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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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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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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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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RECEPTION SUNDAY FOR JURIED STUDENT ART SHOW AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold an artists’ reception and awards presentation Sunday, January 17, for its 2016 annual juried student art show. Students in grades 7 through 12 from across the Morongo Basin have entered art in a variety of media. The reception is from noon to 3

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YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH TO HOLD CONCERT SUNDAY

“Just Like That” will be the next featured artists of the Desert Hills Presbyterian Church’s community concert series on Sunday, January 17 at 2:00 p.m. The show consists of the talented trio Teresa McClintock, Hillary Slotta and Ann Barnes with a vocal style reflecting that of harmony groups in the

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PERFORMANCE AT HARRISON HOUSE TONIGHT

An interactive concert is set for tonight at Harrison House. Assignment Reporter Ashton Henry has more… On Saturday, January 16th at 7:00 p.m., The Harrison House Music, Arts, and Ecology is proudly presenting “Lineage and Legacy: The Remy Charlip Project”. This is an interactive and performative artist talk and musical

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER HOSTING AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT ENROLLMENT

Hi-Desert Medical Center is conducting open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act health insurance. Two enrollment sessions are scheduled this weekend. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us how to find out more and sign up… Open enrollment for Covered California and the Affordable Care Act ends January 31. If you’ve not

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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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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR CELEBRATION IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MONDAY

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 Martin Luther King Jr Day celebration will be an all-day event. The day will start with a walk at

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FEE-FREE DAY IN NATIONAL PARKS MONDAY

In honor of Martin Luther King Junior Day, all National Parks will waive entrance fees on Monday, January 18. Visitors will not have to pay the $20 per vehicle entrance price, although camping and reservation fees still apply. The National Park Service hopes residents take advantage of this fee-free day

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OLD NATIONAL PARKS POSTERS ARE FOCUS OF TALKS THIS WEEKEND

Two programs will discuss lost art posters of the 1930s featuring national will be held at locations inside Joshua Tree National Park tonight and tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you when and where… Join retired park ranger, Doug Leen, aka, “Ranger Doug” who, in recognition of the 100th birthday of

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WOMAN SHOOTS, KILLS DOG AFTER IT ATTACKS HER DOGS

A dog was shot and killed Thursday afternoon by a Joshua Tree woman after she said it attacked and killed one of her dogs. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman was walking her two small dogs about 1 p.m. in the 2800 block of Foxy Flats Road when she

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MAN PEPPER SPRAYED AFTER HE ATTEMPTS TO KICK OUT PATROL CAR WINDOW

A Los Angeles man is accused of felony vandalism after he tried to kick his way out of a Sheriff’s patrol car following an arrest for violating a restraining order. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 61500 block of Division Street about 11 a.m. when Nathaniel

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MOJAVE VIPERS RECRUITING YOUNG MARINES

The Mojave Viper Young Marine Program is recruiting. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has more about children who want to earn the title… The Mojave Viper Young Marine Program is looking for a few good children who want to join their ranks as Young Marines. The program is for children who are

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