ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFERING LOW COST PET SERVICES

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in August for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority, MBTA, will meet tomorrow. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will begin its regular meeting Thursday, July 28 with a closed session, in which it will hold performance evaluations for the general manager and director of

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SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAYS DON’T GIVE MONEY TO PANHANDLERS

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is launching a new public awareness campaign about homelessness, “Positive Change, Not Spare Change.” According to the Sheriff’s Homeless Outreach and Proactive Enforcement, or HOPE, team, 65 percent of panhandlers are not homeless. The HOPE team says giving money to panhandlers contributes to the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SUMMER MOVIE IN THE PARK TONIGHT IS “TOMORROW LAND”

It’s Thursday, that means a summer movie in Twentynine Palms Luckie Park tonight. Reporter David Knutson tells us what will be on the outdoor screen… As part of the Twentynine Palms Recreation Department’s summer movies in Luckie Park, the final movie being shown this Thursday is “Tomorrow Land.” “Tomorrow Land”

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RONALD MCDONALD AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY TODAY

The Joshua Tree Branch Library is hosting Ronald McDonald at their summer reading program today 3 p.m. They will wrap up the program on Saturday, July 30, with prize drawings and an ice cream social at 2 p.m.

AMERICAN LEGION SUPPORTS REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN

The Joshua Tree American Legion Jack V. Rice Post 761 presented a $500 check to Reach Out Morongo Basin last week. The donation was presented by Commanders John Potter and Al Souza to Executive Director Robin Schlosser for the charity’s Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors program, which helps veterans, seniors, and disabled residents in

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JAMES WEBB GETS 26 YEARS TO LIFE FOR FATAL STABBING IN THE HOME DEPOT PARKING LOT

James Webb, the man convicted last month of stabbing a man to death in Yucca Valley nearly two years ago, was sentenced to 26 years to life in prison Monday. Webb, 36, killed John Rosin, 77, inside his RV while it was parked in the Home Depot parking lot in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MARKS FIRE TURNOVER, ELIMINATES TV COVERAGE

The Twentynine Palms City Council marked the turnover of the fire Department to county control last night. Reporter David Haldane said they also eliminated TV coverage of their meetings… The moment was almost one for the history books. After years of discord, the Twentynine Palms City Council last night ceremoniously

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LANDERS MAN ARRESTED AFTER RIFLE IS STOLEN

A Landers man was arrested Saturday, accused of stealing a rifle. According to a Sheriff’s report, Johnathan Gambel, 18, was staying at a friend’s home in the 1800 block of Acoma Trail in Landers. The gun owner noticed that the .22-caliber rifle was missing. After an investigation, Johnathan Gambel was

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CHP OFFERS START SMART CLASS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Area CHP will be holding a free Start Smart driving class for teens and parents. Reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details… Start Smart is designed to provide teens and their parents with an interactive, safe driving awareness class. This class is offered by the Morongo Basin

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LAST DAY FOR YUCCA VALLEY ROAD PROJECT

Yucca Valley has been performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations through today. Z107.7 has been letting you know where so you can plan accordingly. Today, the project comes to an end as they make a slurry seal application on San Andreas Road from Warren Vista to Joshua

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THE PRICE OF WATER IN LANDERS IS GOING UP

The cost of water in the Landers area is going up, but not by much. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was at last night’s meeting of the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency board and files this report… At last night’s meeting of the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency, the board approved a

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CONGRESSMAN COOK UPDATES TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL

The Twentynine Palms City Council heard from home-grown Congressman Paul Cook last night. Cook updated the council on a variety of issues and priorities. Reporter David Haldane was there and files this report… Worried about hobbyists bringing down airplanes with unmanned drones? If so, Congressman Paul Cook may be your

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MORE ON THE FEDERAL EFFORT TO KEEP DRONES OUT OF FIRE AREAS

On Saturday, firefighting planes had to halt operations for half an hour on the massive, deadly Sand Fire in Santa Clarita to track down a person flying a drone in the fire zone. On Monday, the federal government announced a program to make a dent in the problem. So far

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JOSHUA TREE CHAMBER SUMMER MIXER AT ART QUEEN COMPLEX FRIDAY

The Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to a summer mixer this Friday evening. Meet other professionals and community members from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Art Queen complex, 61855 29 Palms Highway in Joshua Tree. Chamber organizers say the event will be a fun one with

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER SET TO GET TWO NEW PICKUP TRUCKS

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board will meet tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says a contract for general manger Ray Kolisz and two new pickup trucks are on the agenda… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District the board is expected to award the bid for purchase of two

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HI-DESERT WATER IN SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District will meet in a special session tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the meeting’s agenda… The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors will hold a special meeting tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the board will review the district’s urban water management plan. After a

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A RASH OF BB GUN VANDALISM IN YUCCA VALLEY SATURDAY NIGHT

At least seven people reported vandalism caused by a BB gun to their businesses and vehicles in Yucca Valley Saturday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, sometime Saturday night, unknown suspects shot a BB gun at four businesses in the 56900 and 55600 blocks of Yucca Trail and three vehicles

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WOMAN WITH NEARLY $1.5 MILLION IN WARRANTS ARRESTED IN LANDERS

A Yucca Valley woman with seven arrest warrants of nearly $1.5 million dollars was arrested Friday morning, accused of petty theft. According to a Sheriff’s report, a man and a woman went to the Dollar General store in Landers just before noon Friday and allegedly left without paying for several

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CALFIRE ASKS FOR YOUR HELP TO PREVENT WILDFIRES

Even as the Sand Fire roars out of control in nearby Santa Clarita, CalFire is reminding residents that extreme fire danger requires your help to prevent wildfires. Reporter David Knutson has some fire safety reminders… CAL FIRE is asking the public for their help to prevent the sparking of a

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