“THE PERILS OF GOLDILOCKS” OPENS AT THEATRE 29 FRIDAY

The Summer Youth Theater production, “The Perils of Goldilocks” opens this Friday at Theatre 29 for a five-week run. Special Correspondent Les Taylor has your invitation… “The Perils of Goldilocks” the next show at Theatre 29 will open this Friday the 28. This delightful Summer Youth Theatre production, under the

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MARINE COMES TO THE RESCUE OF STRICKEN TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN

The guardian angel of Gary Vogen of Twentynine Palms was definitely on duty last week. Vogen, a self-described heavy equipment aficionado, had gone to a wash near the 74800 block of Saddle Horn Road in Twentynine Palms about 2 p.m. Monday, June 17, in 100-plus degree temperature, to watch some

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT, 2013-14 BUDGET SET FOR APPROVAL

The Twentynine Palms City Council will meet in closed and regular session this evening at City Hall, 6136 Adobe Road. The closed session starts at 5:15 with property negotiations with Eva Neufield, followed by a performance evaluation of City Attorney Patrick Munoz. The regular public meeting of the Twentynine Palms

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REACH OUT HOSTS EDISON TALK WEDNESDAY

This Wednesday, June 26, at 10:30 a.m., Reach Out Morongo Basin will be hosting a free seminar presented by Southern California Edison at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center, 6539 Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms. Bureau speaker Anna Johnson-Earls will provide information on SCE’s CARE/FERA low-income qualified programs and energy efficiency

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TWO CRASHES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THIS WEEKEND

Sketchy details on two crashes in Twentynine Palms this weekend. Saturday afternoon about 3:10, a motorcycle rider suffered major injuries after a crash with a Ford Expedition at Utah Trail and the Highway. According to a Sheriff’s report, the female driver of the Expedition was driving north on Utah Trail

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REGISTER FOR STORM YOUTH FOOTBALL

The High Desert Storm youth football league is taking registrations for the 2013 football season. Players ages 7 to 14 are urged to come out and participate in tackle football. Registration has already begun and will continue until all spots are filled. Get your registration forms at 4 Sports N

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CALL FOR ART AT TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITOR’S CENTER

“It’s Gonna Be a Scorcher! – Impressions of Summer Heat” is the theme for the Art in Public Places summer exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Gallery in downtown Twentynine Palms. The show will be on display July, August, and September. Artists are invited to submit one piece

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HIGHWAY 62 ROADWORK

A project to rehabilitate the pavement on Highway 62 in Yucca Valley to Twentynine Palms from Yucca Mesa Road to Bermuda Avenue will continue this week with lane closures. The project will grind the existing roadway and replace with new asphalt. This week, the lane closures are east- and westbound

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL 40-YEAR REUNION SET

Calling all Wildcats: The Twentynine Palms High School Alumni are having a “Twentynine Palms 40 year (And Then Some!) Reunion in Twentynine Palms during the weekend of September 27-29. Friday night will have individual class get-togethers for the classes of 1970 through 1975. Saturday night, alumni are invited to The

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HORSEMAN’S GYMKHANA IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

The Morongo Basin Horsemen’s Association will hold a Gymkhana Saturday in Twentynine Palms. The event will feature speed games on horseback and is open to the public. Registration begins at 5 p.m., with the games starting at 6. The Gymkhana will be held at Parker’s Arena, 4180 Mesquite Springs Road

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested after an argument in which he allegedly stabbed another man. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor called police about 5 a.m. Thursday to report that a man and a woman were screaming and yelling at each other in the 7300 block of Sunnyvale

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN QUALIFIES FOR MOTORCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

A Twentynine Palms resident has qualified for a national motorcross championship in July. Austin Meyers, a two-year-employee of Hutchins Motor Sports in Yucca Valley, is one of 1,446 qualifiers in the Loretta Lynn Amateur National Motorcross Championship in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, July 29 through August 3. To help Meyers with

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food For Life, a non-profit ministry designed to feed the hungry, is offering a free meal from 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon at the Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms. Tomorrow, volunteers from Teens for Humanity will serve spaghetti, vegetable, and desert.

A REMINDER ABOUT BEES WHILE IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Hardy Summer Visitors to Joshua Tree National Park are being given some suggestions on how to avoid being annoyed by bees while camping and hiking. Park Ranger Pat Pilcher joins us… As the temperature rises and natural water sources dry up, many desert animals suffer from dehydration. Some creatures, such

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A REMINDER THAT FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL IN SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

With the 4th of July not that far off, County authorities are reminding residents that they face steep fines and arrest for illegal fireworks. Managing editor Tami Roleff has details… Many people have fond memories of celebrating the Fourth of July by twirling sparklers, watching firework fountains, and snakes. But

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WE CLARIFY CURRENT GUN LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PARK

This clarification today, as this story broke yesterday, we quoted a paramedic who was told by a ranger that hiking with a gun in a National Park was legal. In fact, carrying a loaded handgun is NOT permitted in the Park. According to Joshua Tree National Park Chief Ranger Jeff

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INVESTIGATORS SAY SHOOTING IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK WAS ATTEMPTED SUICIDE

Investigators say what was first reported as an accidental shooting was actually an attempted suicide Tuesday when a man shot himself through the chest in Joshua Tree National Park. 51-year-old Patrick Martin of Rancho Palos Verdes was in the Keys View area of the park when the incident occurred around

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MORONGO BASIN HORSEMAN ASSOCIATION GYMKHANA TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Horsemen’s Association will hold a Gymkhana Saturday in Twentynine Palms. The event will feature speed games on horseback and is open to the public. Registration begins at 5 p.m., with the games starting at 6. The Gymkhana will be held at Parker’s Arena, 4180 Mesquite Springs Road

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS TONIGHT

The only item on the agenda of the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission agenda for tonight’s meeting is a study session on the Development Code update. The commission meets at 6 p.m. in council chambers in City Hall on Adobe Road.

DUI CHECKPOINT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS FRIDAY

838 cars were stopped and three tickets written at a Twentynine Palms DUI/Driver’s license checkpoint Friday night. Sheriff’s Corporal Steve Everhart said the checkpoint was held from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m. at State Route 62 and Larrea, stopping westbound drivers. One ticket was written for driving without a license,

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