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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR SPOUSE ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man who was angry that his wife was taking a nap, was arrested Thursday afternoon, accused of felony spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 58700 block of DelanoTrail about 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The woman told deputies she was lying on the...
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TWO YUCCA VALLEY RESIDENTS ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS

Two Yucca Valley residents were arrested Wednesday morning after a deputy found them with drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 7300 block of Church street about 9 a.m. There they found Ruben Minero, 36, and Sara Wagner, 20. Minero was found to be...
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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY WITH STOLEN MERCEDES

A Desert Hot Springs man was arrested Wednesday after he attempted to drive a stolen Mercedes in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, Morongo Basin deputies were alerted about 7 p.m. that a Mercedes Benz E350, stolen from Palm Springs, was at an apartment complex in the 6300 block...
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SPECIAL ONE-NIGHT READING OF NEW PLAY AT THEATRE 29 SATURDAY

Theatre 29 will host an exclusive one-night-only staged reading of a playwright’s work-in-progress tonight. Reporter Kirby Davis fills in the details of how you can be a part of this collaborative event…
Nationally recognized playwright Phil Olson asked Theater 29 to prepare a staged reading of his latest comedy, “A...
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“LAST OF THE PONY RIDERS” TONIGHT IN LANDERS

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s next feature in their series of locally filmed movies is “The Last of the Pony Riders.” Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to lean back, look back and enjoy …
Gene Autry stars in “The Last of the Pony Riders” presented by the...
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SOUL, R&B AND SWING WITH BOXCAR 7 AT YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT SATURDAY

The third concert of the 22nd annual summer concert series, co-hosted by the town of Yucca Valley and Z107.7, is Saturday, July 23, with Boxcar 7. Enjoy the cool desert evening at the Yucca Valley Community Center listening and dancing to soul, R&B, and swing music, such as B.B. King,...
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STAR PARTY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, July 23. The event begins at 9:30 p.m. and will end about 11:30 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Volunteers will set up manual and battery-operated telescopes and guests may...
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COUPLE WHO LEFT 3 CHILDREN IN THE DESERT SENTENCED TO 8 MONTHS

The Twentynine Palms couple arrested last week after three young children were found wandering in the desert without water or shoes pleaded guilty in a Joshua Tree courtroom Wednesday to child abuse. Mary Bell, 34—the mother of a 7-year- old girl, and 5- and 6-year- old boys—and her boyfriend, Gary Cassle, 29,...
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SUSPECT SOUGHT IN VICIOUS TWENTYNINE PALMS ATTACK

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect involved in a vicious attack in Twentynine Palms. According to the Sheriff’s Department, the victim, a 57-year-old man, was sleeping in the 6300 block of Morongo Road near Joshua Drive when he was attacked about midnight Wednesday night....
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POKÉMON-GO BLAMED FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS ASSAULT

A man says he was beat up by two men while he was playing Pokemon Go in Twentynine Palms early Wednesday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, the unidentified man said he was at the Historic Plaza, near Adobe Road and Two Mile Road, about 1 a.m. playing Pokémon-Go when two suspects approached him...
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TIPS TO AVOID SUMMER FOOD POISONING

It’s summer, the traditional time of picnics by the pool, up in the national park, or in the back yard. The smell of hot dogs and burgers is sizzling on the grill, potato salad, chips, dips, all the summer treats. But if you’re not careful, those outdoor feasts could...
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SPECIAL ONE-NIGHT READING OF NEW PLAY AT THEATRE 29 SATURDAY

Theatre 29 will host an exclusive one-night-only staged reading of a playwright’s original work, “A Nice Family Christmas,” tomorrow night. Nationally-recognized playwright Phil Olson asked Theater 29 to prepare a staged reading of his latest comedy, “A Nice Family Christmas.” The one-night-only reading will take place on the Theatre 29...
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LYNYRD SKYNYRD TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

The Tortoise Rock summer concert series continues tonight with another free outdoor concert. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation…
This Friday night at 8 p.m. come enjoy the tribute show “Lynyrd Skynyrd and Frynds” with the band, Southbound. The concert is on the Tortoise Rock Casino’s outdoor stage, and it’s...
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SOUL, R&B AND SWING WITH BOXCAR 7 AT YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT SATURDAY

It will be soul, R&B, and swing at this Saturday night’s Yucca Valley summer concert. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation…
The third concert of the 22nd annual summer concert series, co-hosted by the town of Yucca Valley and Z107.7, is Saturday, July 23, with Boxcar 7. Enjoy the...
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ROAD MAINTENANCE IN YUCCA VALLEY TODAY, WE’LL TELL YOU WHERE

Yucca Valley will be performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations through July 27. Z107.7 will announce where each day so residents can plan accordingly. Today, Friday, July 22, roadwork will be performed in the Sky Harbor neighborhood, on Lisbon Drive, Warren Vista, San Vincente Drive, Juarez Drive,...
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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, July 23, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow screening free...
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“THE LAST OF THE PONY RIDERS” SATURDAY NIGHT IN LANDERS

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s next feature in their series of locally filmed movies is “The Last of the Pony Riders.” Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to lean back, look back, and enjoy…
Gene Autry stars in “The Last of the Pony Riders” presented by the Morongo Basin...
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JOSHUA TREE VFW SERVING SPAGHETTI TONIGHT, BREAKFAST SUNDAY, TACOS WEDNESDAYS

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will offer a spaghetti dinner tonight, from 4 to 6, complete with salad and garlic bread, for $7. Tonight’s dinner is hosted by Fred and Diane. Sunday is a pancake breakfast special with all-you-can-eat pancakes, in addition to the regular menu, from 8 to...
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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING MEALS SATURDAY, SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

Food for Life will be serving sandwiches, salad, fruit, and dessert this Saturday, July 23, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene in Twentynine Palms. Low-income residents and family are welcome to enjoy the free meal as well as the air conditioning and fellowship. Food for Life is looking for volunteers. If...
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TWO ARRESTED AFTER HIGH SPEED CHASE THROUGH YUCCA MESA

Two Yucca Valley men were arrested Tuesday following a high-speed pursuit through Yucca Mesa. According to limited details from a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to Aberdeen Drive and Avalon Avenue about 4 p.m. where they pursued a vehicle to a home in the 3800 block of Balsa Avenue. There they found Timothy Murphy,...
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