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PERSEID METEOR SHOWER HAS STARTED, PEAKS AUGUST 12

The Perseids, a prolific meteor shower, is now visible in our beautiful Hi-Desert skies, with the peak in activity between August 9 and 14. The maximum is expected during the night of August 12, depending on the particular location of the stream. During the peak, the rate of meteors reaches...
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JOSHUA BASIN WATER TAKES UP NEXTERA SOLAR WILL-SERVE LETTER AGAIN

The Joshua Basin Water District Board will revisit the issues surrounding the issuance of a “will-serve” letter for a controversial commercial solar project in the Sunfair area. Reporter Mike Lipsitz outlines the issues…
At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District the board will receive an update on the...
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WHERE ROADWORK IS BEING DONE IN YUCCA VALLEY TODAY

Yucca Valley will be performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations through July 27. Each day Z107.7 news is letting you know where roadwork will be done so you can plan accordingly. Today, Wednesday, July 20, roadwork will be performed in the Sky Harbor neighborhood, on Hidden Gold Drive,...
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“THE ROCKS SPEAK” LECTURE TOMORROW AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is offering a brown bag lunch lecture. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation…
The lunch lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum is entitled, “The Rocks Speak.” This lively one-hour interactive presentation is an introduction to indigenous philosophy presented by culture bearer and author A.G....
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DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR AUGUST YARD SALE

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse is now accepting donations for their annual rummage sale that will be held on Friday, August 5 and Monday, August 8. If you can help them out with clean, usable donations, they sure would appreciate it. No bedding or stuffed animals can be accepted. If you...
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“STEP INTO ART” AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM IN YUCCA VALLEY

An ongoing exhibition at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum allows visitors to “Step into Art.” Reporter Kirby Davis explains…
Enter the framework of famous paintings and experience art like never before in “Framed: Step into Art” at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. This exhibit invites children inside the art...
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SHOTS FIRED IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of shots fired in Yucca Valley Saturday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a home near Joshua Lane and Warren Vista Avenue about 12:20 p.m. A woman told deputies that her boyfriend shot a revolver at her and her friend; they...
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BATTLING COUPLE BOTH ARRESTED FOR SPOUSAL ABUSE

A Yucca Valley couple were both arrested Saturday, each accused of spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman called for help about 2 p.m. Saturday to say that her boyfriend threw a beer at her and was putting hands on her. Deputies responded to the 56600 block of Anaconda in Yucca Valley...
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FIREFIGHTERS SAVE HOUSE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Firefighters were able to prevent a garage fire from spreading to a house Monday evening in Twentynine Palms. About 6:45 p.m., firefighters from Twentynine Palms, the Combat Center, and Joshua Tree were called to a structure fire on El Bandido near Gemini in the Desert Heights neighborhood. The garage and...
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JOSHUA TREE COMMUNITY PLAN WORKSHOP THURSDAY

Local residents have an opportunity to weigh in on the Joshua Tree community plan; it’s part of the bigger countywide plan. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more…
San Bernardino County will hold the last in the series of three workshops aimed at gathering the public’s input on the Joshua Tree community...
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TODAY’S ROADWORK IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley will be performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations through July 27. Z107.7 will give daily updates on where the roadwork will take place. Today, Tuesday, July 19, the town’s park-and-ride lot at Highway 62 and Kickapoo will be closed for slurry seal maintenance. As with any...
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ORGAN DONORS NEEDED FOR NATIONWIDE SHORTAGE

Every three hours, someone in the United States dies because of the shortage of donor organs. Every 18 minutes, another name is added to the thousands awaiting organ or organs. Reporter Sara Snyder says you can help resolve this national health shortage by becoming an organ donor…
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BILINGUAL PLANT WALK AT BIG MORONGO CANYON PRESERVE TOMORROW

In honor of the third annual Latino Conservation Week, the Mojave Desert Land Trust is sponsoring a bilingual plant walk Wednesday, July 20, at the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve in Morongo Valley. The walk will be led by Yani Aldao starting at 8 a.m., and will be followed by a...
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MORONGO VALLEY CSD HOLDS BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD board meets tonight in open and closed session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the CSD board will hold a public hearing on their proposed 2016/17 budget…
Tonight’s regular 7 p.m. meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District opens with a public hearing on the proposed 2016/2017...
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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY NAMES NEW OFFICERS

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley recently installed its new officers. Bob Stadum was named president; Patti Brown, president-elect; Cynthia Kraemer, treasurer and public relations; Karen Martin, secretary; Tom Huls, membership; James Allenback, services; and John Babrowski, administration. Outgoing president Jill Akalski was recognized with a roast. Rotary Club of...
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TOWN TAKING BUS TRIP TO REAGAN LIBRARY

The Town of Yucca Valley is organizing a bus trip to the Reagan Library in Simi Valley. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to be on that bus…
Registration is now open for a day trip to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley. The deluxe...
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SUMMER YOUTH VOLLEYBALL CAMP TAKING REGISTRATIONS

The Town of Yucca Valley has joined with the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan Volleyball Team to present a summer youth volleyball camp for girls entering sixth through 10th grades. The camp will take place at the Yucca Valley High School gymnasium Monday through Thursday, August 8 through August 11. The camp fee is...
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83-YEAR-OLD WOMAN SHOOTS HERSELF IN LEG

An 83-year-old Joshua Tree woman shot herself when her gun misfired Friday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman, who lives in the 61400 block of Verbena Road, was trying to render her .38 revolver safe when she accidentally pulled the trigger. The bullet grazed her knee, causing a...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday, accused of attacking his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman called for help about 9:30 a.m. Saturday, saying her boyfriend, Arnold Grenzow, 24, punched her in the stomach in the 72200 block of Joshua Drive in Twentynine Palms. Grenzow said the...
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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS WEAPON

A 33-year-old Yucca Valley woman was arrested early Friday morning after she was found with a throwing star and drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy made a traffic stop about 2:45 a.m. near Deer Trail and Santa Fe Trail in Yucca Valley. The report states the driver, Natalie...
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