While there was no official town-wide event to honor our veterans, the community showed its respect and honor for the men, woman and canines that serve and protect our freedom. A group of patriots (including local resident Pam Hardwick) waved the U.S. flag at the Dale Evans freeway overpass. John Miller and his family put up flags along the drive. And loved ones remembered those who have served and passed away at the cemetery.
Lucerne Valley Blooming and Budding Artists Art Show Nov. 22 and 23
It’s time for the Blooming and Budding Artist to get together for the Annual Art Show on Saturday, Nov. 22 and Sunday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We would like to show case the talents of Lucerne Valley citizens and their families.
We need paintings, sculptures of all kinds, photography, etc. Did your parents or grandparents paint? Bring it in to show it off. Are your children creative? Show samples of their art work.
A group of Lucerne Valley Elementary School students were taught a potentially life-saving lesson last week. Two representatives of the non-profit SafeMoves organization visited the school to teach traffic safety. Students learned to signal as they ride their bicycles and to follow bicycle safety rules. Several got to try their skills while riding a course adjacent to LVES classrooms.
I was chatting with Jerry Bryant, owner of the Lazy Lizard Ranch, last Saturday at the Cadillac Antiques parking lot sale. It turns out that Jerry has known the Muldoons, who own the new business, for decades. Jerry, the Muldoons and other friends envision great things for that part of Highway 18. They see several new businesses popping up and creating a healthy, vibrant synergy. Sounds like a great vision.
Last weekend I tried Holly Sosa’s Mississippi Roast crockpot recipe. Awesome! The next day I had tasty meat to make shredded beef tacos.
"Chow Chow" waits for his food in front of the Lucerne Valley Market and Hardware Store. Photo by Bill Lembright
By LINDA GOMMEL
Some people called him “Bear”, I guess, but everyone around here called him just Chow Chow. He appeared several years ago (3 or 4?), wandering around the parking lot, as do a number of stray dogs periodically.
The Leader publishes the names of those who are arrested in Lucerne Valley as well as Lucerne Valley residents who are arrested elsewhere in San Bernardino County, along with the reason for their arrest. All information comes from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
LOITERING: On Nov. 6 at 3:15 p.m., 30-year-old Andrew William Anderson of Lucerne Valley was arrested in the town of Apple Valley for loitering. He was booked and released the next morning.
Tuesday, Nov. 11
5:38 p.m. A Sage Street resident reported the VIN number of a vehicle had been tampered with.
3:37 p.m. Deputies were called to keep the peace at a Pawnee Street residence.
3:12 p.m. A drug arrest was made in the 35800 block of Sage Street.
1:41 p.m. A vehicle theft was reported on Fairlane Road.
10:11 a.m. An arrest was made in the 32600 block of Carnelian Road.
HEALTH FAIR: Nursing students from Azusa Pacific University joined forces with Hunter Harbor, Celebrate Recovery, San Bernardino County Fire Captain Ben Van Wyk and county representatives to host a health fair last Saturday at the Lucerne Valley Market and Hardware Store. Pictured (not in order), Jessica Tyfano, Erica Mendez, Krystale Pace, Rachael Morrell, Tristin Lannerd, Janel Williams, Jessica Delaby, Casie Salas, Jody Hernandez, Ariana Saenz, April Fibrow and Kyle Shaules. PETER DAY / THE LEADER
By HOLLY SOSA
Brace yourselves for this, folks. Because it packs big flavor and your taste buds are in for an experience.
My mouth is watering as I type this because this roast is that melt in your mouth good. It’s also about as easy as it can get. Not good in the kitchen? Not a problem with this recipe. As long as you can operate a can opener to open a can of Campbell’s Soup and know how to turn on a slow cooker, you’ll be able to impress even the most sophisticated of palates.
The toy sign up location has been changed from the Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce to the Lucerne Valley Senior Center.
The Senior Center is located behind the library at 10431 Allen Way.
The sign up location at Lucerne Valley Elementary School remains the same.
You must be a current resident of Lucerne Valley. Also needed is current proof of residency. It is required. No proof, no toys.
Sign up is from Dec. 2 until Dec. 18. No exceptions.