SUMMER READING PROGRAM ATHE 29 PALMS LIBRARY

The Twentynine Palms Library invites children of all ages to travel back to the dinosaur days and join their summer reading program. Studies show children who read at least five books over the summer will maintain their reading level for the next school year. The performance for children this week

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6 HURT, 2 CRITICAL, IN HWY 62 CRASH IN WEST TWENTYNINE PALMS

Six people were injured, three critically, in a two-car crash in Twentynine Palms yesterday afternoon that shut down Highway 62 for an hour. According to the Sheriff’s Department, about 4:07, a white VW Jetta attempted to make a left-hand turn onto Highway 62 from northbound Pederson near the Eagles Aerie.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS: WATER DISTRICT MEETING & REDEVELOPMENT LITIGATION

At tonight’s City Council meeting in Twentynine Palms, a request by the Water District for a joint meeting returns to the agenda, as does litigation over the dissolved Redevelopment Agency. Reporter Dan Stork says that a ribbon cutting, Planning Commission issues, and aid to local businesses will be treated before

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AUDITIONS SET FOR “THE 39 STEPS” AT THEATRE 29 JUNE 30

Just four very talented performers are being sought for a unique, fast- paced comedy starting in mid August at Theatre 29. Reporter Dianna Jones say auditions for “39 Steps” are this Monday, June 30…

Auditions have been set for the fall production at Theatre 29, “The 39 Steps.” This frenzied

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MATURE DRIVERS CLASSES START TOMORROW AT TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

The Twentynine Palms Branch Library will offer a free six-week mature driver education class beginning tomorrow. The six-week continuous class will cover information needed to pass the DMV written exam. Seniors can join the class at any time during the weeks of June 25 through July 30 and no pre-registration

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ELDERLY COUPLE CRITICALLY INJURED IN JOSHUA TREE CRASH

An elderly couple were critically injured in a crash in Joshua Tree Saturday afternoon. About 1:10, Velma Ringwald, 58, of Twentynine Palms was stopped at the southbound stop sign at Sun Ray Road and Highway 62, when she pulled out directly into the path of a bread delivery truck driven

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RIBBON CUTTING AT TWENTYNINE PALMS NATIONAL PARK DRIVE TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms City Council will hold a ribbon cutting tomorrow afternoon at 5:30 p.m. midway down National Park Drive, on the center median across from the Old Schoolhouse Museum. The ribbon cutting will celebrate completion of the National Park Drive improvement project, which consists of new curbs, gutters, and

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CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR MUFFIN HILL FRIDAY

A Celebration of Life for the late Muffin Hill will be held 5 p.m. Friday, June 27 at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center in Noble Hall. Muffin Hill, a 23-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died May 16. Light refreshments will be provided. Guests are encouraged to wear something purple in

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SCHOOL DISTRICT SPONSORING FREE SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

Just as learning does end when school lets out, neither does the need for good nutrition. Reporter Dan Stork says there’s free lunch and breakfast available for children during part of the summer… The Morongo Unified School District is sponsoring a summer feeding program, in conjunction with the US Department

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FREE MEALS OFFERED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Tomorrow, the Desert Congregational Men’s Ministry will be preparing and hosting the Food for Life meal. The meal will be served from 3 to 5 p.m. at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine palms. If you are a shut-in and need a meal to be delivered, call

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STAR PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TOMORROW NIGHT

A star party tomorrow night at Sky’s the Limit. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you where the telescopes will be focused… Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, June 21. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8 p.m. and end about 1 a.m.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CAR WASH TO BENEFIT HOMELESS VETERANS

Vets Cruisin’ for a Cause will hold a car wash Saturday to raise funds to buy beds and mattresses for the homeless shelters. The car wash is from 9 to 2, or until the last car is washed, at the Change for Vets thrift store, 5758 Adobe Road, Suite B,

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR RIVETING DRAMA, A DOLL’S HOUSE, AT THEATRE 29

The riveting drama, “A Doll’s House,” is now playing weekends at Theatre 29. With show details and how to get tickets, here is reporter Sara Snyder… Regular tickets are now available for the fourth production of the Theatre 29 season, the classic, “A Doll’s House,” a gripping drama by Henrik

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FREE LUNCHES FOR STUDENTS OFFERRED IN YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

Morongo Basin students up to age 18 can receive a free lunch in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms. The free lunch program begins Monday, June 23, and runs through Friday, August 1. Lunches will include a sandwich or pita, fresh fruit, vegetable, and milk. The free lunches will be available

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FREE MOVIE IN LUCKIE PARK IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT: “ENDERS GAME”

The free “Movies in Luckie Park” series continues tonight in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to kick back on the cool grass and watch “Enders Game”… The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department presents their free event, Movies in Luckie Park, with “Ender’s Game” playing on Thursday, June

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION INVITES THE PUBLIC, THEN PLODS THROUGH SIGN CODES

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission met to discuss the City’s sign code, largely excluding the public who were specially requested to attend. The meeting was billed as an opportunity for the Planning Commissioners to review the city’s sign code and make any necessary changes. Even though the public

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER INSTALLATION AND MIXER TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual installation event and summer mixer Thursday, June 19, at 6 p.m. at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Twentynine Palms. The Chamber will thank the outgoing board members, welcome incoming board members, and recognize those that made a difference in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITORS CENTER ART GALLERY CALL FOR ART

Desert artists are invited to submit one piece of original art for the summer Art in Public Places exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center. The theme is “Water in the Desert: Scarcity and Abundance.” Artwork must depict or be inspired by the theme of water in the desert, focusing

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION TO DISCUSS SIGN CODES TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission returns to review of the Development Code at its June 17 meeting. Reporter Dan Stork reviews the discussion… For its June 17 meeting, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will hold its 39th study session on an update of the City’s Development Code. Up for discussion

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MEETING TOMORROW TO DISCUSS THE CITY’S SIGN CODE

The City of Twentynine Palms is asking for resident’s input tomorrow night as they start to take a close look at the rules and regulations for displaying signs .The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will meet at 6:00 p.m. to look at potential revisions to the sign code. Attendees are encouraged

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