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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BLUEGRASS MUSIC AT TWENTYNINE PALMS CHURCH SERVICE

Desert Congregational Church will feature country gospel and bluegrass pickin’ at its service Sunday, August 14. Danny Agajanian is an accomplished banjo and mandolin picker and also plays guitar, accordion, fiddle, and piano. The service starts at 10 a.m. The public is welcome. Desert Congregational Church is located at 5688

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MAN WHO DIED IN A TWENTYNINE PALMS SWIMMING POOL IDENTIFIED

The County Coroner has identified the man who died in a swimming accident early Tuesday morning. LeShawn Etheridge, 38, of Norfolk, Virginia, had dropped his phone into the pool in the 72300 block of Larrea Avenue and jumped in after it about 1:43 a.m. Tuesday morning. The woman he was

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BURGLARS STEAL FURNITURE FROM TWENTYNINE PALMS HOME

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a Twentynine Palms burglary in which the thieves stole a home’s furniture. According to a Sheriff’s report, the owner of a home in the 74900 block of Serrano Drive called the Sheriff’s Department about 3:20 Wednesday to report that sometime in the last three weeks,

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RAMONES TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms will feature a “Ramones” tribute band tonight. Reporter Kirby Davis invites you to hear “The Rockways” in a free concert… Experience the music of The Ramones on August 12 with The Rockaways. The band pays tribute to the legendary punk rockers The Ramones, and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER HITTING MARINE CORPS BASE GATE GUARD WITH HER VEHICLE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon, after a gate guard at the Marine Corps Combat Center said she hit him with her vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, Michelle Anders, 47, went to the main gate of the base on Adobe Road about 9 a.m. Military police officers

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IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, NATURAL GAS PLAN FOR INDIAN COVE, FIRE STATION TURNOVER

About 50 residents of the Indian Cove area in Southwestern Twentynine Palms met in an informal meeting at City Hall Wednesday afternoon. The informational gathering was called by City Manager Frank Luckino to determine if there was enough interest in the community to begin the process to eventually bring in

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MAN DROWNS IN MISHAP AT POOL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A man drowned early Tuesday morning in a pool in Twentynine Palms. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, a woman called for help about 1:40 Tuesday morning to say that her boyfriend, who was not identified, was in a pool in the 72300 block of Larrea Avenue. The

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THEATRE 29 CASTING FOR THE UPCOMING “HALLOWEEN HAUNT”

Theatre 29 announces auditions for the highly anticipated return of the eleventh incarnation of their much anticipated and highly successful Halloween haunt. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the auditions details… Director Cyrus Short has auditions planned for “Resurgence,” this year’s Halloween haunted house. Adventurous souls will be self-guided, as they explore

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RESTAURANT VANDALIZED

A Twentynine Palms restaurant was vandalized Saturday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, an employee at the Pizza Hut in the 72500 block of 29 Palms Highway reported someone shot a bullet through the restaurant’s front window. A Sheriff’s investigation found it was not a bullet, but a marble, that

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHURCH BURGLARIZED

A Twentynine Palms church was burglarized sometime last week. According to a Sheriff’s report, an unknown person entered the church office in the 72300 block of Larrea Avenue between Tuesday and 10 a.m. Sunday morning and stole several hundred dollars’ worth of grocery store gift cards. Anyone with information should

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT LOOKING FOR APPOINTEE TO BOARD

At yesterday’s special meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the four remaining board members voted to fill by appointment the open seat left by the resignation of Chancy Chambers. The district will post a notice of vacancy and call for interested candidates to submit a letter of interest and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR TONIGHT CANCELLED

The regular Twentynine Palms City Council meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight has been cancelled. The next regular city council meeting is set for Tuesday, August 23, at 6 p.m. at City Hall in Twentynine Palms. For more information, call 760-367-6799.

TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested late Thursday night, accused of beating on a woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies received a report of a man beating a woman, who was bleeding, in the 75100 block of Highway 62 in Twentynine Palms about 11 p.m. Thursday. The caller also

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