“THE SUNSHINE BOYS” THIS WEEKEND AT THEATER 29

Neil Simon’s hilarious comedy, “The Sunshine Boys” continues its run at Theater 29 with a Sunday matinee this weekend. “The Sunshine Boys” continues to tickle the funny bone at Theatre 29. The Neil Simon comedy focuses on an aging vaudevillian duo, Lewis and Clark, who delighted audiences in the vaudeville

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STATE REVISES LOCAL WATER CONSERVATION GOALS DOWN

Morongo Basin residents will be getting a little break in how much they are mandated by the state to reduce their water usage. The State Water Resources Control Board met Tuesday in Sacramento and extended its emergency drought regulations through October. But the water board also revised the state’s mandated

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE SIGNS COLLEGE LETTER OF INTENT

More than 100 family members and friends were at Twentynine Palms High School Wednesday as senior Andrew Wilson signed his national letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic career with the University of California-Davis. Wilson is receiving a full scholarship to play football for the UC-Davis Aggies, an

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORE AND SCHEDULES

Last night was senior night for the Twentynine Palms high school boys’ basketball team. The Wildcats honored seniors Jimmy Shragge, Demetrius Holmes, Kole Green, Elijah Scipio, Carson Zimarik, Elijah Jones, Kyle Hope, Travaun Morrow, and Andrew Wilson in a 62-45 win over the Shadow Hills Knights. Coach Jeremy Johnson said

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MARINES PUT SEVERAL LOCAL AND COACHELLA VALLEY BUSINESSES OFF-LIMITS

According to a Marine Corps Combat Center order, several businesses in Twentynine Palms, Yucca Valley, and in the Coachella Valley are declared off limits to Marines, “in order to protect [them] from detrimental conditions in the civilian community.” The off-limits businesses include the Adobe Smoke Shop and STC Smoke Shop,

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A THREE-SHOW WEEKEND FOR “SUNSHINE BOYS” AT THEATRE 29

Neil Simon’s hilarious comedy, “The Sunshine Boys,” continues its run at Theater 29 with three performances this weekend. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… “The Sunshine Boys” continues to tickle the funny bone at Theatre 29. This weekend you have three chances to catch the comedy. Friday and Saturday night the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL NAMES LARRY BOWDEN TO THEIR HALL OF FAME

Twentynine Palms High School has announced its selection for its newest addition to the Hall of Fame. According to the induction committee, Larry Bowden has worked hard to make Twentynine Palms and the Morongo Basin a place where children can enjoy their childhood. Bowden has coached football, organized basketball tournaments,

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SENIOR NIGHT FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL AT HOME TONIGHT

In high school sports today, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will play Shadow Hills High School. The boys will play at home in a game honoring their seniors. The girls will travel away to Indio. Both games start at 6 p.m.

A SHUFFLE IN THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD, TWO SOUGHT

At its meeting last week, the Twentynine Palms Cemetery District board of trustees selected the new chair and vice chair, and said good-bye to two board members. Carey Alderson was named the new chair and Rebeca Rinkes is the new vice chair. Leaving the board are April Gibson and Betty

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION RELEASES DEVELOPMENT CODE UPDATE

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will reveal the results of a long project updating the city’s development code tonight. Reporter David Haldane takes a close look… The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meets tonight with just one thing in mind: The release of a comprehensive update and replacement of the city’s

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School boys’ wrestling team took third place at the De Anza league finals Saturday in Rancho Mirage. Jake Merritt won first place and lower weight MVP of the tournament. Placing third, and qualifying for CIF competition were Damian Vasquez, Trevor Scott, Andrew Reyes, Julian Henretty, and

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SCHOOL DISTRICT, TEACHERS, AT AN IMPASSE IN CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

Local teachers have reached an impasse in their contract with the Morongo Unified School District. Reporter David Haldane says a statement from the district outlines the two side’s positions… Contract negotiations between the Morongo Unified School District and the union representing its teachers have ended in an apparent impasse, according

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SEX TRAFFICKING ARRESTS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS PUT THE CRIME IN THE SPOTLIGHT

The recent bust of three Twentynine Palms residents for human sex trafficking and pimping, has brought human trafficking in the spotlight. California has the biggest problem of human trafficking in the nation, judging from the number of calls to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline. In 2015, the hotline

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“THE SUNSHINE BOYS” OPENED AT THEATRE 29

“The Sunshine Boys” by Neil Simon follows the story of Lewis and Clark, a former vaudevillian duo who reunite for a TV special. Directed by Eddie Tucker, the comedy features award-winning actor Kurt Schauppner as Willie Clark, a stubborn, sarcastic old wise cracker who blames his partner Al Lewis for

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GLADYS CAROL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION SUBMISSION IS OPEN

Applications are now being taken for the Gladys Carol Scholarship program. The scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates, and undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a full-time science, technology, engineering or math field of study. The scholarship, which is awarded based on merit and financial need,

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ANOTHER TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER HIGH SPEED CHASE

Just a day after a Twentynine Palms man was arrested for felony failure to yield, another Twentynine Palms man was arrested following a high-speed chase past homes and schools. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy tried to stop a vehicle, driven by Donald Cowart, 69, for driving 55 miles

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HEALTHCARE OPEN ENROLLMENT ENDS TOMORROW

If you want to sign up for health insurance – and get help paying for it – you only have until Sunday to get it done. The health care marketplace’s annual open enrollment period closes January 31 and won’t reopen until the fall. If you don’t have insurance, there’s a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER HIGH-SPEED CHASE

Deputies in Twentynine Palms arrested a Twentynine Palms man for felony evading. Millard said the deputy attempted to stop a vehicle driven by Stephen McCart, 37, for a routine traffic violation, at the corner of Adobe and Indian Trail about 4:10 p.m. McCart fled westbound on Indian Trail at speeds

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF DEALING HEROIN

A Twentynine Palms man suspected of dealing drugs was arrested early Tuesday morning. About 2:30 a.m., a deputy stopped a vehicle near Sullivan Road and Pine Avenue for not having a rear license plate. During the traffic stop, the deputy determined that the driver, Michael Massey, 22, was in possession

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TWENTYNINE PALMS STRATEGIC PLANNING GIVES PROJECT PHOENIX PRIORITY

The last of three strategic planning sessions for the City of Twentynine Palms was held last night. Reporter David Haldane said the well-attended sessions resulted in a list of 10 priorities for the city…

The Twentynine Palms City Council wrapped up three days of strategic planning Thursday with a list

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