TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL IN HOME CIF PLAYOFF GAME TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms varsity Wildcats football team finished the regular season undefeated for the season with a 10-0 record, including an undefeated 6-0-league record. The team will now enter the CIF Northwest Division playoff bracket as the overall number 2 seed. The Wildcats will host the first round game of

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms High School cross-country teams will participate in the CIF preliminary meet in Riverside.

YUCCA VALLEY FAMILY HOMELESS AFTER EARLY MORNING DUPLEX FIRE

A Yucca Valley family and their cats are homeless after an early morning fire. About 1:30 a.m., firefighters from Yucca Valley, Yucca Mesa, Joshua Tree, and Morongo Valley were called to a duplex fire in the 58900 block of David Avenue. Arriving firefighters found the fire was well involved in

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AN ARREST FOR ARSON AFTER A CABIN FIRE IN LANDERS

A Yucca Valley man who said he wanted to leave California may end up staying here longer than he would like after he was accused Tuesday morning of intentionally setting fire to a cabin in Landers. According to a Sheriff’s report, firefighters were called to a structure fire near Youngs

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPO RECEPTION TOMORROW

The third annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Expo will start this Friday with an opening reception at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… A gala opening reception for the third annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition will kick off the three-day event

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER PIONEER DAYS AFTER ACTION MEETING MONDAY

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting Monday, November 16, to discuss the success and challenges of 2015 Pioneer Days event. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the chamber office, 73484 29 Palms Highway and is open to all. For more information, call 760-367-3445.

THEATRE 29 BENEFIT OPENING NIGHT GALA OF “FARNDALE CHRISTMAS CAROL”

Theatre 29 is sponsoring its own gala opening night for “Farndale, Christmas Carol.” The funds raised will help offset the overhead costs of royalties, sets, costumes and props for the ambitious new 2016 season. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… Tickets are available now for the opening night gala of “Farndale,

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will offer surplus food for low-income residents Friday, November 13, at 10 a.m. at the Way Station, 61722 Commercial Street in Joshua Tree.

AN ILLEGAL WEAPON RESULTS IN AN ARREST IN YUCCA VALLEY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Monday night after he was found with metal knuckles. According to a Sheriff’s report, Brandon Snuggs, 25, was riding his bicycle without lights on Cherokee Trail near Santa Fe trail about 8:30 p.m. The deputy stopped Snuggs just south of Santa Fe Trail; the

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ARTISTST AND ARTISANS SOUGHT FOR ART GALLERY ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIRE

The 29 Palms Art Gallery is planning their holiday arts and crafts fair. Reporter David Knutson says there are still openings… A few spaces are still available for the holiday fine art and craft fair in Twentynine Palms. Artists and artisans are encouraged to call Helen Matoush at 760-367-5351 or

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE COLLECTING SUPPLIES FOR HUMANE SOCIETY ANIMAL SHELTER

The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station is collecting donations of pet food, cleaning supplies, blankets, and other pet-related items for the Joshua Tree no-kill animal shelter. Donations can be brought to the Sheriff’s Station in Joshua Tree. All donations will be distributed to the animal shelter during Thanksgiving week. For more

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will hold an open house this Saturday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… A celebration of community, conservation, and gratitude will be theme of the Mojave Desert Land Trust’s open house and fall gathering. The free event will include its popular sale of items

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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD DROP-OFFS NEXT WEEK

Operation Christmas Child is an evangelical organization that delivers shoeboxes filled with small gifts to needy children around the world. Volunteers should drop off their filled shoeboxes the week of November 16 through November 23 at Valley Community Chapel, 59025 Yucca Trail in Yucca Valley. The drop-off hours vary; check

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BASKETBALL SEASON STARTING SOON AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

Basketball season is approaching at our local High Schools. ROP Broadcast student Kole Green talked with new Twentynine Palms High School Basketball Coach Kevin Cole about the upcoming season… As the 2015-2016 Twentynine Palms High School basketball season approaches, new head coach Kevin Cole has some information about the new

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SIGNUP FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION YOUTH BASKETBALL

Twentynine Palms Recreation Youth Basketball Registrations are currently being accepted at the Park and Recreation office Monday through Friday between 1:00 and 6:00 p.m. Or online at 29palms.org until Friday, December 4. Girls and boys in Kindergarten through 8th grades are eligible to register. The registration fee includes a uniform.

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BLM RELEASES FINAL DESERT RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSERVATION PLAN

The Bureau of Land Management released its final environmental review of the Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan Tuesday. The plan attempts to identify appropriate development areas for renewable energy projects in California, while setting aside 5.3 million acres for conservation of critical natural resources and wildlife habitat, and 3.8

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PREPARE NOW FOR EL NINO

Meteorologists agree there is a high probability that Southern California will experience a warmer, wetter winter than average because of the El Nino effect. Earlier this week representatives from a half dozen county agencies addressed a crowd of almost 200 with a clear message: Your efforts and preparations prior to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES PROJECT PHOENIX

The Twentynine Palms City Council discussed Project Phoenix at its regular meeting last night. Reporter David Haldane was there, and files this report… The Twentynine Palms City Council took its first steps towards revitalizing the city’s downtown Tuesday by unanimously deciding to spend $885,000 from bond proceeds to study adding

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16-YEAR-OLD YUCCA VALLEY BOY ARRESTED FOR MARIJUANA SALES

A 16-year-old Yucca Valley boy was arrested Tuesday, accused of selling marijuana. According Sheriff’s Deputy Shaunna Ables, Ables and another deputy were at the Yucca Valley Community Center when they contacted the teen boy who had tobacco products. Deputies discovered that the boy also had a large amount of marijuana

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THEATRE 29 SEEKS NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Theatre 29 is seeking those interested in serving on its non-profit board of directors. Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how you can get involved … Next month Theater 29 will reorganize its all-volunteer board of directors. The annual elections and reorganization will take place on December 8, at 6 p.m. The

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