RAFFLE TO BENEFIT DESERT CHRIST PARK IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Desert Christ Park Foundation is holding a raffle to raise money for the park in Yucca Valley. A matted, framed, and signed black-and-white photo of one of the statues in the park “Suffer the Children,” by photographer Phil Dunham will be won in a raffle drawing, set for November

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO SHOW MOVIE UNDER THE STARS SATURDAY

A Classic 50’s Comedy, shot mostly here in our Morongo Basin, will be shown this Saturday Night in Landers. Assignment Reporter Cara Conway invites you to see…… Stanley Kramer’s 1963 comedy film, “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” will be playing Saturday, July 26, at the Morongo Basin Historical

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29 PALMS INN LOOKS FOR AUGUST 1ST REOPENING AFTER RENOVATION

The restaurant at the historic 29 Palms Inn remains closed for a brief summer refurbishing until hopefully, Friday, August 1. The Inn will remain open for hotel guests during the renovation period, with full access to all the 29 Palms Inn cabins, oasis area, and swimming pool. Restaurant fans and

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BREAKING NEWS: DETECTIVES NOW LOOKING FOR EVIDENCE OF FOUL PLAY

New information has been released in the case of missing 29 Palms woman Erin Corwin.

Information regarding locations that may have potential evidence of foul play has reached detectives. In order to assist investigators in determining whether or not foul play was involved, several search warrants have been issued. Specific

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INVESTIGATORS SAY CORWIN SHOT, LOVER ARRESTED AND RELEASED

Sheriff’s Investigators believe a pregnant Marine spouse, missing since June 29th, may have been shot while hunting with an ex-Marine with whom she was having an affair. Erin Corwin, 20, planned to meet with neighbor, Christopher Brandon Lee, 24, to spend a quote – “special day together” on a hunting

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SCHOOL CUSTODIAN PLEADS GUILTY: CHILD PORNOGRAPHY, MOLESTATION

Matthew Frazer, 39, of Yucca Valley, as part of a plea bargain, pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography yesterday. Frazer had faced a mandatory minimum sentence of five years for the distribution charge and 30 years for guilty

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TNPCC MEETS IN SMALL YET DIVERSE MEETING

The Twentynine Palms City Council has a small, yet diverse agenda for its July 22 meeting. Dan Stork previews the topics…

The first order of business at the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting on July 22 is a public hearing on confirming the assessment for the coming year, and hearing

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YUCCA VALLEY COUNCILMAN CRITICAL OF Y.V. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Saying he, “Brings common sense to the Council”, Yucca Valley Town Councilman Bob Leone told Z107.7 News he has pulled papers to run for reelection in the November election. Leone said he was running because, quote – “They need me on the Council, because I bring common sense, represent the

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KIDS INVITED TO SPLASH-A-PALOOZA IN YUCCA VALLEY SATURDAY

Some cool, wet fun for the kids this Saturday in Yucca Valley, Reporter Cara Conway invites you to the splash-a-palooza… Dive into a day filled with music, treasure hunts, crafts, games and refreshments at the Yucca Community Pool for Splash-a-Poolooza! Saturday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. offers

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HDWD SEWER INFORMATIONAL EVENT THIS SATURDAY

Learn more about the sewer project and water conservation this Saturday from 10:00 until 2:00 inside the Town Center Mall in Yucca Valley. Hi-Desert Water District invites everyone to attend the free event. There will be games, face painting, music, and a coloring contest with prizes, along with complimentary popcorn

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BDVWA AGENCY BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Big Horn Desert View Water Agency will meet in regular session tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the Board will look at delinquent accounts……. The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will have their regular meeting on Tuesday, July 22nd, starting at 6:00pm. At this meeting, the board will first have

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The next clean-up for the Joshua Tree Clean Team will be on tomorrow, Wednesday, July 23rd at 7 a.m. at the Sportsman’s Club on Sunburst in Joshua Tree. Anyone interested is encouraged to join them for one short hour of work. There will be trash bags, grabber sticks, gloves and

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BLOOD DRIVE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORRROW

Desert Blood Service will hold a blood drive Wednesday July 23 in the Yucca Valley Vons parking lot, from 2:30 to 6:30 pm. Donors receive free cholesterol screening and donor reward points that may be redeemed in the online donor store at www.desertbloodservices.org. Healthy individuals at least 15 years of

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ENVIROMENTAL GROUP ASKS FOR REHEARING ON EAGLE MOUNTAIN PERMIT

Last month, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted a license for the Eagle Crest project, which plans to pump Chuckwalla Valley water into pits in the Eagle Mountain area during low energy usage periods, and release it during high-demand times to generate electricity. Dan Stork says that a legal shoe

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LOCAL POULTRY OWNERS MEET TOMORROW

Attention Home Chicken owners… The Hi- Desert Homegrown Poultry Association will hold its quarterly meeting at 6pm on Wednesday, July 23, at Yucca Mesa Community Center, 3133 Balsa Ave., on the Mesa in Yucca Valley. Founder Charla Shamhart will show a Power Point presentation on ideas and techniques for dealing

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CUSTODIAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CHILD PORN CHARGES

A Morongo Unified school custodian pleaded guilty today to Federal charges that he sexually abused a child over a period of several years and then posted the molestations online, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.

Matthew Frazer, 39, of Yucca Valley, as part of a plea

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK VISITORS GENERATE 63 MILLION IN 2013

A new National Park Service report shows that 1,383,341 visitors to Joshua Tree National Park in 2013 spent $62,929,90 in communities near the park. That spending supported 770 jobs in the local area. “Joshua Tree National Park welcomes visitors from across the country and around the world,” said interim superintendent

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MBTA OFFERING TRANSPORTATION GRANTS FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority has leveraged fee income it gets from other agencies to fund a program of Transportation Assistance Grants — the TAG program. Dan Stork describes how to get in on the program…

Local government agencies or nonprofit 501(c)3’s who can define an unmet transportation need that

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACUSSED OF CHILD CRUELTY

A Twentynine Palms man has been arrested for beating up on a child. At 11:49 am on Thursday, Sheriff’s deputies received a report from a woman in a residence in the 6000 block of Bermuda Avenue that, according to her 11-year old son, her husband, Scott Barron, 29, had choked

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“RECEIPT SHOPPING” ARRESTS AT YV WALMART

The car of a couple arrested in Yucca Valley Sunday night showed a trail of “receipt shopping” retail crimes. About 8 pm, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call from the Yucca Valley Walmart that a female had returned merchandise that had just been stolen. Detained were Raubin Brown, 43, and

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