TWENTYNINE PALM CHAMBER OFFERS 2015 COMPLIANCE POSTERS

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce reminds merchants to protect their business and livelihood. State and federal law requires that you maintain compliance regarding employment regulations every year. The Chamber of Commerce offers these 2015 California and Federal Employment Compliance materials to help serve you and your business. Orders are

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CONGRESS MOVES TO NAME TWENTYNINE PALMS POST OFFICE FOR LATE MAC DUBE

Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley introduced a bill earlier this year that was passed by the House of Representatives yesterday that would rename the post office in Twentynine Palms as the Colonel M.J. ‘Mac’ Dube United States Marine Corps Post Office Building. Before his death in April, Dube served

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JURY FINDS TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN GUILTY IN MURDER OF LASAHWN LIGHTFOOT

A man accused of shooting a Twentynine Palms man he believed informed on him was found guilty yesterday. On October 18, 2013, LaShawn Lightfoot, 42, went to visit an acquaintance in an apartment complex in the 5800 block of Bagley Avenue. When he arrived, he was ambushed by Torey Simpson,

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THEATRE 29 GALA OPENING NIGHT FRIDAY TO BENEFIT TLC

This Friday is the gala Opening Night for “Shakespeare in Hollywood” at Theatre 29. Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely says the opening night will benefit TLC……… The opening night gala for Theatre 29’s final production of 2014, “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” will be sponsored by Tender Loving Christmas. This comedy farce by

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LIONS CLUB GIVES CLOSING DONATION TO REACH-OUT

Reach Out Morongo Basin was the recipient of a generous donation from the 29 Palms Lions Club in the amount of $5795. Reach Out executive director Robin Schlosser said, “With over 75 years of service to our community the Twentynine Palms Lions Club will be closing its doors and we

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LOCAL POP-PUNK BAND RELEASES NEW ALBUM

Forever Came Calling, a four-piece pop punk band from Twentynine Palms, has released a new album. The new album, “What Matters Most,” marks the band’s first new full-length release in over two years, as well as their second full-length release on Pure Noise Records. Characterized by catchy guitar riffs, powerful

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FOOD FOR LIFE GETS MAJOR DONATION

The Food for Life Ministries has been awarded a $1,000 grant for its ministry. The grant was the result of efforts of June Richardson and the Sodexo Government Services Twentynine Palms Team, who held a fundraiser to help support Food for Life. Since 1999, the Sodexo Foundation has granted more

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SERVICES FRIDAY FOR JESSE JAMES HOWARD JUNIOR

Jessie James Howard Jr. of Twentynine Palms died October 27 of sudden infant death syndrome. He was three months old. Jessie is survived by his parents, Jessie James Howard Senior of Yucca Valley and Melonie Howard of Twentynine Palms. A service will be held at Wiefels and Sons in Yucca

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Free Food for Life meals will be served by Palms Baptist Church Saturday from 3 to 5 at the Little Church of the Desert Community Hall. Volunteers needed for cooking, setting up, serving, and cleaning up for the thanksgiving meal. If you are interested in working at this meal, please

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SKY PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TOMORROW

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, November 15. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:30 p.m. and end with moonrise about midnight. The focus of the star party will be fall constellations, the Silver Dollar galaxy and Helix nebula. Bring binoculars, telescopes,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL GREENLIGHTS HOUSING PROJECT, BOWDEN ACTING CITY MANAGER

Recently, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission unanimously recommended that an environmental impact report be prepared for The Ridge at Twentynine Palms, a 200-unit affordable housing project to be sited on the south edge of the Marine Base, across the fence from Condor Elementary School, before the project be allowed to

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WE ATTEND A FREE ACTING CLASS AT THEATRE 29

Theater 29 has extended its offering of free method acting classes now through December 7 on Sunday evenings at 5:30 p.m. The classes are taught by Desert Theater League award-winner Abe Daniels. Our assignment reporter Rebecca Havely attended last Sunday’s class and offers this review… The classes are offered for

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CROSS-COUNTRY HORESBACK RIDE BENEFITS SEMPER-FI FUND

A combat Marine who served two tours in Iraq is riding horseback from Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, to Camp Pendleton, California, to raise awareness of suicide among military veterans and to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund. Managing editor Tami Roleff puts on her cowgirl boots to tell us

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GRAND OPENING OF TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES TODAY

Twentynine Palms High School will be celebrating the grand opening of its new administrative complex today at 5:00 p.m. Site staff will be conducting a tour of the new facility at that time and highlighting various parts of the modernization that took place during the project. The facility features centralized

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STUDENT BRINGS MARIJUANA COOKIES TO TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

A high-school student was arrested Monday after she was found with marijuana cookies. According to a Sheriff’s report, the 15-year-old girl, who was not identified due to her age, said she found a box of cookies on the Twentynine Palms High School campus. She told the deputy that when she

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NEW MURAL CELBRATES CDPA 20TH ANNIVERSARY

Continuing the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act, a new mural will be dedicated in Twentynine Palms Saturday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation…… Local artists Chuck Caplinger and Art Mortimer have been busy painting a new mural on the Old Schoolhouse museum in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW NIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets one day late because of the Veterans Day holiday. Reporter Dan Stork tells what it will talk about… Following a closed session at 5:15 p.m. to confer on two cases of potential litigation and to talk about recruitment of a City Manager, the Twentynine

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SERVICES SET FOR JOHN HART

John D. Hart, a 32-year-resident of Twentynine Palms, died Wednesday, November 5. He was 73 years old. John Hart is survived by his wife, Linda Hart, daughters Lisa Aldridge and Jennifer Link, and son John Hart, all of Twentynine Palms; and two grandchildren. He was the owner/operator and “Bug Man”

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HOUSE FOR VETERAN TO BE BUILT IN THREE DAYS THIS WEEKEND

Join the Fuller Center as they build a house for a military veteran and his family in Twentynine Palms in three days. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 7 a.m. Friday, November 14, with construction beginning at 8 a.m. The home blessing and dedication will be held at 4

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DESERT SKY DINNER THIS SATURDAY MARKS CDPA 2OTH

Dinner and dancing this Saturday will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation… Join the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce and Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act.

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