BUNCO AT THE EAGLES SATURDAY

The Eagles Auxiliary of Twentynine Palms will host an afternoon of bunco Saturday, October 14, at the Eagles Aerie, 67330 Twentynine Palms Highway. The event will start at noon with a lunch of baked ham, sides, salads, breads, and dessert followed by six games of bunco. There will be prizes,

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YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CENTER SING-A-LONG AND ICE CREAM SOCIAL TOMORROW

Tomorrow is the second Wednesday sing-along and ice cream social at the Yucca Valley Senior Center. Come join Cat Cohen at 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Club. There will be songs from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. All ages are welcome and this is a free

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets tomorrow and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Helen Gray Education Center located on the campus of the Hi Desert

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NEW OBSTACLE FOR CADIZ WATER PROJECT

The Cadiz water project—a plan to pump water from a desert aquifer and sell it to a water agency in Orange County—has hit another obstacle. Last month, the State Lands Commission sent a letter to Cadiz saying that Cadiz’s route to pipe the water to the Santa Margarita Water District

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COLD STONE CREAMERY COMING TO TWENTYNINE PALMS

It’s official, not only will Starbucks be coming to downtown Twentynine Palms, but so will a Cold Stone Creamery ice cream parlor. City manager Frank Luckino said that the ice cream parlor will go in the old AutoZone business on Adobe Road, between the 7-11 convenience store and McDonalds. A

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AUDITIONS TONIGHT FOR “MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS”

The family musical “Meet Me in St. Louis” is based on the 1944 heartwarming film of the same name. Director Kathryn Ferguson is holding open auditions at Theatre 29 tonight. With the list of roles available here’s Rebecca Havely…

Auditions will be held tonight, October 9, at 6:30 p.m. on

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THREE INJURED IN OFF-ROAD VEHICLE ROLLOVER CRASH SATURDAY

Three people were injured when their off-road vehicle overturned in Johnson Valley. About 5:40 p.m. Saturday, a rock-crawler-type vehicle rolled over in the Means Dry Lake off-highway vehicle area. Although the roll-over happened near the Desert Run fundraising event, it was not a part of it. County Fire Battalion Chief

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW

With roots going back to the 1940s, the Twentynine Palms Historical Society’s annual Weed Show at the Old Schoolhouse Museum is as much a part of fall as the cool temperatures. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more…

The Weed Show is one of Twentynine Palms’ oldest and most unique artistic traditions.

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SHERIFF’S STATION ACCEPTING DONATIONS FOR NO-KILL PET SHELTER

The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Department is accepting donations of pet food, cleaning supplies, blankets and other pet-related items for donation to the Morongo Basin no-kill animal shelter in Joshua Tree. The shelter especially needs dry dog and cat food, all kinds of puppy and kitten food, cleaning supplies and pet

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VOTE FOR LOCAL AUTHOR IN LITERARY CONTEST

Z107.7 reporter David Haldane wears several hats. One is represented by the voice you hear regularly delivering local news stories right here. Another is as the author of an award-winning 2015 memoir called Nazis & Nudists. Reporter Rebecca Havely says Haldane’s book is competing for another award…

“Nazis & Nudists,”

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MORONGO BASIN MAC TO MEET TONIGHT

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council meets tonight with highways on its agenda. Specifically, an update by David Matza, the Caltrans Government and Legislative Affairs Liaison, on current Morongo Basin projects including improvements to the Yucca Grade and continuous left turn lanes on Highway 62. Tonight’s meeting gets underway 6:30

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CALTRANS TO PERFORM ROAD WORK ON HIGHWAY 62 THIS WEEK

Caltrans will be performing road work on various parts of Highway 62 this week. Starting today, street sweepers will be cleaning the eastbound lanes of Highway 62 from 7 to 2 between Hoopa Road and Fairway Avenue. On Tuesday and Wednesday, workers will be sealing cracks on westbound lanes from

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TO HOLD LECTURE ON HEART HEALTH

Make plans to attend a lecture tomorrow about heart health, sponsored by the Hi-Desert Medical Center. Reporter Eric Knabe says registration is required for the free presentation…

Physicians from Hi-Desert Medical Center are offering lectures on five key topics to help residents be more informed about their health. Tuesday October

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RETIRED TEACHERS TO HEAR ABOUT ELDER LAW

The next meeting of the Retired Teachers Association will be a presentation on elder law by attorney Michael McGuire. The meeting is set for 10 a.m. Friday, October 13, at the Helen Gray Education Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Lunch is $15 and reservations are required. There is

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LEAVE ONLY FOOTPRINTS, TAKE ONLY PHOTOS

The Joshua Tree National Park has many pieces of the past on its lands. Park Ranger Sarah Jane Pepper says to leave any artifacts where you found them…

Do you keep any mementos from family members who live far away or are deceased? Sometimes simple, everyday items have special meanings

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM REMAINS UNDEFEATED; WINS HOMECOMING 70 TO 8

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team remains undefeated, as it beat Desert Mirage High School during Yucca Valley’s 50th annual homecoming game Friday night, 70 to 8. Senior Lucas Lopez was named the overall player of the game for his five touchdowns (four rushing touchdowns and 1 receiving

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL WINS ITS GAME AGAINST DESERT HOT SPRINGS

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat football team used a 27-point first quarter to defeat the Golden Eagles of Desert Hot Springs 62-40. Leading 27-7 after the first quarter, the Wildcats finished the game with one of the best offensive totals in the past 20 seasons. Twentynine Palms scored nine

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OPEN AUDITIONS AT THEATRE 29 FOR MUSICAL “MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS”

The family musical “Meet Me In St. Louis” is based on the 1944 heartwarming film of the same name. Director Kathryn Ferguson is holding open auditions at Theatre 29. With the list of roles available here’s Rebecca Havely…

Auditions are October 9 at 6:30 p.m. on the Theatre 29 mainstage.

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MUNICIPAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council meets Monday with highways on its agenda. Specifically, an update by David Matza, the Caltrans Government and Legislative Affairs Liaison, on current Morongo Basin projects including improvements to the Yucca Grade and continuous left turn lanes on Highway 62. Monday’s meeting gets underway 6:30

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TIPS FOR JOGGING SAFELY

Many people enjoy jogging or running, but if they’re not careful, they can be victimized by criminals. Runners or joggers are often so preoccupied with their run that they are not paying attention to their surroundings or realize what is happening around them. Reporter Eric Knabe offers the following personal

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