TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight in regular session, a day earlier than usual. Managing Editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The Twentynine Palms City council will meet in a regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. this Monday, January 12; note the change of day from Tuesday to Monday for

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY OFFERS HELP WITH THE DMV DRIVERS EXAM

The Twentynine Palms Library is currently offering a free six-week mature driver education class. This six-week continuous class will cover information needed to pass the DMV written exam. Adults 18 years and older can join the class any time at 2:00 p.m. every Wednesday, through February 11, and no pre-registration

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AUDITIONS FOR “URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL” AT THEATRE 29 TONIGHT AT 7

The edgy, new Broadway hit “Urinetown the Musical” is being cast tonight at Theatre 29. Here’s entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely to tell you how to prepare… Theater 29 director Gary Daigneault and his team seek several performers for the cast of “Urinetown the Musical.” They will cast 10 men and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY SELECTS NEW DIRECTORS

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society appointed its officers and recognized a new board member at its monthly meeting Thursday, January 8. By unanimous vote, Les Snodgrass will serve another year as the society’s president, and long-serving treasurer Nolan Lockwood will remain at the books. Greg Mendoza was appointed vice president;

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School junior varsity and girls’ wrestling teams had strong finishes at tournaments Saturday. Coach Brandon Whitbread said Gary Koger and Wade Ingersoll each placed second at the Palm Springs JV tournament. At the Lady Coyote Classic at Indian Springs High School, Fernanda Macias placed fourth, Julianne

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AUDITIONS FOR “URINETOWN THE MUSICAL” MONDAY

Auditions for Theatre 29’s “Urine Town the Musical,” the edgy new Broadway hit, are tomorrow. Actors as well as a back stage crew are needed for the production. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… Theater 29 director Gary Daigneault and his team seek several performers for the cast of “Urinetown

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SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION TOMORROW

The third Monday of the month is the usual day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin, but in January, the food will be distributed tomorrow. Reporter Diana Jones has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute

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SIGN-UPS BEGIN FOR LITTLE LEAGUE, PONY LEAGUE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, YUCCA VALLEY

Even though it’s still winter, it’s time to start thinking about baseball and softball. ROP student Latasia Benavente has more… Do you like baseball, softball or T-ball? Sign-up for Twentynine Palms Little League, TPLL. According to League President Ronda Morton They’re accepting anyone from ages 4-17; 18-year-olds are also allowed

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STAR PARTY TONIGHT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, January 10. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:30 p.m. and end about 10:30 p.m. Early January is one of the finest months to observe the heavens. Many of the best and brightest constellations are out

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SATURDAY NIGHT CHURCH IN TONIGHT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Desert Congregational Church in Twentynine Palms will hold a Saturday Night Church Saturday, January 10, at 7 p.m. Musicians of all types are invited to come and play country, bluegrass, and gospel music. The church is located at 5688 Sunrise Road. For more information, or a free ride to the

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ART RECEPTIONS TONIGHT IN JOSHUA TREE, TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Shibui is Japanese for “restrained elegance” or “unobtrusive beauty” and is the theme for this month’s exhibit currently on display at Gallery 62 in Joshua Tree. Painters Janis Commentz, Marjorie Franklin, and Glenn Grubbs, along photography by Bill Dahl, pottery by Ed Keesling, and painting and fabric dolls by Anna

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY, WILL HOLD HEARING ON UNDERGROUNDING UTILITIES

The Twentynine Palms City council will meet in a regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. this Monday, January 12; note the change of day from Tuesday to Monday for this meeting. After an award to the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball team for participation in the Cash for Trash program,

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FREE SURPLUS FEDERAL FOOD TO BE DISTRIBUTED MONDAY

The third Monday of the month is the usual day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin, but in January, the food will be distributed on the second Monday. Reporter Diana Jones has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San

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29 PALMS ART GALLERY RECEPTION SUNDAY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will host an art reception this Sunday, January 11, from noon to 3 p.m., at the gallery, located on Cottonwood Drive, at the corner of National Park Drive. The public is invited to attend the reception, enjoy refreshments, and meet the artists featured in the

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HI-DESERT PONY LEAGUE SIGNUPS START TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Pony League is getting ready for its 2015 season. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says registrations start tomorrow… The Hi-Desert Pony League is now taking registrations for its 2015 baseball season. Registration will be held at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms on January 10 and January 24, and at

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YOUNG HISTORIANS PROGRAM STARTED BY TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Twentynine Palms Historical society is looking for a few good young historians. Birthday girl and reporter Taylor Thacker tells us who is being recruited… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society is pleased to announce a program to encourage the youth of Twentynine Palms to become more familiar with our local

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SOROPTIMISTS, SKY’S THE LIMIT, BENEFIT FROM THEATRE 29 OPENING NIGHT

Soroptimist International of Twentynine Palms will be sponsoring the opening night of Theatre 29’s first play of 2015, Oscar Wilde’s “An Ideal Husband,” under the direction of Butch Pelfrey and Tom Highfill. This wild drawing room comedy revolves around blackmail, political corruption and touches on the themes of public and

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, January 10. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:30 p.m. and end about 10:30 p.m. Early January is one of the finest months to observe the heavens. Many of the best and brightest constellations are out

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan wrestling team was victorious over Rancho Mirage High School—both on the JV and Varsity level— last night in Trojan gym. Coach Brandon Whitbread said first the Trojan JV team beat the Rattlers 38-12, led by pins from Enrique Luna, Samson Nunez, and Vanessa Contreras.

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ACCUSED KILLER OF ERIN CORWIN IN COURT, DEATH PENALTY STILL CONSIDERED

Wearing handcuffs and an extra-large green jumpsuit, Christopher Lee made another appearance in Joshua Tree Superior Court Tuesday morning. His time before Judge Rodney Cortez was short—just long enough for his attorney to request a date in March for a preliminary hearing. Prosecutor Sean Daugherty told the judge the district

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