LIVE WEBCAST OF DEACTIVATION OF 3RD BATTALION, 4TH MARINES TODAY

The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center is holding a ceremony for the deactivation of 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines today. A recording of the ceremony can be seen online at a link in this story at z1077fm.com.

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DOD LOOKS AT MORE RESTRICTIONS ON HIGH INTEREST LOANS

A report from the Department of Defense is calling for more restrictions on high-interest loans to active-duty military. Defense officials must clamp down on more predatory lenders to force troops away from high-cost credit options, according to a Defense Department report recently submitted to Congress. Defense officials are putting together

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PACIFIC CLINICS OFFERING AN ARRAY OF RESOURCES LOCALLY

As a public service, Z107.7 News is publicizing the availability of a wide range of programs that focus on areas of mental and behavioral health. Reporter Dan Stork describes the Pacific Clinics Family Resource Center… The Pacific Clinics Family Resource Center in Yucca Valley offers various programs that are tailored

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE GOES TO SUMMER SCHEDULE MONDAY

Starting Monday, June 2, Copper Mountain College will start its summer work schedule. The college will be open to the public 8 to 5 Monday through Thursday, and will be closed on Fridays. The college will resume its regular hours on Monday, August 4.

ONE 80 MINISTRIES OPEN MIC NIGHT TONIGHT

One 80 Ministries will hold an open mic night tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. at the church in downtown Joshua Tree. Live bands and local talent are all welcome to participate in the free event. One 80 Ministries is located on the highway in Joshua Tree.

JOSHUA TREE VFW WEEKLY OFFERINGS

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will not be serving a dinner tonight. Sunday breakfast is a pork chop special from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD IN SPECIAL MEETING TOMORROW

The Morongo Valley CSD has called a special meeting for tomorrow, Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells us why….. The Morongo Valley Community Services District will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 31. The directors will be asked to approve the hiring of a law firm to act

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SKY’S THE LIMIT THRIFT SHOP TO CLOSE FOR THE SUMMER

Sky’s The Limit Thrift Shop at the Historic Plaza will close for the summer at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 31. Normal business hours –Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – will resume in the fall. The Thrift Shop is staffed entirely by volunteers, with the profits

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CACTUS SEWABLES MEET MONDAY

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild will meet Monday, June 2, in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.; the meeting begins at 1 p.m. This will be their last meeting until September.

DINOSAURS ON DISPLAY AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

A new exhibit opens today at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. Reporter Taylor Thacker says “Hatching the Past” looks at the life of dinosaurs….. The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will present a new temporary exhibition, “Hatching the Past,” on display May 30 through September 22. This exhibit takes a

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SIGN UP FOR ADULT SOFTBALL LEAGUES AT TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION

Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation is now accepting team registrations for its upcoming adult softball leagues slated to start June 16. Team fees are $400, with $150 due upon registration to guarantee a spot. Men’s league will run on Monday nights, women’s league on Wednesday nights, co-ed on Tuesdays and

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NEXT ROUND OF YUCCA VALLEY HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION STARTS MONDAY

Just when you thought road construction on Highway 62 was finally done in Yucca Valley, a new project is scheduled to start Monday, June 2. The Highway 62 Traffic and Pedestrian Improvements project will include construction of curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and raised median islands from Apache to Palm Avenues. In

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL PUTS OFF THE WATER BOARD

After sharing what they felt they could about the firing of City Manager Joe Guzzetta, the Twentynine Palms City Council went on to current business. Reporter Dan Stork says that included a request by the Water District, and a decision about the post of Development Director… The first discussion item

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED FOR FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early Wednesday morning, accused of felony spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, Meghan Reed and her husband had been drinking late Tuesday night in the 8200 block of Argos Road when they started arguing. During the argument, Reed struck her husband in the

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WONDER VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR GRAND THEFT AUTO

A Wonder Valley man was arrested Wednesday morning after he was found driving a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, shortly after 5 a.m., a deputy stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Desert Knoll Avenue and Cactus Drive. During the course of the investigation, the deputy determined that

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MENTAL CRISIS WALK-IN CLINIC OPEN 24/7 IN YUCCA VALLEY

A walk-in clinic for urgent mental health services is now open 24/7 in Yucca valley. Reporter Sara Snyder tells you how to get this valuable service… The Crisis Walk-In Clinic, or CWIC, provides urgent mental health services to residents of the Morongo Basin. Some of the services CWIC offers are

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JOSHUA TREE SUMMER SPLASH PLANNED, VENDORS SOUGHT

Vendors are needed for the Joshua Tree Community Days Summer Splash program. The Splash runs from 9 to 3 June 21 at the community center, 6171 Sunburst Avenue. The Splash will have vendor booths, games for children and adults, music, dance demonstrations, dunk tank, cake walk, cowboy poetry, car and

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THEATRE 29 YOUTH THEATRE INFORMATIONAL MEETING SUNDAY

The Second Summer Youth Theater Information Meeting will be held this Sunday, June 1, at 3 p.m. at Theater 29 on Sullivan Road in Twentynine Palms. The parent or legal guardian of the participants must attend the information meeting. (Participants are welcome, but do not have to attend). Participants for

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THEATRE 29 PUTS OUT THE CALL FOR 2015 SEASON SUBMISSIONS

Theatre 29 is already starting planning for the 2015 season. The areas only Community Theatre is asking area Directors to submit their ideas for the season. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to apply to direct a show at Theatre 29… Theatre 29 is inviting area directors to submit

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, May 31. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 7:45 p.m. and end about 2 a.m. Observers will be able to focus telescopes on the waxing crescent moon, Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn. For more information, call 760-367-7222.

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