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COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT EXTENDS APPLICATION PERIOD

The Morongo Valley Community Services District, or CSD, has extended the application period for candidates interested in serving on the board seat made available by last month’s unexpected resignation of CSD Board Member Darin Sandin. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

The original cutoff date of December 14 has been extended to...
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DESERT HOT SPRINGS NEEDS APPLICANTS FOR COMMISSIONS

The city of Desert Hot Springs is soliciting applications from residents to serve on three commissions: the Public Safety Commission, Community and Cultural Affairs Commission, and the Planning Commission. The Public Safety Commission meets on the second Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. The Community and Cultural Affairs Commission...
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THEATRE 29 ACHIEVES THE SILVER SEAL AT GUIDESTAR USA

Theatre 29 has received a high honor from the world’s largest source of information about non-profit organizations. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains…

Theatre 29 has been recognized for its outstanding non-profit organizational transparency. GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations, awarded Theatre 29 a Silver Seal. In order...
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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL SETS SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION MEETING

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in a special closed session tomorrow, Dec. 11th. The sole item on the agenda is an appointment of the town attorney. The meeting is set for 3 p.m. in the Town Hall conference room.

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“JINGLE PAWS” PET FOOD DRIVE AT PALMS-N-PAWS SHELTER

Palms-N-Paws animal shelter in Twentynine Palms is hosting its annual, “Jingle Paws” pet food drive. Rebecca Havely shares how you can donate…

Starting Wednesday, November 28 through January 1 bring in donations of bags of dry dog and cat food, canned pet food and packaged animal treats. Palms-N-Paws, the official animal...
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports this week, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ basketball team will participate in the Redlands East Valley High School Invitational tournament, starting Monday and running through Thursday.

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF SPOUSE ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of hitting his ex-girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Nick Loving, 28, went to the woman’s apartment in the 56000 block of 29 Palms Highway, hit her on the side of the face, took her cell phone and the keys to her...
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YUCCA VALLEY LIGHT PARADE TONIGHT

Get ready to “Light up the World” tonight at the 20th annual Festival of Lights parade. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details on how the see our Basin’s best and brightest parade entrees…

“Light up the World;” that’s the theme of this year’s Festival of Lights
Parade this Saturday, December 9 in...
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JAZZ CONCERT TONIGHT DURING JOSHUA TREE ART CRAWL

The Joshua Tree Jazz Band will hold a concert tonight, December 9, during the Second Saturday Art Crawl. The concert will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. behind Zannedelions Boutique at 61877 29 Palms Highway in Joshua Tree. There will be a no host bar and munchies available. The...
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HI-DESERT CHORUS WINTER CONCERT

Come listen to the sounds of the season this weekend with the Hi-Desert Chorus. Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation…

The Hi-Desert Chorus is again presenting its annual “Sounds of the Season” concert. The choral concert is scheduled for two performances this weekend at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 9,...
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KIM CLEMENTS ART ON DISPLAY AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH

Kim Clements, a photographer and painter, will have her art on display at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church through January 10. Clements, an award-winning artist, enjoys conveying the beauty of desert animals, as well as the desert landscape and fauna through both her photography and watercolor paintings. Desert Hills...
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EVENING WITH THE COSMOS AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center in Twentynine Palms will hold a star party tonight from 5:30 to 9 p.m. December is a great time to view the night sky as several of the brightest constellations stand out against the rich star fields of the winter Milky Way. The...
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LIFETREE CAFÉ DISCUSSION ON HOMELESS CHILDREN

The impact of homelessness on children will be explored at Lifetree Café tomorrow, December 10, at 4 p.m. Reporter Eric Knabe has the details…

The program, titled “Children with No Place to Call Home: Helping Kids in Crisis,” features a filmed interview with Jennifer Herrera, director of the Colfax Community Network,...
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“THE SAME, BUT DIFFERENT” ART RECEPTION AT RAINBOW STEW SUNDAY

Rainbow Stew will hold an artists’ reception for its current show, “The Same, but Different.” The idea behind “The Same, but Different” is to show the same object depicted by different artists. Visitors can meet the artists from 1:00 until 3:00 tomorrow, December 10. Light refreshments will be available. The...
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OPENING RECEPTION AT GALLERY 62

Gallery 62 Art Gallery will hold an opening reception tonight for its newest exhibition, High Desert Holidays. The show will feature the artwork of dozens of artists with a variety of work priced at under $100. Signature artists are Valerie Davis with wands, jewelry, and paintings, and Laurie Shafer with...
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“MEET ME IN ST LOUIS” LIVE ON STAGE AT THEATRE 29

The beloved classic musical, “Meet Me in St. Louis,” continues its run at Theatre 29. With more, here’s Rebecca Havely…

The musical “Meet Me in St. Louis”—based on the classic film of the same name—is filled with songs you know and love like, “The Boy Next Door,” “The Trolley Song,” and...
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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER VEHICLE AND FOOT CHASE

A Joshua Tree man is accused of transporting drugs and was arrested Wednesday, following a short vehicle and foot pursuit. A Sheriff’s report says deputies from the Yucca Valley Multiple Enforcement Team attempted a traffic stop on a gray Dodge Ram truck at the intersection of El Reposo Circle and...
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MAN ARRESTED AFTER SELLING STOLEN ITEMS TO THEIR RIGHTFUL OWNER

Sheriff’s officials say a man was arrested after he attempted to sell stolen video games—to their real owner. Richard Heck, 53, was arrested Wednesday night for possession of stolen property, according to Sheriff’s records. On October 7, Darryl Elliott of the 6800 block of Pine Avenue in Twentynine Palms reported...
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SUSPICIOUS CAR FIRE WEDNESDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a suspicious car fire in Twentynine Palms Wednesday. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, firefighters were called to the 70800 block of 29 Palms Highway, near the Elks Lodge, about 8:30 p.m. for a car fire. When firefighters arrived, the car was fully...
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THE FATE OF THE FORMER JOSHUA TREE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STILL IN LIMBO

The ownership dispute between the State of California and the Morongo Unified School District regarding the old Joshua Tree Elementary school property and building is still pending. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has the details…

A new Elementary school had to be built in Joshua Tree since a portion of the old school...
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