JOSHUA TREE — The verdict is in; Rafael Ari Aikens was found guilty Thursday, Aug. 22, of two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Christy McKissic and Renee Metcalf. Read more
JOSHUA TREE — The attorneys prosecuting and defending Rafael Ari Aikens both made their closing arguments to the jury Wednesday, Aug. 21. Here's what they said before jurors went behind closed doors to deliberate. Read more
My morning started off fine until I saw the front page article entitled “Wonder Valley fire station will not reopen.” To put it very bluntly, what a crock! Ms. Martinez is apparently good at what she does — glazing over the bad stuff and playing up the supposedly good stuff.
In response to deadly dog attacks published in the Aug. 15 edition of the Hi-Desert Star.
I heard about the latest pit bull attack through my neighbors, and I read the heartbreaking letter in the Hi-Desert Star from the owner of Foxy. Foxy. The sweet, innocent dog that happily walked every day with her dad to our mailboxes.
Trump continues to be a liar and a racist. For two years he has ramped up attacks on the Latino population. His puppets are encouraged and mimic his lack of character and integrity. Heck, he or his supporters couldn’t spell “honesty.”
We need someone like Donald Trump
TWENTYNINE PALMS — A lot of new talent will take to the court when the Twentynine Palms High School girls tennis team opens its new season later this month.
TWENTYNINE PALMS — Coach Ernest Martinez may be dealing with an embarrassment of riches, in the form of nine returning seniors, as he prepares for another season of Twentynine Palms High School varsity football.
TWENTYNINE PALMS — With Missy Candelaria going on a leave of absence to take care of her mother, the Twentynine Palms High School varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams will see some changes this year.