THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETS TONIGHT AT JOSHUA TREE ELEMENTARY

Bylaws, solar power, student recognition, textbooks, computer upgrades, and funding applications all figure into the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education meeting. Dan Stork tells how the agenda is arranged… The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education meeting on October 1 gets off to an early 5 p.m.

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGIE OFFERING LO-COST SPAY NUETER LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine clinics in October for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Clinics will be held from 10 to 2 at the following locations and

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GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN WOULD AFFECT LOCAL FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

Many local federal employees would feel the pinch if the federal government shuts down tomorrow. If the U.S. government has to shut down tomorrow, about half of the Defense Department’s 800,000 civilian workers will be furloughed until an appropriations bill is passed. Civilians who are furloughed would be paid retroactively

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PET VACCINATION CLINICS

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine clinics in October for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Clinics will be held from 10 to 2 at the following locations and

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AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ENROLLMENT

Tuesday October 1 is the start date for open enrollment under the Affordable Healthcare Act. Both the Federal government and the state of California have web sites with lots of step-by-step information to help individuals and businesses through the process. Coverage can begin on January 1, just three months away.

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WE CLARIFY MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENT TO TEACHER RATIOS

Z107-7 news would like to clarify a story we ran Wednesday after the Morongo Unified School Board meeting Tuesday night. In our story we said, “At a workshop session on class size reduction, the board adopted a 24:1 student-teacher ratio for grades K through 3 and approved the hiring of

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COUNTY SPECIAL DISTRICTS WATER BILLS ADD INSULT TO INJURY

For the 1,500 customers of County Special Districts in Landers and another 750 in Morongo Valley who depend on the county for water, their current water bills add insult to injury. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz explains …

September’s invoices from County Special Districts are the first to reflect a 20

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SCHOOL BOARD REVISES ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY

The Morongo Unified School Board met last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz said they adjusted athletic eligibility policy for all sports after 20 years, set a student teacher ratio, and will hire eight new teachers…

Responding to public outcry at last week’s special meeting, the Morongo Unified School District Board of

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FOOD BANK DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, September 16th. The locations and times are:

The Church of the Lighted Cross, at 11518 Elbow Lane in Morongo Valley, from 8 to 10; Belfield Hall, on Reche Road in Landers,

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JOHN LINN BAND STEPS IN AT MORONGO VALLEY FIESTA

A featured event at Morongo Valley’s Fiesta Days was cancelled, but a local group stepped in to fill the spot. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says, enjoy the John Linn Band, and more…

Morongo Valley’s big Fiesta Days event is this Friday and Saturday with non-stop events and surprises that will appeal

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MORONGO VALLEY FIESTA DAYS TO FEATURE LOHN LINN BAND

This weekend is the annual Fiesta Days celebration in Morongo Valley. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says special entertainment will headline the event…

Morongo Valley’s big Fiesta Days event is this Friday and Saturday with non-stop events and surprises that will appeal to young and old. Many will be surprised to learn

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SKATEBOARD COMPETITION IN MORONGO VALLEY

A skateboard competition is planned for Morongo Valley next weekend. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to signup…

Show off your skills and impress the pros at the Morongo Valley Skate Park Games! All skateboarders, BMX bikers, and freestyle scooters are welcome to compete in this year’s Games scheduled for

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SKATEBOARD COMPETITION PLANNED IN MORONGO VALLEY

A skateboard competition is planned for Morongo Valley next weekend. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to signup…

Show off your skills and impress the pros at the Morongo Valley Skate Park Games! All skateboarders, BMX bikers, and freestyle scooters are welcome to compete in this year’s Games scheduled for

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CACTUS SEWABLES QUILD GUILD MEET THIS MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will meet Monday, September 9, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center; doors open at 12:30 p.m.; meeting begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be served, followed by an “Over the Top” show and share by members of projects completed over the

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FINAL ELECTION RESULTS

The San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters has posted final results for this week’s mail-in election. The Morongo Valley Community Services District had three seats up for grabs. The lead vote getter was Karen Lowe, with 336 votes. The race for the second and third seats was a nail biter,

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD ELECTION STILL TOO CLOSE TO CALL

The San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters late yesterday released an updated tally of votes for the mail-in election concluded Tuesday. The totals include ballots received in the mail through Election Day. In the Morongo Valley Community Services District voting, with three seats up for grabs, Karen Lowe remains in

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INTENSE RAINS BRING FLASH FLOODING AND ROAD CLOSURES

Parts of the Morongo Basin experienced intense rain storms and severe flash flooding yesterday afternoon, while other parts remained dry without a drop of rain. A National Weather service trained spotter reported parts of Twentynine Palms received 2 ½ inches of rain in less than one hour, while other parts

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SIGN UP FOR MORONGO VALLEY'S GOT TALENT

You know Morongo Valley’s Got Talent, and you can help prove it during Morongo Valley’s Fiesta Days. Dan Stork tells you what you need to do before you can strut your stuff…

One of the featured events at this year’s Morongo Valley Fiesta Days, September 13 and 14, is “Morongo

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT ELECTION RESULTS, MORONGO VALLEY CSD TOO CLOSE TO CALL

The San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters released the first tally of votes for the mail election concluded yesterday. The totals include ballots received in the mail through Election Day. In the Morongo Valley Community Services District voting, with three seats up for grabs, the leading vote getter was Karen

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ELECTION DEADLINE DAY FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS AND MORONGO VALLEY

Today is Election Day in Morongo Valley and Twentynine Palms. The Morongo Valley Community Service District and the Twentynine Palms Water District each have three director seats up for grabs. Today’s election is a mail-in election; if you haven’t already mailed in your ballot, it is too late to do

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