TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors with both water and fire department business tonight. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares what’s on their agendas…

In regular session tonight the Twentynine Palms Water District agenda begins with a public hearing to continue the current level of water availability assessments. They will

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STILL OPENINGS IN THEATRE 29 SUMMER YOUTH THEATER PROGRAM

The deadline has been extended for the 2015 Theatre 29 summer youth theater program. The program will run Monday through Friday, from July 6 through July 30, with four performances of “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” July 31 and August 1. The program will break into two age groups: “Juniors” (7-12

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HAM RADIO OPERATORS FIELD EXERCISE THIS WEEKEND

Local ham radio operators will join others around the nation for their annual field day exercise this weekend. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to see the invaluable service they provide…

You may think that your cell phone or smart phone is all you need to communicate with others these

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FULL MOON HIKE IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SATURDAY NIGHT

Joshua Tree National Park will offer a full moon hike this Saturday night. With hot summer days, the full moon hike offers a chance to take advantage of the cooler evening hours with the brightness of the moon lighting the way. Hikers will be treated to an hour long, ranger-guided

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VA ON THE MOVE IN 29 PALMS JUNE 30

VA on the Move will be in Twentynine Palms Tuesday, June 30. Reporter Taylor Thacker says make plans to take advantage of the valuable free services…

The VA on the Move will be visiting Twentynine Palms on June 30 and will be having services available for local veterans and their

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District Board of Directors will hold its monthly meeting 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 25. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will discuss changes to its policy manual, converting hourly employees to salary, and its petty cash procedures. The meeting will be held in the

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FOOD FOR LIFE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER DRIVERS

Are you looking for a way to spread kindness and meet some great people? Food for Life/Breaking Bread Ministry delivers hot meals to community shut-ins. About 100 meals are delivered each week, with the routes divided into four groups. Volunteer drivers pick up the food around 12:30, and are finished

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AN EDITORIAL OPINION: TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL SHORTSIGHTED ON SCULPTURE

The Twentynine Palms City Council rejected—at least for now— paying $10,800 for another Ricardo Breceda sculpture along National Park Drive. Council members said they were “sculptured-out” by the concentration of art in that area. Reporter Dan Stork stepped out of his role as media observer and addressed the council in

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FIREFIGHTERS SAY “DON’T PANIC” OVER LAKE FIRE

Firefighters working on the 17,400-acre Lake Fire are optimistic; only 100 acres were added to the burn area Monday, and it’s now 30 percent contained. “The fire’s progressed actually very slowly. It hasn’t moved that much.” U.S. Forest Service Public Information Officer Chon Bribiescas explained why residents shouldn’t panic about

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The agenda of tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting shows some movement on the use of Project Phoenix funds. Reporter Dan Stork tells what else is in store at tonight’s meeting…

The Twentynine Palms City Council will have the annual, pro forma public hearing on lighting and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF CHILD MOLESTATION

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday, accused of sexually molesting a girl. According to a Sheriff’s report, the girl’s mother discovered the molestation, and went to a home in the 73800 block of Two Mile Road in Twentynine Palms about noon on Saturday to confront the suspect, identified as

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER HE THREATENS TO BODY SLAM A BABY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Monday evening after he threatened to body slam a baby and broke his ex-girlfriend’s hand. According to a Sheriff’s report, Michael Kroll, 40, of the 7700 block of North Star, was arguing with his ex-girlfriend about 5:30 p.m. when he picked up a 6-month-old

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FIGHT OVER CIGARETTE LEADS TO AN ARREST FOR MORONGO VALLEY MAN

A Morongo Valley man was arrested Monday evening after he hit another man because he wouldn’t give him a cigarette. According to a Sheriff’s report, Joseph Rodriguez, 36, went to a home in the 9300 block of Navajo Trail in Morongo Valley about 6:30 and asked the occupant for a

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SECOND ARREST FOR DRUGS IN THREE DAYS FOR YUCCA VALLEY MAN

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Monday on warrants and for possession of methamphetamine. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 55300 block of Havasu Trail in Yucca Valley about 5 p.m. to arrest Richard Salazar, 30, on his warrant. The report states that Salazar

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TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TO OFFER FREE CLASSES FOR DEALERS

Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms will be offering free classes to learn how to be a dealer for table games. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how to sign up…

Tortoise Rock Casino is offering a free opportunity for you to learn how to become a table game dealer. The

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CONGRESSMAN PAUL COOK TO HOLD TOWN HALL ON TWITTER

U.S. Representative Paul Cook of Yucca Valley will hold a town hall meeting on Twitter, Wednesday, June 24, from noon to 1 p.m. Residents do not need a Twitter account to follow along on his Twitter page, @RepPaulCook, but those who want to ask questions must have a Twitter account.

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YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission will open a public hearing at tonight’s meeting on a 55-foot cell phone tower to be disguised as pine tree. The tower will be located on a vacant lot on Primrose Drive, north of Yucca Trail. After opening the public hearing, the Commission is expected

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TWO VACANT MAC SEATS FILLED BY SUPERVISOR RAMOS

Third District County Supervisor James Ramos will fill two of the vacant seats on the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council during today’s meeting of the board of supervisors. The two appointees are expected to be Richard Lutringer and Thomas C. Ziegert.

BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY MEETS TONIGHT

With the upcoming turnover of water service from county control to the Bighorn-Desert View Water agency planned for July 1, tonight’s meeting of the Bighorn board of directors is sure to be of interest to Landers residents. Reporter Mike Lipsitz goes over the agenda of tonight’s meeting…

Bighorn-Desert View Water

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM MEETS TOMORROW

Even though the Joshua Tree Clean Team started cleaning up an hour earlier last week, 15 volunteers still helped clean up the community. The next Joshua Tree Clean Team date is tomorrow, Wednesday, June 24 at the Joshua Tree Post Office. The summer starting time is 7 a.m. and the

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