What's Happening - April 20, 2016

April 19, 2016

Community Food Give Away

The Community Food Give Away will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, April 21 at Lucerne Valley Community Church, 10375 Ladera Road, east of Pioneer Park. The give away is for qualified low-income families. The event occurs monthly on the third Thursday.

Bake Sale

Lucerne Valley Assembly of God will hold at bake sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 23 at the Lucerne Valley Market. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Woman's Ministry.

Rivers in the Desert


April 19, 2016


CVL Golf Schedule

Thursday 4-21-2016 RP at Silver Lakes

Wednesday 4-27-2016 CVL Finals Day 1 at Apple Valley CC

Thursday 4-28-2016 CVL Finals Day 2 at Apple Valley CC

All league matches are 9 holes and start at 3:00 pm.

CVL Finals are 18 holes and start at 1:00 pm.

Mustang Track & Field

Thursday 4-28-2016 CVL Finals at Riverside Prep 3:30 pm

Mustang Baseball

Friday 4-22-2016 Hesperia Christian at Lucerne Valley 3:15 pm

Sheriff's Blotter 04-20-16

April 19, 2016

Tuesday, April 12

10:42 p.m. An area check was performed in the vicinity of Old Woman Springs Road and Barstow Road.

8:06 p.m. A disturbance was reported in the 31800 block of Highway 18.

7:09 p.m. Deputies were called to help keep the peace on Morse Lane.

4:31 p.m. Trespassing was reported on Blake Road.

1:34 p.m. An unknown prowler was reported on Sarasota Street.

8:48 a.m. The fire department was called to Highway 18 and Custer Avenue.

1:42 a.m. A patrol was performed on Verdugo Road.

Movie Review: 'In The Heart of the Sea'

April 19, 2016

This movie gets three-and-a-half stars.

By Karen Chutsky
The Movie Lady

Man has taken to the water since the days of Homo-erectus, whether for food or adventure or just curiosity we’ll never know. The first seaworthy boats are thought to be invented around 800,000 years ago while other human records show twenty-man reed boats depicted in rock carvings as far back as 10,000 B.C.

Recipe: Cotton Candy Fudge

April 19, 2016

Story and photos by Holly Sosa


• 2 cups sugar

• ? cup butter

• 12 ounces white chocolate chips

• 7 ounce jar marshmallow creme

• ? cup heavy whipping cream

• .10 ounce packet Duncan Hines Cotton Candy Frosting Creations flavor mix

• pink and blue food coloring, several drops of each


1. Line a 13?9 inch pan with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.

Helping Out: Mavrick Von Haug bike giveaway a success

April 16, 2016

Mavrick Von Haug, right, and volunteers handed out 70 new bicycles to deserving children at a special event at his White Elephant Thrift Store on Saturday afternoon. Peter Day, Lucerne Valley Leader

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY — One by one they came, eyeing the numerous new shiny bicycles all neatly lined up in rows in front of The White Elephant thrift store.

Within an hour on Saturday afternoon, all the bikes were gone, ready to go home to their new, happy owners — deserving children from this small, rural community.


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