HERBALIST OFFERS CLASSES AT RAINBOW STEW SATURDAY

Herbalist Charla Shamhart will present a 2 -hour class on using 23 common kitchen herbs as natural remedies this Saturday, February 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley. Shamhart collects herbs in California and Arizona throughout the year, is a long-time member of the American

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM PUTS OUT CALL FOR ARTISTS

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum has put out a call for artists. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the specifics…

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s annual exhibit is entitled, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. They invite the community to contribute original works of art inspired by and made from recycled or reused materials. They welcome paintings,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER BENEFIT BREAKFAST SATURDAY

The girls’ soccer teams of Twentynine Palms High School will host a pancake breakfast this Saturday morning, February 11, at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center at 6539 Adobe Road, from 7 to 10 a.m. Tickets are $5 for a single breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, and your choice of

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YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH OFFERS LOVE SONG CONCERT SATURDAY

A Yucca Valley church is offering a concert celebrating love, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Reporter Edica Gonzalez invites you to “Lovestruck 2”… The Desert Hills Presbyterian Church is hosting a sequel to last year’s very popular Valentine’s Day concert, “Lovestruck 2.” Clyde Grabski will perform love songs through

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS FOR TODAY

Coming up in high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ and girls’ soccer and basketball teams will play Desert Hot Springs. The boys will travel away to Desert Hot Springs; the girls will play at home. Both soccer games start at 5; basketball starts at 6.

The

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HIGH-SPEED CHASE IN LANDERS AND JOHNSON VALLEY RESULTS IN AN ARREST

A high-speed pursuit in Johnson Valley and Landers ended with the arrest of a Buellton man Sunday afternoon. The California Highway Patrol said Officer Caleb Miller was assigned to the King of the Hammers event, and was monitoring traffic in the area of State Route 247 and Boone Road. About

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUPLE ACCUSED OF BURGLARIZING A BUSINESS

A Twentynine Palms man and woman were arrested Monday following a burglary at a business. According to a Sheriff’s report, construction workers returned to their work site in the 73500 block of 29 Palms Highway shortly before 2 p.m. to find two men fleeing the scene with items from the

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THERE IS STILL TIME TO GET IN ON THE FUN AT THE KING OF THE HAMMERS

With the end in sight of the weeklong King of the Hammers desert mega-race and rock crawl in Johnson Valley, this is your last chance to get in on the fun at this year’s 11th annual event. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on what to expect … This Friday will

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CHP ADDING EXTRA OFFICERS FOR KING OF THE HAMMERS TRAFFIC CONTROL

The King of the Hammers is in full swing, and the CHP is anticipating heavier than normal traffic flow on State Routes 62 and 247 through Sunday. The event draws a high number of slower-moving vehicles, motorhomes, fifth wheels, travel trailers, and toy haulers. The event concludes with most participants

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council met in regular session last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report… In a 45-minute meeting that had little discussion, the Yucca Valley Town Council zipped through its short agenda last night. It authorized spending up to $125,000 to demolish six

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

On the agenda for tomorrow’s regular 2 p.m. meeting of the Copper Mountain College board of trustees is a closed session evaluation of president/superintendent Jeff Cummings near the top of the meeting. Back in open session, and among items up for discussion on the action agenda is a resolution that

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight (Wednesday, February 8) are airport use agreements, and runway maintenance. Under new business, directors will discuss a contract for weed control for $4300, and report on an airspace meeting held last month

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JOSHUA HIGHLANDS ARTIST OPEN STUDIO EXHIBITION TOMORROW

The Joshua Tree Highlands artist in residence will open her studio tomorrow. Reporter Edica Gonzales has details… Maryrose Mendoza, the current artist-in-residence at the Joshua Tree Highlands, will hold an open studio exhibition Thursday, February 9, from 3 to 6 p.m. Mendoza replicates and reinterprets everyday objects. Mendoza has had

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MANE STREET STAMPEDE LOOKING FOR PIONEERTOWN COWBOYS

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West show, the volunteers that do the fun Western re-enactment shows at Pioneertown, is putting out a casting call for Western enthusiasts who want to join their fun, family-oriented group of actors. No experience is necessary. Shows begin in April. Contact Paden for details at

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SANTA FE SOCIAL CLUBHOUSE RUMMAGE SALE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will hold its annual rummage sale on Thursday and Friday, February 9 and 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Clubhouse is located at 56020 Santa Fe Trail, Suite M, in Yucca Valley. For more information, call the Clubhouse at 760-369-4057.

LECTURE ON GOLD AND SILVER IN THE MOJAVE TONIGHT

Learn about the gold and silver in our Mojave Desert at a lecture this evening. Managing editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The 50,000 acres of the Mojave Desert are the Old West’s final frontier. Following the discovery of gold and silver in the desert, there was a 20-year rush

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A WIN FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL

The Yucca Valley Lady Trojan basketball team started off slowly but used a strong third quarter outscoring Desert Mirage 24-7 to pull away for a 70-38 win over the Rams last night in Trojan Gym. Coach Jess Geeson said junior Kloee Scaccionoce scored a game-high 15 points while junior Kiley

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MORONGO VALLEY WOMAN DIES AFTER FALLING IN SINKHOLE

The County Coroner has released the name of a 72-year-old woman found dead in in a sinkhole at her property in Morongo Valley. Morongo Valley Fire Engineer Mark Murphy said the victim’s son had called for a welfare check on Margaret Pine, in the 50800 block of Canyon Road, shortly

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT: DEMOLITION AND SALES TAX REVIEW

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. The demolition of multiple structures, and guidelines for the upcoming sales tax are on the agenda. Managing Editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… Among the items on tonight’s agenda of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council will be

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FRIDAY FUGITIVE CAUGHT AND ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man featured on the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Fugitive Friday Facebook page was arrested Saturday morning. Thomas Brown, 36, had a $175,000 felony warrant for burglary issued for his arrest. Deputies located Brown about 8:20 a.m. Saturday morning in the 7800 block of Valley Vista Avenue in Yucca

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