HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

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

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LANDERS WATER AGENCY REORGANIZES

In Landers last night, the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency held the regular monthly board meeting. The board decided Mike McBride would remain president, Judy Corl-Lorono becomes vice president, and Terry Burkhart will serve as secretary. In other business, the board approved membership in the San Bernardino County Association of Special

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY TO REORGANIZE TONIGHT

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency meets in Landers tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what to expect… Board reorganization tops the agenda at tonight’s regular monthly meeting. After selecting a president, vice president, and secretary, directors will consider joining the County Association of Special Districts, awarding a contract for audit

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LANDERS ELEMENTARY HIGHLIGHTED BY HOMESTEAD VALLEY COUNCIL

Tuesday’s special meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council was held at Landers Elementary to highlight some of the ways the school is using a drop in enrollment to its advantage. Reporter Mike Lipsitz brings us this story; it’s one that will make parents with youngsters in grades kindergarten through

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY GROUP MEETS TOMORROW AT LANDERS ELEMENTARY

Residents are invited to a special meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council at the Landers Elementary School on Tuesday, January 16. Ideas are needed to increase enrollment in this small rural school. The school is located at 56450 Reche Road. The meeting starts at 3 p.m. in the library;

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS AT LANDERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Residents are invited to a special meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council at the Landers Elementary School on Tuesday, January 16. Ideas are needed to increase enrollment in this small rural school. The school is located at 56450 Reche Road. The meeting starts at 3 p.m. in the library;

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THREE ARRESTED IN TWO SEPARATE HIGH-SPEED PURSUITS

Three people were arrested Thursday in separate incidents for leading Sheriff’s deputies on high-speed pursuits.

About 2:30 p.m., a deputy in Yucca Valley spotted a vehicle that matched the description of a car that had been reported stolen in Yucca Valley October 29. The deputy attempted a traffic stop at

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TWO FIRES OVER HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Area firefighters responded to two fires over the weekend. On Saturday, Yucca Mesa and Yucca Valley firefighters were called at 1:25 p.m. to a small mobile home fire in Landers in the 900 block of Juniper. Firefighters were on scene at 1:40 and had the fire out at 1:55 p.m.

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LANDERS RESIDENT SHOOTS AT, BUT MISSES, SUSPECTED BURGLAR

A Landers resident whose vacation home was burglarized twice in the last month shot at a suspected burglar caught on the property Monday. According to a Sheriff’s report, a home in the 57300 block of Camulos Road was burglarized in November, and the thieves stole eight dirt bikes along with

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LANDERS RESIDENT SHOOTS AT, MISSES, SUSPECTED BURGLAR

A Landers resident whose vacation home was burglarized twice in the last month shot at a suspected burglar caught on the property Monday. According to a Sheriff’s report, a home in the 57300 block of Camulos Road was burglarized in November, and the thieves stole eight dirt bikes along with

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER MEETING SHORT AND SWEET

Last night’s meeting of the water board in Landers, the last for 2017, was short and sweet. Reporter Mike Lipsitz fills us in…

At last night’s special board meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency, directors approved a resolution establishing that every individual working for the governing board, as a

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD IN SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency meets in special session tonight in Landers. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what is on tonight’s rather light agenda…

Directors will consider a resolution that will establish themselves and volunteers to be employees of the agency for the purpose of providing them Workers’ Compensation Coverage

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COLORADO FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN LANDERS

A Colorado fugitive and documented gang member was arrested in Landers Monday. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies from the Yucca Valley Multiple Enforcement Team went to the 59000 block of Jana Lane in Landers about 10:30 a.m. with an arrest warrant for Larry Camfield. Camfield is a fugitive out

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COUPLE KILLED IN LANDERS CRASH FRIDAY IDENTIFIED

The two people killed in a head-on collision in Landers Friday evening have been identified. Krüe Karnbach, 22 from Johnson Valley and his 19-year-old female passenger Natalie Craddock were pronounced deceased at the scene after the 5:30 pm crash. CHP investigators said Michael Daugherty, 24, of Big Bear, was driving

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2 KILLED IN HEAD ON COLLISION IN LANDERS FRIDAY EVENING

UPDATES WITH VICTIM IDENTIFICATION.

 

Two people were killed in a head-on collision in Landers Friday evening. According to the California Highway Patrol, Michael Daugherty, 24, of Big Bear, was driving a 2009 Dodge Durango northbound on Old Woman Springs Road at about 55 miles per hour. About 5:30 p.m.,

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SATURDAY’S LANDERS TIRE ROUND UP WILDLY SUCCESSFUL

During the last 1 ½ years, volunteers conducted three events aimed at clearing roadways, washes and private properties in and around Landers of illegally dumped tires. Each “round up” broke the previous record for tires collected and this Saturday’s effort was no exception. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there…

Saturday’s Tire

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FREE TIRE DISPOSAL DAY IN LANDERS AREA TOMORROW

According to California’s Department of Resource Recycling and Recovery, or CalRecycle, motorists in our state discard more than 42 million vehicle tires each year. It’s no secret that many of those tires are illegally discarded along our rural roads and open desert. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says that folks in Landers

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LANDERS ASSOCIATION REDIRECTING TIRES FROM DESERT DUMPS TO RECYCLING PROGRAMS

According to California’s Department of Resource Recycling and Recovery, or CalRecycle, motorists in our state discard more than 42 million vehicle tires each year. It’s no secret that many of those tires are illegally discarded along our rural roads and open desert. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says that folks in Landers

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A DAY OF ACTIVITIES AT BELLFIELD HALL IN LANDERS TOMORROW

A day of activities are planned at Landers Belfield Hall tomorrow. Up front from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Thrift Shoppe takes in donations and rings up bargains. Back in the main hall, the Arts & Crafts Fair returns with vendors serving up canned cakes, pickled quail eggs, gourmet

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER GETS A BIG GIFT FROM THE STATE

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency has big plans. You would too, if you awoke to find a half million dollars had been deposited to your bank account. Reporter Mike Lipsitz picks up the story from here… Last month the California State Water Resources Control Board awarded $500,000 in grant funding

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