TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL IN HOME CIF SEMIFINAL PLAYOFF TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats boys’ basketball team, 25-3, will take on Hesperia High School tonight, February 24, at home in the semi- finals of the CIF division 3A playoffs. The ’Cats will host Hesperia High School in the Richard A. Casey Gym at 7:00 p.m. on the Twentynine

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LITTLE LEAGUE LATE REGISTRATION TOMORROW

Twentynine Palms Little League is having the final late registration on Saturday, February 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Twentynine Palms Jr. High School in the gym. The cost is $80 per player. The league hosts youth softball and youth baseball players ages 4 to 16. Games

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19-YEAR-OLD MAN ACCUSED OF SEX WITH A YUCCA VALLEY MINOR

A 19-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning, accused of having sex with a minor girl from Yucca Valley. The girl’s family notified deputies about 5 a.m. Tuesday that the girl, whose age was not released, had not returned home after going to a movie with Cristian Hernandez, whose residence is

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BEWARE THE LAWYER LETTER SCHEME

The AARP Fraud Watch Network helps raise awareness about consumer fraud and identity theft. In this report, Mike Lipsitz explains what to watch for so you can avoid becoming a victim… Scam artists are continuously looking for new angles from which to separate you from your money. In one such

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13TH ANNUAL REACH OUT PARADE OF HOMES A BIG SUCCESS

Sunny skies smiled down on Reach Out Morongo Basin’s 13th annual Parade of Homes Sunday. Edica Gonzalez says the fundraiser was a great success… Nearly 170 tickets were sold for Reach Out Morongo Basin’s 13th annual Parade of Homes, which featured two homes in Twentynine Palms, two homes in Joshua

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BOTH YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS GIRLS’ BASKETBALL END THEIR CIF PLAYOFF RUN

Both the Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball seasons came to an end last night. The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans lost 66-28 to the CIF Division 3AA top-ranked Glendora Tartans in Glendora. Coach Jess Geeson said junior Savannah Beasley scored eight points while junior Zena

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE SATURDAY WITH A “JOHN WAYNE” THEME

The Star Twirlers Square dance club has a fun theme for this Saturday’s event. Reporter Kirby Davis says even if you are not a Star Twirler, you are invited to put on your best John Wayne and join them… The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club will hold a dance Saturday,

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL GEARING UP FOR THE SEASON

The Yucca Valley High School baseball team is gearing up for the season. Coach Brian Shoenborn told Z107.7 News that due to new rules that place a limit on the number of pitches a player can throw and that regulate rest days for pitchers, the team is trying to increase

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MOJAVE VIPER YOUNG MARINES PROGRAM RECRUITING

The Mojave Viper Young Marine Program is recruiting. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has more about children who want to earn the title… The Mojave Vipers are looking for a few good kids who want to join their ranks as Young Marines. The Mojave Vipers Young Marine program is for children

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS REPORTS AND SPENDS MONEY LAST NIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council began its meeting last night with an introduction of Miss Yucca Valley and her court, followed by a report by Jackie Combs of the Morongo Basin Healthcare District. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the rest of the meeting was about spending money… The Yucca Valley

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

UPDATE 2/23/17 9:30 a.m. According to San Bernardino County District Attorney Supervisor Ron Webster, Joseph Giron Sanchez appeared in San Bernardino County court in Joshua Tree on February 22. The felony charge of child abuse was reduced to a misdemeanor charge. Giron Sanchez had a public defender appointed to represent

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF ATTACKING HIS ELDERLY MOTHER

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Sunday, accused of attacking his elderly mother. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 1600 block of Wamego Trail in Yucca Valley about 11:30 for an argument between John Nobles, 28, and his mother. During the argument, the woman told deputies

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DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THE COUNTY GRAND JURY HAS BEEN EXTENDED

The deadline to volunteer for the San Bernardino County grand jury for 2017-2018 has been extended. Kirby Davis explains who can apply, what a grand juror does, and how to apply… To be eligible for selection to the county grand jury, a person must be at least 18 years of

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DEPUTIES FIND SUSPECTED VANDAL HIDING UNDER INSULATION IN THE ATTIC

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Sunday morning, after he vandalized another man’s car. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 5900 block of Aztec Avenue about 9:30 a.m. for a report that Jacob Savidge, 23, had thrown a football-sized rock at a car’s passenger side door

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THREE ARRESTED WITH DRUGS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Three Twentynine Palms residents were arrested Friday, after they were found with methamphetamine during a warrant search. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to the 6500 block of La Luna in Twentynine Palms about 8:30 a.m. to conduct a warrant search. During the search, deputies came in contact with

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Friday, after her boyfriend said she scratched him during a fight. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 5900 block of Mojave Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 10:20 p.m. concerning an argument between Elizabeth Annand, 35, and her boyfriend. The man

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER, WITH 3 WELLS OFFLINE, LOOKS AT A REHAB CONTRACT TONIGHT

At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, directors aim to balance well maintenance during a period of diminished production. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the board is considering awarding an almost $70,000 contract to rehabilitate Well number 12. Maintenance

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

At Thursday’s (February 23) meeting of the Morongo Basin Transit Authority, directors will recognize an outgoing board member. Following staff reports, directors will assign members to various sub committees. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. at the MBTA Operations Center, 62405 Verbena Road in Joshua Tree.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD IN CLOSE SPECIAL SESSION TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board of Directors will hold a special closed session meeting at 7 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, February 22). The sole item on the agenda is to discuss pending litigation. The meeting will be held in the cemetery’s district offices on Encelia Avenue in Twentynine Palms.

GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

Golf enthusiasts, prepare to tee off and support Yucca Valley High School Baseball in the second annual golf tournament fundraiser. This is a 12-hole, four-person team scramble Saturday, March 4, at Hawk’s Landing golf course in Yucca Valley. Registration starts at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

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