JOSHUA WOMAN ACCUSED OF VANDALISM AND BURGLARY

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested Monday, after a resident said she vandalized and burglarized his home. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 6000 block of Outpost Road about 11:20 a.m. when the homeowner said a woman, identified as Michelle Davila, 40, entered his property and caused about $2,000 of

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SHERIFF INVESTIGATING LOCAL ROAD RAGE INCIDENT

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a road rage incident in Yucca Valley Friday. According to a Sheriff’s report, a motorcycle rider crashed into a northbound Subaru car near Terra Vista Drive and Old Woman Springs Road about 1 p.m. Witnesses told deputies that the motorcycle rider threw a punch at

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COURTS AND CLERGY CONFERENCE IN SAN BERNARDINO

Local members of the clergy still have time to sign up for a special conference on courts, kids and the clergy early next month. Reporter Edica Gonzales has details… Members of the clergy are invited to attend a conference in San Bernardino that will focus on courts and children. Judges

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF DEALING DRUGS

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early Monday morning, accused of dealing drugs. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a deputy made a vehicle check about 4:15 a.m. at Old Dale Road and Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms. Inside the car was Colleen Coleman, 50, along with several paper bindles of

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PAROLEE FOUND WITH DRUGS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Sunday, accused of violating the terms of his parole by possessing methamphetamine. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped Frank Chapman, 48, who was riding his bicycle against traffic about 1:30 p.m. near Cactus Drive and El Sol Avenue. The deputy determined that

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY SEES INCREASED SALES TAX REVENUE

Good news for the coffers of the Town of Yucca Valley. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says even before the new one percent sales tax increase has even hit, the town saw a significant increase in revenue from sales tax… The Town of Yucca Valley got some good news about its

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD RECOGNIZES COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS

The Morongo Valley Community Services District met last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there … Last night the Morongo Valley CSD recognized some of those who gave voluntarily to that community. Recipients included Paul and Laurie Geeson and their family for the Lifetime Achievement Award for their many, many years

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TONIGHT’S HI-DESERT WATER MEETING CANCELED

The regular board meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, has been canceled.

JOSHUA BASIN WATER LOOKS AT HOW TO FILL A VACANT SEAT TONIGHT

At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board is expected to consider a single action item in addition to the consent or routine agenda. That item is how to fill the vacant seat left by the recent and untimely passing of Director Victoria Fuller. The choice is

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JOSHUA TREE MAN TAKES MEDALS AT U.S. OPEN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP

A Joshua Tree man has taken two medals home from the U.S. Open Karate championship last weekend. ME Wilson Sr. won the Silver in World competition in October of 2016. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has the kudos… In only his second competition, a Joshua Tree man won bronze in two

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HEALING CIRCLE TONIGHT AT RAINBOW STEW

Rainbow Stew will hold an energy healing circle on Wednesday, April 19. The healing circle is open to the public and no appointment is necessary. The event is free, although donations are acceptable. In addition, Rainbow Stew will hold late night shopping. The healing circle will be held between 6

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILD ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Friday morning, after his wife said he hit her and their baby. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman called just after 1 a.m. to say that she and her husband, Dezell Carroll, 27, had been arguing in the 71600 block of Cactus

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER THREATENING TO KILL HIS BROTHERS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Saturday, accused of threatening to kill his brothers. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 6300 block of Balboa Avenue about 4:15 p.m. because Eric Baez, 41, was violating a restraining order that prohibited him from contacting his family there. However,

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK: THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT

Seems there’s an app for everything nowadays, the latest is from Joshua Tree National Park. It includes an essentials and a nature guide for visitors. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says that’s not all… The apps aims to help visitors get the most from their visit. It includes “The essentials guide,” which

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MAN WHO LED DEPUTIES IN CHASE FOUND HIDING IN A BATHROOM

A Twentynine Palms man suspected of leading a deputy in a pursuit in a stolen vehicle was found hiding in a bathroom. The Sheriff’s Department said Deputy Jason Jimenez attempted to stop a gray Nissan Altima about 1:22 a.m. Sunday morning near Mesquite Avenue and Gorgonio Drive in Twentynine Palms

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man who has been convicted of battery, elder abuse, drug possession, and grand theft auto was arrested Saturday, accused of choking his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, a witness spotted Brandon Koenig, 24, pinning a woman against a telephone pole and choking her about 6:30 p.m.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF VANDALIZING EX-BOYFRIENDS CAR

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Saturday night, accused of breaking windows of her ex’s house and car. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 73300 block of Sunnyvale Drive in Twentynine Palms about 11:45 for a report that a woman, later identified as Shaniqua Frazier, 28,

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SIGN UP NOW FOR PARK-TO-PARK BIKE RIDE

The City of Twentynine Palms, in conjunction with the Joshua Tree National Park and the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, is sponsoring the first annual Park-to-Park Bike Ride and Earth Day educational fair. Kirby Davis has all the details… Attention bicycle enthusiasts, mark your calendar for April 29 for

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETING SET FOR TONIGHT CANCELLED

The Yucca Valley Town Council has cancelled its regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 18, due to a lack of an agenda. The next meeting is set for May 2.

TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION LOOKS AT MOVING AND FLASHING SIGNS

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meets tonight in regular session. The commission will choose a new chair and vice-chair. After an opportunity for public comments, the commission will hold a public hearing on sign regulations for temporary events and moving or flashing signs. The meeting will end in a study

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