CLEAN-UP DAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

A Twentynine Palms Cleanup Day is set for Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. until noon at the Community Services Center parking lot across from Luckie Park. Items that will be accepted, free of charge, at the drop-off site include household trash in bags (no garbage), scrap metal, appliances, tires

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LOCAL LETTER CARRIERS COLLECTING FOOD

On Saturday, letter carriers across the Morongo Basin will be collecting food for families in need. Collect and bag non-perishable food items like canned meats, soups, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter, and rice. Place the bag of food by your mail box Saturday for your mail carrier to deliver

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ART CLASSES OFFERED AT TWENTYINE PALMS ART GALLERY

The Twentynine Palms Artists Guild is offering art classes this month. Reporter Taylor Thacker gets out her palette… The Twentynine Palms Artists’ Guild continues its art education program this spring with three exciting art classes in May for youth and adults. A Young Artists class for ages 6 to 17

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FREE FOOD FOR LIFE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

St. Martins in the Field Episcopal Church will be serving the Food For Life meal on Saturday, May 10. 2014. They will be serving baked chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, veggies, and dessert. The meal is served from 3-5 at the Little Church of the Desert Community Hall.

SATURDAY NIGHT CHURCH AT DESERT CONGREGATIONAL

Desert Congregational Church in Twentynine Palms will hold a Saturday Night Church Saturday, May 10, 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,

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LOCAL STUDENT HAVING FUN AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 volunteers are having fun with high quality community theater. ROP Broadcast student David Knutson talked with Theatre 29 volunteer Curtis Mohn about his experiences… The community theater, Theatre 29, puts on many productions with local actors. I talked to Curtis Mohn, an active member of Theatre 29, what

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS PLAYERS ADVANCE TO SECOND ROUND CIF

The first and second rounds of the De Anza League individual finals were held at Indian Wells Tennis Garden yesterday. Twentynine Palms Wildcats boys’ tennis team singles qualifiers Jarod Burks and John Lanza, and doubles teams Sam Choi and partner Vincent Thomas, and Marcus Simon and partner Brian Gaddis competed

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LAWMAKERS MOVE TO STOP PLAN TO RESTRICT MILITARY TOBACCO SALES

House lawmakers moved yesterday to protect tobacco sales on military bases and ships, prohibiting Navy plans to drop the products in the name of force health. As part of its annual defense authorization bill mark up on Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee added language forbidding defense officials from enacting

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“NUNSET BOULEVARD” DIRECTOR BRINGS EXPERTISE TO THEATRE 29

Audiences are raving about the latest Musical-Comedy production at Theatre 29, “Nunset Boulevard,” the latest in the blockbuster “Nunsense” franchise. What they don’t know as they follow the latest exploits of The Little Sisters of Hoboken is the high level of expertise brought to the Twentynine Palms stage by its

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THE WINNER OF THE 14TH ANNUAL 29 PALMS CAR SHOW AND STREET FAIR

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce has released the winners of the last Saturday’s 14th Annual Car Show.

Car, Stock, 1990-Present

1) James Salazar, 2007 Ford Shelby GT

2) Jeff Manger, 2008 Shelby GT 500

3) Brandon Reyes, 2014 Ford Mustang GT

1976-1989

1) Don Van Blaricom, 1980 Datsun 280ZX

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TEEN CRAFT AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY SATURDAY

Join the Twentynine Palms Library Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. for teen crafts. This month’s craft is a duct tape rose pen. 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

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MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY TO START BUS SERVICE TO TORTOISE ROCK CASINO

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority (MBTA) will begin service to the Tortoise Rock Casino on Monday, May 12. This location will be served by MBTA’s Route 3B which will leave the Twentynine Palms Transit Center on the hour and proceed directly to the casino. For more information, visit www.mbtabus.com or

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PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME TOMORROW AT THE 29 PALMS LIBRARY

Calling all preschool-aged children! The Twentynine Palms Library’s Preschool Story time is walking through the alphabet. This Thursday, May 8, preschool story time will be exploring the letter W. Children are invited to bring something to share that begins with the featured letter. Parents and babysitters are invited to bring

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DROP KIDS OFF AT TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH CLUB FOR PARENTS’ DATE NIGHT FRIDAY

Take a night out this Friday, Drop off the kids at Twentynine Palm Youth Club while you take Mom for a lovely night out. The Youth Club will open their doors from 6 p.m. to midnight. There will be dinner, games, art, snacks and a movie. The first child will

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION TO DISCUSS NON-PERMITTED HOTEL KITCHEN

After a special closed session, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will work through what happens when a business makes changes without going through the proper channels. Reporter Dan Stork has the background for the agenda…

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission gets an early start to its May 6 meeting with

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WINNERS OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CAR SHOW CHILI COOK-OFF

The 1st annual Burnin’ Rubber Chili Cook Off as part of last weekend’s 29 Palms Car Show had 16 entries and was enjoyed by the participants and the spectators. After the judging everyone could sample the entries for a donation and vote for their favorite.

Judges’ results were:

Best chili

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HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP

A Twentynine Palms High School senior has been awarded the 2014 Gladys Carol Scholarship. Heather Centner of Twentynine Palms will receive $5,000 over two years while she pursues her degree in biology. The scholarship is awarded based on academic excellence, work ethic, and a strong sense of civic duty. Heather

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EXHIBITION BASKETBALL FOR FUN AND FUNDS AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms High School Sophomore class is having a Student versus Staff Basketball Game, and it’s open to the community. It will start at 2:15 p.m., right after school tomorrow, Wednesday, May 7, in the Wildcat Gym. Ticket fee is $3 and there will be concessions on site.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Yesterday, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats boys’ tennis team hosted Shadow Hills High School Knights in the ’Cat’s last regular season tournament. The Knights defeated the Wildcats 7-11. Coach Larry Battle said in singles Jarod Burks and John Lanza won two out of three sets. Sam Choi was moved

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“HOW TO DO BUSINESS WITH THE BASE” WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The Combat Center will hold a workshop on “How to Do Business with the Base” May 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Copper Mountain College’s Bell Center. The workshop is a partnership between the Combat Center and the Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley Chambers of

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