THEATRE 29 HOSTS ITS OWN OPENING NIGHT OF “THE MOUSETRAP”

The Theatre 29 organization is sponsoring its own opening night gala for the classic Agatha Christie murder-mystery, “The Mousetrap.” With your invitation, here’s Rebecca Havely…

Friday, October 6, the evening begins with a pre-gala presentation from 5:30 to 6 to recognize, honor and memorialize the late Judy Andreshak, longtime volunteer

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REACH-OUT GIVES OUT OVER 70 FLU SHOTS

Reach Out Morongo Basin’s fourth annual flu shot clinic vaccinated more than 70 residents earlier this week—for free. Reach Out Executive Director Robin Schlosser said the two-day event was so successful that another free flu shot clinic will be held in October, with dates to be announced. Stay tuned to

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OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE COMMENTS ABOUT BASIN TRANSPORTATION PLAN SATURDAY

If you’ve noticed traffic in our Morongo Basin seems to get worse every year, you’re not alone. The County has also noticed and has directed a $200,000 grant from the Southern California Association of Governments to develop a citizen-driven Transportation Plan to make our Basin friendlier to bicyclists, pedestrians, and

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CATEGORIES NAMED FOR THE UPCOMING TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will hold its annual weed show the first weekend in November. This year’s theme is “No Business Like Old Business” and celebrates the old businesses of Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff has all the categories for entering your composition in the show…

The 2017

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING UP A HOT MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food For Life will be serving up a hot meal of chicken rice, salad, vegetables, and dessert. This meal will be served at the Church of the Nazarene, in Twentynine Palms from 3 to 5 pm. on Saturday, September 30. Turn on 49 Palms Road, across from Del Taco, and

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team traveled to Desert Hot Springs and came away with a win in three sets. Coach Missy Bond said all the girls saw playtime. Junior varsity volleyball also won in three sets.

The Ladycats were led by junior Lea Speer with eight

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AUDITIONS SET FOR “MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS” AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 announces auditions for the family musical “Meet Me In St. Louis,” based on the 1944 heartwarming film of the same name. Director Kathryn Ferguson is holding open auditions at Theatre 29. With the list of roles available here’s Rebecca Havely… Auditions are October 9 at 6:30 p.m. on

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DESERT TORTOISE CELEBRATION SATURDAY ON TORTOISE ROCK CASINO GROUNDS

The Desert Tortoise is listed as “threatened” under the U.S. Federal Endangered Species Act. In some areas, their population has declined as much as 90 percent primarily due to human activity. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more about an effort to create awareness and celebrate this desert denizen… The Living Desert

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL WAIVE HISTORICAL SOCIETY BUILDING FEES

Robbing Peter to pay Paul? Probably not, though it may have appeared that way at last night’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council. Reporter David Haldane was there and explains… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will spend less than expected expanding its Old Schoolhouse Museum. Housing the city’s tourists,

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REPORTED STABBING FOUND TO BE EFFORT TO AVOID MILITARY SERVICE

What was first reported as a stabbing and a robbery in Joshua Tree turned out to be an attempt to avoid military service. Shortly after midnight Monday, deputies were notified that a man came into a downtown Joshua Tree business and said he had been stabbed and robbed. The victim,

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NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY THIS SATURDAY

National Public Lands Day is the largest single day of volunteerism each year on America’s public lands. It is also a fee-free day for visitors to Joshua Tree National Park. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this on other ways to get involved… Volunteers are invited to Joshua Tree National Park to

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERS TOURISM DISTRICT FUNDING TONIGHT

The recently formed Twentynine Palms Tourism Business Improvement District is about to get its due. Reporter David Haldane explains… Attention hospitality providers doing business in Twentynine Palms is about to get more expensive. That’s the word from the City Council, which tonight will consider a 1.5 percent nightly assessment on

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LEAR ROAD CRASH RESULTS IN EXTRICATION AND SERIOUS INJURY

A two-vehicle crash just before 7 p.m. last night at Lear and Two Mile Road in Twentynine Palms left one man with serious injuries. According to Fire Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, the victim was transported to Desert Hospital via Morongo Basin Ambulance following an extrication by units from Twentynine Palms.

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DEPUTY CHECKS RESULT IN TWO ARRESTS

According to a sheriff’s report, a 22-year-old Yucca Valley man is in jail today following a pedestrian check early Monday morning. A sheriff’s deputy conducted the check of William Phillips shortly after 5:17 a.m. near Highway 62 and Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms. A records check showed Phillips was out

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“ROADMAP TO MEDICARE” AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS SENIOR CENTER FRIDAY

Just because health insurance is no longer center stage in Washington D.C., the many options offered by Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans are no less confusing. And with Medicare open enrollment beginning October 15, now is the time to consider your options. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this on how to

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FREE FLU SHOTS TODAY AND TOMORROW AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS SENIOR CENTER

Free flu shots will be administered today and tomorrow at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center. Reach Out Morongo Basin is sponsoring two flu shot clinics, today and tomorrow, September 26 and 27, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. A licensed pharmacist will provide the flu shots to adults and children. No

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TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITOR CENTER AND GALLERY CALLS FOR ART

The Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Art Gallery is calling for art. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells us what the theme is… “On the Frontier: Original Recyclers” is the theme for the Art in Public Places exhibition at Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Gallery. Desert artists are invited to submit an

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FREE FLU SHOTS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

With fall—and the flu season—coming, residents are urged to get a free flu shot at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center. Reach Out Morongo Basin is sponsoring two flu shot clinics, September 26 and 27, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. A licensed pharmacist will provide the flu shots to adults and

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THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES THE CAST FOR AGATHA CHRISTIE’S “THE MOUSETRAP”

Theatre 29 Director Katie Fleischman announces the cast of “The Mousetrap,” Agatha Christie’s white-knuckle murder mystery; which is replacing the previously scheduled “Halloween Haunt” event. Rebecca Havely has the cast list…

The cast of the Murder Mystery, “The Mousetrap” includes, Charles Harvey and Char Childs as Giles and Mollie Ralston,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

At tonight’s regular 6 p.m. board meeting of the Twentynine Palms Cemetery District, directors will consider modifying the district’s policy on employee public assistance, and prioritize items on the “to do” list including rock options, flags for niche spaces, upright marker guidelines, and more. Tonight’s meeting starts at 6 p.m.at

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