TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE TO HOLD VEGETARIAN POTLUCK

Transition Joshua Tree will hold a food demonstration program, produce give-away, and potluck meal Sunday at United Methodist Church. Bring a vegetable dish to share at the potluck, as well as your own plates and utensils. The demonstration and potluck starts at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at the church,

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ROAD WORK IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY

Yucca Valley will be performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations through July 27. Z107.7 will announce where each day so residents can plan accordingly. Tomorrow, Monday, July 25, roadwork will be performed in the Sky Harbor neighborhood, on palisades Drive, Alba Avenue, Juarez Drive, Balsa Avenue, and

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MAN ARRESTED AFTER PURSUIT THROUGH YUCCA MESA

A 53-year-old man was arrested Thursday afternoon after a pursuit through the Yucca Mesa neighborhood in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies attempted to stop a black Honda that was driving westbound on Patrick Avenue about 1 p.m. for having a cracked windshield. The vehicle with out-of-state plates

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“LAST OF THE PONY RIDERS” TONIGHT IN LANDERS

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s next feature in their series of locally filmed movies is “The Last of the Pony Riders.” Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to lean back, look back and enjoy … Gene Autry stars in “The Last of the Pony Riders” presented by the Morongo

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SOUL, R&B AND SWING WITH BOXCAR 7 AT YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT SATURDAY

The third concert of the 22nd annual summer concert series, co-hosted by the town of Yucca Valley and Z107.7, is Saturday, July 23, with Boxcar 7. Enjoy the cool desert evening at the Yucca Valley Community Center listening and dancing to soul, R&B, and swing music, such as B.B. King,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUPLE SENTENCED FOR SENDING CHILDREN INTO DESERT

The Twentynine Palms couple arrested last week after three young children were found wandering in the desert without water or shoes pleaded guilty in a Joshua Tree courtroom Wednesday to child abuse. Mary Bell, 34—the mother of a 7-year- old girl, and 5- and 6-year- old boys—and her boyfriend, Gary

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SUSPECT SOUGHT IN VICIOUS TWENTYNINE PALMS ATTACK

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect involved in a vicious attack in Twentynine Palms. According to the Sheriff’s Department, the victim, a 57-year-old man, was sleeping in the 6300 block of Morongo Road near Joshua Drive when he was attacked about

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TIPS TO AVOID SUMMER FOOD POISONING

It’s summer, the traditional time of picnics by the pool, up in the national park, or in the back yard. The smell of hot dogs and burgers is sizzling on the grill, potato salad, chips, dips, all the summer treats. But if you’re not careful, those outdoor feasts could ignite

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SOUL, R&B AND SWING WITH BOXCAR 7 AT YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT SATURDAY

It will be soul, R&B, and swing at this Saturday night’s Yucca Valley summer concert. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The third concert of the 22nd annual summer concert series, co-hosted by the town of Yucca Valley and Z107.7, is Saturday, July 23, with Boxcar 7. Enjoy the

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ROAD MAINTENANCE IN YUCCA VALLEY TODAY, WE’LL TELL YOU WHERE

Yucca Valley will be performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations through July 27. Z107.7 will announce where each day so residents can plan accordingly. Today, Friday, July 22, roadwork will be performed in the Sky Harbor neighborhood, on Lisbon Drive, Warren Vista, San Vincente Drive, Juarez Drive,

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, July 23, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow

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“THE LAST OF THE PONY RIDERS” SATURDAY NIGHT IN LANDERS

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s next feature in their series of locally filmed movies is “The Last of the Pony Riders.” Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to lean back, look back, and enjoy… Gene Autry stars in “The Last of the Pony Riders” presented by the Morongo Basin

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER HIGH SPEED CHASE THROUGH YUCCA MESA

Two Yucca Valley men were arrested Tuesday following a high-speed pursuit through Yucca Mesa. According to limited details from a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to Aberdeen Drive and Avalon Avenue about 4 p.m. where they pursued a vehicle to a home in the 3800 block of Balsa Avenue. There

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CHILD LOCKED INTO A HOT CAR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, AN IMPORTANT REMINDER

Monday morning, Sheriff’s deputies and paramedics were called to a business in Twentynine Palms for a parent who accidentally locked an infant inside the car. Rescue personnel broke the window to reach the baby, who luckily suffered no ill effects from being in the car for about five minutes during

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$10 MILLION LANDERS AREA HIGHWAY PROJECT STARTS TUESDAY

CalTrans will begin work Tuesday, July 26, on a $10 million shoulder-widening project on State Route 247. The five-week project will construct an 8-foot wide paved shoulder, with rumble strips, on each side of the highway, as well as a centerline rumble strip. The project will include both sides of

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ROAD WORK IN YUCCA VALLEY TODAY

Yucca Valley will be performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations through July 27. Each day Z107.7 News will report where the roadwork is occurring so residents can plan accordingly. On Thursday, July 21, roadwork will be performed in the Sky Harbor neighborhood, on Hidden Gold Drive, Ivanhoe

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PREPARE FOR DISASTER, PUT TOGETHER AN EMERGENCY KIT

An hour or two of preparation in advance of a disaster offers peace of mind, but can also mean the difference between surviving or not. Reporter Mike Lipsitz offers some tips on putting together your emergency kit… Assemble your kit with the thought that its contents may be all you

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF SPRAYING MACE INTO GIRLFRIEND’S FACE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Tuesday, accused of spraying mace in his ex-girlfriend’s face. According to a Sheriff’s report, Johnny Fortner, 39, and his ex-girlfriend were arguing about 9:30 p.m. near Deer Trail and Highway 62 in Yucca Valley. When the woman attempted to leave, she said Fortner sprayed

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JOSHUA TREE VEHICLES BURGLARIZED

At least two vehicles were burglarized in Joshua Tree Monday night. According to Sheriff’s reports, on Tuesday morning, residents in the 61700 and 61800 block of Morningside reported their vehicles parked outside had been broken into overnight. It’s believed the thieves stole personal information left inside the vehicles. Anyone with

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR THEATER 29 YOUTH THEATER’S “DISNEY’S ALADDIN JR.”

The mega-successful Theatre 29 summer youth theater program is well into the rehearsal process for “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how to reserve your tickets before they’re gone… Theatre 29’s youth theater program will culminate with six performances of “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” There are 32 students in the

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