AUDITIONS FOR “THE IDEAL HUSBAND” AT THEATRE 29 SUNDAY

Auditions for the classic farce “An Ideal Husband” by Oscar Wilde are scheduled this Sunday afternoon. Reporter Diana Jones has the details…

Theater 29 veteran director Butch Pelfrey seeks eight men and six woman for the cast of “An Ideal Husband,” a farce set in London 1895. The eight male

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, November 22. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:20 p.m. and end with moonrise about 1 a.m. The focus of the star party will be globular clusters and planetary nebulae. Bring binoculars, telescopes, water, snacks, chairs,

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FREE ACTING CLASSES IN NOVEMBER AT THEATRE 29

Whether or not you want to go on the stage, acting classes are a path to self-discovery. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells how to get in on ongoing classes at Theatre 29…

Free acting classes will be held at Theatre 29 through December 7. The free classes will give attendees

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FESTIVAL OF WREATHS AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SUNDAY

Support our local college while enjoying some great company, a rowdy auction, plus fine wine and cheese. The Fifth Annual Festival of Wreaths is this Sunday, November 23, at 2 p.m. in the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College in Joshua Tree. There will be a wine and cheese reception

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MORONGO VALLEY TREE LIGHTING

Morongo Valley will hold a community tree lighting ceremony Sunday, November 30. Ed Will, with help from members of the Church of the Lighted Cross, will lead some old-fashioned carol singing. Cookies and hot chocolate will be available, and Sparky will have treats for the kids. Morongo Valley Community Serivces

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HIKING SAFETY

Hiking is fun and satisfying, but a degree of caution is vital. ROP Broadcasting student Kevin Brown has some safety advice…

Do you like to hike? If so here are some hiking tips that Lorna Shuman, a supervisory park ranger, from the Joshua Tree National Park Service has to offer

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JOSHUA TREE VFW THANKSGIVING WEEK SCHEDULE

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post volunteers will be taking Thanksgiving week off; there will be no Sunday breakfast or Taco Wednesday next week, and the post will be closed on Thanksgiving.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA PETITIONS DELIVERED TO YUCCA VALLEY TOWN HALL

Yucca Valley’s only medical marijuana dispensary was forced to shut down last December by a town ordinance that prohibited its operation in the town limits. Since then, residents have been trying to convince the Town Council to repeal its ban on dispensaries. Yesterday, representatives from the Alliance 4 Safe Access

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CAR FIRE AND CRASH IN SEPARATE INCIDENTS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley fire fighters were busy yesterday. About 1:45 p.m., fire fighters were called to a vehicle fire on the highway between Palm and Grand Avenues. An eastbound VW had caught on fire for unknown reasons, and the station’s newly assigned probationary fire fighters put the fire out in a

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CALL FOR “YUCCA VALLEY’S GOT TALENT” PERFORMERS

The town of Yucca Valley’s High Desert Nature Museum is seeking submission for Yucca Valley’s Got Talent. Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely explains how to apply for an opportunity to be featured in this one-night only event… Do you sing, dance, play an instrument, do stand-up comedy, dramatic or comedic skits,

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“SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD” OPENS AT THEATRE 29 TONIGHT

Tonight’s opening night gala for Theatre 29’s final production of 2014, “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” is sponsored by Tender Loving Cause, the celebrated non-profit organization that has put on the Tender Loving Christmas event for the past 30 years. In this hilarious comedy-farce, its 1934, and Shakespeare’s most famous fairies, Oberon

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE GRAND OPENING TOMORROW

The Animal Action League, who brings low cost pet vaccination, micro chipping, and spay-neuter services to the Morongo basin, will be celebrating their grand opening tomorrow. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to join them… Show off your pet in a best-dressed pet contest at the grand opening celebration of

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FIFTH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF WREATHS AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SUNDAY

Support our local college while enjoying some great company, a rowdy auction, plus fine wine and cheese. The Fifth Annual Festival of Wreaths is this Sunday, November 23, at 2 p.m. in the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College in Joshua Tree. There will be a wine and cheese reception

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COLDWELL BANKER ROADRUNNER REALTY BUYS WILLOWTREE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Coldwell Banker Roadrunner Realty owners Jeff and Mike Poland have announced they have acquired Willow Tree Realty of Twentynine Palms, at 73395 Sullivan Road. The acquisition was announced in joint statements that went to existing Willow Tree clients. According to the Polands, “We are humbled yet excited to have been

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ADULT EXCURSION TO MISSION INN OFFERRED BY TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley Recreation is planning an adult excursion to the beautiful Mission Inn. Reporter Caitlin Logan tells you how to sign up for the trip… Join the Town of Yucca Valley’s adult excursion on December 11 to the Riverside Mission Inn, which is filled with rich culture and beautiful gardens

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THANKSGIVING DINNER AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW TONIGHT

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will hold a Thanksgiving turkey dinner tonight, Friday, November 21, from 4 to 6 p.m. The cost is $8, with to-go orders being an extra dollar. The VFW Post volunteers will be taking Thanksgiving week off; there will be no Sunday breakfast

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING TOMORROW AND THANKSGIVING

Food For life of Twentynine Palms will be serving two free meals to those in need in the next week. The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will serve tomorrow from 3 to 5 at the Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms. Then on Thanksgiving Day,

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RETIREMENT BENEFITS STRAINING TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT FINANCES

Rate increases at the Twentynine Palms Water District were the topic of discussion at last night’s meeting of the Board of Directors. Water rates have not increased since 2011, and the water district does not charge ratepayers enough to fully cover the cost of its retiree health benefits and California

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MORE DELAYS FOR YUCCA VALLEY SEWER PROJECT

Another setback for the Yucca Valley sewer system. The Hi-Desert Water District Board heard about another delay last night, before it went into closed session for a performance evaluation for General Manager Ed Muzik, where it gave him a unanimous vote of confidence. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains why the

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YUCCA VALLEY MARIJUANA ORDINANCE ON UP CLOSE SHOW TOMORROW

The owner of the Yucca Valley Medical Marijuana Resource Group, Jason Elsasser, will be on the Z107.7 Up Close show tomorrow (November 21). Elsasser is also the sponsor of the ordinance petition that would require the Town of Yucca Valley to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in Town limits. This is

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