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LIL LADYCATS HONORED AT ELKS LODGE AWARDS DINNER

The Twentynine Palms Elks Lodge will host the Lil Ladycats of Twentynine Palms at an awards dinner. The Lil Ladycats are a softball team of 9- and 10-year old girls who recently placed fourth in the California state championship play-offs. Everyone is invited to come and honor the girls and...
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MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING CAN GET YOU IN SHAPE

ROP broadcast student Colby Thomas says martial arts can build your body and your family. He talked with a local martial arts expert…
Many people are interested in martial arts, but not sure where or how to start. Not only can training be a way to get in shape and...
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GASOLINE STOLEN FROM HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a burglary at the Hi-Desert Water District. Sometime between 5:30 Wednesday night and 6:45 Thursday morning, someone cut the locks at the yard on Palm Avenue and Pima Trail in Yucca Valley and stole fuel out of tractors parked in the yard. The water district...
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DEPUTIES INVESTIGATE FAKE MARIJUANA AT TWENTYNINE PALMS SCHOOL

The Sheriff’s Department was called in to investigate when a administrator at a Twentynine Palms school caught a student with a baggy containing a green leafy substance. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 6 p.m. Monday night, a student from Bright Futures in Academy found three water bottles filled...
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RIDE YOUR ORV IN JOHNSON VALLEY OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE AREA

Off-road vehicles are not allowed on any county service area roads, and can only be ridden on private property with the written permission of the property owner. But there are areas nearby where you can legally ride your ORV. ROP broadcasting student Millea Wasson says the biggest area is near...
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SEX OFFENDER ACCUSED IN MORONGO VALLEY RAPE

A registered sex offender in Morongo Valley was arrested Wednesday, after he was accused of raping a woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman went to a residence in the 49600 block of Paradise Avenue in Morongo Valley Monday to get a tattoo from Aaron “Dino” Pearson, 48. The...
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AN ARREST AFTER A DRIVE-THROUGH BACKUP

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday night after he allegedly backed his car into another car in a drive-through restaurant. According to a Sheriff’s report, Anthony Masi, 58, was in the drive-through lane at the Twentynine Palms McDonald’s when he got tired of waiting and tried to back up...
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SCHOOL STARTS MONDAY, TIPS ON GETTING THERE SAFELY

Schools in the Morongo Unified School District open Monday after a long summer vacation. Whether you are walking to school or taking the bus, Z107.7 News wants you to get there safely. Reporters Mike Lipsitz and Rebecca Havely have some safety tips. We start with Mike Lipsitz on school bus...
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SAVE OCTOBER 10TH FOR THE YUCCA VALLEY OKTOBERFEST

Mark your calendars and save the date for the third annual Oktoberfest and fall festival in Yucca Valley. Set for Saturday, October 10, the festival will feature a the American Bavarian Brass Band out of Beaumont, who will play polkas, marches, waltzes, schottisches, and Rheinlanders. Master of ceremonies and bergermeister...
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RED CROSS DEPLOYMENT WORKSHOP NEXT WEEK

Adjusting to life stateside after deployment is difficult for all members of military families. Reporter Dan Stork says the Red Cross wants to help…

The American Red Cross and Reach Out Morongo Basin invite all active duty service members, veterans and their families to a “Communicating Clearly Workshop” to be held...
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YUCCA VALLEY MAYOR HOLDING MONDAY OFFICE HOURS

Yucca Valley Mayor George Huntington holds “office hours” at the Town Hall every Monday from 4 to 5 p.m. This is an opportunity for residents to meet with the mayor to discuss concerns, ideas for the community, or to learn more about the activities going on in the town. Meetings...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SELECT CHOIR TO PERFORM AT A PADRES GAME

The Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir will get taken to the old ball game next month. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the choirs boosters are selling tickets to join them at a Padres game…

The Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir is headed to San Diego in September. The choir...
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FOOD FOR LIFE LOOKING FOR DRIVERS

Food for Life in Twentynine Palms is looking for volunteer drivers. Are you looking for a way to spread kindness and meet some great people? Food for Life/Breaking Bread Ministry delivers hot meals to community shut-ins. About 100 meals are delivered each week, with the routes divided into four groups....
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SPRINGSTEEN EXPERIENCE AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

A Bruce Springsteen tribute band takes the stage for the free Live at the Rock concert tonight at the Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms tonight. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz says come on down tonight where they’ll be Dancing in the Dark…

Tonight, August 21, the Springsteen Experience, a Bruce Springsteen...
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JOSHUA TREE VFW SERVING FISH AND CHIPS TONIGHT, TACOS WEDNESDAY

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a fish and chips dinner tonight from 4:00 to 6:00. Two pieces are $6; three pieces are $7. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.The VFW Post is located at 6402 Veterans Way.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO GIVE FIRE RESPONSIBILITY TO THE COUNTY

The Twentynine Palms City Council met in a special meeting last night to consider whether it should express its support for the Twentynine Palms Water District to transfer control of its Fire Department to San Bernardino County. The water district approved the annexation proposal August 5th. The Fire Department faces...
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CONGRESSMAN PAUL COOK UPDATES YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL

Former mayor, California Assemblyman, and now Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley addressed the Yucca Valley Town Council at its Tuesday night meeting. Managing editor Tami Roleff says some of the issues he addressed during his 20-minutes talk were bills that outlawed privately owned drones in fire zones, increased penalties...
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SHERIFF'S CAPTAIN TALKS ABOUT “PROBLEM-ORIENTED POLICING”

When Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Joling addressed the Yucca Valley Town Council Tuesday night, he discussed a recent problem-oriented policing project that resulted in several arrests. Problem-oriented policing focuses on “quality of life” issues, such as drug possession and panhandling, that adversely affect people who live, work, and visit in Yucca...
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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TAKING PRESCRIPTIONS AND NEEDLES SATURDAY

Those expired prescriptions or old needles around your house pose a real danger to your family and to our environment. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says Hi-Desert Medical Center will be collecting them Saturday…

Hi-Desert Medical Center hosts a drop-off event for unwanted prescription drugs and used sharps or needles...
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MORONGO UNIFIED ADMINISTRATORS ON “UP CLOSE” SHOW FRIDAY

Schools in the Morongo Unified School District open Monday. Tomorrow’s Up Close Show on Z107.7 will be a “Back-to-School” special, with Superintendent Tom Baumgarten and Director of Secondary Curriculum Amy Woods. Call in with your questions about busing, lunches, curriculum, scheduling, or going back to school. It all begins at...
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