DESERT SOL HEADLINES YUCCA VALLEY BIRTHDAY SUMMER CONCERT SATURDAY

Saturday night’s Yucca Valley Summer concert will also be a bash to celebrate the 25th birthday of the Town of Yucca Valley. Managing Editor Tami Roleff invites you to the party…

The town of Yucca Valley will hold a special birthday bash at its summer concert in the park, Saturday,

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ASTRONOMY TONIGHT AT YUCCA MESA COMMUNITY CENTER

The Andromeda Society will hold a free astronomy night from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, July 15, at the Yucca Mesa Community Center, 3133 Balsa Avenue. Take a “walk on the moon” through the club’s telescopes or bring your own for a ‘scope clinic. Coffee provided, bring your own chairs,

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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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TWO ARRESTED AFTER THREE CHILDREN ARE LEFT OUT IN THE DESERT AS PUNISHMENT

A Twentynine Palms mother and her boyfriend are accused of child abuse, after her children were found wandering in the desert Wednesday morning. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a resident found the 5-, 6-, and 7-year-old children alone in the desert near the 74600 block of Samarkand Avenue just after

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FILING OPENS MONDAY FOR TWO SEATS ON THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL

Two seats on the Twentynine Palms City Council will be on this November’s ballot. Reporter David Haldane says the filing window to run for one of those seats opens this Monday… If you live in Twentynine Palms and dream of serving on the City Council, here’s your chance; two seats

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MONDAY A LONG DAY FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS

Twentynine Palms firefighters got little rest Monday. After fighting a house fire on the corner of Utah Trail and Serrano Drive, firefighters were called to a home in the 4500 block of Bullion Avenue about 11:30 p.m. Monday night. Initial callers described an explosion with multiple buildings on fire. Twentynine

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SIX INJURED IN TWO CRASHES TUESDAY

Six people were injured in two separate crashes in Yucca Valley Tuesday evening. About 6:15 p.m., a single vehicle rolled over on Alta Loma, just east of the intersection with La Contenta, landing on its wheels. Inside the vehicle were 4 people, including a young child. Three of the occupants

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “THE NERD” BY YUCCA VALLEY’S ST. JOSEPH’S PLAYERS

This is the final weekend to see the hilarious comedy, “The Nerd” performed by the St. Joseph’s Players in Yucca Valley. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how to get tickets… The St. Joseph’s Players production of the live comedy, “The Nerd” is nearing the end of its run in Yucca

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LEAK SHUTS OFF WATER FOR YUCCA MESA RESIDENTS WEDNESDAY

Some residents in the Yucca Mesa neighborhood of Yucca Valley were without water for several hours Wednesday morning. A large leak forced the Hi-Desert Water District to turn off water to residents on Linda Lee, Los Coyotes, and Indio Avenue. The leak was repaired and water service restored about noon.

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“SHAUN THE SHEEP” SHOWING TONIGHT DURING TWENTYNINE PALMS SUMMER MOVIES IN THE PARK

The very popular Twentynine Palms summer movies in Luckie Park series continues tonight. Reporter David Knutson says grab the kids, lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy “Shaun the Sheep”… As part of the Twentynine Palms Recreation Department’s “Summer Movies in Luckie Park,” the movie being shown this Thursday is Shaun

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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.

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES YARD SALE SATURDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

Lutheran Social Services will hold a yard sale Friday, July 15, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds from the sale will help fund its at-risk youth program. The sale will be held at 58923 Business Center Drive in Yucca Valley.

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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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARY CLUB LOOKING FOR GUEST SPEAKERS

The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club is looking for organizations, non-profits or other clubs to give presentations about their group or project during the club’s regular meetings. The meetings are held Wednesdays from noon to 1 at the Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms. For more

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FATHER ARRESTED FOR BEATING UP DAUGHTER

A Twentynine Palms father was arrested Monday afternoon, accused of beating up his daughter. According to a Sheriff’s report, the teenager was at Twentynine Palms High School and told a mandated reporter that she was afraid to go home because she had hit her father during an argument the night

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71-YEAR-OLD TASED AND ARRESTED AFTER THREATENING STORE CLERK

A Yucca Valley man who allegedly threatened a store clerk after stealing beer was arrested Monday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, Dewey Wood, 71, went to the Dollar General store in the 55500 block of 29 Palms Highway about 11 a.m. and walked out with a 12-pack of beer

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TIPS TO AVOID SNAKEBITES

California has eight different species of rattlesnakes, seven of which are found in southern California. Managing editor Tami Roleff offers these safety tips to avoid being bitten by a rattlesnake… Rattlesnakes strike when threatened or deliberately provoked, but given room they will retreat. Most snake bites occur when a rattlesnake

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HALF OF THE BOARD OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RESIGNS

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce announced the resignation of three members of their board of directors yesterday, half of the board. Board President Carey Alderson, Vice President Dean Moore, and Maryse Kintz, all resigned. The last remaining three board members appointed Aaron Kyle as interim president. The Chamber is

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SUPERVISOR RAMOS EXPLAINS MAC ACTION MONDAY

Third District County Supervisor James Ramos responded to a story on Z107.7 News yesterday in which we questioned why the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council, appointed to advise him on local concerns, used their time to comment and vote on a project way out of their jurisdiction. The MAC voted

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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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