EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE EXPO IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

Are you ready in case of disaster? Do you know what to do, where to go or what supplies you may need till help arrives? If you answer no or are not sure come to the Emergency Preparedness and Response Expo this Saturday November 15, from 9 a.m. to 1

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WE ATTEND A FREE ACTING CLASS AT THEATRE 29

Theater 29 has extended its offering of free method acting classes now through December 7 on Sunday evenings at 5:30 p.m. The classes are taught by Desert Theater League award-winner Abe Daniels. Our assignment reporter Rebecca Havely attended last Sunday’s class and offers this review… The classes are offered for

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SUPERINTENDANT ON Z107-7 UP-CLOSE SHOW TOMORROW

The new superintendent of Joshua Tree National Park will be on the Up Close show Friday, November 14. David Smith recently proposed increases for admittance to and user fees in the national park, and this is your opportunity to tell Smith your views on his proposal to increase fees, and

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COLLEGE BOARD MEETS THIS AFTERNOON

The Copper Mountain College Board will meet in open and closed session this afternoon. Reporter Caitlin Logan checks the agenda… Copper Mountain College’s regular board meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month. The board oversees the educational programs, policies, and financial matters of the college. The meeting

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A GUIDED HIKE TOMORROW ON QUAIL MOUNTAIN

You are invited to take a hike tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says it is a chance to see Quail Mountain…

On Friday, November 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. there will be a guided hike on the Mojave Desert Land Trust’s Quail Mountain property in Joshua Tree. The hike has

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VENDORS SOUGHT FOR ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OPENING NEXT WEEKEND

Animal Action League will hold a grand opening celebration at its Joshua Tree location on Saturday, November 22, and is looking for vendors. The event will be from 10 to 3, and will feature children’s activities, food, pet contests, and pet adoptions from local rescue organizations. All proceeds will benefit

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CROSS-COUNTRY HORESBACK RIDE BENEFITS SEMPER-FI FUND

A combat Marine who served two tours in Iraq is riding horseback from Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, to Camp Pendleton, California, to raise awareness of suicide among military veterans and to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund. Managing editor Tami Roleff puts on her cowgirl boots to tell us

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY LECTURE FEATURES MONGOLIAN ARCHEOLOGY

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will present their second Friday lecture tomorrow evening. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you learn about Mongolian archeology… Ikh Nart Nature Reserve in eastern Mongolia is home to the remains of thousands of years of human activities. Dr. Schneider has been studying the kinds of archaeological

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GRAND OPENING OF TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES TODAY

Twentynine Palms High School will be celebrating the grand opening of its new administrative complex today at 5:00 p.m. Site staff will be conducting a tour of the new facility at that time and highlighting various parts of the modernization that took place during the project. The facility features centralized

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STUDENT BRINGS MARIJUANA COOKIES TO TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

A high-school student was arrested Monday after she was found with marijuana cookies. According to a Sheriff’s report, the 15-year-old girl, who was not identified due to her age, said she found a box of cookies on the Twentynine Palms High School campus. She told the deputy that when she

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AN ATTEMPTED CARJACKING IN LANDERS

A woman reported an attempted carjacking Saturday night in Landers. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman—who was not identified—was coming to a stop at Landers Lane and Reche Road about 9:30 p.m. when she said a white male jumped out in front of her car, causing her to brake.

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DEPUTIES COMING AND GOING, PROP 47 CHANGING LAW ENFORCEMENT

During his report to the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council, Sheriff’s Captain Dale Mondary told of personnel changes in his command, and of potential fallout from the passage of Prop 47. Reporter Dan Stork relates who’s going and who’s coming… Captain Mondary told the Morongo Basin MAC and community members

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AT BLACK ROCK CAMPGROUND

An Oceanside man was arrested early Sunday morning, accused of beating up his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Jared Watts, 28, was camping with his girlfriend at Black Rock Canyon campground in Yucca Valley, when the woman called to report that he was hitting her. The report states that

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WINDOWS SHOT AT YUCCA VALLEY STORE

Someone shot at the windows of the Yucca Valley Liquor store late Sunday night. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Robert Warrick, about 10:40 p.m., a clerk inside the store behind the cash register heard three “clicks” and then noticed three bullet holes in the south-facing windows of the store, which were

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD TO REVIEW EBOLA PROCEDURES

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board will hear options on affiliation partners tonight. Reporter Cassie Zimarik also says they will talk about Ebola procedures… On Wednesday, November 12, the Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors will have its regular meeting. On the agenda, the board will receive a presentation from Morongo

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting Wednesday, November 12, are correspondence from the Local Agency Formation Commission. Under old business, they will discuss airport use tie-down agreements. Under new business is a letter from the Hi-Desert Water District, land

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL ORIGINAL MUSICAL OPENS TONIGHT

Yucca Valley High School performs “The ‘H’ Factor,” an original musical written and directed by high school senior Joseph Hesse. Reporter Rebecca Havely attended their final dress rehearsal and offers this review… The curtain rose on a medieval group of singing villagers hocking their wares in the town square. Their

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Z107.7 GETS A CONGRATULATORY LETTER FOM THE PRESIDENT

When Z107.7 Radio celebrated its 25th anniversary in July, it received many certificates and resolutions from local, county, and state entities and elected officials. Even Congressman Paul Cook sent a letter of congratulations, brought to the station by his granddaughter, accompanied by Field Representative Dawn Rowe. Then, more than three

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CDPA ANNIVERSARY ART EXHIBIT OPENS IN JOSHUA TREE FRIDAY

An art exhibit will mark the 20th anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act. Reporter Cassie Zimarik invites you to Joshua Tree Friday evening… On Friday, November 14, there will be an opening reception for the CDPA 20th Anniversary Exhibit. The exhibit will feature artwork from Joshua Tree National Park

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HEAR ABOUT MIGRATORY BIRDS AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will host a lecture Thursday, November 13, on bird migration. The Morongo Basin has a large number of birds that stop during their migratory journeys. Each species has a different, but equally interesting migration story. This presentation starts at noon; admission is $5 for the general

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