ARTIST IN RESIDENCE SHOW AT BOXO HOUSE IN JOSHUA TREE

An artist who was in residence at BoxoHouse four years ago will show an exhibition of her work that sprang from her residency. Heather L. Johnson rode her motorcycle from New Jersey to Joshua Tree in 2013 and collected texts, artifacts, and other memorabilia from the places she visited. Then

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TWO CAMPFIRE TALKS TONIGHT IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Park rangers from Joshua Tree National Park will hold two evening campfire talks in the park tonight. A talk on tortoise tales will be held at Jumbo Rocks campground amphitheater, while at the Cottonwood campground amphitheater the topic will be on water in the desert. Both talks are at 8

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MAY MEETING TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE

If you enjoy eating, learning about good food, and meeting new people—and who doesn’t—the Transition Joshua Tree local food program offers a free, educational event every month. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says Sunday’s program will feature the foods of Thailand… Transition Joshua Tree holds its community dinner and produce giveaway on

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FISH AND CHIPS AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW TONIGHT, PANCAKES SUNDAY

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will serve up Cindy’s pancakes for breakfast Sunday from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. The Post is located at 6402 Veterans Way in downtown Joshua Tree.

NEW BOARD MEMBER NAMED TO JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT

A new director has been selected to serve Joshua Basin Water District. It happened last night and Z107.7 News Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there … At last night’s special meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, directors unanimously choose Tom Floen from among five candidates to fill the board seat

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THREE CAMPFIRE TALKS THIS WEEKEND IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Park rangers from Joshua Tree National Park will hold three evening campfire talks in the park this weekend. Friday, May 19, stories from Keys’ Ranch is the focus of a talk at the Jumbo Rocks campground amphitheater. On Saturday, May 20, a talk on tortoise tales will be held at

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FISH AND CHIPS AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW TONIGHT, PANCAKES SUNDAY

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will serve up Debbie’s fish and chips dinner tonight, (Friday, May 19) from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday’s breakfast will feature Cindy’s pancakes from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. The Post is located at

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT BOARD TO HOLD SPECIAL TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District board of directors will hold a special meeting at 6:30 tonight. Two items of business are on the agenda, first is a resolution in support of the Association of California Water Agencies policy on Bay-Delta Flow Requirements. That items will be followed by interviews of

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FINAL BLACK ROCK SYMPOSIUM ON PARK PARTNERSHIPS TOMORROW

The popular Black Rock Symposium will continue on Friday, May 19, with a panel that will discuss partnerships between national parks and other organizations. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more… The fifth and final event in the popular Black Rock symposium will feature a panel that will discuss “Joshua Tree

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FIRE DESTROYS MOTORHOME IN NORTH JOSHUA TREE

A malfunctioning propane stove is to blame for a fire that completely destroyed a motorhome in Joshua Tree Wednesday night. According to County Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, firefighters from Joshua Tree and Yucca Mesa found the 22-foot motorhome completely involved in flames near Sunflower and Sunkist Roads. Tuttle said the

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE DINNER AND PRODUCE GIVEAWAY SUNDAY

If you enjoy eating and learning about good food, and meeting new people—and who doesn’t—reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report on the Transition Joshua Tree Local Food Program… Transition Joshua Tree holds its community dinner and produce giveaway on Sunday, May 21 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Community

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DRUG SALES ALLEGED IN YUCCA VALLEY, TWENTYNINE PALMS, AND JOSHUA TREE ARRESTS

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Monday, accused of drug dealing. About 8:20 p.m., deputies stopped near Bonair Road and Highway 62 to check on a man, later identified as Jason Brown, 35, who had fallen off his bicycle. A deputy checked the area and found baggies of suspected methamphetamine

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE DOWN TO FOUR MASCOT CANDIDATES

When It comes to sports, a great deal often rides on a team’s name and mascot. When Copper Mountain College basketball hosts their historic first home game this fall, how they’ll be known has yet to be determined. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says that’s where you come in … Following an

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FORMER BOXOHOUSE RESIDENT PRESENTS “FULL CIRCLE” SHOW STARTING FRIDAY

An artist who was in residence at BoxoHouse four years ago will show an exhibition of her work that sprang from her residency. Heather L. Johnson rode her motorcycle from New Jersey to Joshua Tree in 2013 and collected texts, artifacts, and other memorabilia from the places she visited. Then

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JTAG EXTENDS THEIR DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION TO JURIED SHOW

Attention artists, the Joshua Tree Art Gallery “JTAG” has extended the deadline to apply for the “The Drawing Show,” the JTAG invitational show. The open call for artists’ work has been extended to until May 20. Application and prospectus are on their website at www.joshuatreeartgallery.com. Entry fee is $30. Cash

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HIGH DESERT TEST KITCHEN DINNER TONIGHT

For many folks in the Morongo Basin exploring the Mojave Desert is a favorite pastime. Now how about exploring our desert from a culinary perspective? Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains… The High Desert Test Kitchen is an informal monthly dinner gathering organized by artist Sarah Witt. This month’s dinner is at

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HIGH DESERT TEST KITCHEN MONTHLY DINNER MAY 15

For many folks in Morongo Basin exploring the Mojave Desert is a favorite pastime. Now how about exploring our desert from a culinary perspective? Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains … The High Desert Test Kitchen is an informal monthly dinner gathering organized by artist Sarah Witt. This month’s dinner is at

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24-HOUR CELEBRATION OF LOU HARRISON’S CENTENNIAL STARTS AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT

A special day is planned at Harrison House Music, Arts, and Ecology in Joshua Tree. The 24-hour event started at midnight Saturday and will continue all day Sunday until midnight. Reporter Kirby Davis says the 24-hour event will celebrate the 100th birthday of the California composer Lou Harrison… Harrison House

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GALLERY 62 EXHIBIT OPENING TONIGHT

Gallery 62 in Joshua Tree will hold an opening reception tonight Saturday, May 13, for its new art show, “Women’s Empowerment: Nasty Women.” The show features the artworks of 33 local artists, both women and men, along with signature artist Casey Kiernan with a video installation and photography. The opening

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SELF-WORTH EXPLORED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

Discoveries about developing a healthy sense of self-worth will be explored at Lifetree Café on Sunday, May 14 at 4 p.m.… The program, titled “What’s Wrong Right With You? The Surprising Truth About Self-Worth,” features an exclusive documentary film about a skid-row project that provides makeovers for homeless mothers. Lifetree

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