THEATER 29 AUDITIONS FOR THE MUSICAL “THE ADDAMS FAMILY”

Theater 29 is holding open auditions for the smash hit musical comedy “The Addams Family.” Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how to prepare…

Veteran director Kathryn Ferguson is seeking performers for the musical, “The Addams Family.” The story of the familiar family has an original twist: Wednesday wants to get

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AQUAPONICS WORKSHOP IN YUCCA MESA

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold an aquaponics workshop Tuesday, August 11. A suggested donation of $5 for members, $10 for non-members is requested. Call Dion at 760-221-6769 for more information.

YUCCA MESA FIELD TRIP TO SKY’S THE LIMIT

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold a field trip to Sky’s the Limit Observatory in Twentynine Palms on Saturday, August 15. Bring chairs, drinks, jackets, snacks, and flashlights. A suggested donation of $5 for members, $10 for non-members is requested. Meet at the Yucca Mesa Community Center and be

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U2 TRIBUTE BAND AT YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Music Fest continues with “L.A. Vation,” a tribute to U2 this weekend. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more…

The world’s greatest tribute to U2 is “L.A. Vation,” deriving its name from the U2 hit “Elevation.” They’re more than just a cover band. They not only execute great music,

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, August 8. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 9 p.m. and end about 1:30. The highlight of the evening will be Saturn and its rings along with the bright summer Milky Way, the Lagoon nebula and

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BURGLARY TOOL ARREST IN JT

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Thursday afternoon when he was found with burglary tools. According to a Sheriff’s report, a witness reported two suspicious men walking southbound on Sunset Road near Alta Loma Drive about 4 p.m. The report states the caller said there have been a lot of

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ALCOHOL TO MINORS STING

At least seven people were cited in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms Thursday, accused of purchasing alcohol for or selling it to minors. During a shoulder tap sting operation, minors, under the supervision of Sheriff’s deputies, asked strangers to buy them alcohol for them. Deputies made three citations at Highway

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JT VFW POKER RUN

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will hold its third annual Poker Run fundraiser Saturday, September 26. The Poker Run will be 110 miles, with stops in Twentynine Palms, Wonder Valley, Desert Heights, Pioneertown, and Landers. Registration is $25, or $30 for a couple, and starts at

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AIR RIFLE COMPETITION

Mark your calendars for the inaugural air rifle competition, sponsored by the Disabled American Vets. The competition is set for Saturday, October 10, at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center firing range. Disabled veterans from all services from southern California will converge on the combat center to test their skills.

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INTERNET CAR SALES CAREER

The Internet has enlarged many careers. ROP Broadcasting student Kayla Stegall highlights online car sales…

Most of us know what it is like to buy a car, but have you ever thought of the shoe on the other foot? By this, I’m talking about selling a car. Well, I talked

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER TODDLER FOUND ALONE

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Thursday, accused of child neglect. According to a Sheriff’s report, a CHP officer found a 1-year-old toddler unattended outside near the roadway in the 62000 block of Mountain View Circle in Joshua Tree. After an investigation, a Sheriff’s deputy located the mother, Kodi Schrimshaw,

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER FAILURE TO YIELD AND FOOT PURSUIT

Two Twentynine Palms men were arrested Wednesday following a brief foot pursuit. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Deputy Wayne Greer was patrolling near Indian Trail and Morongo Road about 2 p.m. when he saw a green Camaro traveling eastbound on Indian Trail at more than 70 miles per hour. When

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT RESTARTS COUNTY TAKEOVER OF FIRE PROTECTION: PART 2

As it did three years ago, the Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors voted to start a process for San Bernardino County Fire to take over the Twentynine Palms Fire Department. Reporter Dan Stork explains what’s different this time, in two parts. Yesterday, he gave the meat of the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING HER ESTRANGED HUSBAND

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early Wednesday, accused of assaulting her estranged husband. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim was staying with a friend in the 61700 block of Alta Loma Drive in Joshua Tree. He said his estranged wife, Alexis Tovar, 23, came over about 2 a.m.

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5JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SELECTS ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

Joshua Tree National Park has announced its selection of artists for the Artist-in-Residence Program. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has the roster….. Five artists and a writer have been selected as artists-in-residence at Joshua Tree National Park for 2015-2016. Selected for the eighth year of hosting artists from around the country

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, August 8, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow

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PINK FLOYD TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

A Pink Floyd tribute band takes the stage for the free “Live at the Rock” concert tonight at the Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz says be there tonight, or “Wish You Were Here”… Tonight, August 7, Hammers Inc., the Pink Floyd tribute band, takes the

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FREE MOVIE “FROZEN” IN PARADISE PARK TONIGHT

It’s “Frozen” in August this Friday night as the Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department hosts a Movie in the Park event that features a free outdoor screening of Disney’s Oscar-winning musical fairytale “Frozen.” The event will take place at Paradise Park, located at 58938 Barron Drive in Yucca Valley.

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FISH AND CHIPS AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW TONIGHT

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will be serving up a fish and chips dinner tonight from 4:00 to 6:00. Two pieces are $6; three pieces are $7. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. The VFW Post is located at 6402 Veterans Way.

U-2 TRIBUTE BAND AT YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Music Fest continues with “L.A. Vation,” a tribute to U2 this weekend. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… The world’s greatest tribute to U-2 is “L.A. Vation,” deriving its name from the U-2 hit “Elevation.” They’re more than just a cover band. They not only execute great music,

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