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REACH OUT AND MARINES TO HELP SENIORS, DISABLED WITH SMALL HOME REPAIRS AND YARDWORK

Reach Out Morongo Basin is looking for people it can help. Taylor Thacker tells how you can inquire about assistance from our local people-helping-people organization…

Reach Out Morongo Basin is seeking senior and disabled persons needing home repairs or yard work for upcoming service projects coordinated with volunteers from 3/7 Infantry...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS COALITION TO WORK ON REDUCING TEEN DRINKING

Many people think it’s “right of passage” or inevitable: teen drinking. A group of Twentynine Palms residents is trying to change that perception, and to deter underage drinking. Reporter Cassie Zimarik reports on how you can learn more about reducing teen drinking…

Many residents worry about teenagers these days hanging out...
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JOSHUA TREE CHAMBER SELLING STARS; LIGHTING CEREMONY SET FOR FRIDAY

It’s time to fill the beautiful night skies of Joshua Tree with more stars. For seven years in a row, businesses in Joshua Tree have displayed the lighted stars in front of their shops from Black Friday into January. This year, the six-foot, lighted stars will be sold at the...
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LEARN HOW TO BE A COMMERCIAL PILOT

Being a commercial pilot is exciting, challenging, and yes, a wee bit glamorous. But you can’t just send off a resume and expect to get a job flying planes. ROP broadcast student Michael Gandara talked with a local pilot about what it takes to become a commercial pilot…
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BLOOD DRIVE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive tomorrow at the Little Church of the Desert in Twentynine Palms from 2 to 6:0 p.m. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAMS SCRIMMAGE

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will scrimmage against Palm Desert High School at 3:30 today. The girls will play at home; the boys will travel to Palm Desert.

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK INTERPRETATION DIVISION

How can visitors learn on site about Joshua Tree National Park?  Ranger Pam Tripp says, that’s what the Interpretation Division does…

Every year at Joshua Tree National Park, over a million visitors come to enjoy the scenery, activities, programs, and night skies of this beautiful desert landscape.  About 2/3 of these...
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APPLICATIONS BEING TAKEN FOR YUCCA VALLEY SENIOR HOUSING

Applications are still being accepted for rentals in Phase 2 of the Dumosa Senior Village in Yucca Valley. Residents have moved into Phase 1 of the low-income senior housing next to the Yucca Valley Town Hall. Rents for Phase 2 range between $504 and $629, depending on income, and residents are expected to be able to...
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ADOPT-A-CHILD FOR CHRISTMAS

As the holidays approach, the Basin-Wide Foundation is again sponsoring their “Adopt-a-Child” Program. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to help…

Children in the Child Protective Services program, through no fault of their own, are often found during the holidays in temporary homes or foster care. The Basin Wide Foundation...
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CHP SECURES GRANT TO ENCOURAGE SEAT BELT SAFETY

In an effort to save lives and help improve vehicle occupant safety, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is implementing a yearlong statewide campaign to encourage seat belt and child safety seat usage.

“Seat belts save lives and reduce the risk of injury during a collision,” said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow. “If...
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CAREERS IN DENTAL HYGIENE

Dental hygiene is a portable and secure career (as long as people have teeth).  ROP Broadcasting student Bralynn Silva has some information about requirements for those interested…

According to Dental Hygienist Charity Daigneault if you want to pursue a career in becoming a Dental Hygienist be prepared to put all your...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER OFFERS 2015 COMPLIANCE POSTERS

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce reminds merchants to protect their business and livelihood. State and federal law requires that you maintain compliance regarding employment regulations every year. The Chamber of Commerce offers these 2015 California and Federal Employment Compliance materials to help serve you and your business. Orders are...
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“SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD” AT THEATRE 29 TONIGHT

Theatre 29’s final production of 2014, “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” is a hilarious comedy-farce. It’s 1934, and Shakespeare’s most famous fairies, Oberon and Puck, have magically appeared on the Hollywood set for the filming of a big-budget feature film based on Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” “Shakespeare In Hollywood” will run...
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AUDITIONS FOR “THE IDEAL HUSBAND” AT THEATRE 29 SUNDAY

Auditions for the classic farce “An Ideal Husband” by Oscar Wilde are scheduled this Sunday afternoon. Reporter Diana Jones has the details…

Theater 29 veteran director Butch Pelfrey seeks eight men and six woman for the cast of “An Ideal Husband,” a farce set in London 1895.  The eight male roles...
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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, November 22. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:20 p.m. and end with moonrise about 1 a.m. The focus of the star party will be globular clusters and planetary nebulae. Bring binoculars, telescopes, water, snacks, chairs, and dress for unpredictable weather....
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FREE ACTING CLASSES IN NOVEMBER AT THEATRE 29

Whether or not you want to go on the stage, acting classes are a path to self-discovery.  Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells how to get in on ongoing classes at Theatre 29…

Free acting classes will be held at Theatre 29 through December 7. The free classes will give attendees from...
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FESTIVAL OF WREATHS AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SUNDAY

Support our local college while enjoying some great company, a rowdy auction, plus fine wine and cheese. The Fifth Annual Festival of Wreaths is this Sunday, November 23, at 2 p.m. in the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College in Joshua Tree. There will be a wine  and cheese reception followed by a...
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MORONGO VALLEY TREE LIGHTING

Morongo Valley will hold a community tree lighting ceremony Sunday, November 30. Ed Will, with help from members of the Church of the Lighted Cross, will lead some old-fashioned carol singing. Cookies and hot chocolate will be available, and Sparky will have treats for the kids. Morongo Valley Community Serivces...
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HIKING SAFETY

Hiking is fun and satisfying, but a degree of caution is vital.  ROP Broadcasting student Kevin Brown has some safety advice…

Do you like to hike? If so here are some hiking tips that Lorna Shuman, a supervisory park ranger, from the Joshua Tree National Park Service has to offer to...
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JOSHUA TREE VFW THANKSGIVING WEEK SCHEDULE

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post volunteers will be taking Thanksgiving week off; there will be no Sunday breakfast or Taco Wednesday next week, and the post will be closed on Thanksgiving.

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