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If Public Safety is not addressed, Harris, Mintz, Cole will unwittingly bring disincorporation and bankrupty

If Public Safety is not addressed, Harris, Mintz, Cole will unwittingly bring disincorporation and bankrupty

Twentynine Palms – I would venture to say that currently all five of the council are registered Republicans. If that is not the case then I would hope…

Kevin Fish: “We are officially out of meat, milk, and bread…”

Kevin Fish: “We are officially out of meat, milk, and bread…”

By Branson Hunter ♦ Twentynine Palms – Twentynine Palms is blessed to be the home of former Army Ranger Kevin Fish.  Kevin is involved and committed to providing…

It’s Weed Show Time Again

It’s Weed Show Time Again

TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA: This November, the Twentynine Palms Historical Society will again host its Annual Weed Show at the Old Schoolhouse Museum, located at 6760 National Park Drive,…

Electrical Fire Damages 29 Palms Home

Electrical Fire Damages 29 Palms Home

By, Jim Thompson.   On Thursday, August 28th at 12:30 a.m., the Twentynine Palms and Combat Center Fire Departments were dispatched to a residential structure fire in the…

Accused Rapist on the lamb

Accused Rapist on the lamb

On Saturday, August 16, 2014, a male suspect approached the female victim in the front yard of her friend’s residence at knife-point and forced her to walk away…

Photo Show: The eyesore after the Dedication of National Park Drive

Photo Show: The eyesore after the Dedication of National Park Drive

By Branson Hunter ♦ Twentynine Palms – Below are a series of photos taken several days ago. They will authenticate the neglected and critically needed infrastructure in the downtown area. National Park Drive…

Jaws of Life saves lives

Jaws of Life saves lives

On Friday, August 22nd at 10:20PM, Twentynine Palms firefighters received reports of a traffic accident at the intersection of Highway 62, near Timothy Ave. Initial 911 callers stated…

Harris and Mintz have done enough harm, time for a city audit and forensic accounting

Harris and Mintz have done enough harm, time for a city audit and forensic accounting

By Branson Hunter ♦ Twentynine Palms ♦   Question: What have Councilmen Harris and Mintz in common with Macbeth? Both have strutted and fretted their hour upon the stage, and then may…

Bill Easter Runs for Council

Bill Easter Runs for Council

Its Official… I’m running and so are five others vying for three seats on the 29 Palms City Council. I wish my fellow candidates the best and can’t…

OOOPS! Website Crashed…Crew working overtime…

OOOPS! Website Crashed…Crew working overtime…

  Morongo Basin-It happens from time to time. Just sit tight as the web Master works out the kinks! Thanks for your patience and understanding. The Cactus Thorns…

The lineup of candidates wanting to take charge of Twentynine Palms

The lineup of candidates wanting to take charge of Twentynine Palms

Twentynine Palms – Incumbents Jim Harris and Dan Mintz are running for another four years with a legacy on the council of mismanagement, both have an anti-transparency record, they’ve shown they are…

A 2014 ballot initiative to raise the parcel tax to fund the TPFD not likely

A 2014 ballot initiative to raise the parcel tax to fund the TPFD not likely

by Branson Hunter/July 24, 2014/Twentynine Palms – A parcel tax hike for TPWD ratepayers could appear on the 2014 November ballot. Ostensibly, the purpose would be to fund…

Disappearance of Marine’s pregnant wife taking new twists, turns

Disappearance of Marine’s pregnant wife taking new twists, turns

By Doug Saunders, The Sun <<  |  UPDATED: 1 MIN AGO  Partial story posted hereinbelow: Records show Lee was arrested July 4 when homicide detectives serving a search warrant…

Blowback from the firing of City Manager Joe Guzzetta

Blowback from the firing of City Manager Joe Guzzetta

Council, Guzzetta break silence on firing. See newspaper article below ♦ by Branson Hunter/Twentynine Palms (Opinion and News)- The story below was published in the Desert Trail on Saturday, May 31,…

Here Come 29 Palms Vacation Home Rentals!

