MORONGO BASIN VETERAN DISABILITY CLINIC IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Morongo Basin veterans are invited to a disability clinic Saturday, June 10. Come meet and chat with other vets about local resources. The clinics are held every second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. For an appointment,

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EVENING RANGER TALKS IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TOMORROW

Park rangers from Joshua Tree National Park will hold an evening campfire talk in the park Saturday night. The desert tortoise faces many challenges to survive in a harsh environment. Join a ranger for a 45-minute presentation on how this desert resident copes and what we can do to protect

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ROD STEWART TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

Tonight at Tortoise Rock Casino’s Live at the Rock concert is a tribute band to Rod Stewart. What About Maggie faithfully recreates Stewart’s music from his early days through the ‘80s dance era, such as “Stay with Me,” “Hot Legs,” “Tonight’s the Night,” and “Passion.” The concert starts at 8

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LOCAL PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS HOLD GRADUATION CEREMONIES TONIGHT

Both Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms High Schools will hold graduation ceremonies tonight. In Twentynine Palms the diplomas will be handed out at 7:30 at Tom Nicoll stadium. All attendees must have a ticket. For information call Twentynine Palms High School at 760-367-9591. For Yucca Valley High School, graduation ceremonies

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THEATRE 29 IMPROVISATIONAL TROUPE DEBUTS SATURDAY

Theatre 29 will debut its new Improvisational troupe, “The Baker’s Dozen” this Saturday night. The improv workshops and auditions at Theatre 29 were immensely successful and Director Chris Fleischman cast 13 talented comedian/actors. Fleischman will be joined by Graham Cooley, Cindy Daigneault, Cam D’Angeles, Amy Fangmeyer, Katie Fleischman, Kory Fleischman,

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SUMMER YOUTH THEATER ENROLLMENT DEADLINE IS MONDAY

If you haven’t signed your child up yet for Theatre 29’s summer youth theater program, there’s still time. The first 30 applicants approved in each age group will be accepted. The program will run Monday through Friday from June 26 through July 30 culminating with two performances of “Disney’s Little

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TWENTYNINE PALMS FOOD PANTRY STARTS SUMMER HOURS MONDAY

The Twentynine Palm Food Pantry provides meals for those in our community in need of assistance. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the Food Pantry will shift to their Summer Hours starting Monday… The Twentynine Palms Community Food Pantry will start its summer hours beginning June 12. The food pantry will

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SECOND SUSPICIOUS FIRE IN TWO WEEKS AT TWENTYNINE PALMS PROPERTY

A Twentynine Palms property that had an arson fire two weeks ago had another suspicious fire early this morning. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, firefighters from Twentynine Palms, assisted by Wonder Valley and the Combat Center, were called to the 6400 block of Yucca Avenue at 2:25

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AFTER ASSAULT, BURGLARY WARRANTS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Monday, accused of threatening to hit another man with a large rock. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 75100 block of Mayfair Drive in Twentynine Palms about 5 p.m. to break up a fight involving three men. Deputies learned that

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LEARN ABOUT THE MILITARY HISTORY OF THE SALTON SEA AT TWENTYNINE PALMS LECTURE

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society offers the final lecture in a series this Friday. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… The Second Friday Old Schoolhouse lecture series offers “The Military History of the Salton Sea” this Friday, June 9. Historian Sid Burks shares the fascinating but little known history of

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION STUDYING FAILED DOWNTOWN PLAN

No specific actions are likely to come out of tonight’s Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meeting. There could, however, be plenty of discussion. Reporter David Haldane explains… What if they held a planning commission meeting with nothing on the agenda? That’s pretty much the situation in Twentynine Palms where commissioners will

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERS BASKETBALL AND VOLLEYBALL CAMPS

Basketball and volleyball camps will be offered in Twentynine Palms this summer. Girls and boys ages 8 through 14 can sharpen their basketball skills with a weeklong basketball camp offered in the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat Gym the week of June 12-16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The

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MORE THAN 30 ANIMALS SEIZED IN ANIMAL NEGLECT CASE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twentynine Palms Animal Control officers and Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a case of suspected animal cruelty. According to a Sheriff’s reports, deputies were called to the 75100 block of Mayfair Drive in Twentynine Palms about 11 p.m. to perform a welfare check on a child living at the home. While

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MARINE BASE ECOLOGIST DECODES DESERT TORTOISE GENOME

The Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms does more than just prepare for war. Sometimes it helps save a species. Reporter David Haldane has the details… What is a desert tortoise really made of? That’s the question absorbing a group of scientists for the last several years. Now

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THEATRE 29 SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM TAKING ENROLLMENTS

Enrollment is still open for the Theatre 29 2017 summer youth theater program. Generous grants from the City of Twentynine Palms Public Arts Advisory Commission and U.S. Bank will keep the cost of the five-week program down to $60 per student. Scholarships are available to eligible students who request it.

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CANDIDATE FILING FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT EXTENDED

It’s not too late to file for anyone thinking to run for the Twentynine Palms Water Board. That’s because the Friday deadline has been extended. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us why… Candidate filing for a seat on the Twentynine Palms Water District board has been extended to 5 p.m. this

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BOARD MEMBERS SOUGHT FOR COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County is looking for new members to serve on its board of directors. The Community Action Partnership is a non-profit organization that serves over 800,000 low-income residents through programs such as Energy, Education, and Environmental Services, Family Development Program, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance,

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ASTRONOMY CLASS

Our Morongo Basin is blessed with some of the darkest night skies, and best views of space found anywhere on the continent. For anyone who wants to know more about the objects we see up there, Sky’s The Limit observatory offers a hands-on learning opportunity. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says this

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ORIGINAL COMEDY SHOW TOUR KICKS OFF AT THEATRE 29 SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Broadway and television performer Alan Palmer returns to Theatre 29 with an all-new show. You may remember Palmer from his previous one-man show performances at Theatre 29: “The Fabulous Divas of Broadway” in 2014 or “The Fabulous Divas of Hollywood” in 2015. Now he’s returning to Twentynine Palms this weekend

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MORE THAN 30 ANIMALS SEIZED IN ANIMAL NEGLECT CASE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twentynine Palms Animal Control officers and Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a case of suspected animal cruelty. According to a Sheriff’s reports, deputies were called to the 75100 block of Mayfair Drive in Twentynine Palms about 11 p.m. to perform a welfare check on a child living at the home. While

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