COUNTY RELEASES RESULTS OF ROAD SURVEY FOR SOME UNINCORPORATED AREAS

Back in July, property owners in Copper Mountain Mesa, Flamingo Heights, Landers, and Yucca Mesa were surveyed to determine their support for increases in road maintenance fees in return for improved service. In this report, Mike Lipsitz brings us survey results and some background… The San Bernardino County Special Districts

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MAN ESCAPES INJURY FOLLOWING CRASH OF GLIDER-STYLE AIRCRAFT

A man escaped injury following a crash of an ultralight aircraft in the Flamingo Heights neighborhood of Yucca Valley Monday evening. Just after 7 p.m., the man was coming in for a landing in the 600 block of Cherokee Trail, just west of Old Woman Springs Road, and missed the

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SHOTS FIRED IN FLAMINGO HEIGHTS

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of shots fired in Flamingo Heights. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 1900 block of Yellow Knife Road called about 1 a.m. Tuesday morning to report that someone was driving in circles on the property, shouting, and shooting at a

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL TO MEET

The Homestead Valley Community Council, which represents Yucca Mesa, Landers, Flamingo Heights, and Johnson Valley, will hold its next meeting Monday, May 18, starting at 3 p.m. New firefighters and the Community Emergency Response Team will be introduced, and residents will learn about starting a CERT program. Next, the council

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Homestead Valley Community Council, which represents Yucca Mesa, Landers, Flamingo Heights, and Johnson Valley, will hold its next meeting Monday, July 18, starting at 3 p.m. New firefighters and the Community Emergency Response Team will be introduced, and residents will learn about starting a CERT program. Next, the council

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL ADDS ADDITIONAL SPEAKER TO TODAY’S MEETING

The Homestead Valley Community Council has added an additional speaker to its monthly meeting today. Representatives from the Combat Center will play a video and have hand-out materials for residents. Officials from the fire department and Sheriff’s station will also be at the meeting, set for 3 p.m. at the

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VICTORVILLE MAN ARRESTED AFTER HIGH-SPEED CHASE TO FLAMINGO HEIGHTS

A Victorville man was arrested in the Landers area late Thursday night following a high-speed chase that originated in Hesperia. According to a Sheriff’s press release, a Sheriff’s deputy attempted a traffic stop at 11:39 p.m. in the area of Eucalyptus Street and I Avenue in Hesperia. The driver, later

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VICTORVILLE MAN ARRESTED IN FLAMINGO HEIGHTS AFTER HIGH-SPEED CHASE FROM HESPERIA

A Victorville man was arrested in Landers late Thursday night following a high-speed chase that originated in Hesperia. According to a Sheriff’s press release, a Sheriff’s deputy attempted a traffic stop at 11:39 p.m. in the area of Eucalyptus Street and I Avenue in Hesperia. The driver, later identified as

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COUNTY TARGETING ILLEGAL DUMP SITES, NEW APP TARGETS DUMPERS

The County is starting to ramp up both clean-up and enforcement of illegal dumping in our desert., Reporter Mike Lipsitz says community cleanups are ongoing and a new app will help you report illegal dumpers…

Desert dwellers know dumping is a problem in our communities. Illegal dump sites can be

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YARD AND VENDOR SALE IN FLAMINGO HEIGHTS TOMORROW

Saturday, November 21, the Flamingo Heights Community Association is having their yard, craft, vendor sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Many new vendors with great gift ideas, as well as some lovely yard sale items. The address is 55977 Perris Avenue, just west of Old Woman Springs.

HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Homestead Valley Community Council will meet 3 p.m. Monday, November 16, at a new location—the Johnson Valley Community Center, at the corner of Larrea Road and Quailbush Road, about 1 1/4 miles south of Highway 247. The Homestead Valley Community Council brings the concerns of residents of Landers, Johnson

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Homestead Valley Community Council will meet 3 p.m. Monday, November 16, at a new location—the Johnson Valley Community Center, at the corner of Larrea Road and Quailbush Road, about 1 1/4 miles south of Highway 247. The Homestead Valley Community Council brings the concerns of residents of Landers, Johnson

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ELECTION RESULTS FOR BIGHORN WATER AND MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARDS

With all precincts reporting, fewer than 1,000 voters in Flamingo Heights, Landers and Morongo Valley went to the polls for yesterday’s elections. Their votes will be added to provisional and mail-in ballots for final, certified results. As it stands for the two open board seats at the Bighorn Desert View

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CALTRANS MEETS WITH DISGRUNTLED LANDERS AREA RESIDENTS

Caltrans staff addressed about 50 residents at last night’s meeting of the Flamingo Heights Community Association. They came to discuss road improvements along an 8.8-mile stretch of Highway 247. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and provides the details… Motorists who frequent Old Woman Springs Road from El Cortez Road, on

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YARD SALE IN FLAMINGO HEIGHTS SATURDAY

On Saturday, June 13, Flamingo Heights is having their yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the cooled center. They will also have several vendors selling their items. Stop by and you might just find something special you can not resist.

MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS TONIGHT, MIKE LIPSITZ REPORTS

The Morongo Basin Mac, made up of representatives of the unincorporated communities of the Morongo Basin, meets tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a look at the agenda…

At tonight’s 6:30 p.m. meeting of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council, two new delegates will be sworn in: Lib Koenig representing Flamingo

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SERIAL BURGLAR ARRESTED AGAIN IN LANDERS BURGLARY

A man who was arrested twice in two days in October for burglary and pleaded guilty to both charges, was arrested again Saturday, along with a companion, accused of breaking into a residence in Landers. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 58300 block of Barter Road pulled

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MAJOR HIGHWAY PROJECT COMING TO STATE ROUTE 247

Motorists who drive on State Route 247, also known as Old Woman Springs Road, should prepare to be inconvenienced for the next seven months or so. CalTrans is planning an $8 million dollar project on eight miles of the highway, from El Cortez Road to Handley Road that will start

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of August 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, August

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

At the next meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council, the Council will provide updates on the shared use of the Johnson Valley Recreational Area by the public and the Marine Corps. Also on the agenda is the Council’s opposition to industrial-scale wind and solar projects, and the Council’s communications

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