Events

September 6, 2012

Mojave revitalization group prepares for ‘visioning’ dialog

The Revitalize Mojave working group held its monthly meeting Aug. 23 at the Mojave Airport board meeting.

Any interested resident is invited to attend these discussions, which are at 5:15 p.m., on the fourth Thursday of each month. There are three committees, which also welcome participation: Design is headed by Timothy Kuster; Economic Restructuring is headed by Tim Holden; and Promotion is headed by Catherine Mijres.

At the past meeting, two major items were discussed. The visioning event is scheduled for Sept. 21 and 22. Additionally, ways to fight vandalism and graffiti were outlined.

Visioning is a process in which consultants interview community residents and hold workshops to find out what the residents want in their community.

It includes having intensive workshops on a single Friday and Saturday. During the workshops, there is no talk allowed about the costs involved in the improvements. The visioning group includes teachers, students, veterans, seniors and business owners. The result is a book of implementation of how to improve the community. There is also a general plan poster that shows how the improved area will look. It is annotated to show what each part of the area includes.

There has recently been vandalism of storefronts in the business district along State Highway 14.

There has been window smashing and graffiti. In response, the Chamber of Commerce has established a Reward Fund, and there will be monetary reward for information leading to apprehension and conviction of the vandals. Currently there is more than $3,000 in the fund.

Sgt. Doug Wilson, head of the Mojave substation of the Kern County Sheriffs Department was at the meeting, and the sheriffs department is working the problem. He also pointed out the graffiti hot line at (661) 323-7273. Business owners reported prompt graffiti removal after using this phone number.

Another way to fight the problem was presented by Ethan Chew of the Mojave Makers high tech hobby group. He is ready to assist businesses or residences set up ‘Do It Yourself’ security systems. This would include inexpensive Web cameras, wired to a computer – even an older one. A more capable security system can be set up using WiFi wireless connections. Anyone interested can contact him through Mojave Makers on Facebook.

 




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

Headlines April 14, 2014

Business: U.S. Navy looks to leverage submarine work to keep costs down - The U.S. Navy hopes to save money and time by leveraging industry investments as it replaces its Ohio-class nuclear-armed submarines with the Virginia-class attack submarines now built by General Dynamics Corp and Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.  Study raises red flags on California aerospace...
 
 

News Briefs April 14, 2014

U.S. Navy destroyer Zumwalt christened in Maine The U.S. Navy has christened the first ship of its newest class of destroyers, a 610-foot (186-meter)-long warship with advanced technologies and a stealthy design that will reduce its visibility on enemy radars. The warship bears the name of the late Adm. Elmo ìBudî Zumwalt, who became the...
 
 
Navy photograph by Seamn Edward Guttierrez III

Russian aircraft flies near U.S. Navy ship in Black Sea

Navy photograph by Seamn Edward Guttierrez III Sailors man the rails as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook arrives at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Feb. 11, 2014. Donald Cook is the first of four Arle...
 

 

45th Space Wing launches NRO Satellite on board Atlas V

The 45th Space Wing successfully launched a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., at 1:45 p.m. April 10 carrying a classified national security payload. The payload was designed and built by the National Reconnaissance Office. “I am proud of the persistence and focus of the...
 
 

U.S. Air Force selects Cubic for Moroccan P5 air combat training system

Cubic Defense Systems, a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation announced April 11 it has been awarded a contract valued at more than $5 million from the U.S. Air Force to supply its P5 Combat Training System to the Moroccan Air Force. Morocco will join the United States Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps, along with a...
 
 
Lockheed Martin photograph

NASA’s Orion Spacecraft powers through first integrated system testing

Lockheed Martin photograph Engineers in the Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, perform avionics testing on the Orion spacecraft being prepared for its first trip to space later this ye...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>