DUI CHECKPOINTS THIS WEEKEND AND NEXT

The Yucca Valley Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint this Sunday, July 27 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location. And next weekend, on Saturday, August 2, the Twentynine Palms Police Department will run a checkpoint somewhere in that city. Officers

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“39 STEPS” CAST ANNOUNCED

The next production at Theatre 29 is well into its rehearsal schedule. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells who is in the cast…

Theatre 29 and Director Charles Harvey have announced casting for the summer theatrical production of Theatre 29’s 2014 season, the hysterically madcap spy mystery, “The 39 Steps”. The crazy

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RAMOS, LOVINGOOD OPPOSE MASSIVE WIND PROJECT

San Bernardino County Supervisors James Ramos and Robert A. Lovingood have sent a joint letter to the Bureau of Land Management strongly opposing the North Peak Wind Project planned for 16.4 square miles of mountain ridges overlooking much of the Victor Valley.

In the letter to BLM Director Neil Kornze,

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JT VFW SUNDAY BREAKFAST

The featured special at this week’s Sunday breakfast at the Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars post is pancakes, served from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesdays, starting at 11 am. The VFW post is located at 6402 Veterans Way, in downtown JT.

STILL NO EVIDENCE OF A CRIME IN ERIN CORWIN DISAPPEARANCE

Twenty-seven days after Erin Corwin, 20, the wife of a Twentynine Palms Marine, was reported missing, specialized Sheriff’s investigators are still trying to find out what may have happened on June 28th, the day she told her husband she was going to Joshua Tree National Park. Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Captain

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MOJAVE WATER AGENCY OFFERING CASH FOR GRASS

As the California Drought continues, the Mojave Water Agencies’ “Cash for Grass” program is curbing water use. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to get paid for getting rid of the lawn…… High Desert residents continue to embrace water conservation as a way of life. The Mojave Water Agency and

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN HELD FOR ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY 2X4

A Yucca Valley man was held yesterday after Sheriff’s Deputies say he hit another man with a 2×4, sending the victim to the hospital. Deputies responded to a 911 call at about 3:30 Thursday afternoon reporting an assault in the 7400 block of Deer Trail to find the victim, Roy

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DUI/DRIVERS LICENSE CHECKPOINT IN YUCCA VALLEY SUNDAY

The Yucca Valley Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint this Sunday, July 27 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location. Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint and looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment. Officers will also

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“PACIFIC ROSE” AT THE YUCCA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT TOMORROW

Z107.7’s Pat Michaels will be the host for tomorrow night’s Yucca Valley Summer Concert. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says hitch the horses up and come on down to hear “Pacific Rose”……. The third concert of Yucca Valley’s Summer Music Festival will feature the Pacific Rose Band. The Pacific Rose Band

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SEARCH WARRANT FILINGS REVEAL MORE IN CORWIN CASE

The wife of a former Marine suspected of having an affair with Erin Corwin–the missing pregnant wife of another Marine– told a witness “detectives would never find her body.” Search warrants made public reveal Nichole Lee, 24, the wife of Christopher Lee–who may have been with Corwin on the day

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A NEW LAW IS PHASING OUT OLD SMOKE ALARMS

A new California law aims to eventually phase out smoke detectors that take replaceable batteries. Dan Stork describes who it affects, and when… A California law on smoke alarms has a timer that started ticking July 1. It says battery-powered smoke alarms sold in the Golden State must have non-replaceable,

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REMINDER OF LOCAL COOLING LOCATIONS FOR HEAT RELEIF

The Morongo Basin is currently experiencing hot days, often into the triple digits. Residents are being reminded of cooling options during these long summer days. Residents are encouraged to stay cool by seeking air conditioned buildings, drinking plenty of water and limiting outdoor activities during the hottest time of the

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A REMINDER TO CALL BEFORE YOU DIG

While you are doing that fix up job, remember to “call before you dig”, Reporter Cara Conway has this important reminder…… Prevent rupturing a gas line before you begin digging on your property. Before installing a new fence, swimming pool, or planting a tree, homeowners are encouraged to consult with

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD MET LAST NIGHT

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Water District Board met for their regular monthly meetings on both Water and Fire business. On the Fire Department side, the results from a survey conducted by the Lew Edwards Group on whether or not the community supported a tax increase were given. Overall, about

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SHERIFF NOW LOOKING FOR A CRIME SCENE IN THE CORWIN INVESTIGATION

The Sheriff’s Department says its efforts in the case of Erin Corwin,20, a pregnant Twentynine Palms Marine spouse missing since June 29th, have turned into a search for a possible crime scene. Investigators said yesterday afternoon, quote – “Information regarding locations that may have potential evidence of foul play has

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3 ARRESTED FOR SUSPECTED METHAPHETAMINE USE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

During the course of a burglary investigation, Sheriff’s deputies contacted three people at an apartment in the 6000 block of Yucca Avenue in Twentynine Palms. Hughes Cretty, 47; Derek Chismyork, 23, and Christina Chapman, 45, were all found to be in possession of methamphetamine and under the influence. All three

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29 PALMS CITY COUNCIL NAMES PLANNING COMMISIONER IN SHORT SESSION

In its shortest meeting in recent memory, the Twentynine Palms City Council, its numbers reduced to a bare quorum in the absence of Jay Corbin and Cora Heiser, filled the vacancy on the Planning Commission, and dispatched the rest of its agenda without much discussion. Dan Stork peers through the

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THE “WONDERS OF THE NIGHT SKY” AT SKY’S THE LIMIT SATURDAY NIGHT

The public is invited to explore the wonders of the night sky this Saturday night at Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center, just north of the Twentynine Palms entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. The free event begins around 8:00 pm and continues until approximately 2:00 am. This cosmic

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29 PALMS WATER BOARD MEETS, WATER AND FIRE BUSINESS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the meeting will cover both Water and Fire business…… The Twentynine Palms Water District is scheduled to have their regular meeting on Wednesday, July 23rd, starting at 6:00pm. At this meeting, the Board will discuss the

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BREAKING NEWS: DETECTIVES NOW LOOKING FOR EVIDENCE OF FOUL PLAY

New information has been released in the case of missing 29 Palms woman Erin Corwin.

Information regarding locations that may have potential evidence of foul play has reached detectives. In order to assist investigators in determining whether or not foul play was involved, several search warrants have been issued. Specific

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