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Hi-Desert Water District Moves Forward with Sewer Project

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By   14 hours ago

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- In a whirlwind meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District, there were many steps taken by the Board of Directors to move the sewer project forward and address the maintenance needs of a  high producing well.  Thousands of dollars were awarded to several low-bid vendors ranging from appraisals on 245 parcels for sewer […]

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HDWD Director Hough Chastises Resident in Audience…Again??

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By   15 hours ago

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Here we go again!  And the Hi-Desert Water District wonders why citizens do not attend their meetings more often? A ratepayer with properties located in Phase One and his residence located in the Country Club Estates, identified himself as a past Project Manager for several multimillion dollar projects in the Los Angeles […]

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Reminder: Renewable Energy Meeting Today!

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By   19 hours ago

Join your Morongo Basin neighbors, friends and regional partners. Let’s tell the County what is important to us   about Renewable Energy and Conservation.   Come to the San Bernardino County “SPARC” Meeting    Thursday, April 17th 2014, 6-8 PM Yucca Valley Community Center     SPARC = San Bernardino County Partnership For Renewable Energy […]

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Yucca Valley Senior $18 Million Housing Fiasco: Lego Land with Cracks

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By   2 days ago

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- The “Nuaimi Curse,”aka, the C.O.R.E. Renaissance Senior Housing Project is one remnant left over from the ex-unpopular Town Manager/Politician Mark Nuaimi.  This doomed project bounces between Bad and Worse as it hobbles towards completion in one of the greatest examples of “Bait n’ Switch.” Part II of my “Nuaimi Stench” story has […]

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Guest Speaker Sheriff McMahon- Monday, April 21st @ 5PM

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By   2 days ago

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Sheriff John McMahon will be the guest speaker at the dinner meeting of the Morongo Basin Republicans on April 21st at 5:00 PM at the Evangelical Free Church  located at 6804 Mohawk Trail, Yucca Valley, CA  92284 Find out detailed information about what’s happening in San Bernardino County that affects us right […]

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Fired Andy Takata Files Lawsuit Against City of Banning

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By   2 days ago

PE.COM-Banning, Ca.,-Banning’s former city manager and police chief have filed a joint defamation, libel and slander claim against the city, specifically mentioning one councilman in connection with the resignation of the chief and termination of the manager. Former City Manager Andy Takata and former Police Chief Leonard Purvis filed the claim last month. Takata also […]

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After Government Seized this couples child, we hear a plea

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By   2 days ago

More than one year ago, the state of Massachusetts made a decision that forever changed the Pelletier family. The entire ordeal began when doctors at two facilities could not agree on an opinion regarding a persistent disorder affecting a young girl in the family. Her father wanted her to see a former doctor who had […]

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Sunfair Dry Lake Bed ORV Violations

By   3 days ago

Joshua Tree, CA - Sunfair Dry Lake Bed Z107.7 News | April 14, 2014  It was not your typical off-road experience when representatives from the County Sheriff’s Department, Bureau of Land Management, Marine Corps Base, the National Park Service and County Supervisor James Ramos office buckled up and set out in a convoy toward Sunfair Dry […]

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Nuclear Power Now

By   7 hours ago

Unlike Phil Klasky, who would rather watch the oceans slick up with petroleum so that he can use tragedy,  for his radical social change, I believe that nuclear power is the safest and cleanest way to produce power. Nuclear power is the world’s largest source of emission-free energy. Nuclear power plants produce no controlled air […]

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HDWD Director Hough Chastises Resident in Audience…Again??

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By   15 hours ago

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Here we go again!  And the Hi-Desert Water District wonders why citizens do not attend their meetings more often? A ratepayer with properties located in Phase One and his residence located in the Country Club Estates, identified himself as a past Project Manager for several multimillion dollar projects in the Los Angeles […]

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Yucca Valley National CORE Senior Housing Chicken Coups Unfit for Human Occupancy?

