WOMAN ARRESTED: CHASED AND HIT, ANOTHER WOMAN WITH HER CAR

A Twentynine Palms woman is behind bars, accused of deliberately hitting another woman with her car Saturday. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Alyssa Streets, 24, and Brittany Williams were at a party in Twentynine Palms when Williams allegedly took Streets’ cell phone and left the party shortly before 3 a.m.

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BODY FOUND WEST OF YUCCA VALLEY

Hikers reported finding a man’s dead body in the mountains west of Yucca Valley near Desert Hot Springs, sheriff’s officials say. A 911 caller told dispatchers of their find at 10:32 a.m. Sunday, roughly seven miles east of Desert Hot Springs in the mountains north of Dillon and Aqueduct Roads.

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AN UPDATE ON YUCCA VALLEY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

The Town of Yucca Valley is seeing a lot of activity in construction on civic, retail, and recreational projects. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has the status of those projects…

One of the two buildings of the new Yucca Valley senior housing complex has been completed and residents are starting to

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY HOLDING MEETING ON HOUSING NEEDS TOMORROW

The Town of Yucca Valley will hold a community workshop on community development planning and affordable housing needs. The plans will identify community development and affordable housing needs, and assess the current housing market, discuss characteristics of the county population, identify community improvement priorities, and outline a plan to fund

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD IN SPECIAL MEETING MONDAY

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District will hold a special meeting 8:30 Monday morning. On the agenda, the board will discuss performance reviews for employees, and whether to add an additional regular employee to the cemetery staff. The meeting will be held at the cemetery office, 5350 Encelia Avenue in Twentynine

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE VACCINE, SPAY/NEUTER CLINICS FOR NOVEMBER

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in November for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL POTATO DINNER AND CAKE AUCTION THIS WEEK

You say potato, I say cake! The Twentynine Palms High School AVID program is holding its annual potato dinner and cake auction fundraiser on Wednesday, November 5. For $6, you get a baked potato with all the toppings you could want, even extra bacon. The dinner and cake auction will

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FALL CAMPING AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

This is the best time of the year for camping in the desert. Park Ranger Pam Tripp tells where to go in Joshua Tree National Park… With cooler weather in sight, campsites in Joshua Tree National Park will once again start to fill on the weekends. While most of our

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DALE BASIN WATER DISTRICT MEETS

The Dale Basin Well Owners’ Association will hold their bi-annual meeting Sunday at 4 p.m. On the agenda is a discussion of the current water situation since the last meeting, an election of officers, and there will be a speaker who will give an update on water happenings in the

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ATTEMPTED CAR-JACKING AT WALMART THURSDAY

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating an attempted carjacking in the Walmart parking lot in Yucca Valley Thursday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, an unknown man approached the victim about 7:30 Thursday and demanded the keys to the car, and then began to punch and kick the victim. When the

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ATTEMPTED BURGLARY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Sheriff’s Department is also investigating an attempted burglary in Twentynine Palms. About 1:30 Thursday afternoon, a resident in the 73700 block of Cactus Drive heard a noise at her front door. When she opened the door to investigate, she saw a dark-complected man attempting to pick the lock on

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FALL BACK TONIGHT; TURN CLOCKS BACK ONE HOUR

Spring forward, fall back. Yes, it’s that time again. Reporter Diana Jones reminds us to not only change our clocks tonight, but also smoke alarm batteries… Daylight Saving Time ends tonight, which means it’s time to change our clocks again. In March, we “spring” forward one hour, so on the

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Z107.7 ENDORSEMENTS FOR LOCAL ELECTIONS

With the election just a few days away, Z107.7 News makes its endorsements for the local political offices. These endorsements represent the views of the entire Z107.7 editorial board, and are not just mine or news director. For Congress: Paul Cook. For State Assembly: Chad Mayes. For Yucca Valley Town

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TRAFFIC STOP RESULTS IN TWO ARRESTS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Two Twentynine Palms residents were arrested Thursday following a traffic stop after drugs were found in their vehicle. About 10:45 Thursday morning, a deputy stopped a car near the Stater Brothers in Twentynine Palms for not having a visible license plate. Inside the car were Roy Jonas, 32, and Rosa

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78TH ANNUAL PIONEER DAYS SUCCESSFUL FOR COMMUNITY AND CHAMBER

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce held an after-event meeting this week to discuss what went right and what went wrong with the recent 78th annual Pioneer Days event. Pioneer Days is a longtime October tradition event celebrating the rich mining, ranching, and military history of the Twentynine Palms areas.

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20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CALIFORNIA DESERT PROTECTION ACT

Today is the 20th anniversary of the signing of the California Desert Protection act, legislation that had a big affect on our Morongo Basin communities. Joshua Tree National Park Ranger Pam Tripp marks the day… “Lands in the California desert shall be included within the National Park System and the

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DISTRICT ATTORNEY WILL NOT CHARGE PALM SPRINGS POLICEMAN IN KILLING OF TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE

Nearly two years to the day after an unarmed Marine was shot by two police officers in a Palm Springs parking garage, Riverside County prosecutors said Thursday that they will not file charges against the police officers. Corporal Allan DeVillena II was killed by Officers Chad Nordman and Mike Heron

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Yucca Valley woman was arrested Wednesday evening after she allegedly punched her ex-boyfriend in the face. According to a Sheriff’s report, Terra Garcia, 28, was arguing with her boyfriend in the 7800 block of Valley Vista Avenue about 7:15 p.m. The report states a woman called the Sheriff’s Department saying

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SECOND WEEK OF OPEN STUDIO ART TOURS

This is the second weekend for the Open Studios Art Tour. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says artists on the west end of the Morongo Basin will be featured… This is the final weekend of the Hwy 62 Open Studio Art Tours. For 13 years, some of the Hi-Desert’s best artists

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CHRISTOPHER LEE IN COURT YESTERDAY

The former Twentynine Palms Marine who is suspected of killing Erin Corwin and dumping her body down a mine shaft east of Twentynine Palms, made a brief appearance in Joshua Tree court yesterday morning. During the early disposition hearing, Christopher Lee’s lawyer advised the court he was still receiving discovery

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