LOCAL DEMOCRATS MEET SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will present “The Adelanto Story,” an update on the conditions at the Adelanto Detention Center, during its monthly meeting Saturday, October 14. Come early for the optional $10 breakfast starting at 9 a.m. at Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen on the Copper Mountain College Campus. The regular

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JEEP ROLLED OVER ON OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD WEDNESDAY MORNING

A woman who said she fell asleep at the wheel overturned her Jeep at about 7:20 this morning. County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Snow said she was driving northbound on Old Woman Springs Road near Buena Suerte when the Jeep drifted over to the side of the road and hit

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ROAD WORK ON OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD MONDAY

The California Department of Transportation will be performing road work on State Route 247 Monday. CalTrans will be grinding and repaving both north- and southbound lanes of the highway from Handley Road to Boone Avenue Monday, June 19, from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Motorists are urged to use caution

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ROAD WORK ON THE MORONGO GRADE AND STATE ROUTE  247 THIS WEEK

The California Department of Transportation will be performing road work on the Morongo Grade, and on State Route 247 all this week. Caltrans will be repairing guardrails on the Morongo Grade from the county line to Indian Canyon Avenue today through this Thursday, June 15, from 9 until 3. In

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THREE-VEHICLE CRASH IN YUCCA VALLEY SENDS ONE MAN TO HOSPITAL

One man received serious injuries, and five others received minor injuries, in a three-vehicle crash in Yucca Valley Monday. According to the California Highway Patrol, Timothy Weber, 37, of Yucca Valley, was driving his 2011 Honda northbound at a high rate of speed on Old Woman Springs Road just before

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CALTRANS WORKING ON OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD TOMORROW

CalTrans will be performing utility work on Old Woman Springs Road in Yucca Valley Tuesday, May 9. Be prepared for one-way lane closures between Buena Suerte Road and San Juan Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Watch for road workers and slow down.

SLEEPING DRIVER CRASHES ON OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD

A woman was injured early Saturday morning when her car crashed on Old Woman Springs. About 3:25 a.m., deputies were called to a single car crash at Old Woman Springs Road and Farrelo Road, where they found a black Ford Fusion located in the wash on the east side of

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ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD

CalTrans has announced that it will be performing road maintenance on Old Woman Springs Road Monday, August 28. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., lanes will be temporarily closed between Marmac Road in Landers to Midway Avenue in Lucerne Valley.

INJURY IN SINGLE CAR ROLLOVER ON S.R. 247 SUNDAY

A 58-year-old man was hospitalized Sunday morning after he rolled his car on Old Woman Springs Road. About 8 a.m., the unidentified driver was driving southbound on the highway when for unknown reasons, he lost control of his red Pontiac and rolled it into a hillside near San Juan Road.

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FIRE DESTROYS MERCEDES IN YUCCA VALLEY

Yucca Valley firefighters had a difficult time putting out a car fire Thursday afternoon due to leaking fuel. County Fire Captain Jay Dimoff said about 12:30 p.m., an older model Mercedes was traveling north on Old Woman Springs road when the driver noticed smoke coming into the car from the

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OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION THIS WEEK

Old Woman Springs Road, also known as State Route 247, will be under construction all this week through Friday morning. The highway will have lane closures between El Cortez Road and Handley Road between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. each night. Motorists are urged to use caution in the area

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STUCK BIG RIG CLOSES OLD WOMAN SPRINGS ROAD

Old Woman Springs Road was closed down in both directions for just over two hours Tuesday afternoon when a big rig truck making a U-turn got stuck. According to CHP Officer Randy O’Brien, the truck, which was hauling half of a mobile home, was northbound on Old Woman Springs Road

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FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH ON STATE ROUTE 247 LAST NIGHT

A motorcyclist was killed last night in a crash on State Route 247. The County Coroner said at about 9:00 p.m., a 30-year-old male, possibly from Barstow, was traveling southbound on SR-247 north of Lucerne Valley on a Yamaha motorcycle and collided with a northbound 2001 Ford Mustang. Paramedics responded

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