SERVICES FRIDAY FOR JESSE JAMES HOWARD JUNIOR

Jessie James Howard Jr. of Twentynine Palms died October 27 of sudden infant death syndrome. He was three months old. Jessie is survived by his parents, Jessie James Howard Senior of Yucca Valley and Melonie Howard of Twentynine Palms. A service will be held at Wiefels and Sons in Yucca

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Free Food for Life meals will be served by Palms Baptist Church Saturday from 3 to 5 at the Little Church of the Desert Community Hall. Volunteers needed for cooking, setting up, serving, and cleaning up for the thanksgiving meal. If you are interested in working at this meal, please

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SKY PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TOMORROW

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, November 15. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:30 p.m. and end with moonrise about midnight. The focus of the star party will be fall constellations, the Silver Dollar galaxy and Helix nebula. Bring binoculars, telescopes,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL GREENLIGHTS HOUSING PROJECT, BOWDEN ACTING CITY MANAGER

Recently, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission unanimously recommended that an environmental impact report be prepared for The Ridge at Twentynine Palms, a 200-unit affordable housing project to be sited on the south edge of the Marine Base, across the fence from Condor Elementary School, before the project be allowed to

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WE ATTEND A FREE ACTING CLASS AT THEATRE 29

Theater 29 has extended its offering of free method acting classes now through December 7 on Sunday evenings at 5:30 p.m. The classes are taught by Desert Theater League award-winner Abe Daniels. Our assignment reporter Rebecca Havely attended last Sunday’s class and offers this review… The classes are offered for

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CROSS-COUNTRY HORESBACK RIDE BENEFITS SEMPER-FI FUND

A combat Marine who served two tours in Iraq is riding horseback from Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, to Camp Pendleton, California, to raise awareness of suicide among military veterans and to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund. Managing editor Tami Roleff puts on her cowgirl boots to tell us

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GRAND OPENING OF TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES TODAY

Twentynine Palms High School will be celebrating the grand opening of its new administrative complex today at 5:00 p.m. Site staff will be conducting a tour of the new facility at that time and highlighting various parts of the modernization that took place during the project. The facility features centralized

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STUDENT BRINGS MARIJUANA COOKIES TO TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

A high-school student was arrested Monday after she was found with marijuana cookies. According to a Sheriff’s report, the 15-year-old girl, who was not identified due to her age, said she found a box of cookies on the Twentynine Palms High School campus. She told the deputy that when she

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NEW MURAL CELBRATES CDPA 20TH ANNIVERSARY

Continuing the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act, a new mural will be dedicated in Twentynine Palms Saturday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation…… Local artists Chuck Caplinger and Art Mortimer have been busy painting a new mural on the Old Schoolhouse museum in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TOMORROW NIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets one day late because of the Veterans Day holiday. Reporter Dan Stork tells what it will talk about… Following a closed session at 5:15 p.m. to confer on two cases of potential litigation and to talk about recruitment of a City Manager, the Twentynine

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SERVICES SET FOR JOHN HART

John D. Hart, a 32-year-resident of Twentynine Palms, died Wednesday, November 5. He was 73 years old. John Hart is survived by his wife, Linda Hart, daughters Lisa Aldridge and Jennifer Link, and son John Hart, all of Twentynine Palms; and two grandchildren. He was the owner/operator and “Bug Man”

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HOUSE FOR VETERAN TO BE BUILT IN THREE DAYS THIS WEEKEND

Join the Fuller Center as they build a house for a military veteran and his family in Twentynine Palms in three days. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 7 a.m. Friday, November 14, with construction beginning at 8 a.m. The home blessing and dedication will be held at 4

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DESERT SKY DINNER THIS SATURDAY MARKS CDPA 2OTH

Dinner and dancing this Saturday will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation… Join the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce and Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act.

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MURDER IN THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY THIS FRIDAY

Get ready for a “Murder in the Library” at the Twentynine Palms Library this Friday, November 14, at 6:30 p.m. Library Mystery Theater is improvisational and interactive. During the performance, audience members will become master sleuths, watching a radio show production and ensuing shenanigans, and then combing the library for

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GRAND OPENING OF TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES WEDNESDAY

The construction of new administration offices at Twentynine Palms High School suffered through lengthy delays. But Reporter Dan Stork says that’s all in the past, and the school wants to celebrate its new facility… Twentynine Palms High School will be celebrating the grand opening of its new administrative complex on

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERY RECEPTION TONIGHT, WEED SHOW THIS WEEKEND

Local artists Shea Cline, Tanner McGuire, and Guild members will be showing new work in November at the historic Twentynine Palms Art Gallery. A special evening reception and artist talk will be held on Friday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. to celebrate the opening of the show at

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

St. Martin in the Field Episcopal Church will serve the free Food for Life meal tomorrow from 3 to 5 at the Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms. Food for Life is still looking for volunteers for cooking, setting up, serving, and cleaning up. If you

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SERVICES SET FOR RICHARD CASEY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

Richard Alan Casey of Twentynine Palms, died October 20 from an aggressive form of melanoma. He was 53 years old. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Dana Casey; children Andrew Casey, and Samantha Casey-Lane and son-in-law Mark Lane, of Las Vegas; parents Andy and Mary Casey of

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INTERIM TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY MANAGER LEAVING

Following any election, there is a cascade of changes as government officials move on or move out. Reporter Dan Stork says that one local musical chairs exercise involves state, county, and city government… Chad Mayes’ victory in the 42nd Assembly District race leaves County Supervisor Janice Rutherford without a Chief

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CRAFTS AND BAKED GOODS AT THREE LOCAL CHURCHES THIS WEEKEND

Immanuel Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Twentynine Palms will hold its annual craft fair on Saturday, November 8, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There will be handmade gift items, fall decorations, Christmas items, soup mixes and baked goods. The church is located at 6450 Stardune Avenue just off

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