JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM VOLUNTEERS OUT TOMORROW MORNING

Would you like to help clean-up Joshua Tree? The next regular meeting of our hometown heroes, the hard-working volunteers of the Joshua Tree Clean Team, is set for tomorrow morning, Wednesday, July 12. The team invites you to join them at Highway 62 and Park Avenue from 7 a.m. to

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UNITY HOME TO HOST INAUGURAL VOLUNTEER FAIR THIS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Unity Home will host the inaugural Volunteer Fair. Here with your invitation is Rebecca Havely…

“Because in Community We Find Unity Volunteer Fair” is hosted by the Morongo Basin Unity Home. You’re encouraged to attend this event if you want to volunteer your time and skills with

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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 pm to 6:00 pm at the Helen Gray Education Center located on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical

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FIRES, FLOODS, EARTHQUAKES: WHAT TO INCLUDE IN AN EMERGENCY KIT

Whether it’s floods, fires, or an earthquake, an hour or two of preparation in advance of a disaster offers peace of mind, but can also mean the difference between surviving or not. Reporter Mike Lipsitz offers some tips on putting together your emergency kit…

Assemble your kit with the thought

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERING A VOLLEYBALL CLINIC

The Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department and Twentynine Palms High School volleyball coaches will be offering a volleyball clinic to girls and boys entering fourth through seventh grades. The clinic will teach the fundamentals of the game as well as specific skills to help participants play the game with

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SEVEN DOGS KILLED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS FIRE SUNDAY

Seven dogs died in a fire in Twentynine Palms Sunday afternoon. According to County Battalion Chief Dave Mahan, firefighters from Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree, and the Combat Center were called to the fire about 2 p.m. in the 1500 block of Wilson Way. Mahan said an RV and a small

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CAR FIRE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

On Saturday, firefighters responded to a car fire about 1:45 p.m. at Noel’s Knoll and Highway 62 in Twentynine Palms. The engine compartment was on fire; the car’s occupants all got out safely. Firefighters had the flames out in just a few minutes.

MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS TONIGHT, PROTECTED LANDS AND TOURISM ON AGENDA

The Morongo Basin MAC has a busy agenda tonight, ranging from tourism to protected lands. Reporter David Haldane explains…

If you’re alarmed by government threats to reduce the boundaries of federally protected lands, tonight’s your chance to be heard. That’s when the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council considers a resolution

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COUNTY WANTS TO SPEED UP JOSHUA TREE MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY CONSTRUCTION

It would be hard to overlook the large construction site on the south side of Highway 62 near Sunny Vista Road on the western edge of Joshua Tree. Going up is the new Crisis Residential Treatment facility. At tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of the County Board of Supervisors in San

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TWO MEN TRACKED FROM YUCCA VALLEY BURGLARY AND ARRESTED

Two men were arrested Thursday for a burglary in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, the residents of a home in the 54600 block of Martinez Trail came home about 2:30 p.m. and discovered the sliding door in the back of the home had been shattered. After performing a

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AUDITIONS FOR “JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT” AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 is holding auditions for the hit musical, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” tonight for 12 male and 8 to 10 female singer/dancers. With all the details, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely…

The story of Joseph and his many colored coat is a classic Bible story, told through song

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FAA ESTABLISHES MILITARY AIRSPACE OVER JOHNSON VALLEY FOR MARINE EXERCISE

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved a temporary special use airspace in support of an exercise taking place at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in August. The temporary special use airspace allows the Marine Corps to undertake required, large-scale, combined-arms and maneuver training during the exercise. This temporary special

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YUCCA VALLEY REVENUE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE MEETS TONIGHT

The residents charged with overseeing the spending of new sales tax revenue for the Town of Yucca Valley meet tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details…

The Yucca Valley Revenue Measure Oversight Commission will meet tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the commission will be asked to provide a

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FILM “THE KID’S MENU” TO BE SCREENED IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The documentary “The Kids Menu” will be shown at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 8035 Church Street in Yucca Valley preceded by a light vegetarian meal tomorrow, Tuesday, July 11, at 6:00 p.m. “The Kids Menu” is a feature documentary from the team that brought you “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead.”

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BOOK SIGNING AT CAMPBELL HOUSE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW A RARE OPPORTUNITY

The Joshua Tree National Park Association invites you to a rare opportunity. Reporter Eric Knabe provides the details…

On July 11, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., Larry Dilsaver will be at the Campbell House to give a short lecture followed by a book signing. In his newly released book, “Preserving

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RED CROSS NEEDS BLOOD DONATIONS

An emergency call for blood has been issued by The American Red Cross. With more here’s reporter Anthony Abraria…

The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors of all types. During the last two months, about 61,000

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ADD ICE TO YOUR CELL PHONE

Adding an In Case of Emergency, or ICE, contact to your cell phone can help emergency personnel contact your friends or loved ones if you are badly injured in an accident and can’t speak for yourself. Reporter Edica Gonzalez explains this simple idea…

Your emergency contact person should be someone

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TILES AVAILABLE FOR THEATRE 29 SERENITY GARDEN

Theatre 29 has big plans for its new Serenity Patio just to the east of the theater building. This area includes a giant Simi Dabah sculpture, reminiscent of the iconic Comedy and Drama masks, a beautiful garden, and seating area. Managing editor Tami Roleff says that you, too, can be

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MORONGO BASIN SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers are being sought for Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services. A few minutes of your time can help someone take back years of their life. Every two minutes, another woman, man or child is sexually assaulted and the effects can be devastating. Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services offers free state

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TWO MEN ACCUSED IN YUCCA VALLEY BURGLARY

Two men were arrested Thursday for a burglary in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, the residents of a home in the 54600 block of Martinez Trail came home about 2:30 p.m. and discovered the sliding door in the back of the home had been shattered. After performing a

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