BOY HIT BY CAR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY NIGHT, SERIOUSLY INJURED

A 15-year-old boy was seriously injured about 9:20 p.m. Saturday night when he was hit by a car . According to County Fire Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle, the boy was walking eastbound on Highway 62 at Utah Trail when he was hit by a car, also traveling eastbound on the

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A BLOOD DRIVE TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Tuesday, July 25, at Little Church of the Desert, 6079 Adobe Road, in Twentynine Palms, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Blood donors are especially needed to help fill a nationwide shortage. All blood types are needed. Donors will receive incentives. Those aged

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CHOIRS NEEDED FOR GOSPEL CHOIR COMPETITION

Gospel choirs are invited to sign up for a singing competition in Twentynine Palms in September. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… A gospel music choir competition is set for September, and organizers are looking for choirs to participate. Each choir will perform, and then a collection will

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERING A VOLLEYBALL CLINIC

The Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation Department and Twentynine Palms High School volleyball coaches will be offering a volleyball clinic to girls and boys entering fourth through seventh grades. The clinic will teach the fundamentals of the game as well as specific skills to help participants play the game with

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TILES AVAILABLE FOR THEATRE 29 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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WARNING ABOUT THE MEDICAL ALERT SCAM

Scam artists continue to rip off residents of our Morongo Basin. Reporter Sara Snyder warns about the “Medical Alert” scam…

A new twist to the telemarketing scam. With promises of a “free” medical alert system, the scam targeted seniors and caretakers and claimed to be offering the system free of

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DOORS TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

Now in its third season, tonight’s Tortoise Rock Casino Live at the Rock free concert pays tribute to The Doors. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on tonight’s electric tribute to psychedelic rock and blues…There’s a reason the music of Jim Morrison and The Doors still matters 45 years after his

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FREE MOVIE IN THE PARK IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TONIGHT

The next free summer movie in Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms tonight is a new Disney favorite. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details…

The City of Twentynine Palms presents the next free summer movie, Disney’s “Moana,” Thursday night, July 20, sponsored by Z107.7 and other Morongo Basin businesses. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION RESCINDS DOWNTOWN PLAN, HEARS A RESIGNATION

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission held a discussion on rescinding and replacing the city’s Downtown Economic Revitalization Specific Plan. This time the public got to participate. Reporter Eric Knabe explains…

Last night the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission had its final discussion on the rescission of the city’s Downtown

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FREE SESSION TO EXPLAIN MEDICARE PLANS AND OPTIONS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS FRIDAY

The many options offered by Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans were a bit confusing even before health insurance was rushed back onto center stage in Washington D.C. Reporter Rebecca Havely has this story on how senior and disabled residents can take the guesswork out of choosing the right plan…

The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS SET FOR JULY 31

Twentynine Palms High School girls volleyball will hold tryouts beginning Monday, July 31 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Richard Casey Memorial Gymnasium on the high school campus. Players must have a current physical to participate. A water bottle is recommended. If you have any questions, contact Coach

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF CHILD CRUELTY

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday, accused of child cruelty. According to limited information from the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to the 73800 block of Sun Valley Drive about 4 p.m. Thursday. For unknown reasons, deputies requested a search warrant for the home. After an investigation, Christopher Franklin,

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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOLS OFFER ONLINE REGISTRATION

New to the Morongo Unified School District and don’t know what to do? Have no fear, the Internet is here. Reporter David Haldane explains…

That’s right, this year for the first time ever, new incoming students can register online. Just go to the district’s web site at www.morongo.k12.ca.us, find the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS

Morongo Basin Sheriff’s deputies served a search warrant at a Twentynine Palms home early Monday morning, and arrested a 37-year-old woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies went to a home in the 7300 block of Araby Avenue at 1:45 a.m. and found methamphetamine packaged for individual sales in the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Saturday, accused of spouse abuse, after his victim went to the hospital with injuries. According to a Sheriff’s report, Christopher Sansoucie, 33, was in an argument with a woman in the 1400 block of Indian Cove Road about 8:30 a.m. Friday. During the argument,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN SEEN STEALING RESTAURANT TIPS ON VIDEO

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Sunday, accused of stealing money from a restaurant’s tip jar. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies responded to the 73600 block of Sun Valley Avenue in response to a 911 text. The text said two men, who were drunk, stole money from a tip

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING ON DOWNTOWN PLAN REDO TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission tonight continues its ongoing discussion on rescinding and replacing the city’s Downtown Economic Revitalization Specific Plan. This time the public gets to participate. Reporter David Haldane explains…

And the beat goes on. In yet another of what seems like an endless number of steps, the

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CORONER NAMES TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN KILLED IN ONTARIO MOTORCYCLE CRASH

The County Coroner has released the name of a Twentynine Palms man killed in an Ontario motorcycle crash. On July 11, at 12:50 a.m., officers with the Ontario Police Department and paramedics with the Ontario Fire Department responded to a collision involving a motorcycle and vehicle at the intersection of

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FEDERAL BILL WOULD EASE THE WAY FOR JOINT TWENTYNINE PALMS-MARINE BASE SEWER SYSTEM

Twentynine Palms and the neighboring Combat Center may be receiving some federal help in building a joint wastewater treatment facility. On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its annual national security authorization bill, HR 2810, which encourages the base to cooperate with the city to provide a community sewage

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PASSER-BY NOTIFIES TWENTYNINE PALMS FIRE ABOUT FIRE NEXT DOOR TO FIRE STATION

The passer-by who reported a fire just before 11 p.m. to the Twentynine Palms Fire Department Saturday night didn’t have far to go; the structure fire in the 6500 block of Adobe Road was right next to the fire station. Firefighters from Wonder Valley, Joshua Tree, and the Combat Center

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