BASIN BUSINESSES COMPETE FOR BEST HOLIDAY DECORATING

‘Tis the season! You can get into the holiday spirit by entering your business in the annual Holiday Decorating Contest, co-sponsored by Z107.7 Radio and the Hi-Desert Publishing Company. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says all it takes to enter is a phone call…

Z107.7 and Hi-Desert Publishing team up again for

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FOCUS IS ON THE NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE AT MEETING TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley Flute Circle also meets tomorrow from 4 to 6 p.m. at Rainbow Stew on the highway near Inca Trail in Yucca Valley. The flute circle focuses on the Native American style flute and provides a supportive learning environment with an opportunity to play and listen to others.

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TOMORROW IS THANKSGIVING DAY, PUBLIC OFFICES AND SERVICES WILL BE CLOSED

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day, most public offices, state, county and local municipalities will be closed. The San Bernardino County Court will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Thursday, November 24 in observance of

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FAKE RETAIL APPS ARE POPPING UP FOR THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON

With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, the Better Business Bureau is warning iPhone owners about fake retail apps popping up in Apple’s app store that will steal your information. Kirby Davis has more information about this latest scam…

Counterfeiters have impersonated themselves as retail chains like Dollar

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LOCAL MEDIA COMBINE TO SPONSOR HOLIDAY BUSINESS DECORATING CONTEST

‘Tis the season! You can get into the holiday spirit by entering your business in the annual Holiday Decorating Contest, co-sponsored by Z107.7 Radio and the Hi-Desert Publishing Company. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says all it takes to enter is a phone call…

Z107.7 and Hi-Desert Publishing team up again for

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A REMINDER TO ADD ICE TO YOUR CELLPHONE CONTACTS

If you are badly injured in a crash or other accident, rescue personnel may not know who to contact to let them know you are hurt. Adding an In Case of Emergency, or ICE, contact to your cell phone can help emergency personnel contact your friends or loved ones if

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Z107.7 ADDS MORE LOCAL PROGRAM TO SUNDAY AFTERNOON LINE-UP

An extra half hour of unique local programming will be added to Z107.7’s schedules Sunday afternoons. Z107.7 is gaining another local, quirky show, starting this Sunday, November 27. Jill Carey Michaels, an artist, performer, and author of “Debutante without a Dress” and “No Customer Service” left New York and stopped

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DUI AFTER DRIVING INTO HER EX-BOYFRIENDS HOUSE

A 31-year-old woman ran into some trouble Sunday afternoon … quite literally. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Viridiana Garrett drove to her ex-boyfriend’s house in the 56100 block of Onaga Trail in Yucca Valley just before 5 p.m. Sunday. Garrett attempted to drive off after learning her ex-boyfriend was not

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD MEMBER DAN MUNSEY FINED FOR FAULTY ELECTION FILING

The California Fair Political Practices Commission has levied a fine against a board director of the Hi-Desert Water District. The Committee to Elect Dan Munsey failed to file in a timely manner two pre-election campaign statements and one semi-annual campaign statement for the reporting period of July 1, 2014 through

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LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT INVITE TO JOIN THEM FOR COFFEE TOMORROW

Local law enforcement officers are inviting you out for coffee. Managing editor Tami Roleff say “coffee a with a cop” is tomorrow… Got a beef or just want to say “thanks for a job well done?” Well, tomorrow is your chance to get up close and personal with Morongo Basin

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JOSHUA SPRINGS LIGHTNING FOOTBALL ADVANCES TO FINALS

The Joshua Springs Lightning football team pummeled the Trona Tornadoes Friday night, 64-14. Both teams were undefeated coming into the game, but the Lightning team, which is ranked number 2 in the state in 8-man football, had a strong running game and forced a fumble and two interceptions. The Lightning

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. 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. The

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY SEEKING GRANT APPLICATIONS

The Town of Yucca Valley is taking applications for Community Development Block Grants. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells area community organizations how to apply… The Town of Yucca Valley is soliciting applications from community organizations for the 2017-18 community development block grant. All proposals and applications must be submitted by

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EIGHTH ANNUAL GOURD FESTIVAL IN YUCCA VALLEY THIS WEEKEND

The eighth annual gourd festival is coming to Yucca Valley this weekend. This free event at the Yucca Valley Community Center will include shopping, a gourd art show, adult classes, food, and pony rides. Vote for your favorite for the People’s Choice award. Hours are 9 to 4 Saturday, November

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LIFETREE CAFÉ TO EXPLORE TECHNOLOGY AND RELATIONSHIPS

Explore the positive and negative impacts of technology has on your life at Lifetree Café. Here’s reporter Sara Snyder with more… The consequences of living online will be explored at Lifetree Café Sunday, November 20. The 4 p.m. program, entitled “Living Online: Provocative Thoughts from the Author of ‘Is Google

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SEIZED DOGS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION

More than 50 dogs seized by San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control from two properties in Landers will be available for adoption on Monday. The dogs are part of an investigation of animal neglect in which 55 dogs were seized November 2 by Animal Control. Labradoodles, golden retrievers, terriers,

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FESTIVAL OF WREATHS SUNDAY

The holidays are upon us. Here’s reporter Mike Lipsitz with your invitation to the festival of wreaths… For many, the Copper Mountain College Foundation Festival of Wreaths event signals the Basin’s start of the holiday season. This year’s seventh annual Festival of Wreaths, which raises funds for CMC students, is

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YUCCA VALLEY MARCHING BAND FREE PERFORMANCE TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan Marching Band and Color Guard spend a lot of time performing at football games, competitions, pep assemblies, and spirit marches; tonight, this award-winning ensemble wants to perform for you. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz has details … The Yucca Valley High School Trojan Marching Band

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YUCCA VALLEY PROBATIONER FOUND WITH MARIJUANA CULTIVATION AND AMMUNITION

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday following a probation compliance check. According to the Sheriff’s Department, probation officers went to the 1600 block of Deer Trail in Yucca Valley about 4 p.m. where they found a marijuana growing operation and 58-year-old Jay Klausing as well as ammunition. Klausing is

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF DEALING DRUGS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested November 10, accusing of being a drug dealer. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration tags near Sunset Road and Alta Vista Drive in Joshua Tree about 2:30 a.m. Inside the vehicle was Kevin Saville, 53. During a

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