SOUND BATH AT RAINBOW STEW SUNDAY

Feel good from the inside out with a sound bath. Rainbow Stew will hold a sound bath using quartz crystal bowls, Tibetan prayer bells, and more. Bring a pad, pillow, and water; please, no small children, pets, or cell phones. A suggested donation is $10. The sound bath will be

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STAR PARTY TONIGHT AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, July 22. The event begins at 8:45 p.m. and will end about midnight, but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights of the night sky include the summer Milky

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WITH A CRITICAL BLOOD SHORTAGE, A BLOOD DRIVE AT WAL-MART TOMORROW

The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors of all types. During the last two months, about 61,000 fewer donations were given, causing a significant draw-down of the Red Cross blood supply, as blood donations are being

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CALTRANS KICKS OFF PUBLIC SAFETY CAMPAIGN

You’ve seen the billboards along Highway 62 and Interstate 10: a face with tire treads on it and the message “You’ll never know who you run into: Look Both Ways.” CalTrans officially kicked off a public safety campaign called Look Both Ways. Accidents involving pedestrians and vehicles have risen in

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SOUTHERN ROCK BAND AT YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT TOMORROW NIGHT

Bring your family and friends down to the Yucca Valley Community Center ball field Saturday night to enjoy the country rock sounds of the summer concert series. Managing editor Tami Roleff says this weekend’s band is Southbound…

Southbound is a southern rock band that plays rock hits from the ’60s,

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Wednesday morning, accused of beating up his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 7100 block of Seymour Drive about 1 a.m. A neighbor heard a woman screaming and said a man, later identified as Kelly Macon, 33, was

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MORONGO BASIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY MOVIE SERIES CONTINUES TONIGHT

Hang out on the edge of your seat and under the stars this Friday night at the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s movie series. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more…

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Friday night movie series under the stars spotlights Hollywood gems with local ties. This Friday, July 21,

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FISH AND CHIPS AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW TONIGHT

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will serve up a fish and chips dinner tonight, (Friday, July 21) from 4 to 6 p.m. Two pieces of fish are $7; three pieces are $8. Sunday’s breakfast is Cindy’s pancake breakfast special from 8 to 11 a.m. And don’t

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE DINNER THIS SUNDAY

If you enjoy eating and learning about good food, and meeting new people—and who doesn’t—reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report on the Transition Joshua Tree Local Food Program…

Transition Joshua Tree holds its community dinner and produce giveaway on Sunday, July 23 starting at 6 p.m. at the Community United

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GODDESSES AND ANGELS AT RAINBOW STEW TOMORROW

Two events at Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley tomorrow.

A cross-cultural presentation about the future of the goddess movement is the final class in a series in the Women’s Heritage Project. Led by docu-filmmaker Meloney Hudson, the class will be held at Rainbow Stew on Saturday, July 22, starting

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DOORS TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

Now in its third season, tonight’s Tortoise Rock Casino Live at the Rock free concert pays tribute to The Doors. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on tonight’s electric tribute to psychedelic rock and blues…There’s a reason the music of Jim Morrison and The Doors still matters 45 years after his

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CAR WASH TOMORROW FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COLOR GUARD

Come out tomorrow and bring those dirty cars and trucks to support the Yucca Valley High School Color Guard. The Color Guard is hosting a car wash at Yucca Valley High school on Sage Avenue from 9-1 tomorrow, Saturday, July 22. Tickets are $5; all donations are accepted. The money

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ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES IN THE CROSSHAIRS OF POLITICAL RETRIBUTION

In the rough and tumble world of state politics, Yucca Valley-based Assembly minority leader Chad Mayes has become the latest target. Mayes, who just joined with seven other Republicans in voting for an extension of a prominent California climate change policy, is being accused of an extra marital affair and

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MARATHON MEETING ON VACATION HOME RENTALS

The Yucca Valley Town council spent about two-and-a half hours discussing the proposed ordinance on short-term vacation rentals at its meeting last night. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there for the entire 3 ½ hour-marathon meeting and offers this report…

The Yucca Valley Town Council heard from 18 residents last

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN ACCUSED IN YUCCA VALLEY ARSON FIRE

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested Monday, after county fire officials said she started a small fire in Yucca Valley. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow, firefighters were called to a small brush fire behind the movie theater, south of Pima Trail and west of Palm Avenue, at

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TWO ACCUSED IN PLOT TO STEAL HIGH-END ELECTRONICS FROM WAL-MART

Two people were arrested Monday, accused of conspiring to steal high-value electronic items from Walmart. According to a Sheriff’s report, Walmart employees observed Joshua Stockwell, 29, of Hemet, in the automotive department with a computer and other items in his shopping cart. As store security watched on video cameras, Stockwell

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION RESCINDS DOWNTOWN PLAN, HEARS A RESIGNATION

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission held a discussion on rescinding and replacing the city’s Downtown Economic Revitalization Specific Plan. This time the public got to participate. Reporter Eric Knabe explains…

Last night the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission had its final discussion on the rescission of the city’s Downtown

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER TO DISCUSS CADIZ WATER PROJECT TONIGHT

The controversial Cadiz water project will be discussed at tonight’s Joshua Basin Water District meeting. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has agenda highlights…

At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board is expected to approve an updated operations water flow model and district investment policy, and update the job

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THREE ARRESTED IN TWO STOLEN CAR RECOVERIES

Two men were arrested Monday after they were discovered driving in a stolen car. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies stopped a 2013 Honda Accord in the 6400 block of Goleta Avenue about 10 p.m. A records check found that the car had been stolen Sunday in Palm Springs. The

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FREE SESSION TO EXPLAIN MEDICARE PLANS AND OPTIONS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS FRIDAY

The many options offered by Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans were a bit confusing even before health insurance was rushed back onto center stage in Washington D.C. Reporter Rebecca Havely has this story on how senior and disabled residents can take the guesswork out of choosing the right plan…

The

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