SHERIFF’S LOOKING FOR MISSING YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in searching for a 68-year-old Yucca Valley woman. Dayle Will left her home in the 7400 block of Church Street about 7 a.m. Saturday morning driving a white 2005 Dodge Caravan with a California personalized plate that reads “Gladly.” She has

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REMAINS OF MISSING JOSHUA TREE WOMAN FOUND

The remains of a missing Joshua Tree woman were found Sunday. The County Coroner’s office said Nola Taylor, 84, was reported missing Thursday, September 11. Her vehicle was subsequently found along a dirt road in Twentynine Palms, about 1.3 miles east of the Indian Cove Ranger Station. The car appeared

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WONDER VALLEY AND JOSHUA TREE ISSUES IN TOMORROW’S COUNTY SUPERVISORS MEETING

The County Board of Supervisors will treat two issues of local interest at their next meeting tomorrow. Reporter Dan Stork says those issues relate to Wonder Valley roads and a Joshua Tree park… At its September 23 meeting, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors will take up an issue

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VEHICLE FIRE SHUTS DOWN HWY 247 SUNDAY NIGHT

A vehicle fire on Old Woman Springs Road shut down traffic on the highway for about 15 minutes last night. County Fire Captain Trent Blanchard said Yucca Mesa fire fighters were called to the fire at 8:49 p.m.; when they arrived on the scene at State Route 247 and Aberdeen,

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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive tomorrow, Tuesday, September 23, at the Little Church of the Desert in Twentynine Palms from 2 to 6:30 p.m. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may

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UNITY HOME OFFERING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING

Morongo Basin Unity Home will be presenting the 40-hour state mandated domestic violence training every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., beginning September 25, through October 24. The classes run for five weeks and will be held at the outreach office in Joshua Tree. The classes are free,

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SCHOOL ATTENDANCE MONTH IN CALIFORNIA

The California legislature has declared September “School Attendance Awareness Month,” in an effort to urge families, communities, and schools to prioritize student attendance and to underscore the direct connection between attendance and academic achievement. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the state is involved in a national initiative to reduce chronic

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“SHATTERED CEILINGS” HONORS WOMEN AT THEATRE 29 THIS WEEKEND

A special theatrical presentation at Theatre 29 this weekend recognizes the remarkable achievements of American women. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the show will only play this Friday and Saturday… Theatre 29 celebrates American women with a touring play called “Shattered Ceilings” that they will host on September 26 and 27

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ACTING CLASSES OFFERRED 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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TOMORROW IS NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY

Have you registered to vote yet? Reporter Dan Stork says that San Bernardino County is part of a national effort to make it easy, tomorrow…

Tuesday, September 23, is the third annual National Voter Registration Day, on which the San Bernardino County Elections Office is making a special push to

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ACTION

The Twentynine Palms Varsity Wildcats Football team went on the road to play Indian Springs High School in San Bernardino Friday night and brought back a hard fought 27-21 victory. Coach Ernest Martinez said defensive standouts on the night were junior linebackers Arlen Myers, Andrew Wilson, and Kyle Hope. The

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ONE-YEAR-OLD SURVIVES BEING WASHED AWAY IN JOSHUA TREE FLOODING

A one-year-old Joshua Tree boy miraculously survived after being swept away by flood water in Joshua Tree. The powerful flood Tuesday destroyed the family home, washed away the boy’s bedroom—and carried one-year-old Tristan away along with it. “We really thought that we lost him,” Tristan’s mother Ryan Scarcy said. A

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ROBS TWO ELDERLY VICTIMS AT KNIFEPOINT IN PALM SPRINGS

A Yucca Valley man who allegedly robbed two 80-something Palm Springs residents at knifepoint and stole their car, was behind bars in Joshua Tree Thursday. Daniel Volrich, 24, was arrested Wednesday at a Yucca Valley home for investigation of the crimes, which occurred August 26. The victims had left their

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STRAIGHT TALK ON THE DROUGHT FROM THE MOJAVE WATER AGENCY

The state is in a drought. The Mojave Water Agency will be giving a special event that will explain exactly what that means. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation…

California’s drought continues to dominate the headlines. New drought regulations are in effect and consumers are being asked to conserve every

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HIGHWAY PROJECT CONTINUES IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Yucca Valley highway project continues on Highway 62, between Apache Trail and Palm Avenue, and includes the construction of curb, gutter, sidewalks, raised median islands, and a traffic signal at Church Street. The sidewalk, curb and gutter, and handicap ramps on the north and south side of State Route

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MILITARY VETERANS URGED TO APPLY FOR NEW HOUSE

A special opportunity for military families! Applicants are being sought for a brand new home to be built in two days in Twentynine Palms. Managing Editor Tami Roleff urges local military families to sign up for this outstanding opportunity…

Military veterans, especially disabled vets, are encouraged to apply for a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SUCCESOR AGENCY MEETS MONDAY

The Oversight Board to the Successor Agency of the Twentynine Palms Redevelopment Agency will meet at 4 p.m. Monday, September 22. The routine agenda includes discussion of legislative updates that affect the board and agency, and approval of the recognized obligation payment schedule. The meeting will be held in City

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER MEETS TO DISCUSS TRADE SECRETS

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors will hold a special closed session meeting at 10 a.m., Monday, September 22. The sole item on the agenda is listed as “trade secrets,” with an estimated date of disclosure Tuesday, September 23. The meeting will be held in the Helen Gray Education

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19TH ANNUAL CHARITY CAR SHOW TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

The classic cars will rumble into Yucca Valley’s Town Center Mall tomorrow for the 19th Annual Morongo Basin Old Car Club charity car show. The event kicks off tomorrow with a firefighters breakfast at 7 a.m., the car show starts at 9 a.m. with food and vendor booths, plus the

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KID ED-VENTURES AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca valley will be offering Kid Ed-Ventures! Reporter Taylor Thacker explains…

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is kicking off a brand new education program this September. Join the Hi-Desert Nature Museum on September 20, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for an hour-long program called Kid Ed-Ventures that gets

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