THEATRE 29 SPECIAL PRESENTATION CANCELLED

Theatre 29 announces a cancellation of a special presentation. With the details, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… Due to health challenges of a key production staff member, Theatre 29 must cancel the special presentation of the drama “Rashoman.” The event was previously scheduled to run from June 16 through June 25.

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VENDORS SOUGHT FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH STREET MARKET

The United Methodist Church of 29 Palms at 6250 Mesquite Springs Road, is looking for vendors for their street market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 3. Some of the items on sale will be a sink and cabinet, a wool rug, scrapbooking/cardmaking supplies, bicycles, children’s chairs

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YUCCA VALLEY OFFERING LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION COURSE

The Town of Yucca Valley is offering an opportunity for you to get certified as a lifeguard. Reporter Kirby Davis tells you how to sign-up… Registration is underway for the Town of Yucca Valley Lifeguard Certification Course. To enroll, participants must be at least 15 years old before the last

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley boys’ Trojan tennis team will travel away to Twentynine Palms High School to play the Wildcats. First serve is at 3:15 p.m.

CALTRANS WARNS OF HEAVY TRAFFIC ON I-10 THIS WEEKEND

Caltrans is advising motorists to expect heavy traffic delays this weekend due to the Coachella music festival in Indio. Traffic delays are expected on Interstate 10 from Beaumont to Indio from Friday, April 21, through Monday, April 24. Motorists are urged to avoid traveling I-10 Friday through Monday night. If

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CONTROLLED BURN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Most residents of rural areas are accustomed to seeing occasional “controlled burns” of unwanted brush and plant life. What’s not usually included, however, are buildings. Reporter David Haldane says that’s about to change… If you happen to see smoke in Twentynine Palms this week, don’t be alarmed; it’s just the

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FOOD PROGRAM GOES INDIAN

Keeping up with the best ways to grow, store and cook fresh food is an ongoing process. One local group works to spread the word about eating healthy, and developing nutritious habits. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us how you can get involved … The Joshua Tree Local Food Program invites

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BLUE JEAN BALL FUNDRAISER AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

Put on your favorite pair of jeans and get ready to dance. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation the 29 Palms Art Gallery Blue Jean Ball… The 29 Palms Art Gallery will celebrate its 65th anniversary with its biggest fundraiser of the year, the Blue Jean Ball. The event

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley boys’ Trojan tennis team will travel away to Twentynine Palms High School to play the Wildcats. First serve is at 3:15 p.m.

TWO LANDERS MEN ARRESTED FOLLOWING WARRANT SEARCH THURSDAY

Two Landers men were arrested Thursday during the service of a search warrant in Landers. About 1 p.m.deputies went to the 2200 block of Tori Lane where they found James Shovey, 53, and Ethan Wichita, also 53. During the search, deputies found suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. James Shovey was

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JOSHUA TREE LOCAL FOOD PROGRAM

If you like good food and good people, Edica Gonzalez says make time for the Joshua Tree Local Food Program … This month, the free Joshua Tree Local Food Program celebrates Indian cuisine at the all-vegetarian community dinner and produce giveaway. You’re invited this Sunday, April 23 from 5 to

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JOSHUA TREE ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL MOVES TO SUNDAYS

The Joshua Tree Farmers Market, with its arts and crafts vendors, is so popular that founder Lori Herbel has decided to give the arts and crafts vendors their own market. Starting Sunday, April 23, vendors selling hand-made arts and crafts will be at Turtle Island in downtown Joshua Tree from

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CLASS WARFARE CONSIDERED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

The next topic to be discussed at Lifetree Café is class warfare. Here with more is reporter Kirby Davis… Societal class equality at home and abroad will be explored at Lifetree Café on Sunday, April 23 at 4 p.m. The free program, titled “Class Warfare: The Unending Struggle for Equality,”

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DESERT-WISE LANDSCAPE TOUR

Drought-tolerant landscaping and energy efficient homes are the focus of the upcoming seventh annual Desert-Wise Landscape Tour. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says get tickets now… Now in its seventh year, the Morongo Basin Conservation Association’s Desert-Wise Landscape Tour has become a de facto right of Spring. The popular, self-guided tour, has

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TWO CONCERTS AT HARRISON HOUSE IN JOSHUA TREE

Two concerts are planned at Harrison House in Joshua Tree. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… Three prominent musicians from San Francisco will give a performance at Harrison House in Joshua Tree tonight. Emil Miland on cello, Meredith Clark on harp, and singer Ann Moss will perform Saturday, April

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NEW LOCATION FOR SQUARE DANCING

The Star Twirlers Square Dance club has found a new place to hold its dances. Its new location is at the Evangelical Free Church on Mohawk Trail in Yucca Valley. Its next dance on tonight, Saturday, April 22, and will be a picnic theme. Line dance will start at 7

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COMMUNITY CONCERT FEATURES A TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA

A Yucca Valley church will feature a tribute to “Ol’ Blue Eyes” tomorrow. Kirby Davis invites you to the community concert… The Community Concert Series at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will present A Tribute to Frank Sinatra Sunday, April 23, at 2:30 p.m. Former Las Vegas entertainer Tommy Hernandez will

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STAR PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, April 22. The event begins at 8:15 p.m. and will end about 11:30 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Jupiter is quite bright and its colorful clouds

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LYRID METEOR SHOWER THIS WEEKEND

The Lyrid meteor shower peaks this week, with meteors visible through April 25. While the Lyrids are not the strongest meteor shower, some meteors may occasionally reach fireball intensity. The showers emanate from the constellation of Lyra; its principal star, Vega, is the third brightest star in the northern hemisphere.

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EARTH DAY CELEBRATION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Saturday is the annual Earth Day event at the Yucca Valley Community Center Complex from 9-2. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the celebration is a hugely popular, family-friendly event…… Celebrate Earth Day during a festival filled with activities, entertainment, and demonstrations in Yucca Valley Saturday. Local experts will give demonstrations

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