CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS

The City of Twentynine Palms will be closed through January 4. All city offices will re-open at 7 a.m. January 5.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District offices will be closed today (December 24) and Christmas Day, and next week, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The grounds will remain open sunrise to sunset.

NEWLYWED ARRESTED FOR FELONY SPOUSAL ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man who’s been married for just a week was arrested Saturday, accused of fighting with his new wife. According to a Sheriff’s report, Guy Evans, 43, of the 74700 block of Sunset Drive, and his wife, were arguing most of the day over their marriage. The woman

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PRESIDENT SIGNS BILL RENAMING TWENTYNINE PALMS POST OFFICE FOR MAC DUBE

Congressman Paul Cook’s bill to rename the Twentynine Palms Post Office in honor of Col. Mac Dube has been signed by the President. Cook, from Yucca Valley, said, “I am pleased to honor Mac’s legacy by renaming the post office in his honor. Mac served his nation honorably and left

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AUDITONS FOR “URINETOWN” AN EDGY NEW MUSICAL AT THEATRE 29

Theater 29 announces open auditions for the edgy new Broadway hit, “Urinetown the Musical.” The multi-award winning show is a triple Tony winner and is set in a Gotham-like city where a terrible water shortage has led to a government-enforced ban on toilets. A colorful cast of characters is needed

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING POSTPONED

There will be no Twentynine Palms City Council meeting tonight (December 23). The next city council meeting will be Monday, January 12 at 6 p.m. in city hall on Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms.

COUNTY CLARIFIES HOW IT RESPONDS TO LOOSE DOG COMPLAINTS

A resident in the unincorporated Twentynine Palms area told Z107.7 News that he had complained to County Animal Control numerous times for nearly two years about a neighbor’s three loose pit bull dogs, which he found threatening to his young children. The resident did not feel that animal control addressed

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REACH OUT ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY HOURS

In observance of the upcoming holidays, Reach Out Morongo Basin and the Twentynine Palms Senior Center will have limited hours of operation during the holiday season. Though running limited hours, the Senior Nutrition Program at the Senior Center and regular services will be available during the hours of operation. The

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BIRD-WATCHERS WANTED FOR JOSHUA TREE BIRD COUNT THIS SUNDAY

The annual Christmas Bird Count is set for this Sunday. Reporter Taylor Thacker says volunteers are being sought… Birdwatchers are needed to help with the Joshua Tree National Park Christmas Bird Count. On Sunday, December 28, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., people interested in bird-watching should meet at the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms junior varsity and varsity boys soccer team took on the Banning Broncos at home on Friday night. Coach Nathan Niles said the varsity boys played a hard-fought game and lost 2-0. Goalie KJ Morton made over 15 saves, with several at close range. The final score ended

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A SPURNED WOMAN TRASHES CAR OF EX-BOYFRIEND IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Joshua Tree woman who felt spurned by a man she’d been dating took out her anger on his vehicle Tuesday. According to a Sheriff’s report, Marina Montgomery, 33, had been dating a man in the 5900 block of Chia Avenue in Twentynine Palms. When he broke off their relationship,

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD” AT THEATRE 29

This weekend is your last chance to see Theater 29’s final offering of the 2014 season, the hilarious Ken Ludwig farce, “Shakespeare in Hollywood.” Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely shares how you can get tickets… “Shakespeare in Hollywood” it’s not just a play; it’s a play within a movie within a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT SELECTS NEW OFFICERS

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Water District board met for their regular meeting. The board members reelected Sam Moore as president and Chauncey Chambers as vice president. The Water District reported that there were zero main leaks in the month of November. On the Fire Department side, Fire Chief Jim

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STAR PARTY SATURDAY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, December 20. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:30 p.m. and end about 11 p.m. Late December is one of the finest months to observe the night skies. Bring binoculars, telescopes, water, snacks, chairs, and dress

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley Lady Trojan basketball team traveled to Sultana last night and fell by a score of 45-38 in a non league contest. Coach Jess Geeson said Senior Ashley Priest led the team with 11 points, while junior Annika Dendekker and sophomore Taylor Spitz

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NAME OF MARINE KILLED IN ROLLOVER CRASH RELEASED

The County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the Twentynine Palms Marine who was killed in a roll-over crash on Amboy Road Saturday morning. Kirk Gadsby, 25, of Mariposa, was driving a Ford Expedition northbound on Amboy Road east of Twentynine Palms, when he lost control, and the Expedition

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIVES COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION TONIGHT

Twentynine Palms High School will host an informational event on getting financial aid for college. Copper Mountain College’s director of financial aid, Brian Heineman, will be on hand to answer questions about financial aid and funding a college education. Students and their parents are urged to attend the event, set

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD REORGANIZES TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District meets tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says they will bring up both water and fire business… The regular meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District is scheduled for Wednesday, December 17, starting at 6:00 p.m. At this meeting, the Directors will elect officers for the upcoming

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats boys’ basketball team lost a hard-fought battle to San Jacinto High School last night. The final score was 60-53. Coach Michael Schneider said freshman guard D’Shaun Barrett scored a team high of 13 points and Kyle Hope ended up with 11 points.

The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION HOLDS HEARING ON HIGH-DENSITY HOUSING ZONE TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will hold its last regular meeting of the year tonight. It will hold a public hearing on creating a High Density Residential Zone, covering 51 acres. The Commission will also hear an update on the conditions of compliance for Hotel 29 Palms. The Commission meets

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