THEATER 29’S “DISNEY’S MARY POPPINS”

Tickets for Theatre 29’s production of “Mary Poppins” are going fast. Managing editor Tami Roleff says don’t miss out on this popular show from Disney… Mary Poppins is the story of the Banks family whose children, Jane and Michael, are out of control and need a new nanny. When a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS BOYS BASKETBALL AT HOME TONIGHT IN STATE PLAY-OFF GAME

After beating Sage Creek High School from Carlsbad in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division IV play-offs Wednesday, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball team will host the second round of the play-offs at home tonight. The Wildcats, who are 28-and-3, will take on Immanuel High

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SPRING FORWARD THIS WEEKEND AND CHANGE SMOKE ALARM BATTERIES

The days are getting longer and that means it’s time to change our clocks again. Kirby Davis says to move your clocks one hour ahead before you go to bed Saturday night…

March 12 is the start of Daylight Saving Time and it’s time to “spring forward” one hour, which

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PUBLIC’S HELP SOUGHT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS BURGLARY INVESTIGATION

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in a burglary in Twentynine Palms. A resident in the 6000 block of Cahuilla Avenue called the Sheriff’s Department about 12:40 p.m. Sunday to report that handguns and jewelry had been stolen from the home. Sheriff’s Deputy Dennis Tollefson identified Adrian

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN HELD AFTER STOLEN CAR FOUND

A Morongo Valley man was arrested Wednesday, accused of possessing a stolen vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, a probation officer went to a home in the 10800 block of West Drive about 2:30 for a probation compliance check on Roger Peterson, 53. The probation officer determined that a Ford

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WONDER VALLEY COMMUNITY MEETING TOMORROW

Illegal dumping of both trash and animals are just two of the topics up for discussion in Wonder Valley tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

The monthly Wonder Valley Community Meeting takes place tomorrow, March 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Wonder Valley Community Center on Amboy Road.

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GALLERY 62 RECEPTION TOMORROW IN JOSHUA TREE

Gallery 62 will hold an opening reception for its current show, Fantastic Fiber, during the Second Saturday Art Crawl, Saturday, March 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. Eight artists will showcase a variety of fiber-related artworks, such as quilts, baskets, fashions, and more. The show runs through March 28. The

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VENDORS SOUGH FOR 6TH ANNUAL “WOOF WALK” IN PIONEERTOWN MARCH 25

The 6th Annual “Woof Walk” to support the Humane Society no-kill animal shelter is set for March 25. Reporter Rebecca Havely says vendors are now being sought for the event…

The Morongo Basin Humane Society no-kill animal shelter in Joshua Tree is seeking vendors for its sixth annual Woof Walk

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TWENTYNINE PALMS INTERACT CLUB FLEA MARKET DURING ROTARY CARNIVAL

The Twentynine Palms High School Interact Club will hold a community flea market Saturday, March 11, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The flea market will be held adjacent to the Rotary carnival, on the corner of Joe Davis Drive and Desert Knoll Avenue in Twentynine Palms. There will be

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YUCCA VALLEY YOUTH COMMISSION OFFERS FREE TECH ASSISTANCE THIS AFTERNOON

If all the new tech gadgets have you feeling overwhelmed, take heart. A team of tech-savvy youngsters will be ready to help you this afternoon. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the assistance is a Youth Commission program…

Need help setting up your cell phone, tablet or other electronic device? Want

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TWENTYNINE PALMS BASKETBALL FUND-RAISER BEFORE SECOND-ROUND CIF STATE PLAYOFF SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat Boys’ basketball team will be hosting a BBQ from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, March 11, before their second-round state playoff game that tips off at 6 p.m. The grill will be in front of Coach Richard A. Casey Gymnasium. Hamburgers and hot

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DROP IN TO PLAY BOARD GAMES IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Like to play board games? The Town of Yucca Valley is offering drop-in Board game sessions Saturday starting tomorrow. Reporter Kirby Davis has your invitation…

Remember the good old days playing board games? The Yucca Valley Parks and Rec Department is holding drop-in sessions where people of all ages can

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Twentynine Palms High School golf kicked off the 2017 season this week with a road loss and a home win. Tuesday the Wildcats traveled to Apple Valley and played a tough preseason match against Apple Valley High School, losing 204 to 265. Thursday, the golf team held its home opener

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROAD TO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, UTAH TRAIL, CLOSED FOR PAVING

If you’re planning on going to Joshua Tree National Park through the Twentynine Palms entrance today (Thursday, March 9), you better make other plans. The city of Twentynine Palms is paving Utah Trail from 29 Palms Highway to the park’s entrance gate today, and the road will be closed until

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ITEMS OF SENTIMENTAL VALUE STOLEN IN YUCCA VALLEY BURGLARY

Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in finding a necklace with great sentimental value that was stolen during a burglary in Yucca Valley. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 57900 block of Hidden Gold Drive came home about 2:15 p.m. last Friday and interrupted a

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WE REVIEW “MARY POPPINS” AT THEATRE 29

“Disney’s Mary Poppins” opened last weekend to enthusiastic crowds of all ages at Theatre 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely attended and offers this review of the production… Analisa Pilecki’s portrayal of Mary Poppins is practically perfect in every way! Chris Fleischman is better than ever as Mary’s buddy Bert, the chimney

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MARY POPPINS SOLD-OUT, OVERFLOW SEATS AVAILABLE

The Theatre 29 production of “Mary Poppins” will run Friday, Saturday, and Sundays through March 26. All available online seats for the run have been sold out. To accommodate those not able to get tickets, Theatre 29 has added overflow seating on a first-come, first-serve basis. Patrons wishing to be

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SCHOOL BOARD CONTINUES WORK STUDY SESSION

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education continues yesterday’s work study session tomorrow (Friday, March 10). On the agenda this time: more board goals and options for secondary education. The board will also review proposed changes in its strategic plan and governance handbook. Tomorrow’s workshop—which is open to the

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WALK 4 LIFE NEXT WEEK TO SUPPORT HI-DESERT PREGNANCY CLINIC

The High Desert Pregnancy Clinic sees over 1,500 clients a year at no charge, providing ultrasounds, parenting classes, and more to residents of the Morongo Basin. Sara Snyder explains how you can take part in the clinic’s major fundraiser of the year… The High Desert Pregnancy Clinic will hold its

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CHP IDENTIFIES SUSPECTED DUI DRIVER THAT CLOSED THE YUCCA GRADE YESTERDAY

The CHP has identified the suspected DUI Driver that caused the Yucca Grade to close for about an hour Wednesday morning. Investigators said that about 4:10 am, a 1998 Dodge pick-up truck driven by Edgar Morales, 44, of Yucca Valley was traveling eastbound on the highway at Scholl Drive in

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