ESSENTIAL OILS CLASSES AT RAINBOW STEW

Free classes on essential oils are being offered in Yucca Valley. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has the details… If you are wondering what essential oils are all about, Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley will hold free informational classes in June. You’ll be able to experience the oils and see for

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Thursday, accused of giving a boy a black eye. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 3700 block of Lucerne Vista in Yucca Valley about 11:15 a.m. because a boy there had a black eye. The boy said Reuben Kimball, 36,

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ONE ARRESTED FOLLOWING EARLY MORNING PURSUIT IN JOSHUA TREE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested early Thursday morning, accused of fleeing from Sheriff’s deputies. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, a deputy tried to stop a vehicle near Quail Springs Road and Alta Loma in Joshua Tree about 5 a.m. The vehicle, with two men inside fled,

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YUCCA VALLEY TO HOLD GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Yucca Valley is offering girls volleyball camp this summer. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has more… The Town of Yucca Valley and the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan Volleyball Team are holding a summer volleyball camp for girls entering sixth through 10th grades. The camp is designed to promote skill

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MORONGO VALLEY CASINO NIGHT TO BENEFIT FIRE DEPARTMENT

The eighth annual Morongo Valley Firefighter’s Auxiliary Casino Night will be in play this Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz puts it all on red for this worthy cause … Attention high rollers, card sharks, lucky beginners and everyone in between. Dust off your good luck charms. This Saturday, June 3 is

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MORE THAN 30 ANIMALS SEIZED IN ANIMAL NEGLECT CASE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twentynine Palms Animal Control officers and Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a case of suspected animal cruelty. According to a Sheriff’s reports, deputies were called to the 75100 block of Mayfair Drive in Twentynine Palms about 11 p.m. to perform a welfare check on a child living at the home. While

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CREDIT CARD RING TARGETING OUR MORONGO BASIN COMMUNITIES

A ring of credit card thieves appear to be working the Morongo Basin. Since Sunday, at least six Morongo Basin residents have reported that someone has stolen their credit and debit card information and made withdrawals at various ATMs in Torrance. Every withdrawal has been $500 and change, and some

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ONE MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN TWO-CAR CRASH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THURSDAY NIGHT

A man was seriously injured and four other people received minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Twentynine Palms last night. County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow said a car with two women, a man, and a boy was attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Cedar Drive from eastbound

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HOME SAVED FROM FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY THURSDAY

Firefighters managed to save a house in Yucca Valley Thursday night. About 6:15 p.m., Yucca Valley, Yucca Mesa, and Joshua Tree firefighters were called to a home burning near Onaga and Fox Trails. County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow said the fire started in the rear of the house and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER MOBILE HOME PARK DISTURBANCE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Wednesday, accused of vandalism and resisting arrest. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the Desert Villa Mobile Home Park in the 4500 block of Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms about 5 p.m. because a woman, later identified as Brittany Phillips, 26,

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PART ONE IN A SERIES LOOKING AT THE JOSHUA TREE RETREAT CENTER

Meditation and yoga retreats are staples—the bread and butter—at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center. They normally attract groups of as few as 15 to as many as 250 participants. A number of these groups return annually, some come multiple times throughout the year. Some are held in absolute silence, though

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FIREFIGHTERS UNION SAY TWENTYNINE PALMS COVERAGE AFFECTED IF WONDER VALLEY CLOSES

The union that represents county firefighters is concerned about preliminary plans to close the Wonder Valley Fire Station while the Ludlow station remains unmanned. Firefighters Local 935 President Jim Grigoli said the current proposed county budget would see Wonder Valley close, leaving Twentynine Palms covered by a single fire engine

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TWO YUCCA VALLEY MEN ARRESTED FOR RESISTING ARREST

Two Yucca Valley men were arrested late Tuesday night after one fled from a pedestrian check. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy attempted to stop Tyler Albert, 24, near Avalon Avenue and Paxton Road just before 10 p.m. Albert fled on foot to a vacant residence on Nelson Avenue.

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BEWARE OF THE JURY SCAM

Jury scams have been around for years and is one of the most successful scams for getting a quick payoff, but also for getting personal information for future identity theft. Reporter Eric Knabe offers these tips to help you avoid being a victim of this jury scam… The jury scam

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SEEKING TOURISM DISTRICT ADVISORY BOARD

The Twentynine Palms City Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the advisory board for the Tourism Business Improvement District. The advisory board will create and direct the city’s tourism marketing plan. Those interested in being a part of the board must submit a letter along with a resume to

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MORONGO VALLEY CASINO NIGHT SATURDAY TO BENEFIT FIRE DEPARTMENT

The eighth annual Morongo Valley Firefighter’s Auxiliary Casino Night will be in play this Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz puts it all on red for this worthy cause… Attention high rollers, card sharks, lucky beginners and everyone in between. Dust off your good luck charms. This Saturday, June 3 is Casino

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YUCCA VALLEY GRUBSTAKE PARADE WINNERS

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners for the Grubstake Days parade, held Saturday. Taking first place in the dance category was the Star Twirlers Square Dance club, and first place in the band category went to Yucca Valley High School. Vintage Iron Tractors were first in

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O-NEGATIVE BLOOD DONORS NEEDED

As the result of a national blood shortage, O-negative blood donors are being urged to give the gift of life. Reporter Sara Snyder tells us why… Lifestream, the region’s blood bank is in desperate need of O-negative blood, as there is insufficient supply to meet the demand of local hospitals.

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TWO ARRESTS IN YUCCA VALLEY FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Saturday, accused of spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 6100 block of Yucca Mesa Road about 9:30 p.m. Deanna Valdez, 45, and her boyfriend were arguing over money when the argument became physical. The report states Valdez and

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Z107.7 REPORTER, AUTHOR, DAVID HALDANE COLLECTING KUDOS

Z107.7 reporter David Haldane wears several hats. One is represented by the voice you hear regularly delivering local news stories right here. Another is as the author of an award-winning 2015 memoir called Nazis & Nudists. Managing editor Tami Roleff says Haldane is off in New York collecting another award…

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