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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BOXOHOUSE OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY IN JOSHUA TREE

BoxoHouse will hold an open house for its current artist in residence, Hermann Niebuhr. Niebuhr is a South African painter who came to the Mojave Desert to examine “stillness,” and comparing and contrasting his experiences here with the South African Karoo desert. The open house is set for 2 to

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PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THIS AND NEXT WEEK

Pre-School storytime will be offered today and next Thursday at the Twentynine Palms Library. Reporter Taylor Thacker has the details… Calling all preschooler aged children. The Twentynine Palms Library’s preschool story time is walking through the alphabet. Each week, a different letter will be featured through age appropriate storytelling, apron

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms High School music department will present its Spring Concert Thursday, May 29. The doors to the Wildcat Gym open at 6:15; the concert starts at 7. Admission is $5 and concessions will be available.

MORONGO BASIN YOUTH SOCCER REGISTRATION IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Morongo Basin Youth Soccer Association will register players on the next three Saturdays at the Yucca Valley Community Center. Parents may register their children from 10 to 3 May 31, June 7, and June 14. The cost is $90 per player and birth certificates are required for both new

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SECOND PERSON GOES MISSING, SHERIFF’S ASK FOR ASSISTANCE

A second elderly, at-risk person has gone missing. The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a Johnson Valley woman. About 9:30 Saturday morning, Rene’ Dusko, 58, walked away from a home in the 49000 block of Joshua Tree Road in Johnson Valley and has not been

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION HEARS WIDE-RANGING VIEWS ON HOME OCCUPATION PERMITS

Between 40 and 50 people turned out last night for a public workshop held by the Yucca Valley Planning Commission on home occupation permits. The residents split up into small groups—with the Planning Commissioners roving around and listening and participating in the discussion—and talked about what they felt should—and shouldn’t

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THREE LOCAL RESIDENTS RESCUED NEAR PALM SPRINGS TRAM MEMORIAL DAY

Three Morongo Basin residents were found early Tuesday morning after one of their wives reported them missing after a hike. Larry Duffield and Jason Popwski, of Joshua Tree, and Brian McBrayer of Yucca Valley, became stranded during a hike in Mt. San Jacinto State Park, west of Palm Springs, and

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR LEWD, DRUNKEN INCIDENT AT COMMUNITY CENTER

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Monday evening after he started harassing several girls at the Yucca Valley Community Center. According to a Sheriff’s report, Michael Clark, 43, was drunk and with his young son at the community center when he started touching the girls in an inappropriate manner. Boys

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TRIES TO EXPLAIN THE EXPLANATION OF CITY MANAGER FIRING

Members of the Twentynine Palms City Council devoted a portion of their regular meeting to explaining why they weren’t explaining their decision to fire City Manager Joe Guzzetta, and to hinting at what they wouldn’t explain. Reporter Dan Stork draws the lines for you to read between… At the beginning

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT, BUDGET WORKSHOP, FIRE TAX ON AGENDA

The Twentynine Palms Water District will begin its meeting tonight with the discussion and possible adoption of a groundwater management plan update. Next, the directors will hold a budget workshop. Following staff reports, the Fire Department will discuss and take possible action on fire protection fees and charges. Directors will

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