FREE LECTURE “HOW TO IDENTIFY POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER” TUESDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center continues its free health care lecture series with “How to Identify Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.” Here’s more from reporter Edica Gonzalez… Learn how to recognize symptoms, within yourself and others, for PTSD and bring awareness to the need for help. Tuesday, November, 1 from 6 to 7

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HOWLING HALLOWEEN AT ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE

Kids and critters will enjoy this Monday event. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The Animal Action League will host a Howling Halloween event for kids and critters. There will be trick-or-treat candy for the kids and treats for the critters. Dogs and cats are encouraged to dress for

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180 MINISTRIES FALL FESTIVAL MONDAY

One 80 Ministries will hold its annual fall harvest festival Monday, October 31. The free festival is from 5 to 8:30 p.m., and includes games and candy for the kids, music, hot dogs, and popcorn. A chili cook-off starts at 6 p.m. There is a $5 entry fee for the

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DEPUTIES RAID ILLEGAL MARIJUANA GROW IN LUCERNE VALLEY

At least one person was arrested Thursday, accused of illegally cultivating marijuana. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division went to a location near Cottonwood Springs and LaFon Roads in Lucerne Valley about 4:30 Thursday where they found an illegal marijuana grow, along with a suspect, identified as David Torres,

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CONVICTED FELON ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF HANDGUN

A Hesperia man was arrested Wednesday morning, accused of being a felon in possession of a handgun. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a vehicle in the 73900 block of 29 Palms Highway in Twentynine Palms about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Inside the car was James Kuhnast, 35.

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SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT NEEDS HELP TO FIND GUITAR STOLEN FROM THE WAY STATION IN JOSHUA TREE

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a guitar stolen from The Way Station in Joshua Tree. Sometime between noon Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday, a suspect entered the Way Station, located at 61722 Commercial Street, and stole a guitar belonging to the organization. The guitar

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THREE MEN WITH STOLEN RIFLE ARRESTED IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Three people were arrested in Desert Hot Springs Wednesday following a report of a man loitering near a business with a rifle. According to a police report, an employee in the 17000 block of Palm Avenue reported that a man with a rifle was seen behind the business early Tuesday

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING DEPUTIES

Two juveniles and an 18-year-old woman who were trying to get a cab to take them from Twentynine Palms to Upland were arrested Tuesday. According to Sheriff’s Lieutenant Mike Barta, deputies were called to the 73800 block of Sun Valley in Twentynine Palms about 10 p.m. to check out a

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CELEBRATE NIGHT SKIES WITH JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The National Park Service Centennial is being celebrated throughout the month of November. Reporter Mike Lipsitz shares how…California’s desert communities are celebrating the National Park Service Centennial and highlighting the region’s protected public lands with free events through November. This weekend is the Joshua Tree 2016 Night Sky Festival, which

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JOSHUA TREE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS DINNER AND HALLOWEEN PARTY SATURDAY

The Joshua Tree Knights of Columbus is holding a spaghetti dinner and Halloween costume party Saturday, October 29. Cocktails start at 4 p.m. and dinner is at 4:30. Tickets are $5, $3 for children; kids under 10 are free. The dinner and party is open to the public; attendees do

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EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC CONCERT AND ART SHOW AT HARRISON HOUSE SATURDAY

Harrison House of Joshua Tree will offer an experimental music and art show this Saturday. A trio of an experimental composer, keyboardist, and a visual artist will be featured at Harrison House in Joshua Tree 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 29. Harold Budd has recorded more than 40 albums that range

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THEATRE 29’S HALLOWEEN HAUNT CONCLUDES MONDAY

Theatre 29’s Halloween Haunt, will run three more days. “Resurgence,” the 11th incarnation of the Halloween Haunt, has adventurous souls exploring a haunted mansion built atop a collapsed mine. The Halloween Haunt uses the entire Theatre 29 main stage and exterior spaces. Tickets are $7 each at the door or

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CHRISTOPHER LEE CONFESSES IN COURT TO KILLING ERIN CORWIN

Christopher Lee dropped a bombshell in court Thursday morning when he confessed to killing Erin Corwin, 19, of Twentynine Palms. According to the Hi-Desert Star, Lee said he strangled his lover and neighbor because she molested his young daughter, and he testified that he wasn’t going to allow anyone to

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POWER POLE SHORT CAUSES BROWN-OUT IN YUCCA VALLEY

A short in a fuse at a power pole in Yucca Valley caused a brown-out for thousands of residents Thursday night. Shortly before 8 p.m., a fuse leading to a transformer on a power pole at Onaga Trail and Fox Avenue blew up, causing an arc fire on the pole.

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WE MEET THE CANDIDATES FOR JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT

Five candidates are on the ballot for three open seats on the Joshua Basin Water District; incumbents Bob Johnson and Mickey Luckman aim to retain their seats, while former board member Richard Fountain, and newcomers Buck Buckley and Geary Hund each hopes to take a seat at the table. Current

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SPECTACULAR “HALLOWEEN HAUNT” EXPERIENCE NEXT 4 DAYS AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29’s “Halloween Haunt”—the immersive theater event of the season—will run every night from tonight through Halloween night. The eleventh incarnation of the Halloween Haunt has adventurous souls explore a haunted mansion built atop a collapsed mine. The Halloween Haunt “resurgence” utilizes the entire Theatre 29 main stage, interior and

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HALLOWEEN SPOOK-TACULAR AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

A Halloween Spook-tacular event is planned for the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley Saturday. Kirby Davis has more… On Saturday, October 29, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum and the Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will host a Halloween Spooktacular at the Yucca Valley Community Center from 1 to 6

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HALLOWEEN EVENT TOMORROW AT THE YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY

The Yucca Valley library will be part of the Halloween Spook-tacular event Saturday. There will be a costume parade, story readings, Halloween music, crafts, and trick or treating in the library. The library’s Spook-tacular event is from 2 to 5 p.m.

SPECIAL HALLOWEEN WILD WEST SHOW TOMORROW IN PIONEERTOWN

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West show will have a Rootin’ Tootin’ Halloween cowboy show 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 29, especially designed for the kids. Come to the show wearing your Halloween costumes. The western re-enactors will give away Halloween goodies in front of the Pioneer Bowl in Pioneertown. This

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR BOYS & GIRLS CLUB GALA NOVEMBER 5

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert will hold their annual live and silent auction fund-raiser Saturday, November 5. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details and your invitation… The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert is now selling tickets for its third annual “Blue and White” gala. This

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