JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT WEDNESDAY

The Joshua Tree Clean Team will meet Wednesday, November 11, at Alta Loma and Sherwood. The NEW time is from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. With the return of cooler temperatures and the later time, the team is encouraging both new and older team volunteers to return to their clean-ups.

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GET TICKETS NOW FOR COLLEGE’S WREATH AUCTION

Support our local college while enjoying some great company, a rowdy auction, plus fine wine and hors d’oeuvres. The Sixth Annual Festival of Wreaths is Sunday, November 22, in the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College in Joshua Tree. The reception starts at 2 p.m., followed by a live auction

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPO HOLDS SOFT OPENING THIS WEEKEND

You can get a sneak peak of the third annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition this weekend when the 29 Palms Art Gallery holds a soft opening. The juried exhibition of art from 52 local, national, and international artists will be open at the art gallery noon to 3

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WAKE UP! THIS IS DROWSY DRIVING PREVENTION WEEK

If you’ve ever nodded off while driving, you are among 40 percent of U.S. drivers who have admitted to falling asleep while driving, according to AAA. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that between 5,000 and 7,000 highway Americans are killed each year due to drivers falling asleep at

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DESERT ARCHIVE DAYS PLANNED BY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

On Saturday and Sunday on the weekend of November 7, the High Desert Test Sites is hosting their “Desert Archive Days” at the Sky Village Swap Meet in Yucca Valley from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. The Morongo Basin Historical Society will be showing historical slides at 10-11

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“FABULOUS DIVAS OF BROADWAY” MUSICAL REVUE AT THEATER 29

Theatre 29 is offering a limited special engagment, “Fabulous Divas of Broadway” for two shows this weekend. Managing editor Tami Roleff has all the details… Alan Palmer returns to Theater 29 after his successful performances of “Fabulous Divas of Hollywood” with “Fabulous Divas of Broadway” an Off-Broadway musical of his

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FORMER COUNTY FIELD REP TAKES PLEA BARGAIN TO CONTRABAND CHARGE

The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office yesterday dropped one charge and lowered another in the case against Mike Lipsitz. The former field rep for County Board of Supervisors Chairman James Ramos pleaded guilty to bringing contraband—a tube of Crazy Glue—to an inmate visit at the Glen Helen Fire Camp

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EL NINO INFORMATIONAL MEETING MONDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

The National Weather Service has said there is a 95 percent chance that California will experience a wetter winter season that usual because of El Nino. Already, southern California has experienced several flash floods and mud flows that have killed at least one and trapped hundreds of residents. Managing editor

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“DIVAS OF BROADWAY” AT THEATRE 29 THIS WEEKEND

Theatre 29 is offering a limited special engagement this Saturday and Sunday. The talented Alan Palmer returns to Theater 29 with “Fabulous Divas of Broadway.” In rapid succession—and with a non-stop turnover of gorgeous costumes—Palmer gives audiences 32 Broadway divas while performing in each lady’s singular style, including Ethel Merman,

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POWER OUTAGE FOR TONIGHT HAS BEEN CANCELED

If you’ve received a notification from Southern California Edison about a power outage tonight, don’t hook up your generator quite yet. SCE has notified us that the power outage scheduled for tonight has been canceled. Tonight’s power outage will be rescheduled at a later date, and all residents affected

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REMEMBER YOUR PETS ARE COLD TOO

The cold weather has arrived. ROP Broadcast student Allison McNally reminds you that it is cold for your pets, too… As the weather cools down, it becomes more important to take precautions to protect your pets. According to The Humane Society of the United States, its best that you keep

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TOMORROW

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, November 7. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 6 p.m. and end about 10 p.m. The highlight of the evening will be the summer triangle, the Apple and Ring Nebulae, and the Milky Way Galaxy. Check

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LAST DAY FOR VENDORS TO SIGN UP FOR CCC CRAFT BAZAAR

The Continuing Care Center in Joshua Tree is looking for vendors for their upcoming holiday craft bazaar. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says today is the last day to sign up… The hospital’s Continuing Care Center seeks vendors for the annual Holiday Craft Bazaar on Friday, December 11. Vendors pay $30 per

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BLUE AND WHITE GALA PLANNED FOR BOYS AND GILRS CLUB

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert will hold their annual live and silent auction fund-raiser Saturday, November 14. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details and your invitation… The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert is now selling tickets for its second annual “Blue and White” gala. This

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER CONSIDERS CHROMIUM-6, 26.8% WATER USE REDUCTION

The Joshua Basin Water District Board met in regular session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board considered Chromium-6 mitigation and heard conservation figures are better… At last night’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board considered worst-case scenarios as far as financing chromium-6 mitigation efforts. The

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JOSHUA TREE CHAMBER SEEKING HOLIDAY MARKET VENDORS

The Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce is looking for vendors for its annual holiday market. Artists, crafters, entertainers, food and drink vendors, family-friendly games and fun, as well as sponsors are needed for the three-day event over Thanksgiving weekend, November 27 through 29. The holiday market is held at Coyote

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER LOOKS AT CHROMIUM 6 FACILITY PLANNING TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board of Directors will meet tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says they’ll be discussing chromium-6 and how to treat it… At tonight’s 7 p.m. meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board will consider how to best to manage anticipated grant funds for the planning

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MEZCLA MUSIC AT HARRISON HOUSE IN JOSHUA TREE FRIDAY

Harrison House will present a concert of Mexican and South American music 8 p.m. Friday at Harrison House in Joshua Tree. Reporter Rebecca Havely says the performers are internationally renowned… Harrison House, Arts and Ecology presents “Mezcla Music.” Percussionist Christopher Garcia is joined by guitarist Jxel Rajchenberg performing a rich

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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Unified School District Board meets tonight. Reporter David Haldane says a college agreement, tracking absences, and an immunization policy are on the agenda… The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will begin its meeting at 7 p.m. tonight by considering an agreement with Copper Mountain College allowing

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFERING LOW-COST PET SERVICES

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in November 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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