MORONGO BASIN MAC TALKS HIGHWAYS, SOLAR FIELDS, OHV ENFORCEMENT

At the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council meeting Monday night, a wide range of topics was addressed. Reporter Dan Stork says they included highway projects, solar fields, OHV policing, and more…

In the first informational presentation at the Morongo Basin MAC meeting, Haissam Yahya of Caltrans described the continuous left

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The next scheduled Joshua tree Clean Team pickup will be tomorrow morning At the Joshua Tree Library. The team will start at 8 a.m. and work for one hour. Afterwards, the team will meet for coffee and conversation at the Park Rock Café. The volunteers are have been working every

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HOSPITAL BOARD MEETS TODAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board meets this afternoon. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says litigation, donor recognition, and yet another closed session are on the docket… The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors today convenes a 4:30 p.m. closed session meeting with legal counsel in connection with the Dennis Wilcox suit. Wilcox

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SUPPORT FOR GRIEVING PARENTS OFFERED

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child meets tomorrow and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Helen Gray Education Center on the campus of Hi Desert Medical. The

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE PRODUCTION OF “FRANK’S LIFE” OPENS TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley High School theater company is rehearsing its next production, “Frank’s Life.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… “Frank’s Life,” by Mark Dunn, is a dark comedy about Frank, a man who discovers his entire life has actually been filmed as a soap opera. His family and friends

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat golf team will host the Apple Valley High School Sun Devils at home. Tee off is at 2:45.

Also tomorrow, the Wildcat tennis team will travel away to San Bernardino to play the Indian Springs High School Coyotes. First

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HOW ARE BAIL AMOUNTS SET, YOU ASKED, Z107.7 NEWS ANSWERS

You asked, and we answered. Why are the bail amounts for some crimes less—or more—than others? Managing editor Tami Roleff explains…

San Bernardino County sets all bail amounts for almost every crime committed in the county, and several factors are used to determine the bail amount. A crime with a

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MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS TONIGHT, MIKE LIPSITZ REPORTS

The Morongo Basin Mac, made up of representatives of the unincorporated communities of the Morongo Basin, meets tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a look at the agenda…

At tonight’s 6:30 p.m. meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council, two new delegates will be sworn in: Lib Koenig representing Flamingo

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BATTLE COLOR DETACHMENT ABOARD MCAGCC WEDNESDAY MORNING

The Battle Color Detachment from the Washington, D.C., Marine Barracks will be performing their celebrated Battle Color Ceremony on board the Twentynine Palms Marine Base Wednesday morning. The ceremony consists of the Silent Drill Platoon, the Marine Corps Color Guard, and the U.S. Drum and Bugle Corps, which is known

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NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER DAVID McCHESNEY TO TEACH AT CACTUS MART

Renowned nature photographer David McChesney, a Joshua Tree resident, with be teaching a series of classes at the Cactus Mart in Morongo Valley this spring. Reporter Dan Stork chatted with him about those classes and other works McChesney has in progress…

Z107.7: When are the classes going to be, David?

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COMBINED ROTARY CLUBS FOOD DRIVE SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Rotary Clubs will hold a food drive to benefit hungry residents and food banks in the Morongo Basin. Rotarians will be at all Stater Brothers locations in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms from 9 to 5 on Saturday, March 14, to collect non-perishable food items or cash

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STEM SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Scholarships in technical fields are being offered by Copper Mountain College. Reporter Taylor Thacker has more the STEM scholarships available…

Copper Mountain College Foundation in partnership with Southern California Edison is encouraging students to pursue careers in STEM fields. Several $1,000 scholarships are available to students pursuing an Associate degree

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DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN YARD SALE SATURDAY

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will hold a yard sale Saturday, March 14. Proceeds from the sale will support the church’s mission partners. Donations for the sale may be left at 4 p.m. Friday, March 13, in front of the annex building or on the patio behind the church. The church

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SPRING LEAGUE SLOW-PITCH SOFTBALL IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley Recreation is offering spring slow-pitch softball leagues. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you how to sign up… This spring, join one of four adult slow pitch softball leagues being offered by the Town of Yucca Valley. League play will begin the week of March 23 and the town is

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School baseball team will host Xavier College Prep. The first pitch is at 3:15 p.m.

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat golf team will host Palm Valley High School at home. Tee off is at 2:45.

The Joshua Springs

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WANTED SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY

A registered sex offender, wanted on warrants out of Maryland, was arrested in Yucca Valley Wednesday evening, accused of not registering his new address. Authorities say he was discovered living with a Yucca Valley woman and her children. Sheriff’s Investigators said about 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, a deputy contacted Charles Brown,

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SECOND MARKET BURGLARIZED IN LANDERS

A second market was burglarized in Landers in less than a week. At 6 a.m. Thursday, deputies were called to the Hero Market on Old Woman Springs Road after the owner was notified that the burglar alarm had been activated. Like the Mojave Liquor store, which had been burglarized over

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN CAUGHT HOT WIRING CAR

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday morning, after he was found trying to hot wire a car. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 8:40 a.m., a deputy found Forrest Jones, 22, in the driver’s seat of a 1997 Honda, trying to start the hot-wired vehicle with a pocket knife,

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BROADWAY MUSICAL “URINETOWN” PLAYING TO RAVES AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29’s, “Urinetown the Musical” opened last Friday night to an enthusiastic crowd of theater-goers. A local charity benefited from the opening night event. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely with more details… Reach Out Morongo Basin hosted last Friday night’s Theatre 29 gala opening of the comedy, “Urinetown the Musical.” Reach

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DEDICATION OF TWENTYNINE PALMS POST OFFICE TO MAC DUBE SET FOR APRIL 17

The official dedication of the Twentynine Palms post office as the Colonel M.J. “Mac” Dube USMC Post Office Building is set for Friday, April 17, starting at 8 a.m. Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley authored a bill-signed by the president last December-to rename the post office in honor of

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