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“Time to warm up the city council campaign machine”

By   /  June 12, 2014  /  29 Feature, 29 Palms, Feature  /  14 Comments

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  Updated Friday, June 13 @ 6:27 a.m. ♦   The Desert Trail published an impressive editorial under the same title. The newspaper correctly surmised, “With the possibility of replacing three of five councilmembers, this election may fundamentally alter the direction the city council.” Having three new faces on the council would be a gift from […]

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Is the council finally getting the message…

By   /  May 30, 2014  /  29 Feature, 29 Palms, Opinion  /  7 Comments

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TWENTYNINE PALMS – The TPWD and TPFD are no longer pulling punches. They are pissed at the city council and they are finally speaking out against a dubious and reckless council that spews hype, double-speaks and points fingers at other entities or individuals for their (the council’s) failures. Wednesday night was an obvious a turning […]

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City Council Rebuffs Meeting with Water Directors

By   /  May 29, 2014  /  29 Feature, 29 Palms, Feature  /  2 Comments

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Twentynine Palms – The Tuesday, May 27, city council meeting had to be an embarrassment.      From all available evidence it seems clear that the city council is stonewalling (again) on a request by the water board for a join meeting. The TPWD Board President Sam Moore was summoned to the podium by council Member […]

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Are workshops, public hearing and citizen input healthy or not?

By   /  May 26, 2014  /  29 Feature, 29 Palms, San Bernardino Co  /  1 Comment

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Twentynine Palms – Should the public have a voice through workshops, public hearings or through the democratic voting process before possibly spending millions of taxpayers’ money to revamp the downtown area with a second community building, or another city-owned performing arts theater that it does not need? If you said no to public input – it’s […]

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Follow-up: TPWD votes to retain the 29 Fire Department

By   /  January 24, 2013  /  29 Palms, News, Opinion, San Bernardino Co  /  5 Comments

  This is a follow-up to last nights historic Twentynine Palms Water District / Fire Department meeting. At the onset of the meeting “Sam” Moore, Jr., President of the Board, read a statement by Councilman Jim Harris. Harris wrote to the Board, “I fully supports any decision you make.” First off, I believe that all […]

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City Manager Richard Warne wants us to “Eat Cake”

By   /  December 5, 2012  /  29 Palms, Opinion  /  3 Comments

 City Manager Richard Warne is desperate. While the city rolls the dice stalling on public safety, it may be willing to place the private and  public sectors in harm’s way — as well as the three 29 palms public schools. Warne is squarely behind the cloak of danger. Why? Because when Warne packs his baggage […]

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Out of touch with reality

By   /  November 20, 2012  /  News, Opinion  /  7 Comments

Local radio continues to mingle hard news reporting coupled with their penchant for maintaining the status quo. City Councilman, Joel Klink, reports the most important issue facing the city is roads (safe routes). The station interviewed outgoing City Councilman/rotating Mayor, John Cole. In this hard news report the station reported Mr. Cole  “the gracious gentleman, […]

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Twentynine Palms Residents are not Douche Bags

By   /  November 18, 2012  /  29 Palms, Opinion, San Bernardino Co  /  23 Comments

Updated Sunday, Nov. 18 @ 11:05 AM: A majority on the City Council have cloaked their indifference regarding the safety of residents to the constructive reality that they treat residents like douche bags.  Note also that the TPFD has been insulted and kick-around long enough by local elected officials and their City Boss.  The TPFD has […]

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Councilmen’s inaction places a curse on Twentynine Palms

By   /  November 15, 2012  /  29 Palms, General Posts, Opinion  /  98 Comments

When there are needless fatalities in the future due to the dismantling of the Twentynine Palms Fire Department, city council members will justifiably be held responsible.  We all know by now, County Fire has graciously step up to the plate to take over fire services of the city in the very near future. However, we […]

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City Council hopefuls should think carefully their answers Wednesday night on partnering with County Fire

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  General Posts, Opinion  /  2 Comments

Wednesday, October 17, at the 29 Palms Highs School, is the big night for the three candidates hopefuls for city council? The most important questions candidates should be asked is:  “Where do you stand on Partnering with County Fire?” Without partnering with County Fire, 29 will lose HALF of its firemen and a critically needed […]

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Part II: 29 City Council’s alternate universe on public safety

By   /  September 28, 2012  /  General Posts, Opinion  /  3 Comments

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(Part II updated @ 9:14 am, Friday September 28, 202) This is Part 2 of 2  of a story concerning the Alternate Universe wherein five elected city councilmen dwell.  A parallel  universe far removed from reality.  The inaction on the part of this city council when they know beforehand that their lack of action will put residents, visitors, businessperson or […]

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Part I: Twentynine Palms City Council’s Alternate Universe on Public Safety

By   /  September 26, 2012  /  29 Palms, Opinion  /  Comments Off

What’s in store for the private and public sectors when the 29 Palms Fire Department is gutted? L to R: The Adobe station in 29 Palms and the Lear station which serves the city and Desert Heights TPWD ratepayers Twentynine Palms, CA – At issue, a draconian-like reduction in fire services, emergency services and public safety. […]

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The Problem of Unclean Hands, 29 Palms Redevelopment Money

By   /  April 10, 2012  /  29 Palms, General Posts, Opinion, Project Phoenix, San Bernardino Co  /  Comments Off

  “No one can take advantage of his own wrong.” Civ. Code. § 3517 The Problem of Unclean Hands/ City of Twentynine Palms Redevelopment Funds           [Email Copies Posted April 10, 2012] TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA – Is there a conundrum in the distribution of the city’s RDA funds? There is not only a conundrum […]

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“Can Do” Spirit in Landers – No $120,000 Sign Here

By   /  March 19, 2012  /  News  /  Comments Off

Heads up 29 Palms City Hall: “Workers salvaged the wooden face of the old sign and embedded new posts into the ground, then added stone work for extra support.” Stonemason adds work to support sign LANDERS, CA – Rob Taylor re-planted the Landers sign and Larry Rasmussen added stone work to the bottom for extra […]

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