YUCCA VALLEY CHAMBER FREE SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP MARCH 30

Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce partnered with Pacific Western Bank is offering a free small business workshop on record keeping. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how you can sign up… If you have record keeping questions for your small business such as, what records should I keep? And for how long?

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OVERFLOW SEATING AVAILABLE FOR “LITTLE MERMAID” AT THEATRE 29

The Theatre 29 production of “Disney’s Little Mermaid” has sold out all available online seats for the entire five-week run, including two extra matinees. To accommodate those who were not able to get tickets, Theatre 29 is adding overflow seats available for those willing to take a chance. Patrons are

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FOURTH GRADERS FREE AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, PROGRAM SATURDAY

Fourth graders can enjoy a special program in Joshua Tree National Park this Saturday. Park Ranger Pam Tripp reminds you that fourth graders and everyone in the car with them go to national parks for free… There is exciting news. Fourth graders are eligible for a free annual pass to

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JOSHUA TREE MAN GET HIS WISH AND GOES TO JAIL

Deputies helped a Joshua Tree transient get his wish to go to jail late Monday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, John Christie, who will be 52 Friday, threw large rocks through the windows and doors at Hi-Desert Medical Center about 11:30 p.m. During the investigation, Christie told the deputy

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MORONGO VALLEY CLEANUP THIS SATURDAY

A community cleanup is being held this Saturday in Morongo Valley. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how you can pitch in to help… Morongo Valley residents are invited to a community-wide spring cleaning March 26 beginning at 8 a.m. Financed by County Code Enforcement and hosted by the Morongo Valley

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SCHOOL BOARD TO HOLD SPECIAL WORK STUDY MEETING FRIDAY

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will hold a special work study session tomorrow morning, starting at 9 a.m. Trustees will discuss board policy development, budget priorities and goals, board goals, a strategic plan for the school district, and timeline development. The meeting will be held in district

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLOSED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Copper Mountain College will be closed Friday and Saturday, March 25 and 26. The college will resume its normal operating hours on Monday, March 28.

COUNTY CONSIDERS JOSHUA TREE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT, AGAIN

The San Bernardino County Planning Commission will try again to hold a meeting on a controversial 248-unit Housing development in Joshua Tree tomorrow morning. Last week, technical problems saw the meeting, which was supposed to be teleconferenced into the Joshua Tree County building complex, postponed. Reporter David Haldane has details…

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ANOTHER ROCK CLIMBER FALLS IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

It’s spring break and that means the rock climbers are out in force in Joshua Tree National Park. For the second day in a row, Joshua Tree firefighters were called to help a rock climber who fell in Joshua Tree National Park. About 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, a 21-year-old man from

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BIZARRE INCIDENT RESULTS IN JAIL FOR A NEVADA MAN

In a bizarre set of circumstances, a Nevada man was arrested in Yucca Valley early Monday morning, accused of burglary. A Sheriff’s report said deputies were called to Hi-Desert Medical Center about 11:30 p.m. for a man who said he was suicidal and was causing a disturbance. By the time

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HEARING ON YUCCA MESA CELL PHONE TOWER POSTPONED, AGAIN

A public hearing for a request for approval of a Verizon cell phone tower disguised as a water tower first appeared on the Yucca Valley Planning Commission’s agenda January 12, and two months and four meetings later, the project is still in limbo. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains why… With

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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH MEETING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station will hold a Neighborhood Watch meeting tonight, Wednesday, March 23, in the Twentynine Palms in the Community Services Building at 6:30 p.m. Learn how to start a neighborhood watch in your area, tips on safety, security, how to report suspicious activity, local social media information,

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ONE IN JAIL AFTER A BLOODY FIGHT OVER HIGH ELECTRICITY BILLS

An argument over a high electricity bill led to a bloody fight and one man in jail Saturday. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 60200 block of Mirada Trail in Joshua Tree about 8:12 p.m. for an assault. The victim told deputies that he asked his

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ROCK CLIMBER RESCUED IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

A rock climber escaped serious injury when he fell in Joshua Tree National Park Monday afternoon. Rescue personnel said the man, identified only as being about 19 or 20 years old, was rock climbing in the Ryan Campground area when he somehow fell about 20 or 30 feet about 1

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING CANCELLED

The regular meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held April 12 at 6 p.m.

YUCCA MESA CELL TOWER BACK AT YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION TONIGHT

A controversial Yucca Mesa Area Cell tower is back in front of the Yucca Valley Planning Commission tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says requested design changes were apparently not made… Once again, a cell phone tower at the corner of Sage and Aberdeen Avenues in Yucca Mesa will be on

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TWO ARRESTED WITH HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN WARRANTS

Two people were arrested in Joshua Tree Friday night for having hundreds of thousands of dollars in warrants for their arrests. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies performed a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 5700 block of Sunfair Road in Joshua Tree about 11:45 p.m. Driving the vehicle

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RIDE AGAINST CHILD ABUSE SET FOR APRIL 15TH

Mark your calendar to take part in the Ride Against Child Abuse set for next month. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how be part of the effort… More than 160 Morongo Basin residents—both children and adults—were the victims of sexual abuse last year. The Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services

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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH MEETING IN YUCCA VALLEY TONIGHT, 29 PALMS WEDNESDAY

The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station will hold two Neighborhood Watch meetings this week. The first one will be held tonight, Monday, March 21st in the Yucca Valley Senior Center with a meeting in Twentynine Palms in the Community Services Building on Wednesday, March 23. Both meetings will start at 6:30

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL ADDS ADDITIONAL SPEAKER TO TODAY’S MEETING

The Homestead Valley Community Council has added an additional speaker to its monthly meeting today. Representatives from the Combat Center will play a video and have hand-out materials for residents. Officials from the fire department and Sheriff’s station will also be at the meeting, set for 3 p.m. at the

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