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WILD WEST STAMPEDE WESTERN REENACTMENTS IN PIONEERTOWN SATURDAYS

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show, the cowboy-clad re-enactment volunteers, performs Saturdays in historic Pioneertown. Shows start at 2:30 p.m. at Pioneer Bowl on Mane Street. For more information about becoming part of the troupe, call Paden at 760-366-3333. The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show is 100 percent family oriented and...
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JOHNNY CASH TRIBUTE AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

Tonight’s Live at the Rock free concert series pays homage to the Man in Black with Johnny Cash tribute band, the Mighty Cash Cats. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz says get ready to “Walk the Line” at Tortoise Rock Casino tonight …
A Johnny Cash tribute band, the Mighty Cash Cats,...
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FREE HOME ENERGY WORKSHOP MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free home energy education workshop Monday, September 26. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held 9:30 to 3:30 at the Methodist Community Church, 6213 East Parkway in Joshua Tree. Call 909-723-1500 for an appointment.

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MESA FEST CHARITY EVENT TOMORROW

 Mesa Fest, an inaugural charity event that supports the Yucca Mesa Community Center, is tomorrow. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation…
The Yucca Mesa fall festival, Mesa Fest, will take place Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Enjoy the chili cook off, craft beer garden,...
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STAR TWIRLERS CRAZY HAT SQUARE AND LINE DANCING TOMORROW NIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance club is hosting a crazy hat line and square dance tomorrow, Saturday, September 24. Line dancing will be held 7 to 7:30 and between tips; square dancing is at 7:30 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge, on Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley. Wear your craziest hat. Admission is $7...
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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TOMORROW

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, September 24. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. and will end about 11:30, but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights will be Saturn, Mars Neptune and Uranus, as well as the...
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JEWISH HIGH HOLIDAYS OBSERVANCES

Observations of the upcoming Jewish High Holidays are available to Morongo Basin residents. Reporter Davis Haldane tells you how to participate…
If you’re wondering where to go for the Jewish High Holidays, you’re in luck: The Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and the Desert Area is sponsoring free observances open...
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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

In high school sports tonight, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team will travel to play Palo Verde High School.
The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat football team will host Big Bear at home tonight. 
Both games start at 7 p.m.
The Joshua Springs football team does not play this...
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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED IN STABBING WEDNESDAY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of stabbing a woman during an argument. According to a Sheriff’s report, Earnest Finister, 53, was arguing with the woman about 1 p.m. in the 56600 block of Mountain View Trail when he allegedly stabbed her multiple times in both arms with...
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MORONGO VALLEY POST OFFICE VANDALIZED, MAIL POSSIBLY STOLEN

The Morongo Valley Post Office was vandalized and mail was possibly stolen from numerous post office boxes Monday night. Postal employees noticed when they arrived at work Tuesday morning that multiple post office boxes had been pried open. Stealing mail is a federal offense, and postal inspectors are investigating the suspected mail theft. Anyone...
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VANDALISM TO JOSHUA TREE CIRCLE K

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating two incidents of vandalism in two days at the Circle K convenience store in Joshua Tree. About midnight Monday night, the front window next to the door was shattered by a high-powered BB gun. When the window was being replaced Tuesday afternoon, the store manager noticed that a second...
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YUCCA MESA FIRE STATION GETS NEW MEDIC ENGINE

When you’re responding to 1,200 calls a year, fire engines quickly rack up the miles. After 20 years and 340,000 miles, Yucca Mesa Fire Station 42 received a new medic fire engine a few months ago. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the engine has all the latest gear…
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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER WANTS CANCER PATIENTS TO LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER

Women who are going through treatments for cancer are invited to a free workshop, Look Good, Feel Better, at the Hi-Desert Medical Center. The class offers complimentary group, individual, and online sessions that teach women how to deal with temporary hair loss, and changes to skin, complexions, and nails due...
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THEATRE 29 UNVEILS ITS 2017 SEASON

Community leaders and theater supporters packed the Friendship Hall at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center last Thursday night at a special tri-chamber event. Theatre 29 unveiled its show selections for the magical 2017 season. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares the show line up…
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ROUTINE MBTA BOARD MEETING TONIGHT

There is no new business scheduled for tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Transit Authority. The meeting will begin by recognizing the employee of the quarter, then the board will hold a public hearing on unmet needs. Next, the board will be asked to approve a routine consent agenda followed...
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LIONS CLUB COLLECTING EYEGLASSES

In just about any home, one can find a pair of eyeglasses that are no longer being used. That same pair of eyeglasses can change another person’s life. Sara Snyder explains how you can help…
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YUCCA VALLEY NOON ROTARY WELCOMES FOUR NEW MEMBERS

The Yucca Valley Noon Rotary club recently welcomed four new members to the club. The recent inductees are Jilyn Crawford of American Family Funding; Jennifer Cusack of Southern California Edison; Tom Marshall, South Desert assistant chief for County Fire; and Carol Colgrove, with Miracle Ear. The club has been providing services for...
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CALL FOR ART, TOUGH AS NAILS: WOMEN PIONEERS

Art that celebrates woman pioneers is being sought. Reporter Edica Gonzales puts out the call…
The Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and art gallery has put out a call for art for its next exhibition, “Tough as Nails: Women Pioneers.” Artists should deliver their artwork Friday, September 30, between 11 a.m....
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YUCCA VALLEY BEATS TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH IN GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

In high school sports, the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans varsity volleyball team beat the Twentynine Palms Lady Wildcats, 3-1. Yucca Valley head coach Darrell Sterling said freshman EJ Day led with 38 attempts, 18 kills, 15 serves, six aces and 10 serving points. Junior setter Alessa Luckino had 26 assists....
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High school cross-country team will participate in the High Desert Classic meet, at home in Yucca Valley.

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