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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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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