26 LOCAL CANDIDATES AT POLITICAL POP-UP IN JOSHUA TREE SATURDAY

While attendance from the general public was light, the local candidates present thought the political pop-up Saturday was a good idea. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report… Twenty-six candidates for local offices showed up at the non-partisan political pop-up event held Saturday at the Sportsman’s Club

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SEVEN LOCAL WOMEN HONORED BY CONGRESSMAN COOK

Seven Morongo Basin women were honored Friday by Congressman Paul Cook in his second annual Women of Distinction award. Among the 22 women recognized for their community service were Susanna Barnett of Joshua Tree for her work with Morongo Basin Unity Home; Elizabeth Kirland of Yucca Valley, a therapeutic behavioral

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will meet tomorrow afternoon in two meeting. Reporter Cassie Zimarik checks the agendas… The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will meet tomorrow on Tuesday, October 28, in two separate meetings. At 5:15, the Board of Directors will meet for a Special Board Workshop and

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MILITARY FAMILY TO GET HOUSE BUILT IN THREE DAYS

The Tilch family of Twentynine Palms will receive a new home, with an interest-free mortgage, courtesy of the Desert Communities Fuller Center for Housing. The Fuller Center plans to build the home on Serrano Drive, off Utah Trail and Baseline in Twentynine Palms, in three days November 14 through 16.

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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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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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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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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK A VICTIM OF VANDAL PAINTING ACRYLIC IN NATIONAL PARKS

The National Park Service is investigating reports of vandalism — acrylic painting on rocks — in Joshua Tree and at least ten national parks in Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon, and Utah. Details are not yet available because the case is under investigation, but the vandalism is believed to have occurred

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COTTONWOOD SPRING TRAILS NOW OPEN IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The trails at the Cottonwood Spring area in Joshua Tree National Park finally reopened Thursday after being closed for more than a year. Last September, a flash flood in the park wiped out sections of the road and trails and campground in the Cottonwood Spring area. The re-opened trails include

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“BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” AT ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Neil Simon play, “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” will present two matinee shows this weekend at the St. Joseph of Arimathea Church in Yucca Valley. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… Get your tickets now for “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” the first in a three-play series by Neil Simon, currently playing

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22 LOCAL CANDIDATES CONFIRM FOR Z107.7 POLITICAL POP-UP SATURDAY

Come meet the local non-partisan candidates for Joshua Basin Water District, Hi-Desert Water District, Hi-Desert Medical Center, the Morongo Unified School District, Yucca Valley Town Council, and Twentynine Palms City Council. Z107.7 Radio and the Sportsman’s Club are sponsoring a non-partisan office political pop-up event this Saturday, from 9 to

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