TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FALL CONCERT TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms High School will hold its fall concert Thursday, October 20 in the high school gym. Doors open at 6:15; the concert starts at 7. Admission is $5.

TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meets tonight with one item on its agenda: a study session on land use and development standards for the city’s downtown economic revitalization specific plan. The meeting gets underway at 6 p.m. at City Hall on Adobe Road.

TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERY ANNUAL CHILI DINNER THIS SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Art Gallery is cooking up their annual chili dinner event. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… Save the date, October 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. After enjoying your day at the Hwy 62 Art Tours, don’t go home to slave over a hot stove. Join the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULE

In girls’ volleyball, the Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojans beat Coachella Valley High School last night in three sets, 25-14, 25-18, 25-18. Coach Darrell Sterlings said leading the way in kills was freshman EJ Day with 11 kills on 22 attempts. Junior middle blocker Zena Yackimow had seven kills

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION TUESDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County will hold a distribution of federal surplus food 10 to noon, Tuesday, October 18, at the Twentynine Palms Community Food Pantry, 6450 Stardune Avene.

WOMEN PIONEERS AT TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITORS’ CENTER ART EXHIBITION

In honor of the 80th annual Pioneer Days celebration in Twentynine Palms, the theme of the art exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Art Gallery is “Tough as Nails: Women Pioneers.” An opening reception is set for Friday, October 14, from 5:30 to 7:30, and will feature live

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Edica Gonzalez has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday. The

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM OFFERED THIS SUNDAY

Domestic violence is often referred to as a silent crime, because its victims often do not speak up about the abuse they suffer. An estimated 25 percent of women have been victims of domestic violence, as well as about 15 percent of men, while millions of children witness violence in

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THEATRE 29 HALLOWEEN HAUNT OPENS TOMORROW NIGHT

After a two-year hiatus, the Halloween Haunt is back at Theatre 29 and opens Friday evening. Director Cyrus Short has assembled a cast and crew. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely with the break down… The eleventh incarnation of the Halloween Haunt is under construction and in rehearsals. “Resurgence” has adventurous souls

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LECTURE, “LAND OF LITTLE RAIN” IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Photos of the American Southwest and a classic book of essays about the desert will be the focus of the Second Friday Lecture series by the Twentynine Palms Historical Society. Mary Austin’s book, “The Land of Little Rain” was published in 1903 and describes the people who lived in the

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HIGH HONORS FOR A TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER

Big honors for a Twentynine Palms High School football player. Senior Derek Sutherland has been named the Cal Hi Sports Defensive Player of the Week. Principal Justin Monical said Derek Sutherland currently leads the state of California and is third in the country with nine interceptions for the season after

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TALKS ABOUT AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The Twentynine Palms City Council met in regular session last night. Reporter David Haldane was there and said the discussion centered on affordable housing… Affordable housing was the topic at last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting. Specifically, low-cost housing as part of Project Phoenix, the city’s planned multi-million-dollar downtown

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LEARN TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW TIPS SATURDAY

The Annual Twentynine Palms Weed show, a truly unique Twentynine Palms experience, is set for next month. If you are considering entering the competition, which features native plants and found objects, The Historical Society is hosting a free weed show workshop this Saturday. Reporter Kirby Davis has the details… The

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SHOOTING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MONDAY NIGHT

We have limited information about a shooting in Twentynine Palms Monday night. About midnight, deputies and paramedics were called to a residence near Indian Trail and Mesquite Springs Road where they found two men who had been shot. Morongo Basin Ambulance took both men to Desert Regional Hospital. Their condition

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TRIAL FOR FORMER MARINE ACCUSED OF KILLING ERIN CORWIN STARTS TODAY

The murder trial of the former Marine who is accused of killing a Twentynine Palms woman and dumping her body down a mine shaft is scheduled to start today. Prosecutors allege that in June 2014, Christopher Lee, now 27, arranged a secret tryst with his lover and next door neighbor,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: LOW INCOME HOUSING, PROJECT PHOENIX

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight in regular session. Reporter David Haldane takes a peek at the agenda… Low income housing is on tonight’s agenda of the Twentynine Palms City Council. Specifically, the question of how to include it in Project Phoenix, the city’s multi-million-dollar renovation of its downtown

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TWENTYNINE PALM COUNCIL CANDIDATES FORUM HEARS DIFFERING OPINIONS

Four candidates for the Twentynine Palms City Council aired their views last week in a two-hour forum sponsored by Z1077 FM. Reporter David Haldane was there… There’s a fair amount of agreement regarding priorities among Twentynine Palms’ four candidates vying for two City Council seats in the November election. One

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested last week, accused of sexually abusing three children. The Orange County District Attorney’s office says Brandi Valadez, 40, faces four felony charges of lewd acts on children under 14 and two charges of child abuse. The children, two boys under the ages of 10

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FOUR MARINES ARRESTED AFTER SHOTS FIRED AT TWENTYNINE PALMS BAR

Four active-duty Marines were arrested following a fight outside a Twentynine Palms bar where shots were fired early Sunday morning. At about 1:31 a.m. Sunday morning, sheriff’s deputies responded to a fight involving multiple subjects at the Break N’ Run Bar at 72143 29 Palms Highway. As deputies were responding,

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LEARN ABOUT REMOTE AND MISUNDERSTOOD CALIFORNIA DESERT LANDS

A very unique opportunity to discover some of the most remote and misunderstood lands in the California, under a spectacular full moon, is being offered n by the Mojave Desert Land trust, Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells how take part in the journey…… California’s desert communities will celebrate the National Park

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