MAN KILLED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MONDAY IDENTIFIED AS A MARINE

The victim in a Monday fatal stabbing in Twentynine Palms was a 21-year-old Marine from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where his family lives. Dominique Clement was attacked and killed in the Vista Del Sol Military housing complex near Luckie Park. He was stationed at the nearby Twentynine Palms U.S. Marine base.

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SUSPECT SOUGHT, VICTIM IDENTIFIED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MURDER

UPDATES WITH VICTIM IDENTIFIED 10:20 AM, 2/7/18

The Sheriff’s Department has released more information about a murder in Twentynine Palms Monday. At 12:01 pm, deputies responded to the report of a stabbing at a residence in the Vista del Sol Housing area in the 74400 block of Joe Davis Drive.

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SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES INVESTIGATING TWENTYNINE PALMS MURDER

Sheriff’s deputies were called to a murder investigation Monday afternoon in Twentynine Palms. Deputies were called to the 74400 block of Joe Davis Drive at 12:01 p.m. No other details are available this morning.

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Six junior girls from Yucca Valley High School competed in the 51st annual Miss Yucca Valley Pageant Saturday night at Joshua Springs Christian School’s Thunderdome. The pageant, produced by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club as a scholarship-based pageant for the past 21 years, saw a good crowd and a fun

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VOLUNTEERS POUR CONCRETE FOR ADA-COMPLIANT PARKING SPACES AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit just completed a major project to make its grounds accessible to people of all abilities. Managing editor Tami Roleff says it required the efforts of volunteers throughout the community…

Twenty yards of concrete were poured into place by 10 volunteers at Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday, accused of forcing himself into a woman’s home and injuring her in the process. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 7100 block of Palo Alto Avenue about 2:30 p.m. The woman told deputies that Richard Aguirre, 39, attempted to

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ALLEGEDLY DRUNK MAN HIT BY VEHICLE IN JOSHUA TREE

An allegedly drunk 55-year-old man from Anaheim was injured Thursday after witnesses said he walked into traffic on Highway 62 and was hit by a vehicle in Joshua Tree. According to the California Highway Patrol, about 4 p.m., Christopher Moline was thrown out of the Joshua Tree Saloon for drunk

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SHERIFF SWITCHES COMMUNICATIONS, SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR SCANNER

Say good-bye to your police scanners. As of today, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is switching over to encrypted digital radios. A Sheriff’s press release says the new $160 million system will enhance coverage throughout the county, improve the voice clarity, and strengthen the signal. In addition, the new

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40,000 EXPECTED FOR KING OF THE HAMMERS IN JOHNSON VALLEY STARTING FRIDAY

In terms of both competitors and spectators, King of the Hammers is the largest off-road racing event in North America. The event combines desert racing and rock crawling to come up with what its promoters say is the world’s toughest one-day off-road race. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says buckle up and

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DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING A STABBING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a stabbing in Twentynine Palms Saturday evening. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, the unidentified victim called about 7:45 p.m. Saturday to report he had been stabbed in the arm, shoulder and back during an argument in the 5400 block of Daisy Avenue in

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN SENTENCED TO ONE YEAR FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

A Yucca Valley man who pleaded guilty to attempted murder was sentenced to one year in county jail. On July 31, Drew Childs, now 34, went to his grandmother’s home in the 7200 block of Palo Alto Avenue in Yucca Valley where he attempted to smother her with a pillow

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY DISTRICT TO MEET MONDAY

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District will hold its regular meeting tomorrow, January 29 at 6 p.m. Among the items on the agenda, the board will approve its meeting schedule for 2018, consider a preliminary audit, modify the title and contract for its district manager, open the sale of additional rows

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RIMROCK COUPLE FOUND DEAD INSIDE THEIR HOME

Deputies performing a welfare check on a couple in the Rimrock area of Pioneertown found the couple dead inside their home Thursday. According to Sheriff’s reports, a neighbor called deputies about 2:30 p.m. to ask them to check on a home in the 53200 block of Coyote Road. The neighbor

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Z107.7 NEWS NOMINATED FOR A PRESTIGIOUS GOLDEN MIKE AWARD

In an extraordinary honor for a small-market radio station, Z107.7 News has been named one of the top three news radio stations in southern California. Z107.7 News is a finalist in the Radio-Television News Association’s Golden Mike Awards®, for “Best News Broadcast.” The Golden Mike Awards are Southern California’s most

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LEARNS WHAT “SANCTUARY STATE” MEANS LOCALLY

The Twentynine Palms City Council got a crash course last night on California’s newly minted status as a sanctuary state. Not everyone liked what they heard. Reporter David Haldane explains… California’s recently declared opposition to federal immigration law will have little impact on enforcement in Twentynine Palms. At least that

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MORONGO BASIN FEDERAL WORKERS GO BACK TO WORK TODAY

Federal workers will go back to work today (Tuesday) after Congress finally passed a government spending bill Monday, and the bill was signed by Donald Trump Monday night. For 69 hours, the government was shut down and non-essential federal employees were furloughed Monday. Rangers should be back at work at

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GOVERNMENT SHUT-DOWN ENDS; FEDERAL EMPLOYEES TO GO BACK TO WORK TUESDAY

Federal workers will go back to work today (Tuesday) after Congress finally passed a government spending bill Monday, and the bill was signed by Donald Trump Monday night. For 69 hours, the government was shut down and non-essential federal employees were furloughed Monday. Rangers should be back at work at

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OFF-ROAD RIDER KILLED IN JOHNSON VALLEY SATURDAY

UPDATE 5:30 P.M. TUESDAY: The CHP has provided more details about the crash.

A Santa Ana man died in Johnson Valley Saturday in an off-road vehicle crash. The county coroner said on Saturday, January, 20, at 3:19 p.m., the California Highway Patrol received a 911 call regarding an off-road

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT TO OFFER FREE TOURS

Hi-Desert Water District will host a series of free tours of the water district and sewer project. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to sign up…

The Hi-Desert Water District’s World of Water tour will provide the public with the insight as to what it takes to deliver water

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GOVERNMENT BEGINS TO SHUT DOWN

Congress’s inability to pass a bi-partisan bill Friday to continue funding the government means that the federal government shut down at 12:01 a.m. Saturday.

Most federal civilian employees will be furloughed, except those considered essential. Members of the military are considered essential, and will still report to work.

A National

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