HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan boys’ basketball team played Desert Hot Springs Friday night and was in a fight until the bitter end, until they were edged by five points at the final horn. Coach Berry said the boys were led in scoring by Thomas Geiger and Judiah West

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FATHER AND SON LEFT HOMELESS AFTER FRIDAY FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A father and son are homeless after a Friday morning fire in Yucca Valley. Firefighters were called to the 57400 block of Lupine Avenue just before 9 a.m. There were no flames showing when firefighters arrive, but the windows in the second story apartment were black with smoke. The two

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WORKSHOP SET FOR NEW YUCCA VALLEY SEWER DEADLINES

Late last year, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board extended the deadline for when Yucca Valley homes and businesses must stop using their septic systems, from 2016 to 2021 for Phase 1, and to 2025 for Phases 2 and 3. Managing editor says the board will hold a workshop

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK HONORS DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING TODAY

Today, Joshua Tree National Park will join in commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contribution to civil rights in this country, by waiving entrance fees to the park. Fees for activities such as camping, reservations, tours, or concessions will still be collected as normal. January 18 will be

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AUDITIONS TONIGHT FOR “LITTLE MERMAID” AT THEATRE 29 TONIGHT

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” auditions are tonight at Theater 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details…

Tonight Director Gary Daigneault and Musical Director Ed Will will cast the musical, “Disney’s,THE LITTLE MERMAID” at Theater 29 at 6 p.m. They are seeking singers for the roles of Ariel, the Little

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS TO HOLD STRATEGIC PLANNING WORKSHOPS

The City of Twentynine Palms urges the community to attend a series of Strategic Planning Workshops Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening January 26, 27, and 28, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, on Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms.

Topics of discussion will be the City’s Mission and

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A CLOSER LOOK AT FEATURES FOR REACH OUT’S “PARADE OF HOMES”

Six homes have been selected for Reach Out Morongo Basin’s February 14th Parade of Homes tour. The annual fundraiser brings in thousands of dollars to support services for Basin senior and disabled residents. The six homes have been chosen for their artistic, historic or other unique attributes. Reporter Mike Lipsitz

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“LOVE STRUCK” MUSICIANS SOUGHT FOR YUCCA VALLEY CONCERT

Local Musician and Composer Clyde Grabski is looking for some “love struck” musicians”. Reporter David Knutson explains…

Clyde Grabski has scheduled Saturday morning rehearsals for his choral and instrumental presentation of “Love Struck” scheduled to play on Valentine’s Day at 2:30 p.m. The show will be held at Desert Hills

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Friday night the Twentynine Palms High School Boys Basketball team traveled to Rancho Mirage to take on the undefeated Rancho Mirage Rattlers. After falling behind by 18 points, the Wildcats came back and cut the lead to a 1-point game with less than a minute left, 72-71. The Rattlers ended

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY

The City of Twentynine Palms will be closed Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Offices will re-open 7 a.m. Tuesday, January 19.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR DAY CELEBRATED MONDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. will be held Monday, January 18, in Twentynine Palms. The theme this year is the Black National Anthem, “Life Every Voice and Sing.” The day will start with a walk at 8 a.m. from Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road, to

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AUDITIONS MONDAY FOR “DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID” AT THEATER 29

Auditions for “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” will be held 6 p.m. tomorrow at Theater 29 by director Gary Daigneault and musical director Ed Will. They are seeking male and female performers ranging in age from 15 to 50. Some ensemble roles for children 8 to 15 are also available. Rehearsals

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FEE FREE DAYS AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

On Monday, January 18, Joshua Tree National Park will join in commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contribution to civil rights in this country, by waiving entrance fees to the park. Fees for activities such as camping, reservations, tours, or concessions will still be collected as normal. January

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

Hear from Fire and Sheriff’s Department officials. Talk to the field rep for State Senator Jean Fuller. Hear about developments in the campaign for Scenic Highway status for Hwy 247. Guest comments are first on the agenda at the monthly public meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council. Make your

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Tomorrow in high school sports, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball jv and varsity teams will travel to Los Osos High School to compete in their Martin Luther King Jr. Tournament.

SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, January 16. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms Observatory about 5:30 p.m. and end about 9:30 p.m. The spectacular first quarter moon will be visible and is one of the best times to view dramatic craters, mountains, and

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FAMILY DISPLACED AFTER FRIDAY MORNING APARTMENT FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY  

A father and son are homeless after a Friday morning fire in Yucca Valley. Firefighters were called to the 57400 block of Lupine Avenue just before 9 a.m. There were no flames showing when firefighters arrive, but the windows in the second story apartment were black with smoke. The two

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ROTARY, SHRINERS TO TEAM OFFER FREE HEALTH SCREENING FOR KIDS

A rare and special service is coming to our Morongo Basin soon. The Yucca Valley Rotary club is partnering with the Shriner’s to conduct a free health screening for kids who have bone, muscle, or joint problems, or conditions that need reconstructive surgery. Assignment Reporter Cassie Zimarik says mark January

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

We have very few details about a Yucca Valley woman who was arrested Thursday morning, accused of child abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 55600 block of Pueblo Trail just before 8 a.m. Thursday. After an investigation, Katherine Edgerton was arrested on suspicion of cruelty

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR DEALING METH

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday afternoon, accused of dealing methamphetamine. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 73800 block of Baseline Road in Twentynine Palms about 1:45 to take into custody Jeremy Shannon, 23, who was wanted on a felony arrest warrant. After Shannon was

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