A COMMUNITY PASSOVER SEDER IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Again this year, a public Passover Seder is being offered to Jewish residents of the area. Reporter Dan Stork tells how to reserve a spot at the table…

Jewish residents of the Morongo Basin and Desert Hot Springs— including military personnel—are invited to a community Passover Seder during this year’s

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS CITY OFFICIAL ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND JOSHUA TREE WARRANT

Desert Hot Springs Planning Commissioner Dean Gray, 62, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic assault and on a warrant out of Joshua Tree that accused him of driving on a suspended license, according to Desert Hot Springs police. Gray was detained at Correctional Facility in Banning, according to

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat Golf Team is 0-3 in preseason play. The ’Cats traveled to Apple Valley and Maywood Palm Valley last week and lost both matches. On Monday, the ’Cats hosted Apple Valley and suffered their first home loss. Coach Grant Whipple said the ’Cats played hard

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DRIVER INVOLVED IN HIGHWAY 62 CRASH AT INDIAN AVENUE LAST WEEK DIES

A Cathedral City man died Saturday, five days after a crash that snarled traffic on Highway 62 near Desert Hot Springs. According to the CHP and the Riverside Coroner, Mark Brogan, 60, was driving his Mini Cooper southbound on the highway shortly before 5 p.m. Monday, March 10, when he

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AFTERNOON CRASH SNARLS TRAFFIC ON S.R. 62 NEAR INDIAN

A silver Mini Cooper failed to stop at the traffic light at Highway 62 and Indian Canyon about 5 p.m. yesterday, and slammed into the rear of a red Dodge pick-up truck, according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver of the Mini Cooper had to be rescued using the

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CITY OF DESERT HOT SPRINGS FACING BANKRUPTCY

The Desert Hot Springs City Council may soon be taking the first steps towards declaring bankruptcy. City officials say the staff will recommend city leaders approve a fiscal emergency, a legal maneuver that gives the city greater flexibility to negotiate its debts and work with employee unions. Under new revenue

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED FOR THEFT AND PAROLE VIOLATIONS

A Joshua Tree transient, who’s been convicted of several felonies, was arrested again Tuesday for theft and parole violations. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Wilson, William Gaines, 49, had been a caretaker for an elderly couple in the 62200 block of Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. On his recommendation, the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ tennis team travels away to Desert Hot Springs to play the Golden Eagles. First serve is at 3:15.

Also tomorrow, the Joshua Springs Christian School volleyball team travels away to Lucerne Valley. Game time is 5 p.m.

JEWISH NEW YEAR SERVICES IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Religious services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and for Yom Kippur, will be held in Desert Hot Springs, at Mission Lakes Country Club, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and the Desert Area. Admission is free to Jewish residents of the Morongo Basin and Desert Hot

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PIONEER PASS GOLF CHALLENGE RECRUTITING EXTREME GOLFERS

The traditional Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge is next week. Managing Editor Tami Roleff said extreme golfers are still being sought…

The Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge is extreme golfing at its best. Golfers start in Big Bear and golf down the mountain to Yucca Valley. The two-day event starts Friday September

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JEWISH NEW YEAR SERVICES IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Rosh Hashanah–the Jewish New Year–comes early this year, in the first week of September. Reporter Dan Stork urges Jewish residents of the Morongo Basin to reserve their places at the High Holy Day services offered by the Jewish Federation…

Religious services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and for

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JEWISH NEW YEAR SERVICES IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Religious services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and for Yom Kippur, will be held in Desert Hot Springs, at Mission Lakes Country Club. The Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and the Desert Area, is sponsoring these observances during the High Holy Days. Admission is free to Jewish residents

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PIONEER PASS GOLF CHALLENGE

Move over, X-Games! The time for the Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge approaches. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells how to get in on the fun… The Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge was originally started in 1959 as an attempt to get a road from Big Bear to Yucca Valley. More than 50

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED FOR BEATING GIRLFRIEND IN CAR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Desert Hot Springs man was arrested Wednesday morning, after his girlfriend told police he beat her up. According to a Sheriff’s report, Wallie Andrews, 42, was driving to Utah with his girlfriend when he started beating her in the car near Adobe Road and Smith’s Ranch Road in Twentynine

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER WITH GUNSHOT WOUND

A Desert Hot Springs man thought he’d avoid detection for his felony warrant from Riverside County if he went to Hi-Desert Medical Center to be treated for his gunshot wound. According to a Sheriff’s report, Andre Chappell, 38, was a friend’s home in Desert Hot Springs Saturday evening when his

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A BIG WIN FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GOLF

The Twentynine Palms Varsity Golf Team returned to their winning ways by defeating Desert Hot Springs 222-281 in a home league match yesterday. Coach Grant Whipple said stand-outs for the Twentynine Palms High School team are Brandon Steffins, 40; Ty Lueken, 41; Tino Neder, 45; and Morgan Cole, 45. The

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULE

The Yucca Valley High School boys and girls track teams captured the 2013 DeAnza League title yesterday at Desert Hot Springs. Both teams defeated Desert Hot Springs and Big Bear to solidify their spot at the top. Coach Jay Stepp said top performers for the Lady Trojans were Teyana Poole

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A HARD LOSS FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GOLF

The Twentynine Palms Varsity Golf Team suffered a heart-breaking loss yesterday to cross-town rival Yucca Valley High School losing by just two strokes 244-242. Coach Grant Whipple said the ‘Cats are now 6-2 in league, and with this loss, are now out of contention for the league championship. The team

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SMOKE AT MORONGO VALLEY SCHOOL

Fire fighters were called to a structure fire early Friday morning that turned out to be a false alarm. About 6:30 Friday morning, fire departments from Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, and Desert Hot Springs responded to Morongo Valley Elementary School. The school had a light smell of smoke

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