STAR PARTY TONIGHT AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, July 30. The event begins at 9 p.m. and will end about midnight, but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Volunteers will set up manual and battery-operated telescopes

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BURGLARS STEAL POOL EQUIPMENT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Evidently some burglars needed equipment for a pool party in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, burglars stole patio furniture from the pool area of the community center in the 5900 block of Desert Knoll Drive Wednesday night. The furniture is described as dark brown plastic wicker including a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESIDENT SUSPECTED OF EMBEZZLEMENT

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of suspected embezzlement at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. Just five months after taking over as president of the chamber’s board of directors, the board filed a report with the Sheriff’s Department July 22, accusing Carey Alderson of using the chamber’s credit

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR BATTERY, WARRANT

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday after he was accused of punching his girlfriend in the mouth. According to a Sheriff’s report, Erwin Boyd, 40, was arguing with his girlfriend in the 7300 block of Araby Avenue about 6 p.m. when she said he hit her in the mouth.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SUMMER MOVIE IN THE PARK TONIGHT IS “TOMORROW LAND”

It’s Thursday, that means a summer movie in Twentynine Palms Luckie Park tonight. Reporter David Knutson tells us what will be on the outdoor screen… As part of the Twentynine Palms Recreation Department’s summer movies in Luckie Park, the final movie being shown this Thursday is “Tomorrow Land.” “Tomorrow Land”

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AMERICAN LEGION SUPPORTS REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN

The Joshua Tree American Legion Jack V. Rice Post 761 presented a $500 check to Reach Out Morongo Basin last week. The donation was presented by Commanders John Potter and Al Souza to Executive Director Robin Schlosser for the charity’s Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors program, which helps veterans, seniors, and disabled residents in

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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 WATER SET TO GET TWO NEW PICKUP TRUCKS

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board will meet tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says a contract for general manger Ray Kolisz and two new pickup trucks are on the agenda… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District the board is expected to award the bid for purchase of two

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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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EXPECT MORE NOISE THAN USUAL ABOARD THE TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE

Morongo Basin residents may hear more noise than usual from the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms over the next month. The Marine Corps will be conducting two exercises: integrated training exercise and a large-scale exercise. These exercises are comprised of intensive training for 3,500 active duty and

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BLOOD DRIVE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, July 26, at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, LifeStream now offers donors free cholesterol screening and a mini physical with every blood donation. Those

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TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS 14-YEAR-OLDS ACCUSED OF STEALING MOTORCYCLES

Two Twentynine Palms teenagers were arrested early Friday morning, accused of stealing two motorcycles. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to the 5900 block of Aztec Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 1 a.m. Friday for a report of two stolen motorcycles. Evidence at the scene led deputies to

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SPECIAL ONE-NIGHT READING OF NEW PLAY AT THEATRE 29 SATURDAY

Theatre 29 will host an exclusive one-night-only staged reading of a playwright’s work-in-progress tonight. Reporter Kirby Davis fills in the details of how you can be a part of this collaborative event… Nationally recognized playwright Phil Olson asked Theater 29 to prepare a staged reading of his latest comedy, “A

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STAR PARTY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, July 23. The event begins at 9:30 p.m. and will end about 11:30 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Volunteers will set up manual and battery-operated

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SUSPECT SOUGHT IN VICIOUS TWENTYNINE PALMS ATTACK

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect involved in a vicious attack in Twentynine Palms. According to the Sheriff’s Department, the victim, a 57-year-old man, was sleeping in the 6300 block of Morongo Road near Joshua Drive when he was attacked about

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POKÉMON-GO BLAMED FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS ASSAULT

A man says he was beat up by two men while he was playing Pokemon Go in Twentynine Palms early Wednesday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, the unidentified man said he was at the Historic Plaza, near Adobe Road and Two Mile Road, about 1 a.m. playing Pokémon-Go when

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SPECIAL ONE-NIGHT READING OF NEW PLAY AT THEATRE 29 SATURDAY

Theatre 29 will host an exclusive one-night-only staged reading of a playwright’s original work, “A Nice Family Christmas,” tomorrow night. Nationally-recognized playwright Phil Olson asked Theater 29 to prepare a staged reading of his latest comedy, “A Nice Family Christmas.” The one-night-only reading will take place on the Theatre 29

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CHILD LOCKED INTO A HOT CAR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, AN IMPORTANT REMINDER

Monday morning, Sheriff’s deputies and paramedics were called to a business in Twentynine Palms for a parent who accidentally locked an infant inside the car. Rescue personnel broke the window to reach the baby, who luckily suffered no ill effects from being in the car for about five minutes during

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR THEATER 29 YOUTH THEATER’S “DISNEY’S ALADDIN JR.”

The mega-successful Theatre 29 summer youth theater program is well into the rehearsal process for “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” Reporter Rebecca Havely shares how to reserve your tickets before they’re gone… Theatre 29’s youth theater program will culminate with six performances of “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” There are 32 students in the

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