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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STEAM TRAIN ATTRACTION PLANNED FOR EAST OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Cadiz Company, located near Amboy, east of Twentynine Palms, announced it has entered into an agreement with the Arizona & California Railroad Company to develop steam train excursions through the Mojave Desert between Cadiz and Parker, Arizona. The attraction, using historic steam locomotives and vintage passenger railcars, would be

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WE CLARIFY MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENT TO TEACHER RATIOS

Z107-7 news would like to clarify a story we ran Wednesday after the Morongo Unified School Board meeting Tuesday night. In our story we said, “At a workshop session on class size reduction, the board adopted a 24:1 student-teacher ratio for grades K through 3 and approved the hiring of

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MAJOR HIGHWAY WORK STARTS MONDAY EAST OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

CalTrans will start a $6 million project Monday to rehabilitate Highway 62 east of Twentynine Palms. The project will grind, pave, and restripe the highway in two locations: from Gopher Grove to 11 miles east of Ironage Road; and from just east of Cadiz Road to the Colorado River Aqueduct.

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THE SHOW GOES ON WITH

The phrase “Break a leg” is supposed to be good luck for actors; they’re not supposed to take it literally. Charles Harvey, starring as King Arthur in Theatre 29’s production of “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” took the good-luck phrase a little too far when he fell during the first act of

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ALL-CHURCHES PICNIC IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

A picnic to help build the foundation of unity in the community is set for September 21 at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms. The event is an all-churches picnic, and is set to begin at 10 a.m.

FOOD FOR LIFE SERVES FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food for Life serves meals to those in need in Twentynine Palms every Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Little Church of the Desert Community Hall. September 21 the Catholic community will serve chicken cordon bleu, vegetables and dessert.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats Volleyball team bested the Banning Broncos in three sets yesterday. Coach Missy Franz said all girls saw playtime. The team was led by strong back row passing by seniors Rebecca DeGuzman and Cierra Jenson. Junior Koko Cabrera lead the attack with six kills, one

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ANOTHER MARIJUANA RAID, THIS TIME IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Five people were arrested in Twentynine Palms yesterday during a drug raid. Sheriff deputies from the Narcotics division were at a residence in the 1200 block of Luna Mesa about noon Wednesday and arrested five people for investigation of cultivating marijuana for sale: Thomas Page, 46, of Joshua Tree; David

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN HELD FOR FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

An argument Tuesday over a “tone of voice” escalated and resulted in the arrest of a Twentynine Palms woman for felony spouse abuse. Shortly before 6 p.m., police were called to a home in the 73900 block of Two Mile Road because neighbors heard a couple screaming and a possible

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FREE CLASS ON FALL PREVENTION FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED

The elderly and disabled are especially susceptible to falling, which can lead to not only bruising but broken bones and hospital stays. Reach Out Morongo Basin and the Visiting Nurses Association of California will host a class on how to prevent falls Tuesday, September 24, at 10:15. This free informational

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CHILDREN’S CRAFTS AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY SATURDAY

Join the Twentynine Palms Library this Saturday, from 1 to 2 p.m. for children’s craft corner. This month’s craft will be foil pendants. 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 children of all ages.

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