TORTOISE ROCK AND SPOTLIGHT 29 CASINOS HIRING

Tortoise Rock and Spotlight 29 Casinos will hold a job fair to fill more than 35 full- and part-time positions available at both casinos. On-site interviews will be held from 9 to 4, July 21, at Spotlight 29 Casino, 46-200 Harrison Place, in Coachella. Applicants should bring their resumes

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FORMER MARINE ACCUSED IN MURDER OF ERIN CORWIN GETS NEW JUDGE

The court case of the former Twentynine Palms Marine accused of killing his former lover and dumping her body down a mine shaft, will continue under a different judge. On Tuesday, the Fourth District Court of Appeals granted a peremptory challenge by Christopher Lee’s attorney to change judges. In April,

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YOUTH ART SUBMISSIONS SOUGHT FOR 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

Attention student artists: The 29 Palms Art Gallery is looking for submissions for their annual youth art show. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you how to show your creation…

A youth art show will be held Friday, July 31, through Sunday, August 23, at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. This is

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RECEPTION FRIDAY FOR ART SHOW AT 29 PALMS VISITORS CENTER

“Shade and Shadows” is the theme of the new exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Art Gallery. An opening reception is set for Friday, July 10, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Put on your shades and come out of the shadows to see what your local artists are

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TWENTYNINE PALMS UMC HOLDING PARKING LOT SALE SATURDAY

The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will hold a parking lot sale on Saturday, July 11, from 8 to 11. They are located at 6250 Mesquite Springs Road next to the high school. Some items available will be an entertainment center, some cabinets, headboards without slats, chairs, lamps, lots

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FREE MOVIE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS’ LUCKIE PARK TONIGHT

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department presents Movies in Luckie Park, Thursday nights through July 30, on the north side of the racquetball courts starting at approximately 8:30 p.m. This is an opportunity for the community to gather and enjoy family entertainment at its best. Refreshments will be offered

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DUMPSTER DIVER ARRESTED AFTER FIGHTING WITH SHERIFF’S DEPUTY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Monday afternoon, accused of dumpster diving and then resisting arrest. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 5200 block of Adobe Road called about 4:30 p.m. to report a suspicious person who was dumpster diving. The resident had previously reported several burglaries

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING CANCELLED

The July 7 meeting of the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission has been cancelled. The next meeting of the Planning Commission is scheduled for Tuesday, August 18.

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AUDITIONS FOR “MAN FROM EARTH” AT THEATRE 29 MONDAY

Theatre 29 will hold open auditions for the science-fiction drama, “The Man from Earth,” on Monday July, 13 at 6:30 p.m. Reporter Rebecca Havely has a breakdown of the roles to be cast …

Director Eddie Tucker will cast 10-12 actors in the following roles: John is a history professor

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SPECIAL ONE-DAY-ONLY FLAMENCO SHOW COMING TO THEATRE 29

It’s back by popular demand. Seattle-based flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes brings her show back to Theatre 29 for another one-night-only special performance. The troupe’s first performance in Twentynine Palms May 10 was extremely well received and patrons were impressed and amazed at the high level of artistic skill and quality

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SOCCER CAMP OFFERED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A soccer camp will be offered by Twentynine Palms Recreation. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the in-depth soccer training includes instruction by high school coaches…

Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department, and coaches Megan Pfau and Nathan Niles, present Micro Strikers mini soccer camp for ages 4 to 8, and youth

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DRIVER HOSPITALIZED AFTER SINGLE CAR ROLLOVER IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Photo courtesy 29 Palms Fire Department.

One person was hospitalized following a single vehicle rollover crash in Twentynine Palms Saturday night. About 10:45 p.m., a pizza delivery driver was driving northbound on Adobe Road when for unknown reasons, the driver lost control and the vehicle rolled and crashed at White Sands Drive. During the crash, the

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HOWSER HOUSE RENTAL OFFERING LACKS CITY PERMITS

Following a years-long process, the City of Twentynine Palms enacted a vacation home rental ordinance earlier this year. So when a web site offering a well-known city residence for rent came to our attention, we were curious about its official status. Reporter Dan Stork looked into it…

Wheelhouserental.com is an

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MATERNITY LEAVE EXTENDED FOR MARINES AND SAILORS

The Secretary of the Navy announced Thursday that he is expanding paid maternity leave for Marines and sailors to 18 weeks. The new policy is retroactive to January 1. While new mothers are eligible for the extended leave, the extended maternity leave for adoptive mothers and parental leave is not

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SERVICES SET FOR KAY MCGRORTY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

Kay Gibson McGrorty, a long-time resident of Twentynine Palms, and co-owner of McGeez Auto Body, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, July 4. Kay McGrorty is survived by her husband, Mick McGrorty, five daughters, 15 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, one great-grandson expected any day, and many extended family

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HELICOPTER SEARCH UNSUCCESSFUL FOR SUSPECT

Deputies called in a helicopter to help search for a suspect who fled following a traffic stop in Twentynine Palms Wednesday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy saw a green Chevy Camaro traveling eastbound on Old Dale Road at a high rate of speed about 3 p.m. As

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“EARTH TO ECHO” FREE MOVIE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department presents, Movies in Luckie Park Thursday nights through July 30, on the north side of the racquetball courts starting at approximately 8:30 p.m. This is an opportunity for the community to gather and enjoy family entertainment at its best, tonight the movie is

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MARINE ROBBED AT GUNPOINT, KIDNAPPED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms Marine says he was kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, the man called at 9:13 p.m. to report that about a half hour earlier, he was sprayed with pepper spray and tasered by one suspect, while another man hit him over

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CHRISTOPHER LEE COURT CASE CONTINUED AGAIN

In an appearance that was over almost as soon as it began Tuesday morning, Christopher Lee’s next court appearance was continued until July 27. In April, Lee’s lawyer had filed a peremptory challenge against Judge Rodney Cortez, asking that the case be heard by Judge Bert Swift. Lee’s case was

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION LOOKS AT A SIGN AND A PERMIT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission returns to business tonight. Reporter Dan Stork says they will take up a signage request and a construction equipment permit…

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will hold two public hearing at its June 30 meeting. The first is on a request from Sky’s the Limit

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