MANE STREET STAMPEDE LOOKING FOR PIONEERTOWN COWBOYS

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West show, the volunteers that do the fun Western re-enactment shows at Pioneertown, is putting out a casting call for Western enthusiasts who want to join their fun, family-oriented group of actors. No experience is necessary. Shows begin in April. Contact Paden for details at

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SANTA FE SOCIAL CLUBHOUSE RUMMAGE SALE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will hold its annual rummage sale on Thursday and Friday, February 9 and 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Clubhouse is located at 56020 Santa Fe Trail, Suite M, in Yucca Valley. For more information, call the Clubhouse at 760-369-4057.

LECTURE ON GOLD AND SILVER IN THE MOJAVE TONIGHT

Learn about the gold and silver in our Mojave Desert at a lecture this evening. Managing editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The 50,000 acres of the Mojave Desert are the Old West’s final frontier. Following the discovery of gold and silver in the desert, there was a 20-year rush

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A WIN FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL

The Yucca Valley Lady Trojan basketball team started off slowly but used a strong third quarter outscoring Desert Mirage 24-7 to pull away for a 70-38 win over the Rams last night in Trojan Gym. Coach Jess Geeson said junior Kloee Scaccionoce scored a game-high 15 points while junior Kiley

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MORONGO VALLEY WOMAN DIES AFTER FALLING IN SINKHOLE

The County Coroner has released the name of a 72-year-old woman found dead in in a sinkhole at her property in Morongo Valley. Morongo Valley Fire Engineer Mark Murphy said the victim’s son had called for a welfare check on Margaret Pine, in the 50800 block of Canyon Road, shortly

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT: DEMOLITION AND SALES TAX REVIEW

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. The demolition of multiple structures, and guidelines for the upcoming sales tax are on the agenda. Managing Editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… Among the items on tonight’s agenda of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council will be

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FRIDAY FUGITIVE CAUGHT AND ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man featured on the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Fugitive Friday Facebook page was arrested Saturday morning. Thomas Brown, 36, had a $175,000 felony warrant for burglary issued for his arrest. Deputies located Brown about 8:20 a.m. Saturday morning in the 7800 block of Valley Vista Avenue in Yucca

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PROBATIONER WITH WARRANTS FOUND WITH STOLEN MOTORCYCLE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Saturday morning, accused of possession of a stolen motorcycle. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to the 6400 block of Linda Lee Drive about 5:30 a.m. to arrest Mark Villegas, 33, on a no-bail warrant for burglary, possession of a firearm with a

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LANDERS’ QUIRKY HISTORY REVEALED AT SATURDAY ASSOCIATION MEETING

Home to the historic Integratron (the Morongo Basin’s only “intergalactic spaceport”), and what has been called the world’s largest freestanding boulder, Landers’ history is rich, quirky, and colorful. Some of it is even factual. Reporter Mike Lipsitz pulls out his aluminum foil hat for this story…

At this Saturday’s 3

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JOSHUA CLEAN TEAM OUT WORKING TOMORROW MORNING

The hard-working volunteers of the Joshua Clean Team will be out working in their community tomorrow morning, and they invite you to join them. The trash pickup for the Joshua Tree Clean Team is set for Wednesday morning, meeting from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the corner of Highway

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION FOCUSES ON MASSAGE PARLORS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Panning Commission meets tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says regulations on massage parlors and street easement vacations are on the agenda… A new law regulating massage parlors went into effect this year. At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission, commissioners will discuss the changes and

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEETS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, is a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets tomorrow and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 pm to 6:00 p.m. at the Helen Gray Education Center located on the campus of the Hi-Desert

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DEL SOL STRING QUARTET COMING TO HARRISON HOUSE IN JOSHUA TREE FRIDAY

The Del Sol String Quartet returns to Harrison House in Joshua Tree. reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation to the performance… The New York Times calls The Del Sol String Quartet “a hypnotic sound world well worth exploring.” They’ll perform Friday, February 10, at Harrison House at 7:30 p.m. Tickets

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TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH ROBOTICS TEAM PLACE WELL COMPETITION

The Twentynine Palms Junior High School Robotics Club, the SteamCats, competed in the California High Desert Vex Middle School finals Saturday. The SteamCats were ranked 12th out of 40 teams going in to the competition. In the tournament, the team joined together with another team to lift objects and throw

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FOUR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYERS NAMED ALL-CIF

Four Twentynine Palms Wildcats varsity football players were named to the CIF Southern Section Division 11 All-CIF football team Monday afternoon. Seniors Derek Sutherland and Michael Clark, along with juniors Hunter Tygart and K.J. Magwood, were selected to the 2016-17 team, after leading the Wildcats to the CIF Semi-Finals this

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ and girls’ soccer and basketball teams will play Desert Mirage High School. The girls’ soccer and basketball games will be played at home; the boys will travel away to Thermal. Both soccer matches will start at 5

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MAGGIE NELSON NAMED MISS YUCCA VALLEY FOR 2017

A major milestone as the 50th Annual Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant enjoyed a successful and well-attended presentation Saturday night at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Taking the crown from a poised and confidant field of eight contestants was Yucca Valley High School junior Maggie Nelson. The First Princess was Hailey

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR OFFICERS SPOUSE’S CLUB BENEFIT AUCTION

The Officers’ Spouses’ Club of Twentynine Palms aboard the Marine base awarded more than $35,000 in grants and scholarships last year. The organization gave $16,000 in grants to organizations such as the Twentynine Palms food pantry, 29 Palms Art Gallery, Reach Out Morongo Basin, the Boys and Girls Club of

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LEGACY BRICKS STILL AVAILABLE AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 continues to work on their Serenity Patio east of the theater building on Sullivan Road in Twentynine Palms. The patio area includes a stunning giant sculpture, reminiscent of the iconic Comedy and Drama masks, a seating area, and a wall partially full of legacy bricks. Theater-goers are enjoying

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A WARNING ABOUT JOB AD SCAMS

The AARP Fraud Watch Networks helps raise awareness of consumer fraud. Reporter Rebecca Havely says beware of certain job ads…

If an ad for a job sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Beware of job ads that guarantee you’ll make a certain amount of money or that

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