FREE FOOD FOR THE LOW-INCOME IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will have a USDA Food Distribution on Wednesday, February 4, at 3:00 p.m. until they run out of food. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Please wear proper attire for the weather and remember there

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE KATLYNNE WELLS

Make your plans today to be at the annual Miss Yucca Valley scholarship pageant this Saturday night at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome in Yucca Valley. Today, we meet Miss Yucca Valley contestant Katlynne Wells… Today we visit with Katlynne Wells, a junior at Yucca Valley High School and candidate for

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAMS IN ACTION TODAY

In high school sports today, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will host Shadow Hills High School at home. The girls start at 6; the boys, at 7:30.

JOSHUA TREE MAN KILLED IN A LA QUINTA MURDER

A Joshua Tree man was killed Friday in a La Quinta shooting; a 17-year-old has been arrested for investigation of his murder. According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, January 30, at 6:38 pm, officers from the La Quinta Police Department responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SHOOTING CALLED AN ATTEMPTED MURDER

A shooting in Twentynine Palms Friday morning is now being called an attempted murder. Two men, a father and son, were injured in the shooting Friday morning at the corner of Hillside and Sunnyvale, just two blocks north of Oasis Elementary School. Investigators say the shooting was a result of

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ALTA MIRA DEVELOPERS AND JOSHUA TREE RESIDENTS TALK PAST EACH OTHER AGAIN

Back in November, the developers of the 248-unit Alta Mira residential project in Joshua Tree met with a small group of local residents to discuss the project, and encountered resistance and skepticism. This past Friday, the discussion was continued, with a larger group of residents on hand. Reporter Dan Stork

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER ACCUSED OF SEX WITH A STUDENT NOW ON TRIAL

The Yucca Valley High School teacher accused of unlawful and lewd acts with a minor is in the middle of a jury trial. After two days of juror selection in which nearly 100 potential jurors were screened, the trial started Tuesday, January 27, for Zachary Miller, 34, who faces six

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SEXUAL ASSAULT TRAINING OFFERED THIS MONTH

Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services will offer volunteer training starting February 24. Volunteers who complete the 52-hour course will become State Certified Crisis Intervention Counselors and will help victims of sexual assault in our area. For more information or to apply, call 760-369-3353.

TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR OFFICERS SPOUSES CLUB BENEFIT AUCTION

The Officer’s Spouse’s Club aboard the Twentynine Palms Marine Base will be holding their annual Mardi Gras-themed auction February 21. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you where to get tickets… Tickets for the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Twentynine Palms Officers Spouses Club are now available. Proceeds from

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FREE E-WASTE RECYCLING THIS SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club will host a free electronic waste recycling day from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. this Saturday, February 7, at the Twentynine Palms Community Services Center, located at 74365 Joe Davis Drive, next to Luckie Park. Items that will be accepted are televisions, monitors, computers, computer

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BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP MEETS TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Home Care Services hospice program will host a free ongoing bereavement support group for those whose loved ones have died. The support group meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church on Hallee Road in Joshua Tree, and at 5:30

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DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR COMMENTS ON JOSHUA TREE HIGHWAY WORK

There’s only a few days left to register your opinion of a planned Caltrans project on the highway in Joshua Tree. Reporter Dan Stork tells you how to submit your comments… Caltrans is seeking public comment on planned improvements to Highway 62 in Joshua Tree. The plan calls for the

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE JAZMINE FLEMING

The Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant is coming up this Saturday night at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Today, Z107 introduces you to candidate Jazmine Fleming…

Today we visit with Jazmine Fleming, a junior at Joshua Springs Christian School. Who is the prominent woman you interviewed, and what did you learn

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Thursday night the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ varsity basketball team traveled to Desert Hot Springs and defeated the Golden Eagles, 63-to-41, to remain undefeated in league play. Lindsey Scamman led the team in scoring with 22 points, 13 rebounds, and four assists. Nokomis Cabrera added 12 points and seven

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SAFETY IN THE NATIONAL PARK

This is a busy season at Joshua Tree National Park. Ranger Pam Tripp has some advice for enjoying the Park safely…

Joshua Tree National Park is full of wonderous beauty, fantastic hikes, and plenty of chances for the sound of quiet. There is nothing like a drive, a nice hike,

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CHP ON MAXIMUM ENFORCEMENT FOR “KING OF THE HAMMERS”

The King of the Hammers opens in Johnson Valley tomorrow. The CHP is anticipating heavier than normal traffic flow on State Routes 62 and 247 The event draws a high number of slower moving vehicles, motorhomes, fifth wheels, travel trailers, and toy haulers. The event concludes with most participants and

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RIDE ORVs RESPONSIBLY

Whether you call your toy an Off-Road Vehicle or an Off-Highway Vehicle, you need to ride it responsibly. Reporter Sara Snyder advises respect…

This time of year, the Morongo Basin will experience an increase in off-road activity and illegal trespass. Riders need to respect private property and public lands by

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TPHS 1965 50TH REUNION IN JUNE

Are you a member of the Twentynine Palms High School Class of 1965? Or do you know anyone who is? Mark your calendar for the weekend of June 12 and 13 for the class’s 50-year reunion at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneertown. For more information, check out wildcats1965.com.

PARADE OF HOME SPONSORS SOUGHT

Reach Out Morongo Basin can’t offer its eleventh annual Parade of Homes fundraiser without the help of sponsors. Reporter Rebecca Havely explains how you can help Reach Out and advertise your business at the same time…

The parade date is Sunday, February 15 from noon till 5 p.m. and includes

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GLADYS CAROL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

Applications are now being taken for the Gladys Carol Scholarship program. The scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates, and undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a full-time science, technology, engineering or math field of study. The scholarship, which is awarded based on merit and financial need,

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