YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED A OF ASSAULT WITH NAIL POLISH

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Monday evening after she allegedly threw a nail polish bottle at another woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, neighbors called the Sheriff’s Department about 8:30 p.m. because they heard women screaming in the 6300 block of Indio Avenue in Yucca Valley. When deputies arrived,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TALKS ABOUT AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The Twentynine Palms City Council met in regular session last night. Reporter David Haldane was there and said the discussion centered on affordable housing… Affordable housing was the topic at last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting. Specifically, low-cost housing as part of Project Phoenix, the city’s planned multi-million-dollar downtown

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OUR ENDORSEMENTS FOR THE YUCCA VALLEY AND 29 PALMS COUNCILS

Today Z107.7 begins a series of endorsements for local offices and untangling the crowded state ballot. We begin the series with the Z107.7 News Editorial Board’s endorsements for the Yucca Valley Town Council and the Twentynine Palms City Council. For the Yucca Valley Council, we are endorsing incumbent Robert Lombardo

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COUNTY ELECTIONS OFFICE LOOKING FOR POLL WORKERS

The November 8 election is expected to be a busy one with national, state, and local candidates and initiatives on the ballot. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the county is looking for poll workers… The San Bernardino County Elections Office is recruiting poll workers for the November 8 general election.

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SHOOTING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MONDAY NIGHT

We have limited information about a shooting in Twentynine Palms Monday night. About midnight, deputies and paramedics were called to a residence near Indian Trail and Mesquite Springs Road where they found two men who had been shot. Morongo Basin Ambulance took both men to Desert Regional Hospital. Their condition

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TRIAL FOR FORMER MARINE ACCUSED OF KILLING ERIN CORWIN STARTS TODAY

The murder trial of the former Marine who is accused of killing a Twentynine Palms woman and dumping her body down a mine shaft is scheduled to start today. Prosecutors allege that in June 2014, Christopher Lee, now 27, arranged a secret tryst with his lover and next door neighbor,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: LOW INCOME HOUSING, PROJECT PHOENIX

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight in regular session. Reporter David Haldane takes a peek at the agenda… Low income housing is on tonight’s agenda of the Twentynine Palms City Council. Specifically, the question of how to include it in Project Phoenix, the city’s multi-million-dollar renovation of its downtown

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VOTER GUIDES HIT MORONGO BASIN MAILBOXES

Morongo Basin residents should start receiving their voter information guides this week for November’s general election. The guide includes a sample ballot as well as information about the propositions, local measures, and voting. The back cover of the guide has the voter’s polling location. Voters are encouraged to hold on

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NON-PARTISAN POLITICAL POP-UP PUTS CANDIDATES AND VOTERS TOGETHER

Candidates for offices across the Morongo Basin met with voters at Saturday’s non-partisan political pop up sponsored by Z107.7 and the Sportsman’s Club in Joshua Tree. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us who turned out to meet with voters…

Candidates and voters turned out in about equal numbers offering ample access

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WOMAN DIES AFTER FALLING FROM CLIFF IN PIONEERTOWN

A woman visiting Pioneertown fell off a cliff and died late Friday night. According to the county coroner’s office, Daena Kirk, 35, of Tehachapi, was with another man and woman on top of a hill about midnight when Kirk didn’t see a cliff and fell down the shale-covered slope. Her

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested last week, accused of sexually abusing three children. The Orange County District Attorney’s office says Brandi Valadez, 40, faces four felony charges of lewd acts on children under 14 and two charges of child abuse. The children, two boys under the ages of 10

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EARLY VOTING BEGINS MONDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Beginning Monday, October 31, voters in the Morongo Basin can cast an early ballot in Yucca Valley prior to the November 8 presidential general election. The early voting site at the Yucca Valley Town Hall will also collect mail-in ballots from voters. Earlier this month, early voting began at the

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FOUR MARINES ARRESTED AFTER A BAR FIGHT AND SHOOTING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Four Active duty Marines were arrested following a fight and shots fired outside a Twentynine Palms bar last night. At about 1:31 am, Sunday Morning, sheriff’s deputies responded to a fight involving multiple subjects at the Break N’ Run Bar at 72143 Twentynine Palms Highway. As deputies were responding, they

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CITY OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY FOR COLUMBUS DAY

All City offices will be closed Monday, October 10 in observance of Columbus Day. The offices will reopen Tuesday morning at 7 a. m.

MORONGO VALLEY FIRE HOLDING DRAWING FOR FREE SMOKE DETECTORS

The Morongo Valley Fire Department will be holding a drawing to win new smoke detectors. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us why and how to enter… Established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, National Fire Prevention Week is October 9 through 15. This year’s theme is “Don’t wait, check

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

Military service members and their families who are victims of domestic violence or sexual assault have access to free legal advice, counseling and referrals for crime victims. Also help for victims in obtaining a military or civilian protective order. VLC services are available to active duty service members, reservists serving

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HEARTS OF YUCCA VALLEY FUND RAISER DINNER

Heart of Yucca Valley would like you to join them on Tuesday, October 11 at Las Palmas Restaurant, 55792 29 Palms Hwy, for a fund raising dinner from 4 to 9 p.m. Hearts of Yucca Valley’s primary goal is raising funds for heart related organizations serving the Morongo Basin. Their

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, it’s a cross-basin rivalry volleyball match. Yucca Valley High and Twentynine Palms High volleyball and tennis teams face off against each other in Twentynine Palms. Both games start at 3:15 p.m.

YUCCA VALLEY HOUSE FIRE FRIDAY

Six fire engines and two ambulances were dispatched to a Yucca Valley home fully engulfed in flames about 9:40 a. m. Friday. Scott Tuttle, a battalion chief with the San Bernardino County Fire Dept., said one person was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. The two-story home, roughly at

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CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The sweet sounds of Chamber Music will fill the exhibit halls of Yucca Valley’s Hi-Desert Nature Museum this weekend. Reporter Kirby Davis has details… Two concerts featuring chamber music will be held at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. The concerts are set for 7 p.m. Saturday, October 8,

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