Here Come 29 Palms Vacation Home Rentals!

  by Margo Sturges/Twentynine Palms, Ca.,- Bowing to pressure of property owners seeking to recover lost rental income and the cheer leading efforts of the Chamber of Commerce…

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Hi-Desert Water District: “Let’s Make a Sewer Deal…”

Hi-Desert Water District: “Let’s Make a Sewer Deal…”

By Margo Sturges-Yucca Valley, Ca.,- One of my concerns with the Hi-Desert Water District sewer…

California Sets Stage for First Groundwater Regulations

California Sets Stage for First Groundwater Regulations

California lawmakers have sent Governor Jerry Brown legislation that would for the first time regulate…

Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency buys 9.5 acres for Peanuts from County

Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency buys 9.5 acres for Peanuts from County

SB Sentinel.com-The county of San Bernardino this week sold eight parcels of property totaling approximately…

Chad Mayes was part of Yucca Valley Sewer Problem

Chad Mayes was part of Yucca Valley Sewer Problem

  The “Desert Sun” of the low desert endorsed Karalee. They mentioned Mr. Mayes more…

Double-Speak by HDWD GM Muzik Will Sink Sewer Assessment Vote

Double-Speak by HDWD GM Muzik Will Sink Sewer Assessment Vote

  Original Title: HDWD GM Muzik Speaking Out Both Sides of his Mouth (Aug.3,2014)  …

HJTA Files Class Action Against Pasadena Over Unfair Water Rates

HJTA Files Class Action Against Pasadena Over Unfair Water Rates

The lawsuit asks the court to declare Pasadena’s rate structure invalid, and to award refunds…

Is Hawk’s Landing Golf Club in compliance with Hi-Desert Water District Codes?

Is Hawk’s Landing Golf Club in compliance with Hi-Desert Water District Codes?

  This is a follow-uo to “Yucca Valley Hawk’s Landing Golf Club at Blue skies…

Yucca Valley Hawk’s Landing Golf Club at Blue skies imprudent on water useage

Yucca Valley Hawk’s Landing Golf Club at Blue skies imprudent on water useage

Yesterday California water regulators — the State Water Quality Control Board to be specific —…

Hi-Desert Water Director Graham Silences “Free Speech”

Hi-Desert Water Director Graham Silences “Free Speech”

by Margo Sturges/Hi-Desert Water District Director Sarann Graham’s letter to the editor quoted Thumper’s Rule,…

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9 Candidates Vie for Yucca Valley Council Seat

9 Candidates Vie for Yucca Valley Council Seat

by Margo Sturges/Yucca Valley, Ca.- The candidate filing period was extended to Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Keeping her word she would not seek re-election, Council woman Dawn Rowe…

Yucca Valley senior center housing application process compliant with Equal Protection, the Fair Housing Act & the Americans with Disabilities Act?

Yucca Valley senior center housing application process compliant with Equal Protection,  the Fair Housing Act & the Americans with Disabilities Act?

  By Branson Hunter ♦ Yucca Valley – The low-income senior housing fiasco is much ado about Town Councilmen George Huntington, Merl Abel and Robert Lombardo, as their…

Vote for Ron Cohen for Yucca Valley Town Council

Vote for Ron Cohen for Yucca Valley Town Council

by Margo Sturges/Yucca Valley, Ca.- Ron Cohen formally announced his candidacy for Yucca Valley Town Council back in March 2014. Here is an updated post as the November…

Yucca Valley Gun Sales Allowed: 5 Acre Parcels or Greater

Yucca Valley Gun Sales Allowed: 5 Acre Parcels or Greater

   ARCHIVED: August 13, 2014/”YV Planning Commissioners Vote 4-1, Gun Sales Permitted Residential RL-5 Acres” . By Margo Sturges /Yucca Valley, Ca.,- It was great to see the…

Merl Abel Caught in Political Web: Goes Back on his Word

Merl Abel Caught in Political Web: Goes Back on his Word

by Margo Sturges/Yucca Valley, Ca.,- I am concerned with the sparse turnout predicted by many for the upcoming November election. Nine candidates tossed their hats entering the race…

Bob Leone makes Three!

