THE “WIZARD OF OZ” OPENS IN ONE WEEK AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 will present the musical “The Wizard of Oz” for a four-week run. With more here’s reporter Rebecca Havely…

“The Wizard of Oz” is a heartwarming tale of magic and fantasy, good and evil, family and friendship. The score is full of timeless tunes such as “We’re Off to

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SKY’S THE LIMIT VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION TOMORROW

Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature Center is inviting prospective volunteers to an orientation Saturday, February 24. For more details about the orientation day, here’s reporter Tanisha Cureton…

Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature Center is seeking volunteers to attend their orientation day February 24 from 10 a.m. to noon.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS BOYS BASKETBALL IN AWAY CIF SEMI-FINALS GAME TONIGHT

Twentynine Palms High school boys’ basketball will travel to Palmdale to play Knight High School tonight (Friday February 23) at 7 in the division 3AA semifinals.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports today, the Twentynine Palms boys’ tennis team will travel away to Cathedral City to play the Lions. First serve is at 3:15 p.m.

And in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School Trojan track and field team will participate in the Buena-Foothill

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REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN REPORT A VERY SUCCESSFUL PARADE OF HOMES

With beautiful weather and record-high attendance at last Sunday’s 14th Annual Parade of Homes fundraiser for Reach Out Morongo Basin, organizers are doing a “happy dance” for the success of this year’s home tour. The event is Reach Out’s biggest fundraiser of the year, and more than $9,500 was raised

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HOW YOU CAN HELP REACH-OUT SERVE SENIORS AND THE DISABLED

Reach Out Morongo Basin provides support services to local senior citizens and the disabled and they could use your help. Reporter Eric Knabe has the details… Reach Out Morongo Basin matches volunteers with seniors and the disabled for seemingly ordinary tasks. Volunteers visit, shop, help with personal business, minor home

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CALL FOR ART FROM JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPOSITION

The sixth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition will be held in September in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff says artists are invited to submit photos of their artwork for possible inclusion in the juried art show… Submissions are now being accepted for the sixth annual juried Joshua

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TWO HELD ON WEAPONS VIOLATIONS IN SEPARATE INCIDENTS

Two men were arrested Saturday in separate incidents for possessing a dirk or dagger. About 4:30 a.m. Saturday, a deputy stopped a man, identified as Alex Minero, 36, near Split Rock Avenue and Highway 62 in Twentynine palms. Minero, a convicted felon, said he had a knife in his pocket

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ROADWORK IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TODAY

The City of Twentynine Palms will overlay several city streets today and tomorrow. Today, Cahuilla Avenue will be overlaid from El Paseo Drive to Gorgonio Avenue. And on Thursday, Cahuilla Avenue will be overlaid from Gorgonio Avenue to Verbena Drive. Barricades with No Parking signs will be in place the

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“VAGINA MONOLOGUES” AT THEATRE 29 THIS SUNDAY

The Thought Theatre production of “The Vagina Monologues” will be moving their production to Theatre 29 for a special final performance. With details, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… Thought Theatre of Pioneertown just finished a successful run of the Eve Enser play, “The Vagina Monologues,” and will now take the show

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS TO OVERLAY SOME STREETS THIS WEEK

The City of Twentynine Palms will overlay several city streets on Wednesday and Thursday this week. Starting tomorrow, (February 21), Cahuilla Avenue will be overlaid from El Paseo Drive to Gorgonio Avenue. And on Wednesday, (February 22), Cahuilla Avenue will be overlaid from Gorgonio Avenue to Verbena Drive. Barricades with

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meets in regular session tonight at 5 p.m. Here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman with the details… Items on the agenda for this week’s meeting include a public hearing for the Planning Commission to consider, and take action on, the proposed notice of exemption, site plan review

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TWENTYNINE PALMS BOYS’ BASKETBALL PLAYOFF GAME TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms boys’ varsity basketball team has a CIF playoff game against Leuzinger of Lawndale at home tonight. The Wildcats are 22-8 overall, and 9-1 in league play, while the Leuzinger Olympians are 19-8 overall and 8-2 in league. Tip-off at Richard Casey Memorial Gym is at 7 p.m.

TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN KILLED IN FIERY MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH IN RIALTO FRIDAY

A Twentynine Palms man was one of five people killed in a deadly freeway crash near Rialto Friday afternoon. Duddley White, 74, was one of five people killed when a concrete truck traveling eastbound on the 10 Freeway near Rialto swerved through the center divider shortly before 1 p.m. Friday.

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75-YEAR-OLD MAN ARRESTED IN SEX STING OPERATION IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Morongo Basin Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 75-year-old man Thursday who was allegedly soliciting underage girls for sex. According to a Sheriff’s report, undercover officers worked an operation to identify people who were soliciting children online to commit sexual acts. One investigator was contacted through Craigslist by Joseph Colorosssi of Indio.

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SPORTS CARD COLLECTOR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS HITS IT BIG

Brent Slavik started collecting sports cards at the age of 10. Recently he sold one for $35,000. Reporter David Haldane has the story…

It was kind of a windfall, really. He’d been collecting cards since childhood, but only selling them since 2015. Then a private collector in San Diego offered

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HAVE LUNCH WITH THE MAYOR OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

The mayor of Twentynine Palms is introducing a community outreach program: Lunch with the Mayor. Mayor McArthur Wright will have lunch at a different Twentynine Palms restaurant each month, and residents are invited to join him (at their own expense) to voice their concerns and ideas, or just to say

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms Boys varsity basketball team won Friday's away playoff game against Laguna Beach by a score of 57-54. The Twentynine Palms varsity basketball team (9-1) has a neutral playoff game versus Leuzinger of Lawndale (8-2) tomorrow (Tuesday, February 20) at 7 p.m. The location of the game has

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WARRANT SWEEP IN YUCCA VALLEY, TWENTYNINE PALMS, RESULTS IN 31 ARRESTS

Morongo Basin Sheriff’s deputies participated in a warrant sweep between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms. During the sweep of 179 warrants, deputies conducted 87 field interviews and made 31 arrests for felony and misdemeanor warrants, parole and probation violations, narcotic offenses, and vehicle

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DEADLINE NEAR FOR GREENLEAF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

The deadline to apply for the Greenleaf Scholarship at Copper Mountain College is fast approaching. Reporter Tanisha Cureton has more on the scholarship that pays for a student’s tuition fees, books, and living expenses…

Applications for the Greenleaf scholarship at Copper Mountain College are now available for high school seniors

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