Commentary: Blotches, blobs, squiggly lines and the DRECP

October 23, 2014

A Draft DRECP hearing will be held in the Sahara/Mirage Room of the Hilton Garden Inn in Victorville from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 29

Commentary by Peter Day
Lucerne Valley Leader Senior Reporter

There are cross hatches, vertical stripes, dots and dashes. There are patches of green, gray and purple. Some of it has a loose-knit symmetry like a rorschach test with a punk attitude. But most of the blotches, blobs and squiggly lines on the several Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan maps leave me with one distinct realization — I'm confused.

School Calendar for the week of Oct. 22, 2014

October 23, 2014

School Make-Up Picture Day
Make-up picture day for students is Thursday, Nov. 13. On Picture Day, exact payment is required. Lifetouch or the school office cannot make change. Each child should bring their own individual packet to pay for pictures

Boys Varsity Football
Saturday, Oct. 25, 3 p.m. at Chadwick (Palos Verdes Peninsula)
Friday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m. vs. Victor Valley Christian

Boys JV Football
Thursday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m. vs. Chadwick, at Lucerne Valley High School

Marijuana enforcement operation results in 9 arrests in Lucerne Valley

October 22, 2014

ABOVE: Large bags of processed marijuana were confiscated during the serving of arrest warrants at one of many locations in San Bernardino County between Oct. 13 and Oct. 16. Photo courtesy San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department


LUCERNE VALLEY • San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Marijuana Enforcement Team on Oct. 14 arrested nine people for illegal marijuana growing operations at four Lucerne Valley residences, according to the Sheriff's Public Affairs office.

First Mountain Bank raises money for Lucerne Valley Seniors

October 21, 2014

First Mountain Bank vice-president Robin Cooper, left, and Diane Holland of the Lucerne Valley Seniors pull out the name of the winner of the Seniors’ raffle. Peter Day / The Leader

Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • First Mountain Bank customers and staff raised $350 through a raffle for the Lucerne Valley Seniors.

Lucerne Valley residents warned to watch out for scams

October 21, 2014

Senior Correspondent

LUCERNE VALLEY • Area residents are warned not to fall for a telephone scam in which the caller claims to be a representative of a law enforcement agency or banking institution.

In the law enforcement scam, unsuspecting victims are told there is a warrant for their arrest for failure to appear for jury duty. If the victim does not pay an undisclosed amount of money, he or she will be arrested, according to a caller.

What's Happening - October 22, 2014

October 21, 2014

Lucerne Valley
Electronic Waste clean up
The Lucerne Valley Electronic Waste Cleanup will be held on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
All electronic and electrical items accepted; Projection TVs, Laptops, PDAs, cell phones, computers, scanners, fax machines, paper shredders, toner and ink cartridges, portable heaters, alkaline batteries, ups Units, VCRs, DVD/CD/Tape players etc. Sponsored by the Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Lucerne Valley Market and Cal Micro.
This is a fundraiser for the Chamber.

Jam session at Lucerne Valley Moose Lodge

October 21, 2014

Moose member Jose Sanchez recently organized a jam session at the Lucerne Valley Moose Lodge. A total of 12 players showed up, making the 7 to 11:30 p.m. jam session fun for musicians and Moose members alike. “One gentleman came from as far as Devore to play,” according to Sanchez. And the pork chop dinner was incredible. “The cooks did a great job.” Pictured, from left are Jerry, Monte Buckley, Jim Watson, Dave Spinka and Doc Davis. Sanchezk hopes to have jam sessions every two months with the next in December. Photo courtesy the Moose Lodge

Draft DRECP hearing on Oct. 29 in Victorville

October 21, 2014

By Staff Reports

The agendas for 10 public meetings on the draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan are now posted online at

The series of hearings began Monday in El Centro and includes one session in Victorville from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29.

Introductions and presentations will be followed by a public comment period starting at 5:30 p.m.

The Victorville hearing will be held at Hilton Garden Inn Sahara/Mirage Room at 12603 Mariposa Road.


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