DIABETES CLASSES HELD AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER

Hi-Desert Medical Center hosts free education classes for diagnosed diabetes patients. The Medical Center’s Dietary department will provide relevant tools and information that patients need to provide comprehensive training and understanding. These classes, which have expanded to four one-hour classes, are designed to allow the patient to begin education anywhere

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A NIGHT FOR LIFE FOR HIGH DESERT PREGNANCY CLINIC

The High Desert Pregnancy Clinic has planned a fundraiser event. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has all the details… The High Desert Pregnancy Clinic will hold its annual fundraiser, “A Night for Life Under the Stars,” on Saturday, September 24. This semi‐formal evening will feature entertainment by the Luminators, with hors

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MARINE CORPS COULD CHANGE THE WAY IT FIGHTS WARS

The way the Marine Corps fights in war could change, following an 18-month experiment currently taking place at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms. According to the Marine Corps Times, Marines are experimenting with the size of the combat units, and with new equipment. Some of the

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SUMMER CLOUDS

The weather patterns at Joshua Tree National Park may have you singing in the rain or wilting in the humidity. Here’s more from Park Ranger Pam Tripp… They gently move in, sometimes from the east, sometimes from the west. And sometimes they just seem to stall and gather off in

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REPUBLICAN DELEGATES TO SPEAK TO LINCOLN CLUB

Two Lincoln Club members attended the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and will share their experiences about their first convention. Becki Vowles and Jackie Gibson will be at the Lincoln Club meeting at Hawk’s Landing golf course clubhouse Tuesday, August 23, at 6 p.m. The golf course is located at

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MWA’S PRESIDENT AND SMALL WATER SYSTEMS PROGRAM WINS AWARDS AT SB WATER CONFERENCE

The Mojave Water Agency’s board president and its Small Water Systems Assistance Program received awards of excellence at the 10th annual San Bernardino County Water Conference August 12 in Ontario. Beverly Lowry, who has served with MWA for nearly 30 years, received the Elected Official H2O award for her service.

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THEATRE 29 TO HOLD AUDITIONS FOR THE UPCOMING HALLOWEEN HAUNT

Theatre 29 will hold auditions for the 11th incarnation of its much anticipated and highly successful “Halloween Haunt.” Director Cyrus Short has auditions planned for “Resurgence,” this year’s haunt on Monday, August 29. Adventurous souls will explore a haunted mansion that was unknowingly built on top of an abandoned mine

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BLUE CUT FIRE UPDATE: FREEWAY RE-OPENED, SOME MANDATORY EVACUATIONS LIFTED, THREE ARRESTED FOR LOOTING

Fire officials are making progress in the Blue Cut Fire in San Bernardino county near the Cajon Pass. After exploding to 30,000 acres in under 24 hours in the first day, by today, officials estimate its size at about 36,000 acres, and say it is 26 percent contained. And good

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SCHOOL STARTS MONDAY; SHARE THE ROAD WITH BUSSES

With schools across the county back in session, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers about school bus safety. Stop immediately for a school bus that displays a flashing red light and a stop signal arm. Do not proceed until the stop signal is no longer flashing or visible

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BACK TO SCHOOL GIVE-A-WAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Spirit and Truth Worship Center is having a back to school event with give-a-ways for students. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… Bring the whole family to a fun filled day at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms. Spirit and Truth Worship Center is hosting the event on Saturday, August 20

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR EXPOSING HIMSELF TO CHILDREN

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday, accused of exposing himself to children. According to a Sheriff’s report, Richard Marvin, 64, was at a fast food restaurant in the 6400 block of Adobe Road about 2:30 p.m. when a witness saw him drop his pants and fondle himself in front

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GIRL BURGLARIZES TWENTYNINE PALMS STORE

A juvenile was arrested early Wednesday morning, accused of breaking into a retail store in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, a burglar alarm went off about 3 a.m. at the Family Dollar store in the 6300 block of Adobe Road. The report states the girl, who was not

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GLOW RUN IN YUCCA VALLEY TONIGHT (KD 11)

Some fun and exercise in the dark next weekend for area runners. Reporter Kirby Davis says it is time to sign up for Yucca Valley’s 5K Glow Run… Runners of all ages are invited to wear their best glow-in-the-dark gear for a 5K night run. The Light the Night 5K

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO HOLD MOONLIGHT MADNESS SALE TONIGHT

In order to beat the heat, the Morongo Basin Historical Society is holding a moonlight madness sale. Reporter Mike Lipsitz is looking for his flashlight…

This Friday, August 19 stay up late for the Friday Night Moonlight Madness Sale from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Morongo Basin Historical

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SOVIET SCI-FI FILM SCREENED TONIGHT IN JOSHUA TREE

A Soviet movie made in 1963 will be the star of a film screening in Joshua Tree Friday evening. “Ikarie XB-1,” also known by its English title, “Voyage to the End of the Universe,” is regarded by many as one of the best science-fiction movies of the 1960s. Stanley Kubrick’s

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NIRVANA TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

This Friday the Tortoise Rock Casino continues its free summer concert series with a Nirvana tribute band. Reporter Kirby Davis joins us again…

Nirvanish is the name of the Nirvana tribute band performing at Tortoise Rock Casino this Friday night, August 19. Nirvanish strives to replicate the audio integrity

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BLOOD DRIVE AT WALMART TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, August 20, 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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BAKE SALE AUCTION, LECTURE AT JOHNSON VALLEY SATURDAY

A bake sale auction and lecture will benefit the Johnson Valley Community Center Saturday. The doors to the community center open at 11:30 to set up for the auction, which starts at noon. Then following the auction, Barbara Harris will discuss her research into local area attractions, including Giant Rock

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YUCCA MESA SWAP MEET SATURDAY

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold a swap meet Saturday, August 19, at the community center on Balsa Avenue. Outdoor spaces are $10 each; a table indoors is $10. Reservations are only required for indoor spaces. Vendors can start setting up at 7 a.m.; the sale runs from 8

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YUCCA VALLEY TROJAN FOOTBALL TEAM HAS SCRIMMAGE TODAY

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team will hold a scrimmage at home against Adelanto High School. Kick off is at 4 p.m.