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TREASURE SALE AT THE YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR CENTER WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY

There will be a treasure sale at the Yucca Valley Senior Center tomorrow and next month. A little of this and a little of that. Something old, something new, crafts and jewelry too. From everyday finds to Christmas delights, beaded bags and formals to add to your beautiful nights. Holiday...
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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BASKETBALL TONIGHT

In college sports, the Copper Mountain College men’s and women’s basketball teams will play a double-header tonight against Imperial Valley College. The women will play their home opener in the Bell Center gym at 5 p.m., followed by the men at 7 p.m.

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MORONGO BASIN MAC TAKES UP TRAFFIC FLOW AND TRANSPORTATION TONIGHT

Transportation is on the agenda at tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council. Reporter David Haldane has the story…
Want to have a say in improving traffic flow throughout the high desert? Tonight may be your chance as the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council meets to hear a...
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WASTE NOT MORONGO BASIN FORMING TO REDUCE LOCAL FOOD WASTE

A new organization, Waste Not Morongo Basin, has been established to reduce organic food waste and facilitating the rescue of safe and wholesome food for local food pantries and feeding assistance programs. Waste Not will be holding a meeting at the Sizzler Restaurant in Yucca Valley at 6:00 p.m. this Wednesday,...
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COUNTY SUPERVISORS EXPECTED TO MAKE LOCAL APPOINTMENTS TOMORROW

In what must be any politician’s dream come true, county supervisors are expected to appoint three candidates to three open seats on the Twentynine Palms Water District board. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on that and other expected actions at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of county supervisors in San Bernardino…
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KUDOS FOR THE MORONGO BASIN COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

The Morongo Basin Community Health Center recently received national recognition for four programs it offers. The Health Resources and Services Administration, a division of the Department of Health and Human Services, identified the Take a Hike Program, Community Resource Directory, LIFT transportation services, and Coalition Formation as four...
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THEATRE 29 REORGANIZING, LOOKING FOR BOARD CANDIDATES

Theatre 29 is soliciting nominations for volunteers who would like to serve on its board of directors. With more information, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely…
Early next month the all-volunteer board of directors will be reorganized at Theatre 29. Anyone who is interested in serving a 2-year term on the non-profit,...
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LOW-COST PET SPAYING, VACCINES, AND MICROCHIPS OFFERED LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in November for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you...
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MBTA CAN-A-RIDE THIS THURSDAY

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will hold its annual Can-A-Ride food drive this Thursday, November 16. Reporter Eric Knabe fills us in…
Donating a can of food or other non-perishable food item will allow you a free ride with MBTA (excluding the Palm Springs Routes). The food they receive will...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION BASKETBALL CLINIC THIS SATURDAY

The City of Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department is co-hosting a Wildcat basketball clinic fundraiser Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms Junior High School Gymnasium. Participants in second through eighth grades are eligible to register. The $30 registration fee includes skills instruction in dribbling, shooting, passing, offensive...
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DESERT CHAMPION, DONNA CHARPIED OF EAGLE MOUNTAIN, HAS PASSED AWAY

One of the true champions of the desert has passed away. Z107.7 News was informed of the death of Donna Charpied, 61, who, along with her husband Larry, fought for decades to keep the area around Eagle Mountain free of mega-dumps, commercial solar farms, hydroelectric projects and other threats to...
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9TH ANNUAL GOURD ART FESTIVAL COMING TO YUCCA VALLEY

Mark your calendars for the ninth annual gourd art festival, set for November 18 and 19 at the Yucca Valley Community Center. The free event will feature gourd artists and crafts vendors from all over southern California. In addition to the holiday shopping, there will be classes taught by renowned...
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TECH HELP AVAILABLE FOR SENIORS

Are you still trying to figure out all those new tech devices? Teens from the Yucca Valley Youth Commission will be available to help you out. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you when and where…

Need help setting up your cell phone, tablet or other electronic device? Want to learn...
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TOYS FOR TOTS COLLECTING DONATIONS

An annual tradition for the Marine Corps Reserves is gearing up in our Morongo Basin area. Donations of toys and money are now being accepted for Toys for Tots. A toy collection box is here in the Z107.7 studio in Joshua Tree and at other businesses throughout the Morongo Basin....
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EMPTY BOWLS BENEFIT FOR REACH OUT MORONGO FOOD BAN

The Center for Healthy Generations will hold the Empty Bowls Benefit to raise money for the Reach Out Morongo Food Bank. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has more information on the event and how you can attend…

The Empty Bowls Benefit combines delicious home-made soups and breads made by local cooks, served in...
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DONATE SUPPLIES FOR NO-KILL ANIMAL SHELTER

The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Department is accepting donations of pet food, cleaning supplies, blankets and other pet-related items for donation to the Morongo Basin no-kill animal shelter in Joshua Tree. The shelter especially needs dry dog and cat food, all kinds of puppy and kitten food, cleaning supplies and pet...
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INAUGURAL HOME BASKETBALL GAME AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TONIGHT

Copper Mountain College will host its inaugural basketball game in the Bell Center Gymnasium, in Joshua Tree tonight, November 11, at 6 p.m. against Santa Monica College. In honor of Veterans’ Day, tickets are free for tonight’s game only for veterans and active duty service members. General admission tickets are...
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HAPPINESS SECRETS EXPLORED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

An hour of upward attitude adjustment will be provided at Lifetree Café in Twentynine Palms Sunday. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains…

“Smile, Even When You Think You Can’t,” is a free, one-hour program offered by Lifetree Café Sunday about proven ways to cope with difficult situations in life. During the program,...
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DALE BASIN WELL OWNERS TO MEET SUNDAY

The Dale Basin Well Owners Association will hold its semi-yearly meeting 4 p.m. Sunday, November 12, at the Godwin Christian Fellowship Church, 6389 Godwin Road, in Wonder Valley. Note the change of date. There will be an election of officers; volunteers are needed. For more information, call Mary Quamme at...
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HOMES NEEDED FOR PARADE OF HOMES TOUR

Reach Out Morongo Basin’s annual “Parade of Homes” has become a February tradition for many desert dwellers. For the past 13 years, many hundreds have set out on the tour, while many others have opened their hearts and homes to them. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this on how you can...
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