LANDERS WOMAN USES TWO DAUGHTERS TO HELP ROB LANDERS LIQUOR STORE

A Landers woman was arrested after deputies determined she used an elaborate scheme to rob a liquor store. According to Sheriff’s reports, Jennifer Brannon, 35, sent a juvenile daughter into Mojave Liquor store in Landers about 10:30 p.m. February 2, who requested help at the back of the store from

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HIGH SPEED CHASE THROUGH LANDERS ENDS AFTER SPIKE STRIPS DEPLOYED

A man was arrested Thursday morning following a high-speed pursuit through Landers that ended only after deputies deployed spike strips. According to the California Highway Patrol, Officer Caleb Miller spotted a silver Nissan Quest driving approximately 95 miles per hour southbound on Highway 247, north of Boone Road, about 7:35

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MARKETPLACE YARD SALE IN LANDERS THIS WEEKEND

The Morongo Basin Historical Society has planned a huge marketplace yard sale this weekend. Reporter Rebeca Havely has all the details… This weekend, February 5 and 6, plan to do some shopping in Landers. The Morongo Basin Historical Society has set up a huge yard sale Friday and Saturday from

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LANDERS CLEAN-UP SET FOR THIS SATURDAY

A great opportunity to join your Landers area neighbors this Saturday for a Community Clean-up. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says bring the trash to Homestead Park… Landers residents will want to mark the calendar for the free Greater Landers Clean Up! set for Saturday, February 6th, from 8 a.m. to noon.

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LANDERS MAN ACCUSED OF FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Landers man was arrested Wednesday evening, accused of beating up his wife. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to a home in the 58400 block of Lorraine Road about 6 p.m. when a woman said Joseph Arevalo, 25, who had drunk two cases of beer, had hit

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW IN TESTY REORGANIZATION; RATE INCREASES REVEALED

A testy reorganization and a look at new rate increases. Reporter Mike Lipsitz reports on last night’s Bighorn Desert View Water Board meeting… At last night’s regular board meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency, directors reorganized, but only after a tense nominating period and vote. In the end, Larry

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY TO DISCUSS RATE INCREASES TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says a discussion on proposed rate increases is on the agenda… Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors holds the regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. tonight. On tonight’s agenda is a mid-year budget review

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SATURDAY MARKETPLACE IN LANDERS SATURDAY

Some good deals will be on tables at Saturday’s marketplaces sale in Landers. Assignment reporter Cassie Zimarik gets out her change purse… Are you looking for a deal on some Christmas decorations, men’s winter jackets and men’s and women’s jeans? The Morongo Basin Historical Society will host a yard sale

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SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE TODAY IN YUCCA MESA, LANDERS

About 2500 homes are without power today in our Morongo Basin due to scheduled power outages. Southern California Edison turned off power between 5:30 and 5:45 for about 1400 customers in Yucca Mesa, centered around Aberdeen Drive, and just over 1000 customers in Landers, around Belfield Boulevard. The power outage

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View water Agency will meet in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a look at the Landers area water suppliers’ agenda… At tonight’s 6 p.m. special board meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency, directors will review elements of several projects identified in the Mojave Water

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MORONGO BASIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY SALE IN LANDERS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society will hold its monthly marketplace and yard sale Saturday, December 5, from 9 to 2 in Landers. Items for sale include a copy machine, Christmas decorations, collectibles, chain-link fencing, and more. The sale will be held at the historical society’s office, 632 Landers Lane.

COUNTY TARGETING ILLEGAL DUMP SITES, NEW APP TARGETS DUMPERS

The County is starting to ramp up both clean-up and enforcement of illegal dumping in our desert., Reporter Mike Lipsitz says community cleanups are ongoing and a new app will help you report illegal dumpers…

Desert dwellers know dumping is a problem in our communities. Illegal dump sites can be

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HIGHLAND MAN DIES IN FREAK MODEL ROCKET ACCIDENT IN LANDERS

A Highland man died following a freak accident with a model rocket in Landers Saturday. According to a Sheriff’s press release, Boy Scouts troops were hosting their annual Rocket Rave at Giant Rock this weekend, in which the scouts launch home-made and commercially made model rockets. Boy Scout leader Michael

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Homestead Valley Community Council will meet 3 p.m. Monday, November 16, at a new location—the Johnson Valley Community Center, at the corner of Larrea Road and Quailbush Road, about 1 1/4 miles south of Highway 247. The Homestead Valley Community Council brings the concerns of residents of Landers, Johnson

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Homestead Valley Community Council will meet 3 p.m. Monday, November 16, at a new location—the Johnson Valley Community Center, at the corner of Larrea Road and Quailbush Road, about 1 1/4 miles south of Highway 247. The Homestead Valley Community Council brings the concerns of residents of Landers, Johnson

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AN ARREST FOR ARSON AFTER A CABIN FIRE IN LANDERS

A Yucca Valley man who said he wanted to leave California may end up staying here longer than he would like after he was accused Tuesday morning of intentionally setting fire to a cabin in Landers. According to a Sheriff’s report, firefighters were called to a structure fire near Youngs

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HISTORICAL SOCIEY YARD SALE IN LANDERS TOMORROW

The Historical Society will hold a holiday yard sale in Landers tomorrow. Reporter David Knutson has more… Come out and support “Preserve the Past for the Future” fall and holiday yard sale on Saturday, November 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The yard sale is on 632 Landers Lane

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ELECTION RESULTS FOR BIGHORN WATER AND MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARDS

With all precincts reporting, fewer than 1,000 voters in Flamingo Heights, Landers and Morongo Valley went to the polls for yesterday’s elections. Their votes will be added to provisional and mail-in ballots for final, certified results. As it stands for the two open board seats at the Bighorn Desert View

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOLIDAY MARKET FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Morongo Basin Historical Society is having a fall and holiday marketplace/yard sale Friday, November 6, and Saturday, November 7. There will be a selection of holiday decorations and artificial Xmas trees, along with outdoor games, furniture, jewelry, kitchen items, and more. Artisan breads, fruit tarts, and desserts will also be

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LANDERS MAN STRUCK AND KILLED BY SEMI IN LANDERS TUESDAY NIGHT

A 45-year-old Landers man was killed last night when he was hit by a semi-truck as he was crossing Highway 247 in Landers. According to CHP Officer K. Casserly, about 9:40 p.m., Solomon Kings was crossing Highway 247 just north of Sunnyslope Drive, between Linn Road and Reche Road. The

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