LOCAL DEMOCRATS MEET SATURDAY

At Saturday morning’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Democratic Club, top executives from Hi-Desert Medical Center will speak to the Club about the future of the institution which has been courting affiliation with another health care group. Also Saturday, the Club will acknowledge and celebrate all the Democratic candidates; please

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CRAFTS AND BAKED GOODS AT THREE LOCAL CHURCHES THIS WEEKEND

Immanuel Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Twentynine Palms will hold its annual craft fair on Saturday, November 8, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There will be handmade gift items, fall decorations, Christmas items, soup mixes and baked goods. The church is located at 6450 Stardune Avenue just off

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OPEN HOUSE AT BOXO HOUSE SATURDAY

An artist open house is set for this Saturday in Joshua Tree. Reporter Rebecca Havely invites you BOXO HOUSE… An open house for an artist in residence is offered by Boxo HOUSE in Joshua Tree this Saturday November 8 from 2 to 5 p.m. The artist, Eliza Kentridge, based in

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN KILLED IN JOSHUA TREE CAR VERSUS PEDESTRIAN CRASH IDENTIFIED

The Coroner’s office has identified the Yucca Valley woman who was killed as she tried to cross the highway in Joshua Tree Saturday morning. Brenna Hampson, 20, was standing in the fast lane of eastbound Highway 62 about 6:15 a.m., east of Whitefeather Road. Hampson was attempting to cross the

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WORRIES OVER FLOOD CONTROL IN JOSHUA TREE

In the wake of September’s flash floods in Joshua Tree, the County’s Department of Public Works movement of dirt left some locals unsatisfied. Reporter Dan Stork describes the bureaucratic cracks into which further improvements are falling… At October’s Morongo Basin MAC meeting, local residents complained to Supervisor James Ramos about

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT MEETS TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Caitlin Logan checks the agenda… The Joshua Basin Water District will have their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 5, starting at 7:00 p.m. This meeting takes place at 61750 Chollita Road in Joshua Tree. During this meeting, the

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF CHILD MOLESTATION

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Saturday morning, accused of sexually molesting a young girl. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman called 911 shortly before 2 a.m. to report that her sister had been molested by a man across the street in the 62100 block of Crestview Drive in

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT

A Yucca Valley man was arrested at gunpoint Saturday night after his girlfriend passed a note to a store clerk asking for help. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman came in to the Circle K in Joshua Tree about 10 p.m. Saturday and handed the clerk a note which

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SCHOOL BOARD MEETS ONE DAY LATER, TOMORROW

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education is moving its first regular meeting for November by one day, to Wednesday of this week. Reporter Dan Stork has the agenda…

On November 5, the MUSD Board of Education will hold an open session discussion of Hope Academy Charter School at

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FRIDAY

Our local Community College will honor this nation’s veterans this Friday. Reporter Caitlin Logan has your invitation…

Copper Mountain College is holding a Veterans Day of Remembrance on Friday, November 7, at 10:00 a.m., in the 300 Quad on the main campus in Joshua Tree. Included will be a brief

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DRIVERS HIT TWO PEDESTRIANS SATURDAY IN SEPARATE CRASHES; ONE KILLED, ONE INJURED

Drivers hit two pedestrians in separate crashes Saturday, and one was killed in the collision. At 6:15 a.m., Raymond Walls, 67, of Cabazon, was driving his 2004 Ford F-150 pick-up truck eastbound on the highway near Whitefeather Road about 6:15 a.m. Just east of Whitefeather Road, a still-unidentified 20-year-old woman

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LOW-COST PET VACCINES AND MICROCHIP CLINIC LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in November 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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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE VACCINE, SPAY/NEUTER CLINICS FOR NOVEMBER

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in November 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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Z107.7 ENDORSEMENTS FOR LOCAL ELECTIONS

With the election just a few days away, Z107.7 News makes its endorsements for the local political offices. These endorsements represent the views of the entire Z107.7 editorial board, and are not just mine or news director. For Congress: Paul Cook. For State Assembly: Chad Mayes. For Yucca Valley Town

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20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CALIFORNIA DESERT PROTECTION ACT

Today is the 20th anniversary of the signing of the California Desert Protection act, legislation that had a big affect on our Morongo Basin communities. Joshua Tree National Park Ranger Pam Tripp marks the day… “Lands in the California desert shall be included within the National Park System and the

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SECOND WEEK OF OPEN STUDIO ART TOURS

This is the second weekend for the Open Studios Art Tour. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says artists on the west end of the Morongo Basin will be featured… This is the final weekend of the Hwy 62 Open Studio Art Tours. For 13 years, some of the Hi-Desert’s best artists

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COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA BREAKFAST TOMORROW

So, here it is the end of October already. November 1 is tomorrow and that means the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Center will be hosting their monthly first Saturday breakfast at 65336 Winters Road in North Joshua Tree. The best breakfast ever for $5 is served from 8 a.m. to

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SUSPECT IDENTIFIED IN VANDALIZING OF JOSHUA TREE AND SEVEN OTHER NATIONAL PARKS

The National Park Service has identified a suspect in vandalism at Joshua Tree and seven other national parks. A report from the Park Service says a 21-year-old New York State woman, Casey Nocket, has been identified as the primary suspect in recent vandalism cases that affect eight national parks in

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER STOLEN BOAT FOUND IN HIS YARD

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Wednesday after a stolen boat was found in his yard. According to a Sheriff’s report, a boat was stolen from a yard in the 4900 block of Hermosa Court in Yucca Valley on August 3. A neighbor saw two men hook up the boat

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BLUE GRASS JAM TONIGHT, JAZZ BAND MEMBERS SOUGHT IN JOSHUA TREE

Music is in abundance in Joshua Tree. Tonight come to a Bluegrass Jam this Thursday at 6 p.m. at the JT Trading Post. Organizers say come and sing a song, strum your guitar, or just come to enjoy the tunes. This is an acoustic jam, so do not bring electric

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