BOBCAT PROTECTION LAW SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR

Friday, Governor Brown signed into law AB 1213, the Bobcat Protection Bill. This legislation establishes a no-trapping buffer zone around Joshua Tree National Park as well as other national parks and refuges in California. The bill also requires trappers to have written permission from a landowner before trapping a bobcat

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COUNTY TO MAKE IT EASIER TO RESERVE A COURT DATE

In a recent Public Safety Forum, the presiding judge of the San Bernardino County Superior Court said that the Court is streamlining its procedures to save money, using technology where it can. Dan Stork says that court date reservations are one example of this trend… Effective October 28, San Bernardino

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COMMUNTY DISASTER PREPAREDNESS DAY THIS SATURDAY

The Community Emergency Response Team is once again sponsoring the Community Disaster Preparedness Day, Saturday, October 19, as part of the Great California Shake-Out. Free information and live demonstrations will be going on from 9 to 2, in the Walmart parking lot in Yucca Valley. SoCal Edison and the county

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HALLOWEEN HAUNT OPENS FRIDAY AT THEATRE 29

The annual “Halloween Haunt” opens this Friday at Theatre 29. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get tickets’ to “Nightmare,” this year’s scary offering… This year’s Halloween Haunt at Theatre 29 will be the tenth, and final haunt. The theme this year is “Nightmares,” and Director Frances Wright

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PIONEER DAYS CARNIVAL WRISTBANDS NOW AVAILABLE

Pre-Sale Pioneer Days Carnival All-You-Can-Ride Wristbands are now available, for a limited time, at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. Get yours and get unlimited rides for one full day for only 20 BUCKS!! Price at the carnival are $28.00 so you save $8 a wristband. Wristbands are good for

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PIONEER DAYS OLD TIMERS GATHERING THIS SATURDAY

Anyone interested in the history of Twentynine Palms, who wants to meet some of the earlier residents, and share their memories and stories of Twentynine Palms, can attend the Old Timers Gathering during Pioneer Days. The Old Timers Gathering is set for Saturday, October 19, from 1 to 4 p.m.

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HWY. 62 ART TOURS START THIS WEEKEND WITH LAUNCH PARTY

The Hwy 62 Art Tours happens the last two weekends in October when some 8,000 visitors are expected to visit the Basin for self-guided tours of more than 200 sites. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us about some of the many sponsored events happening in conjunction with this year’s Art

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1,000 WATCH AS RAMINATOR CRUSHES CARS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Crowds estimated at over 1,000 packed the area behind Yucca Yalley Chrysler yesterday for a fun, free spectacle yesterday. The Monster Truck “Raminator,” which had been on display at the dealership during the week, showed its stuff in a demonstration at about 2 p.m. The crowd whooped and hollered as

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TEEN READ WEEK AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

This is Teen Read Week at the Twentynine Palms Library. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to a party… The Twentynine Palms Library is inviting kids to celebrate Teen Read Week with an ice cream party and candy sushi. Teen Read Week is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the

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FREE GOLF CLINIC FOR JUNIOR HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS THIS SUNDAY

The Road Runner Dunes Golf Course in Twentynine Palms is sponsoring a free teen golf clinic this Sunday, October 20. The clinic will introduce junior and senior high students to golf. Interested students should sign up in their school’s ASB office, or call the golf course at 760-367-5770 to reserve

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COLLEGE NIGHT AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT

Twentynine Palms High School Students hoping to go on to college and their parents or guardians are urged to attend a special college information night tonight. Reporter Dan stork has details… Twentynine Palms High School will be hosting College Information Night on Monday October 14. The counselors and various college

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IN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL, A WIN FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL, LOSS FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team stayed undefeated by defeating a strong Shadow Hills team 21-14. Coach Tim Cannavo said the Trojan defense caused six turnovers against the knights with an interception on goal line to seal the deal by Bradley Soares. Joey Rutherford was all over the

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GREAT SHAKEOUT

The possibility of an earthquake is NOT on hold during the Federal government shutdown. Ranger Pam Tripp says, get ready for Great California Shakeout…

 

Drop, Cover, and Hold On. On October 17, at 10:17 am, Joshua Tree National Park will participate in the The Great California ShakeOut. This nationwide

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SR 62 MEDIAN AND SIDEWALK WORKSHOPS

The Town of Yucca Valley will be holding community workshops for the upcoming Highway 62 raised median island and sidewalk projects. On Monday evening, October 14, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, and Tuesday morning, October 15, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am, the Town will provide an overview of

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PIONEER DAYS CHILI DINNER

Tickets are now on sale for the 29 Palms Art Gallery’s Pioneer Days Chili Dinner. The dinner, part of the Twentynine Palms Pioneer Days festivities, is one of the biggest fund-raising events of the year for the art gallery, and is set for Saturday, October 19. The chili dinner will

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COLLEGE NIGHT AT TPHS

Twentynine Palms High School will be hosting College Information Night on Monday October 14. The counselors and various college speakers will be presenting a wealth of information for juniors and seniors. It will start at 6:00 pm in Room 110 which is located near the large student parking lot. So

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A NATIONAL OHV PARK IN JOHNSON VALLEY?

ROP Broadcasting student Makayla Ogdahl reviews the reaction to Marine Corps expansion plans into JohnsonValley, and the status of a NationalOHVPark designation for the area…

In early 2011, the Marine Corps expressed their interest in overtaking 168,000 acres of land known as the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area – an

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VETERAN HONOREES SOUGHT

Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley plans to honor military veterans from his district at a ceremony November 8. “Heroes of the 8th” Veterans Recognition Ceremony will honor past and present members of the military for their distinguished service, community involvement, or advocacy for veterans’ causes. Nominations for honorees can

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HIGHWAY 62 ART TOURS

A great many of the Hi-Desert’s visual and performing artists will be a part of the 12th Annual Hwy 62 Art Tours, set for the last two weekends in October. The art tour is a self-guided tour of more than 200 galleries, shops, homes, and private studios from MorongoValley to

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TPHS MURDER MYSTERY

The talented theater students at TwentyninePalmsHigh School are putting on murder mystery tonight at 6 pm. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says you can help solve the crime…

Ever wonder what it would be like to solve a mystery? Well, now you have a chance in the Twentynine Palms High School

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