JOSHUA TREE ART CRAWL TO UNVEIL NEW MURAL

This Saturday’s Art Crawl in Joshua Tree will feature the official unveiling of a new mural.

Jacob Dudley, a painter from the Midwest, was a 2010 Joshua Tree Highlands Artist in Residence, who now lives in Los Angeles. Dudley painted the mural, depicting a contemporary and stylized scene of

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL PLAYS RUN ALL THIS WEEK

Two great plays are being presented by the theater students of Yucca Valley High School. Reporter Taylor Thacker has more on the productions… The Yucca Valley High School Theatre Company is showcasing their talent in two plays this week. On October 10, 11, and 12, “Downhill” and “Seth’s Anxiety” will

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LEARN ABOUT THE DESERT QUEEN RANCH TOMORROW

In the high desert country that was to become Joshua Tree National Park, rugged individuals tried their luck at cattle ranching, mining, and homesteading. William F. Keys and his family are particularly representative of the hard work and ingenuity it took to settle and prosper in the Mojave Desert. Join

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL EXPANDING GIRLS SOCCER PROGRAM

The 2013 Girls Soccer season is rapidly approaching for Twentynine Palms High School. ROP Broadcast student Jocelyn Valdez says this year they are expanding the program….. Twentynine Palms High School will be expanding their girls’ soccer program this upcoming 2013-2014 season. In previous years, the high school only offered a

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CO-ED FLAG FOOTBALL OFFERED BY TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION

The Twentynine Palms Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for the 2013 youth co-ed flag football league. Registrations will be accepted on-line at 29palms.org through Wednesday, November 6, and at the recreation office through Thursday, November 7. Children ages 7-14 are eligible to register. No previous experience is necessary. The

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BREAKING NEWS–YUCCA VALLEY RECALL PETITION FAILS

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The petitions to recall Yucca Valley Council Members George Huntington and Robert Lombardo FAILED. The petitions were each short by approximately 200 votes.

Listen to Z107.7 Thursday for complete details.

MARINES RETURNING HOME TODAY, Z107.7 TO BROADCAST ARRIVAL

The second of several companies of Marines are expected to arrive home today to the Twentynine Palms Combat Center. Third Battalion 4th Marines, and 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion deployed to Afghanistan in April in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Marines supported the transition of U.S. forces over to the

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PENTAGON SAYS ALL PAY AND ALLOWANCES TO BE PAID

The Pentagon’s accountants said today that all troops will receive their pays and allowances on time for the mid-month paycheck next week, but some details remain unclear. The Defense Finance and Accounting Services issued a statement saying that “Normal pay and allowances have been processed and you will receive them

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS: POWER SAVINGS, A NEW SIGN, AND HOUSING

The Twentynine Palms City Council worked through its agendized items on energy savings, an electronic sign, and housing last night. Dan Stork fills in the details… Twentynine Palms city staffer Larry Bowden told the City Council that electricity savings of $50,000 per year are available to the city. He explained

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TWO ROB A YUCCA VALLEY STORE WITH PEPPER SPRAY AND A STEAK KNIFE

Two Yucca Valley men were arrested early Tuesday morning after they tried to rob the 7-11 on Highway 62 and Kickapoo Trail. According to a Sheriff’s press release, Andrew Reviea, 20, and Joseph Kennedy, disguised and wearing hoods over their faces, entered the store about 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, armed with

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

An argument over infidelity led to an arrest for felony spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, Luis Lagunas, 25, was arguing with his girlfriend about 5 a.m. Monday morning in the 55800 block of Onaga Trail in Yucca Valley. A witness told police Lagunas started hitting his girlfriend. Luis

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MARSHALL’S AND PETCO COMING SOON TO YUCCA VALLEY

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission heard details last night of two major stores moving in. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there…

Architectural drawing of the new Marshall’s and Petco stores.

The plan for Marshall’s and Petco in Yucca Valley is on the fast track. At its meeting last night,

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COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR THIS SATURDAY

The Annual Morongo Basin Community Resource Fair will be held this Saturday, October 12, from 10 to 2. Representatives from Unity Home, Family Services Association, Sexual Assault Services, Pacific Clinics, and the Family Advocacy Program from the Marine Base will be at the resource fair to provide information on their

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW, STUDENT VOTING PRIVILEGES ON AGENDA

The Copper Mountain College Board meets tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the big question is on the agenda is… Should the student trustee on the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees have voting privileges? That is the topic of discussion at tomorrow’s 2:30 board of trustees study session. That discussion

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Airport Board of Directors will meet at 6:30 tonight in the Mesquite Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Under old business, the directors will continue their discussion on the objectives of the airport. Under new business, the Board will discuss and review rules and regulations and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT CITIZENS ADVISORS MEET TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District citizens advisers on a fire tax are expected to make their recommendations tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker has more… Tonight, October 9, the Citizens Advisory Committee will meet at the Twentynine Palms Water District office at 72401 Hatch Rd at 6 p.m. During tonight’s meeting, the

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TLC VOUNTEER MEETING TONIGHT

This evening at 6 p.m., you’re invited to a meeting with TLC to plan for this year’s 30th anniversary Christmas Day community event. The meeting will be held at the Yucca Valley community center. People are needed for all types of jobs, from computer data entry, secretaries, lifters and toters,

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JOSHUA TREE 1ST BAPTIST CRAFT AND BAKE SALE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

First Baptist Church of Joshua Tree will hold its annual craft and bake sale October 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds will go to local charities. The church is located at 6740 Sunset Road, on the south side of the highway. For more information, call

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FIRE OFFERS FIRE EXPLORER PROGRAM

The Twentynine Palms Fire Department is offering a Fire Explorer program. ROP Broadcast student Paige Rossi explains… The Twentynine Palms Fire Department Fire Explorer Program is a hands-on program that exposes participants to many career experiences, leadership opportunities, and community service activities. The primary goals of the program are to

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Lady Trojans volleyball team of Yucca Valley High School hosted the Big Bear Bears Tuesday night in Trojan gym. The varsity team lost. Coach Matt Jennings said the team played well but made some mistakes that cost them the close set. Some statistics: Chelsea Leboutillier, 18 kills and two

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