JOSHUA TREE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEEDS PHOTOS FOR WEBSITE

The Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce is soliciting photos to showcase on its website. The Chamber is looking for photos that represent the village and residents of Joshua Tree, the national park and its flora and fauna, the rock climbing and hiking communities, as well as local musicians and local

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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.

USE ALTERNATE PARK ENTRANCE STATIONS DURING BUSY TIMES

Spring break starts this week. Joshua Tree National Park is expecting many visitors during this busy time. Here’s Park Ranger Pam Tripp with some alternate entrances to the park… Every year our entrance stations, campgrounds, and visitor centers at Joshua Tree National Park get busier and busier. With at least

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ONE MINOR INJURY IN JOSHUA TREE CRASH FRIDAY MORNING

A spectacular crash in Joshua Tree Friday morning sent one man to the hospital with minor injuries. About 6:45 a.m., a white Ford Fiesta, driven westbound in the number 2 lane about 55 to 60 miles per hour by Joshua Baxter, 21, of Joshua Tree, did not slow down for

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JOSHUA TREE MAN FOUND WITH ILLEGAL WEAPON

A Joshua Tree man was arrested early Wednesday morning after he was found with an illegal weapon. According to a Sheriff’s report, Kenneth Sanders, 42, was stopped about 6:15 a.m. near Desertair Road and Bonair Road. A records check determined that Sanders had a $25,000 warrant for his arrest for

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FREE HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

What do you do with those old batteries, used motor oil, leftover paint, antifreeze, fluorescent light bulbs, household cleaners and pesticides? You can’t throw them in the trash to end up in our landfills as these items contain components that are hazardous. Every third Saturday, including tomorrow, April 16, the

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK EXPANSION STUDIED, PUBLIC COMMENTS SOUGHT

The National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management are discussing whether to significantly expand the boundaries of Joshua Tree National Park. Reporter David Haldane has the details… Visitors to Joshua Tree National Park may soon have an extra 32,000-plus acres to explore. That’s the size of the parcel federal

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FISH AND CHIPS AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW TONIGHT

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will be serving up a fish and chips dinner tonight (April 15) from 4:00 to 6:00. Two pieces are $6; three pieces are $7. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. The VFW Post is located at 6402 Veterans

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FREE HOME ENERGY EDUCATION WORKSHOP THIS MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County is holding a free home energy education workshop Monday, April 18. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held at the Sportsman Club, 6225 Sunburst Avenue, in Joshua Tree, from 9:30 to 3:30. Call 909-723-1620 for an appointment.

3-DAY PERMACULTURE SEMINAR STARTS TOMORROW IN JOSHUA TREE

Harrison House Music and Arts is adding “Ecology” to its name, and as its first major event, it will host a three-day permaculture lecture in April. Managing editor Tami Roleff seating is limited… The three-day permaculture seminar in April begins 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 15 with a $15 lecture by

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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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SPRING OPEN HOUSE AT MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST SATURDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust is issuing an invitation for their spring open house this Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a look at the events features… The Mojave Desert Land Trust hosts a day of activities at a Spring Open House on Saturday, April 16, at the organization’s headquarters across

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JOSHUA TREE FELON FOUND WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested Friday, accused of being in possession of a dangerous weapon. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy made a pedestrian check on two people walking on Hill View Road about 11:20 p.m. One of pedestrians, Regina Barber, 36, who has several felony convictions, was

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE WATER GROUP MEETS TOMORROW

The Transition Joshua Tree Water Group will focus on local water issues tomorrow. Reporter David Knutson tells you how to attend…

Transition Joshua Tree Water Group 101 will be having a public meeting on Wednesday, April 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will focus on water issues

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MORONGO MAC HOSTS Q&A ABOUT DOG RULES

The Morongo Basin Mac met in regular session last night. Reporter David Haldane said county dog requirements were the feature…

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council last night hosted a lively discussion on what some consider a pressing community issue: namely canines. Judging from its tenor, though, the nays outweighed

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MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETING TONIGHT GOING TO THE DOGS

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council, local advisors to the Board of Supervisors, will meet tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the meeting is going to the dogs… If there’s a dog in your life—or if there isn’t and you’d like to keep it that way—you might consider attending tonight’s regular

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JOSHUA TREE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEEDS PHOTOS FOR WEBSITE

The Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce is soliciting photos to showcase on its website. The Chamber is looking for photos that represent the village and residents of Joshua Tree, the national park and its flora and fauna, the rock climbing and hiking communities, as well as local musicians and local

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RAIN CAUSES THREE CRASHES IN JOSHUA TREE FRIDAY MORNING WITHIN 30 MINUTES

Three nearly identical roll-over crashes occurred on Highway 62 Friday morning within just a few miles—and within 30 minutes—of each other. The first crash happened at 7:36 at Lear Avenue and Highway 62 during the rain when an eastbound vehicle hydroplaned in water on the highway. The male driver lost

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE TO MEET SUNDAY

Transition Joshua Tree will hold a meeting and potluck. Here’s assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz with more… Transition Joshua Tree will hold a general membership meeting and potluck from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 10th. The meeting announcement suggests attendees bring a friend, something to donate to the

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CONTROVERSIAL DRAMA OPENS AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

A controversial play will be coming to Copper Mountain College. “The Vagina Monologues” will be presented 7 p.m. April 23 in the college’s Bell Center. Tickets are $5 for the general public and free for CMC students, and are available in the college president’s office or by calling 760-366-3791, extension

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