YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL HEARS REPORTS AND SPENDS MONEY LAST NIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council began its meeting last night with an introduction of Miss Yucca Valley and her court, followed by a report by Jackie Combs of the Morongo Basin Healthcare District. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the rest of the meeting was about spending money… The Yucca Valley

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms Marine who disciplined a 5-year-old child by squeezing the child’s jaw was arrested Friday, accused of child abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy was called to a childcare center about 10:20 a.m., when an employee noticed the child’s jawline was bruised. The report states that

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF ATTACKING HIS ELDERLY MOTHER

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Sunday, accused of attacking his elderly mother. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 1600 block of Wamego Trail in Yucca Valley about 11:30 for an argument between John Nobles, 28, and his mother. During the argument, the woman told deputies

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DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THE COUNTY GRAND JURY HAS BEEN EXTENDED

The deadline to volunteer for the San Bernardino County grand jury for 2017-2018 has been extended. Kirby Davis explains who can apply, what a grand juror does, and how to apply… To be eligible for selection to the county grand jury, a person must be at least 18 years of

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DEPUTIES FIND SUSPECTED VANDAL HIDING UNDER INSULATION IN THE ATTIC

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Sunday morning, after he vandalized another man’s car. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 5900 block of Aztec Avenue about 9:30 a.m. for a report that Jacob Savidge, 23, had thrown a football-sized rock at a car’s passenger side door

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THREE ARRESTED WITH DRUGS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Three Twentynine Palms residents were arrested Friday, after they were found with methamphetamine during a warrant search. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to the 6500 block of La Luna in Twentynine Palms about 8:30 a.m. to conduct a warrant search. During the search, deputies came in contact with

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Friday, after her boyfriend said she scratched him during a fight. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 5900 block of Mojave Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 10:20 p.m. concerning an argument between Elizabeth Annand, 35, and her boyfriend. The man

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER, WITH 3 WELLS OFFLINE, LOOKS AT A REHAB CONTRACT TONIGHT

At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, directors aim to balance well maintenance during a period of diminished production. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the board is considering awarding an almost $70,000 contract to rehabilitate Well number 12. Maintenance

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

At Thursday’s (February 23) meeting of the Morongo Basin Transit Authority, directors will recognize an outgoing board member. Following staff reports, directors will assign members to various sub committees. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. at the MBTA Operations Center, 62405 Verbena Road in Joshua Tree.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD IN CLOSE SPECIAL SESSION TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board of Directors will hold a special closed session meeting at 7 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, February 22). The sole item on the agenda is to discuss pending litigation. The meeting will be held in the cemetery’s district offices on Encelia Avenue in Twentynine Palms.

GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

Golf enthusiasts, prepare to tee off and support Yucca Valley High School Baseball in the second annual golf tournament fundraiser. This is a 12-hole, four-person team scramble Saturday, March 4, at Hawk’s Landing golf course in Yucca Valley. Registration starts at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL WINS CIF QUARTERS, SEMIS AT HOME FRIDAY

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats boys’ basketball team traveled to Adelanto to take on the Saints in the quarter finals of the CIF division 3A playoffs last night. The ’Cats were victorious with a 63-58 score. Coach T.J. Stanford said leading the cats was D’Shaun Barrett with 33 points

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT IN WIDE RANGING SESSION

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in two sessions tonight. The council will first meet in a workshop meeting and then move on to the regular session. Managing editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look at tonight’s agenda… Tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council will start with a

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DUE TO NATIONAL BLOOD SHORTAGE, A BLOOD DRIVE AT HDMC TOMORROW

Due to a nationwide blood shortage, all blood types and all types of blood donations are needed. LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive tomorrow, Wednesday, February 22, at Hi-Desert Medical Center, from 10 to 2. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol

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A SMORGASBORD TONIGHT FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meets tonight to consider a smorgasbord of issues. Here with the details is reporter David Haldane… The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meets tonight with taxis and massage parlors on its mind. Among other things, the commission will hold a public hearing on whether to amend

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HUMANE SOCIETY ADOPTION FAIR MARCH 4TH NEEDS VENDORS AND SPONSORS

Vendors and raffle prizes are needed for an adoption fair to benefit the Morongo Basin’s only no-kill animal shelter. The adoption fair is set for Saturday, March 4, from 11 to 2, at the animal shelter on Sunview Avenue in Joshua Tree. Businesses and organizations interested in having a booth

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HEALTHCARE DISTRICT HONORS TWO OF THEIR OWN

Morongo Basin Healthcare District recently honored two retiring, long-term board members for their years of service and records of accomplishments. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the who and the why… Earlier this month the Morongo Basin Healthcare District Board of Directors recognized past board members Martie Avels and Pat Cooper for

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MARCH CLOSURES PLANNED FOR “BACK ROAD TO VEGAS”

Travelers who plan to take “the back roads” to Las Vegas in March, take note: several roads will be closed to all traffic between noon and 10 p.m. between March 2 and March 18 while Union Pacific upgrades the railroad tracks. The Kelbaker Road crossing at Kelso will be closed

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CONTRACTS FOR A CITYWIDE WI-FI PLAN

Twentynine Palms has announced a new partnership to improve the lives of residents in need of fast wireless services. Reporter David Haldane has the details… If you live in Twentynine Palms, don’t throw away your smart phone just yet; your wireless signal may soon be improving. 5 Bars, an Irvine-based

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HEALTHY HEARTS RUN THIS SATURDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Attention runners: Ready, set, go register for the Town of Yucca Valley’s 25th annual Healthy Hearts Run this Saturday. Edica Gonzalez has the details… Get out your running shoes and run on over to the 25th Annual Healthy Hearts 5K run and 2K walk in Yucca Valley. The event starts

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