VETERANS SERVICES TOMORROW AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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SCHOOL DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETS THURSDAY

The School District Advisory Committee, which includes MUSD staff, parents, community members and any interested parties that would like to attend, will be meeting on Thursday, December 11, at 5:15pm at the Morongo Unified School District Conference Room at 5715 Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, California, to discuss the Local

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MILITARY INVITED TO FIRST TPHS HOME BASKETBALL GAME TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms High School Basketball team wants to honor area military at their first home game tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has your invitation…

To celebrate Twentynine Palms High School Boys Basketball’s first home game of the season against Citrus Valley on tomorrow, December 9, Twentynine Palms High School invites

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ basketball team will host Palm Desert High School at home.

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat boys’ basketball will host Citrus Valley High School at home. The Lady ’Cats will be in the second day of the

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PROTECTING COYOTE HOLE

There’s a new fence stretching along the northeast side of Quail Springs Road in Joshua Tree from Onaga Trail to Alta Loma, and then around the corner on Alta Loma. We found it’s part of an effort to protect Coyote Hole.

Back in the 1970s, San Bernardino County acquired the

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CHP SAFETY BELT CAMPAIGN

Everyone knows seat belts save lives. Not everybody acts accordingly. Taylor Thacker reports on a CHP campaign to change that… In an effort to save lives and help improve vehicle occupant safety, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is implementing a yearlong statewide campaign to encourage seat belt and child safety

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SHOP WITH A COP

The San Bernardino County Safety Employees’ Benefit Association is accepting donations for its Shop with a Cop program. Shop with a Cop pairs law enforcement professionals with children, and sends them on a shopping spree for clothing, toys, and personal care items. Shop with a Cop tries to ensure that

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HOLIDAY DECORATING CONTEST

Wednesday is the deadline for entering the holiday decorating contest. Entries will be judged on five criteria: Overall Appeal; Use of Available Space; Use of Lights and Color; Inventiveness and Overall Theme; and the Wow Factor. Painted windows do not qualify. Awards will be given for first and second places

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TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH BASKETBALL

The City of Twentynine Palms has many seasonal recreational programs. ROP broadcasting student Nick Barba suggests you check out youth basketball…

If you are interested in youth basketball, the Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation office offers many programs. According to their website, they offer youth basketball from January to late

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT TOILET REBATE

Hi-Desert Water District is offering a rebate to Yucca Valley customers who replace old toilets that use 3.5 gallons per flush or more with a high-efficiency model. Water used for toilet flushing can be reduced by up to 62 percent by installing a high-efficiency toilet that uses 1.3 gallons per

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPOSITION

The 2nd annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition continues through the weekend. There’s a juried art exhibition at the 29 Palms Art Gallery and artist booths on the lawn at the 29 Palms Inn throughout both days. In addition, there are talks on art, the desert, and the Park,

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STUDENT EXHIBIT AT THE GLASS OUTHOUSE

Students from Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms High Schools will hold an exhibit of their art at the Glass Outhouse Gallery in Twentynine Palms. The opening reception is from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, December 6. Refreshments will be served. The show will run for one week only, from December

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HI-DESERT CHORUS CONCERTS

You have two chances to get your holiday musical cheer next weekend, free, and with direction by Bill Barrett and accompaniment by Clyde Grabski. ROP broadcasting student Sumeria Snover invites you to hear the Hi-Desert Chorus…

The town of Yucca Valley and the Hi-Desert Chorus present a holiday concert entitled

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LAST CHANCE FOR FREE ACTING CLASSES IN NOVEMBER AT THEATRE 29

Tomorrow is the last free acting classes at Theatre 29. The free class will give attendees from beginners to experienced actors a chance to see how the classes work and what they offer. Actors ages 16 and up are welcome; the class size is limited in order to give all

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SUNDAY HOURS AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS POST OFFICE

The Twentynine Palms Post Office will be open Sunday, December 7, from 10 to 2. No other post office in the Morongo Basin will be open on Sunday. The post office is located at 73839 Gorgonio Drive in Twentynine Palms. For more information, call 760-367-1161.

HOW TO DRIVE SAFELY AROUND MOTORCYCLES

Reducing the number of motorcycle-involved collisions goes beyond training and prevention on the part of the motorcyclists. According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, more than half of all fatal motorcycle collisions involve another vehicle. In addition, SWITRS data indicates on average, more than one quarter of

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SKULL FOUND IN JOSHUA TREE IDENTIFIED

We have more information about the human skull that was found by dogs in Joshua Tree Thursday. A woman called the Sheriff’s department shortly before noon Thursday to say that her dogs were playing with a human skull in her back yard in the 61400 block of DesertAir Road. Deputies

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FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday after he hit his wife. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, deputies were called to the 7300 block of Dumosa Avenue about 6:15 Thursday when a woman called to say he hit her in her face. Deputies found that the woman had visible

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JOINING THE MARINE CORPS

If you’re interested in joining the Marine Corps after high school, there are requirements you need to know. ROP broadcasting student Danielle Leon tells you what they are…

Many students in High School consider joining the military as an option. If you are looking to join the Marine Corps, you

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DOGS FIND SKULL IN DESERT THURSDAY

We have more information about the human skull that was found by dogs in Joshua Tree Thursday. A woman called the Sheriff’s department shortly before noon Thursday to say that her dogs were playing with a human skull in her back yard in the 61400 block of DesertAir Road. Deputies

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