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AN ARREST AFTER A CAR IS STOLEN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Fresno woman was arrested early Friday morning, accused of stealing a car in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy was called to the 7400 block of Kellogg Avenue in Twentynine Palms just before 5 a.m. for a report of a stolen vehicle. The suspect, Sondra Young, 38, and the vehicle...
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YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY LOOKING FOR ADULT LITERACY VOLUNTEERS

Do you have a desire to give back to your community? The Yucca Valley library is looking for tutors for its adult literacy program. Reporter Tanisha Cureton tells you how to start giving back…
Make a better tomorrow by becoming a tutor for the Yucca Valley library adult literacy program....
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BLOOD DRIVE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, April 25, at Copper Mountain College, from 10 to 3:30. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. All prospective donors should be free of infections or illness, weigh at least 110 pounds, and...
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ROTARY FOOD DRIVE NETS 2,600 MEALS

The Morongo Basin Rotary Clubs’ food drive in March raised enough food and cash to provide more than 2,600 meals to benefit hungry residents and food banks in the Morongo Basin. Rotarians were at all Stater Brothers locations in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms Saturday, March 30, and collected 325...
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VENDORS SOUGHT FOR UPCOMING HEALTH FAIR

The Morongo Basin Healthcare District and the Town of Yucca Valley will hold a community health fair Saturday, May 12. Managing editor Tami Roleff says nonprofit, health-oriented vendors are encouraged to participate…
The Town of Yucca Valley and the Morongo Basin Healthcare District are sponsoring a community health fair Saturday,...
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan softball team will host Rancho Mirage at home. First pitch is at 3:30 p.m. The Yucca Valley High School Trojan baseball team will also host Rancho Mirage at home. First pitch is at 3:15 p.m.

Also today, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats baseball...
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SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR MISSING 76 YEAR OLD IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Joshua Tree National Park staff and volunteers have mounted a search for 76-year-old David Sewell of Joshua Tree, whose vehicle was found at the Quail Springs day use area parking lot.  A park spokesman said Sewell appears to have left the Quail Springs parking lot headed for an...
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3.9 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE RATTLES THE REGIONS

A moderate earthquake shook our desert region Sunday afternoon. The 3.9 magnitude temblor, which hit at 5:46 p.m., was centered just inside Joshua Tree National Park, about 21 miles west of Twentynine Palms and 20 miles west of Yucca Valley. The epicenter was more than eight miles north-northeast of Thousand...
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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER SHE PUNCHES ELDERLY WOMAN

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested Friday accused of punching an elderly woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy was called just before 5 p.m. Thursday to the 55400 block of 29 Palms Highway in Yucca Valley. The victim told deputies that she was arguing with the husband of...
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“FIRST DATE, THE MUSICAL” OPENS FRIDAY WITH OPENING NIGHT GALA

The Kiwanis Club of Twentynine Palms will sponsor a Gala Opening Night fundraiser of “First Date, the Musical” this Friday. The production makes its Inland Empire debut at Theatre 29. With your invitation here’s Rebecca Havely…
Charles Harvey, director of “First Date, The Musical” says the play is“the perfect date...
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TWO INJURIES, ONE SERIOUS IN JOHNSON VALLEY OFF-ROAD ROLLOVER

Two people were injured, one seriously, in an off-road rollover crash Sunday near the Johnson Valley dry lakebed. According to a Sheriff’s report, Justin Brown, 32, and Carrie Brown, 55, both of Chino Hills, were in an off-road vehicle north of the Johnson Valley dry lakebed when the vehicle rolled...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED ON A LONG LIST OF ALLEGATIONS

A deputy on routine patrol in Twentynine Palms early Thursday morning noticed a suspicious vehicle and arrested a Twentynine Palms woman on multiple charges. According to a Sheriff’s report, the deputy saw a white Ford truck near Highway 62 and Adobe Road about 3:20 a.m. Thursday morning. The truck, which was parked behind...
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LITERACY PROGRAM OFFERED AT YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY

The Yucca Valley library is offering a flexible-hours literacy program for anyone looking to improve their literacy skills. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has the details…
The San Bernardino County library system strives to help every member of the community develop a passion for reading. If you, or someone you know, struggles...
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JOSHUA TREE AND YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARIES OFFER CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

For the next month, the Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley Libraries are offering programs for children up to age 5. On Tuesday mornings at 11 a.m. at both the Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree libraries is preschool story time for children ages 3 to 5. The story time promotes a love of...
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TOURS OF HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT OFFERED

Hi-Desert Water District will host a series of free tours of the water district and sewer project. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to sign up…
The Hi-Desert Water District’s World of Water tour will provide the public with the insight as to what it takes to deliver water...
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YUCCA VALLEY GIRL COMPETING IN 2018 CROSSFIT REGIONALS

Yucca Valley teen athlete Sequoia Barrera has qualified to compete in the 2018 CrossFit West Regionals at the Del Mar Arena May 27-29. She will be competing among the world’s fittest athletes in the west coast region including Alaska and Canada. She looks forward to stepping onto the big stage...
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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY INVITES YOU TO THEIR BARBEQUE JUBILEE

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley sponsors many youth-based programs each year; chief among them is the Boys and Girls Club of the High Desert. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us of a delicious way you can help the Rotary fund some those programs…
You take one star-filled sky, add...
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan boys’ tennis team will host a rivalry game against the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats at home. The match begins at 3:15 p.m.

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR DESERT-WISE LANDSCAPE TOUR

Drought-tolerant landscaping and energy efficient homes are the focus of the Morongo Basin Conservation Association’s eighth annual Desert-Wise Landscape Tour. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation.…
The Desert-Wise Landscape Tour has become a de facto right of Spring. The popular, self-guided tour spotlights two dozen unique properties. Saturday, April...
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FAMILY BIKE RIDE AND BIKE RODEO PART OF ANNUAL PARK-2-PARK RIDE

The Morongo Basin Active Transportation Plan team will host the 3rd Annual Park-2-Park Bike Ride on Saturday, April 28. The Park-2-Park Bike Ride represents a partnership effort among the City of Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree National Park. and the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Base. The event provides a scenic cycling...
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