MALIBU — More than 300 square miles in California is on fire and one of the Morongo Basin’s own firefighters has joined the fight. Battalion Chief Scot Tuttle, a Morongo Basin resident and a San Bernardino County firefighter, is with a strike team protecting structures affected by the Woolse… Read more
MORONGO BASIN — More than a week after Election Day, several Morongo Basin races are still close — in one case, the winner and loser are separated by just 10 votes. Read more
Wildfires that are sweeping through communities in northern and southern California should serve as timely reminders to everyone that we live in a state that is prone to wildland fires.
An American president has just failed two tests of his patriotism. While in France at ceremonies to mark the end of World War I, he couldn’t be inconvenienced to attend a gathering at a cemetery where Americans who were killed in that conflict are buried. If what appeared to be a light rain …
This is the first election cycle in the Morongo Basin where forced district elections will take away the rights of everyone to fully participate in the American democratic process. For the first time in my life as a citizen here, I am not allowed to vote for the entire Morongo Basin school b…
On Oct. 16, I attended the so-called fire tax hearing in San Bernardino, an all-day event. Fire Chief Hartwig was allowed to speak for well over an hour, two different times, while the taxpayers were allowed three minutes each, period.
What is happening in our country? What has it come to? How many more people have to die before something is done to stop these useless killings of our children? My God! Twelve more deaths caused by someone with a gun.
JOSHUA TREE — The Fighting Cacti didn’t disappoint their fans at their home opener Wednesday night at the Bell Center. The Copper Mountain College’s men’s basketball team beat the Barstow Community College Vikings 96-83.
YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley wrestling team gathered in the Trojan Gym Thursday night for the Black and Gold Scrimmage — an annual event where the wrestlers compete against one another in friendly competition.
YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School marching band and color guard are gearing up for semifinals competition after an impressive weekend of back-to-back competitions on Saturday, one at Riverside City College and one at San Gorgonio High School.
Sidney B. Jones (98), of Twentynine Palms (the last 15 years), passed into the arms of the Lord peacefully while he slept in the early hours of Nov. 11, 2018. Very fitting for this U.S. Navy submarine veteran who served faithfully in the Navy during World War II and the Vietnam Era conflict. Read more