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TPWD General Manager Declares War

TPWD General Manager Declares War

November 21, 2014 Twentynine Palms – The water district held its regular meeting last night. TPWD General Manager, Tamara Alaniz, dropped white phosphorus bombs on the homes of…

Profiling Council Member McAuthur Wright

Profiling Council Member McAuthur Wright

“The city can’t keep doing business as usual and survive. It’s time for change. I’m that person that can make it happen.” — Council Member McAuthur Wright ♦ UPDATED ♦…

Councilwoman Cora Heiser’s new moves; council hires acting city manager

Councilwoman Cora Heiser’s new moves; council hires acting city manager

Twentynine Palms – November 13, 2014 ♦ In closed session last night the Twentynine Palms City Council appointed local resident, Larry Bowden, as acting city manager, reports local radio…

Humm… Free housing for city executives, the city hiring a lobbyist?

Humm… Free housing for city executives, the city hiring a lobbyist?

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 ♦  Twentynine Palms – The city manager has sent out a request for proposals to obtain a lobbyist for the city. Does that make sense?…

“You Can’t Always Get What You Want”

“You Can’t Always Get What You Want”

  November 8, 2014 ♦”You Can’t Always Get What You Want” —   Mike Jagger and Keth Richards The November 2014 local elections are over. Seems the JSCC all turned out…

Making life tolerable.

Making life tolerable.

The benefit or the curse depending on how one sees it, of having a job out of town is you get a nonchalance about local issues. This nonchalance…

Unintended Consequences

Unintended Consequences

Somebody asked me today what benefits will Danny Mintz, John Cole, and MacArthur Wright receive from the city for being elected to the city council. I told the…

Twentynine Palms Interim City Manager Andy Takata quits

Twentynine Palms Interim City Manager Andy Takata quits

Twentynine Palms Interim City Manager Andy Takata has given the City a two-week notice. Thereafter he will become County Supervisor Janice Rutherford’s Chief of Staff, it was reported over…

With Mintz it’s a done deal; Council Member Wright wants what the residents want

With Mintz it’s a done deal; Council Member Wright wants what the residents want

November 6, 2014 ♦ Twentynine Palms – Newly reelected Councilman Dan Mintz said yesterday he is back in office to “finish some of the things that we started four…

Day after Election Armchair Quarterbacking

Day after Election Armchair Quarterbacking

      TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA– I was talking to a friend the other day and privately deciding who was going to win the council seats in Twentynine…

29 Palms Latest Results by Registrar of Voters

29 Palms Latest Results by Registrar of Voters

  12 MIDNIGHT UPDATE: City of Twentynine Palms – City Council 0/6 0.00%   Vote Count Percent JIM HARRIS 432 16.24% ADAM LUNN 403 15.15% JOHN E. COLE…

JTWD Candidate Rebecca Unger a winner! Candidate Councilman Jim Harris a shrill

JTWD Candidate Rebecca Unger a winner! Candidate Councilman Jim Harris a shrill

Halloween was yesterday. During the Z107.7 FM community talk show, a frightful Jim Harris displayed his “house of cards” to convince voters why they should vote for him.…

The Rest of the Story

The Rest of the Story

The Desert Trail was kind enough to publish my letter to the Editor on Thursday, October 29, 2014. It had to do with Danny Mintz, Jim Harris, and…

Twentynine Palms tax increase on the horizon?

Twentynine Palms tax increase on the horizon?

October 29, 2014 ♦ Updated today @ 11:50 a.m. ♦ Twentyhnine Palms – Fresh blood and better educated smart council members are going to be central to avoiding the call…

Twentynine Palms Marine first to die fighting ISIS

Twentynine Palms Marine first to die fighting ISIS

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has announced the first death of a U.S. military member involved in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.…

Yucca Valley

Yucca Valley Council to Chop Down Protected Native Plants

Yucca Valley Council to Chop Down Protected Native Plants

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- The Yucca Valley Town Council has received a 1,066 page agenda and…

Easement Appraiser Sheds Light on more HDWD Incompentence

Easement Appraiser Sheds Light on more HDWD Incompentence

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- There are numerous Hi-Desert Water District flub-ups to write about it is…

