PACIFIC RIM PLAYING AT “MOVIES IN THE PARK” IN 29 PALMS TONIGHT

The “Movies in the Park” series continues tonight at Luckie Park in 29 Palms. Reporter Taylor Thacker says grab a blanket or a lawn chair for the outside showing of “Pacific Rim”…….

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department continues their free event, “Movies in Luckie Park,” with Pacific Rim

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “A DOLL’S HOUSE” AT THEATRE 29

The riveting drama, “A Doll’s House”, directed by Kurt Schauppner, will have its final performances this weekend at Theatre 29. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get tickets……

Regular tickets are now available for the fourth production of the Theatre 29 season, the classic “A Doll’s House,” a

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DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR HOMELESS VETERANS IN THE MORONGO BASIN

There are many homeless veterans in the Morongo Basin who are lacking the necessities to keep warm and fed. A new organization, Vets Cruzin for a Cause, is collecting jackets, blankets, and food to distribute to these homeless vets. If you have old jackets, blankets, and food you can spare,

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WITNESS CLAIMS TO HAVE SEEN ERIN CORWIN

A Twentynine Palms man claims to have seen Erin Corwin on the day of her disappearance. Corwin, a 20-year old pregnant Twentynine Palms woman, has been the object of an extensive search since she was reported missing on June 29, one day after she left her home aboard the Marine

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DETAILS INTO SATURDAY JOSHUA TREE FATAL CRASH AFTER A YUCCA VALLEY ARMED ROBBERY

The Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol have completed their reports on the armed robbery and fatal crash in Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree Saturday. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, Scott Grogins, 25, went to a home in the 7200 block of Palo Alto in Yucca Valley about 3

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LANDERS MAN HELD FOR ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON

A Landers man is behind bars, accused of assaulting an acquaintance early Tuesday morning. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, Daniel Grebic, 27, met a transient woman at a methadone clinic in Palm Springs. The woman spent the night at an RV trailer at Grebic’s home in the 1500 block

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PART 1: A TOWN MANAGER, TOMORROW PART 2: BLACK ROCK ROAD

The Yucca Valley Town Council met last night and finally named a town manager. Managing Editor Tami Roleff breaks her report into two parts. In part 1 today, name and terms for a manager, tomorrow, in part 2, Black Rock Canyon Road…

Director of Administrative Services Curtis Yakimow was

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MORONGO BASIN HORSEMAN’S ASSOCIATION GYMKHANA THIS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Horsemen’s Association will hold a Gymkhana Saturday in Twentynine Palms. The event will feature events on horseback such as cloverleaf barrels, pole bending, cat’s cradle, flag race, and a mystery horsemanship drill. The public is invited to attend. Registration begins at 5 p.m., with the games starting

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION CONSIDERS VACATION HOME RENTALS

After quickly agreeing to recommend to the City Council that it consider amending the city code to allow permanent ambulance staging areas in commercial zones, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission devoted its July 15 meeting to a workshop on vacation home rentals. Reporter Dan Stork reports that that work is

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ANIMAL MAGIC AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Library invites children of all ages to travel back to the dinosaur days with their summer reading program. The performance for children this week is John Abrams animal magic show, the only magic show with live exotic pets in all of Southern California. John doesn’t just show

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HI-DESERT AND JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARDS MEET TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the Board will look at reimbursing themselves for their medical expenses…. The Board of Directors of the Hi-Desert Water District will meet at 6:00 tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will hear

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YUCCA VALLEY CHAMBER BOARD ENDORSES YES VOTE FOR

The Board of Directors at the Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce voted to support a yes vote for the Wastewater Treatment Project’s upcoming assessment district.

MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD monthly meeting is scheduled for July 16. Dan Stork says it deals with the annual budget and fire reports, and the Cal Fire fee… The July 16 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District Board of Directors starts at 7 p.m., at Covington Park. In

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party this Saturday, July 19 starting at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:00 p.m. and ending about midnight. Observers will be able to focus telescopes on the Needle Galaxy, the Sagittarius and Hercules Clusters, and the four great nebulae near the heart of

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YUCCA VALLEY NOON ROTARY INSTALLS NEW OFFICERS

The Yucca Valley Noon Rotary Club is in its 56th year, and installed its new Board of Directors recently. This year’s officers and directors are: President Cynthia Kraemer; President-elect Jill Akalski; Treasurer Ellin Loveless; Secretary Jill Akalski. Serving as public relations chair is Cynthia Kraemer; Sheldon Hough is Rotary Foundation

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CACTUS SEWABLES REWARDS LOCAL CHARITIES

In keeping with their community outreach programs, Cactus Sewables has given checks of $500 to each of the following groups: Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert; Boys and Girls Club of the Coachella Valley; the Twentynine Palms Youth Club; Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms and Desert Hot Springs libraries; the

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TWO WEEKS: NO SIGN OF CORWIN, ABANDONED MINES BEING SEARCHED

More than two weeks after she disappeared, there’s still no sign of a pregnant Twentynine Palms woman, The County Sheriff says search teams have combed 200 square miles of remote desert. Erin Corwin, who turns 20 today, the wife of a Marine, was last seen June 28 at her home

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL TO NAME TOWN MANAGER TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets tonight in regular session. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says traffic light synchronizing, acquiring Brehm Park and Black Canyon Road, and the naming of a town manager are all on the Agenda… The Yucca Valley Town Council will begin their regular meeting tonight with a

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MORONGO BASIN MAC CALLS FOR CITIZEN INPUT

Commercial solar energy development was an inescapable subject at the July meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council yesterday. Reporter Dan Stork reports that it came up in discussions of Land Use Services, the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, and a proposed scenic highway designation… San Bernardino County Planning

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THREE PLEAD GUILTY IN DEFRAUDING LOCAL INDIAN TRIBE

A former college professor and presidential advisor was sentenced to nearly two years in prison for defrauding the Twentynine Palms Band of Mission Indians, the tribe announced last Friday. David Heslop, 76, a former Claremont College professor and advisor to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush, pleaded guilty to

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