Blood donations urgently needed

August 9, 2016

The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a critical summer blood shortage.

The summer months are among the most challenging times of years to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs. Many regular donors delay giving while they take vacation and participate in summer activities. The need for blood doesn’t take a summer break though.

Movie Review: Eddie The Eagle

August 9, 2016

By Karen Chutsky

If you followed the 1988 Olympic Ski jumping events you’ll certainly remember ‘Eddie the Eagle.’ That crazy Brit who flew off the 90-meter ski jump just-for-the hell-of-it.

Or maybe not.

Even though Eddie was considered an amateur ( to which he often parried “aren’t all the athletes in the Olympics amateurs?”), or rather more of a virgin ski jumper who had taken up the sport just a year before the 1988 Olympic Winter games, while the seasoned jumpers began their training at age six, he was far from doing it for-the-hell-of-it.

What's Happening - August 10, 2016

August 9, 2016

Celebrate Recovery

A new CELEBRATE RECOVERY Step-Study class started on August 2 at the regularly scheduled Tuesday meetings at 6:00 p.m.

Celebrate Recovery is a Twelve-Step program based on the Beatitudes for all HURTS, HANGUPS, AND HABITS and is sponsored by HUNTER HARBOR COMMUNITY RESOURCES. Please call Angela (Angie) Smith at (760) 220-3287 for more details.

Movies in the Park

Rodeo queen selected for the Adelanto Rodeo

August 9, 2016

Contributed Content

ADELANTO— The Adelanto Rodeo is still more than two-and-a-half months away, but one task is off the checklist of things to do in preparation … selection of the Rodeo Queen. Fifteen-year old Adelanto resident Lexi Specchio was chosen over 10 other contestants vying for the title.

“I’m excited that I was chosen the first ever Miss Adelanto Rodeo and can’t wait for the rodeo to begin,” said Specchio, a student at Serrano High School.

Commentary: OHV enthusiasts speak up

August 9, 2016

By Betty Munson

To our many readers who enjoy off-road recreation:

More big plans: The Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Grants Program to be "reformed" and shared with other State Parks programs.

Where will your green sticker money go?

Will merging the OHV division with the rest of the department dilute the original mission of providing OHV access?

Will your green sticker user fees be diverted to other State Parks efforts?


First Responders: Evans introduced at MAC

August 9, 2016

Battalion Chief Bob Evans of San Bernardino County Fire was introduced at last month's meeting of the Lucerne Valley Johnson Valley Municipal Advisory Council.

Formerly with San Bernardino City Fire — the City Fire department merged with County Fire last month — Evans kidded about his first big event on the Fourth of July.

"You guys had a welcoming parade for me," Evans said.

MAC member Jean Fuqua thanked Evans and the local firefighters for their service to the community.

Sheriff's Blotter - August 10, 2016

August 9, 2016

Tuesday, Aug. 2

11:43 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Buena Vista Road.

9:54 p.m. A welfare check was performed on Ox Bow Road.

9:03 p.m. A disturbance was reported on Pearl Road.

8:51 p.m. Trespassing was reported on Bullrush Road.

3:16 p.m. A burglary was reported on Santa Rosa Road.

Monday, Aug. 1

10:28 p..m. A domestic battery call came in for a location on Garnet Road.

5:40 p.m. A domestic battery arrest was made on Lincoln Road.

3:46 p.m. Lost property was reported on Canhill Road.


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