TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL VOTES MONEY TO MARKET JOSHUA TREE

The Twentynine Palms City Council met in regular session last night. Reporter David Haldane said the question of whether Twentynine Palms should spend money to market Joshua Tree dominated the meeting. Joshua Tree or Twentynine Palms? If you were a would-be tourist, which would hold the most sway? That was

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT LOOKS AT EMERGENCY PLANS TONIGHT

The Twentynine palms Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says most of the meeting will discuss preparing for emergencies… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the board is expected to adopt a resolution intended to assure the safety of employee families during

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MEN ACCUSED OF TRANSPORTING DRUGS

Two people were arrested early Monday morning, accused of transporting drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy conducted a traffic stop near Tamarisk Avenue and Highway 62 in Twentynine Palms about 2 a.m. Monday morning. Neither the driver, Marty Crew, 36, or the passenger, Tasha Perales, 36, were wearing

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NATIONAL PARK SERVICE BIRTHDAY PARTY TOMORROW

The National Park Service turns 100 years old Thursday, and the staff at Joshua Tree National Park are inviting you to help them celebrate. Join the park staff at the Joshua Tree National Park Oasis Visitor Center in Twentynine Palms at 10 a.m. tomorrow morning for birthday cake. Admission to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT BINGO, TOURISM, AND RELOCATION

The Twentynine Palms City Council will meet in regular session tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the meeting will mostly be about… Bingo, tourism and relocation. Those are the subjects dominating the agenda at tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council. The bingo, if approved, would take place at the

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THEATRE 29 OPENS “SECRET GARDEN” MUSICAL FRIDAY NIGHT

Theatre 29 announces the gala opening of the musical “The Secret Garden,” sponsored by Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library and The Gladys Carol Scholarship. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… “The Secret Garden” opening night festivities Friday, August 26, begins at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and a silent

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ROLL OVER CAR CRASH NEAR COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FRIDAY MORNING

UPDATE 5 P.M. FRIDAY:

A Twentynine Palms woman was seriously injured Friday morning when her SUV rolled over in Joshua Tree. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Randy O’Brien, Adrianna Warren, 25, was driving westbound on Highway 62 at 11 a.m. when for unknown reasons, the tire tread separated on

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THEATRE 29 TO HOLD AUDITIONS FOR THE UPCOMING HALLOWEEN HAUNT

Theatre 29 will hold auditions for the 11th incarnation of its much anticipated and highly successful “Halloween Haunt.” Director Cyrus Short has auditions planned for “Resurgence,” this year’s haunt on Monday, August 29. Adventurous souls will explore a haunted mansion that was unknowingly built on top of an abandoned mine

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BACK TO SCHOOL GIVE-A-WAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Spirit and Truth Worship Center is having a back to school event with give-a-ways for students. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… Bring the whole family to a fun filled day at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms. Spirit and Truth Worship Center is hosting the event on Saturday, August 20

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR EXPOSING HIMSELF TO CHILDREN

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday, accused of exposing himself to children. According to a Sheriff’s report, Richard Marvin, 64, was at a fast food restaurant in the 6400 block of Adobe Road about 2:30 p.m. when a witness saw him drop his pants and fondle himself in front

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GIRL BURGLARIZES TWENTYNINE PALMS STORE

A juvenile was arrested early Wednesday morning, accused of breaking into a retail store in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, a burglar alarm went off about 3 a.m. at the Family Dollar store in the 6300 block of Adobe Road. The report states the girl, who was not

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NIRVANA TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

This Friday the Tortoise Rock Casino continues its free summer concert series with a Nirvana tribute band. Reporter Kirby Davis joins us again…

Nirvanish is the name of the Nirvana tribute band performing at Tortoise Rock Casino this Friday night, August 19. Nirvanish strives to replicate the audio integrity

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VETS’ PEDICAB WILL STOP IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Three wounded veterans will challenge themselves by pedaling a vintage single-speed pedicab for four hundred miles from Phoenix, Arizona, to California. Their journey began in Phoenix, Arizona, Wednesday, and they will stop in Twentynine Palms on Friday, before ending their journey in Riverside on Saturday. Show your support by riding

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ADD EMERGENCY CONTACTS TO YOUR CELL PHONE

Adding an In Case of Emergency, or ICE, contact to your cell phone can help emergency personnel contact your friends or loved ones if you are badly injured in an accident, or become unconscious due to heat stroke, and can’t speak for yourself. Reporter Edica Gonzalez explains this simple idea…

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION TO DISCUSS PEDDLING ORDINANCE

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meets tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the commissioners will discuss whether to impose restrictions on hawking and peddling in the city…

If you’re a peddler, hawker or street vendor in Twentynine Palms, your life may be about to get harder. The city’s Planning Commission meets

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CANDIDATES FILE FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS

Reporter David Haldane says the deadline to file to run for an elected seat for Twentynine Palms City Council and the school board has also been extended until Wednesday… If you suspect that your calling may be to serve on a school board or city council, you have a few

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RACE OF THE CENTURY 2016 MOTORCYCLE RACE TO STOP IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Race of the Century—a cross-country motorcycle race featuring motorcycles that are at least 100 years old—will be making a stop in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff says save the date… Only 100 riders, whose motorcycles were manufactured in 1916 or earlier, will be riding 3,400 miles across country

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR FIREARMS, DRUG WARRANT

A Twentynine Palms convicted felon was arrested Thursday afternoon, accused of carrying a loaded firearm. According to a Sheriff’s report, Sam Smith, 48, was stopped near Sullivan Road and Yucca Avenue about 12:30 p.m. The deputy determined that Smith had a warrant for his arrest for transporting drugs in December

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN WITH TEAR GAS ARRESTED

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday afternoon following a fight with a woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to Highway 62 and Encelia Avenue in Twentyine Palms shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday for a report that a man and woman were fighting, and that the man

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TELESCOPE CLINIC AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TONIGHT

A waxing gibbous moon, Mars, and Saturn will offer plenty of fun for new telescope users at a free telescope clinic hosted by Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature Center. The clinic is set for Saturday, August 13, beginning about 8:00 p.m. and ending about 11:00 p.m. This event is

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