TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GROUPS TEAM UP TO FEED 500 FAMILIES FOR THANKSGIVING

Two Twentynine Palms High School groups are teaming up to bring a special thanksgiving to 500 local families. ROP broadcasting student Brianna Jillson tells you how you can help… Interact club of Twentynine Palms high school and The International Thespian Club (ITS) are banding together to bring dinner and a

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REACH OUT SEEKING PARADE OF HOMES SPONSORS

Reach Out Morongo Basin needs sponsors for its 10th Annual Parade of Homes, one of its biggest fundraising events of the year. Proceeds from the Parade of Homes, set for February 16, 2014, will support its Neighbors Helping Neighbors program, which supports services to the elderly and disabled in the

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PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS AT PALM VISTA AND YUCCA VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Enrollment is being accepted for state-funded preschool programs at two elementary schools in the Morongo Unified School District. Dan Stork tells about the guidelines for this county-operated program for eligible low-income families… The state preschool sites at Palm Vista and Yucca Valley Elementary Schools offer comprehensive child development programs and

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

The Twentynine Palms High School Varsity Wildcats defeated the visiting Golden Eagles from Desert Hot Springs on homecoming night, 21-13, for their first De Anza League victory of the season. The ’Cats had nine quarterback sacks on the evening as the defensive unit left the offense with great field position

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SERVICES TONIGHT FOR LASHON LIGHTFOOT

Lashon Lightfoot of Twentynine Palms, died October 19, the victim of a shooting. He was 42 years old. Lashon Lightfoot is survived by his wife, nine children, one sister, and a host of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Twentynine Palms Baptist Church today at 6:30

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SOLAR POWER USES IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Lost amidst the hubbub over commercial solar energy generation are many quiet site-specific implementations of solar power. Ranger Pam Tripp tells how it’s used at Joshua Tree National Park…

Solar power is one of the most environmentally friendly sources of power available today. With the help of our bright desert

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LA CONTENTA BOOK FAIR

The La Contenta Middle School book fair will be held Monday through Friday, in room 53 from 10 to 12:30 each day. On Tuesday, October 29, the book fair will be open evening hours as well, from 5 to 8 p.m. The book fair is sponsored by the La Contenta

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WORLD WAR II AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms area has many World War II connections. ROP Broadcasting student Xavier Johmson tells about some of them… World War II was 1939-1945. During those years there are a couple ways our Twentynine area contributed to the war effort that maybe you didn’t know. Like Navy glider units

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SOUTHLAND SHOW ART CALL

The 29 Palms Art Gallery is issuing an Open Call for Art for its upcoming “Southland Show.” Works may be hand delivered to the gallery at 74055 Cottonwood Drive in Twentynine Palms, CA, on Monday, October 28, between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. only. This event is open to all artists,

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ROTARY RAFFLE FOR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE CENTER

There’s a fundraising raffle for a student center at Copper Mountain College that could result in getting you a new motocycle. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells how to get your tickets…

If you’ve been lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the brand new Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail motorcycle traveling about the

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ART TOUR SECOND WEEKEND

A Roadside Attraction Art Gallery in Twentynine Palms will be open during the this weekend for the Annual Art Tours, Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The gallery will feature artworks from many local artists in the Morongo Basin, both those who are

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FREE HAIRCUTS FOR CANCER SURVIVORS AT GREAT CLIPS

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Great Clips salon in Yucca Valley is offering free haircuts all day Saturday, October 26, to cancer survivors. Survivors of any type of cancer are eligible for a free haircut. Great Clips is located in the Dollar Tree center in Yucca Valley.

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FALL FESTIVAL AT YV METHODIST CHURCH

The community is invited to the Children’s Fall Festival tomorrow October 27 from 2 to 3 pm at the United Methodist Church in Yucca valley. There is no cost to attend but children are encouraged to bring a canned food donation for the church’s community food pantry. There will be

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HALLOWEEN HAUNT

Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get tickets’ to “Nightmare,” this year’s scary offering for Theatre 29’s Halloween Haunt…

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 and Producer Eric Ross are

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HUMANE SOCIETY GARAGE SALE

Make money for the holidays and help our communities’ homeless pets too by reserving a space at a garage sale to benefit the basin’s no-kill shelter in Joshua Tree. The garage sale takes place Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27, in the Elks Lodge parking lot on Yucca Trail

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PUMPKIN PATCH TRIP

A family excursion to Los Rios Rancho Pumpkin Patch is being planned Sunday, October 27, to pick pumpkins and wander through the corn maze, along with other fall activities. The trip is sponsored by Desert Hills Presbyterian Church. Participants will leave the church about 11:30 a.m. Bring a sack lunch,

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WEED SHOW (TT148)

The first weekend in November is Weed Show time. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells what’s in store this year…

The Weed Show is one of Twentynine Palms’ oldest and most unique artistic traditions, drawing participants from across the Morongo Basin and attendees from around the world. This year, the Twentynine Palms

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TONIGHT

In high school sports today, the undefeated Yucca Valley High School football team travels away to Big Bear to play the Big Bear Bears, who are undefeated in league play also. Kick off is at 7 p.m.

GROUND-BREAKING SET FOR YUCCA VALLEY GOLF COURSE

After years of sitting abandoned in foreclosure, construction is finally set to start on the former Blue Skies Country Club. Rough grading of the new 12-hole golf course, named Hawk’s Landing at Blue Skies, is set for November 6. The owner of the golf course, Bill Brehm Sr., said the

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COUNTY COURTS CHANGE FAMILY LAW CASE SCHEDULING

The San Bernardino County Court System is changing the way it puts on its calendar family law cases that involve custody and visitation disputes. The new system takes effect Monday, October 28. With details on the new system, here’s managing editor Tami Roleff…

A new calendar system at the county

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