CAR DRIVES THROUGH A TWENTYNINE PALMS FRONT YARD

A property in Twentynine Palms was damaged when a vehicle drove through a front yard late Sunday. Reginald Hart, who lives in the 73900 block of Playa Vista Drive, said the car knocked down an aluminum mailbox and fence causing an estimated $385 in damage. A neighbor across the street

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WATCH FOR THE “TECH SUPPORT” SCAM

We know that scam artists use phony websites and email to try and gain access to your credit cards and banking information, but few people are aware the cybercriminals also look for victims via the telephone. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tell you how you can avoid falling victim to cybercriminals… Tech

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NON-PARTISAN POLITICAL POP-UP THIS SATURDAY MORNING AT THE SPORTSMAN’S CLUB

Z107.7 Radio and the Sportsman’s Club are sponsoring a non-partisan office political pop-up event Saturday morning from 9 to 11 a.m. The free event is designed to give residents a chance to talk one on one with the candidates prior to the November 8 general election. All non-partisan candidates are

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ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES YUCCA VALLEY OFFICE HOURS TOMORROW

Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Wednesday, October 5. Staff representatives will be available from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government. Mayes encourages residents who

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STATE WARNS TO BE ON HEIGHTENED ALERT FOR EARTHQUAKE

The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services said Southern California residents should remain on heightened alert until Tuesday for the increased possibility of a major earthquake. The warning comes in the wake of a series of small temblors deep under the Salton Sea, which is on the far Southern 800-mile-long San

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NEGATIVE BLOOD DONORS NEEDED

A call is being put out urging Blood Donors with O-negative blood to step forward. Reporter Sara Snyder says the need is urgent…

Lifestream, the region’s blood bank is in desperate need of O-negative blood, as there is insufficient supply to meet the demand of local hospitals. Only about 7

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BLOOD DRIVE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, October 4, at Copper Mountain College from 10 to 3:30 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow screening free of charge. To make an appointment to donate

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FREE HEALTH AND COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Get free health services to protect your family, kid’s fun, and important information during a Free Health and Community Resources Fair in Twentynine Palms this Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation…

Free health screenings and flu shots; resources and information for families and veterans; a Kids’ Zone with fun

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE FOR MILITARY VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT

Military service members and their families who are victims of domestic violence or sexual assault have access to free legal advice and representation. The Victims’ Legal Counsel provides confidential advice, counseling, and referrals for crime victims, and can help victims obtain a military or civilian protective order. VLC services are

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VFW SEEKS DONATIONS FOR RUMMAGE SALE

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 is accepting donations of clean usable items for its parking lot sale, set for October 8 and 9. Funds raised from the sale will be used toward the post’s expenses. The VFW is located at 6402 Veterans Way in downtown Joshua

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YUCCA VALLEY RECRUITING YOUTH COMMISSIONERS

The Town of Yucca Valley is recruiting for their youth commission. Reporter Kirby Davis 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 local schools,

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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILT GUILD MEETS MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will hold its general meeting Monday October 3, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30 and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Lori Conway will present the day’s program, Tips and Tricks for a Better Quilt. There will

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WARNING ABOUT THE MEDICAL ALERT SCAM

Scam artists continue to rip off residents of our Morongo Basin. Reporter Sara Snyder warns about the “Medical Alert” scam… A new twist to the telemarketing scam. With promises of a “free” medical alert system, the scam targeted seniors and caretakers and claimed to be offering the system free of

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GAS POLE VANDALISM IN YUCCA VALLEY EARLY THURSDAY

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a gas meter transmission pole in Yucca Valley that was cut down sometime Thursday night. Deputies were called to the intersection of Navajo Trail and Chaparral Drive at 7:45 a.m. where they found the pole lying in the road. Evidence indicated that the pole had been

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OKTOBERFEST IN JOHNSON VALLEY SATURDAY

The annual Oktoberfest celebrations are upon us. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation… All aboard the Johnson Valley express to old Bavaria and the annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 1. Kids of all ages will enjoy exploring the model train exhibits and garden railway during the afternoon. Adults will

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HARRISON HOUSE CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY

Harrison House held its first concert 10 years ago when Terry Riley performed in memory of Lou Harrison October 7. To celebrate 10 years of music, arts, and ecology, Harrison House is holding three concerts with the theme From Father to Son: A Celebration of Musical Heritage. Managing editor Tami

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FREE FALL FESTIVAL IN DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Mark your calendars for a free fall festival featuring carnival rides, music, fireworks, and petting zoo in Desert Hot Springs. The Desert Hot Springs Fall Festival is a family-friendly event set from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, October 1, and is free. Live music will be provided by Gin Piston,

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A VIOLENT ASSAULT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Wednesday after allegedly attacking a neighbor with a metal pipe. According to the sheriff’s department, Ricardo Rocha, 34, went to a home in the 6500 block of Eucalyptus Ave. just after midnight where he found his wife with another man. The men argued

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CANDY BAR THEFT ESCALATES TO AN ARMED ROBBERY IN YUCCA VALLEY

A simple candy bar theft escalated into a felony robbery Wednesday when a Landers man allegedly grabbed the arm of a gas station employee who was attempting to call 911. According to the sheriff’s department, Eriberto Zapien, 32, went to the Chevron station on the 57200 block of Highway 62

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NEW CALIFORNIA RIGHT TO RESCUE ACT EXPLAINED

There’s nothing more infuriating or heartbreaking than seeing a dog locked in a car on a hot day. Even on cool 70-degree days, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise to more than 100 degrees in a short time. On Saturday, September 24, Governor Jerry Brown signed the Right to Rescue

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