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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FELONY CHILD ABUSE ARREST IN 29P

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday, accused of felony child abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, Donald Crocker, 27, is suspected of picking up his elementary school-aged son by the shirt and throwing him to the ground. The boy sustained minor scraped to his back. Donald Crocker was arrested

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DRUG POSSESSION ARREST IN YV

An area woman was arrested Thursday night, after a deputy found methamphetamine in her possession. According to a Sheriff’s report, Debra Landry, 54, was stopped near Twentynine Palms Highway and Palm Avenue about 9:30 Thursday for failing to stop at a stop sign. The deputy determined that Landry was under

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MBTA GRANTS

Our local bus system is looking for ways to offer its services to more community groups. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells how to apply for a grant…

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority has set aside funds to support eligible transportation assistance projects here. Local government agencies and 501(c)3 non-profits may apply

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MURAL UNVEILING AT JOSHUA TREE ART GALLERY

This month’s Saturday Art Crawl in Joshua Tree will feature the official unveiling of a new mural. Jacob Dudley, a painter from the Midwest, was a 2010 Joshua Tree Highlands Artist in Residence, who now lives in Los Angeles. Dudley painted the mural, depicting a contemporary and stylized scene of

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DRIVE IN MOVIE THEATERS STILL A THRILL

Drive-in movie theaters still exist, including one in Twentynine Palms. ROP Broadcasting student Careylyn Mendoza urges you to share in a great American tradition…

Twentynine Palms has one of the few remaining drive-in theaters in the United States. The first drive-in theater was created by Richard M. Hollingshead in the

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MILITARY ACADEMY INFORMATION NIGHT

Middle- and high-school students who are interested in attending a military academy are invited to attend a free event tonight to learn more about the country’s five service academies. Representatives from the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will be

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JOSHUA TREE VFW SUNDAY BREAKFAST

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a Sunday breakfast of pork chop special with a full breakfast menu. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. The VFW post is located at 6402 Veterans Way in downtown JT.

YUCCA VALLEY MEDIANS AND SIDEWALKS SUBJECT OF WORKSHOP MEETING MONDAY

In the wake of citizen complaints and petitions against the projects, the Town of Yucca Valley will hold two community workshops for the upcoming Highway 62 raised median island and sidewalk projects. The first workshop will be held Monday, October 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. The second one will

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Z107.7 TO ESCORT MORE MARINES AND SAILORS HOME TODAY

We had so much fun on Wednesday we’re going to do it all over again. Two more waves of Marines from 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, and another group from 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, will be returning to the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center today, and Z107.7 plans to announce their

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COUNTY TO CONTINUE TURNING ARRESTEES OVER FOR DEPORTATION

San Bernardino County announced it will continue turning over to immigration officials some people it books for crimes. Dan Stork explains the 287g program, and relays some county statistics on its use… San Bernardino County has renewed its participation in a federal program, under which people who have been booked

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WEED SHOW WORKSHOP TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Gerry Gates, one of the Twentynine Palms Weed Show’s most creative minds in the last few years, will join long time veterans Pat Rimmington, Marilyn Fernald and Larry Bowden as a guest instructor for the upcoming Weed Show Workshop tomorrow. The hands-on workshop is where adults and children can learn

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CHAPARRAL ARTIST PUTS OUT CALL FOR ENTRIES TO HARVEST SHOW

Chaparral Artists’ Guild is calling for art for its annual judged Harvest Show. Artists should drop off their art at A Roadside Attraction in Twentynine Palms Thursday, October 17, from 4 to 6 p.m., or Friday, October 18, from 10:30 to noon. Entry fees for Chaparral members are $10 for

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