YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN KILLED WALKING ON STATE ROUTE 62 LAST NIGHT

A Yucca Valley woman was hit and killed while walking last night. The County Coroner said Sunday night at 8:24 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call of a vehicle versus a pedestrian on State Hwy 62 and Scarvan Avenue, in Yucca Valley. Deputies arrived and found a 56-year-old

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YUCCA VALLEY MIDGET LOBOS FOOTBALL WANTS PLAYERS

The Yucca Valley Midget Lobos youth tackle football team still has room for players. Both boys and girls can play on the Midgets team, which is comprised of the oldest kids, ages 12, 13, and 14. The players are regulated by weight for safety; 12- and 13-year-olds can’t weigh more

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FALL SPORTS TRYOUTS AT TPHS

Students who want to play fall girls’ tennis at Twentynine Palms High School will have try-outs Monday, August 19, at 7 a.m. at the Twentynine Palms High tennis courts. All athletes must have a current physical and be academically eligible. For more information, go online to www.29wildcats.com or call 760-367-0744.

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FOOD BANK DISTRIBUTIONS

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Sara Snyder 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, August

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PHONE SERVICE AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Joshua Tree National Park has been having trouble with phones since the beginning of August. Phones at the Oasis of Mara Visitor Center and the 29 Palms Headquarters area cannot receive incoming calls from the public. The park apologizes for this inconvenience and asked visitors to contact the Joshua Tree

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WATCH OUT FOR THE CHOLLA CACTUS

It looks so fuzzy and soft. But Ranger Pam Tripp says, don’t touch the cholla…

With a new road along the Pinto Basin area of Joshua Tree National Park, a drive through the Colorado Desert area of the park makes for an attractive sightseeing adventure and a chance to really

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRATION

Twentynine Palms High School registration continues in two sessions this week. Freshmen and juniors will register on Tuesday, August 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the gymnasium at Twentynine Palms High School. Sophomores and seniors will register on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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JEWISH NEW YEAR SERVICES IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Religious services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and for Yom Kippur, will be held in Desert Hot Springs, at Mission Lakes Country Club. The Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and the Desert Area, is sponsoring these observances during the High Holy Days. Admission is free to Jewish residents

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CALTRANS PUBLIC MEETING IN MORONGO VALLEY

Caltrans’ installation of delineators in Morongo Valley has aroused a storm of local protest. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the agency will meet residents in a public meeting this week…

Caltrans will host a public information meeting on the emergency restriping and installation of delineators on the highway in Morongo Valley.

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BURGLARY ARREST IN JOSHUA TREE

A transient was arrested Thursday evening after a resident found him in her garage in Joshua Tree, allegedly trying to steal a bicycle. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman in the 61600 block of Capilla Drive went out to her garage Thursday and found Kent Browner, 23, inside, trying

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BINGO FOR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FOUNDATION

A special bingo session is being planned for this Sunday to benefit the Copper Mountain College Foundation. Managing Editor Tami Roleff invites you to Sportsman’s Club Bingo…

It’s a bingo benefit. The Joshua Tree Sportsman’s Club will host a bingo night Sunday, August 18, with proceeds going to the Copper

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YVHS FOOTBALL DINNER AND AUCTION

Yucca Valley High School Football Boosters will hold a spaghetti dinner and cake auction fundraiser tonight, starting at 5 p.m. in the multipurpose room of Yucca Valley High School. Each player will make a cake that will be auctioned off, there are always some interesting cakes; that make for lots

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PETE ANDERSON BAND AT YV SUMMER CONCERT

The last concert of the season in Yucca Valley is tonight. Diana Jones says, come enjoy Pete Anderson…

The Yucca Valley Summer Music Festival closes its season tonight with Pete Anderson. Anderson is a multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning producer and groundbreaking guitarist, who melds blues and country to forge a style

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Breaking Bread Ministry will serve up a free meal and fellowship from 3-5 p.m. tomorrow at the Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms. Volunteers from St. Martins Church will serve up a complete baked chicken dinner.

FREE BREAKFAST IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

Joshua Tree Community United Methodist Church will provide a free community breakfast buffet Saturday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. Used clothing, shoes, coats and blankets are free to those in need as supplies last. The community is invited. The church is located at 6213 East Parkway.

ROTARY HOSTING A GOLF SCRAMBLE FOR CHARITY

Attention golfers, sign up today for a scramble for charity planned for September 6. Reporter Taylor Thacker tees off with details…

Come out and scramble for charity with the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley. This event is a traditional best ball golf tournament at Mission Lakes Country Club at 8

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JOSHUA TREE VFW OFFER FISH AND SHRIMP DINNER TONIGHT

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a fish and shrimp dinner, with rings and fries, tonight from 4:30 to 6:30. There will be no Sunday breakfast this week. But don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

YU GI OH AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Branch Library is continuing its YU GI OH tournaments on Saturday, August 17. All ages are invited to bring their own cards to participate in the tournament. Top player will receive a prize donated by Toms Cards of Twentynine Palms. The tournament is scheduled from 1:00 to

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FREE SURPLUS FEDERAL FOOD GIVEAWAY MONDAY

The third Monday of the month 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,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRATION RESCHEDULED BECAUSE OF CONSTRUCTION

Due to construction projects currently underway on the Twentynine Palms High School campus, registration will be relocated to Twentynine Palms Junior High School this evening starting at 6 p.m. In addition, registration will be condensed into two sessions. Freshmen and juniors will register on Tuesday, August 20, from 7:30 a.m.

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