TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERING SUMMER DAY CAMP

The City of Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Department will begin accepting registrations for its annual summer day camp program Friday, May 1, beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the park office on Joe Davis Drive in Twentynine Palms. This program is offered to children that will be entering first through

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HIGH-SPEED MOTORCYCLE CHASE ENDS WITH ARREST OF TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE

A high speed chase through Twentynine Palms Tuesday morning, with speeds of up to 150 miles per hour, ended with the arrest of a Twentynine Palms Marine. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 8:19, Deputy Wayne Greer attempted to stop a motorcycle rider in Twentynine Palms traveling westbound on Indian

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COPPER THIEVES KNOCK OUT LOCAL TELEVISION SERVICE

Morongo Basin residents who use the county’s over-the-air television service can thank copper thieves for knocking out their service last week. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us more… It rarely snows in Twentynine Palms and Wonder Valley, but for folks who rely on an aerial antenna and converter box to receive

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS, NEW MEMBER SELECTED

The first item of business for the Twentynine Palms Cemetery District at its meeting Thursday, April 30, is to welcome new board member Carey Alderson. Among the items on the agenda, the board will discuss an Eagle Scout project at the cemetery. Board members will review prices, hear a review

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ACTIVITY AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW A SIMULATION

Twentynine Palms Community Members, please be aware that during the day on April 30 and May 1, there will be a simulation on the Twentynine Palms High School campus involving the fire department, police officers, medical personnel, and helicopter support. This is a simulation. They are running the Every 15

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms varsity boys’ tennis team traveled to Rancho Mirage to take on the number 1 Rattlers in conference play yesterday. The Wildcats lost 13-5. Coach William Shay said leading the Wildcats were Jarod Burks in singles play, and Marcus Simon and Vincent Thomas in doubles action. The Wildcats

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PROWLER ASSAULTS TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday evening after a woman said he assaulted her after she found him prowling in her backyard. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman, who lives in the 7700 block of North Star Avenue, found Samuel Newton, 41, in her back yard shortly before

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets in regular session tonight. After recognizing Finance Director Ron Peck for his service to the city, and hearing a report from the Desert Regional Tourism Agency, the City Council will make appointments to the city’s planning commission. The council will then give direction to

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MARINE BASE GETS TOP AWARD FOR SUSTAINABILITY

The Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms was named a recipient last week of the prestigious Environmental Awards Program by the Secretary of Defense. The Combat Center earned the sustainability award for a non-industrial installation because it added more photovoltaic power to the base; exceeded its water conservation

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YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION BUS TO VISIT HUELL HOWSER EXHIBIT

The late Huell Howser was a resident of Twentynine Palms and a good friend to our Morongo Basin Communities. The Town of Yucca Valley will be taking a bus to a new exhibit honoring him. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to be on that bus…

The Town of Yucca

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan baseball team come up short against Desert Hot Springs Friday. Coach Brian Schoenborn said the game was tied 1-1 in the first inning on a hit by freshman Desmond Delgado and an RBI single by senior Isaiah Kinder. The Desert Hot Springs Eagles managed

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FOUR INJURED IN HEAD-ON CRASH EAST OF TWENTYNINE PALMS SUNDAY

Four people were hospitalized following a head-on crash east of Twentynine Palms Sunday afternoon. Two cars—a 2006 silver Toyota Camry, driven by William Bruns, 57, of Long Beach, and a 2014 white Nissan Maxima driven by Paola Gonzalez, 23, of Moreno Valley—crashed head-on near Iron Age Road and Highway 62

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THEATRE 29 TO OFFER SUMMER YOUTH THEATER PROGRAM

Theatre 29 is offering a month-long summer youth theater program, culminating in four performances of the musical “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has more details on the application…

The summer youth program at Theatre 29 will cover all aspects of live theatre including performing, costumes, make-up, set design,

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COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TRAINING OFFERED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Community emergency training will be offered this weekend in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to get the important CERT training…

The Twentynine Palms Community Emergency Response Team and Twentynine Palms Fire Department will be conducting training on May 1 through 3 at the Twentynine Palms Fire Station

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School golf team will play Rancho Mirage High School at home. Tee time is at 2:45. Also tomorrow, the Joshua Springs Lightning baseball team will play Desert Chapel at home, starting at 3:15.

ARMY VETERAN BIKING TO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA STOPS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A 55-year-old Army veteran stopped in Twentynine Palms this week on his way to a job in northern California. Bob Trout and his service dog, Maggie, left his home in March, in Tempe Arizona, and are traveling to Humboldt County by bicycle, with a little trailer for Maggie. Trout is

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“WAIT UNTIL DARK” CONTINUES ITS RUN AT THEATRE 29

The Mystery Thriller “Wait Until Dark” is now playing at Theater 29 in Twentynine Palms. Directed by Ben Bees, “Wait Until Dark,” is a game of cat-and-mouse set in 1960s Greenwich Village, New York. A mysterious con man, impressively portrayed by Cyrus Short, lays a trap to ensnare Susy Hendrix,

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING CAR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested at gunpoint late Thursday night, accused of stealing a vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, the owner of the vehicle called deputies shortly before 8:30 p.m. Thursday to report his 1991 Honda had just been stolen from his home in the 73500 block of

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SKY’S THE LIMIT TO HOLD STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, April 25. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:30 p.m. and end about 12:30 a.m. The first quarter moon and Jupiter will be visible with great detail, along with several colorful double and multiple stars. Bring

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SPUDTACULAR POTATO DINNER AT TWENTYNINE PALMS CHURCH SUNDAY

On Sunday, April 26, The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will host a Spudtacular dinner. For a $5 donation, you get a baked potato dinner. Load up your potato with chili, real bacon bits, fresh grated cheese, butter, sour cream, broccoli, and onions. Fix a salad with a variety

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