YUCCA VALLEY LIGHT PARADE TONIGHT

Get ready to “Light up the World” tonight at the 20th annual Festival of Lights parade. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details on how the see our Basin’s best and brightest parade entrees…

“Light up the World;” that’s the theme of this year’s Festival of Lights Parade this Saturday, December 9

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JAZZ CONCERT TONIGHT DURING JOSHUA TREE ART CRAWL

The Joshua Tree Jazz Band will hold a concert tonight, December 9, during the Second Saturday Art Crawl. The concert will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. behind Zannedelions Boutique at 61877 29 Palms Highway in Joshua Tree. There will be a no host bar and munchies available. The

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HI-DESERT CHORUS WINTER CONCERT

Come listen to the sounds of the season this weekend with the Hi-Desert Chorus. Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation…

The Hi-Desert Chorus is again presenting its annual “Sounds of the Season” concert. The choral concert is scheduled for two performances this weekend at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, December

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KIM CLEMENTS ART ON DISPLAY AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH

Kim Clements, a photographer and painter, will have her art on display at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church through January 10. Clements, an award-winning artist, enjoys conveying the beauty of desert animals, as well as the desert landscape and fauna through both her photography and watercolor paintings. Desert Hills Presbyterian Church

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EVENING WITH THE COSMOS AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center in Twentynine Palms will hold a star party tonight from 5:30 to 9 p.m. December is a great time to view the night sky as several of the brightest constellations stand out against the rich star fields of the winter Milky Way. The

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LIFETREE CAFÉ DISCUSSION ON HOMELESS CHILDREN

The impact of homelessness on children will be explored at Lifetree Café tomorrow, December 10, at 4 p.m. Reporter Eric Knabe has the details…

The program, titled “Children with No Place to Call Home: Helping Kids in Crisis,” features a filmed interview with Jennifer Herrera, director of the Colfax Community

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“THE SAME, BUT DIFFERENT” ART RECEPTION AT RAINBOW STEW SUNDAY

Rainbow Stew will hold an artists’ reception for its current show, “The Same, but Different.” The idea behind “The Same, but Different” is to show the same object depicted by different artists. Visitors can meet the artists from 1:00 until 3:00 tomorrow, December 10. Light refreshments will be available. The

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OPENING RECEPTION AT GALLERY 62

Gallery 62 Art Gallery will hold an opening reception tonight for its newest exhibition, High Desert Holidays. The show will feature the artwork of dozens of artists with a variety of work priced at under $100. Signature artists are Valerie Davis with wands, jewelry, and paintings, and Laurie Shafer with

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“MEET ME IN ST LOUIS” LIVE ON STAGE AT THEATRE 29

The beloved classic musical, “Meet Me in St. Louis,” continues its run at Theatre 29. With more, here’s Rebecca Havely…

The musical “Meet Me in St. Louis”—based on the classic film of the same name—is filled with songs you know and love like, “The Boy Next Door,” “The Trolley Song,”

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER VEHICLE AND FOOT CHASE

A Joshua Tree man is accused of transporting drugs and was arrested Wednesday, following a short vehicle and foot pursuit. A Sheriff’s report says deputies from the Yucca Valley Multiple Enforcement Team attempted a traffic stop on a gray Dodge Ram truck at the intersection of El Reposo Circle and

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MAN ARRESTED AFTER SELLING STOLEN ITEMS TO THEIR RIGHTFUL OWNER

Sheriff’s officials say a man was arrested after he attempted to sell stolen video games—to their real owner. Richard Heck, 53, was arrested Wednesday night for possession of stolen property, according to Sheriff’s records. On October 7, Darryl Elliott of the 6800 block of Pine Avenue in Twentynine Palms reported

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SUSPICIOUS CAR FIRE WEDNESDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a suspicious car fire in Twentynine Palms Wednesday. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, firefighters were called to the 70800 block of 29 Palms Highway, near the Elks Lodge, about 8:30 p.m. for a car fire. When firefighters arrived, the car was fully

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THE FATE OF THE FORMER JOSHUA TREE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STILL IN LIMBO

The ownership dispute between the State of California and the Morongo Unified School District regarding the old Joshua Tree Elementary school property and building is still pending. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has the details…

A new Elementary school had to be built in Joshua Tree since a portion of the old

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YUCCA VALLEY REQUESTS DEMOGRAPHIC STUDY IN RESPONSE TO ELECTION DEMAND

Like the City of Twentynine Palms and the Morongo Unified School District, and dozens of other government agencies around the state, the Town of Yucca Valley recently received a letter from a Los Angeles lawyer alleging the Town was in violation of the California Voting Rights Act because the town’s

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20TH ANNUAL LIGHT PARADE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Get ready to “Light up the World” this Saturday at the 20th annual Festival of Lights parade. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details on how the see our Basin’s best and brightest parade entrees…

“Light up the World;” that’s the theme of this year’s Festival of Lights Parade this Saturday, December

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, December 9, at Vons in Yucca Valley from noon to 5 p.m. Donors with O-negative blood are especially needed. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers donors free cholesterol screening and a mini physical with every blood donation. For

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HEALTHCARE DISTRICT BOARD DONATES PUBLIC FUNDS TO A PRIVATE CHARITY

The Morongo Basin Healthcare District Board of Directors met in regular session last night, with a resolution to donate district funds to Mara’s Christmas Wish project. Reporter Eric Knabe has the highlights…

The resolution broke into a lengthy discussion before its vote.

Originally, Secretary Joe Sullivan felt the proposed amount

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JOSHUA TREE JAZZ BAND IN CONCERT TOMORROW NIGHT

The Joshua Tree Jazz Band will hold a concert Saturday, December 9, during the Second Saturday Art Crawl. The concert will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. in back of Zannedelions Boutique at 61877 29 Palms Highway in Joshua Tree. There will be a no host bar and munchies

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ART COLONY OF MORONGO VALLEY NEEDS CHILDREN’S ART SUBMISSIONS TOMORROW

The Art Colony of Morongo Valley will be having a children’s art show in their gallery in Covington Park in Morongo Valley for the rest of the month of December. Submissions for this judged art show must be brought in this Saturday at the Art Colony’s gallery between the hours

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PURIFOY MUSEUM ADDS ADDITIONAL TOUR DATE

Take a little holiday time to re-energize and stimulate your senses at the Noah Purifoy Outdoor Art Museum. A docent-guided tour will be offered at his outdoor art installation. These tours have been filling up quickly. With details on how to sign up, here’s reporter Tanisha Cureton…

Last month’s tours

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