LV board member claims district withholding records

December 29, 2015

Peter Day
Staff Writer

LUCERNE VALLEY — Lucerne Valley Unified School District board member Dawn Turnbull, who has been absent from meetings for six months, earlier this week responded to statements by district officials and its legal representative.

In a press release to the Lucerne Valley Leader "and other local media outlets" Turnbull claimed she has been denied district records that show district personnel "improperly drain public funds for private use."

What's Happening - December 30, 2015

December 29, 2015

COMING UP

First day of the New Year hike

Join the Friends of Juniper Flats on Friday, Jan. 1 for a hike in Juniper Flats. Come and start the new year out right with a beautiful 4-mile hike in our local area.

This easy-to-moderate hike starts with some up hill and then wanders though the hills. Bring water, lunch or snacks and wear sturdy shoes or boots.

LVES Boosters sponsor canned food drive

December 29, 2015

LVES Booster Club Members participating in the Dec. 15 boxing and sorting of canned goods. From left to right: Louis Gasper, Patti Gasper (back) Larry Kennedy, Noah Lindner, Keri Gasper, Lacey Kalinowski, Samantha Kerestessy and Laci Koogle.

The Lucerne Valley Elementary School Booster Club collected cans of food through classes since the beginning of November. Students were told that the class that brought the most cans would receive a special prize — a pizza party.

Johnson Valley: New Years, Holiday Breakfast and Souper Supper

December 29, 2015

Happy New Year! Thursday, Dec. 31, come to the Johnson Valley Community Center, 8 p.m. until? (free of charge). Bring your own drinks and snacks, enjoy the music and good company and welcome in another New Year.

• Holiday Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 2, Breakfast plans have changed: we will have the traditional Holiday Breakfast, with pancakes, scrambled eggs, and your choice of sausage, ham or bacon. A small OJ and the never-empty coffee cup are included, small breakfast, $4 or large, $6. How hungry are you?

Sheriff's Blotter 12-30-15

December 29, 2015

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

All information for this report comes from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

Monday, Dec. 21

8:31 p.m. A burglary was reported by a Mojave Street resident.

6:27 p.m. A drunk in public arrest was made in the 30000 block of Topaz Road.

4:27 p.m. A stolen vehicle was recovered in the area of High Road and Desert View Road.

1:02 p.m. An assault was reported in the 31800 block of Highway 18.

Wrestling: Four Mustangs medal at invitational

December 29, 2015

Mustang medalists from the recent Dingwall Invitational at Granite Hills High School are, from left, Jacob Carmona, Samuel Aguilar, Joseph Salbino, Juanmiguel Angeles. Photo courtesy Renee Hagen

Staff Report

The Lucerne Valley High School wrestling team competed at the Al Dingwall Invitational at Granite Hills High School in Apple Valley on Dec. 20.

Seven Mustang wrestlers participated with four bringing home medals.

Four killed in Christmas morning blaze

December 25, 2015

Staff Report

BIG BEAR LAKE — The Associated Press is reporting that three children and their mother were killed in a Big Bear Lake mobile home fire on Christmas morning. The family’s father survived the blaze.

A San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department reported that neighbors of the home called 911 to report the fire just before 6 a.m., according to the AP.

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