MAN HIT AND KILLED WALKING ON SIDE OF STATE ROUTE 62 IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A man was hit from behind by a pickup truck and killed while walking along Highway 62 Wednesday morning. According to Deputy Jared Dominick, at about 10:48 a.m., Timothy Gleason, 49, of Twentynine Palms, was walking eastbound on the south side of State Route 62 on the bridge over the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN SHOOTS GUN, MAKES THREATS, TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Tuesday, after witnesses said he threatened and shot at people with a gun. According to a Sheriff’s report, Brian Huff, 20, was arguing with people on the highway near Desert Queen Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 5:30 p.m. A witness said Huff waved a

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MATINEE WEEKEND FOR “DON’T HUG ME, I’M PREGNANT” AT THEATRE 29

The hysterical musical comedy, “Don’t Hug Me, I’m Pregnant” continues its run at Theatre 29 with three performances this weekend. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… The cast and crew of “Don’t Hug Me I’m Pregnant” gears up for a three-show weekend at Theatre 29. This Friday and Saturday night the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERS CHEER CAMP

The City of Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Cheer Camp. This fun-filled, team spirit camp will be instructed by Coach Tresa Oden and Twentynine Palms High School cheerleaders. Participants will learn cheers, chants, dances, stunts, teamwork, and much more. Participants in kindergarten through eighth grades

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FATAL PEDESTRIAN VERSUS PICKUP TRUCK CRASH IN 29 PALMS THIS MORNING

A man was killed while walking along Highway 62 Wednesday morning. According to Deputy Jared Dominick, at about 10:48 this morning, an unidentified male in his forties was walking eastbound on the south side of State Route 62 on the bridge over the wash at Smoketree in Twentynine Palms. He

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCILS APPROVES SHERIFF’S CONTRACT, BUDGET

The Twentynine Palms City Council met last night in regular session. Reporter David Haldane says the Council had two big agenda items… The Twentynine Palms City Council took care of two biggies last night: renewing its $3.3-million-dollar annual contract with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Dept., and approving the city’s

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MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES PLANNED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS AND JOSHUA TREE

Two Memorial Day ceremonies will be held in the Morongo Basin Monday, May 30. The Twentynine Palms cemetery, at 5350 Encelia Avenue, will hold its annual ceremony in the rose garden this year, starting at 9 a.m. Boy and Girl Scouts will be placing flags on graves Saturday morning, and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER MEETS WITH WATER AND FIRE BUSINESS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District board holds the regular monthly water and fire meetings tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has some of the details… At tonight’s 6 p.m. meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the board will hold a public hearing on its draft urban water management plan. Then following

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District will hold a routine meeting Thursday, May 26. After reviewing the policy for grave markers, the board will go into closed session to for an employee performance evaluation. The meeting is set for 11 a.m. in cemetery offices, 5350 Encelia Avenue in Twentynine Palms.

TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT TOMORROW

The talented student-musicians of Twentynine Palms High School will be in concert tomorrow evening. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The spring concert at Twentynine Palms High School is set for Thursday, May 26. The concert choir, select choir, and symphonic band will all be performing in their last

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERING BASKETBALL CAMP

The City of Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Coach Schneider’s basketball camp. This popular camp will be instructed by past and present Twentynine Palms High School girls and boys basketball coaches, as well as past and present players on the girls and boys basketball teams.

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A SHOOTING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help concerning a shooting in Twentynine Palms Saturday night. According to the Sheriff’s Department, about 10 p.m., multiple residents called to report at least three shots fired in the 6400 block of Desert Queen Avenue. Arriving deputies found a 27-year-old man who

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS: SHERIFF’S CONTRACT AND BUDGET

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the Sheriff’s contract and the general fund budget dominate the agenda… The Twentynine Palms City Council meets tonight with only two major items on its agenda. First it will consider renewing the city’s annual $3.3-million-dollar contract with the San

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MARINES AND REACH OUT COMBINE TO HELP NEIGHBORS

An early spring day saw 20 members of the 3rd Battalion 11th Marines and Combat Logistics Battalion-7 from the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center out in force in the community assisting senior and disabled homeowners with yard work in coordination with Reach Out Morongo Basin. In what’s become a

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THEATRE 29 SEEKING 2017 DIRECTORS

The Morongo Basin’s premiere live theater venue, Theatre 29, is seeking submissions from area theatrical directors for their 2017 season. Reporter David Knutson has details… Theatre 29 is now taking applications for theatrical directors here in the Morongo Basin. Any interested director is asked to send in two suggested show

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TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT TOMORROW

The spring concert at Twentynine Palms Junior High School is set for Wednesday, May 25. The music department will perform a selection of genres from baroque to modern rock. The concert will be held in the junior high school gym at 6 p.m. Admission is free.

TWO BLOOD DRIVES TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct two community blood drives on Tuesday, May 24. The first blood drive will be at Hi-Desert Water District in Yucca Valley, from 9 to 2, and then at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms, from 2 to 6. Donors will receive incentives.

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THEATRE 29 FUND-RAISER OFFERING TILES IN NEW SERENITY GARDEN

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. Managing editor Tami Roleff says that you, too, can be

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CONDOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRESENTS “DISNEY’S THE LION KING” THIS WEEK

The students of the Condor Elementary Drama Club will present “Disney’s The Lion King, Junior.” “The Lion King Junior” is a one-act musical that shortens the story of “The Lion King.” Performances will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, and Thursday, May 26. The play is directed by Shelly

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN TASED, ARRESTED AFTER TRYING TO TAKE DEPUTY’S GUN

A Twentynine Palms man was tased and arrested Thursday night after he allegedly tried to grab a deputy’s gun. According to a Sheriff’s report, security at Tortoise Rock Casino spotted Christopher Blackler, 26, who was wanted by deputies on warrants on drug charges, playing slots, and called deputies shortly before

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