HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms Wildcats boys’ basketball team hosted the Big Bear Bears on Friday, January 8, and came away with a huge victory 87-32. D’Shaun Barrett lead the scoring with 14 points, Kyle Hope 13 points and Adam Bell put in nine points. Andrew Wilson hit the boards with 11

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YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION HOSTS MOM, DAD, AND ME CLASSES

Social Interaction is a big part of child development. Yucca Valley Recreation will be hosting Mom, Dad, and Me classes. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has details… The Town of Yucca Valley is hosting a weekly Mom, Dad and Me class that is to be held at the Yucca Valley Community Center

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SERVICES SET FOR MARGOT SPANGENBERG

Margot Spangenberg, a 62-year-resident of Twentynine Palms, died Thursday, January 7. She would have turned 96 years old yesterday. Margot Spangenberg is survived by her daughters, Chris Tiffany of Solvang; Pat Keppner Wlaker of Twentynine Palms; her sons, Mark Spangenberg of Twentynine Palms; Carl Spangenberg of Aliso Viejo; and Guy

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NATIONAL PARK SERVICES CELEBRATES 100 YEARS

Our National Park is celebrating its centennial anniversary. Park Ranger Pam Tripp shares some of its history… “To conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will

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CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS START WEDNESDAY AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

The children’s programs at the Twentynine Palms Library start this week. Assignment reporter Cassie Zimarik has details and tells you how to sign the kids up… Children are welcome to join the Twentynine Palms Library for the upcoming children’s programs in January and February. During the first six-week session of

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JOB FAIR AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER MONDAY

Hi-Desert Medical Center will hold a job fair this Monday, January 11 in hopes of filling a number of openings in multiple departments. Job seekers are encouraged to attend the event which begins 1 p.m. and remains open until 4 p.m. on the hospital campus. Applicants will have an opportunity

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EARLY REGISTRATION SET FOR TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE

Early registration for the 2016 Tri-Valley Little League baseball and softball seasons will be held Saturday, January 16, from 9 to 3 in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. The cost is $75 per child; for three or more children in the same family, the registration cost

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RETIRED TEACHERS MEET NEXT WEEK

California Retired Teachers Association will meet Friday, January 15, at 10:00 a.m. at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Members will welcome Rita Houzton, Morongo Basin Transit Authority’s public relations representative, who will discuss the “Ins and Outs of MBTA.” Lunch will be provided at a

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LOW-COST PET SERVICES OFFERED LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in January for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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BASEBALL SPRING TRAINING PROGRAM AT JOSHUA SPRINGS CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL

Young baseball players can get some special training at an upcoming baseball spring training event. Reporter David Knutson has details and how to sign up… Joshua Springs Christian High School is holding the U.S. Baseball Academy Spring Training which provides young baseball players with advanced hitting, pitching, fielding, catching, and

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LAST SHOW AT GALLERY 62 OPENS TODAY

Gallery 62 in Joshua Tree will open their final exhibit today. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… “Clay Artists of the Desert” will be the last exhibit at Gallery 62 in downtown Joshua Tree. The first 3-dimensional show for the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council opens Friday, January 8,

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STAR PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT SATURDAY

You can bring your own telescope or use theirs at a star party tomorrow night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff invites you to Sky’s The Limit in Twentynine Palms… Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, January 9. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms Observatory about

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH PRESENTS “THE LOSERS CLUB”

The Yucca Valley High School drama department presents its winter production in a one-night only performance tonight. “The Losers Club” written by Jonathan Turner Smith, and directed by Scott Phillips, is about a group of high school outcasts who have formed a club. The group of “losers” kidnaps the star

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MULTIPLE BURGLARIES REPORTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS AND YUCCA VALLEY

More burglaries and attempted burglaries were reported in Twentynine Palms Thursday. According to Sheriff’s reports, a resident in the 6600 block of Sherman Hoyt Avenue reported that a surveillance camera taped a suspect who looked into the windows of her vehicle parked in her driveway just after 1 a.m. When

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SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SEEKS WHEREABOUTS OF YUCCA VALLEY MAN WANTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY

The Sheriff’s Department has identified one of the men suspected of robbing the Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley last week. The Sheriff’s Department says Christian Trujillo, 29, of Yucca Valley, went to the “new” Stater Brothers grocery store on the east end of Yucca Valley on New Year’s Eve about

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR SPOUSE ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of beating up his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Douglas Eubanks, 59, had been drinking and arguing with his girlfriend in the 6900 block of Pawnee Avenue in Yucca Valley about 9 p.m. Wednesday. During the argument, the woman told deputies

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JOSHUA TREE VFW MENU

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post on Veterans Way in downtown Joshua Tree will be serving up Sunday breakfast of chicken fried steak, besides their regular breakfast menu, from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SEEKS WHEREABOUTS OF YUCCA VALLEY MAN WANTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY

The Sheriff’s Department has identified one of the men suspected of robbing the Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley last week. The Sheriff’s Department says Christian Trujillo, 29, of Yucca Valley, went to the “new” Stater Brothers grocery store on the east end of Yucca Valley on New Year’s Eve about

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VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR “POINT IN TIME” HOMELESS COUNT

The county is looking for local volunteers to participate in a count of the homeless population later this month. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the details… Later this month, the third annual census of local homeless people, known as the “Point-in-Time Count,” takes place. The results will be used in a

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JOB FAIR AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER MONDAY

Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree will hold a job fair this Monday, January 11 in hopes of filling a number of openings in multiple departments. Job seekers are encouraged to attend the event which begins 1 p.m. and remains open until 4 p.m. on the hospital campus. Applicants will

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