HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley volleyball team will host Cathedral City High School at home. First serve is at 3:15 p.m. The Twentynine Palms High School volleyball team will host Desert Christian Academy of Bermuda Dunes at home. The match starts at 4:30 p.m. and the Joshua

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WARRANT ARRESTS REVEAL SUSPICIOUS ITEMS

Two people were arrested following a routine traffic stop early Wednesday morning for arrest warrants. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a vehicle at Two Mile Road and Lazy Joe Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 2 a.m. Inside the vehicle, the driver, Ryan Murdock, 41, of Twentynine Palms,

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TWO ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY FOR ALTERED WEAPON

Two Yucca Valley residents were arrested Wednesday afternoon when they were found with a gun that had its serial number filed off. According to a Sheriff’s report, an absentee homeowner in the 58100 block of Pueblo Trail in Yucca Valley asked for a check on her home. When deputies arrived

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BURGLARY SUSPECT ARRESTED FOLLOWING TRAFFIC STOP

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Thursday afternoon, accused of burglary. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy made a traffic stop on a black Dodge Challenger near Sunburst Avenue and East Appian Way in Joshua Tree about 12:30 p.m. Thursday. After giving the deputy several false names, a man

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LOS ANGELES MAN ARRESTED IN JOSHUA TREE ON WARRANT

A Los Angeles man was arrested late Wednesday night, after deputies were called to a Joshua Tree home for a welfare check. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies received a request about 10 p.m. Wednesday to make a welfare check at a home in the 61400 block of La Jolla

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20TH ANNUAL STARRY NIGHTS FESTIVAL IN YUCCA MESA TODAY

The Morongo Basin is known for its dark skies, and the Andromeda Society’s 20th annual Starry Nights Festival will take full advantage of the billions of stars on view. The festival is Saturday, September 10, from noon to midnight, but come early for the pancake breakfast from 8 to 11,

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VFW SPONSORS POKER RUN

The Joshua Tree Veterans are hosting a poker event. Here’s reporter Kirby Davis with the details… The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post $7264 will hold its fourth annual poker run Saturday, September 24. The ride is open to all riders and vehicles. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and

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GALLERY 62 SEPTEMBER EXHIBIT OPENS STARTS TONIGHT

The fall art season has begun. Gallery 62’s September exhibit, Pathways, features works by local artists. The public is invited to attend an opening reception on tonight, Saturday, September 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. during the Joshua Tree Second Saturday Art Walk. Gallery 62 is open Sat from 9

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FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL SATURDAY TO SUPPORT YVHS MUSIC DEPARTMENT

A food and music festival at Yucca Valley’s Golf Course tonight will benefit the Yucca Valley High School music department. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to Hawk’s Landing… It’ll be an evening of music and international delights, all to support the Yucca Valley High School music program. The Joshua

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JOSHUA TREE JAZZ BAND CONCERT TONIGHT

The Joshua Tree Jazz Band will celebrate its fourth anniversary of playing under the stars during the Second Saturday festivities tonight, September 10. The band will play in the Zannedelions Boutique courtyard, 61877 29 Palms Highway, behind the bottle fence, from 7 to 10 p.m. There will be a no

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1976 PLANNING 40TH REUNION

The Yucca Valley High School Class of 1976 will be holding their 40-year reunion on Saturday, September 17 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the Hawk’s Landing Golf Resort in Yucca Valley. The evening will include dinner and dancing, with music provided by the Z107.7 Mobile DJ. All members

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FINAL LINE-UP FOR THIS WEEKEND’S “TASTE OF MORONGO”

This Saturday is the 9th annual “Taste of Morongo Basin” event, giving attendees a chance to taste the best of area restaurants. Reporter Edica Gonzales says the line-up has been set… Come hungry to the ninth annual Taste of Morongo this Saturday, September 10, starting at 6 p.m. at the

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SKY’S THE LIMIT FIRST QUARTER MOON AND SATURN

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, September 10. The event begins at 8 p.m. and will end about midnight, but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights will be a first quarter moon, Mars

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SUNDAY MATINEE FOR THEATRE 29’S “THE SECRET GARDEN”

Based on the beloved Frances Hodgson Burnett novel, “The Secret Garden” is set in 1905 India. It tells the story of young Mary Lennox who— after the sudden death of her parent—is sent to live with an unknown uncle at the bleak Misselthwaite Manor in England. She finds solace in

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EIGHT MEN ARRESTED FOLLOWING MARIJUANA RAIDS IN MORONGO BASIN WEDNESDAY

DEPUTIES RAID EIGHT PROPERTIES, ARREST EIGHT, IN MARIJUANA ERADICATION SWEEP Sheriff’s deputies raided eight properties in Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, and Landers Wednesday, seizing more than 1,800 marijuana plants and arresting eight people. According to Sheriff’s reports, starting about 8:30 a.m., deputies from the specialized Marijuana Enforcement Team went to

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HEMET WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER MURDER OF DESERT HOT SPRINGS WOMAN

A Hemet woman was arrested Wednesday, accused of murdering a 59-year-old Desert Hot Springs woman. According to Desert Hot Springs police, detectives were called to investigate the suspicious death of Chandra Saras in the 64100 block of Mont Blanc Court about 10 a.m. Monday, August 15. Detectives served search warrants

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THREE LOCAL COUNTY COMMUNITY PLAN MEETINGS NEXT WEEK   

San Bernardino County is updating the community plans for several areas in the Morongo Basin. Part of the larger countywide plan, the community plans establish development guidelines, and goals with the aim of creating or maintaining the type of communities that residents there want to see. You might say that

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF THREATENING TO USE STUN GUN ON WOMAN

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday, accused of threatening to use a stun gun on a woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, Joshua Stevens, 35, was arguing with a woman in the 6500 block of Lupine Avenue about 2:30 p.m. The woman went into her bedroom and closed the

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HI-DESERT CHORUS ANNOUNCES NEW CHOIR DIRECTOR

The High Desert Chorus knew it would be a challenge to replace Jeff Lantz as musical director when he stepped down last December, however they have announced their new director. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… The High Desert Chorus has announced that Bill Barrett will return as musical director

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LANDERS ASSOCIATION MEETS TOMORROW

The monthly membership meeting of the Landers Association is this Saturday, September 10, at Belfield Hall just east of the Moose Lodge on Reche Road in Landers. The 3 p.m. business meeting will follow an hour of fellowship and potluck starting at 2 p.m. On the agenda is a brief

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