TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN GUILTY OF STABBING OF YUCCA VALLEY MAN IN 2016

The Twentynine Palms man accused of stabbing and killing a Yucca Valley man last year was found guilty Thursday. After deliberating for a day and a half, the jury found that Carlos Herrera, 41, killed Luis Arroyo, 49, following an argument in the 7600 block of Cibola Trail on September

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JOHNSON VALLEY CRASH SENDS TWO PEOPLE TO HOSPITAL

A head-on crash in Johnson Valley sent two people to the hospital late Wednesday night. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow, firefighters were called to Highway 247 and Rattlesnake Canyon Road about 10:40 p.m. last night. Snow said a vehicle traveling westbound on the highway drifted over the

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YUCCA VALLEY COUPLE SCAMMED OUT OF $4,000 IN GRANDPARENT SCAM

A Yucca Valley couple is out $4,000 after they believed a scammer who said their grandson was in jail and needed money for bail. According to a Sheriff’s report, an unknown man called the couple and said he worked for a jail in Tacoma, Washington. The caller said their grandson

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO HEAR STATE OF THE CITY, NAME NEW MAYOR

The City of Twentynine Palms holds its annual re-organization meeting tonight. Here with the details is reporter David Haldane…

Twentynine Palms will select a new mayor and mayor pro tem at tonight’s city council meeting. But not until after current Mayor John Cole tells everyone how things are going in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER A BEATING

We have limited information about a Twentynine Palms man who was arrested Saturday, accused of causing serious injuries to someone when he beat them up. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 6100 block of Ocotillo Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 2:30 p.m. for a report of

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CONGRESSMAN VOTES TO RESTRICT ASSISTANCE TO PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY

Rep. Paul Cook of Yucca Valley voted Tuesday for HR 1164, the Taylor Force Act. The bill, which passed the House of Representatives unanimously, would restrict U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority until it stops subsidizing terrorists through “pay to slay” policies. This legislation is in response to the Palestinian

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF SPOUSE ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of hitting his ex-girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Nick Loving, 28, went to the woman’s apartment in the 56000 block of 29 Palms Highway, hit her on the side of the face, took her cell phone and the keys to her

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER VEHICLE AND FOOT CHASE

A Joshua Tree man is accused of transporting drugs and was arrested Wednesday, following a short vehicle and foot pursuit. A Sheriff’s report says deputies from the Yucca Valley Multiple Enforcement Team attempted a traffic stop on a gray Dodge Ram truck at the intersection of El Reposo Circle and

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AT LARGE VS. DISTRICT ELECTIONS SUBJECT OF Z107.7 “UP CLOSE” SHOW TOMORROW

Recently, the City of Twentynine Palms, Town of Yucca Valley, and the Morongo Unified School District have received letters from a Los Angeles lawyer claiming that the government agencies are in violation of the California Voting Rights Act because at-large elections, the attorney argues, discriminate against minority voters by diluting

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PUTS MARIJUANA INITIATIVE ON THE JUNE 2018 BALLOT

Outgoing Yucca Valley Mayor Merl Abel discussed the vision for Yucca Valley in the next five years during his State of the Town address at last night’s town council meeting. In five years, by 2022, most the town’s major projects will be completed: sewer and the wastewater treatment facility, street

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SHERIFF’S SWAT TEAM CALLED TO TWENTYNINE PALMS STAND-OFF MONDAY

The Sheriff’s Department sent in a SWAT team Monday following a report of a man who barricaded himself inside his home after stabbing a woman in the hand. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were sent to a home in the 6500 block of Oasis Avenue in Twentynine Palms about

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2 KILLED IN HEAD ON COLLISION IN LANDERS FRIDAY EVENING

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Two people were killed in a head-on collision in Landers Friday evening. According to the California Highway Patrol, Michael Daugherty, 24, of Big Bear, was driving a 2009 Dodge Durango northbound on Old Woman Springs Road at about 55 miles per hour. About 5:30 p.m.,

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A REMINDER ABOUT YOUR COUNTY PROPERTY TAXES

San Bernardino County tax collectors are issuing a reminder that Monday, December 11, is the last day to pay the first installment of property taxes to avoid a 10 percent penalty. Here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman with information on how you can make those payments on time…

The first installment of

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF ABUSING 6-YEAR-OLD BOY

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Thursday, accused of assaulting a 6-year-old boy. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy Troy Kaukani was called to Joshua Tree Elementary School to investigate injuries to a 6-year-old boy. The boy said that Aidan Chairez, 26, his mother’s boyfriend, had hit him in the

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF ABUSING 6-YEAR-OLD BOY

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Thursday, accused of assaulting a 6-year-old boy. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy Troy Kaukani was called to Joshua Tree Elementary School to investigate injuries to a 6-year-old boy. The boy said Aidan Chairez, 26, had hit him in his head and pulled his

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN GETS 22 YEARS FOR SHOOTING AND KILLING ANOTHER MAN

The Twentynine Palms man who pleaded guilty to shooting another man almost four years ago was sentenced to 22 years in state prison Thursday. Raymond Burney, 55, was arguing with Wayne Kerr, 55, in the 6300 block of Palmview Avenue when Burney pulled out a gun and shot Kerr in

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LAWSUIT FILED OPPOSING CADIZ WATER PROJECT

The Cadiz water project— a plan to pump water from a desert aquifer and sell it to a water agency in Orange County— has hit another obstacle. The Center for Biological Diversity, Earthjustice, and the Center for Food Safety have filed a joint lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s reversal of

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CAUGHT IN CALIFORNIA ELECTION CHANGE TSUNAMI

What came out of last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting is that a huge wave of change is likely to hit Twentynine Palms soon.

A quiet tsunami sweeping through California. That’s how a Twentynine Palms demographer described the effects of a law requiring cities to transition from at-large to

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JURY SELECTION STARTS IN MURDER TRIAL OF TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN

Jury selection is starting today in the murder trial of a Twentynine Palms man accused of stabbing and killing a Yucca Valley man last year. On September 14, 2016, a woman called 911 to report that her boyfriend, Luis Arroyo, 49, had been stabbed in the 7600 block of Cibola

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BODY OF MISSING JOSHUA TREE WOMAN FOUND TODAY

The body of a missing 75-year-old Joshua Tree woman was found in a rugged area North of Yucca Valley at about 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 25. Carol Vogel was found by a search party after being reported missing Wednesday afternoon. Her sister, Melinda Madaras, told Z107.7 News that Vogel’s caretaker

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