TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING FOR TONIGHT CANCELLED

The regular Twentynine Palms City Council meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight has been cancelled. The next regular city council meeting is set for Tuesday, August 23, at 6 p.m. at City Hall in Twentynine Palms. For more information, call 760-367-6799.

TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested late Thursday night, accused of beating on a woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies received a report of a man beating a woman, who was bleeding, in the 75100 block of Highway 62 in Twentynine Palms about 11 p.m. Thursday. The caller also

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CAST FOR “SECRET GARDEN” AT THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCED

The classically haunting hit Broadway musical, “The Secret Garden,” has been cast at Theatre 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the cast list… Theatre 29 proudly announces the cast of “The Secret Garden.” The redemptive family tale of love, loss and renewal is under the artistic and musical direction of multi-award

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THEATRE 29 CONCLUDES VERY SUCCESSFUL SUMMER YOUTH THEATER PROGRAM

The wildly successful Theater 29 summer youth theater program came to a joyous celebrated conclusion after six sold-out performances of “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” over the weekend. More than 80 young participants and adult volunteers celebrated with a smile-soaked cast party Sunday afternoon at the multi-award winning Twentynine Palms Theater. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER SPECIAL MEETING AFTER DIRECTOR CHANCEY CHAMBER RESIGNS

The Twentynine Palms Water District will meet in a special session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the meeting is to decide how to fill the seat of Board Member Chancey Chambers, who recently resigned… The Twentynine Palms Water District meets in special session today at 5 p.m. At this meeting

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ORDER PERSONALIZED TILE FOR THEATRE 29 SERENITY PATIO

Theatre 29 has big plans for its new Serenity Patio just to the east of the theater building. This area includes a giant Simi Dabah sculpture, reminiscent of the iconic Comedy and Drama masks, a beautiful garden, and seating area. Reporter Sara Snyder says that you, too, can be a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUNTY FIRE STATION RENOVATION NEARING COMPLETION

A major clean up and renovation of the downtown County Twentynine Palms Fire Station 44 is nearing completion. Assistant City Manager Larry Bowden said new roofs, shower rooms, dorm rooms, flooring, counter tops, paint, insulation and air conditioners are all in and County Fire will start moving office equipment in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ARRESTED FOR SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early Thursday morning, accused of spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the Combat Center just after midnight for a report that Xe Lee, 25, kicked a man in the mouth and punched him in the chest. The victim refused

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HEART TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

The Live at the Rock concerts continue at Tortoise Rock Casino Friday nights. Reporter Kirby Davis invites you to hear a Heart tribute band tonight… August kicks off with Heart Attack and a tribute to Heart on August 5. Their spot-on recreation of Heart’s music takes guests on a journey

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TWENTYNINE PALMS GANG MEMBER ARRESTED

A Twentynine Palms gang member was arrested early Monday morning for violating the terms of his parole by associating with a known gang member. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy made a traffic stop about 1:30 a.m. Monday morning near Utah Trail and Cottonwood Drive in Twentynine Palms. Inside

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MOTHER PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO MURDERING HER 3 MONTH OLD

A Twentynine Palms woman pleaded not guilty in Joshua Tree Superior Court Monday afternoon to murdering her 3-month old baby. On September 1, 2015, Morongo Basin Sheriff’s deputies were called to the base hospital on board the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms for a case of possible child abuse. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED ON WEAPONS AND DRUG CHARGES

A Twentynine Palms man who led deputies on a high-speed pursuit on his dirt bike a month ago was arrested Sunday for outstanding warrants and possession of drugs and weapons. According to a Sheriff’s report, about 4 p.m. Sunday, a deputy saw Bruce Edginton, 25, arrive at a fast food

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DESERT THEATER LEAGUE NOMINATIONS FOR FOUR AREA THEATER COMPANIES

The community theaters of the Morongo Basin have been recognized by the Desert Theatre League for more than 100 Desert Star Award nominations for the 2015/2016 theater season. The awards cover the entire Coachella Valley and include both the Hi- and Low-Desert theaters. Twentynine Palms’ Theatre 29, Joshua Trees’ Hi-Desert

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MARINE CORPS PILOT DIES IN PLANE CRASH NEAR TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Marine Corps has identified the pilot killed in a plane crash near Twentynine Palms Thursday night. Major Richard “Stranger” Norton, 36, of Arcadia, departed from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in an F/A-18C Hornet to take part in an integrated training exercise on board the Combat Center in Twentynine

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STAR PARTY TONIGHT AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, July 30. The event begins at 9 p.m. and will end about midnight, but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Volunteers will set up manual and battery-operated telescopes

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BURGLARS STEAL POOL EQUIPMENT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Evidently some burglars needed equipment for a pool party in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, burglars stole patio furniture from the pool area of the community center in the 5900 block of Desert Knoll Drive Wednesday night. The furniture is described as dark brown plastic wicker including a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESIDENT SUSPECTED OF EMBEZZLEMENT

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of suspected embezzlement at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. Just five months after taking over as president of the chamber’s board of directors, the board filed a report with the Sheriff’s Department July 22, accusing Carey Alderson of using the chamber’s credit

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED FOR BATTERY, WARRANT

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday after he was accused of punching his girlfriend in the mouth. According to a Sheriff’s report, Erwin Boyd, 40, was arguing with his girlfriend in the 7300 block of Araby Avenue about 6 p.m. when she said he hit her in the mouth.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SUMMER MOVIE IN THE PARK TONIGHT IS “TOMORROW LAND”

It’s Thursday, that means a summer movie in Twentynine Palms Luckie Park tonight. Reporter David Knutson tells us what will be on the outdoor screen… As part of the Twentynine Palms Recreation Department’s summer movies in Luckie Park, the final movie being shown this Thursday is “Tomorrow Land.” “Tomorrow Land”

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AMERICAN LEGION SUPPORTS REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN

The Joshua Tree American Legion Jack V. Rice Post 761 presented a $500 check to Reach Out Morongo Basin last week. The donation was presented by Commanders John Potter and Al Souza to Executive Director Robin Schlosser for the charity’s Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors program, which helps veterans, seniors, and disabled residents in

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