WONDER VALLEY COMMUNITY MEETING TOMORROW

Residents of Wonder Valley, east of Twentynine Palms, will get together for a community meeting tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what will be discussed… The monthly Wonder Valley Community Meeting takes place tomorrow, November 12, from at 10 a.m. to noon at the Wonder Valley Community Center on Amboy

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NO-KILL ANIMAL SHELTER TOOL SALE TOMORROW

The Joshua Tree no-kill animal shelter will hold a tool sale Saturday, November 12, from 9 to noon. Included in the sale will be drills, saws, nail guns, and more, all in excellent condition. All proceeds will benefit the shelter. The Morongo Basin’s only no-kill animal shelter is located off

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JAZZ CONCERT IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW NIGHT

It’s time for the November second Saturday Jazz Concert in Joshua Tree. The band will start an hour earlier, at 6:00 tomorrow, to adjust for the winter hours and move inside. The Joshua Tree Jazz Band will play at the Zandelions area across from Circle K in Downtown Joshua Tree.

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LOCAL DEMOCRATS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club has its monthly membership meeting Saturday, November 12, at 10 a.m. in the Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College campus in Joshua Tree. Saturday’s meeting is open to all registered Democrats and invited guests. There will be an optional breakfast at 9 a.m.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS METHODIST CHURCH STREET MARKET TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms United Methodist Church will hold a street market Saturday, November 12. Applications are still being taken for vendors. Spaces are $10 each. The street market will have food, arts, crafts, and household goods. To reserve a space, call 760-367-7338, from 9 to noon.

DROP IN TO PLAY BOARD GAMES IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley Recreation is hosting drop-in board game sessions. Reporter Kirby Davis gets out her Scrabble pieces… Remember the good old days playing board games? The Yucca Valley Parks and Rec Department is holding drop-in sessions every second Saturday through March where people of all ages can play board games,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS AND JOSHUA SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL IN HOME CIF PLAYOFFS TONIGHT

A first-round CIF-playoff game at home for the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats football team tonight. Twentynine Palms High School will host Jurupa Hills in the first round of the Division 11 CIF playoffs. Jurupa Hills of Fontana finished in second place in the San Andreas league, and has a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS AND YUCCA VALLEY CROSS-COUNTRY TEAMS IN CIF COMPETITION

In other high school sports, the Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms High School cross-country teams will participate in the CIF-preliminary championship tomorrow. The first race will start at 9 a.m. Tomorrow’s prelims and next week’s finals will be held at Riverside City Cross Country Course.

SATURDAY CELEBRATION FOR OTIS CHANTLAND, LATE HON. MAYOR OF JOSHUA TREE

There will be a celebration of life for Otis Chantland—declared many years ago by Z1077 as the “Honorary Mayor of Joshua Tree”— tomorrow, Saturday, November 12, from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Sportsman’s Club in Joshua Tree. Otis was an iconic figure in the Joshua Tree Community as he

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MAN INJURED FOLLOWING CRASH ON QUAD IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A 19-year-old man received head injuries following a crash on an ATV Wednesday afternoon. According to the Sheriff’s department, the man, who was not identified, and a passenger were riding a quad on a sidewalk southbound on Mesquite Springs Road about 2:15 p.m. The man misjudged a turn near El

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COUNTY SEIZES DOZENS OF DOGS AND CATS IN YUCCA VALLEY AND LANDERS

County animal control authorities are investigating nearly five dozen dogs and about two dozen cats that were seized from two different properties in Landers and Yucca Valley last week. “We’re still trying to determine if this is a hoarding situation or something else,” said Frank Becerra, of San Bernardino County

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA

At the stroke of midnight, recreational use of marijuana became legal in California. But there are a few important details about the new law, as managing editor Tami Roleff reports… As of November 9, recreational use of marijuana became legal in California. But there are a few important details about

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF HAVING STOLEN PROPERTY

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Tuesday morning, accused of possessing stolen property. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s department, deputies went to the 4700 block of Avenida la Manana in Joshua Tree about 11 a.m. There deputies found Jason Arrona, 41, along with unspecified stolen property. After obtaining

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER SAFETY REPORT CARD SHOWS ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center, and hospitals nationwide, recently got a report card on their efforts towards safety. Reporter David Haldane said the score shows a need for some improvement… Patient safety at the Hi-Desert Medical Center is holding steady, but has lots of room for improvement. That’s the gist of

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VETERANS DAY TOMORROW; YUCCA VALLEY PLANS TRIBUTE

In honor of Veterans’ Day, November 11, schools, banks, the court house, and government offices will be closed. Many restaurants offer free meals or discounts for the military with proper ID. The Town of Yucca Valley will host the Morongo Basin Veterans’ Tribute Friday, November 11, at the Yucca Valley

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST FALL GATHERING SATURDAY

You are invited to join the Mojave Desert Land trust for their second annual Fall Gratitude Gathering open House Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation… Celebrate a “Decade of Connectivity and Conservation” with the Mojave Desert Land Trust at the second annual Fall Gratitude Gathering open house event at

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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

Lifestream will conduct a community blood drive on Friday, November 11, at Vons in Yucca Valley from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donors with O-negative blood are especially needed. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Lifestream now offers donors free cholesterol screening and a mini physical with every blood donation.

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a distribution of federal surplus food 10 to noon, Friday, November 11, at the Way Station, 61722 Commercial Street, in Joshua Tree.

REGISTER FOR THE “WEE HOOPS” BASKETBALL PROGRAM

Wee Hoops, a basketball program for first and second graders, is getting underway in Yucca Valley. Reporter Kirby Davis tells you how to get your little hoopsters signed up… Wee Hoops, a four-week youth basketball program for players in the first and second grades, is designed to introduce participants to

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YUCCA VALLEY ELKS TOYS FOR TOTS CONCERT AND DINNER SATURDAY

Christmas is right around the corner and the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge is hosting a Toys for Tots concert and dinner this Saturday, November 12, at the Elks Lodge located at 55946 Yucca Trail. Dinner service will begin at 4 p.m. Twentynine Palms Marines will be at the door to

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