CADIZ INC. RAISES MONEY FOR CONTROVERSIAL GROUNDWATER TRANSFER PLAN

Cadiz Inc. has raised more than $9 million to be used to advance the company’s environmentally controversial project to transfer groundwater from east of Twentynine Palms to parts of south Orange County. The cash was raised in a in a public stock offering held Thursday. Money from the sale can

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “KITCHEN WITCHES” AT ST. JOSEPHS CHURCH

The St. Joseph’s Players offers the comedy “Kitchen Witches” for one final weekend and offers a two-show deal. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… December 3 and 4, come see the hysterical comedy “Kitchen Witches,” and get a two-show deal. The St. Joseph’s Players spring show, “A Few Good Men”

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LOCAL RETIRED TEACHERS MEET NEXT WEEK

California Retired Teachers Association will meet on Friday, December 9, at 10:00 a.m. at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Members will share in some holiday spirit as The Twentynine Palm High School Select Choir, under the direction of Mr. Michael Mayes, entertains them with its

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COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA BREAKFAST TOMORROW

It’s time for Pancakes! Served from 8am to 11 am at The First Saturday Breakfast at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Association located at 65336 Winters Road in North Joshua Tree. Seven Bucks gets you all your breakfast favorites served by your local favorites.

FREE CONCERT IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Seventh-Day Adventist Church will hold a free gospel concert Saturday, December 3, at 6 p.m. All are welcome. The church is located at 8035 Church Street in Yucca Valley.

TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERY EXHIBITION AND RECEPTION

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will open an exhibition with a reception this Sunday. Managing editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The 29 Palms Art Gallery’s newest exhibition is a holiday mini show with original art by guild members. The art in this show is 12×12 inches or smaller, with

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS RESULTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat boys basketball team traveled to Rancho Mirage High School to play the Brawley Wildcats in the Rancho Mirage invitational. Twentynine Palms was victorious with a 81-67 score. Coach T.J. Stanford said Twentynine Palms will have a home game Tuesday, December 6, against Cathedral City.

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ART EXHIBITION AT ST. MARY’S IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

An Art exhibition and sale will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Yucca Valley tomorrow. Reporter Kirby Davis says proceeds will benefit church projects….. St. Mary’s of the Valley Altar Rosary Guild invites you to join in the Christmas spirit with live music, light refreshments, and an exhibition of

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

It’s a busy day in high school sports today. The Yucca Valley High School and Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball teams will be participating in the West Valley Mustang Tip-Off Classic tournament in Hemet. The Joshua Springs boys’ basketball team will host Calvary Chapel Christian School at home. Tip-off

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SERVICES SET FOR CRYSTAL LEBO

Crystal Lebo, a 20-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died Monday, November 28. She was 39 years old. Crystal Lebo is survived by her husband, J.W. Lebo, of Yucca Valley; her parents, Lynn and Kelly Schumacher of Twentynine Palms; sisters Nina Centner, Caitlyn Cross, Shannon Schumacher, and Amanda Van Gyven; and

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN’S CONVICTION FOR RAPING A 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL UPHELD

A state appeals court Wednesday upheld a former Yucca Valley resident’s conviction for breaking into a Claremont home and raping a 12-year old girl. The three-justice panel rejected the defense’s contention that the trial court’s failure to grant Joseph Chandler Davall’s motion for a change of venue from Pomona deprived

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ONE ARRESTED, TWO SOUGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY WALMART BURGLARY

A man was arrested in Yucca Valley Tuesday night, accused of helping to two other men steal merchandise from Walmart. According to a Sheriff’s report, a witness saw two men carrying electronics run out of Walmart’s emergency exit about 10 p.m., and get into a white van. The witness followed

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HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS FROM COUNTY FIRE

The San Bernardino County Fire Department is out with its annual tips for holiday safety. Reporter David Haldane outlines a few… You never think it will happen to you, of course. And yet, every year it happens to someone whose thinking was just like yours. We’re talking about holiday-related accidents,

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER FIGHT OVER A DOG

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Tuesday after fighting with her roommate over a dog. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor in the 7500 block of Shafter Avenue called deputies about 4:30 p.m. to report that a woman with blood on her face came to his home asking for

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TWO ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY FOR IDENTITY THEFT

Two Desert Hot Springs residents were arrested in Yucca Valley, accused of identity theft. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a vehicle in the 55500 block of Iona Lane about 11:30 a.m. Inside the vehicle, were Donald Berry, 38, and Amber Lugauer, 40, both listed no formal address.

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Morongo Valley man who’d been living with his girlfriend for two weeks, was arrested Tuesday, accused of choking her. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman ran to the Chevron Station in Morongo Valley about 5 p.m. to ask for help. She told investigators that her boyfriend, Christopher Wilson,

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SNOW, SANTA, AND CRAFTS IN YUCCA VALLEY SATURDAY

It will be snow, Santa, and crafts in Yucca Valley Saturday. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to the Town’s annual holiday event… Catch the spirit of the season at the Yucca Valley Holiday Craft Faire Saturday, December 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Yucca Valley Community

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CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE IN MORONGO VALLEY TONIGHT

In Morongo Valley the holiday season officially kicks off at 6 p.m. tonight with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Fire Station Open House. There will be goodie bags from Santa, music from the elementary school carolers, and cookies and hot chocolate all around. The Morongo Valley Fire Station is

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MURDER BY MAGIC” AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

The Twentynine Palms High School Drama Club is offering an audience participation murder mystery production. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… The Drama Club at Twentynine Palms High School asks you to help solve a “Murder By Magic.” This interactive performance has the audience help solve the murder of a

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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will hold its general meeting Monday, December 5, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30 and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Election of officers for 2017 will be held at this meeting. Members and guests will celebrate

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