Yucca Valley “Land Barons” Carve Up Spoils

Yucca Valley “Land Barons” Carve Up Spoils

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Originally published December 4, 2013- Large property owners, Yucca Valley Land Barons,…

1,021 Page Agenda: Strips Native Plants/Special Interest Overlays & Bans Mayor Lombardo’s Freight Containers

1,021 Page Agenda: Strips Native Plants/Special Interest Overlays & Bans Mayor Lombardo’s Freight Containers

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Bring cans of room spray to the Yucca Valley Town Council meeting…

Election Day… Thank God It’s Over…

Election Day… Thank God It’s Over…

The election season is now behind us thank God!  The Town of Yucca Valley voted,…

Toxic PCB soil and sand confirmed on Yucca Trail?

Toxic PCB soil and sand confirmed on Yucca Trail?

Highly Toxic PCB Hazardous Soil Confirmed at BTI Rock and Sand on Yucca Trail, Yucca…

Proudfoot and Slotta MUSD Board Members: New Tally Nov. 6, 2014

Proudfoot and Slotta MUSD Board Members: New Tally Nov. 6, 2014

  UPDATED Nov 6th.  Next ROV update November 7, 2014 at 4:00 PM.   Morongo…

Yucca Valley Election Results: Leone, Abel and Denison Winners!

Yucca Valley Election Results: Leone, Abel and Denison Winners!

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- There are three seats open for the town council with nine candidates…

Why are we paying to maintain private property?

Why are we paying to maintain private property?

  Robert Nelson **** Linda Lee Drive Yucca Valley, CA, 92284 robertdeannelson@aol.com 730.553.**** November 1,…

Take this 449 Page Agenda and Shove It! Yucca Valley Town Council Lame Ducks to Swallow Brehm Park & Kinky Development Code

Take this 449 Page Agenda and Shove It! Yucca Valley Town Council Lame Ducks to Swallow Brehm Park & Kinky Development Code

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- In a rush to approve anything and everything possible before a new…

HDWD Sarann Graham 2012 Campaign Donations

HDWD Sarann Graham 2012 Campaign Donations

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Shall we examine the NINE campaign filings by Hi-Desert Water Director Sarann…

Yucca Valley Nine Town Council Candidates “Show Me the Money!”

Yucca Valley Nine Town Council Candidates “Show Me the Money!”

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- The 9 candidates vying for Yucca Valley Town Council are listed in…

Don’t embarrass our community election day

Don’t embarrass our community election day

  Op-Ed, Thursday October 31, 2014 It’s Halloween. This is scary and it’s no time…

Yucca Valley resident setting the record straight

Yucca Valley resident setting the record straight

  C. Meyers submitted the following editorial to the Hi-Desert Star Editor but was advised it…

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Water Wars

It’s time to tell EPA and the Corps: Ditch the rule

It’s time to tell EPA and the Corps: Ditch the rule

For the past six months, Farm Bureau has been urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers to drop a proposed rule that would…

Unger, Fuller and Johnson Sweep Joshua Basin Water District

Unger, Fuller and Johnson Sweep Joshua Basin Water District

        Joshua Tree, Ca.,- JBWD Candidates Rebecca Unger, Victoria Fuller and Bob Johnson can relax because early results and this final update has confirmed their…

Three Hi-Desert Water District Incumbents Keep Seats

Three Hi-Desert Water District Incumbents Keep Seats

  Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Facing a $150 million dollar sewer project that will result in economical ethnic cleansing of the rural town of 20,700 citizens, mostly low income,…

Lizzy Karman from Landers wins 2014 Golden Crock-Pot Award

Lizzy Karman from Landers wins 2014 Golden Crock-Pot Award

2014 Humor/Politics-It’s nice to find some humor in these last 12 crazy political days filled with silly antics counting down to the November election. No reason to wait…

Yucca Mesa Potluck Features Hi-Desert Water District Candidate Forum Friday

Yucca Mesa Potluck Features Hi-Desert Water District Candidate Forum Friday

PRESS RELEASE Yucca Mesa, Ca,- The public is invited to attend the Yucca Mesa Community Potluck this Friday, October 24, 2014 at the Community Center located at 3133…

Drought: Water guzzlers are the regulators!

