TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSING TWO KNIVES

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Thursday, after a business employee said the woman tried to break the store’s windows. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Dennis Tollefson, the woman, later identified as Jennifer Tomasello, 30, was at the AM/PM store located at 73434 29 Palms Highway about 2 p.m. The clerk

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TWENTYNINE PALMS STRATEGIC PLANNING TODAY

The city of Twentynine Palms will hold a public strategic planning workshop today to review last year’s goals and maybe set some new ones. Topics under discussion will include the city’s financial position, community safety, public facilities, infrastructure, economic development, energy, marketing and wastewater. Today’s meeting begins at 8 a.m.

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SAVE THE DATE FOR SPELL-A-THON TO BENEFIT ADULT LITERACY

The Kiwanis Club of Twentynine Palms has announced the date of its 26th annual spell-a-thon. The spelling bee for adults will be held from 9 to noon March 11 at the Helen Gray Education Center on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree. Teams of three people

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DESERT STORYSONGS HOST TO PLAY JOSHUA TREE SALOON

Z107.7’s own Jill Carey Michaels will perform live tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… Jill Carey Michaels, who hosts a quirky half-hour show on Z107.7, will be playing with her band Saturday night. Rough and Lovely will be playing at the Joshua Tree Saloon from 6 to 8

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A TALK ABOUT IODINE AND A FLUTE CIRCLE AT RAINBOW STEW SATURDAY

Two events are slated at Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley today. First, at 2 p.m., Charla Shamhart, herbalist and nutritional consultant, will offer a talk about iodine. There is no charge, but donation are accepted. Then at 4 p.m., Bill-Michael Shamhart and Angela Rainstar will host the Yucca Valley flute

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LIFETREE CAFÉ EXPLORES THE EXISTENCE AND SOURCE OF EVIL

The “Lifetree” Café” meets weekly in Twentynine Palms with subject designed to spur deep thought and communication. Reporter Edica Gonzales says this week they will take a close look at what is evil…… The existence and causes of evil will be explored at this week’s Lifetree Café. The free program,

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LAST WEEKEND FOR “SYLVIA” AT THEATRE 29

This is the final weekend for the tail-wagging comedy “Sylvia” at Theatre 29. The show will run tonight at 7:00 and tomorrow at 2:30. “Sylvia” tells the tale of Greg, who, while facing a mid-life crisis, adopts a stray dog he names “Sylvia.” His wife Kate does not approve. A

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REGISTER FOR ROTARY MUSIC COMPETITION

Area music students are being invited to participate in the Yucca Valley Noon Rotary Club’s annual music competition. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the deadline to register is coming up fast… High School music students are invited to compete in the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley’s annual music competition, set

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ST. JOSEPH’S PLAYERS HOST “WINTER WARMUP” DINNER

The St. Joseph’s Players community theater troupe is hosting a winter warm-up fundraiser dinner tonight, with the cast and crew of their upcoming production “A Few Good Men” serving up some comfort food. The dinner will feature shepherd’s pie with dessert of peach cobbler ala mode. Dinner will be served

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, January 28. The event begins at 6 p.m. and will end about 9 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights will include several of the brightest constellations

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MBCA ANNUAL MEETING TOMORROW ASKS, “WHAT ABOUT MY WATER”

The Morongo Basin Conservation Association’s annual meeting has earned a reputation for introducing cutting-edge issues and innovations presented locally by industry experts. This year’s meeting looks to continue the tradition. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report… The Morongo Basin Conservation Association’s 2017 annual meeting is this Saturday, January 28, from

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF BURGLARY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Tuesday, accused of burglarizing a home. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 5900 block of Aztec Avenue in Twentynine Palms came home about 3:30 p.m. and discovered someone had forced entry into the home and stolen a shotgun, gun case, and

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CONTESTANT KAYLEE POPE

Make plans to see this year’s Miss Yucca Valley scholarship pageant, based on academics and self-confidence, which is set for Saturday, February 4, at 6 p.m. at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Today, Reporter Kirby Davis introduces us to Kaylee Pope…

Today we are talking with Kaylee Pope. Kaylee, tell us

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TWENTYNINE PALMS STRATEGIC PLANNING TODAY AND TOMORROW

Today and tomorrow, January 27 and January 28, the city will hold public strategic planning workshops to review last year’s goals and maybe set some new ones. Topics under discussion will include the city’s financial position, community safety, public facilities, infrastructure, economic development, energy, marketing and wastewater. The meeting tonight

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY LOOKING FOR AUCTION DONATIONS

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society seeks auction items for its upcoming Red Hot Auction fundraiser. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… The Red Hot Auction hosted by the Twentynine Palms Historical Society will raise funds to help expand the Old Schoolhouse Museum. They are currently seeking donations to be auctioned.

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HEALTHCARE DISTRICT DONATIONS NET HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION

The Morongo Basin Healthcare District recently received two donations to be used for the purchase of an additional handicap-accessible vehicle for its non-emergency medical transportation program. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority donated $10,000, and the Hi-Desert Medical Center Auxiliary donated $20,000. The healthcare district’s LIFT Transportation Services provides free trips

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Z107-7 RADIO PERSONALITY PLAYS AT JOSHUA TREE SALOON SATURDAY

The host of a quirky local show on Z107.7 will be playing with her band Saturday night. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how you can hear the music of Rough and Lovely… Jill Carey Michaels, who hosts a quirky half-hour show on Z107.7, will be playing with her band

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TOMORROW NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, January 28. The event begins at 6 p.m. and will end about 9 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights will include several of the brightest constellations

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LIFETREE CAFÉ EXPLORES THE EXISTENCE AND SOURCE OF EVIL

The “Lifetree” Café” meets weekly in Twentynine Palms with subject designed to spur deep thought and communication. Reporter Edica Gonzales says this week they will take a close look at what is evil… The existence and causes of evil will be explored at this week’s Lifetree Café. The free program,

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley Lady Trojan basketball team put together a solid team effort and came away with a 61-37 win over Coachella Valley High School last night in Trojan Gym. Coach Jess Geeson said junior Savannah Beasley continued her strong play, scoring 14 points and dishing out nine assists. Junior

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