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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS BEGINS RESTRICTING ITS OWN WATER USE

The City of Twentynine Palms has begun doing its water-saving duty. Reporter Dan Stork explains what steps the city is taking…

The City of Twentynine Palms has begun undertaking water conservation measures on its public buildings and properties, in compliance with Governor Brown’s order for mandatory water reduction in cities...
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WONDER VALLEY MAN HELD AFTER ATTACKING HIS SON AND DAUGHTER

A Wonder Valley man was arrested Wednesday after he attacked his son and daughter. According to a Sheriff’s report, Steven Harwood, 43, of the 76600 block of Foley Drive, had been drinking and got into an argument with his teenage-age children about 8:30 p.m. The report states that he punched...
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YUCCA VALLEY MAN FOUND IN POSSESSION OF HEROIN AT WAL-MART

A Yucca Valley man was arrested at Wal-Mart Wednesday, suspected of being in possession of heroin. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley about 3 p.m., where they found Perry Belden, 24, in the parking lot outside the store. After a short foot pursuit,...
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HEAT IS GOING UP, DON’T LEAVE DOGS IN HOT CARS

The weather is heating up as summer approaches; temperatures are expected to be in the 100s this weekend. Managing editor Tami Roleff has this urgent reminder about leaving dogs in a hot car…

On a hot day, temperatures inside of a vehicle can quickly rise to dangerous levels. The temperature inside...
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MAN BEATEN BY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES CHARGED WITH 14 COUNTS

Prosecutors charged Francis Pusok, the man sheriff’s deputies are accused of beating in the desert, with 11 felony and three misdemeanor counts in Victorville Superior Court yesterday. He was charged with evading arrest, vandalism over $400, stealing a horse, animal cruelty, being a felon in possession of ammunition, and three...
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DONNA MUNOZ ANNOUNCES HER CANDIDACY FOR COUNTY SUPERVISOR

In a stunning, live announcement on this morning’s Z107.7 Up Close Show long-time community activist and civic leader Donna Munoz told host Gary
Daigneault she aims to win the County Board of Supervisor’s 3rd District seat currently held by James Ramos in the November 2016 election. Reporter
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THEATRE 29 SEEKING DIRECTORS’ SUBMISSIONS FOR 2016 SEASON

Theatre 29 is beginning the process of selecting plays, dramas and musicals for their 2016 season. If you are a director and would like to submit a show idea to the selection committee for consideration, reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how…

Theater 29 is accepting family-friendly show suggestions from local volunteer...
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JOSHUA TREE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MIXER THIS EVENING

The Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce will hold an open house and mixer for new and current members on Friday, May 29. There will be door prizes and raffles, refreshments, and opportunities to network. Music will be provided by Bonnie and Slyde. The reception will be held from 5 to...
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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW AT WAL-MART

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, May 30, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow...
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ADOPT A PET FROM THE TWENTYNINE PALMS ANIMAL SHELTER

There are many animal friends at the Twentynine Palms animal shelter waiting for you to adopt them. ROP Broadcast Student Alyssa Evans tells you how…

If you’re thinking of adopting a pet, then come and get it from Palms n Paws animal shelter, located at 7086 Bullion Avenue in Twentynine Palms....
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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE STARTS SUMMER HOURS MONDAY

Copper Mountain College will begin its summer hours as of June 1. The college will be open to the public 8 to 5 Monday through Thursday and will be closed on Fridays. The Bell Center’s gym will be open 7 to 7 Monday through Thursday.

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MYSTERY MEAL TONIGHT AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW POST

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up something special for dinner tonight-a mystery meal with salad and garlic bread, from 4:00 to 6:00. There is no Sunday breakfast. But don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

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YUCCA MESA SWAP MEET TOMORROW

The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association will hold a mini outdoor swap meet and bake sale Saturday, May 30, from 8 to 1. Vendors may start setting up at 7 a.m. Vendor spaces are $20. The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association is located at 3133 Balsa Avenue, just north of Aberdeen Drive....
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LANDERS MOOSE LODGE YARD SALE SATURDAY

Your friendly neighborhood Lander Moose Lodge is having a yard sale. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

Landers has become the destination for weekend bargain hunters and this Saturday is no exception. Buyers and sellers alike will want to get in on Landers Moose Lodge Spring Cleaning Yard Sale from 8 a.m....
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CACTUS SEWABLES MEET MONDAY

The general meeting of the Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will take place on June 1, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center, 57098 29 Palms Hwy. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Program for the afternoon will be a fun...
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FREE GOSPEL CONCERT TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

A free gospel concert will be held Saturday, May 30, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Yucca Valley. The concert begins at 6 p.m. and will feature local talent as well as Pastor Curtis Wright, who plays the banjo, violin, mandolin, harmonica, guitar, and Indian flute. Wright has performed...
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SERVICE TOMORROW FOR LONNIE AND PAT TINER

A memorial service for Dr. Lonnie Tiner and Patricia Tiner will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at Blessed Sacrament Church, 74462 National Park Drive, in Twentynine Palms. A celebration of their lives will take place after the service at the church. Their final resting place will be in...
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SCHOOL BUS DRIVER ACCUSED OF MOLESTATION ARRAIGNED

The Twentynine Palms school bus driver who was arrested in January on charges of child pornography and lewd acts with a child was arraigned in Joshua Tree Superior Court last week. Alex Gomez, 57, pleaded not guilty to lewd acts with a child, possession of child porn, and possession of...
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CHRISTOPHER LEE MURDER CASE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

The high profile murder trial of Christopher Lee, accused of killing Marine wife Erin Corwin and hiding her body in a mine shaft, has been suspended, at least temporarily. Managing Editor Tami Roleff explains…
The court case of Christopher Lee, the man accused of killing Erin Corwin, his former lover...
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YUCCA VALLEY MAN HELD AFTER GIVING FALSE NAME TO SHERIFF’S DEPUTY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday morning after he gave a false name to a Sheriff’s deputy. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a man, identified as Ryan Knutson, 26, near Papago Trail and Church Street about 10:15 a.m., who was determined to be under the influence...
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