“KING OF THE HAMMERS” CO-FOUNDER ON Z107.7 TOMORROW

One of the co-founders of the King of the Hammers off-road race will be the guest on the Z107.7 Up Close Show Friday, January 23. Dave Cole, along with Jeff Knoll, started the rock-crawling and off-road race at Means Dry Lake in Johnson Valley with a dozen teams in 2007

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Z107.7 NEWS NOMINATED FOR GOLDEN MIKE FOR “BEST NEWS BROADCAST”

Z107.7 News was named a finalist in the Radio-Television News Association’s Golden Mike Awards®, for “Best News Broadcast”. The Golden Mike Awards are Southern California’s most prestigious, and most coveted, broadcast journalism prize. What sets the Golden Mikes® apart from other competitions is the “Golden Mike Standard of Excellence.” Unlike

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL DELAYS ACTION ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA INITIATIVE

Faced with the choice of acting immediately to adopt a citizen’s initiative to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the town, setting a date for a special election for the residents to vote on the issue, or delaying their decision for 30 days, the Yucca Valley Town Council voted for delay

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AN ARREST FOR STRONG ARMED ROBBERY IN YUCCA VALLEY

We have limited details about a Yucca Valley man who was arrested yesterday, accused of strong arm robbery. About 12:30 Tuesday afternoon, deputies were called to the Flyers Gas Station on the highway in Yucca Valley concerning a man, later identified as Robert Brooks, 38, who was drunk, harassing and

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Monday afternoon after he fought with his girlfriend. According to the Sheriff’s Department, neighbors heard a woman screaming for help and things breaking from a house in the 61800 block of Verbena Road about 3:15 p.m. A Sheriff’s investigation found that Jeromy Bunyard and

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA INITIATIVE ON YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL AGENDA TONIGHT

After hearing presentations from the Chamber of Commerce and receiving an update on the homeless point-in-time count, the Yucca Valley Town Council will be asked to approve the consent agenda, which includes a bequest of $50,000 from the Charles C. May Trust to be used for the animal shelter; and

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MORONGO VALLEY WOMAN HELD AFTER THREATENING UNBORN BABY

A Morongo Valley woman was arrested after she threatened to kill her sister’s unborn baby Sunday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, Charrvone Moore, 22, went to her sister’s home in the 7400 block of Hope Trail in Yucca Valley about 3 p.m. Sunday. The sister told deputies that Moore

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TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER BEATING EACH OTHER

Two Twentynine Palms women were arrested early Friday morning accused of beating each other up. According to a Sheriff’s report, Brooke Bolton, 26, and Jodie Willenbecher, 34, who are engaged to each other, had been out drinking, and when they returned to their home in the 5500 block of Adobe

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FUND-RAISING SITE SET UP FOR FAMILY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN KILLED IN CRASH LAST WEEK

The husband of the Twentynine Palms woman who was killed last week in a crash which sent their three young children to the hospital is trying to raise money for expenses. Tylor Brooks, a Marine with 2nd Marines, 7th Regiment on board the Combat Center, lost his wife Terri Brooks,

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DOG ATTACKS BICYCLIST IN JOSHUA TREE, IS SHOT AND KILLED BY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY

A dog was shot and killed by a Sheriff’s deputy after it attacked a bicyclist near Joshua Tree National Park Saturday afternoon. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Derek Garvin, about 12:45 p.m., Burnley Willis was riding his bicycle on Quail Springs Road near California Avenue in Joshua Tree when a Rottweiler

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STUDENT ART SOUGHT FOR 29 PALMS ART GALLERY SHOW

Morongo Basin area art students are being asked to submit their works for consideration for the annual 29 Palms Art Gallery student show. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details… The 29 Palms Art Gallery is inviting all students in grades 7 through 12 to submit art for its annual judged

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CHILD ABUSE SERVICES AWARDS TAKING NOMINATIONS

Nominations are now being accepted for the 17th Annual Shine a Light on Child Abuse awards. If you know someone or an organization that goes the extra mile for children, while selflessly giving in order to make a difference, or a child in the system who plans to attend college

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VETERANS COUNSELING TOMORROW AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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ROTARY CLUB MUSIC COMPETITION APPLICATIONS

The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley’s annual music competition will be held Saturday, February 28, at 7 p.m. at Yucca Valley High School. Contestants must be high school or home-schooled students from the Morongo Basin. Contestants may enter in one of three categories: vocal, instrumental, or piano. Pianists and instrumentalists

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR MARCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored on Monday across the country and here in the Morongo Basin in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to join the celebration…

“We shall overcome.” The celebrated civil rights leader, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., made

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FREE ENTRANCE INTO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TOMORROW

After you participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. march, perhaps you’ll take a trip to Joshua Tree National Park. Park Ranger Pam Tripp says Monday is a free entrance day for all national parks… How about a free visit to a national park site? The National Park Service has

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball team will travel to Los Osos to participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Tournament.

AN IDEAL HUSBAND AT THEATRE 29 THIS WEEKEND

Theatre 29 offers a matinee performance tomorrow of the Oscar Wilde comedy, “An Ideal Husband,” co-directed by Butch Pelfrey and Tom Highfill. This delightfully witty English comedy boasts a wonderful cast, a beautiful set and stunning costumes, a feast for the eyes as well as an afternoon full of laughs.

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LAST PERFORMANCE FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL PLAY TODAY

News anchor Cassandra Dumont had made enough enemies to fill a phone book. Everyone who knew her had a motive for her murder. But just who done it? Find out at the murder mystery production of “No Crime Like the Present” by Bill Gleason. Yucca Valley High School student, Aimee

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RIDE ORV RESPONSIBLY

If you’re planning on some fun off-road activities this weekend, Sara Snyder tells you how to ride responsibly… 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 riding responsibly. Make sure that

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