TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN SUSPECTED OF ARSON ARRESTED

A Twentynine Palms man suspected of starting a vehicle fire earlier this month was arrested Friday. According to Sheriff’s reports, on November 3, firefighters and deputies were called to an area near Adobe Road and Amboy Road about 9 a.m. for a report of a vehicle fire. A man and

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CLASSIC MUSICAL, “MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS” OPENS THIS FRIDAY AT THEATRE 29

“Meet Me in St Louis” is a classic, family-friendly musical opening in two weeks at Theatre 29 with a gala fundraiser hosted by Kiwanis Club of Twentynine Palms. Here with your invitation is Rebecca Havely… What better way to begin the holiday season than with a musical for the entire

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FOOD FOR LIFE NEEDS THANKSGIVING VOLUNTEERS

Thanksgiving is just a week away. Food For Life is busy preparing for this special day. The meal will be a full turkey dinner. This year the meal will be served at First Baptist Church on Split Rock, 29 Palms from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 23. Volunteers

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THEATRE 29 HOLDING AUDITIONS FOR “THE ODD COUPLE”

Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” will be cast by director Katie Fleischman at Theatre 29’s open auditions. With the details, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely…

Oscar and Felix are a match made in mayhem. A divorced slob and a neat-freak decide to room together, and the hilarity ensues. Auditions will be

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THANKSGIVING SERVICE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms Ministerial Association will hold its annual Thanksgiving service Sunday, November 19. The service will be held at 6 p.m. at Palms Baptist Church, 5285 Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms. Light refreshments will be served following the service. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call

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LONELINESS AND ISOLATION TOPICS OF LIFETREE CAFÉ

Lifetree Café is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual, comfortable setting. Managing editor Tami Roleff says Sunday’s topic is about loneliness and isolation…

 

In a time when we are connected by the internet and social media – when we have Facebook

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EMPTY BOWLS BENEFIT FOR REACH OUT MORONGO FOOD BANK

The Center for Healthy Generations will hold the Empty Bowls Benefit to raise money for the Morongo Basin food banks. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has more information on the event and how you can attend…

The Empty Bowls Benefit combines delicious home-made soups and breads made by local cooks, served in

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR “MEET ME IN ST LOUIS” GALA OPENING AT THEATRE 29

“Meet Me in St Louis” is a classic, family-friendly musical opening in two weeks at Theatre 29 with a gala fundraiser hosted by Kiwanis Club of Twentynine Palms. Here with your invitation is Rebecca Havely…

What better way to begin the holiday season than with a musical for the

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STAR PARTY TONIGHT AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center in Twentynine Palms will hold a star party Saturday, November 18, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Many spectacular cosmic sights are visible at this time of year, from star clusters and nebulae. The Milky Way and the Andromeda Galaxy are still visible. The

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HEALTH CARE DISTRICT GETS GOOD NEWS AND GOOD NEWS

The Morongo Basin Healthcare District Board of Directors met in regular meeting last night, Reporter Eric Knabe has the highlights…

The meeting began on a high point with the Morongo Transit Authority presenting checks for the two MBTA transportation grants in which they will purchase a new van that will

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NEW COUNTY FIRE BATTALION CHIEF COMING TO THE MORONGO BASIN

The Morongo Basin welcomes a new county fire battalion chief as of Monday, November 20. Battalion Chief Donnie Viloria has been a firefighter for 30 years, which includes 15 years with Newberry Springs and Fort Irwin, before joining the county fire department in 2002. Prior to his new assignment here,

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

This week Food for Life in Twentynine Palms will be serving spaghetti, salad, and dessert at Church of the Nazarene (across from Del Taco) from 3 to 5 p.m. Patrick Smith will be cooking the meal with help from the board.

PALM VISTA ELEMENTARY PLACED ON LOCK-DOWN DUE TO POLICE ACTIVITY

UPDATE 11 a.m.:

In an abundance of caution, because of police activity in the neighborhood, Palm Vista Elementary School in Twentynine Palms was placed on lock-down This morning. Superintendent Tom Baumgarten said because it occurred just as students were arriving for classes, the students who were arriving on buses

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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.

TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS JUVENILES FOUND ON STOLEN DIRT BIKES

Two juveniles were arrested Tuesday after they were found with stolen dirt bikes. According to a Sheriff’s report, the juveniles were seen riding the dirt bikes about 6:15 p.m. in the 5700 block of Halsey Avenue in Twentynine Palms. A deputy performed a traffic stop and determined that both dirt

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THEATRE 29 HOLDING AUDITIONS FOR “THE ODD COUPLE”

Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” will be cast by director Katie Fleischman at Theatre 29’s open auditions. With the details, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… Oscar and Felix are a match made in mayhem. A divorced slob and a neat-freak decide to room together, and the hilarity ensues. Auditions will be

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“ZUMBATHON” IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY TO BENEFIT REACH-OUT

Reach Out Morongo Basin is raising money with a Zumbathon this Saturday, November 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center, 6539 Adobe Road. With four incredibly passionate instructors, you are sure to have the time of your life while helping the Morongo Basin’s ‘Neighbors

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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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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN DEFIES RESTRAINING ORDER IN FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man who was on felony probation for spouse abuse, and who had a restraining order filed against him, was arrested Sunday, accused of spousal abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a home in the 71600 block of Cactus Drive in Twentynine Palms about

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER TO COMMEND ROGER SHINAVER

Tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District board will probably be short and sweet. On the agenda will be an approval of a resolution commending Roger Shinaver for eight years of distinguished service as a director of the Twentynine Palms Water District. Then the Board will review the three

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