SERVICES SET FOR JAMARCUS GILMORE

JaMarcus Gilmore, a three-year-resident of Twentynine Palms, died April 1. He was 13 years old. JaMarcus Gilmore is survived by his parents, Marcus and Angela Gilmore, his brother, Zavion Gilmore, his grandparents, and a host of aunts, uncles, relatives, and friends. JaMarcus was an honor student at Twentynine Palms Junior

…View Full Story…

CEMENT TRUCK HITS CAR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A crash between a cement truck and a small car sent one man to the hospital Wednesday morning. About 7 a.m., the driver of a Toyota was driving eastbound on Highway 62 and attempted to turn north on Sunrise Road in Twentynine Palms. A cement truck traveling westbound on the

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Monday, accused of hitting her husband. According to a Sheriff’s report, Shawna Estrada, 47, and her husband had been drinking since about 9 a.m. in their home in the 6500 block of Desert Queen Avenue when they began to argue about 11 a.m. The

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF BURGLARIZING FRIENDS HOME

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Tuesday, accused of burglarizing a friend’s home. A Sheriff’s report said a resident in the 73900 block of Two Mile Road came home about 6 p.m. and found her home had been ransacked and many items stolen. After talking with a neighbor who described

…View Full Story…

SIGN UP BY APRIL 14 FOR PARK-TO-PARK BIKE RIDE

The City of Twentynine Palms, in conjunction with the Joshua Tree National Park and the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, are sponsoring the first annual Park-to-Park Bike Ride and Earth Day educational fair. Kirby Davis has all the details…

Attention bicycle enthusiasts, mark your calendar for April 29 for

…View Full Story…

ART EXHIBITION, “SPRING RENEWAL” RECEPTION TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The new downtown Twentynine Palms Art Galley exhibition “Spring Renewal” opens with a reception tomorrow. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation…

You’re invited to an opening reception for “Spring Renewal,” the spring Art in Public Places exhibition, April 7, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., held at the City of Twentynine

…View Full Story…

SUSPECT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS DOUBLE MURDER ARRAIGNED TODAY

A Joshua Tree courtroom was filled Tuesday afternoon with family and friends, as well as Marines, of both the victims of a double murder, and the man accused of killing them. Rafael Aikens, 22, pleaded not guilty in his first court appearance since he was arrested for the murders of

…View Full Story…

SCHOOL BOARD MEETS TO CHOOSES INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education holds a special meeting today to appoint an acting superintendent. A district spokeswoman told Z107.7 News, “The appointee will be filling in for Superintendent Tom Baumgarten who is out on ‘an extended sick leave.’” She declined to provide further details, except to

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD IN SPECIAL SESSION TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District will hold a special closed-session meeting tonight (Tuesday, April 4) to discuss one case of pending litigation. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. in district offices at the cemetery on Encelia Road.

DESERT CHIC SOCIAL EVENT TO BENEFIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Twentynine Palms’ Broadview Hacienda was the historic residence of pioneers Bill and Prudie Underhill. Situated on a high promontory, Broadview offers 360-degree views of the surrounding desert city. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation to a fundraiser that aims to preserve the city’s history … The 2017 Desert Chic Social

…View Full Story…

ACTIVE-DUTY MARINE ARRESTED AFTER DOUBLE MURDER IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

An active duty U.S. Marine stationed at the Twentynine Palms base, the suspect in a Twentynine Palms double murder, was arrested Thursday aboard the base. Homicide investigators say just after midnight, March 24, a 911 call was placed, stating that two women had been shot multiple times in the 7700

…View Full Story…

THOUSANDS EXPECTED FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HILLTOPPER MOTORCYCLE RACES

There will be a large an influx of off-road motorcycle racers and their families and fans into the Twentynine Palms area this week. The American Motorcycle Association and Hilltoppers Motorcycle Club are hosting the 43rd Annual Grand Prix this Saturday and Sunday. Races are held on an 8-mile course off

…View Full Story…

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S “MOUSETRAP” REPLACES HALLOWEEN HAUNT AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 will replace the “Halloween Haunt” event, previously scheduled for October, with the Agatha Christie classic murder-mystery-thriller “The Mousetrap.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… The Theatre 29 Board of Directors determined that it is more in keeping with their artistic mission to produce an additional, quality stage play for

…View Full Story…

DAV TO HOLD FUN SHOOTING EVENT FOR VETERANS

The Morongo Basin Chapter #60 of the Disabled American Veterans will hold a fun shoot and picnic in Twentynine Palms. Kirby Davis sets her sights on when and where… The Disabled American Veterans Morongo Basin Chapter #60 will hold a free fun shoot and picnic Saturday, April 8, at the

…View Full Story…

29 PALMS ART GALLERY OFFERING CLAY ART WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold a hands-on workshop for adults on the art of clay. Led by local artist Ed Keesling, the five sessions will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 6, 13, 20, 27, and 28 at the art gallery. Participants will learn about clay,

…View Full Story…

ANOTHER IRS TAX SCAM

Now that the end of tax season is here, federal officials are warning about scammers posing as IRS agents. The IRS imposter scam tops the list of tax scams to be on the lookout for this year, according to law enforcement officials. Managing editor Tami Roleff gives tips on how

…View Full Story…

GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The annual golf tournament to benefit the Yucca Valley High School Career Pathways scholarship program is April 7 at Hawks Landing Golf Club. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says there’s no greater time to T-off than when it supports local students … The annual Yucca Valley High School Career Pathways Foundation Golf

…View Full Story…

SIGN UP NOW FOR CLAY WORKSHOP AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold a hands-on workshop for adults on the art of clay. Led by local artist Ed Keesling, the five sessions will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 6, 13, 20, 27, and 28 at the art gallery. Participants will learn about clay,

…View Full Story…

RELAY FOR LIFE THIS WEEKEND

The annual “Relay for Life” event, benefiting the American Cancer Society, is set today. Edica Gonzalez has more on the 12-hour fundraiser… Hundreds of local residents will join the fight against cancer in the Morongo Basin’s Relay for Life event, a 12-hour walkathon to raise money for the American Cancer

…View Full Story…

FOOD DRIVE TODAY AT ALL STATER BROTHERS GROCERY STORES

The Rotary Clubs of the Morongo Basin are once again partnering for a Basin-wide food drive. Rotarians will be at all three Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All monetary or non-perishable food donations are welcome. Donations will go

…View Full Story…