Translator TV 'could go dark'

July 26, 2016

LUCERNE VALLEY — Without $45,000 in new VHF antennas, cabling and related equipment free TV in Lucerne Valley could end in as little as three years.

Word of that dire prospect came during last Thursday's meeting of the Lucerne Valley-Johnson Valley Municipal Advisory Council at the Community Center. Scott Fritz, a County Service Area 29 employee who maintains the area's translator system explained that a recent Federal Communications Commission action is forcing Lucerne Valley and other TV translator providers to move their channels from UHF to VHF.

Pre-K staff laid off

July 26, 2016

By Peter Day
Staff Writer

LUCERNE VALLEY — Two months after initiating a plan to self-fund the Pre-K Academy program, the Lucerne Valley Unified School District’s governing board voted unanimously to lay off the eight-member staff.

“It was a struggle to make that decision,” said longtime board member Tom Courtney. “There were just too many obstacles.”

Participants criticize Community Plan draft

July 26, 2016

By Peter Day
Staff Writer

LUCERNE VALLEY — The county's interpretation of what Lucerne Valley residents want in their Community Plan omitted key elements, according to several locals attending last Wednesday's third, and final, planning workshop.

"These (items) are what San Bernardino County wants for everybody," said Lucerne Valley resident Sue Hammer. "They're not what we want."

Movie Review: BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

July 26, 2016

Review by the Movie Lady

Awful synopsis:

• Society is fearing there should be no Superman because of his alien like actions and the collateral damage in human lives that occurs when he is fighting some bad guy.

• A gnarly malcontented Batman, along with an equally malcontented butler Alfred, makes it their mission to take Superman down.

• Love sick Clark Kent, a.k.a. Superman, is obsessed with Lois Lane and the fact that Batman's actions are reckless so he’s making it his mission to take down Batman.

Sheriff's Blotter 07-27-16

July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 19

10:53 p.m. Trespassing was reported on Crystal Creek Road.

8:50 p.m. A welfare check was performed by on Sutter Road.

6:55 p.m. A welfare check was performed on Highway 18 and Cody Avenue.

5:30 p.m. A drunk in public situation was reported in the 31300 block of Highway 18.

4:00 p.m. Deputies were called to help keep the peace on Verdugo Road.

3:51 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Nelson Road.

10:40 a.m. Deputies were called to help keep the peace on Foothill Road.

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