NEW 12-HOUR RELAY FOR LIFE PLANNING MEETING TONIGHT

A planning meeting will be held tonight for the new 12-hour format for Relay for Life. The event raises money for the American Cancer Society by taking pledges for time spent walking a track. Are you excited about the new 12-hour model? Thinking about starting a team? Want more information

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BOOSTER CLUB FORMING FOR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BASKETBALL PROGRAM

Inter-Collegiate College Basketball is coming to Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says a booster’s club is being formed… An extracurricular athletic program has long been anticipated at Copper Mountain College. Now the College’s Foundation has announced plans to launch inter-collegiate Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams next fall. In a

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THE WINNERS OF THIS YEAR’S “TASTE OF MORONGO” EVENT

A large crowd of Morongo Basin food enthusiasts were on hand at the Bell Center in Joshua Tree Saturday night for the 2016 “Taste of the Morongo Basin.” The big winners for the night were the Middle Eastern Restaurant, taking the Judges’ Choice and best international, and Papa’s Smokehouse, taking

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PUBLIC SPEAKING WORKSHOP AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Do your knees knock when you face a microphone? Get butterflies in your stomach, yet you want to make your views known at a public meeting? Managing editor Tami Roleff says the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce is holding a free workshop to help you get over fears about speaking

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DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will meet Saturday, September 10, at 10 a.m. in Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College campus in Joshua Tree. The morning begins with an optional $10 breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by the meeting at 10 a.m. The meeting is open to all

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ROLL OVER CAR CRASH NEAR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FRIDAY MORNING

UPDATE 5 P.M. FRIDAY:

A Twentynine Palms woman was seriously injured Friday morning when her SUV rolled over in Joshua Tree. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Randy O’Brien, Adrianna Warren, 25, was driving westbound on Highway 62 at 11 a.m. when for unknown reasons, the tire tread separated on

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COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW IN CLOSED AND OPEN SESSIONS

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees convenes in regular open session at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room on the Joshua Tree campus. Right off, trustees will adjourn to closed session for employee disciplinary action and an evaluation of the college president/superintendent. Back in open session

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLOSED TOMORROW MORNING

Copper Mountain College will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, for faculty and staff development. Normal business hours will resume at 1 p.m.

LOCAL RELAY FOR LIFE RAMPING UP

Morongo Basin Relay for Life is ramping back up, and it is time to start planning. Relay for Life spokesperson Cathy Inscore said this year the community has the opportunity to choose a model that reflects its unique qualities and one that will help increase community participation. To help with

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SOME CMC OFFICES CLOSED TOMORROW FOR TRAINING

The Copper Mountain College Admission and Records, and Base Programs offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 27, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for staff training. The offices will re-open at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 760-366-3791.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College board of trustees meet in open and closed sessions tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a closer look at the agenda… The Copper Mountain College board trustees meet at 2 p.m. tomorrow, and just after the meeting convenes, trustees will go in to closed session for an

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MORONGO BASIN DEMOCRATS MEET SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will meet Saturday, July 9, at 10 a.m. in Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College campus in Joshua Tree. Club members will discuss the upcoming election and open local seats, along with plans for meet-and-greets for endorsed candidates. The morning begins with an

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees meet in special session at 3 p.m. tomorrow in the office of the president/superintendent. On the agenda is the official naming of the governing board members whose terms expire in December. Those include Greg Gilbert, Mary Lombardo, and Dick Rogers. The three seats

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE NURSES PINNING TONIGHT, GRADUATION TOMORROW

Copper Mountain College will honor its nursing students and graduates this week. Reporter Rebecca Havely says ceremonies will be today and tomorrow… Copper Mountain College will recognize its Vocational Nursing Program and Registered Nursing Program Class of 2016 graduates. A Pinning Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 25, at

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE ALUMNI BARBEQUE TOMORROW

Copper Mountain College students and alumni will get together for their annual barbeque tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… The Copper Mountain College Foundation invites current students, alumni and their families to the Annual Alumni Association BBQ this Friday, May 20, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the 300

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE DOWN TO THREE VICE-PRESIDENT APPLICANTS

Copper Mountain College has narrowed the field to three candidates for the District’s Vice President of Academic and Student Success position. Now the community is invited to meet Doctors David Norton, Rolando Regino, and Gregorio Sandoval at any of three community forums happening tomorrow at 3 p.m. and Thursday at

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board will meet tomorrow in a special and regular session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a look at the college board’s Agenda… A busy day awaits the Copper Mountain College Trustees tomorrow. At 1:30 p.m. they meet in special session to review the board’s self-evaluation procedure. Then

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE GOLF SCRAMBLE SATURDAY

Copper Mountain College will hold its 31st annual charity golf scramble Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says it’s not too late to sign up… Golf enthusiasts, prepare to tee off at the 31st annual CMC golf scramble benefiting the Copper Mountain College Foundation on Saturday, April 23. The day begins at

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CLOSED TUESDAY

Copper Mountain College will be closed Tuesday, April 19, for faculty and staff development. Normal business hours will resume Wednesday, April 20, at 8 a.m.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD EXPECTED TO ADD NURSING AFFILIATIONS

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees holds their regular monthly meeting at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room on the Joshua Tree campus. Right off, the board will go into a closed session conference with a labor negotiator to consider two matters. When trustees reconvene in

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