STOLEN DIRT BIKE LEADS TO DISCOVERY OF A DRUG LAB IN YUCCA VALLEY

The recovery of a stolen dirt bike led to the arrest of a Yucca Valley man for operating a drug lab Tuesday. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies on patrol contacted Lucas Clavet, 21, outside his apartment complex in the 7100 block of Sage Avenue about 1:10 p.m. Clavet had

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AN ARREST FOR DRUGS AND WEAPONS IN LANDERS

A Rialto man, suspected of assault, was arrested Tuesday in Landers after Sheriff’s deputies found drugs and a weapon in his vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were sent to the area of Goat Mountain Road and Margarita Street in Landers about 3 p.m. Steven Mixco, 29, of Rialto,

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“PSYCHO” BODY DOUBLE FROM TWENTYNINE PALMS TALKS OF NEW DOCUMENTARY

When Hitchcock’s thriller “Psycho” is mentioned, so is its famous shower scene. Janet Leigh’s body double in that scene, model Marli Renfro, happens to be a Hi-Desert resident, and she spoke with Rebecca Havely about a new documentary film based on the iconic scene she starred in…

 

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THE COMMISSARY CLOSES ABOARD THE TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE

The commissary on board the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms was closed until further notice Wednesday due to health code violations. A press release from the Combat Center Deputy Director states the commissary was closed because of “a pest control issue” that was discovered during a routine

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER NURSES VOTE TO UNIONIZE

Registered nurses at Hi-Desert Medical Center voted Tuesday night to join California’s largest nurses’ union. In a secret ballot, the nurses voted 77-4, or 95 percent, to join the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United. Hi-Desert Medical Center is part of Tenet Healthcare. The nurses will now seek wage parity with

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WORLD-CLASS PIANIST BRINGS CARNEGIE HALL TO YUCCA VALLEY

Residents will have an opportunity to see a world-class pianist perform here this Saturday in our Morongo Basin. Reporter Sara Snyder says Richard Bishop, who has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, will be performing at a Yucca Valley church…

A renowned classical pianist will give a solo

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CALIFORNIA SCHOOL EXIT EXAM, CAHSEE, IS SUSPENDED

Two years after Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that suspended the California High School Exit Exam as a requirement for high school graduation, Brown signed another bill Tuesday that permanently repealed the exam. The exam, known as CAHSEE, was an attempt to have students show that they had basic

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB ANNUAL AUCTION EVENT

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert will hold their annual live and silent auction fund-raiser Saturday, November 4. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details and your invitation…

The Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert is now selling tickets for its fourth annual “Blue and White” gala. This

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS NOTCHES A WIN

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ varsity tennis team won their match against Desert Hot Springs yesterday, 14-4. Coach Cindy Miller said this was a great team win. The team is now 4-4 and is currently in third place.

In singles, Katie Brattain won 6-0, 6-0, 6-0; Dejia Valeur was

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN BLOWS UP HIS HAND DRILLING INTO A 25MM ROUND

A Twentynine Palms man received serious injuries when a 25mm round blew up in his hand Friday evening. About 6:40 p.m., paramedics were called to the Marine housing area in the Vista Del Sol apartments. A Sheriff’s report says the unidentified man was on his back patio using a hand

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A DELAY IN CHRISTOPHER LEE’S APPEAL OF ERIN CORWIN MURDER CONVICTION

Christopher Lee’s appeal of his conviction for brutally murdering 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms received the first of what will most likely be many delays. Yesterday, the judge presiding over the appeal granted the prosecution a 30-day delay in answering Lee’s opening brief for the appeal. Lee’s court-appointed attorney

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JEEP ROLLED OVER ON OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD WEDNESDAY MORNING

A woman who said she fell asleep at the wheel overturned her Jeep at about 7:20 this morning. County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow said she was driving northbound on Old Woman Springs Road near Buena Suerte when the Jeep drifted over to the side of the road and hit

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES HOTEL ASSESSMENT

The Twentynine Palms City Council met last night. Reporter Eric Knabe has the details…

Last night’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council began with a presentation of the Air Quality Award by the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District to the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. accepting the

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COUNTY PLANNING MEETING FOR LOCAL COMMUNITIES TONIGHT

Residents of Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms rely on their municipal governments to make decisions about zoning, planning, transit, housing and environmental preservation in those communities. But for every other community in our Morongo Basin, those decisions, literally thousands of them, are ultimately made by county government. The decision-makers in

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Among the old business items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight (Wednesday, October 11) are a bills for weed clean up, and fencing on the east end of the airport to stop runway infractions. Under new business, directors will discuss an inspection

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HI-DESERT WATER HEARS ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE, DELTA TUNNELS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors will learn about legislation to combat and mitigate climate change, and a project to improve the aging water supply infrastructure at its meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details of tonight’s meeting…

The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF BEATING A DOG WITH A WRENCH

A Morongo Valley man was arrested Sunday night, after neighbors say he beat a dog with a wrench. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were dispatched to the 49800 block of Visnaga Avenue about 9:15 p.m. for a report that a man, later identified as Charles Flowers, 23, had tied

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WE REVIEW THE WHODUNIT “THE MOUSETRAP” AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 opened “The Mousetrap” last weekend. Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely attended and says director Katie Fleischman makes a directorial debut befitting the Theatre 29 mainstage with Agatha Christie’s mystery thriller…

A group of travelers find themselves snowed-in with a murderer afoot. Sergeant Trotter convincingly played by Chris Fleischman, arrives

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT MORE 4-CORNER IMPROVEMENTS

A new Starbucks, Cold Stone Creamery, Surf City Squeeze, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and Kahala Coffee, and Twentynine Souvenirs and Gifts are all coming to the intersection of Adobe Road and Highway 62 in Twentynine Palms, which means a new traffic signal. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains…

With the expected

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FREE HEALTH AND COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Healthcare District, in partnership with the City of Twentynine Palms and Hi-Desert Medical Center, are hosting a free Health and Community Resource Fair, this Saturday, October 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms. Z107.7 will broadcast live as you are invited

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