LITERACY TUTORING AVAILABLE AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

If you or someone you know struggles with reading, the Twentynine Palms Library may be able to help. The library offers one-on-one literacy tutoring to help residents develop fluency in reading. The library is looking for tutors. For more information, call the library at 760-367-9519.

RETIRED TEACHERS TO MEET NOVEMBER 11

The California Retired Teachers Association will meet Friday, November 11, at 10:00 a.m. at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Twentynine Palms Junior High ROTC will present the Colors, and association members and families who have served in the U.S. Armed Services will be recognized and

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD TO HEAR CONSULTANT PROPOSAL

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the board will discuss a consultant and document management… Among the items on tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors, the directors will hear an overview of the district’s stakeholder outreach master plan, and will

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER TO DISCUSS PAVING THEIR PARKING LOT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board meets tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says paving and surplus property are on the agenda…… Infrastructure, of a sort, is up for discussion at tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District board. It seems temporary fixes to cracks and holes are far from a

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YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CLUB MEETS TOMORROW

Calling all seniors 60 years and older: Have a say in what you want at your senior center. Come join the monthly Yucca Valley Senior Club meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, November 3, at the Yucca Valley senior center. All Morongo Basin seniors are welcome.

TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN RECOGNIZED BY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Twentynine Palms resident Sue McMahan was recognized October 22 by the Twentynine Palms United Methodist Women at the California Pacific United Methodist Women 44th Annual Celebration. She was honored for her mission work to women, children, and youth in the United States and around the world. Sue McMahan has been

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SHOP LOCAL AT POP-UP SHOPPING EVENT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

A great opportunity to both shop local and get some unique items at a pop-up shopping event in Twentynine Palms this Saturday. Reporter Kirby Davis has your invitation… Shop local Saturday by buying art and one-of-a-kind goods during a special pop-up shopping event at Office Supplies Plus in Twentynine Palms.

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL WINS FIRST CIF ROUND

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans volleyball team beat Colony High School in their first-round CIF Match yesterday. They won the match in five sets. Head Coach Darrell Sterling said freshman outside hitter EJ Day had 20 kills on just 25 attempts, seven service aces, 15 digs and one

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RESTAURANT ROBBED BY MAN WITH MACHETE

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help for information concerning an armed robbery at a Twentynine Palms restaurant early Monday morning. According to Detective Chad Johnson, a man armed with a machete and wearing a camouflage military uniform, hat, and a bandana over his face walked into Castaneda’s

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PUBLIC COMMENT ENDS SUNDAY FOR EAGLE MOUNTAIN HYDRO-ELECTRIC PLANT

Environmentalists and activists have been fighting projects proposed for the former Eagle Mountain mining area, south of Joshua Tree National Park, for decades. Just when it seemed the land was safe from a garbage dump, the National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management have stepped in to transfer the

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SEISMOLOGISTS NOT RATTLED BY SERIES OF LOW-DESERT EARTHQUAKES

Seismologists say a string of earthquakes that began early Monday near the southern Salton Sea is not likely to trigger any activity on the nearby San Andreas fault. The shakers come about a month after a two-day cluster of quakes rattled the Bombay Beach area that prompted the U.S. Geological

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“OPERATION GOBBLE” TO GIVE TURKEYS TO NEEDY MORONGO VALLEY RESIDENTS

The community of Morongo Valley is looking for needy families who need a Thanksgiving Turkey this year. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on “Operation Gobble”… Some 65 Thanksgiving turkeys will land on the tables of as many needy families in Morongo Valley this Thanksgiving. The Morongo Valley Community Services District

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REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS, CRAFT FAIR THIS WEEKEND

Reach Out Morongo Basin, a nonprofit serving senior and disabled neighbors, is looking for people who would like to serve on the organizations’ board of directors. Applicants should be energetic and enthusiastic about improving the lives of residents in the Morongo Basin. If you have a few hours a month

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda of the routine meeting… The Yucca Valley Town Council will have lots of routine business during its regular meeting tonight. First, it will recognize the Community Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster. The

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FREE FOOD GIVEAWAY IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a distribution of federal surplus food 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, November 2, at Pacific Clinics, 56020 Santa Fe Trail, Suite M, in Yucca Valley.

FOOD FOR LIFE SEEKING THANKSGIVING DAY VOLUNTEERS

Food for Life is gearing up for the holidays and looking for volunteers for the Thanksgiving meal. The meal will be served on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. A traditional meal will be served: turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, rolls, desserts. If you would like

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMEN’S AGAPE INTERNATIONAL MEETS THURSDAY

The Yucca Valley Women’s Agape International will hold its monthly meeting 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 3, at Sizzler in Yucca Valley. The featured speaker will be Susan Miller, executive director of Refuge Ranch in Morongo Valley, an animal rescue and outreach organization to at-risk kids. Dinner costs $16.60. For

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER GETS 2016 PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE AWARD

Kudos for our home-town Hi-Desert Medical Center. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the laurels… Hi-Desert Medical Center recently received a 2016 Performance Excellence Award by the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes. The award is for exemplary work in reducing hospital-acquired conditions. The Medical Center was recognized for its success in preventing

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL LOOKING FOR A SOCCER COACH

Yucca Valley High School is looking for a new varsity boys’ soccer coach. To apply or for more information contact, Yucca Valley High School Athletic Director Dustin Howard at 760-365-3391.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULE

In high school sports, today, the Joshua Springs Christian School Lightning volleyball team will travel away to Bloomington to play Bloomington Christian School. The match begins at 5:30 p.m.

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ tennis team will be traveling to Hemet High School on Wednesday to play in the

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