BLOOD DRIVE IN LANDERS TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Saturday, July 2, at the Landers Moose Lodge, 58266 Reche Road, from noon to 4. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. All prospective donors should be free of infections

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THIRD OF JULY FIREWORKS PLANNED IN LANDERS

Landers’ Third of July Independence Day celebration is an annual tradition. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says come early for the fun, stay for the fireworks … The public is invited to Landers big 2016 July 3rd Independence Day celebration and fireworks spectacular at Homestead Valley Park this Sunday. Admission is free

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BIG-HORN DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The water agency responsible for water service in the Landers area will be meeting tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda… The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors holds the regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. tonight. Among items on tonight’s agenda, the board will likely establish the appropriation

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO SHOW LOCALLY FILMED “JUDGE ROY BEAN”

The Morongo Basin Historical Society is once again showing movies filmed locally. Managing editor Tami Roleff urges you not to miss this one starring Paul Newman… The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second movie of 2016 featuring locally filmed movies is “The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean.” Paul Newman

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LANDERS ASSOCIATION MEETS SATURDAY

The Landers Association will meet this Saturday. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the agenda is a full one… The monthly membership meeting of the Landers Association is Saturday at Belfield Hall just east the Moose Lodge on Reche Road in Landers. Social hour starts at 2 p.m., followed by the

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LAST LANDERS MARKETPLACE OF THE SEASON FOR HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Morongo Basin Historical Society will have their yard sale in Landers tomorrow for the last time this season. Reporter David Knutson joins us… The last marketplace/yard sale of the season for the Morongo Basin Historical Society will take place on Saturday, June 4. Featured items include DVDs, books, home

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BIGHORN DESERT WATER BOARD RAISES THEIR PAY, RAISES WATER RATES

At last night’s meeting of the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency the Board approved a 5 percent increase in their compensation to $121.55. Also last night the board adopted a budget for fiscal 2016-17 which assumes a four-year rate increase of 5 percent or $1.34 on the basic monthly service

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD SET TO GIVE THEMSELVES A RAISE TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will meet in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says topping the agenda is the board voting themselves a raise… The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors holds the regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. tonight. Topping tonight’s agenda is a public

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TWO VEHICLE CRASH IN LANDERS SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Landers Sunday afternoon. According to County Fire Captain Trent Blanchard, rescue personnel were called to a roll-over crash at Old Woman Springs Road and Reche Road at 12:54. A black pick-up truck was on its roof. The female passenger managed to

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY IN LANDERS

The public is invited to participate in the regular monthly meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council, which represents the four communities of Yucca Mesa, Landers, Flamingo Heights and Johnson Valley to local, county, state and federal officials. Representatives from the County Sheriffs, County Fire and CalFire are always invited

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY IN LANDERS

The public is invited to participate in the regular monthly meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council, which represents the four communities of Yucca Mesa, Landers, Flamingo Heights and Johnson Valley to local, county, state and federal officials. Representatives from the County Sheriffs, County Fire and CalFire are always invited

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LANDERS MAN INJURED IN HIT-AND-RUN INVOLVING DIRT BIKE SUNDAY

The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help in a hit-and-run crash involving a dirt bike in Landers Sunday afternoon. About 2:25 p.m., an unknown man was driving was described by witnesses as a silver or gray Saturn southbound on Sage Avenue at about 20 to 25 miles

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY YARD SALE IN LANDERS THIS WEEKEND

A yard sale this weekend in Landers will benefit the Morongo Basin Historical Society. Reporter David Knutson says the sale will have items of interest for cooks… Calling all cooks: The Morongo Basin Historical Society is having a marketplace yard sale and will have a collection of cookbooks from down

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A BUSY WEEKEND FOR AREA THIEVES

Thieves were busy over the weekend. According to Sheriff’s reports, thieves stole a travel trailer, a trailer, and a golf cart from Landers, Joshua Tree, and Morongo Valley. The travel trailer, which had flat tires and broken windows, was reported stolen 11:30 Saturday morning from a home in the 3000

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER MEETS, PROPOSED RATE INCREASES TO BE REVIEWED

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says a review of budget projections will show proposed rate increases… The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors holds the regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. tonight. Topping tonight’s agenda is a review of five-year

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LANDERS MAN ARRESTED ON $250,000 WARRANT

A Landers man with a $250,000 warrant was arrested Saturday evening following a routine traffic stop in Yucca Valley. According to the Sheriff’s Department, a deputy on patrol stopped a blue Ford with expired registration tags near Aberdeen and Avalon Avenues about 6:30 p.m. The deputy states that the driver,

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NO REASON GIVEN AS POWER OUTAGES AFFECT TENS OF THOUSANDS OF RESIDENTS

A power outage throughout the Morongo Basin Monday left tens of thousands of residents without power for hours, some for as long as 18 hours. Residents in Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms, Yucca Valley, Landers, Pioneertown, and Morongo Valley reported power outages between 8:30 and 9 a.m. While power was restored

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY SPOUSE ABUSE

A Landers man was arrested early Friday morning, accused of spouse abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 2000 block of Old Woman Springs Road about 1:15 a.m. Friday for a fight between Joseph Arevalo, 25, and a woman. After an investigation, Joseph Arevalo was arrested

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY YARD SALE IN LANDERS TOMORROW

Deals will be blooming at Saturday’s (April 2) Morongo Basin Historical Society Marketplace Yard Sale. The sale will include a Franklin cast iron fireplace, small appliances, espresso machine, and more. The monthly sale will be held from 9 to 2 April 2 at the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s headquarters, 632

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JOHNSON VALLEY MAN WHO FLED ON FOOT FROM DEPUTIES IN OCTOBER ARRESTED

A Johnson Valley man, who has had warrants for his arrest since October, was arrested Monday in Landers. On October 22, Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 51300 block of Olivine Road in Johnson Valley for a report that Scott Coffman, 30, had brought home a stolen truck. Deputies confirmed

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