SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, March 14. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 7:30 p.m. and end about 12:30 a.m. Jupiter will be brilliant, and eight first magnitude stars and several of the brightest constellations will stand out in the Milky

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS RESULTS

Yesterday the Twentynine Palms High School varsity swim team kicked off their season at home by winning their meet against Banning 93 to 67 for the boys, and 140 to 23 for the girls. Despite it being the first meet of the season, the girls achieved four CIF consideration times.

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THIRD ARMED ROBBERY IN THREE WEEKS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

We have very limited information about a third business that was robbed at gunpoint in Twentynine Palms in the last three weeks. Sheriff’s detectives are still investigating the armed robbery, which happened at a check cashing business in the 73700 block of 29 Palms Highway, near Adobe Road and the

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SQUATTER ARRESTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Monday afternoon after he was found squatting at a residence. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a residence in the 74500 block of Baseline Road about 1:45 Monday afternoon because a squatter had returned to the home. Daniel Stewart, 39, was

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CPR CLASSES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Little Church of the Desert will offer a CPR class Saturday, March 14, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. To register for the class, call 567-245-0045, or email support@zoomsafety.org.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS BASEBALL STARTS 2015 SEASON

With spring comes the high school baseball season. ROP broadcast student Don Ketcham says the Twentynine Palms High School season is off to a great start…

The Twentynine Palms High School baseball team has just started their 2015 season. For varsity, with an early season win against Indian Springs High,

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms Wildcat varsity golf team kicked off the preseason yesterday at Roadrunner Dunes Golf Course hosting Palm Valley High School. Coach Grant Whipple said the ’Cats fought hard and were able to scratch out a win 267-272. Standouts were Brandon Steffins, 40, Justin Delarosa, 48, and Anthony Gutierrez,

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NO TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT

The regular Twentynine Palms City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday March 10 at 6 p.m. will not be held. The next regular City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 24, at 6 p.m.

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NEW BATTALION STANDING UP ABOARD 29 PALMS MARINE BASE

A new battalion is standing up at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Thursday. Prior to standing up the Communication Training Battalion, all Marine officers with a communications military occupational specialty were trained in Quantico, Virginia. Now both Marine officers and enlisted personnel in tactical communications will be trained at

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat golf team will host the Apple Valley High School Sun Devils at home. Tee off is at 2:45.

Also tomorrow, the Wildcat tennis team will travel away to San Bernardino to play the Indian Springs High School Coyotes. First

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BATTLE COLOR DETACHMENT ABOARD MCAGCC WEDNESDAY MORNING

The Battle Color Detachment from the Washington, D.C., Marine Barracks will be performing their celebrated Battle Color Ceremony on board the Twentynine Palms Marine Base Wednesday morning. The ceremony consists of the Silent Drill Platoon, the Marine Corps Color Guard, and the U.S. Drum and Bugle Corps, which is known

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School baseball team will host Xavier College Prep. The first pitch is at 3:15 p.m.

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat golf team will host Palm Valley High School at home. Tee off is at 2:45.

The Joshua Springs

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BROADWAY MUSICAL “URINETOWN” PLAYING TO RAVES AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29’s, “Urinetown the Musical” opened last Friday night to an enthusiastic crowd of theater-goers. A local charity benefited from the opening night event. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely with more details… Reach Out Morongo Basin hosted last Friday night’s Theatre 29 gala opening of the comedy, “Urinetown the Musical.” Reach

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DEDICATION OF TWENTYNINE PALMS POST OFFICE TO MAC DUBE SET FOR APRIL 17

The official dedication of the Twentynine Palms post office as the Colonel M.J. “Mac” Dube USMC Post Office Building is set for Friday, April 17, starting at 8 a.m. Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley authored a bill-signed by the president last December-to rename the post office in honor of

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ANN LEAR ARTWORK TO BE RAFFLED AT SPELL-A-THON

The art of Ann Lear will be a fund-raising feature for this year’s annual “Spell-a-Thon” set for March 12. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get involved…… Artist Ann Lear has donated one of her paper collage artworks, entitled “Falling Water” to be raffled off during the 24th

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LOCAL DAV CHAPTER MEETS TOMORROW MORNING

The DAV Morongo Basin Chapter #60 will hold their next scheduled monthly meeting on March 7, at 9:00 a.m. at the Eagles Aerie at 67330 29 Palms Hwy in Twentynine Palms. All veterans and their guests are cordially invited to attend.

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TWENTYNINE MAN A VICTIM OF A CRAIGSLIST SCAM

A Twentynine Palms resident is out $2000 due to a Craigslist scam. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim tried to buy a 2001 Dodge 1500 truck, and the seller requested the buyer send the funds via ReLoadIt, a prepaid debit card. When the seller requested more money for the

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A MODERATE WILDFLOWER SEASON BEGINS

Warmer wetter weather is bringing a moderate wildflower season to our desert region. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the wildflowers are already starting to show their colors in Joshua Tree National Park… Rain fell somewhere in the Basin every month since November; and while experts aren’t predicting a banner year, this

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FREE CASINO CONCERT SERIES KICKS OFF AT TORTOISE ROCK

It’s time for “Live at the Rock.” Reporter Dan Stork tells who will perform at the first edition of the free casino concert series… The Tortoise Rock Casino kicks off its 2015 Live at the Rock series of free Friday night concerts on March 6, with the Just Dave Band

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BROKEN TAIL LIGHT LEADS TO WARRANT ARREST

A broken tail light led to the arrest of a Twentynine Palms woman on $50,000 in arrest warrants. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a gold Saturn near Highway 62 and Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms about 10:30 Saturday morning for a broken light. The deputy determined that

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