TWO MEN ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS GAS STATION ROBBERY

Two Las Vegas men who are suspected of robbing a Twentynine Palms gas station were arrested at gunpoint early this morning. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Armando Cantu, two men, later identified as Milton Fletcher, 24, and Cedric Russum, 28, walked into the Circle K at Adobe Road and Two Mile

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THREE SUSPECTS SOUGHT IN YUCCA VALLEY HOME-INVASION ROBBERY

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for three people who forced their way into an elderly woman’s home and robbed her New Year’s Day. According to a Sheriff’s press release, the 71-year-old woman was confronted by two men and a woman outside her home in the 7500 block of Palm Avenue about

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HOW TO SAVE MONEY IN COLD WEATHER

With a series of storms and cold weather on the horizon, Reporter Cassie Zimarik has some ides to stay warm while saving money… Cold weather is here, and with it, skyrocketing energy costs. Here are three of the best ways to save energy. First keep inside air in, outside air

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ANOTHER INCIDENT AT THE YUCCA VALLEY BEST WESTERN

Sheriff’s deputies were called for a second time in two days to the Best Western Hotel in Yucca Valley last week. According to the Sheriff’s Department, James Spencer, 30, of Yucca Valley, entered the hotel lobby in the 56500 block of 29 Palms Highway about 9:40 a.m., went over to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER MAYHEM AT A NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested New Year’s Eve, accused of kicking and punching people at a party. According to a Sheriff’s report, Bishop Lawler, 25, went to a New Year’s Eve party in the 58300 block of Sunnyslope Drive in Yucca Valley. Guests at the party said Lawler was

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AT LEAST 10 BURGLARIES REPORTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

At least 10 burglaries were reported in Twentynine Palms last weekend. In addition, residents in the 6400 block of Desert Queen Avenue and 6600 block of Smoke Tree Avenue, reported break-ins of their homes. Some of the stolen items include handguns and cash. The residents in the 73500 block of

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SECOND ASSAULT AT YUCCA VALLEY HOTEL IN TWO DAYS LAST WEEK

Sheriff’s deputies were called for a second time in two days to the Best Western Hotel in Yucca Valley last week. According to the Sheriff’s Department, James Spencer, 30, of Yucca Valley, entered the hotel lobby in the 56500 block of 29 Palms Highway about 9:40 a.m., went over to

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH TWENTYNINE PALMS ARSON

Sheriff’s officials have released the name of the man arrested in connection with an arson in Twentynine Palms last week. On Tuesday, December 29, about 3:45 a.m., firefighters and deputies were called to a home in the 74900 block of Alta Loma Drive for a fire that destroyed a boat

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SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT NEEDS PUBLIC HELP IN IDENTIFYING SUSPECTS IN ARMED ROBBERY

The Sheriff’s Department is asking the public’s help in identifying two Hispanic men who are suspects in an armed robbery at the “new” Stater Brothers grocery store on the east end of Yucca Valley. The armed robbery occurred about 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, the

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FIRE AT A YUCCA VALLEY ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY CAUSES EVACUATION

Two people were displaced from their rooms at an assisted living facility in Yucca Valley after a fire tore through one of the facility’s bathrooms and its attic Sunday, Janunary 3. San Bernardino County Fire Captain Dean Dickover said the fire, which caused between $5,000 and $10,000-worth of damage, appears

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FAST WORK BY FIREFIGHTERS SAVE TWENTYNINE PALMS HOUSE

Twentynine Palms firefighters saved a house from being destroyed by fire early New Year’s Day. According to Fire Captain Robert Marquez, firefighters were called to the home in the 5400 block of Daisy Avenue shortly before 8 a.m., where they found smoke and flames coming from the garage behind the

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RAIN IS COMING; LISTEN FOR FLOOD WARNINGS HERE ON Z107.7

El Nino is predicted to hit Southern California this winter, and with it comes the very real threat of flash flooding. When rain threatens, the National Weather Service may issue flood watches or flood warnings. A flood watch means a flood is possible, while a flood warning means that flooding

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MORE NEW LAWS THAT WILL AFFECT YOU IN 2016

Some of the 807 laws passed in 2015 will affect everyday issues faced by Californians. The state has established incentives for owners of apartment buildings housing low-income residents to install solar panels. Marijuana growers whose wastewater and chemical discharges harm the environment will face steep fines. Law enforcement and family

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CALL FOR ART AT TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITOR CENTER ART GALLERY

“A Walk in the Park” is the theme of the next art exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Art Gallery. Desert artists are invited to bring an original piece of art that celebrates 80 years of Joshua Tree National Monument and Park, or 100 years of the National

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STAY SAFE WHEN IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

This is a busy season at Joshua Tree National Park. Ranger Pam Tripp has some advice for enjoying the Park safely… Joshua Tree National Park is full of wondrous beauty, fantastic hikes, and plenty of chances for the sound of quiet. There is nothing like a drive, a nice hike,

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ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Wednesday, January 6. Staff representatives will be available from 10 until 2 in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with issues they may have with government. Mayes encourages residents who are not able to

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BLOOD BANK NEEDS O-NEGATIVE BLOOD

The region’s blood banks are in desperate need of O-negative blood, as there is insufficient supply to meet the demand of local hospitals. Only about 7 percent of the population has O-negative blood. Those with O-negative blood are known as “universal donors” as their blood can be accepted by all

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HOME SAVED, GARAGE DESTROYED, IN TWENTYNINE PALMS NEW YEAR’S DAY FIRE

Twentynine Palms firefighters saved a house from being destroyed by fire early New Year’s Day. According to Fire Captain Robert Marquez, firefighters were called to the home in the 5400 block of Daisy Avenue shortly before 8 a.m., where they found smoke and flames coming from the garage behind the

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MORE NEW LAWS THAT WILL AFFECT CALIFORNIANS IN 2016:

Some of the 807 laws passed in 2015 will affect everyday issues faced by Californians. Utilities are now required to have 50 percent of their energy come from renewable energy, such as solar and wind, by 2030. The Department of Fish and Wildlife has been granted new authority to protect

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BEST CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR THE HOMELESS: A TINY HOUSE

Volunteers in Los Angeles were busy last week trying to finish 10 tiny wooden houses for the homeless. The volunteers are part of a group called My Tiny House Project LA, a movement to build stop-gap shelters in L.A., San Diego, and Oakland. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more details…

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