DOCUMENTARY WILL EXPLORE HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

A 65-minute documentary that explores the health care systems in the United States and Canada will be screened by the Morongo Basin Democratic club. At one point, the health care systems were similar in both countries, but in the last 50 years, medical care has evolved into very different systems.

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VIETNAM WALL REPLICA WILL BE ON DISPLAY IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

The Vietnam Wall memorial is one of the most popular attractions in Washington, D.C. A traveling version of the Vietnam Wall is coming to nearby Desert Hot Springs. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells us when and where…

The Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall is on view in Desert Hot Springs. The

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STAR PARTY TONIGHT AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, June 24. 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 Saturn and its

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SUSAN LUCKIE REILLY DIES AT 101

Susan Luckie Reilly, a longtime Twentynine Palms resident, died Thursday, June 22, on her birthday, at 101 years old. Reilly was the daughter of Dr. James B. Luckie, a Pasadena physician who recommended the healthy, dry, desert climate of Twentynine Palms to WWI veterans suffering from the effects of mustard

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MARINES SHORTEN PERIOD FOR JOHNSON VALLEY EXERCISES

The Marine Corps says they are shortening the period they will be using land managed by the Bureau of Land Management in the Johnson Valley area for training exercises. Four years ago, the Marine Corps announced that it would be conducting large-scale military exercises in Johnson Valley from August 1-30.

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NO ELECTION FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD

Anyone thinking about the August 2017 mail ballot election for three seats on the Twentynine Palms Water Board can stop now. That race has ended before it began. Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains…

The San Bernardino County Elections Office confirmed to Z107.7 News yesterday that the race for the Twentynine Palms

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BIG BEAR AREA HOLCOMB FIRE NOW 35% CONTAINED AT ABOUT 1,500 ACRES

As the Holcomb fire Northeast of Big Bear enters its fifth day, Highway 18 reopened at 6:00 a.m. this morning. Drivers are asked to reduce their speed and be alert for fire personnel and heavy equipment on the road as firefighters continue to work in the area. Now 65 percent

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VINTAGE WESTERN FILMED IN PIONEERTOWN TO BE SHOWN IN LANDERS TONIGHT

Tonight (June 23) the Morongo Basin Historical Society begins its monthly summer vintage film series, featuring movies that contain scenes filmed in Pioneertown and surrounding areas. Reporter Eric Knabe fills us in on tonight’s attraction…

The Morongo Basin Historical Society presents an evening of vintage westerns under the stars. The

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COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE AT WAL-MART TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, June 24, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Due to a nationwide blood shortage, all blood types and all types of blood donations are needed. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free

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CALL FOR ART: “SUMMER NIGHTS” AT TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITOR CENTER GALLERY

The Twentynine Palms Downtown Visitor’s Center Art Gallery is calling for art. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells us what the theme is…

“Summer Nights” is the theme for the Art in Public Places exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center & Gallery. Desert artists are invited to submit an original

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS TOWN HALL MEETING SUNDAY

Desert Hot Springs Mayor Scott Matas will hold a town hall meeting Sunday, June 25. The meeting will consist of a 30-minute presentation by the mayor, followed by a question-and-answer session. City council members, along with Police Chief Dale Mondary and city staff will also be present to answer questions.

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LYNYRD SKYNYRD TRIBUTE A 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 on the outdoor stage. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the skinny on tonight’s tribute to the saints of Southern rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd…

One More From the Road, the premier

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YUCCA VALLEY LOBOS CAR WASH IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Lobos will hold a car wash fundraiser Saturday, June 24. The car wash will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at American Tire Depot, 56916 29 Palms Highway in Yucca Valley. All proceeds will benefit the Yucca Valley Lobos youth football and cheer programs.

RAINBOW STEW TO HOST JOAN OF THE ANGELS TOMORROW

A special program will be offered at Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley tomorrow. Reporter Eric Knabe invites you to meet Joan of the Angels…

Rainbow Stew and Joan of the Angels present message from spirit. Receive guidance and healing from the Angelic Realms, June 24 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at

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RUMMAGE SALE AT TWENTYNINE PALMS CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE TOMORROW

Food For Life and the Church of the Nazarene in Twentynine Palms will be joining together on June 24 to hold a rummage sale to benefit our ministries. The sale will be held in the Church parking lot from 8-11 a.m. You will find children’s toys, books, coat racks, household

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SERVICES SET FOR JOYCE BUTLER

Joyce Butler, a 64-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died June 13. She was 82 years old. Joyce Butler is survived by her sons, Roy Butler of Granada Hills and David Butler of Twentynine Palms; daughter Connie Butler of San Bernardino; and two grandchildren. A viewing will be held at Blessed

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EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR MARINE WHO KILLED TWENTYNINE PALMS DENTIST, WIFE IN DUI CRASH

Mariah Natividad, a Twentynine Palms Marine who pleaded guilty in April to a DUI crash that killed a prominent Twentynine Palms dentist and his wife, was sentenced to eight years in state prison Wednesday. Natividad, 23, was a lance corporal with the Exercise Support Division on the Combat Center in

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ALL FIREWORKS OF ANY KIND ARE ILLEGAL IN THE MORONGO BASIN

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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FIRE CREWS RESPOND TO BRUSH FIRE IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

On June 21, at 10:27 am , a fire was reported in the Quail Springs area of Joshua Tree National Park. Fire crews from CAL FIRE, San Bernardino County, BLM and National Park Service responded to a brush fire approximately 100 yards off the road near mile marker #21. The

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BIG BEAR FIRE NOW AT 1,500 ACRES, 10% CONTAINED

Firefighters continue to battle hot temperatures and difficult terrain fighting a 1,540-acre wildfire north of Baldwin Lake in the Big Bear area. Over 1,200 firefighters from multi-agencies are working to contain the fire. The fire is 10% contained. The National Forest Service said fire activity increased mid-day as temperatures again

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