14-YEAR-OLD BOY ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY FOLLOWING HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT

A 14-year-old boy was arrested Friday afternoon following a high-speed chase on a dirt bike through Yucca Valley neighborhoods. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy Shaunna Ables tried to stop the boy who was riding an off-road motorcycle on surface streets near Balsa Avenue and Onaga Trail about 4:30 p.m.

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HELP MAY BE ON THE WAY, HOMELESS VETERANS SOUGHT

If you’re a homeless veteran, help may be close. The U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, partnering with Loma Linda Healthcare Systems and Joshua Tree VFW Post 7264, will hold a Homeless Veterans Outreach event offering counseling, behavioral services and various other support services aimed at helping homeless veterans get back

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REPAIR SCAMS SPRINGING UP AS THE WEATHER COOLS DOWN

With the prospect of cooler weather coming in the fall, many Californians are considering making home improvements – and that has consumer watchdog groups warning homeowners to beware of con artists offering steep discounts. Managing editor Tami Roleff warns homeowners to beware of con artists offering steep discounts… Fraud fighter

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LEARN ABOUT REMOTE AND MISUNDERSTOOD CALIFORNIA DESERT LANDS

A very unique opportunity to discover some of the most remote and misunderstood lands in the California, under a spectacular full moon, is being offered n by the Mojave Desert Land trust, Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells how take part in the journey…… California’s desert communities will celebrate the National Park

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ART RECEPTION AT DOWNTOWN TWENTYNINE PALMS GALLERY FRIDAY

A reception for the fall Art in Public Places exhibition, “Women Pioneers: Tough as Nails,” will be combined with a Pioneer Days opening celebration this Friday, October 14, at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center Gallery and Chamber of Commerce in downtown Twentynine Palms. The public is invited to the reception

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER LECTURE ON HEALTHY EATING ON A BUDGET WEDNESDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center is hosting a fall health lecture series. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation to the next lecture in the series… The Hi-Desert Medical Center is offering a series of health related lectures the next in the series will be held on Wednesday, October 12 from 6

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LOCAL RETIRED TEACHERS TO MEET, DEADLINE IS TODAY

The California Retired Teachers Association will meet on Friday, October 14, at 10:00 a.m. at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Pat Rimmington, local author and long-time member of The Twentynine Palms Historical Society, will entertain members with her presentation “Retired Schools” and will sign copies

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL RESULTS

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan varsity team beat Desert Mirage High School, 52 to 20. The Trojans’ offensive line dominated all night and quarterback Elijah Lynch threw two touchdown passes. Lucas Lopez had a total of five touchdowns and EJ Featherstone had 13 tackles. The Trojans are 1-0 in

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EARLY VOTING BEGINS MONDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Beginning Monday, October 31, voters in the Morongo Basin can cast an early ballot in Yucca Valley prior to the November 8 presidential general election. The early voting site at the Yucca Valley Town Hall will also collect mail-in ballots from voters. Earlier this month, early voting began at the

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FOUR MARINES ARRESTED AFTER A BAR FIGHT AND SHOOTING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Four Active duty Marines were arrested following a fight and shots fired outside a Twentynine Palms bar last night. At about 1:31 am, Sunday Morning, sheriff’s deputies responded to a fight involving multiple subjects at the Break N’ Run Bar at 72143 Twentynine Palms Highway. As deputies were responding, they

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CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY FOR COLUMBUS DAY

All City offices will be closed Monday, October 10 in observance of Columbus Day. The offices will reopen Tuesday morning at 7 a. m.

MORONGO VALLEY FIRE HOLDING DRAWING FOR FREE SMOKE DETECTORS

The Morongo Valley Fire Department will be holding a drawing to win new smoke detectors. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us why and how to enter… Established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, National Fire Prevention Week is October 9 through 15. This year’s theme is “Don’t wait, check

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

Military service members and their families who are victims of domestic violence or sexual assault have access to free legal advice, counseling and referrals for crime victims. Also help for victims in obtaining a military or civilian protective order. VLC services are available to active duty service members, reservists serving

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HEARTS OF YUCCA VALLEY FUND RAISER DINNER

Heart of Yucca Valley would like you to join them on Tuesday, October 11 at Las Palmas Restaurant, 55792 29 Palms Hwy, for a fund raising dinner from 4 to 9 p.m. Hearts of Yucca Valley’s primary goal is raising funds for heart related organizations serving the Morongo Basin. Their

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, it’s a cross-basin rivalry volleyball match. Yucca Valley High and Twentynine Palms High volleyball and tennis teams face off against each other in Twentynine Palms. Both games start at 3:15 p.m.

YUCCA VALLEY HOUSE FIRE FRIDAY

Six fire engines and two ambulances were dispatched to a Yucca Valley home fully engulfed in flames about 9:40 a. m. Friday. Scott Tuttle, a battalion chief with the San Bernardino County Fire Dept., said one person was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. The two-story home, roughly at

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CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The sweet sounds of Chamber Music will fill the exhibit halls of Yucca Valley’s Hi-Desert Nature Museum this weekend. Reporter Kirby Davis has details… Two concerts featuring chamber music will be held at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. The concerts are set for 7 p.m. Saturday, October 8,

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JOSHUA TREE VFW PARKING LOT SALE THIS WEEKEND

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will hold a parking lot sale Saturday and Sunday, October 8 and 9. The sale starts at 8 a.m. and goes until the post runs out of items to sell. Funds raised from the sale will be used toward the post’s

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SECOND SATURDAY FESTIVITIES IN JOSHUA TREE

It’s time for the Second Saturday festivities again, possibly the last one outside for the season. Music by the Joshua Tree Jazzband starts 7 p.m. in the Zannedelions Boutique courtyard at 61877 Twentynine Palms Highway in downtown Joshua Tree. Sponsored by the Joshua Tree Foundation for the Betterment of Musicianship

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB LUAU DANCE TONIGHT

If square dancing is your thing, you’re in luck, the Star Twirlers Square Dance Club’s Luau dance is tonight. All square and round dancers are invited to attend the event with round dancing starting at 7 p.m. followed by square dancing at 7:30 p.m. The $7 admission includes a buffet

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