PRICE OF GAS GOING UP RAPIDLY, WE’LL TELL YOU WHY

If you’ve been enjoying our falling gasoline prices you’d better fill up, because experts say prices will jump about 30 cents today and will keep on climbing. Consumer Watchdog warns that gas prices on the street will spike after the Los Angeles wholesale market jumped 52 cents per gallon Thursday.

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TOMORROW NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, February 27. The event begins at 6:15 p.m. and will end about 10:15 p.m. Volunteers will set up manual and battery-operated telescopes and guests may use them or bring their own. Jupiter will be bright

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS RAISING FUNDS TO GO TO MACY’S PARADE

The Twentynine Palms High School cheerleaders have been invited to participate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. ROP Broadcast Student Angel Ammerman says a GoFundMe account has been set up to help them get there… The Twentynine Palms High School cheerleaders have been pre-approved to perform in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Tuesday afternoon, after his wife said he beat her. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman called for help about 2:30 p.m. and said Thomas Murphy, 46, of the 4500 block of Adobe Road, punched and slapped her in the face, leaving visible injuries.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TO CELEBRATE DR. SEUSS NEXT WEEK

The Twentynine Palms Library will host a celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday next week. Between February 27 and March 5, vote for your favorite Dr. Seuss book and earn tickets for an opportunity drawing with a special prize. The library will hold a Dr. Seuss-themed preschool story time

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29 PALMS ART GALLERY MEMBERS URGED TO SUBMIT FOR EXHIBIT

Twentynine Palms Artist Guild members are invited to enter art in the gallery’s annual judged members’ show. Intake days are Sunday, February 28, from 3 to 5 p.m., and Monday, February 29, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The exhibition will run from March 2 through March 27 at the Twentynine

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL SEASON STARTS NEXT WEEK

High School baseball season starts next week. ROP broadcast student Jeordan Diesel takes a look at the new season… The Twentynine Palms Wildcats baseball teams are preparing for their first nonleague game, Tuesday March 1, versus Palm Valley at 3:15 p.m. According to Wildcat coach TJ Stanford, “This is a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL WINS, SEMIFINALS AT HOME SATURDAY

History was made by the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball team. Last night, in CIF Southern Section quarterfinals, the Lady Cats defeated the Viewpoint Patriots in Calabasas, 48-38, in a game that went into overtime. The Lady Cats were behind 18-20 during the first half, but pulled ahead 35

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GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS FOR DOG PARK FANS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

It was good news and bad news for supporters of a dog park in Twentynine Palms. Reporter David Haldane says the city council approved a smaller version of the park, just barely… There’s good news and bad news for dog owners in Twentynine Palms. The good news is that they

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD MEETS ON WATER AND FIRE BUSINESS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District, and then the Fire District board, will hold their regular monthly meetings tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has some of the details … Both the Twentynine Palms Water District and fire department meetings are tonight. Water begins at 6 p.m. and opens with public comments followed

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD METS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Public Cemetery District Board of Directors will hold their regular meeting Thursday, February 25, at 11 a.m. The directors will discuss the wall repair, and estimates for tree trimming. Under new business, the directors will nominate members to the Local Agency Formation Commission. The meeting will be

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“THE LITTLE MERMAID” GALA OPENING AT THEATRE 29 BENEFITS REACH-OUT

Reach Out Morongo Basin will benefit from the gala opening night of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” at Theatre 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… The opening night gala benefit of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” at Theater 29 is Friday, March 11. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with refreshments

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PARENT AND STUDENT ATHLETE MEETING AT 29 PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT

There will be a parent and student athlete meeting for new Twentynine Palms High School student athletes tonight, Wednesday, February 24, at 7:00 p.m. in the gym. If you are a freshmen or a new student to Twentynine Palms High School and are participating in a spring sport, you and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF CHILD CRUELTY AFTER A BELT BEATING

A Twentynine Palms mother was arrested Friday, after she beat her young daughter with a belt for stealing. According to a Sheriff’s report, a teacher at Oasis Elementary School noticed a student had bruising on her right wrist. The student kept changing her story about how she was injured, and

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DOMESTIC INCIDENT LEADS TO AN ARREST ON MULTIPLE WARRANTS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested in Twentynine Palms on multiple warrants, following a call of suspected domestic violence. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 57400 block of Lupine Avenue about 10:15 a.m. for a welfare check on a woman who had allegedly been assaulted and

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MAN ACCUSED OF CALLING IN FALSE CRIME TO GET OUT OF TRAFFIC TICKET

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday night, after he tried to make a false report of another crime. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 9:30 p.m., a deputy stopped a car driven by Sergio Alvarez, 34, near Homestead Drive and Lazy Joe Avenue, for a missing rear license plate.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERS ALMOST $5 MILLION IN PARK IMPROVEMENTS

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the council is looking at almost $5 million in park improvements… The Twentynine Palms City Council will consider improvements at Knott’s Sky Park tonight, potentially worth nearly $5 million. At the top of its list: a new dog park

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS AND JOSHUA TREE

A Twentynine Palms man told deputies he couldn’t have beaten up his girlfriend because he was wearing socks on his hands. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a home in the 6800 block of Maude Adams Avenue about 9:30 p.m. Thursday night for a man hitting a

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FREE SEMINAR ON BASIC SALES AND USE TAXES WEDNESDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Attention local retailers and service providers: A free seminar on basic sales tax and use tax in being offered in Twentynine Palms Wednesday. Reporter David Knutson says valuable information will be made available… Gain an understanding of Use Tax, District Tax, taxable and non-taxable labor, and much more at the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY CLOSED TOMORROW FOR REPAVING

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery office and grounds will be closed to all pedestrian and vehicle traffic on Tuesday, February 23, for re-paving. The cemetery will re-open on Wednesday, February 24. For questions, call Stacey Lee, at 760-367-9316