Sheriff's Blotter 07-13-16

July 12, 2016

Tuesday, July 5

9:24 p.m. Law enforcement was notified that someone was apparently lighting fireworks in the area of Crystal Creek Road and Carnelian Road.

8:13 p.m. Law enforcement was notified that some was apparently lighting fireworks in the area of Crystal Creek Road and Carnelian Road.

12:56 p.m. A disturbance was reported in the area of Palomar Trail.

12:27 p.m. A burglary was reported in the area of Old Woman Springs Road.

Monday, July 4

9:25 p.m. A Zircon Road resident reported hearing gunshots.

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July 12, 2016


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Age Wise

This is a confidential counseling service for adults 55 and older, operated by San Bernardino County. Appointments are set up at homes and community buildings in Lucerne Valley. Call 800-451-5633.

Celebrate Recovery

Recipe: Cowboy Casserole

July 12, 2016

By Holly Sosa

• 1 pound extra lean ground beef
• 1/2 cup onion, diced finely
• 1 can (15 oz) corn, drained
• 1 can (10.75 oz) cream of mushroom soup
• 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
• 1/2 cup milk
• 1/4 cup sour cream
• 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
• salt and pepper to taste
• 1 bag (16 oz) frozen tater tots


Independence Celebration: A weekend of patriotism on display

July 5, 2016

By Peter Day
Staff Writer

LUCERNE VALLEY — It started with one of the most well attended fireworks events in memory and two days later concluded with a spirited parade down Highway 18 and Old Woman Springs Road.

Lucerne Valley's Independence Day events are now part of the town's legacy of honoring our country and thanking those who paid the price for our freedom.

Chamber announces Frontier Days

July 5, 2016

Woody Hart, president of the Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce, recently announced that the Chamber will be holding Frontier Days this fall.

Scheduled for Oct. 15, the event will be held at Lazy Lizard Ranch, Lazy Lizard Ranch, 35535 Highway 18. The event beckons Lucerne Valley's early days. There will be a chili cook off, horseshoe contest and more.

Applications for Frontier Days booths currently available at the Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce office. Booth cost: $30 for 10x10 booths. All booths spaces will be assigned in order received, first come, first served.

Local fighter arrested

July 5, 2016

From staff and wire reports

LUCERNE VALLEY — A professional fighter from Lucerne Valley was arrested on Monday, June 27 on felony drug transportation and burglary charges.

Luis "Cruzenwise" Robert Trei Cruz, 26, was arrested at 6:26 p.m. in the 10600 block of Meridian in Lucerne Valley and booked into the High Desert Detention Center. Bail was set at $75,000 for the drug charge. Both charges are felonies.

(A well-known Puerto Rican professional fighter, who currently fights in the super-featherweight division, is also named Luis Cruz.)

5 Things To Do - July 6, 2016

July 5, 2016

1. Cash’d Out at The Cave — Over the past couple of decades, tribute bands have become big business in the world of concert promotion. And, not surprisingly, the more popular ones are the acts that are most authentic. Such is the case with Cash’d Out (Douglas Benson vocals, Kevin Manuel guitar, George Bernardo drums, and Stephen Rey bass), a San Diego based band, that channels Johnny Cash in about as close a manner to the real thing as it gets.

When: Saturday; 6:30 to 11 p.m.

Where: The Cave, Big Bear

Cost: $15 - $30

Johnson Valley: Shared Use Area closured shortened

July 5, 2016

By Betty Munson

Some changes in training plans were announced at our meeting with representatives from the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, which drew an estimated 25-30 people to the JV Community Center in late June.

A video demonstrated the levels of intense training the Base at Twentynine Palms handles in its 1,100 square miles of varied desert terrain. Each year an average of 35,000 Marines and sailors experience realistic action before deployment "in an arena where failure is never an option," as one of the brochures states.


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