LANDERS MAN FOUND WITH STOLEN CHECKS

A deputy following up on a call concerning a possible stolen off-road vehicle arrested a Landers man when stolen checks were found hidden in the quad. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor called to report a quad had been parked for three days near Border and Winters Roads in

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YUCCA MESA IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION TO HOLD POTLUCK TONIGHT

Marina West of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency will be the special guest speaker at tonight’s potluck dinner meeting of the Yucca Mesa Improvement Association. Other speakers will discuss the Landers solar project. Bring your favorite dish that can feed 8 to 10 people, or donate $5 if you don’t

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FEDERAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN MORONGO BASIN

The third Monday of April 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, April

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9 CHARGES FILED AGAINST YUCCA VALLEY MAN FOR LANDERS ASSAULT

The District Attorney filed nine charges last week against a Yucca Valley man, stemming from an assault in Landers in March. According to a Sheriff’s report, Ronnie James Salazar, 27, was kicked out of his ex-girlfriend’s home in the 57600 block of Mariquita Road on in mid March. The report

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of April 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, April

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BAT AND KNIFE COMBATANTS IDENTIFIED

The Sheriff’s Department has identified the victims involved in a stabbing in Landers Wednesday. Kirk Grieve, 58, and William Hall, 45, both of Landers, were arguing at a residence in the 1000 block of Yucca Mesa Road shortly before 2 p.m. Investigators believe Hall slapped Grieve, who responded by stabbing

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LANDERS HISTORICAL SOCIETY MARKETPLACE OPEN TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s monthly marketplace sale will feature lots of kitchen and household items including antiques and collectibles. The museum marketplace sale will be 9 to 2, Saturday, April 4, at the Historical Society, 632 Landers Lane in Landers.

BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BUYS PROPERTY, PLANS TRANSITION

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency met in special session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz said getting ready to take over county water and property acquisition dominated the meeting… Last night in Landers, directors of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency met in special session where they were briefed on plans for

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER LOOKS AT BUYING PROPERTY TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View water Agency has called a special meeting for tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda… The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors meets in special session at 6 p.m. tonight. On the agenda is consideration of continuing associations with the agency’s legal counsel, auditors, and

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TAKEOVER OF COUNTY WATER BY BIGHORN NOW A DONE DEAL

The transfer of county water service in the Landers area to the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency is now a done deal. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the last hoop has been jumped through… Yesterday in San Bernardino, the Local Agency Formation Commission convened a hearing which marked the close of

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD NOT MEETING TONIGHT

The regular fourth Tuesday meeting of the Bighorn-Dessert View Water Agency will not take place this evening. The board next meets in Special Session on March 31.

LAFCO PETITION FINAL STEP FOR LANDERS WATER TRANSFER

In what is being called the final step in the formal transfer of Landers area County Special Districts water service to Bighorn Desert View Water agency, petitions were mailed out last week. Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains what they mean…

Last week, people in Landers who receive water service from County

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FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of March 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, March

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13 ARRESTED AT MARIJUANA FARMS IN LANDERS AND LUCERNE VALLEY

Thirteen people were arrested at five locations during two days of marijuana raids in Landers and Lucerne Valley this week. On Monday, Sheriff’s deputies and investigators served two search warrants, including one in the 60200 block of Bearing Tree in Landers. There, narcotics detectives seized more than 1,000 marijuana plants

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BURGLAR ARRESTED IN JAIL FOR ANOTHER BURGLARY

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Landers man Sunday for burglary who had been arrested the day before and was still in jail. Sheriff’s say, Floyd Montoya, 32, was arrested by the CHP 2:30 Saturday afternoon for violating parole and two $25,000 warrants. He was booked at the Morongo Basin Jail and

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SECOND MARKET BURGLARIZED IN LANDERS

A second market was burglarized in Landers in less than a week. At 6 a.m. Thursday, deputies were called to the Hero Market on Old Woman Springs Road after the owner was notified that the burglar alarm had been activated. Like the Mojave Liquor store, which had been burglarized over

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MUSEUM MARKETPLACE OPEN IN LANDERS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s monthly marketplace sale will feature lots of spring items for Easter. The museum marketplace sale will be 9 to 2, Saturday, March 7, at the Historical Society, 632 Landers Lane in Landers.

SHERIFF’S INVESTIGATING BURGLARY AT LANDERS STORE

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a burglary in Landers over the weekend, in which the burglars broke through a wall of a store. Sometime Sunday night, burglars cut a hole in the wall and stole cash, lottery tickets, and $2600 in cigarettes from Mojave Liquor in the 200 block of Old

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AAL OFFERS LOW-COST PET VACCINES, MICROCHIP, AND SPAY/NEUTER

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in March for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spaying and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD GETS A RAISE, BUYS PICKUP TRUCKS

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board met in a regular session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says raises and pickup trucks took up most of the meeting… At last night’s board meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency, directors authorized General Manager Marina West to begin the process for adding

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