“CARS” TRIBUTE AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

At tonight’s Live at the Rock free concert series Candy O performs the best of ’80s sensation, The Cars. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz says “Let the Good Times Roll” at Tortoise Rock Casino tonight … The Cars tribute band, Candy O, is tonight’s featured band at the 8 p.m. free

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DIANA RAY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS HAS PASSED AWAY

Diana Ray, a 21-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died September 2. She was 21 years old. Diana Ray is survived by her 7-month-old son, Titus McClure, of Twentynine Palms; her mother, Diane Wilson of Twentynine Palms; and siblings Toni Wilson, Thomas Ray, Miley, and Kenneth Kroll and brother Michael Massey

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TRAFFIC CRASHES PLAGUED THE ENTIRE MORONGO BASIN YESTERDAY

Besides Wednesday morning’s bus crash in Yucca Valley, firefighters responded to two other roll-over crashes at opposite ends of the Morongo Basin yesterday. Just before 12:30 p.m., Twentynine Palms firefighters were called to a two-vehicle crash at Adobe Road and Desert Trail where a Jeep and a Ford SUV collided.

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TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS MEN ARRESTED AFTER COMPLIANCE CHECK

Two Twentynine Palms men were arrested Tuesday after a probation compliance check. According to a Sheriff’s report, probation officers made a compliance check at a home in the 81000 block of Valle Vista in Wonder Valley about 2:40 p.m. Probation officers found Darren Caudel, 45, with a firearm, and Justyn

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Z107.7 TO HOST TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM

A Twentynine Palms City Council election candidates’ forum, by Z107.7 News, will be held at the Community Services Building at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms Friday, October 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There is no charge; the event is being offered as a public service. The format will

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TWEAKS DOWNTOWN PLAN, MONITORS TOW TRUCKS

The Twentynine Palms City Council took care of business last night. First it referred the city’s Downtown Specific Plan to the planning commission for revisions aimed at encouraging economic development. At issue: making sure the plan allows for drive-throughs and an auto parts store. The Council also vowed to spend

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TONIGHT: DOWNTOWN PLAN, TOW TRUCKS

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets in regular session tonight. Reporter David Haldane says downtown revitalization and tow trucks dominate the agenda… The Twentynine Palms City Council kicks off a fairly light agenda at its regular meeting tonight. First up: a discussion of the city’s Downtown Economic Revitalization Specific Plan,

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AUDITIONS FOR “A CHRISTMAS STORY” AT THEATRE 29 ONE WEEK FROM TODAY

Auditions for Theatre 29’s final show of the season are set. The hit comedy, “A Christmas Story” will be cast by director Eric Ross. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the cast break down… “A Christmas Story” follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun

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SKY’S THE LIMIT FIRST QUARTER MOON AND SATURN

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, September 10. The event begins at 8 p.m. and will end about midnight, but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights will be a first quarter moon, Mars

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SUNDAY MATINEE FOR THEATRE 29’S “THE SECRET GARDEN”

Based on the beloved Frances Hodgson Burnett novel, “The Secret Garden” is set in 1905 India. It tells the story of young Mary Lennox who— after the sudden death of her parent—is sent to live with an unknown uncle at the bleak Misselthwaite Manor in England. She finds solace in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF THREATENING TO USE STUN GUN ON WOMAN

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday, accused of threatening to use a stun gun on a woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, Joshua Stevens, 35, was arguing with a woman in the 6500 block of Lupine Avenue about 2:30 p.m. The woman went into her bedroom and closed the

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING FREE MEALS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food for Life will be hosted by Reach Out Morongo Basin this week, September 10. They will be serving dirty rice (rice, meat, vegetables) with salad, fruit, and dessert. The meal will be served from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene in Twentynine Palms, across from

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KISS TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

A Kiss tribute band takes the stage for the free “Live at the Rock” concert series tonight at the Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz says be there and get ready to rock and roll all night… Tonight, Z107.7 FM presents Kissed Alive, the Kiss tribute

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A LOSS FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL, TENNIS

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team lost in three hard-fought sets to the San Jacinto Tigers. Coach Missy Bond said the Ladycats were led by senior Tatiyanna Mackall, who had eight kills and four blocks. Junior Lindsey Scamman had three kills and two blocks for the night. Sophomore

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ARREST FOR BURGLARY, DRUGS, IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, JOSHUA TREE, AND LANDERS

A Twentynine Palms transient was arrested last week, accused of burglary. According to a Sheriff’s department, a neighbor in the 6200 block of Cholla Avenue reported seeing an unknown man in a nearby back yard about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, September 1, apparently trying to break into a vacant home. The

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AUDITIONS SEPTEMBER 19TH FOR “A CHRISTMAS STORY” AT THEATRE 29

Auditions are set at Theatre 29 for the hit comedy “A Christmas Story.” Director Eric Ross will cast the beloved Christmas classic September 19 at 6 p.m. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the cast break down… “A Christmas Story” follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS TAKING PUBLIC INPUT ON PROJECT PHOENIX TOMORROW

Residents of the City of Twentynine Palms are invited to find out what Project Phoenix is all about, and give their suggestions as well. Reporter David Haldane says the meeting is tomorrow evening… Wondering what all the fuss is about in downtown Twentynine Palms? If so, you can find out

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM BACK TO REGULAR HOURS

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society Old Schoolhouse Museum has returned to its regular hours. The schoolhouse will now be open Wednesdays through Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The museum’s library and archives are open for those wishing to do research on Wednesday mornings between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. For

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT MAY APPOINT NEW MEMBER TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District board will convene in special session today at 6 p.m. today. On the agenda, the board is expected to select a new director to finish out the term of Chancy Chambers who resigned last month. Also tonight, the water board will consider revisions to the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TAKES A LOSS

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team lost to the Knights of Shadow Hills last night. Coach Missy Bond said The Ladycats were led by junior Lindsey Scamman who had four kills, four blocks, and one ace serve. Senior Tatiyanna Mackall had two blocks and three ace serves. The

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