Drought: Water guzzlers are the regulators!

Excerpts: “In 2013, eight other officials used more than 1,100 gallons per day. That’s triple the state’s average. Among them was Randy Record, chairman of the board of…

Hi-Desert Candidate Forum

Hi-Desert Candidate Forum

      Come to the Candidate Forum October 9th.        …

California Department of Water Resources Report on Yucca Valley

California Department of Water Resources Report on Yucca Valley

By Margo Sturges/I have many documents to share with readers to shed light on the sewer prohibition placed on the “individual” septic tank owners.  The Hi-Desert Water District…

Lowest Gas Prices in Twentynine Palms

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Dan OBrienDan OBrien on The Larry Briggs Library (but where are the books?)
LMAO!
Larry BriggsLarry Briggs on The Larry Briggs Library (but where are the books?)
Ditto that.
Dan OBrienDan OBrien on The Larry Briggs Library (but where are the books?)
I am glad when all the ribbing is done that it is not the Larry Briggs "Memorial" Library.
Branson HunterBranson Hunter on The Larry Briggs Library (but where are the books?)
Now lets get some reading material in that library. Thanks Larry for your donation to the center.
Larry BriggsLarry Briggs on The Larry Briggs Library (but where are the books?)
Thanks Steve.
Steve SpearSteve Spear on The Larry Briggs Library (but where are the books?)
I read the online version. Very cool Larry on the donation good job.
Larry BriggsLarry Briggs on The Larry Briggs Library (but where are the books?)
You should get the Trail so you know what's going on in 29. It is a humorous recognition of a …
Steve SpearSteve Spear on The Larry Briggs Library (but where are the books?)
I don't get the Trail. Can you give me a brief idea?
Candidates

State watchdog launches probe of California GOP spending

State watchdog launches probe of California GOP spending

SYNOPSIS: “Independent expenditures are allowed as long as parties and other committees making them don’t coordinate with a candidate. While the…

Chad Mayes Secures Seat for 42nd Assembly District

Chad Mayes Secures Seat for 42nd Assembly District

Morongo Basin, Ca.,- The 42nd District straddles San Bernardino County and Riverside County where two individuals from our community, Karalee Hargrove…

Morongo Unified School District: Neck and Neck

Morongo Unified School District: Neck and Neck

  (NEXT UPDATE: San Bernardino Registrar of Voters 2:05 AM)   The recent update from the San Bernardino Registrar of Voters…

MUSD/Hospital/Water Districts Early Voting Results

MUSD/Hospital/Water Districts Early Voting Results

          Morongo Unified School District14/95 14.74% Vote Count Percent GARY L. HORN 1,184 15.55% L. HILARY SLOTTA…

Karalee Hargrove’s Incredible 33,000 mile Journey: Photo Essay

Karalee Hargrove’s Incredible 33,000 mile Journey: Photo Essay

      For more photos, visit Karalee’s website>LINK CBS Local2 interview with Karalee> LINK…

Dismal Results: Low Voter Turnout Predicted 2014

Dismal Results: Low Voter Turnout Predicted 2014

San Bernardino County-According to data posted on politicaldata.com, voter turnout may reach an all time low.  The Administrator of Inland Politics,…

MUSD School Board Candidate Slotta’s Racial Animonsity

MUSD School Board Candidate Slotta’s Racial Animonsity

Posted Monday, October 27, 2014 [Updated 10-28-10] ♦ The Morongo Basin is a small community of political, intelligent and involved people. However,…

Yucca Valley: “Old Guard Seeing Challenge From Young Turks”

Yucca Valley: “Old Guard Seeing Challenge From Young Turks”

Posted on October 24, 2014 by Venturi | San Bernardino Sentinel Of the nine candidates vying in the race for the three positions…

Opinion

Did Elizabeth Karman violate FPPC rules?

Did Elizabeth Karman violate FPPC rules?

