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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan volleyball teams hosted the Desert Hot Springs Lady Eagles Monday. Varsity lost 0-3. Coach Matt Jennings said leading the team were Becky Messaros, who was 13 for 13 serving; Joelle Hazher, six for seven serving; Ashley Schwartz, with five kills; Ashley Priest, with...
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SUSPICIOUS FIRE IN YUCCA VALLEY FRIDAY

A house fire in Yucca Valley Friday afternoon is “suspicious in nature,” according to fire officials. County Fire Captain Darrell Feuerhahn said Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, and Yucca Mesa fire fighters were called to the blaze at 4:11 p.m. The fire started in a debris pile of junk, weeds, lumber,...
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COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT OFFICIALS WARN OF PHONE SCAM

The scammers are out there trying to trick you out of your money. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the San Bernardino County Superior Court has a warning…
San Bernardino Superior Court officials are warning the public to be aware of scammers posing on the phone as members of the court or...
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DESERT HOT SPRINGS TO DECIDE HOW MANY MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES

Desert Hot Springs is expected to take the final steps necessary in letting medical marijuana dispensaries set up shop in the city Tuesday night when council members vote on a series of ordinances.
The Desert Hot Springs City Council has already approved ordinances allowing the dispensaries, which come back for...
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REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN LOOKING FOR THOSE NEEDING HELP

Reach Out Morongo basin is partnering with Marine volunteers to help local residents in need. Reporter Caitlin Logan says they are looking for those who could use the assistance…
Reach Out Morongo Basin is seeking senior and disabled persons needing home repairs or yard work for upcoming service projects coordinated...
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BLOOD DRIVE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21, at Copper Mountain College from 10 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening and a mini physical with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years...
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COLLEGE FOUNDATION ANNUAL DINNER THIS SATURDAY

The Copper Mountain College Foundation will host its annual fall dinner October 25 in the brand new Christine Proudfoot Student Activity Center, as part of the center’s dedication ceremony. The theme this year is Jewel in the Desert, An Archeological Dig. Tickets are $75 per person, or help sponsor a...
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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER IN SPECIAL MEETING TOMORROW

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board will meet in a special PLEGS meeting tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells us what that means…
Tomorrow, Tuesday October 21, at 9:15 a.m., the Big Horn Desert View Water Agency will hold a special Planning/Legislative, Engineering/Grant and Security or “PLEGS” Committee meeting. The...
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SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES FORUM WEDNESDAY

Morongo Teachers Association (MTA) and California School Employees Association (CSEA) together, announce a School Board Candidates forum this Wednesday, October 22, at 6:00 p.m. at Friendly Hills Elementary School in Joshua Tree. All five candidates running for two open seats have confirmed their attendance to this question and answer public...
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MORE CANIDIDATES CONFIRM FOR Z107.7 POLITICAL POP-UP SATURDAY

Some 20 local candidates for non-partisan offices have confirmed they will be in attendance at a political pop-up event this coming Saturday. Z107.7 Radio and the Joshua Tree Sportsman’s Club are co-hosting the event. The public is invited to come and meet the candidates for Yucca Valley Town Council, Twentynine...
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A SPECIAL READING EVENT TOMORROW AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY

Jumpstart is a national program that works to get kids going early on language skills. Reporter Dan Stork tells about a reading event at Joshua Tree Library that is part of the effort…
On Tuesday, October 21, at 11 a.m., the Joshua Tree Library hosts a Jumpstart Read for the...
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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL RESULTS, SCHEDULE

The Yucca Valley High School Varsity Trojan football team lost to Shadow Hills High School Friday night 47-7. Coach Andrew Amosa said the Trojans touchdown came from quarterback William Perrance. The Trojans were led by Creston Cole on the ground with 70 yards and junior Tommy Gieger had three receptions...
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CALIFORNIA DESERT PROTECTION ACT

The 20th anniversary of the transition of Joshua Tree National Monument to a National Park is coming up soon.  Ranger Pam Tripp says that was just part of the Desert Protection Act…

“Lands in the California desert shall be included within the National Park System and the National Wilderness Preservation System,...
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IMPROVED SPEED SIGNS AT LOCAL SCHOOLS

The outdated speed signs at Yucca Valley Elementary School, Onaga Elementary School, and La Contenta Middle School have been removed and replaced by new flashing beacons and radar speed indicators.  These safety devices are being programmed over the next two weeks and will then be timed corresponding to school schedules. ...
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PAVING OF BLACK ROCK ROAD IN YUCCA VALLEY MONDAY

Paving of Black Rock Canyon Road in Yucca Valley is scheduled for Monday October 20. Black Rock Canyon Road Project between the Town’s southern boundary and San Marino includes the construction of a new 28 wide asphalt roadway which provides access to the public facilities located at the Town’s South Park and...
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OCTOBER FOOD DISTRIBUTIONS MONDAY

The third Monday of October is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, October...
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FOOD FOR LIFE GETS GRANT

The Food For Life Ministries has been awarded a $1,000 grant for its ministry. The grant was the result of efforts of June Richardson and the Sodexo Government Services Twentynine Palms Team, who held a fundraiser to help support Food for Life.  Since 1999, the Sodexo Foundation has granted more...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS FLAG FOOTBALL REGISTRATION

The Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its co-ed youth flag football league. Girls and boys ages 7-14 are eligible to register. Previous experience is not necessary.  All participants will be placed on a team regardless of their skill level. Registrations will be accepted at the...
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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OPENING IN JOSHUA TREE

Animal Action League will hold a grand opening celebration at its Joshua Tree location on Saturday, November 22, and is looking for vendors. The event will be from 10 to 3, and will feature children’s activities, food, pet contests, and pet adoptions from local rescue organizations. All proceeds will benefit...
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SANTA FE SOCIAL CLUB RUMMAGE SALE

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse is accepting donations now for its rummage sale, set for October 30 and 31. If you need to have something picked up please call the Clubhouse at 760-369-4057.  Talk to Phebe or Susie If we are able to pick up your items we will.  All...
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