BRING YOUR VISITORS TO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Looking for something for all those visiting friends and Family to do?… Joshua Tree National Park Ranger Pam Tripp says come visit our park…

Do you have relatives visiting and need to entertain them? Joshua Tree National Park invites you to join the fun and attend a ranger led program

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CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING IN 29 PALMS AND YUCCA VALLEY

Recycle your holiday greenery. Burrtec Waste and Recycling will recycle your Christmas trees. Make sure your tree is free of ornaments, lights, tinsel, tree stands, nails, or any other debris. In Twentynine Palms only you can leave your tree at the curb for Burrtec to pick up on your regular

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E-WASTE RECYCLING IN 29 PALMS

Did you get a new TV or computer for Christmas and are wondering how to dispose of those now unused or old electronics? The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club can help you get rid of them safely. As of December 26, you can drop off—for free—your televisions; computers, laptops, and computer

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SOROPTIMIST HOST OPEING NIGHT GALA AT THEATRE 29

The first show of the Theatre 29 2014 season will open this January 10th. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the opening night will be a special gala… Soroptimist International of Twentynine Palms will host the opening night of the first show of Theatre 29’s 2014 season, “The Importance of Being

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WOMAN INJURED IN BIKE VERSUS CAR COLLISION

A Twentynine Palms woman was injured when she crashed her bicycle into a vehicle Christmas Eve. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Derek Garvin, Ashley Echeverria, 18, ran the stop sign at Abronio Avenue and El Paseo and crashed into the passenger side of a Honda, driven by Patricia Vendervees, 66. Garvin

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WINTER SAFETY TIPS

We’re fortunate, living here in the high desert, to have a limited indoor heating season. Assignment reporter Dan Stork passes along some tips to stay safe when using fireplaces and other indoor heaters… Here are winter heating tips from the San Bernardino County Fire Department. Change furnace filters early in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARY SPONSORING COLLECTION OF ELECTRONIC WASTE AND JUNKER CARS

Did you get a new TV or computer for Christmas and are wondering how to dispose of those now unused or old electronics? The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club can help you get rid of them safely. As of December 26, you can drop off—for free—your televisions; computers, laptops, and computer

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CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SATURDAY

On Saturday, you can work off those Christmas cookies by getting out in the bracing air of the national park. Park Ranger Pam Tripp says volunteers are needed for the Christmas bird count… Attention bird lovers and volunteers: your expertise and enthusiasm are needed for the upcoming Joshua Tree National

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Public Cemetery District Board of Directors will hold its regular meeting tonight at 5:30. On the agenda, the directors will be given updates on registering for the California Association of Public Cemeteries 2014 conference; a permit renewal notice by the Department of Agriculture, and a notice of

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CALL FOR TALENT FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL’S CAFÉ NIGHT

The Twentynine Palms High School International Thespian Society will be holding a café night in January, and is recruiting students who want to perform. ROP broadcasting student Brianna Jillson tells how students can sign up… The International Thespian Society of Twentynine Palms is having their café night. The participants can

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BURRTEC TRASH PICKUP DELAYED BY ONE DAY

Burrtec Waste and Recycling Service will be closed tomorrow and January 1. Waste and recycling service will be delayed by one day for both weeks.

ONE ARRESTED, MORE SOUGHT IN RASH OF AREA MAILBOX THEFTS

‘Tis the season … for mailbox theft. Dan Stork reports on a overnight spike in this holiday-time crime… Saturday morning, residents of the Monument Manor area of Joshua Tree discovered that banks of locked mailboxes along Quail Springs Road had been broken into and cleared out.

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TWO FIRES IN MORONGO BASIN THIS WEEKEND

Twentynine Palms firefighters responded to a small roof fire Sunday morning. According to Captain Robert Marquez, firefighters were called to the 74700 block of Serrano in the Hanson Tract area at 11:23 a.m. Neighbors attacked the fire with a garden hose and the flames were mostly out by the time

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THE WINNERS OF THE HOLIDAY BUSINESS DECORATING CONTEST

Results are in for the annual holiday decorating contest, which saw record numbers of Basin businesses compete for free local advertising from contest sponsors Hi-Desert Publishing and your Community Radio Station, Z107.7. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us where the holiday spirit shined the brightest…

For the third year in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SELECT CHOIR INVITED TO CARNEGIE HALL

The Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir and their boosters are raising funds to make possible a trip to New York City and participation in a concert in Carnegie Hall. Dan Stork tells how the opportunity arose, and what the singers will do in the Big Apple… Some months back,

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WE MEET THE MANAGER OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM

The Twentynine Palms High School Girls Volleyball squad works hard. ROP Broadcasting student Carelyn Mendoza talked to Coach Jennica Pilayan… Volleyball players work very hard to practice for their games. Today, I am interviewing the manager of the varsity girls’ volleyball team, Jennica Pilayan, on her personal experiences being a

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

After a rocky 0 and 5 start, Twentynine Palms Basketball Team played two games back-to-back Friday: A difficult road tournament game in Rancho Cucamunga, followed up with a race back home to Wildcat Gymnasium, against La Quinta H.S. In the first matchup, the Wildcats faced Rialto High School at 2:30

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DEFENSE BILL BRINGS RAISE, SUSTAINS BENEFIT FOR LOCAL MILITARY

Approval of the defense authorization act last night will bring a minimal 1 percent raise to our Marines and sailors starting January 1. The bill extends a number of expiring special pays and bonuses that would otherwise have ended on New Year’s Day and also includes rules against any fee

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Z107.7 RADIOTHON TO HELP TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR GET TO CARNEGIE HALL

With the Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir selected to go to Carnegie Hall, now comes the hard part, raising the money to get them there. Managing Editor Tami Roleff explains how Community Radio, Z107.7, is stepping up to help… It’s the chance of a lifetime for 22 Twentynine Palms

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NO DUI ARRESTS IN LAST NIGHT’S TWENTYNINE PALMS CHECKPOINT

The Twentynine Palms Police Department conducted a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint last night in the area of Adobe Road and Sunnyvale Drive between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. During the checkpoint a number of intoxicated persons were contacted, however, all were passengers in vehicles driven by a sober

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