LIFETREE CAFÉ TO EXAMINE DIFFICULT MORAL DECISIONS

Lifetree Café is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual, comfortable setting. This week’s discussion will be about FBI Informant, Mark Whitacre. Reporter Tanisha Cureton has the details… The Archer Daniels Midland price-fixing scandal resulted in a record $100 million fine – and

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VISIT TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERIES DURING ART CRUISE TONIGHT

The 29 Palms Creative Center and Gallery will hold an opening reception and fundraiser from 4 to 6 p.m. today for the Palms ‘n Paw animal shelter in Twentynine Palms. The art show features the work of students in grades kindergarten through high school, and all art will be on

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SUCCESSFUL RUN OF “THE ODD COUPLE” CONTINUES AT THEATRE 29

“The Odd Couple” at Theatre 29 concludes its successful run tomorrow. Reporter Rebecca Havely says there is still time to get tickets… In “The Odd Couple,” two opposites attempt to live together. The divorced sportswriter Oscar Madison is an untidy mess played by Kevin Myers. Felix Unger, played by Chris

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BUSY WEEK AT JOSHUA TREE VFW

Coming up this week at the Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264’s Sunday breakfast is Kenny’s chicken-fried steak from 8 to 11. Taco Wednesday is from 11 to 1. And the Joshua Tree VFW Auxiliary will hold a soup cook-off Friday, February 9. Contestants should drop off their

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CHURCH TO HOLD CRAFT AND BAKE SALE TODAY

First Baptist Church of Joshua Tree will hold a craft and bake sale today from 9 to 5. The sale will include spring and summer-themed items. Proceeds from the sales will go to local charities. The church is located at 6740 Sunset Road in Joshua Tree.

BLOOD DRIVE AT VONS TODAY

Lifestream will conduct a community blood drive today at Vons in Yucca Valley from noon to 5 p.m. Donors with O-negative blood are especially needed. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Lifestream now offers donors free cholesterol screening and a mini physical with every blood donation. For more information, call

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ALLEGEDLY DRUNK MAN HIT BY VEHICLE IN JOSHUA TREE

An allegedly drunk 55-year-old man from Anaheim was injured Thursday after witnesses said he walked into traffic on Highway 62 and was hit by a vehicle in Joshua Tree. According to the California Highway Patrol, about 4 p.m., Christopher Moline was thrown out of the Joshua Tree Saloon for drunk

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PLAN PROTECTING MILLIONS OF DESERT ACRES FROM DEVELOPMENT IN JEOPARDY

The Trump Administration announced yesterday that it will consider scrapping a conservation plan developed during the Obama Administration to protect millions of acres of desert in California. The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, finalized in 2016, was an eight-year effort to protect 10.8 million acres of sensitive desert ecosystems—including Joshua

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HOME-MADE ROCKET LAUNCH NEAR AMBOY PLANNED FOR TOMORROW

An Apple Valley man is hoping the third time’s the charm, as he attempts to launch his newly designed steam-powered rocket into the air in Amboy Saturday. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the limo driver’s rocket launch is a publicity stunt to raise money to launch him into space later

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CANDIDATE FILING OPENS THIS MONTH, LOCAL RACES GETTING STARTED

The opening date for candidates to file to run for office in California begins Monday, February 12. Congressman Paul Cook has told Z107.7 News that he intends to run for re-election to his seat in District 8. In addition, Republican Cook has at least two challengers: Democrats Rita Ramirez and

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE RANDEE ZELLER

Make plans to see this year’s Miss Yucca Valley scholarship pageant, scheduled for Saturday, February 3, at 6 p.m. at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Today Reporter Andrew Dieleman introduces us to contestant Randee Zeller…

Today we visit with Randee Zeller, a junior at Yucca Valley High School and candidate for

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LOCAL OFFICE HOURS FOR STATE ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES MONDAY

District staff representatives for Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Monday, February 5. 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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A BUSY DAY AT RAINBOW STEW TOMORROW

Rainbow Stew will host a variety of classes and entertainment this weekend. Reporter Tanisha Cureton gives some details…

Be sure to bring your notebook and pens to The Medicine Wheel Teachings of the Star Maiden Circle on Saturday, February 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. They will be sharing

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OPEN HOUSE AT BOXOHOUSE TOMORROW

BoxoHouse will present an innovative show that focuses on the collaboration between artist and curator. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more on the Collab Project…

BoxoHouse will hold an open house for its newest exhibition that explores the dynamics of the collaborative process. John Plowman is an artist who works

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GLASS OUTHOUSE ART GALLERY OPENING RECEPTION TOMORROW

The Glass Outhouse will hold an opening reception for its new exhibit on Saturday, February 3, from 1 to 5 p.m. The work of Joy Leininga, Savanah Sky, Dani Curlin, and Paul-Mark will be on display. The Luminators will provide live music. The exhibit will be up through February 25.

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SENIOR CENTER DANCE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Come listen and dance to the grooves of So Rare at the St. Valentine’s Dance at the Yucca Valley Senior Center Saturday, February 3, from 2 to 5 p.m. Seniors 55 and older are free; those under 55 are $5. For more information contact 760-601-5978.

FISH AND CHIP AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW TONIGHT

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will serve up a fish and chips dinner tonight (Friday) from 4 to 6 p.m. Two pieces of fish are $7; three pieces are $8. Sunday’s breakfast is Kenny’s chicken-fried steak from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from

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FAMILY MOVIE AT THE YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY TOMORROW

For the next three Saturdays, the Yucca Valley Library will host a family movie program at 10 a.m. Reporter Eric Knabe has the cinematic details…

The Yucca Valley Library invites you to attend its family movie program. It will host a different movie for the next three Saturdays at 10:00

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL HAS TO FORFEIT LEAGUE GAME

The CIF announced Wednesday that the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats basketball team must forfeit its final league game of the season because it played too many non-conference games. The forfeit will keep the undefeated Wildcat team from claiming the DeAnza League title outright. The forfeit follows the resignation of

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COLLEGE SPORTS SCHEDULES

In Copper Mountain College sports, the men’s and women’s basketball teams will be playing a double header tonight against Irvine College in Irvine. The women’s game starts at 5 p.m.; tip-off for the men’s game is at 7 p.m.