YUCCA VALLEY — The Hi-Desert Water District is prepping for the first flush for the sewer project and on Wednesday afternoon, the board of directors set strict fines for property owners who hook up to the sewer before their allotted time.
PIONEERTOWN — The Gunfighters For Hire group opened their season last weekend with a wild west show and a check presentation of $500 to Happy Trails Children’s Foundation Director Joel “Dutch” Dortch. The foundation manages a 44-bed facility for abused boys.
JOSHUA TREE — After 33 years of providing food for the hungry, the Way Station has run into a chain of roadblocks in the form of state regulations.
YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley Senior Center in the Town Hall closed this morning due to an emergency gas line maintenance at the site. All staff members and participants have been safely evacuated and maintenance and utility personnel are on site to assess the situation.
MORONGO BASIN — Close to 2,000 people took part in a month of events tied to the Morongo Basin Big Read in September, program director Marie Bobin reported.
JOSHUA TREE — The farmers market has a numbers problem. Every Saturday, around 35 vendors sell food and goods on a lot parallel to the highway. But the permit from San Bernardino County only allows 12 vendors. Since county code enforcement found out about that gap a few weeks ago, a lot of a…
JOSHUA TREE — It was a night of celebration at the Morongo Unified School District board of education meeting Tuesday night as students in special education were recognized for their achievements both in and out of the classroom.
JOHNSON VALLEY — Two men from the Morongo Basin died in unrelated off-roading crashes just about a half-hour apart Friday night in Johnson Valley, according to the California Highway Patrol.
JOSHUA TREE — Joshua Tree National Park Superintendent David Smith thanked the community Thursday for loving the park and enduring shutdowns and growing pains.
The 44th annual Joshua Tree Gem, Mineral and Craft Show is back at the Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree this weekend and organizers say that with new craft vendors, jewelry and grab bags for kids, there’s something for everyone at the show.
YUCCA VALLEY — The sewer project made a leap forward Thursday morning as officials from Yucca Valley and the state of California cut the ribbon and opened the wastewater reclamation facility, the first of its kind in the high desert.
JOSHUA TREE — The 18th Hwy 62 Open Studio Art Tours Collective Show opened with a reception Saturday. Joshua Tree Art Gallery and Gallery 62, both now managed by the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council, hosted the two exhibits.
TWENTYNINE PALMS — Bhakti Fest, billed as a spiritual Woodstock and held at the Roadrunner Dunes Golf Course Sept. 25-30, left some residents unhappy with their temporary neighbors.