YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS WRESTLING TEAM IN HOME MATCH TOMORROW MORNING

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ wrestling team will participate in the girls’ invitational tournament at home, with the first match starting at 9 a.m.

YUCCA VALLEY MAN REPORTED MISSING FRIDAY FOUND IN TEXAS SATURDAY

A Yucca Valley man who went for a haircut Friday afternoon, only to find the cosmetology school closed, continued driving east, for another 900 miles. Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost said about 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dean Abney, 85, of the 54900 block of Martinez Trail, told his wife he was going

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YOUNG GIRL HURT IN YUCCA VALLEY CRASH SATURDAY EVENING

A young girl was airlifted to a hospital Saturday evening after a traffic collision in Yucca Valley. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, Ricky Baine of Yucca Valley was driving a 2011 Volkswagen eastbound on Highway 62 at 6:42 p.m. when he turned north onto Hilton Avenue; Baine told investigators

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR JANUARY HOMELESS COUNT

A one-day count of the area homeless is set for later this month. Managing editor Tami Roleff says volunteers are being sought… Volunteers are needed for a one-day count of homeless persons living in the Morongo Basin. The Point-in-Time count is headed by Morongo Basin Haven, an affiliate of the

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CIVIL LAWSUIT IN SHERIFF’S DEPUTY FATAL CRASH GOES TO ARBITRATION

The case involving a Sheriff’s deputy who killed a Twentynine Palms man in a 2013 crash has gone to mediation. About 7:30 p.m. April 30, 2013, Deputy Erdem Gorgolu was driving eastbound on the highway in front of the Stater Brothers shopping center in Twentynine Palms when his patrol car

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF STEALING GIRLFRIEND’S CAR

A Landers man was arrested early Sunday morning after his girlfriend said he stole her car. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, Bobby Bice, 21, was arguing with his girlfriend at her home in Johnson Valley, near Valley Vista and Old Woman Springs Road, about 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning. Yost

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER OFFERING FREE EDUCATION CLASSES

Free medical educational classes are being offered at Hi-Desert Medical Center. Reporter Taylor Thacker checks out this month’s offerings… Hi-Desert Medical Center hosts free education classes for newly diagnosed diabetes patients, or for those who could benefit from review of basic disease management. Instructor and registered dietitian Jean Kaduk-Gallagher at

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CHP SPENDS CHRISTMAS EVE HANDING OUT TOYS

Officers from the Morongo Basin station of the California Highway Patrol were out in force on Christmas Eve—not handing out tickets, but delivering toys, smiles, handshakes, and high fives to children in the Morongo Basin. The 863 new toys distributed were courtesy of donations made to the CHiPs for Kids

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FREE ACTING CLASSES STARTING JANUARY 11 AT THEATRE 29

Free acting classes resume at Theatre 29 with actor/director Abe Daniels. Here’s entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely with more information… Sunday, January 11, free method acting classes begin again at Theatre 29 after a brief holiday hiatus. Instructor Abe Daniels, the winner of multiple Desert Theater League awards for acting and

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2015 SEASON TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 is offering 2015 season tickets. Patrons who go to every show at regular price would pay $84 over the course of a year; season tickets are available now for $68, a savings of $16. Senior and military season tickets are $56 and season tickets for students (with ID)

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PART 1 OF 2, A STUDENT LOOKS AT BECOMING AN ARCHITECT

One of many careers available for local students is becoming an architect. In the first of a two-part story, ROP Broadcast student Nick Barba talked with retired local architect Anne Congdon… When students are choosing a career path after high school, one area to consider is architecture. In part one

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LOW-COST PET VACCINE AND MICROCHIP CLINIC TOMORROW IN JOSHUA TREE

Animal Action League will hold an additional vaccine and microchip clinic at its new clinic in Joshua Tree on Tuesday, December 30. Clinics are held from 10 to 2. For spaying and neutering appointments, call 760-366-1100. The Animal Action League is located just west of the dinosaurs on the north

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School wrestling team will participate in the Ponsford Novice Classic tournament, with the first match beginning at 9 a.m.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ basketball team will play in the Max Preps Holiday Tournament.

Also tomorrow, the YVHS girls’ soccer team will play again in the Ontario Christian Tournament.

Starting tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School boys and girls’ soccer teams will play

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ADDITIONAL CLINIC ADDED FOR ANIMAL VACCINES, MICROCHIP, AND SPAY/NEUTER

Animal Action League will hold an additional vaccine and microchip clinic at its new clinic in Joshua Tree on Tuesday, December 30. Clinics are held from 10 to 2. For spaying and neutering appointments, call 760-366-1100. The Animal Action League is located just west of the dinosaurs on the north

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THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OFFICERS

The Board of Directors for the non-profit Community Theatre organization, Theatre 29 elected new officers and Board Members for 2015. Here’s entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely with the specifics… New officers have been elected for the Board of Directors at Theatre 29. In reorganizing the Executive Board for 2015, the board

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HOLIDAY FUN IN THE PARK

The end of the year brings lots of visitors to our area. Joshua Tree Park Ranger Pam Tripp offers some suggestions on what you can do with your guests while they’re here… Do you have relatives visiting over the Holidays and need to entertain them? Joshua Tree National Park invites

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CRITICAL MISSING PERSON IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in searching for a critical missing person. Dean Abney, 85, left his home 54900 block of Martinez Trail about 3:30 p.m. Friday in Yucca Valley to get a haircut at Elite Cosmetology School, also in Yucca Valley. When he did not

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SKY’S THE LIMIT TO HOLD STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, December 27. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:30 p.m. and end about 11 p.m. The first quarter moon will be spectacular, and Jupiter and its moons will appear about 9:30. Bring binoculars, telescopes, water, snacks,

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MOJAVE WATER AGENCY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR STRATEGIC PARTNERS PROGRAM

The Mojave Water Agency is accepting applications for its Strategic Partners Program through January 15. Since 2003, the program provides grants to organizations that further water conservation and education in the MWA service area. Recent projects include demonstration gardens, school science programs, invasive species removal, college scholarships, school gardens, and

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