HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Last night, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ varsity basketball team won their game with Desert Hot Springs to raise their record in league to 2 and 0 by the score of 68 to 36. Leading scorers were Lindsey Scamman with 20 points and 10 rebounds, Tatiyanna Mackall with 13

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WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER TRYING TO RUN OVER A TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN

An Anderson, California, woman was arrested Sunday morning, accused of attempting to deliberately run over someone with her truck in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, Georgia Prather, 50, was leaving the home in the 5900 block of Mariposa Avenue about 11:45 a.m. Sunday in her Chevy pick-up truck.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERS BAN ON GROWING AND SALE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA

The Twentynine Palms City Council is expected to just say “No” to medical marijuana tonight, Reporter David Haldane checks the council’s agenda… The Twentynine Palms City Council tonight will consider outlawing the cultivation and sale of medical marijuana within city limits. While local zoning ordinances don’t specifically permit commercial cannabis

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Twentynine Palms Wildcats boys’ basketball played an aggressive game against the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagle’s team last night in the Richard Casey Gymnasium and came away with a victory, 65-56. Abraham Bell led all scoring with 23 points, Andrew Wilson 11 points and Elijah Jones put in seven points.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms Wildcats boys’ basketball team hosted the Big Bear Bears on Friday, January 8, and came away with a huge victory 87-32. D’Shaun Barrett lead the scoring with 14 points, Kyle Hope 13 points and Adam Bell put in nine points. Andrew Wilson hit the boards with 11

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SERVICES SET FOR MARGOT SPANGENBERG

Margot Spangenberg, a 62-year-resident of Twentynine Palms, died Thursday, January 7. She would have turned 96 years old yesterday. Margot Spangenberg is survived by her daughters, Chris Tiffany of Solvang; Pat Keppner Wlaker of Twentynine Palms; her sons, Mark Spangenberg of Twentynine Palms; Carl Spangenberg of Aliso Viejo; and Guy

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CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS START WEDNESDAY AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

The children’s programs at the Twentynine Palms Library start this week. Assignment reporter Cassie Zimarik has details and tells you how to sign the kids up… Children are welcome to join the Twentynine Palms Library for the upcoming children’s programs in January and February. During the first six-week session of

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EARLY REGISTRATION SET FOR TRI-VALLEY LITTLE LEAGUE

Early registration for the 2016 Tri-Valley Little League baseball and softball seasons will be held Saturday, January 16, from 9 to 3 in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. The cost is $75 per child; for three or more children in the same family, the registration cost

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LOW-COST PET SERVICES OFFERED LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in January for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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MULTIPLE BURGLARIES REPORTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS AND YUCCA VALLEY

More burglaries and attempted burglaries were reported in Twentynine Palms Thursday. According to Sheriff’s reports, a resident in the 6600 block of Sherman Hoyt Avenue reported that a surveillance camera taped a suspect who looked into the windows of her vehicle parked in her driveway just after 1 a.m. When

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VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR “POINT IN TIME” HOMELESS COUNT

The county is looking for local volunteers to participate in a count of the homeless population later this month. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the details… Later this month, the third annual census of local homeless people, known as the “Point-in-Time Count,” takes place. The results will be used in a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SOROPTIMISTS TO HOST OPENING NIGHT OF “SUNSHINE BOYS” AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 opens its 2016 season with the hilarious Neil Simon comedy, “The Sunshine Boys.” The opening night gala will benefit the Soroptimist Club of Twentynine Palms. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… The timeless classic Neil Simon comedy, “The Sunshine Boys,” revolves around a former comedic duo that, in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce Board has named Christine Hoenigmann as their executive director. Chamber President Carey Alderson said, “She has already proven herself working for us as our administrative assistant. I feel that she will bring great things in support of the Chamber’s mission, and Christine will enhance

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COMMUNITY FARM DAY TOMORROW AT THE 29 PALMS INN

The 29 Palms Inn will open their on-site farm for two special events tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik invites you to Community Farm Day… Join the 29 Palms Inn at their Fault Line Farm on Saturday, January 9, for two free community events. From 9:00 a.m. until noon there will be

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THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR DISNEY’S LITTLE MERMAID

Theatre 29 has secured the rights to one of the first amateur productions in the United States of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid.” The auditions are set and reporter Rebecca Havely has the cast breakdown… “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” auditions are set for Monday, January 18, at 6 p.m. at Theater

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UPCOMING TWENTYNINE PALMS MILITARY FILM FESTIVAL LOOKING FOR SCREENPLAYS

Organizers of the Twentynine Palms Military Film Festival are looking for screenplays for its inaugural film fest to be held in May. The event will honor military films and the courage that inspired them. To enter a military-themed screenplay for consideration in the festival, call 323-782-1300 or email marcberry@basiclead.com. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TEAM PANCAKE BREAKFAST SATURDAY

A Saturday breakfast will benefit the Twentynine Palms High School soccer program. Assignment reporter Ashton Henry has your invitation… The Twentynine Palms High school girls’ soccer team invites you to their annual pancake breakfast fundraiser. These hard working girls will be serving pancakes, eggs, sausage, and a variety of cold

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Today in high school sports, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ wrestling team will travel to Desert Mirage for their meet against Desert Mirage High School. Meet begins at 6 p.m. Tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ soccer team will host Shadow Hills High School at home and the

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TWO ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT AFTER A TWENTYNINE PALMS ARMED ROBBERY

Two Las Vegas men who are suspected of robbing a Twentynine Palms gas station were arrested at gunpoint early this morning. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Armando Cantu, two men, later identified as Milton Fletcher, 24, and Cedric Russum, 28, walked into the Circle K at Adobe Road and Two Mile

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HELP AVAILABLE LOCALLY FOR POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

Both the Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley areas have contacts offering help for veterans who may be feeling the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Reporter David Knutson has details…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, can affect people who have gone through life-threatening events, such as military combat, natural disasters, serious

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