LOCAL STUDENT HAVING FUN AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 volunteers are having fun with high quality community theater. ROP Broadcast student David Knutson talked with Theatre 29 volunteer Curtis Mohn about his experiences… The community theater, Theatre 29, puts on many productions with local actors. I talked to Curtis Mohn, an active member of Theatre 29, what

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS PLAYERS ADVANCE TO SECOND ROUND CIF

The first and second rounds of the De Anza League individual finals were held at Indian Wells Tennis Garden yesterday. Twentynine Palms Wildcats boys’ tennis team singles qualifiers Jarod Burks and John Lanza, and doubles teams Sam Choi and partner Vincent Thomas, and Marcus Simon and partner Brian Gaddis competed

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LAWMAKERS MOVE TO STOP PLAN TO RESTRICT MILITARY TOBACCO SALES

House lawmakers moved yesterday to protect tobacco sales on military bases and ships, prohibiting Navy plans to drop the products in the name of force health. As part of its annual defense authorization bill mark up on Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee added language forbidding defense officials from enacting

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“NUNSET BOULEVARD” DIRECTOR BRINGS EXPERTISE TO THEATRE 29

Audiences are raving about the latest Musical-Comedy production at Theatre 29, “Nunset Boulevard,” the latest in the blockbuster “Nunsense” franchise. What they don’t know as they follow the latest exploits of The Little Sisters of Hoboken is the high level of expertise brought to the Twentynine Palms stage by its

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THE WINNER OF THE 14TH ANNUAL 29 PALMS CAR SHOW AND STREET FAIR

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce has released the winners of the last Saturday’s 14th Annual Car Show.

Car, Stock, 1990-Present

1) James Salazar, 2007 Ford Shelby GT

2) Jeff Manger, 2008 Shelby GT 500

3) Brandon Reyes, 2014 Ford Mustang GT

1976-1989

1) Don Van Blaricom, 1980 Datsun 280ZX

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TEEN CRAFT AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY SATURDAY

Join the Twentynine Palms Library Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. for teen crafts. This month’s craft is a duct tape rose pen. Enjoy refreshments as you create your one-of-a-kind craft. All supplies are provided by the Friends of the Library. The event is open to teens in grades 7

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MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY TO START BUS SERVICE TO TORTOISE ROCK CASINO

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority (MBTA) will begin service to the Tortoise Rock Casino on Monday, May 12. This location will be served by MBTA’s Route 3B which will leave the Twentynine Palms Transit Center on the hour and proceed directly to the casino. For more information, visit www.mbtabus.com or

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PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME TOMORROW AT THE 29 PALMS LIBRARY

Calling all preschool-aged children! The Twentynine Palms Library’s Preschool Story time is walking through the alphabet. This Thursday, May 8, preschool story time will be exploring the letter W. Children are invited to bring something to share that begins with the featured letter. Parents and babysitters are invited to bring

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DROP KIDS OFF AT TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH CLUB FOR PARENTS’ DATE NIGHT FRIDAY

Take a night out this Friday, Drop off the kids at Twentynine Palm Youth Club while you take Mom for a lovely night out. The Youth Club will open their doors from 6 p.m. to midnight. There will be dinner, games, art, snacks and a movie. The first child will

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION TO DISCUSS NON-PERMITTED HOTEL KITCHEN

After a special closed session, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will work through what happens when a business makes changes without going through the proper channels. Reporter Dan Stork has the background for the agenda…

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission gets an early start to its May 6 meeting with

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WINNERS OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CAR SHOW CHILI COOK-OFF

The 1st annual Burnin’ Rubber Chili Cook Off as part of last weekend’s 29 Palms Car Show had 16 entries and was enjoyed by the participants and the spectators. After the judging everyone could sample the entries for a donation and vote for their favorite.

Judges’ results were:

Best chili

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HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP

A Twentynine Palms High School senior has been awarded the 2014 Gladys Carol Scholarship. Heather Centner of Twentynine Palms will receive $5,000 over two years while she pursues her degree in biology. The scholarship is awarded based on academic excellence, work ethic, and a strong sense of civic duty. Heather

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EXHIBITION BASKETBALL FOR FUN AND FUNDS AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms High School Sophomore class is having a Student versus Staff Basketball Game, and it’s open to the community. It will start at 2:15 p.m., right after school tomorrow, Wednesday, May 7, in the Wildcat Gym. Ticket fee is $3 and there will be concessions on site.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Yesterday, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats boys’ tennis team hosted Shadow Hills High School Knights in the ’Cat’s last regular season tournament. The Knights defeated the Wildcats 7-11. Coach Larry Battle said in singles Jarod Burks and John Lanza won two out of three sets. Sam Choi was moved

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“HOW TO DO BUSINESS WITH THE BASE” WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The Combat Center will hold a workshop on “How to Do Business with the Base” May 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Copper Mountain College’s Bell Center. The workshop is a partnership between the Combat Center and the Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley Chambers of

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LOCAL AMONG THREE CANDIDIATES FOR COUNTY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT

Three career educators, one from the Morongo basin, are vying to be the top educational official in San Bernardino County in the June 3 election. The current County Superintendent of Schools, Gary Thomas, is retiring. His replacement will be elected to a four-year term. Rita Ramirez, 71, of Twentynine Palms,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SOROPTIMISTS TAKING A BUS TO LAUGHLIN THIS WEEKEND

Soroptimist International of Twentynine Palms will offer their annual Laughlin “Fun-Bus” Run this Saturday, May 10, to the Colorado Belle. Cost is $30 per person which includes a Laughlin fun book, free buffet lunch at the Colorado Belle or the Edgewater, and snacks on the bus. They will leave Twentynine

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MARINE BASE ALERTED AFTER UNFOUNDED REPORT OF A MAN WITH A GUN

It was determined there was no threat after suspicious person was seen at the Twentynine Palms Marine Base yesterday. According to base sources, an investigation was launched and increased security was in place after the Provost Marshall’s Office received a call reporting a suspicious person was aboard the base. Investigation

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REACH OUT INVITES SUPPORTERS TO AN EVENING AT THE RUIN

Reach-Out Morongo Basin has scheduled a very unique experience to help with their valuable Neighbors Helping Neighbors program. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to attend, “An Evening at the Ruin”…

A dinner fundraiser to benefit Reach Out Morongo Basin, “An Evening at The Ruin,” will be held Saturday

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FEATHERS N’ FUR ALL STARTED WITH A LOST PARAKEET

The Feathers n’ Fur wildlife rehab groups is asking for support through the County’ Give Big Campaign. ROP Broadcast Student Victoria Robinson says it all started with a lost parakeet…

At Feathers N’ Fur wildlife rehab, Conni Chaffin has told me what she had to do to run wildlife rehab

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