FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING FREE MEALS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Food for Life will be serving take-out meals from the United Methodist Church on Saturday, February 13 from noon to 2 p.m. The United Methodist Church will be providing the meal of hot dogs, beans, salad, fruit, and cookie.

TWENTYNINE PALMS FAMILY EVACUATED AFTER MAN DRILLS INTO GAS PIPE

A military family was evacuated from their house in the 801 housing area in Twentynine Palms after the husband accidentally drilled a hole into a gas line. According to Twentynine Palms Engineer Tim Cole, the man was trying to install a wall-mounted television set when he drilled through the wall

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “THE SUNSHINE BOYS” AT THEATRE 29

The hilarious Neil Simon comedy, “The Sunshine Boys” has one more weekend of performances at Theater 29. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… “The Sunshine Boys” has been delighting audiences at Theater 29. Don’t miss your last chance to see the hysterical Neil Simon comedy this weekend. Al Lewis and Willie

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29 PALMS ART GALLERY PLANS “PAINT NIGHT” FUNDRAISER

The 29 Palms Art Gallery is planning a Paint night fund-raiser for next weekend. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to be part of this fun experience… The 29 Palms Art Gallery is sponsoring a “Paint Night” fundraiser Friday, February 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. The gallery will

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PARADE OF HOMES TO INCLUDE TANNER HOUSE

Today we wrap up our previews of the stops on this year’s Parade of Homes with a showcase of one of Twentynine Palms’ outstanding properties. The annual Parade of Homes fundraiser brings in thousands of dollars to support services to local senior and disabled residents. Each home on the tour

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MAN SUFFERS MINOR INJURIES IN VEHICLE-VERSUS-PEDESTRIAN HIT-AND-RUN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TUESDAY

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of hit-and-run in which a pedestrian was hit by a car in Twentynine Palms Tuesday evening. According to a Sheriff’s report, the male victim was walking in the crosswalk with a green light at Adobe Road and Highway 62 about 6 p.m., when

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COMBAT CENTER IN THIRD DAY OF POWER OUTAGE

Two housing areas on the Combat Center have been without power since early Monday morning. The electrical distribution circuits that serve the Ocotillo and Fairway Heights housing areas suffered severe damage. Repairs are underway, but power is not expected to be restored until well into today, or possibly even later.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TERMINATES FAULTY IMPROVEMENT PLAN

The Twentynine Palms City Council dropped a failed improvement plan that was flawed last night. Reporter David Haldane explains… If you were planning to get the City of Twentynine Palms to front you a few thousand bucks for a new coat of paint on your business, forget about it. That

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery District board of directors will hold a special meeting 11 a.m., Thursday, February 11. On the agenda, the directors will discuss an asphalt bid, estimates for software and wall repair for the north border, and an irrigation plan. The meeting will be held in cemetery offices

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FREE FLU SHOTS TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Flu season is here and free flu shots will be given in Twentynine Palms tomorrow. Reporter David Knutson has the details… The City of Twentynine Palms and Reach Out Morongo Basin will be hosting a free flu shot clinic for the community on February 11, from 5 p.m. to 7

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Evangelist Mission Church in Twentynine Palms will distribute food Thursday, from 10 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 6595 Adobe Road.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

On Monday, February 8, the girls’ varsity Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats basketball team hosted the Yucca Valley High School Trojans. Both teams came in with identical 17 and 7 records overall. Coach Tim Stanford said Yucca Valley started the game off strong taking an early lead, but the ‘Cats

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FORMER RADIO PERSONALITY ARRESTED TWICE IN DECEMBER ON DRUG CHARGES

A former disc jockey with Z107.7 was arrested twice in December on drug charges. Sam Smith, 48, of Twentynine Palms, was stopped about 4 a.m. December 2, near Stardune Avenue and Highway 62. After an investigation, Smith was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to sell, and possession of

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A BRAWL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS MONDAY EVENING

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a massive brawl in Twentynine Palms Monday evening. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 6700 block of Adobe Road about 5:40 p.m. for a report of about 30 people fighting. Deputies determined that a gang of people arrived at the location in

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ARRESTED FOR BEING A FELON WITH A FIREARM

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested late Sunday night, accused of being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to Sheriff’s officials, Deputy Gerardo Jimenez made a traffic stop about 11:15 p.m. on a vehicle driven by Ronald, 68, near West Court Way and Court Place in Twentynine Palms.

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REACH OUT OFFERING FREE FLU SHOTS THURSDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Reach Out Morongo Basin is hosting a free flu shot clinic for adults and children. The free flu shots will be held Thursday, February 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center, 6539 Adobe Road. Seniors, chronically ill people, and children are especially susceptible to the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER TERMINATING REINVESTMENT PLAN

The Twentynine Palms City Council meets in regular session tonight. Reporter David Haldane says the council will consider terminating a fund designed to assist local business… The Twentynine Palms City council meets tonight to, among other things, consider terminating the city’s community reinvestment plan. Created in 2014, the plan was

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Yucca Valley High School boys’ soccer won a match with crosstown rival Twentynine Palms 4-1. Yucca Valley Coach Jorge Rodriquez said senior Andrew Bellucci scored two goals, Junior Nate Bellucci scored one goal and also one assist. Junior Vincenzo Costagliola scored one goal and five steals. Junior Oscar Hernandez also

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JAPANESE TO TRAIN WITH U.S. MARINES IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THIS WEEK

For the last two weeks, soldiers from the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force and U.S. Marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit have been training at Camp Pendleton in amphibious operations and small unit skills. On Friday, February 12, about 200 Japanese Defense Forces and 400 Marines will move to the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT IN SPECIAL MEETING THIS AFTERNOON

At this afternoon’s Special Meeting of the governing board of the Twentynine Palms Fire Department, an amended Memorandum of Understanding with the Twentynine Palms Professional Fire Fighter’s Union is under consideration. The board is also looking at amended stipend and reimbursement rates for the Fire Department’s Volunteer Personnel. The 3

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