BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View water Agency will meet in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a look at the Landers area water suppliers’ agenda… At tonight’s 6 p.m. special board meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency, directors will review elements of several projects identified in the Mojave Water

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MORONGO BASIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY SALE IN LANDERS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society will hold its monthly marketplace and yard sale Saturday, December 5, from 9 to 2 in Landers. Items for sale include a copy machine, Christmas decorations, collectibles, chain-link fencing, and more. The sale will be held at the historical society’s office, 632 Landers Lane.

COUNTY TARGETING ILLEGAL DUMP SITES, NEW APP TARGETS DUMPERS

The County is starting to ramp up both clean-up and enforcement of illegal dumping in our desert., Reporter Mike Lipsitz says community cleanups are ongoing and a new app will help you report illegal dumpers…

Desert dwellers know dumping is a problem in our communities. Illegal dump sites can be

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HIGHLAND MAN DIES IN FREAK MODEL ROCKET ACCIDENT IN LANDERS

A Highland man died following a freak accident with a model rocket in Landers Saturday. According to a Sheriff’s press release, Boy Scouts troops were hosting their annual Rocket Rave at Giant Rock this weekend, in which the scouts launch home-made and commercially made model rockets. Boy Scout leader Michael

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Homestead Valley Community Council will meet 3 p.m. Monday, November 16, at a new location—the Johnson Valley Community Center, at the corner of Larrea Road and Quailbush Road, about 1 1/4 miles south of Highway 247. The Homestead Valley Community Council brings the concerns of residents of Landers, Johnson

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Homestead Valley Community Council will meet 3 p.m. Monday, November 16, at a new location—the Johnson Valley Community Center, at the corner of Larrea Road and Quailbush Road, about 1 1/4 miles south of Highway 247. The Homestead Valley Community Council brings the concerns of residents of Landers, Johnson

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AN ARREST FOR ARSON AFTER A CABIN FIRE IN LANDERS

A Yucca Valley man who said he wanted to leave California may end up staying here longer than he would like after he was accused Tuesday morning of intentionally setting fire to a cabin in Landers. According to a Sheriff’s report, firefighters were called to a structure fire near Youngs

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HISTORICAL SOCIEY YARD SALE IN LANDERS TOMORROW

The Historical Society will hold a holiday yard sale in Landers tomorrow. Reporter David Knutson has more… Come out and support “Preserve the Past for the Future” fall and holiday yard sale on Saturday, November 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The yard sale is on 632 Landers Lane

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ELECTION RESULTS FOR BIGHORN WATER AND MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARDS

With all precincts reporting, fewer than 1,000 voters in Flamingo Heights, Landers and Morongo Valley went to the polls for yesterday’s elections. Their votes will be added to provisional and mail-in ballots for final, certified results. As it stands for the two open board seats at the Bighorn Desert View

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOLIDAY MARKET FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Morongo Basin Historical Society is having a fall and holiday marketplace/yard sale Friday, November 6, and Saturday, November 7. There will be a selection of holiday decorations and artificial Xmas trees, along with outdoor games, furniture, jewelry, kitchen items, and more. Artisan breads, fruit tarts, and desserts will also be

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LANDERS MAN STRUCK AND KILLED BY SEMI IN LANDERS TUESDAY NIGHT

A 45-year-old Landers man was killed last night when he was hit by a semi-truck as he was crossing Highway 247 in Landers. According to CHP Officer K. Casserly, about 9:40 p.m., Solomon Kings was crossing Highway 247 just north of Sunnyslope Drive, between Linn Road and Reche Road. The

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF SEXUAL BATTERY AFTER ATTEMPTED KISSING

A Landers man was arrested Monday afternoon after a woman said he tried to kiss her. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman was at a grocery store in Yucca Valley about 3:30 p.m. when a man, later identified as Arnulfo Fuentes, 38, asked her daughter for change, and then

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER AUDIT REVEALS UNFUNDED PENSION LIABILITY

A Bighorn Desert View Water Agency audit revealed a large unfunded pension liability last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board of directors also learned that flooding in Palmdale is affecting their water recharge… At last night’s regular board meeting, a review of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency’s financial audit

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD GETS FINANCIAL AUDIT TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the Landers area water providers agenda… At tonight’s 6 p.m. board meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency directors will receive the financial audit for fiscal 2014-15, as well as consider a handful of

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TWO OUT OF THREE CANDIDATES SHOW FOR BIGHORN FORUM

It was two out of three for a scheduled Bighorn Desert View Water Agency candidates forum last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there, and files this report… In the race for two open seats on the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency board of directors, the two incumbent candidates answered questions

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DEPUTIES INVESTIGATING LANDERS SHOOTING

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting in Landers Sunday afternoon. About 5:45, residents in the 59200 block of Rocky Acres Road were watching television in a bedroom when they heard gun shots and the bedroom window shattered. The family immediately dropped to the floor and called 911. Deputies found a

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY CANDIDATE FORUM TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will hold a candidates’ forum as part of their board meeting tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you who will be there… Voters in Landers and Flamingo Heights can hear from the three candidates running for two open board seats at the Bighorn-Desert View Water

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS

 

One topic under discussion at this month’s meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council will be public safety in the Homestead Valley and the Morongo Basin. The HVCC represents the communities of Yucca Mesa, Landers, Flamingo Heights, and Johnson Valley. The meeting will be held at 3 p.m.

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BOOK SIGNING WITH LOCAL RESIDENT

 

“The Sawtooth Complex” is the title of a local authors latest novel. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsits has your invitation to her book signing…

Basin resident Susan Lang’s thrilling new novel, “The Sawtooth Complex,” deals with the human condition in the face of the devastating 2006 wildfire season. Lang

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SIGNING OF NEW BOOK HIGHLIGHTING SAWTOOTH FIRES SUNDAY

Local author Susan Lang is signing her new novel, “The Sawtooth Complex.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has more information… On Sunday, October 18, at 1 p.m. join local author Susan Lang as she reads from her latest novel, “The Sawtooth Complex.” This book is based on the 2006 Sawtooth fire that

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