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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FIREFIGHTERS RESPOND TO FIRES IN JOSHUA TREE AND YUCCA VALLEY SATURDAY

Area firefighters responded to two fires called in at the same time Saturday morning. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow, at 11:04 a.m., firefighters from Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, and Yucca Mesa were called to a house fire in the 61900 block of Golden Street in Joshua Tree.

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN SCAMMED OUT OF $9,700

Recently, a Joshua Tree woman was scammed out of $9700 when someone based in India convinced her that her computer was hacked. Over a two-week period, the victim sent the fake company $9700 via gift cards to fix the non-existent problem on her computer. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains how

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF MULTIPLE BURGLARIES

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Friday, accused of burglarizing several homes in Twentynine Palms. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called October 22 about several homes that had been burglarized near the 69100 block of Old Chisholm Trail. On Friday, November 3, deputies received a tip about a

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF HITTING PEDESTRIAN WITH VEHICLE IN WALMART PARKING LOT

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Thursday, accused of hitting a pedestrian with his car and then leaving the scene. According to a Sheriff’s report, Clifford Donohoo, 89, of Joshua Tree, was walking in the crosswalk in the Walmart parking lot when he was hit by a car, driven by

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THE FUTURE OF THE TENDER LOVING CHRISTMAS (TLC) PROGRAM

The future of the Tender Loving Christmas program was decided by members of the program Friday night at the Yucca Valley Community Center. Reporter Andrew Dieleman was there to hear the decision… Mara Cantelo founded the Tender Loving Christmas program with the goal of ensuring that no one had to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL WINS THE 50TH ANNUAL BATTLE OF THE BELL

By Ernest Martinez Head Coach, Twentynine Palms High Scholl Football The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats clinched a CIF Southern Section playoff game with a 34-12 victory over Yucca Valley Friday night. Playing in the 50th annual Battle of the Bell, the Wildcats fell behind 6-0 early, and then scored

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TWO KILLED IN MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH IN YUCCA VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON

Updated 11/5/17 8 a.m. with second victim’s identity

Updated 11/4/17 9 a.m. with additional details from the Sheriff’s Dept.

Updated 11/4/17 7:30 a.m. with one victim’s identity

Two people were killed and two people were injured following a multi-vehicle crash in Yucca Valley Friday afternoon. According to Deputy Ryan Arthurton,

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LOW-INCOME SENIORS, DISABLED, MAY APPLY TO POSTPONE PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS

The state of California is once again allowing some residents to postpone paying their property taxes. Reporter Rebecca Havely says if you are low-income or disabled, you may be eligible…

There is help available if you can’t afford your property taxes. If you are at least 62 years old, or

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FREE NUTRITION AND EXERCISE CLASS TUESDAY AT TWENTYNINE PALMS SENIOR CENTER

The county is offering a free exercise and nutrition class on Tuesdays, through November 7. The classes will cover nutrition guidelines, medication management, and stretching, balance, and flexibility exercises. The one-hour classes will be held at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center on Adobe Road at 9:30 a.m. There will be

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NIGHT SKY FESTIVAL NEXT WEEKEND

Sky’s the Limit and Joshua Tree National Park are co-sponsoring a night sky festival this weekend, Friday, November 10, through Sunday, November 12. The free events—which will include solar viewing and an astronomy fair by day, and night sky viewing and astronomy programs by night—run from 5 p.m. Friday, November

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ENTRIES NEEDED FOR 20TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS PARADE

The Yucca Valley Rotary Club is now accepting applications for its 20th annual Festival of Lights parade. Reporter Andrew Dieleman enlightens you on how to participate in the parade…

Entries are now being accepted for the 20th annual Yucca Valley Festival of Lights parade. The light parade is set for

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