GALLERY 62 IN JOSHUA TREE HOLDS RECEPTION TOMORROW

Gallery 62 will hold its artists reception Saturday, September 9, for its new show, “Desert Spirits.” Featured artists this month include Chuck Caplinger, Sherri Sullivan, John Greenfield, Ilona Mercier, and signature artist, Janis Commentz. The open reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. The show runs through September

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CLASSIC MUSIC AT DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN TOMORROW

The Belvedere Trio will perform a concert of classical music Saturday, September 9 in Yucca Valley. The trio, composed of piano, violin, and cello, will present works by Schubert, Beethoven, Mozart, and others. Admission is $8 at the door. Light refreshments will be served following the concert. The concert will

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HERB CLASS AT RAINBOW STEW TOMORROW

Make plans to attend a class Saturday, September 9, on the natural medicine chest. Charla Shamhart, a nutrition coach and herbalist, will lead the class on herbs at Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley from 1 to 3 p.m. A donation of $10 is suggested. For more information, text 760-401-0689. Rainbow

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JOURNEY TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

Audiences at tonight’s Live at the Rock free concert series “won’t stop believin” it’s Steve Perry and Journey when tribute band Journey LTD takes the stage. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says they look and sound like Journey, and they do it “Faithfully” at Tortoise Rock Casino tonight…

Journey LTD, the Steve

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team lost in four hard-fought sets against the San Jacinto Tigers. Coach Missy Bond said the Ladycats are now 1-5 overall and will begin league play in two weeks.

Leading the Ladycats was senior Lindsey Scamman with eight kills, five blocks, and one

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NEW PICK-UP RULES CAUSE COMPLAINTS AT YUCCA VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Chaos reigned at a Yucca Valley elementary school this week as parents railed against new rules allegedly designed to keep their children safe. Reporter David Haldane explains… Parents picked their kids up from Yucca Valley Elementary School yesterday without any handcuffs. That was a departure from the day before when

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YUCCA VALLEY TRANSGENDER MAN LEADS LAWSUIT AGAINST TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

A Yucca Valley man is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the Trump administration, alleging that the president’s directive banning transgender people from serving opening in the military is unconstitutional. According to the lawsuit, which was filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Aiden Stockman,

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BEWARE OF THE “GRANDPARENT’S” SCAM

An old phone scam that is making the rounds again. It’s called the “grandparents scam,” because the caller pretends to be the victim’s grandchild who needs money because of an arrest or car crash. A woman in Morongo Valley received a call recently in which the caller claimed to be

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN WITH EXTENSIVE RECORD ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS

A Yucca Valley man with an extensive criminal history was arrested, accused of selling drugs. Deputies went to a home in the 7400 block of Elata Avenue in Yucca Valley about 8:20 p.m. Tuesday where they found Daniel Dalpezzo, 47, along with methamphetamine and ammunition. As a convicted felon, Dalpezzo

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TWO MEN ARRESTED AFTER YUCCA VALLEY PROBATION CHECK

Two Yucca Valley men were arrested Tuesday when deputies went to a home on a probation check. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 7300 block of Lucerne Vista in Yucca Valley about 5:30 p.m. Living at the home was John Killen, 52, and Robert

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READY SB COUNTY PHONE APP TO HELP RESIDENTS DURING EMERGENCIES

The state of California and San Bernardino County have set up websites and apps to help residents in case of natural disasters and emergencies. The California Office of Emergency Services, CALoes.ca.gov, has tips for individuals, families, businesses, schools and teachers, on how to prepare. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more information

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DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will discuss voter registration at its regular meeting Saturday, September 9. Members will learn how to fill out and submit voter registration forms, and where to register voters. Members will also be voting on a resolution condemning racism and bigotry. The meeting starts with an

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VETERANS AND FAMILIES INVITED TO DAV AIR RIFLE SHOOTING COMPETITION

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans hosts the third annual Air Rifle Shooting Competition to be held on Saturday, October 7 at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… All veterans and their families are welcome; all disabilities will

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan volleyball team beat the Indio Rajahs in three sets, 25-14, 25-17, and 25-17, yesterday. Coach Darrell Sterling said outside hitter EJ Day led with 12 kills, three blocks and 23 assists; setter Alessa Luckino had 34 assists; middle blocker Zena Yakimow had six

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ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES REACTS TO DACA TERMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT

Our local state representative issued a statement yesterday in response to the Trump Administration’s announcement that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). DACA is the immigration policy founded by the Obama administration in June 2012 that shielded young immigrants from deportation who were brought to

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL GETS GOOD NEWS FROM LIVABILITY SURVEY

The Yucca Valley Town Council heard the results of a community livability survey last night, and managing editor Tami Roleff says the council heard pretty good news… Yucca Valley is a pretty good place to live, and most residents are happy with the services provided by the town. That was

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THOUSANDS COMING TO JOSHUA TREE FOR 6-DAY BHAKTI FEST STARTING TODAY

Bhakti Fest, with its thousands of participants, opens at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center in Joshua tree today. The six-day event, from September 6 through the 11th, is the premier yoga, kirtan, and personal growth festival in the United States. Many of attendees will be staying on the grounds of

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GIANT ROCK CLEAN-UP DAY THIS SATURDAY

A few weeks ago, Z107.7 News broke the story of an abandoned campsite near Landers’ Giant Rock that was littered with an extraordinary amount of trash, human waste, and other debris. In this follow up report, Mike Lipsitz says community response has been enormous… Following Z107.7’s report on the large

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CHANGE COMING FOR COUNTY TELEVISION SERVICE VIEWERS

A big change is coming for those who rely on the county for their television service. Last week, the San Bernardino County Special Districts Department learned that current FCC regulations will no longer permit KESQ in Palm Springs to transmit its signal outside of the Coachella Valley. Beginning this week,

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JOSHUA VFW TO HOST 5TH ANNUAL POKER RUN

Get that motorcycle charged up and gassed, air in the tires and polish the chrome. The Joshua Tree VFW will be holding a fund-raising motorcycle poker run. Reporter Rebecca Havely gets her kickstand up… The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will hold its fifth annual Poker Run

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