INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON YUCCA VALLEY HIGHWAY PROJECT WEDNESDAY MORNING

The Town of Yucca Valley will hold a public information workshop for business and property owners about the construction project that will install curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and medians along Highway 62. The workshop will be held Wednesday, June 25, in the Ocotillo Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, starting

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY FIREWORKS SHOW OFFERS MANY FEATURES

The Rotary Club Fireworks show in Yucca Valley this year will see a wide variety of family activities and entertainment. Reporter Taylor Thacker says plan to be at the Brehm Sports Park on the 4th of July for the show and the fun…

Thanks to the generosity of so many

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RIBBON CUTTING AT TWENTYNINE PALMS NATIONAL PARK DRIVE TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms City Council will hold a ribbon cutting tomorrow afternoon at 5:30 p.m. midway down National Park Drive, on the center median across from the Old Schoolhouse Museum. The ribbon cutting will celebrate completion of the National Park Drive improvement project, which consists of new curbs, gutters, and

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EAGLE MOUNTAIN HYDRO PROEJCT GETS FEDERAL LICENSE

The Eagle Mountain landfill project is dead, but another massive project has desert residents, environmentalists, and some government agencies up in arms. According to a story in Friday’s Desert Sun, a controversial plan to build a hydroelectric plant in the open pits of an old iron mine was granted a

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CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR MUFFIN HILL FRIDAY

A Celebration of Life for the late Muffin Hill will be held 5 p.m. Friday, June 27 at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center in Noble Hall. Muffin Hill, a 23-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died May 16. Light refreshments will be provided. Guests are encouraged to wear something purple in

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FIRE AWARENESS IN THE NATIONAL PARK

It’s desert…what’s to burn? Not so, says Ranger Pam Tripp…

Fire has always played a major role in Joshua Tree National Park and other desert areas. Lightning strikes as well as human caused fires are both helpful and harmful to certain desert landscapes. Fire is a part of nature and

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FAMILY WATER FUN AT THE MOJAVE WATER AGENCY

A night of family water fun is planned for the Mojave Water Agency’s next ABCs of Water session. Ice cream, water games, and prizes will all be featured during the evening. The event is set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at the MWA’s office 13846 Conference Center Drive in

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WATER IN THE DESERT ART SHOW

Desert artists are invited to submit one piece of original art for the summer Art in Public Places exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center. The theme is “Water in the Desert: Scarcity and Abundance.” Artwork must depict or be inspired by the theme of water in the desert, focusing

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YUCCA VALLEY FIREWORKS SHOW IS SET TO GO

Thanks to the generosity of many sponsors, the Yucca Valley Rotary club has moved forward with its plans for this year’s annual Fireworks Show and Community Fair.

The show which moved last year to a new location at the new Brehm Youth Sports Park at Little League Drive, will open

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MUSD SUPERINTENDENT PUT ON PAID LEAVE

Dr. Cecilia English, the Superintendent of the Morongo Unified School District, has been placed on paid administrative leave. That was the full statement given to z107.7 by a school board member, following a special meeting of the Board of Education that was noticed as a closed session performance evaluation of

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BEWARE OF PHONE SCAMS

Have you gotten a phone call from someone trying to sell you something that sounds too good to be true? Chances are, if it sounds too good to be true, it is. The FBI offers the following tips to help prevent you from being victimized by telemarketers.

“You must act

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DOMESTIC BATTERY ARREST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday night after he threatened his girlfriend and dragged her around the yard by her hair. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman called deputies about 6:20 p.m. to report her boyfriend, Ricardo Cendejas, 45, took her dog into the desert and said he

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SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

Just as learning doesn’t end when school lets out, neither does the need for good nutrition. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says there’s free lunch and breakfast available for children during part of the summer…

Now that school’s out, the Morongo Unified School District will provide free breakfast and lunches for

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EAGLE MOUNTAIN HYDRO PROJECT GETS FEDERAL LICENSE

The Eagle Mountain landfill project is dead, but another massive project has desert residents, environmentalists, and some government agencies up in arms. According to a story in Friday’s Desert Sun, a controversial plan to build a hydroelectric plant in the open pits of an old iron mine was granted a

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“A DOLL’S HOUSE” CAST AT THEATRE 29

Tickets are now available for “A Doll’s House,” which opened last night at Theatre 29, in Twentynine Palms. “A Doll’s House,” a classic drama by Henrik Ibsen, is directed by Theatre 29 veteran Kurt Schauppner, who previously helmed productions of “The Unbroken Chain”, “Picnic,” and “The Memory Jar,” at the

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN MISSING FOR TWO DAYS FOUND IN BRAWLEY

A Yucca Valley woman who has been missing for two days has been found alive and well in Brawley. On Wednesday, June 18, about 7:30 a.m., Kathleen “Kay” Collins, 88, left her home in the 56200 block of 29 Palms Highway to attend an event at the Double Tree Hotel

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TWO PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED AFTER MORONGO VALLEY CRASH

Two people were hospitalized after a traffic collision in Morongo Valley last night. About 11:15 p.m. a vehicle traveling westbound on the highway and a vehicle pulling out of the Valero gas station were in a T-bone collision. A man and a woman in the van were taken to Desert

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SCHOOL DISTRICT SPONSORING FREE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

Just as learning does end when school lets out, neither does the need for good nutrition. Reporter Dan Stork says there’s free lunch and breakfast available for children during part of the summer… The Morongo Unified School District is sponsoring a summer feeding program, in conjunction with the US Department

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WHOOPING COUGH REACHING EPIDEMIC PROPORTIONS

The number of whooping cough cases in California has now reached epidemic status, according to state public health officials. In the last two weeks, 800 new cases of whooping cough, or pertussis, have been reported, and in San Bernardino County, 43 cases have been reported so far this year, compared

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS, EFFORT TO DEFEAT WIND TURBINES ON TAP

Keeping the Highway 247 area scenic will be the focus when the Homestead Valley Community Council meets tomorrow. Reporter Sara Snyder has more… The Homestead Valley Community Council Scenic 247 Committee plans a public meeting 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at the Johnson Valley Community Center. Members from the Save

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