What's Happening: September 28, 2016

September 27, 2016

Congregation Family Parking Lot Sale
Crossroads Chapel Church will be holding a Congregation Family Parking Lot Sale on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to noon. Several families are getting their wares ready, and we'll have a shaded area in which to shop. Items include furniture, Christmas items, household goods, snowboards and more. The community is invited to shop early for Christmas. Lucerne Valley Crossroads Chapel is located at 32525 Highway 18 in Lucerne Valley. For more information, call (760) 248-7039.

Assembly of God Bake/Craft Sale

Football: Monarchs fly past Mustangs

September 27, 2016

Sept. 23: Animo Robinson, 54, Lucerne Valley, 36

In a non-league game, the Lucerne Valley Mustangs produced 34 points, but that wasn’t enough against the Animo Robinson Monarchs. The final score of the home game last Friday, Sept. 23, was 54-36.

On Friday, Sept. 30 on the road, Lucerne Valley will attempt to move on its 1-3 season record. They will face the Fulton Jaguars (1-4). The Jaguars enter the match with a after their 44-0 non-league loss to Laguna Blanca (Santa Barbara).

Volleyball: Sarah Smith leads Mustangs against Hesperia Christian

September 27, 2016

By Peter Day
Staff Writer

The Lucerne Valley Mustangs displayed their toughness at the home court of the Hesperia Christian Patriots on Sept. 22, but ultimately were denied, 3 games to 1.

Hesperia Christian won the first, 25-22, followed by a Mustang win, 25-19, and then won the next two games 25-1 and 25-9, respectively.

Junior Sarah Smith was named Lucerne Valley Player of the Match by Coach Earl Johnson.

Photo: Dust storm panorama

September 27, 2016

A panorama photo shows the contrasts of a dust storm that swept through Lucerne Valley last Thursday afternoon. This image shows dust on Rabbit Dry Lake near High Road and Highway 18. The storm sparked a National Weather Service severe alert sent to cell phone users in the area. Drivers were warned to avoid travel. Despite the warnings, many drivers traveled to and through Lucerne Valley. Peter Day, Lucerne Valley Leader

Sheriff's Blotter: Wednesday, Sept. 28

September 27, 2016

Tuesday, Sept. 20

11:08 p.m. A theft was reported in the 32000 block of Topaz Road.

10:05 p.m. The fire department was called to the 32900 block of Old Woman Springs Road.

10:01 p.m. An area check was performed in the area of High Road and Highway 18.

9:58 p.m. An arrest was made in the 10400 block of Cody Avenue.

9:41 p.m. A pedestrian check was made in the area of Highway 18 and Algoman Road.

8:24 p.m. Deputies were called to help keep the peace on Sutter Street.

MAC: Property values climbing — gradually

September 20, 2016

By Peter Day
Staff Writer

Just before the bubble burst in 2008, the Lucerne Valley area's net assessed valuation was almost nearly $800 million. Today it's just $687 million, but that's better than it was during the doldrums.

"We still aren't there yet," Bob Dutton, the assessor-recorder-county clerk of San Bernardino County, said last Thursday. "We have a ways to go."

Dutton shared his observations during the monthly meeting of the Lucerne Valley Johnson Valley Municipal Advisory Council at the Community Center.

Business: Quality Treasures offers something for everyone

September 20, 2016

Narretta Garcia, who manages an area of the Quality Treasures Thrift & More store, specializes in beautiful, affordable jewelry. Above is an example of the items available. The store will host a grand opening on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Staff Report

Quality Treasures Thrift & More is now open in the Lucerne Valley Shopping Center.

The store's opening is the result of several Lucerne Valley friends wanting to expand on their already busy, ongoing yard sale activity.

5 Things To Do: September 21, 2016

September 20, 2016

1. Mojave Mojo Band: Longtime local residents Cliff Nagy, Jim Nickerson and Barry Locke bring their acoustic-electric rock music featuring songs from the Beatles, the Eagles, Creedence Clearwater, Van Morrison and more to the Concerts in the Courtyard series.

When: Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

Where: Apple Valley Commons Courtyard, northwest corner of Highway 18 and Dale Evans Parkway in Apple Valley

Cost: Free

Information: www.applevalley.org

LVHS/LVMS CALENDAR

September 20, 2016

Tuesday, Sept. 20

• V.V.College Articulation (12th graders) Rm F104 at 8:10 – 11:00 a.m.

• New York Life reps. here at 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

• Jr. Varsity Football Away Game/V.V. Christian at 4:00 p.m.

• Volleyball Away Match/Baker at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 22

• Volleyball Away Game/Hesperia Christian at 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 23

• Friday Food Feast provided by Group 6

• Varsity Football Home Game/Animo Robinson at 7 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 26

• Minimum Day (Elementary School Conferences)

What's Happening: September 21, 2016

September 20, 2016

Win a Ram truck for FFA

Win a new Ram 1500 truck this December and support students of this community. Tickets are only being sold through the FFA program. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States 18 and older, with a valid driver's license. Limited amount of tickets sold. $10 per ticket or six for $50. Please support this worthy cause. For more information please contact Lucerne Valley high school Agriculture Department 760-248-2124.

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