ARREST FOR FALSE IMPERSONATION IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early Thursday morning after she allegedly gave a Sheriff’s deputy her sister’s name. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a Nissan pick-up truck for an expired registration at Baseline Road and Desert Knoll about 1:45 a.m. The report says the deputy realized

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MEETING FRIDAY TO DETERMINE IF THE TLC TRADITION CAN CONTINUE

The passing of Yucca Valley’s Mara Cantelo in September left many in our Morongo Basin wondering about the future of the community organizer’s enormous annual Christmas Day event, “Tender Loving Cause.” Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this story on a small group of would-be elves who are cooking up a plan

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CENTER FOR HEALTHY GENERATIONS PLANS YARD SALE THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

The all-volunteer Center for Healthy Generations will hold a yard sale this Friday and Saturday, November 3 and November 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. The Center is seeking tax-deductible donations from the public of new and used saleable items such as books, toys, clothing, housewares. small

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NOAH PURIFOY ART TOUR ADDED TO SCHEDULE

In commemoration of the centennial of the birth of renowned artist Noah Purifoy, a docent-guided group tour will be offered at his outdoor art installation. The first tour sold out immediately and a second tour has been added. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how to sign up… In commemoration of

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YUCCA VALLEY TROJAN FOOTBALL TEAM BEATS DESERT HOT SPRINGS

The Yucca Valley High School varsity Trojan football team beat the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagles 57-23. The Trojans’ offense was on fire all night, led by Elijah Lynch. Lynch completed 17 out 28 passes for a season high of 304 yards and five touchdowns.

Caleb Robinson had an

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WILDCATS FALL ON THE ROAD TO COACHELLA VALLEY

By Coach Ernest Martinez

The Twentynine Palms varsity Wildcats lost a hard-fought game 41-27, as Coachella Valley High School claimed the DeAnza league title with the victory.

The Wildcats jumped out to an early 7-0 lead in the contest on a 70-yard drive to start the game. Senior quarterback

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VETERANS’ DAY TRIBUTE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THIS YEAR

The City of Twentynine Palms will host the Morongo Basin’s Veterans Day Tribute 2017. This annual event alternates each year between the Town of Yucca Valley and the City of Twentynine Palms. The Veterans Tribute will be held Saturday, November 11, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Veterans Park, next to

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ARTIST TALK AT JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY SATURDAY

A featured artist will be at the Joshua Tree library this Saturday. Reporter Eric Knabe has the details on the presentation… Zara Kand will be presenting an artist talk at the Joshua Tree Branch Library on Saturday, November 4, at 3 p.m. Kand paints images she finds mysterious, and views

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ART RECEPTION FRIDAY AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER

An opening reception for art on display at the Hi-Desert Medical Center will be held Friday, November 3, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Photography, sculpture, and paintings from Sherri Sullivan, Jennifer Grandi, Gordon Crawford, and Kathi Klopfenstein will be on display in the hospital’s emergency department, nurses’ station, main lobby,

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STILL TIME TO APPLY FOR MISS TWENTYNINE PALMS SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT

There are only a few more days to sign up for the Miss Twentynine Palms Scholarship Pageant. Applications and rules are online at miss29palms.org, or stop by the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. Bring your completed application to the Twentynine Palms Elks Lodge on Saturday, November 4, between 10 a.m.

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SIGN UP NOW FOR HELP WITH MEDICARE ENROLLMENT

Now that the enrollment period for Medicare has opened, Reach Out Morongo Basin will sponsor an informational event to help seniors navigate the complicated healthcare program. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more…

Now is the time to look at your current Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans. Will there be changes in

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FREE EXERCISE AND NUTRITION CLASS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TUESDAY

The county is offering a free exercise and nutrition class on Tuesdays, through November 7. The classes will cover nutrition guidelines, medication management, and stretching, balance, and flexibility exercises. The one-hour classes will be held at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center on Adobe Road at 9:30 a.m. There will be

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER OF DEPUTY ARRESTED THURSDAY

A man suspected of trying to run over a deputy during a pursuit in Yucca Valley last week was arrested Thursday. Deputies from the Special Investigations team say that a deputy attempted a traffic stop October 18 on a white Ford pick-up truck in the area of Hwy 62 and

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ACCUSED DOUBLE MURDERER PLEADS NOT GUILTY THURSDAY

The man accused of killing two Twentynine Palms women was in a Joshua Tree courtroom again Thursday. Rafael Aikens, 22, pleaded not guilty to double homicide in his second arraignment. During Aikens’ preliminary hearing in August, law enforcement officials laid out their case that Aikens, a machine-gunner attached to 2nd

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IMPROV SHOW AT THEATRE 29 HALLOWEEN STYLE

Theatre 29’s improv troupe performs once again with a Halloween themed show. With your invitation here’s Rebecca Havely… Come in costume if you wish for a ghoulishly funny time, to the Halloween themed improv performance. Improvisation is a form of theatre in which no script is used. Instead, the actors

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CONGRESSMAN COOK NAMED AS CHAIR OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE

Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley was named Thursday as the new chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. The Western Hemisphere subcommittee covers political relations between the United States and other nations in North and South America. The subcommittee conducts oversight on regional institutions, foreign

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DEEP SKY HIGHLIGHTS AT SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory will hold a star party Saturday night, October 28. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and will end about 9 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Take a tour of the cosmos, including the Andromeda Galaxy, the

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BEREAVED PARENTS’ TALK AT YUCCA VALLEY CHURCH SUNDAY

Those who have suffered the loss of a pregnancy are invited to attend a talk at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church by a woman who lost a son to stillbirth. Ashlee Dalton will talk about those who have experienced such a loss and how to help bereaved parents. Dalton’s talk will

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LIFETREE CAFÉ TO DISCUSS MENTAL ILLNESS

How to cope with mental illness will be explored at the Lifetree Café. Reporter Eric Knabe has information on the event and how you can attend… On Sunday, October 29, at 4 P.M. Lifetree Café will present the free program, titled “Mysteries of Mental Illness: One woman’s struggle to regain

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SOUND BATH AT RAINBOW STEW SUNDAY

Feel good from the inside out with a sound bath. Rainbow Stew will hold a sound bath using quartz crystal bowls, Tibetan prayer bells, and more. Bring a pad, pillow, and water; please, no small children, pets, or cell phones. A suggested donation is $10. The sound bath will be

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