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Homes near JTNP entrance lose water, find leak

Homes near JTNP entrance lose water, find leak

Mike LipsitzOct 6, 20221 min read

About a dozen residences at the top of Quail Springs Road near the national park entrance in Joshua Tree had no water from the tap but witnessed a spectacular water show Tuesday. The homes lost water service about 11 a.m.…

MBHD Board of Directors Meets Tonight

MBHD Board of Directors Meets Tonight

Z107.7 NewsOct 6, 20221 min read

The Morongo Basin Healthcare District Board of Directors meets tonight (October 6) in regular session. On their agenda is an appointment to the CHC governing board, a name change for a health clinic, a review of human resource policies and…

Stroll through water-wise landscapes at the JBWD Demonstration Gardens

Stroll through water-wise landscapes at the JBWD Demonstration Gardens

Robert HaydonOct 6, 20221 min read

The Joshua Basin Water District has opened the gates to their water-wise demonstration garden. Native plants are naturally hardy to our arid environment, and the demonstration garden consists of 5 themed mini-gardens to inspire you to use beautiful water-wise plants…

Morongo Basin Jehovah’s Witnesses Return to Door-to-Door Ministry After 30-Month Pandemic Pause

Morongo Basin Jehovah’s Witnesses Return to Door-to-Door Ministry After 30-Month Pandemic Pause

Z107.7 NewsOct 6, 20221 min read

Morongo Basin Jehovah’s Witnesses resumed their trademark door-to-door ministry beginning September 1; the two-and-a-half-year suspension of the work ended just in time for the launch of a global campaign featuring an interactive program for Bible study. The decision to resume…

29 Palms Ladycats Volleyball Have Strong Showing at Coachella despite losses

29 Palms Ladycats Volleyball Have Strong Showing at Coachella despite losses

Z107.7 NewsOct 6, 20221 min read

The Twentynine Palms Highschool Ladycats volleyball teams traveled to Coachella Valley last night (October 5) to take on the Mighty Arabs. Junior Varsity lost in two, 17-25 and 9-25. Anisa Youso had 2 kills. Liyah Pride had 1 ace serve,…

New Art Exhibit Grand Opening at JTNP Downtown Visitor Center

New Art Exhibit Grand Opening at JTNP Downtown Visitor Center

Robert HaydonOct 5, 20221 min read

The Joshua Tree National Park is having a grand opening of the new art display at the park’s downtown visitor center at Freedom Plaza in Twentynine Palms at 3PM on Thursday (October 6).They are opening a new exhibit that focuses…

Operation Hammer Strike has seized marijuana worth over One Billion dollars

Operation Hammer Strike has seized marijuana worth over One Billion dollars

Z107.7 NewsOct 5, 20221 min read

Operation Hammer Strike was created to eradicate unpermitted commercial cannabis farms that sprouted up throughout the county’s vast unincorporated desert region after a state law made illicit marijuana farming a misdemeanor.During the past year, the law enforcement program has eradicated…

Yucca Valley Town Council Meeting approved the Public Art Policy and reviewed the Demographic Study

Yucca Valley Town Council Meeting approved the Public Art Policy and reviewed the Demographic Study

Hilary SloaneOct 5, 20223 min read

At last night’s Town Council Meeting, the council filed and reviewed a highly informative Demographic study from economist John E. Husing Ph.D., and approved the Public Art policy. Last’s night meeting was packed with information, first from Economist Dr. John…

The Mojave Desert Land Trust Fall Plant Sale is coming Saturday (Oct 8)

The Mojave Desert Land Trust Fall Plant Sale is coming Saturday (Oct 8)

Robert HaydonOct 5, 20222 min read

The Mojave Desert Land Trust Fall native plant sale is this Saturday, Oct. 8th. This is the first in-person native plant sale since 2019 when the pandemic moved the sale online – those sales were so popular that their website…

Wednesday Water Roundup – regular meeting for JBWD, Hi-Desert

Wednesday Water Roundup – regular meeting for JBWD, Hi-Desert

Mike LipsitzOct 5, 20221 min read

Later today(October 5, 2022) in Joshua Tree, the Joshua Basin Water District’s regular meeting begins promptly at 5:30 p.m. The Hi-Desert Water District, which serves Yucca Valley, has no meeting today. Following the dispatch of routine items on the consent…

Basin Transit Provide $83,000 Transportation Assistance Grants

Basin Transit Provide $83,000 Transportation Assistance Grants

Gabriel HartOct 5, 20222 min read

At a brief but enthusiastic meeting at their Joshua Tree headquarters last Monday, the Basin Transit Board made awards totaling over $83,000, providing financial support to local non-profits such as Reach Out Morongo Basin, Copper Mountain College Foundation, Morongo Basin…

Wild, Wild West Hoedown Fundraiser for Reach Out Morongo Basin

Wild, Wild West Hoedown Fundraiser for Reach Out Morongo Basin

Heather ClisbyOct 5, 20221 min read

To kick off Pioneer Days weekend, Reach Out Morongo Basin is hosting a Wild, Wild West Hoedown fundraiser at the historic Tower Homestead. Reporter Heather Clisby has details … Shine up yer boots, grab your hats and saddle up! Reach…

Morongo Valley To Consider Dogs for Mayor

Morongo Valley To Consider Dogs for Mayor

Gabriel HartOct 5, 20222 min read

The electoral race for Morongo Valley’s first Dog Mayor commences this week, with the winner to be sworn in on October 29th. Assignment reporter Gabriel Hart talked to election organizer Alison Nikyar of All American Gas. Calling all civic-minded local…

Coexisting with Wildlife – learn about living with coyotes at Pioneertown presentation Thursday (Oct. 6) 

Coexisting with Wildlife – learn about living with coyotes at Pioneertown presentation Thursday (Oct. 6) 

Robert HaydonOct 4, 20221 min read

The Friends of Pioneertown are teaming up with Project Coyote to give a presentation on coexisting with wildlife – with a focus on the famous lonesome desert dweller – the coyote. This free event will be on Thursday October 6th…

Road Rage Incident Leads to Applebee’s Parking Lot and Arrest for Suspected DUI

Road Rage Incident Leads to Applebee’s Parking Lot and Arrest for Suspected DUI

Jef HarmatzOct 4, 20221 min read

A road rage incident ended in the parking lot of the Yucca Valley Applebee’s, where one man was arrested for suspicion of DUI over .08%. On Friday (September 30) afternoon, an unidentified female driving a gray Subaru called 911, indicating…