School name change idea to be presented

August 12, 2014

Senior Reporter

Longtime resident Jo Richards will give a presentation on the possible renaming of the elementary school during the Aug. 13 meeting of the Lucerne Valley Unified School District board of trustees.

The renaming presentation by Richards will be one of three presentations at the meeting. Larry Mayer will give a presentation to the board on the Lucerne Valley Community Emergency Response Teams. John Wilson from Ambassador Energy will give a presentation on solar energy for school districts.

SUMMER MOVIE: ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth' this Friday

August 12, 2014

The second movie of CSA 29’s Summer Movies in the Park series will be “Journey to the Center of the Earth” on Aug. 15.

Lucerne Valley Parks & Recreation and co-sponsors the Lucerne Valley Road Runners, DS Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Cement and OMYA California are offering the 2014 Summer Movies in the Park Series.

All movies are shown at Pioneer Park Outdoor Theater, 33187 Highway 247 East. Gates open at 7 p.m. Movies begin at dark.

For more information, call 760-248-7048.


MUSEUM NEWS: Inside the Outdoor Museum

August 12, 2014

By Barbara “Rusty” LaGrange

For many years — in fact we are looking up the day we became a non-profit — the LV Museum Association had been one of the most active museum groups in the High Desert. It claimed over 250 members back in 1989. Fieldtrips, sometimes in combination with Big Bear’s group, were attended by a caravan of 10 to 20 vehicles. All the activity was fun, safe, and educational.

Grand opening for Cadillac Antiques

August 12, 2014

Honorary Mayor Lyle Thomas, left, gets ready to ceremoniously cut the ribbon during last Saturday’s grand opening event. Also pictured are owners, from second right, Patty and Ralph Muldoon and Char and Dave Guertin.

Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • The Lucerne Valley Chamber of Commerce, friends and local dignitaries were on hand to celebrate the grand opening of Cadillac Antiques last Saturday afternoon.

Reporter's Notebook: School is about to start (!)

August 12, 2014

It’s the middle of August. Let’s repeat that, it’s the middle of August!

OK, now that I have that off my chest, I can’t believe that 2014 is more than half over and Lucerne Valley students are already going back to school. But it is and they are.

To be specific, school starts on August 18. Are you ready?

Judging from the comments by Supt. Suzette Davis and Board President Jim Harvey (see page 1), the 2014-15 school year could be a very good year indeed.

Weekly booking logs: August 13, 2014

August 12, 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.

RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY: On July 31 at 2:19 p.m. 21-year-old Cassandra Nicole Johnson of Lucerne Valley was arrested on suspicion of receiving stolen property. She was booked into the Victor Valley Station and bail was set at $25,000. She was released on Aug. 4.

Sheriff's Blotter 08-13-14

August 12, 2014

August 5, 2014
4:40 p.m. - A resident reported graffiti in the area of Mesa Road and Emerald Road.
1:54 p.m. - An arrest was made in the area of Rabbit Springs Road and Ladera Avenue.
1:37 p.m. - Trespassing was reported by a Carnelian Road resident.
12:47 p.m. - A drug-related arrest was made in the vicinity of Lincoln Road and Valinda Street.
12:29 p.m. - Petty theft was reported on Verdugo Road.
5:30 a.m. - A missing person was reported by a Verdugo Road resident.

Public meeting on OHV area at Community Center on Saturday, Aug. 16

August 12, 2014

On Saturday, Aug. 16 the Bureau of Land Management and the Marine Corps will hold a public meeting at the Lucerne Valley Community Center.
The meeting will address land use changes in the Johnson Valley OHV area, especially regarding the area shared by the public and the Marines.
If this subject matters to you, please be there both to learn the latest and to let the BLM and Marines know what we want and expect.

T.O.P.S installs new officers

August 12, 2014

NEW OFFICERS: From second from left, Mary Scaffidi, Shirley Robinson, Sharon Cross and Lucy Mulford. Peter Day / The Leader

Senior Reporter

The Lucerne Valley chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) installed new officers during a special dinner on Aug. 1 at the Moose Lodge.

Serving as host was Vickie McKensie with Shirley Clemmons presenting the awards.


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