TWENTYNINE PALMS ELKS HOOP SHOOT CONTEST SUNDAY

The Twentynine Palms competition for the annual Elks National Free Throw Shooting contest for youngsters age 8 through 13 will be held at the Twentynine Palms Junior High School gym this Sunday, December 14, at 12:30. Over three million youngsters from throughout the country entered last year’s competition for boys

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A LECTURE ON MINING IN THE DESERT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS FRIDAY EVENING

The Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park, in partnership with the Twentynine Palms Historical Society, is presenting another great lecture in their Old Schoolhouse lecture series. This one is on the history of mining in the region. Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… Did you know that there

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REACH-OUT HOLIDAY BRUNCH VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION DAY SATURDAY

Reach Out Morongo Basin will be hosting its annual holiday brunch and volunteer appreciation day this Saturday, December 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center on Adobe Road, across from fire station. With the year rapidly coming to a close, Reach Out would like

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GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP MENS’ FELLOWSHIP TONIGHT

Gospel Fellowship in Twentynine Palms offers a men’s fellowship at 7 p.m. every second Thursday. The fellowship includes speakers who discuss men’s issues. The church is located at 5898 Adobe Road.

AN ARREST AFTER SHOTS ARE FIRED ABOARD THE TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE

A Twentynine Palms man is celebrating his birthday today in jail, following his arrest early Sunday morning aboard the Marine Base. Mark Blake, 31, today, is accused of felony spouse abuse after he pointed a gun at his wife and shot into the ceiling of a home in the 7100

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A CONTENTIOUS CHANGING OF THE GUARD FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL

A contentious city council meeting last night. The only Twentynine Palms City Council meeting this month was expected to be strictly celebratory and ceremonial, with fond goodbyes to departing members and hearty welcomes to newcomers. Reporter Dan Stork says it didn’t turn out that way, exactly… Before John Cole, McArthur

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ANNUAL TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL WINTER CONCERT TONIGHT

The talented music program at Twentynine Palms High School will give their winter concert tomorrow evening. Entertainment Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… The music department at Twentynine Palms High School offers their annual winter concert. Under the direction of Mr. Mays, the choir students take the stage offering festive

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JUVENILES, GAS, AND FIRE ADD UP TO DANGER IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twentynine Palms fire fighters had to counsel some juveniles Saturday about the dangers of using gasoline on fires. According to a Sheriff’s report, some children, about 7 or 8 years old, decided to roast some marshmallows about 8 p.m. Saturday, and tried to start a fire using wood logs and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL SWEARS IN MEMBERS TONIGHT

This week’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council is short on decision opportunities, and long on ceremony and presentations. Reporter Dan Stork summarizes the agenda… The December 9 meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council starts off with one presentation on the Nature Bridge program at Joshua Tree National

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP RESCHEDULED

The financial aid informational seminar originally scheduled for tonight at Twentynine Palms High School has been changed to next week. Students and their parents are urged to attend the event, set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 17, in the Twentynine Palms High School multi-purpose room. Copper Mountain College’s director of

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WINNERS NAMED FOR JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART SHOW

The Joshua Tree National Park Art Show held its opening reception Friday night in which the winners of the 2014 juried art show were announced. Artist of Distinction: Chuck Caplinger, Twentynine Palms, oil on canvas; Artist-in-Residence Award: Claudia Bucher, Los Angeles, digital art; Superintendent’s Award: Howard Spector, South Pasadena, photograph,

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THEATRE 29 OFFERS 2015 SEASON TICKETS

Theatre 29 is now offering 2015 season tickets. With seven fully produced, high quality productions planned, season tickets are a bargain. Patrons who go to every show at regular price would pay $84 over the course of a year; season tickets are available now for $68, a savings of $16.

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SCHOOL DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETS THURSDAY

The School District Advisory Committee, which includes MUSD staff, parents, community members and any interested parties that would like to attend, will be meeting on Thursday, December 11, at 5:15pm at the Morongo Unified School District Conference Room at 5715 Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, California, to discuss the Local

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MILITARY INVITED TO FIRST TPHS HOME BASKETBALL GAME TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms High School Basketball team wants to honor area military at their first home game tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has your invitation…

To celebrate Twentynine Palms High School Boys Basketball’s first home game of the season against Citrus Valley on tomorrow, December 9, Twentynine Palms High School invites

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ basketball team will host Palm Desert High School at home.

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat boys’ basketball will host Citrus Valley High School at home. The Lady ’Cats will be in the second day of the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT FEDERAL LOBBYIST MONDAY

The Twentynine Palms City Council will hold a special, closed session meeting on Monday December 8 at 2 p.m., to discuss a contract for a federal lobbyist.

CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE AT UNITED METHODIST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The Women of the United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms on Mesquite Springs Road will be holding their Christmas Boutique on Saturday, December 6. The doors will open at 9 until 1. You’ll find handmade items, gently used items, Christmas decorations, cookies of all varieties, wreaths, and crafters’ tables. Come

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SERVICES SET FOR BARBARA BRINK OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

Barbara Brink, a 50-year-resident of Twentynine Palms, died November 27. She was 77 years old. Barbara Brink was a school bus driver with Laidlaw for 22 years. A service will be held at Palms Baptist Church, 5285 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms, on December 13 at 11 a.m. In lieu

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ONE ARREST AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Tuesday evening after his girlfriend said he hit her. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 6 p.m., Rocky Duarte, 30, went to his girlfriend’s home in the 6500 block of Mesquite Springs Road in violation of a restraining order and hit his girlfriend and

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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ART FEATURED AT GLASS OUTHOUSE GALLERY

Students from Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms High Schools will hold an exhibit of their art at the Glass Outhouse Gallery in Twentynine Palms. The opening reception is from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, December 6. Refreshments will be served. The show will run for one week only, from December

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