TWENTYNINE PALMS SWIM TEAMS TAKE LOSSES IN PALM DESERT MEET

The second away meet of the season took the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats to Palm Desert to face the Saints of Xavier College Preparatory High School. With only one first place finish by the 200 free relay team of Lindsey Scamman, Cortni Rahn, Kyra Minatrea, and Gabby Crank, the

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KARI BAGSHAW RETIRES FROM HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT AFTER 36 YEARS

The longest-serving employee of the Hi-Desert Water District in Yucca Valley officially retired Friday, April 1. Kari Bagshaw began her career with the water district in 1979 by serving customers in billing, and then moving into accounts payable, and payroll. In her most recent job as a customer service representative,

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WOOF WALK VENDORS NEEDED

The Morongo Basin Humane Society runs a no-kill animal shelter in Joshua Tree and is seeking vendors for their fifth annual “Woof Walk” and fair. The Woof Walk will be on April 30 at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneertown. The fundraising day will include a dog walk, blessing of the

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MAGIC CLUB AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

There’s an all new Magic Club at Twentynine Palms High. ROP Broadcast student Taylor Frantz spoke with founder Isreal Ruiz for all the details… New at Twentynine Palms High School is Magic Club. I talked to the founder and president Israel Ruiz. I asked Israel a couple questions. When did

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FREE HOME ENERGY EDUCATION WORKSHOP

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County is holding a free home energy education workshop Monday, April 4. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held at Methodist Community Church, 6213 East Parkway, in Joshua Tree, from 9:30 to 3:30. Call 909-723-1620 for an appointment.

CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

The general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place on Monday, April 4, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Highway. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 pm. Special guest speaker Sylvia Davis will lecture

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YUCCA VALLEY FUGITIVE ARRESTED THURSDAY

A Yucca Valley woman who was being sought for a fatal hit-and-run crash in February was arrested Thursday. About 2 a.m. February 28, Jerrod Cary, 32, of Yucca Valley, was walking southbound on Avalon Avenue just south of Sunnyslope Drive in Yucca Valley when he was hit by a 2007

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN FOUND WITH PIPE BOMBS

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested Friday morning, after a deputy found what appeared to be homemade pipe bombs in her vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy Shaunna Ables stopped a vehicle near Highway 62 and Balsa Avenue about 10 a.m. for having an expired registration. Driving the vehicle

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR CHOKING WIFE, HITTING CHILDREN

A Yucca Valley man was arrested, accusing of choking his wife, and hitting his children during an argument. According to a Sheriff’s report, Justin Mosier, 32, of the 58800 block of Terra Vista Drive, became upset about 12:30 p.m. Thursday when his wife refused to give him the keys to

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ANNUAL ARTS FESTIVAL AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The Annual Joshua Tree National Park Arts Festival is now open at the Twentynine Palms Headquarters building. Park Ranger Pam Tripp has your invitation… Spring is in the air and art is in the park at this year’s 24th annual Arts Festival at Joshua Tree National Park. The event runs

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FOOD DRIVE AT STATER BROTHERS TODAY

The Morongo Basin Rotarians are accepting food bank donations today. Managing Editor Tami Rolloff has more… The Rotary Clubs of the Morongo Basin will hold its third annual food drive to benefit families, individuals, and food banks. Rotarians will be at all Stater Brothers grocery stores Saturday, April 2, from

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OVERFLOW SEATING FOR “DISNEY’S LITTLE MERMAID” AT THEATRE 29

The Theatre 29 production of “Disney’s Little Mermaid” will perform a Sunday matinee tomorrow, as well as its regular Saturday night show. However, all available online seats for the entire five-week run have been sold out. To accommodate those who were not able to get tickets, Theatre 29 has added

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FREE ANNUAL PARK PASSES FOR FOURTH GRADERS

Joshua Tree National Park has some great news for fourth graders. Here’s Park Ranger Pam Tripp with the details… There is exciting news! Fourth graders are eligible for a free annual pass to all National Parks, National Forests, and Bureau of Land Management sites. To receive this pass, log onto

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WILD WEST SHOWS BACK IN PIONEERTOWN

Gunfighters for Hire and the Mane Street Stampede Wild West Shows will begin their regular performances this weekend in Pioneertown. The Mane Street Stampede performs Saturdays, at 2 p.m., and Gunfighters for Hire perform Sundays at 2:30. Both shows are free to the public (with donations requested which are given

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OPENING RECEPTION AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY SUNDAY

An art reception Sunday at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold an opening reception Sunday, April 3, for its newest exhibitions. Featured artists include photographers Michael Faitl, Erick Johnson, Regina Kirillov and Heather Sprague, and fiber artist

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, April 2. The event begins at 7:45 p.m. and will end about 11:30 p.m. Volunteers will set up manual and battery-operated telescopes and guests may use them or bring their own. Jupiter and its ghostly

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN SUING THE COUNTY FOR FALSE ARREST

A Yucca Valley woman has filed a federal lawsuit against San Bernardino County alleging false arrest. Reporter David Haldane takes a closer look… A former Yucca Valley business owner has filed a lawsuit claiming that she was falsely arrested and jailed for seven days in 2014 after an associate accused

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF DRUG SALES

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday night after he was found with drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 8:30 p.m., a deputy made a traffic stop of a vehicle driven by Jeffrey McCauley, 44, near Highway 62 and Encelia Avenue in Twentynine Palms. During the stop, the deputy

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FAMILY FESTIVAL PASSES AVAILABLE FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS FILM FESTIVAL

Family festival passes for the inaugural Twentynine Palms Military Film Festival, sponsored in part by Z107.7, are available for a discount through April 15. Reporter David Knutson tells you how to get them… The Twentynine Palms Military Film Festival will begin in Twentynine Palms on Friday, May 15, and feature

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OVERFLOW SEATING FOR “DISNEY’S LITTLE MERMAID” AT THEATRE 29

The Theatre 29 production of “Disney’s Little Mermaid” has sold out all available online seats for the entire five-week run, including two extra matinees. To accommodate those who were not able to get tickets, Theatre 29 is adding overflow seats available for those willing to take a chance. Patrons wishing

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