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By   2 days ago

The April 15 e-edition of the Hi-Desert Star is a telling story about “Senior housing unit collapses on shaky storage props.” You be the judge… the entire foundation also collapsed even though alleged to be in compliance with building codes. Here is the Link to the newspaper story and accompanying photo of collapsed housing units. The structural integrity of the wooden box housing frames are […]

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A call to all OHV riders, put on your thinking caps

By   2 days ago

Forget the cow for the moment. I respectfully request input on two issues.  Just these two issue mind you. I don’t want to make it too difficult for the thinking man like Ken. Many times I’ve attempted in good faith to get a responses on two trail and staging issues. Namely, how are all those […]

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A reminder: COW Lies like an old rug

By   2 days ago

Community OHV Watch (COW) has managed to buffalo and bamboozle since the very beginning of their organization. They have managed to whine at such a shrill level that  for a few years they had Public Safety and many Elected Officials thinking that they must be 10,000 strong and could sway whole voter blocks. We now […]

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Dreaming of Kenny’s, but I’ll settle with Walmart

By   3 days ago

Every time we go into Rite-Aid anymore to get a prescription filled or refilled it becomes this big dramatic hassle. I wax fondly of the days of Kenny’s Drug Store and the always fast and efficient service of Carrol Barrett. It seems the days of really caring for folks ended when they closed their door. […]

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

By   3 days ago

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. Meanwhile, today in Oslo President Obama gives a bedazzling speech on the goodness of War as he accepts the Noble Peace Award. Next year, more cuts to the […]

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Debunking Councilman Harris & Gary Daignault’s double-speak Project Phoenix Dupery

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By   6 days ago

Updated today @ 5:46 p.m. I refuse to be a verbal punching bag for [Daigneault's] twisted, infantile ego maniac narcissistic personality.” — Ron Brault, President of the 29 Palms Pistol & Rifle Club >>Link. On April 11, 2014, Up Close this morning Harris called in to promote Project Phoenix (hereinafter “PP”).  Well… they’re at it again. […]

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Sunday Lickety-Split News

By   5 hours ago

Twentynine Palms (Cactus Thorns) – The Desert Trail made a boo boo! In yet another senseless hit piece on Councilman  Steve Spear, the TRAIL again distorted the news, not reported it. It’s time for a professional retraction. Why did the Trail not publish its distortion in its online ‘Yeas and Nays’? Odd… . I’m sure […]

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Lear Rd. Accident Victim Named

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By   7 hours ago

The San Bernardino County Sheriff/Corner realeased the name of the Roll Over victim during the accident of April 12, 2014. On April 12, 2014, at 3:00 AM, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department deputies were dispatched to Lear Ave. and Two Mile Road, in Twentynine Palms for a report of a two vehicle roll over traffic […]

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A call to all OHV riders, put on your thinking caps

By   2 days ago

Forget the cow for the moment. I respectfully request input on two issues.  Just these two issue mind you. I don’t want to make it too difficult for the thinking man like Ken. Many times I’ve attempted in good faith to get a responses on two trail and staging issues. Namely, how are all those […]

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Dreaming of Kenny’s, but I’ll settle with Walmart

By   3 days ago

Every time we go into Rite-Aid anymore to get a prescription filled or refilled it becomes this big dramatic hassle. I wax fondly of the days of Kenny’s Drug Store and the always fast and efficient service of Carrol Barrett. It seems the days of really caring for folks ended when they closed their door. […]

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On Second reading City wins nothing

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By   1 week ago

We forgot what the questions the City asked the Court…. and Expected the court to answer questions never asked by the city. They asked a question that no one ever contested. The City wanted to know if their bonds where legal…. Actually no one ever questioned that in any of the States pleadings… and in […]

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Read it and weep, Your Children will be shackled with $30 Million Debt for 30 years.

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By   1 week ago

  Bulletin: I am pleased to announce that the City learned today that the Court issued the writ of mandate requested by the City in its case against the State Department of Finance relating to bonds issued for Project Phoenix, the Downtown Revitalization Program.  It appears this means that the City has prevailed.  We do […]

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CAR WASH TO BENEFIT FALLEN MARINE

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By   1 week ago

Vets Cruzin for a Cause/Change For Vets will hold a car/truck/bike wash on Saturday, April 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., to raise funeral funds for the family of fallen a Marine.   The event will be held at the Change For Vets Thrift Shop located at 5758 Adobe Rd, Suite B in Twentynine […]

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Another public perk in the pipeline for playhouse puppet masters

