THEATRE 29 GETS A GUIDESTAR SILVER SEAL

GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. They provide as much information as possible about each nonprofit’s mission, legitimacy, impact, reputation, finances, programs, transparency and governance. Theatre 29 has achieved recognition from the organization; with more here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… Theatre 29 has been recognized for

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STUDENT ART SOUGHT BY THE 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery invites all art students in grades nine through 12 to enter one work of art in its annual student art show. Reporter Eric Knabe has the details for the artistically minded… All students, including home schooled, private school, and “ICE” participants, are eligible to enter

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board meets in regular session tonight at 6 p.m. at their offices at 72401 Hatch Rd. Among items of interest, board members will hear public comments and then consider a resolution adopting the Board’s legislative and regulatory principles. Routine consent calendar reports will be voted

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THEATRE 29 ELECTS NEW 2018 BOARD, OFFICERS

The board of directors for Theatre 29 held an election for new officers and board members for 2018. Here’s Rebecca Havely with the election results… Theatre 29 elected to their board of directors for two-year terms (2018-2019) Char Childs, Gary Daigneault, Cindy Daigneault, and Lisa Goldberg. They were joined by

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DRIVER WHO HIT A PEDESTRIAN IN A 29 PALMS CROSSWALK AND FLED BEING SOUGHT

A man suffered minor injuries when he was hit by a car in a crosswalk in Twentynine Palms Saturday. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim was in the crosswalk with the right of way at Highway 62 and Encelia Avenue just before 11:30 p.m. when he was hit by

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THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES THE CAST FOR “THE ODD COUPLE”

Director Katie Fleischman has cast the first production of Theatre 29’s 2018 season, “The Odd Couple” by Neil Simon. With the cast list, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… There is scarcely a moment that is not hilarious in Neil Simon’s timeless, classic comedy “The Odd Couple.” The sloppy sports writer Oscar

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TOYS FOR TOTS AT MEDICAL CENTER HELP HEAL THE PAIN

As they do every year, volunteers from the Marine base in Twentynine Palms celebrated Christmas by giving donated toys from the Toys for Tots program out to local families in need. Unlike in the past, however, this year’s toy giveaway took place on the grounds of a local hospital that

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MARINES TAKING NOMINATIONS FOR SEMPER FIDELIS ALL-AMERICAN PROGRAM

The United States Marine Corps is now accepting nominations for their Semper Fidelis All-American program. Here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman with the details…

The Semper Fidelis All-American Program recognizes elite high school juniors who are succeeding academically, while excelling in athletics and bettering their communities. The Marines will select 96 students

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TWENTYNINE PALM CEMETERY DISTRICT MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District will hold its regular meeting Monday, December 18 at 6 p.m. Among the items on the agenda, the board will approve its meeting schedule for 2018, consider bids for a heating and cooling system, hear a report on its financial audit for 2016-17, review its

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports today, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ soccer team will participate in the Cathedral City tournament.

SPECTACULAR HOLIDAY LIGHT DISPLAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A small boutique hotel in Twentynine Palms is once again putting on a spectacular holiday light show and inviting Morongo Basin residents to enjoy the twinkling and sparkling display. Andrew Dieleman has the details… The Sunnyvale Garden Suites Hotel is once again hosting a holiday light show set to music.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports Monday, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ soccer team will participate in the Cathedral City tournament.

TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF MAYHEM AFTER NEARLY SEVERING WOMAN’S FINGERS

Mayhem isn’t a term we hear very often, but a Twentynine Palms man was accused of mayhem after he allegedly nearly severed three of his girlfriend’s fingers with a scissors Thursday. According to a Sheriff’s report, Davin Saunders, 34, was arguing with his girlfriend about their relationship at the home

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN GUILTY OF STABBING OF YUCCA VALLEY MAN IN 2016

The Twentynine Palms man accused of stabbing and killing a Yucca Valley man last year was found guilty Thursday. After deliberating for a day and a half, the jury found that Carlos Herrera, 41, killed Luis Arroyo, 49, following an argument in the 7600 block of Cibola Trail on September

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THE STIGMA OF MENTAL ILLNESS EXPLORED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

The stigma of mental illnesses will be explored at Lifetree Café tomorrow, December 17, at 4 p.m. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has the details…

The program, titled “Mental Illness: Breaking the Silence, Overcoming the Shame,” features a filmed interview with Amy Simpson, author of the book “Troubled Minds.” Simpson grew up

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS” AT THEATRE 29

A beloved classic of American cinema will end its run this weekend at Theatre 29. “Meet Me in St. Louis,” runs tonight at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. “Meet Me in St. Louis” is a story about the lives and loves of a turn-of-the-century American family on

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN GUILTY OF STABBING OF YUCCA VALLEY MAN IN 2016

The Twentynine Palms man accused of stabbing and killing a Yucca Valley man last year was found guilty Thursday. After deliberating for a day and a half, the jury found that Carlos Herrera, 41, killed Luis Arroyo, 49, following an argument in the 7600 block of Cibola Trail on September

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TWO INJURED CRASHING INTO YUCCA VALLEY LIGHT POLE

Two Twentynine Palms residents were injured when their vehicle crashed into a light pole in Yucca Valley Wednesday night. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Aijon Carrllo, 21, was driving eastbound on Highway 62 about 9:10 p.m. when he fell asleep at the wheel just west of the intersection at Elk

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER LAYS OUT CHALLENGES AND NEEDS

Local business owners and residents had the opportunity to address their concerns and ideas at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Chamber meeting last night. Executive Director and President Jacob Smith addressed its issues and challenges. Some challenges that were discussed included the need for volunteers, particularly

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FULL BATTALION, AVIATION, IN TRAINING EXERCISES ABOARD 29 PALMS MARINE BASE

A war game exercise that deploys a battalion-size air, sea and ground assault is going on aboard the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center and other Marine Corps bases in Southern California this week. The exercise includes more than 1,000 Marines from the 1st Marine Division and more than

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