DOWNTOWN TWENTYNINE PALMS BUSINESS AND PROPERTY OWNERS WORKSHOP TOMORROW

If you are a business or property owner in downtown Twentynine Palms and wonder how you fit into the area’s ongoing economic redevelopment, the City will hold a workshop tomorrow especially for you. On the agenda: the latest updates on Project Phoenix, as well as an opportunity to provide feedback

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT A BUSY AND EXPENSIVE MEETING TONIGHT

It looks to be a busy agenda at tonight’s water board meeting in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report on what to expect… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District the board Will hear public comment on the District’s Urban Water Management Plan then likely follow

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WILLIAMS INSURANCE MARKS 80 YEARS IN BUSINESS

In these days of mega-corporations, mergers and globalization, it is nice to know that local small business can still survive and even thrive. One Twentynine Palms-based business is celebrating 80 years and still growing. Reporter Sara Snyder has a happy anniversary for Williams Insurance Service… Williams Insurance Service is celebrating

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FIVE TWENTYNINE PALMS RESIDENTS INJURED IN HEAD-ON COLLISION MONDAY

Five Twentynine Palms residents were injured in a head-on collision in Twentynine Palms Monday, three of them seriously. According to CHP officer Colin Quayle, witnesses said Charles Newton, 62, was driving a 1995 Ford F150 pickup truck erratically eastbound on Indian Trail about 12:50 p.m. As Newton approached Knoll Drive,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL LOOKS AT DRIVE-THROUGHS TONIGHT

Should drive-through services be allowed in the City of Twentynine Palms? That’s the subject of a public hearing on tonight’s agenda of the Twentynine Palms City Council. Also on the agenda: the discussion of a new wireless master plan and marketing program to serve the city as well as a

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ROAD CLOSURES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TODAY

Road work will disrupt some Twentynine Palms traffic today. Siesta Drive, from Adobe Road to Aztec Avenue in Twentynine Palms, will be closed today, Tuesday, January 24, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. due to a street overlay. Motorists should use alternate routes. For more information, call 760-367-ROAD.

FOUR ARRESTS: TWO FOR A STOLEN CAR, TWO FOR WEAPONS

Two Joshua Tree men were arrested early Sunday morning, accused of being in possession of a stolen car. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a tan Acura just after midnight Sunday morning near Cherokee Trail and Highway 62 in Yucca Valley for not having a license plate. A

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OLD SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM SEEKING DOCENTS

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society is looking for volunteers to serve as docents at the Old Schoolhouse Museum. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society is seeking volunteer docents. Docents greet visitors and answer questions. They usually work in pairs and work three hour shifts at

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HIGH SCHOOLS SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ wrestling team placed third in the top five of over 30 teams at Esperanza High School Saturday. Coach Larry Giron said both Fernanda Macias and Nichole Smith placed third and Cheyenne Hallabrin placed fifth.

The boys’ varsity team had Trevor Scott make it to

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN INVOLVED IN FATAL 29 PALMS MOTEL 6 INCIDENT LAST WEEK DIES

The woman involved in an exchange of gunfire with deputies that resulted in a man being killed last Tuesday has died in a Palm Springs hospital. According to Riverside County Coroner’s Sergeant Brent Sechrist, Tani Garcia, 39, of Yucca valley died at 1:55 Sunday morning in the emergency room at

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MAJOR EXPANSION PLANNED FOR TORTOISE ROCK CASINO

Some major expansion is planned for the Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms, which will note its third anniversary April 1. At a tourism marketing meeting hosted by the City of Twentynine Palms Thursday morning, casino general manager Tom Sedlock first reported that the Casino was enjoying continuous growth and

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BLOOD DRIVE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, January 24, at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Blood donors are especially needed to help fill a nationwide shortage. All blood types are needed. Donors will receive incentives. Those aged

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Z107-7 RADIOTHON RAISES $12,000 FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS SELECT CHOIR

The Twentynine Palms High School Select choir benefitted from a successful radio-thon fund-raiser on Z107.7 Radio Saturday. Choir Director Michael Mayes explained the reason for the event, saying, “Choirs of America invited us to attend a unique conference with world-renowned clinicians and composers. In addition to performing, the conference includes

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BLOOD DRIVE ON BASE MONDAY

Blood drives across the country have been cancelled recently due to severe winter weather, and there is a desperate shortage of donated blood. Since Dec. 1, about 300 blood drives in 27 states have been forced to cancel due to bad weather. The American Red Cross will hold a blood

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUPLE ARRESTED ON CHILD CRUELTY CHARGES COPY

A Twentynine Palms couple was arrested Thursday, accused of child abuse. According to a Sheriff’s Department press release, on July 23, 2016, Sierra Kussart, 23, and Cody Nash, 25, brought their child to Hi-Desert Medical Center because their child had a broken right arm. X-rays revealed a spiral fracture to

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RADIO-THON TO BENEFIT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR IS TODAY

The Z107.7 Send Our Kids to Orlando radiothon for the Twentynine Palms High School Select choir is today from noon until 5 p.m. The choir has been invited by Choirs of America to attend an educational workshop in Orlando April 19 to 23. However, in order to attend, the students

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party, Saturday, January 21. The event begins at 5:45 p.m. and will end about 9 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights will be the winter Milky Way, the Pleiades,

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports today, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat boys’ basketball team will play Ayala High School in the Palms Springs Showcase. Tip-off is set for 3:30 p.m.

TWENTYNINE PALMS COUPLE ARRESTED ON CHILD CRUELTY CHARGES

A Twentynine Palms couple was arrested Thursday, accused of child abuse. According to a Sheriff’s Department press release, on July 23, 2016, Sierra Kussart, 23, and Cody Nash, 25, brought their child to Hi-Desert Medical Center because their child had a broken right arm. X-rays revealed a spiral fracture to

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DUI AND POSSESSION OF LOADED FIREARMS IN VEHICLE

A San Bernardino woman was arrested early Friday morning after she attempted to drive onto the Marine base in Twentynine Palms while intoxicated and with two loaded handguns. According to a Sheriff’s report, Denise Hallowood, 35, drove up to the main gate of the Combat Center base about 1:30 a.m.

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