THREATENING FACEBOOK POST CAUSES LOCKDOWN AT MORONGO VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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A threatening Facebook post led to a precautionary lock down at Morongo Valley Elementary school and sparked an investigation by the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigation Division that resulted in one person being taken into custody. The post was made Sunday

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD IN CLOSED SESSION SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley Community Services District, or CSD, meets in special session at 7 p.m. tonight in the Covington Park Community Building on Vale Drive. A single agenda item calls for closed session labor negotiations with union local 5028 representing Morongo Valley Professional Firefighters.

“MY OLD LADY” OPENS THIS SATURDAY AT GROVE’S THEATER IN MORONGO VALLEY

Get your tickets now for a new drama at the award-winning Groves Cabin Theater in Morongo Valley. “My Old Lady” is a three-character drama about a middle-aged American who inherits an apartment in Paris. His plans to sell it to solve his financial difficulties are thwarted by the fact than

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“MY OLD LADY” COMING TO GROVES CABIN THEATER IN MORONGO VALLEY

Get your tickets now for a new drama at the award-winning Groves Cabin Theater in Morongo Valley. “My Old Lady” is a three-character drama about a middle-aged American who inherits an apartment in Paris. His plans to sell it to solve his financial difficulties are thwarted by the fact than

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GUNNY’S KRUISIN’ FOR KIDS POKER RUN SET FOR OCTOBER 21ST

Rise 4 the People Inc. has organized a Krusin’ 4 Kids Poker Run fundraiser. With all the details here’s Rebecca Havely…

Gunny’s 2017 Krusin’ 4 Kids Poker Run is seeking merchants, vendors, sponsors and stop locations for poker hands. All motorcycles, street rods, classic and custom cars are invited. Pre-register

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GUNNY’S KRUISIN’ FOR KIDS POKER RUN SET FOR OCTOBER 21ST

Rise 4 the People Inc. has organized a Krusin’ 4 Kids Poker Run fundraiser, with all the details here’s Rebecca Havely…

Gunny’s 2017 Krusin’ 4 Kids Poker Run is seeking merchants, vendors, sponsors and stop locations for poker hands. All motorcycles, street rods, classic and custom cars are invited. Pre-register

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD MEETS, COVINGTON PARK MAINTENANCE ON THE AGENDA

(Do you) know what tree trimming, soft ball, and seismic monitoring all have in common? They’re all up for discussion at tonight’s 7 p.m. meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District or CSD. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… It’s been five years since an arborist gave the more than

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MISS YUCCA VALLEY PAGEANT CONTESTANTS MEET MONDAY

Attention high school junior girls in Yucca Valley as well the unincorporated areas of Morongo Valley, Yucca Mesa, Landers, and Joshua Tree. The Miss Yucca Valley scholarship orientation is this Monday at 6 p.m. at Joshua Springs school in room f-5. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Applications are

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD TAKES STEPS TO ASSURE FIRE DEPARTMENT SAFETY

In response to a recent complaint to the state Division of Occupational Safety and Health or OSHA, the Morongo Valley Community Services District hired a safety consultant to evaluate conditions at the fire station. In its report, the consultant acknowledged several areas where improvements are warranted, none, however, were considered

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD TO HEAR OSHA-REQUIRED FIRE DEPARTMENT SAFETY REPORT

A month ago to the day, the Morongo Valley Community Services District received notice from the state Division of Occupational Safety and Health that a complaint had been filed. The complaint alleged hazardous and unhealthy work conditions at Morongo Valley’s Fire Station. Reporter Mike Lipsitz picks up the story from

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BEWARE OF THE “GRANDPARENT’S” SCAM

An old phone scam that is making the rounds again. It’s called the “grandparents scam,” because the caller pretends to be the victim’s grandchild who needs money because of an arrest or car crash. A woman in Morongo Valley received a call recently in which the caller claimed to be

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POWER LINES DOWN ON HIGHWAY IN MORONGO VALLEY THURSDAY NIGHT

Morongo Valley firefighters and Southern California Edison workers were called out to downed power lines on Highway 62 Thursday night. About 7:45 p.m., power went out in areas of Morongo Valley for about an hour, and the cause was traced to downed power lines that were on the westbound highway

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MORONGO VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT CAR SHOW SET FOR OCTOBER 14

The last day to register your vehicle for a discounted registration fee for the Morongo Valley Fire Department’s third annual car show is Friday. With more on how to register your vehicle, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… Mark your calendars for the Morongo Valley Fire Department’s third annual car show. The

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN STABBING DEATH

A Morongo Valley man who pleaded guilty to stabbing a neighbor to death three years ago was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday. On April 5, 2014, Chad Leyburn, 31, was arguing with his neighbor, Robert Verbeck, 74, when he took out a knife and stabbed Verbeck five times,

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION

The third Monday of the month is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin

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COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION GREEN LIGHTS MORONGO VALLEY GAS STATION

Yesterday in San Bernardino, the County Planning Commission unanimously voted in favor of granting a conditional use permit for a new commercial development in Morongo Valley. The proposal now heads to county supervisors for the near certain approval of the almost 5,000-square-foot Circle K convenience store and gas station on

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NO CHANGE TO SAND TO SNOW NATIONAL MONUMENT

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has recommended that the Department of the Interior not revoke or adjust the boundaries of Sand to Snow National Monument. The monument was under review in accordance with President Trump’s April 26, executive order. “Today, I am recommending that no changes be made to

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COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION CONSIDERS A MORONGO VALLEY GAS STATION

The County Planning Commission tomorrow will consider yet another gas station/convenience store on the highway in Morongo Valley. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details of a public hearing on the matter…

At tomorrow’s 9 a.m. meeting of the San Bernardino County Planning Commission, chairman Paul Smith will convene a public hearing

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD TAKES UP LONG-RANGE PLANNING TONIGHT

Long-term planning is just one of the items up for discussion at tonight’s 7 p.m. meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… Under “new business,” the CSD board will discuss a long-term plan summary for the Local Agency Formation Commission or LAFCO. The topic

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DEPUTIES INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING FRIDAY IN MORONGO VALLEY

We have limited information about a shooting Friday in Morongo Valley. According to a Sheriff’s spokeswoman, deputies were called to the 9300 block of Navajo Trail about 4:20 p.m. following a report that a man had been shot. Upon arrival, the man told deputies an unknown woman had shot him,

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