HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: RESULTS AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball team raised its league record to 3-and-0 by getting a tough win over Shadow Hills High School Wednesday at home with the score of 47-to-38. Lindsey Scamman lead all scorers with a huge game of 18 points, 13 rebounds, seven blocked shots, and

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SO CAL EDISON TO OFFER CREDIT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY POWER OUTAGE

On December 30, Z107.7 reported on a planned power outage affecting approximately 2,400 households in Landers and Yucca Mesa. For many of those affected, our report was the only information they received on the planned outage. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us how those caught by surprise when the lights went

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BOY RESCUED AFTER FALLING OFF ROCKS IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

16-year-old boy fell off a rock formation inside Joshua Tree National Park yesterday afternoon and had to be rescued by firefighters. County fire Captain Jay Dimoff said about 2 p.m., the boy, who was part of an educational group from San Diego, was rock scrambling about 1 ½ miles from

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HABITUAL CRIMINALS ARRESTED AGAIN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Three people—including two who have a long history with law enforcement—were arrested early Tuesday morning after they were found with stolen credit cards, checks, and mail. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy G. Jimenez stopped a vehicle about 2 a.m. near the intersection of Sullivan Road and Yucca Avenue in

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QUILT SHOW FEATURING NATIONAL PARKS OPENS IN JOSHUA TREE FRIDAY

On Monday, January 18, Joshua Tree National Park will join in commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contribution to civil rights in this country, by waiving entrance fees to the park. Fees for activities such as camping, reservations, tours, or concessions will still be collected as normal. January

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NEW FOUR-WAY STOP AT WARREN VISTA AND YUCCA TRAIL INSTALLED

At the Yucca Valley Town Council’s last meeting in December, council members were presented with some problem intersections that needed improvements. One of those intersections was Yucca Trail and Warren Vista, which has been the scene of several serious crashes. Council members directed staff to install a four-way stop sign

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THEATRE 29 OPENING NIGHT GALA OF THE SUNSHINE BOYS TOMORROW; BENEFITS SOROPTIMISTS INTERNATIONAL

Theatre 29 opens its 2016 season with the hilarious Neil Simon comedy, “The Sunshine Boys.” The opening night gala will benefit the Soroptimist Club of Twentynine Palms. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details…

The timeless classic Neil Simon comedy, “The Sunshine Boys,” revolves around a former comedic duo that, in

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DEMOCRATIC CLUB HOLDS AUCTION FRIDAY

Join the Morongo Basin Democratic Club for its annual free potluck and auction Friday, January 15, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. You don’t have to be a Democrat to take part in the potluck or auction. The potluck and silent auction begins at 5:30; the live auction starts at 6:30.

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PARADE OF HOMES INCLUDES MORONGO VALLEY HORSE RANCH

All homes have been selected for the 12th annual Parade of Homes tour, sponsored by Reach Out Morongo Basin. The Parade of Homes is Reach Out’s biggest fund-raiser of the year, which brings in thousands of dollars for its neighbors-helping-neighbors programs. This year’s tour features homes from Morongo Valley to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER HOLDS MIXER TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce is holding its first mixer of the year. Reporter Ashton Henry has the details…

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first mixer of the year. This mixer is a wonderful opportunity for community members and business owners to network and get

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: RESULTS AND SCHEDULES

Twentynine Palms Wildcats boys’ basketball traveled to Shadow Hills High School in Indio last night and defeated the Knights, 59-38. Athletic Director Jeremy Johnson said Abraham Bell led all scoring with 14 points, D’Shaun Barrett 12 points, Kyle Hope 11 points. The Wildcats played good defense with 15 total steals.

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ACCUSED RAPIST CASE DISMISSED, RELEASED AFTER OVER A YEAR IN JAIL

After being held in jail for over a year while awaiting trial, a man accused of raping a woman at knifepoint in Twentynine Palms was released last Friday when his case was dismissed. According to court records, Lynel Roduk, 30, was in Joshua Tree Superior Court Friday morning for a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL BANS MEDICAL MARIJUANA

The Twentynine Palms City Council voted to ban Medical Marijuana in the City last night. Reporter David Haldane said the decision was not unanimous… Twentynine Palms residents wanting to use medicinal marijuana legally will have to wait a while. That according to a vote by the City Council last night

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED WHEN TWO STOLEN VEHICLES ARE FOUND

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Monday after two stolen vehicles were located on his property. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a home in the 56500 block of Sunset Avenue in Yucca Valley about 12:40 p.m. Monday afternoon. When they arrived, they determined that two vehicles

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MORONGO BASIN SEARCH AND RESCUE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

The Morongo basin Sheriff’s Station is looking for volunteers to serve on the Search and rescue team. Reporter Ashton Henry has details… The Morongo Basin volunteer Search and Rescue team is looking for individuals who are interested in joining their team and serving the community. The SAR team is a

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION OK’S SHAKE-N-STEAK, POSTPONES CELL TOWER DECISION

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission approved a new Restaurant and postponed a cell tower decision last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report… Yucca Valley planning commissioners were practically giddy with excitement over the prospect of having a Steak-n-Shake restaurant open in Yucca Valley. At their

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight, (Wednesday, January 13), are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, sewer easements, and a budget review. The board will go into closed session to discuss a real estate proposal. Under new

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board meets in regular session tomorrow afternoon. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board will discuss contracts, tuition, and an opportunity for local High School students……. The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees convenes in regular open session at 3 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community

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LOCAL DEMOCRATS MEET FRIDAY

Join the Morongo Basin Democratic Club for its annual free potluck and auction Friday, January 15, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. You don’t have to be a Democrat to take part in the potluck or auction. The potluck and silent auction begins at 5:30; the live auction starts at 6:30.

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INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE AT HARRISON HOUSE SATURDAY

A special interactive performance at Harrison House in Joshua Tree this Saturday night. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how to get tickets to “Lineage and Legacy: The Remy Charlip Project”… Harrison House presents “Lineage and Legacy: The Remy Charlip Project.” The performance is Saturday, January 16, at Harrison House at

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