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AN IDEAL HUSBAND CONTINUES ITS RUN AT THEATER 29

Theater 29 continues its run tonight of the Oscar Wilde comedy, “An Ideal Husband”. A classic English drawing room comedy with a large talented cast. Co-directors Butch Pelfry and Tom Highfill tackled the show together. Pelfrey says, primarily because it is such a detailed piece, with so...
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BREAKING NEWS: SCHOOL BUS DRIVER ARRESTED AND ACCUSED OF CHILD MOLESTATION

A bus driver for the Morongo Unified School District was arrested Thursday evening, accused of possessing child pornography and two acts of child molestation. A search warrant was served at the home of Alex Gomez, 57, of the 4600 block of Mesquite Springs Road in Twentynine Palms, on December 30,...
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CARBON MONOXIDE KILLS TWO IN LUCERNE VALLEY

Two men are dead following an exposure to carbon monoxide in a Lucerne Valley home Thursday. According to a Sheriff’s press release, about 10 a.m., a woman brought an unidentified man—who was not breathing—to the Lucerne Valley fire station. Paramedics performed life support, but he was pronounced dead at an...
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E-WASTE RECYCLING EVENT COMING TO TWENTYNINE PALMS

Do you have an old TV or computer and are wondering how to dispose of those unused or old E-waste items? Dan Stork says that the Twentynine Palms Rotary Club has your answer…

On Saturday, February 7, the Rotary Club will host a free E-waste recycling day from 8 a.m. to...
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YUCCA VALLEY MAYOR AVAILABLE MONDAY AFTERNOONS

The mayor of Yucca Valley, George Huntington, will be at the Town Hall every Monday from 4 to 5 p.m. to meet with residents and discuss their areas of concern, ideas for the community, and to provide updates on activities in the Town. Appointments are not required to meet with...
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UNITY HOME OFFERING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING

Unity Home will be offering the state-mandated 40-hour domestic violence training beginning the first week in February. The training is free to the public and will be held at the Helen Grey Center in Joshua Tree. Classes start Wednesday, February 13, and will run every Tuesday and Thursday through March...
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WORLD-RENOWNED ARCHITECT MOVES TO JOSHUA TREE, PART 2 OF 2

“The Father of Green Architecture” is a title given to worldrenowned architect, Glen Howard Small. Small has relocated to Joshua Tree and is offering the class at Copper Mountain College beginning this Saturday. He’s also building a sustainable home and is seeking interested locals. In a two-part story, reporter Rebecca...
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FREE ACTING CLASSES SUNDAYS AT THEATRE 29

Free acting classes are being offered at Theatre 29. The free classes will give attendees from beginners to experienced actors a chance to see how the classes work and what they offer. Actors ages 16 and up are welcome; the class size is limited in order to give all participants...
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REACH OUT PARADE OF HOMES TO FEATURE THE OLD WAGON RANCH

The main annual fund-raiser for Reach-Out Morongo Basin is the Parade of Homes, set for February 15. Reporter Taylor Thacker describes one of the unique homes on display, the “Old Wagon Ranch”…

With six homes signed on for the 11th Annual Parade of Homes benefit for Reach Out Morongo Basin, organizers...
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BASIN-WIDE TAKING NOMINATIONS FOR ITS ANNUAL DINNER

The Basin Wide Foundation is now accepting nominations for its annual awards dinner. Award categories are:

Together We Can, for the person or organization that best displays the BWF motto of “Together We Can”;
Lifetime Achievement;
Basin Wide Cultural Contributor;
Volunteer of the Year;
Youth Volunteer of the Year.

Nomination forms are...
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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCING TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. The lodge is located at 55946 Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley. Dale Hoppers will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Lines occur from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. and between...
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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE OLIVIA PAUL

Twelve Yucca Valley area junior girls from three high schools will participate in this year’s Miss Yucca Valley pageant. The pageant, based on academics, is sponsored by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club and will be held February 7 at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Z107.7 will be introducing you to all...
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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan basketball team got back in the win column last night with a 49-37 win at Big Bear in a De Anza league contest last night. Coach Jess Geeson said the girls were led by senior Ashley Priest with 21 points and senior Celeste...
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LANDERS AREA WATER WILL COME FROM BIGHORN AS OF JULY

On July 1, water coming out of the taps at more than 650 homes in the Landers area will be from Bighorn Desert View Water Agency. Yesterday, the Local Area Formation Commission, or LAFCO, unanimously approved the dissolution of the County’s Special District 70W-1 and annexation of more than 5,700...
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AN IDEAL HUSBAND, AN IDEAL SET, AT THEATRE 29

The comedy, “An Ideal Husband” by Oscar Wilde continues its run at Theatre 29 through February 7. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how “An Ideal Husband” created its ideal set…
Veteran Theater 29 director Butch Pelfry is known for his beautifully designed sets. He came back from a vacation during rehearsals...
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MARINE ARRESTED WEDNESDAY FOR SHOOTING, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

A Twentynine Palms Marine who thought it would be fun to go shooting a rifle and shotgun in the desert east of Twentynine Palms shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday morning was arrested at gunpoint, accused of driving under the influence. According to a Sheriff’s report, residents called 911 when they...
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HI-DESERT WATER HEARS ABOUT NEED FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

The Hi-Desert Water District Board met in regular session last night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the meeting centered on the hiring of a Sewer treatment plant design and construction manager….
The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors heard a presentation about choosing an engineering firm and construction manager for...
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“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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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY THIS SATURDAY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, January 24. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:45 p.m. and end about 11 p.m. The waxing moon will be visible in the early evening. Jupiter and the Milky Way will be visible later in the...
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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE AMANDA CRUZ

The Annual Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant, sponsored by the Rotary Club, will be held Saturday, February 7 at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Z107-7 will be introducing you to the 12 contestants as we approach the pageant date. Today, we meet Amanda Cruz…
Today we visit with Amanda Cruz, a...
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