FESTIVAL OF WREATHS SUNDAY

The holidays are upon us. Here’s reporter Mike Lipsitz with your invitation to the festival of wreaths… For many, the Copper Mountain College Foundation Festival of Wreaths event signals the Basin’s start of the holiday season. This year’s seventh annual Festival of Wreaths, which raises funds for CMC students, is

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TO SPONSOR ART LAB

Joshua Tree National Park, is partnering with Copper Mountain College, the Mojave Desert Land Trust, and BoxoHouse, along with the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, to create innovative programs and projects in the park. Kirby Davis fills in the details… As part of the Joshua Tree

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ART TALK AT JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY SATURDAY

A Twentynine Palms artist will be discussing her innovative and imaginative photography at a lecture tomorrow. Edica Gonzales says the place to be is the Joshua Tree library… The Friends of the Joshua Tree Library and the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council will host a reception and artist talk for

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THANKSGIVING DINNER TONIGHT AT JOSHUA TREE VFW

The Joshua Tree VFW Post 7264 will serve up a Thanksgiving dinner tonight from 4 to 6 p.m. Come enjoy turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce, roll, and pumpkin pie, all for $8. Sunday the VFW will be serving a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11. And don’t

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF BEATING A WOMAN

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday evening after he beat up a woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, Joshua Steiger, 32, and a woman were arguing about 7:20 p.m. Saturday in the 61700 block of Oleander in Joshua Tree. The report states that the woman tried to grab some

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FESTIVAL OF WREATHS THIS SUNDAY

What has become a holiday season tradition will be held this Sunday at Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz invites you to the Festival of Wreaths… For many, the Copper Mountain College Foundation Festival of Wreaths event signals the Basin’s start of the holiday season. This year’s seventh annual Festival

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JOSHUA TREE MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED CROSSING HIGHWAY 62

A Joshua Tree man was seriously injured Friday night when he was hit by a pick-up truck on the highway. According to the California Highway Patrol, Dylan Davis, 26, who was intoxicated and wearing all dark clothing, was on the south shoulder of Highway 62 east of Bonair Road and

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HI-DESERT AND JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARDS MEET TONIGHT

Among the items on tonight’s agenda of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors, the directors will discuss the implementation of the strategic plan, and receive an update on the sewer project. The board will go into closed session to negotiate price and terms of payment on five properties. The

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$5.6 MILLION MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY COMING TO JOSHUA TREE

Joshua Tree is about to get a new mental health facility. Reporter David Haldane has more… At Sunny Vista Road on Highway 62. That’s the location of Joshua Tree’s soon-to-be-constructed crisis residential treatment facility, according to a report presented at last night’s packed meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory

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WATER FROM WELL TEST MAY CROSS JOSHUA TREE ROADS

Joshua Basin Water District will be conducting a 48-hour test on Well 14, beginning today, Tuesday, November 15, through Thursday morning, November 17. This is part of the maintenance and rehabilitation process of the well. Water released from this pumping test may cross Rice Road and possibly Sunfair Road. Cautionary

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RELAY FOR LIFE CAPTAINS MEETING TONIGHT

Relay for Life meeting tonight and tomorrow. Relay For Life, Morongo Basin will hold a team captain meeting, tonight Tuesday, November 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Copper Mountain College, room 101, phase one on campus. Team captains and interested participants are urged to attend this meeting. Information

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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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