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CAR WASH TOMORROW BENEFITS THE AWARD-WINNING YVHS BAND

The award winning Yucca Valley High School Trojan band will be hosting a car wash at Tiles and More next to the Yucca Valley Fire Department tomorrow, Saturday July 26, from 8-2. The cost is 5 dollars for car and 10 dollars for truck. They will also have a food...
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SEARCH WARRANT FILINGS REVEAL MORE IN CORWIN CASE

The wife of a former Marine suspected of having an affair with Erin Corwin–the missing pregnant wife of another Marine– told a witness “detectives would never find her body.” Search warrants made public reveal Nichole Lee, 24, the wife of Christopher Lee–who may have been with Corwin on the day...
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A NEW LAW IS PHASING OUT OLD SMOKE ALARMS

A new California law aims to eventually phase out smoke detectors that take replaceable batteries. Dan Stork describes who it affects, and when…
A California law on smoke alarms has a timer that started ticking July 1. It says battery-powered smoke alarms sold in the Golden State must have non-replaceable,...
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REMINDER OF LOCAL COOLING LOCATIONS FOR HEAT RELEIF

The Morongo Basin is currently experiencing hot days, often into the triple digits. Residents are being reminded of cooling options during these long summer days. Residents are encouraged to stay cool by seeking air conditioned buildings, drinking plenty of water and limiting outdoor activities during the hottest time of the...
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A REMINDER TO CALL BEFORE YOU DIG

While you are doing that fix up job, remember to “call before you dig”, Reporter Cara Conway has this important reminder……
Prevent rupturing a gas line before you begin digging on your property. Before installing a new fence, swimming pool, or planting a tree, homeowners are encouraged to consult with...
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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD MET LAST NIGHT

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Water District Board met for their regular monthly meetings on both Water and Fire business. On the Fire Department side, the results from a survey conducted by the Lew Edwards Group on whether or not the community supported a tax increase were given. Overall, about...
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COUNTY OFFERING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TREATMENT FOR MILITARY

A San Bernardino County program offers free behavioral heath services for military service members and their families. All active duty and retired military personnel, reservists, or National Guard who have served on or after September 11, 2001 and their families are eligible. Services include confidential behavioral health assessments, rehabilitative support,...
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“MOVIES IN LUCKIE PARK” IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

Family fun tonight outside on the cool grass of Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms, Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to enjoy the free “Movies in Luckie Park”…..
The city of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department continues their free event, “Movie in Luckie Park”, with Despicable Me 2 scheduled to play on...
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DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR OLD SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM AUCTION

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will host a Red Hot Auction on Saturday, August 23, at the Old Schoolhouse Museum. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with light refreshments and a silent auction, followed by a live auction beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The fundraiser is to help pay remaining costs...
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YVHS STUDENT GETS FULL-RIDE ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP

A talented local student-athlete accepted a post-graduate gift from a big Southern California state university. Dan Stork shines the spotlight on Trevor Gorwin…
On July 15, 2014 Yucca Valley High School graduate Trevor Gorwin accepted a full scholarship at Cal State Fullerton, where he will compete in Track & Field....
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DRUM CIRCLE IN JOSHUA TREE THIS SATURDAY

A new moon drum circle will be held 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26. Facilitated by Sam Sloneker, the drum circle will be held on the patio of the sanctuary at Joshua Tree Retreat Center. Participants are encouraged to bring drums, shakers, and tambourines. The drum circle is free,...
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SHERIFF NOW LOOKING FOR A CRIME SCENE IN THE CORWIN INVESTIGATION

The Sheriff’s Department says its efforts in the case of Erin Corwin,20, a pregnant Twentynine Palms Marine spouse missing since June 29th, have turned into a search for a possible crime scene. Investigators said yesterday afternoon, quote – “Information regarding locations that may have potential evidence of foul play has...
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3 ARRESTED FOR SUSPECTED METHAMPHETAMINE USE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

During the course of a burglary investigation, Sheriff’s deputies contacted three people at an apartment in the 6000 block of Yucca Avenue in Twentynine Palms. Hughes Cretty, 47; Derek Chismyork, 23, and Christina Chapman, 45, were all found to be in possession of methamphetamine and under the influence. All three...
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29 PALMS CITY COUNCIL NAMES PLANNING COMMISIONER IN SHORT SESSION

In its shortest meeting in recent memory, the Twentynine Palms City Council, its numbers reduced to a bare quorum in the absence of Jay Corbin and Cora Heiser, filled the vacancy on the Planning Commission, and dispatched the rest of its agenda without much discussion. Dan Stork peers through the...
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THE “WONDERS OF THE NIGHT SKY” AT SKY’S THE LIMIT SATURDAY NIGHT

The public is invited to explore the wonders of the night sky this Saturday night at Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center, just north of the Twentynine Palms entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. The free event begins around 8:00 pm and continues until approximately 2:00 am. This cosmic...
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29 PALMS WATER BOARD MEETS, WATER AND FIRE BUSINESS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the meeting will cover both Water and Fire business……
The Twentynine Palms Water District is scheduled to have their regular meeting on Wednesday, July 23rd, starting at 6:00pm. At this meeting, the Board will discuss the...
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SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT THE 29 PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

Reregistered participants are invited to the final Summer Reading Program parties at the Twentynine Palms Library tomorrow. The children’s party is scheduled for 10:30am. Registered children will have the opportunity to celebrate with cake, prizes and creating their very own paper plate dinosaur to take home. All items will be...
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AUDITIONS SET FOR “YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN” AT THEATRE 29

It promises to be monstrously great fun for cast and audience — Dan Stork has the audition call for “Young Frankenstein” at Theatre 29…

Theatre 29 will hold auditions for the musical “Young Frankenstein,” written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, with music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, on Monday August...
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RAFFLE TO BENEFIT DESERT CHRIST PARK IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Desert Christ Park Foundation is holding a raffle to raise money for the park in Yucca Valley. A matted, framed, and signed black-and-white photo of one of the statues in the park “Suffer the Children,” by photographer Phil Dunham will be won in a raffle drawing, set for November...
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HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO SHOW MOVIE UNDER THE STARS SATURDAY

A Classic 50’s Comedy, shot mostly here in our Morongo Basin, will be shown this Saturday Night in Landers. Assignment Reporter Cara Conway invites you to see……
Stanley Kramer’s 1963 comedy film, “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” will be playing Saturday, July 26, at the Morongo Basin Historical...
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