PARADE OF HOME SPONSORS SOUGHT

Reach Out Morongo Basin can’t offer its eleventh annual Parade of Homes fundraiser without the help of sponsors. Reporter Rebecca Havely explains how you can help Reach Out and advertise your business at the same time…

The parade date is Sunday, February 15 from noon till 5 p.m. and includes

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GLADYS CAROL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

Applications are now being taken for the Gladys Carol Scholarship program. The scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates, and undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a full-time science, technology, engineering or math field of study. The scholarship, which is awarded based on merit and financial need,

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COUNTY PROMOTES PET SPAY, NEUTER AWARENESS

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors proclaimed February as National Spay and Neuter Awareness Month. Locally, County residents who live in unincorporated areas of the County are eligible for the Spay & Neuter Voucher Program. The voucher program is ongoing and residents can seek vouchers for their pets any

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FRIDAY SHOOTING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Sheriff’s deputies at the scene of Friday’s shooting in Twentynine Palms

Two men were injured in a shooting in Twentynine Palms Friday morning. A call came in at 9:21 Friday of a shooting at the corner of Hillside and Sunnyvale, just two blocks north of Oasis Elementary School. Sheriff’s

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“KING OF THE HAMMERS” IN JOHNSON VALLEY THIS WEEKEND

One of the major off-road events in the country, “The King of the Hammers,” will be held in the nearby Johnson Valley off-road area. The ninth running of the King of the Hammers desert race and rock crawl takes place Friday, January 30, to Friday, February 6, with the first

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STUDENT ART SHOW RECEPTION AT THE 29 PALMS ART GALLERY SUNDAY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold an artists’ reception and awards presentation Sunday, February 1, for its 2015 annual juried student art show. Students in grades 7 through 12 from across the Morongo Basin have entered art in a variety of media. The reception is from noon to 3

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RESISTING ARREST IN YUCCA VALLEY

An arrest for loitering turned into a more serious charge when the transient threatened the arresting officer. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy was called to Jacob’s Park in Yucca Valley about 10 a.m. Thursday morning when a transient, later identified as Roy Johnson, 34, had locked himself in

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ZACHARY MILLER MOLESTATION TRIAL IN PROGRESS

The Yucca Valley High School teacher accused of unlawful and lewd acts with a minor is in the middle of a jury trial. After two days of juror selection in which nearly 100 potential jurors were screened, the trial started Tuesday, January 27, for Zachary Miller, 34, who faces six

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CHP SAYS SELECT A DESIGNATED DRIVER FOR SUPER BOWL

Sunday’s Super Bowl is a great excuse for family, friends, and fans to get together and cheer for their favorite team. Managing editor Tami Roleff reminds you to be sure you have a designated driver…

The California Highway Patrol, along with the National Football League, is joining in the Fans

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“AN IDEAL HUSBAND” AT THEATRE 29

Theater 29 continues its run tonight of the Oscar Wilde comedy, “An Ideal Husband,” a classic English drawing-room comedy with a large talented cast. Co-directors Butch Pelfry and Tom Highfill tackled the show together. It’s about a politician who gets where he is by being crooked, and the blackmailing schemes

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CMC CALLING ALL ARTISTS!

Today is the last day for submitting art for a show at Copper Mountain College. Reporter Cassie Zimarik puts out the call…

The Copper Mountain College Art Program is calling all artists in the Morongo Basin and Palm Springs to join them in their first invitational themed art show, Invention,

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BREAKING NEWS: SHOOTING INCIDENT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

In a late-breaking incident in Twentynine Palms, a call came in at 9:21 this morning of a shooting at the corner of Hillside and Sunnyvale. Two men were injured. A 26-year old male was shot three times. An older man, in his 50’s, sustained a gunshot wound on the top

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FREE SPEECH AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

In a recent email sent out to the Copper Mountain College community, the Interim President of the College described the institution’s free speech policies and procedures, following complaints about one student’s exercise of that Constitutional right. Z107.7 asked him what occasioned the email, and to elaborate upon it. Copper Mountain

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CHP REMINDS YOU TO DESIGNATE A DRIVER FOR SUPER BOWL

Sunday’s Super Bowl is a great excuse for family, friends, and fans to get together and cheer for their favorite team. Managing editor Tami Roleff reminds you to be sure you have a designated driver… The California Highway Patrol, along with the National Football League, is joining in the Fans

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LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS VISIT SHERIFF’S HEADQUARTERS

About 60 students from Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms High Schools visited Sheriff’s headquarters to study crime scene investigations. The students learned how to use math from their geometry and pre-calculus classes to make sense of crime scenes. They saw mock crime scene scenarios and applied what they learned in

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PERMACULTURE PRESENTATION MONDAY IN JOSHUA TREE

Transition Joshua Tree continues to educate Morongo Basin on the subject of permaculture. Reporter Dan Stork says there will be an evening presentation about it on Groundhog Day… On the evening of February 2, Tim DeLorey and Jill Giegerich will present “On the Road to Permaculture” at Harrison House in

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BLM PLANS TO RESTORE A PORTION OF ROUTE 66

Plans are underway to preserve and enhance a 150-mile stretch of the historic former Route 66 from Needles to Barstow, creating roadside kiosks and mobile apps, among other things, to attract visitors and keep its memory alive. Wednesday, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the California Historic Route 66

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HI-DESERT CHORUS SEEKS SINGERS

The Hi-Desert Chorus is seeking singers to participate in an upcoming choral concert. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how you can get involved… Looking for a fun activity? Can you carry a tune? Then help the Hi-Desert Chorus by becoming a member of their chorus and performing at the “Keep the

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“AN IDEAL HUSBAND” AT THEATRE 29, SUNDAY MATINEE THIS WEEKEND

Theatre 29 presents “An Ideal Husband” by Oscar Wilde through February 7 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2:30 this Sunday. The 1895 drawing-room comedy is co-directed by Butch Pelfrey and Tom Highfill. Full of Wilde’s well-known wit, rapid fire repartee and social commentary,

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE SYDNEY RIEMAN

The Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant is getting ready for February 7th at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Today we meet candidate Sydney Rieman…

Today we visit with Sydney Rieman, a junior at Yucca Valley High School and candidate for Miss Yucca Valley. Who is the prominent woman you interviewed and

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