CHILDREN’S PROGRAM PART OF BHAKTI FEST AT JOSHUA TREE RETREAT CENTER

A group of 60 at-risk children from Los Angeles will be bussed to Joshua Tree to take part in Bhakti Fest at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center this weekend. The children are part of the After School All-Stars LA program, founded by Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1992. At Bhakti Fest, the

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING FREE MEALS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food for Life will be hosted by Reach Out Morongo Basin this week, September 10. They will be serving dirty rice (rice, meat, vegetables) with salad, fruit, and dessert. The meal will be served from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene in Twentynine Palms, across from

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KISS TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

A Kiss tribute band takes the stage for the free “Live at the Rock” concert series tonight at the Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz says be there and get ready to rock and roll all night… Tonight, Z107.7 FM presents Kissed Alive, the Kiss tribute

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A LOSS FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL, TENNIS

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team lost in three hard-fought sets to the San Jacinto Tigers. Coach Missy Bond said the Ladycats were led by senior Tatiyanna Mackall, who had eight kills and four blocks. Junior Lindsey Scamman had three kills and two blocks for the night. Sophomore

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team will host the Indio High School Rajahs at home tonight. The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat football team will host Palm Desert’s Xavier Prep School at home. Both games begin at 7 p.m. And the Joshua Springs Christian School Lightning football team

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HI-DESERT HEALTH CLINICS TO PRESCRIBE “TAKE A HIKE” FOR FREE PARK ENTRY

The doctors at the Hi-Desert Family Health Clinics in cooperation with Joshua Tree National Park will be writing important prescriptions for health. Reporter Kirby Davis said they will recommend patients “Take a Hike”… The Hi-Desert Family Health Clinics are partnering with Joshua Tree National Park to get the clinics’ patients

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ARREST FOR BURGLARY, DRUGS, IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, JOSHUA TREE, AND LANDERS

A Twentynine Palms transient was arrested last week, accused of burglary. According to a Sheriff’s department, a neighbor in the 6200 block of Cholla Avenue reported seeing an unknown man in a nearby back yard about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, September 1, apparently trying to break into a vacant home. The

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AUDITIONS SEPTEMBER 19TH FOR “A CHRISTMAS STORY” AT THEATRE 29

Auditions are set at Theatre 29 for the hit comedy “A Christmas Story.” Director Eric Ross will cast the beloved Christmas classic September 19 at 6 p.m. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the cast break down… “A Christmas Story” follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red

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UNITY HOME ANNOUNCES STAFF OPENINGS

Morongo Basin Unity Home Domestic Violence Shelter and Outreach Center has openings for part-time and full-time domestic violence advocates. Applicants must be self-starters, able to work with minimal supervision with a heart for helping others. Must have computer skills, and be detail-oriented. Morongo Basin Unity Home offers proper training to

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MOJAVE WATER AGENCY INVITES YOU TO UNDERSTAND GROUNDWATER

The Mojave Water Agency is offering a unique opportunity to learn about our areas Groundwater. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to sign up… The Mojave Water Agency has worked with scientists from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to understand and manage our region’s groundwater basins for 25 years.

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FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD GIVEAWAY IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a distribution of federal surplus food 10 to noon, Friday, September 9, at the Way Station, 61722 Commercial Street, in Joshua Tree.

DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will meet Saturday, September 10, at 10 a.m. in Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College campus in Joshua Tree. The morning begins with an optional $10 breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by the meeting at 10 a.m. The meeting is open to all

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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will celebrate their 30th birthday with a catered lunch and gifts for all members at their general meeting on September 12, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Highway. Doors open at 12:30 and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00

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FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL SATURDAY TO SUPPORT YVHS MUSIC DEPARTMENT

A food and music festival at Yucca Valley’s Golf Course Saturday will benefit the Yucca Valley High School music department. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to Hawk’s Landing… It’ll be an evening of music and international delights, all to support the Yucca Valley High School music program. The Joshua

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan volleyball team won their match last night in four sets. Coach Darrell Sterling said the team is starting to communicate and work well together. They won in 25-23, 19-25, 25-19 and 25-18. Emily Vigrass led the kills with 11 attempts, one error, and

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CONTROVERSIAL JOSHUA TREE CONCERT RESULTS IN ONLY TWO ARRESTS

The three-day concert at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center last weekend was relatively quiet and peaceful. The Sheriff’s Department reports that only two arrests were made during the event. Daniel Cruz, 22, of Anaheim, allegedly approached security guards about 9:30 p.m. Sunday and asked if they had any drugs for

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL: POOLS, GRUBSTAKE DAYS, AND A NEW STOP SIGN

Only a handful of residents showed up last night to hear a presentation about Measure Y and Measure Z—the proposed tax measures on the November ballot—prior to last night’s Yucca Valley Town Council meeting. The half-cent tax measures would each add about $1.5 million to the town’s coffers, to be

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COUNCIL CANDIDATE CLAIMS 5 FALSE NON-PROFITS, 2 FAKE TITLES

Town and city council candidates ask for the public’s trust to control millions of dollars in public funds that affects thousands of lives and one Yucca Valley Candidate has violated that trust. As a result of an investigation, Z107.7 News discovered that candidate Eric Quander has fraudulently claimed non-profit status

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS TAKING PUBLIC INPUT ON PROJECT PHOENIX TOMORROW

Residents of the City of Twentynine Palms are invited to find out what Project Phoenix is all about, and give their suggestions as well. Reporter David Haldane says the meeting is tomorrow evening… Wondering what all the fuss is about in downtown Twentynine Palms? If so, you can find out

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT NETS 28 CITATIONS, NO DUI DRIVERS

No drunk or drugged drivers were arrested during the Desert Hot Springs Police Department DUI/driver’s license checkpoint Friday night. Police screened 605 vehicles between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. in the 13700 block of Palm Avenue; of those vehicles, police cited or arrested 14 drivers for driving with a suspended

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