BIGHORN DESERT WATER SETS RULES, LIENS, GETS A MILLION DOLLARS

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board met in regular session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there as the board adopted rules, placed tax liens, and counted their Goat Mountain money… Last night in Landers, the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors responded to a state mandate and

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER CONSIDERS TAX LIENS ON PAST DUE BILLS

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says they will be last in adopting emergency water rules and will consider placing tax liens on overdue water bills… The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors meets at 6 p.m. tonight. At the top

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BODY FOUND IN LANDERS THOUGHT TO BE THAT OF MISSING MAN

The coroner’s office has confirmed that remains found in the desert Wednesday were those of a man who had been missing the Fourth of July. Andrew Salazar. Salazar, 25, was dropped off at Hero Market on Old Woman Springs Road about 6 p.m. July 4. About a half hour later,

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CANDIDATE FILINGS NOW OPEN FOR NOVEMBER ELECTION

Some area elected boards will be decided this November. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the time to file to be a candidate is now thought August 7…

Candidate filing is underway for the November 3, 2015, consolidated election and several local board seats are open. Two seats are open on the

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THIRD OF JULY FIREWORKS PLANNED FOR LANDERS

While big public fireworks shows are planned for both Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley this Fourth of July, the community of Landers will get a jump start on the holiday with a Third of July celebration. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation…

The public is invited to celebrate Independence Day

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER MET, GRANTS GET ATTENTION

The Bighorn-Desert View Water board saw a lot of attention paid to their grant applications at last night’s meeting. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and explains…

Last night’s meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors in Landers looked to be fairly routine with most of the evening’s

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY MEETS TONIGHT

With the upcoming turnover of water service from county control to the Bighorn-Desert View Water agency planned for July 1, tonight’s meeting of the Bighorn board of directors is sure to be of interest to Landers residents. Reporter Mike Lipsitz goes over the agenda of tonight’s meeting…

Bighorn-Desert View Water

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JULY 3 FIREWORKS IN LANDERS

It’s an annual tradition, the Third of July fireworks in Landers. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the free event will include all kinds of activities besides fireworks…

The public is invited to celebrate Independence Day on July 3rd at the Homestead Valley Park fireworks spectacular in Landers. Admission is free and

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CALTRANS MEETS WITH DISGRUNTLED LANDERS AREA RESIDENTS

Caltrans staff addressed about 50 residents at last night’s meeting of the Flamingo Heights Community Association. They came to discuss road improvements along an 8.8-mile stretch of Highway 247. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and provides the details… Motorists who frequent Old Woman Springs Road from El Cortez Road, on

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LANDERS WOMAN ACCUSED OF BEATING HER BOYFRIEND

A Landers woman was arrested Friday night, accused of beating up her boyfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Mary Ray, 28, was arguing with her boyfriend in the 56400 block of Cone Boulevard in Landers about 9:30 p.m. The report states that Ray punched and scratched her boyfriend several times,

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LANDERS WATER TANK SHOT

Vandals took target practice on a water storage tank in Landers Saturday. According to a Sheriff’s report, an employee for the county Water S Division was sent to a water tank near Yucca Mesa Road and Napa Road about 1 p.m. When the employee arrived, he found water shooting out

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WE CORRECT AND CLARIFY A STORY FROM APRIL 8

This correction and clarification today on a story we ran April 8. In the story we said Timothy Baragona, 51, was stopped near Reche Road and North Vans Ranch Boulevard in Landers on a traffic violation about 12:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5. The deputy determined that Baragona was driving under

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SUSPECT SURRENDERS JUST AS SWAT TEAM ARRIVES IN LANDERS

A SWAT team was called out to Landers Sunday night following a burglary in which a suspect barricaded himself in the house for more than five hours. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Jim Thornburg, deputies responding to a burglar alarm call in the 58600 block of Stearman Road at 5:39 p.m.

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KUDOS FOR THE BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency—the water supplier for the Landers area—recently received recognition from the state. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the kudos…

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency was recently honored at the Association of California Water Agencies Spring Conference in Sacramento. The Agency received the prestigious Clair A. Hill Water

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LANDERS MOOSE LODGE YARD SALE SATURDAY

Your friendly neighborhood Lander Moose Lodge is having a yard sale. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

Landers has become the destination for weekend bargain hunters and this Saturday is no exception. Buyers and sellers alike will want to get in on Landers Moose Lodge Spring Cleaning Yard Sale from 8

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER APPROVES BUDGET, AUDIT CONTRACT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency met last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and files this report…

Last night in Landers, the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors set and adopted the agency’s budget for fiscal 2015-2016, approved the coming fiscal year’s ad valorem tax for District 1

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER TO ADOPT BUDGET TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency board will meet in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the meeting will discuss budget, ad valorem taxes, and audit services… Tonight’s regular 6 p.m. meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board is a number cruncher’s dream come true. Directors are expected

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COUNTY TO CONSIDER MAKING LANDERS CELEBRITY MOTEL LEGAL

A long running celebrity-operated Landers Motel is looking to go legit. Reporter Mike Lipsitz highlights an item on tomorrow’s County Planning Commission agenda…

Seems another Landers commercial development will go before the Planning Commission this week; and while it’s bright and shiny, it’s not a commercial solar plant. At Thursday’s

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FREE FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of May 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, May

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SUPERVISORS NIX LANDERS SOLAR PROJECT

The County Board of Supervisors reversed a planning commission decision that would have allowed a photovoltaic project in Landers to go forward. Reporter Dan Stork says the vote was split… At its Tuesday meeting, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors upheld a community appeal of a planning commission decision

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