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By   2 weeks ago

Op-Ed:  Alternative title: What’s that stench coming from Theatre 29? Twentynine Palms - When will it stop?  It will not stop. I don’t think cronyism and patronage is a threat anymore. It is a promise. On April 8, the 29 Palms City Council will consider the approval and acceptance <wink, wink> of a Simi Dabah sculpture for […]

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Hi-Desert Water District Moves Forward with Sewer Project

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By   14 hours ago

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- In a whirlwind meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District, there were many steps taken by the Board of Directors to move the sewer project forward and address the maintenance needs of a  high producing well.  Thousands of dollars were awarded to several low-bid vendors ranging from appraisals on 245 parcels for sewer […]

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Yucca Valley Senior $18 Million Housing Fiasco: Lego Land with Cracks

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By   2 days ago

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- The “Nuaimi Curse,”aka, the C.O.R.E. Renaissance Senior Housing Project is one remnant left over from the ex-unpopular Town Manager/Politician Mark Nuaimi.  This doomed project bounces between Bad and Worse as it hobbles towards completion in one of the greatest examples of “Bait n’ Switch.” Part II of my “Nuaimi Stench” story has […]

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Yucca Valley National CORE Senior Housing Chicken Coups Unfit for Human Occupancy?

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By   2 days ago

The April 15 e-edition of the Hi-Desert Star is a telling story about “Senior housing unit collapses on shaky storage props.” You be the judge… the entire foundation also collapsed even though alleged to be in compliance with building codes. Here is the Link to the newspaper story and accompanying photo of collapsed housing units. The structural integrity of the wooden box housing frames are […]

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Guest Speaker Sheriff McMahon- Monday, April 21st @ 5PM

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By   2 days ago

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Sheriff John McMahon will be the guest speaker at the dinner meeting of the Morongo Basin Republicans on April 21st at 5:00 PM at the Evangelical Free Church  located at 6804 Mohawk Trail, Yucca Valley, CA  92284 Find out detailed information about what’s happening in San Bernardino County that affects us right […]

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Fired Andy Takata Files Lawsuit Against City of Banning

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By   2 days ago

PE.COM-Banning, Ca.,-Banning’s former city manager and police chief have filed a joint defamation, libel and slander claim against the city, specifically mentioning one councilman in connection with the resignation of the chief and termination of the manager. Former City Manager Andy Takata and former Police Chief Leonard Purvis filed the claim last month. Takata also […]

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A Citizen’s Letter-Yucca Valley Code Enforcement

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By   1 week ago

Dear Cactus Thorns: So what’s going on with Code Enforcement in Yucca Valley? A Yucca Valley code enforcement officer has issued several citations on a residential property representing several thousand dollars in fines for the following violations: (1) overweight vehicles on the property, (2) performing mechanic work out of their house in a residential neighborhood, […]

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Yucca Valley Code Enforcement Becomes In-Active?

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By   1 week ago

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Introduction-A citizen submitted a letter and asks the question, “Why is Code Enforcement allowing car repairs to take place in the front yard of a single family residence in a quiet neighborhood, running a generator 12 hours a day while repairing  8-10 cars parked in the yard since the first complaint was […]

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Friendly Hills: Urgent Notice of Public Hearing

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By   1 week ago

URGENT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING APRIL 23, 2014, 8:30 AM (Location has not been determined by the Town, call 760-469-3036 for bulletins and to volunteer) Yucca Valley Home Occupation Permit (HOP) 11-05 YOUR PROPERTY VALUES AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN WESTERN HILLS ESTATES AND ADJACENT COULD TAKE A NOSEDIVE TO BENEFIT ONE INDIVIDUAL IF YOU […]

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Reminder: Renewable Energy Meeting Today!

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By   19 hours ago

Join your Morongo Basin neighbors, friends and regional partners. Let’s tell the County what is important to us   about Renewable Energy and Conservation.   Come to the San Bernardino County “SPARC” Meeting    Thursday, April 17th 2014, 6-8 PM Yucca Valley Community Center     SPARC = San Bernardino County Partnership For Renewable Energy […]

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Elizabeth Karman MAC Appointee-No Friend of the Mesa

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By   1 day ago

“I’ll never lift one finger to help Yucca Mesa Association until I receive an apology from all of you!” -Elizabeth Karman resident of Landers, appointed by Third District Supervisor James Ramos to represent the concerns of Yucca Mesa Community. Elizabeth Karman…No Friend of Yucca Mesa. Joshua Tree, Ca.,- As predicted and revealed during the past […]

