JULY TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE SUMMER SALAD SUPPER

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, July 23 starting at 6 p.m. at the Community United

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WARNING ABOUT THE MEDICAL ALERT SCAM

Scam artists continue to rip off residents of our Morongo Basin. Reporter Sara Snyder warns about the “Medical Alert” scam…

A new twist to the telemarketing scam. With promises of a “free” medical alert system, the scam targeted seniors and caretakers and claimed to be offering the system free of

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST SPECIAL AT JOSHUA TREE VFW SUNDAY

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

STAR PARTY TONIGHT AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, July 22. The event begins at 8:45 p.m. and will end about midnight, but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights of the night sky include the summer Milky

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FISH AND CHIPS AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW TONIGHT

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will serve up a fish and chips dinner tonight, (Friday, July 21) from 4 to 6 p.m. Two pieces of fish are $7; three pieces are $8. Sunday’s breakfast is Cindy’s pancake breakfast special from 8 to 11 a.m. And don’t

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE DINNER THIS 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, July 23 starting at 6 p.m. at the Community United

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ADVENTURES IN ENGINEERING AT JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY SATURDAY

The Joshua Tree library will present “Adventures in Engineering” this Saturday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff said the program will mark the end of this year’s summer reading program…

The final program in the Joshua Tree library’s summer reading programs for adults is Adventures in Engineering. Ron Robillard will discuss his

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN ACCUSED IN YUCCA VALLEY ARSON FIRE

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested Monday, after county fire officials said she started a small fire in Yucca Valley. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow, firefighters were called to a small brush fire behind the movie theater, south of Pima Trail and west of Palm Avenue, at

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER TO DISCUSS CADIZ WATER PROJECT TONIGHT

The controversial Cadiz water project will be discussed at tonight’s Joshua Basin Water District meeting. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has agenda highlights…

At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board is expected to approve an updated operations water flow model and district investment policy, and update the job

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN WHO RUNS RED LIGHT SENDS FOUR TO HOSPITAL IN 4-VEHICLE CRASH FRIDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

A 72-year-old woman who ran a red light caused a four-vehicle crash in Yucca Valley Friday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol, Sara Carter of Joshua Tree was driving eastbound on Highway 62 when she entered the intersection at La Contenta Road against a red light about 12:15 p.m.

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JOSHUA TREE MAN HELD ON $100,000 TRESPASSING WARRANT

A Joshua Tree man was arrested late Saturday on a $100,000 misdemeanor warrant for trespassing. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, deputies went to the home of Charles Rush, 22, in the 6200 block of Valley View shortly before midnight. Rush was originally arrested October 31, 2015, for

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HI-DESERT TEST KITCHEN COOKING UP PRICKLY PEAR CACTUS TONIGHT

Summer in the Hi-Desert comes with challenges and treats. One such treat often overlooked is the prickly pear. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more about this month’s High Desert Test Kitchen featured native food…

The High Desert Test Kitchen is an informal dinner gathering which highlights a different native food each

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WARNING ABOUT THE MEDICAL ALERT SCAM

Scam artists continue to rip off residents of our Morongo Basin. Reporter Sara Snyder warns about the “Medical Alert” scam…

A new twist to the telemarketing scam. With promises of a “free” medical alert system, the scam targeted seniors and caretakers and claimed to be offering the system free of

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DEADLINE TONIGHT FOR 5TH ANNUAL ART EXPOSITION

Artists hoping to win cash prizes and recognition in the fifth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition have until midnight tonight to enter. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how…

The deadline to enter artwork for the fifth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition and Juried Exhibition is

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK OFFERS SUMMER HIKING SAFETY TIPS

With the summer’s heat, locals and visitors who hike in Joshua Tree National Park need to take extra precautions. Park Spokesman George Land has some summer hiking safety tips…

Hot summer weather is upon us, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up hiking in the park. As long

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK OFFERS SUMMER HIKING SAFETY TIPS

With the summer’s heat, locals and visitors who hike in Joshua Tree National Park need to take extra precautions. Park Spokesman George Land has some summer hiking safety tips…

Hot summer weather is upon us, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up hiking in the park. As long

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COLLEGE BOARD GETS GOOD NEWS ON GOALS, APPROVES TRUCK-DRIVING CLASS

With a month away from the start of the fall semester, there was much to talk about at the CMC Board of Trustees meeting yesterday. The Classified Senate raised $5,085 for student scholarships at this year’s Bowl-A-Thon, the most EVER raised in 16 years. The Institutional Effectiveness Report showed an

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ADD ICE TO YOUR CELL PHONE

Adding an In Case of Emergency, or ICE, contact to your cell phone can help emergency personnel contact your friends or loved ones if you are badly injured in an accident and can’t speak for yourself. Reporter Edica Gonzalez explains this simple idea…

Your emergency contact person should be someone

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BLOOD SUPPLIES ARE DANGEROUSLY LOW, DONORS NEEDED

Blood supplies across the country are at dangerously low levels following a severe decline in blood donations following the Fourth of July holiday. Reporter Eric Knabe fills us in on the details…

Locally, extreme heat has resulted in lower than expected turnouts at blood drives. Blood is constantly in demand

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER ATV CHASE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested early Tuesday morning after he led a deputy on a chase while driving an all-terrain vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on an ATV, driven by Michael Martin, 27, in Joshua Tree about 11:20 p.m. Martin

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