Sheriff's Blotter 10-21-15

October 20, 2015

Tuesday, Oct. 13

9:39 p.m. A warrant was served in the 9000 block of Verdugo Avenue.

Monday, Oct. 12

7:26 p.m. A report was taken for someone brandishing a weapon on Carnelian Road.

6:55 p.m. A motorcycle disturbance was reported in the area of Spinel Road and Mesa Road.

2:57 p.m. A residential burglary was reported on Highland Road.

10:42 a.m. A burglary was reported on Meadowlark Lane.

7:52 a.m. A Fairlane Road resident reported a grand theft.

Sunday, Oct. 11

Carpenters build marriage that lasts, celebrate 70th anniversary

October 20, 2015

Oct. 13th marked the 70th anniversary of long time residents, Herb & Evelyn Carpenter. Herb (1922), and Evelyn Delight-Carpenter (1925) were both born in Gardena, CA, attending Gardena Elementary, and Gardena High Schools.

The marriage took place in Reno, Nev. in 1945 when Evelyn was still in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS,

In 1946 they bought their first home in Lakewood, CA. where they raised their two children, Greg and Susan Carpenter.

County addressing LV waste piles

October 16, 2015

Huge piles of "bio waste" have been dumped in northeastern Lucerne Valley near Lincoln. PETER DAY/FILE PHOTO

Neighbors complain of early morning dumping of brown, smelly waste

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY — Agricultural property owners who let refuse companies dump large mounds of pulverized 'bio waste' on their land are being warned by the county to use it or get rid of it.

"We've opened up 11 case files on different properties," said Ignacio Nuñez, code enforcement supervisor for San Bernardino County.

Wednesday night fire destroys LV home

October 15, 2015

The morning after Wednesday evening's residential fire on Furst Street in Lucerne Valley revealed the extent of the structure and property loss. Peter Day / The Leader

Staff Reports

Just hours before a dramatic lightning storm lit up the Lucerne Valley skyline, sparks of a different sort were wreaking havoc on a resident's home.

Firefighters responded to a 9:22 p.m. call of a fully engulfed mobile home in the 35400 block of Furst Street in Lucerne Valley. Upon arrival the resident had evacuated the premises.

Candidate filing begins for Lucerne Valley USD Special Recall Election

October 14, 2015

Candidate filing is underway for the Feb. 2, 2016 Lucerne Valley Unified School District Special Recall Election and will continue through 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19.

The Special Recall Election is being held because proponents successfully submitted a petition to conduct a recall election for board member Dawn Turnbull.

Hunter Harbor founder Angela Smith envisions a special place for the homeless

October 13, 2015

By Peter Day
Senior Staff Writer

LUCERNE VALLEY — Long before Angela Smith earned her master’s degree in psychology and became a counselor, a seed was planted to help others in need.

“I was in foster care as a child in Los Angeles for seven years,” Smith said recently. “I know a lot about the foster system. That’s why social work is in my heart.”

Recall election will be held on Feb. 2

October 13, 2015

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

A special election for voters within the Lucerne Valley Unified School District to consider the recall of school board trustee Dawn Turnbull and select a replacement will be held next Feb. 2.

The date was selected because other San Bernardino County special elections will be held on that date and it is within the election code time frame, according to LVUSD board president Jim Harvey.

“We’ll be sharing all of the costs,” Harvey said last Tuesday at the regular monthly meeting of the Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association.

What's Happening - October 14, 2015

October 13, 2015

USDA Commodities Distribution on Thursday

The next USDA Commodities Distribution will take place starting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15 at Lucerne Valley Resource Outreach, Highway 18, Lucerne Valley.

His Closet-His Pantry Ministries Anniversary Celebration

His Closet will be holding a special celebration and Family gathering from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24. Their Family Day and 7th Anniversary Celebration is sure to bring lots of smiles.


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