AREA RESIDENTS GETTING IRS SCAM CALLS, DON’T FALL FOR THEM

Recently, Morongo Basin residents have been receiving phone calls from someone who claims to be from the Internal Revenue Service. Managing editor Tami Roleff says don’t fall for these scammers who say you owe money… The phone rings, and the caller says he is from the IRS and that you

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SUSPECT IN YUCCA VALLEY MAKE-UP THEFT SOUGHT

Authorities are looking for what should now be a very well-groomed woman who walked out of the Yucca Valley Walgreens with nearly $700 worth of makeup Sunday afternoon. A sheriff’s report described her as having “short dark hair and wearing red shorts with a black top.” According to a witness,

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FAKE DOLLAR BILLS IN CIRCULATION LOCALLY

Apparently there’s some funny money, in really small bills, floating around the Morongo Basin. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority reported Monday that sometime between 6:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. an unknown passenger placed two counterfeit dollar bills in the fair box of bus #303. The driver, who couldn’t identify the

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board will look at some rules and regulations and work on reservoirs tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda… At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board will consider amending the district’s rules and regulations on excessive water use and the water

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29 PALMS CANDIDATES FORUM THIS FRIDAY, NON-PARTISAN POP-UP SATURDAY

Two opportunities to hear from local candidates this weekend. Friday night, October 7, a Z107.7 News Twentynine Palms City Council election candidates’ forum will be held at the Community Services Building at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. as a public service. Each candidate will

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HI-DESERT WATER TO CONSIDER BUYING RADIO-READ METERS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the purchase of radio-read meters is on the agenda… Among the items on tonight’s agenda of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors, the directors will be asked to approve a purchase of 1000 radio-read

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MORONGO BASIN UNITY HOME ROARING 20’S THEMED GALA TICKETS AVAILABLE

Sport your spiffy 20’s fashions and support a good cause. The Morongo Basin Unity Home is holding a Roaring 20’s themed Gala with prizes, contests, a live DJ, great Italian food, auctions, and more. Tickets are $20 per person or $35 per couple for the swanky event set for 6

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMEN’S AGAPE INTERNATIONAL MEETS TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Women’s Agape International will hold its monthly meeting 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, at Sizzler in Yucca Valley. The featured speaker will be Juanita Clifton. Dinner costs $16.60. For additional information call Sonya Fox at 760-369-1318.

 MORONGO BASIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY TOURING OF OLD WOMAN SPRINGS RANCH

The Morongo Basin Historical Society invites you to their annual Old Woman Springs Ranch tour. Here’s Reporter Rebecca Havely with the details… The annual Old Woman Springs Ranch tour is Saturday October 15. This rare opportunity allows you to tour the historic private property. Gates open at 10 a.m. the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The YVHS tennis team lost to Rancho Mirage Monday 4-14. Coach Cindy Miller said In Singles Katie Brattain went 2-6, 4-6, 6-2. In doubles Dawn Rich and April Bratcher 6-2, 4-6, 6-3; Kloee Sacclanoce and Savannah Beasley 0-6, 1-6, 6-2.

The TPHS Ladycats tennis team traveled to Desert Mirage

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JOSHUA TREE ART OBJECT USED FOR TARGET PRACTICE

Apparently not everyone in Joshua Tree is an art lover. A 5-foot-tall object, described as a “polished aluminum piece of art” made from a semi-trailer door welded together and cemented into the ground near some rocks in the 62900 block of Sullivan Road, ended up full of bullet holes sometime

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CAR DRIVES THROUGH A TWENTYNINE PALMS FRONT YARD

A property in Twentynine Palms was damaged when a vehicle drove through a front yard late Sunday. Reginald Hart, who lives in the 73900 block of Playa Vista Drive, said the car knocked down an aluminum mailbox and fence causing an estimated $385 in damage. A neighbor across the street

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WATCH FOR THE “TECH SUPPORT” SCAM

We know that scam artists use phony websites and email to try and gain access to your credit cards and banking information, but few people are aware the cybercriminals also look for victims via the telephone. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tell you how you can avoid falling victim to cybercriminals… Tech

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NON-PARTISAN POLITICAL POP-UP THIS SATURDAY MORNING AT THE SPORTSMAN’S CLUB

Z107.7 Radio and the Sportsman’s Club are sponsoring a non-partisan office political pop-up event Saturday morning from 9 to 11 a.m. The free event is designed to give residents a chance to talk one on one with the candidates prior to the November 8 general election. All non-partisan candidates are

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ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES YUCCA VALLEY OFFICE HOURS TOMORROW

Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Wednesday, October 5. Staff representatives will be available from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government. Mayes encourages residents who

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GRACELAND GROOVE DANCE AND CAR SHOW IN YUCCA VALLEY SATURDAY

The Yucca Valley Senior Club and the Town of Yucca Valley are presenting a groove dance, car show event. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… Peruse classic cars while dancing to the 50’s hits performed live at the Graceland Groove Dance and Car Show Saturday, October 8, from 11 a.m.

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PROTECT YOUR DOG FROM THE PARVO VIRUS

The dangerous Dog disease known as Parvo is a real danger to your dogs, especially puppies. Reporter Edica Gonzales tells you how to protect your canine best friend… Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious disease that is often fatal, especially for young puppies. Parvo is prevalent in the Morongo Basin,

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CHILDREN’S PROGRAM AT EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH IN YUCCA VALLEY

Evangelical Free Church of Yucca Valley’s new children’s program, Kids Quest, will start Wednesday, October 5. The free program is geared for children ages 3 to 12, and meets every Wednesday night at 6:15 p.m. until 8 p.m. Activities will include games, crafts, cooking, and other life skills. Evangelical Free

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BREAKFAST SPEAKER AT BLESSED SACRAMENT CHURCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Blessed Sacrament Church in Twentynine Palms is hosting its first Prayer Community Breakfast this Saturday, October 8, from 9:00 to 10:30 am. Speaker, Anna Hamilton, will deliver the message, “Mercy Restores Hope”. Blessed Sacrament Church is at 74462 National Park Drive. The delicious breakfast will be served in Mercy Hall

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VENDORS SOUGHT FOR YUCCA VALLEY HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR

The Town of Yucca Valley will be hosting its annual Holiday Craft fair December 3 and is signing up vendors. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to take part… Vendors are still needed for the Yucca Valley annual holiday craft fair, set for December 3, from 10 a.m. to

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