MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVATIONS IN JOSHUA TREE AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Joshua Tree Memorial Park will observe Memorial Day with an official military ceremony Monday, May 25. The event begins at 11 a.m. and will be followed by a free community barbecue with kids’ games, a bounce house, and vendors. Bring blankets or lawn chairs to sit on the grass

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, May 23. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 9 p.m. and end about 1:30 a.m. After observing the moon and Jupiter, attention will turn to Saturn and its moons and rings. Bring water, snacks, chairs, and

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FIVE CHURCH CONGREGATIONS MEET TOGETHER SUNDAY

Five congregations will meet Sunday for Pentecostal services at Knott’s Sky Park in Twentynine Palms. The service will start at 9:30 a.m., and will be followed by a potluck, so bring a dish to share and your own dishes and utensils. Participating in the services are congregations from St. Martin’s

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MEMORIAL SERVICES SET FOR DUI VICTIMS LONNIE AND PAT TINER

A Memorial service for the victims of a Sunday night DUI hit-and-run in Joshua Tree has been set. The family of Lonnie and Pat Tiner said the service will be Saturday, May 30, at 10:00 a.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Church in Twentynine Palms. Granddaughter Keliana Tiner thanked the community

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER A MORONGO VALLEY BURGLARY

Two people were arrested Tuesday morning, accused of stealing firearms and electronics from a home in Morongo Valley. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to a home May 1 in the 52600 block of Altadena Drive in Morongo Valley to investigate a burglary. The homeowners said tool and

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MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE SET FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms cemetery will host a Memorial Day service on Monday, May 25. The service will start promptly at 9 a.m. Major General Lewis Craparotta will be the guest speaker. The Marine Color Guard and Firing Detail will also be present. The public is invited to attend. The cemetery

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SUMMER YOUTH THEATER APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

Applications are now available for the 2015 Theatre 29 summer youth theater program. The program will run Monday through Friday, from July 6 through July 30, with four performances of “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” July 31 and August 1. The program will break into two age groups, “Juniors” (7-12 years

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LUCKIE PARK POOL OPEN FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department has announced the only public swimming pool in Twentynine Palms will be open for business this weekend. The hours are from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The pool will then be open weekends only until June 11. After June 11

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MR. HOT SPOT COMPETITION BENEFITS TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK

Some light-hearted fun will raise some funds for the Twentynine Palms High School Yearbook. Reporter Cassie Zimarik invites you to “Mr. Hot Spot”…

If you’re looking to have a night of good food and entertainment, then you should consider the Twentynine Palms High School Hot Spot competition, sponsored by the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN VICTIM OF RENTAL SCAM

A Twentynine Palms renter is a victim twice over of a rental scam. According to a Sheriff’s report, the man rented a home in the 74000 block of Pinon Drive in Twentynine Palms. On Saturday, May 16, he returned home to find that the locks had been changed and all

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ARRESTED WITH MULTIPLE DRUGS

A Twentynine Palms High School student was arrested Friday for having multiple narcotics on the school campus. According to a Sheriff’s report, Principal Justin Monical contacted the Sheriff’s Department after learning that a student had narcotics at the school. Monical searched the student’s vehicle with the boy’s consent and found

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING TONIGHT CANCELLED

The regular Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 19, at 6 p.m. will not be held. The next meeting of the Planning Commission will be held on Tuesday, June 2.

REACH-OUT HOSTS “ASK THE PHARMACIST” TOMORROW

A special event tomorrow could literally save your life. Reporter Cassie Zimarik invites you to join Reach Out Morongo Basin in Twentynine Palms to “Ask the Pharmacist”…

Reach Out Morongo Basin will be hosting a free “Ask The Pharmacist” event at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center on Wednesday, May 20,

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BASKETBALL CAMP OFFERED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The City of Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Department is taking registrations for Coach Schneider’s basketball camp. Children ages 8 to 14 are eligible to register. The camp will take place at the Twentynine Palms High School Gymnasium June 15 through June 19 from 9:30 am to 2:00 p.m. The

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STATE CONCEDES PROJECT PHOENIX BOND PROCEEDS TO CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

More than four years ago, the City of Twentynine Palms devised a plan to keep the state of California from taking away redevelopment money when all local redevelopment agencies in the state were dissolved in mid-2011. The city stuck to its strategy through a succession of legal battles. Reporter Dan

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARY CLUB COLLECTING E-WASTE

Do you have an old TV or computer and are wondering how to dispose of those items? The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club is accepting electronic waste on an ongoing basis at Cardinal Van and storage in Twentynine Palms, located at 73873 Calle Todd Road Monday through Friday between 9 a.m.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MOVER ARRESTED

An employee of a moving company was arrested Thursday, accused of stealing from the customer he was packing for a move. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a residence on Copper Drive on board the Combat Center in Twentynine Palms about 10:30 Thursday morning. A supervisor at

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL DINNER TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS

The Associated Student Body at Twentynine Palms High School is hosting a fund-raising dinner to benefit Special Olympics. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation… The Twentynine Palms ASB President, Jarod Burks, is holding a benefit dinner for the Special Olympics Southern California on Saturday, May 23, starting at 7:00 p.m.

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STAR PARTY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, May 16. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:45 p.m. and end about 1:30 a.m. Saturn is as bright as it will ever be year and five or six of its moons will be visible. Bring

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of May is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, May

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