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Clean Sweep on the City Council?

Clean Sweep on the City Council?

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Twentynine Palms Candidate Forum Wrap-Up

Twentynine Palms Candidate Forum Wrap-Up

Twentynine Palms (10-13-14) – The following deals with the first half of the City Council Candidate Forum. The second half by the undersigned may be accessed at this Link <<.  The first…

Part I: MINTZ, the remaining council wrongdoer responsible for fiscal Armageddon

Part I: MINTZ, the remaining council wrongdoer responsible for fiscal Armageddon

Updated Sunday (10-12-14) @ 6:30 p.m. ♦ By Branson Hunter (10-12-14) ♦ Twentynine Palms – Council Member Dan Mintz and rotating appointed Mayor is in his twilight months as a…

Harris and Mintz Fiddle: Another Death on Highway 62

Harris and Mintz Fiddle: Another Death on Highway 62

Sheriff’s Report:   DATE/TIME: October 9, 2014 6:48 p.m. INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision LOCATION: Twentynine Palms Hwy (SR 62) & Mission Ave, Twentynine Palms, CA INVOLVED PARTY (1):…

Candidate’s forum at Theatre 29 a packed house

Candidate’s forum at Theatre 29 a packed house

The city council forum was well received in the community. The questions asked were substantive and relevant. The moderator, Gary Daigneault kept the forum moving forward and had…

29 Palms Debate Tonight

29 Palms Debate Tonight

There will be a candidates’ forum, sponsored by Z107.7 radio station, for the crowded Twentynine Palms City Council race. Reporter Dan Stork says to mark your calendar for…

29 Palms Flu Shot Clinic October 22nd

29 Palms Flu Shot Clinic October 22nd

Reach Out will be hosting a Flu Shot Clinic held by Walgreens at the 29 Palms Senior Center 6539 Adobe Rd, 29 Palms on October 22, 2014 from…

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 16,…

What is this? A City Paid Report from 2008 on TPFD…….

What is this? A City Paid Report from 2008 on TPFD…….

Shortly after being reelected to the council in 2006 I undertook several measures. One was the rewrite of our city general plan which was badly in need of…

Oversight Board Vice Chairperson looking at independent counsel?

Oversight Board Vice Chairperson looking at independent counsel?

Twentynine Palms (9-4-14) – Is the Oversight Board at the point to where it needs to explore hiring independent council? That appeared to have been the message of…

Poe Visits the Twentynine Palms Library

Poe Visits the Twentynine Palms Library

Broadway and film veteran Duffy Hudson brings his talent and fascination for Edgar Allan Poe to life in this unique one-man play to the Twentynine Palms Library, Tuesday,…

Twentynine Palms Community Meeting set for Oct. 15  to discuss Community Development Plan and Fair Housing Study

Twentynine Palms Community Meeting set for Oct. 15 to discuss Community Development Plan and Fair Housing Study

HUD-Required Studies Will Guide Future Community and Housing Investments   The City of Twentynine Palms Community Services Department is working with the County of San Bernardino to begin…

A Question for 29 Palms Candidates

A Question for 29 Palms Candidates

Hello Candidates I am sure that you have read the recent letter to the editor in the Desert Trail where Fran Becker opines that Desert Heights is “not…

29 Palms voters want a simpler focus

29 Palms voters want a simpler focus

“Like Dr. Faustus, the council sold their souls to Mephistopheles for power and riches.” Twentynine Palms (09-24-14)– Voters in the isolated desert city haven’t heard a peep from incumbent…

Bourikas’ Departure Creates Vacancy On 29 Palms Water District Board

Bourikas’ Departure Creates Vacancy On 29 Palms Water District Board

SBSentinel.com-TWENTYNINE PALMS — Nicholas Bourikas, a member of the Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors since July 2010, has resigned from that position. Bourikas, who is known…

Yucca Valley

Why did Planning Commissioner Humphreville Quit?

Why did Planning Commissioner Humphreville Quit?

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Why did the controversial and contentious Yucca Valley Planning Commission Chair,Tim Humphreville,…

Common Sense & Integrity Lacking On YV Council

Common Sense & Integrity Lacking On YV Council

  *Accusations against the Town Council include: Selling out to Corporate America, disrespecting compassionate marijuana legislation by…

Town Attorney Moves To Quash Yucca Valley Council Member Depostions

Town Attorney Moves To Quash Yucca Valley Council Member Depostions

San Bernardino Sentinel,  Posted on October 17, 2014 by Venturi (October 16)  Yucca Valley Town Attorney…

Collective Wish: Dump Tim Humphreville

Collective Wish: Dump Tim Humphreville

  Yucca Valley, Ca.,- I propose our community make a wish each night to have…

Elizabeth Karman of Landers…Turncoat Democrat?

