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Yucca Mesa Potluck Today! MBTA & Rooftop Solar Speakers

By   /  March 28, 2014  /  San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Come out to see the open plains of Yucca Mesa…no medians, no light signals and no big city lights. See old friends and make new ones at the monthly pot luck gathering held at the Yucca Mesa Community Center, 3133 Balsa Avenue, Yucca Mesa.  Starts at 6 pm sharp.  Bring a food […]

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The History of Theatre 29…Who, What, Where, When & Why

By   /  March 27, 2014  /  29 Palms  /  1 Comment

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SCSS-For more than a decade, the City of Twentynine Palms has partnered with Theatre 29 to bring quality, live entertainment and award-winning stage productions to the desert community. Theatre 29 was formed in 1999 as an all-volunteer community theater program and was later incorporated as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Its mission is to bring quality, […]

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Andy Takata- Banning City Manager Fired…”Litigation may result”

By   /  March 27, 2014  /  Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off

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PE.com-Banning, California-The Banning City Council has fired City Manager Andy Takata, saying in a written statement the council “lost confidence in Mr. Takata’s management.” The city’s contract attorney, David Aleshire, read a statement at the Tuesday, March 25, council meeting that said council members “will not individually comment on this matter.” Takata will leave without […]

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Updated:Theater 29′s Recent 990 Tax Filings…Say Gary! Where is the “Architect” Grant?

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Feature  /  9 Comments

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Public Information Requests were sent to Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt’s office in early 2012 asking for any and all documents pertaining to a “Grant” that was awarded to Theater 29 to pay for an architect to design  a new theater, as stated in  Gary Daigneault’s presentation to the 29 Palms City Council.>STORY Mitzelfelt’s office responded to […]

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Sewer Assessments Reveals Future Depressed Real Estate Market for Yucca Valley

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Feature, Yucca Valley  /  7 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Better sit down folks! If you live in Yucca Valley, your pocketbook is going to take a hit by the Hi-Desert Water District. If you don’t know what sewer phase you are in…you’d better find out. Go to their sewer website and click on the GIS portal…enter the address or parcel# to […]

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Here are the Docs: $18,000 Grant NOT Designated for Project Phoenix Theatre Design

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  29 Palms, Feature, Project Phoenix  /  12 Comments

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Here are the documents for the ONLY $18,000 grant awarded to Theatre 29 which spells out the use is for play production and NO mention of allocating funds for architect design of a new theatre. 1. Public Records Request of March 13, 2012 for “Theatre 29 Design”-No such records to “obtain an architect.” Theatre29_PRA_Mar_2012 2. […]

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David Fick, Who Is?…..In His Own Words.

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

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Morongo Basin, Ca.,- Introduction by Margo Sturges. I have two letters submitted to the local newspaper addressing filling up the large golf course lake during this severe drought and future costs to the ratepayers to subsidize their water usage. Both the Soap Box and follow-up Letter to the Editor have been placed in “Watch dog […]

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Who Will be Yucca Valley’s Next Manager?

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Feature, General Posts, Yucca Valley  /  9 Comments

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,- The recently fired unpopular politician/Town Manager Mark Nuaimi, passed through the ranks of the Town of Yucca Valley long term employees with the swiftness and deftness wielding a death scythe.  After his uncontrolled spending spree of tax dollars trying to pass the failed Measure U, a 1% General Fund Tax for 30 […]

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Sewer Costs to be Unveiled March 26th…Finally!

By   /  March 20, 2014  /  Feature, Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off

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Yucca Valley, Ca.,- The Hi-Desert Water District announced the costs for the sewer plant and individual parcel costs will be revealed at their meeting on March 26, 2014 at 6 pm held at their district office. Jennifer Poland, Public Information Officer for the HDWD gave an update to the Yucca Valley Town Council of the […]

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Peach B.R.A.C.E. Document is “Wishful Thinking…”

By   /  March 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

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Joshua Tree, Ca.,- I will attempt to keep this post short and sweet because there were too many wordy-words to make your head spin reading the MAC document solely authored by the wordy-appointee, David Peach. Last evening, I attended a one-person-self-appointed-ad-hoc meeting to review the *B.R.A.C.E. document only to find the Chair was not interested […]

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Big MAC On Track With Brown Act

By   /  March 19, 2014  /  General Posts, San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

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The San Bernardino Municipal Advisory Council met yesterday at the County office in Joshua Tree to review the Brown Act with counsel.  The meeting started promptly at 11AM with everyone in attendance except the representative for Wonder Valley. Upon my arrival at the conference room, a frowning MAC appointee Elizabeth Karman from Landers, loudly growled […]

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Where is the Yucca Mesa and Desert Heights Representation on the Big MAC?

By   /  March 18, 2014  /  Opinion, San Bernardino Co  /  2 Comments

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OPINION, The San Bernardino Municipal Advisory Council was formed by 3rd District Supervisor James Ramos to represent the unincorporated communities. The following appointees were reported by a press release from Ramos office to represent their communities: Max Rossi (Wonder Valley) Larry Parrott (Flamingo Heights) David Peach (Joshua Tree) Mark Lundquist (Joshua Tree) Jack Dugan (Pioneertown) […]

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Felony Charges for Bid Rigging-Conspiracy to Not Bid Against Another at Foreclosure Sales

By   /  March 17, 2014  /  Feature, General Posts, News, Yucca Valley  /  Comments Off

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FBI Press Release- WASHINGTON—Two Northern California real estate investors pleaded guilty for their roles in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern California, the Department of Justice announced. Felony charges were filed on June 30, 2011 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of […]

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Brace Yourself for a Peachy B.R.A.C.E. Meeting

By   /  March 17, 2014  /  Feature, San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

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Morongo Basin- I received noticing for the B.R.A.C.E. meeting to be held this Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the County Conference Center from the committee Chair, Dave Peach, San Bernardino Big MAC member representing Joshua Tree. The B.R.A.C.E. acronym stands for Basic Regional And Community Enhancements. There were copies of the BRACE […]

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