PIONEER WOMEN SCULPTURE COMMISSIONED BY CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

The City of Twentynine Palms Public Arts Advisory Committee has approved the commissioning of Ricardo Breceda to create a sculpture of pioneer women to be placed on National Park Drive. Breceda is the same artist whose metal sculptures dot that median already. There will be a 10-day period for the

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SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM OFFERED AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery is offering a summer youth program for June. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has details and how to register…

As a part of the 29 Palms Art Gallery Summer Youth Program, the gallery is offering a sketchbook camp in the month of June. This program is open

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TWO STATE AWARDS FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Twentynine Palms Junior High School is the recipient of two recent state awards. Reporter Dan Stork tells how the recognition was earned…

On May 22, Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, presented a four-member team from Twentynine Palms Junior High School with two prestigious awards. Twentynine Palms Junior High

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS BEGINS RESTRICTING ITS OWN WATER USE

The City of Twentynine Palms has begun doing its water-saving duty. Reporter Dan Stork explains what steps the city is taking…

The City of Twentynine Palms has begun undertaking water conservation measures on its public buildings and properties, in compliance with Governor Brown’s order for mandatory water reduction in cities

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HEAT IS GOING UP, DON’T LEAVE DOGS IN HOT CARS

The weather is heating up as summer approaches; temperatures are expected to be in the 100s this weekend. Managing editor Tami Roleff has this urgent reminder about leaving dogs in a hot car…

On a hot day, temperatures inside of a vehicle can quickly rise to dangerous levels. The temperature

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COUNTY SUPERVISORIAL CANDIDATE TO BE REVEALED TODAY

In a stunning, live announcement on this morning’s Z107.7 Up Close Show long-time community activist and civic leader Donna Munoz told host Gary Daigneault she aims to win the County Board of Supervisor’s 3rd District seat currently held by James Ramos in the November 2016 election. Reporter Mike Lipsitz files

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THEATRE 29 SEEKING DIRECTORS’ SUBMISSIONS FOR 2016 SEASON

Theatre 29 is beginning the process of selecting plays, dramas and musicals for their 2016 season. If you are a director and would like to submit a show idea to the selection committee for consideration, reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how…

Theater 29 is accepting family-friendly show suggestions from local

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ADOPT A PET FROM THE TWENTYNINE PALMS ANIMAL SHELTER

There are many animal friends at the Twentynine Palms animal shelter waiting for you to adopt them. ROP Broadcast Student Alyssa Evans tells you how…

If you’re thinking of adopting a pet, then come and get it from Palms n Paws animal shelter, located at 7086 Bullion Avenue in Twentynine

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SERVICE TOMORROW FOR LONNIE AND PAT TINER

A memorial service for Dr. Lonnie Tiner and Patricia Tiner will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at Blessed Sacrament Church, 74462 National Park Drive, in Twentynine Palms. A celebration of their lives will take place after the service at the church. Their final resting place will be in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT HEARS RESTRICTIONS; PROPOSED 15 PERCENT RATE INCREASE NOT ENOUGH

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors met last night to discuss mandatory restrictions on water use and a proposed 15 percent rate increase over five years. Reporter Rebecca Havely attended the meeting and offers this report…

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Twentynine Palms

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CHANGE OF COMMAND TOMORROW AT NAVAL HOSPITAL ABOARD BASE

A traditional Navy Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony will take place at 8:30 a.m., May 29, at the Robert E. Bush Naval Hospital, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms. Captain John Allen Lamberton will take command from Captain Jay Sourbeer, who will retire after 30 years of

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MUSICAL, “MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD” OPENS AT THEATRE 29 FRIDAY

Theatre 29 opens the musical “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” this Friday night May 29 with a gala fundraiser benefiting CERT, the Twentynine Palms Community Emergency Response Team. Reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details…

The opening night gala fundraiser for “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” this Friday night begins

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TEACHERS IN CONTRACT DISPUTE MASS OUTSIDE DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS

With protest folk songs alternating with appreciations of union solidarity over a portable P.A. system, Morongo Unified School District teachers massed outside district headquarters on both sides of Utah Trail on Tuesday afternoon. Reporter Dan Stork was at the rally, and spoke with MTA representatives John Ferguson and Terry Weitz…

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN BREAKS WIFE’S CELL PHONE, ARRESTED

A Twentynine Palms man who didn’t want his wife recording him was arrested early Friday morning for breaking her cell phone. According to a Sheriff’s report, two women went to a bar in the 73600 block of Highway 62. Brandon Carpenter, the husband of one of the women, saw them

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL IN BRISK MEETING

The Twentynine Palms City Council moved briskly through its agenda Tuesday night. Reporter Dan Stork recaps the action…

The Twentynine Palms City Council began its May 26 meeting by approving an amendment to the Development Code that will establish guidelines for single room occupancy facilities, in accordance with state guidelines.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT MEETS TONIGHT ON WATER AND FIRE BUSINESS

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors will meet at 6:00 tonight. The board will hold a public hearing on mandatory restrictions for water conservation, and will then, vote on a resolution to comply with state drought regulations. Next the board will hold a budget workshop and a rate

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District Board of Directors will hold its monthly meeting 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will review current term expirations and discuss recruitment plans; discuss website options and computer repair; review alternatives for an alarm service; and update its petty cash

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TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH MUSIC SCHOOL CONCERT TONIGHT, HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT TOMORROW

Twentynine Palms High School will highlight their music department in concert tomorrow night. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation…

The Twentynine Palms High School music department will present their final concert of the school year on Thursday, May 28th with performances by the Select Choir, Concert Choir, and Symphonic Band.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP NIGHT TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms High School annual senior awards and scholarships program will be held tonight, Wednesday, May 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school MPR. Twentynine Palms High School seniors will be honored with numerous scholarships and awards. Representatives from many local organizations, clubs and businesses will award scholarships

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT A $3.5 MILLION SHERIFF’S CONTRACT

Budget, science camp, a code amendment, and a services contract are scheduled for discussion by the Twentynine Palms City Council this week. Reporter Dan Stork has the order of the agenda… After holding a ribbon cutting ceremony over improvements at Knott’s Sky Park at 5:15 p.m. to the Development Code

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