TICKETS SELLING FAST FOR “YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN” AT THEATRE 29

The hilarious production of “Young Frankenstein” is setting records at Theatre 29. Reporter Caitlin Logan explains that even if the website says sold out, you may still be able to get in… Tickets are selling fast for Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein,” as directed by Gary Daigneault. The theatre has overflow

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBER; TABLES RATE INCREASE ACTION

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Water District met in a special meeting to discuss raising water rates. After much discussion, a conclusion was not reached and the action on raising rates was tabled until the next meeting in November. The Directors want to find the cheapest increase that will still

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TOP PIONEER DAYS PARADE SCHOOL FLOAT ANNOUNCED

For Pioneer Days this year, the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce invited schools to take part in the Pioneer Days Parade Float Challenge. The competition was suggested by a teacher to encourage schools to participate and compete in a contest which would team parents, students, and teachers in the task

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL INTERACT CLUB BUSY WITH COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Interact Club is upholding a proud tradition of community service. ROP broadcasting student Sharon Squyres tells of some of their activities… The Twentynine Palms High School helps your community through the Interact Club. Some of our projects include canned food drives, community clean sweeps, and

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BLOOD DRIVE AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive tomorrow, Friday, October 24, at Twentynine Palms High School, from 7 to 3. Donors must be at last 15 years old to give blood, and those aged 15 or 16 must have signed parental consent forms, available from any donor center.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL

Twentynine Palms High School is getting ready for their softball season. ROP Broadcast student Latasia Benavente has details… Twentynine Palms Ladycat softball team starts their pre-season in December, and league in February. Last year, the Ladycats went 6-9 in league and 10-13 overall. They had eight seniors graduate last year

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT MEETS: RATE INCREASES THIS AFTERNOON, WATER & FIRE TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District will discuss raising their water rates this afternoon, then meet on water and fire business tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker checks the agendas… The Twentynine Palms Water District will have a special meeting on Wednesday, October 22, starting at 4:00 p.m. The Board members will have

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY OFFERING PROGRAMS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES

The Twentynine Palms Library has begun their Toddler Boot Camp Thursday mornings starting tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. This five-week session is open to children one to three years of age. This program is designed for the more active toddler. Pre-school Story time also begins at the Twentynine Palms Library tomorrow.

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MAN ARRESTED AFTER FILLING A HOME WITH GAS WITH CHILDREN INSIDE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Friday morning accused of endangering a one-year-old child. According to a Sheriff’s report, a family member found Stephen Tumlinson, 46, of the 6000 block of Chia Avenue, passed out Thursday night with the stove burners turned on to let gas fill the home. Friday

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MAN TRIES TO BURN OUT SNAKE IN YARD IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Many of us can sympathize with the Twentynine Palms resident who went to drastic measures yesterday to rid his yard of a snake he thought he saw under a bush. An unidentified man in the 6300 block of Cahuilla Avenue told Sheriff’s deputies he decided to burn it out. The

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TWENTYINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Friday after a neighbor saw him pull a woman down some steps, injuring her. According to a Sheriff’s report, Steve O’Donoghue, 44, of the 72200 block of Joshua Road, was arguing with a woman, with pounding and yelling, about 4:30 Friday afternoon and a

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MAN ARRESTED WEARING ITEMS STOLEN IN A CAR BURGLARY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday morning, accused of burglarizing a car. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman left her car in the parking lot of a bar in Twentynine Palms Friday night. When she returned about 11 a.m. Saturday morning, she discovered someone had broken the rear

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TWENTYINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY OFFERS YOUNG HISTORIANS PROGRAM

A new program sponsored by the Twentynine Palms Historical Society is designed to teach local young people. Reporter Taylor Thacker has more on the Young Historians… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society is pleased to announce a program to encourage the youth of Twentynine Palms to become more familiar with our

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TWENTYINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS, A FIX FOR RV PARKS

Almost 20 years ago, Twentynine Palms allowed a local business to convert from an RV resort to a mobile home park. Reporter Dan Stork says that tonight the Planning Commission will get around to fixing up zoning rules to match that change… At its October 21 meeting, the Twentynine Palms

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REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN LOOKING FOR THOSE NEEDING HELP

Reach Out Morongo basin is partnering with Marine volunteers to help local residents in need. Reporter Caitlin Logan says they are looking for those who could use the assistance… Reach Out Morongo Basin is seeking senior and disabled persons needing home repairs or yard work for upcoming service projects coordinated

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION FRIDAY

The third Monday of October 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, October

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PIONEER DAYS ROAD CLOSURES TOMORROW MORNING

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce is holding the 2014 Pioneer Days Parade on October 18, at 10:00 a.m. State Route 62 (Hwy 62) will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. between Oasis Avenue and National Park Drive. Commuter traveling east will be diverted via Oasis Avenue, left

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STAR PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TOMORROW

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, October 18. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 6:45 p.m. and end about 2:00 a.m. The focus of the star party will be large spiral galaxies and brilliant globular clusters. Bring binoculars, telescopes, water, snacks, chairs,

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LEGO CHALLENGE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SUNDAY

How creative can you get with Lego bricks? Reporter Caitlin Logan says you can show your stuff off during Pioneer Days in Twentynine Palms… As part of this year’s Pioneer Day celebration in Twentynine Palms, there will be a Lego design challenge, at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 19, in

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FAMILY OF WOMAN KILLED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS RAISING BURIAL FUNDS

The family of a woman killed in Twentynine Palms is trying to raise funds. Agnes Quitano, 19, who graduated from High School in Guam in 2013, was six months pregnant when she was killed in Twentynine Palms Thursday evening, October 9. The fetus also did not survive. “We lost them

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