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FREE ACTING CLASSES SUNDAYS AT THEATRE 29

Free acting classes are being offered at Theatre 29. The free classes will give attendees from beginners to experienced actors a chance to see how the classes work and what they offer. Actors ages 16 and up are welcome; the class size is limited in order to give all participants...
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REACH OUT PARADE OF HOMES TO FEATURE THE OLD WAGON RANCH

The main annual fund-raiser for Reach-Out Morongo Basin is the Parade of Homes, set for February 15. Reporter Taylor Thacker describes one of the unique homes on display, the “Old Wagon Ranch”…

With six homes signed on for the 11th Annual Parade of Homes benefit for Reach Out Morongo Basin, organizers...
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BASIN-WIDE TAKING NOMINATIONS FOR ITS ANNUAL DINNER

The Basin Wide Foundation is now accepting nominations for its annual awards dinner. Award categories are:

Together We Can, for the person or organization that best displays the BWF motto of “Together We Can”;
Lifetime Achievement;
Basin Wide Cultural Contributor;
Volunteer of the Year;
Youth Volunteer of the Year.

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCING TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. The lodge is located at 55946 Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley. Dale Hoppers will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Lines occur from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. and between...
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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE OLIVIA PAUL

Twelve Yucca Valley area junior girls from three high schools will participate in this year’s Miss Yucca Valley pageant. The pageant, based on academics, is sponsored by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club and will be held February 7 at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Z107.7 will be introducing you to all...
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan basketball team got back in the win column last night with a 49-37 win at Big Bear in a De Anza league contest last night. Coach Jess Geeson said the girls were led by senior Ashley Priest with 21 points and senior Celeste...
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LANDERS AREA WATER WILL COME FROM BIGHORN AS OF JULY

On July 1, water coming out of the taps at more than 650 homes in the Landers area will be from Bighorn Desert View Water Agency. Yesterday, the Local Area Formation Commission, or LAFCO, unanimously approved the dissolution of the County’s Special District 70W-1 and annexation of more than 5,700...
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AN IDEAL HUSBAND, AN IDEAL SET, AT THEATRE 29

The comedy, “An Ideal Husband” by Oscar Wilde continues its run at Theatre 29 through February 7. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how “An Ideal Husband” created its ideal set…
Veteran Theater 29 director Butch Pelfry is known for his beautifully designed sets. He came back from a vacation during rehearsals...
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MARINE ARRESTED WEDNESDAY FOR SHOOTING, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

A Twentynine Palms Marine who thought it would be fun to go shooting a rifle and shotgun in the desert east of Twentynine Palms shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday morning was arrested at gunpoint, accused of driving under the influence. According to a Sheriff’s report, residents called 911 when they...
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HI-DESERT WATER HEARS ABOUT NEED FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

The Hi-Desert Water District Board met in regular session last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the meeting centered on the hiring of a Sewer treatment plant design and construction manager….
The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors heard a presentation about choosing an engineering firm and construction manager for...
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“KING OF THE HAMMERS” CO-FOUNDER ON Z107.7 TOMORROW

One of the co-founders of the King of the Hammers off-road race will be the guest on the Z107.7 Up Close Show Friday, January 23. Dave Cole, along with Jeff Knoll, started the rock-crawling and off-road race at Means Dry Lake in Johnson Valley with a dozen teams in 2007...
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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY THIS SATURDAY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, January 24. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:45 p.m. and end about 11 p.m. The waxing moon will be visible in the early evening. Jupiter and the Milky Way will be visible later in the...
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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE AMANDA CRUZ

The Annual Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant, sponsored by the Rotary Club, will be held Saturday, February 7 at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Z107-7 will be introducing you to the 12 contestants as we approach the pageant date. Today, we meet Amanda Cruz…
Today we visit with Amanda Cruz, a...
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TAY CENTER OFFERS SERVICES FOR YOUNG HOMELESS

Pacific Clinic’s TAY Center offers young adults a safe and comfortable place to define and accomplish their life goals. Clients can come to the TAY Center to meet their basic needs, such as a meal, shower, laundry, enrichment groups, job training, housing referrals, and a place to meet new people....
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WORLD-RENOWNED ARCHITECT MOVES TO JOSHUA TREE, OFFERS CLASSES

The world-renowned architect, Glen Howard Small, often referred to as “The Father of Green Architecture,” has relocated to Joshua Tree. He is offering the class Architectural Patterns at Copper Mountain College that begins this Saturday. Reporter Rebecca Havely interviewed Small. Here’s part one of a two-part story. Z107.7: Mr. Small,...
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Tuesday night, the Twentynine Palms girls’ varsity basketball team stayed undefeated in league by defeating the Yucca Valley Trojans at home, 49-36. Coach Tim Stanford said the ladies’ team defense was outstanding in the first half, holding the Trojans to two points in the first quarter and six in the...
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Z107.7 NEWS NOMINATED FOR GOLDEN MIKE FOR “BEST NEWS BROADCAST”

Z107.7 News was named a finalist in the Radio-Television News Association’s Golden Mike Awards®, for “Best News Broadcast”. The Golden Mike Awards are Southern California’s most prestigious, and most coveted, broadcast journalism prize. What sets the Golden Mikes® apart from other competitions is the “Golden Mike Standard of Excellence.” Unlike...
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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL DELAYS ACTION ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA INITIATIVE

Faced with the choice of acting immediately to adopt a citizen’s initiative to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the town, setting a date for a special election for the residents to vote on the issue, or delaying their decision for 30 days, the Yucca Valley Town Council voted for delay...
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AN ARREST FOR STRONG ARMED ROBBERY IN YUCCA VALLEY

We have limited details about a Yucca Valley man who was arrested yesterday, accused of strong arm robbery. About 12:30 Tuesday afternoon, deputies were called to the Flyers Gas Station on the highway in Yucca Valley concerning a man, later identified as Robert Brooks, 38, who was drunk, harassing and...
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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Monday afternoon after he fought with his girlfriend. According to the Sheriff’s Department, neighbors heard a woman screaming for help and things breaking from a house in the 61800 block of Verbena Road about 3:15 p.m. A Sheriff’s investigation found that Jeromy Bunyard and...
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