COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS BENEFIT STUDENTS, BUSINESSES

Internships can benefit college students, as well as the local businesses that participate in the Copper Mountain College Community Partners program. Reporter Dan Stork lists some of those benefits…

Caitlin Logan is one of the Copper Mountain College students who have been part of the College’s Community Partners Internship Program.

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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE OPENING RECEPTION FRIDAY

The Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency Program will hold an opening reception Friday night (July 11) for its new artists in residence. Jed Ochmanek pours oil-based enamel paint onto metal plates to produce his paintings. Writer Andrew Milward will read an excerpt from his non-fiction manuscript, “Jayhawker,” which examines his

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JOSHUA TREE VFW TO HOLD POKER RUN IN SEPTEMBER

Mark your calendars: The Joshua Tree VFW will hold its second annual Poker Run Saturday, September 27. The ride, which will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, is open to all riders. The registration fee is $25, or $30 for a rider and passenger. Registration will begin at 10 a.m., and

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE HOLDS FAREWELL PARTY FOR PRESIDENT/SUPERINTENDENT DR. ROGER WAGNER

Dr. Roger Wagner’s resignation as president of Copper Mountain College becomes effective July 14. Reporter Dan Stork says there will be a farewell party tomorrow…

The Board of Trustees of Copper Mountain College has invited the community to celebrate and say goodbye to Dr. Roger Wagner after seven years of

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE AGENDA

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will meet tomorrow to continue its discussion of an appointment of a superintendent/president, and then in open session. Reporter Taylor Thacker gives an overview of the Board’s agenda…

Copper Mountain College will have a Board closed session on Thursday, July 10, starting at

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Z107.7 RADIO CELEBRATES 25 YEARS—AND YOU’RE INVITED

On July 15, 2014, KCDZ-FM radio, or Z107.7 FM, will celebrate an amazing 25 years of uninterrupted service. Since seven seconds after 1:07 p.m. July 15, 1989, Z107.7 has been continuously operating and has been an intrinsic part of the incredible changes, challenges, and progress in our beautiful, remarkable, and

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FIRE DESTROYS JOSHUA TREE HOME, RV TRAILERS, SHED

An extension cord being used to power a swamp cooler is blamed for a fire in Joshua Tree Sunday afternoon that completely destroyed a home, two travel trailers, a shed, and a vehicle. About 4 p.m., fire fighters from Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, Yucca Mesa, the Combat Center, and Morongo

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY AT PALM DESERT MALL

A 21-year-old Joshua Tree man was arrested Monday afternoon following a foot chase at the Westfield Mall in Palm Desert. Store owners called Sheriff’s deputies about 1:30 to report that Matthew Stewart was walking through the mall and stealing items from stores. Authorities say when mall security tried to stop

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW

The next clean-up for the Joshua Tree Clean Team will be on Wednesday, July 9th at 7 a.m. at the Rock House on Alta Loma (about half a mile west of Olympic Rd). Anyone interested is encouraged to join them for one short hour of work. There will be trash

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets every second Wednesday at the Helen Gray Education Center, located on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree. This month’s meeting is Wednesday, July 9,

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER AGENDA

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors will hold their monthly meeting at 6:00 tonight in the Helen Gray Education Center on the hospital campus. Among the items on the agenda, the Board will be given an overview/update on the pharmacy. Following approval of routine appointments, re-appointments, and terminations on

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TORTOISE ROCK ADDS ADDITIONAL SUMMER CONCERTS

With the first of its summer concerts this past weekend, Tortoise Rock Casino has announced that it is adding two more concerts to its schedule. Reporter Sara Snyder has more on who’s playing and when…

Tortoise Rock Casino has added two additional concerts to its summer concert series. Spankshaft, a

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LOW-COST VACCINE CLINICS FOR DOGS, CATS, THIS WEEK

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in July for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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VET COUNSELING AVAILABLE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to Veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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NEW RENTERS HOMELESS AFTER JOSHUA TREE FIRE

Renters who had just moved into a home in Joshua Tree two days ago are looking for a new home after a fire destroyed their house last night. About 6:10 Wednesday evening, Joshua Tree fire fighters were called to the 6200 block of Sun Mesa to find smoke and fire

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS MONDAY

On Monday, at 8 a.m., the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will continue their closed session meeting from June 30. The sole item on the agenda is the appointment of a superintendent/president. The meeting will be held in Room 104 on the college campus.

COLLEGE SETS FAREWELL TO WAGNER EVENT

Dr. Roger Wagner’s resignation as president of Copper Mountain College becomes effective July 14. Reporter Dan Stork says there will be a farewell party before then… The Board of Trustees of Copper Mountain College has invited the community to celebrate and say goodbye to Dr. Roger Wagner after seven years

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COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA BREAKFAST SATURDAY MORNING

This Saturday, July 5, the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Center will host the monthly First Saturday Breakfast from 8 am to 11 am at the Center, located at 65336 Winters Road in North Joshua Tree. A full breakfast including all your favorites plus fresh squeezed orange juice and coffee will

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board of Directors will hold a routine meeting tonight. The Board will hear a history of Well 11; adopt a policy on replacing and purchasing vehicles; recognize Z107.7 for 25 years of community service; and hear a report on board meeting requirements. The meeting starts

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BASIN-WIDE BREAKFAST THURSDAY HEARS ABOUT HOMELESS OUTREACH

The Basin Wide Foundation invites you to breakfast, Thursday, July 3, at the Helen Gray Center at the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree at 7:00 a.m. Sheriff’s Deputy Jones will give a presentation on the Homeless Outreach and Proactive Enforcement (HOPE) program. HOPE was implemented by Law Enforcement for

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