10 Day Notification Request to Correct Website/Issue Disclosure Statement Sent via emailNovember 7, 2014Elizabeth Karman 57120 Luna Vista Ln Landers, CA 92285 APN: 0629-191-05 County Service Area…

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields

By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) Canadian Army In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in…

This Tuesday, Hold Your Nose and Throw the Bums Out!

This Tuesday, Hold Your Nose and Throw the Bums Out!

  This is one of those years that you just want to forget the whole thing. What a miserable lot we have to vote for. Both political…

Morongo Basin Matters: Corruption and Coverups in San Bernardino County

Morongo Basin Matters: Corruption and Coverups in San Bernardino County

Morongo Basin Matters: Corruption and Coverups in San Bernardino County Congressman Paul Cook recommended that Mark Nuaimi apply for the position of town manager in Yucca Valley.…

Riverside Sheriff says NO on 47

Riverside Sheriff says NO on 47

Proposition 47’s title, “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act,” is misleading and is a collection of poor changes that will produce the opposite of what that title portends.…

Smoke Pot Lose Your Gun

Smoke Pot Lose Your Gun

So you just got that Medical Marijuana Card and now you are thinking about a little home protection for your personal grow…. Well, not so fast Singing…

The Lord called Two Angels Home on August 20th

The Lord called Two Angels Home on August 20th

OPINION by Margo Sturges- This past Saturday, Sunday and Monday, I attended Catholic services that included two masses, one luncheon, hosted a 5 hour viewing and remained…

Poll: Who would you support in the 42nd Assembly Race?

Poll: Who would you support in the 42nd Assembly Race?

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Morongo Basin

Pre-meeting invitation: DRECP Plan for solar, wind and geothermal

Pre-meeting invitation: DRECP Plan for solar, wind and geothermal

  PRESS RELEASE   Good afternoon, all!   Please join us for our Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) pre-meeting at the Joshua Tree San Bernardino County…

Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council Agenda

Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council Agenda

PRESS RELEASE: Please find the MAC Meeting Agenda for Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council To Third District County Supervisor James C. Ramos  …

Z107.7 Confirms Local Candidates attending Political Pop-Up.

Z107.7 Confirms Local Candidates attending Political Pop-Up.

Morongo Basin, Ca.,- There are many candidates running for office and voters will have a chance to meet with a few one-on-one before casting their votes on…

James Ramos Holds Community “Quality of Life”Forum

James Ramos Holds Community “Quality of Life”Forum

PRESS RELEASE Please join 3rd District County Supervisor James Ramos & Community Vital Signs at a free Community Forum to help transform Morongo Basin into a healthier…

Supervisor James Ramos to address local council this Monday

Supervisor James Ramos to address local council this Monday

  Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council To Third District County Supervisor James C. Ramos   AGENDA Regular Open Session Meeting   ¯   6:30 PM, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014…

Owen McNichols, 13

Owen McNichols, 13

On 10-6-14 at 6:15 PM, Owen McNichols, age:13, from Morongo, was walking in the crosswalk across Twentynine Palms Highway at Inca trail in Yucca Valley and was…

Hargrove adds Congressman Takano to growing list of endorsements

Hargrove adds Congressman Takano to growing list of endorsements

  Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Karalee Hargrove, candidate for California’s 42nd Assembly District in November’s general election is proud to announce the endorsement of Congressman Mark…

Low Cost Rabies Clinic October 4 in 29 Palms

Low Cost Rabies Clinic October 4  in 29 Palms

The Palms-N-Paws Animal Shelter will be conducting a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs on Saturday, October 4, 2014. The clinic will be held from…

High Desert

Deputies make grusome discovery

Deputies make grusome discovery

Coroner case 701407200 Back on Monday, September 22, 2014, Sterling Michael Marshall, a 29 year old resident of Colorado Springs, was reported missing to the San Bernardino…

Cold Case Squad Gets Their Man.

Cold Case Squad Gets Their Man.

