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LOCAL DEMOCRATS MEET SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will present “The Adelanto Story,” an update on the conditions at the Adelanto Detention Center, during its monthly meeting Saturday, October 14. Come early for the optional $10 breakfast starting at 9 a.m. at Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College Campus. The regular...
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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING MEALS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Calzones are on the menu for Food for Life this Saturday, October 14. This meal is being prepared by Lizette Hernandez and will be served from 3-5 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene in 29 Palms. Food For Life President, Kelly Schumacher will be at the Health Fair from 10...
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LEARN WEED SHOW TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society is hosting a free weed show workshop Saturday. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the details…

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will offer a free hands-on workshop for adults and children who want to learn how to create eye-catching compositions using desert plants and found objects for...
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

A heartbreaker for the formerly undefeated Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team, who played a rare Thursday night game. A last-second field goal fell short, and the Trojans lost the game, 29-28, to Coachella Valley High School.

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team hosted the Rattlers from Rancho...
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ITS JUST A DRILL: CHP TRAINING AT THE OLD JOSHUA TREE ELEMENTARY TODAY

The California Highway Patrol will be conducting training today (Thursday, October 12) at the old Joshua Tree Elementary School. Residents may see police activity in the area, as well as hear gunfire. Officers will conduct a training scenario using non-lethal rounds. The school grounds will be closed to the public,...
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COMMUNITY DISASTER PREPAREDNESS DAY SATURDAY

Come check out an earthquake simulator at the community disaster preparedness day Saturday, October 14. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has more…

The simulator, can give you real-life experience of what a 7.5 earthquake feels like. The Mercy Air helicopter is also scheduled to be at the event. There will be free information...
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STOLEN DIRT BIKE LEADS TO DISCOVERY OF A DRUG LAB IN YUCCA VALLEY

The recovery of a stolen dirt bike led to the arrest of a Yucca Valley man for operating a drug lab Tuesday. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies on patrol contacted Lucas Clavet, 21, outside his apartment complex in the 7100 block of Sage Avenue about 1:10 p.m. Clavet had...
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AN ARREST FOR DRUGS AND WEAPONS IN LANDERS

A Rialto man, suspected of assault, was arrested Tuesday in Landers after Sheriff’s deputies found drugs and a weapon in his vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were sent to the area of Goat Mountain Road and Margarita Street in Landers about 3 p.m. Steven Mixco, 29, of Rialto,...
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“PSYCHO” BODY DOUBLE FROM TWENTYNINE PALMS TALKS OF NEW DOCUMENTARY

When Hitchcock’s thriller “Psycho” is mentioned, so is its famous shower scene. Janet Leigh’s body double in that scene, model Marli Renfro, happens to be a Hi-Desert resident, and she spoke with Rebecca Havely about a new documentary film based on the iconic scene she starred in…

 

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THE COMMISSARY CLOSES ABOARD THE TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE

The commissary on board the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms was closed until further notice Wednesday due to health code violations. A press release from the Combat Center Deputy Director states the commissary was closed because of “a pest control issue” that was discovered during a routine...
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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER NURSES VOTE TO UNIONIZE

Registered nurses at Hi-Desert Medical Center voted Tuesday night to join California’s largest nurses’ union. In a secret ballot, the nurses voted 77-4, or 95 percent, to join the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United. Hi-Desert Medical Center is part of Tenet Healthcare. The nurses will now seek wage parity with...
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WORLD-CLASS PIANIST BRINGS CARNEGIE HALL TO YUCCA VALLEY

Residents will have an opportunity to see a world-class pianist perform here this Saturday in our Morongo Basin. Reporter Sara Snyder says Richard Bishop, who has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, will be performing at a Yucca Valley church…

A renowned classical pianist will give a solo concert...
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CALIFORNIA SCHOOL EXIT EXAM, CAHSEE, IS SUSPENDED

Two years after Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that suspended the California High School Exit Exam as a requirement for high school graduation, Brown signed another bill Tuesday that permanently repealed the exam. The exam, known as CAHSEE, was an attempt to have students show that they had basic...
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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB ANNUAL AUCTION EVENT

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert will hold their annual live and silent auction fund-raiser Saturday, November 4. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details and your invitation…

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert is now selling tickets for its fourth annual “Blue and White” gala. This year’s...
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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS NOTCHES A WIN

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ varsity tennis team won their match against Desert Hot Springs yesterday, 14-4. Coach Cindy Miller said this was a great team win. The team is now 4-4 and is currently in third place.

In singles, Katie Brattain won 6-0, 6-0, 6-0; Dejia Valeur was 1-6,...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN BLOWS UP HIS HAND DRILLING INTO A 25MM ROUND

A Twentynine Palms man received serious injuries when a 25mm round blew up in his hand Friday evening. About 6:40 p.m., paramedics were called to the Marine housing area in the Vista Del Sol apartments. A Sheriff’s report says the unidentified man was on his back patio using a hand...
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A DELAY IN CHRISTOPHER LEE’S APPEAL OF ERIN CORWIN MURDER CONVICTION

Christopher Lee’s appeal of his conviction for brutally murdering 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms received the first of what will most likely be many delays. Yesterday, the judge presiding over the appeal granted the prosecution a 30-day delay in answering Lee’s opening brief for the appeal. Lee’s court-appointed attorney...
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JEEP ROLLED OVER ON OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD WEDNESDAY MORNING

A woman who said she fell asleep at the wheel overturned her Jeep at about 7:20 this morning. County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow said she was driving northbound on Old Woman Springs Road near Buena Suerte when the Jeep drifted over to the side of the road and hit...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES HOTEL ASSESSMENT

The Twentynine Palms City Council met last night. Reporter Eric Knabe has the details…

Last night’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council began with a presentation of the Air Quality Award by the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District to the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. accepting the award...
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COUNTY PLANNING MEETING FOR LOCAL COMMUNITIES TONIGHT

Residents of Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms rely on their municipal governments to make decisions about zoning, planning, transit, housing and environmental preservation in those communities. But for every other community in our Morongo Basin, those decisions, literally thousands of them, are ultimately made by county government. The decision-makers in...
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