MATINEE WEEKEND FOR “DON’T HUG ME, I’M PREGNANT” AT THEATRE 29

The hysterical musical comedy, “Don’t Hug Me, I’m Pregnant” continues its run at Theatre 29 with three performances this weekend. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… The cast and crew of “Don’t Hug Me I’m Pregnant” gears up for a three-show weekend at Theatre 29. This Friday and Saturday night the

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66TH ANNUAL GRUBSTAKE DAYS PARADE THIS SATURDAY MORNING

Some of the events in the upcoming 66th annual Yucca Valley Grubstake Days celebration include a golf tournament, parade, pancake breakfast, and 5K, and 10K run and 2K walk. The golf tournament starts at 8 a.m. Friday, May 27, at Hawk’s Landing. Saturday, May 28, enjoy a pancake breakfast cooked

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERS CHEER CAMP

The City of Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Cheer Camp. This fun-filled, team spirit camp will be instructed by Coach Tresa Oden and Twentynine Palms High School cheerleaders. Participants will learn cheers, chants, dances, stunts, teamwork, and much more. Participants in kindergarten through eighth grades

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FATAL PEDESTRIAN VERSUS PICKUP TRUCK CRASH IN 29 PALMS THIS MORNING

A man was killed while walking along Highway 62 Wednesday morning. According to Deputy Jared Dominick, at about 10:48 this morning, an unidentified male in his forties was walking eastbound on the south side of State Route 62 on the bridge over the wash at Smoketree in Twentynine Palms. He

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCILS APPROVES SHERIFF’S CONTRACT, BUDGET

The Twentynine Palms City Council met last night in regular session. Reporter David Haldane says the Council had two big agenda items… The Twentynine Palms City Council took care of two biggies last night: renewing its $3.3-million-dollar annual contract with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Dept., and approving the city’s

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF STRONG ARM ROBBERY

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Tuesday evening, accused of strong arm robbery. According to a Sheriff’s report, just after 8 p.m., Randall Piearcy, 30, went to Mike’s Liquor on the highway in downtown Joshua Tree and bought a pack of cigarettes. As Piearcy was leaving the store, the owner

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MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES PLANNED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS AND JOSHUA TREE

Two Memorial Day ceremonies will be held in the Morongo Basin Monday, May 30. The Twentynine Palms cemetery, at 5350 Encelia Avenue, will hold its annual ceremony in the rose garden this year, starting at 9 a.m. Boy and Girl Scouts will be placing flags on graves Saturday morning, and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER MEETS WITH WATER AND FIRE BUSINESS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District board holds the regular monthly water and fire meetings tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has some of the details… At tonight’s 6 p.m. meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the board will hold a public hearing on its draft urban water management plan. Then following

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BIGHORN DESERT WATER BOARD RAISES THEIR PAY, RAISES WATER RATES

At last night’s meeting of the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency the Board approved a 5 percent increase in their compensation to $121.55. Also last night the board adopted a budget for fiscal 2016-17 which assumes a four-year rate increase of 5 percent or $1.34 on the basic monthly service

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT TO HOLD SPECIAL BUDGET WORKSHOP TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight for a presentation and discussion of the agency’s fiscal 2016-17 and 2017-18 budget. This evening’s meeting takes place at district offices on Chollita Road in Joshua Tree.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE NURSES PINNING TONIGHT, GRADUATION TOMORROW

Copper Mountain College will honor its nursing students and graduates this week. Reporter Rebecca Havely says ceremonies will be today and tomorrow… Copper Mountain College will recognize its Vocational Nursing Program and Registered Nursing Program Class of 2016 graduates. A Pinning Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 25, at

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will be asked to approve its budgets for fiscal year 2016-17 at its next meeting Thursday, May 26. The board will hold a public hearing to discuss its operating, capital, and taxicab budgets, and will then be asked to authorize MBTA to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District will hold a routine meeting Thursday, May 26. After reviewing the policy for grave markers, the board will go into closed session to for an employee performance evaluation. The meeting is set for 11 a.m. in cemetery offices, 5350 Encelia Avenue in Twentynine Palms.

MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST BROWN BAG LECTURE TOMORROW

The relationship between art and the land will be explored in a lecture tomorrow featuring local artists. Reporter David Knutson has more… The Mojave Desert Land Trust is concluding the 2016 season of their Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series on Thursdy, May 26, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Steve

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT TOMORROW

The talented student-musicians of Twentynine Palms High School will be in concert tomorrow evening. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The spring concert at Twentynine Palms High School is set for Thursday, May 26. The concert choir, select choir, and symphonic band will all be performing in their last

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERING BASKETBALL CAMP

The City of Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Coach Schneider’s basketball camp. This popular camp will be instructed by past and present Twentynine Palms High School girls and boys basketball coaches, as well as past and present players on the girls and boys basketball teams.

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JOSHUA TREE MAN DIES AFTER CEMENT TRUCK ROLLS OVER

A Joshua Tree man died of a heart attack after a crash involving a cement truck Monday morning. According to the California Highway Patrol, Dennis Glascock, 57, of Joshua Tree, was driving a cement truck loaded with cement eastbound on Highway 62 near mile marker 53 about 6:15 a.m. when

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A SHOOTING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help concerning a shooting in Twentynine Palms Saturday night. According to the Sheriff’s Department, about 10 p.m., multiple residents called to report at least three shots fired in the 6400 block of Desert Queen Avenue. Arriving deputies found a 27-year-old man who

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: SHERIFF’S CONTRACT AND BUDGET

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the Sheriff’s contract and the general fund budget dominate the agenda… The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight with only two major items on its agenda. First it will consider renewing the city’s annual $3.3-million-dollar contract with the San

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MORONGO VALLEY THE TARGET OF BURGLARS AND VANDALS

Burglars and vandals targeted vehicles in Morongo Valley over the weekend. According to Sheriff’s reports, residents in the 11000 block of San Jacinto Street, 11000 block of Coronado Drive, 11000 block of Knobb Avenue, and 49400 block of Mojave Drive reported Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that their vehicles had been

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