MOJAVE WATER AGENCY HISTORY LECTURE

Residents have been fighting over water in Southern California—who can use it, how much they can use, and where it should be sent—practically since settlers first arrived here. Managing editor Tami Roleff says make your reservations now for a lecture by an author who will talk about the history of

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BLOOD DRIVE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, July 26, 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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TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS 14-YEAR-OLDS ACCUSED OF STEALING MOTORCYCLES

Two Twentynine Palms teenagers were arrested early Friday morning, accused of stealing two motorcycles. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to the 5900 block of Aztec Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 1 a.m. Friday for a report of two stolen motorcycles. Evidence at the scene led deputies to

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GETTING KIDS TO DRINK MORE WATER

About 20 percent more students drink water in school or child-care settings if you serve it to them cold and in cups. That’s the conclusion of a study from researchers at University of California-San Francisco. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… A new study offers a simple solution for getting kids

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AVELS WILL NOT RUN FOR MORONGO BASIN HEALTHCARE DISTRICT

Martie Avels, a board member of the Morongo Basin Healthcare District, has announced she does not intend to seek re-election to the board in November. Avels, who has worked at the hospital for 30 years as a nurse and administrator and who also serves as a community member on the

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HOME ENERGY EDUCATION WORKSHOP MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free home energy education workshop Monday, July 25. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held 9:30 to 3:30 at the Reach Out office, 7255 Joshua Lane, Suite C in Yucca Valley. Call 909-723-1500 for an

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SAVE THE DATE FOR JOSHUA TREE GEM SHOW

Save the date for the annual gem and mineral show in Joshua Tree. The show is returning Wednesday, September 28, through Sunday, October 2. The show will feature over 60 dealers who will be selling rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones, jewelry, beads, supplies, mining equipment, and more. The show will be

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JOIN PREGNANCY SUPPORT GROUP MONDAY

A free pregnancy support group will meet Monday, July 25, for women who are expecting a baby; it doesn’t matter if it’s your first baby or your eighth. Women will be surrounded with supportive peers who will have helpful information and tips; the group will be facilitated by a local

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK AFTER DARK

The Joshua Tree National Park can be a great place for night time adventures. Here’s Park Ranger Sarah Jane Pepper with more… At Joshua Tree National Park summertime temperatures often climb above 100 degrees in the middle of the day. The heat can make hiking and climbing an unpleasant and

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE TO HOLD VEGETARIAN POTLUCK

Transition Joshua Tree will hold a food demonstration program, produce give-away, and potluck meal Sunday at United Methodist Church. Bring a vegetable dish to share at the potluck, as well as your own plates and utensils. The demonstration and potluck starts at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at the church,

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ROAD WORK IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY

Yucca Valley will be performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations through July 27. Z107.7 will announce where each day so residents can plan accordingly. Tomorrow, Monday, July 25, roadwork will be performed in the Sky Harbor neighborhood, on palisades Drive, Alba Avenue, Juarez Drive, Balsa Avenue, and

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MAN ARRESTED AFTER PURSUIT THROUGH YUCCA MESA

A 53-year-old man was arrested Thursday afternoon after a pursuit through the Yucca Mesa neighborhood in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies attempted to stop a black Honda that was driving westbound on Patrick Avenue about 1 p.m. for having a cracked windshield. The vehicle with out-of-state plates

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR SPOUSE ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man who was angry that his wife was taking a nap, was arrested Thursday afternoon, accused of felony spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 58700 block of DelanoTrail about 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The woman told deputies she was lying on the

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TWO YUCCA VALLEY RESIDENTS ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS

Two Yucca Valley residents were arrested Wednesday morning after a deputy found them with drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 7300 block of Church street about 9 a.m. There they found Ruben Minero, 36, and Sara Wagner, 20. Minero was found to be

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY WITH STOLEN MERCEDES

A Desert Hot Springs man was arrested Wednesday after he attempted to drive a stolen Mercedes in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, Morongo Basin deputies were alerted about 7 p.m. that a Mercedes Benz E350, stolen from Palm Springs, was at an apartment complex in the 6300 block

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SPECIAL ONE-NIGHT READING OF NEW PLAY AT THEATRE 29 SATURDAY

Theatre 29 will host an exclusive one-night-only staged reading of a playwright’s work-in-progress tonight. Reporter Kirby Davis fills in the details of how you can be a part of this collaborative event… Nationally recognized playwright Phil Olson asked Theater 29 to prepare a staged reading of his latest comedy, “A

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“LAST OF THE PONY RIDERS” TONIGHT IN LANDERS

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s next feature in their series of locally filmed movies is “The Last of the Pony Riders.” Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to lean back, look back and enjoy … Gene Autry stars in “The Last of the Pony Riders” presented by the Morongo

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ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST SPECIAL AT VFW SUNDAY

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will offer an all-you-can-eat pancakes breakfast special Sunday, in addition to the regular menu, from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday, from 11 to 1. The Joshua Tree VFW post is located on Veterans Way north of the highway in

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SOUL, R&B AND SWING WITH BOXCAR 7 AT YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT SATURDAY

The third concert of the 22nd annual summer concert series, co-hosted by the town of Yucca Valley and Z107.7, is Saturday, July 23, with Boxcar 7. Enjoy the cool desert evening at the Yucca Valley Community Center listening and dancing to soul, R&B, and swing music, such as B.B. King,

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STAR PARTY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, July 23. The event begins at 9:30 p.m. and will end about 11:30 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Volunteers will set up manual and battery-operated

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