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DONNA MUNOZ ANNOUNCES RUN FOR COUNTY SUPERVISOR

In a stunning, live announcement on Friday’s Z107.7 Up Close Show long-time community activist and civic leader Donna Munoz told host Gary Daigneault she aims to win the County Board of Supervisor’s 3rd District seat currently held by James Ramos in the November 2016 election. Reporter Mike Lipsitz spoke to...
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THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD GALA OPENING

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” opened last night at Theatre 29. In this unfinished story by Charles Dickins, the audience determines the ending. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more information on the play that ends differently every night…

The curtain will rise at 7 p.m. for “The Mystery of Edwin Drood.” The...
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FREE GOSPEL CONCERT TODAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

A free gospel concert will be held Saturday, May 30, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Yucca Valley. The concert begins at 6 p.m. and will feature local talent as well as Pastor Curtis Wright, who plays the banjo, violin, mandolin, harmonica, guitar, and Indian flute. Wright has performed...
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TILES AVAILABLE FOR THEATRE 29 SERENITY GARDEN

Theatre 29 has big plans for its new Serenity Patio just to the east of the theater building. This area includes a giant Simi Dabah sculpture, reminiscent of the iconic Comedy and Drama masks, a beautiful garden, and seating area. Managing editor Tami Roleff says that you, too, can be...
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DESERT HILLS PRESBYTERIAN FEEDS THE HOMELESS AND HUNGRY

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will provide free meals for the hungry and homeless residents of Yucca Valley at the church on Sunday, May 31, from 1 to 5 pm. Free California rolls will be provided for the homeless and hungry. In addition, sack lunches will be available for many of...
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HOSPICE BEREAVEMENT GROUP

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. Faith Lutheran Church on Hallee Road in Joshua Tree, and at 5:30 p.m....
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PET VACCINE AND NEUTER SERVICES

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in June for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you...
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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH PRESENTS: “LEGALLY BLONDE, THE MUSICAL”

The Theatre Department at Yucca Valley High School presents “Legally Blonde, the Musical.” by Heather Hach, Music & Lyrics by Laurance O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin.  Reporter Rebecca Havely has more details…

The spring musical at Yucca Valley High is “Legally Blonde, the Musical” and will be performed in the school’s lecture...
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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS BEGINS RESTRICTING ITS OWN WATER USE

The City of Twentynine Palms has begun doing its water-saving duty. Reporter Dan Stork explains what steps the city is taking…

The City of Twentynine Palms has begun undertaking water conservation measures on its public buildings and properties, in compliance with Governor Brown’s order for mandatory water reduction in cities...
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WONDER VALLEY MAN HELD AFTER ATTACKING HIS SON AND DAUGHTER

A Wonder Valley man was arrested Wednesday after he attacked his son and daughter. According to a Sheriff’s report, Steven Harwood, 43, of the 76600 block of Foley Drive, had been drinking and got into an argument with his teenage-age children about 8:30 p.m. The report states that he punched...
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YUCCA VALLEY MAN FOUND IN POSSESSION OF HEROIN AT WAL-MART

A Yucca Valley man was arrested at Wal-Mart Wednesday, suspected of being in possession of heroin. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley about 3 p.m., where they found Perry Belden, 24, in the parking lot outside the store. After a short foot pursuit,...
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HEAT IS GOING UP, DON’T LEAVE DOGS IN HOT CARS

The weather is heating up as summer approaches; temperatures are expected to be in the 100s this weekend. Managing editor Tami Roleff has this urgent reminder about leaving dogs in a hot car…

On a hot day, temperatures inside of a vehicle can quickly rise to dangerous levels. The temperature inside...
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MAN BEATEN BY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES CHARGED WITH 14 COUNTS

Prosecutors charged Francis Pusok, the man sheriff’s deputies are accused of beating in the desert, with 11 felony and three misdemeanor counts in Victorville Superior Court yesterday. He was charged with evading arrest, vandalism over $400, stealing a horse, animal cruelty, being a felon in possession of ammunition, and three...
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DONNA MUNOZ ANNOUNCES HER CANDIDACY FOR COUNTY SUPERVISOR

In a stunning, live announcement on this morning’s Z107.7 Up Close Show long-time community activist and civic leader Donna Munoz told host Gary
Daigneault she aims to win the County Board of Supervisor’s 3rd District seat currently held by James Ramos in the November 2016 election. Reporter
Mike Lipsitz files...
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THEATRE 29 SEEKING DIRECTORS’ SUBMISSIONS FOR 2016 SEASON

Theatre 29 is beginning the process of selecting plays, dramas and musicals for their 2016 season. If you are a director and would like to submit a show idea to the selection committee for consideration, reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how…

Theater 29 is accepting family-friendly show suggestions from local volunteer...
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JOSHUA TREE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MIXER THIS EVENING

The Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce will hold an open house and mixer for new and current members on Friday, May 29. There will be door prizes and raffles, refreshments, and opportunities to network. Music will be provided by Bonnie and Slyde. The reception will be held from 5 to...
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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW AT WAL-MART

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, May 30, at Wal-Mart in Yucca Valley from 11 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match bone marrow...
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ADOPT A PET FROM THE TWENTYNINE PALMS ANIMAL SHELTER

There are many animal friends at the Twentynine Palms animal shelter waiting for you to adopt them. ROP Broadcast Student Alyssa Evans tells you how…

If you’re thinking of adopting a pet, then come and get it from Palms n Paws animal shelter, located at 7086 Bullion Avenue in Twentynine Palms....
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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE STARTS SUMMER HOURS MONDAY

Copper Mountain College will begin its summer hours as of June 1. The college will be open to the public 8 to 5 Monday through Thursday and will be closed on Fridays. The Bell Center’s gym will be open 7 to 7 Monday through Thursday.

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MYSTERY MEAL TONIGHT AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW POST

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up something special for dinner tonight-a mystery meal with salad and garlic bread, from 4:00 to 6:00. There is no Sunday breakfast. But don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

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