FOOD DRIVE TODAY AT ALL STATER BROTHERS GROCERY STORES

The Rotary Clubs of the Morongo Basin are once again partnering for a Basin-wide food drive. Rotarians will be at all three Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All monetary or non-perishable food donations are welcome. Donations will go

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OPENING RECEPTION SUNDAY AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

An opening reception will be held Sunday, April 2, for a new show at the 29 Palms Art Gallery featuring paintings by Teal Buehler and artworks in clay. Artist guild members will also have works included in the show. The reception is set for 12 to 3 p.m. The show

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JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY HOLDS SEE’S EASTER FUNDRAISER

There’s still time to get your Easter candy to support the Joshua Tree Library. Kirby Davis tells how you can get your goodies and support the Friends of the Library… Now through April 15, the Friends of the Joshua Tree Library have See’s Easter Candy available for purchase at the

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PASSOVER SEDER IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Passover is just around the corner. Here with an invitation to this year’s community Seder is reporter David Haldane…Jewish residents of the Morongo Basin and Desert Hot Springs – including military personnel – are invited to a community Passover Seder on Thursday, April 13th. Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of

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OPENING RECEPTION SATURDAY AT GLASS OUTHOUSE

The Glass Outhouse Art Gallery will hold an opening reception for its new exhibition, “Unnatural History,” Saturday, April 1. Featured artists are painters Ann Chevrefils and Marjorie Franklin. The opening reception is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Bill and Bob will provide live music. The Glass Outhouse is

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GUNFIGHTERS FOR HIRE STARTS PIONEERTOWN PERFORMANCE SEASON SUNDAY

Gunfighters for Hire will be back on Mane Street in Pioneertown, starting this Sunday, April 2, at 2:30 p.m. The award-winning Gunfighters for Hire is a local western reenactment group watched by visitors from around the world and locals in Pioneertown here for years. The shows provide great entertainment for

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YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CLUB COMEDY NIGHT SATURDAY

First Saturday events presented by the Yucca Valley Senior Club start this Saturday, April 1 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Senior Center. Admission is free for age 55+, $5 for under 55. To start off April Fool’s Day, they are hosting comedy night with a

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JOSHUA TREENIAL ART EVENT

For many, Joshua Tree carries an image of being on the frontier of creative expression. The upcoming Joshua Treenial promises to push that image as far as we’ve seen yet, to a place called the “event horizon.” Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more … The Joshua Treenial begins March 31 and

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WILDFLOWER WALK AT SKY’S THE LIMIT SUNDAY

A botanist will lead a wildflower walk Sunday mornings in April at Sky’s the Limit in Twentynine Palms. Darrell Shade will identify up to 115 different plants—including wildflowers, and blooming cactus shrubs—that grow on the observatory’s campus, just outside the north entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. The walks will

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CRESCENT MOON AND JUPITER

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, April 1. The event begins at 7:45 p.m. and will end about 11 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Late March is great time to view the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUPLE ACCUSED OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT

A Twentynine Palms couple was arrested Wednesday, accused of child endangerment. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy went to the 72200 block of Joshua Drive in Twentynine Palms about 9 a.m. to follow up on a previous call concerning domestic violence. The report states that one of the residents,

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOLLOWING HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT THURSDAY MORNING

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested early Thursday morning after leading deputies on a high-speed chase through Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Deputy Alex Millan saw a reckless driver near Avalon Avenue and Highway 62 and attempted to make a traffic stop just after 2

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MORONGO BASIN SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES SOLVE TWENTYNINE PALMS BURGLARY

Morongo Basin deputies solved a complicated burglary case in Twentynine Palms and made two arrests. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a man who owned a vacation home in the 6800 block of Eucalyptus Avenue in Twentynine Palms called deputies Monday, March 27, to report that the house had been burglarized

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MARINES, BLM, HOLD MEETING TOMORROW ON USE OF JOHNSON VALLEY

Under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2014, some 56,000 acres in Johnson Valley was designated for shared use between the public and the Marine Corps. Reporter Mike Lipsitz shares more on the subject … Representatives from the Marine Corps and the Bureau of Land Management will hold a public

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MARINE VEHICLE FIRE IN MORONGO VALLEY THURSDAY MORNING

Morongo Valley firefighters came to the aid of the Marines Thursday morning. According to Firefighter Jones, the convoy of four Marine vehicles were coming up the grade about 8:45 a.m. when the engine in one light infantry vehicle started smoking. The Marines were able to put out most of the

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MORONGO BASIN ROTARY CLUBS FOOD DRIVE TOMORROW

The Rotary Clubs of the Morongo Basin are once again partnering for a Basin-wide food drive. Rotarians will be at all three Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All monetary or non-perishable food donations are welcome. Donations will go

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ANNUAL RELAY FOR LIFE TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

Hundreds of local residents will join the fight against cancer this weekend in the Morongo Basin’s Relay for Life event, a 12-hour walkathon to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Yucca Valley High School track with a survivors’ lap,

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ASSEMBLYMAN MAYES STAFF TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY

District staff representatives for Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Monday, April 3. Staff representatives will be available from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government.

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CONGRESSMAN COOK’S VETERAN’S EMPLOYMENT BILL EXPECTED TO BECOME LAW

Unemployed veterans, listen up: A new bill, about to become law, may help you earn a paycheck. Reporter David Haldane tells us what’s up… If you’re a U.S. military veteran having a hard time finding a job, you may be about to get some help; a new bill by Congressman

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ART QUEEN EXHIBIT: “RESISTANCE AS ART” OPENS IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

Art Queen Gallery in Joshua Tree has a new exhibition on display April 1 through 30. The group exhibition, Resistance as Art: An Environmental and Animal Justice Exhibit, features work from 12 artists, and includes sculpture, painting, prints, photography, political cartoons, and mixed media works. The show includes graphic images;

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