MOJAVE VIPERS YOUNG MARINES CAR WASH SATURDAY

The Mojave Vipers Young Marines will hold a car wash on the Marine base at building 1102 on Friday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds will go toward sending the Young Marines to a national encampment in Oklahoma during the summer.

TENSIONS HIGH AT TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETING

Tensions were high last night during the Twentynine Palms Water District’s meeting about the Fire Department. The Board of Directors is considering four options to raise funds needed to continue operations of the Fire Department. Three of the options include a tax increase, while the fourth option is to do

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SUSPICIOUS FENCE FIRE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS WEDNESDAY

The Sheriff’s department is investigating a small fire in Twentynine Palms Wednesday that burned a section of a wooden fence. Sometime between 3 and 4 p.m., Twentynine Palms fire fighters were called to a fence fire in the 5400 block of Chia Avenue, off of Buena Vista. Fire fighters were

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“THE TRAMP AND THE ROUGH-RIDER” AT THE 29 PALMS INN

Two great figures from America’s past will come alive at the Twentynine Palms Inn Sunday afternoon. Reporter Taylor Thacker says to make your reservations now for “The Tramp and the Rough-Rider”… Imagine stepping back in time to the early 1900s and meeting naturalist John Muir and President Theodore Roosevelt as

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host an evening with the cosmos Saturday, April 26. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 7:30 p.m. and end about 1 a.m. Observers will be able to focus telescopes on the constellation Leo, Mars, and Jupiter. Visitors should bring binoculars or

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SUNDAY AUDITIONS FOR THEATRE 29’S “A DOLL’S HOUSE”

Auditions have been announced for Theatre 29’s production of “A Doll’s House.” Award-winning director Kurt Schauppner has set auditions for the classic drama by Henrik Ibsen for 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27 on the theater’s main stage. “A Doll’s House” tells the story of Nora Helmer, a seemingly happy housewife

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TWENTYNINE PALMS VACATION HOME WORKSHOP NEXT WEEK

A process that played out nearly four years ago in Twentynine Palms will be revisited next week. Reporter Dan Stork serves notice of a public workshop on vacation home rentals…

The City of Twentynine Palms invites all members of the community to attend a special workshop of the City Council

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PROJECT PHOENIX UPDATE AT TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Rolling stock inventory condition, capital improvement schedule, the law enforcement costs of homelessness, city signage, and Project Phoenix status were all discussed at the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting last night. Reporter Dan Stork has details…

Design for a proposed Twentynine Palms “wayfinding” sign, approved by the City Council.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER AND FIRE DISTRICTS MEET TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District and Fire Department will hold their monthly meeting tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker joins us again to tell us what’s on the agenda…

The Twentynine Palms Water District and Fire Department are scheduled to have their monthly meetings this week. On Wednesday, April 23, starting at

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REACH OUT SPONSORS AN EVENING AT THE RUIN

Come dine al fresco at an abandoned homestead cabin in beautiful Pipes Canyon during a fundraiser for Reach Out Morongo Basin. An Evening at the Ruin will be a unique dining experience, from 4 to 8 p.m. May 10, featuring a barbecue dinner by Hero’s Catering, a no-host bar with

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY DISTRICT MEETS THURSDAY

Directors for the Twentynine Palms Public Cemetery District will hold their monthly meeting Thursday, April 24, at the cemetery office, 5350 Encelia Avenue in Twentynine Palms. Among the items on the mostly routine agenda, the directors will be asked to approve the proposed budget for fiscal year 2014-15 and the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS TEEN BOOK CLUB MEETS TOMORROW

The classic fantasy novel, “The Hobbit” is a tale of Precious treasure, wizards, dwarves, a dragon, and other creatures, as well as the courage and conviction of Bilbo Baggins, who goes on an adventure. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the Twentynine Palms Library teen book club will be discussing the book

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REGISTRATION DUE FOR MOJAVE VIPERS YOUNG MARINE PROGRAM

All youth who are joining the Mojave Vipers Young Marine Program beginning May 2 must have their registration paperwork turned in by Friday, April 25. Adult staff will be available for registration drop off at Twentynine Palms Elementary in Twentynine Palms between 6 and 7 p.m. For more information, call

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DOG ATTACKS WOMAN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, IS SHOT DEAD

A dog was shot and killed in Twentynine Palms Saturday afternoon after it attacked a woman and her dog. According to a Sheriff’s report, Alecia Endres and Christina Anderson arrived at a home in the 74500 block of Valle Vista about 3:30 p.m. when two dogs ran at them barking

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TOURISM, HOMELESS PRISONERS, PROJECT PHOENIX ON TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council is in for a busy evening of listening and talking at their meeting tonight. Reporter Dan Stork says topics include tourism, a program for homeless released prisoners, Project Phoenix, new city signage, and budget planning topics… The Twentynine Palms City Council starts its 6 p.m.

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“NUNSET BOULEVARD” OPENS FRIDAY AT THEATRE 29

Opening night for “Nunset Boulevard,” the latest in the blockbuster “Nunsense” franchise of musical comedies, is this Friday at Theatre 29, and is sponsored by the Twentynine Palms Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT. For the opening night performance only, the doors open at 6 p.m. with light hors d’oeuvres,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WINS CMC SCHOLARSHIP

A Twentynine Palms High School student was awarded a $1,000 STEM scholarship from Copper Mountain College. The scholarship was awarded to Crystalfaith Rickman, who intends to major in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics at Copper Mountain College.

Jacynda Gutierrez and Crystalfaith Rickman

Rickman, and fellow Twentynine

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TOP 10 WILDCAT SENIORS ANNOUNCED

The top 10 Wildcat seniors in the 2014 Twentynine Palms High School graduating class have been announced. Heather Centner has earned the Valedictorian recognition as the top-ranked student in her class. She is headed off to Northern Arizona University this fall. Suhas Arehalli, ranked #2 in the senior class, will

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE TO RECEIVE THE NAVAL CROSS TOMORROW

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will award the Navy Cross to Gunnery Sgt. Richard Jibson, a Twentynine Palms Marine, at a ceremony on board the Combat Center Tuesday morning (April 22). Gunnery Sergeant Richard Jibson was an infantry advisor in Afghanistan May 28, 2012, when he earned the Marine

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARY COLLECTING E-WASTE THIS SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club is sponsoring a free collection of your electronic waste. On Saturday, April 26, from 10 to 1, you can drop off—for free—your televisions; computers, laptops, and computer components; fax machines, copiers, or printers and their ink cartridges and toners; video game consoles; cameras; VCR and

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