DADDY-DAUGHTER DANCE PLANNED BY TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION

Twentynine Palms Recreation is hosting a special event later this month. Reporter Eric Knabe says get registered for a daddy-daughter dance set for May 12… Twentynine Palms Recreation Department is now accepting registration for the second annual Daddy Daughter Dance. The dance is set for May 12, at the Twentynine

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LOCAL ARTIST RELEASING COLORFUL MEMOIR

Chuck Caplinger, one of the Morongo Basin’s best-known artists, likes to say that his favorite painting is the one he’s working on now. That immediacy has seen him through a long and winding path from Texas to Hollywood to Twentynine Palms. Now he’s recounted it all in a colorful memoir.

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FREE IMPROV WORKSHOPS AT THEATRE 29 THIS WEEK

This week at Theatre 29 improvisation workshops will help you prepare for the auditions for the new resident repertory improv troupe. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… Theatre 29 will hold two days of workshops this week; Tuesday and Thursday, May 2 and 4, both at 6 p.m. The workshops

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COLLEGE TO OFFER ADULT EDUCATION IN FORMER MONUMENT HIGH SCHOOL

The former Monument High School in Twentynine Palms joined the Basin’s other continuation, or alternative, Sky High School in 2013 and the two merged and became Black Rock High School. Since then, Monument High’s former home has sat empty. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says that’s about to change… Through a joint

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SPRING PLAY TONIGHT AND NEXT WEEKEND

Twentynine Palms High School’s spring play, continues tonight and next weekend. Edica Gonzalez has all the details… “Once Upon a Wolf” at Twentynine Palms High School features the Big Bad Wolf who decides he doesn’t want to be the bad guy anymore. The one-act play examines what happens when a

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BODY IMAGE DISCUSSED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

How to improve your body image will be explored at Lifetree Café on Sunday, April 30, at 4 p.m. The free program, titled “Hey, Good Lookin’: A Healthy Approach to Body Image,” features a filmed interview with artist Adam Schultz, who sculpts plus-size female figures in bronze and stone. The

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HIT MUSICAL “INTO THE WOODS” AT THEATRE 29

The Broadway musical, “Into the Woods,” opened this weekend at Theatre 29. “Into the Woods” intermingles the lives of many of your favorite fairytale characters in unexpected ways. A baker and his wife, cursed by a witch, journey into the woods to reverse the curse. In the woods they meet

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STAR PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT SATURDAY

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, April 29. The event begins at 8:15 p.m. and will end about midnight, but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. The thin crescent moon will be above the constellation

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TWENTYNINE PALMS DOG PARK OPENING TOMORROW

Dog lovers, listen up! The City of Twentynine Palms and Palms ‘n Paws Animal Shelter invite you to attend the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new dog park at Knott’s Sky Park tomorrow Saturday, April 29. Bring the whole family, two- and four-legged and come celebrate with food,

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CALTRANS WARNS OF TRAFFIC DELAYS, UPCOMING FREEWAY WORK

CalTrans is advising motorists to expect heavy traffic delays this weekend due to the StageCoach music festival in Indio. Traffic delays are expected on Interstate 10 from Beaumont to Indio Friday, April 28, through Monday, May 1. In addition, CalTrans has scheduled some road work next week on the on-ramp

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NATIONAL DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY IS TOMORROW

This Saturday is National Drug Take-Back Day. Reporter Mike Lipsitz urges you to dispose of those old prescriptions with the Sheriff’s Department… The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially

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NEW IMPROV TROUPE FORMING AT THEATRE 29, WORKSHOPS NEXT WEEK

Even as “Into the Woods” opens tonight for a four-week, 12-performance run, Theatre 29 is preparing for the start of their resident repertory improvisational troupe. Prior to the audition and subsequent formation of the troupe, Theatre 29 will hold two days of workshops, at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, and

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BLUE JEAN BALL AT THE 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

Put on your favorite pair of jeans and get ready to dance. Kirby Davis has your invitation to the 29 Palms Art Gallery’s Blue Jean Ball…

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will celebrate its 65th anniversary with its biggest fundraiser of the year, the Blue Jean Ball. The event on

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ varsity tennis team traveled to Desert Hot Spring to face the Eagles on Wednesday. The Wildcats came back with a loss 6 to 12. The Wildcats were led by Brett Hope, who swept all three of his sets while Nathan Thomas won two of

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COUNTY FIRE TRAINING WITH REAL HOUSE FIRES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Ever wondered how to best train future firefighters? The answer is easy: set them loose putting out real fires under controlled conditions. In a rare confluence of circumstances, the City of Twentynine Palms and San Bernardino County Fire Department are doing just that. Reporter David Haldane explains…

“Engine one, engine

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LIFETREE CAFÉ TO DISCUSS POLICE USE OF FORCE

A community discussion group has rescheduled a topic, previously thought as too controversial, for this Sunday. Reporter Kirby Davis says the Lifetree Café will talk about the subject of perceived police brutality… A special episode of Lifetree Cafe discussing violent encounters between citizens and law enforcement officers will be explored

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL COMEDY “ONCE UPON A WOLF” OPENS TOMORROW

Twentynine Palms High School will present its spring play, opening this Friday night. Edica Gonzalez has all the details… “Once Upon a Wolf” opens Friday, April 28, at Twentynine Palms High School. The comedy features the Big Bad Wolf who decides he doesn’t want to be the bad guy anymore.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS TRACK TEAM RESULTS

Twentynine Palms High School track and field hosted Desert Hot Springs yesterday in a DeAnza League dual. The girls were narrowly edged 54-55, and the boys won 62-54.

Multiple victorious performances were turned in by: Adam and Selemara Mapuatuli who each earned 10 points in the shot put and discus.

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INTENTIONAL FLOODING OF HOMES IN YUCCA VALLEY AND 29 PALMS

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating two similar cases of vandalism in Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley. On Saturday, deputies were called to the 6500 block of Desert Queen Avenue in Twentynine Palms about 7:30 p.m. when neighbors noticed water in the front yard of an apartment building. Neighbors and the

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LOTS OF TALK, NOT MUCH ACTION AT 29 PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETING

The Twentynine Palms City Council met last night with lots on its plate, but not on its spoon. Reporter David Haldane was there and explains… There was lots of discussion, but not much action. That was the tone of the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting last night, where only one

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