FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

On Saturday, November 9 the Food For Life Staff will be supplying a free, hot, nutritional meal at the Little Church of the Desert Community Hall from 3-5.

SATURDAY NIGHT CHURCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Desert Congregational Church in Twentynine Palms will hold a Saturday Night Church tomorrow, November 9, at 7 p.m. Musicians of all types are invited to come and play country, bluegrass, and gospel music. The church is located at 5688 Sunrise Road. Call 760-361-0086 for a free ride to the church.

VETERANS DAY TRIBUTE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MONDAY

The City of Twentynine Palms will host the Morongo Basin’s Veterans Day Tribute 2013. The event begins at 10:00 a.m. in Veterans Park and will include guest speakers, static displays of law enforcement, fire department, and military equipment, as well as music and entertainment. The Marine Sandpiper and the Marine

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY AND WATER OFFICIALS HEAR WASTEWATER STUDY RESULTS

How’s the state of the groundwater in Twentynine Palms? Compared to Yucca Valley, pretty good. But it’s not too early to plan for the future. That’s what two Twentynine Palms governing bodies heard from consultants Wednesday evening. Dan Stork expands on the presentation…

In a joint workshop meeting Wednesday, the

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ROAD REOPENED

The Twentynine Palms entrance to Joshua Tree National Park has re-opened after temporary repairs were completed to the road. The road from the Twentynine Palms entrance to the turn-off to Cottonwood entrance was closed to all traffic following a storm September 7 that washed out a section of roadway. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS SETS NEW RECORD WITH CIF ROUND 1 WIN

The Twentynine Palms High School girls’ tennis team made history yesterday as they defeated Granite Hills High School of Apple Valley 10-8 to advance to Round 2 of the CIF Girls Tennis Playoffs. Coach Joe Ingram said singles player Tasia Lucas swept the match in three sets to take first,

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DELAYED RESPONSE TO STRUCTURE FIRE IN DESERT HEIGHTS AREA

The Twentynine Palms Fire Chief said a longer response time because of the closed Lear Avenue fire station was a factor in fire damage to small home Tuesday. Chief Jim Thompson said firefighters responded to a report of smoke at about 1:00 p.m. on the dirt extension to Indian Cove

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WE CORRECT A MOTORCYCLE CRASH STORY

A correction about a story we ran yesterday about a motorcycle crash in Twentynine Palms. We reported the motorcycle failed to yield to a Ford F-150 pickup truck, when, according to Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Wilson, it was the truck that failed to yield. Wilson said Raymond Greenidge, 67, was riding

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY AND WATER DISTRICT TALK WASTEWATER TONIGHT

In an effort to prevent a future sewer predicament, the City of Twentynine Palms and the Twentynine Palms Water District jointly paid for a planning study on the groundwater management and wastewater treatment. Tonight, the governing bodies of the two agencies will learn the results of the effort. Dan Stork

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THE WINNERS OF THIS YEARS TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW

More than 700 people went through the Old Schoolhouse Museum this past weekend for the Twentynine Palms Historical Society’s Annual Weed Show. Fifty-five residents took on the challenge of showcasing local desert flora in 177 entries to the theme of Twentynine Palms Gold in honor of the late Twentynine Palms

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TWENTYNINE PALMS AND YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOLS VOLLEYBALL ACTION YESTERDAY

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats traveled to Desert Hot Springs yesterday and beat the Golden Eagles in four sets. The Ladycats were led by senior Cherokee Turner with 14 kills. Senior Tusia Brown and freshman Tatiyanna Mackall had eight kills each. Brown had two ace serves and Mackall had

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SEVEN ARRESTED FOR BUYING BOOZE FOR TEENS IN STING OPERATION

Seven people were arrested Saturday for buying booze for minors during a “shoulder tap” sting operation in the Morongo Basin. According to a Sheriff’s Department press release, between 4 p.m. and midnight Saturday, minor decoys approached adult customers in front of businesses licensed to sell alcohol, and asked the adults

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meets tonight. Dan Stork checks a routine agenda… The agenda of the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission for November 5 consists of two study session discussions. The first is on the addition of high density residential zoning per the fifth round housing element. The other is

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS TEAM FINALS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms High School Lady Cat tennis team will play at home Wednesday, November 6, on the high school’s tennis courts for their first round of team finals. For four years running, the Twentynine Palms Ladycats have been undefeated league champs! The match begins at 2:00 p.m.

FREE FLU SHOTS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS WEDNESDAY

The San Bernardino County Public Health Department will be providing free flu shots to the community on Wednesday, November 6, at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center, 6539 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms. This event sponsored by Reach Out Morongo Basin is open to all residents of the Morongo Basin who

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AN INTRODUCTION TO THE TWENTYNINE PALMS VIPASSANA CENTER

There’s a sign on Route 62 on the west side of Twentynine Palms that reads “SCVC.” Dan Stork has some information on the Southern California Vipassana (vih-PAHSS-a-nuh) Center for you to meditate upon… The Southern California Vipassana Center in Twentynine Palms is, by intent, a quiet place in the desert.

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YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL RESULTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Varsity Wildcats scored 45 points in the first three quarters of play, and rolled to an easy 45-12 victory Friday night against Desert Mirage in De Anza league action. Sophomore running back Beayahn Carrllo had three touchdowns on the night in a breakout performance. Senior

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SOME BATTLE OF THE BELL BACKGROUND

The cross-basin rivalry, “The Battle of the Bell” football game between Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley High Schools is this Friday night. This year’s game will see highlights and scores broadcast live from the sidelines by Z107.7. ROP Broadcast student and football player Tyler McGahuey give us his take on

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TOMORROW’S HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley girls’ volleyball team travels away to play Shadow Hills High School, and the Twentynine Palms High School volleyball team travels to Desert Hot Springs. Match time for both games is at 4:30.

The Joshua Springs Christian School girls’ volleyball team travels to

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CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS AND SMOKE DETECTOR BATTERIES SUNDAY

Spring forward, fall back. Yes, it’s that time again. Managing editor Tami Roleff reminds you to not only change your clocks, but also smoke alarm batteries… Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend, which means it’s time to change our clocks again. In March, we “spring” forward one hour, so on

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