LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF THROWING A KNIFE AT A WOMAN

A Landers man was arrested Monday after he threw a knife at a woman. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to the 55300 block of Virginia Road in Landers about 6:30 p.m. Monday where a woman said that Terence Paxton, 51, had thrown a knife at her. While

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION ON MONDAY

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Rebecca Havely 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.

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A BUSY DAY AT LANDERS’ BELLFIELD HALL TOMORROW

Bargains, baked goods, and a community meeting will bring folks to Landers’ Belfield Hall tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz fills us in…

Saturday looks to be a busy day at Landers Belfield Hall. Activity begins at 10 a.m. when the popular Landroid pop-up Café begins serving up home-baked treats and breakfast

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTIONS THIS MONDAY

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Rebecca Havely 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.

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FARM ANIMALS KILLED IN LANDERS FIRE

A fire in Landers killed several pigs and goats Saturday. According to County Fire Battalion Chief Donnie Viloria, firefighters were called to a small farm near Alta Avenue and Lutz Road just after 6 p.m. for a structure fire. Viloria said four outbuildings, which served as shelters for pigs and

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY MARKETPLACE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Historical Society will hold its monthly marketplace Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7. Some of the items for sale include an oak dining table and six chairs, portable dishwasher, kitchen appliances, and more. The sale will be held from 8 to 1 at the historical society’s

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF TRYING TO STAB HIS GIRLFRIEND AND SET HER ON FIRE

A Landers man was arrested early Wednesday, accused of attempting to stab his girlfriend and set her on fire. According to a Sheriff’s report, Michael Moles, 31, began arguing with his girlfriend in the 700 block of Becker Road in Landers about 2 a.m. because he wanted her to drive

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BUYS PROPERTY, DOLES OUT RAISES LAST NIGHT

The governing board of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency, which provides water service in Landers and Flamingo Heights, held its regular monthly meeting last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what happened … Last night In Landers, the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency’s board voted to pursue purchase of two tax-defaulted

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD FACES A FULL AGENDA TONIGHT

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency will dispatch a number of items in Landers tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what to expect… A full agenda promises a busy evening at tonight’s regular monthly meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency. Among the items to be considered is an application to

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ACCUSED OF THREATENING TO KILL HIS FAMILY

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Tuesday, accused of threatening to kill his family. A Sheriff’s report states that John Undernehr, 42, went to a home in the 1000 block of Single Tree Lane in Landers about 3:30 p.m. and said he was going to kill his family because they

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60 POUNDS OF MARIJUANA SEIZED IN LANDERS

Sheriff’s deputies seized at least 60 pounds of marijuana in Landers Friday. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 1000 block of Alta Avenue about 4:20 p.m. Friday where they found evidence of marijuana sales. A search warrant was ordered, and during a search of the residence,

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER MEETING MONDAY

Residents of Johnson Valley, Flamingo Heights, Landers and Yucca Mesa are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council tomorrow at 3 p.m. On the agenda is a discussion of the permit applications for more than 5,000 acres of solar projects in rural living zones. Residents

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FREE FOOD TO BE DISTRIBUTED MONDAY

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Rebecca Havely 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.

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER CALLS A SPECIAL MEETING

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency will hold a special meeting in Landers tomorrow morning. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us why… This is a special 10 a.m. workshop meeting primarily for the board and district staff to discuss public engagement and November’s election as well as board goals and objectives for

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LANDERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FUNDRAISER SETS RECORD

Last night’s fundraiser at Landers Elementary School was a win, win, win event. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

It was one for the record books at last night’s Auction Extravaganza at Landers Elementary School. More than 150 supporters turned out for dinner, drawings, and to bid on goods and services

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT BOARD STARTS PROCESS TO INCREASE PAY

Earlier this week, the water district that serves Landers and Flamingo Heights held its regular monthly meeting. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report on what happened…

At Tuesday night’s regular meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency, the board voted 4 to 1 to initiate the process for adding a

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MORONGO BASIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY MARKETPLACE THIS WEEKEND

The Morongo Basin Historical Society will hold its monthly marketplace Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3. Some of the items for sale include a Maytag washing machine, a 35-foot RV cover, tools, attic stairway and more. The sale will be held from 8 to 1 at the historical society’s

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AUCTION EXTRAVAGANZA TO BENEFIT LANDERS ELEMENTARY

Help send the students at Landers Elementary School to science camp. The school is holding a fundraising auction extravaganza Wednesday. With all the details, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely…

Landers Elementary School will hold a fundraising auction Wednesday, February 28. Some of the auction prizes include oil changes, overnight stays at

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY DIRECTORS TO CONSIDER GIVING THEMSELVES A RAISE TONIGHT

In Landers tonight, directors of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency will look at giving themselves a raise. The board is expected to start the process for instituting a five percent cost-of- living increase to their own per diems, and will likely authorize attendance at two upcoming water-related meetings. Those items

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SOLAR PROJECTS AND COUNTY’S RENEWABLE ENERGY PLAN ON AGENDA FOR HOMESTEAD VALLEY MEETING MONDAY

Residents of Johnson Valley, Flamingo Heights, Landers and Yucca Mesa, are invited to the monthly meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council tomorrow, February 19, at 3 p.m. On the agenda will be a discussion of the county’s Renewable Energy Conservation Element and permit applications for more than 5,000 acres

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