400K PATRIOT MOTORCYCLE RIDE SET FOR NEXT MONTH

Change for Vets is putting a biker twist on the Manchu Mile, a 25-mile hike held by the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division’s 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, to commemorate the 85-mile hike the regiment made to go to battle in 1900 during the Boxer Rebellion in China. Managing editor Tami

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SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SEARCHES FOR MISSING TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN

The Sheriff’s Department is searching for a Twentynine Palms woman who was last seen in the area Saturday. About 7 a.m. Saturday, Erin Corwin, 20, told her husband she was going to look for hiking trails in Joshua Tree National Park that she could hike with her mother when her

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE AND WIFE ACCUSED OF NEGLECTING THEIR FIVE CHILDREN

A Marine and his wife were arrested Thursday afternoon, accused of neglecting their five children. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Rick Millard, military police called deputies about 1:30 p.m. to investigate a case of child neglect in the 8100 block of Delta Street on board the Combat Center. Millard said deputies

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TWENTYNINE MAN ACCUSED OF SLAMMING HIS WIFE’S HEAD INTO A WALL

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday afternoon, after his wife said he slammed her head into a wall during an argument. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 2:30 p.m., Brian Simon, 28, of the 73900 block of Two Mile Road, was arguing with his wife when he grabbed her

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4TH OF JULY ACTIVITIES AND FIREWORKS AT LUCKIE PARK IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The City of Twentynine Palms will once again host an Independence Day Celebration. Come out to Luckie Park for this free family-friendly event on Friday, July 4th, beginning at 5 p.m. Celebrate our country’s freedom with Z107.7 FM, food, retail vendors, kid’s games and activities, ice cold beer, and good

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AUDTIONS TONIGHT AT THEATRE 29

The area’s best performers are being sought for a fast-paced, upcoming murder mystery comedy at Theatre 29. Reporter Diana Jones has details for tonight’s auditions…

Auditions will be held tonight for “The 39 Steps” at Theatre 29 in Twentynine Palms. Needed are a male, 20 to 40 years old; a

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“A DOLLS HOUSE” RUNNING THROUGH JULY 19

Regular tickets are available for the fourth production of the Theatre 29 season, the classic “A Doll’s House”, a gripping drama from a true master, Henrik Ibsen. “A Doll’s House” is now running weekends through July 19. Performances will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights (except July

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE DIES IN AFGHANISTAN COMBAT

The military and civilian communities of the Morongo Basin mourn the loss of a Twentynine Palms Marine. The Department of Defense announced yesterday the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Thomas Z. Spitzer, 23, of New Braunfels, Texas, died June 25 while conducting combat operations

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SUNDAY MATINEE FOR “A DOLL’S HOUSE” AT THEATRE 29 THIS WEEKEND

The riveting classic drama, “A Doll’s House,” continues its run at Theatre 29 this weekend, including a matinee this Sunday. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how get tickets…

Regular tickets are now available for the fourth production of the Theatre 29 2014 season, the classic “A Doll’s House,” a gripping

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TOMORROW NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, June 28. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8 p.m. and end about 2 a.m. Bring telescopes or binoculars, water, snacks, chairs, and dress for unpredictable weather. For more information, call 760-367-7222. Sky’s The Limit Observatory

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AUDITIONS FOR “THE 39 STEPS” AT THEATRE 29 MONDAY

Theatre 29 is looking for four multitalented performers who can play 150 parts. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says director Charles Harvey will hold auditions for “The 39 Steps” this Monday evening…

Four multi-talented actors are needed who can play multiple roles in Theatre 29’s fall production, “The 39 Steps.” This

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Desert Congregational Church will be preparing and hosting the Food for Life meal tomorrow, Saturday, June 28. The meal will be served from 3 to 5 p.m. at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms. If you are a shut-in and need a meal to be delivered,

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ANY AND ALL FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL HERE IN OUR MORONGO BASIN

While you are planning your family get together for the Independence Day celebration, remember all fireworks, including the so-called safe and sane type, are strictly prohibited in this county. Reporter Diana Jones reminds you the cost of illegal fireworks can be high…

Many people have fond memories of celebrating the

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“A DOLL’S HOUSE” DIRECTOR AT THEATRE 29 PROUD OF HIS SHOW

The classic and riveting Henrik Ibsen drama, “A Doll’s House,” continues its run this weekend at Theatre 29 with a matinee this Sunday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says director Kurt Schauppner is proud of his show…

Sue Kelly as Anne, the nurse, keeps watch over her charges, from left,

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MOVIES IN LUCKIE PARK: TONIGHT, “CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2”

The popular “Movies in Luckie Park” series continues in Twentynine Palms tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says bring a blanket or lawn chair out for “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2”…

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department continues with their event, Movies in Luckie Park, with the movie “Cloudy

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A DONATION FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society received a $2,500 check last week from the Lamplighter Foundation. The money matched the funds raised from the Historical Society’s inaugural Desert Chic Wine and Cheese social event held earlier this year. The money will be used toward the Historical Society’s planned addition of a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FELON ARRESTED A DAY AFTER GETTING OUT OF JAIL

A Twentynine Palms man who was released from jail on Sunday was arrested Monday, accused of violating a restraining order. According to a Sheriff’s report, Joseph Farhat, 25, had been in jail for violating the terms of his parole; he was released Sunday. On Monday, the owner of a vacant

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NEW INTERIM JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SUPERINTENDENT NAMED

The Acting Superintendent of Joshua Tree National Park Andrea Compton is going back to her regular assignment as the Park’s Chief Resource Officer. She provided Z107.7 with a copy of a note she sent her staff, introducing them to her temporary successor. Todd Suess will be the next acting superintendent

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

Directors for the Twentynine Palms Public Cemetery District will hold their monthly meeting Thursday, June 26, at the cemetery office on Encelia Avenue in Twentynine Palms. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will be asked to approve a revised step schedule for employee wages and a revised employee

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YOUTH SUMMER ART CLASSES AT THE 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

This year’s first Youth Summer Arts Class—a young artists’ drawing class for ages 5 to 17—will be held at the Twentynine Palms Art Gallery this Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Recent grants enabled the low-cost art classes for all kids living in the Morongo Basin. Friday the young artists’

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