HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats tennis team played their first game of the CIF playoffs on Tuesday. The Wildcats hosted the San Bernardino Cardinals for the wildcard round. The Wildcats were defeated 11-7 by the Cardinals. The Wildcats were led by John Lanza, sweeping all three sets.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MET LAST NIGHT

The Twentynine Palms City Council pondered the west Mojave route plan, heard another installment in the budgeting process, considered a potential breach in checks and balances, and tweaked a parking ordinance at its meeting last night. Reporter Dan Stork has details…

A BLM representative explained that the west Mojave route

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YUCCA VALLEY WORKSHOP ON SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOLS, PARADISE PARK

A joint meeting of two Yucca Valley town commissions last night focused on planning for two specific projects. Managing editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report…..

At a joint workshop between the Yucca Valley Planning Commission and the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Commission, town staff reviewed the Active

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COLLEGE BOARD IN REGULAR, SPECIAL, AND JOINT SESSIONS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board has set a full day of meetings for tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz gets out the score card…

An ambitious day lies ahead for the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees, with three back-to-back meetings planned for tomorrow (Thursday). First meeting is a 2 p.m. closed

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TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL PLAY OPENS

The Twentynine Palms Junior High School drama club presents its spring play. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details…

Cindy Ross directs a play by Jen McVetty, “Little Red and Her Riding Hoods,” a motorcycle gang made up of angry stage hands at a local theater. The gang decides they’ve

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ CONCERT SATURDAY

It’s an evening of jazz at the Yucca Valley High School Saturday, May 16. The high school band will play different types of jazz music in the multi-purpose room. The event includes a dinner of pulled pork or chicken sandwiches. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; dinner and the concert start

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1965 PLANS REUNION

The Twentynine Palms High School Class of 1965 is looking for alumni and people interested in their 50 year reunion. The event is set for the weekend of June 12 and 13 at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneertown. If you want to go or know of someone, or for more

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13TH YUCCA VALLEY SUNSET ROTARY DESERT SOIREE SATURDAY NIGHT

The sweetest event in the desert, the 13th Annual Dessert Soiree, will be a night of fabulous food, wine, and auctions. The highlight of the evening, the popular $1,000 Deal or No Deal game, will be expanded to include an auction of four of the 10 cases. The Sunset Rotary

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, airport agreements, and airport aircraft tie-down rental agreements. Under new business, the directors will discuss the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems, and notice

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ANIMAL ADOPTION DAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

Find your next forever friend at a special animal adoption event in Twentynine Palms Saturday. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to the second annual adoption day…

The Palms-N-Paws Animal Shelter is giving you a chance to save a life by adopting a pet. The shelter will host its second annual

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SIGN UP FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH CLUB SUMMER PROGRAM

Twentynine Palms Youth Club’s summer program sign ups are here. Remember last summer’s field trips, swimming, arts, movies, games, sports, etc.? Well, they have added even more to summer schedule this year. The program runs from June 15 thru August. Daily hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday

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LEARN THE ART OF FLINT KNAPPING AT A LECTURE TONIGHT

A fascinating lecture on an ancient Native American craft will be given at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tonight. Reporter Cassie Zimarik invites you to learn about flint knapping…

As part of the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture Series, Tony Soares, a flint knapper, potter, and

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Today, members of the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat girls’ swim team are competing in their first round of CIF. Traveling to Riverside today are De Anza League MVP senior Hanna Beard who will race in the 100-yard backstroke, senior Nokomis Cabrera in the 100-yard breaststroke, freshman Lindsey Scamman in

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ONE HURT, ONE ARRESTED FOR DUI IN TWENTYNINE PALMS CRASH

A suspected drunk driver was arrested Sunday morning after he crashed into another vehicle in Twentynine Palms. According to a Sheriff’s report, Marine Lance Corporal Kevin Jefferson, 22, of First Tanks Battalion on board the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, was driving his 2013 Chevy Cruze northbound on Adobe Road

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BATTLING TWENTYNINE PALMS COUPLE ARRESTED

A Twentynine Palms couple was arrested early Sunday morning, accused of fighting and threatening each other following an argument. According to a Sheriff’s report, Taylor Geiger, 20, and Dillon Geiger, 21, were arguing about 2:30 a.m. at their home in the 6500 block of Gatehill Drive on board the Combat

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT, WE CHECK THE AGENDA

At its next regular meeting, the Twentynine Palms City Council continues its review of next year’s budget, and considers two changes in the development code. Reporter Dan Stork has details…

The Twentynine Palms City Council will start its May 12 meeting with a resolution in support of the Hi-Desert Memorial

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HI-DESERT WATER ASSESSMENT BALLOTS TO BE COUNTED TOMORROW

All ballots for the proposed formation of the Hi-Desert Water District’s assessment district must be turned in before tomorrow morning’s 9 a.m. public hearing by the water district. The water district board of directors will begin the meeting with a vote to approve the purchase of 10 pieces of equipment.

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YUCCA VALLEY SEEKS INPUT ON PEDESTRIAN AND BIKE ROUTES AND TRAILS

If you have an idea about new pedestrian and bike routes and trails in Yucca Valley, then mark your calendars to attend a special workshop tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the town of Yucca Valley is seeking public input…

The Yucca Valley Planning Commission and the town’s Parks, Recreation,

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TO REOPEN OASIS VISITOR’S CENTER

Joshua Tree National Park will hold its official re-opening of its Oasis Visitor Center in Twentynine Palms 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16. The festivities will include Native American bird singers and remarks by the park’s superintendent, David Smith. Light refreshments will be served. The visitor center and bookstore moved to

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“BILOXI BLUES” OPENING NIGHT GALA THIS FRIDAY

The St. Joseph’s Players of Yucca Valley opens “Biloxi Blues,” by Neil Simon, this Friday with a gala fundraiser benefiting two charities: the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and the Gladys Carol Scholarship Program, Inc for local youth. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how to get tickets… Arrive at

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