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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WALK SET FOR MONDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored tomorrow across the country and here in the Morongo Basin in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Andrew Dieleman invites you to join the celebration…

“I have a dream.”

The celebrated civil rights leader, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is perhaps best known...
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SOMETHING DIFFERENT FOR THIS MONTH’S HIGH DESERT TEST KITCHEN’S DINNER

Around this time each month we announce the native food to be highlighted at High Desert Test Kitchen’s the informal dinner. But this month and next, organizer Sarah Witt suggests we focus on something altogether different. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what that is…

Sara Witt places a premium on sustainable...
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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS AT LANDERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Residents are invited to a special meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council at the Landers Elementary School on Tuesday, January 16. Ideas are needed to increase enrollment in this small rural school. The school is located at 56450 Reche Road. The meeting starts at 3 p.m. in the library;...
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QUIT SMOKING IN THE NEW YEAR

For those seeking smoking cessation in the new year, reporter Eric Knabe has a course that could help you quit…

The Morongo Basin Healthcare District is sponsoring this FREE seminar series to help you quit. The seven-week series uses American Lung Association curriculum and provides tools to deal with nicotine addiction...
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“WIZARD OF OZ” AUDITIONS AT THEATRE 29

We’re off to see the Wizard at Theatre 29. Open auditions will be held tomorrow for the musical “The Wizard of Oz.” Here with the casting details is Rebecca Havely…
Approximately 22 performers, ages 12 and older will be cast at “Wizard of Oz” auditions on Monday, January 15,...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERY ANNUAL YOUTH ART SHOW REWARDS RECEPTION

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold an artists’ reception tonight for its judged student art show. Managing editor Tami Roleff paints in the details…

The public is invited to the 29 Palms Art Gallery Saturday, January 13, for an opening reception and awards ceremony. Works will be judged by category:...
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OPENING RECEPTION TONIGHT AT GALLERY 62

Gallery 62 Art Gallery will hold an opening reception tonight for its newest exhibition, Elegant Beginnings. The show will feature the artwork of Michael Maxwell, Karan Murphy, Kenneth Heller, Laurie Schafer and Esther Shaw. The signature artist is Watson. The opening reception is set for 6 to 8 p.m. at...
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REGISTER NOW FOR TOUR OF HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BIRTHING CENTER

The Hi-Desert Medical Center is offering a variety of monthly lectures and events. Reporter Eric Knabe has something for those who are expecting…

On Thursday, January 18, at 6 p.m., join the Hi-Desert Medical Center’s Birthing Center leadership and clinical staff for an extensive tour of their beautiful private and semi-private...
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HARPSICHORD MUSIC AT HARRISON HOUSE TODAY

Harrison House Music, Arts and Ecology will present a night filled with music tonight with renowned harpsichordist Ketil Haugsand. Reporter Tanisha Cureton gives the details…

Ketil Haugsand, a retired professor of harpsichord, will perform his popular recordings of J.S. Bach’s “Goldberg Variations.” Haugsand is known for his outstanding performances at many...
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IMPROV WORKSHOP SET FOR SUNDAY AT RAINBOW STEW

An improv comedy workshop will be held tomorrow, January 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Rainbow Stew. Presented by Tami Wood and Bob Rufer, participants will explore self-awareness through improv tools, games, and exercises. The cost is $20 and reservations are required. Call 760-774-2553 for more information.

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“THE ODD COUPLE” OPENING NIGHT GALA AT THEATRE 29

Soroptimists International of Twentynine Palms will host the opening night gala of “The Odd Couple” at Theatre 29. With your invitation, here is Rebecca Havely…

The opening night gala for “The Odd Couple” will benefit Soroptimist International of Twentynine Palms. Tickets for opening night ONLY are $25 each. The show...
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COPING WITH THE DEMANDS OF CAREGIVING DISCUSSED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

Practical solutions for coping with the demands of caregiving will be explored at Lifetree Café tomorrow, January 14 at 4 p.m. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has the details…

The program, titled “Care for Caregivers: Meeting the Unique Needs of Those Who Sacrifice for Others,” features a screening of the short film “Life...
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CLOSURES FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY

Government offices, banks, schools, and post offices will be closed Monday, January 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Junior Day.

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WALK SET FOR MONDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored on Monday across the country and here in the Morongo Basin in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Andrew Dieleman invites you to join the celebration…

“I have a dream.”

The celebrated civil rights leader, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is perhaps best...
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DEATH INVESTIGATION AFTER TWO PEOPLE FOUND DECEASED IN A MOBILE HOME PARK

The Sheriff’s Department has opened an investigation into the death of two elderly people found deceased in the Roadrunner Mobile Home Park Morongo Valley Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Jodi Miller told Z107.7 News there was no sign of foul play and the Sheriff’s Homicide Division was...
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GIANT ROCK TAKING A BEATING WITH WIDESPREAD ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES

In recent days, Z107.7 news brought attention to problems caused by the influx of visitors to the Desert View Conservation Area, aka section 6, in Joshua Tree. Reporter Mike Lipsitz brings us this story of another local area taking a beating from the recent overflow of visitors and about a...
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MORONGO UNIFIED AND COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEET JOINTLY

Copper Mountain Community College Board of Trustees and the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education met in a special meeting yesterday to review joint projects and other important topics, Reporter Eric Knabe fill us in…

Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees and the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education...
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TAKE THE COUNTY’S MORONGO BASIN ARTS SURVEY

San Bernardino County is asking for the public’s input in developing a strategic plan for the arts for the Morongo Basin. The intent is to develop a strategic plan that will capitalize on existing resources to make the Morongo Basin’s arts and cultural life stronger, more accessible, and sustainable. A...
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STUDENTS ART SHOW RECEPTION SATURDAY AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold an artists’ reception Saturday for its judged student art show. Managing editor Tami Roleff paints in the details…

The public is invited to the 29 Palms Art Gallery Saturday, January 13, for an opening reception and awards ceremony. Works will be judged by category:...
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GALLERY 62 PLANNING STUDENT ART SHOW IN FEBRUARY

Gallery 62 in Joshua Tree will hold a student art show in February at the gallery. The show will include a catalog showcasing each student’s art submission. The Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council is accepting sponsorships for, and advertising in, the catalog. Ad rates start at $25. To sponsor or...
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