A 200-MILE DESERT WALK WILL BENEFIT MOJAVE DESERT NON-PROFIT

A long walk through a hot desert will raise funds for a local non-profit. Managing editor Tami Roleff says Kelly Overton will walk from Joshua Tree to Las Vegas…

A Joshua Tree resident will hike nearly 200 miles through the Mojave Desert to raise money for an educational and advocacy

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE PERMACULTURE MEETING SUNDAY

Transition Joshua Tree will focus on permaculture when they meet this Sunday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more…

Transition Joshua Tree invites you to learn about the “Transition/ Permaculture” movement at a General Membership Meeting and Potluck on Sunday, July 17 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Yucca Mesa

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter 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.

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TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO ARREST OF TWO FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

Two people were arrested in Twentynine Palms early Thursday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a vehicle for having an expired license registration tab near Old Dale Road and Desert Queen Avenue shortly before 2:30 a.m. The deputy determined that the car’s license plate had been stolen

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BE SAFE WHILE PLAYING POKEMON GO

Pokemon-Go is a new augmented reality game you play on your phone, and it has taken the country by storm, More than 7 ½ million people have downloaded the game to their smart phones in the last 11 days. Since then, there have been multiple reports of people falling off

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WATER IN THE DESERT

The monsoon months’ effect Joshua Tree National Park and its visitors. Park Ranger Pam Tripp has more…

The word “monsoon” refers to a weather system that often brings storms with moisture to the dry, hot, summer desert. Visitors to Joshua Tree National Park may experience thunderstorms that are typically harsh

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NEW LAW PROTECTS ASSETS OF MEDI-CAL RECIPIENTS

Advocates for seniors are speaking out in praise of Governor Jerry Brown for recently signing a law protecting the assets of Medi-Cal recipients once they pass on. More from David Haldane…

If you’re old, poor, and on Medi-Cal, you no longer have to worry that the state will get your

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter 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.

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE PERMACULTURE MEETING SUNDAY

Transition Joshua Tree will focus on permaculture when they meet this Sunday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more…

Transition Joshua Tree invites you to learn about the “Transition/ Permaculture” movement at a General Membership Meeting and Potluck on Sunday, July 17 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Yucca Mesa

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A 30-YEAR SOBER REMINDER: DRUNK DRIVING AFFECTS FAMILIES FOREVER

Since Z107.7 signed on the air 27 years ago today, we have aired a sobering reminder every July 15 that the effects of drunk driving can leave an empty spot in families that lasts forever. For her 27th year, here is Patricia Fowler…

Hello, this is Patricia Fowler.

Thirty years,

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FREE HOME ENERGY WORKSHOP OFFERED MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free home energy education workshop Monday, July 18. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held 9:30 to 3:30 at the Sportsman Club, 6225 Sunburst Avenue in Joshua Tree. Call 909-723-1500 for an appointment.

COYOTE HOLE GRAFFITI CLEAN-UP VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT

The Native American Land Conservancy and Mojave Desert Land Trust are collaborating to clean graffiti in the Coyote Hole area of Joshua Tree. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how volunteers can help with this effort… On Saturday, July 16, from 8 a.m. until noon, volunteers and staff of the Native American

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College board of trustees meet in open and closed sessions tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a closer look at the agenda… The Copper Mountain College board trustees meet at 2 p.m. tomorrow, and just after the meeting convenes, trustees will go in to closed session for an

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DEPUTY ARRESTED FOR HAVING SEX WITH INMATES

A Morongo Basin Sheriff’s deputy was arrested Friday, accused of having sex with female inmates at the jail. According to a Sheriff’s report, the Sheriff’s Department received information Friday, July 1, that Deputy Brian DerryBerry, 24, was engaging in sexual activity with a woman who was in the Morongo Basin

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MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS TONIGHT, MAY WEIGH IN ON A BAKER SOLAR FIELD

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council, appointed to advise the County Supervisor about local matters, are expected to stick their noses into matters in the community of Baker tonight. Reporter David Haldane looks at the MAC’s agenda… The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council tonight will consider endorsing a move to

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BEES ARE OUT IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

At Joshua Tree National Park bees can be a bother. Park Ranger Pam Tripp has some advice… As the desert temperatures heat up and natural water sources dry up, many animals will become thirstier. Some creatures, such as the tortoise, will retreat to their underground home for a long siesta.

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RECEPTION FOR JOSHUA TREE HIGHLANDS RESIDENT ARTISTS TOMORROW

The Joshua Tree Highlands Artist in Residency Program is holding an opening reception tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… For the past seven weeks, the Joshua Tree Highlands artists in residence have lived and created art in the Mojave Desert. The artists are: sculptors Robert Michael Jones and

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FEATURED FUGITIVE LOCATED AND ARRESTED IN JOSHUA TREE

A Morongo Valley man who was featured on the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station’s “Fugitive Friday” Facebook page was captured Wednesday afternoon in Joshua Tree. According to Sheriff’s reports, Justin Brinkley, 27, also known as Justin Case, was wanted on a $50,000 warrant for possession of stolen property. A tip led

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RECEPTION FOR JOSHUA TREE HIGHLANDS RESIDENT ARTISTS TOMORROW

The Joshua Tree Highlands artist in residency program is holding an opening reception tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… For the past seven weeks, the Joshua Tree Highlands artists in residence have lived and created art in the Mojave Desert. The artists are: sculptors Robert Michael Jones and

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT THURSDAY MORNING

A Joshua Tree man was arrested early this morning after leading deputies on a high-speed pursuit through residential neighborhoods. A Sheriff’s report states that deputies attempted to stop Cory Bryant, 33, for speeding near Alta Loma and Alta Avenue about 4 a.m. Bryant refused to stop and led deputies on

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