VENDORS NEEDED FOR FOURTH OF JULY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

And there will be fireworks in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms on the Fourth of July. Reporter Dan Stork says there’s still room for vendors at the 4th of July celebration in Twentynine Palms…

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the City of Twentynine Palms, is actively

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EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

An excessive heat warning is in place for temperatures up to 117 this weekend. An excessive heat warning is issued when temperatures are forecast to reach dangerous levels that will stress the body if precautions are not taken. Cooling centers are: Yucca Valley Town offices normal business hours. The Yucca

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOSTS A MIXER

Join the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce for a June Mixer this evening, Thursday, June 18, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. The mixer will be held at the Twentynine Palms Visitors Center, 73484 Twentynine Palms Highway. Network with area business owners and representatives and sample food from various local restaurants.

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FREE MOVIE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS’ LUCKIE PARK TONIGHT

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department presents “Movies in Luckie Park” Thursday nights through July 30, on the north side of the racquetball courts starting at approximately 8:30 p.m. This is an opportunity for the community to gather and enjoy family entertainment at its best. Refreshments will be offered

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STEAM CAMP OFFERED AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

It will be STEAM-y in more ways than one in Twentynine Palms this August. Reporter Dan Stork says invites teenagers to sign up for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics camp at Twentynine Palms High School… Students in grades 7 through 12, throughout the Morongo Basin are invited to come

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN THREATENS TO BLOW UP GIRLFRIEND WITH PROPANE TANK

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Tuesday evening, accused of threatening to kill his girlfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Robert Hughes, 30, was arguing with his girlfriend in the 6500 block of Pine Avenue when he punched the woman in the head. The report states Hughes then turned on

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EXTREME HEAT OPENS COOLING CENTERS LOCALLY

An excessive heat watch is in place for temperatures up to 117 this weekend. Cooling centers have been designated. Yucca Valley Town offices are open normal business hours. The Yucca Valley Community Center is open five days a week during the hottest part of the day; Hi-Desert Nature Museum is

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY PLANS TOUR OF ROUGHLEY MANOR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Morongo Basin Historical Society still has openings available for its field trip to the Roughley Manor in Twentynine Palms. Owners Gary and Jan Peters will give a behind-the-scenes tour of the 1926 ranch and three-story house that was the former home of Bill and Elizabeth Campbell, early homesteaders in

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SPECTACULAR COSTUMING IN “MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD” AT THEATRE 29

The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” the murderous musical comedy, is playing now at Theatre 29. The talented cast is clad with award-worthy costumes by an award-winning costume designer. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely has more…

The Mystery of Edwin Drood” cast is clad with exceptional costumes by award-winning master costumer Kathryn

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION CANCELS ANOTHER MEETING

Once again, the regular meeting of the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission has been cancelled. The Commission will not meet tonight, June 16. The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for Tuesday June 30 at 6 p.m. in city hall on Adobe Road.

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER OFFER SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM

Hi-Desert Medical Center will partner up with other area agencies to administer a summer food service program. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

Hi-Desert Medical Center’s Family Health Clinics are partnering with the US Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program and the Morongo Unified School District to offer free lunches

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FIREWORKS PLANNED IN YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

This is the last year the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley plans to sponsor the annual Fourth of July fireworks show in Yucca Valley, before passing the torch to another organization to carry on the tradition. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the club plans to go out with a bang…

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SUMMER YOUTH THEATER APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline has been extended for the 2015 Theatre 29 summer youth theater program. The program will run Monday through Friday, from July 6 through July 30, with four performances of “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” July 31 and August 1. The program will break into two age groups, “Juniors” (7-12

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MORE INFORMATION ABOUT A STABBING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

We have additional information about a story we ran Tuesday about a stabbing in Twentynine Palms, in which we said one man was arrested. According to court records, two men—Steven Perez, 24, and Robert Prudholme, 26, both of Twentynine Palms—were arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in the stabbing

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PORTABLE TOILETS STOLEN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twelve portable toilets were stolen sometime since mid-May, without even leaving any skid marks as to their new location. According to a Sheriff’s report, a black Explorer flat trailer, with 12 portable toilets on it, was left stored behind a locked fenced area off of Brant Crossing Road in Twentynine

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MAJOR DRILL STARTS MONDAY ABOARD TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE

A major drill is planned for next week aboard the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base. Combat Center personnel will participate in an anti-terrorism and force protection exercise, Semper Durus, June 15 through 19. The Base’s Public Affairs office says intermittent traffic delays should be expected at the installation’s main gate

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD TO BE DISTRIBUTED THIS MONDAY

The third Monday of June is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, June

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YOU CAN GET $1,000 FOR YOUR OLD CAR

The Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District will pay you $1,000 for your 1995 and older vehicle. To qualify, your car, truck or van must be currently registered and in operating condition. Vehicles within 60 days of required smog check must pass the test. To find out if your vehicle

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THINK ABOUT MARTIAL ARTS FOR EXERCISE AND FAMILY BONDING

ROP broadcast student Colby Thomas says martial arts can build your body and your family. He talked with a local martial arts expert…

Many people are interested in martial arts, but are not sure where or how to start. Not only can training be a way to get in shape

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STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERED, THREE TWENTYNINE PALMS MEN ARRESTED

Three Twentynine Palms men were arrested yesterday, accused of stealing a vehicle and being in possession of stolen property. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, about 8 a.m. Wednesday, a 2010 Lexus was reported stolen from the 72500 block of Juanita Drive in Twentynine Palms. Then about 2 p.m. yesterday,

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