DRECP DISCUSSION IN HOMESTEAD VALLEY

Want to hear more about the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan and how it will affect you? If you have a question on this or other issues that involve local, county, state or federal officials, you are invited to come to the regular meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council,

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FOOD BANK DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, September 16th. 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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TASTE OF THE MORONGO BASIN TONIGHT AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BELL CENTER

The 6th Annual “Taste of the Morongo Basin” is set for tonight at the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College. Reporter and Landers Honorary Mayor, Mike Lipsitz gets out his knife and fork…

Local restaurants will serve samples of their best dishes at Joshua Tree Rotary Club’s sixth annual Taste

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SHERIFF'S TEAM RAIDS SIX MARIJUANA GROWS IN LANDERS, 17 ARRESTED

Acting on tips from neighbors, aerial patrols, and other sources, about 20 Sheriff’s deputies raided six marijuana grows in Landers yesterday, arrested 17 people, and seized almost 2,000 mature marijuana plants. Deputies raided a residence in the 1200 block of Goat Mountain Road, where 421 plants were seized and two

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LOW COST SPAY AND NEUTER SERVICES

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine clinics in September for dogs and cats as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Clinics will be held from 10 to 2 at the following locations and

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A BOARD VACANCY AT BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency is looking for a new board member. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details…

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency is accepting applicants to fill a vacant seat on the Board of Directors. A qualifying applicant must be a registered voter residing within the Agency’s boundaries, and

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MORE DETAILS ON AN ARREST FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER IN LANDERS

More details on an arrest for attempted murder in Landers Wednesday. According to Sheriff Sergeant D. Garvin, Coral Schilling, 62, of the 4200 block of Youngs Freeway, called 911 at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday to report that her husband, David, was threatening to have a shoot-out with police. Schilling told 911

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BACK-TO SCHOOL NIGHT AT LA CONTENTA MIDDLE SCHOOL TONIGHT

La Contenta Middle School Back-to-School Night is tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Parents should bring their child’s schedule. The evening is designed to give parents a chance to visit their child’s classrooms and meet their teachers. Parents will be given an overview of the curriculum, procedures, and policies.

SKATEBOARD COMPETITION PLANNED IN MORONGO VALLEY

A skateboard competition is planned for Morongo Valley next weekend. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to signup…

Show off your skills and impress the pros at the Morongo Valley Skate Park Games! All skateboarders, BMX bikers, and freestyle scooters are welcome to compete in this year’s Games scheduled for

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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD: PART 2, DIVERSE TOPICS FROM OPEN SESSION

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education had a budget workshop in addition to its regular business meeting this week. Dan Stork breaks his report into two parts. Today, diverse topics that arose in the regular business session: summer session, busing, class overcrowding, athletic eligibility, staffing decisions, and expenditures…

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ARREST FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER IN LANDERS

Sketchy details on an arrest for attempted murder in Landers yesterday. According to a Sheriff’s report, Coral Schilling, 62, of the 4200 block of Youngs Freeway, called 911 at 11:35 a.m. to report that her husband, David, was threatening to have a shoot-out with police. After an investigation, Coral Schilling

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LOW COST SPAY AND NEUTER SERVICES OFFERRED LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine clinics in September for dogs and cats as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Clinics will be held from 10 to 2 at the following locations and

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MORE STORMS BRING FLASH FLOODING TO LANDERS AREA SATURDAY

More flash flooding disrupted traffic in our Hi-Desert Saturday afternoon. A storm cell settled over Johnson Valley and Landers about 1 p.m. Saturday, before moving east onto the Marine base. Flash flooding was reported in several spots on Old Woman Springs Road between Linn Road and Reche Road. County Fire

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NO TRASH PICKUP MONDAY

Burrtec Waste and Recylcing Services will be closed on Labor Day. Waste and recycling collection will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week.

MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT BUSES NOT RUNNING MONDAY

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Monday, September 2, in observance of Labor Day and will resume its regularly scheduled service on Tuesday, September 3.

BURGLAR SUSPECT ARRESTED WITH OVER $12K IN STOLEN SOLAR PANELS

A Landers man was arrested early Wednesday morning after he was found with methamphetamine and stolen property. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy was driving by the 5800 block of Ira Lane in Landers about 2:30 a.m. when he saw a rental moving truck parked in front of a

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ARRESTED IN LANDERS AFTER A STRUGGLE WITH A SHERIFF’S DEPUTY

While following leads for a burglary case, Sheriff deputies arrested two other men on unrelated charges. Shortly before midnight Wednesday, Sheriff deputies went to a home near Reche Road and Belfield Boulevard looking for a suspect in a home burglary in which about $200,000 in coins were stolen, and a

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY TO APPOINT NEW DIRECTOR

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency met last night in regular session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there for a board appointment and a presentation…

At last night’s meeting of the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency, the board declared a vacancy as a result of Director David Larson’s resignation as he is

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FELON FOUND WITH FIREARMS AND DRUGS

A Landers man was arrested Saturday, accused of being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to a sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped Alonso Claros, 43, near the 5600 block of Adobe Road about 6 a.m. Saturday morning because he was riding an unlicensed off-road vehicle, and riding without

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETS WILL HEAR OPPOSITION TO CADIZ PROJECT TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board will hear opposition to the Cadiz water project when they meet tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says they will also decide how to replace a parting Board member…

When the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors meet tonight at 6 p.m. they’ll decide

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