Weekly Booking Logs: November 26, 2014

November 25, 2014

The Leader publishes the names of those who are arrested in Lucerne Valley as well as Lucerne Valley residents who are arrested elsewhere in San Bernardino County, along with the reason for their arrest. All information comes from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

DRUNK IN PUBLIC: On Nov. 14 at 2:30 p.m. in the area of Bear Valley and Apple Valley roads in Apple Valley, 30-year-old Andrew William Anderson of Lucerne Valley was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public. He was booked and released later the same day.

Superintendent gets positive year-end evaluation

November 21, 2014

Board of education gives annual performance review in closed session

By PETER DAY
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • For the third year in a row, Suzette Davis has received the complete vote of confidence from the Lucerne Valley Unified School District's five-member board of education.

"I think she's great," board clerk Jodi Collingham said of the district's superintendent after Thursday night's closed evaluation session.

"We have a wonderful superintendent," said board president Jim Harvey. "There was plenty of good comments from the five board members."

School board paves way for naming facility after Julia Bell

November 21, 2014

By PETER DAY
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • The Lucerne Valley Unified School District's board of education on Thursday paved the way for naming a facility of the late Julia Bell.

The board of education unanimously voted in favor of Resolution 1415-06, which states it "believes in naming a district facility after Julia Bell." The resolution does not state which facility may be named in her honor.

Letter to the Editor: Government approved theft?

November 19, 2014

Industrial scale renewable projects on land zoned for residential and commercial use, or located next to such property is wrong! The moneyed investor from out of the area buys up land cheaply through land development companies. Soon after, the surrounding land drops in value, up to as much as 50%, since no one wants to live next to an ugly, sterile industrial complex. The middle class home owner is particularly hurt, since their home usually is the majority of their life savings and retirement plan. Not to mention that the wide-open desert view that once attracted them is gone.

Malone to speak on the future of renewable energy in the county

November 19, 2014

Tony Malone speaks at a previous meeting of the Lucerne Valley and Johnson Valley Municipal Advisory Council. File Photo
------------

By PETER DAY
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • Renewable energy expert Tony Malone will speak on the future of renewable energy in San Bernardino County during Thursday's regular meeting of the Lucerne Valley and Johnson Valley Municipal Advisory Council.

A resident of Lucerne Valley, Malone as served as a renewable energy instructor at Victor Valley College and previously served as chairman of the MAC.

LVUSD board to evaluate superintendent's performance

November 19, 2014

ABOVE: Suzette Davis, LVSUD superintendent
------

By PETER DAY
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • The Lucerne Valley Unified School District will hold a special board meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20 in the board chambers.

The purpose of the meeting is to give the annual performance evaluation to Superintendent Suzette Davis. The evaluation will be discussed in closed session with an announcement following in open session.
A former principal, Davis as served as LVUSD superintendent since 2011.

Master Ruben Gonzalez making film

November 18, 2014

Master Ruben Gonzalez holds his classic Bolex 16-millimeter film camera.
------

LUCERNE VALLEY • Karate instructor Master Ruben Gonzalez is no stranger to film.

In the 1980’s Gonzalez starred in Spanish-language action film, “Garra De Tigre.” He starred in a sequel — “Terror A La Muerte” — and also had a small part in the Jack Nicholson film “Prizzi’s Honor.”

Recently the Los Reyes, Michoacan native dusted off his trusty Bolex 16-millimeter film camera, which he used for footage of his annual karate tournament on Nov. 8 at Lucerne Valley High School.

Elementary school starts PBIS program

November 18, 2014

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • Lucerne Valley Elementary School is changing the way it deals with student behavior issues.

The school has begun implmenting Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS), a year after training staff on the new approach.

“Historically schools have tried to control students with punishment,” said fourth-grade teacher Brian Adams, who gave a presentation on PBIS to the school board last Wednesday. “But that is negative an exclusionary.”

Pages

Subscribe to Lucerne Valley Leader RSS