FITNESS THROUGH MOVEMENT IN JOSHUA TREE

You know you should be getting some exercise. ROP Broadcasting student Giovanny Guzman says that you can get a leg up on the effort in Joshua Tree…

Joshua Tree has a senior fitness class. It’s popular for cardio, strength, flexibility, and balance exercises. This class is designed for seniors, but

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ACTING CLASSES OFFERED AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 will offer on-going weekly acting classes for those who want to study and learn more about acting. The classes will be led by Abe Daniels, who has 30 years of acting experience and has received several awards from the Desert Theatre League. Students will explore acting techniques using

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MARINE CORPS MOTORCYCLE SAFETY TRAINING

The Marine Corps is working to develop a new motorcycle safety training course that would target inexperienced riders. In an effort to stem deaths and serious injuries caused by motorcycle accidents, Marine Corps Safety Division officials are now developing the Riders Essential Skills Training — or REST

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TPJHS SPIRIT WEEK

It’s Spirit Week at Twentynine Palms Junior High School. Monday, (October 27) is Pajama Day; Tuesday, (October 28) is Nerd Day; Wednesday, (October 29) is Twin Day; Thursday, (October 30) is Rags to Riches Day; Friday, (October 31) is Sports Day. The ASB is also sponsoring drug-free and live responsibly

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24 LOCAL CANDIDATES TO BE AT POLITICAL POP-UP TOMORROW

Z107.7 Radio and the Sportsman’s Club are sponsoring a non-partisan office political pop-up event Saturday morning from 9 to 11 a.m.; 24 local candidates have now confirmed they will be in attendance. The free event is designed to give residents a chance to talk with the candidates prior to the

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COMMUNITY HEALTH FORUM SET FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28

Community Vital Signs is an effort aimed at a comprehensive county health care that been going on for over three years. Reporter Dan Stork says a forum to gather community input is coming to Joshua Tree… A Community Vital Signs forum, with Supervisor James Ramos in attendance, will be held

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK A VICTIM OF VANDAL PAINTING ACRYLIC IN NATIONAL PARKS

The National Park Service is investigating reports of vandalism — acrylic painting on rocks — in Joshua Tree and at least ten national parks in Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon, and Utah. Details are not yet available because the case is under investigation, but the vandalism is believed to have occurred

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COTTONWOOD SPRING TRAILS NOW OPEN IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The trails at the Cottonwood Spring area in Joshua Tree National Park finally reopened Thursday after being closed for more than a year. Last September, a flash flood in the park wiped out sections of the road and trails and campground in the Cottonwood Spring area. The re-opened trails include

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“BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” AT ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Neil Simon play, “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” will present two matinee shows this weekend at the St. Joseph of Arimathea Church in Yucca Valley. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… Get your tickets now for “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” the first in a three-play series by Neil Simon, currently playing

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ACTING CLASSES OFFERED AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 will offer on-going weekly acting classes for those who want to study and learn more about acting. The classes will be led by Abe Daniels, who has 30 years of acting experience and has received several awards from the Desert Theatre League. Students will explore acting techniques using

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HALLOWEEN SPOOK-TACULAR TOMORROW AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

A Halloween Spook-tacular event is planned for the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tomorrow. Reporter Caitlin Logan has more… On Saturday, October 25, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum and the Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will host a Halloween Spooktacular at the Yucca Valley Community Center from 10:00 a.m.

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PARTIAL SOLAR ECLIPSE AWES LOCAL RESIDENTS

From local schools, National Park Service, Sky’s the Limit and more, hundreds of local residents gathered to safely view a partial solar eclipse visible in our Morongo Basin yesterday. Starting at 2:07, the moon traveled between the Earth and the sun, and cast its shadow on the sun. In the

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2ND ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The 2nd Annual Oktoberfest will oom-pah its way into Yucca Valley with our own Pat Michaels handling the emcee duties. Reporter Dan Stork has your invitation… The Yucca Valley Rotary’s 2nd Annual Oktoberfest and Fall Festival on Saturday, October 25, will feature the Poland Brothers and the Warsaw Group with

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN MORONGO VALLEY MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership had a problem delivering surplus food for local food banks to distribute to low-income residents in the Morongo Basin on Monday. Food will be distributed in Morongo Valley on Monday, October 27, at Church of the Lighted Cross, 11518 Elbow Lane, from 8 to 10 a.m.

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ART EXHIBITION AT BOXOHOUSE THIS WEEKEND

An artist who created artwork as she traveled around the United States on her way to an artist’s residency in Joshua Tree, will hold an exhibition of her completed art this weekend. BoxoHouse in Joshua Tree will feature Heather L. Johnson’s show, “In Search of the Frightening and Beautiful: A

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DESERT RUN FUNDRAISER A HUGE SUCCESS

The recent Desert Run, a fundraiser for the local Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team, was a huge success. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells us who the winners were… The 35th Annual Desert Run, held earlier this month, is a fundraiser than raises money for the Morongo Basin Search and Rescue

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PRIME RIB DINNER AT JOSHUA TREE VFW

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will hold a prime rib dinner Saturday, October 25, to celebrate the post’s 36th birthday. Tickets are $15 and are only available in advance at the canteen. Prime rib will be served from 1 to 4 p.m. There is no Sunday breakfast

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SQUARE DANCING TONIGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight at 55946 Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley. Cliff Simpson will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Bob Paul will be cueing rounds from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. and between

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REGISTER NOW FOR YUCCA VALLEY YOUTH BASKETBALL

Registration is underway for the Yucca Valley Recreation Youth Basketball League. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to get signed up… Registration for the Town of Yucca Valley Youth Basketball League is underway and will continue through November 21. The program opens on November 22 with a player evaluation clinic

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FLAG FOOTBALL SIGNUPS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its co-ed youth flag football league. Girls and boys ages 7-14 are eligible to register. Previous experience is not necessary. All participants will be placed on a team regardless of their skill level. Registrations will be accepted at the

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