TWO ARRESTED AFTER HIGH SPEED CHASE THROUGH YUCCA MESA

Two Yucca Valley men were arrested Tuesday following a high-speed pursuit through Yucca Mesa. According to limited details from a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to Aberdeen Drive and Avalon Avenue about 4 p.m. where they pursued a vehicle to a home in the 3800 block of Balsa Avenue. There

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CHILD LOCKED INTO A HOT CAR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, AN IMPORTANT REMINDER

Monday morning, Sheriff’s deputies and paramedics were called to a business in Twentynine Palms for a parent who accidentally locked an infant inside the car. Rescue personnel broke the window to reach the baby, who luckily suffered no ill effects from being in the car for about five minutes during

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$10 MILLION LANDERS AREA HIGHWAY PROJECT STARTS TUESDAY

CalTrans will begin work Tuesday, July 26, on a $10 million shoulder-widening project on State Route 247. The five-week project will construct an 8-foot wide paved shoulder, with rumble strips, on each side of the highway, as well as a centerline rumble strip. The project will include both sides of

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ROAD WORK IN YUCCA VALLEY TODAY

Yucca Valley will be performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations through July 27. Each day Z107.7 News will report where the roadwork is occurring so residents can plan accordingly. On Thursday, July 21, roadwork will be performed in the Sky Harbor neighborhood, on Hidden Gold Drive, Ivanhoe

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PREPARE FOR DISASTER, PUT TOGETHER AN EMERGENCY KIT

An hour or two of preparation in advance of a disaster offers peace of mind, but can also mean the difference between surviving or not. Reporter Mike Lipsitz offers some tips on putting together your emergency kit… Assemble your kit with the thought that its contents may be all you

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF SPRAYING MACE INTO GIRLFRIEND’S FACE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Tuesday, accused of spraying mace in his ex-girlfriend’s face. According to a Sheriff’s report, Johnny Fortner, 39, and his ex-girlfriend were arguing about 9:30 p.m. near Deer Trail and Highway 62 in Yucca Valley. When the woman attempted to leave, she said Fortner sprayed

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JOSHUA TREE VEHICLES BURGLARIZED

At least two vehicles were burglarized in Joshua Tree Monday night. According to Sheriff’s reports, on Tuesday morning, residents in the 61700 and 61800 block of Morningside reported their vehicles parked outside had been broken into overnight. It’s believed the thieves stole personal information left inside the vehicles. Anyone with

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR THEATER 29 YOUTH THEATER’S “DISNEY’S ALADDIN JR.”

The mega-successful Theatre 29 summer youth theater program is well into the rehearsal process for “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how to reserve your tickets before they’re gone… Theatre 29’s youth theater program will culminate with six performances of “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” There are 32 students in the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER GETS 8 NEW DIRECTORS, NAMES NEW OFFICERS

After a series of resignations left the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce down to only three directors, Interim President Aaron Kyle called an emergency special meeting yesterday. At the meeting, eight new directors selected: Yeseida Reyes, Carrie Hendrickson, Glenn F. Helm, Devon Carson, Robert Fleck, Joni Daniel, Lorie Harbough Wiederhold,

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SUMMER MOVIES AT 29 PALMS LUCKIE PARK. TONIGHT, “THE GOOD DINOSAUR”

The popular summer movies in Luckie Park series continues tonight. Report David Knutson says grab a lawn chair or blanket, the kids and some snacks and come see “The Good Dinosaur”… As part of the Twentynine Palms Recreation Department’s summer movies in Luckie Park, the movie being shown this Thursday

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HOME ENERGY EDUCATION WORKSHOP MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free home energy education workshop Monday, July 25. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held 9:30 to 3:30 at the Reach Out office, 7255 Joshua Lane, Suite C in Yucca Valley. Call 909-723-1500 for an

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ANOTHER SHOTS FIRED INVESTIGATION, THIS TIME IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Following a case of shots fired in Yucca Valley Saturday, Morongo Basin Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a case of shots fired in Twentynine Palms early Monday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 7200 block of Utah Trail said a bullet came through his home’s window just

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JOSHUA TREE MAN WANTED FOR ELDER ABUSE ARRESTED

A Joshua Tree man wanted on multiple warrants for elder abuse and vandalism was arrested Monday morning at the scene where the original alleged abuse took place. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 66500 block of Daisy Lane in Joshua Tree about 9:40 a.m.

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HI-DESERT WATER MAY DECLARE EMINENT DOMAIN ON 21 PROPERTIES TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Among items including standby fees, the board will consider eminent domain proceedings. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The board of directors of the Hi-Desert Water District will hold their regular meeting tonight. Among the items on the agenda,

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PERSEID METEOR SHOWER HAS STARTED, PEAKS AUGUST 12

The Perseids, a prolific meteor shower, is now visible in our beautiful Hi-Desert skies, with the peak in activity between August 9 and 14. The maximum is expected during the night of August 12, depending on the particular location of the stream. During the peak, the rate of meteors reaches

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER TAKES UP NEXTERA SOLAR WILL-SERVE LETTER AGAIN

The Joshua Basin Water District Board will revisit the issues surrounding the issuance of a “will-serve” letter for a controversial commercial solar project in the Sunfair area. Reporter Mike Lipsitz outlines the issues… At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District the board will receive an update on the

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WHERE ROADWORK IS BEING DONE IN YUCCA VALLEY TODAY

Yucca Valley will be performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations through July 27. Each day Z107.7 news is letting you know where roadwork will be done so you can plan accordingly. Today, Wednesday, July 20, roadwork will be performed in the Sky Harbor neighborhood, on Hidden Gold

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“THE ROCKS SPEAK” LECTURE TOMORROW AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is offering a brown bag lunch lecture. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… The lunch lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum is entitled, “The Rocks Speak.” This lively one-hour interactive presentation is an introduction to indigenous philosophy presented by culture bearer and author A.G. Vasquez. Vasquez

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DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR AUGUST YARD SALE

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse is now accepting donations for their annual rummage sale that will be held on Friday, August 5 and Monday, August 8. If you can help them out with clean, usable donations, they sure would appreciate it. No bedding or stuffed animals can be accepted. If

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“STEP INTO ART” AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM IN YUCCA VALLEY

An ongoing exhibition at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum allows visitors to “Step into Art.” Reporter Kirby Davis explains… Enter the framework of famous paintings and experience art like never before in “Framed: Step into Art” at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. This exhibit invites children inside the art

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