FREE GOLF CLINIC FOR JUNIOR HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS THIS SUNDAY

The Road Runner Dunes Golf Course in Twentynine Palms is sponsoring a free teen golf clinic this Sunday, October 20. The clinic will introduce junior and senior high students to golf. Interested students should sign up in their school’s ASB office, or call the golf course at 760-367-5770 to reserve

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COLLEGE NIGHT AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT

Twentynine Palms High School Students hoping to go on to college and their parents or guardians are urged to attend a special college information night tonight. Reporter Dan stork has details… Twentynine Palms High School will be hosting College Information Night on Monday October 14. The counselors and various college

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Z107.7 TO ESCORT MORE MARINES AND SAILORS HOME TODAY

We had so much fun on Wednesday we’re going to do it all over again. Two more waves of Marines from 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, and another group from 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, will be returning to the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center today, and Z107.7 plans to announce their

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COUNTY TO CONTINUE TURNING ARRESTEES OVER FOR DEPORTATION

San Bernardino County announced it will continue turning over to immigration officials some people it books for crimes. Dan Stork explains the 287g program, and relays some county statistics on its use… San Bernardino County has renewed its participation in a federal program, under which people who have been booked

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WEED SHOW WORKSHOP TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Gerry Gates, one of the Twentynine Palms Weed Show’s most creative minds in the last few years, will join long time veterans Pat Rimmington, Marilyn Fernald and Larry Bowden as a guest instructor for the upcoming Weed Show Workshop tomorrow. The hands-on workshop is where adults and children can learn

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CHAPARRAL ARTIST PUTS OUT CALL FOR ENTRIES TO HARVEST SHOW

Chaparral Artists’ Guild is calling for art for its annual judged Harvest Show. Artists should drop off their art at A Roadside Attraction in Twentynine Palms Thursday, October 17, from 4 to 6 p.m., or Friday, October 18, from 10:30 to noon. Entry fees for Chaparral members are $10 for

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A QUICK LESSON ON THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

There’s been lots of confusion about what the Affordable Care Act (or “Obamacare”) is, and what it requires Americans to do. Starting in 2014, all Americans will be required to have health insurance. Many people already have health insurance through their employers, and for them, no further action is required.

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TEEN CRAFT AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

Join the staff of the Twentynine palms Library tomorrow from 1 – 4 pm for teen crafts, painting candy corn clay pots. Enjoy refreshments as you create your one-of-a-kind craft. All supplies are provided by the Friends of the Library. The event is open to teens in grades 7-12. For

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HOW TO PREVENT KITCHEN FIRES FOR THIS FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

This is fire prevention week. Most house fires start in the kitchen and reporter Taylor Thacker has some fire prevention tips… It’s time for fire prevention week! San Bernardino County Fire is joining forces with the non-profit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to remind local residents to “Prevent Kitchen Fires.”

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FANTASY SPRINGS INVITES YOU TO TAKE THE CUPCAKE CHALLENGE

Are you an amateur baker who can make a cupcake like a pro? If so, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino wants you to participate in the Fantasy Cupcake Challenge. Managing editor Tami Roleff indulges her sweet tooth with the following report… On Sunday, November 17, the resort will play host to

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HIGH SCHOOL AND YOUTH SPORTS SCORES, SCHEDULES AND ACTIVITIES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans volleyball team travelled to Desert Hot Springs last night to take on the Lady Eagles. The Varsity team won 3-0. Coach Matt Jennings said the team rallied in each set to take the lead and they were able to finish strong. They also

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FIRE TAX OF $141.20 A YEAR, WITH INCREASES, RECOMMENDED FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS FIRE DEPARTMENT

Back to the voters for another try at an increase in the tax that supports the fire department–that’s the recommendation the Twentynine Palms Water District Citizens Advisory Committee. Reporter Dan Stork was present at the final meeting, and fills out the details… Starting at the current base of $80 per

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2013 PIONEER DAYS GRANDS MARSHALLS ANNOUNCED

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce announced the Pioneer Days 2013 Grand Marshals yesterday. They named Phil and Ginny Cisneros as the Pioneer Days Grand Marshals and Colonel Ronald “Max” Proudfoot (Retired) as the Military Grand Marshal. The Chamber will recognize the honorees during the Explorer Post #229 Firefighter pancake

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LEARN ABOUT THE DESERT QUEEN RANCH TOMORROW

In the high desert country that was to become Joshua Tree National Park, rugged individuals tried their luck at cattle ranching, mining, and homesteading. William F. Keys and his family are particularly representative of the hard work and ingenuity it took to settle and prosper in the Mojave Desert. Join

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL EXPANDING GIRLS SOCCER PROGRAM

The 2013 Girls Soccer season is rapidly approaching for Twentynine Palms High School. ROP Broadcast student Jocelyn Valdez says this year they are expanding the program….. Twentynine Palms High School will be expanding their girls’ soccer program this upcoming 2013-2014 season. In previous years, the high school only offered a

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CO-ED FLAG FOOTBALL OFFERED BY TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION

The Twentynine Palms Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for the 2013 youth co-ed flag football league. Registrations will be accepted on-line at 29palms.org through Wednesday, November 6, and at the recreation office through Thursday, November 7. Children ages 7-14 are eligible to register. No previous experience is necessary. The

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MARINES RETURNING HOME TODAY, Z107.7 TO BROADCAST ARRIVAL

The second of several companies of Marines are expected to arrive home today to the Twentynine Palms Combat Center. Third Battalion 4th Marines, and 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion deployed to Afghanistan in April in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Marines supported the transition of U.S. forces over to the

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PENTAGON SAYS ALL PAY AND ALLOWANCES TO BE PAID

The Pentagon’s accountants said today that all troops will receive their pays and allowances on time for the mid-month paycheck next week, but some details remain unclear. The Defense Finance and Accounting Services issued a statement saying that “Normal pay and allowances have been processed and you will receive them

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS: POWER SAVINGS, A NEW SIGN, AND HOUSING

The Twentynine Palms City Council worked through its agendized items on energy savings, an electronic sign, and housing last night. Dan Stork fills in the details… Twentynine Palms city staffer Larry Bowden told the City Council that electricity savings of $50,000 per year are available to the city. He explained

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT CITIZENS ADVISORS MEET TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District citizens advisers on a fire tax are expected to make their recommendations tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker has more… Tonight, October 9, the Citizens Advisory Committee will meet at the Twentynine Palms Water District office at 72401 Hatch Rd at 6 p.m. During tonight’s meeting, the

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