29 PALMS INN TO CLOSE FOR RENOVATIONS

The 29 Palms Inn Restaurant will be closed for renovations beginning Monday, July 14, through Friday, July 25. The inn will remain open for hotel guests, as will the oasis area and pool. The Inn will continue to offer continental breakfast and box lunches, as well as complimentary picnic dinners

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CANDIDATE FILING STARTS MONDAY

The period for filing to be a candidate for public office in the November 14 election opens July 14 and closes August 8. If no incumbent of a specific public agency has filed by August 8, the filing period for that office extends to August 15. Candidates can file online,

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ROAD WORK IN YUCCA VALLEY THIS WEEK

Construction is set to begin Monday for the Safe Route to School Project on Sage Avenue between Onaga Trail and Highway 62. The project includes curbs, gutters, and sidewalks on the west side of Sage Avenue from the Yucca Valley High School to the highway; on the east side of

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BIG PAPA AND THE TCB IN YUCCA VALLEY

Saturday is the first night of the Yucca Valley summer concert series. The six-week concert series will feature a variety of music. Reporter Taylor Thacker says Saturday’s concert will feature a popular swing group…

The Town of Yucca Valley’s Summer Music Festival kicks off on July 12th, with an exciting

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CHP REPORTS HOLIDAY WEEKEND ACTIVITY

The California Highway Patrol held a maximum enforcement period over the July 4 holiday weekend, focusing on speeding violations, seatbelt use, and drunk drivers. During the four-day period of July 3 through July 6, CHP Officer Joan Griffin said the Morongo Basin CHP made five arrests for driving under the

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SPANKSHAFT AT TORTOISE ROCK TONIGHT

Spankshaft, a local Joshua Tree band, will hold the first of its two concerts at Tortoise Rock casino tonight, Saturday, July 12. Spankshaft is a six-piece pop-ska-punk band that has won several local band concerts. The free concert will be held outside the casino and is set to start at

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RADIO STORY LED TO MISSING WOMAN’S CAR

A Twentynine Palms Water District employee—who heard coverage of the disappearance of a Twentynine Palms woman on Z107.7—is believed to be responsible for finding Erin Corwin’s missing car. Corwin left home on Saturday, June 28, telling her husband she was going to Joshua Tree National Park to scope out locations

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SAFETY FIRST IN THE NATIONAL PARK

Due to excessive heat and drier-than-normal conditions, the risk of fires is high in the Morongo Basin. Joshua Tree National Park officials remind visitors that campfires are only allowed in designated campsites with fire rings. Smokers should only smoke on paved surfaces or in a vehicle, and should never throw

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BREAKING NEWS IN CASE OF MISSING TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN

Z107.7 News has learned that investigators have developed key information in the case of the wife of a Twentynine Palms Marine who was reported missing Sunday morning, June 29. A source close to the Sheriff’s investigation revealed that Corwin, who is three months pregnant, had apparently been having an affair

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE NAMES INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT/PRESIDENT

During its regular monthly board meeting yesterday, the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees appointed an interim Superintendent/President to take the place of Dr. Roger Wagner, who has resigned to accept the Superintendent/President position at Victor Valley College. Jeff Cummings, the executive dean of academic affairs at College of the

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CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD OPENS MONDAY

The candidacy filing window for the November elections is about to open. Reporter Dan Stork tells office hopefuls that they can do it online…

The period for filing to be a candidate for public office in the November 14 election opens July 14 and closes August 8. If no incumbent

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29 PALMS INN RESTAURANT TO CLOSE FOR RENOVATIONS

The 29 Palms Inn Restaurant will be closed for renovations beginning Monday, July 14, through Friday, July 25. The inn will remain open for hotel guests, as will the oasis area and pool. The Inn will continue to offer continental breakfast and box lunches, as well as complimentary picnic dinners

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SPANKSHAFT AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO

Spankshaft, a local Joshua Tree band, will hold the first of its two concerts at Tortoise Rock casino tomorrow night. Spankshaft is a six-piece pop-ska-punk band that has won several local band competitions. The free concert will be held outside the casino and is set to start at 8:30 p.m.

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MISSING TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN MAY HAVE HAD A LOVER

Z107.7 News has learned that investigators have developed key information in the case of the wife of a Twentynine Palms Marine who was reported missing Sunday morning, June 29. Saturday morning, June 28, Erin Corwin, 19, told her husband she was going to scout locations in Joshua Tree National Park

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STATE SAYS TWENTYNINE PALMS HAS TO GIVE BACK $2 MILLION

The State Controller’s Office has decreed that a loan repayment of $2.1 million by the Twentynine Palms Redevelopment Agency to the City was inappropriate and must be repaid to the RDA’s Successor Agency, a move that the City says is un-Constitutional. A press release from the City states that the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE DIES IN LAKE HAVASU BOATING ACCIDENT

A Marine stationed at Twentynine Palms was visiting friends in Lake Havasu for the Independence Day holiday weekend when a fun day on the water turned deadly. About 3 p.m. on the Fourth of July, Lance Corporal Chad Brammer, 23, was riding a Jet Ski in the lake’s South Basin

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SPONSORS TRIP TO PALM SPRINGS POWER BASEBALL

The Palm Springs Power baseball team is a summer collegiate team comprised of elite college players from all across the nation, as well as the Coachella Valley. Over the past three years, the Power team has led all nationally recognized summer collegiate teams in win percentage; since 2004, 55 of

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED FOR SHOOTING AT A CAR IN MORENO VALLEY

A Joshua Tree ex-con was arrested Tuesday in Moreno Valley, suspected of shooting at a car in a Walmart parking lot. Deputies were called to the Moreno Valley Walmart, just south of Highway 60, about 6:30 for shots fired. Sheriff deputies saw Eric Turnbaugh, 24, running from the shooting scene,

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS BENEFIT STUDENTS, BUSINESSES

Internships can benefit college students, as well as the local businesses that participate in the Copper Mountain College Community Partners program. Reporter Dan Stork lists some of those benefits…

Caitlin Logan is one of the Copper Mountain College students who have been part of the College’s Community Partners Internship Program.

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WITNESS SAYS POLICE WERE NOT IN HARM’S WAY IN DEADLY MARINE SHOOTING IN PALM SPRINGS IN 2012

A woman who witnessed a deadly police shooting in Palm Springs in 2012 told the Desert Sun newspaper that the two officers were not in harm’s way when they fired at a Marine’s car in a downtown parking garage. Lesley Diggins, 42, who was only a car-length away from the

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