Obituary: Robert Anson Clark, Jr.

March 24, 2015

Robert Anson Clark, Jr.

Aug. 5, 1936 - March 11, 2015

Robert Anson Clark, Jr., 78, of Arcola, passed away at 7:36 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.

He was born August 5, 1936 in Los Angeles, eldest son of Robert A. and Agnes (Brown) Clark.

In his early years, he attended Midway School in Lucerne Valley and graduated from Victor Valley High School, where he was known for his enthusiasm in science and band.

Mr. Clark was an Aeronautics Test Engineer with the Boeing Company.

Recipe: Vanilla Coke Cake

March 24, 2015


This decadent cake is made with Vanilla Coke to give it a rich and incredibly moist texture. The complimenting frosting also includes Vanilla Coke to round out a perfectly fudgy, brownie-like cake that will have you going back for seconds...and maybe even thirds!



½ cup butter

½ cup vegetable oil

1 cup Vanilla Coke

2 cups sugar

2 cups flour

2 eggs

¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ cup buttermilk (or ½ cup milk and 1 teaspoon lemon juice)

Majority Rules holds 12th annual walkathon

March 17, 2015

Forty-five hearty participants and a handful of dedicated volunteers braved the cold morning light during last Saturday’s 12th annual Majority Rules Walkathon.

After the 10-mile event, down Rabbit Springs Road to Camp Rock Road, back and ending at Pioneer Park, the walkers, runners, support crews and others converged for a barbecue provided by the Lucerne Valley Roadrunners and a resource fair to reinforce healthy choices.

It was fabulous,” said Karol Thompson, adviser for Majority Rules.

Mock Interviews help lay foundation for school-to-work success

March 17, 2015

The Lucerne Valley High School Business Club hosted its 12th annual Mock Interviews last Thursday at the high school library.

According to Nancy Monson, computer/career teacher and student events coordinator, the interviews dovetailed into classes on career applications, advanced business computers and desktop publishing.

Four LV locations raided for marijuana cultivation

March 17, 2015

LUCERNE VALLEY • County law enforcement teams served search warrants at four locations in Lucerne Valley last Monday and Tuesday, resulting in the discovering of illegal outdoor marijuana cultivation operations and the arrest of nine people.

Another search warrant was served in Landers, netting 1,018 marijuana plants and 100 pounds of processed marijuana. Four were arrested at the Landers raid.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Marijuana Enforcement Team and deputies from the High Desert region conducted investigations over the two-day period.

What's Happening - March 18, 2015

March 17, 2015

Weather Spotters Class

The Lucerne Valley Community Emergency Response Team is going to have a weather spotters class on March 21 at the Community Center in Lucerne Valley. This is a Saturday and class starts at 10 a.m. and ends at noon.

There is no cost and it is taught by the National Weather Service. Our Lucerne Valley Disaster Readiness Council is the one to sponsor this. Hand outs will be given. This will make the persons taking class a Weather Spotter and you will have an ID given along with what to report.

Sheriff's Blotter - March 18, 2015

March 17, 2015

Tuesday, March 10

9:12 p.m. A theft was reported by a Desert View Road resident.

7:14 p.m. A disturbance was reported in the area of Trade Post Road and Highway 18.

6:25 p.m. An arrest was made in the vicinity of Dallas Avenue and Old Woman Springs Road.

4:49 p.m. A vehicle theft was reported in the area of Dido Avenue and Pearl Road.

9:48 a.m. Deputies were called to help keep the peace in the 9000 area of Santa Fe Road.

9:40 a.m. A petty theft was reported in the 10000 block of Palomar Avenue.

Monday, March 9


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