XROADS BMX raises $1,300; seeks community support

August 20, 2016

Last Thursday night XRoads BMX held their annual "Race for Life" at in support for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.

“It was a great night of racing, and so far XRoads BMX has been able to bring in $1,300 dollars in donations,” said track operator Diego Lopez. That number is including all track profit that will also be donated, he added.

Every year the XRoads BMX racing community has the opportunity to raise enough funds to hold a Double Points Race the following year.

5 Things To Do - August 17, 2016

August 16, 2016

1. Movies In the Park – The family favorite "Babe" will serve as the grand finale of Lucerne Valley's "Summer Movies in the Park" series. The series has been sponsored by Lucerne Valley Parks & Recreation, OMYA California, Mitsubishi Cement and the LV Road Runners.

When: Friday, movie begins at dusk

Where: Pioneer Park Outdoor Theater, 33187 Highway 247 East

Cost: Free

Sports Calendar: August 17, 2016

August 16, 2016

Varsity Football

Friday, Sept. 2, 7-9p.m. Varsity football has a home non-conference game vs. Joshua Springs Christian.

Girls Varsity Volleyball

Thursday, Aug. 25, 4-6 p.m. The volleyball team has a home non-conference match vs. Silver Valley.

Friday, Aug. 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Lucerne Valley Mustangs volleyball team has an away non-conference match at Academy for Academic Excellence

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 4 - 6 p.m. The Lucerne Valley Mustangs volleyball team has an away non-conference match at Silver Valley.

Sheriff's Blotter: August 17, 2016

August 16, 2016

Tuesday, Aug. 9

6:38 p.m. An arrest was made in the 33100 block of Old Woman Springs Road.

3:54 p.m. A disturbance was reported in the area of Meadowlark Lane and Barstow Road.

2:27 p.m. Annoying phone calls was reported by a Verde Road resident.

12:51 p.m. A burglary was reported on Allen Way.

9:24 a.m. A vehicle theft was reported by a Highland Road resident.

12:35 a.m. A pedestrian check was performed in the area of Kendall Road and Rabbit Springs Road.

Monday, Aug. 8

Obernolte to speak at LVEDA on Sept. 6

August 16, 2016

Assemblyman Jay Obernolte will present a re-cap of end of year state legislation including water hauling bills, plus fire tax info., etc., at the next meeting of the Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at the Senior Center.

Jeremy McCool (Project Mgr. of ReNewAll that does commercial solar project development and financing) will present information on Community Solar and Micro Grid project options.

Legislature: Obernolte’s judge shortage bill falls short

August 16, 2016

SACRAMENTO – Last week Assembly Bill 2341 authored by Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) was killed by the Senate Appropriations Committee despite amendments that removed opposition from major labor groups.

The legislation would have provided San Bernardino and Riverside counties with additional judges to address their severely backlogged court systems.

Recipe: Frozen Hot Chocolate Cheesecake

August 16, 2016

By Holly Sosa

Ingredients

• 2 cups OREO cookies

• 1/4 cup sugar

• 6 tablespoons butter (melted)

• 1 package cream cheese, 8 oz (softened)

• 1 can sweetened condensed milk, 14 oz

• 6 packets hot chocolate mix (with marshmallows)

• 1 container cool whip, 8 oz (thawed)

• 1/2 cup marshmallow fluff

Instructions

1. Using a food processor, pulse the OREO cookies until they form fine crumbs.

2. Transfer crumbs to a medium bowl and add sugar and butter and combine well.

Movie Review: "Mother's Day"

August 16, 2016

By Karen Chutsky

"Mother’s Day" is a somewhat light hearted look at life’s heart-burn inducing relationships that come to a head for three friends, who are mothers, and their mothers, right around their hallowed Mother’s Day celebrations.

Here's the synopsis: Sandy (Jennifer Aniston) thinks she’s happily divorced, until she finds out her ex-husband (Timothy Olyphant) found the ‘one’ and eloped with the way-younger beauty who is getting annoyingly close to Sandy’s two boys. And she’s not quite ready to share her men.

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