POKER RUN TO BENEFIT HOMELESS VETERANS

A Poker run this coming Saturday will benefit local Homeless Veteran’s. Managing Editor Tami Roleff gets her motor running…

Vets Cruzin’ for a Cause will hold its first Poker Run fundraiser for homeless veterans Saturday, March 22. All are welcome, no matter the motorcycle or even vehicle. Start time is

…View Full Story…

SOCCER CLUB FORMING IN THE HI-DESERT

Desert United Soccer Club is forming teams in the high desert for U10 boys and girls, and U14 girls. Free clinics will be held Tuesday and Thursday night, March 18 and 20, at 6 p.m. at the Yucca Valley High School. Players from Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley

…View Full Story…

STEM SCHOLARSHIPS

If you’re off to a community college soon, and have interests in a technical field, Mike Lipsitz urges you to apply for a STEM scholarship…

College bound local high school seniors may be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship from the Copper Mountain College Foundation. Multiple scholarships are available for what

…View Full Story…

MONDAY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School golf team will host Apple Valley High School at home. Tee off is at 2:45. The Twentynine Palms High School boy’s tennis team will host Indian Springs at home; first serve is at 3:15. At Joshua Springs High

…View Full Story…

E-WASTE DROP OFF

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

…View Full Story…

FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of March is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Managing editor Tami Roleff 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,

…View Full Story…

HELPING HOMELESS VETS

There are many homeless veterans in the Morongo Basin who are lacking the necessities to keep warm and fed. A new organization, Vets Cruzin for a Cause, is collecting jackets, blankets, and food to distribute to these homeless vets. If you have old jackets, blankets, and food you can spare,

…View Full Story…

“FORBIDDEN BROADWAY” AT TPHS

It’s a Broadway Musical Production at Twentynine Palms High School. “Forbidden Broadway” will run at 7:00 p.m. the next two Fridays and Saturdays. ROP broadcasting student Amber Flores says tickets are available at the door…. Twentynine Palms High School is having a musical. The musical “Forbidden Broadway” is produced with

…View Full Story…

FELON ARRESTED WITH GUN IN PLAIN VIEW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A convicted felon was arrested in Twentynine Palms Wednesday after he was seen walking down the street with a weapon in plain view. According to a Sheriff’s report, shortly before 8 a.m., a resident in the 72600 block of Juanita Drive reported seeing Darkise Gorman, 31, of Los Angeles, walking

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER BUSTING OUT WINDSHEILD

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Wednesday, after her boyfriend said she busted out his car’s windshield. According to a Sheriff’s report, Tracy James, 39, had a heated argument with her boyfriend in the 5600 block of Lupine Avenue about 7:30 a.m., and threw a large rock at him, hitting

…View Full Story…

OLD SCHOOLHOUSE LECTURE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

An archeologist who works on the Twentynine Palms Marine base will be the guest lecturer at the Second Friday Lecture series at the Twentynine Palms Old Schoolhouse Museum tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff digs deep to you the details… The Morongo Basin has a rich archeological history that goes back

…View Full Story…

FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

On March 15 Palms Baptist Church will be serving the Food for Life meal at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall from 3 to 5 p.m. They will be serving chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetables and dessert.

FREE FEDERAL FOOD TO BE DISTRIBUTED MONDAY

The third Monday of March 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, March

…View Full Story…

TRUE VINE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH CAR WASH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The True Vine Fellowship Ministry will hold a carwash fundraiser Saturday, March 15 to support the church’s youth and community outreach programs. The carwash will be held from 9 to 2 in the Santana’s parking lot in Twentynine Palms, 73680 Sun Valley Drive.

READING RALLY AT TWENTYNINE PALMS UNITED METHODIST

The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will be hosting a Reading Rally on March 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. Local teachers and church members will be reading their favorite books as well as leading songs and movement activities. This is not a religious program but a celebration of

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS ARTIST GALLERY OPEN FOR VISITORS

Area and visiting artists are featured at the quaint Twentynine Palms Art Gallery. ROP Broadcast student Nicolas Champion has more on the non-profit attraction… Did you know that Twentynine Palms has an art gallery? It is located next to the Twentynine Palms Inn and the Old Schoolhouse Museum. The gallery

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS ELEMENTARY TAKING KIDERGARTEN REGISTRATIONS

Twentynine Palms Elementary School is holding a kindergarten round-up to pre-enroll children for the 2014-2015 school year. Children must turn 5 by September 1, 2014. To pre-enroll, parents must make an appointment and pick up a kindergarten enrollment packet, starting Monday, March 17. Parents must bring to their appointment the

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL PART 2: VETERAN’S PARK, PUBLIC COMMENTS

Reporter Dan Stork split his report on a lengthy Twentynine Palms City Council meeting into two parts. Today: a discussion of plans for Veterans’ Park, which dominated the meeting; how to pay for a street project; and a survey of public comments… An extremely long discussion, which included Public Art

…View Full Story…

LATE HUELL HOWSER’S TWENTYNINE PALMS HOME SOLD

The late Huell Howser’s Twentynine Palms home and property has been sold. Listed for $395,000, the 11.9-acre estate featuring a two-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath house, sold for $650,000. The as-yet unidentified buyer paid cash. Howser was the long-time host of the popular TV show, “California’s Gold” and proceeds from the sale

…View Full Story…

CITY, TRIBE, THEATRE 29, CUT RIBBON ON NEW SIGN

A multipurpose electronic sign is in place next to Theatre 29. Reporter Dan Stork was at the ribbon cutting, and tells how it came about, and how it will be used…

Officials from sponsoring organizations celebrate a new electronic sign at Theatre 29 with a ribbon cutting. Left to

…View Full Story…