TWENTYNINE PALMS COUNCIL LOOKS AT LIGHTING THE DOG PARK TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council will have canines on its mind tonight. Reporter David Haldane explains… Do you like walking your dog at night? It’s a question the Twentynine Palms City Council will be grappling with at its regular meeting tonight. At issue: whether the city should install solar lighting

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THEATRE 29 GETS GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS IN EXPANSION EFFORTS

Theatre 29 got good news and bad news at last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting. Reporter David Haldane was there and filed this… Twentynine Palms isn’t ready to shell out $1.6 million to remodel Theatre 29. What it will do, however, is pay $185,000 for the project to be

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TWENTYNINE PALM CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERS EXPANSION OF THEATRE 29 TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council takes another look at remodeling Theater 29 tonight. Reporter David Haldane has the details… $1.6 million. That’s about how much it will cost to expand and renovate Theater 29, the popular dramatic arts venue in Twentynine Palms. Two months ago, the City Council tentatively approved

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES MURAL RESTORAL, VEHICLE STRUCTURES

The Twentynine Palms City Council last night dealt with a hodgepodge of issues ranging from restoring art murals to making garages and carports big enough for RVs. Reporter David Haldane was there, and filed this report… The art murals of Twentynine Palms will likely get makeovers. That’s the gist of

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT ART AND CARPORTS TONIGHT

Art and carports are on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council. Reporter David Haldane explains…

Is Twentynine Palms an artistic oasis? Lots of residents and community leaders think so, and tonight the City Council will consider helping them make their point. Specifically, it will look

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO GO TO DISTRICT-BASED ELECTIONS

The jury’s in and the lawyers won, but not without some pain. Reporter David Haldane explains…

Twentynine Palms last night held its nose and swallowed a bitter pill; district-based elections.

“It’s wrong and it’s been wrong since the beginning.”

That’s Councilman John Cole expressing the sentiments of the entire Council

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO VOTE ON SWITCHING TO DISTRICT-BASED ELECTIONS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council will probably do something that it doesn’t really want to do tonight. Reporter David Haldane explains…

A Sacramento law firm may finally have its way with Twentynine Palms tonight.

That’s when the City Council is expected to vote on whether to switch from at-large to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL DEALS WITH INFORMATION STORAGE AND ENERGY

Twentynine Palms may have its head in the clouds, but its feet seem firmly planted on the ground. At least, that’s how it looked at last night’s city council meeting. Reporter David Haldane was there and explains… Imagine a city in the clouds. That’s an apt description of Twentynine Palm’s

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MAY TAKE STEPS INTO THE FUTURE TONIGHT

The future rears its intriguing head in Twentynine Palms tonight. Reporter David Haldane has the story…

The Twentynine Palms City Council takes two steps into the future tonight with agenda items that, a generation ago, would have been considered science fiction. The first has to do with making the city

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LEARNS WHAT “SANCTUARY STATE” MEANS LOCALLY

The Twentynine Palms City Council got a crash course last night on California’s newly minted status as a sanctuary state. Not everyone liked what they heard. Reporter David Haldane explains… California’s recently declared opposition to federal immigration law will have little impact on enforcement in Twentynine Palms. At least that

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO DISCUSS BEING A “SANCTUARY CITY”

Does one size fit all? It’s a question becoming increasingly relevant in California as the state begins charting its own path, sometimes in direct opposition to federal desires and expectations. Tonight, one Morongo Basin city–Twentynine Palms–considers the implications. David Haldane reports… If your city is in a sanctuary state, is

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A CAUTIONARY GREEN LIGHT FOR THEATRE 29 EXPANSION FROM THE CITY COUNCIL

Patrons of Theatre 29 may soon have a few more seats to sit in. Reporter David Haldane attended a meeting last night at which the theater’s future was discussed, and filed this…

The expansion of Theatre 29 got a green light tinged with orange at last night’s Twentynine Palms City

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERS EXPANSION OF THEATRE 29 TONIGHT

Theater 29 has some far-reaching dreams for its future. Tonight, the Twentynine Palms City Council gets to take a look at, and perhaps judge, some of them. Reporter David Haldane has the story… Theater 29 may soon have scenery that goes up and down. That’s just one element of an

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A FULL HOUSE CELEBRATES BRIGHT FUTURE AND NEW MAYOR FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twentynine Palms held its annual re-organization meeting last night. Reporter David Haldane was there and filed this report…

Twentynine Palms is a growing city with a bright future and a new mayor. Those first two points were emphasized in outgoing Mayor John Cole’s state-of-the-city address delivered to a standing-room-only crowd

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO HEAR STATE OF THE CITY, NAME NEW MAYOR

The City of Twentynine Palms holds its annual re-organization meeting tonight. Here with the details is reporter David Haldane…

Twentynine Palms will select a new mayor and mayor pro tem at tonight’s city council meeting. But not until after current Mayor John Cole tells everyone how things are going in

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AT LARGE VS. DISTRICT ELECTIONS SUBJECT OF Z107.7 “UP CLOSE” SHOW TOMORROW

Recently, the City of Twentynine Palms, Town of Yucca Valley, and the Morongo Unified School District have received letters from a Los Angeles lawyer claiming that the government agencies are in violation of the California Voting Rights Act because at-large elections, the attorney argues, discriminate against minority voters by diluting

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CAUGHT IN CALIFORNIA ELECTION CHANGE TSUNAMI

What came out of last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting is that a huge wave of change is likely to hit Twentynine Palms soon.

A quiet tsunami sweeping through California. That’s how a Twentynine Palms demographer described the effects of a law requiring cities to transition from at-large to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL HOLDS HEARING ON DISTRICT VERSUS AT-LARGE ELECTIONS

The Twentynine Palms City Council tonight once again takes up a controversial issue that’s been making its rounds in the Morongo Basin. Reporter David Haldane explains…

If you have feelings about the City of Twentynine Palms transitioning from at-large to district-based elections, tonight is your chance to let them be

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL IN CLOSED SESSION TODAY

The Twentynine Palms City Council will hold a special closed session meeting at 1 p.m. today to discuss potential litigation regarding the at-large versus district elections for city council. The meeting is set for 1 p.m. at City Hall on Adobe Road.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL HEARS DEFIANCE TO FORCED CHANGE IN ELECTIONS

Do at-large elections discriminate against minority voters? It’s a question being considered a lot these days by Morongo Basin cities and public agencies under pressure to elect their leaders by district. The matter came up at last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting with some surprising results. Reporter David Haldane

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