NO TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT

The regular Twentynine Palms City Council meeting scheduled for October 14 will not be held. The next City Council meeting will be October 28.

HOUSING PLANNING MEETING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The federal government requires communities to have plans for affordable housing. The City of Twentynine Palms will hold a community meeting on Wednesday October 15 to solicit public input on two projects mandated by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. In one effort, the City will work with

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SUPERVISOR RAMOS HEARS JOSHUA TREE FLOODING COMPLAINTS

A large turnout at the Joshua Tree Community Center listened to Supervisor James Ramos, and told him plenty about flood control concerns. Reporter Dan Stork says that housing planning, unhappiness about block grant funding, and help for the homeless were other subjects at the meeting… The October meeting of the

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SCHOOL BOARD IN A SPECIAL SOLAR WORKSHOP MEETING TONIGHT

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education has called a special meeting for tonight, October 14. It will be an open workshop on the solar energy project, about which it heard presentations last week. The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. at Joshua Tree Elementary School.

YUCCA VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission meets in a routine meeting tonight. Managing Editor Tami gives details on what’s on the agenda… It’s a routine meeting for the planning commission tonight. The commissioners will be asked to approve the final amendment to revise the Town’s Development Code Regulations. The next item

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER TRYING TO CHOKE HIS WIFE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Monday morning after Sheriff’s officials said he tried to choke his wife. According to a Sheriff’s report, Robert Radakovitz, 20, was arguing with his wife about 4:30 a.m. in the 5900 block of Aztec Avenue when the argument became physical. The report states

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STATEWIDE EARTHQUAKE DRILL THIS THURSDAY AT 10:16

This Thursday is the statewide earthquake drill. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to participate… California is known for their frequent earthquakes. Everyone needs to be prepared in case an earthquake strikes near you. To prepare their residents, California will be holding a statewide drill on Thursday, October 16 at

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WORLD FAMOUS TAP DANCER AT HARRISON HOUSE THURSDAY

A tap dancer who has performed around the world and with such greats as Gregory Hines, Jimmy Slyde, and Savion Glover, will be performing at Harrison House in Joshua Tree. Joe Orrach, along with two critically acclaimed New York tap dancers, Andrew J. Nemr and Alexandro Pizzo, will present a

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“YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN”—A HIT AT THEATRE 29—RUNNING THREE MORE WEEKS

With overflow seating and standing ovations, the latest offering from Theatre 29—Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein”—is keeping appreciative audiences laughing and delighted with the top-level music, comedy and shenanigans on the community theater stage. “Young Frankenstein” is a wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend based on Mel Brooks’ classic 1974

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board meets tonight with an update on the search for a partner to merge with. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… At tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Medical Center’s Board of Directors, directors will hear an update from the consulting firm that is helping them

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER CANDIDATE FORUM TOMORROW NIGHT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center will host a candidate forum for their own Board election Tomorrow night. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has your invitation… Come to the Helen Gray Education Center in Joshua Tree on Wednesday, October 15, at 6:00 for the Hi-Desert Medical Center Board Candidate Forum. This forum will feature

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ORCHID FESTIVAL CALLED “A HUGE SUCCESS”

Perfect weather, fabulous blooms, and wonderful entertainment provided the perfect venue for the 19th Annual Morongo Basin Orchid Festival, with over $16,400 raised for local charities in the two-day event. Tami Montgomery, President of the Yucca Valley Sunset Rotary Club, said guests new to the festival were overwhelmed by the

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AN EXHIBITION CHANGE AT THE 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

Twentynine Palms Artists’ Guild announces a change in the 2014-2015 Exhibition Schedule for 29 Palms Art Gallery. The November show will now include a Guild Members room for exhibiting works from November 5 through November 30. The originally scheduled Art by tattoo artists show has been cancelled. Instead, the Tanner

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR IN CONCERT THURSDAY

The famed Twentynine Palms High School Choir will perform this Thursday. ROP Broadcast student Breanna Panzarella has details… The same choir that was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City will be performing in a concert for the community. The Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir will

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In Twentynine Palms High School Lady Cats versus the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans volleyball Monday, the Lady Cats won in three sets. Twentynine Palms High School Coach Missy Franz said all girls saw play time. The Lady Cats were led by senior Hanna Beard with six kills. Courtney

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A SERIES OF SMALL EARTHQUAKES RATTLE THE DESERT REGION

A series of small earthquakes rattled our desert region over the weekend. The US Geological Survey reports two rumbled nearby Saturday; a magnitude 3.2 earthquake struck about 10 miles northwest of Desert Hot Springs at 2:02 p.m., and a 2.9 near Anza just before noon. Then Sunday, a magnitude 3.3

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SUPERVISOR RAMOS TO ADDRESS MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETING TONIGHT

Third District Supervisor James Ramos pays a visit to the Morongo Basin MAC this week. Reporter Dan Stork tells what the supervisor will talk about, and what else is planned for the meeting… The featured speaker at the October 13 meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council will be

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FAIR HOUSING BOARD MEETS IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

Race, disability, or other personal characteristics should not limit your options when choosing a place to live. Join the Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board tomorrow, Tuesday, October 14, from 10 to noon for a free informative workshop. The workshop will be held at the Morongo Basin station of the

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FREE ENTERTAINMENT SATURDAY FOR PIONEER DAYS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

This Saturday is the big Pioneer Days parade in Twentynine Palms. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says free entertainment follows the parade at Luckie Park… Three local bands will provide live musical entertainment during the Pioneer Days festivities all afternoon on Saturday, October 18. Performing from noon to three p.m. is

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MORONGO BASIN UNITY HOME MASQUERADE BALL THIS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Unity Home will hold a masquerade party Saturday, October 18. The event includes food, drinks, contests, a silent auction, and a chance to win prizes. The John Waybrant Band will provide music. Tickets are $20. The masquerade party will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at

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