CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS OUTLINES “PROJECT PHOENIX” PLANS

The Twentynine Palms downtown redevelopment plan known as Project Phoenix is taking shape. The city plans to build a multi-purpose building on Highway 62, just west of Adobe Road, that will include basketball and volleyball courts, conference and banquet rooms, a kitchen, and galleries for the display of art exhibitions.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MOVES ON JOINT CITY-MARINE BASE SEWER SYSTEM

The Twentynine Palms City Council approved a list of rules for the new dog park coming to Knott Sky Park at its meeting last night, and also approved the hiring of a new lobbyist in Washington, DC. The new lobbying firm, IFS, is not only less expensive than its previous

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: SHARED SEWERS AND BARKING DOGS

The Twentynine Palms City Council tonight will consider a variety of issues ranging from wastewater management to unruly canines. Here with the story is reporter David Haldane… Shared sewers and barking dogs. Those are two of the subjects likely to dominate tonight’s Twentynine Palms City Council agenda. The sewers relate

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS ON LUCKIE AVENUE IMPROVEMENTS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council holds a special meeting tonight with only one item on the agenda: A $422,520 contract to Granite Construction for the Luckie Avenue Reconstruction Project. The meeting gets underway 5:15 p.m. at City Hall on Adobe Road.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL GIVES HEISER A WATCH, MINTZ A GAVEL

It was time to re-organize at last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting. Reporter David Haldane was there and filed this story… Cora Heiser got a watch. And Dan Mintz took home a gavel. Both were honored at last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting; Heiser as an outgoing member

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL REORGANIZES, GOODBYE HEISER, HELLO BILDERAIN

Out with the old and in with the new. That’s the catchword for tonight’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting. Reporter David Haldane has the story… A Twentynine Palms City Council member says goodbye tonight. Cora Heiser, who did not run for re-election in November, will make her departing remarks at

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING CANCELLED

The City of Twentynine Palms City Council regular meeting scheduled for this evening has been canceled. The next regular meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 13.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT THE NUMBERS FOR CITY LOGO CHANGE

Twentynine Palms is about to change the way its spelled. Reporter David Haldane attended last night’s City Council meeting and filed this story… It’s all about the spelling. In a quirkiness known to anyone familiar with Twentynine Palms, the city’s name has always been written out in letters rather than

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL HEARS EARLY SEWER PLAN, NEW AMPHITHEATER

The Twentynine Palms City Council tonight considers several issues including sewage, birthday logos and an observatory amphitheater. Reporter David Haldane has the story… Sewage is on the agenda at tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council. Specifically, something called the Twentynine Palms Wastewater Master Plan, a conceptual sewer collection

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council will hold a special meeting tonight to consider purchasing a property in connection with Project Phoenix. The property, on the 6500 block of Yucca Avenue, is expected to cost $75,000 plus closing costs. The meeting gets underway 5:15 p.m. at City Hall on Adobe Road.

THE CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS IS DOING JUST FINE, THANK YOU

The City of Twentynine Palms had its annual temperature reading Tuesday night. Reporter David Haldane was there… Twentynine Palms is doing just fine, thank you. That was the gist of last night’s annual State of the City address by Mayor Dan Mintz. Among other things, he said, the city will

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TALKS ABOUT AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The Twentynine Palms City Council met in regular session last night. Reporter David Haldane was there and said the discussion centered on affordable housing… Affordable housing was the topic at last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting. Specifically, low-cost housing as part of Project Phoenix, the city’s planned multi-million-dollar downtown

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OUR ENDORSEMENTS FOR THE YUCCA VALLEY AND 29 PALMS COUNCILS

Today Z107.7 begins a series of endorsements for local offices and untangling the crowded state ballot. We begin the series with the Z107.7 News Editorial Board’s endorsements for the Yucca Valley Town Council and the Twentynine Palms City Council. For the Yucca Valley Council, we are endorsing incumbent Robert Lombardo

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: LOW INCOME HOUSING, PROJECT PHOENIX

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight in regular session. Reporter David Haldane takes a peek at the agenda… Low income housing is on tonight’s agenda of the Twentynine Palms City Council. Specifically, the question of how to include it in Project Phoenix, the city’s multi-million-dollar renovation of its downtown

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TWENTYNINE PALM COUNCIL CANDIDATES FORUM HEARS DIFFERING OPINIONS

Four candidates for the Twentynine Palms City Council aired their views last week in a two-hour forum sponsored by Z1077 FM. Reporter David Haldane was there… There’s a fair amount of agreement regarding priorities among Twentynine Palms’ four candidates vying for two City Council seats in the November election. One

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES PLANS FOR PROJECT PHOENIX

Twentynine Palms’ Project Phoenix will have a multipurpose facility including a gymnasium, meeting rooms and banquet rooms with kitchens as well as a public library. That’s the direction City Council gave its staff last night for the city’s ambitious plan to expand and modernize its downtown corridor. In other business,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TAKES UP WASTEWATER TREATMENT

The issue of the future of wastewater treatment will be addressed by the Twentynine Palms City Council tonight. Reporter David Haldane says expenditures for Project Phoenix are also on the agenda…. Excrement is at the top of tonight’s Twentynine Palms City Council agenda. More specifically, the septic tanks that have

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

A Twentynine Palms City Council candidates’ forum, hosted by Z107.7 News, will be held at the Community Services Building at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms Friday, October 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There is no charge; the event is being offered as a public service. The format will

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Z107.7 TO HOST TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM

A Twentynine Palms City Council election candidates’ forum, by Z107.7 News, will be held at the Community Services Building at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms Friday, October 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There is no charge; the event is being offered as a public service. The format will

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TWEAKS DOWNTOWN PLAN, MONITORS TOW TRUCKS

The Twentynine Palms City Council took care of business last night. First it referred the city’s Downtown Specific Plan to the planning commission for revisions aimed at encouraging economic development. At issue: making sure the plan allows for drive-throughs and an auto parts store. The Council also vowed to spend

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