YOUTH FOOTBALL REGISTRATION

The High Desert Storm youth football league is taking registrations for the 2013 football season. Players ages 7 to 14 are urged to come out and participate in tackle football. Registration has already begun and will continue until all spots are filled. Get your registration forms at 4 Sports N

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TEAM TENNIS STARTS

Friday Night Teen Tennis kicks off July 5, 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Jacobs Park in Yucca Valley, and runs each Friday evening through August 23. The informal program features summer tennis fun with friends under the lights with jock jams and pizza. No pre-registration is required; just show up.

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FIREWORKS ALERT FROM COUNTY FIRE

Possession of any type of fireworks, including “safe and sane” fireworks, is against the law in any unincorporated area of San Bernardino County. In the event a fire occurs due to the unsafe use of fireworks, the responsible persons are likely to face criminal charges and be held liable for

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GOLDILOCKS OPENING

A kid-friendly show has started its run at Theatre 29. Reporter Sara Snyder invites you to “The Perils of Goldilocks” … “The Perils of Goldilocks,” the next show at Theatre 29, opened this Friday, June 28. This delightful Summer Youth Theatre production, under the direction of John Wright, features a

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HIGHWAY PAVING CONTINUES

A project to rehabilitate the pavement on State Route 62 (SR-62) in Yucca Valley to Twentynine Palms from Yucca Mesa Road to Bermuda Avenue continues this week with lane closures. The project will grind the existing roadway and replace with new asphalt. Lanes in both directions will be closed from

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YV SUMMER CONCERTS START TONIGHT

No matter how hot the day is, it always seem to cool off on the grass at the Yucca Valley summer concerts. Reporter Taylor Thacker says, come on out tonight… The 19th annual Summer Music Festival is kicking off the summer with great performances by well-known bands from many different

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DON’T WALK DOGS ON HOT PAVEMENT

Don’t forget about taking care of your pets during this excessive heat warning. Pets are unable to cool down their bodies as humans can. Make sure they have plenty of fresh clean water every day and that the water container is stable to avoid tipping over. If traveling or leaving

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ESCAPED BURGLARY SUSPECT RECAPTURED

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday after a massive manhunt in Twentynine Palms involving Sheriff deputies and a helicopter. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Rick Millard, a man called 911 about 11 a.m. to report that someone was inside his vacation home in the 600 block of Bluegrass Avenue, near

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TAKE EXTREME HEAT PRECAUTIONS THIS WEEKEND

An excessive heat warning has been issued with record to near record high temperatures predicted to range from 111 to 115 degrees here in our Morongo basin through Monday night. Residents are urged to stay cool, and hydrated. To keep cool, stay in air-conditioned buildings and limit outdoor activities, especially

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YUCCA VALLEY FIREWORKS ENTERTAINMENT LINE UP, NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley announced a full line up of entertainment for the 30th Annual Fourth of July Community Fair and Fireworks Show. The event begins at 5 p.m., on July 4 and is being held at a different location this year, at the new Brehm Youth Sports

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD GIVE GIFTS TO TWO BOARD MEMBERS

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District Board met in regular session Thursday afternoon. Reporter Taylor Thacker was there and files this report…

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board announced that Board members Sandra Gray and Les Snodgrass would receive a gift for the work they did for the last 18

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SHERIFFS PURSUE HANDCUFFED MAN FOR SEVEN HOURS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday after a massive manhunt in Twentynine Palms involving Sheriff deputies and a helicopter. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Rick Millard, a man called 911 about 11 a.m. to report that someone was inside his vacation home in the 600 block of Bluegrass Avenue, near

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FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL, FINES START AT $1,250

While you are planning your family get together for the Independence Day celebration, remember all fireworks, including the so-called safe and sane type, are strictly prohibited in this county. Managing Editor Tami Roleff reminds you the cost of illegal fireworks can be high…… Many people have fond memories of celebrating

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YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERTS START TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley’s Summer Music Festival begins tomorrow evening with the blues sensation, Lightnin’ Willie and the Poor Boys. Gates open at 6 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Community Center ball field and the concert will start at 7:00 p.m. With guest host, Councilman George Huntington. Z107.7 radio

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21ST ANNIVERSARY OF LANDERS EARTHQUAKE IS TODAY

An anniversary today… 21 years ago today, the June 28, 1992 Landers Earthquake struck. The 7.3 temblor caused one tragic death and widespread damage in the West end of the Morongo basin. Of note was the remarkable way our communities rallied to help each other in the wake of the

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EXTREME HEAT THIS WEEKEND, PROTECT YOURSELF, FAMILY AND PETS

An excessive heat warning has been issued with record to near record high temperatures predicted to range from 111 to 115 here in our Morongo basin through Monday night. Residents are urged to stay cool, and hydrated. To keep cool, stay in air-conditioned buildings and limit outdoor activities, especially midday

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food For Life, a non-profit ministry designed to feed the hungry will be feeding from 3 to 5 every Saturday afternoon at the Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms.

FREE BREAKFAST IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

Joshua Tree Community United Methodist Church will provide a free community breakfast buffet Saturday morning from 9 to10 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.

IT’S AN ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT WEEKEND AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW POST

The Joshua Tree VFW Post on Veterans Way will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner with salad and garlic bread tonight from 4:30 to 6:30 for $5. Sunday breakfast is all-you-can-eat pancakes from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

UFO’S IN JONSON VALLEY TOMORROW

There will be UFO’s in Johnson Valley tomorrow. Reporter and Landers Honorary Mayor Mike Lipsitz explains…

This Saturday, June 29, Johnson Valley will be flooded with UFOs … Uncommonly Flavorful Offers, that is. It’s a “Bake Sale UFO Auction” and doors open at 12:15, bidding begins 12:30. It all takes

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