TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL IN SPECIAL MEETING THIS AFTERNOON

The Twentynine Palms City Council holds a special meeting tonight with only one item on the agenda: a resolution authorizing the city manager to accept property in preparation for Project Phoenix, a multi-million-dollar plan to revitalize the city’s commercial corridor along Highway 62. The city has already acquired several pieces

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL VOTES MONEY TO MARKET JOSHUA TREE

The Twentynine Palms City Council met in regular session last night. Reporter David Haldane said the question of whether Twentynine Palms should spend money to market Joshua Tree dominated the meeting. Joshua Tree or Twentynine Palms? If you were a would-be tourist, which would hold the most sway? That was

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT BINGO, TOURISM, AND RELOCATION

The Twentynine Palms City Council will meet in regular session tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the meeting will mostly be about… Bingo, tourism and relocation. Those are the subjects dominating the agenda at tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council. The bingo, if approved, would take place at the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR TONIGHT CANCELLED

The regular Twentynine Palms City Council meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight has been cancelled. The next regular city council meeting is set for Tuesday, August 23, at 6 p.m. at City Hall in Twentynine Palms. For more information, call 760-367-6799.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MARKS FIRE TURNOVER, ELIMINATES TV COVERAGE

The Twentynine Palms City Council marked the turnover of the fire Department to county control last night. Reporter David Haldane said they also eliminated TV coverage of their meetings… The moment was almost one for the history books. After years of discord, the Twentynine Palms City Council last night ceremoniously

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CONGRESSMAN COOK UPDATES TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL

The Twentynine Palms City Council heard from home-grown Congressman Paul Cook last night. Cook updated the council on a variety of issues and priorities. Reporter David Haldane was there and files this report… Worried about hobbyists bringing down airplanes with unmanned drones? If so, Congressman Paul Cook may be your

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL SITS DOWN TO A SMORGASBORD TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council will meet tonight. Reporter David Haldane says a full plate includes a new levy, vacation home rentals, and an update from Congressman Paul Cook… The Twentynine Palms City Council will consider a smorgasbord of issues at its regular meeting tonight. Among other things, the Council

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FILING OPENS MONDAY FOR TWO SEATS ON THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL

Two seats on the Twentynine Palms City Council will be on this November’s ballot. Reporter David Haldane says the filing window to run for one of those seats opens this Monday… If you live in Twentynine Palms and dream of serving on the City Council, here’s your chance; two seats

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO FINISH CITY MANAGER EVALUATION TONIGHT

At last week’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council, the council ran out of time in its closed session for its evaluation of the city manager. The council continued its closed session for its city manager performance evaluation to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 6. The meeting will be held

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SOME RANCOR AS TWENTYNINE PALMS COUNCIL VOTES TO SUPPORT TOURISM EFFORT

After spending more than 4 ½ years revising the city’s development code, the Twentynine Palms City Council thoroughly discussed the significant changes to the code, and then approved it at last night’s meeting. The new code should be in effect by the end of the year. The council also approved

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS, HEARING ON NEW DEVELOPMENT CODE

The Twentynine Palms City Council will negotiate to buy 36 properties and then hold a public hearing on the city’s new development code tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the Council’s agenda… Tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council will start with a closed session at 5:15, in which

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING TODAY

The Twentynine Palms City Council will take up some business in a special meeting this afternoon. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The Twentynine Palms City Council will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Monday, June 6. On the agenda, councilmembers will be asked to approve a routine item

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING

The Twentynine Palms City Council will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Monday, June 6. On the agenda, councilmembers will be asked to approve a routine item to align the city’s election with the statewide election in November. The council will also be asked to approve a new contract to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCILS APPROVES SHERIFF’S CONTRACT, BUDGET

The Twentynine Palms City Council met last night in regular session. Reporter David Haldane says the Council had two big agenda items… The Twentynine Palms City Council took care of two biggies last night: renewing its $3.3-million-dollar annual contract with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Dept., and approving the city’s

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: SHERIFF’S CONTRACT AND BUDGET

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the Sheriff’s contract and the general fund budget dominate the agenda… The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight with only two major items on its agenda. First it will consider renewing the city’s annual $3.3-million-dollar contract with the San

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL PAVES THE WAY FOR COUNTY TAKEOVER OF FIRE

One of the final steps in turning over the Twentynine Palms Fire Department over to the county was taken last night by the Twentynine Palms City Council. Reporter David Haldane says the years-long process is close to being completed… It may be the dawning of a new age in Twentynine

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MAY PAVE WAY FOR TRANSFER OF FIRE TO COUNTY TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City council meets in regular session tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the council is expected to take a big step toward facilitating the transfer of the Twentynine Palms Fire Department from water district control to the county… And the beat goes on! Or so it seems, as

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL HEARS OF MAJOR INCREASE IN CRIME, CITATIONS

The Twentynine Palms City Council heard some concerning news last night. A law enforcement update showed a dramatic rise in major crime, citations, and calls for service. Reporter David Haldane has the disturbing statistics… The Twentynine Palms Police Department has been busy this year. To date, officers have received 19

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS, FINANCIAL HOUSE IN ORDER

The Twentynine Palms City Council will see their financial house in order when they meet tonight. Reporter David Haldane had details… The City of Twentynine Palms has its financial house in order. At least it looks that way, judging from the preliminary general fund budget for fiscal 2016/17 to be

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TAKES FIRST STEP IN PROJECT PHOENIX

The Twentynine Palms City Council met in regular session last night. Reporter David Haldane says the Council took the first step in Project Phoenix and is looking at a plan to have the city be the electric utility provider… Project Phoenix, a multi-million-dollar plan to revitalize the commercial corridor of

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