GALLERY 62 ART RECEPTION IN JOSHUA TREE SATURDAY

Gallery 62 Art Gallery in Joshua Tree will hold an opening reception Saturday, January 13 for its newest exhibition, Elegant Beginnings. The show will feature the artwork of Michael Maxwell, Karan Murphy, Kenneth Heller, Laurie Schafer, and Esther Shaw. The signature artist is Watson. The opening reception is set for

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY REORGANIZES

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society Board of Directors said farewell to one member as it welcomed another during its reorganization last week at the Old Schoolhouse Museum. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the details…

Marilyn Collier, who announced last fall she would not seek another term on the board after

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LOCAL DEMOCRATS MEET SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will have an update on the districting process in the area at its meeting Saturday, January 13. The club will also plan a rally to celebrate the anniversary of the Women’s March. The rally is set for 2 p.m. January 20 at the corner of

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YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY LOOKING FOR LITERACY TUTORS

Do you have a desire to give back to your community? The Yucca Valley Library is looking for tutors for its adult literacy program. Reporter Tanisha Cureton tells you how to start giving back… The Yucca Valley Library is searching for tutors for its adult literacy program. Tutor training sessions

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Copper Mountain College men’s basketball was back in action Wednesday night against a visiting Irvine Valley College team. At the end of regulation, the score was 77-77. Two clutch steals followed by lay ups on back to back possessions sealed the game in overtime for CMC 95-94. Copper Mountain improves

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms boys basketball team opened De Anza League play with a 92-54 win over host Desert Mirage Rams. Coach T.J. Stanford said leading the scoring was Adam Bell with 30 points, including six three-pointers. Brian Thornton had 15 points, Abraham Bell had 11 points, and Jordan Toa pitched

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A CAUTIONARY GREEN LIGHT FOR THEATRE 29 EXPANSION FROM THE CITY COUNCIL

Patrons of Theatre 29 may soon have a few more seats to sit in. Reporter David Haldane attended a meeting last night at which the theater’s future was discussed, and filed this…

The expansion of Theatre 29 got a green light tinged with orange at last night’s Twentynine Palms City

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN SHOT BY DEPUTY MONDAY ACCUSED OF BURGLARIZING HOMES, VEHICLES IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Sheriff’s Department has released more information about the deputy-involved shooting in Yucca Valley Monday morning. According to a press release, several residents called about 7:30 a.m. to report that a man and woman, dressed all in black and carrying a tan blanket, were running through back yards in the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HANDYMAN ARRESTED FOR THEFT FROM HIS CUSTOMER

A Twentynine Palms man, who was hired to perform work on a Joshua Tree home, was arrested a week later for allegedly stealing the home’s security camera. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim hired Adam Aversa, 43, to do stucco work on her home in the 61800 block of

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SCHOOL BOARD SEES PROPOSED DISTRICTS, APPROVES TEACHERS CONTRACT

The Morongo Unified School District board of education met in open session last night. Here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman with the details… The MUSD Board of Education meeting began with a board study session on the new proposed boundaries for trustee areas. President of the National Demographics Corporation Douglas Johnson discussed

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SCHOOL AND COLLEGE BOARDS IN JOINT SESSION TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees and the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will hold a Special Joint Meeting Tomorrow. Reporter Eric Knabe fills us in… The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees and the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will hold a Special Joint

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST BUYS 630 ACRE “JUNIPER CANYON” PROPERTY

Not even two months after the Mojave Desert Land Trust announced it was trying to raise the last $11,000 it needed to buy 630 acres bordering Joshua Tree National Park, the land trust announced Tuesday it has purchased the property it calls Juniper Canyon. The land trust said it’s been

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

A recognition of a Yucca Valley resident, committee assignments, and change orders for the Yucca Valley sewer project are on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… At tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District board

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Among the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight (Wednesday, January 10) are correspondence from LAFCO, the Town of Yucca Valley, and the Registrar of Voters. Next up are progress reports on accounts receivable and fencing. Under new business, directors will discuss

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WONDER VALLEY COMMUNITY MEETING THIS SATURDAY

Community meetings often bring together those in the farthest reaches of the Hi-Desert. Wonder Valley’s community meeting is no exception. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the details… At this Saturday’s 11 a.m. Wonder Valley community meeting, a Veterans Administration representative will give a brief presentation on chronic fatigue syndrome and its

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CHANT FOR PEACE TONIGHT AT RAINBOW STEW

Rainbow Stew will hold an evening of peace chanting tonight (Wednesday, January 10,) at 7 p.m. Arrive early; the doors will be locked at 6:50 p.m. Chanting usually goes on for about an hour, sometimes less. Rainbow Stew is located on the south side of the highway in Old Town

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FIND YOUR OWN PERSONAL SONG AT RAINBOW STEW SATURDAY

Everyone has a song inside them, and a workshop in Yucca Valley Saturday will help you find yours. Reporter Tanisha Cureton tells you how you can recognize your theme song… By exploring your personal journeys through meditation, remembering, and sharing, you can make your own theme song. Stephanie Kern, a

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BASKETBALL HOME GAME TONIGHT

Coming up in Copper Mountain College basketball tonight, the men’s and women’s teams will host a double-header against Irvine Valley College at home. The men’s team goes first at 5 p.m., followed by the women at 7 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats varsity soccer team traveled to West Shores High School for a non-league match up on Monday, January 8. The girls came away with a 2-1 victory with 18 shots on goal. Points were put in by team Captain Emma Yeager and Kayla (Rose) Perrotte.

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DEPUTY-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN YUCCA VALLEY UNDER INVESTIGATION

Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Jody Miller released more information about an officer-involved shooting in Yucca Valley Monday morning. Miller said deputies responded to the area of Amador and Navajo Trail shortly before 8:00 a.m. after dispatchers received reports of a man, dressed in black, running through backyards in the neighborhood.

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