THEATRE 29 HOSTS GALA OPENING NIGHT OF “THE MOUSETRAP” THIS FRIDAY

The Theatre 29 organization is sponsoring its own opening night gala for the classic Agatha Christie murder-mystery, “The Mousetrap.” This Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m., hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks will be served and a silent auction will be held prior to the 7 p.m. curtain. Desserts will be

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Monday evening, after a woman said he beat her up. According to a Sheriff’s report, Oscar Natwick, 39, was playing cards with the woman in the 69000 block of Chisholm Trail in Twentynine Palms when they started arguing. The woman told deputies that Natwick

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team beat the Rams of Desert Mirage in three sets. Coach Missy Bond said the Ladycats were led by seniors Hope Culver and Cheryl Jensen, who both had five kills and five ace serves. Junior Lea Speer had five kills. Senior Lindsey Scamman

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION GET PLANS FOR A DOWNTOWN STARBUCKS

Drivers traversing Twentynine Palms may soon be able to stop for a quick cup of joe. Reporter David Haldane explains… Twentynine Palms may soon be getting a Starbucks. In fact, it’s the first public hearing on the agenda of tonight’s meeting of the city’s Planning Commission. Specifically, a Newport Beach

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY ELDER ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Friday morning, accused of punching the woman he was caring for. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 6500 block of Eucalyptus Avenue about 5:45 a.m. The woman said she was sleeping and was woken up by being punched by Raymond

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ tennis and volleyball teams will travel away to Rancho Mirage High School. Tennis is at 3:15; volleyball at 4:30 p.m. The Twentynine Palms High School girls’ tennis and volleyball teams will host Desert Mirage High School from

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3 VEHICLE CRASH SEND 3 TO THE HOSPITAL FRIDAY NIGHT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

We have limited information on a three-vehicle crash that sent three people to the hospital Friday night in Twentynine Palms. Just after 7 p.m., rescue personnel responded to the crash on Adobe Road north of Amboy Road. One person received serious injuries and was taken to Desert Hospital in Palm

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REACH OUT SEEKING VENDORS FOR NOVEMBER CRAFT SALE

Reach Out Morongo Basin is seeking vendors for its 11th annual craft fair and bake sale, set for November 4 and 5, at the 29 Palms Senior Center. Tables are $20 for one day or $30 for both days, with indoor and outdoor spaces available. To reserve a table for

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A WIN FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycat varsity tennis team hosted big bear Friday. Coach Bill Shay said the Ladycats came away with the win, 11-7. With the win, the Ladycats improve to 3 and 1 in conference play for the season.

KIDS PROGRAMS AT AREA LIBRARIES

The Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms libraries offer classes for kids Tuesdays through Thursdays. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more…

If you have a child between the ages of one and five, the Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley libraries have programs aimed specifically at kids their age. The Little Artists program

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MAKING TOUGH DECISIONS DISCUSSED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ

Making difficult decisions will be explored at Lifetree Café Sunday. The free program features a screening of the award-winning short film “The Last Race,” the story of a family forced to decide whether to donate the organs of a loved one. The program starts at 4 p.m. Lifetree Café is

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CAMPFIRE TALK TONIGHT IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Park rangers from Joshua Tree National Park will hold an evening campfire talk about climate change in the park Saturday night, September 30. Join a ranger for a 45-minute presentation to learn about the why the park’s iconic Joshua trees are in retreat, the basic science behind climate change, what

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UNKNOWN MAN FOUND WANDERING IN LIVE FIRE RANGE ON COMBAT CENTER

We have limited information about a man who was found wandering in the live fire area of the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms Wednesday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, military police called deputies to the base about 8:40 a.m. about an unidentified man who is believed to have dementia.

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THEATRE 29 HOSTS ITS OWN OPENING NIGHT OF “THE MOUSETRAP”

The Theatre 29 organization is sponsoring its own opening night gala for the classic Agatha Christie murder-mystery, “The Mousetrap.” With your invitation, here’s Rebecca Havely…

Friday, October 6, the evening begins with a pre-gala presentation from 5:30 to 6 to recognize, honor and memorialize the late Judy Andreshak, longtime volunteer

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REACH-OUT GIVES OUT OVER 70 FLU SHOTS

Reach Out Morongo Basin’s fourth annual flu shot clinic vaccinated more than 70 residents earlier this week—for free. Reach Out Executive Director Robin Schlosser said the two-day event was so successful that another free flu shot clinic will be held in October, with dates to be announced. Stay tuned to

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OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE COMMENTS ABOUT BASIN TRANSPORTATION PLAN SATURDAY

If you’ve noticed traffic in our Morongo Basin seems to get worse every year, you’re not alone. The County has also noticed and has directed a $200,000 grant from the Southern California Association of Governments to develop a citizen-driven Transportation Plan to make our Basin friendlier to bicyclists, pedestrians, and

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CATEGORIES NAMED FOR THE UPCOMING TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will hold its annual weed show the first weekend in November. This year’s theme is “No Business Like Old Business” and celebrates the old businesses of Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff has all the categories for entering your composition in the show…

The 2017

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING UP A HOT MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food For Life will be serving up a hot meal of chicken rice, salad, vegetables, and dessert. This meal will be served at the Church of the Nazarene, in Twentynine Palms from 3 to 5 pm. on Saturday, September 30. Turn on 49 Palms Road, across from Del Taco, and

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycats volleyball team traveled to Desert Hot Springs and came away with a win in three sets. Coach Missy Bond said all the girls saw playtime. Junior varsity volleyball also won in three sets.

The Ladycats were led by junior Lea Speer with eight

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

Theatre 29 announces auditions for the family musical “Meet Me In St. Louis,” 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

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