Bob Leone makes Three!

  by Margo Sturges/Yucca Valley, Ca.,- A local radio station reports the popular Yucca Valley Councilman, Bob Leone, will be running for re-election this November. Leone, a three…

One Door Closes-Another Opens for Chad Mayes & Mark Nuaimi

One Door Closes-Another Opens for Chad Mayes & Mark Nuaimi

by Margo Sturges/Yucca Valley, Ca.,- It has been a little over one year since the unpopular Town Manager/Politician Mark Nuaimi was fired and given the boot, and the…

Sloppy Actions: Yucca Valley Planning Commission

Sloppy Actions: Yucca Valley Planning Commission

  by Margo Sturges, Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Planning Commission Chair Tim Humphreville decided not to run for office. Good thing because there are some sloppy dealings going on…

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Branson HunterBranson Hunter on If Public Safety is not addressed, Harris, Mintz, Cole will unwittingly bring disincorporation and bankrupty
Good analysis Steve. And good foreshadowing of the economic surge of problems ahead if the city stays the course without …
Larry BriggsLarry Briggs on Secretary of State Alphabet Draw Determines Ballot Positions
Margo, Thanks for providing information.
Larry BriggsLarry Briggs on My Dilemma: My Party is broken
Let's talk about politics today, not back in the 17/1800's where you seem to be mired.
Dan OBrienDan OBrien on My Dilemma: My Party is broken
Seriously Larry? I thought you Attended University? What you never took Political Science? Historically, in the 18th and 19th centuries, …
Steve SpearSteve Spear on My Dilemma: My Party is broken
Some phone calls have come in about what I have said in regards to our local city council elections. Evidently there …
Larry BriggsLarry Briggs on My Dilemma: My Party is broken
A liberal conservative reads like an oxymoron.
Dan OBrienDan OBrien on My Dilemma: My Party is broken
Ditto my friend, thanks for your equally thought provoking comments.
Steve SpearSteve Spear on My Dilemma: My Party is broken
Well Dan a couple of things. I am glad to see that you came out of the trance of the "party" …
Candidates

Secretary of State Alphabet Draw Determines Ballot Positions

Secretary of State Alphabet Draw Determines Ballot Positions

  By Margo Sturges-2014 Elections- San Bernardino County/Statewide . The Secretary of State has conducted a randomized alphabet drawing to determine…

Riverside County Democratic Party- Meet Your Candidates Today!!

Riverside County Democratic Party- Meet Your Candidates Today!!

PRESS RELEASE: Meet Your Candidates YA’LL COME, YA HEAR !!!   Today, Saturday August 30, 2014, is our “Meet Your Candidates”…

The Desert Sun Endorses Karalee Hargrove, 42nd Assembly Contest

The Desert Sun Endorses Karalee Hargrove, 42nd Assembly Contest

The Desert Sun.com-The Editorial Staff of the Desert Sun pointed out that candidate assembly Chad Mayes outspent Hargrove $77,763 to $9,580…

YV Council Candidate Merl Abel Lied to Me…

YV Council Candidate Merl Abel Lied to Me…

by Margo Sturges/Yucca Valley, Ca.,- I do not use the word “lie” very often but it seems the younger generation have…

Lori Herbel Announces Candidacy for Yucca Valley Town Council

Lori Herbel Announces Candidacy for Yucca Valley Town Council

  by Branson Hunter/Former Yucca Valley Town Council Member and Pro-Tem, Lori Herbel, has tossed her hat into the ring. Lori…

Karalee Hargrove Featured Speaker: Date Palm Country Club

Karalee Hargrove Featured Speaker: Date Palm Country Club

    PRESS RELEASE: The Democrats of the Desert will hold an ice cream social on August 23, 2014, at the…

