FATAL HEAD-0N CRASH IN LANDERS FRIDAY AFTERNOON

A 34-year-old Taft man was killed in a head-on collision in Landers Friday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol, Steven Long was driving a 2007 GMC Envoy southbound on Old Woman Springs Road just after 2 p.m. at a speed of more than 55 miles per hour. Just after

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SON OF COUNTY FIRE CHIEF FOUND DEAD IN LAKE ARROWHEAD

Dawson Hartwig, son of San Bernardino County Fire Chief Mark Hartwig, was found dead early Sunday, January 29, in Lake Arrowhead, a day and a half after he went missing. The sheriff’s dive team found his body about 1:10 a.m. in about 30 feet of water near the Lake Arrowhead

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SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES OFFERS CERTIFIED VOLUNTEER TRAINING

Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services is offering certified training for new volunteers. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the course details…

Every two minutes another woman, man or child is sexually assaulted and the effects can be devastating. By volunteering for Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services you can make a difference. Free

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BURBANK MAN RESCUED AFTER FALL IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

A rock climber was rescued after he fell about 30 feet in Joshua Tree National Park Sunday. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Colin Campbell, 26, of Burbank, was climbing in the Jumbo Rocks area of the park when he fell about 30 feet to the ground about 11 a.m. Witnesses

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SANTA FE SOCIAL CLUB SEEKS DONATION

The Santa Fe Social Club is accepting donations for its rummage sale next month. Residents are encouraged to donate furniture, books, toys, household items and other treasures for the two-day sale, set for February 9 and 10. The sale will raise money for the club’s programs, social activities, and items

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VACCINE CLINICS IN FEBRUARY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in February for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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“KING OF THE HAMMERS” COMING TO JOHNSON VALLEY FEBRUARY 3-11

Tens of thousands of fans and participants will be coming to our Morongo Basin the first week of February for the “King of The Hammers” event at the Johnson Valley off-road area. Kirby Davis says there is still time to register… One of the major off-road events in the country,

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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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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Joshua Springs boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will host Redlands Adventist Academy at home. The girls start at 5, the boys at 6:30.

ARMED ROBBER SENTENCED FRIDAY TO 22 YEARS IN STATE PRISON 

A Victorville man convicted of robbing four businesses in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms two years ago was sentenced Friday to 22 years in state prison. In February 2015, Ramirez Brown, 37, who has ties to the area, robbed a smoke shop on Adobe Road, a liquor store in the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSING TWO KNIVES

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Thursday, after a business employee said the woman tried to break the store’s windows. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Dennis Tollefson, the woman, later identified as Jennifer Tomasello, 30, was at the AM/PM store located at 73434 29 Palms Highway about 2 p.m. The clerk

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TWENTYNINE PALMS STRATEGIC PLANNING TODAY

The city of Twentynine Palms will hold a public strategic planning workshop today to review last year’s goals and maybe set some new ones. Topics under discussion will include the city’s financial position, community safety, public facilities, infrastructure, economic development, energy, marketing and wastewater. Today’s meeting begins at 8 a.m.

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DESERT STORYSONGS HOST TO PLAY JOSHUA TREE SALOON

Z107.7’s own Jill Carey Michaels will perform live tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… Jill Carey Michaels, who hosts a quirky half-hour show on Z107.7, will be playing with her band Saturday night. Rough and Lovely will be playing at the Joshua Tree Saloon from 6 to 8

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MBCA ANNUAL MEETING TOMORROW ASKS, “WHAT ABOUT MY WATER”

The Morongo Basin Conservation Association’s annual meeting has earned a reputation for introducing cutting-edge issues and innovations presented locally by industry experts. This year’s meeting looks to continue the tradition. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report… The Morongo Basin Conservation Association’s 2017 annual meeting is this Saturday, January 28, from

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF BURGLARY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Tuesday, accused of burglarizing a home. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 5900 block of Aztec Avenue in Twentynine Palms came home about 3:30 p.m. and discovered someone had forced entry into the home and stolen a shotgun, gun case, and

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CONTESTANT KAYLEE POPE

Make plans to see this year’s Miss Yucca Valley scholarship pageant, based on academics and self-confidence, which is set for Saturday, February 4, at 6 p.m. at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Today, Reporter Kirby Davis introduces us to Kaylee Pope…

Today we are talking with Kaylee Pope. Kaylee, tell us

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TWENTYNINE PALMS STRATEGIC PLANNING TODAY AND TOMORROW

Today and tomorrow, January 27 and January 28, the city will hold public strategic planning workshops to review last year’s goals and maybe set some new ones. Topics under discussion will include the city’s financial position, community safety, public facilities, infrastructure, economic development, energy, marketing and wastewater. The meeting tonight

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY LOOKING FOR AUCTION DONATIONS

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society seeks auction items for its upcoming Red Hot Auction fundraiser. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… 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.

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DISTRICT ATTORNEY TO REVIEW CHARGES OF RECKLESS DRIVING, HIT-AND-RUN DURING YUCCA VALLEY PROTEST

The District Attorney’s office will review a case of reckless driving and hit-and-run during the Women’s March protest in Yucca Valley Saturday. According to a Sheriff’s report, Chris Kallgren of Yucca Valley was standing near the curb on Highway 62 near Old Woman Springs Road about 11 a.m. holding a

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS STRATEGIC PLANNING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

With New Year’s behind us, cities are beginning to plan their next moves. Reporter David Haldane tells us what’s happening in Twentynine Palms and how you can be part of that planning… Interested in shaping your city’s future? If so and you live in Twentynine Palms, you’ll get your chance

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