LOW-COST RABIES VACCINATIONS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The Palms-N-Paws Animal Shelter in Twentynine Palms will hold a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs on Saturday, October 8 from 8 to 10 a.m. Rabies vaccinations are $6, cash only. Licensing for the city and county will also be available. All dogs must be on a leash

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TOMORROW

Star party Saturday night, October 8, in Twentynine Palms. The event begins at 7 p.m. and will end about 10:30 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Volunteers will set up manual and battery-operated telescopes and guests may use them or bring

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB LUAU DANCE TOMORROW 

If square dancing is your thing, you’re in luck: the Star Twirlers Square Dance Club’s Luau dance is coming up. 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

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MORONGO VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS BREAKFAST AND CAR SHOW TOMORROW

The Community of Morongo Valley will host a pancake and car show tomorrow to support their fire Department and Firefighters. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says everybody is invited… This Saturday morning it’s pancakes and Pontiacs in Morongo Valley’s Covington Park. Head down for the annual Firefighters’ Auxiliary breakfast served in the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORE AND SCHEDULE

The Girls Varsity Tennis Team beat Desert Mirage Wednesday 14-4. Coach Cindy Miller said everyone played well and the team is now 5-1. In singles: Carrie Scofield 6-1, 6-0, 6-1, Katie Brattain 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 In doubles: Dawn Rich and April Bratcher 6-0, 6-0, 6-1, Kloee Sacclanoce and Savannah Beasley

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SERVICES SET FOR DEJA JOHNSON

Deja Johnson, an 8-year resident on Twentynine Palms died September 22, she was 20 years old. She Is survived by her parents, Annette Johnson of 29 Palms and Dennis Johnson of Jacksonville North Carolina, a nine-month old son Jayceon, and two brothers. A Memorial service will be held Sunday, October

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CAR WASH FOR FUNERAL SERVICES FOR PATRICK TAGALIONI

On Sunday October 9th, Desert Arc is sponsoring a car wash fundraiser for the family of Patrick Tagalioni. All proceeds will help pay for funeral services. The car wash will be held at the parking lot East of Applebee’s in Yucca valley from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more

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BREAKING NEWS: TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER 120 MPH+ CHASE, ATTEMPT TO CRASH CHP UNIT

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested after a high speed chase at speeds of over 120 Miles per Hour in Twentynine Palms This Morning. According to the Morongo Basin CHP, at 9:12 am., Officer Stephano observed a green colored Jeep Cherokee driving south on Lear Avenue at approximately 80 MPH.

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GRENADE LAUNCHER FOUND IN A TWENTYNINE PALMS APARTMENT

What might have been a routine probation check turned into a felony arrest Tuesday when officers from the San Bernardino County Probation Dept. found two rounds of live ammunition and a grenade launcher at an apartment in Twentynine Palms. According to sheriff’s reports, Robert Kote Aldus, 25, was arrested for

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LOCAL SCHOOL LOCKER ROOMS BEING CONVERTED TO TRANSGENDER

Recent Title IX rulings bar public schools from discriminating against transgender students, a mandate that has been widely interpreted as requiring them to be assigned locker rooms based on the gender with which they most identify. Reporter David Haldane takes a look at how that’s being implemented in the Morongo

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A NIKE COMMERCIAL SHOT AT FRIENDLY HILLS ELEMENTARY YESTERDAY

It was certainly no ordinary Wednesday at Friendly Hills Elementary School yesterday. The tranquil quiet of the still playground was replaced by the swarm of activity that comes with the production of a Nike commercial featuring NBA Star LeBron James. While James was not at the filming, he will be

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FREE HEALTH FAIR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

Make your plans to bring your family and friends to get some invaluable medical help and resources this Saturday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff invites you to the free health fair in Twentynine Palms Saturday… Residents are invited to attend a free health and community resource fair in Twentynine Palms Saturday,

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YUCCA VALLEY’S MEASURE “Y” AND “Z” PROPONENTS ON Z107.7 TOMORROW

Supporters of the two proposed tax measures for Yucca Valley will be the featured guests on tomorrow’s Up Close Show. Call in between 10 and 11 a.m. Friday morning to ask Lori Herbel, Sabrina Peukert, and Bob Stadum about sales tax Measures Y and Z. Herbel and Peukert represent the

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STATE WATER CONSERVATION SLIPS TO 17.7%

The State Water Resources Control Board announced that Californians’ monthly water conservation declined to 17.7 percent in August, down from 27 percent savings in August, 2015, raising concerns that some water suppliers are abandoning their focus on conservation as California heads into a possible sixth drought year. The cumulative average

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WATER SAVING TIPS

If you thought El Nino would miraculously solve the severe California drought, it did not. Mandatory water restrictions continue here in our Morongo Basin. Reporter Rebecca Havely has some water saving tips… It’s been said many times, and will be said again and again: water equals life in the desert.

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MARINE BASE CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE GET PRESTIGIOUS LATINA STYLE AWARD

Maritza Carrillo, a financial management analyst on the Twentynine Palm Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center has received the 2016 Latina Style Incorporated Distinguished Civilian Award. The award is designed to recognize women in the military and the DOD civilian workforce who, through their service, have enhanced the role of

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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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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS RESULTS

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans Volleyball team beat Desert Mirage in three sets. Coach Darrell Sterling said Sophomore Julia Conrad had 11 kills on 26 attempts; Sophomore Riley Vallo had 11 kills on 20 attempts; Junior setter Alessa Luckino had 27 assists. Senior setter Becky Messaros play Libero

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AREA RESIDENTS GETTING IRS SCAM CALLS, DON’T FALL FOR THEM

Recently, Morongo Basin residents have been receiving phone calls from someone who claims to be from the Internal Revenue Service. Managing editor Tami Roleff says don’t fall for these scammers who say you owe money… The phone rings, and the caller says he is from the IRS and that you

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SUSPECT IN YUCCA VALLEY MAKE-UP THEFT SOUGHT

Authorities are looking for what should now be a very well-groomed woman who walked out of the Yucca Valley Walgreens with nearly $700 worth of makeup Sunday afternoon. A sheriff’s report described her as having “short dark hair and wearing red shorts with a black top.” According to a witness,

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