HOLIDAY PET CELEBRATION IN MORONGO VALLEY TOMORROW

Bring your pets to the holiday pet celebration Saturday, December 2, at Big Morongo Feed and Tack in Morongo Valley. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., have your pet photographed with Santa Paws. In addition, a pet groomer will be providing complementary nail trims. The event is free, although donations

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY CHILD ABUSE

We have limited information about a Morongo Valley man who was arrested Tuesday, accused of felony child abuse. According to Sheriff’s booking records, Samuel Grey, 26, of the 50900 block of Oregon Trail, was arrested on a warrant about 4:30 p.m. on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury to a child,

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD GETS A NEW FIRE CHIEF, LOSES A DIRECTOR

The swearing in of Morongo Valley’s new Fire Chief Gary Yearsley kicked off last night’s regular monthly meeting of the Community Services District, or CSD, there; Jim Brakebill is second in command. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what followed… The board discussed and approved a jump in the new fire

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APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR MORONGO VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT BOARD MEMBER

With the unexpected resignation of Morongo Valley Community Services District board director Darin Sandin, the CSD is advertising for applications to fill his seat. Qualified candidates must be registered voters living within the boundaries of the Morongo Valley CSD. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month at

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR THE MORONGO VALLEY CSD TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley Fire Department dominates discussion at tonight’s meeting of the Community Services District there. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… The regular monthly meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District starts at 7 p.m. tonight in the Covington Park Community Building. Following agency reports and under new business,

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“OPERATION GOBBLE” GIVING OUT TURKEYS IN MORONGO VALLEY TODAY

For 27 years, “Operation Gobble” has put Thanksgiving turkeys on holiday tables of Morongo Valley families. Reporter Mike Lipsitz dishes up the stuffing…

Some six dozen holiday birds will land on the tables of as many needy families in Morongo Valley this Thanksgiving. The Morongo Valley Community Services District, or

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WITH A NEW FIRE CHIEF, MORONGO VALLEY CSD CALLS SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

UPDATE: THE SPECIAL MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED TO THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, AT 4 PM

The Morongo Valley Community Services District, or CSD, has a new fire chief and at a special meeting, the district begins putting the new chief’s agenda in place. Reporter Mike Lipsitz picks up the story

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THREE INJURED IN CRASH IN MORONGO VALLEY WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Three people were injured, two critically, in a crash in Morongo Valley late last night. Just before midnight, a car on Mountain View Trail pulled out onto westbound Highway 62 and into the path of a tow truck heading east on the highway. Two women in the car were critically

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FINAL WEEKEND OF OPEN STUDIO ART TOURS

This is the final weekend of the annual Hwy 62 Open Studio Art Tours. More than 135 artists will showcase their work at 85 locations throughout the Morongo Basin: Morongo Valley, Pioneertown, Landers, Yucca Valley, Yucca Mesa, Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms, and Wonder Valley. Get your catalogs at local visitors

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD MEETS, FIREFIGHTER PAY ON THE AGENDA

At tonight’s regular 7:00 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District, the board will discuss a number of items including grant funding, ball field clean-up, mutual aid, adjustments to the fire personnel wage model, and other items. Tonight’s meeting takes place in the Community Building’s Multipurpose Room on the

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MORONGO VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT CAR SHOW TOMORROW

The Morongo Valley Fire Department’s third annual car show is tomorrow. With more on what you can expect to see, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… Mark your calendars for the Morongo Valley Fire Department’s third annual car show. The car show is set for Saturday, October 14 in Covington Park in

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OPEN STUDIO ART TOURS NEXT TWO WEEKENDS

For the next two weekends, local artists will entertain visitors in the annual Highway 62 Open Studios Art Tours. Managing editor Tami Roleff gets out her checkbook…

The annual Hwy 62 Open Studio Art Tours starts this weekend and continues next weekend. More than 135 artists will showcase their work

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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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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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MORONGO VALLEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING A GUN IN HER HOME

A Morongo Valley woman was arrested Wednesday, accused of shooting a gun in her home. Sheriff’s reports say deputies were called to the 11100 block of Hess Boulevard about 6:30 a.m. for a report of shots fired. The caller said they heard a gunshot as they were leaving the home,

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SOCIAL MEDIA THREAT TO KILL LEADS TO MORONGO VALLEY SCHOOL LOCKDOWN AND ARREST

A Morongo Valley man was arrested Wednesday morning for making criminal threats after he posted a photo on Facebook in which he threatened to kill people in a mass murder. About 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Robin Rennaker, also known as Robbie Rennaker, 21, posted a photo of a gun on Facebook

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THREATENING FACEBOOK POST CAUSES LOCKDOWN AT MORONGO VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

An updated version of this story can be found here: http://z1077fm.com/social-media-threat-to-kill-leads-to-morongo-valley-school-lockdown-and-arrest/

A threatening Facebook post led to a precautionary lock down at Morongo Valley Elementary school and sparked an investigation by the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigation Division that resulted in one person being taken into custody. The post was made Sunday

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD IN CLOSED SESSION SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley Community Services District, or CSD, meets in special session at 7 p.m. tonight in the Covington Park Community Building on Vale Drive. A single agenda item calls for closed session labor negotiations with union local 5028 representing Morongo Valley Professional Firefighters.

“MY OLD LADY” OPENS THIS SATURDAY AT GROVE’S THEATER IN MORONGO VALLEY

Get your tickets now for a new drama at the award-winning Groves Cabin Theater in Morongo Valley. “My Old Lady” is a three-character drama about a middle-aged American who inherits an apartment in Paris. His plans to sell it to solve his financial difficulties are thwarted by the fact than

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“MY OLD LADY” COMING TO GROVES CABIN THEATER IN MORONGO VALLEY

Get your tickets now for a new drama at the award-winning Groves Cabin Theater in Morongo Valley. “My Old Lady” is a three-character drama about a middle-aged American who inherits an apartment in Paris. His plans to sell it to solve his financial difficulties are thwarted by the fact than

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