Military exercise set for August

April 12, 2016

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY — The month-long closure of an area of Johnson Valley popular among off-roaders is essential to preparing our nation's military for battle, according to representatives of the Marine Corps Logistics Operations Group.

The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms was initially built in 1952, but a lot has changed in more than 60 years. Weapons, both on the ground and in the air, have vastly improved, and the battlefield has become dramatically larger.

LVEDA: Community Planning tops meeting discussion

April 12, 2016

By Staff Reports

Updating the town's Community Plan topped last Tuesday's monthly meeting agenda for the Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association.

LVEDA President Chuck Bell led a followup discussion to an earlier meeting conducted by San Bernardino County, which is facilitating the updates of 14 Community Plans as part of the Countywide Plan. The Countywide Plan is a comprehensive strategic plan to guide the County's future. Previously, Lucerne Valley's Community Plan was updated in 2007.

Despite 'liquid sunshine' new park a huge hit

April 9, 2016

Third District Supervisor James Ramos enjoys watching third-graders from Lucerne Valley Elementary School display their enthusiastic support for the new Lucerne Valley Park, which was dedicated Friday morning. Peter Day, Lucerne Valley Leader

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY — It took lots of hard work and patience to make it happen, and even more smiles to show it was all worth it.

Weather: Barstow Road pileup injures 28

April 5, 2016

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY — Near hurricane force winds contributed to a multiple vehicle pileup on Barstow Road/Highway 247 that injured 28 people on Monday, March 28.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the pileup that was reported at 3:21 p.m. involved at least 15 vehicles just north of Rabbit Springs Road.

Business: Tax Addicts is ready for Tax Day

April 5, 2016

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

With less than two weeks before tax deadline, it's crunch time for Cynthia Hinkley.

Literally.

"Our busiest months are January and March," Hinkley says. "There's a lull in February."

With two decades of experience in tax preparation, Hinkley has been running Tax Addicts for the past three years. The last two have been in a high visibility location at 31856 Highway 18 in Lucerne Valley.

Community Plan meeting well attended

April 5, 2016

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

Two weeks ago, just a handful of the most dedicated meeting-goers attending the first of three meetings on Lucerne Valley's community plan update. Last Wednesday, three times as many showed up at the event held at the Lucerne Valley Community Center.

The purpose of the March 30 meeting was to"guide the future use, character and independent identity" of Lucerne Valley. Currently San Bernardino County has 14 community plans in use. They were adopted in 2007 with the exception of Oak Hills' plan, which was adopted in 2013.

What's Happening: April 6, 2016

April 5, 2016

Memorial Day Ceremony

The town of Lucerne Valley will host a community Memorial Day Ceremony at Lucerne Valley Memorial Park at 10 a.m. on May 30.

I'm proud to be an American,
Where at least I know I'm free.
And I won't forget the men who died,
Who gave that right to me.

Public invited to park dedication

The community is invited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony of Lucerne Valley's newest park. The event will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 8 at 9363 Visalia Ave., Lucerne Valley.

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