TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERY HOLIDAY ART AND CRAFT FAIR SATURDAY

The big annual Art and Craft fair will be at the Twentynine Palms Art Gallery this Saturday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details…… The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold its annual holiday art and craft fair Saturday, November 5. Nearly 20 desert artists and artisans will sell their wood

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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will hold their general meeting this Monday, November 7, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Hwy. Doors open at 12:30 and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00pm. Rose Rhoads, a certified Quilt in a Day teacher, will present the

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ADULT SOFTBALL TEAMS AND UMPIRES WANTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation is now accepting team registrations for its upcoming adult softball leagues and seeks applications for contract umpires. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… Register by Friday, November 4, for adult softball leagues in Twentynine Palms. The co-ed league will run on Monday and Wednesday

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL HOSTS CIF 2ND ROUND VOLLEYBALL AT 6:00 TONIGHT

Yucca Valley High School will host the CIF second-round girls’ volleyball match tonight in the school’s gym. Note that the game starts at 6:00 p.m. instead of the regular 7:00 p.m. game time. Come on out and support the Lady Trojans.

JURY DELIBERATIONS BEGIN TODAY IN CHRISTOPHER LEE MURDER TRIAL

The defense and the prosecution both rested their cases Tuesday morning in the murder trial of Christopher Lee. Lee is a former Twentynine Palms Marine accused of murdering his neighbor and lover, Erin Corwin, and dumping her body down a mine shaft in the desert east of Twentynine Palms two

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MAN ARRESTED, 22 POUNDS OF MARIJUANA SEIZED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested late Tuesday night after he was found with 22 pounds of marijuana. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies received a tip about 10 p.m. Tuesday that a man, living in a garage in the 7400 block of Joshua View Drive in Yucca Valley, was

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early Tuesday morning, accused of assaulting her boyfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Katherine Walter, 31, and her boyfriend were drinking in the early morning hours when they began to argue about Walter’s drinking. The argument escalated, and Walter allegedly slapped and bit her

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL LAYS DOWN NEW CONDITIONS FOR TLC

The Yucca Valley Town Council unanimously voted at its meeting last night to provide symbolic recognition of the town’s appreciation for local law enforcement by holding a dedication ceremony at the newly renovated Sheriff’s substation, and to paint a blue line in between double yellow lines on the road leading

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WHAT HAPPENS TO ELECTION BALLOTS WITH INSUFFICIENT POSTAGE?

What happens to election ballots with insufficient postage? With California’s 17 initiatives this election cycle, that mail-in ballot is thicker and heavier than it’s been in a long time. In fact, it’s so heavy that, in many counties, it takes more than one stamp to get the ballot back to

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LITERACY TUTORING AVAILABLE AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

If you or someone you know struggles with reading, the Twentynine Palms Library may be able to help. The library offers one-on-one literacy tutoring to help residents develop fluency in reading. The library is looking for tutors. For more information, call the library at 760-367-9519.

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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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD TO HEAR CONSULTANT PROPOSAL

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the board will discuss a consultant and document management… Among the items on tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors, the directors will hear an overview of the district’s stakeholder outreach master plan, and will

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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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YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CLUB MEETS TOMORROW

Calling all seniors 60 years and older: Have a say in what you want at your senior center. Come join the monthly Yucca Valley Senior Club meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, November 3, at the Yucca Valley senior center. All Morongo Basin seniors are welcome.

TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN RECOGNIZED BY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Twentynine Palms resident Sue McMahan was recognized October 22 by the Twentynine Palms United Methodist Women at the California Pacific United Methodist Women 44th Annual Celebration. She was honored for her mission work to women, children, and youth in the United States and around the world. Sue McMahan has been

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SHOP LOCAL AT POP-UP SHOPPING EVENT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

A great opportunity to both shop local and get some unique items at a pop-up shopping event in Twentynine Palms this Saturday. Reporter Kirby Davis has your invitation… Shop local Saturday by buying art and one-of-a-kind goods during a special pop-up shopping event at Office Supplies Plus in Twentynine Palms.

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL WINS FIRST CIF ROUND

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans volleyball team beat Colony High School in their first-round CIF Match yesterday. They won the match in five sets. Head Coach Darrell Sterling said freshman outside hitter EJ Day had 20 kills on just 25 attempts, seven service aces, 15 digs and one

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“OPERATION GOBBLE” TO GIVE TURKEYS TO NEEDY MORONGO VALLEY RESIDENTS

The community of Morongo Valley is looking for needy families who need a Thanksgiving Turkey this year. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on “Operation Gobble”… Some 65 Thanksgiving turkeys will land on the tables of as many needy families in Morongo Valley this Thanksgiving. The Morongo Valley Community Services District

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REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS, CRAFT FAIR THIS WEEKEND

Reach Out Morongo Basin, a nonprofit serving senior and disabled neighbors, is looking for people who would like to serve on the organizations’ board of directors. Applicants should be energetic and enthusiastic about improving the lives of residents in the Morongo Basin. If you have a few hours a month

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda of the routine meeting… The Yucca Valley Town Council will have lots of routine business during its regular meeting tonight. First, it will recognize the Community Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster. The

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