TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD MEETS IN ROUTINE SESSION TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District hold its regular monthly board meeting tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what to expect … It looks to be a fairly routine meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District tonight. The board meets at 6 p.m. for the likely approval of noncontroversial items on

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DISABLED AMERICAN VETERAN’S AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Representatives from the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization will be on the Copper Mountain College main campus tomorrow and the first and third Thursday of each month. Veterans who need assistance to file benefit claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs are urged to stop at the Office of Student

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MORONGO UNIFIED SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORS MEET TOMORROW

The Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) of Morongo Unified School District is holding a meeting of the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) on Thursday, September 21 from noon to 1 p.m. at Joshua Tree Elementary School. The CAC consists of teachers, parents, school staff and community members concerned with the

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TALENT SHOW TOMORROW TO BENEFIT MIRACLE EAR FOUNDATION

A Talent show tomorrow night will benefit the Miracle Ear Foundation. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The Morongo Basin is filled with talented performers, and you can watch some of them during a talent show to benefit the Miracle Ear Foundation. The talent show is at 6 p.m.

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MANE STREET STAMPEDE WILD WEST SHOW IN PIONEERTOWN SATURDAY

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show performs this Saturday, September 23 on Mane Street at the Pioneer Bowl at 2:30 p.m. sharp in Pioneertown. Shows are free to the public. Come join the fun in the 70 degree weather. For more information call 760-366-3333 and ask for Paden. The

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HEALING CIRCLE AT RAINBOW STEW TONIGHT

Rainbow Stew will hold an energy healing circle on Wednesday, September 20. The healing circle is open to the public and no appointment is necessary. The event is free, although donations are acceptable. The healing circle will be held between 6 and 8:45 p.m. Rainbow Stew is located on the

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CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR MARA CANTELO SET FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

A Celebration of Life is set for Mara Cantelo, founder of the annual “Tender Loving Christmas” event. Rebecca Havely has the service details… A life so beautifully lived deserves to be beautifully remembered. All are welcome to attend the service, “Christmas in September.” To honor her favorite time of year,

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TAKES UP SHORT-TERM VACATION RENTALS TONIGHT

At the last Yucca Valley Town Council meeting, the council voted to sell an easement to the Hi-Desert Water District for $28,000. Managing editor Tami Roleff says at tonight’s meeting, the council will reconsider the issue, among other items…

At tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING ON TOURISM MARKETING TONIGHT

Missing the legal requirement to put out a public notice by 24 minutes, the Twentynine Palms Tourism Business Improvement District called a special session for 4 p.m. this afternoon at City Hall. The meeting will focus on tourism and marketing with a review of the City’s Tourism marketing plan for

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD MEETS, COVINGTON PARK MAINTENANCE ON THE AGENDA

(Do you) know what tree trimming, soft ball, and seismic monitoring all have in common? They’re all up for discussion at tonight’s 7 p.m. meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District or CSD. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… It’s been five years since an arborist gave the more than

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TWO CANDIDATES PREPARE TO RUN AGAINST CHAD MAYES FOR STATE ASSEMBLY

Two potential candidates are preparing to challenge California Republican Assembly member Chad Mayes of Yucca Valley in the June 2018 primary. Gary Jeandron, former Palm Springs Police Chief, has been seeking the support of local GOP organizers, He’s expected to officially announce his campaign today. Jeandron is the second person

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER CONSIDERS A NEW HIRE TONIGHT

Consideration of a new hire is on the agenda at tonight’s special meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency. Reporter Mike Lipsitz joins us again, with has details… The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors convenes in special session at 6 p.m. tonight. Tonight’s meeting is in place of

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PARIS JACKSON VISITS JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Paris Jackson was in our Morongo Basin last week. Thursday, she shared a series of clips on her Instagram account documenting a road trip she took to Joshua Tree. The daughter of the late Michael Jackson, 19, reveled in the all-natural surroundings of boulders, brush and desert as she said

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THEATER 29 IMPROV SHOW THIS SATURDAY

Wildly enthusiastic audiences are clamoring for more, more, more from The Baker’s Dozen, Improv Troupe at Theatre 29. Their next performance, “School Glaze” is all set for this Saturday evening; with more here’s Rebecca Havely…

“School Glaze” is the theme for the next Baker’s Dozen performance. September 23 at 7

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF METHAMPHETAMINE SALES

Sheriff Deputies arrested a 26-year-old Yucca Valley man late Sunday afternoon for suspected felony possession of methamphetamine for sale. Joel Minasian was stopped at Paxton and Fortuna Avenue in Yucca Valley and was found to have outstanding warrants. A search revealed a quantity of suspected methamphetamine and paraphernalia. After investigation.

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LECTURE ON ACCESS TO PUBLIC LANDS THURSDAY

The Morongo Basin is surrounded by public lands: Joshua Tree National Park, the Sand to Snow and Mojave Trails National Monuments, Bureau of Land Management lands, as well as preserves and municipal parks. But some people contend that not everyone has equal access to public lands. Managing editor Tami Roleff

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THREE-SESSION CLASS ON MAKING YOUR CHILD A GOOD EATER STARTS TONIGHT

Is feeding your child more difficult that you thought it would be? Do you have a picky eater? Are you getting into food struggles at the table with your children? Do you want to learn what helps a child be a good eater? Come to Raising Good Eaters with registered

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29 PALMS’ PIONEERS DAYS OLD-TIMERS AND MILITARY GRAND MARSHALL’S NAMED

In Twentynine Palms, the 2017 Pioneer Days Old Timers of the Year, Ann Congdon and Cheryl Erickson have been announced. The ‘old timers’ will join this year’s Grand Marshals (Ret.) Col. Owen and Audrey Gillick and Military Grand Marshals Col. Charlie and Lt. Cmdr. Mary Kay Sherry in representing the

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPO WINNERS NAMED

Hundreds of people attended Saturday’s gala opening reception at the Twentynine Palms Art Gallery for the fifth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition’s juried art show. Out of 120 artists who submitted 290 entries, 63 artworks were juried into the exhibition. Winners include Linda Brown of Claremont, who received

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THREE-CHAMBER MIXER WEDNESDAY AT JOSHUA TREE COMMUNITY CENTER

Theatre 29 will join with the three Morongo Basin Chambers of Commerce to unveil their highly anticipated 2018 performance season. Theatre 29 will be giving away a pair of season tickets to a lucky attendee. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the details… The six productions of Theatre 29’s 2018 season

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