ARMY VETERAN BIKING TO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA STOPS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A 55-year-old Army veteran stopped in Twentynine Palms this week on his way to a job in northern California. Bob Trout and his service dog, Maggie, left his home in March, in Tempe Arizona, and are traveling to Humboldt County by bicycle, with a little trailer for Maggie. Trout is

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“WAIT UNTIL DARK” CONTINUES ITS RUN AT THEATRE 29

The Mystery Thriller “Wait Until Dark” is now playing at Theater 29 in Twentynine Palms. Directed by Ben Bees, “Wait Until Dark,” is a game of cat-and-mouse set in 1960s Greenwich Village, New York. A mysterious con man, impressively portrayed by Cyrus Short, lays a trap to ensnare Susy Hendrix,

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DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR ART DONATIONS FOR REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN BENEFIT AUCTION

The deadline to make a donation for the Third Annual Art Action to benefit Reach Out Morongo Basin, set for May 2, has been extended. Reporter Diana Medley says even if you’re not an artist, you can still donate…

Donations are still being accepted for the Third Annual Art Auction

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING CAR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested at gunpoint late Thursday night, accused of stealing a vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, the owner of the vehicle called deputies shortly before 8:30 p.m. Thursday to report his 1991 Honda had just been stolen from his home in the 73500 block of

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MAN ARRESTED FOR HAVING SHAVED CAR KEYS

A deputy checking up on a suspicious vehicle arrested a Desert Hot Springs man who was found with shaved car keys in his possession. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies checked on a vehicle about 2:15 a.m. Wednesday morning near Park Boulevard and Desert Air in Joshua Tree. During the

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LANDERS MAN FOUND WITH STOLEN CHECKS

A deputy following up on a call concerning a possible stolen off-road vehicle arrested a Landers man when stolen checks were found hidden in the quad. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor called to report a quad had been parked for three days near Border and Winters Roads in

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TEA AND FASHION SHOW IN YUCCA VALLEY SUNDAY

The St. Mary’s of the Valley Alter Guilds will hold their annual tea and fashion show tomorrow. Reporter Diana Medley tells you how to get tickets…

Put on your best party hat to attend St. Mary’s of the Valley Altar Guilds annual tea and fashion show April 25. The tea

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SKY’S THE LIMIT TO HOLD STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, April 25. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:30 p.m. and end about 12:30 a.m. The first quarter moon and Jupiter will be visible with great detail, along with several colorful double and multiple stars. Bring

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CONCERT AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH SUNDAY

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will offer a free concert 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26. John Yonushonis will report on the delivery and acceptance of gifts and money to students at St. Michael’s School on the Navajo reservation at Window Rock, Arizona. The presentation will be followed by a concert featuring

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SPUDTACULAR POTATO DINNER AT TWENTYNINE PALMS CHURCH SUNDAY

On Sunday, April 26, The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will host a Spudtacular dinner. For a $5 donation, you get a baked potato dinner. Load up your potato with chili, real bacon bits, fresh grated cheese, butter, sour cream, broccoli, and onions. Fix a salad with a variety

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LAST CHANCE TO ENTER YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GOLF TOURNAMENT

A golf tournament in Yucca Valley is for a good cause, raising funds that allows high school students to job shadow, participate in internships, and earn a scholarship worth $1,000. Tax-deductible contributions for sponsorships are available. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more information about the Yucca Valley High School Career

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1.6 MILLION VISITORS SPENT $74 MILLION WHEN THEY VISITED JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK LAST YEAR

Nearly 1.6 million visitors came to Joshua Tree National Park in 2014, and visitor numbers have been steadily increasing for the last 8 months, according to a report released yesterday by the National Park Service. While the percentage of increases in visitors in July and August 2014 were in the

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PURSUIT ENDS UP IN HILLS OF NORTH JOSHUA TREE

A routine traffic stop led to a pursuit that ended in the hills in north Joshua Tree Thursday afternoon. About 3:18, Sheriff’s deputies Bruce Southworth and Erikson saw an older model Jeep Cherokee with an expired registration at the Circle K gas station in Joshua Tree. When the deputies attempted

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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GET ORIENTATION AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Area high school students recently visited Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the students who participated will have an advantage when it comes time to register… Copper Mountain College counselors and staff recently went to area high schools with an assessment test as part of CMC’s pre-registration process. Students

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT AWARDED $500 SCHOLARSHIP

A Yucca Valley High School senior has been named the recipient of a $500 Gladys Carol Scholarship this year. Bryant Pahl of Yucca Valley was chosen to receive the scholarship while he pursues his STEM degree in Physics at UC Santa Barbara. Pahl was selected due to his academic excellence

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BABYSITTERS CITED FOR CHILD ENDANGERMENT

Two babysitters were cited for child endangerment Thursday. According to Sheriff officials, Rainnah Cruz and Hailey Kasney, both 19, were babysitting three children in the 5300 block of Mariposa Avenue in Twentynine Palms Thursday afternoon. The child’s father told deputies he received a message about 3 p.m. that his 4-year-old

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“WAIT UNTIL DARK” PLAYING AT THEATRE 29 THIS WEEKEND

The thriller “Wait Until Dark” has audiences raving at Theatre 29. The classic mystery by Fredrick Knott continues its run with performances this weekend through May 9. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares some insight from the play’s director, Ben Bees… “Wait Until Dark” at Theater 29 is directed by Ben Bees.

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FREE CONCERT AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH SUNDAY

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church will offer a free concert 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26. John Yonushonis will report on the delivery and acceptance of gifts and money to students at St. Michael’s School on the Navajo reservation at Window Rock, Arizona. The presentation will be followed by a concert featuring

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STAR TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE TONIGHT

The Star Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a plus-level square dance at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge tonight. Bill (Tex) Gipson will be calling squares from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. Lines will be cued from 7:00 to 7:30 and between tips. The lodge is located at 55946 Yucca Trail

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TEA AND FASHION SHOW IN YUCCA VALLEY SUNDAY

The St. Mary’s of the Valley Alter Guilds will hold their annual tea and fashion show tomorrow. Reporter Diana Medley tells you how to get tickets… Put on your best party hat to attend St. Mary’s of the Valley Altar Guilds annual tea and fashion show April 25. The tea

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