YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT IN REGULAR SESSION

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks a routine agenda… After hearing a wastewater update from the Hi-Desert Water District, the Yucca Valley Town Council will get down to business. Among the items on its consent agenda, the Council will give

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TWENTYNINE PLANNING COMMISSION HEARS VARIANCE REQUEST AND ZONING STUDY TONIGHT

A variance request and a zoning study comprise the agenda for the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission for tonight. Reporter Dan Stork says that there are localized contention and broader impacts connected to these items… The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on a variance request to reduce

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REACH-OUT LOOKING FOR PARADE OF HOMES SUPPORT

Reach Out Morongo Basin officials are looking for homes and sponsors for the 10th Annual Parade of Homes. During the annual event, set for Sunday, February 16, 2014, residents across the Morongo Basin open their homes to curious visitors. The Parade of Homes raises thousands of dollars to help the

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TINY HOPPERS AND STORYTIME AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY THURSDAY

It’s Tiny Hoppers and Story Time for toddlers at the Twentynine Palms Library this Thursday. Reporter Taylor Thacker has more… The Tiny Hoppers program for children 1-3 years of age is starting this Thursday, October 17, at 10:30 a.m. at the Twentynine Palms Library and will run through November 21.

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SERVICE ACADEMY EVENT IN VICTORVILLE TONIGHT

Middle- and high-school students who are interested in attending a military academy are invited to attend a free event tonight to learn more about the country’s five service academies. Representatives from the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will be

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CONCERT TO CELEBRATE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Copper Mountain College will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this Thursday with a special concert. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation… October is National Hispanic Heritage Month and Copper Mountain College will celebrate with the lively sounds of Machin, at a brown bag concert event October 17 from noon to 1

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST LOOKING FOR VOLUNTERS TO CLEAN UP COYOTE HOLE

The maintenance of some lands held in the public trust is the business of people who care. Dan Stork says that people who care can help with the cleanup of Coyote Hole… On Saturday, October 19, Mojave Desert Land Trust invites you and stewards for a fun day of desert

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HOME GROWN POULTRY ASSOCIATION MEETS TOMORROW

The High Desert Homegrown Poultry Association meets tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Yucca Mesa Improvement Association, 3133 Balsa Avenue off Aberdeen Avenue on Yucca Mesa. This quarterly meeting will focus on poultry diseases and solutions with emphasis on natural methods to promote poultry health. Everyone is invited

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BOBCAT PROTECTION LAW SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR

Friday, Governor Brown signed into law AB 1213, the Bobcat Protection Bill. This legislation establishes a no-trapping buffer zone around Joshua Tree National Park as well as other national parks and refuges in California. The bill also requires trappers to have written permission from a landowner before trapping a bobcat

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COUNTY TO MAKE IT EASIER TO RESERVE A COURT DATE

In a recent Public Safety Forum, the presiding judge of the San Bernardino County Superior Court said that the Court is streamlining its procedures to save money, using technology where it can. Dan Stork says that court date reservations are one example of this trend… Effective October 28, San Bernardino

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COMMUNTY DISASTER PREPAREDNESS DAY THIS SATURDAY

The Community Emergency Response Team is once again sponsoring the Community Disaster Preparedness Day, Saturday, October 19, as part of the Great California Shake-Out. Free information and live demonstrations will be going on from 9 to 2, in the Walmart parking lot in Yucca Valley. SoCal Edison and the county

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HALLOWEEN HAUNT OPENS FRIDAY AT THEATRE 29

The annual “Halloween Haunt” opens this Friday at Theatre 29. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get tickets’ to “Nightmare,” this year’s scary offering… This year’s Halloween Haunt at Theatre 29 will be the tenth, and final haunt. The theme this year is “Nightmares,” and Director Frances Wright

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PIONEER DAYS CARNIVAL WRISTBANDS NOW AVAILABLE

Pre-Sale Pioneer Days Carnival All-You-Can-Ride Wristbands are now available, for a limited time, at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. Get yours and get unlimited rides for one full day for only 20 BUCKS!! Price at the carnival are $28.00 so you save $8 a wristband. Wristbands are good for

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PIONEER DAYS OLD TIMERS GATHERING THIS SATURDAY

Anyone interested in the history of Twentynine Palms, who wants to meet some of the earlier residents, and share their memories and stories of Twentynine Palms, can attend the Old Timers Gathering during Pioneer Days. The Old Timers Gathering is set for Saturday, October 19, from 1 to 4 p.m.

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HWY. 62 ART TOURS START THIS WEEKEND WITH LAUNCH PARTY

The Hwy 62 Art Tours happens the last two weekends in October when some 8,000 visitors are expected to visit the Basin for self-guided tours of more than 200 sites. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us about some of the many sponsored events happening in conjunction with this year’s Art

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1,000 WATCH AS RAMINATOR CRUSHES CARS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Crowds estimated at over 1,000 packed the area behind Yucca Yalley Chrysler yesterday for a fun, free spectacle yesterday. The Monster Truck “Raminator,” which had been on display at the dealership during the week, showed its stuff in a demonstration at about 2 p.m. The crowd whooped and hollered as

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TEEN READ WEEK AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

This is Teen Read Week at the Twentynine Palms Library. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to a party… The Twentynine Palms Library is inviting kids to celebrate Teen Read Week with an ice cream party and candy sushi. Teen Read Week is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the

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FREE GOLF CLINIC FOR JUNIOR HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS THIS SUNDAY

The Road Runner Dunes Golf Course in Twentynine Palms is sponsoring a free teen golf clinic this Sunday, October 20. The clinic will introduce junior and senior high students to golf. Interested students should sign up in their school’s ASB office, or call the golf course at 760-367-5770 to reserve

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COLLEGE NIGHT AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT

Twentynine Palms High School Students hoping to go on to college and their parents or guardians are urged to attend a special college information night tonight. Reporter Dan stork has details… Twentynine Palms High School will be hosting College Information Night on Monday October 14. The counselors and various college

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IN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL, A WIN FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL, LOSS FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team stayed undefeated by defeating a strong Shadow Hills team 21-14. Coach Tim Cannavo said the Trojan defense caused six turnovers against the knights with an interception on goal line to seal the deal by Bradley Soares. Joey Rutherford was all over the

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