BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY LOOKS AT HAZARD MITIGATION AND GROUNDWATER STORAGE

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency PLEGS committee meets tomorrow morning. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells us what the initials mean and what they are looking at…. The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will host a special Planning/Legislative/Engineering/Grant and Security, or PLEGS Committee meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, December 17, at 9:15 a.m.

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LANDERS RESIDENTS MASS AGAINST SOLAR PROJECT, WILL APPEAL TODAY

The firm that wants to build a solar field in Landers arranged to meet with residents who were looking to appeal the approval of that project by the San Bernardino County Planning Commission. Reporter Dan Stork says the dialog that resulted was not to the firm’s liking… Following a mid-day

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SOLAR DEVELOPERS TO MEET WITH LANDERS RESIDENTS TOMORROW

A meeting has been set up between developers of a solar project in Landers and community residents. Reporter Dan Stork describes how it came about and when and where it will be…

In the wake of the December 4 approval by the San Bernardino County Planning Commission of a permit

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of December is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places…

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

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LOADED GUN FALLS, SHOOTS LANDERS MAN IN THE LEG

A Landers man was shot in the leg when his cocked and loaded pistol fell off a shelf. According to a Sheriff’s report, John Todd, of the 5200 block of Dusty Mile Road, was moving a shelf inside his home about 1:45 p.m. Sunday when the .44 Magnum fell off

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COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVES LANDERS SOLAR FIELD

On Thursday, the County Planning Commission gave the green light to a solar project in Landers for which some work has already been done in advance of permits. Reporter Dan Stork says the vote broke on regional lines… By a vote of 3-2, the San Bernardino County Planning Commission approved

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TWO SALES IN LANDERS TOMORROW

For the first time in weeks, the Landers Thrift Shop will open its doors Saturday for its big Holiday Blow-Out Sale and Pickers’ Bazaar. Not only will shoppers be able to browse the overstocked shelves inside, but there will also be vendors on site who will offer new and nearly

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35-ACRE LANDERS SOLAR FARM ON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA

At its meeting on Thursday, December 4, the San Bernardino County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on a proposed solar project in Landers. The 3-megawatt field is planned for 35 acres south of Herdsman Road, between Sunny Vista and Summers Roads, a few blocks south of Reche Road.

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AN ATTEMPTED CARJACKING IN LANDERS

A woman reported an attempted carjacking Saturday night in Landers. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman—who was not identified—was coming to a stop at Landers Lane and Reche Road about 9:30 p.m. when she said a white male jumped out in front of her car, causing her to brake.

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER EVADING DEPUITES

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Friday night after he fled from a Sheriff’s deputy in Landers. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Robert Warrick, a deputy tried to stop a blue pick-up truck about 11:35 p.m. near Reche Road and Belfield Boulevard for equipment violations. The driver sped off and turned

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PUBLIC’S HELP NEEDED TO FIND CRITICAL MISSING PERSON

The Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man. On Sunday, November 2, at about 3:30 in the afternoon, William Starr, 65 years old, a white male adult, 5 feet 6 inches, 195 pounds, left his residence 58000 block Stearman Road, Landers, in his 1986

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM AND MARKET OPEN THIS WEEKEND

The Morongo Basin Historical Society will have their Landers museum and thrift shop open this weekend. Reporter Caitlin Logan has more… Morongo Basin Historical Society will hold their Museum Market Place and Yard Sale. In addition, the hours are extended 9 to 2:00. The Marketplace is teeming with seasonal decorations

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will meet tomorrow afternoon in two meeting. Reporter Cassie Zimarik checks the agendas… The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will meet tomorrow on Tuesday, October 28, in two separate meetings. At 5:15, the Board of Directors will meet for a Special Board Workshop and

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER IN SPECIAL MEETING TOMORROW

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board will meet in a special PLEGS meeting tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells us what that means… Tomorrow, Tuesday October 21, at 9:15 a.m., the Big Horn Desert View Water Agency will hold a special Planning/Legislative, Engineering/Grant and Security or “PLEGS” Committee meeting. The

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FREE SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION FRIDAY

The third Monday of October is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places… The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, October

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ORCHID FESTIVAL CALLED “A HUGE SUCCESS”

Perfect weather, fabulous blooms, and wonderful entertainment provided the perfect venue for the 19th Annual Morongo Basin Orchid Festival, with over $16,400 raised for local charities in the two-day event. Tami Montgomery, President of the Yucca Valley Sunset Rotary Club, said guests new to the festival were overwhelmed by the

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MORE INFORMATION ON LANDERS FATAL ROLLOVER CRASH

We have more information about the fatal crash in Landers early Wednesday morning. According to the California Highway Patrol, Justin Mattern, 22, of Landers, was driving a 2001 Chevy Impala northbound on Old Woman Springs Road about 2:45 a.m. Just north of La Brisa Drive, the car drifted onto the

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PIRATES INVADING LANDERS THIS WEEKEND

Pirates will be invading Landers this weekend. Reporter Caitlin Logan shivers the timbers… The Ren Faire Pirate Invasion of Landers will be held as a fund raiser for Homestead Valley Park, at 1501 Belfield Blvd. in Landers. The event takes place October 11th from 10 am to 6 pm and

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MAN KILLED IN ROLL-OVER CRASH IN LANDERS THIS MORNING

A man was killed early this morning in a roll-over crash in Landers. About 3 a.m., the driver, who has not yet been identified, was driving a 4-door sedan northbound on Old Woman Springs Road when he lost control near La Brisa Drive. The car left the road and overturned,

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS CONSIDER TOILETS AND TAX BREAKS TOMORROW

Toilets and tax breaks are two of the items on the agenda of the meeting of the County Board of Supervisors. Reporter Dan Stork tells who will be affected…

If you live in one of five county-administered special water districts, including ones in Landers or Pioneertown, and you’ve been hankering

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