Short Term Rental Code DRAFT Ordinance Unincorporated Areas San Bernardino County
SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL RENTAL CODE
§ 84.28.010 Purpose.
The purpose of this Chapter is to establish permit procedures, maintenance and operational standards, and enforcement and administrative processes for the regulation of single family residential structures used for transient occupancies in the unincorporated portions of San Bernardino County.
If you are an owner or manager of a currently active vacation rental, an advocacy group has formed called the Joshua Tree Gateway Communities Vacation Rentals Association. For more info please contact Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org
Each month we will choose and feature a new Member of the Month in the newsletter. To be included, send an email to email@example.com
Joshua Tree Downtown Map
The Downtown Map and Business Directory is now available at the Chamber office, downtown locations and is being distributed to many outside locations. Download a copy here > Advertise for the next edition of the map, spaces are filling up fast! more info >
Seeking Volunteers, Donations and Board Members more info >
Open House for Angus McCullough, Artist in Residence @BoxoHOUSE, Joshua Tree
Saturday February 6, 2016
3-6pm, artist talk at 4pm
Angus McCullough has been in residence at BoxoHOUSE for just under a month – one full moon cycle. In that time, he has begun a large project dealing with the nature of space-time from a personal perspective. His work here includes themes of travel, cycles of personal histories, celestial movement, astrophysics, philosophy and much more. You are invited to see the work in process: multi-channel video, writing, sculpture, drawings, and most importantly, their interconnection. The open house will include an artist talk, reading, and possibly a performance from the Geosynchronous Quartet
Joshua Tree Branch Library Artist Talk
On Saturday, February 6, Diana Shay Diehl will present an Artist Talk at the Joshua Tree Branch Library. The event is part of the “Above the Shelves” Exhibit cosponsored by the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council and the Joshua Tree Friends of the Library. Light refreshments will be served at a reception at 12:30 and Diana’s presentation will begin at 1 pm.
February 2016 MAC Meeting
Regular Open Session Meeting – 6:30 P.M. Monday February 8, 2016
Joshua Tree Community Center, 6171 Sunburst Ave., Joshua Tree, CA 92252
LAW/FIRE ENFORCEMENT PANEL FORUM
After a Power Point presentation by Capt. Jeff Joling on basin-wide statistics, the following Morongo Basin law and fire enforcement personnel will be available for a question and answer period:
Jeff Joling, Captain, Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Department, SBC
Jeff Ohls, Chief Ranger, Joshua Tree National Park
Simon Miller, Public Information Officer, California Highway Patrol
Eric Robles, Lieutenant, California Highway Patrol
Architectural Designs Course Offered at Copper Mountain College
Joshua Tree National Park Recruiting for Search and Rescue Team
JOSAR is recruiting new volunteer members. No prior training or experience is required. Joshua Tree Search and Rescue provides extensive training in land searching, tracking, incident management and high-angle rope rescue techniques. You may participate as a rescue member, field searcher or in a support capacity for team operations and logistics.
If you enjoy teamwork, helping others, and the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park, there will be a brief informational meeting Friday, February 5th from 7-9pm, at the park’s Black Rock Visitor Center, 9800 Black Rock Canyon, Yucca Valley, CA 92284. (take Joshua Lane South from Hwy 62, Yucca Valley) We will discuss the many opportunities, requirements and time commitment for each level of participation.
Women and men, 18 years of age or older, who are comfortable with heights, are physically fit, and comfortable working around injured people, are encouraged to apply. For more information, please email Dylan Moe at Dylan_Moe@nps.govorDavid Pylman at 714/747-5057.
AmeriCorps NCCC Team Serves with Mojave Desert Land Trust
The AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team currently serving with Mojave Desert Land Trust (MDLT) from January 12 thru March 15, 2016 in an active and combined effort to engage team members and local communities in conserving and restoring the Mojave Desert ecosystem and environment.
MDLT is pleased to welcome the NCCC Gold Two team as it joins our staff, volunteers and the local community in stewarding and promoting a lasting relationship with each other and the Mojave Desert land.
For more information please contact:
NCCC Team Media Representative
MDLT Media Contact
Free Flu Shot Clinic
The City of Twentynine Palms and Reach Out Morongo Basin in conjunction with Walgreens will be hosting a FREE flu shot clinic for the community on February 11, 2016 from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center 6539 Adobe
Rd. across from the fire station.
With a wet and cold winter predicted now is the time to make sure you are protected. Seniors, chronically ill individuals and children are especially susceptible to the flu and should receive the flu shot.
Walgreens Pharmacy will have a licensed Pharmacist on hand to provide flu shots to adults and children. No appointment is required and all walk-ins are welcome.
For more information contact Reach Out Morongo Basin at 760-361-1410.
Hi-Desert Playhouse Announces Brilliant Cast for Upcoming Musical Production of The Spitfire Grill
The Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s acclaimed Hi-Desert Playhouse theater division has cast a brilliant ensemble of players for its latest stage musical, THE SPITFIRE GRILL, that will play February 12-20 at the Center’s Blak Box Theater. The cast members include Miri Hunter, Haley Kooyman, Analisa Pilecki, Doran Ray, Leah Taylor, and Alexander Warren. Written by the esteemed team of James Valcq and Fred Alley, and heralded by The New York Times as “an irresistable show,” this exciting production also features a live band of musicians whose music underscores the warm American bluegrass vocal performances of the production’s award-winning cast. The Playhouse’s production is under the direction of Playhouse Artistic Director Howard Shangraw with music direction by Nelms McKelvain. MORE INFO.
