ONE INJURY IN ROLLOVER CRASH ON LEAR AVENUE

A man suffered moderate injuries yesterday when his truck rolled over following a collision in Twentynine Palms. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, a 2015 Chevy Silverado and a 1998 Nissan Frontier pick-up truck—registered to Steven Finley of Joshua Tree—were both traveling northbound on Lear Avenue about 3:40 p.m. Yost

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81-YEAR-OLD SEVERELY BURNED

A Twentynine Palms woman was flown to a burn hospital with second-degree burns Wednesday morning. According to Fire Captain Robert Marquez, the unidentified 81-year-old woman, who lives in the 6000 block of Morongo Road, spilled hot liquid on both her forearms about 10:15 this morning. The woman was flown to

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SUMMER YOUTH THEATER APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

Applications are now available for the 2015 Theatre 29 summer youth theater program. The program will run Monday through Friday, from July 6 through July 30, with four performances of “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” July 31 and August 1. The program will break into two age groups of 30 students

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LOCAL AUTHORS BOOK SIGNING AT THE 29 PALMS INN SATURDAY

Two local authors will sign their new books at the 29 Palms Inn this Sunday. Reporter Diana Medley has your invitation…

The 29 Palms Inn will hold a book signing for two authors Sunday. Mari Collier of Twentynine Palms and Carmen Mendoza, a graduate of Twentynine Palms High School who

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats tennis team played their first game of the CIF playoffs on Tuesday. The Wildcats hosted the San Bernardino Cardinals for the wildcard round. The Wildcats were defeated 11-7 by the Cardinals. The Wildcats were led by John Lanza, sweeping all three sets.

The Yucca

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council pondered the west Mojave route plan, heard another installment in the budgeting process, considered a potential breach in checks and balances, and tweaked a parking ordinance at its meeting last night. Reporter Dan Stork has details…

A BLM representative explained that the west Mojave route

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TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL PLAY OPENS

The Twentynine Palms Junior High School drama club presents its spring play. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details…

Cindy Ross directs a play by Jen McVetty, “Little Red and Her Riding Hoods,” a motorcycle gang made up of angry stage hands at a local theater. The gang decides they’ve

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ANIMAL ADOPTION DAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

Find your next forever friend at a special animal adoption event in Twentynine Palms Saturday. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to the second annual adoption day…

The Palms-N-Paws Animal Shelter is giving you a chance to save a life by adopting a pet. The shelter will host its second annual

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SIGN UP FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH CLUB SUMMER PROGRAM

Twentynine Palms Youth Club’s summer program sign ups are here. Remember last summer’s field trips, swimming, arts, movies, games, sports, etc.? Well, they have added even more to summer schedule this year. The program runs from June 15 thru August. Daily hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday

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ONE HURT, ONE ARRESTED FOR DUI IN TWENTYNINE PALMS CRASH

A suspected drunk driver was arrested Sunday morning after he crashed into another vehicle in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, Marine Lance Corporal Kevin Jefferson, 22, of First Tanks Battalion on board the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, was driving his 2013 Chevy Cruze northbound on Adobe Road

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BATTLING TWENTYNINE PALMS COUPLE ARRESTED

A Twentynine Palms couple was arrested early Sunday morning, accused of fighting and threatening each other following an argument. According to a Sheriff’s report, Taylor Geiger, 20, and Dillon Geiger, 21, were arguing about 2:30 a.m. at their home in the 6500 block of Gatehill Drive on board the Combat

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT, WE CHECK THE AGENDA

At its next regular meeting, the Twentynine Palms City Council continues its review of next year’s budget, and considers two changes in the development code. Reporter Dan Stork has details…

The Twentynine Palms City Council will start its May 12 meeting with a resolution in support of the Hi-Desert Memorial

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TO REOPEN OASIS VISITOR’S CENTER

Joshua Tree National Park will hold its official re-opening of its Oasis Visitor Center in Twentynine Palms 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16. The festivities will include Native American bird singers and remarks by the park’s superintendent, David Smith. Light refreshments will be served. The visitor center and bookstore moved to

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NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce has a new executive director. Mary Reeves, an 18-year resident of Twentynine Palms, will assume her new position in mid May. For more information, call 760-367-3445.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School boy’s tennis team will host San Bernardino in a CIF-Division 5 wild card playoff round today at 3:00.

The Twentynine Palms High School boys varsity tennis team traveled to the Indian Wells Tennis Gardens for the DeAnza League individual finals Thursday and Friday. The Wildcats

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CHP OFFERS CLASS FOR MATURE DRIVERS

A special class for older drivers is being offered by the local CHP office tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to sign up for the “Drive Smart” class… Morongo Basin Area drivers age 55 and older are invited to attend the upcoming “Age Well, Drive Smart” classes offered by

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SUMMER YOUTH THEATER APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE TODAY

Theater 29’s summer youth theater program applications are available now. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely to let you know how to secure your child’s space in the program… Applications for Theater 29’s summer youth program are now available. The program—which will run Monday through Friday, July 6 through July 30—culminates with

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MORONGO BASIN SHERIFF’S CAPTAIN NAMED DESERT HOT SPRINGS CHIEF

The captain of the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s station will be leaving to become chief of police of the Desert Hot Springs police department. Dale Mondary, who has been with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department for 24 years, said his last day with the Sheriff’s Department will be June 12.

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FORMER SCHOOL BUS DRIVER ORDERED HELD FOR TRIAL

A former school bus driver from Twentynine Palms charged with lewd acts with a child, possession of child pornography, and using a concealed camera was ordered to stand trial after a preliminary hearing Thursday. Managing editor Tami Roleff was in court yesterday, and files this report…

Sheriff’s investigators told of

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LETTER CARRIERS COLLECTING FOOD TOMORROW

On Saturday, May 9, letter carriers across the Morongo Basin will be collecting food for families in need. Collect and bag non-perishable food items like canned meats, soups, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter, and rice. Place the bag of food by your mail box Saturday for your mail carrier

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