78TH ANNUAL PIONEER DAYS SUCCESSFUL FOR COMMUNITY AND CHAMBER

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce held an after-event meeting this week to discuss what went right and what went wrong with the recent 78th annual Pioneer Days event. Pioneer Days is a longtime October tradition event celebrating the rich mining, ranching, and military history of the Twentynine Palms areas.

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DISTRICT ATTORNEY WILL NOT CHARGE PALM SPRINGS POLICEMAN IN KILLING OF TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE

Nearly two years to the day after an unarmed Marine was shot by two police officers in a Palm Springs parking garage, Riverside County prosecutors said Thursday that they will not file charges against the police officers. Corporal Allan DeVillena II was killed by Officers Chad Nordman and Mike Heron

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SECOND WEEK OF OPEN STUDIO ART TOURS

This is the second weekend for the Open Studios Art Tour. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says artists on the west end of the Morongo Basin will be featured… This is the final weekend of the Hwy 62 Open Studio Art Tours. For 13 years, some of the Hi-Desert’s best artists

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY TO ENFORCE NEW RULES

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board of Trustees barely had a quorum at their meeting last night, with only three trustees in attendance, due to the resignation of Les Snodgrass last week and the absence of another member. Despite the plea for a new board member, everyone’s focus of the night

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

First Tanks Battalion will serve a free meal tomorrow from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms. Volunteers are still needed for cooking, setting up, serving, and cleaning up. If you are interested in working at this meal, please contact Teresa

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CHRISTOPHER LEE IN COURT YESTERDAY

The former Twentynine Palms Marine who is suspected of killing Erin Corwin and dumping her body down a mine shaft east of Twentynine Palms, made a brief appearance in Joshua Tree court yesterday morning. During the early disposition hearing, Christopher Lee’s lawyer advised the court he was still receiving discovery

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2015 SEASON TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE AT THEATRE 29

2015 season tickets are now available at Theatre 29. Season tickets offer a significant savings over the year. They are also a gift that keeps on giving as they are good for seven productions over the entire year. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to order… Season tickets are

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FIRE EXPLORER PROGRAM OFFERED AT TWENTYNINE PALMS FIRE DEPARTMENT

Young people looking for camaraderie and an opportunity to serve their communities may want to consider being a Fire Explorer. ROP Broadcasting student Kyle Jarrard has more on the Twentynine Palms program… Have you ever wondered about the fire explorer program at the Twentynine Palms Fire Department? According to explorer

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TRUNK OR TREAT AT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will be holding a trunk and treat night in their parking lot on Friday, October 31 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This will be a fun, safe time when members will hand out candy to local children. A table will be set up

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SKATEBOARD PARK OPEN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twentynine Palms area skateboarders can use the skateboard park at Luckie Park. ROP Broadcast Student Cole Subriar has more on the city-operated facility… Do you like to skateboard? If so, Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation has a skate park located in Luckie Park next to the youth club in Twentynine

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FREE ACTING CLASSES OFERRED AT THEATRE 29

Free acting classes are being offered at Theatre 29 for the month of November. The free classes, for beginners through experienced are being given to give attendees a chance to see how the classes work and what they offer. Ages 16 and up are welcome, classes are limited in size

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board, who saw major vandalism over the weekend and pushback on new rules recently, will meet in regular session tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik checks the agenda… The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board of Trustees will meet tomorrow on Thursday, October 30, at 5:30 p.m. In the meeting,

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TODDLER BOOT CAMP TOMORRROW AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

The Twentynine Palms Library’s toddler boot camp meets Thursday mornings at 10:00 a.m., and is open to children 1-3 years of age. This program is designed for the more active toddler and will be focused on the development of gross motor skills, listening skills, following directions, stretching and being active.

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HALLOWEEN FUN FEST FRIDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Department, and Z107.7 Radio are co-sponsoring the Halloween Fun Fest Friday, October 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. It will be an evening of games, free trick-or-treat bags, candy, and a not-so-scary haunted house. The free event is for children ages 10 and under,

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PARENT VISITATION AT TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL THIS WEEK

At the Twentynine Palms Junior High School, parent visitation days will be the last two days of the month this year. On Thursday, October 30, parents can come visit A-day classes. On Friday, October 31, parents can visit B-day classes. They shall do this for each last A-day and B-day

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CHILD PORNOGRAPHER, FORMER SCHOOL CUSTODIAN, SENTENCED

A former Twentynine Palms Junior High School custodian was sentenced to 23 years in federal prison on Friday. Matthew Frazer, 43, of Yucca Valley, had pleaded guilty in July to one felony count each of distribution of child pornography and possession of child pornography. Frazer was arrested in January following

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY VANDALIZED

Vandals destroyed the irrigation system at the Twentynine Palms cemetery sometime over the weekend. When cemetery workers arrived at work Monday morning, they noticed that the irrigation pipes for the cemetery’s rose garden had been ripped out of the ground and broken, and the sprinkler heads had also been broken

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS IN OPEN AND CLOSED SESSION

A wide-ranging meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council covers administrative employees, medical marijuana definitions, and city signs and trails. Reporter Dan Stork lists those topics and more… Following a closed session at 5 p.m. to evaluate the performance of the City Development Director and to talk about recruitment of

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REACH-OUT CRAFT FAIR THIS WEEKEND

Reach Out Morongo Basin will be holding its 8th Annual Craft Fair and Bake Sale at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center, 6539 Adobe Road, this Saturday and Sunday, November 1 and 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. With 20 vendors of handcrafted goods ranging from textiles and wood crafts

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COPPER MOUNTAIN STUDENT ART SHOW AT GLASS OUTHOUSE GALLERY

The students of Copper Mountain College will be featured in a new exhibition at the Glass Outhouse Gallery east of Twentynine Palms. Reporter Caitlin Logan invites you to a Saturday reception… What do the Glass Outhouse Art Gallery and Copper Mountain College have in common? A dazzling, eclectic student art

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