STUDENT ARTISTS SOUGHT FOR SHOW AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery is inviting art students to enter the Annual Students’ Art Show. Ribbons, cash and scholarships awards will be given for first, second and third place. Here’s reporter Tanisha Cureton with your invitation… All art students in grades nine through 12, including home school, private school,

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IMPROVISATIONAL COMEDY SATURDAY NIGHT AT THEATRE 29

The “Baker’s Dozen” Improv Troupe at Theatre 29 ends their wildly successful first year with a holiday themed performance this Saturday night, entitled, “Dashing Through the Dough.” With your invitation here’s Rebecca Havely…

Ring in the New Year with lots of laughs at Theatre 29. The Baker’s Dozen Improve Troupe

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LOOKING BACK AT 2017, AGENCIES STRUGGLE WITH ELECTIONS BY DISTRICT

One of the year’s top stories that will have the biggest impact on residents of the Morongo Basin is the change by a few local government agencies to district-based elections, from at-large elections. In September, the Town of Yucca Valley, City of Twentynine Palms, and Morongo Unified School District all

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GUN CONTROL THE SUBJECT AT LIFETREE CAFE SUNDAY

Lifetree Café is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual, comfortable setting. This week’s discussion will be about gun control. Reporter Tanisha Cureton has the details…

The topic of gun control will be explored at Lifetree Café Sunday. The free program, titled “Inside

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF BEATING A WOMAN

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday, accused of beating up a woman. Deputies were called to the 73800 block of Sunnyslope Drive about 3:30 p.m. for a report of a man, later identified as Marquse Lindsey, 31, punching a woman in the head, and reportedly threatening anyone who tried

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER THREATS WITH KNIFE, CAR

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Sunday, accused of trying to assault people with a knife and a vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 6400 block of Juniper Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 6:30 p.m. Sunday for a woman with a knife. The caller said

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LOOKING BACK AT 2017, THE LOSS OF TWO REMARKABLE WOMEN

Continuing our series of stories looking back at the top events of 2017, two remarkable women died this year. Susan Luckie Reilly, a long-time resident of Twentynine Palms, died June 22, on her 101st birthday. Reilly was the daughter of Dr. James B. Luckie, a Pasadena physician who recommended the

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“SANDS OF WAR” TO SCREEN AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will host three private screenings of the documentary “The Sands of War” at the 29 Palms Art Gallery in January. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has information on how you can attend…

The documentary “Sands of War” chronicles the Desert Training Center, a series of camps located

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A LOOK BACK AT 2017: CRIME

As 2017 comes to a close, Z107.7 News looks back at some of the top stories of the year. Our top crime story of 2017 was the double murder of two Twentynine Palms women in March. Shortly before midnight, March 24, Sheriff’s investigators say Rafael Aikens, 22, shot Christy McKissic,

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CHANGES TO HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS

Roads and the highway in the Morongo Basin featured prominently in several of our top stories this year. An increasing number of pedestrian deaths and head-on crashes prompted CalTrans to start work on several projects in an attempt to reduce highway deaths. Several years before, CalTrans had installed delineators in

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MARINES RELOCATE TORTOISES

We continue our look back at the top stories of 2017 with this story about the Marine Corps air-lifting more than 1,000 desert tortoises to new homes in the Mojave Desert. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has more…

A population of the reptiles lived in the Johnson Valley area, west of the

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CALL FOR ART “HUNKER DOWN FOR WINTER” AT THE 29 PALMS VISITOR CENTER GALLERY

Desert artists are invited to submit an original piece of art for the “Hunker Down for Winter!” theme in the next Art in Public Places exhibition. Here’s reporter Tanisha Cureton for your invitation…

“Hunker Down for Winter!” is the theme for the next Art in Public Places exhibition from January

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ basketball team will participate in the Desert Classic tournament, through Thursday, December 30, at Desert Christian High School in Bermuda Dunes.

The Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball team will participate in the Ayala Tournament in Chino Hills,

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THEATRE 29 IMPROVISATIONAL TROUPE ON STAGE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT

The “Baker’s Dozen” Improv Troupe has enjoyed a wildly successful first year with enthusiastic audiences filling Theatre 29 to overflow capacity. Their finale show for 2017 this Saturday is entitled, “Dashing Through the Dough.” With more here’s Rebecca Havely…

Join the Baker’s Dozen Improv Troupe to ring in the New

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERY IS LOOKING FOR STUDENT ART

The 29 Palms Art Gallery invites all art students in grades nine through 12 to enter one work of art in its annual student art show. Reporter Eric Knabe has the details for the artistically minded…

All students, including home schooled, private school, and “ICE” participants, are eligible to enter

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball team will participate in the Max Preps Holiday Classic tournament, through Thursday, December 30.

MOST SERVICES CLOSED OR ON LIMITED HOURS FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

Other closures throughout the Morongo Basin will include most banks, city and town halls, post offices, courts and other public and government services which will be closed Monday for the Christmas holiday. The City of Twentynine Palms is closed until January 2. The Twentynine Palms Senior Center will also be

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball team will participate in the MaxPreps Holiday Classic tournament, from Tuesday, December 26, through Thursday, December 30.

CHAIN LINK FENCING STOLEN FROM TWENTYNINE PALMS HOME

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft—for the third time—of chain link fencing from a residence in Twentynine Palms. About 9 a.m. Thursday, the homeowner in the 71400 block of Venus Street called to report that chain link fencing, worth about $2000 had been stolen from his property sometime Wednesday.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HOLIDAY LIGHT DISPLAY

A small boutique hotel in Twentynine Palms is once again putting on a spectacular holiday light show, and is inviting Morongo Basin residents to enjoy the twinkling and sparkling display. Andrew Dieleman has the details…

The Sunnyvale Garden Suites Hotel is once again hosting a holiday light show set to

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