HUNTERS PUSHING FOR ACCESS INTO NEW SAND TO SNOW NATIONAL MONUMENT

Hunters are hoping the newly created Sand to Snow National Monument will be the first national monument in the state to allow hunting. Last week, some 40 hunters from around the region attended the first of a series of workshops designed to seek public input about the monument, created by

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A SAND TO SNOW WORKSHOP IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Another Sand to Snow workshop is set for tomorrow in Yucca Valley. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the workshops are designed to be collaborative. The US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are hosting a Sand to Snow National Monument collaborative workshop Tuesday, July 19, from 5 p.m. to

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LANDERS WOMAN ACCUSED OF STABBING BOYFRIEND WITH BUTTER KNIFE

A Landers woman was arrested Thursday morning after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend and attacked her mother. According to a Sheriff’s report, Felicia Mungarro, 29, got into an argument with her boyfriend and her mother in the 600 block of Ripon Avenue in Landers about 7:30 Thursday morning. The report

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THREE PEOPLE ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY ON WARRANTS

Three people were arrested in Yucca Valley Thursday morning. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, at least four deputies went to a motel in the 55400 block of 29 Palms Highway about 6:20 a.m. Thursday morning. There they located Christian McCool, 23; Monique Ebenal, 21; and William Phillips,

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THEATRE 29 OFFERS RARE STAGED READING WITH NATIONALLY KNOWN PLAYWRIGHT

Theatre 29 will host an exclusive one-night-only staged reading of a Playwright’s original work, “A Nice Family Christmas.” This will give the audience the rare opportunity to share their input with the show’s nationally known author. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… Playwright Phil Olson attended Theatre 29’s production of

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ROAD MAINTENANCE STARTS TODAY THROUGH JULY 27 IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley will be performing road maintenance on town roads at various locations beginning July 18 through July 27. Each day Z107.7 News will report where the roadwork is occurring so residents can plan accordingly. Today, Monday, July 18, a chip seal application will be applied to San Andreas Road

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ADULT SOFTBALL LEAGUES REGISTRATION IN YUCCA VALLEY CLOSES TOMORROW

Tomorrow is the deadline to register to play in the Yucca Valley recreation softball leagues. Reporter Mike Lipsitz steps up to the plate… The Town of Yucca Valley is offering four adult slow pitch softball leagues this fall. Teams will play an average of ten games followed by playoffs and

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FREE HOME ENERGY WORKSHOP OFFERED MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free home energy education workshop Monday, July 18. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held 9:30 to 3:30 at the Sportsman Club, 6225 Sunburst Avenue in Joshua Tree. Call 909-723-1500 for an appointment.

A 200-MILE DESERT WALK WILL BENEFIT MOJAVE DESERT NON-PROFIT

A long walk through a hot desert will raise funds for a local non-profit. Managing editor Tami Roleff says Kelly Overton will walk from Joshua Tree to Las Vegas…

A Joshua Tree resident will hike nearly 200 miles through the Mojave Desert to raise money for an educational and advocacy

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE PERMACULTURE MEETING SUNDAY

Transition Joshua Tree will focus on permaculture when they meet this Sunday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more…

Transition Joshua Tree invites you to learn about the “Transition/ Permaculture” movement at a General Membership Meeting and Potluck on Sunday, July 17 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Yucca Mesa

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Edica Gonzalez has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday.

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL TO MEET

The Homestead Valley Community Council, which represents Yucca Mesa, Landers, Flamingo Heights, and Johnson Valley, will hold its next meeting Monday, May 18, starting at 3 p.m. New firefighters and the Community Emergency Response Team will be introduced, and residents will learn about starting a CERT program. Next, the council

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REGISTRATION BEGINS SOON FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS SOCCER

Applications are available now for the Twentynine Palms Park and Rec Department. ROP Broadcast student Akoni Bradley has the details… The Twentynine Palms Park and Rec Department will begin to take application forms for the youth soccer in August. The season goes from September to mid-November. Ages 4 to 14

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TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO ARREST OF TWO FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

Two people were arrested in Twentynine Palms early Thursday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a vehicle for having an expired license registration tab near Old Dale Road and Desert Queen Avenue shortly before 2:30 a.m. The deputy determined that the car’s license plate had been stolen

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BE SAFE WHILE PLAYING POKEMON GO

Pokemon-Go is a new augmented reality game you play on your phone, and it has taken the country by storm, More than 7 ½ million people have downloaded the game to their smart phones in the last 11 days. Since then, there have been multiple reports of people falling off

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ART RECEPTION AT RAINBOW STEW SUNDAY

Rainbow Stew will hold an artists’ reception Sunday for its current show of animal and still-life photography and impressionistic watercolors. The featured artists are Dion Dubois and Misty Sunshine. The show opens today, Saturday, July 16, and will be in place for a month. The artists’ reception will be held

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WATER IN THE DESERT

The monsoon months’ effect Joshua Tree National Park and its visitors. Park Ranger Pam Tripp has more…

The word “monsoon” refers to a weather system that often brings storms with moisture to the dry, hot, summer desert. Visitors to Joshua Tree National Park may experience thunderstorms that are typically harsh

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ELKS LODGE PANCAKE BREAKFAST TO BENEFIT YUCCA VALLEY BOY SCOUTS

Breakfast is served Sunday morning July 17, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Elks Lodge in Yucca Valley. Proceeds for the fundraiser will benefit Yucca Valley Boy Scout Troop 309. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee. Suggested donations are $8 for one, $14 for couples and

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “THE NERD” BY YUCCA VALLEY’S ST. JOSEPH’S PLAYERS

This is the final weekend to see the hilarious comedy, “The Nerd” performed by the St. Joseph’s Players in Yucca Valley. Reporter Kirby Davis tells you how to get tickets…

The St. Joseph’s Players production of the live comedy, “The Nerd” is nearing the end of its run in Yucca

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TWO ARRESTS AFTER DOMESTIC DISPUTE, ALLEGED STABBING, RESISTING ARREST

Two people were arrested following a domestic dispute that led to an alleged stabbing and resisting arrest. According to a Sheriff’s report, Gabriel Maldonado, 23, was at the Rite-Aid store in the 72200 block of 29 Palms Highway in Twentynine Palms about 7:40 a.m. claiming that Antonia Amaro, 25, had

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