LANDERS WOMAN SEEKS HELP FOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT

A 27-year-old Landers woman is asking the community to contribute to her life-saving kidney transplant operation. She spoke with reporter Rebecca Havely to share how you can help…

Z107.7: I’m speaking with Yessinia Herrera, 27, of Landers, a dialysis patient for the last five years. Yessinia, I understand you have

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SCHOOL BOARD IN WORKSHOP/STUDY SESSION TONIGHT

In a 5:30 p.m. work/study session tonight, the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will review the single plans for student achievement for Landers, Morongo Valley, Palm Vista, and Oasis elementary schools. Those plans will be approved during the 7 p.m. open session. During a closed session, the board

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LANDERS MAN ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE OF HEROIN

A Landers man was arrested Tuesday afternoon, accused of driving while high. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy was patrolling and following a black pick up truck on Reche Road in Landers about 3:30 when the truck abruptly turned north onto Single Tree Road at about 60 miles per

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MOVIE UNDER THE STARS IN LANDERS SATURDAY

Join the Morongo Basin Historical Society for a movie under the stars this Saturday, August 15. The historical society will screen “Last Chance,” Bryan Cranston’s 1999 movie that was filmed and set in Pioneertown and the Yucca Valley bowling alley. “Last Chance” is set in a California desert where a

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CANDIDATE FILING EXTENDED FOR MORONGO VALLEY CSD

Last Friday was the deadline for candidates to file for the November 3rd Consolidated Election; however, that deadline must be extended when an incumbent does not file and that’s exactly the case for one local special district office. Assignment reporter, Mike Lipsitz, has details… In Morongo Valley, long-time Community Services

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TOMORROW IS THE CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINE LOCAL RACES

The deadline to file as a candidate for some local offices is tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what is open and how to file… Friday, August 7 is the deadline for candidate filing for the November Consolidated Election. Several local board seats are open including two seats on the

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MORE ABOUT A 77-YEAR-OLD ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

We have more information about the 77-year-old man who was arrested Sunday, accused of attempted murder. Robert Cariker, of the 5600 block of Maloof Lane in Johnson Valley, had a dispute with a tenant over money, and allegedly took a shotgun and shot out two tires on the tenant’s 2000

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER

We have few details about a Landers man who was arrested Sunday, accused of attempted murder. Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home in the 5600 block of Maloof Lane in Landers about 5 p.m. Sunday, where, after an investigation, they arrested Robert Cariker, 77, on suspicion of attempted murder.

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EDUCATION PLANNING AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Copper Mountain College wants you to help it develop a long-term education master plan. It will hold a public meeting Tuesday, August 4, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Yucca Room of the Yucca Valley Community Center. On Wednesday, August 5, CMC will hold another meeting from 6 to

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BIGHORN DESERT WATER SETS RULES, LIENS, GETS A MILLION DOLLARS

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board met in regular session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there as the board adopted rules, placed tax liens, and counted their Goat Mountain money… Last night in Landers, the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors responded to a state mandate and

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER CONSIDERS TAX LIENS ON PAST DUE BILLS

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says they will be last in adopting emergency water rules and will consider placing tax liens on overdue water bills… The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors meets at 6 p.m. tonight. At the top

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BODY FOUND IN LANDERS THOUGHT TO BE THAT OF MISSING MAN

The coroner’s office has confirmed that remains found in the desert Wednesday were those of a man who had been missing the Fourth of July. Andrew Salazar. Salazar, 25, was dropped off at Hero Market on Old Woman Springs Road about 6 p.m. July 4. About a half hour later,

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CANDIDATE FILINGS NOW OPEN FOR NOVEMBER ELECTION

Some area elected boards will be decided this November. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the time to file to be a candidate is now thought August 7…

Candidate filing is underway for the November 3, 2015, consolidated election and several local board seats are open. Two seats are open on the

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THIRD OF JULY FIREWORKS PLANNED FOR LANDERS

While big public fireworks shows are planned for both Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley this Fourth of July, the community of Landers will get a jump start on the holiday with a Third of July celebration. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation…

The public is invited to celebrate Independence Day

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER MET, GRANTS GET ATTENTION

The Bighorn-Desert View Water board saw a lot of attention paid to their grant applications at last night’s meeting. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and explains…

Last night’s meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors in Landers looked to be fairly routine with most of the evening’s

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY MEETS TONIGHT

With the upcoming turnover of water service from county control to the Bighorn-Desert View Water agency planned for July 1, tonight’s meeting of the Bighorn board of directors is sure to be of interest to Landers residents. Reporter Mike Lipsitz goes over the agenda of tonight’s meeting…

Bighorn-Desert View Water

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JULY 3 FIREWORKS IN LANDERS

It’s an annual tradition, the Third of July fireworks in Landers. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the free event will include all kinds of activities besides fireworks…

The public is invited to celebrate Independence Day on July 3rd at the Homestead Valley Park fireworks spectacular in Landers. Admission is free and

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CALTRANS MEETS WITH DISGRUNTLED LANDERS AREA RESIDENTS

Caltrans staff addressed about 50 residents at last night’s meeting of the Flamingo Heights Community Association. They came to discuss road improvements along an 8.8-mile stretch of Highway 247. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and provides the details… Motorists who frequent Old Woman Springs Road from El Cortez Road, on

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LANDERS WOMAN ACCUSED OF BEATING HER BOYFRIEND

A Landers woman was arrested Friday night, accused of beating up her boyfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Mary Ray, 28, was arguing with her boyfriend in the 56400 block of Cone Boulevard in Landers about 9:30 p.m. The report states that Ray punched and scratched her boyfriend several times,

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LANDERS WATER TANK SHOT

Vandals took target practice on a water storage tank in Landers Saturday. According to a Sheriff’s report, an employee for the county Water S Division was sent to a water tank near Yucca Mesa Road and Napa Road about 1 p.m. When the employee arrived, he found water shooting out

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