Local named OMYA plant manager

January 6, 2015

Above: Dave Harp at the OMYA plant in Lucerne Valley

Senior Reporter

Gone is the New Zealand accent of the recently departed Peter Sutherland, who is now managing a group of OMYA facilities in China. Instead, a faint Texas drawl has arrived in the form of David Harp, 40, who a few years ago moved from the Lone Star state back to his hometown of Apple Valley.

Sheriff's Blotter 01-07-15

January 6, 2015

Monday, Dec. 29
5:17 p.m. Deputies performed a welfare check on a home in the 30000 block of Wilshire Road.
12:40 p.m. A juvenile was reported missing from a residence in the 30000 block of Highway 18.

Sunday, Dec. 28
11:46 p.m. A Topaz Road resident reported an assault with a deadly weapon.
7:45 p.m. Deputies made a domestic violence arrest in the vicinity of Lovelace Canyon and Highway 18.

Sports: Wrestlers continue to improve

January 6, 2015

ABOVE: Jason Simonek pins an opponent from San Bernardino High School during the recent tournament.

Contributed story
The Mustang wrestlers met early to make the trip to Ontario for the Willemstein Invitational.  It was cold and they were tired, but they performed well. 

Being a 24-man double elimination tournament, it was stacked with many tough schools from all over southern California.  Most of the Mustang wrestlers managed to earn at least one win for the day. 

What's Happening - January 7, 2014

January 6, 2015

School board workshop on Jan. 10

The governing board of the Lucerne Valley Unified School District will hold a board workshop on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 10 in the board district meeting room. The board will be reviewing board goals, district goals, strategic plan, governance protocols, etc.

School board meeting on Jan 14

The next regular meeting of the Lucerne Valley Unified School District’s governing board will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14 in the Lucerne Valley High School Library.

MAC meeting on Jan. 15

Weather: Lucerne Valley gets light dusting while snow storm strands motorists across mountains

January 6, 2015

From Staff and Wire Reports

While Lucerne Valley didn’t get as much snow as many hoped, a cold winter storm left nearby mountains with a picturesque blanket of snow.
Snow flurries began during the late afternoon on Tuesday, Dec. 30 with temperatures in town in the high 30s. Temperatures dropped further through the night, but only the higher elevations got snow. The next morning, residents awoke to picture postcard-quality views.

Lucerne Valley Elementary Booster Club food drive a success

December 30, 2014

ABOVE: From left to right, Joei Miller, Samantha Kerestessy, Britta Smith, Kim Evans, Keri Lindner, Lacey Kalinowski, and Lou Gasper. These are the volunteers who helped sort items and make the food baskets.

Elementary school boosters receive assistance from the LV Lions and Sewing Guild


Staff Report

A canned food drive sponsored by the Lucerne Valley Elementary School Booster Club collected enough food to make nine food boxes.

Each of the boxes was filled with boxed potatoes, rice, noodles, and some had hot cocoa packets.

Quad collides with SUV on Clark Road

December 30, 2014

Staff Report

A driver on a quad sustained major injuries after colliding with a vehicle Monday afternoon.

According to a Daily Press report, the quad driver was hit by a black Ford Escape SUV just after 1 p.m. on Clark Road west of Custer Avenue.

The quad driver was transported by ground ambulance to Pioneer Park where he was transported by air ambulance to a San Bernardino area trauma center with major injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The name of the injured quad driver was unavailable by press time.


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