DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFICE HOLDING OFFICE WARMING PARTY TOMORROW

Morongo Basin Unity Home’s Domestic Violence Outreach office will hold an “office warming” party Wednesday, May 25. The public is invited to come meet the staff and see the new office from9 to 11 a.m. Coffee and pastries will be available. The Domestic Violence Outreach office is located 7237 Joshua

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD SET TO GIVE THEMSELVES A RAISE TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will meet in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says topping the agenda is the board voting themselves a raise… The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors holds the regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. tonight. Topping tonight’s agenda is a public

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The hard-working volunteers of the Joshua Tree Clean Team will be out tomorrow morning. The cleanup is scheduled for Hwy 62 and Outpost (north side parking). They will meet at 8:00am and work for one short hour. Afterwards, they will meet for coffee and conversation at the Park Rock Cafe.

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YUCCA VALLEY MAYOR TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS TOMORROW

Yucca Valley Mayor Bob Leone will hold “coffee with the mayor” on Wednesday, May 25, and every fourth Wednesday of the month, in the Mesquite Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Join the mayor and town staff for coffee and donuts from 8 to 9 a.m., and discuss your

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THEATRE 29 SEEKING 2017 DIRECTORS

The Morongo Basin’s premiere live theater venue, Theatre 29, is seeking submissions from area theatrical directors for their 2017 season. Reporter David Knutson has details… Theatre 29 is now taking applications for theatrical directors here in the Morongo Basin. Any interested director is asked to send in two suggested show

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TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT TOMORROW

The spring concert at Twentynine Palms Junior High School is set for Wednesday, May 25. The music department will perform a selection of genres from baroque to modern rock. The concert will be held in the junior high school gym at 6 p.m. Admission is free.

VICTIMS, CIRCUMSTANCES, OF THURSDAY FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASHES RELEASED

The Riverside County Coroner and CHP investigators have released the victims’ names and the circumstances of two motorcycle crashes on the Morongo Grade Thursday night. Blake Creel, from Tallahassee, Florida, a 20-year-old Marine Lance Corporal with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines in Twentynine Palms, was pronounced deceased at Desert Regional Medical

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CEMENT TRUCK ROLL-OVER CRASH IN WONDER VALLEY

We have limited details about a roll-over crash early this morning involving a cement truck in Wonder Valley. Wonder Valley firefighters were called to the roll-over at 6:19 this morning on Highway 62 at mile marker 63. They driver was in full cardiac arrest, and he was taken to Bush

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TWO VEHICLE CRASH IN LANDERS SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Landers Sunday afternoon. According to County Fire Captain Trent Blanchard, rescue personnel were called to a roll-over crash at Old Woman Springs Road and Reche Road at 12:54. A black pick-up truck was on its roof. The female passenger managed to

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CHRISTMAS IN MAY AT COUNTY SUPERVISORS MEETING TOMORROW

One way to know an election is near is to look at the money flowing out of San Bernardino. Yes, it’s Christmas in May. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz has details … At tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of the County Board of Supervisors in San Bernardino, the board is expected to

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COUNTYWIDE SEX OFFENDER SWEEP NETS 27 ARRESTS

A sheriff’s operation to ensure sex offenders compliance with their terms of release has netted 27 arrests during the last two-months. San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies along with State Parole agents, County Probation officers, and officers from local police departments fanned out around the county making compliance checks as part

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RUNNER AND WALKERS SOUGHT FOR GRUBSTAKES 10K, 5K, RUN AND 2K WALK

Sign up today for this weekend’s annual Grubstake Days 10K, 5K run and 2k fun walk. Reporter David Knutson tells you how… Runners, walkers and fitness enthusiasts are invited to the 26th Annual Grubstakes 10K, 5K and 2K Run to be held in Yucca Valley on Sunday, May 29. The

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LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN JUNE 7 PRIMARY

U.S. Citizens age 18 and above must register to vote before casting a ballot. The deadline to register to vote in the June 7 Presidential Primary is Monday, May 23. If you’ve never registered, or if you registered in the past, but you moved, changed your name or your political

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TWO BLOOD DRIVES TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct two community blood drives on Tuesday, May 24. The first blood drive will be at Hi-Desert Water District in Yucca Valley, from 9 to 2, and then at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms, from 2 to 6. Donors will receive incentives.

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THEATRE 29 FUND-RAISER OFFERING TILES IN NEW SERENITY GARDEN

Theatre 29 has big plans for its new Serenity Patio just to the east of the theater building. This area includes a giant Simi Dabah sculpture, reminiscent of the iconic Comedy and Drama masks, a beautiful garden, and seating area. Managing editor Tami Roleff says that you, too, can be

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CONDOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRESENTS “DISNEY’S THE LION KING” THIS WEEK

The students of the Condor Elementary Drama Club will present “Disney’s The Lion King, Junior.” “The Lion King Junior” is a one-act musical that shortens the story of “The Lion King.” Performances will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, and Thursday, May 26. The play is directed by Shelly

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“THE ABC’S OF WATER” IN APPLE VALLEY TOMORROW

Everything you want to know about water in California, but didn’t know who to ask. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to learn the ABCs of water in Apple valley tomorrow… The subject of water in California can be complicated … how much should we conserve? What will the future offer?

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FIVE ARTISTS INVITED TO ARTIST IN RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Five artists have been invited to participate in the 10th anniversary of the Joshua Tree Highlands Artist residency program. The artists will live and work in Joshua Tree for seven weeks, with a final public exhibition of their artwork July 12 at the Joshua Tree Art Gallery. The artists are:

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LEARN ABOUT HEALTHY FOOD WITH TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE

Transition Joshua Tree is holding a special event Sunday, where participants can learn about healthy food, gardening, and vegetables. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… “The Magic and Colors of Pesto” is the title of a program this Sunday, May 22nd from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Joshua Tree

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HOME ENERGY WORKSHOPS TO BE HELD MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold two free home energy education workshops Monday, May 23. The workshops about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held at the Sportsman’s Club on Sunburst Avenue in Joshua Tree, and at the Reach Out Yucca Valley office, 7255 Joshua

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