SAVE THE DATE FOR TASTE OF MORONGO BASIN

Mark your calendars. The Taste of the Morongo Basin is returning this fall. Reporter Mike Lipsitz fills in the details of this popular, sell-out event… Local restaurants will serve samples of their best dishes at Joshua Tree Rotary Club’s sixth annual Taste of Morongo Basin beginning at 6 p.m. Sept.

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SOLAR CARS ARRIVE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TODAY

Make a point to be at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms this afternoon. The fascinating and hi-tech solar car challenge is coming to the City. News director Gary Daigneault explains… Fourteen high school teams will be arriving in Twentynine Palms in their solar-powered cars today. The teams, from as far

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SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM

Seniors who are tired of fixing their own lunch, or just want some company, are invited to participate in the senior nutrition program in Twentynine Palms, Yucca Valley, or Joshua Tree for lunch during the week. Lunch is available to anyone 60 years or older for a suggested donation of

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TPHS REUNION

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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SOLAR CAR CHALLENGE

“Solar Cars” – sounds very futuristic. But a whole fleet of them will be in Twentynine Palms this week. Reporter Taylor Thacker says, come take a close look… You are invited to see the solar car challenge! Fourteen High School teams will be racing their solar cars from the Texas

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SPAMALOT OPENING SOON

With the closing of Theatre 29’s production “The Perils of Goldilocks” this weekend, it’s time to start thinking about the next play. “Spamalot” will be opening August 23 and the opening night gala will benefit Reach Out Morongo Basin. Spamalot is musical comedy that is a highly irreverent parody of

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THEATRE CLOSING NIGHTS

Tonight is the closing night for two productions in the Morongo Basin: “The Perils of Goldilocks” at Theatre 29, and “Steel Magnolias” at St. Joseph of Arimathea Church in Yucca Valley. “Goldilocks,” directed by John Wright with Lizzie Schmelling as assistant director, is two one-act plays. The first act is

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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 Desert Congregational Church in Twentynine Palms will serve up chef’s choice.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL: PART 3 OF 3, TOURISM

A long Twentynine Palms City Council meeting Tuesday night covered a wide range of topics. Reporter Dan Stork broke his report into three parts. Today: Tourism marketing initiatives… During a long and varied meeting, the Twentynine Palms City Council heard a multi-part presentation on Economic Development and Tourism Activities. It

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HIGH ACHIEVEMENTS FOR A LOCAL SERVICE MEMBER

Today we recognize high achievement for a local service member. Mike Spear, son of former Twentynine Palms City Councilman Steve Spear and his wife Laura, was officially listed for promotion to rank of sergeant major in the United States Army yesterday. He will be promoted in 2014 after attending the

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COUNTY APPROVES LOCAL MILITARY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

The County Board of Supervisors approved a new contract at their meeting Tuesday to provide mental health services for military members and their families. Pacific Clinics will provide prevention and early intervention (PEI) military services and family support services for military members and their families in Twentynine Palms and Yucca

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CONGRESSMAN COOK INVESTIGATES CADIZ WATER PROJECT

Representative Paul Cook wants the Federal government to take a close look at the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery, and Storage Project, which would ship water from desert aquifers to Orange and Los Angeles Counties. Reporter Dan Stork tells what Cook has asked for… In a June 12th letter, Representative

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FRIDAY NIGHT CHURCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Desert Congregational Church in Twentynine Palms will hold a worship celebration tomorrow, Friday, July 26. The free event will feature a night of music. The church is located at 5688 Sunrise Drive.

TWENTYNINE PALMS ELKS CHRISTMAS IN JULY FAIR THIS SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Elks Lodge will host a “Elk Christmas in July Fair” this Saturday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be vendors with loads of home made items suitable for giving or keeping. Tables are still available. For more information call Kathy Clark at 760-220-5161. The Elks

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION MOVIE “BRAVE” IN THE PARK TONIGHT

Twentynine Palm Recreation will host another of their “Movies in the Park” series tonight at Luckie Park. Reporter Taylor Thacker says attendees will enjoy the Disney animated hit “Brave”… The Twentynine Palms Recreation Department and the Z107.7’s Movies in the Park are continuing! On Thursday, July 25, at approximately 8:30

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER SETS PIONEER DAYS PLANNING MEETING

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce is getting an early start on planning and scheduling for Pioneers Days 2013. A planning meeting, open to all, will be held at the Twentynine Palms City Hall, 6136 Adobe Road on Wednesday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. Ideas and input are encouraged and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL PART 2 OF 3: CALTRANS, WASTEWATER AND HUD GRANTS

A long Twentynine Palms City Council meeting Tuesday night covered a wide range of topics. Reporter Dan Stork breaks his report into three parts. Today: An expected CALTRANS action, a joint action with the Water District to gain access to grants, and an action to safeguard a Federal grant… During

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MAN ARRESTED FOR KEYING CARS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A man who was mad about being kicked out of a Twentynine Palms restaurant was arrested early Wednesday morning, accused of keying about a dozen cars in a car lot. According to a Sheriff’s report, Michael Tuohey, 37, identified as a construction worker from Jacksonville, North Carolina, was asked to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PARKING LOT SALE FRIDAY

United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will hold a parking lot extravaganza, Friday, July 26, from 9 to noon, inside the church. Tables are a $10 suggested donation, or $15 for two tables. Funds raised will finance their second annual backpack and school supplies giveaway along with their famous 20-foot

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LEARN HOW TO SAVE MONEY AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

Want to learn how to save big bucks using coupons? Reporter Taylor Thacker says be at the Twentynine Palms Library Saturday… Learn to save hundreds at the Twentynine Palms Branch Library this summer! On Saturday, July 27, at 2:30 p.m., the public is invited to attend a free workshop, given

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