GUITAR CLUB STARTS UP AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

A new guitar club has been formed on the Twentynine Palms High School campus. Co-founder and ROP broadcast student Colby Thomas accompanies himself with the details… Twentynine Palms High School has been offering a Guitar Club as of this year. The Guitar Club gives students a chance to practice as

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The local Twentynine Palms Recreation basketball All-Stars were named “Kings of the IE” at Beaumont youth basketball tournament. Spokesman Ricky Shadowens said the eighth grade boys’ team battled back after a loss to find themselves in the championship game, but came up short and came in second place. The third

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VA ON THE MOVE MOBILE VET CENTER IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

VA on the Move, a mobile vet center from the Department of Veterans Affairs, is coming to Twentynine Palms. Reporter Dan Stork tells where and when, and what services will be offered… On Tuesday, March 24, a Veterans Administration van will be parked in front of City Hall, 6136 Adobe

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DISABLED AMERICAN VETS MOBILE SERVICE OFFICE IN 29 PALMS TOMORROW

The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be in Twentynine Palms tomorrow. Service Officers will advise and assist veterans with any and all questions about rights, benefits, and claims. This service is free of charge, even without a membership to DAV. The DAV Mobile Service Office program will be

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HILLTOPPERS GRAND PRIX MOTORCYCLE RACES IN 29 PALMS THIS WEEKEND

An influx of off-road motorcycle racers and their families and fans into the Twentynine Palms area this week. The 41st annual Hilltopper Motorcycle Club Grand Prix will be held this Saturday and Sunday. ROP Broadcast student Alena Hanschild has details and ticket information… American Motorcycle Association and Hilltoppers Motorcycle Club

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BLOOD DRIVE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, March 24, at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms, from 2 to 6 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers donors free cholesterol screening and a mini physical with every blood donation. Those

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SUCCESSFUL “DESERT SOL” CONCERT HELP LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

After a successful concert March 19, the Desert Sõl Band would like to thank the community for their support. Band members said over 125 people filled the Twentynine Palms Elk’s Lodge to listen to the performance. Desert Sõl features a full horn section creating a big band sound. With the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORE AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms Wildcats boys’ tennis team defeated Shadow Hills High School at home Friday, 13 to 5, in their first conference match of the season. Coach William Shay said the Wildcats were led by singles players Jarod Burkes, John Lanza, and Sam Choi, each sweeping all three sets. In

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MARINE DOING SPEEDING BIKE WHEELIES UP ADOBE ROAD CITED

Twentynine Palms deputies arrested a reckless motorcycle rider who was speeding and doing wheelies Wednesday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy spotted Corporal Zachary Coffinger, 24, a Marine with Third Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, about 12:18 p.m. doing wheelies on his 2002 Honda motorcycle as he was driving

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SERVCIES FOR BESSIE MAE CATLEBERRY

Bessie Mae Castleberry, a 20-year-resident of Twentynine Palms, died March 13. She was 90 years old. Bessie Mae Castleberry is survived by a daughter, Deborah Bouleware of Brooklyn, New York; three sons, Raymond Greenidge, of Twentynine Palms, Norman Greenidge of Los Angeles, and Glenn Castleberry of Dallas, Texas; eight grandchildren,

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TWO NAMED TO TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD

At Tuesday’s meeting of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, two Twentynine Palms residents were appointed to the Twentynine Palms Cemetery District’s board of directors. The supervisors approved Third District Supervisor’s James Ramos’ appointments of Zander Hardin and Sandra Gray to fill two vacant seats on the Twentynine Palms

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“URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL” AT THEATRE 29 GETTING CRITICAL ACCLAIM

The edgy new musical comedy, “Urinetown the Musical,” continues to receive critical acclaim at Theatre 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… Theatre and film critic Jack Lyons attended a performance of “Urinetown the Musical” last weekend and says in The Desert Star Weekly, “The cast of enthusiastic performers give it

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FUNK BAND CONCERT TONIGHT TO BENEFIT ELEMENTARY SCIENCE CAMP

A popular local funk band will hold a concert tonight at the Twentynine Palms Elks Lodge to raise money to send sixth graders from Twentynine Palms Elementary School to science camp. Desert Sol features music from The Tower of Power, Earth Wind & Fire, K.C. & the Sunshine Band, Cool

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WRISTBANDS AVAILABLE FOR UPCOMING TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARY CARNIVAL

The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club will be having its annual Rotary Carnival March 26-29 in Luckie Park. Wristband tickets will be sold at Stater Brothers this weekend, March 20-22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wristband tickets can also be purchased at the Parks and Recreation Office, Bowladium, US Bank

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFER SPRING YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAM

Twentynine Palms Recreation is offering a spring youth basketball league. ROP Broadcast Student Demetrius Holmes tells you how and when to sign up… Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation will be hosting their annual boys’ and girls’ 2015 spring teen basketball League. All youth in seventh through twelfth grades are eligible

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NCO’S TO GRADUATE FROM MCCES FRIDAY

The Marine Corps Communications Electronics School will hold its graduation ceremony for the non-commissioned officers corporal’s course Friday. The graduation ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. at the Protestant Chapel aboard the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center. The special guest speaker will be Sergeant Major Ryan Meltesen of Combat

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ALL STARS YOUTH BASKETBALL IN BIG BEAR

The Twentynine Palm Recreation youth basketball all stars went up to Big Bear this past weekend and brought home some hardware. Spokesman Ricky Shadowens said the 3rd & 4th grade girls, 5th & 6th grade girls and the 5th & 6th grade boys all took third place in the divisions.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING CANCELLED

The regular Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, at 6 p.m. will not be held. The next regular Planning Commission meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 31, at 6 p.m.

BURGLARY AND WEAPONS CHARGES FOR MAN FOUND IN A VACANT HOME

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Friday morning after he was found inside a vacant home. According to a Sheriff’s report, shortly before 9 a.m., the owner of a residence in the 73200 block of Sun Valley Drive in Twentynine Palms arrived home to find a man, later identified as

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ART CLASSES OFFERED AT THE 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery is offering art classes for adults and young people. ROP Broadcast student Susana Medina gets out her paint brushes…

Twentynine Palms Art Gallery has art classes Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 9:00 a.m to 12 noon. Adults pay $10 and youths pay $5. You are

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