MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES PLANNED IN AREA COMMUNITIES

Three Memorial Day ceremonies will be held locally Monday, May 30. The Twentynine Palms cemetery, at 5350 Encelia Avenue, will hold its annual ceremony in the rose garden, starting at 9 a.m. Major General William Mullen of the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center will be the guest speaker.

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A TOWN HALL MEETING IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS TONIGHT

Desert Hot Springs Mayor Scott Matas will hold a town hall meeting today (Wednesday, May 24) instead of holding a State of the City address. The meeting will consist of a 30-minute presentation by the mayor, followed by a question-and-answer session. The meeting is set for 6 p.m. at the

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FREE CONCERT IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS SUNDAY

The third season of Desert Hot Springs Classical Concerts concludes with its final concert on Sunday, May 7. The free concert features the City of Angels Saxophone Quartet, an ensemble with a musical history of more than 27 years. The concert will be held at 4:00 p.m. at Christ Lutheran

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFERING LOW-COST PET SERVICES LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in May for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS NEEDS APPLICANTS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY, PLANNING COMMISSIONS

The city of Desert Hot Springs is soliciting applications from residents to serve on two commissions: the Public Safety Commission, and the Planning Commission. The Public Safety Commission meets on the second Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. The vacant commission seat expires in January 2018. The Planning Commission

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFERING LOW-COST PET SERVICES LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in May for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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FREE PIANO CONCERT IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

A free classical concert is planned for tomorrow. Here with your invitation is reporter Kirby Davis… The third season of Desert Hot Springs Classical Concerts continues Sunday, April 9 at 4 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church. This concert features Danny Holt, who will be making his solo piano debut. Admission

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PEDESTRIAN KILLED IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS IDENTIFIED

A 75-year-old man killed Wednesday morning after he was struck by a car in Desert Hot Springs has been identified. Ronald Blumkin was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Palm Drive and Ironwood Drive about 6 a.m. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died.

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75-YEAR-OLD PEDESTRIAN STRUCK AND KILLED IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

A 75-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning after he was struck by a car in Desert Hot Springs. Police say the man, who has not yet been identified, was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Palm Drive and Ironwood Drive about 6 a.m. Witnesses said the man was

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LOW-COST VACCINE, MICROCHIP, AND SPAY AND NEUTER SERVICES AVAILABLE IN APRIL

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in April for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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PASSOVER SEDER IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Passover is just around the corner. Here with an invitation to this year’s community Seder is reporter David Haldane…Jewish residents of the Morongo Basin and Desert Hot Springs – including military personnel – are invited to a community Passover Seder on Thursday, April 13th. Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of

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PASSOVER SEDER PLANNED IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Passover is just around the corner. Here with an invitation to this year’s community Seder is reporter David Haldane… Jewish residents of the Morongo Basin and Desert Hot Springs—including military personnel—are invited to a community Passover Seder on Thursday, April 13. Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of the Desert, the

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CONTROVERSIAL HOUSING PROJECT ON S.R. 62 AT MISSION CREEK KILLED

A controversial proposed housing project on State Route 62 near the Mission Creek Preserve and newly designated Sand to Snow Monument was killed, thanks to a procedural quirk. The Desert Hot Springs City Council voted 2-2 Tuesday to uphold a planning commission decision to deny a three-year extension of the

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CLASSICAL CONCERT IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS SUNDAY

The third season of Desert Hot Springs Classical Concerts continues Sunday, March 19 at 4 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church. This concert features the Sincopa Quartet, whose members are natives of Armenia, Brazil, Taiwan, and South Korea. Admission is free, but attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food for a

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN ACCUSED OF MURDER, ARRESTED

A Desert Hot Springs man was arrested Wednesday, accused of murder. According to the Desert Hot Springs police, officers were sent to the 13300 block of Verbena Drive about 10 p.m. Tuesday night for a call of shots fired. When they arrived, they found Steven Nelson, 49, had been shot.

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFERS LOW COST ANIMAL SERVICE LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in March for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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RESPONSE TO HOME INVASION ROBBERY REVEALS PIPE BOMB IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Police officers responding to a case of a home invasion robbery in Desert Hot Springs Thursday discovered a pipe bomb in the home. According to the Desert Hot Springs police, officers went to a home in the 67700 block of Loma Vista Road about 6 p.m. to take a report

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BOMB DISCOVERED IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS HOME DURING POLICE INVESTIGATION OF HOME INVASION ROBBERY

Police officers responding to a case of a home invasion robbery in Desert Hot Springs Thursday discovered a pipe bomb in the home. According to the Desert Hot Springs police, officers went to a home in the 67700 block of Loma Vista Road about 6 p.m. to take a report

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS TO RULE ON MASSIVE PROJECT ALONG STATE ROUTE 62

The Desert Hot Springs City Council will hear an appeal of a planning commission decision to deny an extension for a massive home subdivision on the west side of State Route 62 just south of Mission Creek Road and the entrance to Mission Creek Preserve, bordering the new Sand to

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN WITH A CHILD DURING A BREAK-IN ARRESTED

A Desert Hot Springs man who was captured on video Monday kicking in a home’s front door while holding the hand of a young child was arrested Thursday morning. Police say neighbors recognized the suspect as Damon Caldwell, 25, and called police, who located Caldwell in the 9600 block of

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