TWENTYNINE PALMS FATHER ARRESTED FOR BEATING UP DAUGHTER

A Twentynine Palms father was arrested Monday afternoon, accused of beating up his daughter. According to a Sheriff’s report, the teenager was at Twentynine Palms High School and told a mandated reporter that she was afraid to go home because she had hit her father during an argument the night

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HALF OF THE BOARD OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RESIGNS

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce announced the resignation of three members of their board of directors yesterday, half of the board. Board President Carey Alderson, Vice President Dean Moore, and Maryse Kintz, all resigned. The last remaining three board members appointed Aaron Kyle as interim president. The Chamber is

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF HITTING ANOTHER MAN WITH HIS VEHICLE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Sunday morning, accused of deliberately hitting another man with his vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, Russell Pasos, 43, was arguing with the victim about 2 a.m. in the 6200 block of Ocotillo Avenue in Twentynine Palms. Pasos allegedly got in his vehicle

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TWO FIRES IN MORONGO BASIN WITHIN AN HOUR MONDAY

Morongo Basin firefighters were busy fighting two fires Monday. Just after 11:30 a.m., firefighters were called to the 1800 block of Booth Road in Landers. Yucca Mesa firefighters were not available, so firefighters from Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree responded. When they arrived, they found two Conex boxes, a vehicle,

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NEW DANCE PROGRAM OFFERED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation welcomes dance instructor Kristin Phelps. Her new dance program will be offered beginning the first week of August for ages 3 and older. Many different types of dance such as ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and modern will be offered. Classes are 55 minutes long

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A BANNER YEAR FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL ADVANCED PLACEMENT

For academics, this was a very good year for the students of Twentynine Palms High School, especially Advanced Placement students. Reporter David Haldane looks at figures just released by school principal Justin Monical… Twentynine Palms High School has had a banner year for advanced college placements. Each May students are

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CHANGE OF COMMAND SET ABOARD MARINE CORPS AIR-GROUND COMBAT CENTER

The commanding general of the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center will relinquish command at a ceremony Thursday, July 14. Brigadier General William Mullen III will take over command of the Combat Center and the Marine Air-Ground Task Force Training Program from Major General Lewis Craparotta. The ceremony will

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FREE STEAM CAMPS AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

A camp for STEAM, which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, is being offered by Twentynine Palms High School. Reporter Edica Gonzalez tells you how to sign-up… Twentynine Palms High School is sponsoring two weeks of summer camps for junior and senior high school students who are interested

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ENROLL NOW FOR AREA HEAD START PROGRAMS

Enrollment is now open for the local Head Start program. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to sign up your little one… The San Bernardino County Head Start programs in Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley are accepting enrollment applications for children up to 5 years old for the 2016-17

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LIVE WRESTLING AT TWENTYNINE PALMS ELKS LODGE TODAY

The Twentynine Palms Elks Lodge is hosting a wrestling showdown today, featuring professional wrestlers. Doors open at 3:30, the show starts at 4. Admission is $5; military service members and their families get in free. The Elks Lodge is located at 6501 Elk Trail in Twentynine Palms.

STREET MARKET AT TWENTYNINE PALMS UNITED METHODIST

The United Methodist Church of 29 Palms is holding its street market tomorrow, Saturday, July 9, from 8 to 1 in the church parking lot on Mesquite Springs Road, next to the high school. Vendors can have a space for a $10 donation. Shoppers will be surprised at the wonderful

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SERVICES SET MONDAY FOR JERRY HEWITT

Jerry Hewitt, a 37-year-resident of Twentynine Palms, died July 5. She was 76 years old. Jerry Hewitt is survived by her husband, John “Doc” Hewitt; her daughter Vera Brownsburger of Sand Point, Idaho; her son, Thomas Hewitt of Randleman, North Carolina; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Jerry Hewitt was a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS “MOVIES IN THE PARK” TONIGHT FEATURES “MINIONS”

The popular summer movies in the park series continues in Twentynine Palms tonight. Reporter David Knutson invites you to bring a lawn chair, blankets, and the whole family to see “Minions”… As part of the Twentynine Palms Recreation Department’s “Summer Movies in Luckie Park,” the movie being shown this Thursday

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO FINISH CITY MANAGER EVALUATION TONIGHT

At last week’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council, the council ran out of time in its closed session for its evaluation of the city manager. The council continued its closed session for its city manager performance evaluation to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 6. The meeting will be held

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VENDORS SOUGHT FOR UNITED METHODIST STREET MARKET THIS SATURDAY

The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms is holding its street market again this Saturday, July 9, from 8 to 1 in the church parking lot on Mesquite Springs Road, next to the high school. Vendors can have a space for a $10 donation. Shoppers will be surprised at the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN INJURED IN HIGH-SPEED DIRT BIKE PURSUIT FRIDAY NIGHT

A 25-year-old man was seriously injured following a high-speed pursuit on a dirt bike in Twentynine Palms Friday night. According to the Sheriff’s department, Deputy Ryan Arthurton saw the bike rider, later identified as Bruce Edginton, illegally riding an off-road motorcycle westbound on Two Mile Road at Mariposa Avenue about

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FIREWORKS

Twentynine Palms has a great day of fun with fireworks to follow on the fourth. Reporter Edica Gonzalez has all the details… The Morongo Basin’s largest Fourth of July fireworks show will be held in Twentynine Palms at Luckie Park. The Luckie Park pool will be open 1 to 5

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FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS IN YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Yucca Valley fireworks is hosted by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club and the town the night of July 4. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details… Make your plans to attend the annual Yucca Valley fireworks show Monday, July 4. Held at the Brehm Sports Park at Little League Drive

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MOST PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SERVICES CLOSED ON JULY 4

All government offices, banks, libraries, schools, and post offices will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. In addition, Burrtec will delay its trash pickup by one day. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Monday, July 4, and will resume its regularly scheduled

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TWO ARRESTED FOR DRUG USE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Two people were arrested early Wednesday morning, accused of being high on drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy made a vehicle check near the intersection of Adobe Road and Highway 62 about 3 a.m. Inside the vehicle were April Dunlap, 29, of Apple Valley, and Sam Smith, 48,

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