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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SPUDTACULAR AT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will hold a “Spudtacular” baked potato dinner, Sunday, May 4, starting at 5 p.m. Load up your potato with mild chili, real bacon bits with all the extras, all for only $5. Fix a salad with a variety of dressings and choose from

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FREE FOOD FOR LIFE CINCO DE MAYO MEAL TOMORROW

On Saturday, May 3, the Catholic Community will be serving the meal for Food For Life. They are celebrating Cinco de Mayo. The meal is served from 3 to 5 p.m. at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms.

RETIRED COLONEL, FORMER TWENTYNINE PALMS MAYOR “MAC” DUBE HAS DIED

The Twentynine Palms civilian and military communities are mourning the death of Col. M.J. “Mac” Dube, who passed away Tuesday at 80 years old. Dube was a longtime Twentynine Palms City Councilman and mayor who had retired from the Marine Corps with many accolades, including a Silver Star for gallantry

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“NUNSET BOULEVARD” AT THEATRE 29 OFFERS A SUNDAY MATINEE

The Hit Musical-Comedy, “Nunset Boulevard” is running now through May 24 at Theatre 29. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says a matinee performance will be offered this weekend… Theatre 29 will hold a Sunday matinee for “Nunset Boulevard” this Sunday, May 4, starting at 2:30 p.m. The latest in the blockbuster

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT HIRES $79,000 CONSULTANT, WILL ASK CITY FOR FIRE FUNDING

The Twentynine Palms Water District had a special meeting last night to discuss issues regarding the future of the Fire Department. The first discussion topic was whether or not the Water District should pay for a voter survey to find out if a tax measure is popular with the public.

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DESERT CONGREGATIONAL RUMMAGE SALE THIS WEEKEND

Desert Congregational Church will hold a rummage sale Friday and Saturday from 8 to 4. Lots of children’s items will be for sale. The church is located on the corner of 2 Mile Road and Sunrise Road in Twentynine Palms.

SERVICES SET FOR FORMER TWENTYNINE PALMS RESIDENT GRANT WILLIAMS

Grant Williams, a former 14-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died of cancer April 24. He was 32 years old. Grant Williams is survived by his wife Kristina and daughters, Kierra and Gennaveve, all of Colorado Springs; his parents, Gary and Kathleen Williams, and sisters, Heather Williams and Amber Williams, all

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS TO RECONSIDER VACATION HOME RENTALS

About 60 people filled the chairs at the Twentynine Palms Community Center, to participate in a special joint meeting of the City Council and Planning Commission on vacation home rentals. Reporter Dan Stork says that a question was asked by the Planning Commissioners, and was answered by the City Council…

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT CONSIDERS FIRE TAX, CITY FUNDING

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board, meeting exclusively on Fire Department business, will hold a special meeting tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says fire tax options and city funding are the focus……

The Twentynine Palms Water District will hold a special meeting Wednesday, April 30, starting at 6 p.m. to discuss

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY BOOK SALE AND PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME TOMORROW

The Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library will hold their spring book sale this week. Friends of the Library members will have first choice of the selection on Thursday, May 1, between 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Membership is available at the door. The sale is open to the public

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party this Saturday, May 3. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 7:45 p.m. and end about 1:30 a.m. Observers will be able to focus telescopes on the waxing moon, Mars, and Jupiter. Visitors should bring binoculars or telescopes,

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School golf team will host the Shadow Hills Knights at home. Tee time is 2:45. Also tomorrow, the Wildcat baseball and softball teams will host the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagles at home; first pitch for both teams is at 3:30.

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VACATION HOME RENTALS WORKSHOP IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

It’s the fifth Tuesday of the month, which is usually dark for public affairs in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Dan Stork reminds city residents that a special workshop on vacation home rentals is tonight…

Tonight’s the night for a special public workshop of the City Council and the Planning Commission at

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