AUDITIONS FOR COMEDIC MUSICAL AT THEATRE 29 TONIGHT

Open Auditions will be held tonight for the next offering of Theatre 29. The unfinished Dicken’s based musical, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” will be solved by the audience in a fascinating theatrical twist. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the try-out instructions and details… Theatre 29 open auditions for the comedic

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29 PALMS ART GALLERY MEMBERS SHOW WINNERS NAMED

The Twentynine Palms Art Gallery announced the winners of its judged members’ show Sunday, April 12. Winning first place in photography was Bill Dahl for his photo “Covington Flats.” First place in painting went to Esther Shaw for her painting “Smoke Tree.” Mark Spangenberg won first place in works on

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REPORT

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan Baseball Teams recorded wins in Twentynine Palms Friday. Varsity won with the final score 5-3.

The Yucca Valley junior varsity baseball team won by the score of 8-4 behind solid pitching of sophomore Broc Wilkinson..

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK NEEDS WEED PULLERS TOMORROW

The Joshua Tree National Park vegetation crew is seeking volunteers for one more session to help with the control of the invasive Sahara mustard plant. Reporter Dan Stork says weed pullers are needed tomorrow… The non-native weed Sahara mustard is invading Joshua Tree National Park and surrounding communities. It has

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL IN WORKSHOP AND CLOSED SESSION TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms City Council will meet in a workshop and then closed session tomorrow. The workshop session at 12 noon at city hall will focus on strategic planning for the city. The closed session immediately after will be an evaluation of City Manger Frank Luckino. Any actions taken during

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TOMORROW

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, April 11. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8 p.m. and end about 12:30 a.m. The Orion nebula is setting in the west and the fantastic field of nebulae between Leo and Virgo highlights some of

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AUDITIONS FOR COMEDIC MUSICAL AT THEATRE 29 MONDAY

Theatre 29 announces open auditions for the comedic musical, who-done-it “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” Monday, April 13, at 6:30 p.m. Director Charles Harvey is looking to cast several roles. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the cast of characters …

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” characters are all part of an

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FREE MEAL SERVED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food for Life will serve a free meal tomorrow. The meal will be served from 3 to 5 p.m. at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms. They will be serving spaghetti, salad, and dessert.

LOCAL WATER USAGE VARIATIONS COMPARED

Figures released by the state water board on April 7 show that the state as a whole did not get a good head start on the Governor’s call for a 25 percent water reduction. Californians reduced per capita use by 2.8 percent in February of this year, compared to the

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THREE ARRESTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, STOLEN TRUCK RECOVERED

Three Twentynine Palms residents were arrested and a recovered stolen truck Wednesday. According to a Sheriff’s press release, Clay Lambert, 63, of Joshua Tree, reported his white Nissan pickup truck stolen in March. On Tuesday, April 7, Sheriff’s deputies went to a home in the 74400 block of Sunset in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CUB SCOUT PACK BEING STARTED

A meeting of parents interested in Cub Scouting for their sons aged 5 to 10 is being held Tuesday, April 14, at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Hall of Little Church of the Desert in Twentynine Palms. Local Scoutmaster Brad White-Fendeisen said Cub Scouting in Twentynine Palms has been limited

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DEADLINE APPROACHING TO APPLY YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS

The deadline is coming up to apply for the Joshua Tree National Park Youth Conservation Corps. ROP Broadcast student Kayla Stegall tells you where to get applications… Summer is sneaking up and you’re looking for a job. Well, I have news for you; Joshua Tree National Park is now recruiting

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“LIVING ON THE DESERT’S EDGE” LECTURE TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society’s Second Friday Lecture Series continues on Friday, April 10, starting at 7:00 p.m. This lecture’s topic is about “Living on the Desert’s Edge,” where biologist and weekly columnist Jim Cornett will talk about his 12 years of experience in the desert and his many wildlife

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WINE AND CHEESE SOCIAL BENEFITS TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

A Wine and Cheese social Saturday will benefit the Twentynine Palms Historical Society. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has your invitation… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society invites members and non-members to their second annual Desert Chic Wine and Cheese Social to be hosted on Saturday, April 11, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Yesterday, the Twentynine Palms High School swim team traveled to Desert Hot Springs High School for their second league meet of the season. The boys’ team won with a score of 110 to 54. This makes the boys team 1-1 in league and 3-2 overall. The Wildcat girls remained undefeated

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HUMAN BONES FOUND IN THE DESERT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Human bones were found in the desert in Twentynine Palms Monday morning. According to Sheriff officials, the bones were spotted in the desert just east of Kern Boulevard, north of Highway 62, by a resident who was driving to work about 9 a.m. Officials say the bones appear to be

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats boys’ varsity tennis team hosted Yucca Valley Monday in conference play. The Wildcats came away with the victory 14-4. Coach William Shay said the Wildcats were led by John Lanza, sweeping all three of his sets, and Sam Choi and Jarod Burks, each winning

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN HELD FOR SUSPECTED DRUG SALES

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Thursday morning accused of possessing drugs for sale. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy attempted to stop Charles Perez, 25, riding his bicycle near Tamarisk Avenue and 29 Palms Highway about 2 a.m. in Twentynine Palms. Perez fled from deputies, but was

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WE REVIEW “13 A NEW MUSICAL” AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

Last Friday night, the Twentynine Palms High School drama department opened “13, A New Musical.” Reporter Rebecca Havely was there and offers this review… When I heard the words “a new musical” in the show title, “13, A New Musical,” a show written just for teens, I must admit my

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ART EXHIBITS IN MORONGO VALLEY, JOSHUA TREE, AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

A new exhibit by a former Joshua Tree National Park artist-in-residence is now on display at the park’s visitor center in Joshua Tree. Olivia Parkes was artist-in-residence at Joshua Tree National Park in March-April 2014. This spring, she returned to Joshua Tree for a residency at BoxoHouse, where she expanded

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