Tickets for THE SPITFIRE GRILL are $15-$24 and may be purchased online at www.hidesertculturalcenter.org, by visiting the Hi-Desert Cultural Center Box Office in person Monday through Friday from 1-5pm, or by calling the Box Office at 760.366.3777 from 9am – 5pm. The Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s multi-theater complex is located at 61231 Hwy 62 in Joshua Tree, CA.
Volunteer Opportunities with the MBCAC
The Arts Council is a volunteer run organization which is always looking for dedicated volunteers who are willing to put in time helping to keep our events and programs running. There are as many ways to help as there are people to help. Consider some of the following:
Consider becoming a member of the Board of Directors We currently have a few positions open on the Board of Directors. Get involved in your arts council today.
Joshua Tree National Park Centennial Hiking Challenge
As part of the centennial year, the park is offering a healthy and invigorating challenge to people of all ages. You are invited to stop by any visitor center at the park and pick up your free Centennial Hiking Challenge booklet. Inside you will find, suggested hikes, a log to record your hikes and a ranger sign off page which will qualify you for special stickers to reward your effort. Each booklet allows you to log up to 100 miles. Stop by and get your copy today.
I am excited to announce a grant with upcoming opportunities for you to participate in called, Joining Forces: Plant to Paper Project. This is a Veterans Initiative In The Arts Grant sponsored by the California Arts Council open to veterans, active military and their families along with the community at large.
Informational Meetings for grant events & workshops
Saturday January 23, at 5 pm at Taylor Junction Art Space
61732 29 Palms Hwy, in downtown Joshua Tree, CA
Thursday January 28 at 12 pm at Copper Mountain College in Library Meeting Room: 6162 Rotary Way, Joshua Tree, CA
For more information/ to sign up for events or workshops/to RSVP for info meeting, please click the button below, that will take you to firstname.lastname@example.org
Parade of Homes
Greenleaf Scholarship Available to Graduating High School Seniors
Luckie Park Car Show
Hike with Joshua Tree National Park Superintendent
Twentynine Palms, CA-Joshua Tree National Park- The National Park Service turns 100 years old this year. In recognition and celebration of this milestone, Joshua Tree National Park Superintendent, David Smith will be leading hikes up 5 different peaks in the park. The schedule is as follows:
Monument Mountain 4834′, 6 miles – February 6th (Meet at Cottonwood Visitor Center 0830, half day)
Eagle Peak 5350′, 10 miles – March 5th, (Meet at Cottonwood Visitor Center 0830, all day)
Queen Mountain 5687′, 4 miles – April 2nd, (Meet at Joshua Tree Visitor Center 0800, half day)
Quail Mountain 5813′ 12 miles – April 30th, (Meet at Joshua Tree Visitor Center 0700, all day)
These hikes are all challenging and participants should be fit and in good health. Be sure and bring appropriate footwear for hiking as well as a hat, sunscreen, food and water. Please call 760 367-5502 to RSVP.
Every Saturday, 9am – 2pm
Come join us during Farmers Market in downtown JT for some shopping fun! Follow the big metal arrow to the Beatnik Lounge.
Our featured seller this Saturday is Richard Lehrer. Come and check out his beautiful photography, vinyl & other unique treasures!
Tibetan Meditation with Sunny Every Wednesday, 6:30pm
Sunny Sundowner leads a weekly guided meditation, all are welcome to attend
Joshua Tree Clean Team
Every 2nd, 4th, 5th Wednesday
7:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M. June, July, August, September
8:00 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. All Other Months
There will be Trash Bags, Grabber Sticks and Gloves Available
For More Information Call – 760 366-8415
Coming up at the Desert Institute
The BLACK ROCK LECTURE series will return to it’s original venue: the Black Rock Ranger Station on the third Friday of the month. Here is the current schedule of speakers and their topics:
FEBRUARY 19 – Jay Theuer, archaeologist of Joshua Tree National Park, will be discussing current issues of archaeology in the park.
MARCH 18 – Jamie Haney, Joshua Tree resident, will be talking about her solo hike of the Pacific Coast Trail.THESE LECTURES BEGIN AT 7PM AND ARE FREE. NOTE: the Copper Mountain College panel seminars will be moved to the FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH and will get a new name, to avoid confusion with the Black Rock Lecture Series. Stand by for an announcement of the topics and speakers!
Our Fall classes are now available for enrollment!
Click for a downloadable, interactive catalog,
or to enroll in any of our courses
call 760-367-5535 (Mon-Fri 8am – 5pm).
Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series The Desert Institute is proud to present the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series
February 12 – History of the 29 Palms Artists’ Guild with Pat Rimmington
March 11 – Frank Critzer and the Legend of Giant Rock with Barbara Harris
April 8 – The Underhills of 29 Palms with Ann Congdon
May 13 – Joshua Trees: Mystery and Myths with Chris Clarke
June 10 – Cowboy Poetry and Humor with Richard Brewer
The lectures begin at 7 pm and admission is $5.00. New: You can purchase a subscription for the entire series for only $40. and, as a subscriber, you will have a reserved seat held until 10 minutes before the lecture begins. Clickhere to purchase your series subscription. As always, you can join the speaker for dinner at 5 pm at the 29 Palms Inn. Please call 760-367-5535 for dinner reservations no later than the Wednesday prior to the dinner!