Independence Day events in Lucerne Valley

June 24, 2014

The town’s two-day Independence Day celebration begins with an assortment of activities culminating with a Fireworks Display at Pioneer Park. CSA 29 will host the “Red, White and Boom” Independence Day event from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 3. This free family event will feature games, food vendors, a concert by Phat Cat Swinger and end with fireworks.

MAC: AB2443 unfair to mutual water companies

June 24, 2014

By Peter Day and
Caroline Lieber

Assembly Bill 2443, which allows certain agencies to provide recycled water service in the same territory as mutual water companies, has got some people boiling.

“It smacks of special interest to me,” Richard Selby, chairman of the Lucerne Valley-Johnson Valley Municipal Advisory Council, said during last Thursday’s regular meeting.

Our Military: Gerhardt graduates from U.S. Navy basic training

June 24, 2014

Navy Seaman Laurie Gerhardt, of Lucerne Valley graduated from U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL.
Training included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

Health Fair at the Lucerne Valley Market on June 28

June 24, 2014


A health fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 28 at Lucerne Valley Market to help move forward plans for the Hunter Harbor Community Resource Center.

The event will offer health services such as vital signs checked by Azusa Pacific University students, give-a-ways provided by His Closet, and a county In Home Supportive Services will be on hand to answer questions. The fair also will offer balloons, face painting and tent prizes.

What's Happening - June 25, 2014

June 24, 2014

Honorary Mayor finale event
Honorary Mayor finale will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 27 at the Moose Lodge
This year current Honorary Mayor Lyle Thomas is again facing challenger Rock Griffith. The winner will be announced during the dinner event.
The event is open to the public but reservations are requested.
Cost is $10 for chicken and $12 for steak dinner.
For more information or to RSVP, call Elizabeth at the Lucerne Valley
Chamber at 760-248-7215.

Sheriff's Blotter 06-25-14

June 24, 2014

STRANDED MOTORIST: A motorist stranded on Rabbit Springs Road near Kendall Road called to request assistance at 8:44 a.m. on June 5.

DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: At 10:32 p.m. on June 5, in the 38000 block of Verde Road, a woman called to report a domestic disturbance. Her husband and stepson got into an argument. The husband reportedly left the residence to stay elsewhere for the night.

COPPER DAMAGE: On June 5 at 10:56 a.m., a man called to report a broken window and copper damage to a vacant residence in the 32000 block of Haynes Road.

Obituary: Frances "Frankie" Mount

June 24, 2014

Frances “Frankie” Mount, 91, of Lucerne Valley went to be with her Lord and Saviour on June 16, 2014. Frankie was born in Olney, Illinois on January 25, 1923 to John B. Lawrence Doan and Forence Herrin Doan.

Frankie participated in the war effort by working in a defense plant as a “Rose the Riveter” on the P-38 Lightening. She saved her earnings to attend business school to advance her lifelong dream of being a secretary.


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