Sheriff's Blotter 04-29-15

April 28, 2015

Tuesday, April 21

10:38 p.m. A person arrested for being under the suspicion of being drunk in public in the 33200 block of Old Woman Springs Road.

9:16 p.m. Shots were heard in the 20000 block of Via Seco Street.

7:27 p.m. A petty theft arrest was made in the 32900 block of Highway 18.

7:19 p.m. A disturbing the peace call came in for the vicinity of Old Woman Springs Road and Highway 18.

7:11 p.m. Disturbing the peace was reported in the 10000 block of Barstow Road.

Recipe: Baked Chocolate Chip Oatmeal

April 28, 2015

By Holly Sosa

Baked oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfasts and when I add chocolate, it becomes one of my kids’ faves too. Mornings are the busiest time of day for my family, which is why I love this simple to make, easy to freeze baked breakfasts like this one. Simply freeze individual sized portions for a quick, wholesome, filling breakfast.

Ingredients

* 1½ cups quick cooking oats

* 1½ cups rolled oats

* 1 cup brown sugar, packed

* 2 teaspoons baking powder

* 1 teaspoon cinnamon

* 1 teaspoon salt

'Willy Wonka Junior' Wows

April 21, 2015

WILLY WONKA JUNIOR: The Lucerne Valley Elementary School Drama Club's production of "Willy Wonka Junior" ended its three-day run with a packed house dinner theater performance last Saturday night. The early evening event attracted a record 126 ticket sales, according to teacher Kay Hall who co-directed the production with teacher Liu Hirschhorn. The musical starred Landon Lindner as Willy Wonka and Aubry Hirschhorn as Charlie Bucket. Altogether, a cast of 37, two stage hands and numerous volunteers made the event a reality. PHOTO COURTESY LVES DRAMA

Business Spotlight: Cafe 247 Changes Hands

April 21, 2015

NEW OWNERS: From left, Alyn, Matthew and Kathy Nielsen and Alyn's mother Joyce Woods are excited about running Cafe 247, which they purchased from Shirley Althide and Hal and Sheila Hampton on April 1. PETER DAY/THE LEADER
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By PETER DAY
Senior Reporter

When Alyn and Kathy Nielsen completed their deal with former Cafe 247 owner Shirley Althide, they knew it was much more than a business transaction.

What's Happening - April 22, 2015

April 21, 2015

Annual Garden Tour on Earth Day

Desert Crossroads Garden Clubs Annual Garden Tour will be held April 22, Earth Day. The tour is open to the public. Join us at the Water Awareness Garden behind the Senior Center at 9 a.m. for a guided tour of the our demonstration garden and refreshments. From there we will be touring three local home owners gardens. A box lunch prepared by our local High School ROP Restaurant Occupation Students will be available for the price of $6 for club members and $10 for nonmembers.

Sheriff's Blotter 04-22-15

April 21, 2015

Tuesday, April 14

11 p.m. A vehicle disturbance was reported on Exeter Street.

6:29 p.m. A theft was reported by a Fairlane Road resident.

2:15 p.m. Trespassing was reported in the 10000 block of Red Butte Avenue.

9:01 a.m. A Richard Street resident reported a 5150 situation.

5:03 a.m. A Camp Rock Road resident called in a burglary, but the perpetrator was gone upon arrival of deputies.

Monday, April 13

9:17 p.m. A Custer Avenue resident reported receiving annoying phone calls.

Letter: Dawn Turnbull

April 21, 2015

Editor's Note: The following letter is a copy of Dawn Turbull's "Response to Notice of Intention to Circulate Recall Petition" that was sent to Michael Scarpello, County Registrar of Voters on April 19.

The LVUSD Board had a custom of closed session meetings using the ruse of a Superintendents evaluation where anything was discussed with no agenda. I questioned this back door for breaking the Brown Act; Tom Courtney winked at me and said now I was getting it. That practice is no longer being used.

Lucerne Valley man reported missing

April 17, 2015

ABOVE: Lucerne Valley resident Bradley Schlenker, 58, has been missing since April 3, according to his sister.
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By PETER DAY
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • Bradley Schlenker, a 58-year-old resident of Lucerne Valley, has been missing since early April, according to his sister Linda Reed.

"It's not his character to disappear like this," Reed said.

Soon after his April 3 disappearance, Reed filed a missing person report with the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department.

Defiant Turnbull refuses to step down

April 16, 2015

School board member is censured for unprofessional, retaliatory Facebook posts

By PETER DAY
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • Lucerne Valley Unified School District school board member Dawn Turnbull adamantly refused to step down from office Wednesday despite numerous calls for her resignation and a formal censure by the governing board.

"It's an embarrassment that you're on this board, and you need to resign immediately," said school board president Jim Harvey.
"I won't," Turnbull replied firmly.

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