Religion: Local churches aim to 'warm the heart' by providing food, clothing and comfort

November 17, 2015

Above: Stephanie Cervantes ladles homemade soup during last weekend's event at Pioneer Park. Peter Day, Lucerne Valley Leader

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

Five local churches came together at Pioneer Park last Saturday to fill the bellies of anyone needing food and give away sweaters, jackets, coats and caps to those needing warm clothing.

"God put it into our hearts: Warm the heart, warm the belly," said event organizer Stephanie Cervantes, who attends nearby Lucerne Valley Community Church.

Nov. 19 filing date for school board candidates

November 12, 2015

Those wishing to become candidates for the special Lucerne Valley Unified School District school board recall election on Feb. 2 have until Nov. 19 to file the Candidate Statement Form.

Filing formally began on Oct. 13 for the election in which voters within the LVUSD will consider whether to remove school board trustee, and if so, who should fill her seat.

Sheriff's Blotter: November 11, 2015

November 10, 2015

Tuesday, Nov. 3

11:48 p.m. A disturbance was reported in the 33400 vicinity of Rabbit Springs Road.

11:04 p.m. Deputies were called to a crisis situation on Palomar Trail.

1:08 p.m. A petty theft was reported in the 32500 block of Highway 18.

11:16 a.m. An unknown prowler was reported by an Anza Trail resident.

11:13 p.m. Trespassing was reported by a Waverly Street resident.

1:18 a.m. A felony evading situation was reported in the area of Foothill Road and Akron Road.

Monday, Nov. 2

Business: First Mountain Bank merger approved

November 10, 2015

From Staff and Wire Reports

LOS ANGELES — PBB Bancorp, the parent company of Premier Business Bank, and First Mountain Bank announced that the merger of the two banks has received final approval from the Federal Reserve Bank, the California Department of Business Oversight and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

“We expect the merger to be completed in the first quarter of 2016, subject to all required regulatory requirements and the fulfillment of all closing conditions, said John R. Polen, President and CEO of Premier Business Bank.

Roadrunners hold annual Craft/Collectibles Show

November 10, 2015

Baked goods were available at last weekend's event at the Senior Center. Bekah Hart, For The Leader

The Lucerne Valley Roadrunners held their annual Craft/Collectibles show last Saturday at the Senior Center. There were vendors with a lot of different item including baked goods, fudge, crocheted items, jewelry, ceramics. Breakfast and lunch also were served.

Roadrunner Roundup: A Big Thank You!

November 10, 2015

By Pam Hart

Big thank you’s for Tailgate 2015 from the Roadrunners! What a great community we have! Thanks to all tailgaters, sponsors and volunteers. Our children are special, and we appreciate everyone’s effort and time. Thanks so much!

GIFTS: See you on Dec. 5 at Lucerne Valley Elementary School at 1 p.m. Santa stockings will be there!

POSTPONED: The Lucerne Valley yard sale on Nov. 19 and 20 is postponed until next February.

Reporter's Notebook: LV becoming a bio waste dumping ground?

November 10, 2015

By Peter Day

Rabbit Springs Road residents are continuing to pipe up about the influx of dump trucks, some days as many as 10 loads come into town, that dump green waste and bio solids onto agricultural properties on Lucerne Valley's north side.

Several residents informed me of the ongoing problem during last Tuesday's meeting of the Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association at the Senior Center. One prepared resident handed me a detailed list of what's been happening.

Authorities advise parents to be aware of kidnapping scams

November 10, 2015

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department officials advise the public to be aware of a recent scam that aims to target parents by allegedly claiming their children have been abducted.

Several victims in various cities throughout the county have reported receiving phone calls from unknown suspects claiming their child or children have been abducted over the last week, officials said in a news release.


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