DOGS, CARS AND HOT WEATHER

A closed car on a hot day is a dangerous place for pets. Managing Editor and passionate dog-lover Tami Roleff warns of the hazards… On a hot day, temperatures inside of a vehicle can quickly rise to dangerous levels. The temperature inside a car can reach 120 degrees in minutes,

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OPENING NIGHT GALA FOR THEATRE 29’S “SPAMALOT”

The opening night gala for Theatre 29’s next production, “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” directed by Kathryn Ferguson, is sponsored by Reach Out Morongo Basin. Not only will the evening feature the hilarious Broadway smash musical that is lovingly ripped off from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” but it will include

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OPENING NIGHT GALA FOR THEATRE 29’S “SPAMALOT”

The opening night gala for Theatre 29’s next production, “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” directed by Kathryn Ferguson, is sponsored by Reach Out Morongo Basin. Not only will the evening feature the hilarious Broadway smash musical that is lovingly ripped off from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” but it will include

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food for Life is a non-profit ministry feeding the hungry in Twentynine Palms. The meals are served at Little Church of the Desert Community Hall from 3 to 5 p.m. each Saturday. Tomorrow, volunteers from Reach Out Morongo Basin will serve up a special casserole.

2013 DESERT STARS AWARDS RECOGNIZE THEATRE 29 WITH 15 NOMINATIONS

The Desert Theatre League recently released the Desert Stars Award nominations for the 2012-2013 season. League newcomer Theatre 29, had only two shows judged, yet nonetheless the theater walked away with 15 nominations. Reporter Sara Snyder hands out the kudos to the hard working volunteers of Theatre 29… Theatre 29

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA ORGANIZATION MEETING IN A NEW LOCATION SATURDAY

The Marijuana Anti-Prohibition Project and American Harm Reduction Association will hold its meeting in a new location tomorrow. The meeting will start at 2:30 at the Red Arrow Gallery, located at 61597 29 Palms Highway in Joshua Tree. The topic at tomorrow’s meeting will be the latest scientific and legal

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MORE CALTRANS WORK ON HIGHWAY 62

CalTrans is continuing its repaving of Highway 62 this week, from Yucca Valley to Twentynine Palms, and in a new project, east of Twentynine Palms. From today through next Friday, August 9, workers will be grinding, paving, and restriping the highway in unspecified locations between Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms.

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MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS TO HOLD FOURTH ANNUAL FUN FEST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

Mothers of Preschoolers will meet Saturday at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms for the Fourth Annual Fun Fest. Families are welcome to come to the south side of Luckie Park, along Joe Davis Drive, from 9 to noon and enjoy games and activities, and learn what the Morongo Basin has

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TWENTYNINE PALMS TAKING REGISTRATIONS FOR YOUTH SOCCER, VOLLEYBALL PROGRAMS

Registrations for youth soccer and volleyball in Twentynine Palms begin tomorrow. The soccer program is open to boys and girls ages 4 to 14; the last day to register for soccer is September 6. The volleyball program is open to boys and girls in grades four through eight, with the

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STORM FOOTBALL TAKING SIGN-UPS AND HOLDING CONDITIONING PRACTICE

High Desert Storm Youth Tackle Football has begun conditioning for the upcoming football season. All players are required to complete 10 hours of conditioning prior to wearing pads. Conditioning for players 7 through 13 will take place at Knott’s Sky Park in Twentynine Palms now through August 9, from 5:30

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DONATIONS NEEDED FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES GIVE-AWAY

Every year, Spirit and Truth Worship Center Church has given away school supplies to area children. This year’s give-away be held August 10 from 7 to 10 a.m. In addition to the free school supplies, children can also receive gently used clothing. In previous years, the church has donated more

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MORONGO BASIN OLD CAR CLUB TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR 18TH CHARITY CAR SHOW IN SEPTEMBER

All you old car enthusiasts—It’s not too early to start thinking about the 18th Annual Morongo Basin Old Car Club Charity Car Show. Reporter Taylor Thacker says to mark your calendar… Now is your chance to show off your old, classic car for a good cause! The 18th Annual MBOCC

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BASIN-WIDE FOUNDATION BREAKFAST MEETING TOMORROW

Mental health services in the Morongo Basin will be the topic of tomorrow’s Basin-Wide Foundation breakfast meeting. Rae Packard, the program manager at Family Service Association will discuss the new mental health social services and community resource programs available to individuals and families. The breakfast will be held at the

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PIONEER DAYS PLANNING MEETING TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce will hold a planning meeting tonight for the 2013 Pioneer Days. The Chamber is soliciting ideas and input from members of the community for this year’s Pioneer Days. The meeting will be held at City Hall starting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION DENIES APPEAL ON APARTMENT COMPLEX

Last month, Interim Twentynine Palms Development Director Matt McCleary ruled that revisions to a planned apartment complex rendered it a new project, requiring a new application. Last night, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission held a public hearing on the developer’s appeal of that decision. Reporter Dan Stork relates what happened…

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SOLAR CAR CHALLENGE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Students from all over the country were in Twentynine Palms yesterday, as they made the final stop on their trip from Texas to California in their solar cars, before leaving for Los Angeles today. Z107.7’s Cody Joseph was there yesterday giving live updates, and reporter Taylor Thacker talked with some

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER OFFERS FREE TRANSPORTATION TO APPOINTMENTS

You may have seen the van as you travel around the Morongo Basin. The Hi-Desert Medical Center offers free transportation to residents to their appointments at hospital-affiliated facilities. Reporter Mike Lipsitz fills in the details… There are many considerations when it comes to managing your health, transportation to and from

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DEVELOPER’S APPEAL ON TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA TONIGHT

A developer’s appeal is the featured public hearing at the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meeting. Reporter Dan Stork describes the project and the issue… In addition to another study session on the review and revision of the Development Code, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission has a public hearing scheduled for

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING WEDNESDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors will hold a special closed session meeting at noon tomorrow, in the Helen Gray Education Center. Up for discussion is an issue involving personnel benefits.

HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING WEDNESDAY

There are many considerations when it comes to managing your health, transportation to and from an appointment doesn’t have to be one of them. Thanks to a grant from Caltrans, the Hi-Desert Medical Center now offers free transportation to and from all District facilities: the hospital, the Family Health Clinics

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