Ron Cohen: 97 Questions on Proposed Yucca Valley Budget

Ron Cohen: 97 Questions on Proposed Yucca Valley Budget

by Margo Sturges/Yucca Valley, Ca., This post is just one of several reasons Candidate Ron Cohen should be elected to the…

Worth repeating: Congressman Paul Cook Major Donors…

Worth repeating: Congressman Paul Cook Major Donors…

 by Margo Sturges/2014 Candidate Archives Congressman Paul Cook 2014 Major Donors……   Paul Cook (R) * Contributor Total Pehl, Foutz et…

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Opinion

Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts

Sunday July 6th: I am hoping beyond hope that Erin Corwin has run off with her secret lover and is swimming on some beach in Tahiti. I am…

National CORE under the microscope: Mismanaged Senior Housing

National CORE under the microscope: Mismanaged Senior Housing

Indian Wells residents await turnaround Xochitl Peña10:14 p.m. PDT June 23, 2014 | The Desert sun INDIAN WELLS – For years, residents in Indian Wells Villas and Mountain…

National Park Drive is super-duper, but…

National Park Drive is super-duper, but…

Twentynine Palms – There was a grand celebration in the old town yesterday. The festivities began at the Old Schoolhouse Museum midway down National Park Drive. The Twentynine…

Man up, like you have a pair

Man up, like you have a pair

Besides a fire about so high, what burns my ass more than anything is the complete cowardice of people to defend their own beliefs and space.  I…

OMG! Some questions about the City’s 2014-2015 budget

OMG! Some questions about the City’s 2014-2015 budget

  Twentynine Palms – Tuesday evening the city approved the people’s 2014-2015 budget. The short-term fiscal outlook looks good, right? Its general fund revenue coming in are…

Inland California Needs to Get In the Zone

Inland California Needs to Get In the Zone

California’s dream is shrinking inexorably, and only radical steps can prevent the condition from becoming permanent. Compared with previous economic expansions, fewer state residents and communities are…

Distinguishing Morongo Basin MAC Council from the 29 Palms City Council

Distinguishing Morongo Basin MAC Council from  the 29 Palms City Council

Updated June 11 @ 7:38 a.m.:  This story will connect with what distinguished good local government from bad local government. It will also review a report concerning…

Endangered desert tortoises vanishing from Desert Heights

Endangered desert tortoises vanishing from Desert Heights

Desert Heights (unincorporated San Bernardino County, NW of 29 Palms) – The endangered Desert Tortoises are dying out exponentially in our area like never before due to…

Morongo Basin

Yeah sure its legal…. you betcha

Yeah sure its legal…. you betcha

Over a two day period, members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Marijuana Enforcement Team conducted investigations resulting in the service of 9 search warrants at…

“…my Second Accident in two days.”

“…my Second Accident in two days.”

This morning was a little exciting. Had a county vehicle take out our World Famous Mail Boxes and slam into the fence. With 18 deaths in the…

Voters invited to Meet Democrats for Office on May 22, 2014

Voters invited to Meet Democrats for Office on May 22, 2014

  PRESS RELEASE: The Morongo Basin Democratic Club invites registered voters to meet the candidates this Thursday when the Joshua Tree Saloon opens its doors from 5…

High Desert

Feds Get into a gun fight

Feds Get into a gun fight

On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at approximately 5:30 a.m., deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to a residence in the 12500 block of Sunny Vista Avenue,…

She thought she’d make a crank call on the prison

She thought she’d make a crank call on the prison

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Deputy Brett Haynes was called to the GEO Correctional Facility located at 10450 Rancho Rd in the City of…

Crash Dumps Carrots on the 15 Freeway in Hesperia

Crash Dumps Carrots on the 15 Freeway in Hesperia

SBSun.com:Breaking News-Posted: 05/09/14, 4:53 PM PDT    HESPERIA >> A crash involving a tractor trailer and another truck has strewn carrots across the northbound lanes of the…

Victorville Sheriff’s Station Reaches out to Seniors

Victorville Sheriff’s Station Reaches out to Seniors

With the realization that each individual has a potential for meaningful living throughout his/her life, and with the belief in human dignity, the Sheriff’s Department reaches out…