On Monday, March 7, 2011, at approximately 5:50 P.M., Rafael Chavez called 911 to report that he found his girlfriend Rhonda McClain, 41, of Apple Valley, California  submerged…

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,…

Remains Found in Newberry Springs

Remains Found in Newberry Springs

On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at approximately 5:42 p.m. a deputy from the Barstow Sheriff’s Station was flagged down by a citizen who discovered human skeletal remains…

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…

Desert Hot Springs

DESERT HOT SPRINGS: Man bitten by rattlesnake

DESERT HOT SPRINGS: Man bitten by rattlesnake

A man was bitten twice by a rattlesnake in Desert Hot Springs Saturday morning, July 5. The victim was bitten about 10:18 a.m. in the 64600 block…

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…

Survival

Time to fall back an hour

Time to fall back an hour

Twentynine Palms Fire Department, Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs bring an Important Reminder: On November 2, Change Your Clock Change Your Battery®   Daylight…

Unemployment insurance holds up payments

Unemployment insurance holds up payments

California’s troubled unemployment insurance program is getting a little more high-tech. In recent years, the state Employment Development Department has been plagued by breakdowns of a 30-year-old…

IRS Warns of “Largest Ever” Phone Fraud Scam Targeting Taxpayers

IRS Warns of “Largest Ever” Phone Fraud Scam Targeting Taxpayers

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration (TIGTA) today issued a warning to taxpayers to beware of phone calls from individuals claiming to represent the…

Governor signs bill to make Veteran Vendors Tax Exempt

Governor signs bill to make Veteran Vendors Tax Exempt

Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill allowing Carpinteria’s famed Hot Dog Man, Bill Connell, to be compensated for sales taxes levied that by law he…

Rental Fire: 4 Suffer Smoke Inhalation

Rental Fire: 4 Suffer Smoke Inhalation

Fire in Twentynine Palms Rental Home Did Not Have a Working Smoke Alarm   On Thursday, September 11th at 9:17 p.m., the Twentynine Palms and Combat Center…

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.…

Entertainment

Free Stuff For Vets

Free Stuff For Vets

There are lots of ways to honor servicemembers on Veterans Day — parades, salutes, all-you-can eat pancakes or a free all-American burger. To mark Veterans Day on…

Happy Birthday Marine

Happy Birthday Marine

  Happy Birthday Marines from the United States Air Force.…

TONIGHT! Ventriloquism & Illusion from The Magic Castle…Tickets Selling-Out!

TONIGHT! Ventriloquism & Illusion from The Magic Castle…Tickets Selling-Out!

Don’t take a chance at the door! Tickets Selling-Out for Halloween Night! From the World-Famous Hollywood MAGIC CASTLE come “Haunted Magic Theater – Halloween Club Night!” &…

From the World-Famous Hollywood MAGIC CASTLE come “Haunted Magic Theater – Halloween Club Night!” & “Magic 4 Kids” matinee

From the World-Famous Hollywood MAGIC CASTLE come “Haunted Magic Theater – Halloween Club Night!” & “Magic 4 Kids” matinee

Friday, Oct 31 @ 7pm – Halloween Night! – Tickets $15/$20/$30 Saturday, Nov 1 @ 2pm – Halloween Magic 4 Kids! – Tickets $7/$12 JOSHUA TREE, CA…

One Cool Cop

One Cool Cop

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Academy Awards for Nonprofit Excellence recipients

Academy Awards for Nonprofit Excellence recipients

VICTORVILLE – The Academy for Grassroots Organizations honored individuals, nonprofits, and companies during its 2014 Academy Awards for Nonprofits Excellence Luncheon held October 3, 2014 at the…

Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library Book Sale

Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library Book Sale

Stock up on inexpensive reading and entertainment materials at the Friends of the Twentynine Palms Branch Library Book Sale. The Fall Book Sale begins on Thursday, October…

Hi-Desert Cultural Center Receives Top Honors at Desert Theatre League Awards

Hi-Desert Cultural Center Receives Top Honors at Desert Theatre League Awards

JOSHUA TREE, CA — Garnering the most awards in the Morongo Basin at the 2014 Desert Theatre League Desert Star Awards ceremony, the Hi-Desert Cultural Center received top honors among…

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…

Desert Hot Springs

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…

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…

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