THE COMEDY “KITCHEN WITCHES” HAS SUNDAY MATINEE AT ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH

The St. Joseph’s Players production of the comedy, “Kitchen Witches” continues its run in Yucca Valley. Come see the 2:30 matinee tomorrow Sunday, November 11. Have a house full of family and out-of-town guests? Bring them along. Tickets are $9. to $11. Available at the door. And beware you might

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REGISTER NOW FOR WOMEN’S PRAYER MEAL

Magnificat, a Catholic women’s ministry, is hosting its quarterly prayer meal December 3. The guest speaker will be Cheryl Ward-Kaiser. The event will be held at the Indian Wells County Club from 9:30 to 12:30. Reservations are required. The cost is $28 per person if seats are reserved by today

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“A CHRISTMAS STORY” PERFORMS THREE SHOWS THIS WEEKEND AT THEATRE 29

The classic holiday favorite “A Christmas Story” is live on stage at Theatre 29. It opened last weekend and continues its run with three performances this weekend. Tonight November 25 at 7 p.m. Saturday the 26 also at 7 and this Sunday the 27 there’s a 2:30 matinee. This Christmas

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JOSHUA TREE’S NO-KILL SHELTER INVITES YOU TO A TOUR

The Joshua Tree No-Kill animal shelter which is run by the Morongo Basin Humane Society invites you to help kick off the November 29 Give Big 24-hour on-line donation drive sponsored by the County of San Bernardino.

The first event is this Saturday, Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2

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BASIN BUSINESSES COMPETE FOR BEST HOLIDAY DECORATING

‘Tis the season! You can get into the holiday spirit by entering your business in the annual Holiday Decorating Contest, co-sponsored by Z107.7 Radio and the Hi-Desert Publishing Company. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says all it takes to enter is a phone call…

Z107.7 and Hi-Desert Publishing team up again for

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SATURDAY’S STAR PARTY PROMISES NIGHT SKY SPECTACLES

Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature Center invites stargazers to enjoy the desert night sky tomorrow night at a free event beginning at 5:30 pm. The Observatory is at 9697 Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, just outside the main (north) entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. A tour of the

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HONEYBEES UP FOR DISCUSSION IN JOSHUA TREE ON SATURDAY

High Desert Beekeepers Association meets tomorrow from noon to 2 p.m. at The Nourishing Tree in Joshua Tree. Winter hive preparation is the topic of discussion and Charla Shamhart will give a report from the Apitherapy Society conference where more than half the attendees were beekeepers. High Desert Beekeepers Association

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TOMORROW IS THANKSGIVING DAY, PUBLIC OFFICES AND SERVICES WILL BE CLOSED

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day, most public offices, state, county and local municipalities will be closed. The San Bernardino County Court will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Thursday, November 24 in observance of

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FAKE RETAIL APPS ARE POPPING UP FOR THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON

With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, the Better Business Bureau is warning iPhone owners about fake retail apps popping up in Apple’s app store that will steal your information. Kirby Davis has more information about this latest scam…

Counterfeiters have impersonated themselves as retail chains like Dollar

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ONE ARREST AFTER A MAN WAKES TO A BEATING

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Monday night after her live-in boyfriend called 911 claiming he had been assaulted. Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at the 6900 block of Mohawk Trail to find 30-year-old Terra Garcia intoxicated and belligerent. Garcia’s boyfriend told deputies she had consumed almost an entire liter of vodka

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WE REVIEW “A CHRISTMAS STORY” NOW PLAYING AT THEATRE 29

The classic holiday favorite “A Christmas Story” is live on stage at Theatre 29. It opened last Friday to an enthusiastic full house. Reporter Rebecca Havely offers this review of the Christmas classic…

The ensemble cast of “A Christmas Story” is full of extremely talented young actors. Rory O’Brien is

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING THANKSGIVING MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Food For Life will host the Betty Garrett Memorial Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, November 24. The meal will be served at First Baptist Church on Split Rock, across from the AM/PM. A traditional meal of turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, and dessert will be served. People

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DUI AFTER DRIVING INTO HER EX-BOYFRIENDS HOUSE

A 31-year-old woman ran into some trouble Sunday afternoon … quite literally. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Viridiana Garrett drove to her ex-boyfriend’s house in the 56100 block of Onaga Trail in Yucca Valley just before 5 p.m. Sunday. Garrett attempted to drive off after learning her ex-boyfriend was not

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DRUNKIN’ DONUTS LEAD TO AN ARREST

When 30-year-old Zakary Whitehill admitted to a Sheriff’s deputy shortly after midnight last Saturday that he “should not be driving” it came as no surprise. According to the Sheriff’s report, the Joshua Tree resident had been doing donuts in the dirt lot just north of Del Taco on the highway

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WATCH OUT FOR THE MEDIC-ALERT SCAM

Scam artists continue to rip off residents of our Morongo Basin. Reporter Sara Snyder warns about the “Medical Alert” scam… A new twist to the telemarketing scam. With promises of a “free” medical alert system, the scam targeted seniors and caretakers and claimed to be offering the system free of

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING CANCELLED

The City of Twentynine Palms City Council regular meeting scheduled for this evening has been canceled. The next regular meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 13.

AS TEMPERATURES DROP, SOME FIREPLACE SAFETY REMINDERS

As the weather turns cooler, many residents will throw another log on the fire to help stay warm. Managing editor Tami Roleff offers these safety tips for your fireplace to decrease the chance of having a preventable home fire…

Follow these fireplace safety precautions to help you enjoy your fire

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN FLEES AFTER CRASH, HELD FOR DUI HIT AND RUN

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Friday, accused of causing a crash on the highway, and then fleeing the scene. Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Arthurton was called to Twentynine Palms Highway and Indian Cove Road just before 5 p.m. Friday for a two-vehicle crash. When he arrived, he found that an

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TWO MEN ACCUSED OF BREAKING INTO A TWENTYNINE PALMS BUSINESS

Two men were arrested Friday, accused of breaking into a Twentynine Palms business Thursday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, a business owner in the 4900 block of Adobe Road reported that an incident at the business on Thursday caused damage to the exterior of the building, which prevented him

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HOW TO AVOID BEING A CYBERSCAM VICTIM

We know that scam artists use phony websites and email to try and gain access to your credit cards and banking information, but few people are aware the cybercriminals also look for victims via the telephone. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells how you can avoid falling victim to cybercriminals… Tech support

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