FOUR ARRESTED DURING WARRANT SEARCH IN YUCCA VALLEY

Four people were arrested Thursday following a warrant search at a home in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies served a search warrant at home in the 5700 block of Linda Lee Drive about 9:10 a.m. During a search of the home, deputies located methamphetamine, heroin, and drug

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Thursday night, accused of child endangerment. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies went to a mobile home park in the 4500 block of Adobe Road about 9:30 p.m. when a neighbor reported that Brittany Phillips, 27, was abusing her child. According to the Sheriff’s

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CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES CHANCELLOR’S OFFICE VISITED CMC

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s office recently visited CMC. Here with more is Managing Editor Tami Roleff…

Representatives from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office visited Copper Mountain College recently. The Chancellor’s Office is the largest organization of higher education in the nation, with 2.1 million students attending 114 community

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RESIDENTS ACCUSED OF POSSESSING STOLEN PROPERTY

Two Twentynine Palms residents were arrested Thursday afternoon when deputies found a stolen credit card, driver’s license, and laptop computers in their possession. The credit card had been stolen from a victim’s mailbox and the license had been stolen from a victim while at the Tortoise Rock Casino. According to

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT ISSUES BOIL ORDER

The Joshua Basin Water District issued a precautionary “boil order” Friday morning, warning its water customers to boil tap water for drinking or cooking purposes. A water main pipe broke Thursday night, and as a safety precaution, residents are urged to either use bottled water, and not drink tap water

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40 PERCENT OF JOSHUA BASIN CUSTOMERS WITHOUT WATER DUE TO WATER MAIN BREAK

An estimated 40 percent of Joshua Basin Water District customers are without water today due to a water main break last night. A spokeswoman from the water district told Z107.7 News that workers were called out last night for a water leak, and the broken water main was officially reported

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF STABBING TIRES AT HOME DEPOT

A Landers man was arrested Wednesday morning, accused of stabbing tires. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the Yucca Valley Home Depot about 10:30 a.m. for a report of a fight. Witnesses said a man, later identified as Paul Maki, 40, was stabbing tires in the parking

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER WONDER VALLEY STORAGE CONTAINER BURGLARY

Two Wonder Valley men were arrested Wednesday morning, accused of burglarizing a storage container. According to a Sheriff’s report, witnesses interrupted two men, later identified as Randell Vessells, 48, and Justyn Holsclaw, 20, who had broken a lock on the storage container in the 4000 block of Steeg Road in

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ADD “ICE” TO YOUR CELL PHONE

Adding an In Case of Emergency, or ICE, contact to your cell phone can help emergency personnel contact your friends or loved ones if you are badly injured in an accident and can’t speak for yourself. Anthony Abraria explains this simple idea…

Your emergency contact person should be someone who

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MAN KILLED WHEN HIS MOTORCYCLE CRASHES INTO CAR IN YUCCA VALLEY

A motorcycle rider was killed in a high-speed crash in Yucca Valley Wednesday evening. According to a Sheriff’s report, Bryce Sterling, 25, of Yucca Valley was traveling northbound on Old Woman Springs Road about 6 p.m. on his 2016 Harley Davidson motorcycle in heavy traffic at speeds estimated between 80

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THREE JOSHUA TREE MEN ARRESTED AFTER SHOOTING AT A HOUSE FOLLOWING AN ARGUMENT

Three Joshua Tree men were arrested Tuesday, accused of shooting at a home. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a home in the 60200 block of Granada Road in Joshua Tree just after 10 a.m. for a report of shots fired. The residents, Nicholas Odoms, 19, and

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY, ACCUSED OF POSSESSION OF STOLEN VEHICLE, BURGLARY

A Desert Hot Springs man was arrested Tuesday, after deputies say he fled from a stolen car and broke into a Yucca Valley home. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy Shauna Ables spotted a stolen black Honda Civic driving northbound on Cholla Avenue near Sunland Avenue, about 3:25 p.m. Tuesday.

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SNAKE RESCUED FROM TWENTYNINE PALMS MOTEL ELEVATOR

Twentynine Palms firefighters rescued a snake in an elevator Wednesday morning. County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow said at the time of the call, the snake, estimated to be about 1 to 1-1/2 foot long, was inside the exterior elevator, but by the time firefighters arrived, the snake had slithered

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD GETS A RAISE, SEWER PLANT UNDER BUDGET

Inflation—whether it was for directors’ compensation, or water rates—and saving money, were popular topics at Wednesday’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there and explains… The board of directors of the Hi-Desert Water District receive $125 per meeting, an amount that hasn’t

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUNCIL APPROVES MOBILE AND FIXED LICENSE PLATE READERS

The Twentynine Palms City Council has made it harder to traverse that city without being noticed. Reporter David Haldane explains… If you ever steal a car, better not drive it through Twentynine Palms. That’s the main takeaway from last night’s City Council meeting at which something called the Automated License

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JOSHUA TREE RETREAT CENTER PREPARES TO TRANSFORM

The Joshua Tree Retreat Center announced plans to transform the facility at an invitation-only event last night. Interim Executive Director Terry Taylor-Castillo and four associates stood beaming like expectant parents before the crowd of about 50 invitees in one of the Center’s iconic stone and timber meeting halls. Retreat Center

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HI-DESERT AND TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARDS MEET TONIGHT

Coming up on tonight’s agenda of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, another contract for the wastewater treatment facility, purchase of a vehicle, directors’ compensation, and lobbying services. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… The Board of Directors of the Hi-Desert Water District will be presented at

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CAB DRIVER ROBBED AT GUNPOINT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of an armed robbery of a cab in Twentynine Palms Sunday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, the driver was in her cab near Sunset Road and North Star Avenue when about 9:30 p.m., an unknown man opened the passenger door, pointed a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ARSON

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early morning, accused of setting a fire to the business where she worked. According to Sheriff’s reports, deputies were called to the Break-n-Run bar in the 72100 block of 29 Palms Highway shortly before midnight. The employees said the fire started below the deep

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TWO INJURED WHEN TRUCK HITS WASHED-OUT BRIDGE, BURSTS INTO FLAMES

Two men are lucky to be alive after their truck landed short over a washed out bridge caused by severe thunder storms early Tuesday morning. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow, paramedics were called to a crash on National Trails Highway in Danby, just east of Cadiz, about

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