TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY LOBSTERFEST

Enjoy a lobster dinner under the stars during the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley’s second annual lobsterfest in Pioneertown in September. Managing editor Tami Roleff says pass the butter… Tickets are now available for the second annual lobsterfest, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley. The event, which sold

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FREE BREAD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TODAY

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse in Yucca Valley will distribute bread today and every Monday starting at 11 a.m. until the bread is gone. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Wear proper attire for the weather and remember there are

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SPEECH SCREENING OFFERED FOR PRE-SCHOOLERS

The Morongo Unified School District is offering speech screening for preschool children, aged 3 to 5 years old. Speech screenings may be helpful if your child has a speech delay; is hard to understand; communicates using gestures only; or if your child uses only two to three words in a

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REGISTER NOW FOR AGE WELL, DRIVE SMART CLASS

The Morongo Basin Area CHP will be hosting a “Drive Smart” class. Reporter Eric Knabe says one will be held this August 31…

The Morongo Basin CHP will host a Age Well, Drive Smart older driver program later this month. Join the CHP for the keys to driving safer and

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HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST DOG ATTACKS

Walking in the desert, or even in your own neighborhood, can be a relaxing way to exercise but encountering aggressive dogs can be terrifying and dangerous. Managing editor Tami Roleff offers these tips about how to protect yourself if you are threatened by loose dogs…

Dog attacks can be vicious

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF HAVING EXPIRED VEHICLE REGISTRATION TABS

A Landers man was arrested Tuesday morning, accused of having expired registration tabs on his Jeep Cherokee. About 6:40 a.m., Michael Garcia, 35, was stopped near Avalon and Drexel Roads in Yucca Valley. The deputy determined that the registration tabs on the vehicle had expired in 2012, and that Garcia

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD APPROVES DAYCARE FOR STUDENTS

If Thursday’s meeting of Copper Mountain College’s Board of Trustees was any indicator how fall semester will be, the students will be in good hands. Reporter Eric Knabe provides the highlights…

From the repaving of Rotary Way, to the delivery of the new modular buildings for the Student Success Center,

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN ARRESTED ON BURGLARY WARRANT

A Joshua Tree woman was arrested early Thursday morning, on an arrest warrant for a burglary in April. According to Sheriff’s reports, Michelle Davila, 41, allegedly squatted in a home in the 6000 block of Outpost Road in Joshua Tree. On April 17, a neighbor reported that Davila vandalized the

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TWO DESERT HOT SPRINGS MEN, FOUND IN STOLEN CAR, ARRESTED

Two Desert Hot Springs men were arrested Thursday, after they were found in a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 2:50 p.m. a deputy spotted a 2000 Honda Civic driving on Highway 62 near Desert Willow Trail in Morongo Valley. The deputy determined the car had been stolen

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WHAT TO WATCH FOR WITH DOOR-TO-DOOR SOLICITORS

With the warmer weather that comes along with summer, so do the door-to-door solicitors. And while many operate fairly and honestly, there are ways to spot those who are simply looking for a quick buck. Managing editor Tami Roleff gives some tips on how to protect yourself from unscrupulous solicitors…

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JOSHUA TREE MAN WITH $425,000 IN WARRANTS ARRESTED

A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a Joshua Tree man wanted on $425,000 in warrants. About 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, a deputy stopped a vehicle near Park Avenue and Highway 62. Inside the vehicle was Demietreas Phillips, 35. The deputy determined that Demietreas Phillips had a $275,000 warrant for

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED ON SEARCH WARRANT FOR VEHICLE THEFT

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for vehicle theft. According to Sheriff’s records, deputies went to a home in the 55500 block of Iona Lane just before 4 p.m. with a search warrant, where they arrested Marlton Forest, 27. Marlton Forest was booked into the Morongo

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR IDENTITY THEFT

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested late Tuesday night, accused of identity theft. According to a Sheriff’s report, Deputy Chris Jones made a traffic stop for a broken brake light just before midnight near Yucca Trail and Alta Avenue in Joshua Tree. The driver and sole occupant of the car

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YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT SATURDAY

The Yucca Valley Summer Concert Series will present its final concert of the series Saturday night. Sara Snyder says the popular band, “The Answer,” will be featured…

The last concert of the 23rd annual Yucca Valley summer concert series is Saturday, August 12, with the classic rock band, The Answer.

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STAR PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, August 12. The event begins at 8:15 p.m. and will end about midnight, but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights of the night sky include the planets Jupiter

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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT CHANGES LOCATION OF STAFF DEVELOPMENT SESSION

In an update to a story we aired Wednesday about the Morongo Unified School District holding a half-day staff development session August 17 in the Thunderdome at Joshua Springs Calvary Chapel in Yucca Valley, Tom Baumgarten told Z107.7 News that the training session has been moved to Yucca Valley High

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ARREST MADE IN CASE OF BODY FOUND SUNDAY IN PIONEERTOWN

A 23-year-old man was arrested late last night, accused of murdering a Yucca Valley man and leaving his body in a parked car in Pioneertown. About 9:15 p.m. Thursday night, Sheriff’s deputies went to the 7100 block of Barberry Avenue in Yucca Valley with a search warrant. After an investigation,

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ARREST FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER MADE FOR TWO STABBINGS LAST WEEK

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Thursday, accused of trying to kill two people last week. On Tuesday, August 1, deputies were called to the 55300 block of Santa Fe Trail when a woman said Ronnie Zink, 21, came to their home about 6:30 p.m. and stabbed Desiree Ramirez, 37,

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CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER ACCUSED OF CHILD ABUSE

A registered sex offender who was arrested Thursday, accused of giving two teenage girls alcohol and drugs. About 5:30 p.m. Child Protective Services learned that Randy Myers, 58, a registered sex offender, had given two 14-year-old runaway girls alcohol, marijuana, and methamphetamine over two days at his home in the

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PINK FLOYD TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

A Pink Floyd tribute band takes the stage for tonight’s free Live at the Rock concert at the Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms tonight. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz says be there tonight, or “wish you were here”…

Hammers Inc., the Pink Floyd tribute band, takes the stage at tonight’s

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