CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM THIS WEEKEND

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is holding another chamber music concert fundraiser tonight and tomorrow. The Encelia Chamber Ensemble and Junior Ensemble will perform works by composers Handel, Bach, Mendelssohn and many more of the masters. A meet and greet will follow the performance. The concert is set for 7 p.m.

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ORIGINAL COMEDY SHOW TOUR KICKS OFF AT THEATRE 29 SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Broadway and television performer Alan Palmer returns to Theatre 29 with an all-new show. You may remember Palmer from his previous one-man show performances at Theatre 29: “The Fabulous Divas of Broadway” in 2014 or “The Fabulous Divas of Hollywood” in 2015. Now he’s returning to Twentynine Palms this weekend

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JAZZ CONCERT AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

The annual Yucca Valley High jazz concert and dinner is tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has all the details… The Music Department at Yucca Valley High School will present its annual jazz concert Saturday, June 3, at 6 p.m. in the high school’s multi-purpose room. This event will be the

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REVISED SCHEDULE FOR LOW-COST VACCINE CLINICS

Due to circumstances beyond its control, the Animal Action League has had to change its schedule for low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics for dogs and cats in June. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can

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BAVARIAN BRASS BAND AT YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CENTER TODAY

Join the Yucca Valley Senior Club for a first Saturday event today. The American Bavarian Brass Band, a 14-member brass band, will play for a polka party. The event is from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Senior Center. Light refreshments will be served. Seniors 55 and

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MORE THAN 30 ANIMALS SEIZED IN ANIMAL NEGLECT CASE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twentynine Palms Animal Control officers and Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a case of suspected animal cruelty. According to a Sheriff’s reports, deputies were called to the 75100 block of Mayfair Drive in Twentynine Palms about 11 p.m. to perform a welfare check on a child living at the home. While

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CREDIT CARD RING TARGETING OUR MORONGO BASIN COMMUNITIES

A ring of credit card thieves appear to be working the Morongo Basin. Since Sunday, at least six Morongo Basin residents have reported that someone has stolen their credit and debit card information and made withdrawals at various ATMs in Torrance. Every withdrawal has been $500 and change, and some

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ONE MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN TWO-CAR CRASH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THURSDAY NIGHT

A man was seriously injured and four other people received minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Twentynine Palms last night. County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow said a car with two women, a man, and a boy was attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Cedar Drive from eastbound

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HOME SAVED FROM FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY THURSDAY

Firefighters managed to save a house in Yucca Valley Thursday night. About 6:15 p.m., Yucca Valley, Yucca Mesa, and Joshua Tree firefighters were called to a home burning near Onaga and Fox Trails. County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow said the fire started in the rear of the house and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER MOBILE HOME PARK DISTURBANCE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Wednesday, accused of vandalism and resisting arrest. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the Desert Villa Mobile Home Park in the 4500 block of Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms about 5 p.m. because a woman, later identified as Brittany Phillips, 26,

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PART ONE IN A SERIES LOOKING AT THE JOSHUA TREE RETREAT CENTER

Meditation and yoga retreats are staples—the bread and butter—at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center. They normally attract groups of as few as 15 to as many as 250 participants. A number of these groups return annually, some come multiple times throughout the year. Some are held in absolute silence, though

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FIRE IN WHITEWATER LAST NIGHT IS CONTAINED

CalFire and Riverside County Fire Department firefighters contained a Whitewater fire to 26 acres last night. The fire was reported at 4:12 p.m. at Fairview Road and Old Morongo Road, just west of the 62 Highway and north of Interstate 10. By 9:22 p.m., a containment line had been established

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE PICKS A MASCOT

Copper Mountain College has chosen its official mascot. More than 1,000 residents, employees, and students voted from May 10 through May 26 for their favorite mascot, choosing between the Copperheads, Dust Devils, Fighting Cacti, and Tortoises. Copper Mountain College has announced the winner for the college’s new mascot is Fighting

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CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM THIS WEEKEND

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is holding another chamber music concert fundraiser. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… Come enjoy a delightful musical experience at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s chamber music fundraiser, Saturday June 3, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 4, at 2 p.m. The Encelia Chamber Ensemble and Junior

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE ADJUSTS JUNE SCHEDULE

Due to circumstances beyond its control, the Animal Action League has had to change its schedule for low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics for dogs and cats in June. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can

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ASSEMBLYMAN MAYES TO HOLD YUCCA VALLEY OFFICE HOURS MONDAY

District staff representatives for Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Monday, June 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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SORCERY, MIDWIVES, AND ALCHEMY, THEN FOOD AS MEDICINE AT RAINBOW STEW

Among the many programs offered at Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley, a class tomorrow will teach how to use traditional food as medicine. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details… Learn how common, and not-so-common, foods and herbs can be used to resolve many health problems without having to seek medical

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AC/DC TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TOMORROW

The free Live at the Rock concert series runs every Friday night through October on the outdoor stage at Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says that is you like your music good and you like your music loud, get ready for the AC/DC Experience tonight at

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FISH AND CHIPS 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, June 2) from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday’s breakfast is chicken fried steak for $7. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. The Post is located at 6402 Veterans

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COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA ASSOCIATION BREAKFAST TOMORROW

This Saturday is the First Saturday Breakfast at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Center located at 65336 Winters Road in North Joshua Tree. Seven bucks gets a person more breakfast than they can handle; served up from 8 am to 11 am by the friendliest volunteers on the Mesa.