TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION VACATION HOME RENTAL WORKSHOP MEETING TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will concentrate once again on vacation home rentals. Reporter Dan Stork has the full agenda… At its September 2 meeting, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission picks up its consideration of a vacation home rental chapter for the City’s Development Code. This will be done in

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ADULT CRAFTS THIS SATURDAY AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

Adult Craft Classes will be offered at the Twentynine Palms Library. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the monthly class is this Saturday… The Twentynine Palms Library will hold its monthly adult craft class on Saturday, September 6, starting at 1:00 p.m. In this class, participants will have the opportunity to design

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PIONEER DAYS JUDGES AND SHERIFF CONTESTANTS WANTED

The Twentynine palms Chamber of Commerce is looking for partners to take on the roll of this year’s Pioneer Days Judge and Sheriff. Do you think your business, club, or organization has what it takes to be branded the ones in charge of this year’s festivities? The only way to

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AS YOU REQUESTED: A CLOSE LOOK AT LOCAL TRASH SERVICES

During the Z107.7 “Up Close” show recently, listeners had a lot of questions about how trash pick-up is done in our local municipalities, as well as county areas. In response to our listeners’ requests, reporter Dan Stork did the homework to answer those questions…

Each year in June, residents of

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EIS FOR SOME BASE EXPANSION LAND RELEASED

Some chunks of state-owned land included in the expansion of the Twentynine Palms Marine Base are going through environmental processing. Reporter Dan Stork tells about the report on “school lands”…

An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been issued for 2,563 acres of state-owned “school lands” that are part of the

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LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS FACE MORE COMPETITION, LESS PLAYOFF BERTHS

As our local high school football season gets underway, the De Anza League is expanding with a new team, but fewer play-off berths. Rancho Mirage is joining Twentynine Palms, Yucca Valley, Big Bear, Shadow Hills, Desert Hot Springs and Desert Mirage in a scramble for just two automatic play-off berths

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tonight, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat football team will travel away to Temple City. The Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team will travel to Granite Hills; kickoff is at 7 p.m.

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley cross-country team will

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SUSPECT SOUGHT AFTER ATTEMPTED RAPE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man suspected of holding a knife to a woman’s throat while attempting to rape her in Twentynine Palms. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a woman was standing in the front yard of a friend’s home in the 7000

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ARRESTED AT GUNPOINT FOR SUSPECTED SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested at gunpoint yesterday, accused of felony spouse abuse. According to Sheriff officials, a woman called 911 at 10:19 a.m. to report that she was fleeing from her boyfriend, Desjohn Mobley, 22, and had lost control of her car and crashed in the 2900 block

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FIREFIGHTERS MAKE SHORT WORK OF SMALL HOUSE FIRE THIS MORNING

Twentynine Palms fire fighters were called to a house fire about 12:30 this morning. According to Fire Chief Jim Thompson, the sole occupant of the home in the 4300 block of Mesquite Springs Road was awakened by a smoke detector, smelled smoke and called 911. Fire fighters, aided by the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL PART 2: LIGHTING, COLLABORATION AND PUBLIC ART

The Twentynine Palms City Council meeting covered a wide range of topics. Reporter Dan Stork broke his report on the meeting into two parts. Today: Park lighting contracts, civic event collaborations, art on traffic signal boxes, and a warning about an oil pipeline… City staff described how approximately $50,000 was

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BOURIKAS RESIGNS FROM TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD

Twentynine Palms Water District Board member Bo Bourikas announced he was resigning at the end of last night’s Board meeting. Bourikas said he was resigning due to personal reasons and that last night’s meeting would be his last. The meeting focused on new water conservation restrictions. Due to the statewide

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LOCAL HOMELESS SERVICES NEED HELP

Local homeless services are experiencing a shortage in food and supplies. Reporter Cara Conway tells how you can help… Sword of the Lord Ministries, a non-denominational church near Twentynine Palms, is in need of your help. Kevin Fish, founder and military veteran, is on the mission to provide shelter, food,

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CALL FOR ART FOR JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPOSITION

Monday, Sept. 15, is the deadline to submit entries for the second annual juried Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition set for December in Twentynine Palms. Artists can go online to www.jtnparts.org and read the guidelines on the Call for Art page, then submit their entries online or download and

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PIONEER DAYS ARTWORK SOUGHT

Only a few days remain for planning stages for this year’s Twentynine Palms “Pioneer Days event.” It’s the final call for this year’s Pioneer Days Grand Marshal nominees and button artwork. The public is asked to nominate a community leader and submit artwork. The design should include the phrase “Pioneers

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VETERAN ACTOR, DIRECTOR, BRINGS MADCAP “39 STEPS” TO THEATRE 29

A veteran director and actor has brought the madcap “The 39 Steps” to Theatre 29. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the hilarious, high-energy comedy is running weekends through September 13… Theatre 29’s latest production, “The 39 Steps,” a manic mad-cap murderously funny spy caper, is directed by veteran Theatre 29

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THE NEW MOON, STARS, PLANETS, AT SKY’S THE LIMIT SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, August 30. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:00 p.m. and end about 1 a.m. Bring binoculars, telescopes, water, snacks, chairs, and dress for unpredictable weather. For more information, call 760-367-7222. Sky’s The Limit Observatory and

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CORWIN MURDER SUSPECT ARRAIGNED, HIS LAWYER SPEAKS OUT

Christopher Lee, who is accused of murdering 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms and dumping her body down a 140-foot mine shaft in June, was in Joshua Tree Superior Court Tuesday afternoon. His lawyer pleaded “Not Guilty” to her murder, and denied the special allegations of “lying in wait.” The

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY AUCTION RAISES $7,000

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society Red Hot Auction on Saturday, August 23, raised $7,000. All of the money raised will be used to pay for the Hastie Bus restoration loan. Between the silent and live auctions, there were more than 150 items up for bid, with local art work and

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS, PART 1: AN OVERNIGHT HOUSE AND A FEDERAL UPDATE

The Twentynine Palms City Council meeting covered a wide range of topics. Reporter Dan Stork broke his report on the meeting into two parts. Today: Presentations on a house raising, the workings of Congress, a briefing on the Corwin investigation, and consent agenda exceptions…

Fuller Center for Housing Jeff Moritz,

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