MOTORCYCLIST INJURED, ARRESTED, IN DUI CRASH IN MORONGO VALLEY THURSDAY

A motorcyclist was arrested for suspected driving under the influence following a crash in Morongo Valley Thursday afternoon. About 4:20, Anthony Demars, 47, of Morongo Valley, was riding his 2014 Honda motorcycle westbound in the number 1 lane of the highway. The California Highway Patrol notes that due to Demars’

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MOTORCYCLIST INJURED IN MORONGO VALLEY

Updated: Friday 9:20

A motorcyclist was arrested for suspected driving under the influence following a crash in Morongo Valley Thursday afternoon. About 4:20, Anthony Demars, 47, of Morongo Valley, was riding his 2014 Honda motorcycle westbound in the number 1 lane of the highway. The California Highway Patrol notes that

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MORONGO VALLEY CRASH KILLS DOG, JOSHUA TREE CRASH INJURES WOMAN

A man escaped serious injury, but his dog was killed, in a roll-over crash in Morongo Valley Wednesday night. About 8:30 p.m., a pick-up truck was traveling westbound on Highway 62 when for unknown reasons the truck left the highway and hit a power pole near North Star Trail. The

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JANIS COMMENTZ FEATURED IN MORONGO VALLEY GALLERY, RECEPTION SATURDAY

Janis Commentz will be the featured artist for November at the Art Colony of Morongo Valley gallery. An artist reception featuring Commentz and her paintings will be held Saturday, November 5, from noon to 2 p.m. The gallery, located at 11165 Vale Drive in Morongo Valley is open every Wednesday

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“OPERATION GOBBLE” TO GIVE TURKEYS TO NEEDY MORONGO VALLEY RESIDENTS

The community of Morongo Valley is looking for needy families who need a Thanksgiving Turkey this year. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on “Operation Gobble”… Some 65 Thanksgiving turkeys will land on the tables of as many needy families in Morongo Valley this Thanksgiving. The Morongo Valley Community Services District

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HALLOWEEN WALK IN MORONGO VALLEY TONIGHT

There’s Halloween fun in Morongo Valley tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the theme for the annual Halloween Walk is… Day of the Dead: That’s the theme for tonight’s second annual Halloween Walk in Morongo Valley. An alternative to knocking on stranger’s doors, Morongo Valley children age five and above, are

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PARKING LOT AND BAKE SALE AT MORONGO VALLEY CHURCH TOMORROW

The Church of the Lighted Cross will hold a parking lot sale and bake sale to raise funds for a new roof. The Raise the Roof sales are set for Saturday, October 22, starting at 8 a.m. until everything is gone. All proceeds will go to the “raise the roof”

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MORONGO VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT TO HOLD DRILL TOMORROW

The Morongo Valley Fire Department will conduct a drill tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says Morongo Valley Elementary will be the location… Morongo Valley Elementary School will be on shaky ground tomorrow morning. At least that’s the premise when fire fighters from Morongo Valley Fire with back up from Cal Fire

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD Board meets tonight in regular session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says an audit, scheduling a fire meeting, and giving away smoke detectors top the agenda…… The Morongo Valley Community Services District meets at 7 p.m. tonight in the Covington Park Community Building. At the top of the

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MORONGO VALLEY FIRE RAFFLING SMOKE DETECTORS

The Morongo Valley Fire Department is holding a drawing for nine smoke detectors. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says sign up to win before this Monday… Established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, National Fire Prevention Week is October 9 through 15. This year’s theme is “Don’t wait, check the

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MORONGO VALLEY FIRE HOLDING DRAWING FOR FREE SMOKE DETECTORS

The Morongo Valley Fire Department will be holding a drawing to win new smoke detectors. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us why and how to enter… Established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, National Fire Prevention Week is October 9 through 15. This year’s theme is “Don’t wait, check

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MORONGO VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS BREAKFAST AND CAR SHOW TOMORROW

The Community of Morongo Valley will host a pancake and car show tomorrow to support their fire Department and Firefighters. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says everybody is invited… This Saturday morning it’s pancakes and Pontiacs in Morongo Valley’s Covington Park. Head down for the annual Firefighters’ Auxiliary breakfast served in the

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MORONGO VALLEY FIRE HOLDING DRAWING FOR FREE SMOKE DETECTORS

The Morongo Valley Fire Department will be holding a drawing to win new smoke detectors. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us why and how to enter… Established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, National Fire Prevention Week is October 9 through 15. This year’s theme is “Don’t wait, check

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THIEVES’ REMORSE IN A BIZARRE CASE OF A STOLEN LICENSE PLATE

In a case that could be characterized as thieves’ remorse, a Morongo Valley man was arrested Saturday after a bizarre case of a stolen license plate. According to Sheriff’s reports, employees from Liberty Automotive in Morongo Valley called about 8 a.m. Saturday to report a license plate had been stolen

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DUI OFF-ROAD MOTORCYCLIST WHO CRASHED IN MORONGO VALLEY IDENTIFIED

The California Highway Patrol has identified the man who was hospitalized following a crash on his dirt bike in Morongo Valley a week ago. Jeremy Reynolds, 39, was riding his 2000 Honda about 11:15 p.m. eastbound on Breezeway when he unexpectedly came upon the wash at Little Morongo Road and

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MORONGO VALLEY POST OFFICE VANDALIZED, MAIL POSSIBLY STOLEN

The Morongo Valley Post Office was vandalized and mail was possibly stolen from numerous post office boxes Monday night. Postal employees noticed when they arrived at work Tuesday morning that multiple post office boxes had been pried open. Stealing mail is a federal offense, and postal inspectors are investigating the

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD GETS SHORT TERM HELP. LOOKS TO LONG TERM SOLUTIONS

The Morongo Valley Community Services District has been struggling to keep operational both the district and its aging main fire engine. At last night’s board meeting, the public learned one of those issues appears to be solved, while the board took action that may address the other. Assignment reporter Mike

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD Board meets tonight. Mike Lipsitz said the board will issue a proclamation, consider use requests, and take nominees for an award, with punch and cookies beforehand… At tonight’s regular 7 p.m. meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District, the board is expected to adopt a

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MAN INJURED IN DIRT BIKE CRASH IN MORONGO VALLEY SUNDAY NIGHT

A man was hospitalized following a dirt bike crash in Morongo Valley late Sunday night. About 11:30 p.m., Morongo Valley firefighters were called to Breezeway at the Little Morongo wash. The man had been riding his dirt bike on Breezeway when he came upon the wash unexpectedly and was unable

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HARVEST MOON FALL ART AND CRAFT SHOW IN MORONGO VALLEY TOMORROW

The Harvest Moon Fall Art and Craft Show will be held Saturday from 10 to 4 in Covington Park in Morongo Valley. There will be music, vendors, entertainment, food, and is kid friendly. Don’t miss the judged art show inside the community center. Covington Park is located at 11165 Vale

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