BOXOHOUSE EXHIBITION CANCELLED

The BoxoHouse open house featuring ceramic artist Yassi Mazandi set for Saturday, November 19, has been cancelled.

DONATIONS ACCEPTED TODAY FOR TLC WHITE ELEPHANT SALE THIS WEEKEND

White elephant in the desert? Back by popular demand, Tender Loving Christmas is holding a white elephant sale this weekend and is soliciting donations. If you have any white elephant items hanging around, T.L.C. would love them. A white elephant sale is a fundraiser made up of new or used

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ART TALK AT JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY SATURDAY

A Twentynine Palms artist will be discussing her innovative and imaginative photography at a lecture tomorrow. Edica Gonzales says the place to be is the Joshua Tree library… The Friends of the Joshua Tree Library and the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council will host a reception and artist talk for

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THANKSGIVING DINNER TONIGHT AT JOSHUA TREE VFW

The Joshua Tree VFW Post 7264 will serve up a Thanksgiving dinner tonight from 4 to 6 p.m. Come enjoy turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce, roll, and pumpkin pie, all for $8. Sunday the VFW will be serving a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11. And don’t

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CIF FOOTBALL AND CROSS COUNTRY

In high school sports tonight, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats will travel to Anaheim and take on undefeated Katella High School in the quarterfinals of the CIF Division 11 playoff bracket. The Wildcats are 8-3, and Katella has an 11-0 record. The CIF playoff game will be played at

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LONGTIME TEACHER AND BOARD MEMBER RONALD PALMER PASSES AWAY

The Morongo Unified School District is sad to announce the passing of Board Member Ronald Palmer.

Mr. Palmer served with distinction as a math teacher and trustee, with over three decades of service to the Morongo Basin. He was very dedicated to the students of Morongo Unified and we

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YUCCA VALLEY PROBATIONER FOUND WITH MARIJUANA CULTIVATION AND AMMUNITION

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday following a probation compliance check. According to the Sheriff’s Department, probation officers went to the 1600 block of Deer Trail in Yucca Valley about 4 p.m. where they found a marijuana growing operation and 58-year-old Jay Klausing as well as ammunition. Klausing is

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF BEATING A WOMAN

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday evening after he beat up a woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, Joshua Steiger, 32, and a woman were arguing about 7:20 p.m. Saturday in the 61700 block of Oleander in Joshua Tree. The report states that the woman tried to grab some

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CALIFORNIA JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM BENEFITTING FROM REFORM

California stands out for its work in turning young lives around, according to a new report on youth prisons. The report recommends closing all youth prisons and reinvesting in other types of programs. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more… The report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows youth correctional

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF DEALING DRUGS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested November 10, accusing of being a drug dealer. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration tags near Sunset Road and Alta Vista Drive in Joshua Tree about 2:30 a.m. Inside the vehicle was Kevin Saville, 53. During a

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested November 12, accused of possession of stolen property. According to a Sheriff’s report, Angela Cranfill, 38, was stopped near Palm Avenue and Stardust Trail in Yucca Valley about 1:40 a.m. After an investigation, Angela Cranfill was arrested on suspicion of possession of stolen property,

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY SPONSORS OPENING OF “A CHRISTMAS STORY” AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 will open the classic Christmas comedy, “A Christmas Story” with a gala event Friday, November 18 sponsored by the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely with your invitation… Ralphie Parker is on a quest for the Christmas gift of his dreams: A Red Ryder BB

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SHERIFF’S STATION COLLECTING DONATIONS FOR THE NO KILL ANIMAL SHELTER

The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station is collecting donations for the Joshua Tree no-kill animal shelter. Residents can drop off dry dog and cat food, cleaning supplies, blankets, bedding, and other pet-related items at the Sheriff’s Station on the highway at Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. All donations will be brought

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FESTIVAL OF WREATHS THIS SUNDAY

What has become a holiday season tradition will be held this Sunday at Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to the Festival of Wreaths… For many, the Copper Mountain College Foundation Festival of Wreaths event signals the Basin’s start of the holiday season. This year’s seventh annual Festival

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A GRANT WILL HELP A LOCAL CHARITY SERVE HOLIDAY MEALS

A local charity has received a grant to assist them in serving Thanksgiving and Christmas meals to low-income families and individuals in Twentynine Palms. Stater Bros. Charities awarded the $3,100 grant to Food for Life. Spokesperson Linda Geddis said the funds will be used to support the holiday meals that

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD GIVEAWAY IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will hold a distribution of federal surplus food 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, November 18, at the Church of the Nazarene, 56248 Buena Vista Drive in Yucca Valley.

WE REVIEW “KITCHEN WITCHES” AT ST. JOSEPH’S PLAYERS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Opening night of “Kitchen Witches,” performed by the St. Joseph’s Players of Yucca Valley, opened last weekend at St. Joseph’s Church to a full house. The opening night gala raised $1,500 for the fledgling theater company. Managing editor Tami Roleff offers this review… “Kitchen Witches” is a recipe for comedy.

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CUB SCOUT FUND-RAISER AT PANDA EXPRESS TOMORROW

Cub Scout Pack 903 will hold a fund-raising event tomorrow, Friday, November 18 at Panda Express restaurant, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. in Yucca Valley. All diners must present a flyer—either a hard copy or on their phone—for the Cub Scout pack to receive credit for the meals. A

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JURASSIC QUEST RETURNS TO THE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS IN VICTORVILLE

The “Jurassic Quest” event, which features life-like, animatronic dinosaurs, will be at the County Fairgrounds in Victorville this weekend. Reporter Kirby Davis says this is a great way to spend a day with your kids… Jurassic Quest is returning to the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds bigger and better than ever.

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LA CONTENTA MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND AND CHOIR CONCERT TONIGHT

La Contenta Middle School’s Fall Band and Choir Concert will be held tonight, Thursday, November 17 at 6 p.m. in the multi-purpose room. The concert is free and all are welcome to attend. The La Contenta Parent Group will be selling hot dogs, chips, popcorn, soda and candy.