TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN ACUSSED OF CHILD CRUELTY

A Twentynine Palms man has been arrested for beating up on a child. At 11:49 am on Thursday, Sheriff’s deputies received a report from a woman in a residence in the 6000 block of Bermuda Avenue that, according to her 11-year old son, her husband, Scott Barron, 29, had choked

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SERVICES SET FOR BOBBY KIRCHNER

Bobby Lee Kirchner, a 49-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died unexpectedly while working on the Marine Base Golf Course Tuesday July 15. He was 54 years old at the time of death. He had been employed at the Desert Winds Golf Course on board the Marine Base for 35 years.

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NEW JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SUPERINTENDANT NAMED

David Smith has been selected as the new superintendent for Joshua Tree National Park in California. Smith is currently the superintendent of Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, Kansas. He will begin his new position in mid-September, replacing former superintendent Mark Butler, who retired earlier this

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HUMAN REMAINS FOUND IN DESERT AT LEAST A YEAR OLD

Human skeletal remains were found Wednesday near the desert community of Newberry Springs. The Sheriff’s Department says an off-roader in the open desert near Silver Valley Road and Bon View Avenue found the remains. The remains were not immediately identified, and it was unclear how they came to the location,

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of July 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, July

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AUDITIONS FOR “YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN” AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 announces auditions for the musical “Young Frankenstein,” written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, with music and lyrics by Mel Brooks. “Young Frankenstein” utilizes an ensemble cast of characters ranging in age from mid-20s through mid-50s. All parts are open and available and all actors are encouraged to

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LAST WEEKEND FOR “A DOLL’S HOUSE”, TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE

This is the final weekend for the riveting drama, “A Doll’s House” at Theatre 29. Reporter Taylor Thacker says tickets are still available……. Regular tickets are now available for the fourth production of the Theatre 29 season, the classic “A Doll’s House”, a gripping drama from a true master, Henrik

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CAR WASH SATURDAY TO BENEFIT HOMELESS VETERANS

Vets Cruisin’ for a Cause will hold a carwash Saturday, July 19, to raise funds for food, shelter, and health care for homeless veterans. The car wash is from 9 to 2, or until the last car is washed, at the Change for Vets thrift store, 5758 Adobe Road, Suite

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WITNESS COMES FORWARD, WARRANTS SERVED IN CORWIN INVESTIGATION

A Twentynine Palms man claims to have seen Erin Corwin on the day of her disappearance. Corwin, a 20-year old pregnant Twentynine Palms woman, has been the object of an extensive search since she was reported missing on June 29, one day after she left her home aboard the Marine

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29 PALMS MAN SUSPECTED OF NUMEROUS “DOOR-KICK” BURGLARIES

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man who is suspected to be responsible for up to 20 residential burglaries. Deputy Scott Andrews said during the past month, multiple “door kick” style residential burglaries and attempted burglaries have occurred within the City of Twentynine Palms. The suspect would kick open the front

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PACIFIC RIM PLAYING AT “MOVIES IN THE PARK” IN 29 PALMS TONIGHT

The “Movies in the Park” series continues tonight at Luckie Park in 29 Palms. Reporter Taylor Thacker says grab a blanket or a lawn chair for the outside showing of “Pacific Rim”…….

The City of Twentynine Palms Recreation Department continues their free event, “Movies in Luckie Park,” with Pacific Rim

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “A DOLL’S HOUSE” AT THEATRE 29

The riveting drama, “A Doll’s House”, directed by Kurt Schauppner, will have its final performances this weekend at Theatre 29. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to get tickets……

Regular tickets are now available for the fourth production of the Theatre 29 season, the classic “A Doll’s House,” a

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DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR HOMELESS VETERANS IN THE MORONGO BASIN

There are many homeless veterans in the Morongo Basin who are lacking the necessities to keep warm and fed. A new organization, Vets Cruzin for a Cause, is collecting jackets, blankets, and food to distribute to these homeless vets. If you have old jackets, blankets, and food you can spare,

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WITNESS CLAIMS TO HAVE SEEN ERIN CORWIN

A Twentynine Palms man claims to have seen Erin Corwin on the day of her disappearance. Corwin, a 20-year old pregnant Twentynine Palms woman, has been the object of an extensive search since she was reported missing on June 29, one day after she left her home aboard the Marine

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MORONGO BASIN HORSEMAN’S ASSOCIATION GYMKHANA THIS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Horsemen’s Association will hold a Gymkhana Saturday in Twentynine Palms. The event will feature events on horseback such as cloverleaf barrels, pole bending, cat’s cradle, flag race, and a mystery horsemanship drill. The public is invited to attend. Registration begins at 5 p.m., with the games starting

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION CONSIDERS VACATION HOME RENTALS

After quickly agreeing to recommend to the City Council that it consider amending the city code to allow permanent ambulance staging areas in commercial zones, the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission devoted its July 15 meeting to a workshop on vacation home rentals. Reporter Dan Stork reports that that work is

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ANIMAL MAGIC AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Library invites children of all ages to travel back to the dinosaur days with their summer reading program. The performance for children this week is John Abrams animal magic show, the only magic show with live exotic pets in all of Southern California. John doesn’t just show

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party this Saturday, July 19 starting at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 8:00 p.m. and ending about midnight. Observers will be able to focus telescopes on the Needle Galaxy, the Sagittarius and Hercules Clusters, and the four great nebulae near the heart of

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TWO WEEKS: NO SIGN OF CORWIN, ABANDONED MINES BEING SEARCHED

More than two weeks after she disappeared, there’s still no sign of a pregnant Twentynine Palms woman, The County Sheriff says search teams have combed 200 square miles of remote desert. Erin Corwin, who turns 20 today, the wife of a Marine, was last seen June 28 at her home

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MORONGO BASIN MAC CALLS FOR CITIZEN INPUT

Commercial solar energy development was an inescapable subject at the July meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council yesterday. Reporter Dan Stork reports that it came up in discussions of Land Use Services, the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, and a proposed scenic highway designation… San Bernardino County Planning

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