Will Hesperia Stop the Crony Capitalist or play with Nonprofit CYAP

Will Hesperia Stop the Crony Capitalist or play with Nonprofit CYAP

Hesperia, CA-- Nonprofit CYAP – The Hesperia City Council on Tuesday 1-21-2014 delayed a vote until next month reference the funding of a possible project to the…

Apple Valley – Police Activities League – 1st Annual Toy Drive

Apple Valley – Police Activities League – 1st Annual Toy Drive

The Apple Valley Police Activities League is hosting its 1st Annual Fill the Toy Trailer Toy Drive to help those less fortunate this holiday season.  Your generous…

Body of baby found in recycle center

Body of baby found in recycle center

Victorville, CA– On October 24, 2013 at 11:30 AM, Victorville deputies were called to a recycling center in the 17000 block of Abbey Lane for a deceased…

Detectives from Victorville Police Department are asking the public for assistance in identifying a suspect involved in an armed robbery

Detectives from Victorville Police Department are asking the public for assistance in identifying a suspect involved in an armed robbery

Victorville, CA– <Press Release> On August 31, 2013, at approximately 4:50 p.m., the suspect entered the business office of the Storage Direct on Mojave Drive. The suspect…

Desert Hot Springs

Desert Hot Springs City Down to $450 in General Fund

Desert Hot Springs City Down to $450 in General Fund

  TheDesertSun.com-DESERT HOT SPRINGS – The city’s general fund has dipped to $450, but leaders say they can make payroll through June 30 with incoming tax revenue…

Needles Next California City Flirting With Insolvency

Needles Next California City Flirting With Insolvency

    Needles, Ca.,-The Needles city council was speechless when informed by its city manager that it will burn through all its reserves and be out of…

“Outspoken” blogger appointed to Planning Commission.

“Outspoken” blogger appointed to Planning Commission.

Desert Hot Springs, Ca.,- Dean Gray, Investigative reporter, Publisher, Editor and…..Blogger, was appointed to the DHS Planning Commission last evening after raising a few eyebrows. Gray, a…

DHS-Elects New Mayor…Parks is out.

DHS-Elects New Mayor…Parks is out.

Desert Hot Springs, Ca.,- For our readers following the election outcome of a neighboring city down the road in Riverside County, I have posted the results of…

City of DHS facing a 2nd Bankruptcy?

City of DHS facing a 2nd Bankruptcy?

Desert Hot Springs, Ca.,- Will the city of Desert Hot Springs gain the title and be the poster child of the only city to have declared bankruptcy…twice? …

DHS Mayor Yvonne Parks Ousted by 12 Vote Upset!

DHS Mayor Yvonne Parks Ousted by 12 Vote Upset!

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — Councilman Adam Sanchez eked out a 12-vote upset of incumbent Mayor Yvonne Parks to wrest the office, the Riverside County Registrar confirmed at…

DHS Mayor Survives Election- Loses Her Majority Vote

DHS Mayor Survives Election- Loses Her Majority Vote

Desert Hot Springs, The early results are in and Mayor Yvonne Parks has survived another term as Mayor beating out her challenger Councilman Adam Sanchez.  While it…

Councilman Blames His Handicap Parking Violation on Photographer of Incident

Councilman Blames His Handicap Parking Violation on Photographer of Incident

"Congratulations for embarrassing me,” said Scott Matas to the disability activist confronting him with a photograph of his truck blocking two handicap parking spaces. The councilman's comments…

Survival

Cooling Centers Now Open in 29 Palms

Cooling Centers Now Open in 29 Palms

As summer approaches and daily temperatures begin to climb into the 100s, the City of Twentynine Palms reminds residents that a designated Cooling Center is available at…

Firefighters Rescue Hiker in Distress

Firefighters Rescue Hiker in Distress

Late Thursday afternoon, the 29 Palms Fire Department received a report of a hiker in distress along the popular 49 Palms Oasis hiking trail, just inside the…

