COUNTY PLANS TO APPROVE IMPROVEMENTS TO ROADS, BIKE, AND PEDESTRIAN PATHS

Several items related to the Morongo Basin are on the agenda for tomorrow’s 10 a.m. county board of supervisors meeting in San Bernardino. Supervisors are expected to award a $1.5 million construction contract to make improvements along portions of Aberdeen, Alta Loma, Quail Springs Drive and Yucca Trail in Yucca

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DONNA MUNOZ FACES FINES FOR CAMPAIGN REPORTING VIOLATIONS

A local icon has run afoul of the State Fair Political Practices Commission in an unsuccessful run for county supervisor in 2016. Donna Munoz and her campaign committee treasurer Max Hazard are facing a fine of $6,500 on the enforcement agency’s April 19 meeting consent calendar. The commission alleges that

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS TAKE UP MORONGO BASIN BUSINESS TOMORROW

Our Morongo Basin figures prominently at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of county supervisors in San Bernardino. Among items on the agenda are revisions to the contract for the 16-bed crisis residential treatment facility going up along the highway in Joshua Tree. The changes and additions involve converting the facility’s septic

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS LOOK AT LOCAL ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TOMORROW

If all goes as expected at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of county supervisors in San Bernardino, more Morongo Basin residents will see improved access to hiking and biking trials in the not-too-distant future. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more in this report…

County supervisors are expected to approve two items likely

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MORONGO BASIN MAC HEARS THE CHALLENGES OF RURAL BROADBAND

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council discussed challenges of internet connectivity in rural areas at its meeting last night. Here with the story is reporter Tanisha Cureton…

In last night’s meeting of the MAC, Blake Baxter said anywhere between 34 percent to 55 percent of all rural households in the

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS CONSIDER PIONEERTOWN WATER, LOCAL ROADS TOMORROW

Among the items under consideration at tomorrow’s County Supervisor meeting in San Bernardino are local roads and Pioneertown water. And if a local conservation group has anything to do with it, another item will be considered for a future agenda. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… Consent agenda item 44 seeks

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS MEET TOMORROW WITH ITEMS OF LOCAL INTEREST

When the County Board of Supervisors meets tomorrow in San Bernardino, two items of local interest will be up for consideration. They include a proposed auction of tax-defaulted properties, and a plan to provide security at next month’s King of the Hammers off-road event in Johnson Valley. Here is reporter

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SUPERVISORS LOOK AT JOSHUA TREE BIKE PATH, 29 PALMS TRAILS TOMORROW

If all goes as expected at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of county supervisors in San Bernardino, more Morongo Basin residents will see improved access to hiking and biking trials in the not-too-distant future. County supervisors are expected to approve two items likely to enhance local outdoor recreation on tomorrow’s consent

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS MEET WITH TWO ITEMS OF LOCAL INTEREST TOMORROW

Several items of interest to our Morongo Basin come up at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. board of supervisors meeting in San Bernardino. Separate public hearings will be convened to officially declare results of last month’s mail ballot elections asking residents of Flamingo Heights and Yucca Mesa to increase the current service

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MORONGO BASIN BUSINESS AT TOMORROW’S BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING

Our Morongo Basin figures prominently at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of county supervisors in San Bernardino with appointments, acknowledgements, a hearing, and more. Reporter Mike Lipsitz provides some of the details … Among the first items of business is recognition of Morongo Basin Commander Lieutenant Eric Robles on his retirement

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS EXPECTED TO MAKE LOCAL APPOINTMENTS TOMORROW

In what must be any politician’s dream come true, county supervisors are expected to appoint three candidates to three open seats on the Twentynine Palms Water District board. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on that and other expected actions at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of county supervisors in San Bernardino…

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HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL TO BRING CLEAN WATER TO PIONEERTOWN

Hope springs eternal for the 120 service connections desperate to see clean water piped into Pioneertown. A county board of supervisors’ decision at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting may inch the plan a step closer. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… Far from a done deal, county supervisors are expected to approve

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OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE ENFORCEMENT GRANT APPROVED

Off-highway vehicle, or OHV, enthusiasts have more reason than ever to ride safe and obey the law when they set out to follow their passion in our Morongo Basin. Reporter Mike Lipsitz sticks to the approved trails for this report… County supervisors yesterday approved a grant for off-highway vehicle related

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS LOOK AT PIONEERTOWN PUMP STATION

A number of issues relevant to our Morongo Basin are on the agenda for tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of county supervisors in San Bernardino. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the rundown…

Supervisors will likely approve item 8, the sale of 30 tax-defaulted properties. The Mojave Desert Land Trust aims to

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CLARIFICATION ON BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RENEWABLE ENERGY GUIDELINES VOTE

This clarification about the county board of supervisors vote on the renewable energy development guidelines. The supervisors sent only a portion of the guidelines back to the planning commission; the rest was approved unanimously.

COUNTY’S RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT PLAN SENT BACK TO PLANNING COMMISSION

After listening to hundreds of speakers during a five-hour marathon meeting yesterday, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to send the county’s renewable energy development guidelines back to the Planning Commission for further review. Once approved by the board of supervisors, the guidelines will be included in

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SUPERVISORS TO DISCUSS RENEWABLE ENERGY TOMORROW

After years of private debate, public meetings, hearings, and legal challenges the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors will convene what may be the last public hearing on the subject of renewable energy as it relates to the County General Plan. Reporter Mike Lipsitz fills in the details…

Tomorrow’s County

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SUPERVISORS MEET: LOCAL RECOGNITION, APPOINTMENT AND REVENUE AGREEMENT

A recognition, an appointment, and a revenue agreement all with ties to our Morongo Basin are on the agenda for tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of the County Board of Supervisors in San Bernardino. Reporter Mike Lipsitz fills in the details… In a largely ceremonial move, supervisors will recognize Joshua Tree

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MORONGO BASIN MAC SEEKING A FLAMINGO HEIGHTS REPRESENTATIVE

The County Board of Supervisors has posted a “help wanted’ notice. Reporter David Haldane explains… If you live in Flamingo Heights and dream of having a say in what happens there, this may be your lucky day. San Bernardino County Supervisor James Ramos is calling for applications from people wishing

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS MEET, SEVERAL ITEMS AFFECT OUR MORONGO BASIN

Topics specific to our Morongo Basin are the subjects of several agenda items at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of the County Board of Supervisors’ in San Bernardino. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

Supervisors will likely approve agenda item 30 which would pay a San Diego firm $135,000 to $150,000 to

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