RELAY FOR LIFE THIS WEEKEND

The annual “Relay for Life” event, benefiting the American Cancer Society, is set today. Edica Gonzalez has more on the 12-hour fundraiser… Hundreds of local residents will join the fight against cancer in the Morongo Basin’s Relay for Life event, a 12-hour walkathon to raise money for the American Cancer

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FOOD DRIVE TODAY AT ALL STATER BROTHERS GROCERY STORES

The Rotary Clubs of the Morongo Basin are once again partnering for a Basin-wide food drive. Rotarians will be at all three Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All monetary or non-perishable food donations are welcome. Donations will go

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OPENING RECEPTION SUNDAY AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

An opening reception will be held Sunday, April 2, for a new show at the 29 Palms Art Gallery featuring paintings by Teal Buehler and artworks in clay. Artist guild members will also have works included in the show. The reception is set for 12 to 3 p.m. The show

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LOW-COST VACCINE CLINICS FOR DOGS, CATS

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in April for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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WILDFLOWER WALK AT SKY’S THE LIMIT SUNDAY

A botanist will lead a wildflower walk Sunday mornings in April at Sky’s the Limit in Twentynine Palms. Darrell Shade will identify up to 115 different plants—including wildflowers, and blooming cactus shrubs—that grow on the observatory’s campus, just outside the north entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. The walks will

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CRESCENT MOON AND JUPITER

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold a star party Saturday night, April 1. The event begins at 7:45 p.m. and will end about 11 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Late March is great time to view the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS COUPLE ACCUSED OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT

A Twentynine Palms couple was arrested Wednesday, accused of child endangerment. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy went to the 72200 block of Joshua Drive in Twentynine Palms about 9 a.m. to follow up on a previous call concerning domestic violence. The report states that one of the residents,

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MORONGO BASIN SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES SOLVE TWENTYNINE PALMS BURGLARY

Morongo Basin deputies solved a complicated burglary case in Twentynine Palms and made two arrests. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a man who owned a vacation home in the 6800 block of Eucalyptus Avenue in Twentynine Palms called deputies Monday, March 27, to report that the house had been burglarized

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MORONGO BASIN ROTARY CLUBS FOOD DRIVE TOMORROW

The Rotary Clubs of the Morongo Basin are once again partnering for a Basin-wide food drive. Rotarians will be at all three Stater Brothers in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All monetary or non-perishable food donations are welcome. Donations will go

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CONGRESSMAN COOK’S VETERAN’S EMPLOYMENT BILL EXPECTED TO BECOME LAW

Unemployed veterans, listen up: A new bill, about to become law, may help you earn a paycheck. Reporter David Haldane tells us what’s up… If you’re a U.S. military veteran having a hard time finding a job, you may be about to get some help; a new bill by Congressman

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THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES CAST FOR “INTO THE WOODS”

Theatre 29 will present the hit Broadway musical “Into the Woods.” The production has been cast by artistic director Charles Harvey and musical director Kathryn Ferguson. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the cast list…

The Stephen Sondheim fairy tale musical “Into the Woods” has been cast. The childless baker and his

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KISS TRIBUTE BAND AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO TONIGHT

A Kiss tribute band takes the stage for the free “Live at the Rock” concert series tonight at the Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says be there and get ready to rock and roll all night…

Tonight at Tortoise Rock, Z107.7 FM presents Kissed Alive, the

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS, SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Twentynine Palms High School track and field fell to Coachella Valley High School in a highly contested and wind-dominated meet. Coach Ronda Lockett-Morton said the boys were defeated 71-43 before the meet was finally called off with the triple jump remaining. KJ Morton, Spencer Walton, Adam Mapuatuli and Roy Rathbun

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LOW-COST RABIES VACCINATION CLINIC IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

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, April 1. The cost is $8 per vaccination, cash only. Licensing for the city and county will also be available. All dogs must be on a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL DEALS WITH SAFETY AND STREET SWEEPING

Last night’s Twentynine Palms City Council meeting dealt, among other things, with keeping the streets safe and keeping them clean. Reporter David Haldane was there and files this story… If you plan on driving through Twentynine Palms anytime soon, pay attention to the rules. That’s the biggest takeaway from a

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PEDESTRIAN KILLED WHILE CROSSING THE HIGHWAY IDENTIFIED

The San Bernardino County Coroner’s office has identified the pedestrian killed Friday in Twentynine Palms as 62-year-old Michael Hryzan of Twentynine Palms. Hryzan was crossing Highway 62 at Mesquite Avenue about 8 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle. Michael Hryzan was taken to Hi-Desert Medical Center where he

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL: STREET SWEEPER, CONSULTANT, PUBLIC SAFETY

Clean streets is among the things on tonight’s Twentynine Palms City Council agenda. Reporter David Haldane explains… Here’s a basic rule of governance: Have Street Sweeper, will sweep streets. For that, though, you need someone to drive that big piece of machinery. So the City of Twentynine Palms has a

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COMBAT CENTER HOSPITAL WILL STILL BE SEEING RETIREES UNDER NEW HEALTH PLAN

There’s no need to panic; the base hospital on board the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms will not stop seeing military retirees. Last week, the Naval Hospital held a meeting to discuss upcoming changes concerning medical care and new health care plans for military retirees. The base hospital has been

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ADDS LED FLASHERS TO LIBRARY CROSSWALK

The City of Twentynine Palms recently installed LED flashing lights on the pedestrian crosswalk crossing Adobe Road between City Hall and the Library. LED-enhanced warning signs were also installed at the crosswalk. Remember, pedestrians have the right of way in a crosswalk.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY DISTRICT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District Board of Directors will hold its regular meeting tonight (Tuesday, March 28). Directors will review and approve its mid-year budget, discuss options for landscaping and memorials, as well as the possible formation of an official Friends of the Cemetery group. The meeting is set for

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