NO REASON GIVEN AS POWER OUTAGES AFFECT TENS OF THOUSANDS OF RESIDENTS

A power outage throughout the Morongo Basin Monday left tens of thousands of residents without power for hours, some for as long as 18 hours. Residents in Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms, Yucca Valley, Landers, Pioneertown, and Morongo Valley reported power outages between 8:30 and 9 a.m. While power was restored

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WILD WEST SHOWS BACK IN PIONEERTOWN

Gunfighters for Hire and the Mane Street Stampede Wild West Shows will begin their regular performances this weekend in Pioneertown. The Mane Street Stampede performs Saturdays, at 2 p.m., and Gunfighters for Hire perform Sundays at 2:30. Both shows are free to the public (with donations requested which are given

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MANE STREET STAMPEDE WILD WEST SHOW BACK IN PIONEERTOWN TOMORROW

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show will begin its regular Saturday performances this Saturday at 2 p.m. in Pioneertown. The show is free to the public and is a family-oriented show. They look forward to seeing you there and they are still looking for volunteer performers. For more information,

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“GUNFIGHTERS FOR HIRE” BACK FOR NEW SEASON SUNDAYS IN PIONEERTOWN

The local western re-enactment group, “Gunfighters for Hire” will be starting back with their free shows in Pioneertown most Sundays. Reporter David Knutson gets out his cowboy boots… Pioneertown’s most popular gunfighter group, The Gunfighters for Hire, are back with a brand new season. The Gunfighters for Hire is a

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HUMANE SOCIETY SEEKING “WOOF WALK” VENDORS

The popular “Woof Walk” event, which benefits our local no-kill Animal Shelter, is coming up at the end of April. Reporter David Knutson says vendors are being sought for the event… The Morongo Basin Humane Society runs a no-kill animal shelter in Joshua Tree and is seeking vendors for their

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY’S LOBSTERFEST

Enjoy a lobster dinner under the stars during the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley’s first lobsterfest near Pioneertown in April. Managing editor Tami Roleff says pass the butter… A private desert hide-away outside under the stars will be the site of the Lobsterfest, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Yucca

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PIONEERTOWN WESTERN SHOWS LOOKING FOR PERFORMERS

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West show of Pioneertown is looking for a few volunteer gunfight re-enactors. No acting experience needed. They will train you in the art of comedy western performing. Performances are every Saturday afternoon from April 2 through October 29. Donations go to local children’s charities. For

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PIONEERTOWN OLD WEST REENACTORS LOOKING FOR PERFORMERS

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show of Pioneertown is looking for a few volunteer gunfight reenactors. No acting experience needed. They will train you in the art of comedy western performing. Performances are every Saturday afternoon from April 2 through October 29. Donations go to local children’s charities. For

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WILD WEST REENACTORS SOUGHT FOR MANE STREET STAMPEDE PIONEERTOWN SHOWS

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West show of Pioneertown is looking for a few volunteer gunfight reenactors. No acting experience needed. They will train you in the art of comedy western performing. Performances are every Saturday afternoon from April 2 through October 29. Donations go to local children’s charities. Meet

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PIONEERTOWN WESTERN REENACTERS LOOKING FOR CAST MEMBERS

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West show will have their end of the season membership meeting this Saturday. The volunteers put on Western Reenactment shows in Pioneertown Saturdays from April to October. The Mane Street Stampede wants to invite potential new cast members to join them Edchadas restaurant in Twentynine

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MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Basin Mac will meet tonight. Reporter David Haldane says a new member will be added to the advisory body…… The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council will begin its monthly meeting tonight by welcoming a new member representing Pioneertown. She is Michelle Myers, a licensed attorney appointed to the

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MANE STREET STAMPEDE WILD WEST SHOW LOOKING FOR PERFORMERS

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show is looking for volunteers actors to perform on Saturday afternoons from April through October. The Old West reenactments are presented from 2:30 to 3 p.m., in Pioneertown, in front of Pioneer Bowl on Mane Street. They are an all-volunteer, family-oriented, comedy-style gunfighter reenactment

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SUPERVISORS BOOST MORONGO VALLEY, A VACANCY AND AN APPOINTMENT

At yesterday’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors in San Bernardino, county leadership dispatched several items of business relevant to our Morongo Basin. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz has a rundown… It should come as a big relief to Morongo Valley residents to learn that county supervisors agreed to loan a

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SUPERVISORS OK TRAILS IN JOSHUA TREE’S SECTION 6, PIONEERTOWN WATER INTER-CONNECTION PIPELINE

Two items from the consent agenda of the September 1 meeting of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors have direct local impact. Reporter Dan Stork says one is about a trail project in Joshua Tree, and the other is about bringing water to Pioneertown… The Board of Supervisors accepted

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MORE DETAIL ON PIONEERTOWN WATER ACTIONS

In a related story, Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a closer look at how the supervisors’ action could solve a long-running problem with the Pioneertown water supply and service… Folks in Pioneertown who have been working with the county on a plan to bring safe drinking water to the 120

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MANE STREET STAMPEDE LOOKING FOR PIONEERTOWN PERFORMERS

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show is looking for volunteers to perform on Saturday afternoons from April until October, 2:30 to 3 p.m., in Pioneertown. They are an all-volunteer, family-oriented, comedy-style gunfighter re-enactment group, dedicated to family values and local children’s charities. They perform in the footsteps of Gene

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WILD WEST REENACTMENT SHOWS THIS WEEKEND IN PIONEERTOWN

Free wild west re-enactment shows are held Saturdays and Sundays in historic Pioneertown. The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show pokes some fun at how the Old West “could” have been with their own twist on comedy, each Saturday at 2:15 until 3:00 p.m. in front of the Pioneer bowl

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MOTORCYCLIST CRASHES ON PIONEERTOWN ROAD

A motorcycle rider was injured when he lost control in Pioneertown Saturday. According to County Fire Captain Ed Noble, Yucca Valley rescue personnel were called to the crash site on Pioneertown Road about 4:30 p.m. The unidentified male rider lost control just at the southern entrance to Pioneertown and

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CHP LOOKING FOR HELP IN LOCATING HIT AND RUN DRIVER

The California Highway Patrol is asking for help in finding the driver involved in a hit-and-run that hospitalized a man. According to the CHP, Paul Paddock, 22, of Twentynine Palms, was sitting on the ground in front of Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneertown about 2 a.m. Sunday, June 28, with

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ONE HOME LOST, EVACUATIONS LIFTED, LAKE FIRE OVER 30,000 ACRES

One home burned, as well as three outbuildings, were confirmed burned in the Lake Fire this weekend. The home and outbuildings, owned by Diane Best on Burns Canyon Road, burned Wednesday when the illegal drone flying in the area grounded all the firefighting aircraft with fire retardant and water. Sheriff’s

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