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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SINGLE-VEHICLE ROLLOVER CRASH HOSPITALIZES MAN

A single-vehicle rollover crash in Landers sent a man to the hospital early this morning. The SUV was traveling southbound on Old Woman Springs Road about 4 a.m. when for unknown reasons, the man lost control near Valli Hi, sending the vehicle rolling into the desert on the west side

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD GIVES THEMSELVES A RAISE

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board met last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz said the board gave themselves a raise and looked at grant applications… At last night’s meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board, Directors authorized staff to initiate procedures for a 5 percent cost of living increase

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SATURDAY BREAKFAST TO BENEFIT LANDERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP

Help send Landers kids to summer camp. The kids are holding a pancake breakfast fund-raiser Saturday, March 26, at the Landers Moose Lodge, 58266 Reche Road, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Enjoy pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee for $5 for adults, $3 for children 10 and younger. Donations for the

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD LOOKS AT 5 PERCENT INCREASE IN THEIR PER DIEMS

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board will meet in regular session tonight. While authorizing grant applications to offset costs, they will be looking at a 5 percent raise for themselves. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the Landers area water supplier’s agenda… Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors holds the

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EDISON SNAFU AFTER EDISON SNAFU, A LANDERS OUTAGE UPDATE

Exactly two months ago a Z107.7 News investigation brought to light that as many as a thousand Landers residents were eligible for a $30 bill credit from Southern California Edison. The utility operates under a “service guarantee” which promises 3-day advance notice of any planned outage and pledges a $30

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WATER HARVESTING WORKSHOP THIS SATURDAY

The techniques for harvesting water will be taught and discussed at an upcoming meeting. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz says today in the deadline to sign-up… If you’re concerned about the future of water here and you’re ready to think outside the box when it comes to water conservation, check out

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JUVENILE ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH BURGLARIES IN LANDERS

A juvenile was arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection with several burglaries in Landers. According to a Sheriff’s report, a resident in the 55800 block of Pleasant View Road called shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday to report his home had been burglarized Tuesday. Evidence at the scene led deputies to the

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY YARD SALE IN LANDERS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

A fund-raising yard sale in Landers this weekend. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The Morongo Basin Historical Society will hold a two-day yard sale Friday, March 4, and Saturday, March 5. Some of the items for sale include tools, small kitchen appliances, model toys, and dog items. The

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER CONSIDERS SELLING WATER TO ANOTHER AGENCY

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says, among other items, the board will consider selling water to another agency… The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors meets in special session at 6 p.m. tonight. This is a make-up meeting

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER MEETING CANCELLED

Tonight’s regular meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency board of directors has been cancelled. In a memo issued by the agency, the reason cited was “illness.” The board will next meet in a special session set for March 1.

LANDERS WOMAN USES TWO DAUGHTERS TO HELP ROB LANDERS LIQUOR STORE

A Landers woman was arrested after deputies determined she used an elaborate scheme to rob a liquor store. According to Sheriff’s reports, Jennifer Brannon, 35, sent a juvenile daughter into Mojave Liquor store in Landers about 10:30 p.m. February 2, who requested help at the back of the store from

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HIGH SPEED CHASE THROUGH LANDERS ENDS AFTER SPIKE STRIPS DEPLOYED

A man was arrested Thursday morning following a high-speed pursuit through Landers that ended only after deputies deployed spike strips. According to the California Highway Patrol, Officer Caleb Miller spotted a silver Nissan Quest driving approximately 95 miles per hour southbound on Highway 247, north of Boone Road, about 7:35

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MARKETPLACE YARD SALE IN LANDERS THIS WEEKEND

The Morongo Basin Historical Society has planned a huge marketplace yard sale this weekend. Reporter Rebeca Havely has all the details… This weekend, February 5 and 6, plan to do some shopping in Landers. The Morongo Basin Historical Society has set up a huge yard sale Friday and Saturday from

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LANDERS CLEAN-UP SET FOR THIS SATURDAY

A great opportunity to join your Landers area neighbors this Saturday for a Community Clean-up. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says bring the trash to Homestead Park… Landers residents will want to mark the calendar for the free Greater Landers Clean Up! set for Saturday, February 6th, from 8 a.m. to noon.

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Landers man was arrested Wednesday evening, accused of beating up his wife. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a home in the 58400 block of Lorraine Road about 6 p.m. when a woman said Joseph Arevalo, 25, who had drunk two cases of beer, had hit

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW IN TESTY REORGANIZATION; RATE INCREASES REVEALED

A testy reorganization and a look at new rate increases. Reporter Mike Lipsitz reports on last night’s Bighorn Desert View Water Board meeting… At last night’s regular board meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency, directors reorganized, but only after a tense nominating period and vote. In the end, Larry

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY TO DISCUSS RATE INCREASES TONIGHT

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

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SATURDAY MARKETPLACE IN LANDERS SATURDAY

Some good deals will be on tables at Saturday’s marketplaces sale in Landers. Assignment reporter Cassie Zimarik gets out her change purse… Are you looking for a deal on some Christmas decorations, men’s winter jackets and men’s and women’s jeans? The Morongo Basin Historical Society will host a yard sale

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SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE TODAY IN YUCCA MESA, LANDERS

About 2500 homes are without power today in our Morongo Basin due to scheduled power outages. Southern California Edison turned off power between 5:30 and 5:45 for about 1400 customers in Yucca Mesa, centered around Aberdeen Drive, and just over 1000 customers in Landers, around Belfield Boulevard. The power outage

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