MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW

With roots going back to the 1940s, the Twentynine Palms Historical Society’s annual Weed Show at the Old Schoolhouse Museum is as much a part of fall as the cool temperatures. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more…

The Weed Show is one of Twentynine Palms’ oldest and most unique artistic traditions.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL WINS ITS GAME AGAINST DESERT HOT SPRINGS

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat football team used a 27-point first quarter to defeat the Golden Eagles of Desert Hot Springs 62-40. Leading 27-7 after the first quarter, the Wildcats finished the game with one of the best offensive totals in the past 20 seasons. Twentynine Palms scored nine

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OPEN AUDITIONS AT THEATRE 29 FOR MUSICAL “MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS”

The family musical “Meet Me In St. Louis” is based on the 1944 heartwarming film of the same name. Director Kathryn Ferguson is holding open auditions at Theatre 29. With the list of roles available here’s Rebecca Havely…

Auditions are October 9 at 6:30 p.m. on the Theatre 29 mainstage.

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TWO ART RECEPTIONS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold an opening art reception Saturday October 7 for its new exhibition: Art Detours: Hi-Desert Highlights. The show presents the best of the gallery’s members. The reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition will be on display through October 29. Gallery hours

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TWO PERFORMANCES OF “THE MOUSETRAP” AT THEATRE 29 TODAY

Theatre 29 will present two performances of Agatha Christie’s mystery, “The Mousetrap,” today. Because many of the cast members will be attending the Desert Theatre League awards show Sunday night, there will not be a matinee performance Sunday afternoon; instead, there will be performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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TOXIC FAITH EXPLORED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

Ways that religion is sometimes harmful will be explored at Lifetree Café tomorrow. The free program, “Toxic Faith: When Religion Hurts,” features a filmed interview with Sam Brower, the private investigator who cracked open the case that led to the arrest of Warren Jeffs, the leader of the polygamous Fundamentalist

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS TEAM BEATS COACHELLA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycat varsity tennis team traveled to Coachella Valley High School Thursday. The Ladycats came away with the Win, 11 to 7. In singles action, the Ladycats were led by Alicia Gilchrist and Tamesha Jefferson, who both won two of their sets, while Shaelita Chestinut won

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MISS TWENTYNINE PALMS PAGEANT COMING BACK FOR 2018

The Miss Twentynine Palms Scholarship pageant is returning for 2018. The event will be produced by the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce and Elks Lodge. To be eligible to compete in the scholarship pageant, girls must be 16 years old, high school juniors or seniors for the first time, and

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS: PART 2 IN TODAY’S UP-CLOSE SHOW

There was so much to talk about when Twentynine Palms Mayor John Cole and City Manager Frank Luckino were on the Z107.7 Up Close show two weeks ago that they are returning today for Part Two. Call in starting at 10 a.m. with your questions about the city’s plans for

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SOME LOCAL CLOSURES FOR COLUMBUS DAY MONDAY

Monday is Columbus Day, and many government offices, banks, and other businesses will be closed. The City of Twentynine Palms and the county courthouse in Joshua Tree will be closed. The Town of Yucca Valley will be open, as will Copper Mountain College and Morongo Unified schools. Burrtec will also

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TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITOR CENTER ART RECEPTION TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Art in Public Places commission will hold an opening reception this evening, Friday, October 6, for its new exhibition “On the Frontier: Original Recyclers.” The art show features work created by desert artists in paintings, photography, mosaics, ceramics, assemblage, and metal sculpture. Light refreshments and live music

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LOCAL AUTHOR CHANGES HISTORY IN NEW BOOK

A stay-at-home dad who’s written award-winning short stories has just published his first novel presenting an alternative United States history. Reporter David Haldane explains…

Choices matter.

That’s what Brent Harris wants you to take away from his new novel, “A Time of Need.” In it, he imagines what would have

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food for Life will serving in Twentynine Palms tomorrow. Palms Baptist Church will be preparing taco salad. The meal will be served from 3 to 5 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene in Twentynine Palms.

TOM PETTY TRIBUTE AT TORTOISE RACK CASINO TONIGHT

Audiences will gather at Tortoise Rock Casino for tonight’s Live at the Rock concert and special celebration of the life of Tom Petty and tribute to the music of the Heartbreakers’ frontman. The 66-year-old rock legend died at UCLA Medical Center after going into cardiac arrest at his Malibu home

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Also tonight, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats will host the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagles at home. Kick-off for both games is at 7 p.m.

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan volleyball team beat the Deesrt Mirage Rams in three sets last night.

The Twentynine Palms High School

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL IN SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION TODAY

The Twentynine Palms City Council will meet in a special, closed session, at 1:00 this afternoon. The council will conference with legal counsel on two cases of anticipated litigation.

OPEN AUDITIONS MONDAY FOR “MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS” AT THEATRE 29

The family musical “Meet Me In St. Louis” is based on the 1944 heartwarming film of the same name. Director Kathryn Ferguson is holding open auditions Monday at Theatre 29. With the list of roles available here’s Rebecca Havely… Auditions are October 9 at 6:30 p.m. on the Theatre 29

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LOW-COST RABIES CLINIC IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

Rabies vaccination is so important because without it, the deadly viral disease kills almost any mammal that gets sick from it. The Palms-N-Paws Animal Shelter in Twentynine Palms will conduct a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, October 7. Vaccinations will cost

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE GETS CONSERVATION AWARD

The Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District regulates stationary sources of air pollution and implements air quality regulations across more than 20,000 square miles. It also recognizes leading efforts to conserve energy and reduce pollution in the region. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this story on a local recipient of the

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DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS OFFICER AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS ELKS LODGE TOMORROW

The Disabled American Veterans will hold an information seminar on Veterans Administration benefits at the Twentynine Palms Elks Lodge. The free event, set for 9 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, October 6, is part of the DAV’s outreach program. Following the seminar, a DAV national service officer will be on-hand to provide

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