DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR AUGUST YARD SALE

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse is now accepting donations for their annual rummage sale that will be held on Friday, August 5 and Monday, August 8. If you can help them out with clean, usable donations, they sure would appreciate it. No bedding or stuffed animals can be accepted. If

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“STEP INTO ART” AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM IN YUCCA VALLEY

An ongoing exhibition at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum allows visitors to “Step into Art.” Reporter Kirby Davis explains… Enter the framework of famous paintings and experience art like never before in “Framed: Step into Art” at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. This exhibit invites children inside the art

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SHOTS FIRED IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of shots fired in Yucca Valley Saturday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a home near Joshua Lane and Warren Vista Avenue about 12:20 p.m. A woman told deputies that her boyfriend shot a revolver at her and her

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BATTLING COUPLE BOTH ARRESTED FOR SPOUSAL ABUSE

A Yucca Valley couple were both arrested Saturday, each accused of spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman called for help about 2 p.m. Saturday to say that her boyfriend threw a beer at her and was putting hands on her. Deputies responded to the 56600 block of

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FIREFIGHTERS SAVE HOUSE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Firefighters were able to prevent a garage fire from spreading to a house Monday evening in Twentynine Palms. About 6:45 p.m., firefighters from Twentynine Palms, the Combat Center, and Joshua Tree were called to a structure fire on El Bandido near Gemini in the Desert Heights neighborhood. The garage and

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JOSHUA TREE COMMUNITY PLAN WORKSHOP THURSDAY

Local residents have an opportunity to weigh in on the Joshua Tree community plan; it’s part of the bigger countywide plan. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… San Bernardino County will hold the last in the series of three workshops aimed at gathering the public’s input on the Joshua Tree community

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TODAY’S ROADWORK IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley will be performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations through July 27. Z107.7 will give daily updates on where the roadwork will take place. Today, Tuesday, July 19, the town’s park-and-ride lot at Highway 62 and Kickapoo will be closed for slurry seal maintenance. As with

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ORGAN DONORS NEEDED FOR NATIONWIDE SHORTAGE

Every three hours, someone in the United States dies because of the shortage of donor organs. Every 18 minutes, another name is added to the thousands awaiting organ or organs. Reporter Sara Snyder says you can help resolve this national health shortage by becoming an organ donor… Through the miracle

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BILINGUAL PLANT WALK AT BIG MORONGO CANYON PRESERVE TOMORROW

In honor of the third annual Latino Conservation Week, the Mojave Desert Land Trust is sponsoring a bilingual plant walk Wednesday, July 20, at the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve in Morongo Valley. The walk will be led by Yani Aldao starting at 8 a.m., and will be followed by a

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD HOLDS BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD board meets tonight in open and closed session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the CSD board will hold a public hearing on their proposed 2016/17 budget… Tonight’s regular 7 p.m. meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District opens with a public hearing on the proposed 2016/2017

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY NAMES NEW OFFICERS

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley recently installed its new officers. Bob Stadum was named president; Patti Brown, president-elect; Cynthia Kraemer, treasurer and public relations; Karen Martin, secretary; Tom Huls, membership; James Allenback, services; and John Babrowski, administration. Outgoing president Jill Akalski was recognized with a roast. Rotary Club of

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TOWN TAKING BUS TRIP TO REAGAN LIBRARY

The Town of Yucca Valley is organizing a bus trip to the Reagan Library in Simi Valley. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to be on that bus… Registration is now open for a day trip to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley. The deluxe

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SUMMER YOUTH VOLLEYBALL CAMP TAKING REGISTRATIONS

The Town of Yucca Valley has joined with the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan Volleyball Team to present a summer youth volleyball camp for girls entering sixth through 10th grades. The camp will take place at the Yucca Valley High School gymnasium Monday through Thursday, August 8 through August

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83-YEAR-OLD WOMAN SHOOTS HERSELF IN LEG

An 83-year-old Joshua Tree woman shot herself when her gun misfired Friday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman, who lives in the 61400 block of Verbena Road, was trying to render her .38 revolver safe when she accidentally pulled the trigger. The bullet grazed her knee, causing a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday, accused of attacking his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman called for help about 9:30 a.m. Saturday, saying her boyfriend, Arnold Grenzow, 24, punched her in the stomach in the 72200 block of Joshua Drive in Twentynine Palms. Grenzow said the

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS WEAPON

A 33-year-old Yucca Valley woman was arrested early Friday morning after she was found with a throwing star and drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy made a traffic stop about 2:45 a.m. near Deer Trail and Santa Fe Trail in Yucca Valley. The report states the driver, Natalie

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FILING OPENS TODAY FOR LOCAL ELECTED AGENCY SEATS

In addition to our two Morongo Basin municipalities, filing is also opening today to run for a seat on a variety of other locally elected governmental agencies. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the line-up… Besides seats on the Yucca Valley Town Council and the Twentynine Palms City Council, seats are

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HUNTERS PUSHING FOR ACCESS INTO NEW SAND TO SNOW NATIONAL MONUMENT

Hunters are hoping the newly created Sand to Snow National Monument will be the first national monument in the state to allow hunting. Last week, some 40 hunters from around the region attended the first of a series of workshops designed to seek public input about the monument, created by

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A SAND TO SNOW WORKSHOP IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Another Sand to Snow workshop is set for tomorrow in Yucca Valley. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the workshops are designed to be collaborative. The US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are hosting a Sand to Snow National Monument collaborative workshop Tuesday, July 19, from 5 p.m. to

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LANDERS WOMAN ACCUSED OF STABBING BOYFRIEND WITH BUTTER KNIFE

A Landers woman was arrested Thursday morning after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend and attacked her mother. According to a Sheriff’s report, Felicia Mungarro, 29, got into an argument with her boyfriend and her mother in the 600 block of Ripon Avenue in Landers about 7:30 Thursday morning. The report

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