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Ramos Plans Solar Expo for Homeowners

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By   1 day ago

Joshua Tree, Ca.,-Third District Supervisor James Ramos recently announced a free, public expo, “Solar Options for Homeowners,” to be held on Saturday, April 26th from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joshua Tree Community Center, 6171 Sunburst Ave. in Joshua Tree. The Solar Options for Homeowners expo aims to bring area property owners together […]

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InlandPolitics: The spin cycle – Two different stories out of the gate

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By   4 days ago

“Maybe the Feds are genuinely starting to take an interest in looking at the real corruption in the county.” InlandPolitics: The spin cycle – Two different stories out of the gate April 12, 2014 – 10:00 a.m. | InlandPolitics Administrator The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is conducting a criminal civil rights investigation at the San Bernardino […]

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Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council Meeting/Agenda

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By   6 days ago

Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council Joshua Tree Community Center 6171 Sunburst Ave., Joshua Tree, CA 92252  AGENDA Regular Open Session Meeting 6:30 PM, Monday, April 14, 2014 A.   Call to Order  (1 minute) B.   Pledge of Allegiance  (2 minutes) C.   Roll Call  (2 minutes) D.   Adoption of the Agenda  (2 minutes) E.   Approval of Prior Minutes  (3 minutes) F.   Call for Public Comment  (15 minutes) At this […]

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Democrats Meet this Saturday to Discuss Age Discrimination & Medical Marijuana

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By   6 days ago

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club meets this Saturday morning at Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College campus in Joshua Tree. Fellowship and a $10 full breakfast begin at 9 a.m.; the meeting begins at 10 a.m. Topping the agenda the Nominating Committee will present a slate for the May elections and nominations will […]

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Upland man who was shot 10 times sues city, police department and officers

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By   1 week ago

By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin UPLAND >> A man who was shot 10 times by police last year is suing the city, claiming the officer-involved shooting at close range was unjustified. In a lawsuit filed in West Valley Superior Court against Upland’spolice department and three officers, Upland-based attorney Robert Schauer alleges the police officers […]

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Palm Desert Explorers make good showing

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By   1 week ago

On April 5-6, 2014, The Sherriff’s  Explorer Post 507 from the Palm Desert Station  participated in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department North County Explorer Competition in Castaic, California.  The purpose of the competition was to serve as a learning experience, camaraderie development, demonstrating the skills learned by the explorers, and applying those skills to […]

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I swear officer I only had two beers

By   2 weeks ago

On December 2nd, 2009 at about 10:20 PM an officer from the Rancho Mirage Police Department attempted to stop a white BMW near Highway 111 and Rancho Rd. in Rancho Mirage. The vehicle evaded at a high rate of speed displaying driving actions consistent with driving under the influence of alcohol. The officer initiated a […]

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Police chief hit with felony charges

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The Press-Interprise, by Jan Sears – The Riverside County District Attorney’s Office has filed eight felony charges today against the chief of the Mt. San Jacinto College Police Department. The cases are being prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Deborah Lucky of the DA’s Public Integrity Unit. The charges against Kevin Harold Segawa include bribery, perjury […]

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Bailiff whack that man’s pee pee

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By   3 weeks ago

On March 24, 2014, at 8:36 p.m., officers from the Coachella Police Department responded to a report of a male exposing himself at De Oro Park, located near the intersection of Avenue 50 and Avenida De Oro, Coachella. Francisco Javier Cervantes, a 36-year-old Coachella resident, was arrested and transported to the Thermal Station. Thermal Station […]

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Rancho Mirage Council Member Attacked With Anti-Gay Slur in Election Mailer

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By   3 weeks ago

CaliforniaCityNews.org- A Rancho Mirage council race has taken an ugly turn after a mailer targeted the race’s openly gay incumbent with a homophobic slur. Scott Hines successfully campaigned in 2010 for a seat on the Rancho Mirage city council; however the previous race was also marred with anti-gay attacks. One flyer from an opponent claimed […]

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Update: Morrell Wins Hands Down as Bill Emmerson’s replacement for the 23rd State Senate District

