SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR MISSING MAN IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

UPDATE:

Joshua Tree National Park says missing hiker found alive about 4:00 pm. Had fallen and hit his head. Is alive and conscious and talking with rescuers. Family is coming to meet with him. taken to hospital for treatment.

Joshua Tree National Park rangers are searching for a San Diego

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DJ CODY JOSEPH AT TACHEVAH MUSIC SHOWCASE TONIGHT

Tonight, Z107.7 radio personality Cody Joseph will DJ for a music competition in Pioneertown. With all the details, here’s Rebecca Havely … The Tachevah Music Showcase is a four-month event making a stop at Pappy and Harriet’s tonight at 53688 Pioneertown Road, in Pioneertown. Z107.7’s own Cody Joseph will DJ

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YELLOW HONDA CIVIC FOUND BURIED IN YUCCA VALLEY YARD

A homeowner digging in her yard in the 58800 block of Sunflower Drive in Yucca Valley dug up a little bit more than earth Sunday. The woman called Sheriff’s deputies Tuesday afternoon to report that while she was digging holes to plant some trees, she found a yellow Honda Civic

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HEALTH CARE DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Basin Healthcare District will meet tonight to discuss a food and drink policy and the cost of repairs. Reporter Eric Knabe has the details… The Morongo Basin Healthcare District will meet in a regular meeting tonight. Up for approval is a policy governing employee food and drinks in

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CONGRESSMAN COOK VOTES FOR PREVENTING SCHOOL VIOLENCE ACT

As students across the nation and here in our Morongo Basin walked out of class to protest gun violence, Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley voted Wednesday in favor of the first gun-related bill since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida last month. The Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARY CARNIVAL AT LUCKIE PARK THIS WEEK

The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club presents “Here Comes the Fun” carnival at Luckie Park. With all the fun details, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely … Come have some fun at the carnival in Twentynine Palms at Luckie Park from Thursday, March 15, through Sunday, March 18. There’ll be rides and games,

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MBTA GETS THE HIGHEST SAFETY RATING FROM THE CHP

For the 10th time, the Morongo Basin Transit Authority received the highest safety rating for public transit agencies from the California Highway Patrol. The CHP inspected the agency’s buses, maintenance, operator, drug, and alcohol records. MBTA General Manager Mark Goodale said that receiving the CHP’s highest rating “gives the public

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COUNTY GETS $1 MILLION GRANT FOR JOSHUA TREE BIKE LANES

San Bernardino County was recently awarded more than $1 million in a state grant to build bike lanes on Sunburst Street from Highway 62 to the new Joshua Tree Elementary School. The new bike lanes will connect Highway 62, the Joshua Tree Community Center and Sunburst Park, and the new

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SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL OR CONSERVATION STUDENTS

The Morongo Basin Conservation Association is looking for local high school seniors who are college-bound and could use a $500 scholarship. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… Morongo Basin high school students who will graduate in 2018, have a GPA of 3.25 or greater, and who plan to pursue a career

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BLOOD DRIVES IN YUCCA VALLEY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

LifeStream will conduct two blood drives this week at Walmart in Yucca Valley. The first one will be Friday, March 16, followed by a second blood drive on Saturday, March 17. Both blood drives are from 10 to 3. Due to a nationwide blood shortage, all blood types and all

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST TO HOLD AMBOY OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will hold its second annual open house Saturday, March 17 at the Amboy Crater. There will be speakers, interactive activities, food, classic cars, a scavenger hunt and hikes, and a photo booth for souvenir photos. The event starts at 10 a.m. and goes until 2

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY FRIDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will distribute free surplus food Friday, March 16, at Church of the Nazarene, 56248 Buena Vista Drive, from 10 to noon.

SOCCER ASSOCIATION SEEKS SEASON SPONSORS

The Morongo Basin Youth Soccer Association is still in need of business sponsors for the spring soccer season. With information on how your business can become a sponsor, here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman… There are six sponsorship packages available starting at $100 to help raise money for players and tournaments as

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JOINT HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC CONCERT IN YUCCA VALLEY TONIGHT

The 15th anniversary combined concert featuring the Twentynine Palms High School and the Yucca Valley High School music departments is tonight (March 15). The joint concert will feature the Yucca Valley High School jazz band and concert choir, and both schools’ select choirs, and symphonic bands. The concert is set

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat boys’ and girls’ swim teams beat the Apple Valley Sun Devils Wednesday at home. The boys won 110 to 64, and the girls won 112 to 57.

Coach Michelle Minatrea-Teo said the teams have been practicing hard, and it shows.

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TO PARTICIPATE IN WALKOUT TO SUPPORT GUN REFORM

Yucca Valley High School will be one of hundreds of schools across the country that will take part in a 17-minute-long walkout. Here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman with more…

Today at 10 a.m., many students and teachers nationwide will walk out of their schools for 17 minutes. The walkout is both

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JUDGE RULES JOSHUA TREE HOMELESS COUPLE MAY VISIT THEIR CHILDREN

Daniel Panico and Mona Kirk greet their lawyers, Elizabeth Crabtree, and Michael Kennedy, in court in Joshua Tree Tuesday morning.

A couple accused of abusing their children by being homeless appeared again yesterday at San Bernardino County Superior Court in Joshua Tree. Reporter David Haldane was there, and filed

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JOSHUA TREE MAN TRIES TO HIT DEPUTY KEEPING HIM FROM WALKING INTO TRAFFIC

A Joshua Tree man who kept walking out into traffic on the highway was arrested Monday night, after he tried to slug a Sheriff’s deputy who tried to stop him. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the intersection of Highway 62 and Whitefeather Road about 10:45 p.m.

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FELON FOUND WITH STOLEN HANDGUN

A suspect in a stolen vehicle case was arrested Monday after he was found with a stolen firearm. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy was investigating a vehicle that had been stolen from an area near Lear Avenue and Mesa Verde Road in Twentynine Palms. During the investigation, Jeremy

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JOHNSON VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF BURGLARIZING HIS NEIGHBOR

A Johnson Valley man was arrested Sunday, accused of burglarizing his neighbor. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 51800 block of Cholla Road in Johnson Valley called deputies about3 p.m. Friday to report that someone had cut the lock on his driveway gate and entered his property.

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