24TH ANNUAL WALK FOR LIFE THIS SATURDAY

The 24th Annual Walk 4 Life, to benefit the Hi-Desert Pregnancy Clinic, is set for Saturday, March 15 at Brehm Sports Park in Yucca Valley. Registration for the fundraising walk is $5, $15 for a family of three or more. T-shirts and sweatshirts will be given to walkers who have

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM WEDNESDAY LECTURE TO FEATURE POTTER TONY SOARES

Learn about the art of Native American pottery from an expert. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to the Hi-Desert Nature Museum Wednesday lecture… Explore the ancient art of pottery with master potter and teacher of pottery techniques, Tony Soares. Soares learned his basics from his grandmother and continued to refine

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL THEATER STUDENTS OPEN “TEEN ANGEL” TOMORROW

The talented theater students at Yucca Valley High School are putting on a spring production. Dan Stork tells about “Teen Angel”… A student-directed production of “Teen Angel” will be going on in the Yucca Valley High School Multipurpose Room this week. The show is written by D.M. Larson, produced by

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WALK FOR LIFE

The 24th Annual Walk 4 Life, to benefit the Hi-Desert Pregnancy Clinic, is set for Saturday, March 15 at Brehm Sports Park in Yucca Valley. Registration for the fundraising walk is $5, $15 for a family of three or more. T-shirts and sweatshirts will be given to walkers who have

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SPRING FORWARD TONIGHT

Don’t forget to set your clocks forward one hour tonight as we spring forward into Daylight Saving Time. And make sure to change the batteries in all your smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, and flashlights. Working smoke alarms are critical to helping save your life. If you installed the 10

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DESERT GUILDS QUILT SHOW CONTINUES IN PALMS SPRINGS TODAY

“Quilting Seasons” is the theme for this year’s Desert Guilds’ Quilt Show, continuing in Palm Springs today, from 10 am to 4 pm. The show features 150 quilts made by members of three quilt guilds, including Cactus Sewables inYucca Valley, Coachella Valley, and Pass Patchers, from the Banning/Beaumont area. Other

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VETERANS POKER RUN

Vets Cruzin’ for a Cause will hold its first Poker Run fundraiser for homeless veterans Saturday, March 22. All are welcome. Start time is 7 a.m. at the Change for Vets Thrift Store, 5758 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms. Bring in your donations for the thrift store, as well: food,

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HIGHWAY 62 CLUB VOLLEYBALL TEAM

Club volleyball teams in three teen age groups are practicing their sport in Yucca Valley. ROP Broadcastng student Allixandria Durrum tells how to get in on the action… The Highway 62 club volleyball team is a league of players between the ages of 13-18. These ages are divided into three

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SCHOOL BOARD GETS UPBEAT BUDGET REPORT

On the whole, there was a more upbeat tone to the MUSD Budget Report than has been the case in recent years. Reporter Dan Stork attended a workshop session on the subject, and lists some ups and downs… In a workshop study session preceding the regular meeting of the Morongo

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Yesterday, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats boys’ tennis team traveled to PGA West in La Quinta to compete in their second pre-season tournament against Coachella Valley High School Arabs. Wildcats put up a strong fight against the Arabs. The tournament ended in a 9 sets to 9 sets tie.

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AN EDITORIAL OPINION: TEACHERS SETTING A BAD EXAMPLE

The following is an editorial opinion by Z107.7 reporter Dan Stork, occasioned by a school board meeting he covered recently… A few years ago, a policeman in Orange County stopped me after he saw me running across a street against a red light. He said, “I’m not going to give

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WE REVIEW THE FARNDALE COMEDY AT THEATRE 29

The hilarious “Farndale” comedy opened last weekend at Theater 29 and runs through March 29. Managing Editor Tami Roleff offers this review of the comedy… How do you review a play that’s SUPPOSED to be badly acted? In Theatre 29’s current production, the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic

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LOCAL DEMOCRATS TO MEET, TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATE TO ANNOUNCE

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club meets Saturday morning 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 regular meeting begins at 10 a.m. On the agenda: an outspoken critic of the Yucca Valley Town Council

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LEARN ABOUT THE NOSE AND TONGUE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM SATURDAY

Science Saturdays continues this weekend at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker says this week, learn about the nose and tongue… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum continues their popular education program, Science Saturdays, with exciting topics in March. On Saturday, March 8, the topic will be the

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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 girls’ softball teams will be competing in a two-day tournament in Palm Springs.

The Joshua Springs baseball team will host Victor Valley Christian School at home. First pitch is at 3:15.

The Twentynine

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SCHOOL BOARD MEETING PACKED WITH TEACHERS DEMANDING A RAISE

A standing-room-only crowd of school teachers and classified school employees expressed their disapproval with the course of not-yet-concluded contract negotiations between their unions and the Morongo Unified School District last night. Reporter Dan Stork was there to witness the show of solidarity, and tells what else happened at the Board

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NO HELMET, ALCOHOL, ADD UP TO MAJOR MOTORCYCLE CRASH INJURIES

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in a dirt bike crash that sent a Yucca Valley man to the hospital Saturday afternoon. According to CHP Officer Joan Griffin, Jesus Cuevas, 30, was riding his red and white off-highway motorcycle northbound on the dirt highway that parallels Old Woman

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ASHES TO GO TODAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

For the third year, the vicar of St. Joseph’s of Arimathea Episcopal Church in Yucca Valley will offer Ashes to Go. From noon to 1:30 the Reverend Jane Crase will be on the sidewalk in front of the Yucca Valley Post Office mark the sign of the cross on the

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL WANTS ALTERNATIVES TO THE HIGHWAY DEVELOPED

At a meeting in November, the Yucca Valley Town Council directed town staff to present an analysis of paving dirt roads and alleys north and south of Highway 62, to provide an alternative to traveling on the highway. And with the current project of installing raised medians on the highway,

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LIMITS TO SENIOR MEALS HAVE BEEN LIFTED

Limits that were placed on the senior meal programs in the Morongo Basin have been lifted, effective Monday, according to a spokesman at the Family Service Association, which funds the program. Tom Donahue said about $300,000 in federal funds for the senior nutrition program had been cut this fiscal year

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