CALL FOR ART FOR JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPOSITION

The sixth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition will be held in September in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff says artists are invited to submit photos of their artwork for possible inclusion in the juried art show…

Submissions are now being accepted for the sixth annual juried Joshua

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ tennis team hosts Desert Hot Springs at home tomorrow. First serve is at 3:15 p.m. The Trojan golf team will travel away to Bermuda Dunes to play Desert Christian Academy; tee-off is at 3 p.m.

Also, tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms

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THEME ANNOUNCED FOR PIONEER DAYS 2018

“Fortune Favors the Bold” is the theme for this year’s Pioneer Days in October. The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce and 29 Palms Art Gallery are calling for art, inspired by this theme, to be used on the official poster and pin for the 2018 Pioneer Days. Artwork should be

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DANGEROUS FOOD EXPLORED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

Lifetree Café is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual, comfortable setting. This week’s discussion will be about the possible dangers of some foods on supermarket shelves. Here’s reporter Tanisha Cureton with the details… Dangerous foods will be discussed at Lifetree Café on

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE TO HOLD QUARTERLY MEETING SUNDAY

If you enjoy eating good food and meeting new people – and who doesn’t – reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report for those who also want to become more involved in our community … Transition Joshua Tree holds its quarterly meeting and potluck on Sunday, March 18 from 5 to

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BOXOHOUSE TO HOLD ART RECEPTION SUNDAY

An opening art reception will be held at BoxoHouse on Sunday. Managing editor Tami Roleff gives the details about the art exhibition… “Tree of Pain: A Shoot from the Parched Earth” is an environmental installation at BoxoHouse in Joshua Tree by Shawn Skabelund that address climate change as much as

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IMPROV WORKSHOP AT RAINBOW STEW SUNDAY

An improv comedy workshop will be held tomorrow from 1 to 4 p.m. at Rainbow Stew. Presented by Tami Wood and Bob Rufer, the workshop will allow participants to explore self-awareness through improv tools, games, and exercises. The cost is $20, and reservations are required. Call 760-774-2553 for more information.

SEE’S EASTER CANDY AT JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY

Wildflowers and See’s Candy are sure signs of Spring in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Rebecca Havely licks her lips over the possibilities… You can enjoy delicious See’s Easter candy, save the cost of gas to drive ‘down below’ and support the Yucca Valley Kiwanis Club by purchasing your See’s Easter

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SPECTACULAR MESSIER OBJECTS AT SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center invites stargazers to enjoy deep sky discoveries in the spring sky. Reporter Tanisha Cureton gives the details… Charles Messier discovered many great deep sky objects in the northern skies in the late 1700s. Stargazers will be able to enjoy some of the best

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MISSING HIKER FOUND ALIVE IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK THURSDAY AFTERNOON

A San Diego man who had been missing in Joshua Tree National Park for four days was found alive Thursday afternoon. Paul Hanks, 54, went hiking on the Maze Loop Trail Sunday, just inside the west entrance to the park. His family said he was an avid hiker who often

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HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER DAMAGES MORONGO VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT GARAGE DOOR

A hit-and-run driver damaged the garage door of the Morongo Valley Fire Department last night. About 11:30 p.m., firefighters inside the station heard a loud bang, and when they got up to investigate, they saw a small, newer model, dark-colored, 4-door sedan leaving the scene. The car had crashed into

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MORONGO BASIN HEALTH CARE DISTRICT BOARD MET LAST NIGHT

The Morongo Basin Healthcare District board of directors met last night to discuss food and drink policy and maintenance costs. Reporter Eric Knabe has the details..

In response to OSHA regulations, the Morongo Basin Healthcare District got off to a quick start last night with a unanimous vote revising the

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LAW ENFORCEMENT OUT IN FORCE FOR THE ST. PATRICK’S DAY WEEKEND

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, law enforcement agencies caution people to celebrate the holiday Saturday, March 17, without drinking and driving. The Sheriff’s Department and the CHP will have extra officers on patrol to spot drivers who show signs of being impaired. Even one drink can be too many, authorities

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GROVE’S THEATER OFFERING “A NIGHT OF ONE ACTS” IN APRIL

The award-winning Groves Cabin Theatre in Morongo Valley will be presenting “A Night of One Acts.” With all the details here’s Rebecca Havely…

Multi Award-Winning Director Abe Daniels has cast five one act plays for the Groves production of “A Night of One Acts.” The night’s theme deals with communication

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF BREAKING INTO HIS MOTHER’S HOME

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of breaking into his mother’s home and stealing her boyfriend’s electronics. According to a Sheriff’s report, Gene Oliver, 18, broke into his mother’s home in the 58800 block of Terra Vista Drive in Yucca Valley sometime between March 2 and March 8.

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LIFETREE CAFÉ EXPLORES DANGEROUS FOOD

Lifetree Café is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual, comfortable setting. This week’s discussion will be about the possible dangers of some foods on supermarket shelves. Here’s reporter Tanisha Cureton with the details…

Dangerous foods will be discussed at Lifetree Café on

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BARKSDALE AND LEAR FEATURED AT THE GLASS OUTHOUSE GALLERY

Showing at the Glass Outhouse Art Gallery through the end of March are drawings by C.E. Barksdale and artworks by Anne Lear. The Glass Outhouse on the highway, five miles east of Twentynine Palms, is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.

BOXOHOUSE ART RECEPTION SUNDAY

An opening art reception will be held at BoxoHouse Sunday. Managing editor Tami Roleff gives the details about the art exhibition…

“Tree of Pain: A Shoot from the Parched Earth” is an environmental installation by Shawn Skabelund that address climate change as much as it deals with the political climate.

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ST. PATTY’S DAY BASH AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Joshua Tree will hold a St Patty’s Day Bash from 4 to 6 p.m. tonight (Friday, March 16) at the post on Veteran’s Way in Joshua Tree. They’ll be serving up a corned beef and cabbage dinner for $8. And don’t forget Taco

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FAMILY MOVIE AT THE YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY TOMORROW

This Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., the Yucca Valley library will play a free movie as part of its family movie program. With the cinematic details, here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman…

This week’s family film at the Yucca Valley library: the animated comedy “Sing.” In a city of animals, a hustling

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