Mavrick, volunteers hand out backpacks

September 16, 2016

By Peter Day
Staff Writer

Christmas came early for several hundred Lucerne Valley students last Friday afternoon.

Before the end-of-school bell sounded at the nearby elementary school, parents and children were beginning to line up in the parking lot of Cafe 247, where Mavrick Von Haug and his team of volunteers had set up shop.

Mayor Mavrick Day on Friday

September 14, 2016

School board member and Mayor Mavrick Von Haug will be hosting a free backpack giveaway for Lucerne Valley Unified School District students. "We are happy to have the support of Mavrick for our students of the district," Superintendent Peter Livingston said. On Friday, June 16th backpacks will be available at Café 247 in Lucerne Valley starting at 3 p.m.

MAC Preview: Dutton to Speak

September 13, 2016

Staff Report

County Assessor-Recorder-Clerk Bob Dutton is scheduled to speak at Thursday’s regular meeting of the Lucerne Valley Johnson Valley Municipal Advisory Council.

Dutton is expected to discuss property values in Lucerne Valley and San Bernardino County and other issues. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. at the Community Center.


9/11: Flag hangers defy warning

September 13, 2016

By Peter Day
Staff Writer

LUCERNE VALLEY — John Miller wasn't about to stop hanging more than 50 U.S. flags along the local highway in Lucerne Valley last Sunday without a fight.

"I'm going to be out there," John Miller, a married father of three who before becoming a certified land appraiser served as a police officer, said last Friday. "That's a no-brainer for me."

Teacher pay negotiations continue

September 13, 2016

By Peter Day
Staff Writer

One down. One to go.

The Lucerne Valley Unified School District last week successfully completed negotiations with its classified employees, and during a lengthy meeting last Thursday heard concerns regarding ongoing negotiations from several teachers.

For the last six years, school district employees have making do with less since.

"I love my job," said Cyndy McDonough, a longtime teacher and president of the Lucerne Valley Teachers Association. "My family has paid the price for my dedication."

What's Happening: September 14, 2016

September 13, 2016

Win a Ram truck for FFA

Win a new Ram 1500 truck this December and support students of this community. Tickets are only being sold through the FFA program. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States 18 and older, with a valid driver's license. Limited amount of tickets sold. $10 per ticket or six for $50. Please support this worthy cause. For more information please contact Lucerne Valley high school Agriculture Department 760-248-2124.

Crazy About Trains?

Museum News: Speaker Steve Roll will talk trains on Sept. 27

September 13, 2016

By Rusty LaGrange

Trains! Trains! Trains! Ride the rails through a pictorial history of the legends that crisscrossed America. Lucerne Valley Museum Association presents Evening Desert with Steve Roll. An avid collector of train models, railway history, and photos of the wide range of locomotives. Steve shares his lifelong love for the trains and railway systems since he started collecting at age 7.

Calendar: September 14, 2016

September 13, 2016

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Age Wise

This is a confidential counseling service for adults 55 and older, operated by San Bernardino County. Appointments are set up at homes and community buildings in Lucerne Valley. Call 800-451-5633.

Celebrate Recovery

Sports Calendar: September 14, 2016

September 13, 2016


All games start at 7 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 15 — Non-conference away game at Desert Chapel

Friday, Sept. 23 — Non-conference game vs Animo Robinson at home

Friday, Sept. 30 — Non-conference game at Fulton


Monday, Sept. 26, 4 p.m. — Non-conference game vs. Faith Baptist at home


All matches at 5:30 p.m. except where noted.

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 4 p.m. — Non-conference match at Trona


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