SKY’S THE LIMIT HOSTS STAR PARTY SATURDAY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, April 25. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:30 p.m. and end about 12:30 a.m. The first quarter moon and Jupiter will be visible with great detail, along with several colorful double and multiple stars. Bring

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ACCUSED MURDERER PLEADS NOT GUILTY YESTERDAY

Accused murderer Christopher Lee was in court again yesterday, pleading not guilty to charges that he killed his lover, 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms last June. Lee was formally arraigned on the murder charges three weeks ago, and yesterday’s court appearance was a formality for him to plead not

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SPONSORS CITY-WIDE CLEAN UP FOR EARTH DAY

The City of Twentynine Palms is sponsoring a clean-up day tomorrow, April 25, in honor of Earth Day. Reporter Diana Medley invites you to be a part of the event… Area residents and business owners are invited to spruce up Twentynine Palms by cleaning trash and debris from their yards

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING ROOMMATE’S WALLET

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Tuesday after her roommate accused her of stealing her wallet. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim, who lives in the 71500 block of Chiverton Lane, left her purse on the back of her bedroom door when she went to bed Monday night. When

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STAR PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT SATURDAY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, April 25. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:30 p.m. and end about 12:30 a.m. The first quarter moon and Jupiter will be visible with great detail, along with several colorful double and multiple stars. Bring

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THEATRE 29 PLANS SUMMER YOUTH THEATER PROGRAM

Theater 29 is offering a month-long summer youth theater program, culminating in four performances of the musical “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has more details… The summer youth program at Theater 29 will cover all aspects of live theater, including performing, costumes, make-up, set design, building and painting,

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STATE WATER CONSERVATION EFFORTS AFFECT LOCAL WATER DISTRICTS

Monday’s ruling by the State 4th District Court of Appeals, which ruled that it is unconstitutional to charge customers more for high water usage—unless the cost is directly tied to the cost of delivering that water—is being closely watched by water districts in the Morongo Basin. So far, that ruling

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EARTH DAY EXTRAVAGANZA ON BOARD THE COMBAT CENTER TOMORROW

The Combat Center will hold an Earth Day Extravaganza tomorrow at the Lincoln Military Housing Athletic Field, for those who have base access. The event is scheduled to start at 4:30 and will include Earth Day-related activities, such as information booths, music, food, games, and bounce houses.

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT AGENDA

The Twentynine Palms Water District will also meet tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker joins us with an overview on what’s on the agenda… The Twentynine Palms Water District is scheduled to have their regular meeting on Wednesday, April 22nd, starting at 6:00pm. At this meeting, the Board will have a public

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EXPECT NOISE FROM MARINE BASE AS EXPLOSIVE ORDINANCE IS DISPOSED

They call it the sound of freedom. Residents around the Morongo Basin can expect some louder-than-usual noise Wednesday, April 22, as Marines training in explosive ordnance disposal will detonate bombs and other explosive devices. Ammunition technician Marines will be taking part in their annual Emergency Destruction Training on board the

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SMALL ELECTRICAL FIRE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twentynine Palms firefighters made quick work of a fire at a Southern California Edison substation yesterday afternoon. According to Fire Captain Robert Marquez, just before 6:30 p.m, a malfunction ignited a transformer at the substation located on the highway at Hendys Road, on the west end of Twentynine Palms. SoCal

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FUN WEEKEND AT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will have an exciting, fun weekend. This Saturday, April 25, there will be a parking lot sale at 6250 Mesquite Springs Road in the Church parking lot from 9 a.m. till noon. A variety of merchandise will be on sale. All the proceeds

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK CELEBRATES NATIONAL PARK WEEK

This is National Park Week and Joshua Tree National Park is celebrating. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to participate… Join Joshua Tree National Park in celebrating National Park Week, this April 18-26, with special celebrations for kids on National Junior Ranger Day, April 25. Visit Joshua Tree National Park

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FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN MORONGO BASIN

The third Monday of April is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, April

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FREE ADMISSION TO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

National Park Week starts today, Saturday, April 18, and entrance into Joshua Tree National Park will be free today and tomorrow. The theme of National Park Week is “Find Your Park”, and the public is invited to share their experiences, feelings, or sense of American pride about their parks at

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WILDLIFE AND PETS IN THE NATIONAL PARK

In other national park news, Here’s Park Ranger Pam Tripp sharing concerns about taking your pet inot the national park…

Imagine hiking a beautiful mountain in Joshua Tree National Park, and while taking in the scenery, you spot them. Big Horn Sheep. There is a herd nearby and you watch

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“WAIT UNTIL DARK” CONTINUES ITS RUN AT THEATRE 29

The Mystery Thriller “Wait Until Dark” opened last weekend at Theater 29. Set in 1960 Greenwich Village, New York this haunting tale follows three ex-con men on a desperate search for a drug filled doll that leads them to the apartment of a young blind woman oblivious to the dangers

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, April 18. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:15 p.m. and end about 1 a.m. Several bright pairs of galaxies in the Virgo supercluster are among the most eye-catching. Sky-gazers will also be able to see

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TWENTYNINE PALMS POST OFFICE DEDICATED TO MAC DUBE THIS MORNING

The Twentynine Palms post office is being dedicated today as the Colonel M.J. “Mac” Dube USMC Post Office Building. Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley will speak at the official dedication ceremony this morning. Before his death last April, Dube served as a Marine for 38 years—earning four Purple Hearts,

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The Food for Life meal tomorrow will be hosted by Palms Baptist Church. From 3 to 5 p.m., the meal will be served at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms. They will be serving ham, vegetables, fresh fruit salad and dessert.