AUDITIONS FOR AGATHA CHRISTIE’S “THE MOUSETRAP” AT THEATRE 29 MONDAY

Auditions for Agatha Christie’s murder mystery “The Mousetrap” are set for this Monday at Theatre 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the audition details… Director Katie Fleischman will cast the murder mystery-thriller “The Mousetrap” at auditions on Monday, August 28 at Theatre 29. Roles to be cast include: The proprietors of

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OASIS ELEMENTARY TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM HAS OPENINGS

The Morongo Unified School District has openings in the transitional kindergarten program at Oasis Elementary School. Students whose fifth birthday falls on or between September 2 and December 2, 2017, are eligible to attend. Parents are responsible for transporting their transitional kindergarten child to and from school. For more information,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD CRUELTY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday, after he threw a rock through a windshield into a car where his two children were sitting. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 6900 block of North Star Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 1:20 p.m. when a woman said

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO CHANGE SEX OFFENDER RESTRICTIONS

The Twentynine Palms City Council will be tackling a thorny issue at tonight’s meeting, namely residential restrictions imposed on registered sex offenders. Reporter David Haldane explains… If you’re a sex offender in Twentynine Palms, you can rest easy; after tonight’s City Council meeting you’ll likely be able to live where

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LIVE MORTAR SHELL FOUND IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Two people riding dirt bikes in Twentynine Palms found a live mortar round Sunday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called about 11 a.m. Sunday to an area in the desert east of Adobe Road and north of Indian Trail. The bike rider found a partially buried ammunition

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DESERT OASIS CAR SHOW COMING TO TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Desert Oasis Car Show in Twentynine Palms is just around the corner. With more on how to register your vehicle, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… The roar of the engines, the cheering of the crowd—the Desert Oasis Car Show is coming to Twentynine Palms, Saturday, September 23, from 10 to

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TWO ORGANIZATIONS TO HOLD SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING PARTIES

Monday, August 21, will be the first total eclipse of the sun visible from the contiguous United States since 1979, although here in the Morongo Basin, we’ll only see a partial solar eclipse. The last time a total eclipse was visible from coast to coast was on June 8, 1918.

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DESERT OASIS CAR SHOW COMING TO 29 PALMS

The Desert Oasis Car Show is just around the corner. With more on how to register your vehicle, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely…

The roar of the engines, the cheering of the crowd—the Desert Oasis Car Show is coming to Twentynine Palms, Saturday, September 23, from 10 to 4 in Luckie

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GET TICKETS NOW FOR OPENING NIGHT GALA OF “JOSEPH”

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” opens Friday at Theatre 29 with a gala fundraiser. Join the Yucca Valley Rotarians at 6 p.m. for catered hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. The curtain will rise on the Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber musical at 7 p.m. Directed by Rebecca Havely, the

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FAMILY HEIRLOOM SURVIVES FIRE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A family heirloom survived a fire in a storage shed Thursday in Twentynine Palms. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, firefighters were called to the 5300 block of Baileya Avenue about 2:00 where they found a metal storage shed in the yard on fire. No other structures were

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STAR PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, August 19. The event begins at 8 p.m. and will end about 11:30 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. The Summer Triangle and Milky Way, as

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LOCALS HOLDING SOLAR ECLIPSE EVENTS MONDAY

Two Morongo Basin organizations are holding events Monday for residents to watch the solar eclipse. In the Morongo Basin, the sun will be 70 percent covered at 10:24 a.m.

Sky’s the Limit Observatory on Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms will hold an eclipse-watching event starting at 9:45. And the Andromeda

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WATER OBSTACLE COURSE AT THE LUCKIE PARK POOL THIS EVENING

The City of Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department will host its final WIBIT Fun Family Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, August 18, at the Luckie Park Pool. WIBIT is an aquatic inflatable obstacle course placed in the center of the Luckie Park Pool. Admission is just

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY TO SPONSOR THEATRE 29 OPENING NIGHT

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” will open at Theatre 29 with a gala fundraiser August 25. The sponsor for opening night is the Yucca Valley Rotary Club, which will use the proceeds to send high school kids to Rotary youth leadership academy camps this fall and spring. Reporter Rebecca

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER PLANNING 81ST ANNUAL PIONEER DAYS

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce hosted a 2017 Pioneer Days planning session yesterday. Chamber President Jacob Smith gave a rundown for the 81st annual community celebration, set for the second and third weeks on October, with a kick-off event September 15. The theme, submitted by Ann Congdon, is “On

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REACH OUT GETS A NEW VAN FROM ANONYMOUS DONOR

When a local private organization wanted to help Reach Out Morongo Basin with its biggest need, there was no question about what the charity would ask for. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains…

Reach Out Morongo Basin received a welcome addition to its neighbors-helping-neighbors program last week when the charity purchased

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SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES KEPT VERY BUSY MONDAY

From a shot-out window to stolen ceramic yard art, Sheriff’s deputies were busy Monday. In Twentynine Palms, about 7 a.m., a resident in the 6300 block of Desert Queen Avenue called to report he was woken up by the sound of a loud pop. When he got up to investigate,

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DAV TO HOLD THIRD ANNUAL VETERANS SHOOTING COMPETITION

The Morongo Basin Chapter #60 of the Disabled American Veterans will hold its third air rifle shooting competition in Twentynine Palms October 7. Managing editor Tami Roleff sets her sights on when and where…

The Disabled American Veterans Morongo Basin Chapter #60 will hold its third air rifle shooting competition

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TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS MEN HELD AFTER THEFT FROM HOME DEPOT

Two Twentynine Palms men were arrested, after they tried to steal flooring from Home Depot. According to a Sheriff’s report, Daryll Speer, 22, and a woman are remodeling their home in the 5900 block of Baileya and had torn up their floor. They contacted Thomas Higgins, 34, and asked him

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TWENTYNINE PALMS TRIBE WANTS TO ADD PROPERTIES TO ITS SOVEREIGN NATION

With no public notice and little information available, Z107.7 News has learned that the Twentynine Palms Band of Mission Indians have applied to add three local properties to their sovereign nation status. The process can go through Congress or be done administratively through the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The local

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