BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW AT WAL-MART

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, May 30, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow

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ADOPT A PET FROM THE TWENTYNINE PALMS ANIMAL SHELTER

There are many animal friends at the Twentynine Palms animal shelter waiting for you to adopt them. ROP Broadcast Student Alyssa Evans tells you how…

If you’re thinking of adopting a pet, then come and get it from Palms n Paws animal shelter, located at 7086 Bullion Avenue in Twentynine

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE STARTS SUMMER HOURS MONDAY

Copper Mountain College will begin its summer hours as of June 1. The college will be open to the public 8 to 5 Monday through Thursday and will be closed on Fridays. The Bell Center’s gym will be open 7 to 7 Monday through Thursday.

MYSTERY MEAL TONIGHT AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW POST

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up something special for dinner tonight-a mystery meal with salad and garlic bread, from 4:00 to 6:00. There is no Sunday breakfast. But don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

YUCCA MESA SWAP MEET TOMORROW

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold a mini outdoor swap meet and bake sale Saturday, May 30, from 8 to 1. Vendors may start setting up at 7 a.m. Vendor spaces are $20. The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association is located at 3133 Balsa Avenue, just north of Aberdeen Drive.

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LANDERS MOOSE LODGE YARD SALE SATURDAY

Your friendly neighborhood Lander Moose Lodge is having a yard sale. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

Landers has become the destination for weekend bargain hunters and this Saturday is no exception. Buyers and sellers alike will want to get in on Landers Moose Lodge Spring Cleaning Yard Sale from 8

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CACTUS SEWABLES MEET MONDAY

The general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place on June 1, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Hwy. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Program for the afternoon will be a fun

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FREE GOSPEL CONCERT TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

A free gospel concert will be held Saturday, May 30, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Yucca Valley. The concert begins at 6 p.m. and will feature local talent as well as Pastor Curtis Wright, who plays the banjo, violin, mandolin, harmonica, guitar, and Indian flute. Wright has performed

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SERVICE TOMORROW FOR LONNIE AND PAT TINER

A memorial service for Dr. Lonnie Tiner and Patricia Tiner will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at Blessed Sacrament Church, 74462 National Park Drive, in Twentynine Palms. A celebration of their lives will take place after the service at the church. Their final resting place will be in

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SCHOOL BUS DRIVER ACCUSED OF MOLESTATION ARRAIGNED

The Twentynine Palms school bus driver who was arrested in January on charges of child pornography and lewd acts with a child was arraigned in Joshua Tree Superior Court last week. Alex Gomez, 57, pleaded not guilty to lewd acts with a child, possession of child porn, and possession of

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CHRISTOPHER LEE MURDER CASE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

The high profile murder trial of Christopher Lee, accused of killing Marine wife Erin Corwin and hiding her body in a mine shaft, has been suspended, at least temporarily. Managing Editor Tami Roleff explains… The court case of Christopher Lee, the man accused of killing Erin Corwin, his former lover

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN HELD AFTER GIVING FALSE NAME TO SHERIFF’S DEPUTY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday morning after he gave a false name to a Sheriff’s deputy. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a man, identified as Ryan Knutson, 26, near Papago Trail and Church Street about 10:15 a.m., who was determined to be under the influence

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ONE ARREST AFTER YUCCA VALLEY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Monday, accused of hitting his girlfriend in the head. According to a Sheriff’s report, Edy Morales, 28, was arguing with his girlfriend in the 57000 block of Campanula Street in Yucca Valley about 8 a.m. Monday morning. The woman told deputies Morales hit her

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT HEARS RESTRICTIONS; PROPOSED 15 PERCENT RATE INCREASE NOT ENOUGH

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors met last night to discuss mandatory restrictions on water use and a proposed 15 percent rate increase over five years. Reporter Rebecca Havely attended the meeting and offers this report…

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Twentynine Palms

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CALFIRE SUSPENDS OUTSIDE RESIDENTIAL BURNING

As drought conditions continue to increase fire danger in the region, CAL FIRE has suspended all burn permits for outdoor open residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of San Bernardino County. This suspension takes effect at 6:00 a.m. June 1, and bans all residential outdoor burning of landscape debris,

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CHANGE OF COMMAND TOMORROW AT NAVAL HOSPITAL ABOARD BASE

A traditional Navy Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony will take place at 8:30 a.m., May 29, at the Robert E. Bush Naval Hospital, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms. Captain John Allen Lamberton will take command from Captain Jay Sourbeer, who will retire after 30 years of

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PLANNERS LOOK AT AN I-10 EXPRESS LANE

For those who travel the 35 miles of Interstate 10 between Claremont and Yucaipa, it’s no secret that the freeway is at capacity for the majority of the day, with congestion peaking during commuting hours, and on weekends and holidays. Reporter Mike Lipsitz reports on a pay-to-play plan that aims

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MYSTERY GUEST TO ANNOUNCE CANDIDACY FOR COUNTY SUPERVISOR ON FRIDAY’S UP-CLOSE SHOW

In tomorrow’s Up Close Show on Z107.7, an announcement will be made concerning a prominent Morongo Basin resident’s candidacy for the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisor’s seat. Join Z107.7 at 10 a.m. Friday to find out who will be running against current Third District Supervisor James Ramos in the

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MBTA BOARD MEETS THIS AFTERNOON

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. today, May 28, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. After administrative and operations reports, the board will appoint an interim general manager. The board will then go into closed session to discuss

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TORTOISE AVERSION TRAINING FOR DOGS OFFERED

In an effort to keep our desert tortoise population safer, aversion training for dogs will be offered by the Mojave Desert land Trust. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has details…

Most desert-dwelling dog owners have likely had their animals trained to avoid rattlesnakes. Tortoise aversion training is very similar to rattlesnake aversion

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