GERSON MIRACLE FILM TO BE SCREENED TONIGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY

A free showing of a popular documentary film about natural cures will be screened in Yucca Valley tonight. Reporter David Knutson invites you to see “The Gerson Miracle”… The Seventh Day Adventist Church will be hosting a free showing of “The Gerson Miracle” based on the physician who developed the

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW 

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, June 25, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for “Be the Match” bone marrow

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING IN AIR-CONDITIONED COMFORT TOMORROW

This Saturday, June 25, Food for Life in Twentynine Palms will be serving salsa chicken over rice, mixed vegetables, salad, and cranberry apple cobbler. They are enjoying eating in their air-conditioned Church of the Nazarene hall. Meals are served from 3 to 5 p.m.

PATRIOTIC LINE AND SQUARE DANCING IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Star Twirlers Square Dance club is hosting a patriotic line and square dance Saturday, June 25. Line dancing will be held 7 to 7:30 and between tips; square dancing is at 7:30 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge, on Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley. All square and line

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COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF DOLLAR GENERAL IN JOSHUA TREE

For nearly five years, some Joshua Tree residents have been fighting to prevent the construction of a Dollar General store at the corner of Sunburst Avenue and Highway 62 in Joshua Tree. Opponents claimed that the store would be inconsistent with the Joshua Tree Community Plan which encourages small independent

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ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE ON OUR MORONGO BASIN

The Morongo Basin’s largest employer is the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the base’s Assistant Chief of Staff Jim Ricker was at the Yucca Valley Town Council meeting Tuesday night to report on the base’s economic impact on the Morongo Basin… According

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WONDER VALLEY RESIDENTS QUESTION PLANNED POWER OUTAGE NEXT WEEK

Although temperatures next week are not expected to be as hot as the sizzling high temps of 114 a few days ago, it’ll still be plenty hot, and residents and their pets are depending on their swamp coolers and air conditioners to keep cool during the heat of the day.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER PLAN CALLED “LACKING, “SKEWED AND QUESTIONABLE” PASSED

The Twentynine Palms Water District board met in regular session last night. Even in the face of serious questions about their Urban Water Management plan, they approved it. In their last piece of fire business, after over 50 years as the County takes over the fire department July 1, the

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THEATRE 29 DIRECTOR DEADLINE APPROACHES

Theatre 29 is now accepting director’s submissions for the 2017 theater season. Reporter Rebecca Havely has a reminder that the deadline is approaching… The deadline for directors’ submissions is fast approaching for the 2017 theatrical season at Theatre 29. Mail in or email your submission by June 30. Submit a

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER GENERAL MANAGER ON Z107.7 “UP CLOSE” SHOW TOMORROW

The General Manager for the Joshua Basin Water District will be the guest on tomorrow’s Up Close Show. Call in between 10 and 11 a.m. Friday morning to ask Curt Sauer about chromium-6 in the water supply, the board’s refusal to provide will-serve letters to the NextEra solar company and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS’ SUMMER MOVIES IN THE PARK FEATURES “MAX” TONIGHT

The popular summer movies in the park series continues in Twentynine Palms tonight. Reporter David Knutson says grab a lawn chair or blanket, the kids and head on over to Luckie Park for the free screening… As part of the Twentynine Palms Recreation Department’s summer movies in Luckie Park, the

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TWO FREE HOME ENERGY WORKSHOPS MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold two free home energy education workshops Monday, June 27. The workshops about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held at the Reach Out Yucca Valley office, 7255 Joshua Lane, Suite C, and at the Wonder Valley Community Center on

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO SHOW LOCALLY FILMED “JUDGE ROY BEAN”

The Morongo Basin Historical Society is once again showing movies filmed locally. Managing editor Tami Roleff urges you not to miss this one starring Paul Newman… The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second movie of 2016 featuring locally filmed movies is “The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean.” Paul Newman

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SKETCHY INFORMATION ON A ROBBERY BY TASER IN YUCCA VALLEY

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for two men who allegedly robbed another man after threatening him with a taser in Yucca Valley late Monday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim told deputies that he met the two men about 10:30 p.m. at a nearby motel. The suspects told him

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HOSPITAL TREATS THREE JUVENILES FOR METH

Three juveniles were treated at Hi-Desert Medical Center after they drank an unknown liquid in Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms Monday. According to a Sheriff’s report, the three unidentified juveniles said they found a bottle with a clear liquid in it at the park and drank it. One of the

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RED CROSS DONATION BOX STOLEN FROM STORE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of a Red Cross donation box at a Twentynine Palms business. According to a Sheriff’s report, a man and a woman came into the Circle K convenience store on Adobe Road and Two Mile Road Monday night and paid for several items. When

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL GIVES GO-AHEAD TO SALES TAX MEASURES

Earlier this year, more than 300 Yucca Valley residents participated in a telephone survey about whether they would support two separate half-cent sales tax measures that would reduce the cost of the sewer assessments, and support infrastructure in the town. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the council heard the results

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YUCCA VALLEY OVERSIGHT BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The oversight board to the successor agency of the Yucca Valley Redevelopment Agency will hold its regular quarterly meeting 8 a.m. Thursday, June 23. On the agenda, the board will be asked to approve an agreement between the town and the successor agency, concerning the expenditure of excess bond proceeds.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FIRE STATION CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS

The Twentynine Palms fire station is temporarily closed while the station is undergoing renovations. The fire crew has been relocated to a nearby residence until the remodeling is completed, which is expected to be the first week of August. The renovations, which are being paid for out of Project Phoenix

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD MANAGER CONDEMNS UNFOUNDED FACEBOOK ACCUSATIONS

Judging from the standing-room-only turnout for last night’s Morongo Valley Community Services District meeting, public interest in local government here remains high. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report… CSD board president Gayl Swarat opened the meeting expressing delight over the community’s interest. Getting down to business, the board authorized

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