LOTS OF TALK, NOT MUCH ACTION AT 29 PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING

The Twentynine Palms City Council met last night with lots on its plate, but not on its spoon. Reporter David Haldane was there and explains… There was lots of discussion, but not much action. That was the tone of the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting last night, where only one

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: CARGO CONTAINERS AND CHURCHES

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight with an agenda that could potentially give residents more places to put their stuff and more places to pray. It could also cost them more money. Reporter David Haldane explains… Sea-going cargo containers and places of worship top tonight’s Twentynine Palms City Council

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RETAIL STUDY HAS SOME INTERESTING CONCLUSIONS

A retail marketing study commissioned by the City of Twentynine Palms came up with some interesting conclusions. Reporter David Haldane has the details…

Groceries, furniture and clothing. Those are three of the opportunities cited in a retail market study presented at last night’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO HEAR RETAIL MARKETING STUDY

Business will be the focus at tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council. Specifically, which ones to promote to rejuvenate the city’s downtown. Reporter David Haldane has the details… Project Phoenix is on the agenda at tonight’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting. Specifically, the findings of a retail market

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL DEALS WITH SAFETY AND STREET SWEEPING

Last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting dealt, among other things, with keeping the streets safe and keeping them clean. Reporter David Haldane was there and files this story… If you plan on driving through Twentynine Palms anytime soon, pay attention to the rules. That’s the biggest takeaway from a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL: STREET SWEEPER, CONSULTANT, PUBLIC SAFETY

Clean streets is among the things on tonight’s Twentynine Palms City Council agenda. Reporter David Haldane explains… Here’s a basic rule of governance: Have Street Sweeper, will sweep streets. For that, though, you need someone to drive that big piece of machinery. So the City of Twentynine Palms has a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL PUTS MORATORIUM ON MASSAGE PARLORS

The Twentynine Palms City Council last night took action on massage parlors and taxis, but not on vacation rentals. Reporter David Haldane was there and filed this story… If you want to open a massage parlor in Twentynine Palms, you may have to cool your heels a bit. The City

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: MASSAGE PARLORS, VACATION RENTALS, AND TAXIS

Massage parlors, vacation rentals and taxi stands are on tonight’s agenda of the Twentynine Palms City Council. Here with more is reporter David Haldane… If you harbor feelings about massage parlors, you might want to attend tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council. On the agenda: a proposal to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MOVES TO BAN STREET SALES

The Twentynine Palms City Council last night expressed its opinion regarding hawking and peddling on city streets in no uncertain terms: It doesn’t like it. Reporter David Haldane was there and filed this report… If you’re a street vendor in Twentynine Palms, your days may be numbered. In a unanimous

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: VENDORS AND COMMISSIONERS

The Twentynine Palms City Council will consider a variety of issues tonight ranging from selling merchandise on city streets to filling two vacancies on the city’s Planning Commission. Here with more is reporter David Haldane… Hawking and peddling will be on the table in Twentynine Palms tonight. Specifically, whether the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CONTRACTS FOR A CITYWIDE WI-FI PLAN

Twentynine Palms has announced a new partnership to improve the lives of residents in need of fast wireless services. Reporter David Haldane has the details… If you live in Twentynine Palms, don’t throw away your smart phone just yet; your wireless signal may soon be improving. 5 Bars, an Irvine-based

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT, WE HAVE A REPORT

The Twentynine Palms City Council met last night and dealt with a smorgasbord of issues ranging from demolishing a house to building a pool. Reporter David Haldane was there and filed this story… The owner of a fire-damaged house on the 74000 block of Serrano Drive has 45 days to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: DEVELOPMENT CODE CHANGES ON AGENDA

The Twentynine Palms City Council, meeting on Monday instead of Tuesday this week due to Valentine’s Day, will consider a variety of topics ranging from demolition to tourism. Reporter David Haldane has the details… Fire is at the top of tonight’s Twentynine Palms City Council agenda. Meeting a day earlier

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS SETS SURPLUS GOODS AUCTION

The City of Twentynine Palms will hold a sealed-bid auction of surplus goods February 23 and 24. The items will be on display—and sealed bids can be placed—both days from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the city’s Public Works yard, 6994 Bullion Ave. All bids will be opened at

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL GETS A “PROJECT PHOENIX” BRIEFING

The Twentynine Palms City Council heard a presentation last night about its plans for Project Phoenix, a multi-use facility downtown financed by tax-exempt bonds. The council wanted to find out if—and how—the components of Project Phoenix would fit on the proposed site. Managing editor Tami Roleff was at the meeting

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT DRIVE-THROUGHS TONIGHT

Should drive-through services be allowed in the City of Twentynine Palms? That’s the subject of a public hearing on tonight’s agenda of the Twentynine Palms City Council. Also on the agenda: the discussion of a new wireless master plan and marketing program to serve the city as well as a

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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.