CHRISTOPHER LEE COURT CASE CONTINUED AGAIN

In an appearance that was over almost as soon as it began Tuesday morning, Christopher Lee’s next court appearance was continued until July 27. In April, Lee’s lawyer had filed a peremptory challenge against Judge Rodney Cortez, asking that the case be heard by Judge Bert Swift. Lee’s case was

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION LOOKS AT A SIGN AND A PERMIT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission returns to business tonight. Reporter Dan Stork says they will take up a signage request and a construction equipment permit…

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will hold two public hearing at its June 30 meeting. The first is on a request from Sky’s the Limit

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VA ON THE MOVE AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS SENIOR CENTER TOMORROW

VA on the Move will be at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center on June 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Mobile Vet Center, along with multiple VA and state personnel, will be able to answer questions and provide information and services to local veterans, active duty military, and

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BLOOD DRIVE AT THE TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, June 30, at Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms from 10 to 3. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may register for Be the Match

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“SHADE AND SHADOWS” ART SOUGHT FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITORS CENTER

The theme for the summer art show at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Art Gallery is “Shade and Shadows.” Desert artists are invited to submit one piece of original art for possible inclusion in the show. Artwork can include painting, watercolor, mixed media, photography, and three-dimensional work such as

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ENTRIES SOUGHT FOR JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPOSITION

Entries are now being accepted for the third annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition, to be held in November at the Oasis of Mara in Twentynine Palms. A panel of jurors will select about 50 artists for inclusion in the show. Entry is open to all artists 18 years

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL PART 2: LAKE FIRE, NON-PROFITS, MARKETING

Although the Twentynine Palms City Council was down to three members at its June 23 meeting (with members Cora Heiser and John Cole away with excused absences), the meeting was not short on topics. Reporter Dan Stork broke his report into two parts. Today: A Joshua Tree National Park presentation,

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VANDALS TRASH CLASSROOMS AT TWENTYNINE PALMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Vandals broke into the Twentynine Palms Elementary School last night and completely trashed two classrooms. Shortly before 7:30 p.m., firefighters and Sheriff’s deputies were called to the school because vandals broke the front windows to two classrooms. While inside the classrooms, the vandals broke six fire boxes and emptied the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT NAMES NEW GENERAL MANAGER

The Twentynine Palms Water District board approved a new budget and general manager last night. Reporter Rebecca Havely was there and files this report…

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors approved the budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year at nearly $3.6 million. Board President Sam Moore

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MOVIES IN THE PARK IN TWENTYNINE PALMS: TONIGHT “MALEFICENT”

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department presents Movies in Luckie Park on Thursday nights through July 30, on the North side of the racquetball courts starting at approximately 8:30pm. This is an opportunity for the community to gather and enjoy family entertainment at its best. Tonight, the movie is

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD” AT THEATRE 29

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” runs one last weekend at Theatre 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how you can help solve a murder… This weekend is your last chance to help solve a murder. At Theater 29 come help the cast of the musical “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL PART 1 OF 2: SETBACK FOR PROJECT PHOENIX, SCULPTURE NIXED

Although the Twentynine Palms City Council was down to three members at its June 23 meeting (with members Heiser and Cole away with excused absences), the meeting was not short on topics. Reporter Dan Stork broke his report into two parts. Today: a Park presentation, Lake Fire news, non-profit allocations,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors with both water and fire department business tonight. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares what’s on their agendas…

In regular session tonight the Twentynine Palms Water District agenda begins with a public hearing to continue the current level of water availability assessments. They will

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STILL OPENINGS IN THEATRE 29 SUMMER YOUTH THEATER PROGRAM

The deadline has been extended for the 2015 Theatre 29 summer youth theater program. The program will run Monday through Friday, from July 6 through July 30, with four performances of “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” July 31 and August 1. The program will break into two age groups: “Juniors” (7-12

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VA ON THE MOVE IN 29 PALMS JUNE 30

VA on the Move will be in Twentynine Palms Tuesday, June 30. Reporter Taylor Thacker says make plans to take advantage of the valuable free services…

The VA on the Move will be visiting Twentynine Palms on June 30 and will be having services available for local veterans and their

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District Board of Directors will hold its monthly meeting 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 25. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will discuss changes to its policy manual, converting hourly employees to salary, and its petty cash procedures. The meeting will be held in the

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AN EDITORIAL OPINION: TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL SHORTSIGHTED ON SCULPTURE

The Twentynine Palms City Council rejected—at least for now— paying $10,800 for another Ricardo Breceda sculpture along National Park Drive. Council members said they were “sculptured-out” by the concentration of art in that area. Reporter Dan Stork stepped out of his role as media observer and addressed the council in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The agenda of tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting shows some movement on the use of Project Phoenix funds. Reporter Dan Stork tells what else is in store at tonight’s meeting…

The Twentynine Palms City Council will have the annual, pro forma public hearing on lighting and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF CHILD MOLESTATION

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday, accused of sexually molesting a girl. According to a Sheriff’s report, the girl’s mother discovered the molestation, and went to a home in the 73800 block of Two Mile Road in Twentynine Palms about noon on Saturday to confront the suspect, identified as

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER HE THREATENS TO BODY SLAM A BABY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Monday evening after he threatened to body slam a baby and broke his ex-girlfriend’s hand. According to a Sheriff’s report, Michael Kroll, 40, of the 7700 block of North Star, was arguing with his ex-girlfriend about 5:30 p.m. when he picked up a 6-month-old

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