TWO WEEKS: NO SIGN OF CORWIN, ABANDONED MINES BEING SEARCHED

More than two weeks after she disappeared, there’s still no sign of a pregnant Twentynine Palms woman, The County Sheriff says search teams have combed 200 square miles of remote desert. Erin Corwin, who turns 20 today, the wife of a Marine, was last seen June 28 at her home

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MORONGO BASIN MAC CALLS FOR CITIZEN INPUT

Commercial solar energy development was an inescapable subject at the July meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council yesterday. Reporter Dan Stork reports that it came up in discussions of Land Use Services, the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, and a proposed scenic highway designation… San Bernardino County Planning

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN HELD AFTER PUNCHING HER BOYFRIEND

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Sunday, accused of punching her boyfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Britney Shackleford, 21, was arguing with her boyfriend when she hit him in the face multiple times with closed fists. Her boyfriend sustained minor injuries to his face and eyes. Britney Shackleford was

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WOMAN ARRESTED, SUSPECTED OF STEAING HER FATHER’S CAR

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Sunday, accused of stealing her father’s car. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 5100 block of Pearl Springs Avenue in Twentynine Palms went out of town for the weekend and left his car keys locked in his bedroom. The Sheriff’s report

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION WORKSHOP SESSION ON VACATION HOME RENTALS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission gets down to the nitty-gritty details of vacation home rentals tonight. Reporter Dan Stork says that will come after discussion of a code change regarding ambulance services… Following the introduction of new Development Director Jim Hamilton at the July 15 meeting of the Twentynine Palms

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SEARCH FOR ERIN CORWIN CONTINUES

Specialized investigators, along with Sheriff’s Search and Rescue volunteers, continue the search today for Erin Corwin, 19, the pregnant wife of a Twentynine Palms Marine, who hasn’t been seen since June 28. The County Sheriff’s Department said the search has covered more than 200 square miles of remote desert. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS INN TO CLOSE FOR RENOVATIONS

The 29 Palms Inn Restaurant will be closed for renovation beginning Monday, July 14, through Friday, July 25. The Inn will remain open for hotel guests, as will the oasis area and pool. The Inn will continue to offer continental breakfast and box lunches, as well as complimentary picnic dinners

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SERVICES SET FOR JOE YAWN

Joe Yawn, retired Sergeant Major, USMC, and retired Marshal’s Deputy, passed away on July 6, 2014. He was 69 and had been a Twentynine Palms resident for 43 years. His entire life was spent in service to his country, his community, and his fellow man. Yawn leaves behind his wife

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BREAKING NEWS IN CASE OF MISSING TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN

Z107.7 News has learned that investigators have developed key information in the case of the wife of a Twentynine Palms Marine who was reported missing Sunday morning, June 29. A source close to the Sheriff’s investigation revealed that Corwin, who is three months pregnant, had apparently been having an affair

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29 PALMS INN RESTAURANT TO CLOSE FOR RENOVATIONS

The 29 Palms Inn Restaurant will be closed for renovations beginning Monday, July 14, through Friday, July 25. The inn will remain open for hotel guests, as will the oasis area and pool. The Inn will continue to offer continental breakfast and box lunches, as well as complimentary picnic dinners

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SPANKSHAFT AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO

Spankshaft, a local Joshua Tree band, will hold the first of its two concerts at Tortoise Rock casino tomorrow night. Spankshaft is a six-piece pop-ska-punk band that has won several local band competitions. The free concert will be held outside the casino and is set to start at 8:30 p.m.

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DIRECTOR PRAISES ACTORS IN “A DOLL’S HOUSE”

As the classic drama “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen continues its run at Theatre 29, Director Kurt Schauppner says he’s very happy with how the players matured during rehearsals. He’s enjoyed watching the actors Adam Redmon, Herman Platzke, and Rob Wanless, and the children, Nicholas Perez, Christopher and Justin

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SATURDAY NIGHT CHURCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Desert Congregational Church in Twentynine Palms will hold a Saturday Night Church Saturday, July 12, 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. Call 760-361-0086 for a free ride to the church,

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STATE SAYS TWENTYNINE PALMS HAS TO GIVE BACK $2 MILLION

The State Controller’s Office has decreed that a loan repayment of $2.1 million by the Twentynine Palms Redevelopment Agency to the City was inappropriate and must be repaid to the RDA’s Successor Agency, a move that the City says is un-Constitutional. A press release from the City states that the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE DIES IN LAKE HAVASU BOATING ACCIDENT

A Marine stationed at Twentynine Palms was visiting friends in Lake Havasu for the Independence Day holiday weekend when a fun day on the water turned deadly. About 3 p.m. on the Fourth of July, Lance Corporal Chad Brammer, 23, was riding a Jet Ski in the lake’s South Basin

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY AT TWENTYNINE PALMS ELKS LODGE

The Twentynine Palms Elks Lodge will hold its Christmas in July Arts and Craft Fair, on July 19 from 9 to 3. Vendor space is still available. Call 760-367-7061 to reserve your space. The event will be held at the Twentynine Palms Elks Lodge at Elk Trail and Highway 62.

OPENING RECEPTION FRIDAY FOR WATER IN THE DESERT ART EXHIBITION

Water in the Desert is the theme of the summer art exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce. An opening reception will be held Friday, July 11, from 5:30 to 7. Come meet the artists, enjoy refreshments, and listen to music provided by fiddler Bobby Furgo.

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MOVIE IN LUCKIE PARK TONIGHT IS “THE LEGO MOVIE”

After taking a break for the Fourth of July weekend, the Movies in Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms are back tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says to grab your blankets and lawn chairs for tonight’s movie…

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department continues their free event: Movies in Luckie Park,

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TRI-VALLEY ALL-STAR GIRLS WIN SECTION 9 CHAMPIONSHIP

The Tri-Valley All-Stars girls’ softball team won the Section 9 championship yesterday in Yucca Valley. The team, comprised of the top 9- and 10-year-old players from the four teams of the regular season, dominated their opponents from Jurupa, winning 25 to 4. The Yucca Valley Tri-Valley All-Stars took the District

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WITNESS SAYS POLICE WERE NOT IN HARM’S WAY IN DEADLY MARINE SHOOTING IN PALM SPRINGS IN 2012

A woman who witnessed a deadly police shooting in Palm Springs in 2012 told the Desert Sun newspaper that the two officers were not in harm’s way when they fired at a Marine’s car in a downtown parking garage. Lesley Diggins, 42, who was only a car-length away from the

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