TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERY ANNUAL YOUTH ART SHOW REWARDS RECEPTION

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold an artists’ reception tonight for its judged student art show. Managing editor Tami Roleff paints in the details…

The public is invited to the 29 Palms Art Gallery Saturday, January 13, for an opening reception and awards ceremony. Works will be judged by

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OPENING RECEPTION TONIGHT AT GALLERY 62

Gallery 62 Art Gallery will hold an opening reception tonight for its newest exhibition, Elegant Beginnings. The show will feature the artwork of Michael Maxwell, Karan Murphy, Kenneth Heller, Laurie Schafer and Esther Shaw. The signature artist is Watson. The opening reception is set for 6 to 8 p.m. at

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REGISTER NOW FOR TOUR OF HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BIRTHING CENTER

The Hi-Desert Medical Center is offering a variety of monthly lectures and events. Reporter Eric Knabe has something for those who are expecting…

On Thursday, January 18, at 6 p.m., join the Hi-Desert Medical Center’s Birthing Center leadership and clinical staff for an extensive tour of their beautiful private and

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HARPSICHORD MUSIC AT HARRISON HOUSE TODAY

Harrison House Music, Arts and Ecology will present a night filled with music tonight with renowned harpsichordist Ketil Haugsand. Reporter Tanisha Cureton gives the details…

Ketil Haugsand, a retired professor of harpsichord, will perform his popular recordings of J.S. Bach’s “Goldberg Variations.” Haugsand is known for his outstanding performances at

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IMPROV WORKSHOP SET FOR SUNDAY AT RAINBOW STEW

An improv comedy workshop will be held tomorrow, January 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Rainbow Stew. Presented by Tami Wood and Bob Rufer, participants will explore self-awareness through improv tools, games, and exercises. The cost is $20 and reservations are required. Call 760-774-2553 for more information.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WALK SET FOR MONDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored on Monday across the country and here in the Morongo Basin in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Andrew Dieleman invites you to join the celebration…

“I have a dream.”

The celebrated civil rights leader, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is

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DEATH INVESTIGATION AFTER TWO PEOPLE FOUND DECEASED IN A MOBILE HOME PARK

The Sheriff’s Department has opened an investigation into the death of two elderly people found deceased in the Roadrunner Mobile Home Park Morongo Valley Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Jodi Miller told Z107.7 News there was no sign of foul play and the Sheriff’s Homicide Division was

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GIANT ROCK TAKING A BEATING WITH WIDESPREAD ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES

In recent days, Z107.7 news brought attention to problems caused by the influx of visitors to the Desert View Conservation Area, aka section 6, in Joshua Tree. Reporter Mike Lipsitz brings us this story of another local area taking a beating from the recent overflow of visitors and about a

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MORONGO UNIFIED AND COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEET JOINTLY

Copper Mountain Community College Board of Trustees and the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education met in a special meeting yesterday to review joint projects and other important topics, Reporter Eric Knabe fill us in…

Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees and the Morongo Unified School District Board of

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TAKE THE COUNTY’S MORONGO BASIN ARTS SURVEY

San Bernardino County is asking for the public’s input in developing a strategic plan for the arts for the Morongo Basin. The intent is to develop a strategic plan that will capitalize on existing resources to make the Morongo Basin’s arts and cultural life stronger, more accessible, and sustainable. A

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CHP INVESTIGATORS SAY DEPUTY AT FAULT IN ROLLOVER CRASH

The California Highway Patrol has released additional information concerning an officer-involved crash on the Morongo Grade Monday. CHP Officer Mike Radford said that Sheriff’s Deputy Shane Crowl was driving a marked, 2011 Ford Crown Victoria westbound on Highway 62, west of Hess Boulevard about 7:12 p.m. Due to his unsafe

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AUDITIONS FOR MUSICAL “WIZARD OF OZ” MONDAY AT THEATRE 29

We’re off to see the Wizard at Theatre 29. Open auditions will be held this Monday for the musical “The Wizard of Oz.” Here with the casting details is Rebecca Havely… Approximately 22 performers, ages 12 and older will be cast at “Wizard of Oz” auditions on Monday, January 15,

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TRI-CHAMBER MIXER AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER THIS EVENING

The Hi-Desert Medical Center will hold the first tri-chamber mixer of 2018 on January 11. The mixer for the Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, and Twentynine Palms Chambers of Commerce will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Helen Gray Education Center on the hospital campus in Joshua Tree.

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MORONGO BASIN HEALTHCARE DISTRICT SMOKING CESSATION CLASSES START MONDAY

For those trying to quit smoking in the new year, reporter Eric Knabe has a course that could help you quit… The Morongo Basin Healthcare District is sponsoring this FREE seminar series to help you quit. The seven-week series uses American Lung Association curriculum and provides tools to deal with

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A CAUTIONARY GREEN LIGHT FOR THEATRE 29 EXPANSION FROM THE CITY COUNCIL

Patrons of Theatre 29 may soon have a few more seats to sit in. Reporter David Haldane attended a meeting last night at which the theater’s future was discussed, and filed this…

The expansion of Theatre 29 got a green light tinged with orange at last night’s Twentynine Palms City

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN SHOT BY DEPUTY MONDAY ACCUSED OF BURGLARIZING HOMES, VEHICLES IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Sheriff’s Department has released more information about the deputy-involved shooting in Yucca Valley Monday morning. According to a press release, several residents called about 7:30 a.m. to report that a man and woman, dressed all in black and carrying a tan blanket, were running through back yards in the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HANDYMAN ARRESTED FOR THEFT FROM HIS CUSTOMER

A Twentynine Palms man, who was hired to perform work on a Joshua Tree home, was arrested a week later for allegedly stealing the home’s security camera. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim hired Adam Aversa, 43, to do stucco work on her home in the 61800 block of

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SCHOOL BOARD SEES PROPOSED DISTRICTS, APPROVES TEACHERS CONTRACT

The Morongo Unified School District board of education met in open session last night. Here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman with the details… The MUSD Board of Education meeting began with a board study session on the new proposed boundaries for trustee areas. President of the National Demographics Corporation Douglas Johnson discussed

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DEPUTY-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN YUCCA VALLEY UNDER INVESTIGATION

Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Jody Miller released more information about an officer-involved shooting in Yucca Valley Monday morning. Miller said deputies responded to the area of Amador and Navajo Trail shortly before 8:00 a.m. after dispatchers received reports of a man, dressed in black, running through backyards in the neighborhood.

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TWO PEOPLE—INCLUDING DEPUTY—INJURED IN SEPARATE ROLLOVER CRASHES ON MORONGO GRADE

Two people—including a Sheriff’s deputy–were injured in separate rollover crashes on the Morongo Grade. According to Morongo Valley Fire Engineer Ryan Murphy, a Sheriff’s deputy rolled his patrol car on the westbound side of the highway on the grade about 7:20 p.m. Monday night. Murphy said the patrol car rolled

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