HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST DOG ATTACKS

Walking in the desert can be a relaxing way to exercise but encountering aggressive dogs can be terrifying and dangerous. Managing editor Tami Roleff offers these tips about how to protect yourself if you are threatened by loose dogs…

Dog attacks can be vicious and bloody. Reduce your risk of

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TIPS TO AVOID FOOD POISONING

It’s summer, the traditional time of picnics by the pool, up in the national park, or in the back yard. The smell of hot dogs and burgers is sizzling on the grill, potato salad, chips, dips, all the summer treats. But if you’re not careful, those outdoor feasts could ignite

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FIREWORKS ALERT

Illegal fireworks are a concern especially around the Independence Day holiday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on the potential risk and costs associated with using illegal fireworks…

Possession of fireworks is illegal throughout Morongo Basin. This includes so called “safe and sane” fireworks, and any fireworks that explode, shoot in

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FIRST QUARTER MOON, JUPITER AND SATURN AT SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, July 1. The event begins at 8:45 p.m. and will end about midnight, but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights of the night sky include a first quarter

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CORONER IDENTIFIES 3 KILLED IN 2 FATAL CRASHES WEDNESDAY

The County Coroner’s office has identified the three victims in two fatal collisions in the Morongo Basin Wednesday. At about 4:00 a.m., the CHP received a 911 call regarding a 3-vehicle collision on State Route 247, just north of Alderman Road in Landers. Douglas Barnes, 37, of Victorville, was driving

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SHERIFF INVESTIGATING DEATH OF YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a woman who was found not breathing Wednesday, June 28, in a Yucca Valley residential neighborhood, according to a sheriff’s news release. The female, approximately 24 years old, was found in the 7400 block of Church Street. Paramedics performed cardio-pulmonary resuscitation to no

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YUCCA VALLEY CHAMBER INSTALLATION AND AWARDS LAST NIGHT

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce installed their new board members and officers last night. The well-attended event at Hawk’s Landing Golf Course saw outgoing members honored and awards given to area businesses and individuals. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells us who got the recognition…

The Yucca Valley Chamber of

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOLLOWING HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT THURSDAY MORNING

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early this morning after he led deputies on a high speed chase through Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven by Levi Korhonen, 42, near Onaga Trail and Warren Vista about

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN HELD AFTER HITTING A FEMALE WITH A THROWN ROCK

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Wednesday morning after he threw a large rock that hit a female. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a street fight at Church Street and Highway 62 about 12:20 Wednesday morning. The report states Manuel Tarango, 24, threw a baseball-sized

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EVEN IN SEARING HEAT, MARINES HELPING NEIGHBORS IN NEED

Extreme heat drives most of us inside, but there are some notable exceptions. Reporter David Haldane explains…

It was a scorching 115 degrees in the shade. Most residents of Twentynine Palms spent the recent heat wave huddled in air conditioned homes or offices waiting for the weather to change. Not

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YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CLUB PATRIOTIC BARBEQUE TOMORROW

Enjoy a patriotic barbecue lunch at the Yucca Valley Senior Club Saturday, July 1. Bruce’s Catering will serve up a meal of barbecue favorites from its smoker, along with all the fixings, from 2 to 5 p.m. There will also be games, a photo booth, and a live Dixieland band

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COUNTY LIBRARIES OFFER A NEW APP

Smartphone users have a new option when it comes to taking advantage of all that our county libraries have to offer. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details on a new app that puts the library system in the palm of your hand…

The San Bernardino County Library has launched a new

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CLASSES TOMORROW AT RAINBOW STEW IN YUCCA VALLEY

Classes are being offered tomorrow at Rainbow Stew in Yucca valley. A cross-cultural presentation on goddess community, gender, and social justice is the sixth class in a series in the Women’s Heritage Project, starting at 10:30 a.m. A donation of $25 is requested, but no one will be turned away.

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BEACH BOYS TRIBUTE AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

Now in its third season, the Tortoise Rock Casino free Live at the Rock concert series runs every Friday night through October. Tonight’s featured band is Woodie and the Longboards with their tribute to the Beach Boys. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says it just wouldn’t be summer in California without them…

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CHP RELEASES INFORMATION ON FIERY 3-CAR CRASH IN LANDERS THAT KILLED TWO

The California Highway Patrol released details about a fiery crash in Landers that killed two people early Wednesday morning. Douglas Barnes, 37, of Victorville, was driving a white 2012 Dodge 5500 pick-up truck, towing a 30-foot trailer, southbound on Old Woman Springs Road, at an unknown rate of speed. Just

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U-HAUL CRASHES INTO SEMI-TRUCK NEAR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

One person was killed Wednesday morning when a U-Haul truck crashed into the rear of a semi-truck near Copper Mountain College. About 8:20 a.m., the U-Haul rear-ended the semi on Highway 62 at Rotary Way, with the front end of the U-Haul wedged under the semi. An occupant inside the

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WITH REGIONAL WILDFIRES NEAR US, HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF

With the recent wildfires in California and throughout the West, here’s a reminder that we must be aware that even the littlest spark can start a massive fire, even here in our desert. Reporter Eric Knabe offers some helpful tips to prevent wildfires… The winter rain brought us an abundance

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST ON Z107.7 UP-CLOSE SHOW TOMORROW

The Mojave Desert Land Trust was founded in 2006 to conserve and protect the unique living landscapes of the Mojave Desert. Since then, it has worked closely with a broad range of local, state, and federal agencies. It has purchased—and in some cases, donated to federal parks—Nolina Peak, Quail Mountain

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WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM OFFERS PAID WORKERS

Getting graduating high school students into the work force has always been challenging, especially in the Morongo Basin where opportunities for employment are limited. Reporter David Haldane tells us about a school-district-wide effort to address the problem… Free labor. That’s the catchword attracting local businesses to a pair of state-funded

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN SUSPECTED IN TWO SEXUAL ASSAULTS ARRESTED

A man suspected in two sexual assaults in Desert Hot Springs was arrested Wednesday. According to police, officers were called to the 67000 block of Two Bunch Palms just before midnight June 10 for a report that a young child had been sexually assaulted. Evidence at the scene identified Angel

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