TINY HOPPERS AND STORYTIME AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY THURSDAY

It’s Tiny Hoppers and Story Time for toddlers at the Twentynine Palms Library this Thursday. Reporter Taylor Thacker has more… The Tiny Hoppers program for children 1-3 years of age is starting this Thursday, October 17, at 10:30 a.m. at the Twentynine Palms Library and will run through November 21.

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HALLOWEEN HAUNT OPENS FRIDAY AT THEATRE 29

The annual “Halloween Haunt” opens this Friday at Theatre 29. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get tickets’ to “Nightmare,” this year’s scary offering… This year’s Halloween Haunt at Theatre 29 will be the tenth, and final haunt. The theme this year is “Nightmares,” and Director Frances Wright

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PIONEER DAYS CARNIVAL WRISTBANDS NOW AVAILABLE

Pre-Sale Pioneer Days Carnival All-You-Can-Ride Wristbands are now available, for a limited time, at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. Get yours and get unlimited rides for one full day for only 20 BUCKS!! Price at the carnival are $28.00 so you save $8 a wristband. Wristbands are good for

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PIONEER DAYS OLD TIMERS GATHERING THIS SATURDAY

Anyone interested in the history of Twentynine Palms, who wants to meet some of the earlier residents, and share their memories and stories of Twentynine Palms, can attend the Old Timers Gathering during Pioneer Days. The Old Timers Gathering is set for Saturday, October 19, from 1 to 4 p.m.

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HWY. 62 ART TOURS START THIS WEEKEND WITH LAUNCH PARTY

The Hwy 62 Art Tours happens the last two weekends in October when some 8,000 visitors are expected to visit the Basin for self-guided tours of more than 200 sites. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us about some of the many sponsored events happening in conjunction with this year’s Art

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TEEN READ WEEK AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

This is Teen Read Week at the Twentynine Palms Library. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to a party… The Twentynine Palms Library is inviting kids to celebrate Teen Read Week with an ice cream party and candy sushi. Teen Read Week is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the

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FREE GOLF CLINIC FOR JUNIOR HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS THIS SUNDAY

The Road Runner Dunes Golf Course in Twentynine Palms is sponsoring a free teen golf clinic this Sunday, October 20. The clinic will introduce junior and senior high students to golf. Interested students should sign up in their school’s ASB office, or call the golf course at 760-367-5770 to reserve

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COLLEGE NIGHT AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT

Twentynine Palms High School Students hoping to go on to college and their parents or guardians are urged to attend a special college information night tonight. Reporter Dan stork has details… Twentynine Palms High School will be hosting College Information Night on Monday October 14. The counselors and various college

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Z107.7 TO ESCORT MORE MARINES AND SAILORS HOME TODAY

We had so much fun on Wednesday we’re going to do it all over again. Two more waves of Marines from 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, and another group from 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, will be returning to the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center today, and Z107.7 plans to announce their

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COUNTY TO CONTINUE TURNING ARRESTEES OVER FOR DEPORTATION

San Bernardino County announced it will continue turning over to immigration officials some people it books for crimes. Dan Stork explains the 287g program, and relays some county statistics on its use… San Bernardino County has renewed its participation in a federal program, under which people who have been booked

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WEED SHOW WORKSHOP TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Gerry Gates, one of the Twentynine Palms Weed Show’s most creative minds in the last few years, will join long time veterans Pat Rimmington, Marilyn Fernald and Larry Bowden as a guest instructor for the upcoming Weed Show Workshop tomorrow. The hands-on workshop is where adults and children can learn

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CHAPARRAL ARTIST PUTS OUT CALL FOR ENTRIES TO HARVEST SHOW

Chaparral Artists’ Guild is calling for art for its annual judged Harvest Show. Artists should drop off their art at A Roadside Attraction in Twentynine Palms Thursday, October 17, from 4 to 6 p.m., or Friday, October 18, from 10:30 to noon. Entry fees for Chaparral members are $10 for

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A QUICK LESSON ON THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

There’s been lots of confusion about what the Affordable Care Act (or “Obamacare”) is, and what it requires Americans to do. Starting in 2014, all Americans will be required to have health insurance. Many people already have health insurance through their employers, and for them, no further action is required.

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TEEN CRAFT AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

Join the staff of the Twentynine palms Library tomorrow from 1 – 4 pm for teen crafts, painting candy corn clay pots. Enjoy refreshments as you create your one-of-a-kind craft. All supplies are provided by the Friends of the Library. The event is open to teens in grades 7-12. For

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HOW TO PREVENT KITCHEN FIRES FOR THIS FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

This is fire prevention week. Most house fires start in the kitchen and reporter Taylor Thacker has some fire prevention tips… It’s time for fire prevention week! San Bernardino County Fire is joining forces with the non-profit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to remind local residents to “Prevent Kitchen Fires.”

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FANTASY SPRINGS INVITES YOU TO TAKE THE CUPCAKE CHALLENGE

Are you an amateur baker who can make a cupcake like a pro? If so, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino wants you to participate in the Fantasy Cupcake Challenge. Managing editor Tami Roleff indulges her sweet tooth with the following report… On Sunday, November 17, the resort will play host to

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HIGH SCHOOL AND YOUTH SPORTS SCORES, SCHEDULES AND ACTIVITIES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans volleyball team travelled to Desert Hot Springs last night to take on the Lady Eagles. The Varsity team won 3-0. Coach Matt Jennings said the team rallied in each set to take the lead and they were able to finish strong. They also

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FIRE TAX OF $141.20 A YEAR, WITH INCREASES, RECOMMENDED FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS FIRE DEPARTMENT

Back to the voters for another try at an increase in the tax that supports the fire department–that’s the recommendation the Twentynine Palms Water District Citizens Advisory Committee. Reporter Dan Stork was present at the final meeting, and fills out the details… Starting at the current base of $80 per

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2013 PIONEER DAYS GRANDS MARSHALLS ANNOUNCED

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce announced the Pioneer Days 2013 Grand Marshals yesterday. They named Phil and Ginny Cisneros as the Pioneer Days Grand Marshals and Colonel Ronald “Max” Proudfoot (Retired) as the Military Grand Marshal. The Chamber will recognize the honorees during the Explorer Post #229 Firefighter pancake

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LEARN ABOUT THE DESERT QUEEN RANCH TOMORROW

In the high desert country that was to become Joshua Tree National Park, rugged individuals tried their luck at cattle ranching, mining, and homesteading. William F. Keys and his family are particularly representative of the hard work and ingenuity it took to settle and prosper in the Mojave Desert. Join

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