A FATAL CAR VERSUS PEDESTRIAN CRASH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS LAST NIGHT

A Twentynine Palms woman was killed last night when she was struck by a car as she was crossing Highway 62 in Twentynine Palms. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matthew Yost, Agnes Quitano, 19, was crossing Highway 62 near Mission Avenue in the middle of the block about 6:45 p.m. when

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL FORUM, PART 1 OF 2

The six candidates for three seats on the Twentynine Palms City Council participated in a forum sponsored by z107.7 News at Theatre 29 on Thursday evening. A full house heard 2-minute opening and closing statements from each candidate, and 1-minute responses to 12 questions posed by moderator Gary Daigneault. Reporter

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD HEARS DISAGREEMENT OVER NEW RULES

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board of Trustees met last night in what became a very heated discussion over of new rules on what can and cannot be placed on grave sites. Residents present all spoke against the policies regarding the color of rocks, number and height of items placed, and

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ONE ARRESTED AFTER THREATS AT BLACK ROCK HIGH SCHOOL

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday after he threatened to shoot up a school and threatened teachers. According to a Sheriff’s press release, deputies were notified about noon Wednesday that Matthew Ross, 18, a student at Black Rock High School, located in the 59200 block of Sunnyslope Drive in

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MAN INJURED IN SKATEBOARD-VERSUS-TRUCK IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A 23-year-old man was injured Wednesday afternoon when he collided with a vehicle while on his skateboard in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, the driver of a gray Chevy pick-up truck was traveling north on Bagley Avenue about 12:15 when the man, who was not identified, attempted to

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YOU MAY HEAR A MAJOR EXERCISE ABORD THE MARINE BASE TOMORROW

Residents at the Combat Center and surrounding areas will hear a lot of noise and activity Friday, October 10, as Marines practice a non-combatant evacuation operation exercise. Marines will simulate the evacuation of civilians from a potentially hostile area from 4 to 10 p.m. tomorrow. Helicopter and tilt-rotor flights will

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WE REVIEW ”YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN” AT THEATRE 29

The townspeople of Transylvania Heights watch as the Monster (Curtis Mohn) professes his love for Elizabeth (Char Childs) in Theatre 29’s current production of the hilarious “Young Frankenstein”. From Left, Gabrielle Timbrook, Anna Dean, Amanda Winters, Cyrus Short, Childs and Mohn, Graham Cooley, Pamela Crane. (Charles Harvey Photo).

“Young

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STATE ASSEMBLY CANDIDATE DEBATE ON Z107.7 TOMORROW

The candidates for state assembly will be on the Z107.7 “Up Close” show tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says this will be the only time the two will face off… The two candidates for California’s 42nd Assembly District, Republican Chad Mayes of Yucca Valley, and Democrat Karalee Hargrove, of Twentynine

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OLD SCHOOLHOUSE LECTURE ON BONITA DOME HOMES

Join artist and craftsman Gabe Wendling at the Twentynine Palms Historical Society’s next Second Friday lecture. Wendling will speak on the history of building dome homes from ancient times to right now in Joshua Tree, where he created the Bonita Dome. The lecture will be held 7 p.m. October 10

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BOOK SALE SATURDAY AT BLESSED SACRAMENT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Blessed Sacrament Church in Twentynine Palms is having a Bag Book Sale on Saturday, October 11 from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There are hundreds of great books for children of all ages, plus activities for the classroom. Books are $5 a bag. All proceeds go to the Church. Blessed

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CD RELEASE AT THE 29 PALMS INN TOMORROW

A special musical event at the 29 Palms Inn Friday will celebrate the release of a new CD. Reporter Taylor Thacker says come out and hear the Soul Pattern Project… Independently produced and distributed Soul Pattern Project will play live at the Historic 29 Palms Inn as part of their

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN CITED FOR STEALING TOILET PAPER

And from the really?? file…

A Yucca Valley woman was cited at the Tortoise Rock Casino for stealing … toilet paper. According to a Sheriff’s report, Rebecca Judson, 32, went to the casino Sunday morning to gamble. While there, she went into the restroom, where, the report states, “she realized

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DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR MILITARY FAMILY TO APPLY FOR A HOME

The deadline for military veterans to apply for a new home in Twentynine Palms is October 15. The home is a project of the non-profit organization Desert Communities Fuller Center for Housing, and will be built by professional contractors and volunteers in two days in November. The home will carry

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board would like to remind everyone of the rules regarding their loved one’s graves at the Twentynine Palms Public Cemetery. Some of the rules restrict the number of and height of items on graves. Only the plain white rock provided by the cemetery is permitted. The

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Z107.7 TO HOST TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL FORUM THURSDAY

Z107.7 News will host a Twentynine Palms City Council candidates’ forum at Theatre 29, at 73637 Sullivan Road in Twentynine Palms, on Thursday, October 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. There is no charge. All six of the City Council candidates have been contacted and have indicated they will be

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PIONEER DAYS LITTLE MISS AND MASTER CONTESTANTS SOUGHT

Three- to five-year-olds are being sought to compete in this year’s Twentynine Palms Pioneer Little Miss and Master contest. Reporter Caitlin Logan tells you how to sign them up… Do you think your son or daughter has what it takes to be this year’s Pioneer Days Little Miss or Master?

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL MELODRAMA OPENS FRIDAY

Twentynine Palms High School Theatre students will open a melodrama for a two-week run this Friday. ROP broadcast student Kylie Robinson tells you how to get tickets… The Twentynine Palms High school International Thespian Society will be putting on their first production of the school year. The Pony Expresso, a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION: LITIGATION AND TRAILS TONIGHT

A case of litigation and community trails will be under consideration by the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission. Dan Stork reports what can be gleaned from the published agenda… The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will start its October meeting in closed session at 5 p.m., to discuss an unspecified anticipated litigation.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ volleyball and tennis teams will host Desert Mirage High School at home. Tennis starts at 3:15; volleyball at 4:30.

MARGARET KENNY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS HAS PASSED AWAY

Margaret Kenney, a 75-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died October 3. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Kenney; her sons, Eugene Kenney and John “Tim” Kenny; her brothers, Jack, Reilly, Mike Flynn and Betty Wilson. She is survived by her granddaughters Eilene Waters of Kingman, Arizona, Megan

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