For elderly in rural areas, too difficult for many to hang on

For elderly in rural areas, too difficult for many to hang on

While we’re re-committing America to an undefinable, protracted and un-winnable war in Afghanistan, we are beating our sick, our poor, our weak elevated elderly into third-world existence.…

Phew… It was a miss

Phew… It was a miss

The potentially dangerous asteroid streaking by last night missed striking Earth.  It’s about the size of three football fields. The EM26 Asteroid passed  just 8.8 moon distances away from…

Press Release: Grand Opening BBQ Today for “Change For Veterans”

Press Release: Grand Opening BBQ Today for “Change For Veterans”

Change For Veterans Organization FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kevin Fish 5758 Adobe Rd., Suite B Twentynne Palms, CA 92277 (760) 368- 8715 vccpreshidesert@gmail.com GRAND OPENING TODAY FOR CHANGE…

1317 Registered Veterans homeless in Morongo Basin?

1317 Registered Veterans homeless in Morongo Basin?

Preface: I respectfully call on the Honorable Congressman Paul Cook to look into allegations about certain Yucca Valley Town Council member’s efforts to thwart Joshua Springs Calvary Chapel from…

Just because you are paranoid does not mean they are not watching you…

Just because you are paranoid does not mean they are not watching you…

Everyone who carries a cellphone generates a trail of electronic breadcrumbs that records everywhere they go. Those breadcrumbs reveal a wealth of information about who we are,…

Morongo Basin Black-Out Monday 8pm-8am

Morongo Basin Black-Out Monday 8pm-8am

Morongo Basin- The Hi-Desert Star reports Southern California Edison has a scheduled black out for repairs to their system. Over 11,000 households and businesses will be without…

Entertainment

**SOLD-OUT!** Performers From the World-Famous Hollywood MAGIC CASTLE!… “Magic Theater – Club Night!” July 26

**SOLD-OUT!** Performers From the World-Famous Hollywood MAGIC CASTLE!… “Magic Theater – Club Night!” July 26

Performers from the World-Famous Hollywood MAGIC CASTLE!… “Magic Theater – Club Night!” at the Hi-Desert Cultural Center Featuring the great… Rob Watkins Joe Guzman Xtreme Dean UPDATE:…

Happy 25th Birthday to Z107.7

Happy 25th Birthday to Z107.7

Hurry on down to the hoop-lah created by the owners of our local radio station, Z107.7! There are outdoor festivities until 1 PM today. Passing the 25…

Yucca Valley Soccer Camp

Yucca Valley Soccer Camp

It’s that time of year again! Soccer will be starting soon and Yucca Valley High School brings you an affordable and fun soccer camp. Designed for ages…

God Bless the USA

God Bless the USA

If tomorrow all the things were gone I’d worked for all my life, And I had to start again with just my children and my wife, I’d…

JT VFW 2nd Annual Poker Run

JT VFW 2nd Annual Poker Run

2nd Annual Poker Run Hosted by: Joshua Tree VFW Proceeds to help Wounded Warriors Saturday, September 27, 2014 Sign up 10 am – Leaving at 11 am…

Northern California man fined for poaching, skinning 60 bobcats, foxes

Northern California man fined for poaching, skinning 60 bobcats, foxes

A Northern California man has pleaded guilty to illegally poaching 60 bobcats and gray foxes for their pelts, snaring them in traps he set over 900 square…

Muffin’s Celebration of Life: Public Invitation

Muffin’s Celebration of Life: Public Invitation

“MUFFIN” HILL CELEBRATION OF LIFE           A Celebration of Life for Muffin Hill has been set for Friday, June 27 at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center in Noble Hall.…

Supreme Court to hear arguments over free speech rights for people who use threatening language online

Supreme Court to hear arguments over free speech rights for people who use threatening language online

POSTED: 06/16/14, 7:23 AM PDT | UPDATED: 2 HRS AGO WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will consider the free speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on…