Elizabeth Karman of Landers…Turncoat Democrat?

Landers, Ca.,- An appointee to the San Bernardino Municipal Advisory Council has turned against her…

Mark Nuaimi Goes Back to School

Mark Nuaimi Goes Back to School

California State San Bernardino, Ca.- There’s a familiar face at a local college working as…

Hi-Desert Water Candidate Forum Highlights Gina Orban and Margo Sturges

Hi-Desert Water Candidate Forum Highlights Gina Orban and Margo Sturges

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- There are three seats open for the Hi-Desert Water District and there…

Reminder: Hi-Desert Water Candidate Forum This Evening

Reminder: Hi-Desert Water Candidate Forum This Evening

  Yucca Valley, Ca.- The Hi-Desert Water District Candidate Forum will be held today at…

Bad Day at Black Rock

Bad Day at Black Rock

On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, juvenile officers from the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station received information…

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…

Dayle Will Celebration of Life Sunday Oct 12th @ 2 PM

Dayle Will Celebration of Life Sunday Oct 12th @ 2 PM

Friends and Family are invited to bring a food dish to share because it is…

Hi-Desert Candidate Forum

Hi-Desert Candidate Forum

      Come to the Candidate Forum October 9th.        …

Chad Mayes…I am very disappointed.

Chad Mayes…I am very disappointed.

OPINION-When I think of this young man and warm smile who can light up the…

Margo Sturges Challenges the HDWD Status Quo

Margo Sturges Challenges the HDWD Status Quo

Yucca Valley, Ca.- Margo Sturges, outspoken critic of the Hi-Desert Water District is going to…

Yucca Valley: A traffic lightmare.

Yucca Valley: A traffic lightmare.

Thirteen Stop Lights and counting……. In a little burg of less than 20,000 people, Yucca…

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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…

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…

HDWD Sewer: “Light at the end of the Tunnel?”

HDWD Sewer: “Light at the end of the Tunnel?”

by Margo Sturges/Yucca Valley, Ca.,- It was another packed full house at the continued meeting of August 13, 2014, at the Hi-Desert Water District to discuss postponement of…

Opponents ask governor to veto groundwater bills – Ag Alert

Opponents ask governor to veto groundwater bills – Ag Alert

  Farmers, ranchers, other water users and nearly three-dozen members of the state Legislature have urged Gov. Brown to veto a package of groundwater-regulation bills that reached his…

Orban Announces Candidacy for Hi-Desert Water District

Orban Announces Candidacy for Hi-Desert Water District

  PRESS RELEASE Yucca Valley, CA – Gina Orban announces her candidacy to become Member, Board of Directors, of the Hi-Desert Water District Board. Gina Orban, was sworn…

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 assessment is the inconsistent information coming out of the incompetent General Manager’s mouth…

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 groundwater use as the most-populous U.S. state suffers from a record drought. The…

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 19.3 acres it picked up through tax defaults to four governmental entities or…

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Dan OBrienDan OBrien on TPWD: Recommended Water Rate Increase (49.55% or 21.63%) Unconscionable
A rather liberal projection wouldn't you say? Social Security got a 1.7% bump.... shouldn't it be the same cola raise?
Larry BriggsLarry Briggs on TPWD: Recommended Water Rate Increase (49.55% or 21.63%) Unconscionable
My understanding is the 6% is a report "projection" not an actual increase.
zinnanti on Town Attorney Moves To Quash Yucca Valley Council Member Depostions
I'm still out here . . . watching. And, he knows it. By the way, McClellan is back in Santa …
Dan OBrienDan OBrien on TPWD: Recommended Water Rate Increase (49.55% or 21.63%) Unconscionable
When the corporate world is cutting wages and benefit packages, how does the Water District or for that matter any …
Chancey ChambersChancey Chambers on TPWD: Recommended Water Rate Increase (49.55% or 21.63%) Unconscionable
Correction. The 6.25 and 5 are for OPEB. Employee benefits increase 6% annually in the report.
Chancey ChambersChancey Chambers on TPWD: Recommended Water Rate Increase (49.55% or 21.63%) Unconscionable
Looks like they assumed a 6.25% annual increase and 5% annual increase for any unfunded portion. Just to give some …
Robert NelsonRobert Nelson on Why did Planning Commissioner Humphreville Quit?
"Why did Planning Commissioner Humphreville Quit?" Maybe Cindy Melland will have somebody on her staff who isn't too "busy" with other …
Mark ClemonsMark Clemons on TPWD: Recommended Water Rate Increase (49.55% or 21.63%) Unconscionable
Chancey thanks for the report, was there any mention of pension costs in that consultants report?
Candidates

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…

Can you recognize the Phony?

Can you recognize the Phony?

