SCHOOL BOARD TO HONOR ED WILL TONIGHT

There may be marching at tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education. Here with more is reporter David Haldane… Attendees of tonight’s Morongo Unified School District Board of Education meeting may find it difficult to stay in their seats. Or, at the very least, there’s likely

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JOSHUA TREE RETREAT CENTER PLANS AT LEAST TWO ROCK CONCERTS A YEAR

The Joshua Tree Retreat Center—also known as the Institute for Mentalphysics—hosted its first two rock concerts earlier this year, eliciting criticism from some who considered them too loud and inappropriate. But there’s a larger social purpose, the center says, and so the events will continue. Reporter David Haldane has the

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MORONGO BASIN MAC LOOKS AT PLANNED MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY TONIGHT

Tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council will feature an update on the area’s first proposed Crisis Residential Treatment Facility. Reporter David Haldane tells us more… Mental health in the Morongo Basin. That’s the subject of an update scheduled for tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory

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OPENING RECEPTION TONIGHT AT GALLERY 62 IN JOSHUA TREE

Gallery 62 will hold an opening reception Saturday, November 12, for its newest exhibit, “Color and Light.” The show features works by Lucia Grossberger Morales, Suzanne Morales, Valerie Davis, Zara Kand, Ray Lamb, Christine Lamb, Laurie Schafer, and Alita Van Vliet. The opening reception is set for 6 to 8

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JAZZ CONCERT IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW NIGHT

It’s time for the second Saturday jazz concert in Joshua Tree. The band will start an hour earlier, at 6:00 tonight, to adjust for the winter hours and move inside. The Joshua Tree Jazz Band will play at the Zandelions area across from Circle K in Downtown Joshua Tree. They

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HOW MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION PLAYS OUT HERE IN THE MORONGO BASIN

With the passage of Proposition 64, The “Adult Use of Marijuana Act” (AUMA), personal recreational use of marijuana is now permitted in the state of California, but under strict guidelines. Z107.7 News contacted our local city managers who said the passage of Prop 64 will change how marijuana use is

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JAZZ CONCERT IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW NIGHT

It’s time for the November second Saturday Jazz Concert in Joshua Tree. The band will start an hour earlier, at 6:00 tomorrow, to adjust for the winter hours and move inside. The Joshua Tree Jazz Band will play at the Zandelions area across from Circle K in Downtown Joshua Tree.

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SATURDAY CELEBRATION FOR OTIS CHANTLAND, LATE HON. MAYOR OF JOSHUA TREE

There will be a celebration of life for Otis Chantland—declared many years ago by Z1077 as the “Honorary Mayor of Joshua Tree”— tomorrow, Saturday, November 12, from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Sportsman’s Club in Joshua Tree. Otis was an iconic figure in the Joshua Tree Community as he

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF HAVING STOLEN PROPERTY

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Tuesday morning, accused of possessing stolen property. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s department, deputies went to the 4700 block of Avenida la Manana in Joshua Tree about 11 a.m. There deputies found Jason Arrona, 41, along with unspecified stolen property. After obtaining

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER SAFETY REPORT CARD SHOWS ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center, and hospitals nationwide, recently got a report card on their efforts towards safety. Reporter David Haldane said the score shows a need for some improvement… Patient safety at the Hi-Desert Medical Center is holding steady, but has lots of room for improvement. That’s the gist of

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST FALL GATHERING SATURDAY

You are invited to join the Mojave Desert Land trust for their second annual Fall Gratitude Gathering open House Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation… Celebrate a “Decade of Connectivity and Conservation” with the Mojave Desert Land Trust at the second annual Fall Gratitude Gathering open house event at

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a distribution of federal surplus food 10 to noon, Friday, November 11, at the Way Station, 61722 Commercial Street, in Joshua Tree.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College board of directors will meet tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the College board agenda… The Copper Mountain College board trustees meet at 3 p.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room. Under action items, trustees are expected to approve a collective bargaining agreement through 2019 with

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SPECIAL CLOSED MEETING FOR JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD TODAY

The Joshua Basin Water District board will meet at offices on Chollita Road in Joshua Tree for a special closed session at 2 p.m. this afternoon. On the agenda: labor negotiations.

GALLERY 62 OPENING RECEPTION IN JOSHUA TREE SATURDAY

Gallery 62 will hold an opening reception Saturday, November 12, for its newest exhibit, “Color and Light.” The show features works by Lucia Grossberger Morales, Suzanne Morales, Valerie Davis, Zara Kand, Ray Lamb, Christine Lamb, Laurie Schafer, and Alita Van Vliet. The opening reception is set for 6 to 8

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MAN RECEIVES MINOR INJURIES IN JOSHUA TREE CRASH TUESDAY MORNING

A man received minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Joshua Tree this morning. About 5 a.m., a pick-up truck and a Suzuki SUV collided on the highway near Rotary Way. The Suzuki spun out, and Joshua Tree firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to extricate the driver,

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday, accused of beating up his wife. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies responded to the 62400 block of 29 Palms Highway on a tip that a man, later identified as Christopher Myers, 37, was drinking and threatening to hurt someone. Dispatchers could hear

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The hard-working volunteers of the Joshua Tree Clean team will hold their next clean up tomorrow, Wednesday, November 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., meeting at Highway 62 and Sunset on the north side. As always, there will be coffee and conversation immediately following at the Park Rock Cafe.

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JOSHUA TREE HIGHLANDS ARTIST AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

A special treat for art students and the public at Copper Mountain College tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to a presentation from the current Joshua Tree Highland Artist in Residence… The artist in residence is the newest trend in opportunities or artists. Visual artist John Haverty will discuss the

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets tomorrow, Wednesday, November 9, and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Helen Gray Education Center, located on the campus of

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