Desert Hot Springs

Sex Pics Police Officer Delivers City Council Endorsement

Sex Pics Police Officer Delivers City Council Endorsement

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA – A police officer caught last year in a scandal of sexting naked pictures of himself spoke at last night’s city council meeting…

Skyborne Cancels Peter Chryssikos Alarm Contract

Skyborne Cancels Peter Chryssikos Alarm Contract

Skyborne HOA cancels contract of the unlicensed contractor. Under indictment by the DA, Chyssikos hires big name attorney John Patrick Dolan.…

Former DHS Police Officer Heath Dead

Former DHS Police Officer Heath Dead

Former officer Andrea Heath was involved with a variety of high profile internal matters regarding the Desert Hot Springs police department.

Heath's $5 million…

Former City Councilman Hoped to Hide His Weiner Problem Applying for City Manager Job

Former City Councilman Hoped to Hide His Weiner Problem Applying for City Manager Job

He lost the election but now he is shopping for a job in of all places Needles, California. An Anthony Weiner problem still dogs Karl Baker. The…

City Manager Rick Daniels Endorsed by Convicted Felon

City Manager Rick Daniels Endorsed by Convicted Felon

The city of Needles gets letters of endorsement for Rick Daniels job application for city manager. The alias known as "The People" is a felon.…

Desert City Protests Against Commemorating 9/11

Desert City Protests Against Commemorating 9/11

The nine protesters picketing are affiliated with Mayor Parks' re-election campaign. Their protest appeared entirely politically motivated.…

Its official Daniels new City Manager – Needles Desert Star: Local

Its official Daniels new City Manager – Needles Desert Star: Local

NEEDLES — City Council approved hiring Rick Daniels as the new city manager in a unanimous vote Aug. 13. All members were present. The vote didn’t come…

PSA:Desert Hot Springs Town Manager Opening

PSA:Desert Hot Springs Town Manager Opening

Breaking News! An unconfirmed rumor the Desert Hot Springs City Manager, Rick Daniels, accepted a position in Needles has yet to be confirmed. More information will be…

Mohave Co

Never come to a gun fight with a rock

Never come to a gun fight with a rock

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Valley View Medical Center in reference to a male subject with a gunshot wound on July 19, 2014. Joseph Raymond Farmer,…

Beavis and Butthead Moment in Mohave Co.

Beavis and Butthead Moment in Mohave Co.

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Justin Wayne Thompson, 28, and Michael Blaine Turner, 23, both of Kingman, late Wednesday (7/9) morning for burglary and possession of a…

You Lookin’ at Me?

You Lookin’ at Me?

On the Thursday, July 3, 2014, 26-year-old Rafael Paul Burshia struck his wife’s right arm and chest with a baseball bat. The victim ran from Burshia who…

What the Hell was She thinking?

What the Hell was She thinking?

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kristen Suzanne Plank, 38, of Kingman, Thursday (6/19) morning for child abuse, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana and three counts…

Get off that Cell Phone or I’ll Shoot!

Get off that Cell Phone or I’ll Shoot!

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Bruce Monroe Ward, 49, of Mohave Valley, early Friday (6/6)morning for disorderly conduct with a weapon and possession of weapon by prohibited…

Mohave County Sheriff Retires

Mohave County Sheriff Retires

Kingman, AZ— Tom Sheahan, 42 year law enforcement veteran and 5 term Mohave County Sheriff has announced his retirement August 1st. Sheriff Sheahan has spent the last…

Havasu Deputies arrest DUIs

Havasu Deputies arrest DUIs

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the following people during the Memorial Day holiday weekend (5/22 through 5/25): The following minor was arrested for minor in possession of…

Stranded Elderly Couple, Age 78 & 69, Stuck 3 Days in Yucca Wash

Stranded Elderly Couple, Age 78 & 69, Stuck 3 Days in Yucca Wash

  Mohave County- Two Las Vegas residents spent three days stranded in a wash near Yucca before they were rescued Sunday afternoon. Voytek Najgrodski, 78, and Eva…

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