UNITED METHODIST WOMAN PLANNING FOR CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE

The United Methodist Women of Twentynine Palms are preparing for a Christmas Boutique of handmade crafts and products. The boutique will be held on Saturday, December 6. Crafters are invited to join us. You can sell your crafts at $10 donation for a table or $15 for two. Mark your

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NEW CHROMIUM-6 STANDARDS MAY COST JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT AND TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BIG MONEY

Chromium-6 is a cancer-causing chemical made famous in the movie “Erin Brockovich.” Chromium-6 is a pollutant from chemical factories, but in the Morongo Basin, it occurs naturally, dissolving from rocks into the groundwater. Federal standards for total chromium, which includes chromium-6 and non-cancer-causing chromium-3, are 100 parts per billion. California

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“MOVIES IN LUCKIE PARK” SERIES KICKS OFF WITH “FROZEN” TONIGHT

The popular “Movies in Luckie Park” series kicks off tonight in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Taylor Thacker says bring the whole family to the fun outside showing of “Frozen”… The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department kicks off their free event “Movies in Luckie Park,” beginning with the movie “Frozen” on

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LOCAL GRADUATE FINISHES U.S. NAVY BASIC TRAINING

Navy Seaman Clint E. Dumdie, son of Mark and Angela Dumdie of Twentynine Palms, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois. During the eight-week program, Dumdie completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting,

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OLD SCHOOLHOUSE LECTURE FEATURES CABOT’S PUEBLO MUSEUM

The Old Schoolhouse Museum in Twentynine Palms will feature the fascinating Cabot Pueblo Museum in their lecture this Friday night. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details…

The man behind the legendary Cabot’s Pueblo Museum in Desert Hot Springs, Cabot Yerxa, will be the focus of the next Second Friday Lecture

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FORMER YUCCA VALLEY MANAGER ANDY TAKATA IS INTERIM TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY MANAGER

“Three” proved to be the charm for the Twentynine Palms City Council at its regular meeting last night. Dan Stork explains why, and reports that a familiar figure will be filling the post of interim city manager… After celebrating the remodeling of the Senior Center with an open house before

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SUMMER READING PRGRAM STARTS MONDAY AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

The Summer Reading Program kicks off this Monday at the Twentynine Palms Library. Reporter Taylor Thacker explains the program… Have your child experience the joy of reading this summer at the Twentynine Palms Library’s annual Summer Reading Program. This program begins on June 16th, and is not designed to teach

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SKY’S THE LIMIT THRIFT STORE SALE THIS WEEKEND

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a summer sale at its thrift shop Friday and Saturday. Gently used items such as furniture, household goods, clothing, shoes, books, and children’s toys will be available on a cash-and-carry basis. Proceeds will support programs and development at Sky’s the Limit.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PARENTS ARRESTED FOR CHILD ENDANGERMENT

A Twentynine Palms couple was arrested Sunday morning after their 2-year-old child was found wandering on Utah Trail. According to a Sheriff’s report, a passer-by found the boy walking with a German shepherd dog in the 3300 block of Utah Trail about 8 a.m., and could not find the child’s

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COUNTERFEIT BILLS TURN UP AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO

Counterfeit bills have been turning up in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, security at Tortoise Rock Casino called the Sheriff’s Department about 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon to report a woman attempted to use two counterfeit $10 bills. The woman told deputies she received the bills from Stater Brothers

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SUMMER YOUTH CAMP OFFERED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms Youth Club will be offering a summer youth camp. Reporter Sara Snyder says sign-ups are being taken today and tomorrow… Join the Twentynine Palms Youth Club for tons of fun this summer! Starting on June 16, the Youth Club will have a summer program every day from

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: CITY MANAGER, ART ADVISORS, A DRAFT BUDGET AND MORE

An interim city manager, or a contract for city manager services? — That’s one decision facing the Twentynine Palms City Council. Dan Stork says that bid rejections, real estate acquisition, and more, is afoot… The consent agenda of the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting on June 10 includes the rejection

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ONE HOSPITALIZED AFTER TWENTYNINE PALMS KNIFE FIGHT

A man was hospitalized Friday after a knife fight in Twentynine Palms. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Rick Millard, Bobby Woolbright, 34, went to the home of Joseph Gonzalez, 24, in the 6400 block of East Court Way in Twentynine Palms Friday evening to settle a dispute over some property. Millard

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL IN SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION TODAY

In a continuation of its May 19 special meeting, the Twentynine Palms City Council will hold a special, closed-session meeting at 5:00 p.m. Monday, June 9. The sole item on the agenda is to discuss the appointment of an interim city manager, following interviews conducted by Dan Mintz and Jay

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FREE MOVIES IN THE PARK START THIS THURSDAY IN 29 PALMS

The cool summer nights at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms get even cooler on Thursday nights starting this week. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the seven-week Movies in the Park series start this week… The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department presents, “Movies in Luckie Park” beginning June 12 thru July

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COMBAT CENTER HONORED FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE

For the fifth year in a row, the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms received the 2013 Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence. The award recognizes the men and women of the Department’s top military installations in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast

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GLASS OUTHOUSE CELEBRATES ITS 5TH ANNIVERSARY SATURDAY

The Glass Outhouse Art Gallery will hold its fifth anniversary celebration this Saturday, June 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. The featured artists will be Tami Wood and Snake Jagger. The Glass Outhouse is located on Thunder Road, just off Highway 62, east of Twentynine Palms.

ELECTION RESULTS UPDATED, NO SIGNIFCANT CHANGE

The Secretary of State’s office updated the election results Thursday afternoon. There are no significant changes in the results since early Wednesday morning, just small adjustments in the numbers and percentages of votes for each candidate. In local races, the top two vote getters for U.S. Congress, District 8, are

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER JOINS TWENTYNINE PALMS SENIOR CENTER AS A COOLING CENTER

When the temperatures climb well into triple digits this Sunday and Monday, Morongo Basin residents can get relief from the heat at designated cooling centers. Cooling stations are air-conditioned facilities where local residents may go for temporary relief from extreme heat. Once again, the Hi-Desert Medical Center’s cafeteria will serve

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OPEN HOUSE AT TWENTYNINE PALMS SENIOR CENTER MONDAY

The Twentynine Palms Senior Center has been remodeled, and the City wants to celebrate. Reporter Dan Stork has the invitation to an open house… On Tuesday, June 10, at 5:15 p.m., the City of Twentynine Palms will host an open house at the Senior Citizen Center. The Mayor and City

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