TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION TAKING REGISTRATION FOR CO-ED FLAG FOOTBALL

Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Youth co-ed flag football. Girls and boys ages 7-14 are eligible to register. Registrations will be accepted at the Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation office and online at 29palms.org through Monday, November 2. The registration fee is $45 per child

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TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE SIGN-UPS SATURDAY

Tri-Valley Little League will hold baseball and softball registration for the 2016 season Saturday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tri-Valley Little League Park. Early registration fee is $75 per child, with a family discount for a family of three. Registration will be during our first

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ROTARY SHREDDING EVENT SATURDAY TO BENEFIT TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE

The Yucca Valley Rotary Club and the Tri-Valley Little League have partnered to raise funds with a shredding event. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how you can help… Bring your old documents that need shredding to the Tri-Valley Little League big parking lot swap meet, at 56525 Little League Drive in

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CROSS-COUNTRY IN ACTION TOMORROW

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan cross-country team will travel away to the Mount San Antonio Invitational. The meet starts at noon.

YUCCA MESA GIRL'S WISH COMES TRUE IN A SHERIFF'S HELICOPTER

Z107.7 has featured several stories about Abigail Snipes, the almost 13-year-old girl from Yucca Mesa who had a cancerous 15-pound tumor removed from her neck in January. In March, friends of the family sponsored Abigail’s Day, a fund-raising event so that her parents wouldn’t have to worry about paying rent

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN SHOT IN ACCIDENTAL GUN DISCHARGE

A man who didn’t check the chamber of a semi-automatic pistol accidentally shot himself in the leg Saturday. According to a Sheriff’s report, Humberto Soto, 28, of the 7400 block of Borrego Trail in Yucca Valley showed his .380-caliber pistol to his friend, Pedro Fernandez, 26, about 6:15 p.m. The

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER CONSIDERS WILL-SERVE LETTER FOR SUNFAIR SOLAR

The Joshua Basin Water Board will consider a will-serve letter for a controversial commercial solar project tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… At tonight’s regular meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, board directors will consider a commitment to provide service, known as a will-serve letter, to Next Era Energy.

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COUNTY MAKES LOCAL MAC AND CEMETERY BOARD APPOINTMENTS

At yesterday’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors, county leadership approved the appointment of Michelle Myers to the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council. Myers is a licensed attorney and will represent residents of Pioneertown on the advisory board. In other actions, the board approved the appointment of Mary Kay Sherry

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL DISCUSSES STRATEGIC PLAN

Prior to last night’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council, residents were invited to give their input on what they felt was important for the town at the second of two strategic planning sessions. Most of the 50 residents in attendance said their number one priority was public safety.

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FREE TOUR OFFERED OF WORLD WAR II TRAINING SITE EAST OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

A free tour of the World War II site, Camp Iron Mountain, is being offered for veterans and their families tomorrow, October 22, from 9:30 to 2:30. Camp Iron Mountain is part of an 18,000-square mile training area east of Twentynine Palms that was used by General George S. Patton

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TWO OUT OF THREE CANDIDATES SHOW FOR BIGHORN FORUM

It was two out of three for a scheduled Bighorn Desert View Water Agency candidates forum last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there, and files this report… In the race for two open seats on the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency board of directors, the two incumbent candidates answered questions

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LOW-INCOME AND HOMELESS SERVICES OFFERED TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Haven will hold a free informational and health screening event tomorrow, Thursday, October 22. Representatives from various organizations will offer dental and medical screenings and hygiene kits. The Morongo Basin Project Connect event will also offer support services for low-income and homeless residents on family, housing, mental

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HI-DESERT WATER TO DISCUSS HOW TO CHARGE FOR SEWER SERVICE

On your water bill or on your tax bill? The Hi-Desert Water District Board will discuss how to charge for sewer services tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will discuss at its meeting tonight how to charge residents for the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team traveled to Shadow Hills yesterday and lost in 3 hard fought sets. Coach Missy Bond said The Ladycats were led by junior Tatiyanna Mackall with seven kills, five blocks, and two assists. Juniorr Mara Mapuatuli had three kills, one block, and two

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WE REVIEW “DRACULA” AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

The Yucca Valley High School drama department is performing “Dracula” Reporter Rebecca Havely attended a final dress rehearsal and offers this review… The mysterious Count Dracula has gone to England where he is living on a large estate next to an insane asylum plotting his next feeding. Aaron Ahmadi portrays

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SERVICES SET FOR BARBARA KLEEN

Barbara Kleen, a 38-year-resident of Yucca Valley, died October 2 of heart failure. She was 82 years old. Barbara Kleen is survived by her daughter, Lisa Chester of Joshua Tree; grandchildren Christina Chester and Jimmy Chester of Joshua Tree; great-granddaughter Kendra Chester of Joshua Tree; and three other grandchildren and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF PUNCHING DAUGHTER, ARRESTED FOR CHILD ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Friday afternoon, accused of punching his daughter in the eye. According to a Sheriff’s report, the girl said her father was upset with her and slapped and punched her in the face, giving her a black eye on Tuesday, October 13. After an investigation,

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DEPUTIES INVESTIGATING LANDERS SHOOTING

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting in Landers Sunday afternoon. About 5:45, residents in the 59200 block of Rocky Acres Road were watching television in a bedroom when they heard gun shots and the bedroom window shattered. The family immediately dropped to the floor and called 911. Deputies found a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED WITH STOLEN PROPERTY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Sunday morning after he was found with stolen property. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Armando Cantu, residents in the 5900 block of Aztec Avenue in Twentynine Palms heard a car alarm go off about 2:36 am. and saw a suspicious man walking around the

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the meeting will see youth commissioners named… The agenda for the Yucca Valley Town Council meeting tonight appears to be fairly routine. After a consent agenda that includes a memorandum of understanding between the town and the school

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