WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CONTESTANT MEGAN RIEMAN

The annual Miss Yucca Valley scholarship pageant is set for 6:00 p.m. tomorrow evening at the Thunderdome at Joshua Springs church. The annual event, sponsored by the Yucca Valley rotary Club, will see eight high school juniors competing in a contest based on academics and poise. Today, Reporter Kirby Davis

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ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES STAFF TO HOLD LOCAL OFFICE HOURS MONDAY

District staff representatives for Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Monday, February 6. Staff representatives will be available from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government.

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FREE HOME ENERGY WORKSHOP MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free home energy education workshop Monday, February 6. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held 9:30 to 3:30 at Methodist Community Church, 6213 East Parkway Road in Joshua Tree. Call 909-723-1500 for an appointment.

COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA BREAKFAST TOMORROW

This weekend is the First Saturday Breakfast at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Association located in north Joshua Tree, at 65336 Winter Road. The friendliest volunteers are serving all your breakfast favorites for just $7 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Come on out for a happy tummy and happy

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR PARADE OF HOMES

The major annual fund-raiser for Reach-Out Morongo Basin is coming up Sunday, February 19. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the much-sought-after tickets are available now… Tickets are available now for the 13th annual Parade of Homes. This event is Reach Out Morongo Basin’s largest fundraiser of the year and features

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan basketball team traveled to Rancho Mirage last night solidified their hold on second place in the De Anza League, coming home with a 50-27 win over the Rattlers. Coach Jess Geeson said the Yucca Valley girls had a balanced attack, led by junior

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WOMAN HOSPITALIZED AFTER BEING PINNED BY CAR AT GAS PUMP

A 35-year-old woman was hospitalized Wednesday evening after she was trapped between her car and a gas pump in Twentynine Palms. According to Battalion Chief Mike Snow, Twentynine Palms firefighters were called to the AM/PM gas station in the 73400 block of 29 Palms Highway about 6 p.m. to extricate

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KING OF THE HAMMERS’ “HAMMERTOWN” OPENS TOMORROW

Tens of thousands of fans and participants will be coming to our Morongo Basin this week for the “King of The Hammers” event at the Johnson Valley off-road area. Kirby Davis says get your motor running… One of the major off-road events in the country, “The King of the Hammers,”

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SENATOR JEAN FULLER NAMED ELECTED WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller was recognized Wednesday at the California Women Lead reception as “Elected Woman of the Year.” The annual event honors leaders in the political, business, and government communities. Senator Fuller is the first woman in California history to serve as Senate Republican Leader and represents Senate

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THE WONDERS OF ASTROLOGY AT THE JOSHUA TREE RETREAT CENTER

Astrology is defined as the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies interpreted as having an influence on human affairs and the natural world. Astrologist Jeff Harman says we are linked to the universe in ways most people can’t fathom. Reporter Mike Lipsitz looks to the heavens

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KIWANIS CLUB ANNOUNCES DATE FOR 26TH ANNUAL “SPELL-A-THON”

The Kiwanis Club of Twentynine Palms has announced the date of its 26th annual spell-a-thon. The spelling bee for adults will be held from 9 to noon March 11 at the Helen Gray Education Center on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree. Teams of three people

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CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT FEBRUARY 11 AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

A unique opportunity to hear world-class chamber music at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley next week. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says get your tickets now for the February 11 concert… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will hold a chamber music concert featuring the Encelia Chamber Ensemble and the Harmonic

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CONTESTANT HAILEY GREEN

Make your plans to see this year’s Miss Yucca Valley scholarship pageant Saturday at 6:00 pm in the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Today, Reporter Kirby Davis introduces us to contestant Hailey Green…

Today we are talking with Hailey Green. Hailey, tell us about yourself.

“My name is Hailey Green. I go

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RETIRED TEACHERS MEET FEBRUARY 10

California Retired Teachers Association will meet Friday, February 10, at 10:00 a.m. at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Members will honor past presidents of Hi-Desert Division 62 and will welcome Rob Breyer, Director of CalRTA Area 9. Members for whom 2017 marks their eightieth birthdays

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ART RECEPTION AT GLASS OUTHOUSE GALLERY THIS SATURDAY

The Glass Outhouse Art Gallery is holding an art reception for two artists. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… The Glass Outhouse Art Gallery will feature the works of two artists in an art reception Saturday, February 4, from 1 to 5 p.m. Chuck Caplinger will present “Beautiful Beasts and

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CUPID SCRAMBLE GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE

A golf tournament to benefit the Tri-Valley Little League program is planned for Saturday, February 11. Reporter Edica Gonzales says it time to sign up for the Cupid Scramble… The Tri-Valley Little League is holding its second annual Cupid Scramble Golf Tournament Saturday, February 11, at Hawk’s Landing Golf Club

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Lady Wildcats traveled to take on Yucca Valley High School Tuesday evening, resulting in a 4-0 loss for the varsity team. Coach Richard Sanchez said goalkeepers sophomore Alexis Soster and junior Alex Anaya contributed 15 saves for the ’Cats. Defenders senior Maggie O’Brien and junior

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER SUSPECTED DUI CRASH IN PALM SPRINGS THAT KILLED ANOTHER YUCCA VALLEY MAN

A Yucca Valley man has been arrested after a suspected DUI Crash killed another Yucca Valley man in Palm Springs Monday evening. The Palm Springs Police Department said they arrested 50-year-old Robert Garcia Jr. for investigation of driving under the influence of drugs causing a deadly crash which killed Keyon

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF STRONG-ARM ROBBERY

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Tuesday, accused of attempting to punch a store clerk who was trying to stop her from stealing merchandise. According to a Sheriff’s report, Sandra Schorer, 30, went in to the Stater Brothers grocery store on the east end of Yucca Valley about 4 p.m.

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HI-DESERT WATER LOOKS AT MAJOR PIPE PURCHASE

The Hi-Desert Water District is expected to make a big investment in piping tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the water agency’s agenda… The sole action item on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the HI-Desert Water District board of directors is a request to approve a purchase of mainline

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