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By   3 weeks ago

UPDATE:  10 p.m. Posting of Unofficial Election Night Results – State Senate District 23 Special Primary Election   Next Update  – Final Unofficial Election Night Results   STATE SENATOR DISTRICT 23   Vote Count Percent LIB – JEFF HEWITT 2,313 6.28% DEM – RONALD J. O’DONNELL 5,442 14.77% DEM – AMEENAH FULLER 3,642 9.89% REP […]

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Riverside County: Campaign Donations Update

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By   3 weeks ago

Riverside County, Ca.,- InlandPolitics.com has posted an update on campaign finance reports filed by the following candidates for the following seats:  Riverside County Board of Supervisors for the 2nd, 4th and 5th Districts, Sheriff and District Attorney. There are three elected incumbents that declared $80,000-$100,000 in debt. For the complete list of contributions, expenses, cash-on-hand […]

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RIVERSIDE: Third-grader accused of sexual assault at school

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By   4 weeks ago

A third-grader is accused of sexually assaulting another third-grader at a Riverside elementary school, say school officials. The incident was reported Monday, March 17, at Adams Elementary School, 8362 Colorado Ave., southeast of Riverside Municipal Airport. An investigation is being conducted by police and Child Protective Services officials, said Riverside Unified School District officials. Read the full […]

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Colorado River provides training for Marines

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By   3 weeks ago

Mojave Daily News.com-LAUGHLIN — A host of Marines descended upon the Colorado River south of Laughlin last week, where they received training on their rapid water skills. Encamped along Pipeline Beach, about 40 members of the 7th Engineering Support Battalion of the 1st Marine Logistics Group from Camp Pendleton spent five days on the water. […]

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SAR rescues climber after fall

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By   1 month ago

Mohave County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Units responded Saturday (3/8) afternoon to rescue a male subject who had fallen about 50 feet after his rope snapped. Robert Rodriguez, 21, of Kingman, was hiking with two friends when he was rappelling down to a stream when the accident happened. At approximately 4:30 p.m., SAR units responded […]

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Squatter Busted by SO

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By   1 month ago

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Edward Donald Jones, 69, a transient, Sunday (3/2) afternoon for burglary and criminal trespassing, both felonies. Approximately 3:30 p.m., deputies were contacted about a suspicious incident by a homeowner. The homeowner said that he currently has his house listed for sale in the 2600 block of Thunderhead Drive. The homeowner […]

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Alcohol makes people stupid

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By   2 months ago

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle injury accident that occurred in the 3100 block of E  Devlin Avenue Saturday (2/22) evening. Approximately 9:41 p.m. deputies responded and upon arrival, deputies observed an accident scene where  Maroon Ford F350 truck crashed into a residence. The driver was initially unconscious and the female passenger […]

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Tristan busted in a drug induced stupor

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By   2 months ago

I am thinking that a mom and dad are somewhere thinking…. “Our little Tristan Amber, wouldn’t be a druggie.” At about 8:10 a.m., deputies were flagged down by a male subject in the area of Camp Mohave Road and Calle Del Media. The male subject said that he responded to his ex-wife’s house because she […]

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Sheriff comes down hard on Needles Pot Dealers

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By   2 months ago

The Sheriff’s Marijuana Enforcement Team, Needles Station deputies and the Mojave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Teams (MAGNET) in Bullhead and Lake Havasu City conducted a multi-agency investigation over the past several weeks. Various involved subjects, marijuana dispensaries and private homes were identified, resulting in the service of 13 search warrants.    In 1996 California voters […]

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Man robs bank with Obama Phone

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By   3 months ago

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at the National Bank of Arizona located at 4263 W Highway 68 in Golden Valley early Friday (1/24) evening. At about 5:30 p.m., the suspect entered the business demanding money, but he did not brandish a weapon during the incident. The suspect left […]

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Safety First Training For Developmentally Disabled

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By   3 months ago

Kingman and Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The Arizona Center for Disability Law is sponsoring Safety First Training for Persons with Developmental Disabilities from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., January 30, 2014, in the Senita Room, Mohave County Administration Building, 700 West Beale Street, Kingman, and from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., January 31, 2014, in […]

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Simon Cowell eats crow after watching an astonishing 79-year-old ballroom dancer

