MAN INJURED IN DIRT BIKE CRASH IN MORONGO VALLEY SUNDAY NIGHT

A man was hospitalized following a dirt bike crash in Morongo Valley late Sunday night. About 11:30 p.m., Morongo Valley firefighters were called to Breezeway at the Little Morongo wash. The man had been riding his dirt bike on Breezeway when he came upon the wash unexpectedly and was unable

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COUNTY UPGRADES JURY WEBSITE

The San Bernardino County Superior Court system has updated its juror website. The new website allows those who are summoned for jury duty to defer jury service up to 90 days; fill out their juror questionnaire online; receive updates regarding reporting status by phone, text, or email; check juror status;

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will hold a distribution of federal surplus food from 9 to 11, Tuesday, September 20, at the Twentynine Palms Community Food Pantry, 6450 Stardune Avenue.

AUDITIONS FOR “A CHRISTMAS STORY” AT THEATRE 29 TONIGHT

Auditions for Theatre 29’s final show of the season “A Christmas Story” are tonight. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the cast break down… Auditions are tonight Monday, September 19 at 6 p.m. on the Theatre 29 mainstage at 73637 Sullivan Road in Twentynine Palms. The hilarious comedy, “A Christmas Story” follows

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS TODAY

There will be lots to discuss at today’s meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council. The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan Record of Decision and renewable energy development will be discussed, as well as reactions to the workshop in Johnson Valley last week. In addition, the relocation of tortoises by

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RELIGIOUS SERVICES FOR JEWISH HIGH HOLY DAYS PLANNED

Religious services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and for Yom Kippur, will be held in Desert Hot Springs, at Mission Lakes Country Club. The Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and Desert Area is sponsoring these observances during the High Holy Days. Admission is free to Jewish residents of

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BOOSTER CLUB FORMING FOR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BASKETBALL PROGRAM

Inter-Collegiate College Basketball is coming to Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says a booster’s club is being formed… An extracurricular athletic program has long been anticipated at Copper Mountain College. Now the College’s Foundation has announced plans to launch inter-collegiate Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams next fall. In a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT QUALIFIES FOR NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

A Twentynine Palms High School senior is one of 16,000 semi-finalists nationwide who qualified for the National Merit Scholarship program. Joshua Elmer is one of 1.5 million students from 22,000 schools who took this assessment in the fall of 2015. He now has the opportunity to advance to become a

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School varsity Trojans football team came away with an impressive Homecoming victory over Western Christian on Friday under the lights. The Trojans dominated with a final score of 85-0 with Elijah Lynch starting as quarterback and Jake Moore finishing. This win improved their record to an

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Sara Snyder has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday.

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RACE OF THE CENTURY 2016 MOTORCYCLE RACE TO STOP IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Race of the Century—a cross-country motorcycle race featuring motorcycles that are at least 100 years old—will be making a stop in Twentynine Palms Saturday. Managing editor Tami Roleff says, “kick stands up”… Only 100 riders, whose motorcycles were manufactured in 1916 or earlier, will be riding 3,400 miles across

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LIONS CLUB COLLECTING EYEGLASSES

In just about any home, one can find a pair of eyeglasses that are no longer being used. That same pair of eyeglasses can change another person’s life. Sara Snyder explains how you can help… Imagine if you could help a child read, or an adult succeed in his or

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REPUBLICANS MEET MONDAY

At the September 19 dinner meeting of the Morongo Basin Republicans, the featured speaker will be David Rhee, who will speak on “What Evangelical Christians have at stake in the 2016 election.” The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at Evangelical Free Church next to Desert Christ Park on Mohawk Trail

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AUDITIONS FOR “A CHRISTMAS STORY” AT THEATRE 29 MONDAY

Auditions for Theatre 29’s final show of the season, “A Christmas Story,” are set for Monday. The hit comedy, will be cast by director Eric Ross, who has pre-cast the roles of the Mother, Father, and Teacher, but still has many roles available, including adult Ralphie, 20 to 40, and

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HOME ENERGY WORKSHOP IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY  

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free home energy education workshop Monday, September 19. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held 9:30 to 3:30 at Reach Out, 7255 Joshua Lane, Suite C in Yucca Valley. Call 909-723-1500 for an appointment.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School volleyball team will host West Shores High School from Salton City. First serve is at 4:30 p.m.

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPO THIS WEEKEND

The fourth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Expo starts Saturday morning with an art fair on the lawn at the 29 Palms Inn, and an opening reception at the 29 Palms Art Gallery Saturday evening. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The fourth annual Joshua Tree National Park

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SUNDAY MATINEE FOR THEATRE 29’S “THE SECRET GARDEN”

Based on the beloved Frances Hodgson Burnett novel, “The Secret Garden” is set in 1905 India. It tells the story of young Mary Lennox who— after the sudden death of her parent—is sent to live with an unknown uncle at the bleak Misselthwaite Manor in England. She finds solace in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHURCH TO HOLD ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Apostolic Lighthouse Assembly Church in Twentynine Palms will celebrate its eighth anniversary Sunday, September 18, and the public is invited to a free picnic. The event starts at 1 p.m. at the church, 6450 Stardune Avenue, and then will move to Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms. All food is free.

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE RECRUITING FOR SPORTS BOOSTER CLUB

Copper Mountain College is seeking support for a sports booster club. Reporter Mike Lipsitz shares how you can become one of 100 charter members… An extracurricular athletic program has long been anticipated at Copper Mountain College. Now the College’s Foundation has announced plans to launch inter-collegiate Men’s and Women’s Basketball

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