SIX MEN ARRESTED IN LOCAL ILLEGAL MARIJUANA GROW RAIDS

At least six men were arrested Friday when Sheriff’s deputies raided illegal marijuana grows in Landers, Yucca Valley, and Joshua Tree. Deputies from the Inland Regional Narcotics Enforcement Team pulled more than 2,000 marijuana plants, and seized more than 600 pounds of processed marijuana and four firearms at locations in

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF RAPING A 15-YEAR-OLD GIRL

A Yucca Valley man was arrested for investigation of raping a 15-year-old girl. On Monday, deputies were called to the 55600 block of Onaga Trail about 7:30 p.m. to investigate a disturbance. The deputy found the girl’s father at the scene confronting Greyelk Tatu, 19, whom he said raped his

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TWO ARRESTED ON CHARGES FROM BLOODY KNIFE FIGHT IN LANDERS LAST MONTH

A man and his mother were arrested Thursday, November 2, after a bloody knife fight in Landers last month. Deborah King, 51, called Sheriff’s deputies October 19 to the 800 block of Ducor Avenue when an argument between her son, Cory McGilloway, 28, and Kenneth Cook and Christopher Cook, turned

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TWO BOYS SUSTAIN SERIOUS INJURIES WITH FIREWORKS EAST OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

Two boys were seriously injured Saturday when they were shooting off illegal fireworks. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, firefighters were called to a campsite on Gold Crown Road in Wonder Valley about 8:30 p.m. Saturday. A 12-year-old boy received severe injuries to his right arm, from his

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FOUR MEN ARRESTED IN LOCAL ILLEGAL MARIJUANA GROW RAIDS

At least six men were arrested Friday when Sheriff’s deputies raided illegal marijuana grows in Landers, Yucca Valley, and Joshua Tree. Deputies from the Inland Regional Narcotics Enforcement Team pulled more than 2,000 marijuana plants, and seized more than 600 pounds of processed marijuana and four firearms at locations in

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TAKES UP MARIJUANA AND SHORT-TERM RENTALS TONIGHT

Tonight’s regular meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council will be preceded by a strategic plan workshop at 5 p.m. The workshop is an opportunity for residents and the town council to identify, discuss, and prioritize key concerns, and to develop strategies for addressing the most important issues. Managing editor

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SCHOOL BOARD TO CONSIDER ELECTIONS BY DISTRICTS

The city of Twentynine Palms, town of Yucca Valley, and Morongo Unified School District all received letters from a lawyer threatening legal action unless they changed the way council and board members are elected, from “at large” elections to “district” elections. At its last meeting in October, the school board

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THANKSGIVING THEMED IMPROV SHOW AT THEATRE 29 THIS SATURDAY

Theatre 29’s wildly successful improvisational troupe, “The Baker’s Dozen,” will be onstage again, with a Thanksgiving themed special show in Twentynine Palms this Saturday evening. Here with your invitation is Rebecca Havely… The top notch cast of improvisers “The Baker’s Dozen”, will perform a Thanksgiving themed special show, “Corny-copia” at

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CHAPARRAL ARTISTS SEEKING PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR FALL SHOW

Photographers are invited to submit artwork to the Chaparral Artists Art Guild’s Fall Photo Show. Bring your photos to Rainbow Stew Thursday, November 9, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. or Friday, November 10, from 10:30 to noon. An opening reception and awards ceremony are set for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, November

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A LECTURE ABOUT THE ANCIENT LAKE CAHUILLA TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

Long before the Salton Sea, ancient Lake Cahuilla covered some 2,200 square miles of present day’s Coachella and Imperial valleys. The lake was last seen sometime after 1580. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells of an opportunity to learn why the lake matters to us today… Freshwater Lake Cahuilla filled the Salton

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse in Yucca Valley will hold its monthly USDA food distribution on Wednesday, November 8, at 3 p.m. until they run out of food. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Please wear proper attire for the

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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 on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical Center. The

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WORLD NET CANCER DAY IS FRIDAY

World NET Cancer (neuroendocrine tumors) Day is November 10. The day is to build awareness to help others get a quicker diagnosis, have a more enjoyable daily life, and a better prognosis. Watch for flyers at various businesses in our local communities. Please increase awareness by wearing zebra stripes.

RESEARCH GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ASSOCIATION

The Joshua Tree National Park and Association is currently accepting applications for the Robert Lee Graduate Student Research Grants. With more information on the program and how to apply, here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman… Graduate students interested in conducting research in Joshua Tree National Park are invited to apply for assistance

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INAUGURAL HOME BASKETBALL GAME AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SATURDAY

Copper Mountain College will host its inaugural basketball game in the Bell Center Gymnasium, in Joshua Tree this Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 6 pm against Santa Monica College. There will be a double header against Imperial Valley College Tuesday, November 14, 2017 with the first women’s home game at

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FOOTBALL FIRST ROUND CIF GAME MOVED TO THURSDAY IN APPLE VALLEY

Twentynine Palms High School’s first-round CIF playoff football game against Apple Valley has been changed from Friday, November 10, to Thursday, November 9, at 7:00 p.m. at Apple Valley High School.

HUSKY MIX FOUND IN FLAMINGO HEIGHTS

HUSKY MIX FOUND IN FLAMINGO HEIGHTS

Female, grey and white with blue eyes, wearing Collar

Street and Cross Street: Old Woman Springs / Moonstone

City: Flamingo Heights

Name: Cory

Phone Number: 760-364-4200

CORONER IDENTIFIES VICTIMS IN FRIDAY’S YUCCA VALLEY CRASH

The County Coroner’s office has identified the victims in the multi-vehicle crash that killed two people in Yucca Valley Friday afternoon. Doreen Hollingsworth, 83, of Yucca Valley, and Duane Griffin, 83, of Morongo Valley, were traveling eastbound in a silver Toyota Corolla on Highway 62 near La Honda Way about

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MOTORCYCLE RIDER INJURED IN YUCCA VALLEY CRASH SUNDAY

A 35-year-old man was injured in a motorcycle crash in Yucca Valley Sunday afternoon. According to County Battalion Fire Chief Mike Snow, the motorcycle rider lost control on Old Woman Springs Road near Farrello Road about 3:30 p.m. The unidentified rider suffered serious injuries and was taken to Desert Hospital

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COUNTY PLANNERS MEET FOR JOSHUA TREE, HOMESTEAD VALLEY, MORONGO VALLEY

County planners return to the Morongo Basin tonight to talk with residents of Joshua Tree, Homestead Valley, Pioneertown and Morongo Valley. It is the last such meeting related to an Environmental Impact Report, or EIR, on the coming Countywide Plan. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… The 2017 Countywide Plan is

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