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7 minutes. You know him as the crotchety Brit who brutally dashed the dreams of so many burgeoning singers on American Idol. His new gig is judging a wide swath of performers on Britain’s Got Talent. You have to see him humbled after rejecting an incredible 79-year-old ballroom dancer right before she gives the performance […]

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Surefire hit comedy & acclaimed visual artists Morris & James at Hi-Desert Cultural Center

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By   1 week ago

SUREFIRE HIT COMEDY & NEW ART EXHIBITS! All-star cast plays in Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s new “uproarious” theatrical comedy, Moon Over Buffalo Cultural Center Art Gallery features the fine art of S.E. James & Darlene Morris APRIL 4-19, 2014 Fridays @ 7pm Saturdays @ 7pm Saturday Matinee – Apr 12 @ 2pm Tickets – $15/$20 JOSHUA […]

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Hilltoppers 29 Palms Grand Prix more than I expected.

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Twentynine Palms, CA— The First Weekend of April for the last 18 years has been the most important three days of the year. While others in town get dewy eyed and gooey undies  for  an art festival or a carnival sideshow, I love the sound of motorcycles and the smell of racing fuel. For 8 […]

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REVIEW: Comedy Ensemble Delivers Madcap Humor in Delightful Play

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By   2 weeks ago

Joshua Tree, Ca.,- Run…don’t walk to the next showing of “Moon over Buffalo,” by playwright Ken Ludwig, beginning April 4th-April 19, 2014, at the Hi Desert Cultural Center. Comedy is the most difficult to perform because of the demanding attention of timing needed to hit the mark with perfect tempo.  This large talented local cast […]

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Comedy & New Art Exhibit Opening FRIDAY NIGHT!

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COMEDY & NEW ART EXHIBIT OPENING FRIDAY NIGHT! All-star cast to play Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s new “uproarious” theatrical comedy, Moon Over Buffalo Cultural Center Art Gallery to feature the fine art of S.E. James & Darlene Morris APRIL 4-19, 2014 Fridays @ 7pm Saturdays @ 7pm Sat Matinee Apr 12 @ 2pm Tickets – $15/$20 […]

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Its Race Time Again!! 29 Palms Grand Prix

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Yes it is time again for the 29 Palms Grand Prix. April 5th and 6th 2014. See you there!! hilltoppers2-11-14v5-web(1) Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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Art Voice: You Write “Theatre,” I Write “Theater”

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By   2 weeks ago

  The deadly Astor Place Riot of 1849 grew out of a rivalry between Edwin Forrest, the first American-born star of the stage, and British actor William Charles Macready. The emotional question and history of a difference over spelling Disputes over how to spell “theater” happen with surprising frequency in my world. The issue recently […]

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Nunset Boulevard

The sisters are back in "Nunset Boulevard" at Theatre 29 beginning April 24.

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Theater 29 and Director Kathryn Ferguson are announced casting selections for the spring musical production of Theater 29’s 2014 season, the latest offering from the audience pleasing “Nunsense” series, “Nunset Boulevard”.     NUNSET BOULEVARD follows the latest exploits of The Little Sisters of Hoboken, who have been invited to perform at the Hollywood Bowl. They […]

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A call to all OHV riders, put on your thinking caps

By   2 days ago

Forget the cow for the moment. I respectfully request input on two issues.  Just these two issue mind you. I don’t want to make it too difficult for the thinking man like Ken. Many times I’ve attempted in good faith to get a responses on two trail and staging issues. Namely, how are all those […]

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A reminder: COW Lies like an old rug

By   2 days ago

Community OHV Watch (COW) has managed to buffalo and bamboozle since the very beginning of their organization. They have managed to whine at such a shrill level that  for a few years they had Public Safety and many Elected Officials thinking that they must be 10,000 strong and could sway whole voter blocks. We now […]

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Sunfair Dry Lake Bed ORV Violations

By   3 days ago

Joshua Tree, CA - Sunfair Dry Lake Bed Z107.7 News | April 14, 2014  It was not your typical off-road experience when representatives from the County Sheriff’s Department, Bureau of Land Management, Marine Corps Base, the National Park Service and County Supervisor James Ramos office buckled up and set out in a convoy toward Sunfair Dry […]

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Restore liberty: repeal over-burdensome helmet law

