SPECTACULAR COSTUMING IN “MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD” AT THEATRE 29

The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” the murderous musical comedy, is playing now at Theatre 29. The talented cast is clad with award-worthy costumes by an award-winning costume designer. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely has more…

The Mystery of Edwin Drood” cast is clad with exceptional costumes by award-winning master costumer Kathryn

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION CANCELS ANOTHER MEETING

Once again, the regular meeting of the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission has been cancelled. The Commission will not meet tonight, June 16. The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for Tuesday June 30 at 6 p.m. in city hall on Adobe Road.

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER OFFER SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM

Hi-Desert Medical Center will partner up with other area agencies to administer a summer food service program. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

Hi-Desert Medical Center’s Family Health Clinics are partnering with the US Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program and the Morongo Unified School District to offer free lunches

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FIREWORKS PLANNED IN YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

This is the last year the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley plans to sponsor the annual Fourth of July fireworks show in Yucca Valley, before passing the torch to another organization to carry on the tradition. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the club plans to go out with a bang…

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SUMMER YOUTH THEATER APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline has been extended for the 2015 Theatre 29 summer youth theater program. The program will run Monday through Friday, from July 6 through July 30, with four performances of “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” July 31 and August 1. The program will break into two age groups, “Juniors” (7-12

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MORE INFORMATION ABOUT A STABBING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

We have additional information about a story we ran Tuesday about a stabbing in Twentynine Palms, in which we said one man was arrested. According to court records, two men—Steven Perez, 24, and Robert Prudholme, 26, both of Twentynine Palms—were arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in the stabbing

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PORTABLE TOILETS STOLEN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twelve portable toilets were stolen sometime since mid-May, without even leaving any skid marks as to their new location. According to a Sheriff’s report, a black Explorer flat trailer, with 12 portable toilets on it, was left stored behind a locked fenced area off of Brant Crossing Road in Twentynine

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MAJOR DRILL STARTS MONDAY ABOARD TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE

A major drill is planned for next week aboard the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base. Combat Center personnel will participate in an anti-terrorism and force protection exercise, Semper Durus, June 15 through 19. The Base’s Public Affairs office says intermittent traffic delays should be expected at the installation’s main gate

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD TO BE DISTRIBUTED THIS MONDAY

The third Monday of June is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, June

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YOU CAN GET $1,000 FOR YOUR OLD CAR

The Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District will pay you $1,000 for your 1995 and older vehicle. To qualify, your car, truck or van must be currently registered and in operating condition. Vehicles within 60 days of required smog check must pass the test. To find out if your vehicle

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THINK ABOUT MARTIAL ARTS FOR EXERCISE AND FAMILY BONDING

ROP broadcast student Colby Thomas says martial arts can build your body and your family. He talked with a local martial arts expert…

Many people are interested in martial arts, but are not sure where or how to start. Not only can training be a way to get in shape

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STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERED, THREE TWENTYNINE PALMS MEN ARRESTED

Three Twentynine Palms men were arrested yesterday, accused of stealing a vehicle and being in possession of stolen property. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, about 8 a.m. Wednesday, a 2010 Lexus was reported stolen from the 72500 block of Juanita Drive in Twentynine Palms. Then about 2 p.m. yesterday,

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MARINE BASE REPRESENTATIVE OUTLINES MORONGO BASIN IMPACT

The Morongo Basin’s largest employer is the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the base’s Assistant Chief of Staff Jim Ricker was at the Yucca Valley Town Council meeting Tuesday night to report on the base’s economic impact on the Morongo Basin…

According

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HIT BROADWAY MUSICAL, “MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD” AT THEATRE 29

The comedic musical, who-done-it, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” continues its run at Theatre 29 this weekend. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how you can help solve the mystery…

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” is the winner of the Tony “Triple Crown”: Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score! A distinguished

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MOVIES IN THE PARK SERIES OPENS TONIGHT WITH “FROZEN”

The “Summer Movies at Luckie Park” season begins tonight. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a movie with the family underneath the stars. Movies will show Thursday evenings beginning tonight, at approximately 8:30 p.m. Tonight the kids favorite, Disney’s “Big Hero 6”, will be shown on the outdoor

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL: WATER CONSERVATION, FIRE, AGENDA SETTING AND EXTRA FUNDS

The Twentynine Palms City Council said goodbye to Captain Dale Mondary and hello to his successor last night. Reporter Dan Stork says it also called a halt to further turf removal, selected members for the ad hoc Fire Committee, kept agenda-setting rules as-is, and approved the Special Funds Budget…

Sheriff’s

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERING BASKETBALL CAMP

The City of Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for Coach Schneider’s Basketball Camp. The weeklong camp will run from Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19, from 9:30 am to 2:00 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms High School Gymnasium. Enrollment is open to girls and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: FIRE DEPARTMENT, GRASS REMOVAL, SPECIAL FUNDS

It’s déjà vu all over again at the Twentynine Palms City Council—twice. Reporter Dan Stork previews yet-another fire department task force, agenda-setting criteria, and several other items scheduled for tonight’s meeting…

The June 9 meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council starts off with a closed session at 5:30 to

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THREE INJURED, ONE ARREST, IN TWENTYNINE PALMS STABBING

Three men were stabbed during an argument in Twentynine Palms Friday night, and the suspected assailant was arrested the next day. According to a Sheriff’s report, Steven Perez, 24, was arguing with the men in the 6600 block of Desert Queen Avenue in Twentynine Palms shortly before 11:30 p.m. Friday

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER FORMS COMMITTEE TO ANNEX FIRE DEPARTMENT TO COUNTY

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board took a big first step in annexing their fire department to the county yesterday. Reporter Rebecca Havely was there and files this report…

At a special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Water Department yesterday, the board began with a brief closed

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