AUTHOR OF “THE SHACK” TALKS SPIRITUALITY AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

Nearly 30 percent of Americans identify themselves as spiritual but not religious, and the trend is growing. Kirby Davis says participants in the The Lifetree Café in Twentynine Palms can discuss the issue in a safe environment Sunday… William Paul Young, best known as the author of “The Shack,” will

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SPAGHETTI DINNER, VARIETY SHOW, AND SILENT AUCTION IN YUCCA VALLEY

The United Methodist Church of Yucca Valley and Boy Scout Pack 903 will hold a spaghetti dinner, variety show, and silent auction Saturday, February 18. The dinner includes pasta (including gluten-free pasta) with sauce (with or without meat), garlic bread, salad, and beverage. Dessert is an additional dollar. Doors open

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TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR PARADE OF HOMES

The annual Parade of Homes is tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says tickets are still available… There’s still time to get your tickets for tomorrow’s 13th annual Parade of Homes to benefit Reach Out Morongo Basin. This year’s Parade of Homes features two homes in Yucca Valley: Bohemian Chic, and

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, February 18. The event begins at 6:15 p.m. and will end about 9:30 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights will include the Andromeda Galaxy, the Great

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL IN HOME CIF PLAYOFF TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Lady Trojan basketball team will begin their playoff run at home tonight with a second-round game against Royal High School from Simi Valley. The Yucca girls, seeded eighth in the division 3AA playoffs, received a first round bye, while the Highlanders won a 41-37 first round game

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WEEKEND RAIN AND WINDS, A REMINDER TO TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN

With a powerful winter storm bearing down on our Morongo Basin region this weekend, some safety reminders from Z107.7 News. Driving or walking into water flowing across the road is very dangerous. Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm-related hazard. Over half of all

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HOLIDAY CLOSURES MONDAY

All municipal and county government offices, as well as banks and schools, will be closed Monday, February 20, in observance of President’s Day. Trash and recycling collections by Burrtec will not be affected.

MARRIAGE LICENSES NOW AVAILABLE IN JOSHUA TREE

Getting married just got much more convenient for residents of our Morongo Basin. For the first time marriage licenses will now be available at the County Government Center in Joshua Tree. Reporter Edica Gonzales has more… Morongo Basin residents who want to get married no longer have to travel to

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CORRUPTION CHARGES FILED AGAINST FORMER PALM SPRINGS MAYOR, TWO DEVELOPERS

The former mayor of Palm Springs and two developers have been charged with corruption after an FBI investigation. In a criminal complaint listing 21 felony charges against him, prosecutors allege that during his two years as mayor, Steve Pougnet accepted bribes from local real-estate developers in exchange for favorable decisions

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RAMOS TO ANSWER QUESTIONS AT HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MONDAY

County Supervisor James Ramos is scheduled to appear and answer your questions at Monday’s meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council meeting. The Council will also discuss how the State Route 247 Scenic Highway campaign has stalled, and how it’s being threatened by massive solar projects. The Council plans to

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APPLICATIONS BEING TAKEN FOR TWO YUCCA VALLEY COMMISSIONS

With the resignation last month of Parks and Recreation commissioner Eric Quander, after Z107.7 News revealed he claimed five false non-profits and two false titles, the Town of Yucca Valley is now accepting applications for his replacement, with the term ending January 31, 2019. The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Commission

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COUNTY ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF, YUCCA VALLEY RESIDENT, DAN MUNSEY REASSIGNED

County Fire Assistant Chief Dan Munsey of Yucca Valley, who serves as a Hi-Desert Water District Board member, has been reassigned to the East Valley Division 6 effective tomorrow (Saturday, February 18). The East Division covers the metropolitan area of San Bernardino including the southern base of the San Bernardino

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER OFFERS FREE ONLINE HEART RISK ASSESSMENT

For the first time in two decades, the number of Americans dying of heart disease increased in 2015. The uptick in heart disease deaths came as an unwelcome surprise. In this report, Mike Lipsitz tells us how our own Hi-Desert Medical Center responds…

Thank you Gary. February is also American

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SKY’S THE LIMIT “STAR PARTY” TOMORROW

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, February 18. The event begins at 6:15 p.m. and will end about 9:30 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights will include the Andromeda Galaxy, the Great

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A SPIRITUAL TALK FROM THE AUTHOR OF “THE SHACK”

Nearly 30 percent of Americans identify themselves as spiritual but not religious, and the trend is growing. Kirby Davis says participants in the Lifetree Café in Twentynine Palms can discuss the issue in a safe environment Sunday… William Paul Young, best known as the author of “The Shack,” will discuss

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL SWIM TEAM CAR WASH TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan swim team will hold a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, February 18, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Napa Auto Parts, located at 57840 29 Palms Highway in Yucca Valley. Tickets are $5 for cars, and $10 for SUVs or trucks. All proceeds

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL IN HOME CIF PLAY-OFF TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball team defeated the visiting Alhambra Moors in the first round of the CIF division 3A playoffs, 83-60. Coach TJ Stanford said the ’Cats are now 23-3 overall. Their next CIF contest will be tonight at home in the Richard Casey Gym against Arroyo

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL IN HOME CIF PLAYOFF TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Lady Trojan basketball team will begin their playoff run at home Saturday night with a second-round game against Royal High School from Simi Valley. The Yucca girls, seeded eighth in the division 3AA playoffs, received a first round bye, while the Highlanders won a 41-37 first round

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MORONGO VALLEY RESIDENTS INVITED TO WELCOME NEW MAIN FIRE ENGINE

The Morongo Valley Community Services District, along with the fire department it oversees, has struggled to keep its aging main fire engine operational for well over a year. Now the CSD, the fire department, and the residents of Morongo Valley can breathe a collective sigh of relief. In this report,

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CHARGES EXPECTED IN FEDERAL CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION IN PALM SPRINGS

The former Mayor of Palm Springs and two Developers have been charged with corruption after an FBI investigation. In a criminal complaint listing 21 felony charges against him unveiled today, prosecutors allege that during his two years as mayor of Palm Springs, Steve Pougnet accepted bribes from local real-estate developers

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