WINTER CLOTHING AND COLD WEATHER GEAR SOUGHT FOR AREA HOMELESS

Morongo Basin Haven is now accepting donations for winter clothing and gear for the homeless in the Morongo Basin. New or used adult-sized coats, sleeping bags, and scarves are especially needed, as well as cotton socks and hand and feet warmers. Drop off locations include the Morongo Valley Fire Department,

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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW AT HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT OFFICES

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, November 29 at Hi-Desert Water District in Yucca Valley, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. O-negative blood is especially needed. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. To make

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OPEN AUDITIONS FOR THE PLAY “SYLVIA” AT THEATRE 29 TONIGHT

The 2017 Season Opener at Theatre 29 is the hilarious comedy by A. R. Gurney, “Sylvia”. Director Eddie Tucker has open auditions set for tonight. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… “Sylvia” is a smart, silly, sophisticated, and occasionally salty comedy about relationships, nature, and growing older. Open auditions are

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ENTRIES SOUGHT FOR 19TH ANNUAL YUCCA VALLEY LIGHT PARADE

Entries are now being accepted for the 19th annual Yucca Valley Festival of Lights parade. The light parade is set for Saturday, December 10, starting at 5:30 p.m. at Bannock and Santa Fe Trail, and heads west on Santa Fe to the Hi-Desert Water District’s office at Inca Trail. The

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SPACE HEATER SAFETY TIPS

As the cooler weather months approach, most homes need a little extra help from additional heat sources such as a space heater; however, taking precaution to use these heat sources safely can greatly decrease the chance of having a preventable home fire. Kirby Davis offers these safety tips from the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FALLS IN CIF SEMI-FINALS

The 29 Palms Wildcats football team ended their historic season in the semi-final round, falling to Quartz Hill 49-25 only one game away from the CIF championship round. The Cats went into the game with a 9-3 record having upset the top seed Katella of Anaheim 25-7 in the previous

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AUDITIONS FOR “SYLVIA” AT THEATRE 29 MONDAY

The 2017 season opener at Theatre 29 is the hilarious comedy, “Sylvia.” Director Eddie Tucker has open auditions tomorrow at 6 p.m. “Sylvia” is a smart, silly, sophisticated, and occasionally salty comedy about relationships, nature, and growing older. All roles are available. Sylvia should be 18- to 28-years-old, this character

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HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA CLUB INVITES YOU TO “MURDER BY MAGIC”

Help solve a murder mystery at Twentynine Palms High. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation to “Murder by Magic”… The Twentynine Palms High School Drama Club presents “Murder By Magic,” an audience participation mystery. “Murder By Magic” tells the story of how the high school was built on a site

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BLOOD DONORS NEEDED THIS TUESDAY

Lifestream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, November 29, at Hi-Desert Water District on the highway at Inca Trail in Yucca Valley from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donors will receive a free movie ticket, cholesterol screening, and loyalty points that may be redeemed online. Healthy individuals age

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ORGAN DONATION TRULY A GIFT OF LIFE

Through the miracle of tissue and organ transplantation, thousands of lives are saved, and the quality of life for hundreds of others, is greatly improved. In fact, transplantation is one of modern medicine’s true triumphs. Every three hours, someone in the United States dies because of the shortage of donor

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WINE AND CHEESE PARTY TO BENEFIT NO-KILL ANIMAL SHELTER

A wine and cheese party will be held November 29 to benefit the Morongo Basin’s only no-kill animal shelter. The event begins at 5 p.m. at the Joshua Tree Art Gallery, on the highway in downtown Joshua Tree. Admission is $10, and proceeds benefit the animal shelter. The event is

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DESERT STORYSONGS COMING TO Z107.7 SUNDAYS

Sunday afternoons on Z107.7 is gaining another local, quirky show, starting this Sunday, November 27. Jill Carey Michaels, an artist, performer, and author of “Debutante without a Dress” and “No Customer Service” left New York and stopped in the Morongo Basin this summer, and she never left. Michaels hosted radio

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FIREFIGHTERS COLLECTING TOYS FOR TLC

San Bernardino County Professional Firefighters have been busy throughout Morongo Basin this week. They’ve been placing collection boxes at area businesses, including Z107.7 studios in Joshua Tree as part of the Tender Loving Christmas event. The hope is to fill the boxes with new, unopened toys and help bring Christmas

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THE COMEDY “KITCHEN WITCHES” HAS SUNDAY MATINEE AT ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH

The St. Joseph’s Players production of the comedy, “Kitchen Witches” continues its run in Yucca Valley. Come see the 2:30 matinee tomorrow Sunday, November 11. Have a house full of family and out-of-town guests? Bring them along. Tickets are $9. to $11. Available at the door. And beware you might

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REGISTER NOW FOR WOMEN’S PRAYER MEAL

Magnificat, a Catholic women’s ministry, is hosting its quarterly prayer meal December 3. The guest speaker will be Cheryl Ward-Kaiser. The event will be held at the Indian Wells County Club from 9:30 to 12:30. Reservations are required. The cost is $28 per person if seats are reserved by today

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“A CHRISTMAS STORY” PERFORMS THREE SHOWS THIS WEEKEND AT THEATRE 29

The classic holiday favorite “A Christmas Story” is live on stage at Theatre 29. It opened last weekend and continues its run with three performances this weekend. Tonight November 25 at 7 p.m. Saturday the 26 also at 7 and this Sunday the 27 there’s a 2:30 matinee. This Christmas

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JOSHUA TREE’S NO-KILL SHELTER INVITES YOU TO A TOUR

The Joshua Tree No-Kill animal shelter which is run by the Morongo Basin Humane Society invites you to help kick off the November 29 Give Big 24-hour on-line donation drive sponsored by the County of San Bernardino.

The first event is this Saturday, Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2

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BASIN BUSINESSES COMPETE FOR BEST HOLIDAY DECORATING

‘Tis the season! You can get into the holiday spirit by entering your business in the annual Holiday Decorating Contest, co-sponsored by Z107.7 Radio and the Hi-Desert Publishing Company. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says all it takes to enter is a phone call…

Z107.7 and Hi-Desert Publishing team up again for

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SATURDAY’S STAR PARTY PROMISES NIGHT SKY SPECTACLES

Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature Center invites stargazers to enjoy the desert night sky tomorrow night at a free event beginning at 5:30 pm. The Observatory is at 9697 Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, just outside the main (north) entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. A tour of the

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HONEYBEES UP FOR DISCUSSION IN JOSHUA TREE ON SATURDAY

High Desert Beekeepers Association meets tomorrow from noon to 2 p.m. at The Nourishing Tree in Joshua Tree. Winter hive preparation is the topic of discussion and Charla Shamhart will give a report from the Apitherapy Society conference where more than half the attendees were beekeepers. High Desert Beekeepers Association

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