TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT, STAFFING ON AGENDA

The agenda for the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting tonight is slim. Reporter Dan Stork says there will be one discussion related to filling the city’s top staff positions, in addition to a consent agenda that includes public art, a construction award, and a contract with Theatre 29… The Twentynine

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Sunday night after he choked his girlfriend during a fight. According to a Sheriff’s report, Robert Bolin, 48, of the 7500 block of Joshua Lane, pushed his girlfriend to the ground several times, then put her in a choke hold, causing her to nearly

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission meets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says a public hearing will be held… The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will be discussing the Town’s development code at its meeting tonight. The commissioners will review the draft code, take public comment, and provide direction to staff. Next,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS OLD TIMERS OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society has announced the creation of the Old Timers of the Year Award. The award honors an early or long-term resident who has contributed significantly to the development or betterment of the City of Twentynine Palms. The inaugural winners are Nolan Lockwood, Bruce Arnett, and Marilyn

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS, BOARD VACANCY ON AGENDA

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board will meet in both water and fire business tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says, among other items, they will decide how to fill an opening on their board… The Twentynine Palms Water District will have their regular meeting on Wednesday, September 24, starting at 6:00

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PRAYER EVENT TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

See You at the Pole is a nationwide annual gathering of Christians at a flagpole to pray. In the Morongo Basin, the gathering is sponsored by the Twentynine Palms Ministerial Association, and will be held at the flag pole in Veterans’ Park in Twentynine Palms from 7 to 8 a.m.

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JOSHUA TREE VFW POKER RUN THIS SATURDAY

The Joshua Tree VFW will hold its second annual Poker Run Saturday, September 27. The ride, which will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, is open to all riders. The registration fee is $25 or $30 for a rider and passenger. Registration begins at 10 a.m., and kick-stands up at 11

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A MARATHON AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TOMORROW NIGHT

The truly dedicated stargazer will enjoy a marathon event tomorrow night at Sky’s the Limit. Reporter Cassie Zimarik gets out her telescope and a jacket… Hardy stargazers are invited to a Messier Marathon on Wednesday, September 24 at Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature Center, located just outside the entrance

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans volleyball team travelled up the hill to take on the Big Bear Bears yesterday. The varsity team fell in three straight sets. Coach Matt Jennings said the Bears came out swinging and it proved to be too much for Yucca Valley. Despite the

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SHERIFF’S LOOKING FOR MISSING YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in searching for a 68-year-old Yucca Valley woman. Dayle Will left her home in the 7400 block of Church Street about 7 a.m. Saturday morning driving a white 2005 Dodge Caravan with a California personalized plate that reads “Gladly.” She has

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REMAINS OF MISSING JOSHUA TREE WOMAN FOUND

The remains of a missing Joshua Tree woman were found Sunday. The County Coroner’s office said Nola Taylor, 84, was reported missing Thursday, September 11. Her vehicle was subsequently found along a dirt road in Twentynine Palms, about 1.3 miles east of the Indian Cove Ranger Station. The car appeared

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WONDER VALLEY AND JOSHUA TREE ISSUES IN TOMORROW’S COUNTY SUPERVISORS MEETING

The County Board of Supervisors will treat two issues of local interest at their next meeting tomorrow. Reporter Dan Stork says those issues relate to Wonder Valley roads and a Joshua Tree park… At its September 23 meeting, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors will take up an issue

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VEHICLE FIRE SHUTS DOWN HWY 247 SUNDAY NIGHT

A vehicle fire on Old Woman Springs Road shut down traffic on the highway for about 15 minutes last night. County Fire Captain Trent Blanchard said Yucca Mesa fire fighters were called to the fire at 8:49 p.m.; when they arrived on the scene at State Route 247 and Aberdeen,

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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive tomorrow, Tuesday, September 23, at the Little Church of the Desert in Twentynine Palms from 2 to 6:30 p.m. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may

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UNITY HOME OFFERING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TRAINING

Morongo Basin Unity Home will be presenting the 40-hour state mandated domestic violence training every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., beginning September 25, through October 24. The classes run for five weeks and will be held at the outreach office in Joshua Tree. The classes are free,

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SCHOOL ATTENDANCE MONTH IN CALIFORNIA

The California legislature has declared September “School Attendance Awareness Month,” in an effort to urge families, communities, and schools to prioritize student attendance and to underscore the direct connection between attendance and academic achievement. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the state is involved in a national initiative to reduce chronic

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“SHATTERED CEILINGS” HONORS WOMEN AT THEATRE 29 THIS WEEKEND

A special theatrical presentation at Theatre 29 this weekend recognizes the remarkable achievements of American women. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the show will only play this Friday and Saturday… Theatre 29 celebrates American women with a touring play called “Shattered Ceilings” that they will host on September 26 and 27

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ACTING CLASSES OFFERRED AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 will offer on-going weekly acting classes for those who want to study and learn more about acting. The classes will be led by Abe Daniels, who has 30 years of acting experience and has received several awards from the Desert Theatre League. Students will explore acting techniques using

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TOMORROW IS NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY

Have you registered to vote yet? Reporter Dan Stork says that San Bernardino County is part of a national effort to make it easy, tomorrow…

Tuesday, September 23, is the third annual National Voter Registration Day, on which the San Bernardino County Elections Office is making a special push to

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ACTION

The Twentynine Palms Varsity Wildcats Football team went on the road to play Indian Springs High School in San Bernardino Friday night and brought back a hard fought 27-21 victory. Coach Ernest Martinez said defensive standouts on the night were junior linebackers Arlen Myers, Andrew Wilson, and Kyle Hope. The

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