EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE EXPO IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Reach Out Morongo Basin is hosting an emergency preparedness and response expo tomorrow. Here with all the details is reporter Rebecca Havely… If you and your family want to be prepared for an emergency such as a long term power outage, flash floods, earthquakes and other natural disasters then this

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A WARNING ABOUT THE “FAKE CHECK” SCAM

AARP Fraud Watch Network wants us to be aware that fake checks are featured in many types of scams, from phony prize winnings to fake jobs. And scammers are good at making phony checks look legitimate. Reporter Eric Knabe tells us how to spot a scam… The scams typically involve

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LOCAL SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS ALARMED AT STOP LIGHT AND STOP SIGN SCOFFLAWS

Morongo Basin school bus drivers have seen an alarming trend lately of drivers ignoring the red lights and stop signs on their buses, putting kids at risk. They remind drivers that getting on and off the bus is the most dangerous part of the school bus ride. If you run

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CAN EMERGENCY SERVICES FIND YOUR HOUSE?

You might not think about your house numbers on a daily basis, but making sure they’re visible can save your life. Every second counts when responding to an emergency call, and time spent trying to find your home is time wasted. Managing editor Tami Roleff has tips from the San

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COUNTY HEALTH SAYS FLU IS ON THE RISE; GET VACCINATED

Influenza activity is on the rise and County Health is strongly encouraging residents to get the flu shot. Getting vaccinated against the flu can reduce flu illnesses and prevent flu-related hospitalizations or unnecessary trips to the emergency room. Residents are encouraged to visit their primary care physician or urgent care

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FIREPLACE SAFETY TIPS

As the weather turns cooler, many residents will throw another log on the fire to help stay warm. Managing editor Tami Roleff offers these safety tips for your fireplaces to decrease the chance of having a preventable home fire…

Follow these fireplace safety precautions to help you enjoy your fire

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A TIMELY REMINDER FROM THE DESERT HOT SPRINGS POLICE CHIEF

As we approach the News Years day holiday, this warning from the Desert Hot Springs Police Chief also pertains to the Morongo Basin. Chief Dale Mondary issued this statement, “As we prepare to ring in the New Year we are asking citizens to celebrate appropriately. We want to remind everyone

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DISPOSE OF YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE SAFELY

Many residents take down their Christmas trees the day after Christmas, while others like to enjoy them into January. Whatever you do, if you use a real tree, the county fire department reminds residents to properly dispose of your tree when it begins to dry out. Managing editor Tami Roleff

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING SAFETY TIPS

This holiday season, don’t let the spirit of giving lull you into giving burglars, muggers, and pickpockets a better chance to do their dirty work. Criminals love the holidays as much as everyone else, but chiefly because it’s an opportune time for crime. Managing editor Tami Roleff offers these holiday

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HOME FIRE SAFETY TIPS

Fires kill more Americans than all natural disasters combined, and 85 percent of all fire deaths occur in residences. A few simple steps may save your life and the lives of loved ones. Reporter Kirby Davis offers these safety tips… Smoke and flames can engulf a house very quickly. Smoke

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HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS FROM COUNTY FIRE

The San Bernardino County Fire Department is out with its annual tips for holiday safety. Reporter David Haldane outlines a few… You never think it will happen to you, of course. And yet, every year it happens to someone whose thinking was just like yours. We’re talking about holiday-related accidents,

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SPACE HEATER SAFETY TIPS

As the cooler weather months approach, most homes need a little extra help from additional heat sources such as a space heater; however, taking precaution to use these heat sources safely can greatly decrease the chance of having a preventable home fire. Kirby Davis offers these safety tips from the

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AS TEMPERATURES DROP, SOME FIREPLACE SAFETY REMINDERS

As the weather turns cooler, many residents will throw another log on the fire to help stay warm. Managing editor Tami Roleff offers these safety tips for your fireplace to decrease the chance of having a preventable home fire…

Follow these fireplace safety precautions to help you enjoy your fire

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HOW TO AVOID BEING A CYBERSCAM VICTIM

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 tells how you can avoid falling victim to cybercriminals… Tech support

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TIPS TO AVOID FOOD POISONING THIS THANKSGIVING

It’s almost Thanksgiving, a festival devoted solely to eating lots of food. Be careful about leaving food out on the counter or table for extended periods. Reporter Kirby Davis offers these tips to avoid food poisoning… Experts say that over 100 million people in the U.S. will contract food poisoning

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Z107.7 NEWS OFFER HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS FOR ON AND OFF THE ROAD

Kids love the magic of Halloween: Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house. But for moms and dads, there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety. The National Safety Council said darting or running into the road accounts for about 70 percent of pedestrian deaths

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HELPFUL TIPS TO PREPARE FOR A POWER OUTAGE

Between planned Edison outages and power outages caused by faulty equipment and storms, our Morongo Basin has seen a lot of power outages lately. Reporter Rebecca Havely offers these tips on preparing for power outages… Southern California Edison offers these tips to prepare for a power outage. If you have

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3-DAY WEEKENDS BRING HOLIDAY TRAFFIC: SOME SAFETY TIPS

Three-day holiday weekends typically bring a spike in traffic. Caltrans is advising motorists that traffic may impact your Labor Day weekend. To make your traveling easier, plan ahead so you know before you go. Monitor traffic and weather via radio, TV, and social media. Use Caltrans Quickmap to monitor traffic

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3-DAY WEEKENDS BRING HOLIDAY TRAFFIC: SOME SAFETY TIPS

Three-day holiday weekends typically bring a spike in traffic. Caltrans is advising motorists that traffic may impact your Labor Day weekend. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares some of their traffic safety tips… First, plan ahead so you know before you go. Monitor traffic and weather via radio, TV, and social media.

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PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST FRAUDULENT CHARGES

With slick computer scammers constantly trying to separate you from your money, we have to be on guard all the time. Reporter Edica Gonzales tells you how to protect yourself against fraudulent credit card charges… To protect yourself against having your credit card information stolen or used, don’t use your

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