YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM THIS THURSDAY

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a town council candidates’ forum this week. Managing editor Tami Roleff says you send your questions in advance… If you have a question you’d like to ask the candidates for the Yucca Valley Town Council, then the Chamber of Commerce wants to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

A Twentynine Palms City Council candidates’ forum, hosted by Z107.7 News, will be held at the Community Services Building at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms Friday, October 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There is no charge; the event is being offered as a public service. The format will

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MEETING ON PROPOSED YUCCA VALLEY TAX MEASURES TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley will hold informational sessions for the two tax measures placed on the November ballot for Yucca Valley voters. Measure Y would provide local funds (that are protected by law from the state), for local town services, including public safety and street and pothole repair. Measure

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Z107.7 TO HOST TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM

A Twentynine Palms City Council election candidates’ forum, by Z107.7 News, will be held at the Community Services Building at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms Friday, October 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There is no charge; the event is being offered as a public service. The format will

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COUNCIL CANDIDATE CLAIMS 5 FALSE NON-PROFITS, 2 FAKE TITLES

Town and city council candidates ask for the public’s trust to control millions of dollars in public funds that affects thousands of lives and one Yucca Valley Candidate has violated that trust. As a result of an investigation, Z107.7 News discovered that candidate Eric Quander has fraudulently claimed non-profit status

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CALIFORNIA MAY CHANGE HOW PEOPLE VOTE

The State of California is considering scrapping the neighborhood polling place by 2018 in favor of more vote-by-mail balloting and new “Vote Centers.” Managing editor Tami Roleff explains… A majority of California voters vote by mail, but for people who still want to cast a ballot in person, voting centers

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TOMORROW IS THE DEADLINE TO FILE FOR MOST AREA ELECTED OFFICES

Excepting those offices with incumbents choosing not to run, the deadline to run for local elected bodies is tomorrow. Reporter David Haldane explains… If you’ve always dreamed of power and glory, tomorrow may be your last chance to embark on that path. At least for a while. That’s the deadline

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES TWO SALES TAX MEASURES FOR BALLOT

The Yucca Valley Town Council went ahead with two separate half-percent sales tax measures at last night’s meeting. Managing editor Tami Roleff said the Council also appointed a new Planning Commissioner and heard a member says we would not run for reelection… At last night’s meeting of the Yucca Valley

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AVELS WILL NOT RUN FOR MORONGO BASIN HEALTHCARE DISTRICT

Martie Avels, a board member of the Morongo Basin Healthcare District, has announced she does not intend to seek re-election to the board in November. Avels, who has worked at the hospital for 30 years as a nurse and administrator and who also serves as a community member on the

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FILING OPENS TODAY FOR LOCAL ELECTED AGENCY SEATS

In addition to our two Morongo Basin municipalities, filing is also opening today to run for a seat on a variety of other locally elected governmental agencies. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the line-up… Besides seats on the Yucca Valley Town Council and the Twentynine Palms City Council, seats are

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FILING OPENS MONDAY FOR TWO SEATS ON THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL

Two seats on the Twentynine Palms City Council will be on this November’s ballot. Reporter David Haldane says the filing window to run for one of those seats opens this Monday… If you live in Twentynine Palms and dream of serving on the City Council, here’s your chance; two seats

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FILING PERIOD FOR 2 SEATS ON THE YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL OPEN JULY 18

While some potential candidates have trumpeted their intentions to run for Yucca Valley’s Town Council, the filing period has not opened yet. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the period opens July 18… Two seats on the Yucca Valley Town Council will be up for election on the November 8, ballot.

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REMINDER: TOMORROW IS THE CALIFORNIA PRIMARY ELECTION

Just a reminder that the state primary election is tomorrow. Tuesday, June 7. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters can find their assigned polling place on the back cover of their Voter Information Guide; online at SBCountyElections.com, or by calling the elections office at

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WE ENDORSE THREE LOCALS ON THE JUNE 7 BALLOT

This is an editorial opinion from Z107.7 News. The Morongo Basin has a unique opportunity to put three of our local residents in three of the top offices that affect our special desert way of life. Z107.7 is endorsing incumbent Congressman Paul Cook. Cook, a resident of Yucca Valley, former

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LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN JUNE 7 PRIMARY

U.S. Citizens age 18 and above must register to vote before casting a ballot. The deadline to register to vote in the June 7 Presidential Primary is Monday, May 23. If you’ve never registered, or if you registered in the past, but you moved, changed your name or your political

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WE TAKE A LOOK AT THE UPCOMING CALIFORNIA PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

California voters will vote on a U.S. Senator, plus state, local, and county offices in addition to their choice for their party’s presidential candidate in the upcoming June 7 Presidential Primary. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… No fewer than 34 candidates are vying for the U.S. Senate Seat now

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CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINE FOR JUNE ELECTIONS THIS FRIDAY

This Friday is the deadline to file to run for offices to be decided in the June presidential primary election. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what offices are open and how to file… A handful of offices representing Morongo Basin will be on the 2016 presidential primary ballot on June

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ELECTION RESULTS FOR BIGHORN WATER AND MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARDS

With all precincts reporting, fewer than 1,000 voters in Flamingo Heights, Landers and Morongo Valley went to the polls for yesterday’s elections. Their votes will be added to provisional and mail-in ballots for final, certified results. As it stands for the two open board seats at the Bighorn Desert View

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LUCERNE VALLEY SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE FACING RECALL

 

A Lucerne Valley school board trustee who has been censured twice by the school board is facing a recall election in February. Dawn Turnbull was elected to the Lucerne Valley Unified School District in 2010, but was censured in March for posting derogatory comments about school board members, district

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CANDIDATE FILING EXTENDED FOR MORONGO VALLEY CSD

Last Friday was the deadline for candidates to file for the November 3rd Consolidated Election; however, that deadline must be extended when an incumbent does not file and that’s exactly the case for one local special district office. Assignment reporter, Mike Lipsitz, has details… In Morongo Valley, long-time Community Services

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