HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Varsity Trojan football team lost 27-48 to Rancho Mirage Friday night. Coach Andrew Amosa said the Trojans were led by William Perrance with 141 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Creston Cole also had 141 yards rushing with a touchdown, and Tommy Geiger had a rush

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FIGHT INVASIVE PLANTS

The alien forces have landed, and threaten to take over, silently. Ranger Pam Tripp says you can help repel the botanic invaders…

Joshua Tree National Park is being invaded! Some of the ornamental plants growing in our communities won’t stay where they are planted and will frequently spread into the

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MONDAY FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN MORONGO VALLEY

The Community Action Partnership had a problem delivering surplus food for local food banks to distribute to low-income residents in the Morongo Basin on Monday. Food will be distributed in Morongo Valley on Monday, October 27, at Church of the Lighted Cross, 11518 Elbow Lane, from 8 to 10 a.m.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HOMELESS COUNT

Volunteers are needed for a one-day count of homeless persons living in the Morongo Basin. The Point-in-Time count is headed by Morongo Basin Haven, an affiliate of the Basin Wide Foundation. Volunteers will help identify locations where homeless people live, spend time, and receive services. The Point-in-Time count will be

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE GRAND OPENING

ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE GRAND OPENING

Animal Action League is currently looking for vendors for the grand opening of our new location in Joshua Tree. The event will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 10am-3pm. This will be a family event with childrens activities, food, pet contests, and pet

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WEIGHT LIFTING SAFETY

Weight lifting can be a beneficial and engaging pastime. ROP Broadcasting student Jacob Murphy has some tips for doing it safely…

Weight lifting safety is important so you don’t injure yourself. Please keep the tips in mind when you’re going out to lift or work out. Never hold your breath

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FREE YOGA CLASS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Residents are invited to try a free introductory yoga class at 1 p.m. Monday, October 27, at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church in Yucca Valley. The class will be led by Ray Jayne. Mats will be provided. Subsequent classes are $5 each. The church is located at 56750 Mountain View Trail.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS MONDAY

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School girls volleyball team will travel away to Indio to play Shadow Hills High School. The match begins at 4:30. Also tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School girls tennis and volleyball teams will travel away to Big Bear. Tennis

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OKTOBERFEST TODAY

The Yucca Valley Rotary’s 2nd Annual Oktoberfest and Fall Festival on Saturday, October 25 will feature the Poland Brothers and the Warsaw Group with their “Kalifornia Krauts” performance. The master of ceremonies is Z107.7’s Pat Michaels, and Burgermeister is Chamber of Commerce President Tom Huls, who will lead the

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TWO MATINEES THIS WEEKEND FOR “BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS”

There’s two weekends left in the run of “Brighton Beach Memoirs”. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells how to get your tickets…

Get your tickets now for “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” the first in a three-play series by Neil Simon, currently playing at St. Joseph of Arimathea Church in Yucca Valley. There

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FRIDAY MORNING CRASH AT ROUTE 62 AND YUCCA MESA

An unidentified man involved in a crash on Hwy 62 at Yucca Mesa is cuffed.

We have sketchy details on a traffic collision in Yucca Valley Friday morning. One man is in custody following the rear-end crash at Yucca Mesa and Highway 62. Shortly before 9:30 a.m., westbound traffic

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REACH OUT IS REACHING OUT

Reach Out Morongo Basin is reaching out for people to help. Taylor Thacker tells how you can inquire about assistance from our local people-helping-people organization…

Reach Out Morongo Basin is seeking senior and disabled persons needing home repairs or yard work for upcoming service projects coordinated with volunteers from 3/7

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JOSHUA TREE HALLOWEEN HAUNT TONIGHT

This Saturday, October 25, the Joshua Tree Recreation and Park District will be hosting a Halloween Haunt Festival from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Enjoy an evening filled with frightful fun. There will be activity booths such as, win a fish, painting, ring toss, cake walk, photo booth, and more.

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CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL AT YV UNITED METHODIST

All are invited to the Children’s Fall Festival tomorrow, Sunday October 26, from 2 to 3 pm at the United Methodist Church in Yucca Valley. The event is free, but children are encouraged to bring canned food for the church’s community food pantry. Join in the games, prizes, candy, and

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FITNESS THROUGH MOVEMENT IN JOSHUA TREE

You know you should be getting some exercise. ROP Broadcasting student Giovanny Guzman says that you can get a leg up on the effort in Joshua Tree…

Joshua Tree has a senior fitness class. It’s popular for cardio, strength, flexibility, and balance exercises. This class is designed for seniors, but

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ACTING CLASSES OFFERED AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 will offer on-going weekly acting classes for those who want to study and learn more about acting. The classes will be led by Abe Daniels, who has 30 years of acting experience and has received several awards from the Desert Theatre League. Students will explore acting techniques using

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MARINE CORPS MOTORCYCLE SAFETY TRAINING

The Marine Corps is working to develop a new motorcycle safety training course that would target inexperienced riders. In an effort to stem deaths and serious injuries caused by motorcycle accidents, Marine Corps Safety Division officials are now developing the Riders Essential Skills Training — or REST

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TPJHS SPIRIT WEEK

It’s Spirit Week at Twentynine Palms Junior High School. Monday, (October 27) is Pajama Day; Tuesday, (October 28) is Nerd Day; Wednesday, (October 29) is Twin Day; Thursday, (October 30) is Rags to Riches Day; Friday, (October 31) is Sports Day. The ASB is also sponsoring drug-free and live responsibly

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24 LOCAL CANDIDATES TO BE AT POLITICAL POP-UP TOMORROW

Z107.7 Radio and the Sportsman’s Club are sponsoring a non-partisan office political pop-up event Saturday morning from 9 to 11 a.m.; 24 local candidates have now confirmed they will be in attendance. The free event is designed to give residents a chance to talk with the candidates prior to the

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COMMUNITY HEALTH FORUM SET FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28

Community Vital Signs is an effort aimed at a comprehensive county health care that been going on for over three years. Reporter Dan Stork says a forum to gather community input is coming to Joshua Tree… A Community Vital Signs forum, with Supervisor James Ramos in attendance, will be held

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