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TWO ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY FOR IDENTITY THEFT

Two Desert Hot Springs residents were arrested in Yucca Valley, accused of identity theft. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a vehicle in the 55500 block of Iona Lane about 11:30 a.m. Inside the vehicle, were Donald Berry, 38, and Amber Lugauer, 40, both listed no formal address. During a...
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MORONGO VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Morongo Valley man who’d been living with his girlfriend for two weeks, was arrested Tuesday, accused of choking her. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman ran to the Chevron Station in Morongo Valley about 5 p.m. to ask for help. She told investigators that her boyfriend, Christopher Wilson, 39, covered her...
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SNOW, SANTA, AND CRAFTS IN YUCCA VALLEY SATURDAY

It will be snow, Santa, and crafts in Yucca Valley Saturday. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to the Town’s annual holiday event…
Catch the spirit of the season at the Yucca Valley Holiday Craft Faire Saturday, December 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Community...
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CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE IN MORONGO VALLEY TONIGHT

In Morongo Valley the holiday season officially kicks off at 6 p.m. tonight with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Fire Station Open House. There will be goodie bags from Santa, music from the elementary school carolers, and cookies and hot chocolate all around. The Morongo Valley Fire Station is just off...
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MURDER BY MAGIC” AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

The Twentynine Palms High School Drama Club is offering an audience participation murder mystery production. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation…
The Drama Club at Twentynine Palms High School asks you to help solve a “Murder By Magic.” This interactive performance has the audience help solve the murder of a...
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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will hold its general meeting Monday, December 5, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30 and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Election of officers for 2017 will be held at this meeting. Members and guests will celebrate the holidays with a...
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CRAFT AND BAKE SALE AT JOSHUA TREE CHURCH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Head to the First Baptist Church on Sunset Road in Joshua Tree this Friday and Saturday, December 2 and 3 for a craft and food sale. Check out the holiday wreaths and flowers and many other gift items from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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SPECTACULAR HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A small boutique hotel in Twentynine Palms is once again putting on a spectacular holiday light show, and is inviting Morongo Basin residents to enjoy the twinkling and sparkling display. Edica Gonzalez has the details…
The Sunnyvale Garden Suites Hotel is once again hosting a holiday light show set to...
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EVENTS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT DESERT CHRIST PARK

December is off to a busy start at Desert Christ Park. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on the park and the foundation that runs it …
The annual meeting of the Desert Christ Park Foundation is in the park at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Friday, December 2) rain or shine. Desert Christ...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION DEADLINE TOMORROW

The City of Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the 2017 youth basketball league until tomorrow. Registrations will be accepted online at 29palms.org and at the Recreation office through Friday, December 2, until 6:00 p.m. The registration fee is $46 per child and includes a uniform. Families with three or...
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats boys’ soccer team hosted the Saints of Xavier Prep on Monday night for their home opener. A tough second half saw the score end with at 6-2 win for Xavier prep. 
 
Coach Nathan Niles said freshman keeper Juan Duran played very well with several good saves. ...
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CHRISTOPHER LEE SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON, NO PAROLE

CHRISTOPHER LEE SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON, NO PAROLE
Christopher Lee was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole Tuesday for the murder of Erin Corwin, 19, of Twentynine Palms. Corwin’s husband, mother and sister gave victim impact statements prior to the sentencing, in which they stressed how her...
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PREGNANT WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN JOSHUA TREE

Following up on a report of a dead body, Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 6800 block of Mt. Shasta Avenue in Joshua Tree at about 9:30 a.m. Monday morning. Deputies found a 35-year-old woman who was seven months pregnant lying face down inside a Winnebago parked at the location....
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“YOU’LL SHOOT YOUR EYE OUT” “A CHRISTMAS STORY” CONTINUES AT THEATRE 29

In “A Christmas Story” at Theatre 29, young Ralphie Parker may shoot his eye out, but he still wants a BB gun for Christmas. Tickets for this popular story are going fast. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more…
“A Christmas Story,” the classic, heart-warming family movie, has come to life in...
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“ADOPT-A-CHILD” PROGRAM HELPS KIDS OUT OF THEIR HOMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS

The Basin Wide Foundation needs help in making sure that children, out of their homes through no fault of their own, have a happy Christmas. Children in the Child Protective Services program are often found during the holidays in temporary homes or foster care. The Basin Wide Foundation sponsors an...
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READY SB COUNTY APP AIMS TO HELP IN NATURAL DISASTERS

The state of California and San Bernardino County have set up websites and apps to help residents in case of natural disasters and emergencies. The California Office of Emergency Services, caloes.ca.gov, has tips for individuals, families, businesses, and schools and teachers, on how to prepare. Kirby Davis has more information...
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“SOLAR CHALLENGE” LOOKS FOR IDEAS TO SPREAD LOCAL ACCESS TO SOLAR

Solar energy innovators, your help is needed. Reporter David Haldane tells us about a cash-yielding contest open to your ideas…
Want to do something to help spread solar energy in the Morongo Basin? The federal government wants to hear from you! The U.S. Department of Energy has announced an 18-month...
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YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CENTER MEETING TOMORROW

Calling all seniors 60 years and older, you can have a say in what you want at your Yucca Valley Senior Center. Come join the monthly meeting of the Senior Club of Yucca Valley, 9 a.m. Thursday, December 1 at the Senior Center in the Yucca Valley Community Complex. All Morongo Basin...
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STEWARDSHIP EVENT IN SAND TO SNOW MONUMENT THIS SATURDAY

Pitch in this Saturday with the BLM and Mojave Desert Land Trust as a way to discover the Sand to Snow National Monument and improve it for others. Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains …
The Mojave Desert Land Trust and the Bureau of Land Management Barstow Field Office have organized a...
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan wrestling varsity team won a dual match at home 51-19 against Cathedral City Tuesday night. Coach Larry Giron said the next home meet for the Trojans is Wednesday, December 14 at 5 p.m. versus Rancho Mirage High School.
The three quickest pins of the night were Trevor Scott taking...
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