AFTER JOSHUA TREE FLOODS, COUNTY NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DIRT ROADS

Many Joshua Tree Residents sustained serious property damage during the recent flash flooding. Those waiting for the county fix their dirt roads are finding out the county does not take responsibility for those roads. Managing Editor Tami Roleff explains… Many Joshua Tree residents discovered that their roads had been washed

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AN ARREST FOR CHECK FRAUD IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms woman was taken into custody, accused of cashing stolen checks. Tuesday, September 23, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Navy Federal Credit Union in Twentynine Palms in response to a report of a woman attempting to cash a stolen check. Deputies made contact at the bank with Myra

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A ROUTINE MEETING FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL

The Twentynine Palms City Council treated one issue in a very brief meeting. Reporter Dan Stork tells how they decided to proceed in finding a permanent City Manager… At the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting on Tuesday, Interim City Manager Andy Takata recommended to the Council that it seek a

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SATURDAY

This Saturday is National Public Lands Day. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says volunteers are sought… Volunteers are invited to Joshua Tree National Park to participate in the 21st annual National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 27th, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. In cooperation with the National Environmental Education Foundation,

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CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District Board of Directors will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will discuss the rehabilitation of a water well, and vote on a resolution to establish a revolving fund and then an acquisition of a bond

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NEW GRAVESITE RULES FROM TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY DISTRICT

In order to enhance a serene environment, the Twentynine Palms Cemetery has issued a set of gravesite compliance procedures. Reporter Dan Stork has the rules… The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board would like to remind everyone of the rules regarding their loved one’s graves at the Twentynine Palms Public Cemetery. Cemetery

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TEEN BOOK CLUB MEETS AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms teen book club will meet Tomorrow to discuss Enna Burning, by Shannon Hale. Enna Burning is the follow-up to Goose Girl, a fantasy novel for young adults. Enna discovers she has the special gift of being able to start fires at will, but she soon loses control,

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29 PALMS ART GALLERY APPRECIATES THEIR VOLUNTEERS

A “Rise-and-Shine” volunteer appreciation breakfast was held at the 29 Palms Art Gallery on Saturday, September 20. The event celebrated nearly 30 volunteers and docents who help to keep the doors open at the gallery and gift shop throughout the year. A Founders Award was presented to board member Vickie

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT, STAFFING ON AGENDA

The agenda for the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting tonight is slim. Reporter Dan Stork says there will be one discussion related to filling the city’s top staff positions, in addition to a consent agenda that includes public art, a construction award, and a contract with Theatre 29… The Twentynine

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TWENTYNINE PALMS OLD TIMERS OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society has announced the creation of the Old Timers of the Year Award. The award honors an early or long-term resident who has contributed significantly to the development or betterment of the City of Twentynine Palms. The inaugural winners are Nolan Lockwood, Bruce Arnett, and Marilyn

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS, BOARD VACANCY ON AGENDA

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board will meet in both water and fire business tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says, among other items, they will decide how to fill an opening on their board… The Twentynine Palms Water District will have their regular meeting on Wednesday, September 24, starting at 6:00

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PRAYER EVENT TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

See You at the Pole is a nationwide annual gathering of Christians at a flagpole to pray. In the Morongo Basin, the gathering is sponsored by the Twentynine Palms Ministerial Association, and will be held at the flag pole in Veterans’ Park in Twentynine Palms from 7 to 8 a.m.

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A MARATHON AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TOMORROW NIGHT

The truly dedicated stargazer will enjoy a marathon event tomorrow night at Sky’s the Limit. Reporter Cassie Zimarik gets out her telescope and a jacket… Hardy stargazers are invited to a Messier Marathon on Wednesday, September 24 at Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature Center, located just outside the entrance

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REMAINS OF MISSING JOSHUA TREE WOMAN FOUND

The remains of a missing Joshua Tree woman were found Sunday. The County Coroner’s office said Nola Taylor, 84, was reported missing Thursday, September 11. Her vehicle was subsequently found along a dirt road in Twentynine Palms, about 1.3 miles east of the Indian Cove Ranger Station. The car appeared

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BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive tomorrow, Tuesday, September 23, at the Little Church of the Desert in Twentynine Palms from 2 to 6:30 p.m. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Those aged 18 to 44 years may

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“SHATTERED CEILINGS” HONORS WOMEN AT THEATRE 29 THIS WEEKEND

A special theatrical presentation at Theatre 29 this weekend recognizes the remarkable achievements of American women. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the show will only play this Friday and Saturday… Theatre 29 celebrates American women with a touring play called “Shattered Ceilings” that they will host on September 26 and 27

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ACTING CLASSES OFFERRED AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 will offer on-going weekly acting classes for those who want to study and learn more about acting. The classes will be led by Abe Daniels, who has 30 years of acting experience and has received several awards from the Desert Theatre League. Students will explore acting techniques using

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MILITARY VETERANS URGED TO APPLY FOR NEW HOUSE

A special opportunity for military families! Applicants are being sought for a brand new home to be built in two days in Twentynine Palms. Managing Editor Tami Roleff urges local military families to sign up for this outstanding opportunity…

Military veterans, especially disabled vets, are encouraged to apply for a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SUCCESOR AGENCY MEETS MONDAY

The Oversight Board to the Successor Agency of the Twentynine Palms Redevelopment Agency will meet at 4 p.m. Monday, September 22. The routine agenda includes discussion of legislative updates that affect the board and agency, and approval of the recognized obligation payment schedule. The meeting will be held in City

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INFORMATION CORRECTED ON MISSING ELDERLY JOSHUA TREE WOMAN

The Sheriff’s Department has corrected information about a missing woman who walked away from her car in Twentynine Palms last week. Monday, September 8, Nola Taylor, 85, was driven to her home in Joshua Tree from Desert Hospital in Palm Springs by her son; she did not drive herself home

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