RAINBOW STEW TO HOST FILM SUNDAY

Rainbow Stew will host a special screening of the one-hour film, “The Wisdom of the Grandmothers” Sunday, March 6, at 6 p.m. Grandmothers from Siberia to Patagonia are interviewed on the meaning of indigenous teachings. A suggested donation of $10 is requested. Rainbow Stew is located on the highway on

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THREE TWENTYNINE PALMS MEN ARRESTED FOR FELONY VANDALISM

Three Twentynine Palms men were arrested in the early morning hours of Thursday following vandalism to a vehicle earlier in the night. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman in the 2700 block of Canyon Road called 911 at 11:11 Wednesday night to report that two men had banged on

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ILLEGAL MARIJUANA GROWS BUSTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Sheriff’s Marijuana Enforcement Team, in conjunction with the Yucca Valley Code Compliance officer, served search warrants on multiple residences in the last two weeks for illegal marijuana grows. According to the Town of Yucca Valley, a search warrant was served the last week of February in the 5100 block

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SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT RAIDS MULTIPLE YUCCA VALLEY RESIDENCES FOR ILLEGAL MARIJUANA GROWS

The Sheriff’s Marijuana Enforcement Team, in conjunction with the Yucca Valley Code Compliance officer, served search warrants on multiple residences in the last two weeks for illegal marijuana grows. According to the Town of Yucca Valley, a search warrant was served the last week of February at 5100 block of

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER PART 1: TWO EVILS ON CONTROVERSIAL SOLAR PROJECT

Wednesday night’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District was again dominated by discussion of NextEra Energy’s efforts to secure water for their proposed solar plant at the old Joshua Tree airport site. Reporter Mike Lipsitz covers the district’s action on NextEra in part one of this two-part report… Last

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED IN ARMED ROBBERY OF THE JOSHUA TREE INN

A Twentynine Palms transient was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with the armed robbery of the Joshua Tree Inn. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Brandon Lamar, 32, went to the Joshua Tree Inn about 5:10 p.m. Friday and demanded money from the inn clerk at gunpoint. After receiving the undisclosed

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SUSPECT ARRESTED IN ARMED ROBBERY OF JOSHUA TREE INN

A Twentynine Palms transient was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with the armed robbery of the Joshua Tree Inn. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Brandon Lamar, 32, went to the inn about 5:10 p.m. Friday and demanded money from the inn clerk at gunpoint. After receiving the undisclosed amount of

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MORONGO VALLEY SQUATTER ARRESTED

A Desert Hot Springs man was arrested Saturday morning after he was found squatting in a vacant home in Morongo Valley with a stolen trailer. According to a Sheriff’s report, the owner of a property in the 49600 block of Buena Vista Drive in Morongo Valley called about 9 a.m.

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YUCCA VALLEY PEDESTRIAN KILLED IN A HIT AND RUN, SUSPECT SOUGHT

A Yucca Valley pedestrian was killed early Sunday morning in a hit-and-run collision. According to the Sheriff’s Department, about 2 a.m., Jerrod Cary, 32, was walking southbound on Avalon Avenue just south of Sunnyslope Drive when he was hit by a 2007 gray Nissan Maxima, which was traveling northbound on

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN KILLED IN HIT-AND-RUN EARLY SUNDAY

A Yucca Valley pedestrian was killed early Sunday morning in a hit-and-run collision. According to the Sheriff’s Department, about 2 a.m., Jerrod Cary, 32, was walking southbound on Avalon Avenue just south of Sunnyslope Drive when he was hit by a 2007 gray Nissan Maxima, which was traveling northbound on

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HARRISON HOUSE TO OFFER PERMACULTURE LECTURE

Harrison House Music and Arts is adding “Ecology” to its name, and as its first major event, it will host a three-day permaculture lecture in April. To prepare for the lecture, Harrison House is holding a work party March 5 and 6, in which those interested in permaculture will prepare

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CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT TO BE FILED AGAINST  SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY JAILS 

The Prison Law Office will file a class action lawsuit in federal court Monday, February 29 alleging that the conditions in the San Bernardino County Jails violate the U.S. constitution. The County of San Bernardino denies the allegations, but has been working with the Prison Law Office for more than

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11-YEAR-OLD SUSPECTED OF SETTING A FIRE IN A LOCAL SCHOOL

Sheriff’s deputies cited an 11-year-old Twentynine Palms boy they suspect set a fire in a restroom at school Wednesday afternoon. According to the Sheriff’s Department, the boy, who was not identified due to his age, asked to use the restroom at Bright Futures Academy, in the 5400 block of Luckie

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REINTRODUCED LEGISLATION COULD EXPAND JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Legislation reintroduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein would expand Joshua Tree National Park. The bill would create five off-road vehicle areas, designate 230,000 acres as wildlife areas, and add about 4,500 acres to Joshua Tree National Park and 39,000 acres to Death Valley National Park. The expansion does not include Eagle

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GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS FOR DOG PARK FANS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

It was good news and bad news for supporters of a dog park in Twentynine Palms. Reporter David Haldane says the city council approved a smaller version of the park, just barely… There’s good news and bad news for dog owners in Twentynine Palms. The good news is that they

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF CHILD CRUELTY AFTER A BELT BEATING

A Twentynine Palms mother was arrested Friday, after she beat her young daughter with a belt for stealing. According to a Sheriff’s report, a teacher at Oasis Elementary School noticed a student had bruising on her right wrist. The student kept changing her story about how she was injured, and

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YUCCA MESA GIRL SUCCUMBS AFTER A 9-YEAR BATTLE WITH CANCER

A Yucca Mesa girl with cancer, who has been the focus of several stories on Z107.7, died early Friday morning. Abigail Snipes, 13, had her first surgery days before her 4th birthday in 2006 to remove a tumor from her neck. Diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, Abigail remained in stable condition until

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YUCCA VALLEY PARKS COMMISSIONERS SOUGHT

The Town of Yucca Valley is looking for volunteers to serve as a commissioner on the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Commission. Applicants must be a resident within the Town’s jurisdiction. The Parks and Rec Commission meets on the second Tuesday of each month and acts as an advisor to the

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SYMPOSIUM ON POVERTY SET FOR MARCH

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County is sponsoring a symposium on poverty Friday, March 11. Sasha Abramsky, who has written several books on poverty, hunger, and crime, will be the keynote speaker, followed by a special presentation on economic security. The symposium is free; an optional lunch is

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MORONGO VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS SAVE TWO HOMES, RV LOST

Morongo Valley firefighters were able to save two houses that were threatened by a motorhome fire last night. Captain Andrew Arthen said when they arrived at the fire in the 49400 block of Conejo Road about 5:30, the motorhome was fully involved in flames. It was parked between two homes,

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