HUMAN REMAINS FOUND IN DESERT AT LEAST A YEAR OLD

Human skeletal remains were found Wednesday near the desert community of Newberry Springs. The Sheriff’s Department says an off-roader in the open desert near Silver Valley Road and Bon View Avenue found the remains. The remains were not immediately identified, and it was unclear how they came to the location,

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of July 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, July

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AUDITIONS FOR “YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN” AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 announces auditions for the musical “Young Frankenstein,” written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, with music and lyrics by Mel Brooks. “Young Frankenstein” utilizes an ensemble cast of characters ranging in age from mid-20s through mid-50s. All parts are open and available and all actors are encouraged to

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LAST WEEKEND FOR “A DOLL’S HOUSE”, TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE

This is the final weekend for the riveting drama, “A Doll’s House” at Theatre 29. Reporter Taylor Thacker says tickets are still available……. Regular tickets are now available for the fourth production of the Theatre 29 season, the classic “A Doll’s House”, a gripping drama from a true master, Henrik

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CAR WASH SATURDAY TO BENEFIT HOMELESS VETERANS

Vets Cruisin’ for a Cause will hold a carwash Saturday, July 19, to raise funds for food, shelter, and health care for homeless veterans. 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

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WITNESS COMES FORWARD, WARRANTS SERVED IN CORWIN INVESTIGATION

A Twentynine Palms man claims to have seen Erin Corwin on the day of her disappearance. Corwin, a 20-year old pregnant Twentynine Palms woman, has been the object of an extensive search since she was reported missing on June 29, one day after she left her home aboard the Marine

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29 PALMS MAN SUSPECTED OF NUMEROUS “DOOR-KICK” BURGLARIES

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man who is suspected to be responsible for up to 20 residential burglaries. Deputy Scott Andrews said during the past month, multiple “door kick” style residential burglaries and attempted burglaries have occurred within the City of Twentynine Palms. The suspect would kick open the front

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PACIFIC RIM PLAYING AT “MOVIES IN THE PARK” IN 29 PALMS TONIGHT

The “Movies in the Park” series continues tonight at Luckie Park in 29 Palms. Reporter Taylor Thacker says grab a blanket or a lawn chair for the outside showing of “Pacific Rim”…….

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department continues their free event, “Movies in Luckie Park,” with Pacific Rim

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “A DOLL’S HOUSE” AT THEATRE 29

The riveting drama, “A Doll’s House”, directed by Kurt Schauppner, will have its final performances this weekend at Theatre 29. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get tickets……

Regular tickets are now available for the fourth production of the Theatre 29 season, the classic “A Doll’s House,” a

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DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR HOMELESS VETERANS IN THE MORONGO BASIN

There are many homeless veterans in the Morongo Basin who are lacking the necessities to keep warm and fed. A new organization, Vets Cruzin for a Cause, is collecting jackets, blankets, and food to distribute to these homeless vets. If you have old jackets, blankets, and food you can spare,

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WITNESS CLAIMS TO HAVE SEEN ERIN CORWIN

A Twentynine Palms man claims to have seen Erin Corwin on the day of her disappearance. Corwin, a 20-year old pregnant Twentynine Palms woman, has been the object of an extensive search since she was reported missing on June 29, one day after she left her home aboard the Marine

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MORONGO BASIN HORSEMAN’S ASSOCIATION GYMKHANA THIS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Horsemen’s Association will hold a Gymkhana Saturday in Twentynine Palms. The event will feature events on horseback such as cloverleaf barrels, pole bending, cat’s cradle, flag race, and a mystery horsemanship drill. The public is invited to attend. Registration begins at 5 p.m., with the games starting

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION CONSIDERS VACATION HOME RENTALS

After quickly agreeing to recommend to the City Council that it consider amending the city code to allow permanent ambulance staging areas in commercial zones, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission devoted its July 15 meeting to a workshop on vacation home rentals. Reporter Dan Stork reports that that work is

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ANIMAL MAGIC AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Library invites children of all ages to travel back to the dinosaur days with their summer reading program. The performance for children this week is John Abrams animal magic show, the only magic show with live exotic pets in all of Southern California. John doesn’t just show

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party this Saturday, July 19 starting at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:00 p.m. and ending about midnight. Observers will be able to focus telescopes on the Needle Galaxy, the Sagittarius and Hercules Clusters, and the four great nebulae near the heart of

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TWO WEEKS: NO SIGN OF CORWIN, ABANDONED MINES BEING SEARCHED

More than two weeks after she disappeared, there’s still no sign of a pregnant Twentynine Palms woman, The County Sheriff says search teams have combed 200 square miles of remote desert. Erin Corwin, who turns 20 today, the wife of a Marine, was last seen June 28 at her home

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MORONGO BASIN MAC CALLS FOR CITIZEN INPUT

Commercial solar energy development was an inescapable subject at the July meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council yesterday. Reporter Dan Stork reports that it came up in discussions of Land Use Services, the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, and a proposed scenic highway designation… San Bernardino County Planning

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN HELD AFTER PUNCHING HER BOYFRIEND

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Sunday, accused of punching her boyfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Britney Shackleford, 21, was arguing with her boyfriend when she hit him in the face multiple times with closed fists. Her boyfriend sustained minor injuries to his face and eyes. Britney Shackleford was

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WOMAN ARRESTED, SUSPECTED OF STEAING HER FATHER’S CAR

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Sunday, accused of stealing her father’s car. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 5100 block of Pearl Springs Avenue in Twentynine Palms went out of town for the weekend and left his car keys locked in his bedroom. The Sheriff’s report

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION WORKSHOP SESSION ON VACATION HOME RENTALS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission gets down to the nitty-gritty details of vacation home rentals tonight. Reporter Dan Stork says that will come after discussion of a code change regarding ambulance services… Following the introduction of new Development Director Jim Hamilton at the July 15 meeting of the Twentynine Palms

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