MAC TO HEAR CALTRANS PLAN FOR DOWNTOWN JOSHUA TREE TRAFFIC

Public safety and improvements along State Route 62—focusing in Joshua Tree—will be the focus of tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the details… With a well-earned reputation as one of Southern California’s deadliest roadways, a driver on Highway 62 is three times more

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SEXUAL ASSAULT TRAINING OFFERED

Every two minutes another woman, man or child is sexually assaulted. The effects can be devastating. Volunteer for Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services and make a difference. A few minutes of your time can help someone take back years of their life. Join Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services today and

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FURRY VALENTINES AT THE YUCCA VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER

A unique opportunity for a unique Valentine’s Day surprise tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the Yucca Valley Animal Shelter will hold their “My Furry Valentine” event tomorrow. The Yucca Valley Animal Shelter has the purr-fect Valentine’s Day gift, a warm and furry cat or dog. On Valentine’s Day, February

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GRUBSTAKES DAYS EVENTS AND RODEO LOOKING FOR VENDORS AND SPONSORS

Plans are underway for the 67th Annual Yucca Valley Grubstake Days and the public is invited to help plan the fun. It takes a bundle of volunteers to make the event happen so don’t be shy, call and sign-up to help today. Grubstake Western Kick-off Mixer at the Elks Lodge,

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS TO GREEN LIGHT JOSHUA TREE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

When county supervisors meet tomorrow, Robert Lovingood will be sitting in the chairman’s seat. Lovingood replaced James Ramos in a board reorganization. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what to expect during the 10 a.m. meeting… Among the many items on tomorrow’s agenda when county supervisors meet in San Bernardino, the

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COURTS CLOSED THIS AND NEXT MONDAY

County courthouses will be closed today, Monday, February 13, for Lincoln’s Birthday, and Monday, February 20, for President’s Day.

LUCKIE AVENUE 4-WEEK CLOSURE STARTS TODAY

Luckie Avenue—the street that goes through the parking lot at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms—will be closed for about four weeks, starting today, Monday, February 13. The parking lot will be repaved, and some of the curbs, gutters and sidewalks will be replaced.

SCHOOL AND COLLEGE BOARD MEET IN JOINT SESSION TOMORROW

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will brainstorm with trustees of the local community college tomorrow night. Here with the story is reporter David Haldane… The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education holds a joint meeting with the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees tomorrow night. On

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Due to the President’s Day holiday, the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a distribution of federal surplus food today at Copper Mountain Mesa, 65336 Winters Road, from 9 to 11.

Distribution of surplus food at the Twentynine Palms Community Food Pantry, on Stardune Avenue, will

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COURTHOUSE CLOSED THE NEXT TWO MONDAYS

County courthouses will be closed Monday, February 13, for Lincoln’s Birthday, and Monday, February 20, for President’s Day.

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TO EXPAND COTTONWOOD VISITOR CENTER

The Joshua Tree National Park has an expansion planned. Here with the details is reporter Edica Gonzalez… Joshua Tree National Park will be expanding the Cottonwood Visitor Center on the southern border of the park. The current visitor center is a 20-year-old double-wide trailer that can no longer meet the

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TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PARADE OF HOMES

The annual Parade of Homes fundraiser is upcoming. Managing Editor Tami Roleff shares ticket information… Tickets are available now for the 13th annual Parade of Homes. This event is Reach Out Morongo Basin’s largest fundraiser of the year and features six unique and inspiring homes. This year’s Parade of Homes

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LUCKIE AVENUE CLOSES MONDAY FOR 4 WEEKS

Luckie Avenue—the street that goes through the parking lot at Luckie Park—will be closed for about four weeks, starting Monday, February 13. The parking lot will be repaved, and some of the curbs, gutters and sidewalks will be replaced.

FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION

The third Monday of the month is usually the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. However, due to the federal Presidents’ Day holiday, the date has been changed to Tuesday, February 14. Once again here’s reporter Edica Gonzalez with the times

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MOJAVE VIPER YOUNG MARINE PROGRAM RECRUITING KIDS

The Mojave Viper Young Marine Program is recruiting. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has more about children who want to earn the title…The Mojave Vipers are looking for a few good … kids … who want to join their ranks as Young Marines. The Mojave Vipers Young Marine program is for

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OPEN BASKETBALL IN YUCCA VALLEY EVERY SUNDAY

The Town of Yucca Valley sponsors adult open basketball every Sunday at the Boys and Girls Club’s gym. The gym is open for ages 30 and over from 2 to 4 p.m., and is open for players aged 18 to 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. Admission is $2 at

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE MEETS SUNDAY

If you enjoy eating good food and meeting new people … and who doesn’t? Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report for anyone who enjoys these things and who wants to become more involved in their community … Transition Joshua Tree holds its quarterly membership meeting and potluck this Sunday, February

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STAR TWIRLERS VALENTINES DANCE SATURDAY

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is holding a Valentine’s Day dance Saturday, February 11. Line dancing will be held 7 to 7:30 p.m. and between tips; square dancing is 7:30 to 10 p.m. Callers are Brent Lively and Linda Sande. The dance will be held at the Yucca Valley

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TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR OSC BENEFIT AUCTION

The Officers’ Spouses’ Club of Twentynine Palms aboard the Marine base awarded more than $35,000 in grants and scholarships last year. The organization gave $16,000 in grants to organizations such as the Twentynine Palms food pantry, 29 Palms Art Gallery, Reach Out Morongo Basin, the Boys and Girls Club of

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MARRIAGE LICENSES NOW AVAILABLE IN JOSHUA TREE

The county government building in Joshua Tree is now offering document recording services. Reporter Edica Gonzalez has more… Morongo Basin residents who want to get married no longer have to travel to San Bernardino to get their marriage license. Marriage licenses, along with copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates,

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