ROAD CLOSURES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TUESDAY

The Twentynine Palms Public Works Department has announced road closures next week due to road maintenance. Manzanita Road from the highway to Hatch Road will be closed, as will Juanita Avenue from Estrella to Euycalyptus on Tuesday, November 15, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition, there will be

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INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR CERT RESPONDERS

The County Fire Department and the Department of Emergency Services will hold an informational meeting for residents who are interested in joining the Morongo Basin’s Community Emergency Response Team. Participants will learn about hazards they may face in a disaster, and will be trained in lifesaving skills so that they

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REGISTER FOR THE “WEE HOOPS” BASKETBALL PROGRAM

Wee Hoops, a basketball program for first and second graders, is getting underway in Yucca Valley. Reporter Kirby Davis tells you how to get your little hoopsters signed up… Wee Hoops, a four-week youth basketball program for players in the first and second grades, is designed to introduce participants to

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RELAY FOR LIFE MEETINGS SET

Relay for Life Morongo Basin will hold a team captain meeting Tuesday, November 15, at 6:30 p.m. in room 101 at Copper Mountain College. Information will be passed on how to start a team for Relay for Life. In addition, a planning committee meeting for Relay for Life will be

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TIPS ON LIVING A LONGER FULLER LIFE

Many Americans are living well into their eighties and nineties, which presents a set of challenges and opportunities. Managing editor Tami Roleff reports on one expert’s view of them… More than 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day, and demographics indicate that trend is going to continue for the next 14

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REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED WEDNESDAY FOR NOT UPDATING ADDRESS

A registered sex offender was arrested Wednesday night, accused of not updating his address. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy made a traffic stop at Cholla Avenue and Highway 62 in Twentynine Palms about 10 p.m. Inside the vehicle was Lawrence Navarette, 56. The deputy determined that Navarette was

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OPENING RECEPTION TONIGHT AT GALLERY 62 IN JOSHUA TREE

Gallery 62 will hold an opening reception Saturday, November 12, for its newest exhibit, “Color and Light.” The show features works by Lucia Grossberger Morales, Suzanne Morales, Valerie Davis, Zara Kand, Ray Lamb, Christine Lamb, Laurie Schafer, and Alita Van Vliet. The opening reception is set for 6 to 8

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DROP IN TO PLAY BOARD GAMES IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley Recreation is hosting drop-in Board game sessions. Reporter Kirby Davis gets out her Scrabble pieces… Remember the good old days playing board games? The Yucca Valley Parks and Rec Department is holding drop-in sessions every second Saturday through March where people of all ages can play board games,

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YUCCA VALLEY ELKS TOYS FOR TOTS CONCERT AND DINNER SATURDAY

Christmas is right around the corner and the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge is hosting a Toys for Tots concert and dinner this Saturday, November 12, at the Elks Lodge located at 55946 Yucca Trail. Dinner service will begin at 4 p.m. Twentynine Palms Marines will be at the door to

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REGISTER NOW FOR YUCCA VALLEY YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE

The Town of Yucca Valley is getting ready for its youth basketball program. Kirby Davis says to register now… The Youth Basketball League, a competitive recreational league for boys and girls in grades 3 through 8, focuses on fundamentals and skills development and features competitive league play. Boys and girls

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HOW MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION PLAYS OUT HERE IN THE MORONGO BASIN

With the passage of Proposition 64, The “Adult Use of Marijuana Act” (AUMA), personal recreational use of marijuana is now permitted in the state of California, but under strict guidelines. Z107.7 News contacted our local city managers who said the passage of Prop 64 will change how marijuana use is

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MAN INJURED FOLLOWING CRASH ON QUAD IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A 19-year-old man received head injuries following a crash on an ATV Wednesday afternoon. According to the Sheriff’s department, the man, who was not identified, and a passenger were riding a quad on a sidewalk southbound on Mesquite Springs Road about 2:15 p.m. The man misjudged a turn near El

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COUNTY SEIZES DOZENS OF DOGS AND CATS IN YUCCA VALLEY AND LANDERS

County animal control authorities are investigating nearly five dozen dogs and about two dozen cats that were seized from two different properties in Landers and Yucca Valley last week. “We’re still trying to determine if this is a hoarding situation or something else,” said Frank Becerra, of San Bernardino County

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA

At the stroke of midnight, recreational use of marijuana became legal in California. But there are a few important details about the new law, as managing editor Tami Roleff reports… As of November 9, recreational use of marijuana became legal in California. But there are a few important details about

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF HAVING STOLEN PROPERTY

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Tuesday morning, accused of possessing stolen property. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s department, deputies went to the 4700 block of Avenida la Manana in Joshua Tree about 11 a.m. There deputies found Jason Arrona, 41, along with unspecified stolen property. After obtaining

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER SAFETY REPORT CARD SHOWS ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center, and hospitals nationwide, recently got a report card on their efforts towards safety. Reporter David Haldane said the score shows a need for some improvement… Patient safety at the Hi-Desert Medical Center is holding steady, but has lots of room for improvement. That’s the gist of

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NATIONAL AND STATE ELECTION RESULTS

In yesterday’s presidential election, Donald Trump beat out Hillary Clinton, with 279 electoral votes to 218. Kamala Harris is California’s next U.S. senator, with 66 percent of the vote. Congressman Paul Cook and Assemblyman Chad Mayes easily kept their seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and California Assembly, with

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LOCAL ELECTION RESULTS

In what the Registrar of Voters calls “Final Unofficial Results” in local contests, Jeff Drozd and Robert Lombardo are the winners for the Yucca Valley Town Council, Drozd with 31.55 percent and Lombardo with 28.78 percent. In Twentynine Palms, Steve Bilderain and Joel Klink are the winners with 31.07 percent

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVES ONE VARIANCE, DENIES ANOTHER

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission approved one variance and denied another last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff explains… Saying that there were many other properties adjacent to the airport that had hangers that were oversized for their lots, the Yucca Valley Planning Commission approved a request at its meeting last

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CALIFORNIA STATE MEASURE RESULTS

The Statewide Proposition results are: Prop 51: YES, Borrows $9 billion in school bonds Prop 52: YES, Restricts diverting funds away from Medi-Cal Prop 53: NO, Would have forced a statewide vote on bonds bigger than $2 billion Prop 54: YES, requires legislation to be published online before final vote

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