LIVING TRUST SEMINAR TOMORROW

The Center for Healthy Generations is sponsoring a free seminar on living trusts. The seminar will start at 9:55 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20. Light refreshments will be served. Call 760-365-9661 to register. The Center for Healthy Generations is located at 57121 Sunnyslope Drive in Yucca Valley.

YUCCA VALLEY BUS STOP UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Morongo Basin Transit Authority broke ground Monday to improve and expand one of its high traffic stops. The improvements will be made to the high profile bus stop located at Highway 62 and Joshua Lane in Yucca Valley. The improvements include an additional 130 feet of sidewalk, a bus turnout

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST TO DISCUSS CONSERVATION AT BROWN BAG LECTURE TOMORROW

The Mojave Desert Land Trust changed the date of its next brown bag lunch lecture to tomorrow. Reporter Rebecca Havely says the lecture on conservation and the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan is tomorrow… The brown bag lunch lecture series continues Wednesday, April 20. Bring your own brown bad lunch,

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETING CANCELLED

The regular Yucca Valley Town Council meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled due to a lack of an agenda. The next meeting will be held 6 p.m. May 3 in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD TO HOLD SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION MEETING WEDNESDAY

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery board of trustees will hold a special closed session Wednesday, April 20, at 11 a.m. The sole item on the agenda is employee evaluation and job description review. The cemetery is located at 5350 Encelia Avenue in Twentynine Palms.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE GOLF SCRAMBLE SATURDAY

Copper Mountain College will hold its 31st annual charity golf scramble Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says it’s not too late to sign up… Golf enthusiasts, prepare to tee off at the 31st annual CMC golf scramble benefiting the Copper Mountain College Foundation on Saturday, April 23. The day begins at

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School swim team will travel away to Thermal to compete against Desert Mirage High School. The meet begins at 3:15.

The Twentynine Palms High School swim team will also be competing tomorrow, against Rancho Mirage High School. This meet

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE KILLED AT SAN BERNARDINO STRIP CLUB

A 20-year-old Marine stationed at Twentynine Palms was killed early Sunday morning when he was shot at a San Bernardino County strip club. The San Bernardino City police and fire departments were called at 2:12 a.m. for shots fired at the Flesh Club Showgirls strip club. Responding personnel found Douglas

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DON’T FALL FOR IRS SCAM

Due to the holiday of Emancipation Day in Washington, D.C., the deadline to file your taxes has been pushed back to today. Over the last week, Morongo Basin residents have been receiving automated telephone calls from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. The message informs you the

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FAMOUS HOLLYWOOD DIRECTOR FILMED IN YUCCA VALLEY FRIDAY

If you were driving in Yucca Valley on Old Woman Springs Road Friday morning, you might have noticed many California Highway Patrol cars, semi trucks, and people milling around the Circle K gas station and convenience store. Noted Hollywood director Tim Burton was filming a movie there, and the gas

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VANDALS STRIKE AGAIN IN YUCCA VALLEY

Two Yucca Valley businesses that were the target of vandalism last week were struck again over the weekend. Tamura at Home and Star struck Dance Studio, along with Hoof and Horn, had their large plate glass windows smashed during the night of Thursday, April 7. The businesses replaced the windows

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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN ART AUCTION

There’s still time for artists to donate art for the fourth annual art auction, to benefit Reach Out Morongo Basin. Proceeds from the art auction will benefit the charity’s neighbors-helping-neighbors programs. The deadline to donate art is Saturday, April 30. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more information about the event… The

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JOSHUA TREE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEEDS PHOTOS FOR WEBSITE

The Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce is soliciting photos to showcase on its website. The Chamber is looking for photos that represent the village and residents of Joshua Tree, the national park and its flora and fauna, the rock climbing and hiking communities, as well as local musicians and local

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FREE PARENT ENRICHMENT CLASSES OFFERED

Family Service Association is taking enrollments for its free parent enrichment groups. The 16-week classes are open to Morongo Basin residents who are pregnant or care for a child up to 5 years old. The classes are held once a week on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 1, or 3:30 to

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BUS TO TAKE RESIDENTS TO COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING THURSDAY

The controversial solar project at the site of the former Joshua Tree airport will be the subject of of the county’s planning commission Thursday morning. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says a bus will be available to take residents to San Bernardino so they can attend the meeting, but reservations are required…

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLOSED TUESDAY

Copper Mountain College will be closed Tuesday, April 19, for faculty and staff development. Normal business hours will resume Wednesday, April 20, at 8 a.m.

TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TO HOLD TALENT SHOW

Twentynine Palms High School has so many talented students, and this Saturday, some of them will be performing for YOU. ROP broadcasting student Jennifer Jackson fills in the details… The annual Twentynine Palms High School Interact Club talent show is coming up next week. We asked the adviser Lori Cosgriff

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan baseball team hosted Desert Mirage High School in a league game Thursday and won, 9 to 5. The Rams struck first with two runs in the second inning, capitalizing on a couple of errors. In the bottom of the second inning, a single by

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FREE HOME ENERGY EDUCATION WORKSHOP THIS MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County is holding a free home energy education workshop Monday, April 18. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held at the Sportsman Club, 6225 Sunburst Avenue, in Joshua Tree, from 9:30 to 3:30. Call 909-723-1620 for an appointment.

USE ALTERNATE PARK ENTRANCE STATIONS DURING BUSY TIMES

Spring break starts this week. Joshua Tree National Park is expecting many visitors during this busy time. Here’s Park Ranger Pam Tripp with some alternate entrances to the park… Every year our entrance stations, campgrounds, and visitor centers at Joshua Tree National Park get busier and busier. With at least

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