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By   7 days ago

“Any people that would give up liberty for a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Ben Franklin   These words from one of our great country’s founders serve as a reminder that personal freedom is at the core of our identity as Americans and Californians. In an age when government has become […]

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2014 King of the Hammers Video link

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By   3 weeks ago

Hammers video • New on ultra4racing.com. Click on “Featured Video” to see the trailer for the movie of the 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire. Get a taste of what goes on in the mighty rocks and sands of Johnson Valley during Hammers Week. Goose bumps time. The movie is named […]

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Solar panels causing some storms

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Even as California and the federal government encourage solar power, homeowners often have to fight homeowners associations for their right to install the systems. Ready to chuck his electric bills, Camarillo resident Marc Weinberg last year asked his homeowners association for permission to put solar panels on his roof. Likes(0)Dislikes(1)

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Chinese National killed at Dumont Dunes

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By   4 weeks ago

On 03/22/2014 at 1:45 PM, a 911 call was received reporting an all terrain vehicle (ATV) accident on the western face of Competition Hill at Dumont Dunes. Emergency medical personnel responded arriving at 2:00 PM. They found the passenger of a 2014 Can Am Commander, a 44 year old Chinese male resident of Los Angeles, […]

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15 OHV Citations given in Western Side of Morongo Basin.

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By   4 weeks ago

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 / 0800-1700, a multi-agency Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Enforcement operation took place throughout the Morongo Basin.  The operation involved Rangers from the Bureau of Land Management, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputies and San Bernardino County Code Enforcement Officers, and was briefly supported by a sheriff’s helicopter. Personnel assigned to the […]

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Cleaning up the streets of Hemet

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By   6 hours ago

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, members of the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (RCAHT) working in cooperation with the Hemet Police Department conducted an enforcement operation targeting street prostitution occurring along Florida Avenue in the city of Hemet. The purpose of the operation was to disrupt sex trafficking, with a particular emphasis on the […]

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Reduce Aggressive Driving Incidents and Tactically Enforce Speed (RADIATES)

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By   5 days ago

  The majority of collisions in California that end in death or injury begin with a speeding or aggressive driver. To address this issue, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) has embarked on a yearlong, lifesaving endeavor to reduce the frequency of these collisions throughout the state.  To assist the CHP in this traffic safety effort, […]

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Looking into misconduct at West Valley Jail

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By   6 days ago

San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon has ordered an internal investigation into allegations of mistreatment of inmates at the West Valley Detention Center by members of the department. On Wednesday, March 5, members of the Sheriff’s Department command staff received information regarding possible misconduct by department personnel at the West Valley Detention Center and immediately […]

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Robert Mitchum Arrested in Blythe

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By   1 week ago

On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014, members from Colorado River Sheriff’s Station and California Department of Corrections Adult Parole conducted compliance checks on registered sex offenders within the unincorporated community areas of Blythe, Mesa Verde, Ripley, and North River.   14 compliance checks were completed 3 parole searches were completed 2 probation searches were completed 5 […]

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Bobcat Auger recovered

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By   1 week ago

During September of 2013, unknown suspect(s) stole a Bobcat auger attachment from a playground that was being built at the Yucca Valley Community Center.  Initial investigation into the matter led to no arrests and no suspect leads.   On Monday, April 07, 2014,  deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Rural Crimes Task Force, […]

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Missing Yucca Valley Man Found

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By   2 weeks ago

***UPDATED INFORMATION – On 040714, at approximately 1000, Oscar Nava was located in Indio, California.  He was taken to an area hospital and is receiving medical treatment.  The Morongo Basin Station would like to thank the public for the tips and information on the whereabouts of Nava.***   The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Morongo […]

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Building trust with the community one cup at a time.

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By   2 weeks ago

On Monday, April 14, 2014, from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, the Perris Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop.  The event will be held at the Starbucks Coffee, located at 1688 N. Perris Blvd., in the city of Perris.  The Morongo Basin would be well served by one of these soon.   In […]

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4 Killed by Coyote

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By   3 weeks ago

On 03/30/2014 at 4:45 PM, a 911 call was received reporting a single vehicle rollover westbound on Interstate 40 at mile marker 104, west of the Fenner Rest Stop in Rural Essex. When CHP arrived, they found that there were nine people in the 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe of which seven occupants were ejected from the […]

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