HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports, the Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms High School soccer and basketball teams will be participating in tournaments starting Thursday. The Trojan boys’ basketball team will be playing in the Linfield Christian School tournament through Saturday. Both the boys’ and girls’ soccer teams will travel away to

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ONE ARRESTED, MORE SOUGHT IN RASH OF AREA MAILBOX THEFTS

‘Tis the season … for mailbox theft. Dan Stork reports on a overnight spike in this holiday-time crime… Saturday morning, residents of the Monument Manor area of Joshua Tree discovered that banks of locked mailboxes along Quail Springs Road had been broken into and cleared out.

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER ATTACKING MOTHER WITH NAIL GUN

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Saturday after police say he attacked his mother with a nail gun. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 2:20 Saturday afternoon, James Nobles, 33, was with his mother in the 1600 block of South Wamego Trail in Yucca Valley when she said he hit

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TWO FIRES IN MORONGO BASIN THIS WEEKEND

Twentynine Palms firefighters responded to a small roof fire Sunday morning. According to Captain Robert Marquez, firefighters were called to the 74700 block of Serrano in the Hanson Tract area at 11:23 a.m. Neighbors attacked the fire with a garden hose and the flames were mostly out by the time

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THE WINNERS OF THE HOLIDAY BUSINESS DECORATING CONTEST

Results are in for the annual holiday decorating contest, which saw record numbers of Basin businesses compete for free local advertising from contest sponsors Hi-Desert Publishing and your Community Radio Station, Z107.7. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us where the holiday spirit shined the brightest…

For the third year in

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE HARLEY-DAVIDSON RAFFLE A HUGE SUCCESS

About 100 people turned out at the Copper Mountain College’s Bell Center Friday to find out if they were the lucky winner of the 2013 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail motorcycle. The motorcycle raffle was a fundraiser for the college’s Christine Proudfoot Student Activity Center by the Rotary Clubs of Twentynine

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SELECT CHOIR INVITED TO CARNEGIE HALL

The Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir and their boosters are raising funds to make possible a trip to New York City and participation in a concert in Carnegie Hall. Dan Stork tells how the opportunity arose, and what the singers will do in the Big Apple… Some months back,

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TLC HARD AT WORK GETTING READY FOR CHRISTMAS

The hard-working volunteers for TLC are now in the Yucca Valley Community Center and are accepting all donations there. Tender Loving Cause still needs volunteers for the Christmas Day event: face painters, decorators, and drivers to deliver meals to shut-ins. TLC will be accepting requests for meal deliveries until 5

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SANTA VISITS NORTH JOSHUA TREE TONIGHT

Joshua Tree firefighters will be escorting Santa around tonight in North Joshua Tree. He’ll be riding in a fire department pick-up truck, complete with lights and sirens, roaming through neighborhoods north of the highway between 6 and 9 p.m. and passing out candy canes.

WE MEET THE MANAGER OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM

The Twentynine Palms High School Girls Volleyball squad works hard. ROP Broadcasting student Carelyn Mendoza talked to Coach Jennica Pilayan… Volleyball players work very hard to practice for their games. Today, I am interviewing the manager of the varsity girls’ volleyball team, Jennica Pilayan, on her personal experiences being a

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

After a rocky 0 and 5 start, Twentynine Palms Basketball Team played two games back-to-back Friday: A difficult road tournament game in Rancho Cucamunga, followed up with a race back home to Wildcat Gymnasium, against La Quinta H.S. In the first matchup, the Wildcats faced Rialto High School at 2:30

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CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT

Next Saturday morning, you can shake off post-holiday lethargy in the bracing air of the National Park. Ranger Pam Tripp says, come join the Christmas bird count…

Attention bird lovers and volunteers: your expertise and enthusiasm are needed for the upcoming Joshua Tree National Park Christmas Bird Count. The count

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“THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST” CAST AT THEATRE 29

With the new year comes a new season of Theatre 29. Managing Editor Tami Roleff previews a first production that promises to be truly “Wilde”…

It’s just three weeks until Theatre 29 opens its first show of 2014. A cast of Theatre 29 veterans will perform “The Importance of Being

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HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION NOTICES

The Transportation Congestion Relief Program (TCRP) Project is located on Highway 62 and includes the construction of raised medians from Kickapoo Trail to Elk Trail and from Cherokee Trail to Apache Trail, and sidewalk improvements from Palm Avenue to Dumosa Avenue. Starting Friday December 20, 2013 stamped colored concrete will

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HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS

The San Bernardino County Fire Department would like to remind you of the following holiday safety tips. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz explains some of the ways to ensure a safe holiday season…

Before setting up lighted decorations, check for burned-out lights, empty sockets and broken bulbs. Inspect wires for breaks

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YUCCA VALLEY YOUTH BASKETBALL

There is still time to play some hoops! The Town of Yucca Valley is still accepting registrations for current Youth Basketball League. There is plenty of space left in both the 3rd – 4th grade and 5th – 6th grade girls divisions. Register at the Yucca Valley Community Center, Monday

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HOLIDAY FUN IN THE PARK

When we have visitors from out of the area, we always go for a ride and a walk in Joshua Tree National Park. Ranger Pam Tripp has suggestions for enhancing that experience…

Do you have relatives visiting over the Holidays and need to entertain them? Joshua Tree National Park invites

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MAIL THEFT ARREST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Sheriff’s deputies made an arrest Thursday of a man suspected of stealing mail out of mail boxes in Twentynine Palms. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Rick Millard, about 3:30 a.m. Thursday morning, a woman noticed a dark-colored SUV driving eastbound, on the wrong side of the road in the 73100 block

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JOSHUA TREE DRUG ARREST

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Thursday evening, accused of selling drugs. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Wilson, a woman was traveling on Broadway near Sunset about 7:45 p.m. when she says she was approached by a man who wanted a ride. When Deputy Lett approached in his patrol unit

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GREASE FIRE TIPS

You’ve left a pan with hot grease unattended, and it bursts into flame. Quick – what do you do? Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you what…

The Yucca Valley Fire Department responded to a kitchen grease fire recently in which the residents tried to extinguish the fire by spraying it

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