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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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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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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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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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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NEW LAW PROTECTS ASSETS OF MEDI-CAL RECIPIENTS

Advocates for seniors are speaking out in praise of Governor Jerry Brown for recently signing a law protecting the assets of Medi-Cal recipients once they pass on. More from David Haldane…

If you’re old, poor, and on Medi-Cal, you no longer have to worry that the state will get your

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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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SANTANA TRIBUTE CONCERT AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

The Tortoise Rock summer concert series continues this Friday night with another free outdoor concert. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation…

This Friday night at 8 p.m. come enjoy the Santana tribute band Smooth Sounds of Santana. The concert is on the Tortoise Rock Casino’s outdoor stage, under the stars,

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A 30-YEAR SOBER REMINDER: DRUNK DRIVING AFFECTS FAMILIES FOREVER

Since Z107.7 signed on the air 27 years ago today, we have aired a sobering reminder every July 15 that the effects of drunk driving can leave an empty spot in families that lasts forever. For her 27th year, here is Patricia Fowler…

Hello, this is Patricia Fowler.

Thirty years,

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER THREE CHILDREN ARE LEFT OUT IN THE DESERT AS PUNISHMENT

A Twentynine Palms mother and her boyfriend are accused of child abuse, after her children were found wandering in the desert Wednesday morning. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a resident found the 5-, 6-, and 7-year-old children alone in the desert near the 74600 block of Samarkand Avenue just after

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FILING OPENS MONDAY FOR TWO SEATS ON THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL

Two seats on the Twentynine Palms City Council will be on this November’s ballot. Reporter David Haldane says the filing window to run for one of those seats opens this Monday… If you live in Twentynine Palms and dream of serving on the City Council, here’s your chance; two seats

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MONDAY A LONG DAY FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS

Twentynine Palms firefighters got little rest Monday. After fighting a house fire on the corner of Utah Trail and Serrano Drive, firefighters were called to a home in the 4500 block of Bullion Avenue about 11:30 p.m. Monday night. Initial callers described an explosion with multiple buildings on fire. Twentynine

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“SHAUN THE SHEEP” SHOWING TONIGHT DURING TWENTYNINE PALMS SUMMER MOVIES IN THE PARK

The very popular Twentynine Palms summer movies in Luckie Park series continues tonight. Reporter David Knutson says grab the kids, lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy “Shaun the Sheep”… As part of the Twentynine Palms Recreation Department’s “Summer Movies in Luckie Park,” the movie being shown this Thursday is Shaun

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARY CLUB LOOKING FOR GUEST SPEAKERS

The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club is looking for organizations, non-profits or other clubs to give presentations about their group or project during the club’s regular meetings. The meetings are held Wednesdays from noon to 1 at the Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms. For more

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FATHER ARRESTED FOR BEATING UP DAUGHTER

A Twentynine Palms father was arrested Monday afternoon, accused of beating up his daughter. According to a Sheriff’s report, the teenager was at Twentynine Palms High School and told a mandated reporter that she was afraid to go home because she had hit her father during an argument the night

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HALF OF THE BOARD OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RESIGNS

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce announced the resignation of three members of their board of directors yesterday, half of the board. Board President Carey Alderson, Vice President Dean Moore, and Maryse Kintz, all resigned. The last remaining three board members appointed Aaron Kyle as interim president. The Chamber is

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF HITTING ANOTHER MAN WITH HIS VEHICLE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Sunday morning, accused of deliberately hitting another man with his vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, Russell Pasos, 43, was arguing with the victim about 2 a.m. in the 6200 block of Ocotillo Avenue in Twentynine Palms. Pasos allegedly got in his vehicle

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TWO FIRES IN MORONGO BASIN WITHIN AN HOUR MONDAY

Morongo Basin firefighters were busy fighting two fires Monday. Just after 11:30 a.m., firefighters were called to the 1800 block of Booth Road in Landers. Yucca Mesa firefighters were not available, so firefighters from Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree responded. When they arrived, they found two Conex boxes, a vehicle,

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