HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ and girls’ soccer and basketball teams will play Desert Mirage High School. The girls’ soccer and basketball games will be played at home; the boys will travel away to Thermal. Both soccer matches will start at 5

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MAGGIE NELSON NAMED MISS YUCCA VALLEY FOR 2017

A major milestone as the 50th Annual Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant enjoyed a successful and well-attended presentation Saturday night at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Taking the crown from a poised and confidant field of eight contestants was Yucca Valley High School junior Maggie Nelson. The First Princess was Hailey

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A WARNING ABOUT JOB AD SCAMS

The AARP Fraud Watch Networks helps raise awareness of consumer fraud. Reporter Rebecca Havely says beware of certain job ads…

If an ad for a job sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Beware of job ads that guarantee you’ll make a certain amount of money or that

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SUPER BOWL RECOVERY PARTY TONIGHT BENEFITS HEARTS OF YUCCA VALLEY

Hearts of Yucca Valley—a non-profit organization that raises funds to support heart-related emergencies in the Morongo Basin—will hold a fundraiser tonight, Monday, February 6. The Super Bowl Recovery Party will be held at Electric Sports Lounge in the Von’s Shopping Center in Yucca Valley from 6 to 10 p.m. There

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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS URGED TO COMPETE IN THE ROTARY MUSIC COMPETITION

Area music students are being invited participate in the Yucca Valley Noon Rotary Club’s annual music competition. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the deadline to register is coming up fast…

High School music students are invited to compete in the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley’s annual music competition, set for

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EIGHT GIRLS COMPETE IN MISS YUCCA VALLEY SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT

Eight girls have been working hard for the 2017 Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant. Reporter Edica Gonzales tells us who they are and invites you to the competition tonight…

Eight girls will be participating in the 50th annual Miss Yucca Valley scholarship pageant tonight. The scholarship pageant, sponsored by the

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A CLOSER LOOK AT THE DOD HIRING FREEZE

With thousands of Z107.7 listeners employed by the Department of Defense, today we take a close look at exactly what the recent DoD hiring freeze means. Just three days after being sworn in as president, Donald Trump issued an executive order concerning a hiring freeze. The Department of Defense says

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KING OF THE HAMMERS’ FIRST RACE TOMORROW, HAMMERTOWN OPENS TODAY

The annual King of the Hammers series of off-road competitions opens today and starts tomorrow at the Johnson Valley Off-Road area. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says up to 35,000 people will be in attendance… The 11th annual King of the Hammers off-road races is a week-long event that pits off-road

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IS THE DROUGHT OVER? NOT SO FAST

Is the drought over? Not quite, and we still need to conserve. California has the heaviest snowpack in 22 years. Snow levels in the Sierra Nevada Mountains—a source for about 30 percent of the drinking water for Southern California—have more than quadrupled in one month. Water content contained within the

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CONTESTANT MEGAN RIEMAN

The annual Miss Yucca Valley scholarship pageant is set for 6:00 p.m. tomorrow evening at the Thunderdome at Joshua Springs church. The annual event, sponsored by the Yucca Valley rotary Club, will see eight high school juniors competing in a contest based on academics and poise. Today, Reporter Kirby Davis

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ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES STAFF TO HOLD LOCAL OFFICE HOURS MONDAY

District staff representatives for Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Monday, February 6. Staff representatives will be available from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government.

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FREE HOME ENERGY WORKSHOP MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a free home energy education workshop Monday, February 6. The workshop about the Home Energy Assistance Program will be held 9:30 to 3:30 at Methodist Community Church, 6213 East Parkway Road in Joshua Tree. Call 909-723-1500 for an appointment.

TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR PARADE OF HOMES

The major annual fund-raiser for Reach-Out Morongo Basin is coming up Sunday, February 19. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the much-sought-after tickets are available now… Tickets are available now for the 13th annual Parade of Homes. This event is Reach Out Morongo Basin’s largest fundraiser of the year and features

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan basketball team traveled to Rancho Mirage last night solidified their hold on second place in the De Anza League, coming home with a 50-27 win over the Rattlers. Coach Jess Geeson said the Yucca Valley girls had a balanced attack, led by junior

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KING OF THE HAMMERS’ “HAMMERTOWN” OPENS TOMORROW

Tens of thousands of fans and participants will be coming to our Morongo Basin this week for the “King of The Hammers” event at the Johnson Valley off-road area. Kirby Davis says get your motor running… One of the major off-road events in the country, “The King of the Hammers,”

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CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT FEBRUARY 11 AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

A unique opportunity to hear world-class chamber music at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley next week. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says get your tickets now for the February 11 concert… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will hold a chamber music concert featuring the Encelia Chamber Ensemble and the Harmonic

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CONTESTANT HAILEY GREEN

Make your plans to see this year’s Miss Yucca Valley scholarship pageant Saturday at 6:00 pm in the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Today, Reporter Kirby Davis introduces us to contestant Hailey Green…

Today we are talking with Hailey Green. Hailey, tell us about yourself.

“My name is Hailey Green. I go

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CUPID SCRAMBLE GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE

A golf tournament to benefit the Tri-Valley Little League program is planned for Saturday, February 11. Reporter Edica Gonzales says it time to sign up for the Cupid Scramble… The Tri-Valley Little League is holding its second annual Cupid Scramble Golf Tournament Saturday, February 11, at Hawk’s Landing Golf Club

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Lady Wildcats traveled to take on Yucca Valley High School Tuesday evening, resulting in a 4-0 loss for the varsity team. Coach Richard Sanchez said goalkeepers sophomore Alexis Soster and junior Alex Anaya contributed 15 saves for the ’Cats. Defenders senior Maggie O’Brien and junior

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER SUSPECTED DUI CRASH IN PALM SPRINGS THAT KILLED ANOTHER YUCCA VALLEY MAN

A Yucca Valley man has been arrested after a suspected DUI Crash killed another Yucca Valley man in Palm Springs Monday evening. The Palm Springs Police Department said they arrested 50-year-old Robert Garcia Jr. for investigation of driving under the influence of drugs causing a deadly crash which killed Keyon

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