TWO ARRESTED AFTER ROBBING PIZZA DELIVERY PERSON IN JOSHUA TREE

Two Joshua Tree residents were arrested after the robbery of a pizza delivery person. Sheriff’s Sergeant Rick Millard said Wednesday evening at 4:40, Arthur Garrido, 29, ordered pizza to be delivered to his residence in the 7400 block of Sherwood in Joshua Tree. When the pizza was delivered, Garrido argued

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TWO FIRES IN YUCCA VALLEY

Fire fighters in Yucca Valley responded to two residential fires this morning and yesterday. About 3:05 this morning, Yucca Valley fire fighters found smoke coming from the front door in a middle unit of a multi-unit residential complex in the 57000 block of Yucca Trail, near the MBTA transfer station.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SELECT CHOIR TO CARNEGIE HALL: PART 2 FUNDRAISING

The Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir was notified this past spring that it had been invited to participate in a multi-day workshop in New York City next April, a trip that would culminate in a performance in Carnegie Hall. In part 2 of a two-part report on the choir,

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URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE DRILL SET FOR NEXT WEEK

The Hi-Desert Water District and County Fire Station 42 in Yucca Mesa will host an urban search and rescue team next week for some training we don’t normally see in the desert. For three days, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, the urban search-and-rescue team will hold a live trench rescue drill,

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OPEN AUDITIONS MONDAY FOR THEATRE 29’S NEXT PLAY

Open auditions will be held this Monday for the second show of the 2014 season at Theatre 29. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites aspiring performers to join the fun and try out…

Auditions for the second show of Theatre 29’s 2014 season will be held Monday. Theatre 29 veteran Marty

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LOCAL HOMELESS VETEARANS NEED YOUR HELP

There are many homeless veterans in the Morongo Basin who are lacking the necessities to keep them warm and fed. A new organization, Vets Cruzin for a Cause, is collecting jackets, blankets, and food to distribute to these homeless vets. If you have old jackets, blankets, and food you can

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SOROPTIMIST HOST TONIGHT’S OPENING NIGHT AT THEATRE 29

It’s opening night tonight at Theatre 29 for the first show of the Morongo Basin’s Premiere Theater venues’ 15th season. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the gala opening night is sponsored by a hard-working local service club…..

Soroptimist International of Twentynine Palms will host the opening night of the first show

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CHILI COOK-OF AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW TONIGHT, BREAKFAST SUNDAY

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Joshua Tree will host a chili cook-off tonight. Drop off your chili at the Post, 6402 Veterans Way, by 3 p.m., and stop by from 4 to 6 to enjoy a bowl of your favorite chili. Sunday’s breakfast from 8 to 11 is

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AMATUER ASTRONOMERS MEET TONIGHT IN YUCCA MESA

The Andromeda Astronomical Society Meeting will be held tonight from 7:00 to 9:00 at the Yucca Mesa Community Center; 3133 Balsa Ave., Yucca Valley. The meeting will be devoted to discussing what members want. Set up dates and suggestions for upcoming club meetings, star parties, and Starry Nights. Your opinions

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The second Monday of January 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, January

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms High School Interact Club will serve a Tamale Pie and Dessert for the Food for Life meal at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms from 3 to 5 p.m. tomorrow. There is no charge.

SATURDAY NIGHT CHURCH HAS COUNTRY, BLUEGRASS, AND GOSPEL MUSIC

Desert Congregational Church in Twentynine Palms will hold a Saturday Night Church tomorrow night at 7 p.m. Musicians of all types are invited to come and play country, bluegrass, and gospel music. The church is located at 5688 Sunrise Road. Call 760-361-0086 for a free ride to the church, or

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SCIENCE SATURDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY FEATURES ROCKS AND MINERALS

Science Saturdays continues tomorrow at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker joins us once again with details…..

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum continues their popular education program, Science Saturdays, with exciting topics to start off the new year. On Saturday, January 11, from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.,

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JOSHUA SPRINGS GIRLS BASKETBALL ACTION TONIGHT

In high school sports tonight, the Joshua Springs High School girls’ basketball team hosts Palm Springs High School at home. Tipoff is at 6:30 p.m.

SIX ARRESTED IN MAJOR MORONGO BASIN-WIDE DRUG BUST

Six men were arrested Tuesday in a major drug bust that ranged from Landers to Morongo Valley. According to a Sheriff’s press release, about 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sheriff’s detectives served a search warrant at a home in the 2700 block of Shawnee Trail in Landers. During a search of the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SELECT CHOIR TO CARNEGIE HALL: PART 1

In an unprecedented honor, the Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir was recognized for excellence and invited to go to New York City and perform at Carnegie Hall. A Radiothon here on Z107.7 from noon to five this Saturday will help raise the transportation funds needed. In part 1 of

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IT’S COLD; WINTER HEATING REMINDERS FROM COUNTY FIRE

We’re fortunate in the desert to have a limited indoor heating season. Reporter Dan Stork passes along ways to be careful when using fireplaces and other heating devices…

Here are some winter heating tips from the San Bernardino County Fire Department: Change furnace filters early in the season. Keep space

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT DISTRICT AND TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD MEET TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District will hold a new board member workshop on Thursday, January 9, at 4:00 p.m. This workshop will take place at 72401 Hatch Rd in Twentynine Palms. For more information call 760-367-7546.

 

The Yucca Valley Airport Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting tonight, Thursday,

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SOME EASY WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY

Energy costs are eating up more and more of household budgets. Assignment Reporter Katie Baker says a few easy things can help you save money…

With skyrocketing energy costs, understanding how much energy you use in your home can help you make better energy saving decisions. To get started, here

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MORONGO BASIN DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club meets Saturday, January 11, at Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College campus in Joshua Tree. Fellowship and a $10 full breakfast begin at 9 a.m.; the meeting begins at 10 a.m. Following a brief presentation, the Club will consider a resolution opposing plans

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