HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycat volleyball team traveled to Palm Springs to take on the Indians. Coach Missy Bond said the Ladycats started off slow, but showed the Indians what they are made of by coming back strong. While the Ladycats lost in three sets, Coach Bond said she

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS IN CLOSED AND REGULAR SESSION TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight in both a closed and open session. A far-reaching agenda is packed with everything from leasing a new vehicle, electric vehicle charging stations, and the council giving themselves and commission members raises. Managing editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look at the busy

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION TO HEAR REQUEST FOR ALCOHOL SALES AT A MOTEL

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meets tonight with booze on its mind. Reporter David Haldane explains… Should guests at the Circle C Lodge be allowed to buy alcohol on the premises? That’s the question facing the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission tonight as it holds a public hearing on the request

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8 CITED FOR PROVIDING ALCOHOL TO MINORS IN SHERIFF’S STING OPERATION

Eight people were cited in Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, and Twentynine Palms Friday, accused of purchasing alcohol or tobacco for minors. During a shoulder-tap sting operation, minors, under the supervision of Sheriff’s deputies, visited liquor stores and retail establishments that sell alcohol and asked people to buy alcohol for them.

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PAROLEE-AT-LARGE ARRESTED DURING PEDESTRIAN CHECK MONDAY

A parolee-at-large who had a warrant for his arrest was taken into custody early Monday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy conducted a pedestrian check on a man, later identified as Daniel LaMonte, 31, of Yucca Valley, at 2:30 a.m. near 29 Palms Highway and Dumosa Avenue. During

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SUSPECTED DRUG DEALER ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A San Bernardino man suspected by being a drug dealer was arrested in Yucca Valley early Sunday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a 1996 Jeep Cherokee near Old Woman Springs Road and Spencer Road about 12:20 a.m. Inside the Jeep was Ernest

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MONSOON SEASON IS HERE, SOME SAFETY TIPS

The Morongo Basin is now in the monsoon season. And with monsoons, comes the very real threat of flash flooding. When rain threatens, the National Weather Service may issue flood watches or flood warnings here on Z107.7. A flood watch means a flood is possible, while a flood warning means

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PALMER FIRE NEAR REDLANDS NOW 80 PERCENT CONTAINED

Firefighters made significant progress yesterday in containing the Palmer Fire straddling the border of Riverside and San Bernardino counties. An update by the Riverside County Fire Department at 5:30 p.m. declared the brush fire was 80 percent contained and had burned 3,874 acres. The fire started at 1:30 p.m. Saturday

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MOJAVE VIPER YOUNG MARINE PROGRAM IS RECRUITING

The Mojave Viper Young Marine Program is recruiting. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more about young people who want to earn the title… The Mojave Vipers are looking for a few good kids who want to join their ranks as Young Marines. The Mojave Vipers Young Marine program is for children

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse in Yucca Valley will have a USDA Food Distribution on Wednesday, September 6, at 3:00 p.m. until they run out of food. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Please wear proper attire for the weather

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RETIRED TEACHERS TO HEAR ABOUT DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

California Retired Teachers Association will hold its first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year September 8, at 10:00 a.m. in the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Members will welcome a CERT representative who will share information on earthquake preparation. Bring donations for the homeless. Needed items

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REGISTRATION OPENS TODAY FOR YUCCA VALLEY CRAFT FAIR

Registration opens today for the big December 2 holiday craft fair in Yucca Valley. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells crafters how to sign up… Hurry and register now for a booth at the very popular Yucca Valley holiday craft fair. This event always fills fast. Registration opens today (Tuesday, September

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FOOTBALL WINS IN FIRST OVERTIME GAME IN ALMOST 20 YEARS

By Varsity Coach Ernest Martinez The Twentynine Palms varsity Wildcats won their first overtime game in nearly 20 seasons, defeating the Indio Rajahs 28-21 in a terrific non-league football game Friday night. The two teams battled through several tough conditions, including the heat and humidity, and moving the game to

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MORE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley Cross Country team kicked off its season in Santa Barbara at the Gaucho Invitational. Coach Jay Stepp said the boys placed fourth out of 14 teams and the girls were sixth out of 14. Up next is the Beaumont invitational on Saturday, September 9, at 8:00 a.m.

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REGISTER NOW FOR DAV AIR RIFLE COMPETITION

The third annual Air Rifle Competition is hosted by The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 60. Competition equipment is supplied by the National Rifle Association. With the competition details, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely…

All veterans and all people with disabilities are welcome and accommodated at the Third Annual Air Rifle Competition,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF ’67 PLANS 50TH REUNION

Twentynine Palms High School Class of ’67 is inviting ALL Wildcats to join in their 50th class reunion. The reunion is set for Friday and Saturday, September 22 and 23, at Desert Princess Resort in Cathedral City. Tickets are $70 each and includes a pizza party Friday; dinner and dancing

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HOW TO HELP VICTIMS OF HURRICANE HARVEY

Help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Visit RedCross.org, call 800-RED CROSS, or text HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

YUCCA VALLEY RECRUITING YOUTH COMMISSIONERS

The Town of Yucca Valley is recruiting for their youth commission. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to apply… The Yucca Valley Youth Commission is made up of students in grades 7 through 12 who attend school in Yucca Valley. Youth commissioners produce informative video programs, present forums to

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports Tuesday, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ LadyCat tennis and volleyball teams will travel away to Palm Springs to play the Palm Springs Indians. Tennis starts at 3:15; volleyball at 5.

CELEBRATE LABOR DAYS WITH FIREWORKS IN LANDERS

Our Morongo Basin’s only Labor Day and end of summer celebration is today at Homestead Valley Park in Landers. Here is reporter Mike Lipsitz with all you need to know to get in on the fun… Celebrate the end of summer with food, fireworks, and family fun in Landers. Gates

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