge of this year’s festivities? The only way to

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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Other than restoring one previously-eliminated classified position, the Board of Education of the Morongo Unified School District will tend mostly to adjustments of wording and amounts in assorted documents when they meet tonight. Reporter Dan Stork has more details… The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will begin its

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PARENT VISITATION AT LA CONTENTA MIDDLE SCHOOL TOMORROW

La Contenta Middle School invites all parents to visit the school for their first monthly parent visitation day tomorrow, Wednesday, September 3. Parents may come for all day or part of the day and may also stay for lunch. School hours are 7:09 -1:51. Seventh grade lunch is at 10:00

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DEADLINE TODAY TO SIGN UP FOR YUCCA VALLEY SOFTBALL LEAGUES

Today is the deadline to sign up for Yucca Valley recreation adult softball leagues. Reporter Taylor Thacker steps up to the plate… Have fun with friends and family or meet new people by joining one of four adult slow pitch softball leagues offered by the Town of Yucca Valley. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL IN SCRIMMAGE GAME

In high school football, the Twentynine Palms Varsity Wildcats football team traveled to Temple City High School Friday night to participate in a scrimmage event. The two team event lasted for an hour and a half, with both teams running approximately 35 offensive plays. The Wildcats will now prepare for

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan volleyball team will host San Jacinto High School Tigers at home. First serve is at 4:30.

SHERIFF’S DUI CHECKPOINT IN YUCCA VALLEY TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint this Friday, August 29, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location. Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint and looking for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Officers will also

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“HATCHING THE PAST” AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is featuring an exhibit called, “Hatching The Past.” Reporter Taylor Thacker has more…

Don’t forget that the Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s exhibit “Hatching the Past” that starting in May is still on display! This exhibit takes a rare and exciting look at the life of dinosaurs through

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FOOD FOR LIFE LOOKING FOR HOLIDAY HELPERS

While It feels like Thanksgiving and Christmas are far away from the heat of summer, they are just around the corner. Food For Life is seeking volunteers to help with two meals; Thanksgiving meal is offered on Thanksgiving day. People will be needed to set up, serve, clean up. The

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EIS FOR SOME BASE EXPANSION LAND RELEASED

Some chunks of state-owned land included in the expansion of the Twentynine Palms Marine Base are going through environmental processing. Reporter Dan Stork tells about the report on “school lands”…

An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been issued for 2,563 acres of state-owned “school lands” that are part of the

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LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS FACE MORE COMPETITION, LESS PLAYOFF BERTHS

As our local high school football season gets underway, the De Anza League is expanding with a new team, but fewer play-off berths. Rancho Mirage is joining Twentynine Palms, Yucca Valley, Big Bear, Shadow Hills, Desert Hot Springs and Desert Mirage in a scramble for just two automatic play-off berths

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ADULT SOFTBALL SEASON IS BACK IN YUCCA VALLEY

It’s softball season in the Town of Yucca Valley. Reporter Cara Conway says sign-ups are now being taken for slow-pitch softball leagues…

Grab your friends and sign up for a season of slow pitch adult softball! With the opportunity to play for a men’s league, women’s league, or one of

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