TWENTYNINE PALMS YEARBOOK OFFERS LOCAL ADVERTISING

The Twentynine Palms High School yearbook is in the process of being published for the 2015-16 year. ROP Broadcast student, and yearbook editor-in-chief Tiara Tufford says local businesses can buy advertising… Twentynine Palms High School Yearbook has won numerous awards throughout the years including the Walsworth gallery of excellence for

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL STILL UNDEFEATED, CIF ROUND 2 AWAY FRIDAY

The Twentynine Palms varsity Wildcats defeated visiting Ontario Christian 41-0 in the first round of the Northwest Division CIF playoff bracket Friday night. The Wildcats led 27-0 at half, and added 14 points after the break in a dominating victory. The first score of the game was a 24-yard touchdown

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SKY VIEW CHAPEL CHURCH BOUTIQUE AND BAKE SALE TOMORROW

Sky View Chapel Church of God will hold its annual harvest and Christmas boutique sale and bake, Saturday, November 14, starting at 7 a.m. The sale will include hats, jewelry, clothing, and baked goods. The church is located at 7475 Sunny Vista Road, near Friendly Hills Elementary School in Joshua

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YUCCA VALLEY FAMILY HOMELESS AFTER EARLY MORNING DUPLEX FIRE

A Yucca Valley family and their cats are homeless after an early morning fire. About 1:30 a.m., firefighters from Yucca Valley, Yucca Mesa, Joshua Tree, and Morongo Valley were called to a duplex fire in the 58900 block of David Avenue. Arriving firefighters found the fire was well involved in

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AN ARREST FOR ARSON AFTER A CABIN FIRE IN LANDERS

A Yucca Valley man who said he wanted to leave California may end up staying here longer than he would like after he was accused Tuesday morning of intentionally setting fire to a cabin in Landers. According to a Sheriff’s report, firefighters were called to a structure fire near Youngs

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPO RECEPTION TOMORROW

The third annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Expo will start this Friday with an opening reception at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… A gala opening reception for the third annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition will kick off the three-day event

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER PIONEER DAYS AFTER ACTION MEETING MONDAY

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting Monday, November 16, to discuss the success and challenges of 2015 Pioneer Days event. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the chamber office, 73484 29 Palms Highway and is open to all. For more information, call 760-367-3445.

THEATRE 29 BENEFIT OPENING NIGHT GALA OF “FARNDALE CHRISTMAS CAROL”

Theatre 29 is sponsoring its own gala opening night for “Farndale, Christmas Carol.” The funds raised will help offset the overhead costs of royalties, sets, costumes and props for the ambitious new 2016 season. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… Tickets are available now for the opening night gala of “Farndale,

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will offer surplus food for low-income residents Friday, November 13, at 10 a.m. at the Way Station, 61722 Commercial Street in Joshua Tree.

AN ILLEGAL WEAPON RESULTS IN AN ARREST IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Monday night after he was found with metal knuckles. According to a Sheriff’s report, Brandon Snuggs, 25, was riding his bicycle without lights on Cherokee Trail near Santa Fe trail about 8:30 p.m. The deputy stopped Snuggs just south of Santa Fe Trail; the

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ARTISTST AND ARTISANS SOUGHT FOR ART GALLERY ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIRE

The 29 Palms Art Gallery is planning their holiday arts and crafts fair. Reporter David Knutson says there are still openings… A few spaces are still available for the holiday fine art and craft fair in Twentynine Palms. Artists and artisans are encouraged to call Helen Matoush at 760-367-5351 or

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE COLLECTING SUPPLIES FOR HUMANE SOCIETY ANIMAL SHELTER

The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station is collecting donations of pet food, cleaning supplies, blankets, and other pet-related items for the Joshua Tree no-kill animal shelter. Donations can be brought to the Sheriff’s Station in Joshua Tree. All donations will be distributed to the animal shelter during Thanksgiving week. For more

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will hold an open house this Saturday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… A celebration of community, conservation, and gratitude will be theme of the Mojave Desert Land Trust’s open house and fall gathering. The free event will include its popular sale of items

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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD DROP-OFFS NEXT WEEK

Operation Christmas Child is an evangelical organization that delivers shoeboxes filled with small gifts to needy children around the world. Volunteers should drop off their filled shoeboxes the week of November 16 through November 23 at Valley Community Chapel, 59025 Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley. The drop-off hours vary; check

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BASKETBALL SEASON STARTING SOON AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

Basketball season is approaching at our local High Schools. ROP Broadcast student Kole Green talked with new Twentynine Palms High School Basketball Coach Kevin Cole about the upcoming season… As the 2015-2016 Twentynine Palms High School basketball season approaches, new head coach Kevin Cole has some information about the new

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SIGNUP FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION YOUTH BASKETBALL

Twentynine Palms Recreation Youth Basketball Registrations are currently being accepted at the Park and Recreation office Monday through Friday between 1:00 and 6:00 p.m. Or online at 29palms.org until Friday, December 4. Girls and boys in Kindergarten through 8th grades are eligible to register. The registration fee includes a uniform.

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HAPPY 240TH BIRTHDAY OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS

On this date 240 years ago, the United States Marine Corps was born when the Continental Congress authorized the establishment of a battalion of Marines, and the first Marines enlisted in Tun Tavern, Philadelphia. Every year, Marines around the world—active duty and retired, and their families—gather to honor their heritage

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT DOWNTOWN IMPROVEMENTS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the council will look at Improvements to the downtown area… The Twentynine Palms City Council will consider allocating $885,000 for improving the city’s downtown commercial corridor at its regular meeting tonight. Project Phoenix, funded entirely by bond sales, would

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN CONNECTED TO HONEY OIL LAB ARRESTED

A Yucca Valley man who was wanted for having a honey oil lab was arrested Friday at his home. According to a Sheriff’s press release, deputies had gone to a home in the 7700 block of Balsa Avenue October 28 with a search warrant, where they located a make-shift lab

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SHERIFF'S ASKING FOR HELP IN FINDING MISSING APPLE VALLEY WOMAN

The Sheriff is asking for help in finding an Apple Valley woman who has been missing since Halloween night; personal items and her truck were found here in the Morongo Basin. Investigators say Christina Bastian, 34, attended church with her family on October 31 and then went to a friend’s

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