TODAY IS ELECTION DAY

Tuesday is Election Day. There are 851,684 voters in San Bernardino County who are eligible to vote in the election, according to the county Registrar of Voters. Here are some things you may need to know before going to the polls: San Bernardino County has 413 polling places that will

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will have a USDA Food Distribution on Wednesday November 5, at 3:00 p.m. 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

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SCHOOL BOARD MEETS ONE DAY LATER, TOMORROW

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education is moving its first regular meeting for November by one day, to Wednesday of this week. Reporter Dan Stork has the agenda…

On November 5, the MUSD Board of Education will hold an open session discussion of Hope Academy Charter School at

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CAR SHOW PLANNING MEETING TOMORROW

Plans are already in the works for the 2015 Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce Car Show and Street Fair. If you have ideas and suggestions on ways to make next year’s event even better, or if you are simply looking to get involved, please attend the Chamber’s planning meeting Wednesday,

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FRIDAY

Our local Community College will honor this nation’s veterans this Friday. Reporter Caitlin Logan has your invitation…

Copper Mountain College is holding a Veterans Day of Remembrance on Friday, November 7, at 10:00 a.m., in the 300 Quad on the main campus in Joshua Tree. Included will be a brief

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL LOOKING FOR BASEBALL AND TENNIS COACHES

Yucca Valley High School is now accepting letters of interest for the vacant head varsity baseball coach and boys’ tennis coach positions. Interested candidates should contact Yucca Valley High School Athletic Director Larry Thomas at 760-365-3391 or Lthomas@yvhs.net.

TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION LOOKS AT HOTEL WANTING TO ADD A RESTAURANT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will deal with a permit for a motel restaurant at its next meeting. Reporter Dan Stork previews the agenda…

The lone discussion item on the agenda of the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission for November 4 is an update about conditions of approval for the Conditional

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School and Yucca Valley High School girls’ volleyball teams will play each other in Yucca Valley. First serve is at 4:30.

 

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ varsity tennis team will start their playoff run tomorrow, on Wednesday,

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DRIVERS HIT TWO PEDESTRIANS SATURDAY IN SEPARATE CRASHES; ONE KILLED, ONE INJURED

Drivers hit two pedestrians in separate crashes Saturday, and one was killed in the collision. At 6:15 a.m., Raymond Walls, 67, of Cabazon, was driving his 2004 Ford F-150 pick-up truck eastbound on the highway near Whitefeather Road about 6:15 a.m. Just east of Whitefeather Road, a still-unidentified 20-year-old woman

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WOMAN ARRESTED: CHASED AND HIT, ANOTHER WOMAN WITH HER CAR

A Twentynine Palms woman is behind bars, accused of deliberately hitting another woman with her car Saturday. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Alyssa Streets, 24, and Brittany Williams were at a party in Twentynine Palms when Williams allegedly took Streets’ cell phone and left the party shortly before 3 a.m.

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AN UPDATE ON YUCCA VALLEY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

The Town of Yucca Valley is seeing a lot of activity in construction on civic, retail, and recreational projects. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has the status of those projects…

One of the two buildings of the new Yucca Valley senior housing complex has been completed and residents are starting to

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY HOLDING MEETING ON HOUSING NEEDS TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley will hold a community workshop on community development planning and affordable housing needs. The plans will identify community development and affordable housing needs, and assess the current housing market, discuss characteristics of the county population, identify community improvement priorities, and outline a plan to fund

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LOW-COST PET VACCINES AND MICROCHIP CLINIC LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in November 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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SCHOOL BOARD MAKES NOTICE ON UPCOMING SOLAR POWER CONTRACT

The Morongo Unified School District will consider the awarding of a solar contract at its second meeting this month, on November 18th. Dan Stork explains why they’ve put out the word early… When a school district decides to go solar, it doesn’t have to go through a competitive bid process.

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MORONGO BASIN DEMS TO OFFER FREE RIDES TO POLLS TOMORROW

While nearly half of California’s voters have already mailed their ballots, the remainder are expected to go to the polls election day. If you need transportation to the polls to vote or to turn in a vote-by-mail ballot on Tuesday, the Morongo Basin Democratic Club has organized an Election Day

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CHEERLEADING IS A SPORT, SAYS AN ROP BROADCAST STUDENT

Don’t tell Twentynine Palms High School cheerleader Danielle Leon that cheerleaders aren’t athletes. The ROP Broadcasting student states her case… Many people are skeptic about cheerleading being a real sport. The American Association of Cheerleading and Administrations states, “Today, cheerleading involves skills which require the strength of football, the grace

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FREE TENT REVIVAL IN YUCCA VALLEY THIS WEEK

The Door Christian Fellowship is holding a free tent revival with international guest speaker Evangelist Artie Aragon. Services with be conducted Monday, November 3, through Friday, November 7, at 7 p.m. each night. The tent revival is open to the public and is located at the corner lot of 29

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THIS IS RETIRED TEACHERS WEEK

This week we join the nation in honoring retired teachers. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says our local Morongo Basin Retired teachers deserve our thanks… Perhaps you’ve spotted one of your former teachers out walking dogs at a local animal shelter, or ringing up purchases at your favorite thrift shop. Maybe

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REPORT

In a tough defensive battle, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats football team gave up a special team’s score and an interception return, to fall to visiting Desert Mirage High School 13-7 in De Anza league play. Both teams played tremendous defense on the evening as each team was held

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD IN SPECIAL MEETING MONDAY

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District will hold a special meeting 8:30 Monday morning. On the agenda, the board will discuss performance reviews for employees, and whether to add an additional regular employee to the cemetery staff. The meeting will be held at the cemetery office, 5350 Encelia Avenue in Twentynine

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