TWENTYNINE PALMS CLASS OF 1967 PLAN 50 YEAR REUNION

Twentynine Palms High School Class of ’67 is inviting ALL Wildcats to join in their 50th class reunion. The reunion is set for Friday and Saturday, September 22 and 23, at Desert Princess Resort in Cathedral City. Tickets are $70 each and include a pizza party Friday; dinner and dancing

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CRUSHES GRANITE HILLS IN HOME OPENER

The Twentynine Palms High School football team defeated Granite Hills 55-13 in their home opener. The Twentynine Palms varsity Wildcats scored 35 second-quarter points, which led to a 49-6 halftime lead over the visiting Cougars from Granite Hills. The Wildcats’ defense was just as impressive, forcing four turnovers, all of

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EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING ISSUED FOR MORONGO BASIN

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning starting today through Thursday. Temperatures throughout the Morongo Basin are expected to reach 105 in Yucca Valley to 113 degrees in Twentynine Palms. Residents are urged to drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the sun and stay in air-conditioned

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AUDITIONS FOR AGATHA CHRISTIE’S “THE MOUSETRAP” AT THEATRE 29

Auditions for Agatha Christie’s murder mystery, “The Mousetrap” are set for tomorrow at Theatre 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the audition details…

Director Katie Fleischman will cast the murder mystery-thriller “The Mousetrap” at auditions Monday, August 28 at Theatre 29. Roles to be cast include: The Proprietors of Monkswell Manor,

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EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING ISSUED FOR MORONGO BASIN

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning from Sunday through Thursday. Temperatures throughout the Morongo Basin are expected to reach 105 in Yucca Valley to 113 degrees in Twentynine Palms. Heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke will be likely for people who spend a

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CRESCENT MOON AND SATURN FEATURED AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, August 26. The event begins at 8 p.m. and will end about 11:30 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. A low crescent moon and Saturn will

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MARINE ACCUSED OF SHAKING BABY, CAUSING A COMA, ORDERED TO FACE TRIAL

A Marine accused of shaking a baby so hard that she went into a coma heard the evidence against him yesterday in a Joshua Tree courtroom, and the judge held him over to face trial. The prosecution says that John Jeter, 27, was home in the 6100 block of Begonia

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ONE ARRESTED, ONE SOUGHT IN FRONT PORCH BURGLARY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday, and Sheriff’s deputies are searching for his accomplice, after they were spotted on surveillance video stealing two packages off a home’s front steps. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 72700 block of Sunnyslope Drive in Twentynine Palms reported that two

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING FREE MEALS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

This Saturday, August 26, Food for Life will be serving a meal of spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert, and drinks. With the heat coming back, attending this meal also provides a cool place to relax and fellowship. The meal is served from 3 to 5 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS, FOOTBALL KICKS OFF TONIGHT

The High School football season kicks off today with all three of our local teams in action. Yucca Valley High school will travel away to face Riverside Prep in Oro Grande. JV starts at 4:00, varsity at 7:00. Twentynine Palms faces Granite Hills at home at Tom Nicoll stadium. Fans

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER HEARS JOINT SEWER PROJECT PROPOSAL FROM CITY MANAGER

Twentynine Palms City Manager Frank Luckino, a former chief financial officer with Hi-Desert Water District and former Yucca Valley council member, gave a presentation last night to the Twentynine Palms Water District, about a joint sewer project between the city and the Marine Corps Combat Center. Reporter Eric Knabe was

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER SUNDOWN MIXER AT RAM TRUCK CENTER THIS EVENING

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce invites you to join them at the Twentynine Palms Ram Truck Center this evening, Thursday, August 24, for a sundown mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mixers provide the opportunity for Chamber members and the public to mix and mingle with each other in

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR OPENING NIGHT GALA AT THEATRE 29 FRIDAY NIGHT

Tickets are available now for the gala opening night of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at Theatre 29. The fundraiser will benefit the Yucca Valley Rotary Club’s youth projects. With the details, here’s Rebecca Havely… The Broadway musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” by Tim Rice and Andrew

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MAN ARRESTED FOR VIOLATING RESTRAINING ORDER IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Los Angeles man was arrested in Twentynine Palms Tuesday, accused of violating a restraining order. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 6600 block of Palo Verde Avenue about 8:20 p.m. for a report that a man, later identified as Michael Holt, 46, was at his

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NAVY CHIEFS AND SELECTEES REPAINT TWENTYNINE PALMS SENIOR CENTER

Who can you depend on when you have a big job to be done? Well, for Reach Out Morongo Basin, it was the Navy chiefs and chief selectees aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains…

Last Saturday, 18 Naval personnel, as well as some

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A FULL HOUSE SEES TWENTYNINE PALMS COUNCIL POSTPONE SEX OFFENDER RESTRICTION VOTE

Lots of people showed up at last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting for what promised to be a good show. They weren’t disappointed. Reporter David Haldane explains… The Twentynine Palms City Council couldn’t stomach what it had to do. So, last night, instead of repealing local restrictions on where

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER SHORT STAND-OFF WITH DEPUTIES

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Monday after a short stand-off with Sheriff’s deputies. Deputies were called to a home in the 7400 block of North Star Avenue at 10:52 a.m. for a domestic disturbance. A woman at the scene told deputies that her sons were disrespecting her and she

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER LOOKS AT SACRAMENTO, SEWAGE, AND CHROMIUM-6 TONIGHT

Sacramento, sewage, and the chromium-6 standard are all up for discussion at tonight’s 6 p.m. meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District. Here is reporter Mike Lipsitz to help sort it out… City Manager Frank Luckino will offer an update on the prospect of a joint wastewater treatment facility between

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AUDITIONS FOR AGATHA CHRISTIE’S “THE MOUSETRAP” AT THEATRE 29 MONDAY

Auditions for Agatha Christie’s murder mystery “The Mousetrap” are set for this Monday at Theatre 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the audition details… Director Katie Fleischman will cast the murder mystery-thriller “The Mousetrap” at auditions on Monday, August 28 at Theatre 29. Roles to be cast include: The proprietors of

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OASIS ELEMENTARY TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM HAS OPENINGS

The Morongo Unified School District has openings in the transitional kindergarten program at Oasis Elementary School. Students whose fifth birthday falls on or between September 2 and December 2, 2017, are eligible to attend. Parents are responsible for transporting their transitional kindergarten child to and from school. For more information,

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