LEARN ABOUT THE WEATHER SATURDAY AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Science Saturday program at Hi-Desert Nature Museum is getting more popular each week. Reporter Taylor Thacker says this Saturday learn about what caused our weather……

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum continues their popular education program, Science Saturdays, with exciting topics in May. On Saturday, May 10, the topic will be

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YUCCA VALLEY CHAMBER MIXER FEATURES HOME-BASED BUSINESS

Home-based and small businesses will be the focus of the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce mixer tonight, May 8, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Yucca Room of the Community Center. For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 760-365-6323.

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RATTLESNAKE AVERSION TRAINING OFFERRED

The Morongo Basin Humane Society is sponsoring rattlesnake aversion training on May 10, 2014. The training will be done by experienced dog trainers from Natural Solutions Wildlife Enterprises. Each dog is trained individually to avoid rattlesnakes that are native to our desert region. The training cost is $75 per dog

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JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY HOST NEW EXHIBIT AND COMPUTERS

It’s said that good things come in small package. Reporter Dan Stork describes two new good things at a local small package at the Joshua Tree Branch library…

The work of artist Deane Locke, an exhibit of watercolor and pastel paintings, is currently on view at the Joshua Tree Branch

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TEEN CRAFT AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY SATURDAY

Join the Twentynine Palms Library Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. for teen crafts. This month’s craft is a duct tape rose pen. Enjoy refreshments as you create your one-of-a-kind craft. All supplies are provided by the Friends of the Library. The event is open to teens in grades 7

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FASHION SHOW AND LUNCH AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH SATURDAY

The Desert Hills Presbyterian Women will hold their annual Fashion Show and Luncheon Saturday, May 10, in Fellowship Hall. The doors will open at 11:00 am and the event will begin at 11:30 a.m. Musical entertainment will be provided. Tickets are $15 per person for this major fund raiser sponsored

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TAKES ON BREHM PARK, MAYBE BLACK ROCK ROAD

The Yucca Valley Town Council officially took responsibility for the Brehm Youth Park last night, and may take on Black Rock Canyon Road. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there at a very busy meeting and files this report…

The Yucca Valley Town Council agreed at its meeting last night to

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COUNTY-WIDE NON-PROFIT FUND-RAISER TOMORROW

Tomorrow, Thursday, May 8, is “Give Big San Bernardino County,” a 24-hour online giving campaign that allows residents to give to their favorite causes in the Morongo Basin and San Bernardino County. The goal is to raise a minimum of $300,000 in just 24 hours through online donations. More than

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SCHOOL BOARD HEARS AWARDS, CONTRACTS, AND FUNDING

Employee recognitions occupied most of the meeting of the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education. Reporter Dan Stork reports that school awards, employee contracts, career education funding, and financial administration were also discussed…

At the start of the Board of Education meeting, employees from (mostly) western schools in the

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MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. Among the items on the consent agenda are treasurer, ridership, operations, administrative and financial reports. Under new business, the board will be asked to

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MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY TO START BUS SERVICE TO TORTOISE ROCK CASINO

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority (MBTA) will begin service to the Tortoise Rock Casino on Monday, May 12. This location will be served by MBTA’s Route 3B which will leave the Twentynine Palms Transit Center on the hour and proceed directly to the casino. For more information, visit www.mbtabus.com or

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS, MAY EXTEND PRESIDENT/SUPERINTENDANT CONTRACT

The Copper Mountain College Board meets tomorrow afternoon. A move to offer bachelor’s degrees and contract extensions are on tap. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

The regular monthly meeting of the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees begins at 3 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room on the

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HARRISON HOUSE TO FEATURE FASHION YOU CAN WEAR SATURDAY

During Joshua Tree’s monthly Second Saturday art crawl this Saturday, Harrison House Music and Arts, in collaboration with The Station, will present “Art You Can Wear.” “Art You Can Wear” is a runway show extravaganza, featuring costume creations by Harrison House Artist-in-Residence Margaret Hatcher. The open house and runway show

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BOXO HOUSE TO PREMIERE THREE SCREEN FILM SATUDAY

Boxo House will present the premiere of a three-screen film “No Destination” by local artist Diane Best in Joshua Tree. The film will be shown continuously from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Bobby Furst World, 8528 Desert Shadows Road. The last showing of the film will feature

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HOW TO DRIVE SAFELY AROUND MOTORCYCLES

Reducing the number of motorcycle-involved collisions goes beyond training and prevention on the part of the motorcyclists. According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, more than half of all fatal motorcycle collisions involve another vehicle. In addition, SWITRS data indicates on average, more than one quarter of fatal motorcycle-involved collisions occur

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HOSPITAL BOARD TO HEAR FROM CONSULTANT HOPEFULS

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board will hold a special open meeting tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us why…

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors meets in special open session beginning at 12:30 tomorrow afternoon. On the agenda are four, hour-long presentations, one each from four affiliation consultants, each with

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PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME TOMORROW AT THE 29 PALMS LIBRARY

Calling all preschool-aged children! The Twentynine Palms Library’s Preschool Story time is walking through the alphabet. This Thursday, May 8, preschool story time will be exploring the letter W. Children are invited to bring something to share that begins with the featured letter. Parents and babysitters are invited to bring

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DROP KIDS OFF AT TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH CLUB FOR PARENTS’ DATE NIGHT FRIDAY

Take a night out this Friday, Drop off the kids at Twentynine Palm Youth Club while you take Mom for a lovely night out. The Youth Club will open their doors from 6 p.m. to midnight. There will be dinner, games, art, snacks and a movie. The first child will

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ANOTHER TOP-LEVEL FINANCE ADMINSTRATOR LEAVING MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

It has become known that Dave Price, the Assistant Superintendent for Business Services in the Morongo Unified School District, will be leaving his post. Reporter Dan Stork asked Price about his plans…

We caught up with Dave Price during a break in the Board of Education meeting, and asked about

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School and Twentynine Palms High School track teams will participate in the De Anza League finals, beginning at 4 p.m., at Shadow Hills High School in Indio.

 

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan baseball, softball, and tennis teams

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