JT HARMONY MUSIC TOUR CONTINUES

The JT Harmony Tour, a series of laid-back free concerts with notable musicians, continues in Joshua Tree venues this weekend. The tour is at Taylor Junction today. Singer songwriters perform from 4 to 7 p.m. with Rags and Bones, Finn, and The Clouds. Full bands begin at 7 and play

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FOUR ARRESTED AFTER SHOTS ARE FIRED IN JOSHUA TREE

Four Joshua Tree residents were arrested Wednesday night after deputies responded to a call for shots fired in Joshua Tree. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor in the 62500 block of La Crescenta Drive called 911 just after 9:30 p.m. to report shots heard and people yelling. Deputies determined

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ONE ARREST FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN JOSHUA TREE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Wednesday after his wife said he hit her. According to a Sheriff’s report, Jeremy Harper, 30, was arguing with his wife in the 4500 block of Avenida del Sol about 4 p.m. because she had not washed the dishes. His wife told deputies that

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JOSHUA TREE RECEPTION FOR NEW EXHIBIT AT GALLERY 62 TOMORROW

Gallery 62’s new exhibit, Summer Shades, includes work by local artists, and runs through June 26. Featured in the Signature Gallery are two- and three-dimensional works by Snake Jagger, who calls his artistic style whimsical surrealism. Featured artists include Janis Commentz, Nancy Miehle, James Thompson, Kathi Klopfenstein, and Elisabeth Pollnow.

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JOSHUA TREE HARMONY TOUR CONTINUES TOMORROW

The JT Harmony Tour continues in Joshua Tree tomorrow at the J.T. Coffee Company. Reporter Rebecca Havely says the laid-back series featuring free performances by noted local musicians starts at 3:00… Free live concerts continue on the JT Harmony tour. Local musicians from the high and low desert perform at

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FLAG RETIREMENT SATURDAY IN JOSHUA TREE

In honor of Flag Day, a flag retirement ceremony will be held Saturday, June 11, at the Joshua Tree Memorial Park. Torn or tattered American or POW flags may be dropped off at the cemetery or the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 6402 Veterans Way, in Joshua Tree. Flags may

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TWO BURGLARIES REPORTED IN JOSHUA TREE

Two residents on Mount Shasta Avenue in Joshua Tree reported burglaries to the Sheriff’s Department Tuesday afternoon. According to Sheriff’s reports, a resident in the 6700 block of Mount Shasta noticed about noon Tuesday that her wallet and cash were missing from her unlocked vehicle, which was parked in front

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FREE FOOD GIVEAWAY IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free distribution of federal food from 10 to noon Friday, June 10. The distribution will be held at the Way Station, 61722 Commercial Street in downtown Joshua Tree.

MUSICIAN WHO SPRAY PAINTED JOSHUA TREE TO WORK WITH MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST

The Mojave Desert Land Trust announced Tuesday that the musician who spray painted a Joshua tree and cholla cactus while filming a music video in Joshua Tree will work with the non-profit to educate others about the desert. Beth Orton said in a statement: “I have learned that it doesn’t

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The next regular meeting of the Joshua Tree Clean Team will be tomorrow morning, Wednesday, June 8, at Highway 62 and El Reposo, north side. They are switching to summer hours, so the team will meet from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and work for one short hour. Gloves, grabbers

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HIGH TEMPERATURES CLOSING SOME JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK CAMPGROUNDS

With the summer’s heat, Joshua Tree National Park begins seasonal closures of some camping areas. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you where not to pitch your tent… Joshua Tree National Park each year experiences a decline in visitors that coincides with rising summer temperatures. In response, the National Park Service closes

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HOW TO BEAT THE HEAT IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Hiking in the heat at Joshua Tree National Park takes some preparation. Here’s Park Ranger Pam Tripp with some summer safety tips… As Spring weather turns into Summer weather, it seems like we go from one extreme to the other without any breathing room. Plans made to go hiking in

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RULES FOR PETS IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The desert environment can be deadly, especially from May through September, when temperatures in the park often soar above 100 degrees. Visitors are cautioned to avoid physical activity in the heat of the day. Staying well hydrated helps the body cool itself through sweating, and salty snacks replenish lost electrolytes.

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JT HARMONY TOUR CONTINUES AT THE BEATNIK SATURDAY NIGHT

The JT Harmony tour, featuring free performances at various Joshua Tree venues, continues tomorrow evening at the Beatnik. Reporter Rebecca Havely says come hear some of the area’s best musicians… The JT harmony tour is a compilation of performances from various artists hailing from both high and low deserts. The

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PET DOG DIES ON A JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TRAIL

A pet dog died on the Lost Palms Oasis trail in Joshua Tree National Park Saturday afternoon. Two men from Long Beach took the dog with them on a seven-mile desert hike. Passing hikers came to the Cottonwood Visitor Center about 12:45 p.m. and reported that the dog, a 4-

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APPEAL OF JOSHUA TREE DOLLAR GENERAL APPROVAL BACK IN COURT MONDAY

A new court date has been set in the protracted battle over the proposed Dollar General store in Joshua Tree. The project has been blocked for about a year since the Joshua Tree Downtown Business Alliance successfully challenged the development pending an evaluation based on California Environmental Quality Act requirements.

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JT HARMONY TOUR CONTINUES AT THE BEATNIK SATURDAY NIGHT

The JT Harmony tour, featuring free performances at various Joshua Tree venues, continues tomorrow evening at the Beatnik. Reporter Rebecca Havely says come hear some of the area’s best musicians… The JT harmony tour is a compilation of performances from various artists hailing from both high and low deserts. The

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JOSHUA TREE ELEMENTARY PRESENTS “SHREK, THE MUSICAL”

Joshua Tree Elementary school will perform “Shrek The Musical, Jr.” Reporter Rebecva Havely has all the details… The students at Joshua Tree Elementary school will present, for one night only, “Shrek The Musical Jr.,” on Friday June 3. This family-friendly show is for all ages. The musical comedy follows the

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SCIENCE CAMP A RITE OF PASSAGE FOR AREA SIXTH GRADERS

Even while local sixth graders are getting back from their annual science camp experience, fund-raising is already beginning for next year. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a closer look… For sixth-grade students throughout Morongo Basin, science camp is akin to a rite of passage. Often, it’s the first time a child

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER HEARS FROM LAFCO, CONSIDERS WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN

The Joshua Basin Water District Board has a full plate for their meeting tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz said they will hear from LAFCO, look at a draft water management plan, and consider budgets… At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, attendees will hear from the Executive Director of

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