HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER HOSTING AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT ENROLLMENT

Hi-Desert Medical Center is conducting open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act health insurance. Two enrollment sessions are scheduled this weekend. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us how to find out more and sign up… Open enrollment for Covered California and the Affordable Care Act ends January 31. If you’ve not

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FAMILY DISPLACED AFTER FRIDAY MORNING APARTMENT FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY

A father and son are homeless after a Friday morning fire in Yucca Valley. Firefighters were called to the 57400 block of Lupine Avenue just before 9 a.m. There were no flames showing when firefighters arrive, but the windows in the second story apartment were black with smoke. The two

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR CELEBRATION IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MONDAY

A celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. will be held Monday, January 18, in Twentynine Palms. The theme this year is the Black National Anthem, “Life Every Voice and Sing.” The Martin Luther King Jr Day celebration will be an all-day event. The day will start with a walk at

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FEE-FREE DAY IN NATIONAL PARKS MONDAY

In honor of Martin Luther King Junior Day, all National Parks will waive entrance fees on Monday, January 18. Visitors will not have to pay the $20 per vehicle entrance price, although camping and reservation fees still apply. The National Park Service hopes residents take advantage of this fee-free day

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OLD NATIONAL PARKS POSTERS ARE FOCUS OF TALKS THIS WEEKEND

Two programs will discuss lost art posters of the 1930s featuring national will be held at locations inside Joshua Tree National Park tonight and tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you when and where… Join retired park ranger, Doug Leen, aka, “Ranger Doug” who, in recognition of the 100th birthday of

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WOMAN SHOOTS, KILLS DOG AFTER IT ATTACKS HER DOGS

A dog was shot and killed Thursday afternoon by a Joshua Tree woman after she said it attacked and killed one of her dogs. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman was walking her two small dogs about 1 p.m. in the 2800 block of Foxy Flats Road when she

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MAN PEPPER SPRAYED AFTER HE ATTEMPTS TO KICK OUT PATROL CAR WINDOW

A Los Angeles man is accused of felony vandalism after he tried to kick his way out of a Sheriff’s patrol car following an arrest for violating a restraining order. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 61500 block of Division Street about 11 a.m. when Nathaniel

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MOJAVE VIPERS RECRUITING YOUNG MARINES

The Mojave Viper Young Marine Program is recruiting. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has more about children who want to earn the title… The Mojave Viper Young Marine Program is looking for a few good children who want to join their ranks as Young Marines. The program is for children who are

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ART RECEPTION FRIDAY AT TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITOR CENTER

Visitors can enjoy “A Walk in the Park” at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Art Gallery during the gallery’s current exhibition. An opening reception will be held Friday, January 15, from 5:30 to 7, during which visitors can meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments and live music. The

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ANDROMEDA SOCIETY MEETS TONIGHT

If you got a telescope for Christmas, but are have trouble using it or finding objects, then join the Andromeda Society tonight, January 15, for some free family fun and star-gazing. A brief club meeting starts at 6 p.m. and viewing goes to 9 p.m. Bring your telescope or share

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TOMORROW NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, January 16. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms Observatory about 5:30 p.m. and end about 9:30 p.m. The spectacular first quarter moon will be visible and is one of the best times to view dramatic craters, mountains, and

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AUDITIONS SET FOR MONDAY FOR “THE LITTLE MERMAID” AT THEATRE 29

LEAD: Auditions for the beloved musical, “Disney’s the Little Mermaid” are set at Theatre 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more … Auditions are set for Monday, January 18, at 6 p.m. on the Theater 29 mainstage. Director Gary Daigneault and musical director Ed Will are seeking singers for the roles

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SIGN UP FOR LITTLE LEAGUE AND SOFTBALL TOMORROW

Tri-Valley Little League will hold early registration for baseball and softball tomorrow, Saturday, January 16, from 9 to 3 in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. The cost for early registration is $75 per child, with a family discount for three children or more of $55 each.

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CHEER CLINIC AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms High School cheerleaders will hold a cheer clinic tomorrow. Assignment reporter Ashton Henry says the clinic is open to children in kindergarten through eighth grade… The Twentynine Palms High school cheerleading Wildcats is inviting your children ages kindergarten through eighth grade to come and show their spirit

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: RESULTS AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball team raised its league record to 3-and-0 by getting a tough win over Shadow Hills High School Wednesday at home with the score of 47-to-38. Lindsey Scamman lead all scorers with a huge game of 18 points, 13 rebounds, seven blocked shots, and

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SO CAL EDISON TO OFFER CREDIT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY POWER OUTAGE

On December 30, Z107.7 reported on a planned power outage affecting approximately 2,400 households in Landers and Yucca Mesa. For many of those affected, our report was the only information they received on the planned outage. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us how those caught by surprise when the lights went

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BOY RESCUED AFTER FALLING OFF ROCKS IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

16-year-old boy fell off a rock formation inside Joshua Tree National Park yesterday afternoon and had to be rescued by firefighters. County fire Captain Jay Dimoff said about 2 p.m., the boy, who was part of an educational group from San Diego, was rock scrambling about 1 ½ miles from

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HABITUAL CRIMINALS ARRESTED AGAIN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Three people—including two who have a long history with law enforcement—were arrested early Tuesday morning after they were found with stolen credit cards, checks, and mail. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy G. Jimenez stopped a vehicle about 2 a.m. near the intersection of Sullivan Road and Yucca Avenue in

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QUILT SHOW FEATURING NATIONAL PARKS OPENS IN JOSHUA TREE FRIDAY

On Monday, January 18, Joshua Tree National Park will join in commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contribution to civil rights in this country, by waiving entrance fees to the park. Fees for activities such as camping, reservations, tours, or concessions will still be collected as normal. January

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NEW FOUR-WAY STOP AT WARREN VISTA AND YUCCA TRAIL INSTALLED

At the Yucca Valley Town Council’s last meeting in December, council members were presented with some problem intersections that needed improvements. One of those intersections was Yucca Trail and Warren Vista, which has been the scene of several serious crashes. Council members directed staff to install a four-way stop sign

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