JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW

The next Joshua Tree Clean Team clean-up will be held tomorrow on Alta Loma and Sherwood, just west of Friendly Hills Elementary School. Volunteers can park along Sherwood at 7 a.m. and work for one short hour until 8 a.m. There will be trash bags, grabber sticks and gloves available

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL MELODRAMA OPENS FRIDAY

Twentynine Palms High School Theatre students will open a melodrama for a two-week run this Friday. ROP broadcast student Kylie Robinson tells you how to get tickets… The Twentynine Palms High school International Thespian Society will be putting on their first production of the school year. The Pony Expresso, a

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RUN FOR LIFE TO SPONSOR “BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” OPENING FRIDAY

Relay for Life of Morongo Basin will host the opening night gala of Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” by the St. Joseph’s Players on Friday, October 10. The play will be performed at St. Joseph of Arimathea Church on the corner of Church Street and Onaga Trail in Yucca Valley.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION: LITIGATION AND TRAILS TONIGHT

A case of litigation and community trails will be under consideration by the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission. Dan Stork reports what can be gleaned from the published agenda… The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will start its October meeting in closed session at 5 p.m., to discuss an unspecified anticipated litigation.

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JOSHUA BASIN TO START ACCEPTING STATE WATER THURSDAY

After three years of planning, design, and construction, the Joshua Basin Water District recharge facility is finally ready to accept water from the Mojave Water Agency. The public is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. Thursday, October 9, as the board of directors turns on the tap

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD IN SPECIAL WORKSHOP MEETING TONIGHT

A meeting with a lawyer is the reason for a special workshop at the Morongo Valley Community Services District. Reporter Dan Stork tells what they’ll talk about… On Wednesday, October 8, the Board of Directors of the Morongo Valley Community Services District will hold a special workshop meeting at 5:15

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ volleyball and tennis teams will host Desert Mirage High School at home. Tennis starts at 3:15; volleyball at 4:30.

SPECIAL LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Learn about an early “Indiana Jones” at a special lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tomorrow evening. Reporter Caitlin Logan has details. Morongo Basin Historical Society presents “The Life and Times of Archaeologist Mark Harrington – an early Indiana Jones”. John Hale, Ph.D. from the Marine Air

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends is a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child. It meets every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Helen Gray Center on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua

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MARGARET KENNY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS HAS PASSED AWAY

Margaret Kenney, a 75-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died October 3. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Kenney; her sons, Eugene Kenney and John “Tim” Kenny; her brothers, Jack, Reilly, Mike Flynn and Betty Wilson. She is survived by her granddaughters Eilene Waters of Kingman, Arizona, Megan

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ONE ARREST AFTER A STANDOFF IN MORONGO VALLEY

An Apple Valley man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in Morongo Valley Saturday night, after a 45-minute stand-off. Sheriff’s investigators say deputies were called to a domestic disturbance about 11:30 p.m. Saturday at a home in the 51000 block of Canyon Road in Morongo Valley. While en

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FOUR ARRESTED WITH WEAPONS AND STOLEN PROPERTY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Four people were arrested Thursday in Twentynine Palms after stolen guns and property were found. Sheriff’s investigators said a resident in the 6600 block of Split Rock Avenue came home about 10:30 p.m. Thursday and realized her home had been burglarized. Deputies determined a woman driving a white Chevy Impala

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS CONSIDER TOILETS AND TAX BREAKS TOMORROW

Toilets and tax breaks are two of the items on the agenda of the meeting of the County Board of Supervisors. Reporter Dan Stork tells who will be affected…

If you live in one of five county-administered special water districts, including ones in Landers or Pioneertown, and you’ve been hankering

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PIONEER DAYS CARNIVAL WRISTBANDS ON SALE NOW

Pre-sale Pioneer Days carnival all-you-can-ride wristbands are now available for a limited time at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce, or Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation. Get yours today and take advantage of unlimited rides for any one full day for only $20 bucks! Don’t miss your chance to save

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AUDITIONS TONIGHT AT THEATRE 29

Auditions will be held tonight for the next offering at Theatre 29. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details…

Don’t forget that the auditions for Theatre 29’s play “Shakespeare in Hollywood” are tonight. This play will be directed by John Wright who is in seek of a cast consisting of eight males

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PAINTNG OF JOSHUA BASIN WATER TANK START THIS WEEK

Members of the Chaparral Artists Guild have been working for more than two years to help high school art students paint the water tank at the Joshua Basin Water District office in Joshua Tree. The artists had encountered numerous obstacles and set-backs as they began what they believed to be

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MAMMOGRAPHY LECTURE AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

A tour of a new state-of-the-art mammography machine and a lecture on mammography will be held at Hi-Desert Medical Center tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says make a reservation today…..

Mammograms are an excellent screening and diagnostic tool for detecting breast cancer. The technology for mammograms is continually evolving; the

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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 tomorrow and the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 2 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church on Hallee Road in Joshua Tree, and at

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CERT OPEN HOUSE AT LEAR FIRE STATION WEDNESDAY

The Community Emergency Response Team, CERT, and the Copper Mountain College Fire Technology class will hold an open house this Wednesday. ROP broadcast student Heather Adamsen has your invitation… On October 8, at 5 p.m., the Lear Avenue fire station 422 will be hosting an open house. The Community Emergency

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EDGAR ALLEN POE AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

Broadway and film veteran Duffy Hudson brings his talent and fascination for Edgar Allan Poe to life in this unique one-man play to the Twentynine Palms Library tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. “In The Shadow of the Raven” begins as Edgar Allan Poe rises from the scene of his mysterious death

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