Phony Veteran Runs For Office “He cannot bear the callous civilian world which he contrasts unfavorably with how it was for…

Congressman Dr. Raul Ruiz endorses Karalee Hargrove

Congressman Dr. Raul Ruiz endorses Karalee Hargrove

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Karalee Hargrove, candidate for California’s 42nd Assembly District is proud to announce that Congressman Dr. Raul Ruiz…

Video Link >> Yucca Valley Town Council Forum!

Video Link >> Yucca Valley Town Council Forum!

Here is the full video Link to the Yucca Valley Council Forum. It was very telling. A few candidates demonstrated their…

Open Seat: Democrat Karalee Hargrove and Elusive Republican Chad Mayes Compete to Represent Assembly District 42

Open Seat: Democrat Karalee Hargrove and Elusive Republican Chad Mayes Compete to Represent Assembly District 42

  CVIndependent.com-Since 2008, Republican Brian Nestande has represented much of the Coachella Valley in California’s Assembly. However, that will be changing…

Neil Derry’s Opposition by PACs exceeds $100,000 mark

Neil Derry’s Opposition by PACs exceeds $100,000 mark

IePolitics.com-Administrator, Sharon Gilbert, has been keeping track of Neil Derry’s campaign and those who are working against him in his bid…

Republican Headquarters Open

Republican Headquarters Open

PRESS RELEASE We are pleased to announce that the Morongo Basin Republican Headquarters will open today, Tuesday, Sept 30.   We…

Ron Cohen Campaign Kickoff BBQ: Over 350 attendees

Ron Cohen Campaign Kickoff BBQ: Over 350 attendees

Yucca Valley, Ca.,- The Ron Cohen for Yucca Valley Town Council held a BBQ at his campaign headquarters located between the…

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Opinion

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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Gov. Jerry Brown: 30% of CA Kids Illegal or ‘Don’t Speak English’

Gov. Jerry Brown: 30% of CA Kids Illegal or ‘Don’t Speak English’

During Thursday night’s California gubernatorial debate against Republican Neel Kashkari, California Governor Jerry Brown (D) revealed that nearly 30% of the state’s schoolchildren are either illegal immigrants…

My Dilemma: My Party is broken

My Dilemma: My Party is broken

I am if you have not realized reading my posts, a liberal conservative Tea Party Republican. I promote limited government, less regulation, balanced budgets and more personal liberty.…

Debunking the Myth Behind the S.B. Grand Jury

Debunking the Myth Behind the S.B. Grand Jury

Preface to Story “The old Grand Jury assistant used to say that if she got more than two who were worth something she was happy.” However, “This year…

Agenda: July 14 Meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council (MAC)

Agenda: July 14 Meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council (MAC)

From: Mike Lipsitz <BasinMAC@gmail.com> Chair, Morongo Basin MAC  Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:25:53 -0700 Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council MORONGO BASIN MUNICIPAL ADVISORY COUNCIL To Third District County…

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…

Morongo Basin

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…

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…

CHP to hold FREE Impact Teen Driver Class

CHP to hold FREE Impact Teen Driver Class

Impact Teen Drivers was organized for the purpose of providing awareness and education to teenagers, their parents, and community members about all facets of responsible driving, with…

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

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,…

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…

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

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.…

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…

Entertainment

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…

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…

Now Hiring: New Arts Academy hiring educators in Theater, Voice, and Music

Now Hiring: New Arts Academy hiring educators in Theater, Voice, and Music

JOSHUA TREE, CA — The Hi-Desert Cultural Center and Hope Academy Charter have partnered together to build the region’s first academically-based, performing and visual arts academy, which…

Learn to Play the Violin! Strings Conservatory Fall/Winter Classes Begin Thursday

Learn to Play the Violin! Strings Conservatory Fall/Winter Classes Begin Thursday

JOSHUA TREE, CA — The Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s popular Strings Conservatory will begin its Fall/Winter courses for beginner and continuing students this Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at…

Cultural Center Unveils New Website & LOTS going on at YOUR Arts Center!

Cultural Center Unveils New Website & LOTS going on at YOUR Arts Center!

NEW State-Of-The-Art WEBSITE! www.hidesertculturalcenter.org JOSHUA TREE, CA – In advance of what is proving to be the most enthralling season the Hi-Desert Cultural Center has experienced since…

Weed Show: All Rhyme, No Reason

Weed Show: All Rhyme, No Reason

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…

Cultural & Medical Centers Art Galleries Grand Opening Reception this Tuesday!

Cultural & Medical Centers Art Galleries Grand Opening Reception this Tuesday!

Sep 9, 2014 | 4:30-7pm | PUBLIC RECEPTION! Hi-Desert Medical Center & Hi-Desert Cultural Center have joined together to create new and exciting public displays of fine…

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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