ST. JOSEPH PLAYERS AUDITIONS FOR “BILOXI BLUES” TONIGHT

The St. Joseph’s Players of Yucca Valley are holding open auditions for the Neil Simon comedy “Biloxi Blues” tonight in Yucca Valley Director Rebecca Havely has more details… The St. Joseph’s Players is casting “Biloxi Blues.” Auditions are this evening at 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph of Arimathea Church. The

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The Joshua Tree Clean Team meets every second, fourth and fifth Wednesday of the month. Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 25, the volunteers will start at 8 a.m. at Highway 62 and Sunny Vista (north). There will be trash bags, grabber sticks and gloves available to make the job easier. The team

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REGIONAL COUNCIL ON AGING MEETS THURSDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Regional Council on Aging will meet Thursday, March 26, at 1 p.m. in the Yucca Valley Nutrition Center. The guest speaker will be Keri Murphy from the Social Security Administration. Murphy will speak, and answer your questions and concerns in group and privately. Refreshments will be served. Questions? Call

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BOTANIST FEATURED IN MORONGO VALLEY’S “LUNCH IN THE PARK”

“Lunch in the Park” in Morongo Valley will feature a well-known local botanist. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… Well-known local botanist Robin Kobaly will be the guest speaker Wednesday for Lunch in the Park in Morongo Valley. Kobaly will be speaking on “magical mesquite” starting at noon. Every

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HOSPITAL BOARD IN SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION THIS AFTERNOON

The Hi-Desert Memorial Healthcare District Board of Directors convenes a special session at 5:00 today in the Helen Gray Education Center. The one action item on the agenda will be contemplated in closed session as it involves real property negotiations between the District and Tenet California.

BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD NOT MEETING TONIGHT

The regular fourth Tuesday meeting of the Bighorn-Dessert View Water Agency will not take place this evening. The board next meets in Special Session on March 31.

GUITAR CLUB STARTS UP AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

A new guitar club has been formed on the Twentynine Palms High School campus. Co-founder and ROP broadcast student Colby Thomas accompanies himself with the details… Twentynine Palms High School has been offering a Guitar Club as of this year. The Guitar Club gives students a chance to practice as

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The local Twentynine Palms Recreation basketball All-Stars were named “Kings of the IE” at Beaumont youth basketball tournament. Spokesman Ricky Shadowens said the eighth grade boys’ team battled back after a loss to find themselves in the championship game, but came up short and came in second place. The third

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FUND-RAISER WILL BENEFIT CANCER STRICKEN YUCCA MESA GIRL

Z107.7 has featured a couple stories about Abigail Snipes, the 12-year-old girl from Yucca Mesa with a 15-pound tumor on her neck. The tumor was removed in January, and Abigail is receiving chemotherapy and radiation treatments at Loma Linda University Hospital. Friends of the Snipes family are organizing a fundraising

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TWO ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY ON DRUG AND WEAPONS CHARGES

Two Yucca Valley men were arrested Friday morning, accused of possessing drugs and a stolen gun. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Wilson, a deputy stopped a vehicle at Cibola Trail and Papago Trail in Yucca Valley about 11 a.m. for having an expired registration. During the investigation, deputies determined that

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VA ON THE MOVE MOBILE VET CENTER IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

VA on the Move, a mobile vet center from the Department of Veterans Affairs, is coming to Twentynine Palms. Reporter Dan Stork tells where and when, and what services will be offered… On Tuesday, March 24, a Veterans Administration van will be parked in front of City Hall, 6136 Adobe

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DISABLED AMERICAN VETS MOBILE SERVICE OFFICE IN 29 PALMS TOMORROW

The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be in Twentynine Palms tomorrow. Service Officers will advise and assist veterans with any and all questions about rights, benefits, and claims. This service is free of charge, even without a membership to DAV. The DAV Mobile Service Office program will be

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HILLTOPPERS GRAND PRIX MOTORCYCLE RACES IN 29 PALMS THIS WEEKEND

An influx of off-road motorcycle racers and their families and fans into the Twentynine Palms area this week. The 41st annual Hilltopper Motorcycle Club Grand Prix will be held this Saturday and Sunday. ROP Broadcast student Alena Hanschild has details and ticket information… American Motorcycle Association and Hilltoppers Motorcycle Club

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BLOOD DRIVE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, March 24, at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms, from 2 to 6 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers donors free cholesterol screening and a mini physical with every blood donation. Those

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SUCCESSFUL “DESERT SOL” CONCERT HELP LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

After a successful concert March 19, the Desert Sõl Band would like to thank the community for their support. Band members said over 125 people filled the Twentynine Palms Elk’s Lodge to listen to the performance. Desert Sõl features a full horn section creating a big band sound. With the

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ARTISTS INVITED TO CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION

Congressman Paul Cook is urging local high school artists to enter the Congressional art competition. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to enter… The Congressional art competition encourages and recognizes the artistic talents of students nationwide. The contest is open to all high school students in Morongo Basin. Students can

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GMO DOCUMENTARY SHOWING AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH TOMORROW

The Documentary film, “GMO OMG” will be shown Tuesday, March 24, at 6 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, at 8035 Church Street in Yucca Valley. “GMO OMG” director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet,

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Joshua Tree National Park is looking for volunteers to help pull and invasive weed. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details… The Joshua Tree National Park vegetation crew is seeking volunteers for two one-day sessions to help with the control of the invasive Sahara mustard plant. This non-native weed is invading Joshua

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORE AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms Wildcats boys’ tennis team defeated Shadow Hills High School at home Friday, 13 to 5, in their first conference match of the season. Coach William Shay said the Wildcats were led by singles players Jarod Burkes, John Lanza, and Sam Choi, each sweeping all three sets. In

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YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS

As a regular hiker in Joshua Tree National Park, I appreciate the maintenance done on the trails. Ranger Pam Tripp says that teen-agers can be part of keeping the Park in shape, and get paid for it…

The eight week Youth Conservation Corps program will once again be sponsored

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