JOSHUA TREE –– Second Saturday Downtown nights returned to Joshua Tree last weekend, bringing unique shows including the “Out Proud: LGBTQIAA+” gallery exhibit opening at the Art Queen and the annual Joshua Tree Highlands Art Residency exhibit.
JOSHUA TREE — A cooking fire spread and burned roughly an acre of grass, bushes and Joshua trees before firefighters put out the flames Thursday in Joshua Tree.
MORONGO VALLEY — Two young people from Los Angeles, a 14-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl, died when the Prius they were riding in collided with a Ford Fiesta driven by a Morongo Valley woman Wednesday night.
YUCCA VALLEY — Travis Earle Carlson, 50, from Landers, died after being hit by a Jeep at the intersection of Twentynine Palms Highway and Old Woman Springs Road at 10 p.m. Tuesday.
YUCCA VALLEY — A fire broke out in the mobile home of Apache Mobile Home Park’s manager Rick Greenwood Wednesday morning. The two residents, Rick and Kim Greenwood, and their dog, were able to escape and are safe, though Rick Greenwood sustained some minor burns.
JOSHUA TREE — Copper Mountain College student Benjamin Robertson, 19, has just begun an internship position with the recently-established Bowtie Technology, a company whose culture stems directly from the world of Apple where co-founder Gregory Magruder cut his teeth.
YUCCA VALLEY — The Town Council on Tuesday agreed to place liens on four properties deemed public nuisances to recover the taxpayer money the town put in to clean them up.
YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School graduating seniors are gearing up to celebrate the end of their high school careers next week at the graduation ceremony, starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday on the Trojan football field.
Longtime Morongo Valley environmental activist Robin Kobaly was 6 years old when she discovered her fascination for plants. Her mom, who was interested in researching plants used by Native Americans, began taking her around the Morongo Basin identifying plants and learning all about them.
JOSHUA TREE — A former inmate at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department jail in Joshua Tree is suing the county and local deputies after a week in custody left him in a medical crisis that he says caused him to lose both legs and a hand.
TWENTY-NINE PALMS — High school student artists from across the Morongo Basin came together to show their work at the 29 Palms Art Gallery for its annual student art show. The reception was held at the gallery Saturday.
YUCCA VALLEY — The San Bernardino County Fire Department gave special recognition to Yucca Valley resident Cleo Ross during Tuesday’s Town Council meeting.
LANDERS — Nine months ago, Landers residents Misty Warfox, 36, and Paul Warfox, 42, were released from jail on a written promise to appear back in court on Aug. 28 for a hearing. The two were charged with felony child abuse and willful harm or injury resulting in death after Misty’s 7-year-o…