NEW COUNTY-RUN TWENTYNINE PALMS FIRE RESPONDS TO FIRST STRUCTURE FIRE SUNDAY

The county take-over of the Twentynine Palms Fire Department got off to a running start Sunday afternoon when a fire broke out at a garage in Twentynine Palms. County Battalion Chief Rick Denison was at the fire stations’ temporary home (the fire station is under renovation) briefing Twentynine Palms firefighters

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FREE STEAM CAMPS OFFERED TO TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

A camp for STEAM, which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, is being offered by Twentynine Palms High School. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to sign-up… Twentynine Palms High School is sponsoring two weeks of summer camps for junior and senior high school students who are

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GARAGE FIRE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SUNDAY

The county take-over of the Twentynine Palms Fire Department got off to a running start Sunday afternoon when a fire broke out at a garage in Twentynine Palms. County Battalion Chief Rick Denison was at the fire stations’ temporary home briefing Twentynine Palms firefighters on county procedures when a structure

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ALL SURVIVE TWENTYNINE PALMS CAR CRASH

Everyone walked away without injuries in a car crash in Twentynine Palms Friday morning. According to Sherriff’s Sergeant Derek Garvin, a Jaguar driven by a 17-year-old girl was driving east bound on highway 62 at about 10:20 a.m. when it made a left turn in front of a westbound BMW.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERS CHEER CAMP

Cheer Camp registration has begun in Twentynine Palms. Managing Editor Tammi Roleff tells you how… 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

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN HELD AFTER THREATENING TO KILL HIS WIFE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Wednesday, accused of threatening to kill his ex-wife. According to a Sheriff’s report, James “Wally” Fears, 55, was arguing with his ex-wife about paying rent for staying at the home they still shared in the 5400 block of Cahuilla Avenue about 3 p.m. The

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ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE ON OUR MORONGO BASIN

The Morongo Basin’s largest employer is the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the base’s Assistant Chief of Staff Jim Ricker was at the Yucca Valley Town Council meeting Tuesday night to report on the base’s economic impact on the Morongo Basin… According

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER PLAN CALLED “LACKING, “SKEWED AND QUESTIONABLE” PASSED

The Twentynine Palms Water District board met in regular session last night. Even in the face of serious questions about their Urban Water Management plan, they approved it. In their last piece of fire business, after over 50 years as the County takes over the fire department July 1, the

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THEATRE 29 DIRECTOR DEADLINE APPROACHES

Theatre 29 is now accepting director’s submissions for the 2017 theater season. Reporter Rebecca Havely has a reminder that the deadline is approaching… The deadline for directors’ submissions is fast approaching for the 2017 theatrical season at Theatre 29. Mail in or email your submission by June 30. Submit a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS’ SUMMER MOVIES IN THE PARK FEATURES “MAX” TONIGHT

The popular summer movies in the park series continues in Twentynine Palms tonight. Reporter David Knutson says grab a lawn chair or blanket, the kids and head on over to Luckie Park for the free screening… As part of the Twentynine Palms Recreation Department’s summer movies in Luckie Park, the

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HOSPITAL TREATS THREE JUVENILES FOR METH

Three juveniles were treated at Hi-Desert Medical Center after they drank an unknown liquid in Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms Monday. According to a Sheriff’s report, the three unidentified juveniles said they found a bottle with a clear liquid in it at the park and drank it. One of the

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RED CROSS DONATION BOX STOLEN FROM STORE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of a Red Cross donation box at a Twentynine Palms business. According to a Sheriff’s report, a man and a woman came into the Circle K convenience store on Adobe Road and Two Mile Road Monday night and paid for several items. When

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FIRE STATION CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS

The Twentynine Palms fire station is temporarily closed while the station is undergoing renovations. The fire crew has been relocated to a nearby residence until the remodeling is completed, which is expected to be the first week of August. The renovations, which are being paid for out of Project Phoenix

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TO CELEBRATE TWENTYNINE PALMS’ WOMAN’S 100TH BIRTHDAY TODAY

Joshua Tree National Park will help a long-time Twentynine Palms woman celebrate her 100th birthday today. Susan Luckie Reilly was born in 1916, the same year the National Park Service was founded. Reilly is the daughter of Dr. James Luckie, one of the original pioneers of Twentynine Palms, who encouraged

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK CLOSES 49 PALMS CANYON OASIS

Visitors to Joshua Tree National Park are reminded there is an excessive heat warning in effect for the next several days. Rangers recommend bringing plenty of water and sunscreen as well as wearing appropriate clothing and headgear. If you do choose to hike, start early in the morning and finish

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD MEETS ON WATER AND THE FINAL FIRE BUSINESS MEETING

The Twentynine Palms Water Board meets in regular session tonight. A proposed budget, water plans and a commendation are all on the agenda. Reporter Mike Lipsitz notes tonight will also be the last time they conduct any fire department business… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District will hold its regular meeting Thursday, June 23. The board will be asked to approve its 2016/17 budget, select office furniture and equipment, review dates and times for the board meeting, and review its policy on grave markers and other memorials. The meeting is set

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER ASSAULT WITH A KEY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Saturday morning after he used a key to assault a friend. According to a Sheriff’s report, the victim was visiting a home in the 75100 block of Highway 62 in Twentynine Palms when Dane Tomasko, 25, came home about 1:30 a.m. allegedly drunk.

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MAN FOUND WITH METAL KNUCKLES

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Sunday night when a deputy found him with a pair of metal knuckles. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy made a traffic stop for expired license plate tabs about 10 p.m. near the intersection of Aztec Avenue and Homestead Avenue. During a search

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERS CHEER CAMP

Twentynine Palms Recreation is offering a cheer camp. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells us what the kids will learn and how to sign up… 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

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