YOUTH IN ARTS PROJECT PAINTING TWENTYNINE PALMS DOWNTOWN UTILITY BOXES

A unique public arts project is taking place in downtown Twentynine Palms. Reporter David Haldane say local high school students are focusing on beautifying utility boxes… You see them gathering at 2:30 p.m., a bunch of teenagers that you’d expect would be home drinking cold Coca Colas after school. Instead,

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CONTEMPORARY NATIVE AMERICAN ART SHOW RECEPTION AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold an opening reception Saturday for its special exhibit: Sand to Snow: Contemporary Native American Art in Joshua Tree. The reception opens at 5 p.m. for artists Cara Romero, Gerald Clarke Junior, and Lewis DeSoto. The artists will give a brief talk at 6

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHURCH TO HOLD RUMMAGE SALE

Desert Congregational Church will hold a rummage sale Friday and Saturday from 8 to 3 a.m. The church is located at Sunrise Road at Two Mile Road in Twentynine Palms.

TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERING SUMMER DAY CAMP PROGRAM

The Twentynine Palms Recreation Department summer day camp program is available for children who will be entering first through fifth grades in the fall. Activities include daily swimming at the Luckie Park pool, bowling, trips to the local library, arts and crafts, movie days, fun contests, sports, out-of-town field trips,

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VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS FOUND ABANDONED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

An employee at the Motel 6 in Twentynine Palms found partially completed voter registration forms next to a dumpster at the motel Saturday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 11:30 p.m. the employee notified the motel manager about finding the 67 partially completed voter registration forms, and the manager

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BICYCLING UNDER THE INFLUENCE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Bicycling under the influence? A Twentynine Palms man discovered Monday afternoon that California laws against driving under the influence also apply to bicycling under the influence. According to a Sheriff’s report, Raymond Espinoza, 39, was riding his bicycle on Aztec Avenue near Twentynine Palms Junior High School shortly before 3

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER MACHETE ATTACK

A Twentynine Palm man was arrested late Friday night after his roommate said he slashed his hand with a machete. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim said about 11:40 p.m., Daniel Dominguez, 32, cut his hand using a machete. The victim then ran from the home in the 72300

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY BOOK SALE STARTS THURSDAY

The Twentynine Palms Library book sale kicks of this Thursday. Reporter Rebecca Havely checks out the book sale schedule… The Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library is holding a spring book sale. Members will have first choice of the selection on Thursday, May 5, between 3 and 5 p.m. and

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ONE ARREST AFTER A TWENTYNINE PALMS DRIVE-BY SHOOTING

A Twentynine Palms man accused of shooting another man in a drive-by shooting was arrested Saturday night. According to Sheriff’s Detective Daniel Popa, residents in the 5500 block of Cahuilla Avenue were arguing. One man, later identified as Clent Gibson, 40, left to get a gun, and returned about 9:30

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IN A RE-DO, TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT APPROVES CITY ASSISTANCE IN FIRE TRANSFER

After a surprise 2-2 tie vote last week that forced the Twentynine Palms Water District board of directors to table an agreement between the water district and the City of Twentynine Palms, in which the city would take over the water district’s unfunded pension liabilities, the water district held a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MILITARY FILM FESTIVAL STARTS MAY 15TH

The Twentynine Palms Military Film Festival kicks off this month. Classic military based films will be shown at four local screens during the event. Reporter David Knutson tells you where the films will be shown and where to get tickets… The Twentynine Palms Military Film Festival will begin in Twentynine

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YOUNG MAGICIAN WINS TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TALENT SHOW

An aspiring young magician took the top honors in the Twentynine Palms High School talent show Saturday night. The show has been hosted by the school’s Interact Club since 2000. The Interact Club is a community service club on campus, sponsored by the Rotary Club. Fourteen student acts ranging from

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TWENTYNINE PALMS STUDENT NAMED FOR GLADYS CAROL SCHOLARSHIP

A Twentynine Palms High School senior has been named the recipient of a Gladys Carol Scholarship this year. Beinn Stewart of Twentynine Palms was chosen to receive a $500 scholarship while he pursues his degree at UC San Diego. He was chosen based on his academic excellence and his strong

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School baseball and softball teams will play cross-basin rivals Twentynine Palms High School in Twentynine Palms. Both games begin at 3:15. Also tomorrow, the Joshua Springs Lightning baseball team will host to Redlands Adventist Academy at home, starting at

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT CALLS SPECIAL MEETING SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors called a special meeting for this morning. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more…

About a dozen people attended Saturday’s special Twentynine Palms Water District board meeting to plead with board members to delay the county’s annexation of the fire department, or

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KYLE PETTY RIDE ACROSS AMERICA TO STOP IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

Kyle Petty, a NASCAR race car driver turned NASCAR TV analyst is starting his 22nd Kyle Petty Ride Across America. Petty’s first stop on the ride is the AM/PM gas station in Twentynine Palms. Z107.7’s Morning Show personality Pat Michaels talked with Petty the other day about his charity ride.

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SKY PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT SATURDAY

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, April 30. The event begins at 8:15 p.m. and will end about midnight. Volunteers will set up manual and battery-operated telescopes and guests may use them or bring their own. Several bright pairs of galaxies

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300 PERCENT INCREASE IN TICKETS AS TWENTYNINE PALMS CRACKS DOWN ON TRAFFIC LAWBREAKERS

If you are driving in the City of Twentynine Palms, you had better mind your Ps and Qs. A crackdown on traffic laws has seen the number of tickets written more than triple. Reporter David Haldane says the increased enforcement is addressing a real problem in the city… A stepped-up

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT CALLS SPECIAL MEETING SATURDAY

In a surprise move that no one expected, Twentynine Palms Water District Board President Sam Moore and Director Carol Giannini voted against approving the two-party agreement between the City of Twentynine Palms and the water district at a regular meeting Wednesday night. Director Chancy Chambers was absent, making it a

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OZZY OSBOURNE TRIBUTE AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

At tonight’s Live at the Rock free concert series, Mr. Crowley provides the unique sound and persona of Ozzy Osbourne. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz says tonight’s concert will make you “wanna bark at the moon” at Tortoise Rock Casino… Ozzy Osbourne tribute artist Mr. Crowley is featured tonight at the

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