GAS CAN IGNITES IN BMW

A Twentynine Palms man did everything right when he filled up a gas can Monday, but he still had a car fire. Shortly before 1 p.m., Daniel Kariuki, 40, had filled up a regulation gas can with gasoline at a station on Adobe Road and put the filled can in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL GETS UPDATE FROM SHERIFF ON PRISONER RELEASE BILL

In a meeting that was long on presentations and short on transacted business, the Twentynine Palms City Council heard about prisons, transit agencies, women of distinction, and public art, and voted on traffic light studies and electric charging stations. Dan Stork broke his report into two parts. Today, the County

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board of Directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, September 26. Among the items on the agenda, the directors will be asked to approve expenditures and financial reports, and then will discuss replacing a spouse marker for a grave in Section B-7. The meeting will be

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT MEETS TONIGHT WITH WATER AND FIRE BUSINESS

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says they will deal with both water and fire department business…

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board is having their usual meeting today, Wednesday, September 25, starting at 6:00 p.m. At this meeting, the board members

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TEEN BOOK CLUB MEETS TOMORROW

The monthly meeting of Twentynine Palms Library’s teen book club is tomorrow, Thursday, September 26, from 4 to 5 p.m. The book discussed will be Hugo and Nebula Award winner, Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card. The group will also select books to read as a group for future months.

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A WIN FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team played the Tigers in five close sets yesterday. The Tigers came out on top winning the last set. Coach Missy Franz said both teams were pretty evenly matched. The Ladycats were led by senior Tusia Brown with 13 kills, one ace serve

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCEDULES

Coming up in high school sports, the Twentynine Palms High School Lady Cats volleyball team travel away to Bermuda Dunes to play Desert Christian Academy. Match time is 4:30.

The Joshua Springs Christian School girls Lightning volleyball team also travel away, to Baptist Christian. Their match starts at 5 p.m.

TWO CIVIC MEETINGS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THIS WEEK; WE HAVE DETAILS

There are two civic meetings in Twentynine Palms this week. Dan Stork has the agendas of the City Council and the Oversight Board…

Among the presentations at the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting on September 24 will be one by County Sheriff John McMahon regarding AB109 (the prison reorganization bill);

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TEEN BOOK CLUB MEETS AT TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY THUSDAY

The Twentynine Palms Teen Book club will get together Thursday; Reporter Taylor Thacker has an invitation…

Meet with fellow book lovers and discuss famous novels at the Twentynine Palms Teen Book Club. This monthly meeting takes place on Thursday, September 26, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms

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RECRUITING FOR YOUNG MARINES PROGRAM IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Calling all Mojave Viper Young Marines recruits between the ages of 8 and 18: Registration applications are due. Please bring them to Twentynine Palms Elementary on October 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information call 760-559-3041.

TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Sunday evening after his girlfriend said he beat her up. According to a Sheriff’s report, Daniel Saavedra, 23, was arguing with his girlfriend in the 73500 block of Two Mile Road about 5 p.m. when she said he punched her in the mouth and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER ROAD RAGE INCIDENT

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Friday afternoon after an incident of road rage. According to a Sheriff’s report, Connie Rocha, 29, a passenger in a vehicle traveling eastbound on Highway 62, was angry at another motorist who was following too closely, and so she pulled out a 9-mm handgun

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FALL PREVENTION CLASS AT TWENTYNINE PALMS SENIOR CENTER TOMORROW

Reach Out Morongo Basin will host a fall prevention class, presented by the Visiting Nurses Association of California at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center at 6539 Adobe Road. The class will be held 10:15 a.m. tomorrow, September 24. This free informational class is open to all seniors. For more information

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IN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTABLL, A WIN FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL, A LOSS FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

Yucca Valley High School football has started out at 3-0 for the first time in 13 years. The Trojans spoiled the Aztec homecoming by defeating Barstow 16-12. Barstow scored two first half touchdowns with the extra points being denied. Bradley Soares connected on field goals of 18, 27, and 33

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE PLANNED

The theater students at 29 Palms High School are working hard preparing their annual murder mystery dinner-theater show. Student Spokesperson Kelsey Holder has details and where to get tickets…..

A night of awards, romance, and murder? Twentynine Palms High School’s International Thespian Society is proud to present their annual audience

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CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL RESULTS

Twentynine Palms High School hosted an invitational match Saturday. Athletic Director Jeremy Johnson said the results were: Varsity Boys 1. Twentynine Palms 2. Palms Springs 3. Shadow Hills

Varsity Girls 1. Palms Springs 2. Twentynine Palms 3. Shadow Hills

JV Boys 1. Twentynine Palms 2. Shadow Hills

JV Girls 1.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ volleyball team will host San Jacinto High School at home. First serve is at 4:30 p.m.

The Joshua Springs Christian School girls’ volleyball team hosts Desert Christian Academy at home at 5 p.m.

WEED SHOW CATEGORIES ANNOUNCED

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will honor the late Huell Howser and his popular television show, “California Gold,” with the theme for its 2013 Weed Show. “Twentynine Palms Gold” will feature physical and historical landmarks in the weed show categories. Assignment reporter Sara Snyder breaks down the categories…

Sugar Bowl

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CLOSING NIGHT FOR SPAMALOT TONIGHT

Tonight is your last opportunity to see the hilarious comedy, “Spamalot,” based on the Monty Python movie “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Assignment reporter Diana Jones says it’s a show not to be missed…

Theatre 29 has another smash hit with its production of the hilariously zany “Monty Python’s

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STAIRWAY TO THE STARS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit is offering a chance to look at the beautiful harvest moon tonight, along with other celestial bodies. Assignment reporter Diana Jones gets out her telescope…

Sky’s the Limit has extended the deadline to buy tickets to its festive fundraiser, Stairway to the Stars, set for September 21.

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