SKY’S THE LIMIT SKY PARTY TOMORROW NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, May 7. The event begins at 9 p.m. and will end about 12:30 a.m. Volunteers will set up manual and battery-operated telescopes and guests may use them or bring their own. The spring sky is

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COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA BREAKFAST TOMORROW MORNING

The First Saturday Breakfast will be held this Saturday, May 7, at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Association, located at 65336 Winters Road in north Joshua Tree. All your breakfast favorites will be prepared and served by your favorite volunteers from 8 am to 11 am. The best breakfast ever

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TAKE A HIKE WITH JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK’S SUPERINTENDENT TOMORROW

The hike up Quail Mountain with Joshua Tree National Park superintendent David Smith, originally set for Saturday, April 30, has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 7. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the hike is part of the National Park Service’s centennial celebration… The National Park Service turns 100 years old

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FREE HOME ENERGY WORKSHOP MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County is holding a free home energy education workshop Monday, May 9. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held at Methodist Community Church, 6213 East Parkway, in Joshua Tree, from 9:30 to 3:30. Call 909-723-1500 for an appointment.

STUDENT ART SHOW AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The 2016 Student Art Showcase is currently on display at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. Reporter David Knutson has your invitation… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents its annual Student Art Show on display through June 4. This exhibit showcases the finest work from Copper Mountain College and Yucca

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING AT LUCKIE PARK IN MAY, CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE IN JUNE

Food for Life will be serving meals at Luckie Park, in Twentynine Palms through the month of May. Meals will be served from noon to 2 p.m. Deliveries will continue to be made to shut-ins. As of June 4, Food for Life will be cooking and serving meals from Church

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29 PALMS FILM FESTIVAL TO FEATURE PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Managing editor Tami Roleff says there is more to the film festival than just watching movies… The Twentynine Palms Military Film Festival, set for May 13 through May 15, will feature panel discussions with war veterans, screenplay writers, and Hollywood producers and agents. On Saturday, May 14, Z107.7’s Gary Daigneault

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE PROVIDING LOW COST PETS SERVICES IN MAY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in May for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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VFW MENU FOR THIS WEEKEND

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will be serving up a fish and shrimp dinner with coleslaw and fries tonight from 4:30 to 6:30. A special Mother’s Day breakfast on Sunday includes chicken fried steak along with other menu items from 8 to 11. And don’t forget

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KEITH URBAN TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

The free, live at the rock concert series continues at Tortoise Rock Casino with “Urban Skies”. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely with more… Friday May 6 at 8 p.m. raise ‘em up for “Urban Skies” and their tribute performance to Keith Urban. Enjoy a free live concert under a starry desert

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THREE LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL GOLFERS MAKE CIF CHAMPIONSHIPS

The DeAnza League champion Twentynine Palms Wildcats golf team capped off a successful season at the De Anza league finals yesterday in Desert Hot Springs. The top 20 finishers from the first day of the tournament competed for individual honors with the top four finishers moving to the CIF individual

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IN ABOUT A MONTH, YOU WILL HAVE TO BE 21 TO BUY TOBACCO PRODUCTS, MILITARY EXCLUDED

In five weeks, you will have to be 21 to buy tobacco products. Wednesday, the governor of California signed a bill that raises the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21, effective June 9. The bill includes an exemption for active duty

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YOUTH IN ARTS PROJECT PAINTING TWENTYNINE PALMS DOWNTOWN UTILITY BOXES

A unique public arts project is taking place in downtown Twentynine Palms. Reporter David Haldane say local high school students are focusing on beautifying utility boxes… You see them gathering at 2:30 p.m., a bunch of teenagers that you’d expect would be home drinking cold Coca Colas after school. Instead,

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK UNVEILS NEW MURAL

Joshua Tree National Park has unveiled a new mural at its Joshua Tree Visitor Center. The mural, painted by Maryland artist Robert Hynes, illustrates the creatures that lived in and around the national park thousands of years ago. Some of the animals depicted include the mammoths, camels, ground sloths, and

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WARMER WEATHER BRINGING SEASONAL CLOSURES TO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

With the hot summer weather right around the corner, Joshua Tree National Park will soon be implementing its seasonal closures at the end of May. Park Ranger Pam Tripp joins us… As the hot summer months approach, the demand for campsites at Joshua Tree National Park decreases, allowing certain campgrounds

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CONTEMPORARY NATIVE AMERICAN ART SHOW RECEPTION AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold an opening reception Saturday for its special exhibit: Sand to Snow: Contemporary Native American Art in Joshua Tree. The reception opens at 5 p.m. for artists Cara Romero, Gerald Clarke Junior, and Lewis DeSoto. The artists will give a brief talk at 6

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JOSHUA TREE ROTARY “BIKE 4 SHOES” PROVIDING SHOES FOR KIDS IN NEED

The Joshua Tree Rotary club is holding its 16th annual Bike 4 Shoes bike ride May 14. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the event has changed things up a bit… During this year’s annual Bike 4 Shoes bike ride, set for Saturday, May 14, riders will have the option of

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WONDER VALLEY COMMUNITY MEETING SET FOR MONDAY

The public is invited to a community meeting in Wonder Valley Monday morning. On the agenda is a discussion of neighborhood watch, illegal dumping, and updates on fire service, food programs, and Amboy Road repairs. The meeting is set for 9 a.m. at the Community Center on Amboy Road.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CHURCH TO HOLD RUMMAGE SALE

Desert Congregational Church will hold a rummage sale Friday and Saturday from 8 to 3 a.m. The church is located at Sunrise Road at Two Mile Road in Twentynine Palms.

CINCO DE MAYO PARTY SATURDAY IN JOHNSON VALLEY

It’s a Cinco de Mayo Party in Johnson Valley this Saturday. Reporter David Knutson gets out his piñata… Everyone is invited to join the festivities at the Johnson Valley Community Center to celebrate Cinco De Mayo on Saturday, May 7. Admission is only $10 per person which includes food, a

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