TWENTYNINE PALMS PAROLEE FOUND WITH DRUGS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Sunday, accused of violating the terms of his parole by possessing methamphetamine. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped Frank Chapman, 48, who was riding his bicycle against traffic about 1:30 p.m. near Cactus Drive and El Sol Avenue. The deputy determined that

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILD ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Friday morning, after his wife said he hit her and their baby. According to a Sheriff’s report, the woman called just after 1 a.m. to say that she and her husband, Dezell Carroll, 27, had been arguing in the 71600 block of Cactus

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MAN WHO LED DEPUTIES IN CHASE FOUND HIDING IN A BATHROOM

A Twentynine Palms man suspected of leading a deputy in a pursuit in a stolen vehicle was found hiding in a bathroom. The Sheriff’s Department said Deputy Jason Jimenez attempted to stop a gray Nissan Altima about 1:22 a.m. Sunday morning near Mesquite Avenue and Gorgonio Drive in Twentynine Palms

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF VANDALIZING EX-BOYFRIENDS CAR

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Saturday night, accused of breaking windows of her ex’s house and car. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 73300 block of Sunnyvale Drive in Twentynine Palms about 11:45 for a report that a woman, later identified as Shaniqua Frazier, 28,

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SIGN UP NOW FOR PARK-TO-PARK BIKE RIDE

The City of Twentynine Palms, in conjunction with the Joshua Tree National Park and the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, is sponsoring the first annual Park-to-Park Bike Ride and Earth Day educational fair. Kirby Davis has all the details… Attention bicycle enthusiasts, mark your calendar for April 29 for

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION LOOKS AT MOVING AND FLASHING SIGNS

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meets tonight in regular session. The commission will choose a new chair and vice-chair. After an opportunity for public comments, the commission will hold a public hearing on sign regulations for temporary events and moving or flashing signs. The meeting will end in a study

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS TO DIVVY UP FEDERAL FUNDING TOMORROW

Several items up for discussion hold special interest to Morongo Basin at the 10 a.m. County Board of Supervisor’s meeting tomorrow in San Bernardino. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details … Supervisors will convene a public hearing tomorrow. It will be the public’s final opportunity to weigh in on the County’s

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THEATRE 29 FORMING IMPROVISATIONAL TROOP

Theatre 29 is offering a resident repertory improvisational troupe. Here with workshop and audition information is reporter Rebecca Havely… The Theatre 29 Repertory Improvisational Comedy Troupe is now forming under the direction of veteran performer and U.C. Riverside professor Chris Fleischman. Improvisation is a form of live theatre in which

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YUCCA VALLEY, TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY BOOK SALES START

The county libraries will hold annual spring book sales this week. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details for the Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms events… The Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms libraries will hold their spring book sales this week. Friends of the Yucca Valley library will be able to

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FREE PTSD COURSE OFFERED ABOARD THE TWENTYNINE PALMS COMBAT CENTER

Veterans and their families who need help dealing with post-traumatic stress syndrome and the after-effects of combat are invited to attend a free 12-week course at the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… Reboot Recovery is not a support group, but a 12-week

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FREE TAX PREP FOR LOW-INCOME CALIFORNIANS

In the final days before the April 18 tax deadline, Californians are reminded of free tax preparation centers and tax credits. Thousands of California families are unaware they are eligible for an even larger tax refund by claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit. Kirby Davis has more about how you

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“INTO THE WOODS” OPENING POSTPONED A WEEK AT THEATRE 29

The fairy tale musical “Into the Woods,” helmed by director Charles Harvey, which was supposed to open at Theatre 29 yesterday, has been postponed one week due to a medical emergency affecting the family of a key cast member. Patrons who have reserved seats can be rescheduled to another date.

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LIFETREE CAFÉ EXAMINES SHAME, GRACE, FOLLOWING TRAGEDIES

Lifetree Café will offer a film presentation entitled “Amazing Grace” as well as an open discussion on grief after tragedy. With more here’s reporter Kirby Davis… An exclusive filmed interview with the mother of Amish schoolhouse shooter Charles Roberts will be screened at Lifetree Café on Sunday, April 16, at

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EASTER EGG HUNTS AND ACTIVITIES PLANNED THROUGHOUT OUR MORONGO BASIN

There will be all kinds of special events and church services in celebration of Easter this weekend, from Yucca Valley to Twentynine Palms. In addition to activities and church services, Easter egg hunts will be held all over our beautiful springtime Morongo Basin. The Twentynine Palms Fire Department Explorers will

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LECTURE TONIGHT FEATURES ARTIST AND AUTHOR HENRY MOCKEL

The Old Schoolhouse second Friday lecture series features wildflower artist and author Henry Mockel. Here with the details is reporter Rebecca Havely… Henry Mockel and his wife Beverly took many trips to Joshua Tree National Park and made frequent stops so he could paint the flowers along the way. They

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BAIL RAISED, COURT DATE SET, FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS DOUBLE-MURDER SUSPECT

Double murder suspect Rafael Aikens was in Joshua Tree Superior court again Wednesday, and Judge Rodney Cortez acceded to the prosecution’s request to increase his bail. Aikens, 22, a Marine lance corporal assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7thMarine Regiment, was arrested two weeks ago on board the Combat Center. He is

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“INTO THE WOODS” OPENING POSTPONED 1 WEEK AT THEATRE 29

The musical, “Into the Woods” at Theatre 29 postponed its opening for one week. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… The fairy tale musical “Into the Woods,” helmed by director Charles Harvey, will be postponed one week at the Theater 29 due to a medical emergency affecting the family of

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER PROFESSIONALS NIGHT FOCUSES ON MORTGAGES

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce will be holding its monthly Professionals Night tonight, Thursday, April 13. Mary Jane Binge of First Nations Home Finance Corporation will answer your questions about the ins and outs of the mortgage industry and purchasing real estate. The event will be held from 6

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MINISTERIAL SERVICES ON GOOD FRIDAY, EASTER SUNRISE

The Twentynine Palms Ministerial Association will hold a Community Good Friday service on Friday, April 14, at noon, at Little Church of the Desert. The church is located at 6079 Adobe Road. An Easter sunrise service will be held at the Rotary shelter in Luckie Park on Sunday, April 16,

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NOMINATIONS DUE NEXT WEEK FOR MARINE WIFE OF THE YEAR

Celebrating the sacrifices of military wives, an award will be given for Marine Wife of the Year. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to make a nomination… Nominations are due next week for the Irene Ferguson Marine Wife of the Year Award. World War II veteran Major Glenn Ferguson

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