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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FIRST HAND REPORT FROM Z107.7'S MANAGING EDITOR ON SCENE

Among the many residents stuck by the closure of the highway in Morongo Valley was our own Managing Editor Tami Roleff, who had responded to the mudslides and power pole failure only to find herself waiting along with hundreds of others…

The sound from the river of mud in the

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SEVERE WEATHER CLOSES GRADE, FLOODS ROADS, BRING POWER OUTAGES

Monsoonal downpours, remnants of Tropical Storm Ivo, created flash flooding that wreaked havoc on area residents and motorists Sunday. Highway 62 in Morongo Valley was closed for hours Sunday evening due to flash flooding that left two feet of mud on the highway, and stranded vehicles near Valley View Road.

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MORONGO CALLEY CSD APPROVES BUDGET, DEFLECTS CALTRANS CRITICISM

The Morongo Valley CSD Board met in regular session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and files this report… In Morongo Valley last night the Community Services District adopted the fiscal 2013-2014 budget with Director Chuck Osborne opposed. All other actions were unanimous. And in a move to generate

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD MEETS TONIGHT, FINAL BUDGET EXPECTED

The Morongo Valley CSD Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says a final budget vote and a look at citizen support for the Morongo valley Fire Department are on the agenda…

Following a presentation on Fire Department Staffing from Chief Jock Johnson the Morongo Valley Community Services

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CALTRANS HEARS FROM BOISTEROUS, OVERFLOW CROWD IN MORONGO VALLEY

Locals turned out in mass for last night’s public information meeting with Caltrans in Morongo Valley. As the 6 p.m. start time ticked ever closer, the Covington Park Multipurpose Room swelled to well over 100 people with as many or more waiting outside, all eager to share their thoughts on

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RUNNERS, ANNUAL 5K FULL MOON RACE THIS FRIDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Town of Yucca Valley invites runners of all ages to its 10th annual Full Moon 5K Run on Friday, August 23. Dan Stork tells you how to register…

The Full Moon race time is at 7 p.m., rain or shine, at Machris Park, 59100 Santa Barbara Drive in Yucca

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MEMORIAL FOR THE LATE ELSIE GRACE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FRIDAY

Copper Mountain College will host a memorial to the late artist Elsie Grace. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says a special scholarship program is being set up…

Celebrate the life of artist and teacher Elsie Grace at “Reflections of Grace,” a memorial to the woman who spent 33 years educating students in

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SCHOOL BOARD TO REVISE SUSPENSION AND EXPULSION POLICY

Revision of the suspension and expulsion policy will be the main topic at the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education meeting tonight. Dan Stork tells what else will be going on…

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education begins its August 20 meeting with a 5 p.m. workshop

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CALTRANS TO HOLD MEETING IN MORONGO VALLEY TONIGHT

The new temporary flexible posts, called delineators, recently installed by CalTrans in the median on Highway 62 in Morongo Valley has upset many residents and drivers. CalTrans installed the delineators along a 6.3 mile stretch of the highway from Morongo Valley to Yucca Valley, with 10 left-hand turn pockets, to

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SHOTS FIRED IN MORONGO VALLEY

Two people were arrested in Morongo Valley after neighbors reported hearing shots fired late Saturday night. Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Wilson said the Sheriff’s department received multiple calls of shots fired about 11:30 p.m. in the 49700 block of Edison Lane. When deputies arrived, they saw Gary Ragle, 30, in the

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CHP TO OFFER

The CHP has an education program that targets the most accident-prone age group of drivers. Dan Stork says teen drivers can “Start Smart” this Thursday…

The California Highway Patrol is offering another free Start Smart class, at the Morongo Basin Area CHP office, on Thursday, August 22 at 6 p.m.

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CALTRANS PUBLIC MEETING IN MORONGO VALLEY

Caltrans’ installation of delineators in Morongo Valley has aroused a storm of local protest. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the agency will meet residents in a public meeting this week…

Caltrans will host a public information meeting on the emergency restriping and installation of delineators on the highway in Morongo Valley.

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