BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency board meets tonight in regular session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board will consider a bill adjustment and hold a workshop on regulation changes… The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors holds the regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. tonight. Under action

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans varsity volleyball team beat Desert Hot Springs in a shut out game winning 3-0, scores being 25-10, 25-17 and 25-6. Freshman EJ Day led with 22 attempts, nine kills, 14 serves and four aces. Junior Alessa Luckino had nine assists with senior Becky

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DECISION ON CONTROVERSIAL JOSHUA TREE DEVELOPMENT EXPECTED TOMORROW

Like a cruel cliffhanger on a daytime drama, the last meeting of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors ended moments before the board would have voted on the planned Alta mira gated housing project in Joshua Tree. That was two weeks ago and county supervisors are expected to finally

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PIONEER DAYS PARADE GRAND MARSHALL AND MILITARY GRAND MARSHALL NAMED

Joining Irma Wilburn, who raised her family in Twentynine Palms during her husband’s, Sergeant Major (retired), Ray Kilburns’ four tours of duty here, as Grand Marshal of the 80th annual Pioneer Days Parade in Twentynine Palms, Dorothy (Einerson) Angil has been named 2016 Pioneer Day’s Military Grand Marshal. Angil enlisted

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM THIS THURSDAY

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a town council candidates’ forum this week. Managing editor Tami Roleff says you send your questions in advance… If you have a question you’d like to ask the candidates for the Yucca Valley Town Council, then the Chamber of Commerce wants to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

A Twentynine Palms City Council candidates’ forum, hosted by Z107.7 News, will be held at the Community Services Building at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms Friday, October 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There is no charge; the event is being offered as a public service. The format will

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER FALL HEALTH LECTURE SERIES STARTS THIS WEDNESDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center is hosting a fall health lecture series beginning Wednesday, September 28. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation to the first in the series… The Hi-Desert Medical Center is offering a series of health-related lectures beginning Wednesday, September 28, from 6 to 7 p.m. The first lecture

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BLOOD DRIVE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, September 27, at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers donors free cholesterol screening and a mini physical with every blood donation. Those

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DROP IN TO PLAY BOARD GAMES IN YUCCA VALLEY

Some good old-fashioned old-school fun is being offered by Yucca Valley Recreation. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says you can drop in to play some low-tech board games… Remember the good old days playing board games? The Yucca Valley Parks and Rec Department is holding drop-in session every other Monday where

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School varsity Trojans dominated the undefeated Palo Verde Yellow Jackets Friday night, 58-14. Offensively, the Trojans had 699 total yards and nine touchdowns on the night. Lucas Lopez ran for 387 yards and five touchdowns and Jake Moore had five catches for 120 yards. Amosa said

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FREE FALL FESTIVAL COMING TO DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Mark your calendars for a free fall festival featuring carnival rides, music, fireworks, and petting zoo in Desert Hot Springs. The Desert Hot Springs Fall Festival is a family-friendly event set from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, October 1, and is free. Live music will be provided by Gin Piston,

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YUCCA VALLEY RECRUITING YOUTH COMMISSIONERS

The Town of Yucca Valley is recruiting for their youth commission. Kirby Davis tells you how to apply… The Yucca Valley Youth Commission is made up of students in grades 7 through 12 who attend school in Yucca Valley. Youth commissioners produce informative video programs, present forums to local schools,

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DINNER AND PRODUCE GIVE-AWAY AT JOSHUA TREE CHURCH TODAY

The Community United Methodist Church in Joshua Tree is hosting a community dinner and produce giveaway tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has all the details… “September Seasonal Sensations” is the title of a program this Sunday, September 25, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Community United Methodist Church on

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FREE HOME ENERGY WORKSHOP MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free home energy education workshop Monday, September 26. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held 9:30 to 3:30 at the Methodist Community Church, 6213 East Parkway in Joshua Tree. Call 909-723-1500 for an appointment.

JEWISH HIGH HOLIDAYS OBSERVANCES

Observations of the upcoming Jewish High Holidays are available to Morongo Basin residents. Reporter Davis Haldane tells you how to participate… If you’re wondering where to go for the Jewish High Holidays, you’re in luck: The Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and the Desert Area is sponsoring free observances open

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ volleyball and tennis teams will travel away to Desert Hot Springs to play the Golden Eagles. Both games start at 3:15. The Twentynine Palms High School girls’ volleyball and tennis teams will host Rancho Mirage High School at home.

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VANDALS STRIKE BREHM SPORTS PARK

Vandals struck at the Brehm Sports Park in Yucca Valley Thursday. According to a Sheriff’s report, sometime between 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and 12:30 Thursday afternoon, the door to the handicapped stall in the men’s restroom was kicked off, and a concrete picnic table was damaged. Damages are estimated in the

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RACE OF THE CENTURY 2016 MOTORCYCLE RACE TO STOP IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Race of the Century, a cross-country motorcycle race featuring motorcycles that are at least 100 years old, will be making a stop in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff says, “kick stands up”… Only 100 riders, whose motorcycles were manufactured in 1916 or earlier, will be riding 3,400 miles

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER WANTS CANCER PATIENTS TO LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER

Women who are going through treatments for cancer are invited to a free workshop, Look Good, Feel Better, at the Hi-Desert Medical Center. The class offers complimentary group, individual, and online sessions that teach women how to deal with temporary hair loss, and changes to skin, complexions, and nails due

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CALL FOR ART FOR “TOUGH AS NAILS: WOMEN PIONEERS”

If you’re an artist with works that depict women who homesteaded in our desert community, the Twentynine Palms Art Gallery needs you. Here’s staff reporter Edica Gonzalez with a call for art… The Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and art gallery has put out a call for art for its next

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