REGISTER FOR ROTARY MUSIC COMPETITION

Area music students are being invited to participate in the Yucca Valley Noon Rotary Club’s annual music competition. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the deadline to register is coming up fast… High School music students are invited to compete in the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley’s annual music competition, set

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RETIRED TEACHERS MEET FEBRUARY 10

California Retired Teachers Association will meet Friday, February 10, at 10:00 a.m. at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Members will honor past presidents of Hi-Desert Division 62 and will welcome Rob Breyer, Director of CalRTA Area 9. Members for whom 2017 marks their eightieth birthdays

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CUPID SCRAMBLE GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE

A golf tournament to benefit the Tri-Valley Little League program is planned for Saturday, February 11. Reporter Edica Gonzales says it time to sign up for the Cupid Scramble… The Tri-Valley Little League is holding its second annual Cupid Scramble Golf Tournament Saturday, February 11, at Hawk’s Landing Golf Club

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FREE HOME ENERGY WORKSHOP MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free home energy education workshop Monday, February 6. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held 9:30 to 3:30 at Methodist Community Church, 6213 East Parkway Road in Joshua Tree. Call 909-723-1500 for an appointment.

HEARTS OF YUCCA VALLEY TO HOLD FUNDRAISING DINNER

Hearts of Yucca Valley—a non-profit organization that raises funds to support heart-related emergencies in the Morongo Basin—will hold a fundraiser Monday, February 6. The Super Bowl Recovery Party will be held at Electric Sports Lounge in the Von’s Shopping Center in Yucca Valley from 6 to 10 p.m. There will

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KING OF THE HAMMERS STARTS FRIDAY

Tens of thousands of spectators are coming to the Johnson Valley off-road area to rally around hundreds of off-road racers. They’re coming for what promotors call “the largest off-road race event in North America in terms of both competitors and spectators.” Yes, it’s the King of the Hammers; reporter Mike

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY SEEKS DONATIONS FOR RED HOT AUCTION FUNDRAISER

The Red Hot Auction hosted by the Twentynine Palms Historical Society will raise funds to help expand the Old Schoolhouse Museum. They are currently seeking donations to be auctioned. Event organizer Larry Bowden says, “Historical items from the Twentynine Palms area would be ideal for the auction.” Donations can include

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EIGHT GIRLS COMPETE IN MISS YUCCA VALLEY SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT

Eight girls have been working hard for the 2017 Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant. Reporter Edica Gonzales tells us who they are and invites you to the competition tonight…

Eight girls will be participating in the 50th annual Miss Yucca Valley scholarship pageant tonight. The scholarship pageant, sponsored by the

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APPLY NOW FOR GLADYS CAROL SCHOLARSHIP

Applications are now being taken for the Gladys Carol Scholarship program. The scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates, and undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a full-time science, technology, engineering or math field of study. The scholarship, which is awarded based on merit and financial need,

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A CLOSER LOOK AT THE DOD HIRING FREEZE

With thousands of Z107.7 listeners employed by the Department of Defense, today we take a close look at exactly what the recent DoD hiring freeze means. Just three days after being sworn in as president, Donald Trump issued an executive order concerning a hiring freeze. The Department of Defense says

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KING OF THE HAMMERS’ FIRST RACE TOMORROW, HAMMERTOWN OPENS TODAY

The annual King of the Hammers series of off-road competitions opens today and starts tomorrow at the Johnson Valley Off-Road area. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says up to 35,000 people will be in attendance… The 11th annual King of the Hammers off-road races is a week-long event that pits off-road

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH AT LEAST 3 BURGLARIES

At least four properties were burglarized recently, and so far, one man has been arrested in connection with three of the burglaries. According to Sheriff’s reports, burglaries were reported Tuesday and Wednesday in the 3600 block of Bluegrass Avenue in Twentynine Palms, 60800 block of Campanula Street, 3600 block of

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PROBATIONER ARRESTED FOR WEAPONS POSSESSION

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Tuesday following a probation compliance check. According to a Sheriff’s report, probation officers went to a home in the 61300 block of Alta Loma Drive about 4 p.m. Tuesday to check on Aiden Smith, 22, who was convicted of and on probation for a

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A WARNING ABOUT THE GIFT CARD SCAM

The AARP Fraud Watch Networks helps raise awareness of consumer fraud. Reporter Rebecca Havely says beware of online sellers asking for gift card payments… If you’re purchasing a big-ticket item online, don’t pay with your Amazon gift card; this is a scam. Posing as sellers, scammers claim they need to

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WOMAN HOSPITALIZED AFTER BEING PINNED BY CAR AT GAS PUMP

A 35-year-old woman was hospitalized Wednesday evening after she was trapped between her car and a gas pump in Twentynine Palms. According to Battalion Chief Mike Snow, Twentynine Palms firefighters were called to the AM/PM gas station in the 73400 block of 29 Palms Highway about 6 p.m. to extricate

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KING OF THE HAMMERS’ “HAMMERTOWN” OPENS TOMORROW

Tens of thousands of fans and participants will be coming to our Morongo Basin this week for the “King of The Hammers” event at the Johnson Valley off-road area. Kirby Davis says get your motor running… One of the major off-road events in the country, “The King of the Hammers,”

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SENATOR JEAN FULLER NAMED ELECTED WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller was recognized Wednesday at the California Women Lead reception as “Elected Woman of the Year.” The annual event honors leaders in the political, business, and government communities. Senator Fuller is the first woman in California history to serve as Senate Republican Leader and represents Senate

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THE WONDERS OF ASTROLOGY AT THE JOSHUA TREE RETREAT CENTER

Astrology is defined as the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies interpreted as having an influence on human affairs and the natural world. Astrologist Jeff Harman says we are linked to the universe in ways most people can’t fathom. Reporter Mike Lipsitz looks to the heavens

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KIWANIS CLUB ANNOUNCES DATE FOR 26TH ANNUAL “SPELL-A-THON”

The Kiwanis Club of Twentynine Palms has announced the date of its 26th annual spell-a-thon. The spelling bee for adults will be held from 9 to noon March 11 at the Helen Gray Education Center on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree. Teams of three people

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER SUSPECTED DUI CRASH IN PALM SPRINGS THAT KILLED ANOTHER YUCCA VALLEY MAN

A Yucca Valley man has been arrested after a suspected DUI Crash killed another Yucca Valley man in Palm Springs Monday evening. The Palm Springs Police Department said they arrested 50-year-old Robert Garcia Jr. for investigation of driving under the influence of drugs causing a deadly crash which killed Keyon

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