ORGAN DONATION TRULY A GIFT OF LIFE

Through the miracle of tissue and organ transplantation, thousands of lives are saved, and the quality of life for hundreds of others, is greatly improved. In fact, transplantation is one of modern medicine’s true triumphs. Every three hours, someone in the United States dies because of the shortage of donor

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DESERT STORYSONGS COMING TO Z107.7 SUNDAYS

Sunday afternoons on Z107.7 is gaining another local, quirky show, starting this Sunday, November 27. Jill Carey Michaels, an artist, performer, and author of “Debutante without a Dress” and “No Customer Service” left New York and stopped in the Morongo Basin this summer, and she never left. Michaels hosted radio

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JOSHUA TREE’S NO-KILL SHELTER INVITES YOU TO A TOUR

The Joshua Tree No-Kill animal shelter which is run by the Morongo Basin Humane Society invites you to help kick off the November 29 Give Big 24-hour on-line donation drive sponsored by the County of San Bernardino.

The first event is this Saturday, Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2

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BASIN BUSINESSES COMPETE FOR BEST HOLIDAY DECORATING

‘Tis the season! You can get into the holiday spirit by entering your business in the annual Holiday Decorating Contest, co-sponsored by Z107.7 Radio and the Hi-Desert Publishing Company. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says all it takes to enter is a phone call…

Z107.7 and Hi-Desert Publishing team up again for

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HONEYBEES UP FOR DISCUSSION IN JOSHUA TREE ON SATURDAY

High Desert Beekeepers Association meets tomorrow from noon to 2 p.m. at The Nourishing Tree in Joshua Tree. Winter hive preparation is the topic of discussion and Charla Shamhart will give a report from the Apitherapy Society conference where more than half the attendees were beekeepers. High Desert Beekeepers Association

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TOMORROW IS THANKSGIVING DAY, PUBLIC OFFICES AND SERVICES WILL BE CLOSED

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day, most public offices, state, county and local municipalities will be closed. The San Bernardino County Court will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Thursday, November 24 in observance of

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FAKE RETAIL APPS ARE POPPING UP FOR THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON

With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, the Better Business Bureau is warning iPhone owners about fake retail apps popping up in Apple’s app store that will steal your information. Kirby Davis has more information about this latest scam…

Counterfeiters have impersonated themselves as retail chains like Dollar

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LOCAL MEDIA COMBINE TO SPONSOR HOLIDAY BUSINESS DECORATING CONTEST

‘Tis the season! You can get into the holiday spirit by entering your business in the annual Holiday Decorating Contest, co-sponsored by Z107.7 Radio and the Hi-Desert Publishing Company. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says all it takes to enter is a phone call…

Z107.7 and Hi-Desert Publishing team up again for

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A REMINDER TO ADD ICE TO YOUR CELLPHONE CONTACTS

If you are badly injured in a crash or other accident, rescue personnel may not know who to contact to let them know you are hurt. Adding an In Case of Emergency, or ICE, contact to your cell phone can help emergency personnel contact your friends or loved ones if

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Z107.7 ADDS MORE LOCAL PROGRAM TO SUNDAY AFTERNOON LINE-UP

An extra half hour of unique local programming will be added to Z107.7’s schedules Sunday afternoons. Z107.7 is gaining another local, quirky show, starting this Sunday, November 27. Jill Carey Michaels, an artist, performer, and author of “Debutante without a Dress” and “No Customer Service” left New York and stopped

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FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH OFFERS FREE THANKSGIVING FEAST TOMORROW

Faith Lutheran Church in Joshua Tree will hold a free Thanksgiving Feast Wednesday, November 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. The church is at 6336 Hallee Road. For more information call 760-366-8146.

FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Edica Gonzalez has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday. The

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LIFETREE CAFÉ TO EXPLORE TECHNOLOGY AND RELATIONSHIPS

Explore the positive and negative impacts of technology has on your life at Lifetree Café. Here’s reporter Sara Snyder with more… The consequences of living online will be explored at Lifetree Café Sunday, November 20. The 4 p.m. program, entitled “Living Online: Provocative Thoughts from the Author of ‘Is Google

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SEIZED DOGS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION

More than 50 dogs seized by San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control from two properties in Landers will be available for adoption on Monday. The dogs are part of an investigation of animal neglect in which 55 dogs were seized November 2 by Animal Control. Labradoodles, golden retrievers, terriers,

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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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