WOMAN INJURED IN ROLLOVER CRASH IN LANDERS MONDAY

A Hesperia woman was injured in a rollover crash in Landers Monday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol, Kalong Riphenburg, 66, was driving her 2005 Jeep Liberty eastbound on Reche Road, east of Sunset, about 1:20 yesterday when she swerved onto the south shoulder of the road. In an

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING WEDNESDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center Board of Directors will hold a special closed session meeting at noon tomorrow, in the Helen Gray Education Center. Up for discussion is an issue involving personnel benefits.

SAVE THE DATE FOR TASTE OF MORONGO BASIN

Mark your calendars. The Taste of the Morongo Basin is returning this fall. Reporter Mike Lipsitz fills in the details of this popular, sell-out event… Local restaurants will serve samples of their best dishes at Joshua Tree Rotary Club’s sixth annual Taste of Morongo Basin beginning at 6 p.m. Sept.

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CONGRESSMAN COOK INVESTIGATES CADIZ WATER PROJECT

Representative Paul Cook wants the Federal government to take a close look at the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery, and Storage Project, which would ship water from desert aquifers to Orange and Los Angeles Counties. Reporter Dan Stork tells what Cook has asked for… In a June 12th letter, Representative

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY APPROVES LIENS FOR OUTSTANDING WATER BILLS

Those customers who owe money to the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency could soon be getting a surprise on their property tax bills. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the agency’s board approved putting liens on overdue bills last night… At the conclusion of last night’s public hearing in Landers the Bighorn-Desert

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1,000 SHOW UP FOR 150 JOBS AT TWENTYNINE PALMS CASINO JOB FAIR

Cars lined every street surrounding the Little Church of The Desert Tuesday, with the line of eager hopefuls snaking down and around the block as over 1,000 job seekers attended the job fair hosted by the new Tortoise Rock Casino. The response was so unexpected and overwhelming, the company ran

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board meets with a public hearing tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the meeting will take care of a lot of financial housework and feature a presentation… The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors will hold a public hearing at tonight’s 6 p.m. meeting.

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MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PLANNING MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will be hosting a Mental Health Services Community Planning Meeting for the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health. The meeting will be this Wednesday, July 25, 2013 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Santa Fe Social Clubhouse, 56020 Santa Fe Trail, Suite M,

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SOLAR CAR CHALLENGE COMING TO TWENTYNINE PALMS NEXT MONDAY

Make a point to be at Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms next Monday, a week from today. The fascination and hi-tech solar challenge will be coming in to the city. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation… You are invited to see the solar car challenge! Fourteen High School teams will

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GO GEOCACHING WITH THE MOJAVE WATER AGENCY

The Mojave Water Agency is inviting you to come geocache with them. Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains…

Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game. Participants use a set of GPS coordinates to navigate to a hidden geocache. The Mojave Water Agency is sponsoring a free session called “The Adventure of Geocaching.”

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CHP TO CONDUCT DUI/DRIVERS LICENSE CHECKPOINT SUNDAY

The California Highway Patrol will conduct a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint Saturday, July 20. Officers will be stopping drivers at an undisclosed area in the unincorporated area of San Bernardino County sometime between the hours 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Drivers will be checked for signs of alcohol or drug impairment,

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COFFEE WITH RAMOS PART 3: COURTS, RETAIL AND MENTAL HEALTH

In the final installment on the meeting of Supervisor James Ramos with local media on Monday, reporter Dan Stork reports on responses to questions about court services, retail development guidelines, and mental health services… When asked about the future of local court services, Ramos said he has been working with

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A THANK YOU ON THIS 24TH BIRTHDAY OF Z1077 RADIO

Today is the 24th anniversary of Z107.7 radio signing on to the air. It was July 15, 1989, at 7 seconds after 1:07 pm that we flipped the switch and began transmitting to the communities of the Morongo Basin. In that time, we have seen not only tremendous changes to

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SHERIFF WARNS OF NEW LOCAL IDENTITY THEFT PHONE SCAM

A new local identity theft scam has local law enforcement concerned and they want to warn Morongo Basin residents. With this important tip, here is Sheriff’s service specialist Anita Baker… Recently, the Sheriff’s Department has responded to several reports of harassing phone calls and identity theft. The caller is telling

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS

The regular meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council is this coming Monday and you are invited to attend. Among the topics of discussion will be an update the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan. The HVCC represents the four community organizations of Yucca Mesa, Flamingo Heights, Landers and Johnson Valley.

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FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, July 15th. The locations and times are:

The Church of the Lighted Cross, at 11518 Elbow Lane in Morongo Valley, from 8 to 10; Belfield Hall, on Reche Road in Landers,

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL TO DISCUSS DESERT ENERGY PLAN MONDAY

The regular meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council is this coming Monday and you are invited to attend. Among the topics of discussion will be an update the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan. The HVCC represents the four community organizations of Yucca Mesa, Flamingo Heights, Landers and Johnson Valley.

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AN INVITATION TO HAVE COFFEE WITH SUPERVISOR RAMOS MONDAY

Do you have something you’d like to say to County Supervisor Ramos. Dan Stork says, you can do it over coffee on Monday…

Supervisor Ramos will hold the first of his “Coffee with the Supervisor” public events at his Joshua Tree District Office on Monday, July 15th. This event will

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SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION HAPPENS HERE THIS MONDAY

The third Monday of the month 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,

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY SEEKS PATIO SALE DONATIONS

Start donating today to help the Morongo Basin Historical Society July 19. Reporter and Landers Honorary Mayor Mike Lipsitz says donations are sought for their upcoming patio sale… The Morongo Basin Historical Society seeks donations for the upcoming Moonlight Patio Sale set for Friday, July 19. If you have unwanted

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