WONDER VALLEY COMMUNITY MEETING TOMORROW

Illegal dumping of both trash and animals are just two of the topics up for discussion in Wonder Valley tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

The monthly Wonder Valley Community Meeting takes place tomorrow, March 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Wonder Valley Community Center on Amboy Road.

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GALLERY 62 RECEPTION TOMORROW IN JOSHUA TREE

Gallery 62 will hold an opening reception for its current show, Fantastic Fiber, during the Second Saturday Art Crawl, Saturday, March 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. Eight artists will showcase a variety of fiber-related artworks, such as quilts, baskets, fashions, and more. The show runs through March 28. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROAD TO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, UTAH TRAIL, CLOSED FOR PAVING

If you’re planning on going to Joshua Tree National Park through the Twentynine Palms entrance today (Thursday, March 9), you better make other plans. The city of Twentynine Palms is paving Utah Trail from 29 Palms Highway to the park’s entrance gate today, and the road will be closed until

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ITEMS OF SENTIMENTAL VALUE STOLEN IN YUCCA VALLEY BURGLARY

Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in finding a necklace with great sentimental value that was stolen during a burglary in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 57900 block of Hidden Gold Drive came home about 2:15 p.m. last Friday and interrupted a

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WE REVIEW “MARY POPPINS” AT THEATRE 29

“Disney’s Mary Poppins” opened last weekend to enthusiastic crowds of all ages at Theatre 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely attended and offers this review of the production… Analisa Pilecki’s portrayal of Mary Poppins is practically perfect in every way! Chris Fleischman is better than ever as Mary’s buddy Bert, the chimney

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MARY POPPINS SOLD-OUT, OVERFLOW SEATS AVAILABLE

The Theatre 29 production of “Mary Poppins” will run Friday, Saturday, and Sundays through March 26. All available online seats for the run have been sold out. To accommodate those not able to get tickets, Theatre 29 has added overflow seating on a first-come, first-serve basis. Patrons wishing to be

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SCHOOL BOARD CONTINUES WORK STUDY SESSION

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education continues yesterday’s work study session tomorrow (Friday, March 10). On the agenda this time: more board goals and options for secondary education. The board will also review proposed changes in its strategic plan and governance handbook. Tomorrow’s workshop—which is open to the

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL DISCUSSES VACATION HOME RENTALS

The Yucca Valley Town Council had a preliminary discussion about vacation home rentals at its meeting last night. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there, and has more… The Yucca Valley Town council heard a report on vacation home rentals at its meeting last night. During public comment, resident Gwendolyn Jones

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HIGHWAY 62 BRIEFLY CLOSED THIS MORNING DUE TO DUI CRASH IN MORONGO VALLEY

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Highway 62 was briefly closed down in both directions following a traffic crash in Morongo Valley this morning. About 4:10, a 1998 Dodge pick-up truck traveling eastbound on the highway collided with a power pole at Scholl Drive. The pole was sheared off, but was

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29 PALMS ART GALLERY PLANS A PAINT NIGHT

Some fun fund-raising planned for tomorrow night at the Twentynine Palms Art Gallery. Reporter Sara Snyder invites you to a Wine and Paint night… The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold a wine and paint night led by noted painter Mark Spangenberg on Thursday, March 9, from 5:30 to 8:30

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN FOUND WITH OVER 4 TIMES THE LEGAL LIMIT FOR ALCOHOL

A man is accused of being more than four times over the legal limit of intoxication when he was arrested Saturday afternoon. A Sheriff’s report said a deputy checked on a vehicle parked on the side of the road near Monte Vista Drive and Cottonwood Drive in Twentynine Palms about

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THREE HISTORIC FAMILY HEIRLOOM WAGON WHEELS STOLEN IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley family is devastated to discover that three antique wagon wheels that were on a wagon that had brought their family west 140 years ago had been stolen from their front yard. A Sheriff’s report said sometime between February 27 and March 3, the 40-inch, dark brown wooden

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SMALL FIRE PUT OUT QUICKLY IN JOSHUA TREE MONDAY AFTERNOON

Firefighters made quick work of a fire in the 6500 block of Sunset in Joshua Tree Monday afternoon. County Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle said debris stacked up outside the home caught fire about 2 p.m. Firefighters put out the flames within a minute. The home itself did not burn, although

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TAKES UP VACATION HOME RENTALS

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. After a truck sale and budget amendments, the Council will take up the controversial issue of regulating vacation home rentals. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… Following a presentation from the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, the Yucca Valley

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LANDERS MAN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE CHARGES

A parole compliance check resulted in the arrest of a Landers man on multiple charges Saturday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to check on Dennis Hanley, in the 100 block of Covelo Avenue about 5 p.m. Pornography, drugs, and paraphernalia were discovered, which violated the terms of

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF SLASHING TIRES

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Saturday morning, accused of slashing tires. According to a Sheriff’s report, residents in the 72100 block of Sullivan Road called deputies about 3:30 a.m. Saturday to report that someone had slashed the tires of a vehicle parked in front of the home. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHILD CARE WORKER PLEADS GUILTY TO MISDEMEANOR CHILD ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms woman pleaded guilty Friday to misdemeanor child abuse. According to San Bernardino County court records, Pamela Cadwallader, 62, who was an employee at the Child Development Center on board the Combat Center, accepted a plea bargain Friday for one count of misdemeanor child abuse for physically punishing

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER TRYING TO REGISTER A STOLEN CAR

Two people were arrested Thursday, accused of trying to register a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, Amber Long, 33, and Kurt Hampton, 33, went to the Department of Motor Vehicles in Twentynine Palms about 11 a.m. to register a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix. The DMV clerk determined the

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TWO ACCUSED OF CONSPIRING TO STEAL FROM WAL-MART

Two Yucca Valley men were arrested Thursday, accused of conspiring to steal from Walmart. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy was called to Walmart about 5 p.m. for a report that a man, later identified as Brian Laufer, 35, was in the store and cutting open packages of X-box

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PLANNING WORKSHOP TOMORROW AFTERNOON

The Yucca Valley Town Council will start updating its strategic plan this fall. The Town Council has requested a series of workshops to discuss some issues and priorities to include in the next strategic plan. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… The Yucca Valley Town Council will hold

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