COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College board of directors will meet tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the College board agenda… The Copper Mountain College board trustees meet at 3 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room. Under action items, trustees are expected to approve a collective bargaining agreement through 2019 with

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SPECIAL CLOSED MEETING FOR JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD TODAY

The Joshua Basin Water District board will meet at offices on Chollita Road in Joshua Tree for a special closed session at 2 p.m. this afternoon. On the agenda: labor negotiations.

GALLERY 62 OPENING RECEPTION IN JOSHUA TREE SATURDAY

Gallery 62 will hold an opening reception Saturday, November 12, for its newest exhibit, “Color and Light.” The show features works by Lucia Grossberger Morales, Suzanne Morales, Valerie Davis, Zara Kand, Ray Lamb, Christine Lamb, Laurie Schafer, and Alita Van Vliet. The opening reception is set for 6 to 8

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MAN RECEIVES MINOR INJURIES IN JOSHUA TREE CRASH TUESDAY MORNING

A man received minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Joshua Tree this morning. About 5 a.m., a pick-up truck and a Suzuki SUV collided on the highway near Rotary Way. The Suzuki spun out, and Joshua Tree firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to extricate the driver,

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday, accused of beating up his wife. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies responded to the 62400 block of 29 Palms Highway on a tip that a man, later identified as Christopher Myers, 37, was drinking and threatening to hurt someone. Dispatchers could hear

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The hard-working volunteers of the Joshua Tree Clean team will hold their next clean up tomorrow, Wednesday, November 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., meeting at Highway 62 and Sunset on the north side. As always, there will be coffee and conversation immediately following at the Park Rock Cafe.

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JOSHUA TREE HIGHLANDS ARTIST AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

A special treat for art students and the public at Copper Mountain College tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to a presentation from the current Joshua Tree Highland Artist in Residence… The artist in residence is the newest trend in opportunities or artists. Visual artist John Haverty will discuss the

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets tomorrow, Wednesday, November 9, and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Helen Gray Education Center, located on the campus of

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TODDLER BOOT CAMP AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY TOMORROW

The Joshua Tree Library is offering Toddler Boot Camp and pre-school story time. Preschool story time is on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. The theme for this week’s preschool story time is the letter “L” for ladybug. Toddler Boot Camp is every Wednesday through November 16 at 11:00 a.m. Toddler boot

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QUARTERLY TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE MEETING TODAY

A quarterly membership meeting is planned today by Transition Joshua Tree. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the details… Transition Joshua Tree invites you to learn about the Transition movement at a quarterly Membership Meeting and Potluck on Sunday, November 6 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Center for Healthy

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JOSHUA TREE VFW OFFERS DINNER TONIGHT, BREAKFAST SUNDAY

The Joshua Tree VFW will be serving up Sunday breakfast with chicken fried steak and a full menu from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. for $7. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. The Joshua Tee VFW is located on Veteran’s Way, just north of Highway 62 in

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FALL BACK ONE HOUR: DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS SUNDAY

Spring forward, fall back. Yes, it’s that time again. Edica Gonzalez reminds us to not only change our clocks, but also smoke alarm batteries… Daylight Saving Time ends tonight, which means it’s time to change our clocks again. In March, we “spring” forward one hour, so on the first Sunday

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE MEETING AND POTLUCK SET FOR SUNDAY

Transition Joshua Tree holds its quarterly meeting and potluck this Sunday, November 6 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Center for Healthy Generations on Sunnyslope Drive in Yucca Valley. The potluck starts at 5 p.m. followed by reports from the coordinating council, water group, permaculture, heart and soul,

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF BURGLARY

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Wednesday, accused of burglarizing a home. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a burglary in progress in the 5400 block of Center Avenue about 8:40 a.m. Through an investigation, deputies went to a home in the 63600 block of Tilford Avenue

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TWO-DAY WORKSHOP ON JOSHUA TREES STARTS TOMORROW

The Desert Institute and Joshua Tree National Park are teaming up to present a two-day workshop this weekend on Joshua trees. The all-day events—10 to 5 on Saturday, and 9 to 3:30 on Sunday—will be held at the Park’s Black Rock Visitor’s Center in Yucca Valley. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says

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JOSHUA TREE VFW OFFERS DINNER TONIGHT, BREAKFAST SUNDAY

The Joshua Tree VFW will be serving up a fish fry and shrimp dinner this evening from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for $7 and $8 respectively. The VFW Sunday breakfast with chicken fried steak and a full menu is from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. for $7. The Joshua

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A REMINDER TO SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK SATURDAY NIGHT

Spring forward, fall back. Yes, it’s that time again. Edica Gonzalez reminds us to not only change our clocks, but also smoke alarm batteries… Daylight Saving Time ends Saturday night, which means it’s time to change our clocks again. In March, we “spring” forward one hour, so on the first

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MORONGO VALLEY CRASH KILLS DOG, JOSHUA TREE CRASH INJURES WOMAN

A man escaped serious injury, but his dog was killed, in a roll-over crash in Morongo Valley Wednesday night. About 8:30 p.m., a pick-up truck was traveling westbound on Highway 62 when for unknown reasons the truck left the highway and hit a power pole near North Star Trail. The

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RETIRED TEACHERS TO MEET NOVEMBER 11

The California Retired Teachers Association will meet Friday, November 11, at 10:00 a.m. at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Twentynine Palms Junior High ROTC will present the Colors, and association members and families who have served in the U.S. Armed Services will be recognized and

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER TO DISCUSS PAVING THEIR PARKING LOT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board meets tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says paving and surplus property are on the agenda…… Infrastructure, of a sort, is up for discussion at tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District board. It seems temporary fixes to cracks and holes are far from a

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