Grand Opening: Country Cottage Boutique

July 15, 2014

Barbara Veale, Lucerne Valley resident since 1942, has opened the Country Cottage Boutique, a consignment shop for local artisans. She wanted to thank the Lucerne Valley Leader newspaper for helping to make her grand opening Saturday a success. Many local residents responded to the article and ad in last week’s Leader and dropped by to browse and buy handcrafted goods.

Commentary: CPUC should shelve Coolwater-Lugo application

July 15, 2014

By CHUCK BELL

We all need and enjoy the benefits of electricity and its transmission.  Southern California Edison’s job is to keep the lights on.  Renewable energy is a neat idea with wind (but mostly) solar as a potential significant generator in our desert setting.  We also have a unique environment, land-use character, custom and culture that would be adversely affected by even some of these projects with the integrity of our communities being diluted if not destroyed.

Lucerne Valley Market & Hardware store serves as film location for music video

July 9, 2014

LUCERNE VALLEY, California • For one day, small town Lucerne Valley Market & Hardware store was home to a big city film production.

On Wednesday, Saint Raymond, a singer-songwriter from Nottingham, England, a British director and producer brought an Los Angeles-based crew to shoot a music video.

The Market's restaurant area was used in the video's story line.

"It's perfect," said film producer Liz Kessler of London-based Academy Films. "So far we're having happy times."

Fireworks, parade wow town

July 8, 2014

Once again, Lucerne Valley residents enjoyed a complete schedule of events to celebrate America’s independence.

On Thursday, July 3, many gathered at Pioneer Park for a colorful fireworks display. Before the red, white and blue lit up the sky, attendees enjoyed the music of Phat Cat Swinger, games and food provided by several vendors.

“This is the neatest, easiest event to run,” said CSA 29 Manager Reese Troublefield. “It’s so much fun.”

Business Spotlight: Country Cottage Boutique

July 8, 2014

More than five decades after operating the town’s first phone messaging service, Barbara Veale has answered the call of entrepreneurship.

“This is something I wanted to do for a long time,” said Veale, who recently turned 75. “The time’s come. I’m going to open a store.”

Several weeks ago, Veale opened Barbara Veale’s Country Cottage Boutique. The shop features handcrafted items such as jewelry, quilts, aprons, dolls, paintings and ceramics.

Sheriff's Blotter 07-09-14

July 8, 2014

June 25
4:58 p.m. - A Recada Avenue resident reported receiving a criminal threat.
11:30 a.m. - A stolen vehicle was recovered in the area of Custer Avenue and Carson Street.
9:20 a.m. - Dispatch received a call for a 5150 on Carnelian Road.
5:36 a.m. - Dispatch received a call for disturbing the peace near Rabbit Springs Road and Ladera Avenue.
1:37 a.m - Deputies were dispatched to a battery call on Mesa Road.

Tags:

Pages

Subscribe to Lucerne Valley Leader RSS