FREE FLU SHOTS TODAY AND TOMORROW AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS SENIOR CENTER

Free flu shots will be administered today and tomorrow at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center. Reach Out Morongo Basin is sponsoring two flu shot clinics, today and tomorrow, September 26 and 27, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. A licensed pharmacist will provide the flu shots to adults and children. No

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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARD DISCUSSES DRUGS AND CELL PHONES TONIGHT

Drugs and cell phones are among the topics on the agenda at tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education. Reporter David Haldane explains… Thirty-two years ago, a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent named Enrique Camarena was tortured to death by a drug lord in Mexico. Tonight,

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MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY HEARING ON UNMET NEEDS THURSDAY

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority, the MBTA, will hold its annual public hearing for unmet needs this Thursday, September 28. Residents are urged to attend to give their input on how state funds are spent for transit in our area. The hearing is set for 5 p.m. in the Helen

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JOSHUA CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

Join the hometown heroes of the Joshua Tree Clean Team tomorrow morning, Wednesday, September 27, meeting from 7to 8 a.m. The volunteers of the Clean-Team who work hard to keep our desert clean will be working at Highway 62 and Sunset, on the north side. They invite you to join

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HEARTS OF YUCCA VALLEY FUND-RAISER AT LAS PALMS RESTAURANT TONIGHT

The Hearts of Yucca Valley invite you to join them this evening, Tuesday, September 26, between 4 and 8 p.m. at Las Palmas Restaurant in Yucca Valley. A portion of the evening receipts will be donated to Hearts. For over 50 years the Hearts of Yucca Valley have been donating

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TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITOR CENTER AND GALLERY CALLS FOR ART

The Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Art Gallery is calling for art. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells us what the theme is… “On the Frontier: Original Recyclers” is the theme for the Art in Public Places exhibition at Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Gallery. Desert artists are invited to submit an

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ tennis and volleyball teams will host Desert Hot Springs at home. Tennis is at 3:15 p.m.; volleyball at 4:30 p.m. The Twentynine Palms High School girls’ tennis and volleyball teams will travel away to Rancho Mirage High

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS LOOK AT PIONEERTOWN PUMP STATION

A number of issues relevant to our Morongo Basin are on the agenda for tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of county supervisors in San Bernardino. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the rundown…

Supervisors will likely approve item 8, the sale of 30 tax-defaulted properties. The Mojave Desert Land Trust aims to

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DIRT BIKE BANDITS, GIVE SHERIFF’S A RUN FOR THE MONEY… ALL THE WAY TO JAIL

A Yucca Valley man and woman on a stolen motorcycle led sheriff deputies on cat-and-mouse chase for more than two hours on Wednesday. Sheriff’s deputies attempted a traffic stop on a dirt bike near Winters Road and Border Avenue in North Joshua Tree about 5:45 p.m. Charles Goutin, age 31,

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ON BICYCLE WITH LARGE AMOUNT OF METHAMPHETAMINE

According to a sheriff’s report, a Yucca Valley woman who caught the attention of deputies for creating a traffic hazard was arrested for investigation of methamphetamine for sale. Sheriffs indicate a traffic stop was made about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on Condalia Avenue near Pueblo Trail where Kimberly Hunter, 38, was

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SEMINAR OFFERED NEXT WEEK

Morongo Basin professionals are getting educated on a subject that, directly or indirectly, effects almost all of us. Reporter David Haldane explains… Have you or someone you know been touched by domestic violence? If so, you’re not alone; one in four women will experience it in their lives, and one

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FREE FLU SHOTS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

With fall—and the flu season—coming, residents are urged to get a free flu shot at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center. Reach Out Morongo Basin is sponsoring two flu shot clinics, September 26 and 27, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. A licensed pharmacist will provide the flu shots to adults and

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THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES THE CAST FOR AGATHA CHRISTIE’S “THE MOUSETRAP”

Theatre 29 Director Katie Fleischman announces the cast of “The Mousetrap,” Agatha Christie’s white-knuckle murder mystery; which is replacing the previously scheduled “Halloween Haunt” event. Rebecca Havely has the cast list…

The cast of the Murder Mystery, “The Mousetrap” includes, Charles Harvey and Char Childs as Giles and Mollie Ralston,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

At tonight’s regular 6 p.m. board meeting of the Twentynine Palms Cemetery District, directors will consider modifying the district’s policy on employee public assistance, and prioritize items on the “to do” list including rock options, flags for niche spaces, upright marker guidelines, and more. Tonight’s meeting starts at 6 p.m.at

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EARTHQUAKES, IT’S NOT AN IF, IT’S A WHEN… HOW TO STAY SAFE

The recent earthquakes in Mexico and tremblers in California remind us it’s only a matter of time before the Morongo Basin has another big earthquake. Managing editor Tami Roleff has these tips on how to stay safe during a quake… If you are indoors, duck or drop down to the

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REMAINS UNDEFEATED WITH 48-6 WIN OVER PALO VERDE

By Coach Andrew Amosa Varsity Trojan Football beat Palo Verde High School 48-6 to also continue their win streak to 5-0. Coach Andrew Amosa said the offense had 336 yards on the ground for five touchdowns and 196 receiving yards for a total of 532 yards of offense for the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WILDCATS LOSE SEASON’S FIRST GAME

By Coach Ernest Martinez

The Twentynine Palms Varsity Wildcats football team lost to Big Bear 49-27, after a three turnover first half put the visiting Cats behind 21-0 early in the second quarter. The Wildcats played much better in the second half and closed the game to within two scores,

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JOSHUA SPRINGS LOSES NON-CONFERENCE GAME

Joshua Springs Christian Football lost Friday night’s home, non-conference prep game16-0 to Mission College Prep from San Luis Obispo. It was the team’s fourth loss, but they have played one of the toughest schedules out there. Senior captain Sean Wallace led the offense with 56 yards against one of the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS AND SCHEDULE

Yucca Valley hosted the 23rd Annual Hi-Desert Classic Cross Country Invitational at Machris Park. The varsity boys successfully defended their title for the third year in a row. The boys were led by Isaiah Wilson in third (16:44), Jorge Diaz in sixth (17:02), and Andy Tamayo in 10th (17:35). The

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE HOLDS COMMUNITY DINNER

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 tonight starting at 6 p.m. at the

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