TWO MEN WANTED ON FELONY WARRANTS RECOGNIZED AND ARRESTED

A sharp-eyed Sheriff’s deputy recognized two felons who were wanted on warrants and arrested them at a grocery store Wednesday. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant James Porter, Deputy Erdem Gorgolu was at the Twentynine Palms Stater Brothers store about 10 a.m. when he saw Joshua Rhodes, 25, of Twentynine Palms, who

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF STALKING

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Wednesday evening, accused of stalking a woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, Jimmy Canez, 46, first approached the victim at a grocery store about two months ago and told her he knew her and knew where she lived. The woman told deputies she did

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TWO CRASHES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, MARINE SEVERELY INJURED

A Marine was severely injured when he was thrown off his motorcycle yesterday morning, following another crash on Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Wilson, Jean Saylors, 22, was driving northbound on Adobe Road toward the main gate of the Combat Center about 6:30 a.m. when,

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SCHOOL BOARD GETS UPBEAT BUDGET REPORT

On the whole, there was a more upbeat tone to the MUSD Budget Report than has been the case in recent years. Reporter Dan Stork attended a workshop session on the subject, and lists some ups and downs… In a workshop study session preceding the regular meeting of the Morongo

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SPRING FORWARD WHEN YOU GO TO BED SATURDAY NIGHT

Spring forward, fall back. Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour Saturday night before you go to bed as we spring forward into Daylight Saving Time. And with the time change, your local fire stations remind you to change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide

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2ND SATURDAY EVENT IN DOWNTOWN JOSHUA TREE

It’s Second Saturday in Joshua Tree this weekend. Many downtown Joshua Tree businesses will be open late every second Saturday of the month. Art galleries, restaurants, music events, and shopping, will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Check each month’s event announcement on the Joshua Tree Chamber of

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CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR THE “DESERT ROCKS” SHOW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The iconic boulders of Joshua Tree National Park are just one of the ways the desert “rocks.” There are sparkling gemstones, swingin’ music, and—of course—those notorious earthquakes. Life on the faultline inspires creativity in many ways, and the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center is using “The Desert Rocks! Life on the

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MORONGO BASIN MAC TO MEET MONDAY IN JOSHUA TREE

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 10, in the Joshua Tree Community Center. The Council will begin the meeting with a closed session, in which it will be given instruction on the Brown Act. When the Board reconvenes into open session, about 6:30

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD TO INTERVIEW THREE BOARD CANDIDATES

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board has called a special meeting for this Tuesday, March 11, at 4:00 p.m. After public comments, the board will interview three candidates who have applied for the open seat on the board caused by the resignation of Paul Hoffman. The board will interview Joseph Sullivan,

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CELEBRATE DR. SEUSS’S BIRTHDAY AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

It’s a birthday party tomorrow at the Twentynine Palms Library tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation… There is fun to be done at the Twentynine Palms Library on March 8, with a celebration for Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Theodor Seuss Geisel was born over 100 years ago on March 2nd.

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JOSHUA TREE VFW OFFERING HOT MEALS

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a fish and shrimp dinner, tonight from 4:00 to 6:00. Sunday breakfast is chicken fried steak. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food for Life will serve a hot, nutritious meal at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall on Saturday, March 8, from 3 to 5 p.m. The Board for Food for Life will be serving tamales, Spanish rice, vegetables and dessert.

DESERT CONGREGATIONAL BLUE GRASS GOSPEL FESTIVAL TOMORROW

Desert Congregational Church in Twentynine Palms will hold a bluegrass gospel festival Saturday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Slated to appear are the Bost Family Tradition, Cinder Mountain, Bluegrass Brethren, the Haining Family, and Jason Donne and the Open Graves. The festival will all be held indoors,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL TEAM GEARING UP

The softball team at Twentynine Palms High School is ready for their new season. ROP Broadcast student Brianna Borja looks ahead… The Twentynine Palms High School softball team are currently training hard for the upcoming spring season with the help of Coach Mintz, Coach M, and Coach Stanford, who are

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SPRING BASKETBALL LEAGUES COMING TO TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for the 2014 spring teen basketball league. Girls and boys in seventh through twelfth grades are eligible to register. The fee is $20 per person and includes a jersey. Register online at 29palms.org or at the recreation office in

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Yesterday, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats boys’ tennis team traveled to PGA West in La Quinta to compete in their second pre-season tournament against Coachella Valley High School Arabs. Wildcats put up a strong fight against the Arabs. The tournament ended in a 9 sets to 9 sets tie.

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AN EDITORIAL OPINION: TEACHERS SETTING A BAD EXAMPLE

The following is an editorial opinion by Z107.7 reporter Dan Stork, occasioned by a school board meeting he covered recently… A few years ago, a policeman in Orange County stopped me after he saw me running across a street against a red light. He said, “I’m not going to give

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COURT RULING BLOCKS JOSHUA TREE DOLLAR GENERAL, FOR NOW

It ain’t over ’til it’s over. The effort to build a Dollar General retail store in Joshua tree has been halted—at least for now—by a San Bernardino County court. Reporter Dan Stork explains what the judge agreed with, and what he didn’t… According to court minutes released Tuesday morning, Judge

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MARINE KILLED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SHOOTING IDENTIFIED

The County Coroner’s office has identified the victim of Sunday night’s shooting in Twentynine Palms. Marine Corporal Steven Kohus, 26, was a motor transport mechanic attached to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. The Marine accused of killing Kohus, Brock Myers, 22, is a motor transport operator with 1/7. On Sunday,

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WE REVIEW THE FARNDALE COMEDY AT THEATRE 29

The hilarious “Farndale” comedy opened last weekend at Theater 29 and runs through March 29. Managing Editor Tami Roleff offers this review of the comedy… How do you review a play that’s SUPPOSED to be badly acted? In Theatre 29’s current production, the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic

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