CAT ON A POWER POLE CAUSES TWENTYNINE PALMS POWER OUTAGE

Some Twentynine Palms residents were without power for over an hour Thursday night as crews worked to rescue a cat up a power pole. About 8 p.m., Southern California Edison crews were called to the Twentynine Palms cemetery because a cat was on top of a power pole. After trying

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PROPANE TANKS STOLEN IN MORONGO VALLEY

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a commercial burglary in which propane tanks were stolen from a Morongo Valley business sometime Tuesday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, employees arriving at the County Market in the 9600 block of Lanning Lane noticed that sometime between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m.

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER A TRAFFIC STOP

A Yucca Valley man was arrested early Wednesday morning following a traffic stop. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a red Toyota 4-Runner on Highway 62 near Balsa Avenue for having only one working headlight about 12:45 a.m. The driver, Daryll Speer, 22, did not have proof of

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ROUTE 62 CRUISERS CAR SHOW TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

If you appreciate the beauty of classic, lovingly restored cars, powerful motors, sleek motorcycles and quirky specialty vehicles, make plans to be at the Route 62 Cruisers Car show tomorrow. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the Yucca Valley event will start with a Firefighters breakfast…

The Route 62 Cruisers will

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LAST WEEKEND FOR “INTO THE WOODS” AT THEATRE 29

The Broadway musical, “Into the Woods,” will end its run with three performances this weekend at Theatre 29. “Into the Woods” intermingles the lives of many of your favorite fairytale characters in unexpected ways. A baker and his wife, cursed by a witch, journey into the woods to reverse the

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CLASS ON FEMALE DEITIES AT RAINBOW STEW TOMORROW

A cross-cultural presentation on Asia’s ancient goddess is the third class in a series on female deities, set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Edica Gonzalez joins us with the details…

The Women’s Heritage Project will present the third class in its series “What’s This Goddess Stuff All About?” on Saturday, May

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IODINE WORKSHOP AT RAINBOW STEW TOMORROW

Tomorrow, Saturday, May 20 from 1 to 3 p.m., herbalist and nutrition coach Charla Shamhart will offer a workshop “Iodine: Essential Nutrient for Life.” Those who have low energy or concerns about their thyroid health are encouraged to attend. Shamhart has worked with herbs and holistic health for over 40

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THREE CAMPFIRE TALKS THIS WEEKEND IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Park rangers from Joshua Tree National Park will hold three evening campfire talks in the park this weekend. Friday, May 19, stories from Keys’ Ranch is the focus of a talk at the Jumbo Rocks campground amphitheater. On Saturday, May 20, a talk on tortoise tales will be held at

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FISH AND CHIPS AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW TONIGHT, PANCAKES SUNDAY

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will serve up Debbie’s fish and chips dinner tonight, (Friday, May 19) from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday’s breakfast will feature Cindy’s pancakes from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. The Post is located at

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GUNS AND ROSES TRIBUTE AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

The free Live at the Rock concert series runs every Friday night through October on the outdoor stage at Tortoise Rock Casino. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says get ready to rock tonight, “It’s So Easy”…

If you’ve got an “Appetite for Destruction,” head to the Guns N Roses tribute band concert

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TO HOLD EXTRAVAGANZA SATURDAY

Make plans to support the talented and hard-working students of Yucca Valley High School this Saturday as students present their Fifth Annual Extravaganza, an event designed to showcase the talents of the visual and performing arts at the school. The event will feature art, music, improv, drama, food and games.

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TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE FUNDRAISER AT FIRE HOUSE SUBS TOMORROW

Tri-Valley Little League will hold a fundraiser tomorrow, Saturday, May 20, at Firehouse Subs in Yucca Valley. From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., 20 percent of proceeds will go to the Little League organization. A flyer—available with this story at z1077fm.com—must be presented at the time of ordering for the

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A MOTHER’S DAY TRAGEDY FOR A TWENTYNINE PALMS FAMILY

While most of us celebrated a happy Mother’s Day this past weekend, one family suffered an unthinkable tragedy. Reporter David Haldane has the story…

Mother’s Day. It’s a holiday that means different things to different people, mostly having to do with flowers, chocolate, nurturance and love.

For Brent Slavik, a

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ATTENDANCE UP 27%, ON TRACK FOR ANOTHER RECORD

Joshua Tree National Park set a record for annual visitation in 2016. More than 2.5 million people visited Joshua Tree National Park in 2016, and 2017 appears to be on track to have even more visitors. March 2017 saw a record high of 404,545 visitors, most likely due to this

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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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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT BOARD TO HOLD SPECIAL TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District board of directors will hold a special meeting at 6:30 tonight. Two items of business are on the agenda, first is a resolution in support of the Association of California Water Agencies policy on Bay-Delta Flow Requirements. That items will be followed by interviews of

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FINAL BLACK ROCK SYMPOSIUM ON PARK PARTNERSHIPS TOMORROW

The popular Black Rock Symposium will continue on Friday, May 19, with a panel that will discuss partnerships between national parks and other organizations. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more… The fifth and final event in the popular Black Rock symposium will feature a panel that will discuss “Joshua Tree

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FIRE DESTROYS MOTORHOME IN NORTH JOSHUA TREE

A malfunctioning propane stove is to blame for a fire that completely destroyed a motorhome in Joshua Tree Wednesday night. According to County Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, firefighters from Joshua Tree and Yucca Mesa found the 22-foot motorhome completely involved in flames near Sunflower and Sunkist Roads. Tuttle said the

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STOLEN TRUCK, NUMEROUS WARRANTS LEAD TO ARREST OF LANDERS WOMAN

A Landers woman was arrested Tuesday, accused of being in possession of a stolen vehicle and for numerous warrants. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy who was making a patrol in the 500 block of Becker Road in Landers about 4:30 p.m. spotted a stolen rental truck, a Dodge

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CACTUS THIEVES HITTING HOMES IN YUCCA VALLEY

Cactus thieves are hitting homes in Yucca Valley. Two residents reported that early Sunday morning, cactus plants were stolen out of their home’s yards. A resident in the 8100 block of Church Street told Sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday that a golden barrel cactus had been stolen Sunday morning. In addition,

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