MOJAVE WATER AGENCY HISTORY LECTURE

Residents have been fighting over water in Southern California—who can use it, how much they can use, and where it should be sent—practically since settlers first arrived here. Managing editor Tami Roleff says make your reservations now for a lecture by an author who will talk about the history of

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“THE ABC’S OF WATER” IN APPLE VALLEY TOMORROW

Everything you want to know about water in California, but didn’t know who to ask. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to learn the ABCs of water in Apple valley tomorrow… The subject of water in California can be complicated … how much should we conserve? What will the future offer?

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MOJAVE WATER AGENCY HAS IDEAS ON WHAT TO DO WITH THAT RAINWATER

With El Nino bringing more rain to our region, the Mojave water Agency wants to show you how to use it. Reporter Ashton Henry has details… The Mojave Water District is hosting a meeting on January 26, 5:30-7:00 p.m., to help you prepare your landscape for the harsh winter season.

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CONRESSMAN COOK HONORS TWO YUCCA VALLEY MEN

In honor of the 50th anniversary since the start of the Vietnam War, Congressman Paul Cook honored 25 Vietnam veterans during his Heroes of the 8th ceremony November 13 in Apple Valley. Two local veterans—Edward Bates and Glenn Isaacs, both of Yucca Valley—were among those honored for their service and

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SHERIFF'S ASKING FOR HELP IN FINDING MISSING APPLE VALLEY WOMAN

The Sheriff is asking for help in finding an Apple Valley woman who has been missing since Halloween night; personal items and her truck were found here in the Morongo Basin. Investigators say Christina Bastian, 34, attended church with her family on October 31 and then went to a friend’s

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CONGRESSMAN COOK SEEKS NOMINEES TO HONOR VIETNAM VETS

Congressman Paul Cook will be honoring area Vietnam veterans. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to nominate a veteran to be honored… 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War. “Heroes of the 8th” takes place in Apple Valley next month to honor Vietnam veterans from

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THREE LOCAL WOMEN TO BE HONORED BY CONGRESSMAN COOK

Three local women will be honored by Congressman Paul Cook during his third annual Salute to Women in September. The theme of the event is Young Leaders and Mentors. In the Young Leaders category are Breanna Panzarella, a senior this year at Twentynine Palms High School, and Rachel Green, a

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MOJAVE WATER AGENCY HOLDING DROUGHT INFORMATION SESSION

Find out more about the short term and long term affects of the California drought. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the informational session is in Apple Valley tomorrow… The Mojave Water Agency will hold an informational session about the drought, landscaping, and water restrictions. The session, “Putting Your Landscape on

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MOJAVE WATER AGENCY TO HOLD DROUGHT INFORMATION SESSION

The Mojave Water Agency will hold an informational session about the drought, landscaping, and water restrictions. The session, “Putting Your Landscape on Life Support,” is Tuesday, July 28, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Mojave Water Agency in Apple Valley. Information about setting up irrigation systems, how to help

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CONGRESSMAN COOK LOOKS FOR SALUTE TO WOMEN NOMINEES

Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley will honor local women and is asking for your nomination. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how and who to nominate…

Later this year Congressman Paul Cook will honor young women who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in our community at his “Salute to Women: Young

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VIDEOTAPED BEATING CAUSES COUNTY SHERIFF INVESTIGATION

A disturbing videotape of San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies viciously beating a suspected horse thief near Hesperia has caused County Sheriff John McMahon to order a departmental investigation of the incident. “The video surrounding this arrest is disturbing, and I have ordered an internal investigation be conducted immediately,” McMahon said

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TWO ARRESTED FOLLOWING HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT

Two people were arrested following a high-speed police pursuit that started in Apple Valley and ended in Landers Tuesday afternoon. According to the Sheriff’s Department, about 1:30 p.m., deputies noticed that a white Honda was being driven without any license plates, and attempted a traffic stop on Highway 18 in

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ONE ARREST AFTER A STANDOFF IN MORONGO VALLEY

An Apple Valley man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in Morongo Valley Saturday night, after a 45-minute stand-off. Sheriff’s investigators say deputies were called to a domestic disturbance about 11:30 p.m. Saturday at a home in the 51000 block of Canyon Road in Morongo Valley. While en

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STRAIGHT TALK ON THE DROUGHT FROM THE MOJAVE WATER AGENCY

The state is in a drought. The Mojave Water Agency will be giving a special event that will explain exactly what that means. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation…

California’s drought continues to dominate the headlines. New drought regulations are in effect and consumers are being asked to conserve every

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SUPERVISORS DENY APPEAL FOR APPLE VALLEY SOLAR FARM

County supervisors voted to uphold the San Bernardino County Planning Commission’s denial of a conditional use permit for a solar farm in rural Apple Valley. The proposed 3-megawatt photovoltaic solar farm went down on a 3-2 vote, with Supervisors Robert Lovingood, James Ramos and Josie Gonzales voting against the project.

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SIX AREA VETERANS GET CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Six area veterans were recognized last month for their past and current service to their country. Representative Paul Cook of Yucca Valley held the Heroes of the 8th District Recognition Ceremony in Apple Valley, and recognized more than 50 veterans who served their county on the battlefield and at home

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MOJAVE WATER AGENCY OPENS NEW OPERATIONS CENTER TOMORROW

The Mojave Water Agency will hold the opening celebration of its new Central Operations Center, High Desert Interpretive Center, and Regional Recharge and Recovery Project on Thursday, May 15, from 10 to noon. The celebration will be held at 7620 Deep Creek Road in Apple Valley. For more information, call

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SIGN UP NOW FOR LECTURE ON NATIVE PLANTS

Efficiency in using water is a desert survival skill. Reporter Dan Stork invites you to a talk on Tuesday about how native plants do it over very long lifetimes… On March 25, Botanist Robin Kobaly will expound on long-lived desert plants, in a presentation titled “Surrounded by Ancients”, at the

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WILDCAT GIRLS’ SWIM TEAM WINS, BOYS’ TEAM LOSES

The Twentynine Palms High School girls swim team won their first meet of the season against Apple Valley Wednesday, 120 to 50. Earning qualifying times for the CIF 200-meter medley relay were Hanna Beard, Gabby Crank, Darrien Reig, and Nokomis Cabrera. Reig also earned qualifying times for CIF on the

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HIGH SCHOOL ARTISTS INVITED TO APPLY FOR CONGRESSIONAL ART SHOW

Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley is giving local high school artists a chance to shine nationally. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to enter the congressional art show… Every spring, a nationwide high school arts competition is sponsored by members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Recently, Representative Paul

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