HISTORICAL SOCIETY OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD FUNDRAISER SUNDAY

The Morongo Basin Historical Society is boldly going where no historical society has gone before. The historical society is hosting the fundraiser “Area 62,” a day-long event celebrating the area’s ties to UFOs and extra-terrestrials. Managing editor Tami Roleff puts on her foil hat…

The Morongo Basin Historical Society boldly

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MEALS OFFERRED AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW POST

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will offer an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner tonight (Jan 24), from 4 to 6, complete with salad and garlic bread, for only $5. Sunday morning is an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, plus bacon, sausage, burritos, and quesadillas, from 8 to 11. And don’t forget

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING FREE MEALS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food for Life is offering free meals for low-income families and individuals in Twentynine Palms tomorrow. Twentynine Palms High School Interact Club volunteers will be serving spaghetti, salad, and dessert at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall from 3 to 5 p.m.

KIDS CRAFTS AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Library is offering a free kids craft program tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker has the invitation…

School-aged children are invited to make a craft this weekend! The craft will be sparkly icicles and will take place at the Twentynine Palms Library this Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 2:30

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BEATS YUCCA VALLEY IN GIRLS BASKETBALL

Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball raised their record to 14-and-4 overall and 3-and-0 in league Wednesday at home against Yucca Valley winning 45-to-27. Coach Tim Stanford said Leading scorers for the Wildcats were Tusia Brown with 10 points, eight rebounds, five steals, and Nokomis Cabrera with 10 points four

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A BUSY DAY FOR HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

It’s a busy day in high school sports today. The Twentynine Palms boys’ and girls’ soccer teams play the Golden Eagles of Desert Hot Springs. The boys travel to Desert Hot Springs with the match starting at 5 p.m.; the girls host the Golden Eagles at home, starting at 5

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YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS COUNCILMEMBERS NOT RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION

Two current council members, one on the Twentynine Palms City Council and one on the Yucca Valley Town Council, have announced they will not be running for re-election. Jay Corbin, the current mayor pro tem for Twentynine Palms, told Z107.7 news that he’s enjoyed being on the council and his

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL GETS UPDATES ON REVENUE, NEW PROJECTS

The Yucca Valley Town Council started its meeting off Tuesday night with a mid-year budget review, and got mostly good news. The Town’s estimated expenditures are slightly below the Town’s anticipated revenues. The Town had expected sales tax revenues to fall by 2 percent, but instead sales tax revenues are

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HOLIDAY WEEKEND BUSIEST ON RECORD FOR JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK RANGERS

According to the National Park Service, last weekend was one of the busiest holiday weekends on record for rangers at Joshua Tree due to warm weather that brought a high number of visitors: Friday evening, Rangers were called out to a report of a possible dead man in the Sheep’s

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MORONGO BASIN CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING SATURDAY

Local environmentalists will get together for their annual meeting this Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to find out more about the Morongo Basin Conservation Association…..

The Morongo Basin Conservation Association holds its annual meeting this Saturday at the Yucca Valley Community Center. The meeting starts at 9 a.m.

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WOMEN’S HEALTH SYMPOSIUM ABOARD MARINE BASE NEXT WEEK

A women’s health symposium will take place January 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 1p.m. on the Combat Center in Bldg 1707. This symposium is by women for women. All women with base access are encouraged to attend and female leaders are asked to encourage female subordinates to attend. Guest speakers

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LINE-UP SET FOR REACH-OUT PARADE OF HOMES FUND-RAISER

The lineup is set for the Parade of Homes, the annual fundraiser for ReachOutMorongoBasin. Dan Stork has a preview…

The 10th annual Reach Out Morongo Basin Parade of homes has six homes signed on. The tour goes from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 16. The homes on the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD ADJUSTS ELECTIONS, GETS FIRE STATISTICS

At the Twentynine Palms Water District meeting last night, the board took little action. Reporter Taylor Thacker said the board voted to change mail ballot elections to polls. The cycle on which years they hold the elections was also changed to even years. This will save costs because the Water

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“REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE” ART RECEPTION AT HDNM TOMORROW

A reception tomorrow evening will kick of the official run up to Earth Day. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to see the “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle” exhibit…

As part of the Town of Yucca Valley’s annual Earth Day celebration, local residents are invited to contribute artwork made from recycled and

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE AIMEE FRANK

As we get ready for the 2014 Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant, hosted by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club, Z107-7 has been introducing you to the ten candidates. Today, Managing Editor Tami Roleff talks to Aimee Frank…

Today we visit with Aimee Frank, a junior at Yucca Valley and candidate

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YUCCA VALLEY BEATS TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL IN BASKETBALL, GIRLS’ SOCCER

Twentynine Palms boys’ basketball lost a thriller to YuccaValley High School last night in Wildcat gymnasium. Coach Mike Schneider said after squandering a large lead for Twentynine Palms in the first half, the Wildcats and Trojans played neck-and-neck for two overtime periods. The final result was a score of 76-81,

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ and boys’ soccer teams will host Shadow Hills High School at home. Both games start at 5 p.m.

YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL BORROWS FROM BONDS FOR SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT

Despite opposition from Council Member Bob Leone, the Yucca Valley Town Council voted last night to borrow from its bond funds to fulfill its loan obligation to the developer of the Town’s senior housing project. Of the project’s nearly $18 million cost, about $2.9 million is a loan from the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION SAYS NO REASON TO PROHIBIT VACATION HOME RENTALS

Last night’s Twentynine Palms Planning Commission focused on allowing vacation home rentals in the city. Those who spoke were all in favor of allowing vacation homes, arguing that the city needs to offer a place to experience the beauty of Twentynine Palms. Speakers noted that vacation homes are a major

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FOUR MARINES HONORED FOR HEROISM IN COMBAT

Four Marines in 1ST Tanks Battalion at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center were honored for their heroism at a ceremony on the base Tuesday morning for their actions while deployed to Afghanistan. Two Marines received the Navy-Marine Corps Medal, the services’ second-highest non-combatant medal; one Marine was awarded a

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